The prevention, treatment, and management of illness and the protection of mental and physical well-being are services provided by health care professionals. The Allied Health program provides instruction in a variety of health-related occupations under the instruction of two Registered Nurses. Included are clinical experiences in health-related careers. There are multiple certifications available, with the opportunity to enter into high paying, entry level positions upon graduation, or pursue post-secondary education.

Technical Skills:

Anatomy and Physiology • Medical Terminology • Nurse Aide training/certification • Introduction to Allied Health • Diversified Health Occupations • More than 75 hands-on client care skills

Professional Skills:

Professionalism • Communication •Leadership • Critical Thinking • Organization • Teamwork

Career Opportunities or Field Positions:

Licensed Practical or Registered Nurse • Occupational Therapist (or Assistant) • Physical Therapist (or Assistant)
• Speech Therapist • Radiologist/Ultrasound Technician • Phlebotomist • Nurse Aide • Surgical Technician

What Certifications can I earn?

CPR and AED Training • Nurse Aide Registry – PA • Direct Care Provider Certificate – PA • OSHA for Healthcare

What College Credits can I earn?

Click here for information on how you can earn college credits while in your Career Tech program.

Program Requirements and Expectations:

Students need to be proficient in math and reading comprehension.

Uniform Requirements:

Professional Attire:
Black scrubs (shirt and pants) and Non-canvas, skid resistant shoes. (Not available from the school store).

Teacher Directed Semi-Professional Attire (For select Fridays and Special Activities):
CareerTech blue or gray t-shirt, zip fleece. These uniforms may be ordered online or purchased at the school store.

Jeans without holes and program approved shoes.

 

Out-of-Pocket costs:

School Uniform

Lab Kit – Approximately $150

Student Organizations?

Students may join the HOSA (Health Occupations of America) student organization. HOSA provides a unique program of leadership development, motivation, and recognition to students enrolled in health science education and biomedical science programs or have interests in pursuing careers in health professions. Visit http://www.hosa.org/ for more information.

What else should I know?

Level 3 students have the potential to complete work-based learning through the cooperative education program.

Sharla Dunlap

Ms. Dunlap is a graduate of Penn State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing. Her industry experience includes working more than 20 years in a wide variety of health care settings.

Marla Moore

Ms. Moore is a graduate of Penn State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Health
Policy and Administration, and an Associate degree in Nursing. She has over 25 years’
experience working as an RN in a wide variety of health care settings. Ms. Moore also has her
Administrator Director Certification.