The Health Office/School Nurse will serve as a resource to students regarding various health-related professions. The school nurse will serve as a liaison between students and Morristown Medical Center "Shadowing Program" offering a first-hand perspective of health careers.
*On hold till further notice
Juniors and seniors interested in this program or career information should see Ms. Marino in the Health Office.
Morristown Medical Center
Shadowing Days - packet
see Ms. Marino for Info
Links to Health Careers
I. First Aid/CPR/EMT-B Training Information
American Heart Association - Local CPR & first aid courses being offered.
II. Interested in a career in Nursing?
III. Are you thinking of becoming an athletic trainer?
Click here for a list of accredited athletic training programs
IV. Interested in a career in Physical Therapy?
To find information on accredited Physical Therapy schools, go to www.capteonline.org
V.Becoming a Physician Assistant: Getting your prerequisites and certification.
VI. For those interested in a career in fitness:
Aerobics & Fitness Association of America - For those interested in becoming an aerobics, pilates, yoga, kickboxing, or step instructor. No college degree required, but must be CPR certified.
National Academy of Sports Medicine - For those interested in becoming a certified personal trainer. Must be 18 & CPR certified. A college degree is required for the Performance Enhancement Specialist Certification
VII. For information on other allied health careers see below:
American Osteopathic Academy of Sports Medicine - For further info on certified sports medicine physicians.
Commission of Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) - Explains the importance of accreditation & helps you to find an accredited program in the area you are seeking.
VIII. Learning Sites
Muscles in Action- to help you understand the anatomical terms of movement.