Presentation on theme: "Interested in a Health Career? Are you considering…. Physician / Doctor Dentistry Physical Therapy Veterinar y Medicine Radiology Forensic Science Nursing."— Presentation transcript:
Dentistry Careers in Dentistry allow you to work directly with patients to improve and maintain their oral health. Contact with patients varies from routine check-ups to specific treatments. They also give information and counseling so patients can care for themselves. The outlook for careers in Dentistry is GREAT. Nationally, the average salary range is $106,000 - $150,000. Earnings vary according to number of years in practice, location, hours worked, and specialty.
Pharmacist Pharmacists dispense drugs that are prescribed by doctors. Those who work in hospitals or clinics advise medical staff on the selection and effects of drugs. Nationally, the number of jobs for Pharmacists is expected to increase faster than average through the year 2012. Nationally, the average salary range for pharmacists is $70,000 to $109,850 (Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2006-2007).
Physician Physicians work directly with patients to improve their health. They also give information and counseling so patients can care for themselves. The job outlook for Physicians is very good. Nationally, the average salary is about $137,670 per year (Career Information System, 2006).
HSA APPLICATION Name _______________________________ Pirate Academy Teacher _________________ Address _____________________________ Current Grade Level _______________ Phone # ________ 1. What is your area of interest in the health sciences field? ________________________________________________________________________ 2. What are your plans after graduation? ____________________________________________________________________________ 3. How many days have you been absent this semester? Please check the appropriate category: _____0-5 ___6-10___More than ten If you were absent more than five days, please tell why. ____________________________________________________________________________ 4. Essay: Why do you want to be in the Health Sciences Academy? (Minimum of 200 words) 5. Three (3) teacher recommendations with one of them being a written recommendation: 1. ______________________________________________________________________ 2. ______________________________________________________________________ 3. _______________________________ (Please attach recommendation to application) Signature of student ____________________________________Date _______________ Signature of parent _____________________________________Date ______________ **Completed application must be submitted to Ms. D in room 710.
Biomedical Technology 9 th or 10 th grade Investigates current and 21st century medical and health care practices using databases, the Internet, media, and visiting health team professionals. Topics include the world of biomedical technology, the language of medicine, present and evolving biomedical specialties, biomedical ethics: crises and alternatives, and health career development. Allied Health I or Medical Sciences I
Health Team Relations 9 th or 10 th grade Topics include terminology, the history of health care, health care agencies, ethics, legal responsibilities, careers, holistic health, human needs, change, cultural awareness, communication, medical math, leadership, and career decision-making. Allied Health I or Medical Sciences I
Other Available Courses Allied Health I / Medical Sciences I College credit at CCCC available for AHI & AHII / MSI / MSII Anatomy and Physiology Allied Health II / Medical Sciences II (Honors) Employability skills, emergency care, clinical internships Nursing Assistant training and certification (2010) Health Science Advanced Studies Seniors / similar to senior project Pharmacy Tech Online course – certification
Why Enroll in the Health Sciences Academy? Provides real life situations and experiences Receive college credit during High School Job Shadowing and mentoring in the Health Care field CPR, First Aid, Vision Screening, Nursing Assistant, and Pharmacy Tech certifications available. Guaranteed course availability Provides relevance – a reason to learn
Clubs HOSA Health Occupations Students of America “W HERE ONE PERSON ’ S PASSION BECOMES ANOTHER PERSON ’ S HERO ” HOSA is by and for students who are or were enrolled in health science education classes OR are interested in a health profession.