Lehigh Valley health care program information sessions announced

January 13, 2015

CENTER VALLEY, Pa. – Penn State Lehigh Valley's Department of Continuing Education will hold information sessions for its health care programs at 11 a.m. Jan. 21 and 4 p.m. Feb. 2. The campus has programs that can prepare individuals for a high-demand career as a pharmacy technician, clinical medical assistant or practical nurse, and are open to anyone with a high school diploma or equivalent. Both information sessions will be held at the Penn State Center at Overlook Park, 445 Hanover Ave., Allentown.

Pharmacy technician

The pharmacy technician program will prepare students to enter the pharmacy field and to pursue certification including the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board's exam.

Practical nursing

The practical nursing certificate program is an 18-month evening and weekend program, which prepares students both academically and clinically for the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) licensure exam.

Clinical medical assistant

The clinical medical assisting program is designed to prepare students to function as professionals in multiple health care settings. Job opportunities are prevalent with hospitals, medical offices and more.

To RSVP for the information session of your choice, contact Diane McAloon at dmcaloon@psu.edu or 610-285-5066. For more information, visit www.lv.psu.edu/ce/healthcare.

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Last Updated January 14, 2015