Health Sciences

HOSA

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.