PROGRAM OVERVIEW

PROGRAM TIME

  • Two year program

  • Shadowing observations

  • Level 2 Internship opportunities

  • Self-paced instruction and computer assistance when applicable

AREAS OF CONCENTRATION

  • Anatomy and Physiology

  • Emergency Care & Triage

  • Medical Terminology

  • Nutrition & Dietary Modifications

  • Infection Control & Safety Measures

  • Rotations in Medical Assisting, Lab Assisting, Nurse Assisting, Dental Assisting & Rehabilitation Skills

  • Communication skills

YOUTH LEADERSHIP ORGANIZATION

  • HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America)

GENERAL WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Involves close contact with people, patients and co-workers

  • Involves moving, lifting and fine motor skills

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Good Attendance

  • GPA 3.0

  • Biology

  • Problem-solving skills

  • Communication skills

  • Ability to follow directions

HELPFUL BACKGROUND

  • Chemistry/other sciences

  • Communication skills – writing, listening and speaking

  • Mathematics