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Over 300 Students Earn Health Science Certifications

Over 300 Students Earn Health Science Certifications
Klein ISD

Over 300 Klein ISD students have earned vital health science certifications through the district’s Career and Technical Education (CTE) Health Science Pathways program, showcasing their readiness to enter the healthcare workforce with essential skills and hands-on experience.

In today’s job market, certifications are crucial for employment and career advancement. Klein ISD’s program provides students with theoretical knowledge, experience, and industry-recognized certifications.

The program emphasizes real-world learning, allowing students to participate actively in clinical rotations, internships, and simulations. They gain practical experience in taking vital signs, providing first aid, and learning medical terminology.

Students can earn certifications such as CPR, Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), Certified Medical Assistant (CMA), Certified EKG Technician (CET), and Pharmacy Technician. Each certification opens numerous career opportunities in healthcare.

These certifications can lead to further education in nursing or other health professions or help students start working immediately. Many students use their certifications to secure jobs, contribute to their communities, and advance in their careers.

As we celebrate the achievements of the students who have completed the rigorous CTE Health Science Pathways, we extend our heartfelt gratitude to the teachers, administrators, and industry partners who have played a pivotal role in making this possible.

Nearly 80 percent of students enrolled in the practicums went above and beyond the curriculum and earned their certifications this year. 

Certification Achievements this Year

  • EKG Certification: 84 percent of students enrolled in the Health Science Diagnostics practicum earned their EKG certification.
  • Pharmacy Technician Certification: With testing still in progress, almost 70 percent of students enrolled in the Pharmacy Technician practicum earned their certification.
  • CMA Certification: An impressive 84 percent of students enrolled in the Certified Medical Assistant practicum earned their certification.
  • EMT Certification: With testing still in progress, almost 70 percent of students enrolled in the Emergency Medical Technician practicum earned their EMT license, with testing still in progress.
  • CNA Certification: 75 percent of students enrolled in the Certified Nursing Assistant practicum earned their CNA certification.

Congratulations to our students and to all who have contributed to this success. Your Klein Family is deeply appreciative of all you do!

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