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Health Science program seeks to meet present and predicted needs for health care workers within a health care delivery system that is characterized by diversity and changing technologies. It is a program that recruits qualified and motivated students and prepares them for pursuit of appropriate health careers.

Topics covered include observational skills, crime scene investigations and evidence collection, the study of hair and fibers, fingerprints, DNA fingerprinting, blood and blood splatter, toxicology, anthropology and the study of death processes. Hands on activities go with each unit- such as learning how to take fingerprints and identify the patterns, using DNA fingerprinting to determine who committed a crime, learning how blood acts on different surfaces and at different angles, and preforming a pig autopsy. 

More advanced studies from Forensics I. Topics may include interrogation and forensic reporting, arson and fire investigation, explosion, physical trauma, physiology of alcohol and poisons, forensic odontology, forensic entomology, cybercrimes, serial killers, and criminal profiling. 

This course has a lot of hands on labs and is based on learning and using laboratory skill. Skills learned include keeping a lab notebook, using a pipet and micropipet, electrophoresis equipment, working with DNA, transforming bacteria, making copies of DNA, studying proteins, leanring about microorganisms, and studying and testing for GMO’s.  

This course is a requirement for taking Nursing fundaments. Topics include, health care decision making, effective communication, learning agency finances, teamwork, wellness, safety procedures, infection control and CPR.

Beginning nursing skills with a more hands on approach. Clinicals in the spring semester give students a feel of a doctor’s office/vet/dental, etc. of their choice. CNA certification course 

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