• Health Career Pathways

    PA Department of Labor High Priority Occupation!
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    Students who are interested in helping others, working in a team environment and being a part of a field with a lot of opportunities for growth are encouraged to enroll in the Health Career Pathways program. In this program, students will acquire the skills to be valuable members of any healthcare team. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, more workers are hired in the healthcare industry than in any other industry, and the trend is expected to continue.
     
    Sample Career Skills
     
    Beginner:
    • Understand how healthcare teams communicate, interact and practice
    • Learn industry standard procedures for both patient safety and infection control
    Intermediate:
    • Demonstrate direct patient care skills, including: patient grooming, rehabilitation and restorative care, vital signs and oxygen management
    • Understand human growth and development by visiting and observing early childhood programs
    Advanced:
    • Learn medical terminology and study human anatomy
    • Chart on real-life healthcare flow sheets to record patient data


     
  • Certifications (7) 

    AMCA Medical Assisting Clinical & Clerical Certificate/Medical Assisting Certificate

    AED Certificate

    CPR/First Aid Certificate

    Heartsaver Bloodborne Pathogen Certificate

    OSHA-10 Safety Certificate

    Pennsylvania Skills Certificate

    Personal Care Home Direct Care Staff Certificate/Direct Care Worker Certificate

     
     

    College Credits (3)  

    Earn up to 3 college credits.
     
    Click here for more information on opportunities to earn college credit. 

     

    Workplace Opportunities (15) 

    Some notable partners include: Brandywine Hospital, Delaware County Hospital, Community Volunteers in Medicine, Relative Care, Temple University and more 
     
     
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    The Department of Education provides a CIP Code to approved Programs of Study (POS).  Schools and postsecondary institutions use the CIP code to categorize the POS, outline the scope and sequence of educational offerings and develop a POS task list. Review the task list.  
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