High school - Healthcare Careers Discovery Program

The Healthcare Careers Discovery Program offers an innovative, simulation-based approach for high school students aspiring to a career in the evolving field of healthcare. The active learning environment includes a combination of classroom and simulation learning experiences to introduce the student to various clinical professions and skills. American Heart Association CPR/AED and First Aid Certification are included.

Please note:

  • Applications will be accepted until April 14, 2021 at 11:59PM.
  • Due to COVID-19, there will be no observational hours in clinical areas.

Available sessions:

  • Session 1: June 28 – July 2, 2021
  • Session 2: July 26 – July 30, 2021
Hours: 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM (Hours may vary)

For more information about the program, click here or register below:

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ADVANCED Healthcare Careers Discovery Program

Returning students are matched with providers in their field of interest to observe these professionals. Roundtable discussions and presentations allow participants to share their knowledge. Simulated patient encounters require the students to respond to emergent situations and promote teamwork. New skills are introduced with hands-on demonstrations, including a special suturing workshop. As a take-away from the program, each participant records a professionally produced, personalized scholarship video showcasing his/her participation in the program and projecting his/her future potential in health care.

Available session:

  • Program will return in 2022

For more information about the program, click here or register below:

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IV Insertion Workshop

Participants practice the skills required to safely and effectively insert and maintain peripheral intravenous therapies. An IV Insertion Workshop certificate of completion will be awarded after successful completion of the course.

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Safe Sitter® A Curriculum for Young Teens

Safe Sitter is a class designed to prepare students in grades 6-8 to be safe when they’re home alone, watching younger siblings, or babysitting.

The instructor-led class is filled with fun games and role-playing exercisers. Students even get to use manikins to practice rescue skills like choking rescue!

Safe Sitter® Essentials with CPR: a 6 ½ hour course that covers all of the course content in Safe Sitter® Essentials, with an additional hour of CPR instruction and manikin practice.

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Medical and Nursing Students

The Institute for Simulation Learning offers an ideal environment for medical, nursing and other allied health students to practice skills and techniques in a controlled, safe environment. We welcome agreements with educational institutions that desire to use our facilities and simulation services.

Medical, nursing, allied health and paramedic students are encouraged to attend any of our scheduled simulation training courses. Reduced fees may be available.

Sneak a peek at our Nursing Skills Enhancement Course that is designed to provide a hands-on experience in a realistic setting designed to enhance confidence for those preparing to resume clinical practice in a safe, competent and confident manner.

For more information or to inquire about availability, please contact us.

Holy Name Medical Center's Community Training Center

The Center offers a full complement of courses and certifications including CPR, AED, First Aid, Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS). Courses are offered at Holy Name Medical Center or group training can be held at a location of your convenience.

For more information, please contact 201-227-6254 or register below:

Heartsaver CPR AED Basic Life Support (BLS)

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

Heart Code Skills Testing Only

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Holy Name Medical Center is an authorized American Heart Association Training Center.

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