Medical Technologies

Explore the opportunities and challenges of the in-demand medical world. Students receive training in the areas of nursing assistant and patient care technician.  Upon completion of the state required curriculum, students take the State of Ohio Test for Nursing Assistants (STNA) and the National Healthcare Association EKG, Phlebotomy and Patient Care Technician Tests.  Additional certifications earned include CPR, First Aid and Automated External Defibrillator.

Skills Learned

  • STNA (including, but not limited to: dressing and feeding residents, hair/nail/denture and mouth care, transferring, bathing, catheter care, vitals)
  • CPR/First Aid/AED Certification
  • Career Shadowing
  • Medical Terminology
  • Law and Ethics for Healthcare Professionals
  • Infection Control/Blood Borne Pathogens
  • Vital Signs (B/P, respirations, temperature & Pulse)
  • Clinical Experiences
  • Patient Care Technician which includes EKG and Phelbotomy skill development, tracheostomy care, O2 safety, cardiac care skills

College Credits

North Central State College

Program Highlights

  • Explore a wide range of medical careers through practical lab experiences and high-level academic coursework
  • Gain fluency in medical terminology, anatomy, physiology and infection control
  • Use professional medical equipment and technology to improve the health care of others

Career Focus

Prepared for college and further education in a medical field.

Opportunities:

  • Nursing Assistant
  • Patient Care Technician
  • RN/LPN
  • EMT/Paramedic
  • EKG Technician
  • Phlebotomist

Medical Technologies