The healthcare field offers a wide array of educational options for young people. An aging population and increased demand for services translates into an abundance of career opportunities for well-trained healthcare workers. Greentree Health Science Academy can give students the edge they need to take advantage of these opportunities. WCCC offers three programs for students interested in the medical field at Greentree: Health Science, outlined below, Sports Medicine and Dental Assisting.
Sophomores in high school interested in careers in the Health field may apply to the Health Science program for their junior and senior years. This partnership between WCCC, Atrium Medical Center and Miami University leads students to further education and careers in the health care field. Possible career paths include Registered Nursing, Dental Assisting, Medical Information Technology, Radiology Technology, Respiratory Therapy Physician, Medical Assisting, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Physician, and many more health career fields.
In the Junior year, students will complete a medical terminology course in which they can earn 3 semester credits; and State-Tested Nurse Aide training with opportunity to sit for the state test. In the Senior year, students will complete Medical Assisting; Phlebotomy; introduction to Health Information Management; medical office management and human resources management in the medical office, business administration, and introduction to Dental Assisting, as well as opportunities for early placement/internship. Seniors will have the opportunity to work independently on a Sinclair College online Introduction to Allied Health course for credit.
Also in the Junior year, students will complete clinicals at Atrium Medical Center; and in the Senior year, students will complete clinical assignments at Miami Valley Hospital. Students will have the opportunity to receive up to a possible 20 college credit hours during their two years as students in the Greentree Health Science Academy program.
This program is located on the Atrium Medical Center campus in the Greentree Health Science Academy building. State-of-the-art facilities and equipment, access to both higher education and a real working hospital are the advantages of starting your career in healthcare with us! See more information at this link: http://www.greentreehealthacademy.org/
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