Health Science Education

Published: 9/21/2016 2:14 PM

To prepare secondary students to apply academic technical knowledge for entry level employment into a health science career and/or postsecondary education based upon completion of comprehensive career planning activities, a rigorous and coherent sequence of related courses, national skill standards and rich work-based learning experiences.

Career Pathways
Career Pathways are systemic frameworks for transforming our educational institutions by proactively addressing the needs of students and employers across the learning continuum.​
Kentucky Nurses Association
KNA provides possibilities in the Nursing Career and more information on their site.
National Consortium for Health Science Education
NCHSE collaboratively defines and advances the framework of health science education.
KOSSA Standards
Documents which provides common language, goals and reference points for employers, students and educators for this program area.

Student Organizations
Links to the state and national student organizations for Health Science.
University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center
This site provides links to all of UK's medical schools and services, including: the College of Medicine, the College of Nursing, the College of Dentistry, the College of Health Services, the College of Pharmacy, and the College of Public Health.
Contains information on the options within the U of L School of Medicine and links to the Kentucky Area Health Education Centers, Kornhauser Library and the Physician Placement Service.
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Office of Career and Technical Education
500 Mero Street, 20th Floor CPT
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 564-4286
Fax (502) 564-2241