Mrs. Paula Carothers

Phone: 334-899-3308 ext 6120

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Credentials: Bachelors of Science in Nursing, Florida State University             Associate of Arts in Nursing, Gulf Coast Community College        Associate of Science in Nursing, Gulf Coast Community College     Career/Technical Certification endorsed in Healthcare Science and Technology Registered Nursing License

Mrs. Paula Carothers

Mrs. Kelli McCart

Phone: 334-899-3308 ext 6122

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of Science, Nursing, University of Alabama at Birmingham Registered Nurse

Mrs. Kelli McCart

  • Healthcare Science prepares students to provide healthcare services for the community.  The courses provide a solid foundation for a further education in a wide range of medical and health related careers, including:

    • Doctor
    • Nurse
    • EMT
    • Nursing Assistant
    • Physical Therapist
    • Physician Assistance
    • Veterinarian
    • X-ray Technician

    Program Goals

    The purpose of this program is to provide high school students with: 

    • Introduction into the healthcare system
    • Assistance in making career decisions
    • Entry-level employment in a healthcare job
    • Acceptance in a post-secondary healthcare program
    • Develop students' leadership skills

    Courses Offered:

    Healthcare Science I:

    • Students are introduced to medical terminology
    • Students become CPR/1st Aid certified with American Red Cross
    • Students learn basic safety and standard precaution related to a healthcare setting
    • Student will learn complex skills related to illness while investigating

    Healthcare Science II:

    • Students learn basic nursing skills (vital signs, bed making, and personal hygiene)
    • Students become certified in Infant/Child CPR/1st Aid through American Red Cross
    • Students will participate in a clinical setting at a healthcare facility for 4-6 weeks