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What is the Health Science career cluster?Place Cluster Icon Here An introduction to the Health Science Career Exploration Module… Copyright © Texas Education Agency, All rights reserved
About the cluster… One of the 16 National Career ClustersInvolves planning, managing, and providing patient care by: Researching Diagnosing Treating And providing preventative care Has 5 career pathways Copyright © Texas Education Agency, All rights reserved
Health Science 5 Career PathwaysTherapeutic Services Primarily focused on changing the health status of the patient over time Ex: Physicians, Nurses and Therapist Diagnostic Services Primarily focused on detection, diagnosis and treatment of diseases and disorders Ex: Physicians, Technologist and Technicians Health Informatics Primarily focused on management of departments, agencies and patient data Ex: Administrators, Unit Coordinators and Clerks Therapeutic-PlanAssess and monitor patient status, and develop treatment plans. 2. Perform procedures and treatments, and evaluate their effects. 3. Communicate with a team of other health service workers to provide care over time. 4. Provide rehabilitative care Diagnostic_Plan, prepare, perform, evaluate, and report results of different medical procedures. 2. Assess and evaluate patient status. Health Informatics: Collect, document, analyze, study, code, categorize, organize, and process patient and health information. 2. Enter, retrieve, extract, maintain, and transfer information, often using computer systems and other electronic equipment. 3. Understand routes and flow of information within the health care facility. Copyright © Texas Education Agency, All rights reserved
Health Science 5 Career PathwaysSupport Services Primarily focused on providing a therapeutic environment for the delivery of health care Ex: Facilities Design/Mgt, Nutritionist, Dietitian Biotechnology Research and Development Primarily focused on discovery, research and development for new diagnostic testing, new treatments and medical devices to improve patient care Ex: Engineering, Specialized Scientists, Researchers and Quality Control Technicians Support services- Purchase, supply, repair, and maintain general and medical equipment. 2. Provide food items or other products for use by patients and health care personnel. 3. Clean and maintain health care facility. 4. Transport patients and/or materials. 5. Provide materials and services to maintain patient and employee safety Biotech-Use complex chemical, mathematical, and statistical formulas to analyze data. 2. Perform and evaluate scientific experiments in areas of biology, microbiology, chemistry, biochemistry, genetics, and bioinformatics. 3. Develop and evaluate complex medical models, equipment, and instruments. Copyright © Texas Education Agency, All rights reserved
Traits of all good Health Care WorkersStrong background in math and science & commitment to learning Dependability Great communication skills Very detail-oriented and organized A calling to care for others High level of integrity Willingness to work with others Copyright © Texas Education Agency, All rights reserved
Multidisciplinary TeamTeam set up to work together using their areas of expertise to find solutions to problems effecting patients care and safety. Team members may come from all pathways of health care. In almost every instance a patient will be taken care of by a team of health care members. Copyright © Texas Education Agency, All rights reserved
Career Ladder in Health CareAide--usually on-the-job training Assistant--up to 1 year of classroom and clinical preparation followed by State and/or National testing requirement Technician--a 2 year community college or vocational training program followed by State and/or National testing requirement; many times results in an Associate degree Technologist--3 to 4 years training in a college program followed by State and/or National testing requirement; may result in a Bachelors or other advanced degree Professional--4 year degrees such as Bachelors, or advanced degrees such as Masters or Doctorate Copyright © Texas Education Agency, All rights reserved
Fastest growing Health Science Cluster careers (2006 –2016)Personal, Home Health and Home Care Aides Medical Assistants Substance Abuse and Behavior Disorder Counselors Physical Therapists and P. T. Assistants Pharmacist and Pharmacy Technicians Dental Hygienists Registered Nurses Copyright © Texas Education Agency, All rights reserved
Top 10 Career Cluster CareersPhysician Assistants Medical Scientists Medical Records Technicians Pharmacist Physical Therapists Social Workers Medical Transcriptionist Clinical Laboratory Technicians Medical and Health Managers Mental Health Counselors Copyright © Texas Education Agency, All rights reserved
Career Exploration ModulePlace Cluster Icon Here Health Science
Let the Fun Begin!!! Assignment #1 Career Pathway Matching ActivityCopyright © Texas Education Agency, All rights reserved
Sources www.careerclusters.org http://explorehealthcareers.org/en/homeCopyright © Texas Education Agency, All rights reserved
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