Health Professions

Program Overview

CIP Code: 51.9999

Acquire the skills to be an outstanding member of any health care team in the Health Professions Program. This program offers both theory-based and hands-on learning to prepare students for the challenges of the healthcare industry. Topics covered throughout the program include: anatomy and physiology, ...medical terminology, basic patient care and basic clinical skills. The Health Professions program offers career exploration with opportunities for closer looks at specific health careers. Training offered during the program includes CPR, AED (automated external defibrillator), First Aid and OSHA 10 (Occupational Safety and Health Administration). Job shadowing, cooperative education and Penn College dual enrollment are other excellent opportunities the program boasts. The Academy's Health Professions program is unmatched for those considering a career in health professions.

Health Occupations Students
Jillian Wright

Jillian Wright


Enrollment Process

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Instructor Biography

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Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Certificate, SP2 Safety, CPR/First-Aid Certificate, Pennsylvania Skills Certificate

Employer Partners

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Possible Careers

Many graduates continue their education to pursue careers in nursing, sports medicine, physical therapy (PT), and radiology. You can become a physician’s assistant, physical therapist, occupational therapist (OT), laboratory technician, x-ray technician, medical records coder, registered nurse (RN) or licensed practical nurse (LPN).

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Dual Enrollment Opportunities

Students in this program will have the opportunity to earn dual enrollment credits through Penn College Dual Enrollment program by being concurrently enrolled in Penn College and The Academy.

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Level 1 & 2 students 9:20-11:40, Level 2 & 3 Students 12:40-2:50

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Post-Secondary Opportunities

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