Cape Cod Regional Technical High School
The Community School

Health Technology

Students in Health Technologies are introduced to a broad range of healthcare and allied healthcare careers. Students provide services either directly or indirectly to meet preventive, therapeutic, diagnostic, convalescent, rehabilitative, and custodial health needs of individuals and their community. The broad based curriculum provides entry level preparation for many areas of employment. The Health Tech program includes a challenging academic component. In addition to learning technical skills, students pursue a specialized academic program that includes anatomy and physiology, as well as chemistry. Students gain real world experience working in clinical settings such as Cape Cod Hospital and Rehab, and other various healthcare facilities. Clinicals are performed at Liberty Commons in Chatham, Department shadowing is performed at Cape Cod Hospital. After successful completion of the state written and practical exam, juniors receive CNA certification through the Massachusetts Nurse Aide Registry. Certification in CPR, AED, and First Aid is conducted yearly.

$39,980/year, $19.22/hr

Starting Salary

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  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Home Health Aid
  • Medical Assistant (no certification)
  • EKG technician
  • X-ray technician
  • Medical assistant
  • Registered nurse (RN) ASN
  • Pharmacy technician
  • Surgical technician
  • Physical therapy assistant
  • Physical therapist
  • Registered nurse (RN) BSN
  • Social worker
  • Occupational therapist
  • Speech pathologist
  • Dietician
Skills Taught
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • OSHA
  • CPR and First Aid for Health Professionals
  • Certificate of Completion Home Health Aid
  • Person Centered Dementia Care-Alzheimer's Association
  • PCHM- Personal Care Homemaker for the Experienced Professional
  • Stop the Bleed
  • LGBTQ and Aging in Massachusetts

Tina Rauch

Health Technology Instructor
ext. 3335

Susanne O'Connor

Health Technology Instructor

Holly Tavano

Health Technology Instructor