821 Plymouth Road

Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462

610-277-2301

Fax:

610-239-9305

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Central Montco Technical High School does not discriminate in its education programs, activities or employment practices based on sex, color, national origin, race, sexual orientation, disability, age, religion, ancestry, political opinions or affiliations, or lawful activity in any employee organization. Central Montco Technical High School provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. For information about your civil right and grievance procedures, contact Larry Byron, Equal Rights Coordinator, (610) 277-2301.

 

La Escuela Secundaria Técnica Montco Central no discrimina en sus programas de educación, actividades o prácticas de empleo basadas en sexo, origen en color, nacional, raza, orientación sexual, discapacidad, edad, religión, ascendencia, opiniones políticas o afiliaciones, o actividad legal en ninguna organización de empleado. La Escuela Secundaria Técnica Montco Central ofrece un acceso equitativo a los Boy Scouts y otros grupos juveniles designados. Para obtener información acerca de su derecho civil y de los procedimientos para quejas, comuníquese Larry Byron, Coordinadora de Igualdad de Derechos, (610) 277 -2301.

Healthcare Sciences

Related Occupations

  • Radiological Technologist

  • Surgical Technician

  • Physical Therapy Assistant

  • Medical Records Technician

  • Occupational Therapy Assistant

  • Medical Secretary

  • Home Health Aide

  • Certified Nurse Aide

  • Electrocardiogram Technician

  • Respiratory Technician

  • Pharmacy Technician

  • Veterinary Assistant

  • Registered Nurse

  • Licensed Practical Nurse

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

All CMTHS programs integrate college preparatory coursework with an emphasis on technical skills.  Recent graduates from the Healthcare Sciences program are attending  Montgomery County Community College, Cittone Institute, PA School of Muscle Therapy, Gwynedd Mercy College, and Harcum College.

Course Description

The Healthcare Sciences Program offers a core academic curriculum and skill-based competency tasks linked to careers in the health care industry. This program provides the knowledge base for Health Occupations careers, as well as preparing the student to enter the health care system as a competent assistant to the health professional.

Course Content

This program provides the student with the necessary cognitive skills including communication methods, anatomy and physiology, medical terminology and the skills necessary for assisting in community health care facilities.


     Topics of study include anatomy and physiology, medical ethics, medical terminology, nursing skills, leadership and employment skills, clinical experience, CPR and first aid.


     The clinical experience the students receive is an integral part of the program; providing the students with the laboratory setting to perfect their procedures and hands-on experience in local health care agencies as well as helping them to develop communication skills that are essential in today’s job market.

Dual Enrollment

The Healthcare Sciences Program is a Dual Enrollment Class with Montgomery County Community College (MCCC). MCCC has approved our instructor as an adjunct professor. As a result, students will receive transcripted college credit(s) that can be used to continue their post-secondary education at MCCC or any number of institutions. Students must earn a grade of "B"or higher to receive the credit(s).

 

Learning Environment

In a new, state-of-the-art facility, a caring and highly qualified professional staff share their skills while challenging and encouraging their students.  Many of the instructors have established high profiles in their fields of expertise prior to becoming teachers.  Students not only get to know their teachers, but the teachers get to know them and respond to their individual needs as they extend their support and enthusiasm while preparing students for the future.  The students are able to obtain a variety of state and nationally recognized certifications and licenses.

 

Student Organizations
Students have the option to participate in two nationally recognized career and technical student organizations – SkillsUSA and Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA).  Students can compete at the district, state and national levels.

 


Scholarships
Central Montco Technical High School  has allocated in excess of $750,000 in financial aid to graduating seniors.

 


National Technical Honor Society
The National Technical Honor Society is the acknowledged leader in the recognition of outstanding student achievement in career and technical education. 

 


Articulation Agreements
Articulation Agreements are cooperative arrangements for granting admission and college credit to students who are continuing their education.  Central Montco Technical High School has articulated its programs with a wide range of colleges and technical schools resulting in college credit or priority placement for CMTHS students.  Contact our guidance department for more information.

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