Adirondack Health welcomes New Vision Class of 2013
October 15th, 2012
SARANAC LAKE - Thirteen area high school seniors have embarked on an academic year of
exploring potential health care careers through the New Vision program at Adirondack Medical Center,
a member of Adirondack Health.
Along with classroom lectures, students will shadow health
professionals throughout the year in a variety of clinical observational
rotations at AMC for a unique perspective into potential health care
careers. Working side by side with
hospital personnel, students will spend time in the emergency department,
cancer center, intensive care unit, pharmacy, medical imaging department, rehabilitation
services, surgical and nursing services, among other medical center areas.
About the New Vision program:
New Vision Program is in its tenth year of existence at AMC.
Vision program's challenging college preparatory curriculum includes
English, anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, government,
economics and current health topics such as confidentiality, ethics,
cultural diversity, human development, infection control, health care
funding and the history of health care.
to participate are demanding: Students must demonstrate above average
written and verbal skills, they must have completed three years of science
and three years of math, they must be recommended by their guidance
counselor and principal, and they must meet health standards for working
in hospital settings.
-Upon completion of the program,
participating students will have earned 13 credit hours from North Country Community College.
New Vision is a
division of the Adirondack
Center and the Board of Cooperative
Educational Services Sole Supervisory District of Franklin, Essex and Hamilton
Counties (BOCES). For more information about the program,
contact Alison Riley-Clark at (518) 897-2207.
The class of 2013 New Vision students
are (back row, left to right): Kati Buck (SL), Megan Kilroy (SL), Regan Kieffer
Alex Beaudoin (SL), Craig Leahy (SL), Jasmine Keese (TL), Haley Brandes
(LP), Alison Riley-Clark (Instructor)
Front row, left to right: Erin Ryan (SL),
Jennifer McGuoirk (SL), Kaelene Johnson (SL), Brittany Burdt (SL),
McCormick (SL), Emily Waters (Long Lake), Rhonda Meserole (Instructor).
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