Health Occupations

Health care is a high demand field and provides a rewarding career. The Health Occupations course is designed to introduce students to the healthcare industry and its many related careers. The curriculum for this course is infused with a focus on health career exploration, health care professional behavior, introduction to human anatomy, basic patient care skills, medical terminology, and industry-related certification standards. Students will be encouraged to take advantage of job shadows in areas related to career interest.

Course Considerations:

  • Basic Math & Math +
  • Basic Writing & Writing +
  • Interpersonal Communication &
  • Interpersonal Communication +
  • Excellent Attendance
  • Ability to hear sound (Auscultation skills)
  • No misdemeanor or felony convictions
  • Ability to adhere to confidentiality
  • requirements
  • Provide own transportation to clinical rotation

Potential Careers:

Entry Level:

  • Phlebotomy
  • Dietary Aide
  • Veterinarian Aide
  • Emergency Department
  • Dental Assistant
  • Home Health Aide

Foundation to major in degrees for
the following careers:

  • Doctor
  • Occupational/Physical Therapist
  • Dental Hygienist
  • Nurse
  • Veterinarian
  • Mental Health Professional

CTE Academic Alignment:

Without a Personal Curriculum:

  • 4th Math
  • 3rd Science
  • 2nd World Language
  • Online learning

With a Personal Curriculum

  • 3rd Social Studies
  • Physical Education
  • Visual Performing and Applied Arts
  • High School Technical Math