Thomas Bruno

Experience: Emergency Services: 8 years’ experience including Search and Rescue Ranger / paramedic at the Grand Canyon National Park; NH 911 and transport medic, volunteer firefighter, urgent care tech, professor of wilderness medicine at Plymouth State University. Health and Fitness: 20 years’ experience including coaching sports from high school to the Olympic level, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, Track and Field and Cycling coach.
BS, (Physical Education) M.Ed (Athletic Administration) Plymouth State University; Paramedic,Firerfighter II
Other Interests: 
Road races, duathlons, obstacle course challenges, training my dogs and family.


Experience: 9 years in education at CRTC;
HOSA Adviser; LNA instructor for the Health Science Program 
25 years in nursing, including acute rehabilitation, psychiatry, home infusion therapy, ambulatory care, hospice, telemetry
BS, Norwich University, Nursing; MS, Health Care Administration, New England College, Teaching Certification
Other Interests: 
animals, education, family, fitness, Maine coast, wellness


Sharon Bean

Health Science & Technology

Body Systems, CPR & First Aid, Diseases, Leadership Skills, Legal and Ethical Issues, Medical Terminology, Safety, Standard Precautions

Clinical Social Worker, Dental Care, Dietician, EMT/Paramedic, Lab Technician, Medical Assistant, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, Physician, Radiology, Sports Medicine
MCC: EXER105 Essentials of Exercise Science*
NHTI: HS101 Medical Terminology*
First Aid, CPR, & AED certifications, LNA License upon successful completion of state testing, EMR (Emergency Medical Responder) License upon successful completion of state testing
100% of eligible students either earned an LNA or EMR certificate. Over 85% of eligible students enrolled to earn college credits Over 93% of students passed national end-of-program HST exams
SUGGESTED PREREQUISITE COURSES: Full Course Load Aligned to Preparing for a 4-year College 
SUGGESTED SIMULTANEOUS COURSES: Advanced Chemistry, Anatomy & Physiology, Microbiology/AP Biology, Psychology, HumanGrowth & Development
CAREER HIGH VALUE SOFT SKILLS & ABILITIES: Effective Communicator, Critical ThinkingSkills, Interpersonal Skills, Proper Hygiene,Professional Appearance

In our Health Science & Technology program you will:
  • Develop a strong understanding of anatomy and physiology;apply it to complex cases in health care.
  • Investigate diverse health care careers in what is projected to be New Hampshire’s 2nd highest employment growth sector between now and 2022.
  • Be mentored by professionals in actual clinical settings.​
  • Earn CPR & First Aid, LNA (approved by the NH Board of Nursing)and/or EMR certificates to gain well-paying employment while in college and beyond.
  • Sense what it is really like in the field with regular visits from experts in such areas as: cardiology, neurology, pediatrics, oncology, physical therapy and veterinary sciences.
  • Participate in statewide (and national) HOSA events including competitions.