No Stethoscope Required

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Program Details:

Event Components:

This prerecorded event explores various non patient facing careers in healthcare and the education & training required to secure a career in the industry.

Service Area:

Health & Human Services


Iowa Students

State Standards Covered:

  • 4.3.2 Compare careers within the health science career pathways (diagnostic services, therapeutic services, health informatics, support services, or biotechnology research and development).

Example Assessments:

Please see attached Example Assessment

For Educators & Students:

Pre-Event Questions to Consider

  • What types of non-patient facing roles exist in healthcare?

  • What are the benefits of working in non-patient facing roles in healthcare?

  • What are some considerations when pursuing a career in healthcare?

  • Do non-patient facing careers require previous healthcare experience?

Post-Event Questions to Consider

  • What are the advantages of working in a non-patient facing role in health care?

  • What is the career outlook for non-patient facing healthcare careers?

  • What education and training is necessary for these roles?

  • If a student is interested in a non-patient facing role, what are their next steps?