Allied Health, Nursing & Medical Bioscience

Overview

Allied Health and Nursing program areas will prepare students with the mathematics, science and technical skills to provide clinical assistance inpatient care, emergency interventions (CPR, first‐aid, AED), nutrition, dentistry and surgery.

Courses

Health Science and Technology
Human Anatomy and Physiology
Patient Centered Care and Diagnostics
Principles and Practices of Biomedical Technologies
Medical Terminology

College Credits

Medical Terminology (Shared OAN Course: OHL020) - 3 Credits
Safety(OAN ORE004) - 1 Credit

Possible Careers Include

  • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
  • Medical Assistant
  • Nurse Aide (including STNA)
  • Patient Care Assistant
  • Pharmacy Aide/Technician
  • Medical Lab Technician
  • Phlebotomist Lab Technician

Postsecondary Majors Include

  • Licensed Practical NurseTraining
  • Register Nursing
  • Health Care Administration
  • Community Health and Preventative Medicine
  • Biomedical Technology
  • Microbiology

Skills Gained

  • Define medical prefixes, suffixes, combining forms, word roots, and compound words.
  • Describe how medical terms are constructed using word elements
  • Interpret various medical reports that use common diagnostic
  • Identify the body systems in terms of their major structures, functions, and related work parts
  • Perform and interpret clinical laboratory techniques and procedures
  • Use basic principles of infection control to prevent the growth and spread of pathogenic microorganisms and infection

Industry-Recognized Credentials

  • AMCA - Patient Care Technician Certification
  • OSBN - Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
  • OSBN - Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) (ExCPT)
  • CPR First Aid
  • OSHA - 10-Hour Training

Networking & Connections

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Pathway Students in Action

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