Explore a full-range of medical professions. Apply health care concepts, processes, and diagnostic procedures in a simulated clinical environment. Practice professional work ethic and quality patient care.
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Prepared for college medical programs and immediate employment.
Satisfactory completion of this program earns you college credits. See details on our College Partners page.
Students in the Health Assistant program may earn the following industry certifications:
You should possess good communication and interpersonal skills, neatness and cleanliness, manual dexterity, good professional appearance, the ability to maintain confidentiality, and the ability to lift fifty pounds.
The course exposes the student to health and medical practices such as physical therapy, occupational therapy, dietetics, medical office, nursing, medical secretary, and medical laboratory. Students are introduced to basic medical terminology, anatomy and physiology and beginning skills in medical procedures.
An emphasis is placed on work attitudes necessary to be caring men and women sensitive to the complex needs of patients.