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Health Sciences

 

Pathways in Health Sciences

Click here for listing of courses for all pathways.

Pre-Nursing:

PATHWAY DESCRIPTION: A program that prepares individuals for admission to a professional program in Nursing.

 

Pharmacy Technician:

PATHWAY DESCRIPTION: A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of pharmacists, to prepare medications, provide medications and related assistance to patients, and manage pharmacy clinical and business operations. Includes instruction in medical and pharmaceutical terminology, principles of pharmacology and pharmaceutics, drug identification, pharmacy laboratory procedures, prescription interpretation, patient communication and education, safety procedures, record-keeping, measurement and testing techniques, pharmacy business operations, prescription preparation, logistics and dispensing operations, and applicable standards and regulations.

 

Phlebotomy Technician:

PATHWAY DESCRIPTION: A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of physicians and other health care professionals, to draw blood samples from patients using a variety of intrusive procedures. Includes instruction in basic vascular anatomy and physiology, blood physiology, skin puncture techniques, venipuncture, venous specimen collection and handling, safety and sanitation procedures, and applicable standards and regulations.