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Distance Learning: Health Career Overview

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Sponsor: Three Rivers AHEC

Session Description:
This presentation will give a general overview of the various professions in health care. The first part will discuss the benefits of choosing a career in health care. Next, the fastest growing jobs in health care according to the Georgia Department of Labor will be revealed along with some unique health career opportunities. Last, resources to find out more about health careers on the web and through the Georgia AHECs will be provided.

Session Objectives:

  • Discuss the benefits of choosing a career in health care.
  • Understand the job descriptions of a variety of health careers along with the salary, education, ideal attributes, and where to work
  • Discuss how to access health career resources from the Georgia AHECs and on the web.

Technology Requirements:
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  • Personal computer with Macintosh or Windows with 512 MB of RAM
  • Broadband internet connection such as an office LAN, DSL, or cable modem
  • Phone next to personal computer (or speaker phone if multiple people are viewing)
  • Computer speakers (built-in or attached)
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