Department of Career and Technical Education
Healthcare Careers Program
CIP (Classification of Instructional Program): 51.9999
Instructor: Barbara A. Coyle, RN
This course is designed to give students an opportunity to explore a future in Healthcare. Basic skills and standards of conduct common to all health care professions along with specialized skills in Nursing Assisting, Medical Assisting, Phlebotomy/Lab Technology, Physical/Occupational Therapy and Emergency Medical Technology and will be covered throughout the three years of the course.
Students completing the Healthcare Careers Program will receive OSHA Workplace Safety Certification, American Safety and Health Institute CPR/AED Certification and Pennsylvania Personal Care Assistant Certification.
Upon program complete on, students take the NOCTI (National Occupational Competency Testing Institute) Assessment which includes both a written and practical component.
All CTE students are eligible for dual-enrollment opportunities through PA’s SOAR (Students Occupationally and Academically Ready) Program. In conjunction with the Guidance Department, students are given a range of post-graduation options from employment to full-time college enrollment.
Career and Technical Student Organizations (CTSO):
Delaware Valley HOSA (Future Health Professionals) is an extra-curricular club where all DV students may explore healthcare careers. There are over 50 competitive events available to students as well as non-competitive roles. For more information see www.hosa.org
The task list for this course may found by following this link:
Additionally, the curriculum for this program is available on DV’s website.