TCI Ready medical program launched five years strong

first_img Related Items:#magneticmedianews, #TCIReadyprogramlaunch Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppTurks and Caicos, April 25, 2017 – Providenciales – Launch of ‘TCI Ready’ program; a dynamic partnership between TCI Hospitals, the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Education including medical centers in the private sector and health departments of TCIG.  Dr. Jameiko Harvey touts the program, in its fifth year, as an ideal launch pad for medical careers.  “Anyone that has an interest in the health profession, whether it be from the front office all the way up to the doctorate level, we try to make the opportunity available for them, and part of what we do is actually,  we give them a number of areas to rotate through, and by the end of the program it gives them a good idea as to  what goes on in different areas.”Daniel Carrier, CEO of TCI Hospitals reported that 80% manpower at their facilities is TCI, but it drops to 35% when it comes to the technical areas.  “It’s very important for us to have a comprehensive manpower plan where we can accommodate these people when they have graduated and bring them back to their country of origin here in the TCI so they can work gainfully and be part of the healthcare team.”Health Minister Edwin Astwood says this clinical experience gives TCI medical scholars an edge even at the tertiary level.  “When I first did Medical Technology at the University of Medical Technology in Jamaica, the top students were those who had that experience.”  The Minister gave high commendation to the 17 rotations which the select students will be exposed to and calls for the program’s originator, Dr. Jameiko Harvey to add special needs and care for the elderly to the curriculum to potentially inspire careers for those sectors.   Education Minister Josephine Connolly endorsed the program and agreed that students taking part in the Clinical Exploration TCI Ready Observership program are more likely to get a TCIG scholarship.  Flow was also on hand as a major monetary sponsor of the program. #MagneticMediaNews#TCIReadyprogramlaunch Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApplast_img

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