Health Careers I at the Southeastern Career Center gives students the opportunity to explore the medical field and its endless possibilities. During the first year, students are introduced to various careers within the medical field and get a chance to explore these careers. Also during this time, students will receive a strong foundation of Anatomy and Physiology as well as Medical Terminology. They also learn hands on skills and perform dissections. As the year progresses, students will have the ability to job shadow at a local facility to witness first hand their medical field of choice.
Health Careers II is designed to help students gain further insight into the health care industry by introducing them to a number of health disciplines. They will also be instructed in the knowledge, attitude and skills needed to make the transition from high school to college or work. The instruction will be lecture, demonstration, laboratory, computer, and real life work. The student will be expected to work individually as well as on group projects. During the first semester, the student will be placed in a non-paid extended lab setting for nine weeks. Drivers license and transportation is required.
The course involves a practicum experience in Nurse Aide Training. Students complete the required 105 hours of classroom and clinical training and are prepared to take the state certification exam to become Certified Nursing Assistants.
Students must be able to successfully pass a limited physical and criminal history check before the practicum portion of this class. The student is also responsible for the cost of the state test.
Can’t fit two years at Southeastern Career Center into your high school schedule? Want to experience two different one
year programs? Med Tech might be your answer! This course provides students the opportunity to obtain numerous
certifications including C.N.A., Home Health Aide, First Aid, NIMS 700a as well as six hours of Dementia training. In
addition to the certifications, the student will receive 5 dual college credits from IVY Tech. The course involves
classroom and lab instruction. A hands-on clinical portion is completed at a local, state approved nursing home and
prepares the students with the knowledge, skills and attitude essential for providing care in a healthcare facility.
Requirements: student must be a senior and pass a physical exam as well as a limited criminal background check. Transportation to and from the clinical site is the responsibility of the student.
CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant), CPR/First Aid, Healthcare Provider CPR, Dementia Certificate, NIMS 700a Certificate, HHA Certification
Nursing, Therapies, Dentistry, Fitness, Nutritionist, Radiology, Bio-Med, Emergency Services, Pediatrics, Laboratory Science, Research Science, Information Management
(Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) Students participate in community service projects and various skill competitions through HOSA. Through these activities, students develop leadership and organizational skills, team building, interpersonal communications, and enhanced technical skills.