This program is offered to students who are interested in attending college to prepare for a career in health care. It has been nationally recognized by the Life Science Career Alliance, won teaching awards from Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE), and achieves 100% college placement. This year long program is offered at 1 of 6 area hospitals. Students attend class daily at their assigned hospital and the curriculum offers a combination of lecture, patient care skills, and clinical rotations.. Students benefit from career-based presentations from an array of health care professionals including: nurses, physicians, physician assistants, physical therapists, medical technologists and pharmacists. The curriculum includes anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, medical terminology, safety, infection control and medical law and ethics. Students graduate from the program with a solid understanding of the integral relations of the hospital team and a vision of their potential role in the health care industry.