Health Science

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Community Health Care Worker

Community Health Workers (CHWs) are trusted, knowledgeable frontline health personnel who typically come from the communities they serve. CHWs bridge cultural and linguistic barriers, expand access to coverage and care, and improve health outcomes. As critical links between their communities and the health care system, CHWs reduce health disparities; boost health care quality, cultural competence…

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Comprehensive Health Care Technician

Earn training that leads to direct employment and gain skills to advance your career in the medical field: Phlebotomy (the technical and procedural aspects of drawing blood samples), Electrocardiography (EKG-the knowledge and techniques to use electrocardiographic devices to monitor and record electrical impulses from the heart), and Electronic Health Record (EHR-the ethical and legal aspects…

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Medical Records Technician

Gain the skills necessary to work with medical records in a variety of rapidly growing non-clinical health care settings. Medical Records 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 Things…

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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…

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Pharmacy Technician

Prepare and provide medications and related assistance to patients, and work on a team to manage pharmacy clinical and business operations. Learn medical and pharmaceutical terminology, principles of pharmacology and pharmaceutics, drug identification, lab procedures, prescription interpretations, labeling, patient communication and education, safety, recordkeeping, measurement and testing techniques, providing patient injections, and dispensing operations. Certification…

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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

Gain the knowledge to start your path in medicine, practice clinical skills, and explore a wide range of health care careers. Broaden your opportunities for personal and professional growth with strong leadership and workplace readiness skills. This course is a prerequisite for all the Advanced Health Care Pathway programs. Certification Basic Life Support CPR Things…

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…