Health

Health Technology Tech Prep

Health Tech Prep is designed for students interested in a health related career path. The curriculum prepares students to become Patient Care Technicians, Pharmacy Technicians, Nursing Assistants, and Phlebotomists with testing opportunities for nurse assisting certification and phlebotomy certification. Health occupations are projected to be the fastest growing career area in the US through 2012. 

 

Program Highlights

Clinical Experience Clinical Procedures
CPR/First Aid training Use of Medical Equipment
Medical Terminology Career Exploration Professionalism

 

Career Opportunities

Patient Care Technician Pharmacy Technician
Nursing Assistant/Home Care Aide Phlebotomist/EKG Technician

 

Career Pathways to

Nurse (LPN & RN) Paramedic Optometrist Physician
Dietetic Technician Radiologist
Veterinarian Physical Therapist
Surgery Technician Massage Therapist
Veterinarian Assistant Physical Therapist
Assistant Pharmacy Technician Dental Hygienist
Respiratory Therapist Radiology Technician
Occupational Therapy Assistant Health Information Manager
Mental Health Technician Emergency Medical Technician

Dental Assisting/ Tech Prep

The Dental Assisting program prepares students in three essential areas—chair side assisting, basic dental laboratory, and business administration. Curriculum includes radiology, business administrative procedures, preventive dentistry, diet and nutrition, oral pathology, first aid and dental emergencies, dental specialties, operative procedures, dental anatomy, microbiology and sterilization, ethics, and human relations. Job prospects for dental assistants should be excellent. This career is expected to be one of the fastest growing occupations through 2012. 

 

Program Highlights

Dental Assistant Orientation Dental Anatomy
Infection Control and Hazards Management General Health
Emergency Procedures Preventive Dental Assisting Procedures
Chairside Assistance Dental Specialties
Dental Laboratory Procedures Dental Office Procedures
Radiographic Procedures Communications
Professionalism

 

Career Opportunities

Pediatric Dental Assistant Prosthodontic Assistant
Dental Receptionist Patient Account Specialist
Dental Office Assistant Orthodontic Assistant
Peridontic Assistant Endodontic Assistant
Oral Surgery Assistant

 

Career Pathways to

Extended Function Dental Assistant Dental Laboratory Technician
Certified Dental Assistant Certified Oral Surgeon Assistant
Certified Orthodontic Assistant Dental Hygienist Dentist
Certified Dental Practice Management Assistant
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