SC4 hosting free health sciences information sessions this month

This month, St. Clair County Community College will hold a number of free information sessions on main campus for three of its health sciences programs.

Attending an info session is the first step for anyone interested in earning a health sciences degree from SC4.

Schedule:

Health Information Technology — Associate Degree Program

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.

  • Noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, April 18
    Acheson Technology Center, Room 206

Evening appointments are available by contacting Program Director Karen Wilson at klwilson@sc4.edu.

Radiologic Technology — Associate Degree Program

The radiologic technology program prepares students to become radiologic technologists by combining imaging technology with patient care skills to create quality radiography images. It has a five-year, 100 percent first-time passage rate on the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) Exam, a national registry exam that grants certification in radiologic technology.

  • 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, April 18
  • 9 to 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 24

All radiologic technology info sessions take place in the Welcome Center, Room 206.

Medical Assisting — Certificate Program

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.

  • Noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, April 18
    Acheson Technology Center, Room 119

Those interested in attending an info session can find detailed information about all of SC4’s health sciences programs at sc4.edu/health.

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