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Career and Technical Education (CTE)

New Visions Health Professions

Course Description
1-year Senior Only program through application process

New Visions Health Professions provides high school seniors with the unique opportunity to experience the medical/healthcare field first hand. Students learn in classrooms located at either Monroe Community Hospital or on the SUNY Brockport campus, through traditional methods (lecture, reading, research, writing, and focus study), and through shadowing experiences.
Shadowing
Shadowing experiences are structured observations of professionals and procedures within a medical/healthcare setting; to include but not limited to hospitals and health-related agencies. These experiences occur on Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout the school year.
Applied Academics
Literacy In Technical Subjects 

• Read and understand complex texts 
• Use evidence to respond to text through classroom discussion and written responses 
• Understand and apply academic and content vocabulary, within knowledge and performance activities 
• Synthesize information from texts and other sources, through written responses 
English 12
Social Studies 12

Economics
Participation in Government


Program Considerations

• Overall B average in all core courses (English, Social Studies, Math and Science) – 9th through 11th grades
• On track for graduation from high school through the end of junior year
• Demonstrates timeliness and quality of work
• Actively participates in classroom and discussion
• Ability to work both independently and as a team member
• Ability to act in a professional manner both in the classroom and at the shadowing placement sites
• Maintain consistent attendance patterns
• Adhere to district Code of Conduct
• Teacher and School Counselor recommendation
• Display an interest in a specific career field


College and Career Pathways

Post-Secondary Connections 

Dual Enrollment
• Monroe Community College: English 101
Monroe Community College: ECO 101: Introduction to Economics
Monroe Community College: SVL 101 – Service Learning Seminar
Monroe Community College: HED 130 – Foundations of Health and Wellness

Employment Opportunities
NYS Career Zone: Occupational Therapist
NYS Career Zone: Physical Therapist
NYS Career Zone: Pharmacist
NYS Career Zone: Nurse
NYS Career Zone: Radiologist
NYS Career Zone: Dentist
NYS Career Zone: Physician

Further Educational Opportunities
(Search each college/university for specific major)

University of Rochester
Rochester Institute of Technology
St.John Fisher College
Genesee Community College
Monroe Community College
Finger Lakes Community College