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2013 BUSINESS-Choose Your Healthcare Career (H.S.)

Life Skills:

  • Social & Civic Responsibility
  • Thinking & Reasoning

Time Frame:
2 class periods that run 45 minutes each.

Group Size:
Small Groups


 

Summary:
In a group of 2-3 students, investigate a variety of healthcare careers related to therapeutic services, diagnostic services, health informatics, support services, and biomedical research and development pathways. Choose a Health Care career that your group has an interest in.

Main Curriculum Tie:
Career and Technical Education Introduction
Standard 7 Objective 1

Explore the relationship and impact of healthcare careers and business.

Career Connections:

  • Health Care Careers

Materials:
1 22"x28" posterboard per group
Markers/Colored Pencils/Crayons
Health Care oriented magazines
Scissors
Glue
Computers with Internet capabilities

Attachments

Web Sites

Background For Teachers:
Compile a list of Health Care careers in case the students need ideas for their career health display.

Intended Learning Outcomes:
Using the internet, personal interviews, university recruiters, counselors, professionals, library or other sources; research and explore the following information:
Job Description
Skills Necessary
Education / Training Requirements

  • Type of degree
  • Cost
  • Years
  • Internships
  • Certifications / Licensure
Salary / Benefits
Job Outlook/Placement
Role
Specific Skills / Tasks Perform
Instruments / Equipment
Career Setting (Work Environment)
Pros / Cons
Please be prepared to share with and answer questions from your classmates and teacher, as well as provide sources.

Instructional Procedures:
Group Healthcare Career Exploration Project

In a group of 2-3 students, investigate a variety of healthcare careers related to therapeutic services, diagnostic services, health informatics, support services, and biomedical research and development pathways.

Choose a Health Care career that your group has an interest in.

Using the internet, personal interviews, university recruiters, counselors, professionals, library or other sources; research and explore the following information:

Job Description
Skills Necessary
Education / Training Requirements

  • Type of degree
  • Cost
  • Years
  • Internships
  • Certifications / Licensure
Salary / Benefits
Job Outlook/Placement
Role
Specific Skills / Tasks Perform
Instruments / Equipment
Career Setting (Work Environment)
Pros / Cons

Please be prepared to share with and answer questions from your classmates and teacher, as well as provide sources.

You will create an informative, innovative and unique poster that portrays all of the above information.

Please be prepared to share with and answer questions from your classmates and teacher, as well as provide sources.

Please limit your presentation to one side of a standard 22 x 28 Poster board.

You will be given five minutes to orally present your findings to the class. Be prepared to provide all of the above information, sources, as well as answer any questions.

Get involved with HOSA!
Health Occupations Students of America offers a variety of competitive events were you could get involved in healthcare. Career Health Display is just one of those options. For more info check out:

Career Health Display
http://www.hosa.org/natorg/sectb/cat-iv/chd.pdf

Competitive events
http://www.hosa.org/natorg/sectb/index.html

Extensions:
Have students write a one page paper about a healthcare career they are interested in possibly pursuing.

Author:
Rachel Decker

Created Date :
Sep 09 2013 08:14 AM

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