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MADISON COMPREHENSIVE HIGH SCHOOL - CAREER-TECHNICAL EDUCATION
Jim Riggle - Career-Technical Education Director

Career-Technical Education Director

Mr. Jim Riggle | Email | Ext. 8643

Address:

600 Esley Lane; Mansfield, Ohio 44905

Phone: 419-589-2112

Fax: 419-589-2533

Programs:

HEALTH OCCUPATIONS:

Tech Prep Health Occupations provides the student with the skills necessary for employment as a nurse, medical assistant or dental assistant. In addition to this, skills are also taught that will prepare the student to work in other related health facilities such as medical laboratories, dental laboratories, veterinarian offices, physical therapy departments, nursing homes and hospitals. A grade of “C” is required in algebra and biology.

During Level 1 students work in a well-equipped laboratory and are introduced to the various procedures they will be performing when employed in one of the occupations listed below. Total patient care, first aid, medical laboratory tests and many other procedures are taught and practiced by the students. A four-week period of observation, during which students visit and observe in various health facilities, is also a part of the program. During Level 2 students received on-the-job training. The facilities in which they may work include hospitals, nursing homes, health laboratories, and medical or dental offices and other medical-related job areas. Chemistry and algebra are essential for entrance into technical or collegiate programs. 

Skills to be Learned:
  • record & mount electrocardiogram
  • first aid & CPR
  • blood & urine screening test
  • assisting with ambulation
  • measure & record vital signs
  • infection control methods:
    • operate autoclave
    • change sterile dressing
  • hospital isolation
  • assist with physical exams
  • medical transcription
  • work with math & medication
  • medical secretarial technique
  • medical receptionist techniques
  • observe universal precautions
  • prepare sterile dressing tray
  • dental laboratory skills
  • personal care of patients
  • perform physical therapy
  • nurse aid competency training
  • respiratory therapy skills
  • medical assistant skills
  • dental assistant skills
  • nurse assistant skills
  • human growth & development

Job Opportunities:
  • nurse assistant, hospital
  • nursing home assistant
  • medical assistant
  • dental office
  • vision office
  • STNA
  • habilitation technician
  • medical secretary receptionist
  • veterinary assistant
  • medical office
  • file clerk
  • physical therapy aid
  • radiology assistant
  • recreational assistant
  • pharmacy assisting

Courses: Credits:
Level 1 Lab * 3
English 11 1
Math 1
Chemistry 1
   
Level 2 Lab * 3
English 12 1
Technical Related 1
Anatomy and Physiology 1

Certifications
STNA License (State Tested Nurses Assistant)
Professional CPR Certification Community
CPR & First Aid Certification

NCSC Articulation: ** Credits:
Associate Degree Nursing  
Introductory Chemistry 4
Nutrition 3
Basic Anatomy & Physiology I 3
Basic Anatomy & Physiology II 3
Physical Therapist Assistant  
Introductory Chemistry 4
Basic Anatomy & Physiology I 3
Basic Anatomy & Physiology II 3
Legal & Ethical Aspect of Health Care 2
Medical Terminology 2
Practical Nursing  
Nutrition 3
Basic Anatomy & Physiology I 3
Basic Anatomy & Physiology II 3
Radiological Science  
Introductory Chemistry 4
Basic Anatomy & Physiology I 3
Basic Anatomy & Physiology II 3
Legal & Ethical Aspect of Health Care 2
Respiratory Care  
Introductory Chemistry 4
Basic Anatomy & Physiology I 3
Basic Anatomy & Physiology II 3
Legal & Ethical Aspect of Health Care 2

* Student fee applies to this course.

** Students must complete 2-year course in Tech Prep Health Occupations, meet grade requirements, and be accepted at North Central State College within two years of graduation.