The Health Career Expo will be held on Wednesday, January 16, from 10:00-12:00 in the front foyer of GHS. Students can visit the expo and learn about different career opportunities in the medical field from community partners.
The Health Occupation class has started term 3, with 16 new students ready to learn how to become a Certified Nursing Assistant. The first few months the students will be learning about professionalism, resident rights communication, proper documentation, and infection control measures. Watch for great things to come from this group of young adults!
The GAVC office will close today and will reopen on Friday, January 4. Have a great winter break and Merry Christmas!
The Culinary Occupation class will begin their internship right after returning from winter break. Students will intern at local restaurants and take their first real steps toward a promising restaurant and foodservice career. Experience gained in local restaurants will help the students figure out their future endeavors and possibly create networking opportunities.
Winter break will begin Monday, December 24, 2018, thru Friday, January 4, 2019. Classes will resume Monday, January 7, 2019.
Congratulations to 21 GAVC students that completed dual credit fall courses at CSC. The spring semester will begin on Monday January 14, with 62 students enrolled.
Health Occupation students will complete the clinical hours required by Illinois Department of Public Health on Tuesday December 18. Students are working with the residents by providing care, communicating, and making the residents day just a little brighter. The students in all three blocks have showed their competency in giving a shower, dressing and undressing, providing a partial bath and performing perineal care, complete range of motion exercises, shave a resident, nail care, oral care, transfer a resident using a gait belt, position a resident on his or her side, and feed.
Dual credit classes will finish up the fall semester with finals the week of December 10. Classes for the spring semester will resume on Monday, January 14. Students can check their CSC accounts for updates on your grades and financial aid information. Anyone with questions should stop in the GAVC office for additional details.