Presentation on theme: "C AREER D ECISION M AKING HSII-Unit 1.01. H EALTH S CIENCE C AREER C LUSTER P ATHWAYS Therapeutic Services Diagnostic Services Health Informatics Support."— Presentation transcript:
H EALTH S CIENCE C AREER C LUSTER P ATHWAYS Therapeutic Services Diagnostic Services Health Informatics Support Services Biotechnology Research & Development
T HERAPEUTIC S ERVICES Therapeutic services Therapeutic services personnel are involved in changing the health status of the patient and other clients over a period of time.
D IAGNOSTIC S ERVICES Diagnostic services personnel create a picture of the health status of the patient and other clients at a single point in time.
H EALTH I NFORMATICS Health informatics personnel document the patient’s care
S UPPORT S ERVICES Support services personnel create a therapeutic environment for providing patient care.
B IOTECHNOLOGY R ESEARCH & D EVELOPMENT Biotechnology research and development personnel are involved in bioscience research and development that applies to human health.
W HICH PATHWAY IS RIGHT FOR ME ? Begin by performing a health career decision making self-assessment Look at your: Abilities- competence in an activity or occupation because of one’s skill training, or other qualifications Interests- something that concerns, involves, draws the attention of, or arouses the curiosity of a person Values- Relative worth, merit, or importance. The ideals imparted by society which have an affective regard-either positive or negative
I NVESTIGATE E DUCATIONAL R EQUIREMENTS Levels of Education Associates Degree-awarded by a vocational-technical school or community college after successful completion of a two-year course of study or equivalent Bachelor’s Degree- awarded by a college or university after a person has completed a 4-year course of study or its equivalent Master’s Degree- awarded by a college or university after completion of one or more years of prescribed study beyond a Bachelor’s degree Doctorate Degree- awarded by a college or university after completion of a prescribed course of study beyond a Master’s Degree. Usually 1-2 years. Some require additional 4-6 years of training/study
D ON ’ T F ORGET TO C ONSIDER THE C REDENTIALING REQUIREMENTS FOR A C AREER Certification: the issuing of a statement or certificate by a professional organization to a person who has met the requirements of education and/or performance and who meets the standards set by the organization. “The person is certified” Licensure: process by which a government agency authorizes individuals to work in a given occupation. Person must pass a state mandated board exam and maintain certain standards. “The person is licensed.” Registration: process whereby a regulatory body in a given healthcare area administers examinations and/or maintains a list of qualified personnel. “The person is registered.”
C AREER I NTEREST S URVEY http://www.tstc.edu/pyp/
A FTER C OMPLETING THE S URVEY : Pick one of the careers listed on the survey that matched your interests Research your career using the NC Health Career Book provided in the classroom Create a Brochure including the following information: Brief summary of career (1-2 sentences) Education Requirements Career Pathway Entry Level Wage hourly & annual Average annual openings Credentialing Requirements **Due Tomorrow at the Beginning of Class** Be Ready to Present your Brochure