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STCC to Present Health Careers Exploration Night on Nov. 14

SPRINGFIELD — On Thursday, Nov. 14, Springfield Technical Community College will offer Health Careers Exploration Night, an opportunity for anyone interested in becoming a healthcare professional to learn more about STCC’s programs.

Open to the public, the free event will take place between 4 and 7 p.m. While no registration is required, visitors should check in with organizers in the first-floor lobby of Building 20, on the Pearl Street side of the campus.

The night will feature tours of STCC’s SIMS Medical Center, a nationally recognized patient-simulation facility, and tours of departments. Visitors can meet faculty and current students and observe demonstrations and hands-on activities.

The event is ideal for anyone thinking about changing careers or becoming a medical professional to find out if the healthcare field is a good fit. Prospective students can ask questions and experience hands-on opportunities that will allow them immersive experiences in each of the healthcare professions offered at STCC.

STCC offers almost two dozen programs to get started on the path to a health career, including biomedical engineering technology, cosmetology, dental assistant, dental hygiene, diagnostic computed tomography, diagnostic medical sonography, emergency medical technician, fire science, health information technology, health science, magnetic resonance imaging, medical assistant, medical coding and billing specialist, medical laboratory technician, medical office administrative assistant, nursing, occupational therapy assistant, phlebotomy technician, physical therapist assistant, radiologic technology, respiratory care, sterile processing technician, and surgical technology.

For more information, contact the School of Health & Patient Simulation at shps@stcc.edu or (413) 755-7477.