Why Health Occupations?
- Anatomy & Physiology
- Medical Terminology
- Participation in Clinical Rotations
- Patient Care Skills
- Potential to Earn 5 Industry Certifications
Certifications Students Prepare for:
- First Aide/Blood Borne Pathogens
- Healthcare Provider AED
- Healthcare Provider CPR
- PA Nurse Aide Registry/Nurse Aide Competency Training
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The Health Occupations instructional program is designed to prepare individuals for entry-level employment in a minimum of three (3) related health occupations under the supervision of a licensed health care professional.
Instruction consists of core course content with clinical experiences in one or two health related occupations. The core curriculum consists of planned courses for introduction of health careers, basic anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, legal and ethical aspects of health care and communications, and at least three (3) planned courses for the knowledge and skills for the occupational area such as medical assisting, ward clerk, nursing assisting, etc.
Students who successfully complete the certifications offered will be eligible for advanced standing with the Community College of Beaver County in the Multi-Skilled program, and lab hours once admitted to the Nursing program, and twenty-four 24 credits in the Associate of Science in the Health Science degree program.