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Health Sciences

 

NE Health Sciences

Welcome to the Health Sciences Website!

Teaching students to become Healthcare and Allied Health professionals.

What is Health Sciences?

The Health Science Career Cluster orients students to careers that promote health, wellness, and diagnosis as well as treat injuries and diseases. Some of the careers involve working directly with people, while others involve research into diseases or collecting and formatting data and information. Work locations are varied and may be in hospitals, medical or dental offices or laboratories, cruise ships, medevac units, sports arenas, space centers, or within the community.

Career Pathways

Click the different career pathways for a list of speciality examples.

Biotechnology Research and Development

Workers study diseases to discover new treatments or invent medical devices used to directly assist patients or to improve the accuracy of diagnostic test.

Diagnostic Services

Workers use tests and evaluations that aid in the detection, diagnosis and treatment of diseases, injuries or other physical conditions.

Health Informatics

Workers occupy many different levels of health care related employment. This pathway includes health care administrators who manage health care agencies as well as those individuals who are responsible for managing all of the patient data and information, financial information, and computer applications related to health care processes and procedures.

Supportive Services

Workers provide a therapeutic environment for the delivery of health care. Support Services offers a full range of career opportunities from entry level management, including technical and professional careers.

Therapeutic Services

Workers are focused primarily on changing the health status of the patient over time. Health professionals in this pathway work directly with patients.

Health Science Career Information

NCHSE

NCHSE Curriculum

Career Readiness

Career Readiness ToolkitHabitudes for Career Ready StudentsCareer Ready Practice

 

HEAR + LEARN FROM PROFESSIONALS: Explore Nebraska Companies

Each industry section has a career tour of each business as well as interviews with employees, and business representatives discussing work requirements, education levels, salary and job prospects.

Why Career Readiness?” 3.19 minute video.

 

Nebraska Career Academy Programs

Nebraska Career AcademiesNebraska Career Academy Program Checklist

Links

Vaccines Work

 

Career Cluster Resources

 

Dual Credit Trifold

Nebraska Career Connections

 

Career Cluster: At A Glance

Blended Learning ToolkitNebraska’s BlendEd Definition: Blended learning is an educational model that combines traditional face-to-face/distance classroom methods with online delivery and participation; and an element of student control over time, place, path, and pace.

ListServ

A listserv specially for Health Sciences teacher topics. If you would like to be added to the Health Sciences ListServ, please contact Carol Packard at carol.packard@nebraska.gov