West River Area Health Education Center

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Healthcare Career Exploration Tool

Interested in a career in healthcare? Our Healthcare Career Exploration tool can help you learn all about the healthcare programs in South Dakota! Explore degree programs, scholarships, resources, and opportunities in this easy to navigate web resource.

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2010 SD Educational Needs & Priorities Survey Report
The South Dakota Area Health Education Center (AHEC), along with the Yankton Rural Area Health Education Center, developed and dispersed the faculty survey in February 2010. The survey asked respondents to indicate specific education needs in 10 areas identified on the survey as 10 question areas. These question areas were: Administration, quality of service, models of care delivery, patient care certifications, specialty clinical care, cancer care, aging services, regulation, environment of care and education delivery method.

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SD Health Occupations for Today & Tomorrow (HOTT)
South Dakota HOTT is a collaborative effort between the South Dakota departments of Education, Health, Labor and the Board of Regents to focus on health career information and opportunities for South Dakotans.


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Exploring Health Careers
This website provides extensive information on a wide variety of health careers. This award-winning site is a multi-disciplinary, interactive site designed to explain the array of health professions and provide easy access to students seeking information about health careers.


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SD Department of Labor
The South Dakota Department of Labor provides information on the schools and training providers in the state. This information helps prospective students and their families to determine schools and programs that fit the student's personal needs and career goals.


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Occupational Outlook Handbook
The US Department of Labor provides occupational outlook and statistics. Information from the site includes training and education requirements, salary earnings, expected job prospects and workplace environment.


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SD Higher Education Health Care Degree Programs
Several South Dakota higher education institutions offer various health care degree programs. See a matrix of the degree programs available at each institution. Each program indicator provides a direct link to information about that particular institution's program.

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