Never has there been a greater demand for skilled professionals than in the constantly and rapidly changing health care industry. For students with an interest in health issues or those who are undecided about a career area, this one-year class provides the information and opportunities for making an informed choice. Students will get an overview of occupations in the health care field by touring medical facilities and prepare for a job in area nursing homes/hospitals/laboratories by learning basic nursing and home health skills, including phlebotomy and pharmacy technician. Students are expected to achieve Certified Nurse Aide, Home Health Aide credentials, and Medication Administration Training.
Morning session – 8:10 – 11:10 a.m.
Afternoon session – 12:45 – 3:45 p.m.
Career Major Name: Health Careers Explore
Clock Hours/Weeks of Instruction: 500/19
Normal Completion Time: 19 weeks for full-time status
For more information on occupations go to http://www.onetonline.org
High school students see your home school counselor
Adults contact Mid-America counselor (405) 449-3391
OSBCTE (Oklahoma State Board of Career & Technology Education)
ACT WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificate
ODCTE Competency Certification
Oklahoma Nurse Aide Registry
CPR – Basic Life Support (BLS)
**Career Technical Student Organization (CTSO)