• Health Informatics


  • Imagine Yourself...

    • Performing patient lifts, transfers and blood pressure checks ...
    • Transforming the next generation of health care ... 
    • Dissecting cow eyes and pig hearts to see how they work ...


    What will I learn...

    Learn the language of medicine while you investigate and decipher patient scenarios.  Train the the Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) and play health care games.  Learn how to chart patient data and perform clinical care techniques.  If you are interested in the medical field, medical care and the human body, the Health Informatics program at CTE is for you.

    Additionally...

    • Begin your college career and earn up to 9 college credits while in this program
    • Visit area hospitals and physician's offices
    • Get a job after graduation at places such as: UVM Medical Center, HPE or the Visiting Nurse Association
    • Explore popular health careers such as personal care assistant, radiologic technology or even veterinary medicine
  • Erin Jarvis,HIM Instructor 
    Emmy Charron, CTE Counseling Coordinator
    Bill Lance, Technical Special Needs Coordinator

    Program Time 9:40 a.m. to 2:05 p.m. 
    Phone: (802) 857-7900


    High School Credits Earned

    Math (1 credit)
    Anatomy & Physiology (1 credit)
    English (1 credit)
    Electives (4 credits)

    Dual Enrollment

    Upon completion of this program, students who pass the Accuplacer assessment, register with the college, and receive a B or better in the class, and complete all associated college materials may earn six college credits. 

    Three Community College of Vermont credits are awarded for Medical Terminology and three Vermont Technical College credits are awarded for Information Processing.

    Certifications

    First Aid / CPR / AED and Bloodborne Pathogens Certifications

    What's Next / Employment in the Field

    Students may be interested in pursuing a clinical health career with an advanced college degree or in applying immediately for a position in administrative health care.  Former students are now working as: nurses, LNA’s, insurance billing specialist, medical coders, compliance staff, clinical assistants and even veterinary technologists.

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