• Instructor: Mrs. Lindsey Smetak, RN, BS 
    Phone: 724-539-9788 x314
    Email: lindsey.smetak@ewctc.net


    CAREER PATHWAYS

    Nurse Aide to Licensed Practical
    Nurse to Registered Nurse
    Certified Occupational Therapy
    Assistant to Occupational Therapist
    Medical Office Assistant
    Medical Coder
    Medical Assistant to Phlebotomist
    Medical Assistant


    COLLEGE PATHWAYS

    St. Vincent
    Gannon
    Wetmoreland County Community College
    Pennsylvania College of Technology


     INDUSTRY PARTNERS

    Bethlen Communities
    Westmoreland Manor
    Mountainview Specialty Care Center
    Loyalhanna Care Center
    Redstone Highlands Excela Health
    UPMC
     


    CERTIFICATIONS

    Heartsaver CPR and First Aid - 1st year students
    Nurse Aide Certification - 2nd year students
    BLS for Healthcare Provider CPR and First Aid - 3rd year students
    Home Health Care Direct Patient Caregiver - 3rd year students

  • Health Occupations Technology is a combination of subject matter and clinical education designed to prepare individuals for positions in the health field.

    TEACHER QUOTE:   
    “Practice, Practice, Practice"


    3 YEAR BREAKDOWN

    Year 1
    Medical terminology through anatomy, physiology and research of diseases, testing and therapeutic procedures. Research and exposure to the many different health care careers .

    Year 2
    State approved Nurse Aide Training Program
    Basic Nursing Care
    113 Hours of Training
    40.5 Theory
    32.5 Laboratory
    40.0 Hands-on clinical training at Bethlen Home


    Year 3
    Clinical Medical Assisting:
    phlebotomy, ECG technician, assisting with exams and minor surgery.
    Administrative Medical Assisting:
    billing, scheduling and office management.