Instructor: Rachel Higbee
Instructor: Jessica Shaver
Program Goal: Health Professions provides the basic knowledge and competencies considered common to careers in the health field as well as preparing to meet competencies for Certified Nurse Assistant.
Curriculum: Students will explore many areas of employment through discussion, field trips and hands-on experiences before choosing a specialized course of study. Students take part in long term care and hospital clinical experience that provides the additional training and education requirements needed to sit for the NYS Nurse Assistants Exam and may include exploration of, and exposure to additional health related careers.
Curriculum Areas/Units of Study:
- Health Careers
- Health Promotion
- Patient Care - Vital Signs, Nutrition
- Growth and Development Across Lifespan
- Anatomy and Physiology
- Field Experience and Clinical Rotations
- Leadership and Communication
- Medical Terminology
- Technical Math and Writing
Job Outlook (US Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook):