Allied Health researcher
  • LOCATED AT PEQUANNOCK TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL:

    The Allied Health Institute is a unique opportunity for Morris County High School juniors and seniors to take healthcare courses and complete a two-year clinical internship at Chilton Hospital. The program is run by a partnership between Morris County Vocational School District, Pequannock High School and Chilton Hospital.Over the course of the two-year program, students take college credit-bearing health care courses at Pequannock and also participate in a clinical internship at Chilton Hospital in numerous departments, such as Emergency Department, Radiology, ICU, Wound Center, Outpatient, Nutrition/Dietary, Orthopedics among other areas.

    Morris County high school students in 10th grade may apply for their 11th and 12th grade year. 

     

Overview of Program


  • Students attend one of two possible sessions (AM or PM) for Share Time programs.

    Morning Session 7:29- 10:42am 
    Afternoon Session 11:27- 2:40pm


    Students earn: 20 Career and Technical Education credits per school year

    Unique Features:

    • 12 Rutgers School of Health Professions credits earned junior year
    • 2 days per week spent junior year a Chilton Hospital working in various departments
    • 6 Rutgers School of Health Professions  credits earned senior year
    • 3 days per week spent senior year at Chilton Hospital working in specific departments
    • Senior year capstone project/show case

    Junior Year:

    Class

    Credits/Hours

    Medical Terminology

    3 Rutgers Credits

    Dynamics of Health Care

    3 Rutgers Credits

    Anatomy and Physiology I and Lab

    4 Rutgers Credits

    Emergency and Clinical Care

    2 Rutgers Credits

    Chilton Hospital Clinical Rotation

    6.5 hours per week

     

    Senior Year:

    Class

    Credits/Hours

    Scientific Principles of Nutrition

    3 Rutgers Credits

    Health and Wellness

    3 Rutgers Credits

    Capstone Project/Showcase

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    Chilton Hospital Clinical Rotation

    9.75 hours per week