This program will help prepare students to enter the healthcare field. They will develop knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, and use our technology-enriched medical labs to learn applied skills in infection prevention and control.
This program can be the first step toward a wide variety of healthcare-related careers, by providing opportunities to develop essential knowledge and skills in diagnostic imaging, paramedicine, respiratory therapy, dental, pharmacy and other exciting career options.
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be eligible to receive a SAIT Certificate of Achievement. Course credits earned in this program may also count toward other healthcare programs at SAIT. In addition, students may be eligible to apply for transfer credit at a variety of other post-secondary institutions. For competitive programs, applicants with this credential may stand out from the crowd.
In order to be eligible for a SAIT credential, students must successfully pass the following courses or equivalents with an overage average of at least 50%:
- Math 30-1 or Math 30-2
- English Language Arts 30-1 or English Language Arts 30-2
There may be other pre-requisite or co-requisites required by the school board for admission into this dual-credit program. Check with your local school board for further information.
To qualify for graduation from SAIT, students must pass all courses, attain a CGPA of 2.0 or better and complete the course requirements within the prescribed timelines.
|Course Code||Course Name|
|MEDT 211||Medical Terminology 1|
|PROF 240||Healthcare Professionalism|
|INFC 215||Infection Prevention & Control|
|ANPH 209||Anatomy & Physiology|
|MSIM 001||Medical Simulation Lab|
Students who complete the dual-credit Healthcare Career Essentials are eligible to earn:
- up to 20 high school credits
- a SAIT Certificate of Achievement