Illinois Central College Hosts Health Career Exploration Fair Dec. 7

Illinois Central College will host a “Health Career Exploration Fair” for potential students to discover educational programs leading to careers in the health care industry. This event will take place Thurs., Dec. 7 from 5:30 to 8:30 pm at the ICC Peoria Campus, located at 5407 N. University St., Peoria. The event is free and open to the public.

Prospective students and parents, business and industry professionals, community organizations, and high school teachers and administrators all are encouraged to attend.

Participants will learn about educational pathways leading from high school to a two-year degree to a four-year degree and beyond. They will discover career opportunities in the local health care industry and tour ICC’s new state-of-the-art digital and interdisciplinary simulation and skills labs.

ICC faculty and students will guide participants through hands-on learning activities in many health care disciplines/professions:

·        Computed Tomography
·        Dental Hygienist
·        EMT
·        Fire Science
·        Licensed Practical Nurse
·        LPN to RN Completion Program
·        Massage Therapist
·        Medical Assistant
·        Medical Coder
·        Medical Lab Technician
·        Medical Office Administrative Assistant
·        Nursing Assistant
·        Occupational Therapy Assistant
·        Paramedic
·        Phlebotomist
·        Physical Therapist Assistant
·        Radiographer
·        Registered Nurse
·        Respiratory Therapist
·        Surgical Technologist

Health Careers Academic Advisors will review academic preparation for college, as well as discuss expectations once students are admitted in a health career program at ICC or is enrolled in health related courses.

In addition, ICC admissions representatives, financial aid counselors, and general academic advisors, career advisors, and transfer coordinators will be on hand to speak with participants and answer questions. Human Resource representatives from Unity Point (Methodist, Pekin, Proctor) and OSF St. Francis Medical Center will be available to discuss career opportunities for the ICC program graduates.

For more information, contact ICC Health Careers at (309) 690-7530. 


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