Health Careers
Health Careers

About Health Careers

Care for actual patients as you get a jump start on your future health care career. Get the basics in medical terminology, anatomy and physiology while spending time with real health care professionals to see what it's really like working with patients every day. With many exciting course offerings, you'll get to focus on the areas of healthcare that interest you most.

Key Highlights

  • Visit health care facilities for real-life patient care experiences
  • Earn CPR and First Aid certifications
  • Earn certifications in high-demand healthcare careers
  • Wear scrubs and lab coats like the pros


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Students from the Health Career Foundations classes witnessed a live open heart surgery via zoom last week hosted by the Museum of Science and Industry and Christ Medical Center Hospital in Chicago, IL. 

They watched as the cardiothoracic (heart and chest) surgeon performed a Coronary Arterial Bypass Graft (CABG) procedure on a patient with heart disease.  This wrapped up their Cardiorespiratory unit and helped them apply what they have learned in the classroom and lab.