Physical Therapy Assistant
Medical Records Technician
Occupational Therapy Assistant
Home Health Aide
Certified Nurse Aide
Licensed Practical Nurse
ASHI (American Safety & Health Institute) CPR Pro and First Aid
DPW (Department of Public Welfare) Certificate for Patient Care Assistant
Nurse Assisting and EKG Technician from AMCA (American Medical Certification Association)
CareerSafe OSHA Certification for Healthcare workers
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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 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.