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Medical Careers Academy
Health Sciences Prepare to be the best
The Medical Technologies program provides students with the skills necessary for successful entry-level employment in the health care field.

Qualifying students may also earn a head start on their college education.
Medical Careers
Students successfully completing the Medical  Careers Academy will have the opportunity to explore diverse Health Care Careers.  Each student has the option of earning the Ohio Department of Health State Tested Nurse Aide (STNA) training with the opportunity to take the State exam.  Additional certifications in First Aid, CPR and Blood Borne Pathogens will also be obtained. 

Training in medical records management, physician medical coding, insurance billing, medical terminology, medical transcription, patient registration and many other medical office procedures offers another career pathway. 
Each student has the option to begin a career after graduation or continue their education and pursuit of a degree. 
Gain valuable experience and knowledge through study trips, guest speakers, and hands-on simulations. 

Medical Skills

 - Patient care
 - Vital signs
 - Computer skills
 - Medical terminology 
 - Medical career choices 
 - Medical equipment
 - Infection control
 - First aid and CPR
 - Human relations

Required Sciences

Anatomy I (Level I students)  and Anatomy II or Chemistry (Level II students)
91% College and Career

Meet the Instructors

CTE Excellence Tami Yahle
Instructor Level I & II
937.778.1980, Ext. 719
Shellie Gyetvai
Shellie Gyetvai
778-1980 ext. 760

Jennelle Winn
937.778.1980, Ext. 715

College Agreements

Edison State Community College
8 Semester Hours


First Aid

This is the foundation

Occupations in the health care industry cover a wide range of education and training levels. Get a jump start on one of the many health care careers and prepare for continuing your education while attending Upper Valley.
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8811 Career Drive, Piqua, Ohio 45356
Phone: 937.778.1980 | Fax: 937.778.4677

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