Health Education Center

If you've ever received health care for yourself or a pet in Pinellas County, chances are you were cared for by a graduate of St. Petersburg College. And it all starts at SPC's Caruth Health Education Center, where our health programs prepare you for the challenges and complexities of the healthcare field.

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Health Blog Posts

  • CTE Month Spotlight. Student pictured is Gina Wright.This CTE Month spotlight focuses on Gina Wright and her experience as a student at St. Petersburg College.
  • High definition model of a virus moleculeSeveral St. Petersburg College graduates have found themselves working on the frontlines of the COVID outbreak as healthcare workers and first responders.
  • A male nursing student receives his nursing pin while holding a yellow rose.St. Petersburg College awarded more than 350 Associate in Science in Nursing degrees and 220 Bachelor of Science in Nursing degrees in 2020.
  • Entrance to the emergency room of a hospital.SPC faculty member Paul Serino has published a new book to help those interested in pursuing a career as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) or Paramedic.
  • nurse volunteersGina McCabe, an SPC Nursing instructor, jumped on the chance to be a helper when the Pinellas County Urban League called for volunteers.
  • The Respiratory Care program at St. Petersburg College will be recognized by the Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC).
  • A small blonde boy holds an SPC bag in front of a presentation covered in pictures of animals up for adoption.The lives of SPC’s College of Veterinary Technology housed animals were recently enhanced through an elementary school’s community service program and a child with a soft spot for animals.
  • dental hygiene symposiumLast month, students from SPC's AS Dental Hygiene program had the chance to attend the Florida Dental Hygienists’ Association Symposium in Orlando.
  • break the stigmaSt. Petersburg College’s Health Education Center held their second annual Break the Stigma event on Oct. 7 to educate future health care professionals.
  • Ashley comes from a family of nurses and, while also harboring an interest in engineering, hoped to pursue a career in health care. Rather than let go of one of her passions, she found a happy marriage between the two in the Orthotics & Prosthetics Technology A.S. program.
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Health Training Leader

SPC offers the only associate degree for orthotic and prosthetic technicians in Florida at our state-of-the-art facilities.

O&P Program
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Dental Hygiene Clinic

Our clinic delivers supervised training for Dental Hygiene students and affordable preventive dental care for residents.

Dental Hygiene Clinic
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New Initiative Program

As a health student at SPC, you have access to personalized support and tutoring tailored to your specific studies.

New Initiative Program