Allied Health Students

Allied Health Technology

Course Description

Health care is a high demand field and provides and rewarding career. The Allied Health course helps prepare students for a career in this field by covering medical terminology, anatomy, patient care skills and by providing students with in-the-field clinical rotations. Students with a passion for helping others, patience, and a strong background in STEM should consider this course as a senior. Pathways: Health Sciences

Articulation Agreement

CTE students completing one year of Allied Health Technology will be eligible, upon meeting certain guidelines and upon graduation from high school, to receive advanced credit at West Shore Community College, Ferris State Univeristy, Davenport University and Baker College - Muskegon. 

Certifications

  • Certified Nurses Aid (CNA)
  • First Aid
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Adult Basic Life Support AED
  • Child Basic Life Support and AED
  • Infant Basic Life Support

Potential Careers

  • Registered Nurse
  • Dietitian
  • Physical Therapist
  • Clinical Laboratory Worker
  • Dental Hygienist
  • Physician's Assistant
  • Emergency Medical Tech.
  • Medical Assistant
  • Physician
  • Teacher
  • Radiology Technician

Course Considerations

  • Basic Math
  • Math+
  • Basic Writing
  • Writing+
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Interpersonal Communication+ 
  • Excellent Attendance
  • Ability to hear sound (Auscultation skills)
  • Ability to visualize objects (Inspection skills)
  • No misdemeanor or felony convictions
  • Ability to  adhere to confidentiality requirements
  • Provide own transportation to clinical rotations