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Health Careers

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 CIP Code: 51.9999

Instructors: Mrs. Cline, Mrs. Lenig-Zerby



Students in the Health Careers program explore a variety of health professions to develop an awareness of job opportunities in the field. Students develop skills needed to perform effectively in entry-level positions and receive a good foundation for continued study. Students in the Health Careers program learn patient care, first aid and laboratory skills. Special emphasis is placed on basic clinical procedures, infection control, standard precautions and communication skills as it relates to health care providers. Students are also given instruction in the sciences related to this field including medical terminology, anatomy, and laboratory techniques. Students have the opportunity to choose pathways that can lead to certifications in nursing assistant, Heartsaver CPR, Health Care Provider CPR, First Aid, Pediatric First Aid and Assistant Living Caregiver. Six (6) college credits in Medical Terminology and Allied Health can be earned.

 

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 Competencies 

 Possible Careers 

  • Nursing Assistant
  • Patient/Care Assistant
  • Assisted Living Caregiver
  • Home Health Aide
  • Registered Nurse
  • Radiologist
  • Therapy Occupations

 Potential Certifications 

  • PA Skills Certificate (NOCTI)
  • Nursing Assistant
  • Assisted Living Care Giver
  • Pediatric First Aid
  • Heart Saver CPR
  • Health Care Provider CPR
  • Adult First Aid
  • Community Emergency Response Training (CERT)

 Statewide Articulation Agreements