Radiologic Student Impresses Major OKC Hospital Staff
After graduating high school in 1993, Cynthia Witt worked in a nursing home as a Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) and Certified Medication Aide (CMA). Cynthia then had children and became a homemaker, but knew she wanted to continue work in the health field. While Cynthia’s children were young, she took a few pre-requisite classes for nursing school. After a few years Witt applied to Metro Tech’s Radiologic Tech program. Cynthia said, “As an adult student, I was very surprised to see the wide age range of students in my class. I was relieved that I was not the only more mature person in the class.”
Metro Tech partners with several hospitals and clinics for students to practice their skills and to gain experience in different departments. Cynthia’s second clinical rotation was in surgery at the Bone and Joint Hospital at St. Anthony (BJHSA). In the fall of 2010, Witt was offered a Student Tech position at BJHSA. Cynthia graduated from Metro Tech in May 2011 and passed her certification exam for ARRT (American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.) Now Cynthia’s daughter plans to become a Radiologic Technologist too.