Health Occupations

To introduce students to careers in the health care industry. Students will be introduced to jobs in the medical areas such as: pharmacy, dental, nursing, physical therapy, veterinarian sciences, EMT, and more.

Introducing health care occupations into middle school curriculum is crucial for several reasons. Firstly, it exposes students to diverse career paths within the healthcare industry, fostering early exploration and interest in these professions. Understanding health care occupations also promotes health literacy and awareness, empowering students to make informed decisions about their well-being and healthcare options. Additionally, learning about health care careers instills compassion, empathy, and a sense of social responsibility in students, encouraging them to consider professions that directly contribute to improving the lives of others. By integrating health care occupations into middle school curriculum, we not only prepare students for potential careers in healthcare but also cultivate a generation of individuals committed to promoting health and wellness in their communities.