High School Diploma with Healthcare Classes
Start working towards a career in Healthcare while you earn your high school diploma online with Penn Foster High School. Our healthcare pathway program can help work toward a diploma or degree in healthcare, and help you get ready for a job in the healthcare field. Your electives are transferable to a Penn Foster career diploma program in Medical Administrative Assisting
, Medical Transcription
, or Medical Billing and Coding
Did you know the healthcare industry is projected to grow over 18% by 2028?¹
Understand the important aspects of good human relations and basic administrative tasks.
Law, Ethics, and Confidentiality
Explore the various legal and ethical issues that healthcare professionals face, along with confidentiality and security obligations.
Body Systems/Terminology 1
Learn about the fundamentals of medical terminology, for all systems of the human body.
Body Systems/Terminology 2
Dive deeper into systems, organs, diseases, and procedures used to diagnose and treat diseases.
Discuss pharmacology basics including calculating basic pharmacology mathematics and dosages and identifying medications related to different body systems.
As you know this is an online academic program. This means you will need access to high-speed internet to begin your program. In addition, you will need access to a Microsoft® Windows® based computer running Windows 10® or later or an Apple® Mac® computer running macOS® or later, access to a word processing program to complete written assignments, and an email account to complete this program with Penn Foster.
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¹ BLS News Release, Employment Projections 2018-2028.