ABOUT THIS COURSE

This year-long program is for juniors or seniors interested in learning more about Allied Health careers or who would like to enter college healthcare programs after graduation. Students will be engaged in hands-on skills lab work and projects related to Dental Assisting; Health Information Technology; Occupational Therapy/Occupational Therapy Assistant; Paramedic/EMT; Physical Therapy/Physical Therapy Assistant; Radiologic Technology and Respiratory Care, Surgical Technology, Polysomnography, Chiropractic, Athletic Training, Laboratory, Pharmacy, and other allied health careers. This program allows internship and shadowing opportunities in allied health career fields. In addition, students have oportunities to gain industry credentials such as Basic Life Saver CPR training and HIPAA credentials.  

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Prerequisites:

  • Grade: 11 or 12
  • 2.5 GPA (Unweighted)
  • Algebra I, Biology, or Chemistry with a C or higher
  • 90% Attendance
  • Outside class Internet access is required.

Other Requirements:

  • Students will have to provide transportation in order to accommodate outside lab experiences and internships.

Recommended:

  • Anatomy/Physiology
  • Psychology

LSR7 Weighted: .666

Credits: 3 units

Dual Credit: MCC BIOL 150 Medical Terminology & ALHT 100 Introduction to Health Care Careers (2 hrs. credit each course)  MCC requires Accuplacer placement or an equivalent
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Fred Wilson

Pre-Allied Health Academy

Kristen Pierson

Pre-allied Health Academy

Testimonials

“The skills lab at Health Sciences Institute is a great way for Allied Health students to experience state-of-the-art health care technology.”Elaine Metcalf, Director