Health Technologies

Is HEALTH TECHNOLOGIES for you?

Would you like to...

  • Explore a wide range of health careers through practical lab experiences and a college science curriculum
  • Apply advanced healthcare concepts, processes, and diagnostic procedures in a clinical environment
  • Understand medical terminology, anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology Health Tech Icon

In this lab you need to be/have:

  • Great interest in Math and Science
  • Honest
  • Kind
  • Compassionate
  • Willing to serve others
  • Good fine motor skills
  • Detail oriented

IN HEALTH TECHNOLOGIES YOU WILL EARN CERTIFICATION IN:

  • Earn college credit. Gain CPR and First Aid certifications.

SKILLS TAUGHT IN HEALTH TECHNOLOGIES:

  • Microbiology
  • Hematology
  • Basic Nursing Skills
  • Basic Physical Therapy Skills
  • Nursing Assistant Skills
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Terminology
  • Human Growth & Development
  • Nutrition
  • Instrument Sterilization
  • Geriatrics
  • Adult/Infant CPR/AED

TYPICAL WAGES FOR JOBS IN THIS FIELD:

Pharmacy Aide $30,430
Psychiatric Assistant $33,140
Physical Therapist $81,110
Radiation Therapist $80,410
Nurse Practitioner $91,450
RN $67,930
Medical Laboratory Technician $39,340
STNA $25,620

* National Median Salaries
* US Bureau of Labor Statistics May 2012
* May require post-high school degrees

CAREER OPTIONS OPEN WITH THIS CERTIFICATION:

  • You will be trained in all the skills necessary to become an STNA.  To obtain that certification you will need to pass an exam offered offsite.

CAREER OPTIONS WITH ADDITIONAL TRAINING / EDUCATION:

  • Nursing
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Physical/Occupational Therapist
  • Speech/Language Pathology
  • Dental Assistant
  • Radiology Assistant
  • Dietary
  • Laboratory Medicine
  • PsychologyHealth Technologies

ARTICULATED AGREEMENTS

  • North Central State College
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