DFW AHEC DFW Area Health Education Center

AHEC Services
Classroom presentations
AHEC staff will come to your school or organization to deliver a presentation on health careers at no cost.

Enrichment Programs
AHEC offers a variety of health career enrichment programs for disadvantaged and underrepresented minorities, such as our Summer Camp Med and Camp Nurse. The cost to develop and deliver a program for your school or organization will vary depending upon the type of program.

To discuss a program or schedule a presentation contact Rose Chivers (Staff).

H.O.T. Jobs (Health Opportunities in Texas)
This is a cool guide which can be viewed online at www.texashotjobs.org. It can also be obtained from the DFW AHEC office in a soft bound edition. The guide is chocked full of information on over 80 health care careers, the job responsibilities, work environments, growth outlook, length of training/requirements, licensure/certification, salary, education programs available, and professional association affiliations. To Order the Brand New 4th Edition H.O.T. Jobs Guides, click here.

Downloadable Resources
Pathways to a Career in Nursing Chart
Pathways to a Career as a Physician
DFW Area Schools Offering Health Profession Programs

Links For Additional Information On Health Careers
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Discover Nursing
Discover Health Careers
Nurse Source
Texas Workforce Commission - Career Planning & Trends
Travel Nursing
Texas Medical & Dental Schools Application Service

This fun tool may help your students gain a better awareness of themselves and their possibilities.  Have them take this free online interest assessment survey which matches their interests with possible health careers.

HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America)
HOSA provides a unique program of leadership development, motivation, and recognition exclusively for secondary, postsecondary, adult, and collegiate students enrolled in Health Science Technology Education programs. If your school does not have a HOSA chapter, contact www.hosa.org.