Health Occupations

Program Information Sheet

Description

  • Learn skills to obtain STNA certification in junior year 
  • Work with EKG equipment to obtain certification in EKG 
  • Participate in clinical visits at area nursing homes

Work-Based Learning Opportunity - Advanced Placement

Program Instructor -  Mrs. Tina Deeter and Mrs. Jody Flynn

Contact Instructor

Curriculum Plan Career Tech courses you will be taking along with college credits and certifications available.

Suggested Skills For Success

Certifications Opportunity to earn the following certifications in this program.

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    Description
    Provide or assist with basic care or support under the direction of onsite licensed nursing staff. Perform duties such as monitoring of health status, feeding, bathing, dressing, grooming, toileting, or ambulation of patients in a health or nursing facility. May include medication administration and other health-related tasks. Includes nursing care attendants, nursing aides, and nursing attendants.
    Average Annual Salary
    $29,350
    Education
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    • Bright Outlook
    • Apprenticeships
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    Description
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    Education
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    • Apprenticeships
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    Description
    Perform administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of a physician. Administrative duties may include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding information for insurance purposes. Clinical duties may include taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination, drawing blood, and administering medications as directed by physician.
    Average Annual Salary
    $34,150
    Education
    Postsecondary non-degree award
    • InDemand
    • Bright Outlook
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  • Occupation
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    Description
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    Assist physical therapists in providing physical therapy treatments and procedures. May, in accordance with State laws, assist in the development of treatment plans, carry out routine functions, document the progress of treatment, and modify specific treatments in accordance with patient status and within the scope of treatment plans established by a physical therapist. Generally requires formal training.
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    Education
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    Description
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    Education
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