- Engage in off-site medical care explorations at local health facilities.
- Prepare for a professional health career with high growth and high paying opportunities.
- Perform a wide variety of nursing skills that include making a hospital bed, transferring a patient from the bed to a wheelchair, utilizing a mechanical lift, and taking vital signs.
- Explore the topics of anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, communication skills, and work ethics skills.
Job Titles – Career Pathways
29-2051 Dietetic Technicians
31-1011 Home Health Aides
31-1014 Nursing Assistant w/o clinical
39-9021 Personal and Home Care Aides
CTC knowledge transfers to college credits at:
Berks Technical Institute
Commonwealth Technical Institute
Keystone Technical Institute
Lincoln Technical Institute
McCann’s School of Business
Pennsylvania College of Technology
Pennsylvania Institute of Technology
NOCTI – National Occupational Competency Testing Institute Certification
* Health Assisting
BLS Healthcare Provider
Heartsaver First Aid
OSHA – Healthcare Certification
➤ For more detailed information about this program, including the grading policy, task list, etc., please refer to the course syllabus.
Instructor – Mrs. Alice K. Bowers
I am a United States Air Force Veteran – having served for five years. I am a graduate of Reading Area Community College with an Associates in Applied Science – degree in Nursing. I have been teaching Health Careers to students at RMCTC for over 13 years, and I enjoy working with the students in the program and sharing my knowledge of nursing practice.
Associates Degree, Nursing, Reading Area Community College
Vocational Education I Teaching Certification, Temple University
Vocational Education II Teaching Certification, Temple University
Certifications and Awards
RN License, Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing
Teach the Educator, 2004
Nurse Aide Program Instructor, 2004 to 2013
American Heart Association HealthCare Provider CPR/AED, 2015
American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Instructor, 2015
Family practice RN
Berks Heim 1997–2004
Hire Date: 2004
CTSO Advisor – Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) Pioneer Chapter
RACC LPN Graduation
Heritage Festival – Berks County Parks
SOAR programs of study prepare today’s student for tomorrow’s high demand and high wage careers.