HEALTH CAREERS

Health Career

Pathway

Details

Health Careers is a one-year course for high school junior and seniors which serves as a foundation for anyone preparing for employment in the healthcare field.

This course will provide you with the opportunity to obtain CPR and First Aid certification as well as high school credit for Anatomy & Physiology.

After successful completion of this course, you will have gained their pre-requisites to enroll in the Advanced Health Careers, Medical Assisting, Medical Front Office, or Biomedical Sciences programs the following school year.

Areas of Study

  • Core Medical Terminology
  • Anatomy
  • Physiology
  • Health Careers Core Curriculum
  • Health Unit Clerk (Drumright campus)
  • Long Term Care Certified Nurse Aide (Sapulpa campus)

Classes

This class varies by campus. Please see the quick reference comparison grid below.

CURRICULUMDRUMRIGHTSAPULPA
Medical Terminology
Anatomy: High School Credit
Physiology: High School Credit
CPR Basic Life Support (BLS): Through American Heart Association
First Aid
Hands-on simulation activities to experience chronic illness symptoms
Guest healthcare provider speakers: Such as doctor, nurse, paramedic, dentist, physical therapist, etc.
Healthcare Communication: Sign language alphabet to communicate with deaf patients
Healthcare Communication: Importance of nonverbal communication through group projects and role playing
Teamwork and Team Building 
Legal/Ethical Consideration in Healthcare 
Health Promotion
Employability: Resume Writing, Mock Interviews
Certified Nurse Aide (CNA): Can sit for certification after successfully completing curriculum
Alzheimer’s Training
Health Unit Clerk: ‘aka’ Health Unit Coordinator
Stop the Bleed: Nationally recognized
Blood Typing 

More Information

For a clearer understanding on some of the topics, please see examples below. Not all examples are annual or on both campuses.

Team Work & Team Building

Teamwork can only be accomplished through student participation.

Legal & Ethical

Considerations in Healthcare

Research hot medical topics and debate their legal and ethical dilemmas. 

Health Promotion

Did you know your food choices can improve, prevent, or cure disease?

Stop the Bleed

Learn the skills needed to help stop a bleed in an emergency situation. 

Certified Nurse Aid (CNA)

Registered certified nurse assistants provide basic care to patients. 

Health Unit Clerk

Health unit coordinators work in a general office function in medical facilities.

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Health Careers students at the Sapulpa campus had a fun guest speaker today. Tanner Gregory is an EMT and firefighter with the Tulsa Fire Department.
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Available Certifications/License

May require additional fees.

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  • CPR
  • First Aid
  • Medication Administration Technician (MAT) – Department of Human Services
  • Nursing Assistant – Long Term Care Nurse Aide Certification – Oklahoma State Department of Health

Quick Facts

Students, Campus, Times

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

Health Careers students wrapping an injured arm in a bandage

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