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Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center:
Located in Central Altoona, in Blair County PA, Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center offers a full and part-time Practical Nursing Program that prepares graduates for employment as Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) in a wide variety of health-care settings. The full-time program is a comprehensive, one year healthcare educational program, and students can also opt for the two-year part-time program. As well as delivering quality training, we also collaborate with Blair County Career Link in assisting with placement of individuals upon graduation.

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Why Choose Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center?


- Celebrating 50 Years of Accreditation
We are proud to say that our Practical Nursing Program has continued to receive full approval from the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing since its inception in 1962.

- Placement & Employment Opportunities
The Office of Employment Security cooperates with the Practical Nursing program in assisting with placement of individuals upon graduation. GACTC graduating classes experience a 100% employment rate within three months following graduation.

- Academic Vision
The GACTC strives to integrate academic and technical skill instruction for high school students and adult learners as required to achieve industry skill standards. The culture of the school fosters intrinsic motivation and rewards student initiative and teamwork.

Full and Part-time Practical Nursing Program with LPN Employment Assistance:

Nursing, an art and a science, is concerned with the welfare of people and health service to the community. Practical Nursing is an integral part of the nursing profession. It is the faculty’s responsibility to facilitate a curriculum that prepares students for entry-level employment as Practical Nurses, capable of functioning as safe practitioners.

Modules in our Practical Nursing Program include:
- Anatomy & Physiology
- Basic Patient Care 
- Fundamentals of Nursing
- Integrated Nutrition
- Maternity Nursing
- Nursing Skills and Procedures
- Pediatric Nursing
- Personal & Vocational Relations
- Pharmacology
- Surgical Nursing

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Address: 1500 Fourth Avenue, 16602, Altoona, Pennsylvania , USA
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Delaware County Community College
Courses / Programs
With locations throughout Chester County (Downingtown, Exton, West Chester, West Grove) and Delaware County (Upper Darby, Media, Sharon Hill) in Penn State, and within easy reach of Philadelphia, Delaware County Community College provides a wide-range of high-quality allied health & nursing certificate & associate degree programs.

From our dedicated Allied Health, Emergency Services and Nursing Department, you will find a variety of programs and courses that can springboard your career into the health care industry.

Our programs will give a solid knowledge of your chosen field as well as the skills and mindset to prepare you for success.

Instruction in our classrooms is competitive with that of four-year institutions, and while our costs may be lower, the quality of your educational experience is not.

Delaware County Community College focuses on student success by delivering quality, affordable and responsive healthcare education opportunities in a technologically rich and supportive learning environment.
Associate Degree & Certificate Programs in Allied Health, Nursing & Emergency Services:

- Paramedic Training (Advanced Life Support)
- Emergency Services Technology
- Health Care Management
- Nursing (Associate in Applied Science)
- Nursing Assistant
- Medical Assistant
- Medical Coding and Billing
- Perioperative Program
- RN (Registered Nurse) First Assistant
- Respiratory Therapy
- Surgical Technology
Lackawanna College, Scranton
Courses / Programs
Based in Scranton with satellite campuses across Lackawanna County PA, Lackawanna College provides a wide range of allied health certificate programs that cover a variety of healthcare fields including Nursing, Paramedic Training, Elder Care and more. Designed with thoughtful curricula that are flexible, original, relevant and applicable, our programs give you everything you need to kick-start a rewarding career in the healthcare industry. The programs are run by the Continuing Education Department of Lackawanna College, which is located out of the Healey Academic Center in central Scranton.

The Department seeks to offer variety in its healthcare programs to be able to address both the individual’s and organizations personal or professional needs. In addition, our goal is to aid the student in obtaining the skill sets necessary to compete and succeed in today’s medical markets and to become an overall well rounded citizen who can go forward and contribute back to the community. The healthcare industry is the perfect career path for this.
Wide range of allied health & paramedic training certificate programs

Allied Health Certificate Programs
- Nurse Aide
- Home Health
- Elder Care
- Nursing - Continuing Education Units
- Nurse Aide Refresher Course

Paramedic Training Institute Programs
- Paramedic Training
- EMT (Emergency Medical Technician)
- ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support)
- CPR (aka Basic Life Support)
- PALS (Pediatric Life Support)
Safe Care Health School, Hamilton NJ
Courses / Programs
• If you live on the east-side of Philadelphia, or in the southeast PA region (for example in Doylestown, Horsham, Levittown, Morrisville, Willow Grove, Woodbourne..), then Safe Care Health School in Hamilton NJ, just 5 miles east of Trenton could be an ideal location for you to begin your journey toward an exciting new career in the in-demand allied health & medical technology field. 

• Safe Care Health School is a private vocational school providing quality medical training programs in a friendly and challenging learning environment with modern facilities. We are situated close to many physician offices, healthcare facilities and hospitals.

• We work with each student to customize an affordable payment plan if necessary.

Student Testimonial:
"I graduated only a few weeks ago and with the school's help, I am already out, interviewing for my dream job! I am a proud graduate of Safe Care Health School. I encourage anyone looking to get into the Medical field to strongly consider them, it was truly one of the best decisions I ever made!"
- Theresa
Allied Health Programs / Medical Career Training:

Day, evening & weekend classes available. Internship opportunity in some programs. 

• Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT)

• Certified EKG Technician (CET)

• Combination (CPT + CET)

• Certified Patient Care Technician (CPCT)

• Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA)

• Certified Home Health Aide (CHHA)
Thiel College
Courses / Programs
Thiel College is a liberal arts, sciences and professional studies college in Greenville, Pennsylvania that offers a wide range of Associate and Bachelor Degree programs. Course categories include Business Administration, English Literature, Mathematics, Fine Art, and more.

Thiel College is committed to developing and delivering innovative academic and co-curricular programs incorporating ethical and global perspectives, providing opportunities for students to discover and prepare for leadership in their chosen careers, enrolling students from the global populations, celebrating diversity within its community, and cultivating thriving living/learning communities

You’ll experience theoretical learning, practical and hands-on assignments, service learning activities and internships – for the finest career preparation you can imagine. A wide variety of co-curricular activities will help you develop leadership skills you didn't know you had.

Thiel College is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools, the Pennsylvania Department of Education, the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation, and the American Chemical Society.
Undergraduate Degrees:
- Accounting
- Actuarial Studies
- Biology
- Business Administration
- E-Commerce
- Elementary Education
- English Literature
- Environmental Science
- Fine Art
- Forensic Accounting
- Management Information Systems
- Mathematics
- Media Communication
- Medical Technology
- Neuroscience
- Philosophy
- Physics
- Political Science
- Pre-Law
- Pre-Occupational Therapy
- Pre-Physician Assistant
- Pre-Podiatry
- Pre-Veterinary,...
New Eden School of Natural Health and Herbal Studies
Courses / Programs
• New Eden School of Natural Health and Herbal Studies provides a wide range of accredited online certificate, diploma and degree courses (including doctorate programs) in the fields of naturopathy, holistic health, natural medicine, and nutrition.

• Our quality programs are studied online in Pennsylvania, across the U.S., Canada, UK, and worldwide.

• Based in Indiana, our mission is to offer students the best accredited online educational programs in natural health and herbal studies that are available.

• Studying with New Eden is easy and affordable. You can start studying with New Eden whenever you want and learn at your own pace.

• Our distance learning courses allow you the convenience and flexibility of studying in your own home or office, and at times that best suit your schedule.

Accreditation:
• New Eden has full accreditation with the American Council for Holistic Medicine (ACHM), which provides clinical training for graduates.

• We also have school approval with the American Naturopathic Certification Board, and the International Association of Natural Health Practitioners (IANHP).

Student Testimonial:
"Thank you so much for your assistance and advice while I was enrolled in the ND program. I experienced first rate advice and guidance from you and the staff. All of my calls and emails were answered in a very timely manner."
- Thomas, Doctor of Naturopathy Graduate
Online Certificate, Diploma, Associates Degree & Doctorate Degree Programs:

Traditional Naturopathy
• Naturopathic Practitioner
• Doctor of Traditional Naturopathy..

Natural Health
• Natural Health Consultant
• Wellness Counselor..

Holistic Health
• Holistic Health Practitioner
• Complementary & Alternative Health
• Energy Medicine..

Herbal Medicine
• Medical Herbalist
• Aromatherapy..

Nutrition Science
• Certified Nutritional Counselor
• Certified Wholefood Medicine Adviser..

Clinical Natural Medicine
• PhD in Natural Medicine
• Functional Medicine..
Dickinson College, Harrisburg area
Courses / Programs
Dickinson College is a private, residential liberal arts college located in Carlisle (18 miles from Harrisburg), Pennsylvania, that offers bachelor of arts and bachelor of science degree programs in a wide range of majors. Programs include Environmental Studies, Economics, Music, Biology, Chemistry, and many more.

Dickinson College is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. The Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Commission on Recognition of Postsecondary Accreditation.

Our flexible liberal-arts curriculum allows students to fulfill the necessary requirements for their major while exploring a variety of other disciplines. Whichever program they choose, Dickinson students receive a broad-based education that equips them for the future.

Dickinson students engage in and enjoy debate and discussion, workshops, studio work and research with faculty. All are productive researchers or creative performers who see their scholarly work as energizing their classes and benefitting students.
Undergraduate Programs:
- Biology
- Chemistry
- Environmental Studies
- Art and Art History
- Music
- Economics
- History
- International Business and Management
- International Studies
- Creative Writing
- Education
- Film Studies
- Latin American Studies
- Linguistics
- Portuguese
- Secondary Teaching Certification
- Pre-professional Programs, and more ...