Allied Health Science Technology
The Allied Health program introduces academically-talented high school seniors to a variety of health careers available today.
Allied Health Science Technology is a collegepreparatory program for academically talented high school seniorsconsidering a career in the medical profession. High school seniors areintroduced to numerous health careers. The program includes 7.5 hoursper week of classroom and clinical experience in a healthcare facility.Clinical experiences are supervised by the program instructor incollaboration with hospital staff.
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The clinical segment of the program provides a wide variety ofexperiences in the various departments of a health care facilityincluding: therapeutic, diagnostic, informational, and environmentalservices.
Mentors in specialty areas provide an overview of the following:scope and nature of practice, career opportunities, post-secondaryeducation requirements, practical experience, integration of healthcare systems and the need for ongoing professional development. Mentorsalso evaluate student learning experiences including knowledgedevelopment, attitude toward learning, communication skills, andprofessional demeanor.
Classroom instruction includes: anatomy and physiology, medicalterminology, safe practices, medical ethics, legal requirements,interpersonal dynamics and communication, history, current trends andthe future of health care.
In preparation for clinical rotations, a written report of thestudent’s clinical experiences, and a portfolio of the student’s goalsand experiences are required.
CAT Brandywine participating hospitals include: BrandywineHospital, Chester County Hospital, Jennersville Regional Hospital, andPaoli Memorial Hospital.