Health Occupations

An ophthalmic student checking a patient

Health Occupations

For Information On Health Occupations Programs

Call (828) 398-7878 or email:


Healthcare jobs will always be in high demand and we need a strong healthcare workforce to meet that demand.

If you are looking for a new career or are a current healthcare professional, these exciting courses/programs will prepare you for numerous jobs available, including Medication Aide, Medical Terminology, Nurse Aide Level I and II, Clinical Massage, Ophthalmic Assisting, Dental Radiology, and many more. A career in the healthcare field is rewarding and constantly changing, so be ready by keeping up with the pace.

Check out our Healthcare class schedule.


Programs that Health Occupations at A-B Tech offer are:

  • Nurse Aide I
  • Nurse Aide II
  • Nurse Aide I Refresher
  • Medication Aide
  • Clinical Massage
  • Ophthalmic Assistant
  • Dental Radiology

If you are interested in enhancing your work life or changing your career you might be interested in attending one of the Health Occupations programs. For more information, please call the Health Occupations office, at (828) 398-7878.

Please note increases in supply fees for some courses.

Note: Basic Life Support CPR card cost increased to $10.00 from the original $5.00


Coming Soon!

Central Sterile Processing

The Central Sterile Processing curriculum is designed to prepare individuals for the field of Sterile Processing and Central Service Supply.

Students will develop the skills necessary to properly disinfect, and prepare. process, store. and issue both sterile and nonsterile supplies, and instrumentation. and equipment for patient care. Additionally, students will learn to operate sterilizing units and monitor the effectiveness of the sterilization process.

Graduates will be eligible to take the Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution, Inc. "Sterile Processing and Distribution (SPD) Technician Exam", earning the title of Central Sterile Processing and Distribution Technician (CSPDT). Employment opportunities include surgery centers, central sterile processing departments in hospitals, and traveling consultation services.


Health Occupations Staff

Teresa Robinson


Cathy Banks

Assistant Coordinator

Teresa Nix

Administrative Assistant

Joan Gilmore

Administrative Assistant


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