Health Science and Medical Technology Sector Information
Sector description: The Health Science and Medical Technology Sector pathways are designed to prepare students for entry level positions as dental assistant in training, medical assistant, health aide or physical therapy aide or related fields. Students study skills as taking and recording of vital signs, processing and mounting radiographs, sterilizing instruments, dental terminology and basic laboratory procedures, front office procedures, patient intake process, Electronic Health Record, clinical procedures, medication administration, diagnostic procedures; communication skills, ethics, legalities, nutrition, fitness, patient observation, environmental and patient safety, body mechanics, patient interaction skills, minor physical therapy exercise, legal liability in the health field and insurance, care and prevention of athletic injuries, investigation, experimentation, data collection and data analysis, all necessary for entry level positions in dental assisting, medical assisting, nursing, physical therapy, sports medicine fields.
Entry Level (w/H.S. diploma)
Technical Level (w/AA or AS or certificate)
Professional Level (w/BA or BS degree)
Dental Assistant in Training
Dental-Lab Technician Trainee
Physical Therapy Aide
Registered Dental Hygienist
Digital Technician - Dental
Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)
Medical Assistant Instructor
Certified Nurse Aide (CNA)
Dental Lab Manager
Associate Director of Sports Medicine
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Click here for the CTE course manual.