Career Exploration in Healthcare

Course Description

This course introduces students to the exciting and varied career opportunities in the health care industry that will be in demand in their future! The course will introduce the roles and tasks, identify education and skills needed, identify responsibilities of roles which support or supervise their role, analyze legal and ethical responsibilities, limitations, and implications for each of these professions. Get ready. Get set. Learn about the Future of Health Care Careers!

Course Requirments

Grade Level

9-12

Materials

None

Duration

1 Semester

Credit Value

0.5

Prerequisites

None

Major Concepts

Module 1: Timeline of Healthcare Careers
Module 2: The Physician and the Physician’s Assistant
Module 3: The Pharmacist
Module 4: The Physical Therapist
Module 5: The Healthcare Information Technology Manager
Module 6: The Occupational Therapist
Module 7: The Technician
Module 8: The Dentist
Module 9: The Paramedic
Module 10: The Nurse