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English for Healthcare

Students learn vocabulary, writing, reading, speaking and listening skills necessary for work in the healthcare industry. Transition skills and digital literacy necessary for workplace success are integrated. || AUTHOR: Carlene Lyons, Minneapolis Adult Education

Healthcare Career Bridge I Reading & Writing

Students build reading and writing skills through health issue investigation, healthcare career exploration and a final project. Students become familiar with career options in the healthcare field and create their own career paths and implementation steps. || AUTHOR: Developed by Stephanie Sommers – A collaborative project between City Colleges of Chicago and Women Employed

Healthcare Career Bridge II Reading & Writing

Students build reading and writing skills through investigation of the science and social studies of nutrition and healthcare reform. Four units, each with a reading, research and fact-finding week followed by a writing week; two full writing projects, multiple essays, extensive reading, and a classroom debate. || AUTHOR: Developed by Stephanie Sommers – A collaborative project between City Colleges of Chicago and Women Employed

Healthcare Career Bridge III Reading & Writing

Students build reading and writing skills through investigation of the science and social studies of drug resistance and the impact of drug shortages on the healthcare system, with two major writing projects and multiple essay-writing requirements. Skills developed include internet research, vocabulary-building, lecture note-taking and presentation skills. || AUTHOR: Developed by Stephanie Sommers – A collaborative project between City Colleges of Chicago and Women Employed

Reading Skills for Healthcare Workers – CNA Training

Not designed as a course, but as a reading resource for a healthcare career pathway. Designed for online independent study, learners can choose from 175 2-page stories organized by reading level. Focus is on high utility academic vocabulary and healthcare content vocabulary. || AUTHOR: Kristine Kelly, for Southwest ABE – Marshall Region

Adult Career Pathways Glossary

Confused about Adult Career Pathways and transitions terminology? You’re not alone! See this handy ACP glossary.