HEALTH ASSISTANT EMPLOYABILITY
- Develop medical assisting skills using high-tech equipment found in today’s health care facilities
- Experience live clinical instruction at long-term care facility
- Practice medical assistant skills in a high tech SIM lab
- Emergency Care
- Nutrition & Hydration
- Human Body & Diseases
- Infection Control
- Human Needs & Development
- Moving, Lifting & Positioning
- Medical Terminology
- ACT National Career Readiness
- American Heart Association Health Care Provider CPR
- American Heart Association First Aid
- Certified Nurse Aide Licensure
- National Safety Compliance: Safety Orientation for Health Care
- National Safety Compliance: Blood Borne Pathogens
- National Safety Compliance: HIPPA Training
Students will be able to take their Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) License exam when they are a senior and have completed the 150 hour course within the program.
Students who earn CNA certification while attending postsecondary schools can earn as much as $10 or more per hour.
Pennsylvania College of TechnologyGJCTC Program: Health Assistant Credits Given: 5
Allegheny College of MarylandGJCTC Program: Health Assistant Credits Given: 5
Pennsylvania Highlands Community CollegeDegree: Associates of Applied Science Technology Management Credits Given: 15 credits
PA SOAR Program
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To Qualify For Free SOAR Credits Offered at Participating Colleges:
- Students must be enrolled in an approved Program of Study (POS) in the PDE SOAR program.
- Students are expected to prepare for both college and a career by taking college prep academics, for example: College Prep English or Algebra II by junior year.
- Students must achieve a 2.5 GPA in the CTE program.
- Students must score competent or advanced on the end-of-CTE-program test called the NOCTI, which is taken during the spring semester of senior year of high school.
- Students must complete the SOAR statewide articulation competency list for their Program of Study.
The most important decision students make is deciding which career path they would like to take. Greater Johnstown Career & Technology Center can help students do just that. We work with students to analyze occupational trends and match it with their particular talents and interests to help them identify the right path. Whether it’s a path that leads to college, the military, or directly into the workforce after high school, GJCTC fully prepares students for the future.