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Health eWorkforce

Medical Assistant Program
Infused with Health Information Technology

The Department of Labor Education and Training Administration has awarded an $11.8M grant to the Health eWorkforce (HeW) Consortium. The HeW Consortium is composed of nine colleges, including Renton Technical College, to expand workforce in health information technology (HIT). HIT involves the exchange of health information in an electronic format. The HeW Consortium has a special focus on assisting TAA-eligible workers, military veterans and their eligible spouses workers to employment in this promising industry.

The grant helps provide the following services to the Medical Assistant Program:

  • Transition Services for Military Veterans
  • Academic Support; Student Navigator, Instructional Support Person in the Classroom
  • Pathways to a B.A.S. Degree
  • Career Development
  • Job Search Assistance
  • Curriculum to Support the Change in Technology in the Workforce

Medical Assistant Program Information:

Health eWorkforce Consortium:

If you are a student pursuing a degree or certificate in Health IT, it is important to understand the many Prior Learning options that may be available to you!

Renton Technical College and the State of Washington recognize many students and veterans to obtain significant training and skills in the workplace and through life experiences. This training might allow you to receive “Prior Learning Credit”, college credit for your skills. Prior Learning allows you to gain credit toward your degree for work and knowledge obtained during your work experience, shortening your time spent in school.

For More Information Contact:

  • Chantal Carrancho
  • Student Navigator
  • ccarrancho@rtc.edu
  • (425) 235-2352 x5308

  • Glen Boje
  • Veteran Navigator
  • gboje@rtc.edu
  • (425) 235-5843

Renton Technical College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, or age in its programs and activities.