Allied Health

Shared Time

Location: Middletown
2 Swartzel Drive, Middletown 07748
Phone: 732-671-0650      Fax: 732-671-7455

Teachers: Mr. Robert Lisi/ Mrs. Susan Rufolo

High School Program Description
A two-year HIGH SCHOOL program designed to set students on the academic pathway to a career in health care. Students can earn up to 3 college credits from Brookdale Community College towards a degree in Nursing. Students may also accumulate up to 6 credits with Rutgers University provided they take and successfully pass the mandated exam.

CIP CODE: 511699

Career Pathways

  • Home Health Aide
  • Patient care assistant
  • Medical assistant
  • Nurse's aide
  • Respiratory Therapy Technician
  • Medical Laboratory Technician
Post Secondary Training
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Registered nurse
  • Advanced Practice Nurse (Clinical Nurse Specialist, Nurse Midwife, Nurse Anesthetist)
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • Nurse Anesthetist
  • Nurse Midwife

Program Skills And Tasks

  • Patient care skills
  • History of medicine and nursing
  • Time management skills
  • Career planning and workplace readiness skills
  • Personal care skills
  • Assessment of vital signs
  • Infection control techniques
  • Health and safety procedures
  • Medical terminology
  • Anatomy and physiology of body systems
  • Body mechanics and transferring skills
  • Professionalism and leadership
  • Growth and development
  • Ethical issues in health care
  • Problem solving, critical thinking and the nursing process
  • Scope of practice of health occupations
  • First aid skills, CPR
  • Fundamentals of pathophysiology and microbiology
  • Fundamentals of nursing
  • Medical math
  • Communication skills
  • Nutrition
  • Cultural diversity


  • Student must have an expressed interest in the Occupational Area
  • Student must have an attendance record of less than 15 days absent per year
  • Students must have a "C" grade point average
  • Student and parents are recommended to tour the program prior to submitting an application. This may be accomplished through attendance at an open house, tour with counselor, or other means arranged with the principal or counselor.
  • Student must have successfully completed Algebra I with a grade of C or better.
  • Student must have successfully completed Grade C or better in a Laboratory Biology.

Continuing Education

  • Apprenticeship-
  • Brookdale Community College
  • Johnson College

High School Credits Earned

Level One
Nursing 1 10 credits
CTE Math I 5 credits
CTE Science 1 5 credits
Level Two
Nursing 2 10 credits
CTE Math II 5 credits
ICTE Science II 5 credits
TOTAL: 40 credits

College Credits Earned

Brookdale Community College:
Intro to Allied Health 3 credits
TOTAL: 3 credits
Rutgers University:
Dynamics of Health Care 3 credits
Medical Terminology 3 credits
TOTAL: 6 credits
*Rutgers University–MUST take & pass challenge exams for credit.

Certificates Upon Graduation

MCVSD Program Certificate

The following is a list of acceptable documents that may be used to establish a student's identity and eligibility to be licensed by the Board and/or to renew his or her license:
I-327 (Reentry Permit)
I-551(Permanent Resident Card)
I-571(Refugee Travel Document)
I- 688 (Temporary Resident Card)
I-688A (Employment Authorization Card)
I-688B (Employment Authorization Document)
I-766 (Employment Authorization Card)
I-94 (Arrival/Departure Record)
Questions about your immigration status and whether or not it is a qualifying status under federal law should be directed to the USCIC at:1-800-375-5283
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