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Health Careers Academy

Use state-of-the-art medical and health care equipment along with related STEM courses to develop a foundation for further study in the health care industry. Learn in a simulated work environment to develop a person’s work ethic, professionalism, and employability skills. Learn basic and advanced health care skills in nurse assisting, medical assisting, laboratory, dental and physical therapy to be prepared for a rewarding health career. complete training and take the exam to become a State Tested Nurse Aide (STNA). Enjoy job shadowing and clinical placement opportunities with professionals in your field of interest. Gain knowledge and practice in many health-related areas.

Course Topics

  • Medical Terminology
  • Human Anatomy & Physiology
  • Human Disease and Disorder
  • Infection Control and Safety
  • Legal and Ethical Issues
  • Careers in Health Care
  • Patient-Centered Care

Industry Recognized Credentials

  • State Tested Nurse Aide (STNA)
  • American Heart Association CPR/AED – Health Care Provider
  • American Heart Association First Aid
  • Pharmacy Technician (2nd Year Pathway Option)
  • Medical Assisting (2nd Year Pathway Option)
  • Patient Care Technician (2nd Year Pathway Option)


Sandy Reinhart

Health Careers Academy Instructor


Erica Brasic

Educational Aide

Vanguard Tech Center

Christine Rohrbach

Educational Aide


Career Opportunities

Entry Level

  • State Tested Nurse Aide (STNA) in long-term care, home health or hospital
  • Patient Care Technician


  • Registered Nurse
  • Radiology Technician
  • Physical Therapy Assistant
  • Veterinary Technician
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Medical Assistant
  • Dental Hygienist


  • Advanced Practice Nurse (Nurse Practitioner, Midwife, Nurse Anesthetist)
  • Physician Assistant
  • Physical Therapist
  • Pharmacist
  • Physician
  • Veterinarian