Nursing & Allied Health Dept
The Nursing and Allied Health Department provides three major programs which prepare graduates to be employed in a variety of health care settings as competent health care providers: Associate Degree Nursing, Emergency Medical Services (EMT Basic, Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT), and Paramedic levels), Medical Assisting, Community Paramedicine, and Health Information Technology
The programs are supported by general education studies, and a number of required courses supplement the occupational areas of study. Students are expected to combine theory and didactic classroom content with practical application in both laboratory and clinical settings. Occupational areas offer current instruction by faculty members who maintain theoretical and clinical expertise in specialized fields of knowledge. Faculty seek on-going professional development in order to maintain their individual competencies in the rapid and ever-changing health care environment.
Graduates are able to secure employment in a variety of clinical settings and/or transfer to baccalaureate levels of education in their areas of major.