21st Century Health Careers


Program Description


The 21st Century Health Careers Program is designed to introduce high school juniors and seniors to potential career paths in the healthcare industry.  The program is a partnership between Bronson Battle Creek, Kellogg Community College, and the Calhoun Area Career Center.  Students will receive an introduction to a variety of health career skills including:  clinical skills, medical ethics, human anatomy, communication, medical terminology, emergency procedures, and many more.  During the two years in the program, students will take three (3) Kellogg Community College classes, for a potential total of eleven (11) college credits.  Following the introduction, students spend a portion of each month in a hospital or other medical setting.  Students become part of an interesting and challenging team, learning new skills with professionals in the medical field.  This program has required prerequisites.

 

2nd year students in Health Careers Prep, Health Occupations and 21st Century Health Careers have the opportunity to participate in the KCC CNA program.

 

Related Careers

 

  • Medical Laboratory Technician
  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
  • Registered/Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Physical/Occupational Therapist
  • Dental Hygienist
  • Respiratory Therapist
  • Radiographer
  • Athletic Trainer
  • Physician
  • Pharmacist
  • Veterinarian
  • Physician Assistant
  • Paramedic/EMT

Program Staff

 

Krista Winchel

Instructor

winchelk@calhounisd.org

269-968-2271 ext. 5210

 

Timothy Yancer

Instructional Support Staff

yancert@calhounisd.org

269-968-2271 ext. 5218