SCC CAPS Healthcare Update

December 2019/January 2020

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SCC CAPS Healthcare Happenings...

December and January was filled with site visits, rotations, and a cross strand event!

Topics included:

  • Mercy-GoHealth-pathway to physician
  • SSM Nutrition
  • BJC-Nurse Practitioner-How to give bad news to patients
  • SCCAD Service Center
  • Cross Strand Event at Delmar Gardens and McClay Senior Care
  • Tour of St. Charles Community College -Center for Healthy Living
  • Delmar Gardens and Villas Tour
  • Public Health- St. Louis Department of Public Health
  • Hospice-St. Luke's
  • UPS 800 Hospital Training- BJC
  • Case Studies
  • Book Study
  • Mentor and Project Planning

Site Visits and Guest Speakers

St. Charles Ambulance District Service Center Tour

Deputy Chief Jeremey Hollrah gave associates a tour of the SCCAD operations base. Associates got a look behind the curtain as to how SCCAD keeps its fleet of vehicles operational as well as how SCCAD has prepared for disasters and major incidents.
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Tour of St. Charles Community College -Center for Healthy Living

Lindy McGuire led the associates on a tour of the facility and discussed the programs available right here in St. Charles County. SCCC-Center for Healthy Living is also a great classroom space for the Healthcare Program.
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Cross-Strand Event- Delmar Gardens and McClay Senior Care

Associates from all three strands came together to provide a holiday party for residents. The AM associates entertained the residents at the Garden Villas of O’Fallon. The PM associates entertained the residents at McClay Senior Care. Associates interacted with the residents, sang carols, made cards and ornaments, wrapped presents, and did crafts. Associates were able to spend time and network with associates from the other strands.
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Observational Rotations

Week 4, 5 and 6 of rotations occurred in December and January for the healthcare associates. The participation by the below businesses is what makes the CAPS experience authentic. We would also like to welcome St. Peter's Ambulatory Surgery Center and Walgreen's-Winghaven to our rotation sites.

BJC Healthcare (Barnes-Jewish St. Peters and Progress West)

SSM Health St. Joseph's (St. Charles and Lake St. Louis)

Our Urgent Care - St. Charles


Crosby Chiropractic

McClay Senior Living

Boardwalk Family Dental

Delmar Gardens of O'Fallon

Wheeler Wellness

Arch Advanced Pain Management

Perez Family Chiropractic

Wentzville School District

Francis Howell School District

St. Charles School District

Windsor Estates


St. Peter's Ambulatory Surgery Center

Blue Tail Medical Group

Powers Healthmart Pharmacy

St. Charles County Health Department

St. Charles County Ambulance District

Abbey Senior Health

Medicine Shoppe - Lake St. Louis

Optical Expressions - Creve Coeur

St. Peter's Ambulatory Surgery Center


Interested in Getting Involved?

Think you would like to be a guest speaker, site visit, rotation site, or mentor, please visit the "Engage" tab on our website.