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Medical Occupation High School Course - Program Description

In this hands on course, students will learn the skills necessary for successful clinical health care careers. Students in the Medical Occupations program will be prepared to enter the varied fields of therapeutic services like nurse assisting (STNA), as well as learn clinical medical assisting (CMA) and basic dental procedures. The Medical Occupations program is state certified in Nurse Aide training and provides opportunities for job experience and authentic employment in health care. Students must be passionate, honest, motivated, and dedicated to patient care. In addition to basic health care knowledge, students will acquire teamwork, time management, and resume building skills required for today’s working world.

Students in this program will learn:

  • Clinical medical assisting skills (AMCA)
  • State of Ohio nurse aide training program (NATCEP)
  • Certification in CPR/FirstAid
  • EKG and basic blood drawing procedures
  • Medical terminology
  • Problem solving and critical thinking skills

College Connection

Medical Occupation High School Course Higher Education Options

Students are prepared to enter training for medical assisting; LPN and RN programs; X-ray technician programs; physical/occupational therapy assistant programs; massotherapy programs; veterinary assistant programs and emergency medical technician programs.

Articulation Agreements with the following institutions:

Career Resources

Medical Occupation High School Course Industry Credentials

  • STNA Certification (12 credits)
  • Phlebotomy (12 credits)
  • OSHA (1 credit)
  • CPR (1 credit)

Medical Occupation High School Course Industry Organization

HOSA future health professionalsThe purpose of the HOSA organization is to develop leadership and technical HOSA skill competencies through a program of motivation, awareness and recognition, which is an integral part of the Health Science Education instructional program.

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Mahoning County Career & Technical Center

7300 North Palmyra Rd., Canfield, OH 44406 • High School - 330-729-4000 • Adult Division - 330-729-4100

The MCCTC offers a group of passionate professionals ready to help you begin your career. Since 1972, MCCTC has provided thousands of students with the education to lead a successful career and life. Once enrolled in one of our diverse programs, your options and potential are limitless.

The Mahoning County Career and Technical Center offers adults an opportunity to start or advance in a career. MCCTC Adult Career Center offers Industry Credential Programs, professional development classes and other courses to put you on the right track.

Governing Board Members

  • Mr. Ronald Shives, President
  • Michael Stanko, Vice President
  • Attorney David Engler, Board Member
  • Mr. Richard S. Scarsella, Board Member
  • Ms. Beth Donofrio, Board Member
  • Attorney Kathi McNabb-Welsh, Board Member
  • Mrs. Marie Dockry, Board Member

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