Healthcare Pathways

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Welcome to the Healthcare homepage.  This page serves as a hub for the Healthcare pathways below.  For specific pathway information, please click on a Healthcare pathway title below. 

  • Medical Assisting (MA)
    Medical Assistants are trained to work alongside physicians, nurses and other health care professionals in a variety of settings. This pathway provides you the skills and knowledge to confidently perform a number of duties ranging from medical insurance/billing, phlebotomy, assisting in minor procedures, and so much more!
  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
    This pathway prepares students to provide basic nursing care to patients throughout the life-span under the supervision of licensed health care professionals.
  • Nursing – Pre-Requisites
    Prepare for one of the most diverse and exciting careers in today’s healthcare field.  There are unlimited opportunities and intangible benefits for those who enter the profession.  This pathway provides you with the skills and knowledge needed to apply for a Nursing program.
  • Medical Simulation – Simulation Technician (SIM Tech)
    Get everything you need to prepare for entry level employment in simulation laboratories. These laboratories are currently being used in nursing instruction, hospital and medical provider training, and emergency response teams. This pathway provides you with the skills and knowledge to implement simulation scenarios, conduct manikin programming, and establish maintenance standards.


Many of today’s hottest careers are in the healthcare field. Big Bend can help you develop the skills and expertise you need to be successful in this high-demand career field. 

 Not sure if a healthcare career is right for you? Click here for some questions to ask yourself before you decide.

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