Between Monday, March 18, and Tuesday, April 2, St. Clair County Community College will hold free information sessions on main campus for a number of its in-demand health sciences programs.
Attending an info session is the first step for anyone interested in earning a health sciences degree from SC4. For those interested in the associate degree nursing (ADN) program, attending a session is mandatory.
- 3 to 4 p.m. Monday, March 18 – Applied Technology Center, Room 145
- Noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 2 – Applied Technology Center, Room 145
This 12-month certificate program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs to prepare students for exciting careers saving lives on ambulances, fire department advanced life support units or in hospital emergency rooms. Graduates are eligible to take the national registry paramedic exam and apply for the Michigan Paramedic License.
- 5 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 20 – Applied Technology Center, Room 119
The medical assisting program is a 12-month certificate program that prepares students to perform various clinical and administrative duties in a variety of health care settings. Graduates gain the knowledge and skills necessary for further health sciences education and are eligible to take the national credentialing exam.
Associate Degree Nursing
- 2 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 20 – North Building, Room 102
The associate degree nursing program prepares students for work with an interdisciplinary team in health care with multiple areas of entry such as surgery, mental health, obstetrical nursing and other adult and child areas of care. Graduates are eligible to take the national licensure examination to become a registered nurse.
Health Information Technology
- Noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, March 21 – Applied Technology Center, Room 117
- Evening appointments are available by contacting Program Director Karen Wilson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The health information technology program prepares students for a variety of careers in the health care field. Students learn the process of acquiring, analyzing, and protecting digital and traditional medical information, which is vital to providing quality patient care, supporting medical education and research, and more. Graduates are eligible to take the nationally recognized Registered Health Information Technician Exam.
Those interested in attending an info session can find detailed information about all of SC4’s health sciences programs at sc4.edu/health.