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Explore health science in a medical setting!
The Advanced Health Science at Lakewood program was a new addition for the 2017-2018 school year. The program is housed in Truman Medical Center (TMC) Lakewood. Advanced Health Science I offers high school juniors an introduction to the medical field, including human anatomy and earning their CPR certification. Advanced Health Science II includes clinical rotations for seniors within TMC Lakewood, including exposure to Geriatrics, Pediatrics, and Physical Therapy. Students can earn their Certified Nursing Assistant along with college credit from the University of Central Missouri and Metropolitan Community College. Over 90% of our Health Science students continue on to college.
About TMC Lakewood
This modern community hospital serves residents of Eastern Jackson County. The hospital's key services include Obstetrics, Orthopaedics, and Geriatricts. The hospital also opened Lakewood Family Birthplace in 2011, which delivers over 1,500 babies annually.