Sophomore year: HOE double period class( equivalent to 2 years)
The Health Occupations Education Core
identifies factors contributing to the personal health of individuals
throughout the life cycle. The skills, knowledge and behaviors identified
in the modules include development of communication techniques, computer
literacy, leadership skills and resource management techniques. Students
build on these skills while exploring health care careers. Terminology,
sterilizing, body mechanics, and measuring vital signs are addressed in
Junior Year: Medical Assisting
program will provide students with medical assisting skills required by
the health industry. They will acquire the ability to apply their
academic knowledge and skills in the workplace and other settings.
Students will participate in project based contextual learning that
integrates disciplines to evaluate and present information on career
trends. Their clinical and academic performance will be improved as a
result of classroom instruction. Classroom instruction is supplemented by
a variety of career development activities that serve as a bridge to
connect school and work, including career awareness, exploration and
planning. Students will participate in job shadowing, internships, and
workplace visits. Students will demonstrate medial assisting skills (i.e.
measuring vital signs such as blood pressure, temperature, pulse,
respiration), knowledge of sterile techniques and appointment making
skills. Students will engage in hands-on experience to acquire these
skills and will be able to demonstrate their mastery in order to perform
in entry-level position.
Senior Year: Internship
participate in a one-year internship at Lincoln Hospital to apply the
skills and knowledge they have been acquiring in the past two years as
well as gain clinical experience in a hospital setting. Students also
learn how to work as part of a team.
Students begin with Introduction to Occupations in freshmen year.