2015-2016 College Catalog 
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2015-2016 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Health Career Pathways Certificate

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Degree Code: K55

Certificate Program

Program Coordinator: Edith Ouellet, Interim Director of Nursing & Allied Health - 860-215-9427

This program is designed to assist the student to achieve success in healthcare programs. Students will be provided with the foundation necessary for healthcare professions. Credits for this program may be applied toward healthcare program requirements within Connecticut’s Community College system. However, completion of this program does not guarantee automatic acceptance into any healthcare program. Students are responsible for verifying specific requirements for their programs of interest.
Students may complete this certificate by completing the courses that are listed below.


° Course has a prerequisite. Students should check course description.

* Indicates common course numbering within Connecticut Community College system.

Students should consult with their academic advisor regarding the minimum number of credits to be taken at TRCC and limits on non-traditional credits.  25% of TRCC degree requirements must be completed with TRCC coursework.  Up to 50% of degree requirements can be fulfilled with non-traditional credit.  Non-traditional credit includes CLEP/DSST exams, Credit by Exam, APL credit, and Military credit.   

Grand Total: 28

Health Career Pathways, Certificate Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  1. demonstrate competence in written and oral communication.
  2. demonstrate critical thinking, logical reasoning and problem solving skills.
  3. effectively utilize and interpret medical terminology.
  4. identify a variety of career opportunities and roles available in health care professions.
  5. meet most requirements for entrance into health care programs.
  6. demonstrate an understanding of the impact of psychological principles and how they relate to the health care field.

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