Career Occupational Focus

Dental Assisting

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 09/12/2018

Emergency Medical Responder/Technician

Description

  • Work in a fast-paced, high-demand career, alongside medical professionals
  • Apply pre-hospital procedures utilizing computer and patient simulators
  • Deliver life-saving interventions while awaiting medical resources

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Revised 09/12/2018

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 09/12/2018

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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Medical Assisting

Description

  • Give injections, perform EKGs, wound care, 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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Medical Assisting with Phlebotomy

Description

  • Give injections, perform EKGs and draw blood samples, wound care, and administer medication
  • Collect and preserve laboratory specimens to ensure accurate medical test results
  • 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 09/12/2018

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, work with nurses and other healthcare professionals
  • Engage in hands-on experiences through lab and clinical opportunities in nursing homes and hospitals  
  • Prepare to take the Certified Nurse Assistant Exam at the end of the first semester and the Advanced Unlicensed Assistant Exam at the end of the second semester

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Revised 09/12/2018

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 09/12/2018

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, compounding, clinical, hospital, and nuclear settings

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Practical Nursing

Description

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

PN Clinical Handbook 2017-2018

PN Handbook 2018-2019

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

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Revised 09/12/2018

Professional Dental Assistant

Description

  • Take dental x-rays, create diagnostic models, and practice infection control including sterilization of instruments  
  • Assist dentistry professionals during chairside procedures  
  • Apply skills in coronal polishing and fluoride placement, pit and fissure sealants, and nitrous oxide sedation

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Radiologic Technologist

Description

  • Perform diagnostic imaging procedures in hospital and clinics
  • Provide patient care while utilizing radiation safety protocols
  • Aid physicians in analysis of disease and injury

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
2018-2019 Radiologic Handbook

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Sports Medicine and Therapy Professions

Description

  • Explore careers in Athletic Training, Physical Therapy, Chiropractic Assistant, Occupational Therapy, and Fitness Specialist
  • Work alongside professionals during clinical internship
  • Apply basic concepts of injury recognition and rehabilitation, in addition exercise assessments and plans

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Surgical Technology

Description

  • Assist surgeons during surgery
  • Provide surgeons with instruments, supplies, and equipment during surgical procedures
  • Prepare to take the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) National Examination for the Certified Surgical Technologist

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Vision Care

Description

  • Perform various vision and diagnostic tests
  • Assist ophthalmologists with patient procedures
  • Prepare to take the C.O.A. (Certified Opthalmic Assistant) certification exam (Adults only)
  • Utilize advanced vision care equipment and resources

Revised 09/27/2018