Discover Healthcare Careers
This curriculum is a 36-hour/12 day pre-college healthcare career pathways introduction course that allows students to explore a variety of healthcare pathways while at the same time exposing them to a number of college-prep activities in the context of healthcare. It includes a variety of materials such as lesson plans, PowerPoints, and handouts. Topics include: (1) Careers in healthcare; (2) Career assessment; (3) Person-environment fit; (4) Critical healthcare competencies; (5) Applying to college; (6) Financial aid; (7) Admissions; (8) Clinic and hospital tours; (9) National career readiness and work readiness credentials; (10) Job seeking skills; and (11) Goal setting.
This course is designed to prepare students to enter healthcare programs at the community college level. The curriculum fits the context of Health Science career cluster.