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Bio-Medical Class


Is this Academy for you? 
If you have a heart for people and a desire to improve the lives of others, then this may be the academy for you. The Health profession continues to be a growing field with a variety of options to choose from. Check out the information below to see what area of the Health field may be the best fit for you.
HEALTH SERVICES
 
Planning, managing, and providing therapeutic services, diagnostic services, health informatics, support services, and biotechnology research and development. Includes Project Lead The Way Biomedical Science courses.
 
 
 Missouri PLTW
 
 

Therapeutic Services & Rehabilitation
Therapeutic Services is a systematic process and activity designed to remedy, cure or abate some disease, disability or problem. Rehabilitation Services focuses on the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of movement dysfunctions.
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Physical Therapist
  • Recreational Therapist
  • Speech-Language Pathologist

Health Service Professional
This is an individual that provides preventive, curative, promotional or rehabilitative health care services to individuals, families, or communities.
  • Physician/Surgeon
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Physician Assistant
  • Optometrist

Health Support Services
Services are used to provide administrative and clinical support to health care professionals.
  • Dental Assistant
  • Health Services Manager
  • Medical Secretary
  • Home Health Aide
  • Dietary Specialist
Science students
Biotech Research/Informatics & Health Administration
Biotech Research is the use of living systems or organisms to develop and make useful products. Health information informatics is concerned with evaluation, acquisition, implementation and day to day operation of information technology systems in support of all administration and clinical functions within the health care industry.
  • Clinical Informatics Analyst
  • Medical Records Administrator
  • Health Information Management
  • Computer Information Management
  • Case Management
  • Diagnosis and Procedure Coding
  • Hospital/Clinical Administration
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