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Workforce Development, Inc. - The power of work
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“Healthcare requires education even at the most entry level.”


Healthcare Academy

Healthcare Academy goals include:

  • Increasing the opportunities for low-income and disadvantaged populations to enter healthcare careers
  • Integrating classes into industry specific work sites to ensure the Healthcare Academies are driven by current trends and needs, and that participants are mentored and supported
  • Working with businesses to fill job vacancies and increase retention rates
  • Providing a more diverse workforce

The Southeast Minnesota Pre-Employment Healthcare Academy provides an opportunity for participants to:

  • Increase their confidence and help them reach their personal potential
  • Evaluate and plan for a career in healthcare
  • Prepare to be successful in formal college training with tutoring and study skills assistance
  • Understand current healthcare career opportunities and obligations
  • Get help reaching their goals

Topics covered in the Academy include:

  • Communications
  • Problem solving
  • Decision-making
  • Personal wellness
  • Workplace terminology
  • Achieving your potential
  • Job & career awareness
  • Study & test taking skills
  • Introduction to CNA coursework
  • Workplace culture/job shadowing

Contact your local Workforce Development, Inc. office to learn more about this academy and how you can participate.


Healthcare Academy Curriculum

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