Fort Pierce Westwood Academy’s Health Unit Coordinator program offers a sequence of courses that prepare students for education and careers in the Health Science career field; The program is designed to prepare students for employment as a health unit coordinator. Student learning includes management, planning, finance, technical and production skills, underlying principles of technology, community issues, health, safety, and environmental issues. There are simulated practice labs with standard equipment and supplies used in a health care facility by the health unit coordinator. Students will also complete clinical learning experiences as part of this program.

Areas of study:

  • Designed to prepare students for employment as health unit coordinators or clerks.

  • Transcription of physicians’ orders.

  • Planning, management, finance, technical, and production skills.

    Students gain real-world experience through contact hours in clinical settings at local health science facilities.   These facilities include:

  • Cleveland Clinic

  • Tiffany Hall Nursing Home

Industry Certification includes:

  • Certified Health Unit Coordinator