Having an exciting career in healthcare
Working with patients of all ages and from diverse backgrounds
Helping people get and stay healthy
What will I learn...
The health professions program includes a significant amount of hands-on learning in clinical skills. You will also study medical terminology, healthcare financing, laws, and ethics, medical documentation, nutrition, wellness, and human anatomy and physiology. You will explore a variety of health-related careers working directly with patients, or in laboratories, or in medical offices. Students have an opportunity to participate in a career work experience at a local healthcare facility.
Practice professional skills important for success in the medical field including teamwork, collaboration, and professional communication.
Schedule patients and document medical treatments in an electronic health record.
Prepare for success in college and career by writing cover letters and resumes, completing a job application, and practicing employment interviews.
Take classes through Vermont Technical College and the Community College of Vermont and earn college credit.
Darlene Murphy, Health Informatics Instructor
Heidi McLaughlin, CTE Counseling Coordinator
Ethan Curtis, Special Populations Coordinator
Program Time 9:40 a.m. to 2:05 p.m.
Phone: (802) 857-7231
High School Credits Earned
Math (1 credit)
Anatomy & Physiology (1 credit)
English (1 credit)
Electives (3 credits)
Eligible students may earn college credits through Vermont Technical College and the Community College of Vermont.
Basic Life Support
Bloodborne and Airborne Pathogens Certifications
What's Next / Employment in the Field
Graduates may pursue employment as a home health aide, residential care attendant, medical assistant, medical scribe, or with further training, a licensed nursing assistant. If you’d rather not work directly with patients, you will also be prepared for entry level administrative positions in a medical office or technician positions in a medical laboratory.
The Center for Technology has long-standing partnerships with businesses and industry leaders through program advisory committees. The goal of these committees is to ensure that CTE's programs meet and exceed industry standards. Advisory Committees meet twice per year. Posted below are the most recent minutes.
Advisory Committee Meeting Minutes June 8, 2022
Advisory Committee Meeting Minutes Spring 2022
Advisory Committee Meeting Minutes June 2021
Advisory Committee Meeting Minutes March 2021