Instructor: Sherie Courchaine Paraprofessional: Mallory Jacobson
Health Occupations I
Health Occupations at the Technical Education Center provides students with a core of medical theory and skills needed to enter the health care profession. Core tasks that all students study include: medical ethics, safety, asepsis, body structure and function, assessment, vital signs, communication, emergency procedures (including CPR certification), transporting/transferring/ambulating/positioning, nutrition, hygiene/personal care/comfort, basic medical terminology, medical math and career exploration. Students may choose "Pre-Nursing" or "Health Cluster" for work-based learning/clinical experiences that are completed in nursing homes, hospitals, and private health care offices throughout our community. Students are responsible for their own transportation to and from clinical sites, (in some cases existing bus routes may be utilized). This course prepares students for both entry-level job positions and college programs. Advanced placement college credit in safety is available to students who qualify and are bound for Ferris State University to pursue a degree in an Allied Health field. Specific criteria must be met to earn this credit.
Earn 1 credit at Ferris State University
Health Occupations II
Prerequisite: Health Occupations I
Health Occupations II at the Technical Education Center exposes students to a review of the core curriculum and introduces a college level body systems medical terminology course. Medical terminology is required to interact and function clinically in the health care field. This couse is designed to provide a thorough investigation into suffixes, prefixes, and word components. Students will be able to untilize medical terminology as it relates to anatomical structures, path physiology and the general health care field. Three advanced placement college credits are available to students bound for Bay de Noc Community College. Specific criteria must be met to earn these credits.
Earn up to 3 credit as Bay de Noc Community College
Certification: CNA Certified