In the Health Occupations program, students will learn core skills essential to a successful career in the health field and will be introduced to three exciting pathways:
- Emergency Medical Technician
- Medical Assisting
- Nurse Assisting
During their junior year, students will complete a six week rotation with each of the three healthcare instructors, learning the basics of each area. At the end of the first semester as juniors, students will be able to choose, based on various criteria, their specialty area of concentration for the remainder of their junior year and their senior year. They will earn additional certifications and college credits.
Virtual Open House
Information about our programs and our virtual open house can be found at https://mypath.scctc.org/
This non-traditional education experience will provide clinical exploration that will allow students to investigate and observe healthcare careers in a variety of healthcare facilities.
Experience and Skills Gained
- CPR (BLS-Healthcare Provider Certification)
- First Aid Certification
- Vital signs
- Body mechanics
- Personal care
- Infection control
- Capillary (finger) sticks
- Intake and output
- Patient positioning
- Medical terminology
- Medical law and ethics
- Simple lab procedures
Opportunities After Graduation
Seniors who complete the specialty area of concentration and meet academic and attendance requirements can earn scholarships.
College Scholarship Opportunities
$3,000 scholarships are available from Clark State Community College and Sinclair Community College to qualified students.
It is recommended that students complete Algebra 1 and Biology before enrolling in this program. It is also recommended that students take Anatomy and Physiology as a science credit while attending CTC.