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Health Occupations

Female nurse with IV pole Each campus houses state-of-the-art health and nursing labs that provide students with hands-on learning experiences. In addition, PHSC has human patient simulators, which mimic human physiology and respond to medical interventions. The “life-like” mannequins allow students to apply the skills they've learned.

The West Campus in New Port Richey houses state-of-the-art dental labs that provide students with the necessary tools to perfect their occupational skills. The facilities include a dental clinic, two X-ray rooms, and an equipment sterilization area. The Dental Clinic at PHSC offers inexpensive services to the public including dental cleanings, X-rays, fluoride treatments, sealants for children, and deep periodontal scalings. Dental procedures are performed by dental hygiene students under the supervision of instructors who are licensed dental hygienists and a dentist.

EMS program facilities include an ambulance bay with mock emergency room, a fully operational ambulance, and living quarters that simulate home environments. These facilities are located at the West Campus in New Port Richey.

Radiography students at PHSC simulate various image-taking techniques at two fully-energized laboratories on the West Campus in New Port Richey.

Pick up a copy of the Health Careers guide on campus, or view our Health Careers brochure, to help select a program that is right for you.