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Health Science

Health Science Technology is a two-year program. The program integrates classroom studies with clinical and practical applications. Students will be exposed to a variety of careers in healthcare, including those in therapeutic services, diagnostic services, medical support services and animal wellness. Students will learn about the structure of healthcare, history of healthcare, laws and medical ethics, medical terminology, and body systems.
If you’ve got a passion for helping others and a desire to discover how to pursue a rewarding career in the Health Care field, then Health Science is the class for you. You will explore a wide range of career options and develop a deeper understanding and awareness of the skills, knowledge, and attitudes necessary to succeed as a healthcare professional. You will experience a variety of learning opportunities in the healthcare field through clinical placements with accredited long-term care facilities, occupational and physical therapy providers, and other local healthcare organizations.
You will learn human body systems, medical terminology, healthcare delivery systems, legal, ethical, and cultural issues, healthcare technologies, and OSHA and healthcare safety. You can earn Work Based Learning experience, college credits, CPR/First Aid/AED Certifications, LNA license, and a Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA) membership. Your career pathways (with additional education and training) include Physician, Occupational/Physical/Massage Therapist, Registered Nurse, Pharmacist, Veterinarian, Sports Medicine Professional, Physician Assistant.
Interested? Contact us at 603-352-0640 or to learn more!