Allied Health Careers

Gain a strong foundation in the health sciences while learning and practicing skills that prepare you for a career that promotes health and wellness, treats injuries and provides care. Students will be introduced to basic knowledge, skills, and values necessary to perform effectively in the health care workplace.


PDF DocumentAllied Health Summary Sheet

CORE SKILLS

  • Principles of infection control
  • Medical terminology
  • Workplace safety
  • Medical ethics and law
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Teamwork/employability
  • Communication skills

FUTURE CAREER OPTIONS

  • Registered nurse
  • Nursing assistant
  • Surgical technician
  • Physical therapist
  • Athletic trainer
  • Medical assistant
  • Medical laboratory technician
  • Dental assistant
  • EMT/paramedic
  • Veterinarian

CERTIFICATIONS and ACADEMIC CREDIT

  •  English and/or math credit
  • Science credit
  • Visual Performing Applied Arts credit
  • Post-secondary articulated credit
  • CPR and first aid certification
  • PASSES EDGE Workplace Safety certificate

SETTING STUDENTS UP FOR SUCCESS

Making connections with guest speakers, field trips, and taking advantage of job shadows, co-op and work experiences gives students real experiences in the field of health careers.

LEADERSHIP and SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Club participation, competition and leadership can occur with HOSA, National Technical Honor Society and Student Council.