STLCC Offers Accelerated Healthcare Training Programs

By on December 19, 2012
Patient Care Technician Training Program

If you’re looking for a career in the healthcare industry, St. Louis Community College is enrolling students for innovative, accelerated programs in medical therapeutics and health informatics/information technology.

The medical therapeutics pathway includes these programs:

Home Health Caregiver – six weeks leading to a certificate of completion.

Patient Care Technician – 10 weeks leading to a certificate of completion.

Certified Nurse Assistant – 12 weeks leading to state certification.

Medical Assistant – 18 weeks leading to a certificate of completion.

The health informatics/IT in healthcare pathway includes these programs:

Medical Assistant – 18 weeks leading to a certificate of completion.

IT Help Desk/End User Support Specialist – 24 credit hours leading to a certificate of specialization.

Healthcare IT Technician – 14 credit hours leading to a certificate of completion.

Electronic Health Record Certificates – 12 credit hours leading to a certificate of completion.

STLCC has received funds for these accelerated programs through the Missouri Health Workforce Innovation Networks (MoHealthWINs). MoHealthWINs is a U.S. Department of Labor grant-funded program to serve Trade Act participants as well as veterans, unemployed and underemployed individuals, and low-skilled persons in Missouri in health services/health sciences career pathways throughout the state. Missouri’s 12 community colleges and one state technical college are participating in MoHealthWINs.

Eligible students pay no tuition for these programs. Classes are forming now for the spring 2013 semester. To complete an online application or to learn more about the program, visit www.stlcc.edu/MoHealthWINs. After Jan. 14, individuals also can visit the MoHealthWINs office in Room 210 in the D Tower on the Forest Park campus, 5600 Oakland Ave.

Accelerated Healthcare Training Program

The Patient Care Technician program is part of the MoHealthWINs accelerated training offered by St. Louis Community College.

Originally published in the College Newsroom at: http://www.stlcc.edu/Newsroom/2012/12/News8.html

About Richard Schumacher

Richard is the technology manager for the Workforce Solutions Group of St. Louis Community College. He has over 25 years experience in technology, instructional design, eLearning, training, web content, IT consulting, and business performance improvement solutions. Richard is a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) and has held Microsoft Certifications since 1993. Learn more about Richard by following him: LinkedIn - Twitter - Google+ - Articles - Email

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