Health Technology

Health Technology introduces students to caring for sick and injured patients. Students will explore basic bedside care, taking vital signs such as temperature, blood pressure, pulse and respiration. They may also feed patients and assist with bathing and personal hygiene. Students complete a State Tested Nurse Assistant Program (STNA) and study medical terminology, giving them the opportunity to recieve college credit. Student are also introduced to medical insurance coding, electronic health record management, computer skills, dental assisting, and clinical laboratory testing. Students complete and become certified phlebotomy techs. Health Technology students provide hands-on assistance at the annual Vantage Bloodmobile and assist school nurses at student health screenings throughout Van Wert County. Successful completion of this program may result in college credit(s) being awarded through an articulation agreement with Rhodes State College.  Students will learn to 
  • Perform a wide-range of medical procedures in various healthcare careers
  • Experience clinical instruction at healthcare facilities
  • Develop professional work ethics, medical skills, and patient/client care
Nurse/Nurse Aid
Medical/Dental Assistant
Physical Therapy Assistant
Lab Technician
Respiratory Therapist
Radiology Technician
Phlebotomy Technician

State Approved Nurse Assistant (STNA)
AHA: CPR /First Aid
ODH Hearing
ODH Vision
OSHA 10 hour General Industry (Healthcare)
NHA: Certified Phlebotomy Technician

HOSA--Health Occupations Students of America

Vantage Career Center has partnered with Northwest State Community College to offer courses both online and in our building. These are part of College Credit Plus. Students can also opt to attend local campuses to meet academic requirements. Contact Student Services for more information.  

Career Pathways

A Career Pathway is a collective look at education and training, wage and outlook information for related occupations.  The Vantage Health Technology program can be part of the Career Pathways listed below. Whether a student is interested in going to college, getting a certificate or working right after high school, career pathways can be customized for any ambition or plan.  
These career pathways were developed around Ohio’s in-demand occupations, according to the July 2015 In-Demand Occupations. Secondary and post-secondary courses reflect career-tech programs approved by the Ohio Department of Education and Ohio Board of Regents. For additional career planning resources, visit

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Contact Us

Please contact any of the individuals listed below to get more information about the program. 
Leigh Carey
Leigh Carey
Health Technology
Office: 419-238-5411 x 2132
Wendy Baumle
Wendy Baumle
Sports Exercise Therapy
Office: 419-238-5411 x 2136
Paula VanTilburg
Paula VanTilburg
Career Tech Supervisor
Office: 419-238-5411 x 2146
Tonya Temple
Tonya Temple
Student Services Supervisor
Office: 419-238-5411 x 2160
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