For more information contact:

Karie Partridge - Health Sciences Instructor

Northwest Technical School
1515 South Munn
Maryville MO 64468
(660) 562-3022

Rory Jackson, Counselor
(660) 562-4153

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Health Science Technology

Health Science Technology Program provides students with a first-hand look at the Health Career options through classroom and lab work as well as job shadowing and clinical opportunities. The students study theory of the human body and systems and practice patient care skills in the lab.

Education for Success
Health Science Technology is a "College Preparatory" program for all medical and health related fields. Students who wish may challenge a state certified exam for licensure. Completion of this class will earn you CPR and First Aid certificates as well as being a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA).

What will you learn?

Health Fundamentals

  • Safety

  • General hygiene care for patients

  • Restorative care and body mechanics

  • Infection control

  • Special measures in the care of the dying and hospice care

  • Nutrition

  • Understanding confusion

Body Structure & Function

  • Anatomy & Physiology of the body's 11 systems

  • Medical Terminology

Career Exploration

  • History of Health Care

  • Team Building

  • Employment Skills

  • Job Shadowing

  • Medical Math

  • ​Research

  • Preparing a Health Career Portfolio

  • Interview Skills

  • Volunteering