STLCC Offers Accelerated Healthcare Training Programs
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:
• IT Help Desk/End User Support Specialist – 18 weeks leading to a certificate of completion.
• Healthcare IT Technician – 12 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.
Established in 1962, St. Louis Community College is the largest community college district in Missouri and one of the largest in the United States. STLCC has four campuses – Florissant Valley, Forest Park, Meramec and Wildwood – that annually serve more than 81,000 students through credit courses, continuing education and workforce development programs. For more information about STLCC, visit www.stlcc.edu.