Health Related Technology

Welcome to Health Related Technology

Mrs. McGaughran





Reading Level of Textbook

and Program Materials

9th – 12th grade, depending on career path

Computerized curriculum reads text aloud and breaks information into smaller sections as needed

Math Skills

used in this program

Algebra 1 by 10th grade

Algebra 2

Basic Geometry

Classroom Tests


Chapter tests & quizzes, Unit tests

Weekly vocabulary tests- be able to spell medical terms correctly

Certification Tests


American Heart Association HCP CPR & First Aid

Home Health Aide

American Heart Association Blood borne Pathogens

PA DPW Direct Care Workers Exam 



40 minutes/3-4 days a week

Homework Requirement

Daily homework and study at home required

Task List

Aligned with:  PA Department of Education Program of Study                               

More information available on



Program Aptitudes

Ability to read and comprehend well

Suggested coursework in Chemistry & Biology

Essential Physical Requirements

Must have full use of all extremities

Ability to stand for long periods of time, some heavy lifting

Soft Skills

Ability to work independently

Ability to work under pressure

Ability to maintain confidentiality

Time management skills

Uniform & Tool Requirements

Scrub uniform with clean sneakers or nursing shoes

Physical exam

Clear criminal background check ($10) Or FBI Clearance if have not lived in PA for 2 years

Work Environment

Ability to tolerate smells

Ability to maintain a hygienic environment

Safety Concerns

Ability to bend and stoop

Some lifting required



Co-op / Clinical


Must meet eligibility requirements for grades, attendance, performance and percentage of program completion.

Articulation Agreements

Most current information can be found through, look for “How to Earn College Credit” or

Sample of Career Opportunities

(O*Net ID)

Home Health Aide (31-1012.00)

Medical Assistants (31-9092.00)

Nurse Aides, Orderlies and Attendants (31-9092.00)

Recreational Therapist (29-1125.00)


HEALTH RELATED TECHNOLOGY                                                                                               C.I.P. CODE:  51.0899