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Health Occupations Education

Program Related Links:

CIP Codes
Industry-Recognized Credentials
Programs of Study (SOAR) Task Lists and Crosswalks 

Other Related Sites and Information:

Promoting a Safe School Environment: A​ Handbook for Pennsylvania Career and Technical Educators (PDF)

This publication provides in-depth guidelines on:

  1. Providing a safe CTE learning environment
  2. Accident prevention
  3. Modern safety and health programs
  4. Preventable injuries
  5. Attitude formation
  6. Developing safety consciousness
  7. Organizing an effective safety and health program
  8. Instructional practices
  9. Safety regulations and requirements
  10. Laboratory safety concerns and hazards
  11. Hazard identification and prevention
  12. Occupational safety and health inspections
  13. Liability concerns.

Using this publication as a guide, CTE professionals can promote safe and healthy laboratories and classrooms to enhance learning and skill development.​

Programs of Study

26.1201 Biotechnology
51.0601 Dental Assisting/ Assistant
51.0801 Medical/ Clinical Assistant
51.0899 Health/ Medical Assisting Services, Other
51.9999 Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other 

Career and Technical Programs

51.0707 Health Information/ Medical Records Technology/ Technician
51.0904 Emergency Medical Technology/ Technician (EMT Paramedic)
51.0909 Surgical Technology/ Technologist
51.2604 Rehabilitation Aide (Word)
51.3902 Nursing Assistant/ Aide and Patient Care Assistant/ Aide