High School Credits: 6 credits per year
Dual Credits: Ivy Tech, 9 college dual credit hours
Offered: AM and PM sessions
Industry Certifications (National) Available: CPR Certification
Health Careers is a one year program.The content includes skills common to specific health career topics such as patient nursing care, dental care, medical laboratory, public health, an introduction to health care systems, anatomy, physiology, and medical terminology. Leadership skills developed through HOSA participation are also included. Lab experiences are organized and planned around the activities associated with the student's career objectives. Job seeking and job maintenance skills, personal management skills, self analysis to aid in career selection and completion of the application process for admission into a post secondary program of their choice are also included in this course. Intensive laboratory applications are a required component of this course and may be either school based or on-the-job or a combination of the two. Work-based experiences in closely related industry settings are strongly encouraged.
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