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Health Occupations
 
PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
Health Occupations is a two-year program offering theory and practical experience for students interested in the medical and health care professions. Students are introduced to multiple facets of long-term care, basic nursing procedures, patient rights, ethical practices, medical terminology, and body systems. Students will have the opportunity to earn a NYS license as a Certified Nursing Assistant and CPR & First Aid certification. This training includes a minimum of 108 hours in a long-term care clinical setting.

Students are provided with embedded internship experiences and the opportunity to earn a Career and Technical Endorsement on their diploma by successfully passing an industry-standard technical assessment.

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CONTACT:


Thompson Road Campus (Syracuse)
6820 Thompson Road
P:  (315) 433-2635
EMAIL


Cortlandville Campus (Cortland)
1710 NYS Route 13
P:  (607) 758-5260
EMAIL

 

Health occupations are expected
to add more jobs to the economy
by 2020 than any other group
of occupations.
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
 
 
Technical Skills Available Academic Credits,  Certifications and Business Partners/Clinical Rotations Career Opportunities Continuing Education Partners

•  Personal care skills
•  Body structure & functions
•  Anatomy & physiology
•  Patient rights & patient health
•  CPR & First Aid
•  Direct patient care
•  Basic nursing practices
•  Measurement
•  Reporting, ethics

 

Available Academic Credits
•  
3 CTE per year
•  1 science or math per year
•  
3 college credits from Tompkins Cortland Community
College (McEvoy Campus)


Certifications
New York State Certified Nursing Assistant

Business Partners/Clinical Rotations
Cortland Park Rehabilitation and Nursing Center (McEvoy Campus)
Menorah Park (Henry Campus)
Loretto Health and Rehabilitation (Henry Campus)

•  Certified nurse assistant
•  Home health aide
•  Licensed practical nurse*

•  Registered nurse*
•  Physician assistant*
•  Dental assistant/hygienist*
•  Dietician/nutritionist*
•  EMT/paramedic*
•  Medical records & health information technician*
•  Medical transcriptionist*


*Advanced Employment - additional training may be necessary

•  St. Josephs School of Nursing
•  
Crouse School of Nursing
•  Onondaga Community College
•  
Morrisville State College
•  Tompkins Cortland Community College
•  Bryant & Stratton College

•  Broome Community College

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J. Francis Manning, Ed. D.
District Superintendent & CEO

PO Box 4754
Syracuse, NY 13221
(315) 433-2600


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