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Medicine and Health Care

experience the intersection of biology and technology through hands-on activities and projects.

At the classrooms located in area hospitals, students will observe medical procedures and develop skills essential for the health care field. They will gain exposure to various career paths from health care professionals at partner organizations CoxHealth, Mercy Springfield Communities, Jordan Valley Community Health Center, Citizens Memorial Hospital, and many others.


Project Examples:

  • Food and safety training and education materials for concession stand volunteers using county health department standards
  • Audit and educational outreach plan on hand washing procedures for patient care professionals
  • Presentation and lesson plan on dog bite prevention for elementary school children
  • "Consolation baskets" for grieving families, in partnership with hospitals and nursing home facilities


Potential Careers Include:

  • Biomedical Researcher
  • Case Manager
  • Certified Nurse Assistant
  • Dentist
  • Health Care Administrator
  • Laboratory Technician
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Paramedic
  • Pharmacist
  • Physical Therapist
  • Physician
  • Physician Assistant
  • Radiology Technologist
  • Registered Dietician
  • Registered Nurse
  • Respiratory Therapist
  • Surgeon
  • Veterinarian


**For a list of all required immunizations, screenings and registrations please refer to "New Students" section on home page.  No religious or medical exemptions will be accepted.


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