FWCS Career Academy Health Science

Over 18 million* employees are needed to staff the healthcare and social assistance sector, and the programs within the Health Sciences Department will prepare you for entry-level positions. In addition to earning college credit and certifications, you’ll graduate from our program with crucial job shadowing, internship, lab and classroom experience so you can quickly excel in your healthcare career.

*According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Allied Health Students Allied Health MEDICAL ASSISTING

COLLEGE CREDIT AND CERTIFICATIONS

  • Transfer credits in health sciences and medical terminology to Ivy Tech Community College and the University of Saint Francis
  • Earn the following certifications: Healthcare provider, CPR, Blood Borne Pathogens, First Aid, CNA
  • Internships and co-op job placements are available after successfully completing one year of training

INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH CAREERS

You will develop your professional and academic skills as you explore the health science careers. Classroom and lab activities include the foundations of healthcare, basic patient care skills, infection control and human anatomy/physiology.

CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT (HS SENIORS)

State certified program for students interested in an entry-level position at a long-term care facility or hospital setting. You complete a minimum of 30 classroom hours and 75 clinical hours to be eligible for State CNA certification. Direct patient care skills with the elderly, medical terminology, ethics and anatomy/physiology are included.

 CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT (HS SENIORS)

INTRODUCTION TO MEDICAL ASSISTING (MA)

Multi-skilled MA professionals perform administrative and clinical procedures in a doctor’s office. You will participate in classroom activities, patient simulations, and clinical experiences that will provide knowledge and skills in areas such as vital signs, infection control, phlebotomy, medical terminology, anatomy/physiology, and clerical duties.

DENTAL CAREERS

Explore the careers of dental assisting, hygiene, and dental laboratory. Our simulated dental office allows hands-on opportunities as you become proficient with infection control procedures, dental and medical terminology and dental instrumentation. Gain real-world experience in a dental office second semester.

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