Health Careers Technology





    The CTE Health Careers Technology program introduces students to the variety career options available in the health care field.  They learn basic anatomy and physiology, medical terminology and abbreviations, legal and ethical aspects of health care and communications. Additional topics include: promotion of safety, infection control, personal qualities of a health care workers,  first aid, and medical mathematics.  Students receive hands-on training using state-of-the-art hospital equipment .

    CCAC Dual Enrollment Credits are available through this program.


    The Health Careers Technology program is offered at the following schools:

    Pittsburgh Carrick High School
    Pittsburgh Perry High School
    Pittsburgh Westinghouse High School 
    Certifications offered:
    Basic Life Support (BLS)
    Students who are successful in the Health Careers Technology program have the opportunity to earn FREE college credits, as part of this program of study.