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Health Professions Institute Celebrates Surgical Technologist Week Sept. 17-23

September 15, 2006

The Health Professions Institute at Atlantic Cape Community College will celebrate National Surgical Technologist Week Sept. 17-23, with an information session and open house. Both events will take place at the Health Professions Institute at ACCC’s Charles D. Worthington Atlantic City Center, 1535 Bacharach Blvd.

The Health Professions Institute information session will be at 10 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 21. An open house, including opportunities to meet with surgical technology professionals, instructors and current students, is scheduled from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Friday, Sept. 22.

For more information, call Ghyll Theurer at (609) 343-5652 or (609) 463-4774, ext. 5632, in Cape May County.

Nearly 10 percent of all workers in Atlantic and Cape May counties will be employed in the healthcare sector by 2010. The Health Professions Institute will improve opportunities for low income individuals to acquire skills for these demand occupations with high wage potential, benefits and career mobility. Its programs prepare students for the necessary certification exams and/or entry-level positions in their selected field.