Health Sciences

 
2-4 Semesters
CAREER CLUSTER HEALTH SCIENCE
Pathway Title Nursing
High School Courses Health Science I: Pre-Nursing / CNA
Health Science II: Pre-Nursing
College Credits Intro to Health Careers
CNA Preparation 
Medical Terminology
Health and Wellness for Life
Industry Certifications Indiana Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
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 $25,000 avg.
Respiratory Technician Postsecondary Technical Training $45.850 avg.
Radiology Technician Postsecondary Technical Training $44,150 avg.
Nurse RN & LPN Bachelor's Degree $60,050 avg.


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