Career Occupational Focus

Dental Assistant

Description

  • Take dental x-rays, create diagnostic models, and practice infection control including sterilization of instruments  
  • Assist dentistry professionals during chairside procedures  
  • Help patients achieve the best possible smile and oral health

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Revised 04/13/2017

Emergency Medical Technician

Description

  • Work in a fast-paced, high-demand career, alongside medical professionals.
  • Apply pre-hospital procedures utilizing computer and patient simulators.
  • Deliver patient care in a variety of settings.

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Revised 04/21/2017

Health Science Technology

Description

  • Explore a variety of health occupation careers utilizing current health industry equipment  
  • Develop a professional work ethic, medical skills, quality patient care and confidentially  
  • Tour area medical facilities, schools, and volunteer service organizations

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Revised 3/27/2017

Medical Assisting

Description

  • Give injections, perform EKGs and draw blood samples, remove sutures, and administer medication.
  • Develop administrative skills, such as medical coding, billing, insurance, and appointment scheduling.
  • Work alongside nurses, physicians and allied health professionals in diverse medical settings.

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Revised 04/14/2017

Nurse Aide

Description

  • Deliver care to patients of all ages.
  • Apply basic nursing procedures under the supervision of  licensed personnel.
  • Build a solid foundation for future healthcare professions.

Revised 04/14/2017

Nursing Assistant – One Semester

Description

  • Develop skills to deliver patient care in a long term care facility and other health settings. 
  • Engage in hands on training through lab and clinical opportunities.
  • Work as a member of a healthcare team. 

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Nursing Options

Description

  • Apply fundamental skills to deliver supervised patient care  
  • Engage in hands-on experiences through lab and clinical opportunities in nursing homes and hospitals  
  • Work with nurses and other healthcare professionals

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Revised 04/14/2017

Paramedic

Description

  • Perform life saving techniques, including defibrillation and advanced cardiac treatment 
  • Work closely with fire and police departments among other emergency medical personnel 
  • Apply advanced patient care skills in a variety of settings

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Revised 04/26/2017

Pharmacy Technician

Description

  • Master pharmaceutical compounding to fill retail pharmacy prescriptions and prepare intravenous medications  
  • Maintain inventory of medications, verify insurance coverage, and aid the pharmacist 
  • Work in retail, apothecary, clinical, hospital, and nuclear settings

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Revised 04/19/2017

Practical Nursing

Description

  • Perform patient care in hospitals and other health care settings.
  • Work closely with physicians and other health professionals.
  • Develop nursing skills and understand nursing concepts through theory, clinical, and lab experiences.

PN Clinical Handbook 2016-2017
PN Handbook 2016-2017

The Practical Nursing program is approved by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing (OBN) and Oklahoma Department of Career Tech and Education (ODCTE).

Printable Version

Revised 09/13/2016

Radiologic Technologist

Description

  • Use cutting-edge equipment to image the body.
  • Perform diagnostic imaging scans for a variety of health care providers.
  • Aid physicians in analysis of disease and injury.

    Radiologic Technologists are medical personnel who perform diagnostic imaging examinations. They are educated in anatomy, patient positioning, examination techniques, equipment protocols, radiation safety, and radiation protection.
    They specialize in specific imaging techniques in bone densitometry, cardiovascular-interventional radiography, computed tomography, mammography, magnetic resonance imaging, nuclear medicine, quality management, sonography or general radiography.
    Registered Radiologic Technologists (R.T.’s) must complete at least two years of formal education in an accredited hospital-based program or a two-or four year educational program at an academic institution and must pass a National certification examination.
    To remain registered, they must earn continuing education credits. For more information regarding admission policies, refund policies, Tulsa Tech school calendar, or criteria for transfer credit, visit www.tulsatech.edu.

    For more information about the program academic calendar, clinical obligations, grading system or graduation requirements, click the link “Radiologic Handbook” on this Fact Sheet.
    Program Mission, Goals, & Student Learning Outcomes            
    Program Effectiveness Data
    Mammography Policy
    MRI Safety Policy
    2016-2017 Radiologic Handbook

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Revised 4/18/2017

Sports Medicine and Therapy Professions

Description

  • Explore sports medicine related careers including athletic training, physical therapy, chiropractic assistant, occupational therapy, and fitness specialist.
  • Work with professionals in the above areas during clinical internship.
  • Understand basic concepts of injury recognition and rehabilitation as well as exercise assessments and plans.

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Revised 04/18/2017

Surgical Technology

Description

  • Work with surgeons before, during, and after surgery.
  • Provide surgeons with instruments, supplies, and equipment during surgical procedures. 
  • Maintain high standards of sterile technique during procedures.

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Revised: 04/18/2017

Vision Care

Description

  • Perform various vision and diagnostic tests
  • Assist ophthalmologists with patient procedures
  • Utilize advanced vision care equipment and resources

Printable Version

Revised 04/18/2017