Votech school

Health Science Education

Cluster: Health Science
Pathway: Therapeutic Services
Concentration: Therapeutic Services
credential: West Virginia State Nursing Board: Certified Nursing Assistant
Direct Care Worker, CPR & First Aid, HIPPA, and Phlebotomy

Course Offerings

Foundations of Health Science(Core)
Advanced Principles of Health Science
Clinical Specialty I & II
Body Structures and Functions
Medical Terminology
Essentials of Addiction and Prevention

Sample Careers in Health Services

Phlebotomist, Electrocardiograph Technician, Cerfitied Nursing Assistant,
Home Health Assistant, Cardiac Monitor Technician, Long Term Care Assistant,
Clinical Data Specialist, Data Coordinator, Health Unit Clerk.

Salary Range

$20,000 - $40,000
Salary influenced by level and degree of education and certification.

This course of study is designed to provide students an opportunity to acquire
a basic knowledge of health care. Students may choose to attend the concepts,
fundamentals, and terminology courses as a foundation for the professional pathway,
or they may opt for the clinical experiences in addition to the other courses to
prepare them for the skilled and entry level career paths.

Sudents may now choose to attend the entire course of study or enroll for the new EKG and Phlebotomy courses only. Health Services Assistant has expanded from a one year course of study to a two year course of study. This will allow students to take advantage of the new offerings while providing them with the opportunities to fulfill their career choices. Students interested in this course of study must show proof of immunization including Hepatiitis B vaccine. Those completing the long-term care component and successful completion of CPR may be recommended to take the state nursing assistant examination.