PR # 105 December 11, 2008
RVCC SETS INFORMATION SESSIONS FOR ALLIED HEALTH PROGRAMS
The Allied Health Department of Raritan Valley Community College?s (RVCC) Corporate and Continuing Education division will hold an Information Session Thursday, January 8, from 6-8 p.m. The program will be held in the Atrium (College Center, lower level), at the College?s North Branch Campus.
More than half of the 30 fastest-growing professional fields are in the healthcare industry. RVCC?s Allied Health Department offers a variety of national certification programs, including Perioperative Nursing AORN, EKG Technician, Phlebotomy/Lab Assistant, Certified Nurse Aide (CNA), Patient Care Technician (PCT), Pharmacy Technician, Personal Trainer, Dental Radiology and Clinical Research. In addition, online certificate programs are offered in such areas as Spanish for Health Care Professionals, Medical Coder Specialist and more.
The Allied Health Department also will offer a free Orientation to Fitness Training program Thursday, January 15, from 6-7 p.m., in the RVCC Atrium.
The orientation program will provide information about careers in the fitness profession. It will include a brief overview of the industry and professional trends, as well as a Q&A session. Scheduled topics include personal training, group exercise, senior fitness, children?s fitness, fitness management and aqua fitness.
To register for either session, call 908-526-1200, ext. 8471. For additional information about Allied Health programs, contact Assistant Dean Dr. Sourri Baetjer, 908-281-8872.
RVCC, located on Route 28 and Lamington Road in North Branch, NJ, and serving Somerset and Hunterdon County residents for 40 years, offers more than 90 associate degrees and certificates. In addition, customized training programs and non-credit courses are available for those seeking personal and professional development.
The College is committed to offering a quality and affordable education through effective teaching, liaisons with the community?s businesses and state-of-the-art technology. For further information, visit www.raritanval.edu .