Do you enjoy helping people?  

Are you fascinated by the workings of the human body?  

Learn Basic Health Care Curriculum

  • Master 60 lab and patient care skills
  • Explore a variety of health careers through field trips, guest speakers, & real-world clinical experiences
  • Develop a solid foundation for college
  • Qualify for good-paying, entry level jobs in in the exciting, high demand field of health care!

Knowledge/Skills Necessary for Success:

  • Excellent communication & listening skills
  • Use proper grammar and spell accurately
  • Follow directions accurately the first time
  • High attention to detail
  • Able to work independently and in groups
  • Flexible, open-minded, non-judgmental
  • Strong math and measurement skills
  • Able to maintain client confidentiality
  • Willing to accept constructive criticism

Professional Pathway:

  • STNA/ Patient Care Technician
  • Nurse, Nurse Practitioner
  • Physician, Physician Assistant
  • Psychologist, Social Worker
  • Dentist, Dental Asst., Dental Hygienist
  • EMT/Paramedic
  • Ultrasound, Radiology, Surgical Tech.
  • Veterinarian, Veterinary Technician

College Credit Opportunities:

  • 7 transferable college credits

Industry Credentials:

  • State Tested Nursing Assistant
  • American Heart  BLS – CPR & AED
  • American Red Cross First Aid

Club Affiliation:

Health Occupations Students of America

Instructor:

Nancy Ballou, R.N.
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Master of Education
N_Ballou@chuh.org

Two Year Program:

Grade 11:
Health Science Technology
Medical Terminology

Grade 12:
Patient Centered Care
Lifespan Development