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High School Education

Aspire. Achieve. Advance.

Health Care Academy

  • Improve the well-being of others using professional medical equipment, technology, and techniques
  • Work alongside and support health care professionals in a variety of simulated and actual clinical setting
  • Engage in high-level academics while gaining hands-on experiences in medical, dental, and pharmacology procedures
CAREER FOCUS
Prepared for licensure/certifications, immediate employment, and further education
Licensures/Certifications ~ College Credit ~ Scholarships
  • American Red Cross – First Aid/CPR/AED
  • Ohio State Dental Board - Dental Assistant Radiographer Certification
  • Ohio Board of Nursing – State Tested Nurse Aides
  • Pharmacy Technician Certification Board – Certified Pharmacy Technician 
Our pharmacy program partners with PioneerRx, a pharmacy management system in the industry. Using PioneerRx allows us to enhance our curriculum to give students a hands-on experience that simulates the functions and workflow of today’s most innovative pharmacies. For more information about PioneerRx, visit https://www.pioneerrx.com/.

Lakeland Community College

HLTH 1100 Introduction to U.S. Health Care System – 2 Semester Hours

MDAS 1210 Basic Patient Skills – 2 Semester Hours

HLTH 1238 Structure, Function, Disease & Therapeutics of the Human Body – 4 Semester Hours

HLTH 1600 Basic Pharmacology – 2 Semester Hours

Junior Year Courses

Career Technical Program: 4 High School Credits
English: 1 High School Credit
Government: 1 High School Credit
Math: 1 High School Credit

Senior Year Courses

Career Technical Program: 4 High School Credits
English: 1 High School Credit
Math: 1 High School Credit
Science: 1 High School Credit

Drug Free Clubs of Ohio
Drug Free Clubs of Ohio is a voluntary club that students can choose to participate in which gives them an added reason to say “no” to drugs. By participating, students agree to random drug screens during the school year. A-Tech will also offer several perks to the students to encourage their participation. We will schedule the first drug test within the first two months of the school year. After the student takes the first drug test, they will receive a membership card from the Drug Free Club. During the rest of the school year, they may be randomly tested. To participate in the program students and their parents need to complete the membership application and turn it in to the Student Services Office. 

National Honor Society
The National  Honor Society is the nation’s premier organization established to recognize  outstanding high school students. More than just an honor roll, NHS  serve to honor those students who have demonstrated excellence in the  areas of Scholarship, Leadership, Service, and Character. These  characteristics have been associated with membership in the  organization since their beginnings in 1921 and 1929.  Requirements for being inducted into the National Honor Society is  outlined in the Student Handbook. 

SkillsUSA
SkillsUSA is a national organization serving a quarter-million high school and college students and professional members who are enrolled in technical, skilled, and service occupations, including health occupations.
 
Student Ambassadors

Student Ambassadors are involved in tours, sophomore visits, and many other school activities on and off campus. Student Ambassadors work on an as-needed basis as various events are held throughout the year.

To be a good Student Ambassadors you must have:

  • Good grades and be on track for a Career-Technical Certificate
  • Outstanding Attendance
  • Signature of recommendation from Career-Technical Instructor
  • Signature of permission from parent or guardian
  • A friendly, outgoing attitude and be willing to participate in district events

Youth Philanthropy Board 
Youth Philanthropy Board is a select group of students who will have the opportunity to learn about community indicators. develop critical thinking & leadership skills. connect with community leaders. 
To be on the Youth Philanthropy Board a student must have a recommendation from an A-Tech instructor. Other areas that are considered when making the selections are a student's grades, discipline, and attendance. 

Nursing Assistants

Ohio Annual Salary - $26,080 /year

Ohio Hourly Wage - $12.54 /hour

Education - Post-Secondary Non-Degree Award


Provide basic patient care under direction of nursing staff. Perform duties such as feed, bathe, dress, groom, or move patients, or change linens. May transfer or transport patients. Includes nursing care attendants, nursing aides, and nursing attendants.


Dental Assistants

Ohio Annual Salary - $36,560 /year

Ohio Hourly Wage - $17.58 /hour

Education - Post-Secondary Non-Degree Award


Assist dentist, set up equipment, prepare patient for treatment, and keep records.

 

Pharmacy Technicians

Ohio Annual Salary - $28,750 /year

Ohio Hourly Wage - $13.82 /hour

Education - High School Diploma


Prepare medications under the direction of a pharmacist. May measure, mix, count out, label, and record amounts and dosages of medications according to prescription orders.

 

Registered Nurse

Ohio Annual Salary - $63,300 /year

Ohio Hourly Wage - $30.43 /hour

Education - Bachelor’s Degree


Assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records. Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients. May advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management. Licensing or registration required.


Dentist

Ohio Annual Salary - $175,780 /year

Ohio Hourly Wage - $84.51 /hour

Education - Doctoral or Professional Degree


Examine, diagnose, and treat diseases, injuries, and malformations of teeth and gums. May treat diseases of nerve, pulp, and other dental tissues affecting oral hygiene and retention of teeth. May fit dental appliances or provide preventive care.


Pharmacists

Ohio Annual Salary - $120,600 /year

Ohio Hourly Wage - $57.98 /hour

Education - Doctoral or Professional Degree


Dispense drugs prescribed by physicians and other health practitioners and provide information to patients about medications and their use. May advise physicians and other health practitioners on the selection, dosage, interactions, and side effects of medications.

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