Community Health Pathway-Allied Health
This program helps students engage in community health issues through hands-on experiences that have a positive impact in the community. Students will learn medical terminology and medical abbreviations, ethical and professional behavior and anatomy and physiology of the human body. Students will also be able to connect these skills through experience in extended care, outpatient, acute clinical and other community health settings.Sample Career Skills
- Gain hands-on experience through rotations across a wide variety of clinical settings, which may include: hospitals, ambulances, extended care, clinics and outpatient settings
- Learn about infection control and isolation precautions, such as: gowning, gloving and masking
- Learn proper body mechanics for patient transfer techniques
- Measure and record vital signs, such as: taking temperatures, pulse, respirations and blood pressure
- Perform CPR
- Learn the medical terminology and communication skills necessary to engage with members of the community and medical staff
- Practice academic and writing skills, such as: clinical reflections, research paper and APA style, which gives students a competitive advantage in post-secondary pursuits
OSHA 10 Hours
American Heart Association CPR for Health Care Providers
CPR & AED for Adult, Child, Infant
FEMA National Incident Command (NIMS) 100, 200, 700, 800
College Credits (3)Earn up to 3 college credits.
Workplace Opportunities (4)Placement opportunities include: the Coatesville Veterans Affairs Medical Center and more!