Health Sciences

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    Mt. Whitney High School
     
    900 S. Conyer
    Visalia, CA 93277
    (559)730-7602
     
    Principal: Rick Hamilton
     
     
     
     

    Academy Introduction

    The Academy of Health Sciences (AoHS) is affiliated with Linked Learning and Project Lead the Way (PLTW), and offers students interested in a health-related occupation the exciting opportunity to explore their passion beginning in high school. Students in the AoHS will complete a rigorous high school program that will help prepare them for both career and educational opportunities in the healthcare field. Students in the academy complete English, science, and career-themed courses together as a cohort, and these courses include integrated projects that help students come to a more complete understanding of the topics related to health care. 

     

    Careers in Health Sciences

    Acupuncturist
    Medical Assistant
    Anesthesiologist
    Medical Imaging Tech
    Athletic Trainer
    Nurse
    Biomedical Engineer
    Ophthalmologist
    Chiropractor
    Orthopedic Surgeon
    Dental Assistant
    Pharmacist
    Dentist
    Plastic Surgeon
    Dietitian
    Psychiatrist
    Family Physician
    Radiologist
    Forensic Scientist
    Surgeon
    Kinesiologist
    Veterinarian


    Career Themed Courses

    Health Careers Exploration
    Anatomy & Physiology
    Global Health
    Biotechnology
    Medical Interventions
     

    Unique Work-Based Learning Experiences

    Students will participate in unique opportunities that include frequent guest speakers from a wide range of health occupations, workplace visits, job shadows, and internships through local healthcare providers. Students will also have the opportunity to earn certifications such as first aid, CPR, Medical Assistant (MA) and Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), and we are working on obtaining other certifications in the next three years. The AOHS is ideal for students who like to work with people and who would like to pursue advanced training, education, and a career in healthcare.

     
     
     
     
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