Health-Nursing Careers

  • Health-Nursing Careers students in actionEngage 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 variety of nursing skills that include making a hospital bed, transferring a patient from the bed to a wheelchair, applying personal protective equipment, and taking vital signs.
  • Explore the subjects of anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, communication skills, and work ethics skills.

A nursing student demonstrates proper protective gear by wearing a face mask, a gown, and gloves. 

Job Titles – Career Pathways
29-2051  Dietetic Technicians
31-1011   Home Health Aides
31-1014   Nursing Assistant w/o clinical
31-9097  Phlebotomists
39-9021  Personal and Home Care Aides


 Students in Health-Nursing Careers class 

CTC knowledge transfers to college credits at:
Berks Technical Institute
Commonwealth Technical Institute
Harcum College
Keystone Technical Institute
Lackawanna College
Lincoln Technical Institute
McCann’s School of Business
Mercyhurst University
Pennsylvania College of Technology
Pennsylvania Institute of Technology

Student Certifications
NOCTI – National Occupational Competency Testing Institute Certification
* Health Assisting
BLS Healthcare Provider
Heartsaver First Aid
OSHA – Healthcare Certification

HNC students practicing skillshealth program logos➤ For more detailed information about this program, including the grading policy, task list, etc., please refer to the course syllabus.

Ms. Bowers, Health-Nursing Careers InstructorInstructor – Mrs. Alice K. Bowers

I am a United States Air Force Veteran – having served for five years. I am a graduate of Alvernia University with a Bachelors of Science Degree in Nursing. I have been teaching Health Careers to students at RMCTC for 15 years, and I enjoy working with the students and sharing my knowledge of nursing practice.

Bachelors of Science in Nursing, Alvernia University
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,2019
American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Instructor, 2019

Work Experience
Family practice RN 1996-1997
Berks Heim 1997–2004

Hire Date: 2004

Community Service
CTSO Advisor – HOSA – Future Health Professionals, Pioneer Chapter
Salvation Army
RACC LPN Graduation
New Journey Community Outreach
Advisory Member, RACC – LPN & RN programs

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The Reading Muhlenberg CTC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, ancestry, national
origin, immigration status, primary language, marital status, pregnancy or handicap/disability in its education programs, activities, and/or employment.

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