Medical Occupation - Program Description
In this hands on course, students will learn the skills necessary
for successful clinical health care careers. Students in the Medical
Occupations program will be prepared to enter the varied fields of
therapeutic services like nurse assisting (STNA), as well as learn
clinical medical assisting (CMA) and basic dental procedures.
The Medical Occupations program is state certified in Nurse Aide
training and provides opportunities for job experience and authentic
employment in health care. Students must be passionate, honest,
motivated, and dedicated to patient care. In addition to basic health
care knowledge, students will acquire teamwork, time management,
and resume building skills required for today’s working world.
Students in this program will learn:
- Clinical medical assisting skills (AMCA)
- State of Ohio nurse aide training program (NATCEP)
- Certification in CPR/FirstAid
- EKG and basic blood drawing procedures
- Medical terminology
- Problem solving and critical thinking skills
Medical Occupation Higher Education Options
Students are prepared to enter training for medical assisting; LPN and RN programs; X-ray technician programs; physical/occupational therapy assistant programs; massotherapy programs; veterinary assistant programs and emergency medical technician programs.
Articulation Agreements with the following institutions:
Medical Occupation Career Options
Students who have completed this program are prepared for careers as:
- Dietary Assistant
- Nursing Assistant
- Pharmacy Assistant
- Physical Therapy Office Assistant
- Chiropractic Office Assistant
- Physician/Dental Office Assistant
- Veterinary Assistant
Medical Occupation Industry Credentials
- STNA Certification (12 credits)
- Phlebotomy (12 credits)
- OSHA (1 credit)
- CPR (1 credit)
Medical Occupation Industry Organization
The purpose of the HOSA organization is to develop leadership and technical HOSA skill competencies through a program of motivation, awareness and recognition, which is an integral part of the Health Science Education instructional program.
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