CTE Programming Offered:
Students at Eastern High School have the option to join the Health Sciences pathway. In addition to project-based learning coursework and the opportunity to earn industry-recognized certifications, Eastern’s students will hear from guest speakers, participate in field trips to industry sites, and complete paid internships.
The pathway empowers students to build knowledge and skills in biomedical science, as well as skills like problem solving, critical and creative thinking, communication, and collaboration. Additionally, the senior-level Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) course is accredited by the Health Department and students will become a licensed EMT if they pass the course and the National Registry Exam.
Internship Opportunities: MedStar Washington Hospital Center, National Institutes of Health, Sibley Memorial Hospital, Rodham Institute at George Washington University
Certifications: CPR/First Aid/AED, Licensed Emergency Medical Technician