• Health Professions


  • Imagine Yourself...

    • 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. 

    Additionally...

    • 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 MurphyHealth Informatics Instructor 
    Lindsay Ackley, CTE Counseling Coordinator
    Ethan Curtis,  Career Coordinator/Interventionist

    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 (4 credits)

    Dual Enrollment

    Eligible students may earn college credits through Vermont Technical College and the Community College of Vermont.

    Certifications

    Basic Life Support
    First Aid
    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.