Allied Health Technology


Instructor: Dr. Edward Titus


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Course Description

Allied Health Technology is an Honors College Prep course designed for academic students who wish to

pursue a career in the healthcare professions.


This course is currently located at the work-based site of Mercy Suburban Hospital where students are supervised during clinical rotations in medical, surgical, support services, administrative and internships.


This program is open to 12th grade students who meet the required prerequisites.

This is a program with a combination of subject matter and experiences designed to prepare individuals for entry level employment in a minimum of three related health occupations under the supervision of a licensed health care professional. Instruction consists of core course content with clinical experiences in one or two health related occupations. The core curriculum consists of planned courses for introduction of health careers, basic anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, legal and ethical aspects of health care and communications,and at least three planned courses for the knowledge and skills for the occupational area such as medical assisting, ward clerk, nursing assisting, etc.


Course Content

Topics of study include

  • Safety

  • Professionalism, Legal, & Ethical Issues

  • Communication Skills

  • Infection Control

  • Emergency Care and Disaster Preparedness

  • Human Needs and Development

  • Healthcare Provider Skills

  • Nutrition & Hydration

  • Structures & Functions of the Human Body

  • Basic Diseases

  • Death & Dying

  • Medical Terminology

Required Uniform & Materials

The CMTHS Required Allied Health Uniform can be ordered HERE.

  • Gray scrub top and black scrub pants

  • White sneakers or nurse shoes

  • Watch with a second hand

  • Stethoscope recommended

  • School supplies: large 3-ring binder with dividers, 5x8 index cards, blue and black pens, highlighters, notebook, student planner, flash drive


Additional Requirements:

  • Background Checks/Clearances - Information HERE

  • Physical Exam

  • Updated Immunizations

Related Occupations

  • Physician

  • Pharmacist

  • Physician’s Assistant

  • Physical Therapist

  • Registered Nurse

  • Respiratory Therapist

  • EKG Technician

  • Emergency Medical Technician

  • Medical Assistant

  • Licensed Practical Nurse

  • Radiology/Nuclear Medicine

  • Medical Lab Technician Surgical Technician

Potential Certifications

  • ASHI (American Safety & Health Institute) CPR Pro and First Aid

  • DPW (Department of Public Welfare) Certificate for Patient Care Assistant

  • Medical Assisting

  • Nurse Assisting and EKG Technician from AMCA (American Medical Certification Association)

  • CareerSafe OSHA Certification for Healthcare workers

Post-Secondary Education

Recent graduates from the Allied Health program are attending 

  • Temple University

  • Drexel University

  • Gwynedd Mercy College

  • Towson University

  • Villanova University

  • Montgomery County Community College

  • Penn State University

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