Allied Health Science

Allied Health Science

Overview

Two Students practicing the use of a gait-belt

The Allied Health Science program provides medical training for clinical health careers. This multi-disciplined program allows students to discover their strengths and interests in therapeutics, diagnostics, or medical office. Students can pursue opportunities to enter college programs and healthcare careers. Clinical training for the program occurs on campus in the medical lab, and off-site in clinical settings at local health care facilities. Students job shadow at local hospitals and medical facilities to explore a broad range of clinical health careers. 

Articulations
Chatfield College - 2 Semester Hours

CTAGs
Medical Terminology – 3 Semester Hours
Student must pass the Medical Terminology Course and receive a qualifying score on the End of Course Examination.

A student practices Phlebotomy techniques.     Certifications/Credentials
      State Tested Nurse Aide (STNA)
      Certified Phlebotomy Technician 
      CPR 
      First Aid
      OSHA 10 Healthcare Industry Completion 
 
     Program of Study
      Health Science & Technology
      Principles of Allied Health
      Patient Centered Care
      Medical Terminology
      2 credits — English
      2 credits Math (Algebra 2 and Advanced Math)
      2 credits Science (Anatomy & Physiology and Chemistry)
      2 credits Social Studies (American Government & Psychology/Sociology)
 
 
 
Career Opportunities
Registered Nurse/Nurse Practitioner
Surgical Technician
Radiologist
Respiratory Therapist
Physical TherapistTwo students demonstrate CPR on a test dummy./Nutritionist
Pharmacy Technician
 
Typical Wages
STNA: $9-15/hr
Phlebotomy Tech $ 13-15/hr
LPN: $15-19/hr
RN: $21-35/hr
Surgical Tech: $16-24/hr
 
Is This You?
• I enjoy learning about the body, diseases & treatment for disorders
• I care
• I have good stamina 
• I am a professional
 
Student Organization 
 Click here for a link to the Skills USA website
 
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