HEALTH SCIENCE EDUCATION II

Preparing students for careers related to medicine, nursing, health science, and allied health programs, educating today’s students for tomorrow’s health care community.

GRADE: 12 | DUAL CREDIT OPTION

If you’re looking for the opportunity to succeed and have dreams of helping others, then focus on this career.

Employment in this field is projected to increase in demand. This program will equip you with a working knowledge of different occupations within the medical field.

You’ll learn the skills and procedures necessary to function in such health agencies as hospitals, nursing homes, or doctors’ offices.

You can also use this education as a stepping stone to pursue further education in the medical field. And, if you qualify, you’ll even receive a State Nurse Aide Certificate and/or dual college credits.

EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES

  • Vincennes University
  • Indiana Wesleyan University
  • Lincoln Tech (Melrose Park)
  • Ivy Tech Community College
  • Indiana State University
  • Marian College
  • Baker College
  • Purdue Northwest
  • Valparaiso University
  • IUPUI
  • Indiana University Northwest
  • Saint Francis College
  • University of Southern Indiana

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • X-Ray Technician
  • Physician’s Assistant
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • And Many More…

INSTRUCTORS

LORNA MARCUS

CAREER CENTER
Mrs. Marcus is an RN and BSN and studied at Ivy Tech, Ball State and Purdue University Northwest. She has been teaching for 10 years at the career center. She started her career as a CNA 30 years ago and went back to school to get her LPN and RN. She has worked in pediatrics most of her career as a nurse. Her love for educating future healthcare workers and years of experience in the field make her a strong educator at the career center. She also served as a school nurse. She has a large family and grew up in Chesterton. She has a wonderful husband, 3 daughters, a son in law and 3 amazing grandchildren with a fourth on the way. She enjoys running and swimming and feels blessed to have her dream job!

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SUZANNE PHELPS

CAREER CENTER
Mrs. Phelps has her RN and BSN degrees from Purdue University. She has been teaching at the career center for 10 years. She has worked as a nurse in a nursing home, hospital, school and doctor’s office. She has a variety of experiences that help her prepare her students in many aspects of healthcare. She is a member of the Porter County Board of Health and is certified to teach CPR, First Aid and Stop the Bleed. In her spare time she loves to cook, hike, drive her 1982 Jeep Scrambler and spend time with her family. She is a volunteer with the American Red Cross, Valparaiso Parks Department, and Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. She loves being a nurse and she loves teaching future healthcare professionals about medicine!

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