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Health Professions

Courses the student with an introduction to healthcare, didactic instruction, hands on skills and clinical training.  Specifically, basic nursing skills including vital signs, personal care skills and Alzheimer's and Dementia training.  PCA+ expands to advanced patient care skills, professional development training and an introduction to the Electronic Health Records.

An integral part of the dental health care team, students will receive training in office skills, patient care including dietary counseling, monitoring vital signs, administering and monitoring nitrous oxide, taking impressions, and providing post-operative care and instructions.

Following the national standard curriculum guidelines as set forth by the National EMS Education Standards these courses are designed to prepare the student to render emergency care to the sick and injured.

The Fire Science Administration and Technology Program is designed to prepare students to enter the fire service, promote to a position of leadership within a fire department, and/or continue their education toward a bachelor's degree.

The HIM program is aimed to prepare students to perform as entry-level technicians in the HIM workforce.  Health information technicians organize and manage health information data by ensuring its quality, accuracy, accessibility, and security in both paper and electronic systems.

The Nursing program prepares graduates for the eligibility to take the NCLEX-RN, educates students to provide safe, quality, patient-centered nursing care in current health care settings, and provides a nursing knowledge base for life-long learning, either through continuing nursing education or a formal degree program.

Students who successfully complete the program will be eligible to sit for the National Registry of EMT's Paramedic examination.  Graduates obtain employment primarily in EMS services, however some work in the hospital setting as well.  Other job opportunities include dispatching, industry work, private transfer business, flight medic and some clinics.

Prepares the student to sit for a state licensure examination and for entry-level employment as a Physical Therapist Assistant.  Under the supervision of a physical therapist and within the physical therapy plan of care, patients and other healthcare professionals to help the individual achieve an optimal level of function.

Students are prepared to work with patients who have been diagnosed with disorders ranging in severity from the non-acute and chronic lung disease to life-threatening emergencies.