Health Science and Nursing

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Associate Degrees

Registered Nurses provide for the physical, mental, and emotional needs of their patients. They are advocates and health educators for patients, families, and communities, and help people take proactive measures to ensure better health. When providing patient care, they observe, assess, and record the symptoms, reactions and progress of their patients; assist health care providers during treatments and examinations; administer ...
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Registered Nurses provide for the physical, mental, and emotional needs of their patients. They are advocates and health educators for patients, families, and communities, and help people take proactive measures to ensure better health. When providing patient care, they observe, assess, and record the symptoms, reactions and progress of their patients; assist health care providers during treatments and examinations; administer ...
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Associate Degree in Applied Science - General Technology63 semester hours ...
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The Associate in Science pathway in Health Science and Nursing Careers University Transfer Preparatory program prepares students to enter an Associate in Applied Science degree in Nursing, Radiologic Technology, Physical Therapist Assistant programs, or diploma programs in Licensed Practical Nursing or Medical Assisting. This program is designed for students who plan to transfer to a four-year institution following licensure. Students ...
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ARTICULATION Licensed Practical Nurses may obtain advanced credit. LPN TO ASSOCIATE DEGREE IN APPLIED SCIENCE OPTIONS There are several educational opportunities available for the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). The selection of an option should be based on the individual’s self-assessment and after consultation with the Nursing Program Coordinator and/or the Dean of Health Science and Nursing. This should include consideration ...
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ARTICULATION Licensed Practical Nurses may obtain advanced credit. LPN TO ASSOCIATE DEGREE IN APPLIED SCIENCE OPTIONS There are several educational opportunities available for the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). The selection of an option should be based on the individual’s self-assessment and after consultation with the Nursing Program Coordinator and/or the Dean of Health Science and Nursing. This should include consideration ...
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Associate Degree in Applied Science - General Technology61 semester hours ...
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The Associate in Science in Health Science and Nursing Careers Preparatory program prepares students to enter an Associate in Applied Science in Nursing, Radiologic Technology, Physical Therapist Assistant program, or the Licensed Practical Nursing or Medical Assisting diploma program. This degree is not designed for transfer to a four-year institution. Students will earn a professional Certified Nursing Assistant or Emergency ...
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Associate Degree in Applied Science - General Technology62/64 semester hours *SEMSTER IV: Students can take either AHS 145 or AHS 222, as well as AHS 166 or AHS 223. Students must have successfully completed AHS 141 and 144 to prior to taking AHS 222 and 223 ...
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Physical Therapist Assistants are skilled healthcare professionals qualified to perform selected physical therapy interventions under the direction and supervision of a Physical Therapist. They can treat individuals of any age with health conditions or physical limitations that impair their ability to perform activities of daily living. Physical Therapist Assistants can treat patients in a variety of settings, including hospitals, outpatient ...
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For most people, the term “x-ray” creates an image of someone who has been injured and must have an x-ray to rule out or confirm a broken bone. Due to advancements in technology, today radiation is used to produce images of the body internally and to treat cancer. Special modalities such as Mammography, Ultrasound, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Nuclear Medicine, ...
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Diplomas

The Medical Assisting (MA) program prepares students for career opportunities, which require knowledge of basic office, patient care and laboratory skills in medical offices, clinics, and hospitals. Medical assistants are multi-skilled allied health professionals specifically educated to work in ambulatory settings performing administrative and clinical duties. The practice of medical assisting directly influences the public’s health and well-being and requires mastery of a complex body of knowledge and specialized skills requiring both formal education and ...
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The Practical Nurse (PN) focuses on basic health science, technical skills, general knowledge, and judgment necessary to organize and provide caring interventions to patients with commonly occurring medical conditions. PN is the basic level of nursing that applies principles of therapeutic, rehabilitative, and preventive care for people of all ages and cultures in various stages of dependency. The PN practices nursing with the guidance of a registered nurse or physician in a variety of health ...
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Certificate

Nursing assistants, under the supervision of nursing and medical staffs, provide personal care and emotional support to elderly and/or acutely ill patients confined to hospitals, short-term intermediate facilities, and long-term care institutions. They take temperatures, pulse, respiration, and blood pressure as well as observe patients’ physical, mental and emotional conditions, and report any changes to the nursing or medical staff. Assistants also answer patients’ call bells, deliver messages, serve meals, make beds, and help patients ...
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Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT) are certified healthcare providers who are trained to respond, treat, and transport individuals in emergency situations. With the assistance of dispatchers, Advanced EMTs, and Paramedics, EMTs are an integral component of the Emergency Medical Team. The Emergency Medical Technician certificate prepares students to work with the Emergency Medical System (EMS), and become state and nationally certified as an EMT-Basic. After receiving this training, students may choose to pursue additional training in ...
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Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is a medical test that uses a magnetic field and radio waves to create detailed images of the body’s internal structures. The two-semester, online, advanced certificate in Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) program prepares Radiologic Technologists for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) Magnetic Resonance Imaging Post-Primary Certification exam and an entry level position as a MRI Technologist by providing a comprehensive didactic and clinical education. The program begins in August ...
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The online Certificate in Mammography program is a one semester advanced imaging program for registered Radiologic Technologists or students preparing to graduate from an accredited Associates degree in Radiology program. Technologists working in Mammography use low-dose x-rays to help identify masses and other abnormalities in and around the breast. Mammographers must be highly accurate in their positioning and exposure techniques in order to optimize the image and maintain radiation safety standards. These images, called Mammograms, ...
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Patient care technicians are multi-skilled healthcare providers, with training in basic patient care, blood collection, and electrocardiography or hemodialysis. Under the supervision of nursing and medical staff, patient care technicians are employable in a variety of healthcare settings. Students will gain the knowledge and skills to function as beginning-level staff in hospitals, clinics, long-term care facilities, laboratories, and physicians’ offices. Students may choose courses leading to national certification in Electrocardiography (ECG) or courses that qualify ...
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