Allied Health Professionals
Allied Health is designed to prepare students for the following careers in the health field:
- Nursing Assistant and Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) (assists in the care of hospital patients)
- Home Health Aide (takes over patient care at home)
- Medical Assistant/Receptionist (works in physicians’ offices with patients and insurance)
- Certified Medication Assistant (works with patients and their medications in a variety of settings)
All certified designations depend upon the student’s successful completion of the appropriate certifying examination. Students who wish to continue their education in the health field after high school should take advanced math, biology, and chemistry courses.