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Health Care Careers

Under the guidance of professional staff, students will: 

  • Work on-site at partnering residential care settings and hospitals.
  • Develop a professional portfolio to present to prospective employers and colleges.
  • Learn the skills and knowledge to enter the health care field and further their education in a college setting.
  • Earn Nurse Aid, Medical Assisting, CPR and First Aid Certifications

     


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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Units of Study

  • Safety / Orientation
  • Professionalism / Legal Issues
  • Communication
  • Infection Control
  • Emergency Care & Disaster Preparedness
  • Human Needs & Development
  • Moving, Lifting, Positioning
  • Health Care Provider Skills
  • Nutrition & Hydration
  • Basic Anatomy & Physiology
  • Death & Dying
  • Medical Terminology
  • Medical Abbreviations
  • Professional Patient Skills 

Certifications

Health Care Careers students can earn the following certifications in high school:

  • PA Nurse Aide Registry 
  • First Aid & CPR
  • Direct Care
  • Medical Assisting
  • Patient Care Technician
  • Nursing Assisting

College Articulation

  • Bucks County Community College
  • Harcum College
  • Mercyhurst University
  • Pennsylvania Institute of Technology 

Industry Salary Ranges

  • Nursing Assistant: $19,390 - $36,890
  • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN): $32,510 - $60,420
  • Registered Nurse (RN): $47,120 - $102,990 

Career Opportunities

  • Nurse Aide
  • Patient Care Technician
  • Medical Assistant
  • Pharmacy Aide 
  • Dietary Aide
  • Home Health Aide
  • Medical Secretary

Program Costs

  • Scrubs: $80
  • Skid Resistant Shoes: $35
  • Certifications: $102 - $109 each
  • Mandatory Testing: $50

Instructor:  Stacy Strunk
Email:  sstrunk@ubtech.org
Phone: 215-795-2911 x253

Mandatory forms and supply information for the 2019-20 school year.