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 a 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. 


    Employment opportunity:

    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

    Medical Assistant 

    Medical Receptionist

    Health Aide

    Physical Therapy Aide

    Dental Assistant

    Registered Dental Hygienist

    Dental Technician

    Digital Technician - Dental

    Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)

    Medical Assistant Instructor

    Lab Technician

    Certified Nurse Aide (CNA)

    Dental Lab Manager

    Associate Dentist


    Ultrasound technician


    Physician Assistant


    Physical Therapist

    Associate Director of Sports Medicine

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