Our programs prepare you for jobs that employers are trying to fill — both locally and nationally. While many young people are finding it difficult to move forward with their careers, CTE graduates find themselves in demand.

Health Occupations

CTE Health Occupation ClassA two-year program that implements two state curriculums, Health Occupations (CORE) and Nurse Assisting. Skills & Theory is designed to prepare students to render care in a variety of health care facilities as a nursing assistant. The program builds on skills and theory acquired through CORE care. For example, the course comprises of entry-level skills related to anatomy and physiology, and frequently seen abnormal conditions. 

In the second year students learn skills in Medical Office Assisting, phlebotomy, EKGs, computer applications, and central supply. In conjunction with supervised clinical experience at hospitals, nursing homes, physicians' offices, clinics, insurance companies, and community agencies. The curriculum includes commencement level math and English language arts. 

Certifications & Endorsements:

  • NYS Certified Nurse Assistant
  • First Aid/CPR/AED
  • Phlebotomy and EKG

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