New for 2013/2014!
The 10th Grade Academy of Health Professions Career Exploration Program offers students interested in Health related fields hands-on experience as a:
- Nursing Assistant
- Medical Assistant
- Pharmacy Technician
- Surgical Technician
You can learn more about the Academy of Health Professions Program at their website, www.catsouth.org.
Honors Academy of Health Professions
The Academy of Health Professions I is a full year honors weighted course designed for 11th grade students interested in health related professions. Areas of study include: foundations of medicine, health sciences, as well as structure and function of the human body. The program offers hands-on practice, fieldtrips CPR / First Aid certification and the opportunity to earn 3 Medical Terminology Proficiency Credits from Anne Arundel Community College.
Successful course completion is required to proceed to the Academy of Health Professions Level 2. This is a 4 credit course.
The Academy of Health Professions II Honors course prepares 12th grade students for employment and further post-secondary education. Emphasis is placed on expanding content knowledge and skills that relate to the roles of the Nursing Assistant and Medical Assistant.
The program provides hands-on experience in various clinical settings and study includes pharmacology and advanced clinical skills. Eligible students have the opportunity to earn Maryland State CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant) and GNA (Geriatric Nursing Assistant) certifications.
Recommended: Computer Skills for Academic Success, Chemistry (concurrent enrollment acceptable)
Note: Completion of AoHP 1 will satisfy the health education graduation requirement Student must earn a grade of 70% or higher in Academy of Health Professions I to proceed to Level II
You can learn more about the Academy of Health Professions Program at our website: www.catsouth.org.
To apply, please visit www.catsouth.org and click on Application Info in the top right corner to apply.
For more information, please contact Julie Siefert RN, M.A.Ed, Academy of Health Professions Instructor & Department Chair, Center of Applied Technology-South 410-956-5900 x203 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.