Mercy Hospital and Health Care Center
710 South Kenwood Avenue
Moose Lake, MN 55767
The Health Occupations program is a year long program offered through
Mercy Hospital and Health Care Center. This program exposes students to a
wide variety of health related careers. Students participate in 4
different classes within the program.
Students complete 40 hours of mandatory coursework and a state test to become certified First Responders in their community.
Career Exploration is an introductory course to various health
occupations. The course includes classroom experiences as well as the
shadowing of multiple disciplines. Students receive basic information on
health care professions in order to make informed career choices.
The Nursing Assistant class introduces concepts of basic human needs;
health/illness continuum and basic nursing skills in long term care
environments as well as basic nursing principles in caring for the
client at home. Skills are taught in a simulated laboratory setting
utilizing demonstration and role-playing. Upon successful completion of
classroom studies, the student will participate in 24 hours of
supervised clinical experience in a long-term care facility.
The Medical Terminology course provides a foundation of basic medical
terms used in the health care field. This class is worth 1 college