Health Science Laboratory


Health Science Laboratory (2 concurrent periods)


Prerequisite: Successful completion of Introduction to Health Science with a C or better

Juniors, Seniors

Maximum capacity: 15 students per class

Course topics include anatomy, physiology, first aid, basic health care skills, medical terminology, and human relations. Students will work toward CPR certification from the American Heart Association. During the year, students will spend some class time working in the community to apply their skills in a wide variety of health care settings including radiology, laboratory, pharmacy, physical therapy, veterinary care, dietary, dental, and other areas of interest. Students will also have the opportunity to obtain the Certified Nurse's Assistant certification. All students will build personal portfolios, which include job applications, resumes, and cover letters. Fees may apply. Successful completion of a background check and drug screening required for clinicals.

IMPORTANT: To continue enrollment in this course for 2nd Semester each student MUST PASS the hands-on practicum, pass three exams with 80% or higher, and have a grade of at least 70% or higher on all 1st Semester coursework. Students will not be allowed to participate in the 2nd Semester Clinical Experience unless all requirements have been met.

Articulated credit opportunity:

  •  State Fair Community College Course: NURS 114 Nursing Fundamentals I (2 credits hours of articulated credit with B or better in the course)

High School Science Credit:

  • After successful completion of Introduction to Health Science and Health Science Laboratory, students can earn one (1) general science credit toward their graduation requirements.