Greetings from the HFL program at OCTC! With each passing semester, the HFL program continues to hit new mile markers and experience greater student success. This past semester the program surpassed applications from over 30 states and over 100 Students who have enrolled! The HFL program has also experienced a number of student’s advancing into management positions. One of the biggest announcements for this newsletter is the approval of a new credential for technicians called Healthcare Facilities Technician(HFT).
Dear Region 3 Members:
Wow! I can hardly believe that 2017 and my second term is almost over. Seems the older I get the faster time goes. Whew! What a fast four years. It has been a wonderful time of getting to know many of you and being able to serve you on the national level.
For an ASHE update, several things have been going on this year:
Certified Healthcare Technician is Now the Healthcare Facilities Orientation & Safety Training - Safe Day One
$129 a person and earns you 6 contact hours
In response to ever tightening travel and education budgets, KSHE – in conjunction with the Owensboro Community and Technical College (OCTC) - developed an online course to expand the reach of its popular Certified Healthcare Technician Training Program. This timely offering was initially established in a classroom setting and delivered within Kentucky state lines. Now the program has been transferred to the online/distance learning environment to expand the reach of the training to any employed or contract technician providing services in a healthcare environment.