< back to courses.

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, 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 Dietitian
  • 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.

 

recent posts
  • GOCAPSedu
    GO CAPS @GOCAPSedu Sep 10
    RT @BGCSpringfield: SHE'S IN THE TOP 2! Alissa Schilling will participate in the Midwest Regional Youth of the Year Celebration Event on Se…
  • GOCAPSedu
    GO CAPS @GOCAPSedu Aug 16
    Engineering & Manufacturing virtual student & parent orientation Monday, Aug 17 @ 6 pm. Check your email for mtg l… https://twitter.com/i/web/status/1295165087985082368
upcoming events