Health and Human Services

The Health and Human Services Pathway exposes students to careers that meet the basic needs of our communities, including the health of individuals and families, assistance with social services, help with preventing and solving problems and striving to provide the highest quality of life possible through wellness and education. Students who choose to go into this growing field will be part of fostering advances in medicine, public health and social services. This pathway gives students several opportunities for hands-on learning in the field. 

Course Options

  • Teacher Education I (grades 11-12)
  • Health & Sport Performance (grades 11-12)

Opportunities in Emergency Care (OEC) Program

  • Emergency Medical Responder (grades 11-12)
  • Emergency Medical Technician 1 & 2 (grades 11-12)
  • Nursing Assistant-Registered (grades 10-12)

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Other Exploratory Courses within the HHS Pathway

  • Child Development 1 and 2 (grades 10-12)
  • First Aid/CPR (grades 9-12)
  • Enhanced EMT Internship (grade 12)
  • Firefighter 1 & 2 Internship (grade 12)
Health and Human Services Pathways
OEC student in back of an ambulance
High school students practicing being a teacher with Woodcrest students
students who passed the registered nursing exam

Health and Human Services Course Descriptions

Opportunities in Emergency Care (OEC) Course Descriptions

OEC is an award-winning medical education program that offers extensive opportunities to students interested in serving others in the healthcare field. We teach EMS (Emergency Medical Services) programs to regional high school students. Students can learn basic First Aid, or become fully prepared for pursuing careers in clinics, hospitals, nursing homes, in-home healthcare, ambulance services, fire departments, etc. through our courses. Students can earn college credits and/or their NREMT (National Registry of Emergency Medical Technician) certification, which enables them to pursue careers in various EMS and healthcare professions. 

Health and Human Services Exploratory Course Descriptions