Stratford’s course is an excellent opportunity for individuals to...take the first step toward gaining solid employment in the rapidly growing healthcare industry.
Scranton, PA (PRWEB) September 30, 2012
Stratford Career Institute has added four new modules to their Health Care Aide distance learning course. The newly updated course is now available to students.
The Health Care Aide course curriculum covers biological and technical studies, as well as career tips for those new to the healthcare industry. Coursework includes learning about medical terminology, structure and function of the human body, patient care and safety, current healthcare trends, technology, communications and more.
Each new module also contains a section on how this particular area of study translates in a career as a health care aide. Certain sections also include employment strategies, professionalism, ethical considerations, and resume pointers. The course also takes special consideration regarding the importance of self-care in a career as an aide in a health service profession.
The Health Care Aide course is one of eleven medical career training courses offered by Stratford that focuses on the fundamental components involved in an entry level career in healthcare.
“According to data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the job growth rate for personal care aide jobs is 70%. Stratford’s course is an excellent opportunity for individuals to get an education that could help them take the first step toward gaining solid employment in the rapidly growing healthcare industry,” said Dr. Claude Major, Director of Education for Stratford Career Institute.
Stratford officials said that upon graduating from this course, students are well-prepared to take the first step toward a number of health care aide jobs in a variety of healthcare offices and facilities.
Individuals interested in learning more about the Stratford Career Institute’s Health Care Aide course can request a free career information packet by calling 1-800-254-4070 ext 9980 or by visiting the school’s website scitraining.com.
Similar to Stratford’s popular high school diploma program, the Health Care Aide course is completed through guided, independent study. Students complete lessons at home on their own time, and submit exams online, through the mail, or in combination. Instructors are available via e-mail and toll-free phone and students have access to an online student center.
About Stratford Career Institute
Stratford Career Institute is a distance learning correspondence school that employs a distinct educational training method allowing students to complete their studies and earn their career diploma at home rather than spending hours in a classroom. Contemporary online tools combined with traditional correspondence education give students the flexibility to study when it is convenient for them. Stratford Career Institute offers more than 60 distance learning courses in a variety of contemporary career fields.