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Academy of Health Professions

Class Goals

To provide the medical knowledge required; to become a quality health care professional; to help make informed decisions based on career experience through a variety of opportunities.

As a young professional you will:

  • Be part of the future health care
  • Observe and practice at the Meritus Medical Center and other sites.
  • Use medical terminology
  • Become CPR, First Aid and Nursing Assistant Certified
  • Be prepared to take the Geriatric Nursing Assistant Certification examination.
  • Gain leadership and teamwork skills
  • Be involved with SkillsUSA for personal and professional development

This program will prepare you to pursue the following career opportunities:

  • Nursing
  • Medicine and Dentistry
  • Physical, Occupational, and Respiratory Therapy
  • Health Care Informatics
  • EKG and Phlebotomy
  • Dental & Medical Assisting
  • Emergency Services
  • Veterinary Services