Medical Education Is A Fundamental Part Of UHC’s Heritage And Mission. UHC Is Involved In Various Kinds Of Education And Training Partnerships.

To visit the new UHC Family Medicine Residency Website click here.

School of Radiologic Technology

UHC offers a certificate program in Radiologic Technology for individuals interested in pursuing training in this field.

The training period is 24 months and begins in June of each year. In addition to formal classes and laboratory practice, clinical experience in Radiologic Technology is provided under the guidance of the clinical instructor and diagnostic imaging staff technologists, all of whom are ARRT certified.

The School of Radiologic Technology is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology(www.jrcert.org).

For more information and an application to UHC Radiologic Technology program click here.

Diagnostic Medical Sonography

United Hospital Center offers a certificate program in Diagnostic Medical Sonography for individuals who are interested in pursuing training in this field. This program is designed as an advanced discipline of study for graduates of an accredited educational program in Radiologic Technology. UHC’s Diagnostic Medical Sonography program incorporates clinical and didactic experiences to prepare individuals for professional practice in general medical and vascular sonography.

The Diagnostic Medical Sonography General and Vascular Programs are accredited by Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). The Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (JRC-DMS) and CAAHEP’s Board of Directors recognizes the program’s substantial compliance with the nationally established accreditation standards. The accreditation standards are established by CAAHEP, JRC-DMS, American College of Cardiology Foundation (ACCF), American College of Radiology (ACR), American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM), American Society of Electrocardiography (ASE), American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT), Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (SDMS), Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS), and Society for Vascular Ultrasound (SVU).

For more information and an application click here.

Clinical Navigator

United Hospital Center is pleased to offer a new resource to the north central West Virginia community with the addition of a clinical navigator, at the Cecil B. Highland, Jr. & Barbara B. Highland Cancer Center.

The clinical navigator will focus on the breast patient’s continuum of care by providing the following:

Teaching/encouraging a breast cancer risk reducing healthy lifestyle

Age appropriate breast cancer screening practices

Education and support for patients while undergoing diagnosis

Following breast cancer patients and families through treatment

Providing education, support and resource mobilization through the entire care continuum from prevention, diagnosis and treatment, and during transition to survivorship.

Development of a breast cancer education and support group

The clinical navigator is available to assist UHC patients and the north central West Virginia community, by being a navigator or guide for breast health practices and for patients and families after the diagnosis of breast cancer. For more information please call the Cecil B. Highland, Jr. & Barbara B. Highland Cancer Center at 681.342.1810.