Ensuring College & Career Readiness

Health Service Education I & II


Description: Health Science students study the skills common to specific health-career topics and study medical terminology, basic anatomy/physiology, disease processes, infection control, and components for wellness and healthy lifestyle. In addition, students study the role of the healthcare worker, effective communication skills, and the legal and ethical standards within the healthcare industry.   Second-year students will be placed in an actual clinical setting where they are prepared for the Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) certification or work toward a Central Service Technician certificate that focuses on Surgical Instrumentation. Students participate in a variety of other experiences such as nursing, lab testing, obstetrics, imaging, physical therapy, surgery, medical offices or extended care. 

Junior Year: 7168 Principles of Health 

5274 Medical Terminology 

7166 Healthcare Specialist: CNA 

Senior Year: Still in Development

Dual Credits: Ivy Tech

Certifications:

Central Service Technician (Sterile Processing)

Description: A central service technician is a medical professional who prevents infections by sterilizing, cleaning, processing, assembling, storing, and distributing medical supplies in a healthcare facility. … They must conduct inventories and stock medical disposable goods in storage areas.

Junior Year: 7168 Principles of Health 

5274 Medical Terminology 

7163 Central Service Technician Fundamentals 

Senior Year: 2022/ 2023: 7257 Central Service Technician Capstone 

Dual Credits: Ivy Tech

Certifications:

Career Opportunities

Nurse, Medical Assistant, X-Ray Technician, CST Tech

Instructors –

Julie Collings – jcollings@nafcs.org

Sandy Juliot – sjuliot@nafcs.org

Betty McGee – bmcgee@nafcs.org

Christal Bell-Stephenson – cbell-stephenson@nafcs.org

Penne Reed – preed@nafcs.org