NORWICH – For the past 11 years, students from around the county have been given the option to explore the world of medicine, earn college credits and prepare for their future endeavors.
The New Visions Allied Health program at Chenango Memorial Hospital offers the opportunity for qualifying students to work in all areas of medicine, from emergency care to geriatrics to working in the newborn family center and more – students get a chance to learn the ins and outs of the health care profession.
As the medical field advances and requires physicians and other professionals to be more aware of new medical innovations, students entering the field also need to be knowledgeable of new advancements as well.
The 16 students currently enrolled have taken part in a vigorous six months of hands- on training and researching case studies. Students also get the benefit of working on a college level, including a writing a 15-page paper and numerous presentations resulting in being better prepared for college.