Health Occupations

Course Description

Health care is a high demand field and provides a rewarding career. The Health Occupations course is designed to introduce students to the healthcare industry and its many related careers. The curriculum for this course is infused with a focus on health career exploration, health care professional behavior, introduction to human anatomy, basic patient care skills, medical terminology, and industry-related certification standards. Students will be encouraged to take advantage of job shadows in areas related to career interest.


  • NHA Phlebotomy Technician Certification

  • CareerSafe OSHA Healthcare Certification

  • Adult Basic Life Support & AED

  • Child Basic Life Support & AED

  • Infant Basic Life Support

  • First Aid

Potential Careers

Course Considerations

  • Entry Level:

    • Phlebotomy

    • Dietary Aide

    • Veterinarian Aide

    • Emergency Department

    • Dental Assistant

    • Home Health Aide

Health Occupations Brochure

  • Basic Math & Math +

  • Basic Writing & Writing +

  • Interpersonal Communication

  • Interpersonal Communication +

  • Excellent Attendance

  • Ability to hear sound (Auscultation skills)

  • No misdemeanor or felony convictions

  • Ability to adhere to confidentiality


  • Provide own transportation to clinical rotation

Melissa Fuehring

Health Occupations Instructor


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Robin Walicki

Health Occupations Instructor


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