Advanced Health Careers

In the Advanced Health Careers program you will complete the Health Careers Core Curriculum, Core Medical Terminology, Anatomy & Physiology, and Health Unit Clerk. After completing the core curriculum you can choose one of the following pathways.

Diagnostic Aide & Nurse Assistant

This program will prepare you to work in an acute care or clinical office setting in a support role to licensed caregivers.

In addition, you will be trained in skills and competencies essentials for Nurse Aides and Phlebotomists.

AREAS OF STUDY:

  • LTC & Home Health
  • Diagnostic Aid Capstone
  • Phlebotomy Practicum
  • Nurse Assistant Capstone
  • Phlebotomy Specimen Collection & Processing

Sports Medicine

You will also be provided a history and introduction to the athletic training profession and an introduction to pharmacology and nutrition.

You will learn to recognize, evaluate, and provide care to athletic injuries including how to wrap, tape, and fit equipment according to safety regulations.

In addition, patient care and exercises and their functions will also be covered. You will practice in a variety of settings as chosen by the instructor.

AREAS OF STUDY:

  • Sports Med Essential
  • Therapeutic Modalities & Exercise
  • Kinesiology & Clinical Mentorship
  • Exercise Physiology

Veterinary Assistant

Veterinary Assistants feed and bathe animals, administer medication as prescribed by the veterinarian, and assist the veterinary team with animal nursing techniques.

You will learn Veterinary Medical Terminology, how to do basic office procedures, and how to provide large and small animal care including how to perform diagnostic procedures.

You will practice in a variety of settings as chosen by the instructor. Upon completion of this course, you have experiences and skills necessary to become employed in a veterinary clinic or hospital.

AREAS OF STUDY:

  • Vet Med Term & Office Management
  • Animal Care & Medicine
  • Diagnostic & Surgical Procedures & Pharmacology
  • Principles of Pathology & Parasitology
  • Internship for Veterinary Assistant

Students are very prepared for their clinical experiences.
Kim Johnson, Hillcrest Hospital Cushing

I love this class because I learn something new every day, and I enjoy the way my teachers help me understand the subject matter.
Jasmine Grant, Student

AVAILABLE CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSE. MAY REQUIRE ADDITIONAL FEES.

  • Certified Nurse Aide-Long Term Care with Home Health Care Aide Deeming – Oklahoma State Department of Health
  • National Phlebotomy Certification – National Healthcare Association

QUICK FACTS:

  • Students: Adult & High School
  • Campus: Drumright Only
  • Times: Morning, Afternoon, Full Day