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The latest ideas, tips, and trends for CTE, career readiness, business education, and computer applications teachers.

Health Science | NREMT

By: Bri Stauffer
September 1st, 2022

The National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) emergency medical responder (EMR) certification evaluates a student’s proficiency in the skills and knowledge  needed to respond to emergency calls, assist those who need medical attention, and perform basic lifesaving procedures.

Health Science | Health Science Textbooks | Medical Terminology

By: Bri Stauffer
August 31st, 2022

Medical terminology is an essential subject for every health science student. To work in any healthcare career, your students need to understand and properly use terms related to the human body and the industry. On top of that, medical terminology is a fundamental part of every health science certification! So when it comes to teaching such a critical topic to your students, you want a great resource to support your curriculum. With so many options out there, how do you know which one is the best?


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Health Science | Health Science Textbooks | Textbooks | NREMT

By: Brad Hummel
August 18th, 2022

Imagine responding to a medical emergency without the skills and knowledge necessary to make life-saving decisions. These are the situations that your students face if they don’t receive the correct information to become certified as Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs).

Career and Technical Education (CTE) | Health Science

By: Bri Stauffer
August 16th, 2022

There are five overarching industry pathways for CTE students interested in pursuing a career in healthcare.

Career and Technical Education (CTE) | Health Science

By: Mike Cescon
July 21st, 2022

If you’re new to teaching high school health science, you probably feel overwhelmed trying to find the best curriculum for your course. After all, with so many textbooks and lesson plans out there, where do you begin? And how do you know you’re making the right choice?

Health Science | NCHSE | Diversified Health Occupations

By: Brad Hummel
June 30th, 2022

As a teacher in a CTE health careers program, there’s a good chance you’ll be asked to teach a course on the foundations of health science. Health Science Foundations is one of the most common courses future medical workers take because it introduces them to many of the core concepts they’ll need to succeed.