About Health Science
Health Science (formerly Allied Health I)
This course introduces the student to health care, with an emphasis on core skills and knowledge applicable to many professional health care disciplines. The curriculum integrates anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, and basic care skills through practical applications found in the health care setting. Students will investigate career choices through workplace observations. Students should enjoy working at a fast pace and be considering a healthcare career requiring a minimum of four years of post-secondary education.
Professional Health Science (formerly Allied Health II) Professional Health Science provides advanced training and experience in the healthcare field. The course includes internship experiences, enrollment in advanced skill mini courses (phlebotomy, electrocardiography, patient care assistance, and exercise science/sports medicine) and college-level course work. Students successfully completing CPR/AED and medical terminology instruction may receive articulated college credit.
This second-year course represents the most advanced level of study in the health science program. Students applying to the program must meet specific achievement and performance prerequisites within either Health Science or Fundamentals of Health Science before gaining admission.
*This program is located at the Comstock Education Service Center and local healthcare partnerships.