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Health Careers Information Sessions

Health Careers Information Sessions

We invite you to attend a health careers information session to learn more about our programs, the admission process, clinicals, and selective admission process.
 

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What do information sessions cover?

An information session typically covers the following things.  RSVP is required. Sessions are open to current and potential students.

  • Hear from the program faculty and current students
  • Get career information
  • Learn about the essential qualifications (physical and behavioral)
  • Learn about curriculum and expenses
  • Find out what to expect in clinicals, including time commitments
  • Learn about selective admission criteria, process, point system and class selection
  • Get information on background checks, health forms, drug and alcohol screening, and other requirements

When are information sessions? 

Email RSVP IS REQUIRED as space is limited. Be sure to include your name, HACC ID, phone and email address, along with date and time of session you wish to attend.

Attend a mandatory information Cardiovascular Technology (CVT - sonography and invasive) session. If you are applying for CVT clinicals in 2022 you MUST attend one of these sessions. Future students as well as current students are welcome to attend. 

  • Topics covered at all sessions will be: rigors of the program; point system; program start date
  • RSVP to Tami Burkholder (717-358-2837) tlburkho@hacc.edu with your name, HACCID (if you have one), phone number & email (Please use your HAWKMAIL address if you are a current student) and indicate which program (invasive or sonography) you plan to apply to.
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Attend a (60-minute) Dental Hygiene program mandatory information session

RSVP required - Email RSVPDHadvising@hacc.edu to reserve your seat. Space is limited and sessions fill quickly. When you RSVP include your name, ID, email address and which session. 
  • No one will be admitted once the session has started so please arrive early.
  • In person sessions are held on Harrisburg Campus, Select Medical (SM) building
  • Zoom sessions - You will receive Zoom dial-in information 24-48 hours prior to the information session date.
      • Nov. 22, 8:30 a.m. SM 107
      • Dec. 6, 6 p.m., via Zoom
      • Feb. 3, 2023 8:30 a.m. SM 107
      • Feb. 20, 6 p.m., via Zoom
      • March 22, 8:30 a.m. SM 103

Attend a Diagnostic Medical Sonography (DMS) information session during your first semester at HACC - Preregistration required - email RSVPDMS@hacc.edu - include your name, HACCID, phone number and email address and which date you plan to attend.  Space is limited!   Students planning to apply for clinicals in 2023 must attend an information session during spring 2023.

  • *Jan. 26, 2023, 2-4 p.m., in Select Medical 115
  • *Feb. 8, 2023, 8- 10 a.m. in Select Medical 105
  • *Feb. 23, 2023, 3- 5 p.m. in Select Medical 115
  • *Spring 2023 information sessions are the mandatory sessions

Attend a Massage Therapy program virtual information session

Explore HACC's massage program virtually.

  • Course curriculum
  • Accreditation
  • State requirements to be a massage therapist
  • Hacc's massage program application process

RSVP to Nina Kottcamp, nmkottca@hacc.edu. You will receive Zoom information after you pre-register/RSVP.

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Attend a Rad Tech (X-ray) mandatory pre-application information session held during spring semester.  These are all  held via Zoom.  Email FROM YOUR HAWKMAIL (if you are a current student) your RSVP to tlburkho@hacc.edu. Provide your name, HACC ID, phone number and the date/time you plan to attend then you will receive Zoom information via email. 
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Attend a Surgical Technology information session - HARRISBURG CAMPUS. Open to everyone. Required for students within one year of applying for clinicals. Preregistration required - email rsvpsurg@hacc.edu - include your name, HACCID, phone number and email address and indicate Surg Tech information session.  Space is limited!  Zoom link will be emailed to your HACC Hawkmail email ONE day before the zoom session from Megan Tracy, mltracey@hacc.edu, Health Careers Administrative Specialist.

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Attend a Nursing (RN & LPN) information session. Preregistration required. Sessions tend to last about two hours  - one hour presentation followed by a question/answer period. Get answers to all your nursing questions and learn about the following:

  • Nursing careers
  • HACC's programs
  • Time commitment
  • Expenses
  • TEAS
  • Essential Qualifications/Background Checks/Health Forms
  • Application process

NURSING INFORMATION SESSIONS –VIA ZOOM – allow two hours

RSVP REQUIRED.  WHEN YOU RSVP, include your name, HACC ID and the date and time you wish to attend. After RSVP'ing, you will receive details on how to connect to Zoom.

OR View a recorded information session (Recorded 10/3/22)  - 1 hr, 9 min - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N4JCaGgrnjA

Date Time Director Email for RSVP (RSVP is required)
11/21/22 1 p.m. Donell cldonell@hacc.edu
12/5/22 1 p.m. Donell cldonell@hacc.edu
12/19/22 6 p.m. Donell cldonell@hacc.edu
1/12/23 5 p.m. Bauer mmeckenr@hacc.edu
1/23/23 4 p.m. Lieb csshirk2@hacc.edu
2/6/23 6 p.m. Donell cldonell@hacc.edu
2/21/23 1 p.m. LaRue cglarue@hacc.edu
3/14/23 1 p.m. Bauer mmeckenr@hacc.edu
3/30/23 4 p.m. LaRue cglarue@hacc.edu
4/10/23 1 p.m. Lieb csshirk2@hacc.edu
4/27/23 4 p.m. LaRue cglarue@hacc.edu
5/4/23 1 p.m. LaRue cglarue@hacc.edu
5/18/23 6 p.m. Donell cldonell@hacc.edu
6/5/23 4 p.m. Lieb csshirk2@hacc.edu
6/22/23 1 p.m. LaRue cglarue@hacc.edu

 

 

Who can I contact for more information on our programs?

Please contact an Admissions Counselor, by phone at 800-ABC-HACC, or by email at start@hacc.edu