• Department of Career and Technical Education

    Healthcare Careers Program

    CIP (Classification of Instructional Program): 51.9999

    Instructor: Barbara A. Coyle, RN

    Phone: 570-296-1850X7027

    Email: coyleb@dvsd.org




    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. 

    Program Certifications:

    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. 

    Post-Secondary Opportunities:

    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.