Allied Health - FPC

Our aging population, the increased use of medical technologies for diagnosis and treatment, and the resulting demand for healthcare services assure us that Healthcare will continue to be the fastest-growing industry sector.   St. Lucie Public School’s Allied Health programs offer students opportunities for certifications that lead to entry-level jobs in healthcare, as well as articulated credits to continue their educational and career pathway at the college level. Note:  Regarding completion of Anatomy and Physiology (2000350): this course or its substitutions do not meet requirements for an "Equally Rigorous Science" credit.

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Potential Industry Certifications / Credentials

  • Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA)
  • Certified EKG Technician (CET)
  • Certified Personal Trainer
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

Areas of Study

  • Collect patient histories, maintain medical records, process insurance claims
  • Prepare patients for procedures and take vital signs
  • Assist physicians during procedures, collect samples, and run tests in the lab
Certified EKG Technician (CET)
  • Operate EKG equipment that measures heart activity
  • Obtain patients’ medical history and medication use
Students gain real world experience through contact hours in clinical settings at local health science facilities.
These facilities include:
  • Martin Memorial Health Centers
  • AbbieJean Russell Care Center
  • Council on Aging of St. Lucie, Inc.
  • Discovery Emporium
  • Florida Heart Center
  • Lake Forrest Park
  • Learning Blocks Academy
  • Life Care Center of Port St. Lucie
  • Lynmoore St. Lucie at Lawnwood
  • New Horizons
  • Prima Vista Animal Hospital
  • Regency Dental
  • Saint Lucie County Health Access Network
  • St. Lucie County Fire District
  • The Children’s Garden Academy
  • The Humane Society of St. Lucie County
  • Tiffany Hall Nursing Home

This program supports students’ college and career readiness. Students are college and career ready when they have the knowledge, skills, and academic preparation needed to enroll and succeed in college credit-bearing courses within an associate or bachelor degree program without the need for remediation. Students need these same attributes and levels of achievement to enter and succeed in post-secondary workforce education or to enter a career path offering a living wage and future advancement.

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