Health & Wellness
Whether a student’s focus is physical or occupational therapy, behavioral health, nursing, or pharmacy, the Health & Wellness pathway provides students opportunities to explore various Allied Health professions at the aide/technician level. In these courses, students will meaningfully integrate their knowledge and skills with hands-on labs, authentic clinical settings, and industry-grade equipment.
The Health & Wellness Pathway offers four program options:
Introduction to Health Care
Introduces health sciences with an overview of the five pathways that make up the health science cluster. The course addresses the foundation standards including health maintenance, employability skills, teamwork, healthcare systems, communications, and legal issues in healthcare. This course aligns with the Colorado Community College course Intro to Health Care (HPR 123) and Health Care Practices (HPR 124). Concurrent enrollment opportunities may be offered in some sections of this course.
Length / Credit: 1 Semester / 1 Credit (.5 CTE / .5 Life Science)
Certifications: Basic Life Support (BLS) through American Heart Association or American Red Cross CPR/FAS/AED
Concurrent Enrollment: Arapahoe Community College HPR 1040