High school healthcare program

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Ascension Saint Thomas celebrated the inaugural class of Ascension Saint Thomas Work-Based Learning, a new year-long program designed to prepare students from Rutherford County Schools and Metro Nashville Public Schools for diverse careers in healthcare.  

High school seniors from Smyrna High, Cane Ridge High, John Overton High, Maplewood High and Pearl-Cohn High successfully completed the fall semester of the program, which ran from August to December 2022, and are poised to begin their spring semester this week. The 20 participating students earn class credit and are paid hourly as they work a minimum of 10 hours per week at Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford in Murfreesboro, Ascension Saint Thomas Hospital Midtown or West campuses in Nashville or one of the Ascension Medical Group Saint Thomas sites of care around Middle Tennessee. 

https://www.dnj.com/story/news/local/murfreesboro-magazine/2023/01/05/high-school-healthcare-program/69778387007/

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