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Academy of Health at Lake Gibson High School
Lake Gibson High School
7007 N. Socrum Loop Road
Lakeland, FL  33809

Phone:  (863) 853-6100

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NCAC CERTIFIED

This academy is recognized by the National Career Academy Coaltion as a "CERTIFIED" Academy for having met the National Standards of Practice


Academy of Health at Lake Gibson High School Overview

The medical field is among the fastest growing industries today. Registered Nurses are among the top five largest occupations in the nation. Lake Gibson High School’s Medical Academy is a multi-year program. Upon graduation, students will have the necessary skills and certifications for employment or continued education in the health care industry.

Whether your career goal is to work in a hospital, emergency medicine, or in allied health, the Lake Gibson High School Medical Academy will teach you the skills needed to get started. Through class work and hands-on experience, students gain background knowledge in anatomy, medical terminlogy, and disease processes, as well as learn skills like taking vital signs, providing patient care and strapping a patient to a backboard.

Whatever your plans for the future, joining Lake Gibson High School’s Medical Academy will guarantee you a successful future.

Tracks

  • Allied Health Assisting
  • Electrocardiograph Aide
  • Home Health Aide
  • First Responder (Polk State College Credit Possible)
  • Medical Terminology (Polk State College Credit Possible)

News

The Ledger: LGHS Academy of Health Sponors 'Battle of the Belts'

The Battle of the Belts challenge at Lake Gibson High was organized by the school's Academy of Health and Health Occupations Students of America, said Samantha Thompson, a registered nurse and instructor in the Academy of Health. Students designed weeklong events to encourage others to buckle up.