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Allied Health

This program is taught by:

Ann Knowles, RN, BSN, MBA 

Tracey Sabara, RN, BSN 

Amy Shelly, RN, BSN

 

This college-level cluster program provides a sequence of secondary technical core and academic courses in a program of study. Students will learn to apply knowledge and skills in a variety of healthcare settings.  The competencies outlined to cover the specific areas of instruction for the program.  Clinical education is an integral part of the program.  Science and math courses taught by certified teachers will be coordinated and deemed essential for students to successfully reach their career objectives and post-secondary education.

The ideal healthcare worker for any Allied Health career should possess the following traits as identified in the PA Career Guide:  Attention to detail, excellent oral and written communication, emotional stability and maturity, computer skills and critical thinking.  Math and science skills are important in most allied health occupations.  A passion for the profession and caring for people is important.

Certifications available to the successful Allied Health student include

-         CareerSafe/OSHA                                                               -     Nurse Aide Registry

-         Healthcare Provider BLS                                                     -     OSHA Certification

-         Heartsaver AED, CPR & First Aid

 

For information on where students can earn college credits, click here  Allied Health Link

Allied Health Information

OAC Members

  Phone- 215-949-1700     Fax- 215-949-2104