Health Science I

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2-4 Semesters
CAREER CLUSTER HEALTH SCIENCE
Pathway Title Nursing
High School Courses Health Science I, II
Anatomy/Physiology
Medical Terminology
College Credits Intro to Health Careers
CNA (5 Credits)
Medical Terminology - 2nd year
Health and Wellness for Life - 2nd year
Industry Certifications Indiana Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
National Consortium for Health Science Education (NCHSE)
CPR/First Aid
Internships and Work Experiences First Year: 75-hour practicum in a long term facility
Second Year: 16-week internship placement in a health/dental facility

What will I be learning in this college/career pathway?
  • You will be practicing taking vital signs, patient care, and using medical terminology as you prepare for our clinical practicum placement.
  • A major focus of the course is preparing you for the Indiana State Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) certification which requires completion of a written examination and practical skills test given at the end of the school year.
  • Upon meeting the eligibility requirements, you will be required to complete, at a minimum, a 75-hour, non-paid, clinical internship in a long-term care facility.
  • You will also be studying health careers, first aid, CPR, basic anatomy and physiology, health care practices, and medical terminology/abbreviations.

What career options will this program prepare me to pursue?  

Certified Nursing Assistant MACC Graduate $24,900
Respiratory Tecnician Community College $42,210
Radiological Technician Community College $43,910
Nurse RN & LPN 4-year College $46,250

Health Science I Course Outline
Health Physical Examination Form