Students in the Allied Health Science program at the Belmont Career Center recently hosted their fall blood drive with the American Red Cross at the school. Pictured, from left, are Roger Edgell, medical unit assistant; Kassi Coffield, supervisor of collections; and junior AHS student Preston Shively, Bellaire.
Allied Health Science students train in health professions such as medical assistant, nurse aide, first aid and CPR. Junior students learn basic health skills used in health care occupations. Seniors complete the state approved Nurse Aide Training Program, making them eliglble for state certification, during the first semester. In the second semester, students may take part in early job placement, job shadowing and volunteer activities. Instructors are Cathy Yochum and Maura Birney.