Health Science Technology

With today’s fast growing medical profession, now is a great time to consider a career in health care. This program will assist you in getting a jump start in the financially rewarding health career or an edge in your post‐secondary health field studies.

Many students continue their education and become Pediatric Nurses, Surgical Techs. and Vet Techs. Students can also prepare for careers in Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Medical Office areas, along with many other medical specialties. This pre‐nursing course gives you an opportunity to gain valuable hands‐on clinical experience in a health care setting where you will care for patients and practice your skills under the supervision of a Registered Nurse.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the nursing profession will add more than 711,900 jobs by 2020.

Courses of Study
 
• Basic Nursing Skills
• Emergency Care
• CPR and First Aid
• Communication
• Infection Control
• Anatomy
• Medical Terminology
• Nursing Assistant
• Home Health Assistant
• Medical Office Assistant
Career Paths
 
• Nurse Assistant
• Home Health Assistant
• Nurse LPN/RN
• Occupational Therapy Asst
• Pharmacy Tech
• Physical Therapy Assistant
• Respiratory Therapist
• Surgical & X‐Ray Tech
• Vet Tech

 


Certifications
• American Red Cross CPR/AED
• American Red Cross First Aid
• Nurse Assistant
• Home Health Assistant
 
Articulated Credits
• Statewide
• Newport Business Institute
Post‐Secondary Opportunities
• CCAC
• LaRoche College
• Shadyside School of Nursing
• Sanford‐Brown Institute
• West Penn School of Nursing
• University of Akron
• Waynesburg College
• Westmoreland County CC