The Emerging Health Professionals program provides high school seniors with an opportunity to experience a variety of health care careers in a hospital setting and take Penn State/Lehigh Carbon Community College science courses for college credit. Students spend one day a week rotating among various departments of a hospital. Students will experience these departments throughout the three Lehigh Valley Hospital & Health Network facilities, St. Luke’s University Health Network Allentown Campus, Country Meadows, and Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network.
The hospital portion of the program provides students with observational experience that enable students to observe various health care professionals as they work with patients. Students also have the opportunity to meet various health career professionals during presentations within the LVHN community. In addition to these experiences, students are given an overview of the health care industry and all that it entails throughout their coursework at LCTI.
Students spend two half-days a week with Penn State/LCCC faculty and the LCTI instructor at Penn State Lehigh Valley/Lehigh Carbon Community College.
Students spend two half-days a week participating in activities at LVHN campus.
Students spend one day a week participating in health curriculum taught by the LCTI instructors.
This program is available to seniors only.
EHP students will:
American Heart Association CPR/AED/First Aid
Direct Care Worker
College Opportunities are available for this program
The facility is a newly accredited Pennsylvania Department of Health EMS Education Institute.View All News