On Thursday, Feb. 14, St. Clair County Community College will hold free group advising sessions on main campus for those interested in its nursing and Health Information Technology (HIT) programs.
Attending a group advising session is the first step for anyone interested in earning a health sciences degree from SC4. For those interested in the Practical Nursing (LPN), Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) or ADN Transition programs, attending a group advising session is mandatory.
Feb. 14 group advising session schedule:
- Practical Nursing – 9 to 10 a.m., North Building, Room 102
- Associate Degree Nursing – 10 to 11 a.m., North Building, Room 102
- Nursing Transition – 1 to 2 p.m., North Building, Room 102
- Health Information Technology – Noon to 1 p.m., Applied Technology Center, Room 117
“Our nursing program continues to be ranked one of the best in Michigan among two- and four-year institutions, and the health information technology field is expected to increase 22 percent by 2022, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics,” said SC4 Dean of Health Sciences Jenny Giles-Voss. “It’s a great time for students to enroll in these rewarding programs.”
The Practical Nursing program prepares graduates to take the state exam to become a licensed practical nurse. This program prepares students to work within the interdisciplinary team under the direct supervision of an RN in a variety of settings such as long-term care facilities, rehabilitation facilities, doctor’s offices and home health care.
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.
The ADN transition program is designed for licensed health care professionals who want to become registered nurses. The program is an accelerated course of study designed to expand upon previous education and experience.
For detailed information on SC4’s nursing programs, visit sc4.edu/nursing.
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.
For detailed information on SC4’s HIT program, visit sc4.edu/hit.