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Career Development Programs

Career Development Programs

Career Development Program Information
For the 2019-2020 year, we are pleased to provide 10 Career Development Programs. These programs are designed to educate students for the purpose of job entry or job advancement.  Full program descriptions can be found in the Lorain County JVS Adult Career Student Handbook.
Approvals and Accreditation
The Lorain County JVS Adult Career Center is accredited by the Council on Occupational Education.  As a Career and Technical School District, all JVS Career Development programs are approved by the Ohio Department of Higher Education. The Lorain County JVS Adult Career Center is a proud member of the University Systems of Ohio and is an Ohio Technical Center.  The school is governed by a local board of education made up of members appointed from area school districts and local business and industry.

Program Resources


Basic Software
Adobe Creative Suite
Internet Explorer, Chrome, and Firefox
ESET Antivirus
Smart Notebook (if needed)
Office 2010/2013
Windows 7 Enterprise

Additional Software for Specific Programs
Adobe CS6 Package
Autodesk Inventor
Aprima EHR
Evolve Resources
Quickbooks 2014
Aprima Academy
Virtual Medical Office
Autocad 2014
Medical Math
Medical Assisting
Certiport MOS Exams




Additional Individual Program Media Resources


Phlebotomy, STNA, Home Health Aide, EHR

  • Nursing Assisting Video Series, 3rd Edition Delmar Publishers
  • Instructor prepared power-point presentations for most content areas
  • Aprima Medical Software
  • Smart Board
  • Throughout the Paradigm MSO textbooks, assessment assignments require students to use the internet to conduct research using internet search engines to locate information.
  • Multiple websites are available for student use and may be assigned. These websites are located in student textbooks for every program.
  • Tabor’s Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (classroom copies)
  • Physician Desk Reference (classroom copies)
  • Nursing Drug Handbook (sample copies) Govoni and Hayes Drugs and Nursing Implications
  • International Classification of Diseases-9th Edition-Clinical Modifications (classroom copies)
  • Current Procedural Terminology (classroom copies)
  • Healthcare Common Procedural Coding System (classroom copies)
  • On-line references (various content-area specific supplemental information) to facilitate learning including but not limited to:

Computerized Business Technology

Public Library Sytems 

For Medical information research, use the online catalog and databases. At the library web page, go to the Online Catalog (This will take you to CLEVENET Libraries Databases to search an alphabetical listing of databases for research assignments). 

The Lorain County Joint Vocational School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its programs and activities, and provides equal access to the Boys Scouts and other designated youth groups. © 2020. The Lorain County Joint Vocational School District. All Rights Reserved.