High School Healthcare Training

This limited time program offers high school juniors and seniors the opportunity to receive a high-demand healthcare certification while attending high school. The program is supported by a grant that covers the cost of instruction, supplies, and the certification exams.

Don't delay! Limited spots available for the Spring 2023 term.

Click the image at left to open a printable information flyer about this special healthcare training program for high school juniors and seniors.

Eastern is partnering with the West Virginia Department of Education and the West Virginia Community and Technical College System to offer this FREE training opportunity for high school juniors and seniors in Eastern's six-county service district in the Potomac Highlands.

Informational Sessions via Zoom

Informational sessions are planned for high school Juniors and Seniors who are interested in the high school Medical Assistant and Phlebotomy Technician programs that will begin in January 2023.

Upcoming Q&A sessions:

  • Monday, Oct. 17
  • Tuesday, Oct. 18
  • Thursday, Oct. 20

Join anytime between 6pm-8pm using the link below (the meeting will not open until 6 p.m. on these dates)

Don't delay! Limited spots available. Enrolling now for the Spring 2023 term.

Evening/Weekend Programs

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Not a dual-enrollment program; coursework is in addition to regular high school coursework.

  • Classes will only be held at Eastern's campus in Moorefield.
  • Classes held two nights a week.
  • One (1) semester program (January - May 2023)

Training prepares student for NHA certification (see information below about NHA exams).

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Not a dual-enrollment program; coursework is in addition to regular high school coursework.

  • Classes will be held at Eastern's campus in Moorefield and at Tucker County High School.
  • Classes held two nights a week (starting at 6 p.m.) and two Saturdays a month.
  • One (1) semester program (January - May 2023)

Training prepares student for NHA certification (see information below about NHA exams).

Dual-Enrollment Program

Certified Nursing Assistant students

Must be enrolled in C.N.A. program at one of the below-listed schools to be eligible for this dual-enrollment program.

Contact your school for more information. The application on this page is only for the Phlebotomy and Medical Assistant programs.

Program only available at:

  • South Branch Career and Technical Center
  • Hampshire High School
  • Tucker County High School

 

NHA (National Healthcare Association) Certification Testing

Eastern is an approved site to offer and proctor the National Health Career Association Certification (NHA Certification) exams. Each of the high school programs below includes the opportunity to sit for the NHA certification exam. The program will cover the cost of the exam for the student.

Visit the NHA website at www.nhanow.com for more information about NHA certifications.

Also, under special circumstances, Eastern will arrange to offer and proctor NHA Certification exams by special arrangement.

Contact

Melissa Shockey

Program Manager, Workforce Education

Email: melissa.shockey@easternwv.edu

Phone: 304-434-8000 ext. *9253

Fax: 304-434-7003

Amanda Gross

Program Assistant I, Workforce Education

Email: amanda.gross@easternwv.edu

Phone: 304-434-8000 ext. *9413

Fax: 304-434-7003