• 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
    Professionalism
    Communication
    Emergency Care & Disaster Preparedness 
    Hours
    0
    56
    76
    68
     Level II
    Human Needs & Human Development
    Moving, Lifting & Positioning
    Health Care Provider Skills
    Nutrition & Hydration
    Basic Structures & Functions of the Human Body
    Death & Dying
    Medical Terminology
     Hours
    20
    5
    31
    5
    176
    3
    120
     Level III
    Professionalism
    Communication
    Infection Control
    Emergency Care & Disaster Preparedness
    Health Care Provider Skills
    Basic Structure & Functions of the Human Body
     Hours
    30
    50
    60
    30
    90
    100
     Level IV
    Medical Terminology 
    Home Health Aide
    Healthcare Provider Skills
    Communication
    Infection Control
    Basic Structure & Functions of the Human Body
     Hours
    100
    60
    100
    25
    25
    50
  • 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)
     
    CPR/FA/AED...............................................$27.00
    Uniforms (Medical Scrubs)...........................$50.00
    Criminal Background Check..........................$22.00
    Documentation of a Physical Exam..................TBA
    Two Step Tuberculin Skin Test (TST)................. $15.00
     
     
     
    Program Entrance Recommendations
     
    Ability to work independently and as a team
    Basic math skills
    Problem solving/troubleshooting skills
    Reading & writing skills at grade level
    Full Use of Hands
    Ability to bend, push, pull, and lift a min. of 40lbs
    Ability to stand for a prolonged period of time