Health Technology

In the Health Technology career pathway, you will apply advanced health care concepts, processes and diagnostic procedures in a hands-on, technology-driven, clinical environment.

While working in our hospital lab, focus will be given to medical terminology, anatomy, physiology and infection control.

This career pathway is a 2-year college tech prep program that prepares students for medical and health-related careers that require post-secondary education. Pre-requisites include being on track for graduation with at least 10 credits.

We suggest that you complete Biology and Algebra I before applying. Graduates earn certificates in First Aid, CPR, AED and Nurse Assisting.

Instructor:
Kimberly Castrodale
(740) 201.3285
CastrodaleK@DelawareAreaCC.org
4565 Columbus Pike | Delaware, OH 43015

To ask more questions about any program or to schedule a tour of our campuses, contact Administrative Assistant to the Enrollment Coordinator, Marsha Link at (740) 201-3216 or LinkM@DelawareAreaCC.org.
 

Class Location & Grade

Location: South Campus

Grade Level: Juniors and Seniors

Class Fees

2017/2018 Fees::
Health Technology I: $182.00
Health Technology II: $196.00

See breakdowns for individual fee costs, including additional fees not covered in the cost listed above:

Health Technology I
Health Technology II

Fees can be paid using PayForIt.net. You can create your account and pay your fees beginning August 10th.

Curriculum Highlights
Develop a professional work ethic, medical skills, patient/client care, and confidentiality
 
Gain real life experiences working on:
  • Anatomy, physiology and medical terminology
  • Nurse aid training program
  • Infection control and sterile techniques
  • Human growth development
  • Patient care skills and clinical procedures
  • Working in an advanced care setting
  • CPR
  • Phlebotomy
High School Credits Available

Health Technology I:
Anatomy (1 credit)
Elective (2 credits)

Health Technology II:
Elective (3 credits)

Additional Benefits
  • You will receive mentorship opportunities during your senior year
  • You may even have the certification to work as a nursing assistant in the field as you pursue your formal post secondary education
  • Due to your real world experience and hands-on training, you will be a step ahead of other nursing program applicants
  • Our program includes strong partnerships with local health professionals and college credit agreements with several colleges such as Columbus State Community College and Marion Technical College
Organization, Affiliation, or CTSO
  • Health Occupations Students of America
College Connections
  • Columbus State Community College
  • Marion Technical College
  • Hocking Technical College
Industry Credentials Available
  • First Aid
  • CPR/AED
  • State Tested Nurses Aide
Technology Integration
  • Laptops for student use
  • Health and medical tools and equipment
  • Digital camera
Career Focus

Qualified students will be prepared for immediate employment, such as a State Tested Nursing Assistant or a Phlebotomist. With further education and certifications, you can become:

  • A Respiratory Therapist
  • An Occupational Therapist
  • A Phlebotomist
  • A Radiology Technician
  • A Surgery Technician
  • A Medical Lab Technician
  • A Registered Nurse
  • A Physical Therapist
  • A Licensed Practical Nurse
  • A Registered Dietician
  • An EMT
  • and much more
Testimonials

“I chose to attend DACC because I knew I’d have a lot of opportunities and I could build a strong college application. The teachers know what they’re doing and they are really helpful. After I graduate, I’m going to get my nursing degree in college and specialize in geriatrics.”
-Sarah Brown