Health Science

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Comprehensive Health Care Technician

Earn three certifications that lead to direct employment and gain skills to advance your career in the medical field: Phlebotomy, Electrocardiography (EKG), and Electronic Health Record (EHR). As a Phlebotomy Technician student you will learn theory and gain hands-on practice to master both the technical and procedural aspects necessary to perform venipuncture and collect blood…

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Health Information Technology

Gain the skills necessary to work with medical records in a variety of rapidly growing non-clinical health care settings. Health Information Technology is a combination of business, science, and information technology that will qualify you to work within the electronic medical record, as well as acquire, analyze, and protect digital and traditional medical information which…

Emergency Medical Services

Learn components of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and Emergency Medical Responders Understand state statutes, regulations, legal and ethical issues regarding EMS and EMRs Study possible reactions EMR and family members may have when faced with trauma, illness, death, and dying Determine scene safety and protective equipment necessary for various situations Demonstrate knowledge of the human body,…

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Physical Therapy Technician

Learn about orthopedic injury treatment and physical therapy techniques to assist with patient rehabilitation. Understand the basic anatomy of the muscular, skeletal, cardiovascular, respiratory, skin, and nervous system and how they relate to exercise. Prepare for employment demands needed in the back and front office of a physical therapy facility. Certification: Physical Therapy Aide Direct…

2 female Care Giver students

Personal Assistant/Caregiver

Become a personal Assistant Caregiver and fill an important role in assisting our country’s rapidly growing, aging population. Learn to take care of people who have chronic illness or disease, need help managing medications, or need assistance bathing and dressing. Also prepare meals and perform household chores for people who cannot do these things for…

Emergency Medical Technician

Prepare to pass the exam for the National registry of Emergency Medical Technicians. Gain skills in critical thinking, patient assessment, basic triage, and scene safety. Certification: Basic Life Support Provider, National Registry Emergency Medical Technician, and AZDHS BEMS Emergency Medical Care Technician Direct Employment: EMT and Patient Care Technician Jobs Lead To: Paramedic, Doctor, Nurse,…

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Dental Assisting

Prepare and maintain dental patient records, scheduling, coding and billing using dental management software Interpret information from electronic patient documents and direct appropriately for processing/treatment Study various dental diseases and instruct patients on prevention; use operatory, lab, and sterilization equipment; learn drug classification and dispensing; and apply OSHA standards Perform dental laboratory procedures including the fabrication…

Mental/Social Health

Learn characteristics of a mentally and socially healthy person Examine causes, symptoms, effects and coping/intervention strategies for depression, self-harm, suicide, anxiety, trauma, addiction, etc. Study the basic elements of therapeutic communication Engage in case studies, role play, shadowing and other practicum experiences Apply entry-level service provider skills including mandatory reporting, interviewing intake skills and data…

Pharmacy Support Services

Learn how to collect pertinent information from patients/customers for the pharmacist Screen prescription/medication orders for completeness and authenticity using first-person and electronic systems Prepare medications for distribution in accordance with the Arizona State Board of Pharmacy laws and regulations Differentiate between the use and side effects of prescription and non-prescription medications used to treat common…

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Registered Medical Assistant

Work with patients in an urgent care clinic, physician’s office and hospital. Collect blood & specimen samples, patient vitals and medical history, set up surgical trays, perform screening for diseases. Learn to greet patients, electronic medical records management, and collecting payments. Employ human relations skills appropriate to the health care setting. Display behaviors of a…

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Health Care Foundations

Health Care Foundations introduces students to a wide range of health careers, health care knowledge, and clinical skills while developing strong leadership and workplace readiness skills. It broadens opportunities for personal and professional growth. This course is a prerequisite for all of the senior health care pathways. Certification: Basic Life Support CPR Prerequisite For: JTED…

Sports Medicine

Work with athletes, coaches, and professionals to apply psychology and motivation techniques to athletic training and physical fitness Use taping techniques and protective equipment to prevent, support, or treat sports injuries, and employ techniques that can be used to increase strength, mobility, and endurance Identify situations when emergency treatment is needed, perform standard first aid…

licensed nursing assistant student

Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA)

Become a Licensed Nursing Assistant and assist patients with health care needs and care for people who are ill or recovering from surgery or disease. As part of a health care team, duties may include assisted daily living skills, bedside care, preparing patients for procedures, and performing tasks within the scope of practice. Certification: Licensed…