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

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School of Radiologic Technology

UHC offers a certificate program in Radiologic Technology for individuals interested in pursuing training in this field. UHC School of Radiologic Technology maintains a strategic partnership with Pierpont Community and Technical College so that individuals successfully completing graduation requirements may also receive an Associate Degree.

The training period is 22.5 months and begins in August of each year. In addition to formal classes and laboratory practice, clinical experience in Radiologic Technology is provided under the guidance of a Clinical Coordinator, Clinical Preceptors and staff technologists, all of whom are ARRT certified.

The School of Radiologic Technology was granted the maximum accreditation award of 8 years by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology(www.jrcert.org).

JRCERT inquiries may be directed to:

The Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850
Chicago, IL 60606-3182
Tel: (312) 704-5300
mail@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. UHC Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program is designed as an advanced discipline of study for graduates of an accredited educational program in Radiologic Technology. UHC Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program is 18 months in length beginning each year in July. The program incorporates clinical and didactic experiences to prepare individuals for professional practice in abdomen, vascular, obstetric, and gynecologic sonography.

The Vascular, Obstetric/Gynecology, Abdomen and Extended DMS Programs at United Hospital Center are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (www.jrcdms.org).

For more information about UHC Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program and an application click here.

ACCREDITATION Inquiries may be directed to:

Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (JRC-DMS)
6021 University Boulevard, Suite 500
Ellicott City, MD 21043

Phone: 443-973-3251
Fax: 866-738-3444
Email: Gerry Magat – Executive Directormagat@jrcdms.org


Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
9355 – 113th Street, N. #7709
Seminole, FL 33775

Phone: 727-210-2350
Fax: 727-210-2354
Email: mail@caahep.org


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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.