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Sunday, 20 June 2021

Erlanger Medical Training

Credit: WDEF CBS Chattanooga, TN
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Erlanger Medical Training
Erlanger Medical Training

Howard "inducts" students into Medical Training institute by giving them scrubs.

The program with Erlanger is part of What's Right With Our Schools.

Right with our schools.

Natural sound: nina: this was our 2021 induction ceremony here at the howard school where we take ninth graders and erlanger supplies scrubs for them.

To induct them into the institute.

We are known as erlanger institute of health care and innovation.

Also known as eihi.

Natural sound: i have been at the erlanger institute for three years now.

I have learned a lot about the medical field.

Waltkia: this program is basically a medical program that gets us prepared for the medical field.

And certifies us for so many different things.

This program means so much to me coming from a low poverty neighborhood it gave me a chance to follow my dreams and follow the career that i want it.

So when i graduate high school i will be able to go right out of the 12th grade and work in a hospital.

Nina: this tells them that they are part of this institute and that we are starting this program in the ninth grade.

That they will move up to all different courses and then they will have two pathways to be able to pick at the end of the 10th grade year.

So ninth grade they take health science.

10th grade they take a and p.

And then right before they hit the 11th grade they can choose medical diagnostics or medical therapeutics.

Natural sound: dezurae kinamore... desiree: my name is desiree kennemore and i'm officially a certified cna.

I have been looking forward to this class for so long.

Because taken care of patients you know, helping them get well enough for their friends or family anything like that.

I just love taking care of people.

Nina: we are teaching them how to have a career in healthcare.

So starting off with the basics and moving on to you know specifics.

And we are putting them in the directions they want to go and teaching them soft skills you know how to be a good employee.

And erlanger helps us with that by sponsoring a mentorship program.

So we actually teach soft skills that erlanger wants and their employees.

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