NORTHWEST CAREER & TECHNICAL CENTER
STUDENTS / PARENTS
Want to get a jumpstart on your future career earning up to nine college credits? This upper level program is designed for students interested in pursuing careers in medicine, nursing, physical therapy, radiologic imaging, laboratory technology, dental hygiene, veterinary medicine, sports medicine, or other healthcare disciplines. Students will explore the symptoms of disease and wellness that may occur in the human body during a person’s life. These students will also have field placements in local medical facilities to help them apply their academic learning to real life situations. If you are looking for a career that focuses on people and enjoy science and medical technology, consider this program.
Medical Professions I
This class is an option for students in grades 11 and 12.
Medical Professions II
This class is an option for all students who have participated in and met Medical Professions I proficiencies.
Over the course of the two-year program students may earn:
Embedded Credit: Science (.5 credit per year)
English (1 integrated/transcripted credit in 2nd year)
Credentials: Licensed Nurse Assistant (LNA); Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT); CPR/AED; First Aid; Bloodborne Pathogens; National Career Readiness Certificate; Stop the Bleed
Dual Enrollment: Community College of VT - Human Biology (3 credits); Medical Terminology (3 credits); Intro to Health Care (3 credits)