Diagnostics Program Overview

Diagnostic healthcare professionals use instruments to aid in the detection, diagnosis and treatment of diseases, injuries, or other physical conditions.

Get Actual Experience

  • Perform dermal puncture and venipuncture
  • Test blood & body fluids using medical equipment
  • Grow & study bacteria & learn about new superbugs
  • Practice diagnostic tests using sonography & electrocardiography equipment
  • Perform respiratory assessments and treatments
  • Potential to earn a phlebotomy internship & certification
  • Earn CPR certification

Get a Foundation in...

  • Anatomy & physiology
  • Cardiovascular testing
  • Diagnostic imaging (radiology, MRI, CT scan, nuclear medicine, ultrasound)
  • Clinical Laboratory methods & equipment
  • Phlebotomy (dermal puncture and venipuncture)
  • Respiratory care
  • Scientific research & writing

Explore Careers

Sample a variety of health careers through job shadows in clinical settings and field trips

Potential Careers
 

  • Cardiovascular Technologist
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonographer
  • Medical Laboratory Technologist
  • Phlebotomist
  • Microbiologist
  • Nuclear Medicine Technologist
  • Pathologist
  • Radiologist
  • Respiratory Care Practitioner
  • Medical Assistant

Certifications

  • BLS - Basic Life Support - Healthcare Provider CPR

  • Students may qualify (age, test, attendance, rec) for a phlebotomy internship and then are qualified for a certification as a Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT)

    • (must be 18 years old before end of school year, then complete internship and then pass exam to get certification)