Health Professions

This program is a wonderful opportunity for students interested in any health career. Students are able to receive a certification, upon completing all requirements, as a Certified Nursing Assistant or an Emergency Medical Technician. This course is designed to provide a broad understanding of the US health care system and an introduction to the roles of various members of the health team and explore a variety of health careers to help stimulate an interest in health careers. Current trends in healthcare delivery are briefly discussed.  Selected moral, ethical and legal medical dilemmas are included. A brief introduction to anatomy and physiology will also be addressed. Students will also be introduced to vital signs, proper nutrition, cultural impacts on health care, and job seeking skills. CPR and first aid skills taught with the option to buy certification. Dual credit is offered through the College of Southern Idaho. After completion of all Prerequisites, all students who want to progress in the programs will need to complete an application in the program of their wanting.

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Health Professions Students

COURSES IN THE PROGRAM

Medical Terminology

Prerequisite: None

Certified Nursing Assistant

Prerequisite: Medical Terminology, Health Occupations

Emergency Medical Technician

Prerequisite: Medical Terminology, Heath Occupations

Certified Medical Assistant

Prerequisite: Medical Terminology, Health Occupations

WHAT YOU CAN LEARN....

  • Discover the mysteries of the human body and develop skills that save lives.

  • Jump-start your health profession with experience as you develop your skills with advanced medical techniques.

  • Explore a wide range of experiences in health professions and emergency response to many health crisis situations.

  • Learn a medical language.

WHAT YOU CAN EARN....

EMT:

  • CSI Dual Credits- 14 Credits with option to obtain Technical Certificate

  • NREMT EMT Certification

  • CPR Certification

  • Idaho EMT Technical Skills Assessment

  • CTECS Workplace Readiness Skills Assessment

CNA:

  • CPR Certification

  • Nursing Assistant Certification

  • 10 Dual Credits through CSI and Technical Certificate

  • Idaho CNA Technical Skills Assessment

  • CTECS Workplace Readiness Skills Assessment

ORGANIZATIONS YOU CAN JOIN...

  • Skills USA