The first course introduces students to careers available in the health field, basic anatomy and physiology, and basic patient care skills. Students will be trained to be entry-level general basic health-care assistants and trained in CPR and first aid. The second course will expose students to advanced skills in the various health occupations and the basic health-care sciences. Students will participate in shadowing experiences at health-care facilities. They will be trained to work as entry-level assistants in various health occupations and will be certified in CPR at the health-care provider level. Upon completion of the second course, students are eligible to take the CNA licensure exam. HOSA is the student organization for competition and scholarships.