• Health Careers Health Careers (CIP Code 51.0899) 
     
     
    A cluster program with a combination of subject matter and experiences designed to prepare individuals for entry-level employment in a minimum of three related health occupations under the supervision of a licensed health care professional. Instruction consists of core course content with clinical experiences in one or two health related occupations. The core curriculum consists of planned courses for introduction of health careers, basic anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, legal and ethical aspects of health care and communications and at least three planned courses for the knowledge and skills for the occupational area such as medical assisting, unit clerk, nursing assisting, etc.
     
  •  Programs of Study
     Level I
    Safety
    Professional, Legal & Ethical Issues
    Communication
    Infection Control
    Emergency Care & Disaster Preparedness
    Health Care Provide Skills
    Nutrition & Hydration
    Basic Structures & Functions of the Human Body
    Medical Terminology
    Hours
    20
    30
    30
    40
    40
    50
    30
    30
    50
     Level II
    Safety
    Health Care Provider Skills
    Basic Structures and Functions of the Human Body & Related Diseases and Associated Terminology
    Medical Terminology
     Hours
    30
    72
    150
     
    66
     Level III
    Safety
    Professional, Legal & Ethical Issues
    Communication
    Infection Control
    Emergency Care & Disaster Preparedness
    Human Needs & Human Development
    Health Care Provider Skills
    Nutrition & Hydration
    Death & Dying
     Hours
    30
    30
    60
    18
    72
    30
    72
    30
    18
     Level IV
    Safety
    Professional, Legal & Ethical Issues
    Communication
    Infection Control 
    Health Care Provider Skills
    Medical Terminology
    Home Health
     Hours
    20
    30
    30
    36
    66
    82
    96
  • STC has Articulation Agreements with the following post-secondary schools:
    Commonwealth Technical Institute, Crawford County CTC, CTC of Lackawanna County, Fayette County Area
    Vocational Technical School, Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center, Greene County CTC, Greater Johnstown CTC, Harcum College, Huntingdon CTC, Lenape Area Vocational Technical School, Lancaster County Career & Technology Center, Lehigh Carbon Community College, McCann’s School & Business Technology/Hazleton & Pottsville, Mercyhurst College, Northern Tier Career Center, Pennsylvania Institute of Technology, Pittsburg Technical Institute, STC LPN Program, Western Area CTC, Wilkes Barre CTC


    Program Requirements/Costs (approximate)

    Medical Scrub Tops ……………………. $25.00

    Medical Scrub Pants ……………………. $25.00

    Criminal Background Check (Volunteer) ….. No Cost

    Physical Exam …………………..…… Varies

    Tuberculin Skin Test …………………. No Cost

    Program Entrance Recommendations
    Full use of hands

    Ability to bend, push, pull, and lift a minimum of 40 lbs

    Ability to stand for a prolonged period of time

    Ability to work independently and as a team member

    Basic math skills

    Problem solving skills

    Reading and writing skills at grade level