• C707310+ HEALTH SERVICES

    Grade: 11-12 Credit:  3.0 Recommended Prerequisites: Application and interview with the instructor; Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0, 95% attendance; 10th-grade reading, writing, and math skills.

    Dual Credit: University of Central Missouri; may be earned for a total of 4 college credit hours in NUR 1700: Intro. to Professional Nursing, NUR 2000: E-Health and Cyber Wellness, and NUR 2700 Professional Nursing Seminar.

    The Health Services program is a two-year program for high school students. The program has two goals: to prepare students for immediate employment in the healthcare industry upon graduation and to prepare students for post-secondary education in all areas of the healthcare industry. Participants have the aptitude to excel in multiple roles within the healthcare industry. The expectations for this program are high, and students are expected to maintain a professional level of conduct. First-year students (ideally juniors) will study medical terminology, health sciences, anatomy, and health care careers. Clinical experiences will focus on providing students with hands-on patient care to prepare them for the competencies necessary to earn their CNA. ALL students must submit a valid Social Security card and successfully pass a background check in order to meet the requirements of this program. A class uniform (scrubs) will be required.

    Program Associated Certification: Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services CNA 

    C707311+  HEALTH SERVICES II

    Grade: 12 Credit: 3.0

    Prerequisite: Health Services; Application and interview with the instructor; Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0, 95% attendance; 10th-grade reading, writing, and math skills.

    Second-year students (seniors only) will attend an internship with local clinical sites (2-3 days a week) and spend 2-3 days in the classroom working to earn certifications in phlebotomy and electrocardiogram (EKG). Attendance and performance will be closely monitored during internships. One-year seniors will be allowed to earn their CNA but will not be able to participate in the internship

    ALL students must submit a valid Social Security card and successfully pass a background check in order to meet the requirements of this program. A class uniform (scrubs) will be required.

     

    Program Associated Certifications: Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT)
    Certified EKG Technician (CET)