Medical Professions

Last Updated: 6/11/2020 11:45 PM

Program Description:

Welcome to the Medical Professions Program.  The student experience at Tri-County Career Center is a unique combination of textbook learning and real world hands-on experiences.  We apply Science, Math and Communication Skills to career opportunities.Our approach to learning challenges students to obtain their very best potential.

This program offers you an opportunity to progress towards an entry-level position or a college degree in a health occupation. You will explore a wide range of medical careers through practical, hands-on lab experiences and high-level academic coursework. You will gain fluency in medical terminology, anatomy, physiology and infection control. Also, you will use professional medical equipment and technology to improve the health care of others.

Areas of Study

  • Communication SkillsBlood Draw
  • Employability Skills
  • Personal Care Skills
  • Basic Care Skills
  • Ethics
  • Patient centered care
  • Patient and caregiver safety
  • Infection control
  • First Aid and CPR
  • Medical Terminology
  • Medical Office Procedures
  • Medical Equipment Use
  • Patient Rights
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Nutrition and Wellness
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Phlebotomy
  • Emergency Response
  • Medication Administratrion
  • Medical Career Exploration

Further Educational Opportunities:

  • Two or four-year college degree in related health field area.

Leadership Organizations:

  • SkillsUSA
  • National Vocational Technical Honor Society

Professional Certification Opportunities:

  • CPR & First Aid
  • Opportunity to sit for the Phlebotomy Technician Test
  • Bloodborne Pathogens 

Instructor: Melissa Green

  • Registered Nurse
  • NATCEP Coordinator (Nursing Assistant)
  • Adult Education Nursing Assistant Program Manager 

mgreen@tricountyhightech.com 

740.753.3511 or 800.637.6508

Fees and Recommended Tools

Required program fees may include workbook, technology fee, lab fee and dues for our professional organization.  The Medical Professions Program has a uniform recommendation not included in the required class fees. The approximate cost of a uniform (which consists of one pair of pants and one top) is $60.00. Students may purchase their uniforms independently.  

It is also recommended that students purchase a watch with a second (sweep) hand. The watch can be any type as long as it does provide a second hand. In addition, a stethoscope is optional but not required. 

Each student should consider white tennis shoes. The important objective for shoes is to be comfortable, durable, able to be cleaned/polished and white.

Click here for program fees.  For more information, please contact the Treasurer's Office at 740-753-3511