Health Careers STEM (formerly Health Careers Technologies)

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Program Description
This two-year program offers the perfect starting point for students to shape their futures in a health career field.  Rigorous coursework, paired with interaction with health care professionals and worksite learning opportunities, prepares students for success in careers in medical, dental and allied health care.  Completers of this program have more clearly defined career goals and a jump start on license and certification attainment as they enter the workforce or continue post-secondary education.

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Skills Necessary for Success
  • Written and verbal communication
  • Creative problem solving
  • Empathy in dealing with people
  • Ability to follow directions and assume responsibility
  • Ability to make decisions based on facts and experience
Professional Pathways
  • Registered Nurse
  • Dental Hygienist
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Veterinary Technician
  • Physical Therapist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Optician
  • Medical Assistant
  • Pharmacist
  • Patient Care Assistant
  • Direct Service Provider
  • Excellent attendance record
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA
  • “C” or better in Biology

Foundational Skills
  • Basic and emergency health care skills
  • Medical laboratory and phlebotomy
  • Physical therapy techniques
  • Pharmacology and nursing
  • Dental and medical assisting
Career Interests/Helpful Background
  • Experience in volunteering
  • Interested in working directly with people
  • Knowledge of medical terminology
  • Interested in health and science

  • American Heart Basic Life Support
  • American Red Cross First Aid and Direct Support Professional Certification
Post-Secondary Opportunities
See Career Catalog Pages 37-40 for details.
GRADE LEVEL: 10, 11, 12
LENGTH: Two years
SCHOOL: Kent Roosevelt

  • Level I: CP or Honors English 11, 1cr (4.0 or 4.5); IA Medical Terminology, 1cr (4.5); IB Principles of Allied Health 2cr (5.0).
  • Level II: CP or Honors English 12, 1cr (4.0); IIA Patient Centered Care 1cr (5.0); IIB Honors Human Anatomy & Physiology, 1cr (5.0); Health Careers Capstone 1cr (4.0)

4.5 or 5.0=credit weighted on a 4.0 scale

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