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Lowcountry AHEC Supports the Health Professions Pipeline through Work with Local Technical Colleges

Students participating in a blood pressure measurement demonstration
Prior to COVID-19
Lowcountry AHEC’s Health Careers Program (HCP) has had great success with the Bench to Bedside 2.0 Program this past year. The “Career Options for Health Professionals” course at both Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College and Denmark Technical College included a health professional discussion panel and mock skills lab facilitated by Lowcountry AHEC’s HCP coordinator. The event was a great experience on both campuses for local health professionals, college students, high school students and community members to interact with and learn from each other. The 57 participants received an abundance of information from health professionals that they could utilize on their paths to becoming healthcare professionals.

Lowcountry AHEC’s Health Careers Program (HCP) strives to increase the number of students entering the health professions in South Carolina. Programs are designed to develop academically proficient and self-confident future health care professionals. Learn more about their program by visiting the Lowcountry AHEC website.


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