Health Science Technology

Health Science Technology's aim is to allow individuals to grow in knowledge and skills in the health care areas of interest to them. With the knowledge and skills an individual can feel a sense of accomplishment in serving mankind. 

Health Science
Health Science is a two-year skills program that introduces students to health careers,the basic health sciences, and basic health career skills. In year one, students learn about basic health care skills, legal and ethical health issues, medical terminology, body systems, and health care career possibilities. In Health Science II, the primarily emphasis is to engage students in advanced skills while gaining an in depth knowledge of health care careers, including job shadowing experiences in health care facilities.

Learning Opportunities in Health Science

  • Medical Terminology
  • Effective Communications
  • CPR/First Aid
  • Human Growth and Development
  • Body Systems
  • Universal Precautions
  • Health Care Professions

 

Student Organizations

Health Occupational Students of America (HOSA)

Professional Affilations

Association for Career and Technical Education
Mississippi Association for Career & Technical Education (MS ACTE)

Contact Information

Pam Hindman, Contact Person
Health Science Coordinator
phindman@mde.k12.ms.us

P O Drawer DX
Mississippi State, Ms. 39762

Phone: 601.359.1316
Cell: 662.803.1655
Fax: 601.359.3481

Office of Career and Technical Education      Phone: (601) 359-3461      Fax: (601) 359-3481

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