Oregon Tech uses partnerships to reach statewide audience
Oregon Tech is the statewide leader in bachelor's degree delivery to students entering the health professions. To enable the university to deliver its programs to a wider audience, it partners with educational institutions able to provide a sound resource within specific communities.
Marian Ewell serves as the Allied Health Partnerships Department Chair. Her office is located in Portland at the Oregon Health & Science University, Gaines Hall 110.
The Department of Allied Health Partnership Programs offers undergraduate curricula in Clinical Laboratory Science, Emergency Medical Technology (Paramedic), and Respiratory Care. Each program is designed to prepare individuals for professional practice in these specific health care specialties. The Department is committed to training health care professionals through education, research, scholarship, clinical practice and community service.
The curricula provide tools to effectively address changing health problems of society. Each of the programs is accredited by their respective accrediting agencies and meets all requirements set forth in the standards of an accredited program.
The Department is located in the following sites:
- Clinical Laboratory Science Program: Oregon Health & Science University, Portland
- Paramedic Education Program: Tualatin Valley Fire and Rescue, Regional Training Center, Sherwood
- Respiratory Care Program: Rogue Valley Community College, Medford
- Polysomnographic Technology Program, Klamath Falls
Enrollment in each program is limited. Completion of the prescribed general university curriculum does not assure a student acceptance into any of these programs. Contact the respective program office in the fall term preceding anticipated enrollment to obtain admissions application information. Student selection is competitive with consideration to academic achievement, character and demonstrated interest.