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 • Stop the Bleed • 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:

-Proficient in math and reading comprehension.

-Basic computer skills

-Minimal absences

-Scheduled home-based CTE days.

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 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 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.