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A cluster program designed to provide students instruction in a variety of health-related occupations under the supervision of a licensed health care professional. Instruction consists of core course content with clinical experiences in health related occupations. Certifications are available in nursing, medical and dental assisting. Students will also receive emergency medical training in the course of their studies. Opportunities could exist for students to enter directly into high paying entry-level positions locally or to articulate into local Practical Nursing (LPN) programs were applicable.
College in the High School – Harrisburg Area Community College – 6 credits
AH 140 – Intro to Allied Health – 3 credits
BIOL 105 – Medical Terminology – 3 credits
Program of Study (POS) Statewide Articulations
Lenape Area Vocational Technical School Practical Nursing Program – 2 credits
Commonwealth Technical Institute – 12 credits
Pennsylvania Institute of Technology – 6 credits
Wilkes-Barre Area Career & Technical Center – 2 to 3 credits
Greater Johnstown Career & Technical Center – 3 credits
Crawford County Vocational Technical School
Practical Nursing Program – 2 credits
Lackawanna College – 1 credit
Lancaster County Career and Technology Center – 1 to 2 credits
Fayette County Area Career and Vocational - Technical School
Practical Nursing Program – 5 credits
Greater Altoona Career and Technology Center – 3 to 6 credits
Greene County Career and Technical Center – 3 credits
Western Area Career & Technology Center – 2 to 3 credits
HACC – 7 credits
Career Technology Center of Lackawanna County – 3 credits
Northern Tier Career Center – 1 to 2 credits
Harcum College – 8 credits
Lawrence County Career and Technical Center Practical Nursing Program –
Mercyhurst College – 10 credits
Harrisburg Area Community College - 6 credit
NOCTI Recommended College Credit Awards
Pass your written NOCTI assessment to receive your recommended credit waiver:
3 credits - Recommended to be awarded in Nursing Assistant
Program Requirements and Expectations
Scrubs are required to be worn on a daily basis starting after the first week of the semester.
Scrubs can be purchased at Super Shoe, Walmart, The Dollar Tree, Wogans Professional Uniforms, etc.
New students must purchase Level 1 kit for $70, due within the first week of the semester.
Level 2 students entering nurse aide training and continuing nurse aid must be aware that they can have no discipline issues or behaviors that affect the credibility and/or integrity of the program.
Level 2 students entering nurse aide training must also have a 75% or better grade average and an excellent attendance record.
Anticipated costs for Level 2 and/or nurse aide students are: $10 for Mantoux TB test; $10 for criminal background check; $102 for nurse aide examination (reimbursed by student’s employer after student is employed by long term care facility for a given amount of time); $25 for field trip to the Holocaust Museum in Washington, DC.