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Health Sciences

The Healthcare Diagnostics program of study introduces students to occupations and education opportunities related to performing complex medical laboratory tests for the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease. This program of study may also include exploration into the opportunities associated with blood laboratories as well as radiologic technology and ultrasound technology. The Health Science Career Cluster focuses on planning, managing, and providing therapeutic services, diagnostics services, health informatics, support services, and biotechnology research and development. To pursue a career in the health science industry, students should learn to reason, think critically, make decisions, solve problems, communicate effectively, and work well with others.
Successful completion of the Healthcare Diagnostics program of study will fulfill requirements of the Public Service or STEM Endorsement if the math and science requirements are met.
Course options include:
Principles of Health Sciences
Medical Terminology
Health Science Theory
Advanced Health
Practicum in Health Science
Possible Certifications upon completion:
  •  CPR
  •  Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
  •  Emergency Medical Technician Basic (EMT)
  •  Phlebotomy