Community Public Health (AA)

Community Public Health (AA)

Community Public Health (AA)

Community Public Health (AA)



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Fire Science Technology (AAS)

Fire Science Technology (AAS)

Fire Science Technology (AAS)

Fire Science Technology, AAS & Certificate



The CAC Fire Science department offers courses in Fire Science, Hazardous Materials, Wildland Fire Training, and many other areas. An Associate of Applied Science Degree is available in Fire Science Technology. Certificates of Completion are available for Firefighter Operations, Driver Operator, and Wildland Operations.


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Health Information Technology (AAS)

Health Information Management (AAS)

Health Information Technology (AAS)

Health Information Management, AAS



The CAHIIM accredited Health Information Management (HIM AAS Degree program prepares students with the knowledge and technical skills necessary for managing and improving the quality of information within the healthcare delivery system with an emphasis on Data Management or Revenue Management. The degree focal points are the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) entry-level competencies.


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Program Contact

Sandra Brightwell

Dr. Sandra Brightwell, RHIA, FAHIMA
Director of Health Information Management
Phone: 480-677-7798
sandra.brightwell@centralaz.edu
Schedule an appointment.

Massage Therapy (AAS)

Massage Therapy (AAS)

Massage Therapy (AAS)

Massage Therapy, AAS & Certificate



The Massage Therapy AAS Degree includes 735 hours of basic curriculum which prepares individuals for entry-level positions performing massage therapy in a variety of settings. With additional classes in general education and expanded medical courses, students may attain an AAS in Massage Therapy with a 1140 hour certificate. This program includes relaxation massage, therapeutic massage, massage therapy for special populations and spa treatments and hydrotherapy. Included in the program is a Chiropractic Assistant certification program. Additional topics include physiotherapy, body mechanics, acupuncture, anatomy, pathophysiology, business skills, and complementary and alternative medicine.


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Medical Assistant (AAS)

Medical Assistant (AAS)

Medical Assistant, AAS & Certificate



This degree prepares entry-level Medical Assistants in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains as established by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education programs (CAAHEP) upon the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB). The degree includes general education requirements and prepares individuals to perform administrative and clinical procedures in ambulatory settings, including physician’s offices, clinics and group practices.


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Medical Laboratory Technician (AAS)

Medical Laboratory Technician (AAS)

Medical Laboratory Technician (AAS)

Medical Laboratory Technician, AAS



The Medical Laboratory Technician AAS prepares a graduate for employment in a clinical/medical laboratory. The graduate will perform routine lab testing for blood, urine, cultures, and other body fluids under the supervision of a medical laboratory scientist. Other responsibilities include performing test/instrument quality control and maintenance on a daily basis, as well as evaluating test results.


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Nursing (AAS)

Nursing (AAS)

Nursing (AAS)

Nursing, AAS



Central Arizona College’s Registered Nursing Program prepares students for the medical workforce or to complete further education to specialize in clinical practice, teaching, or administration.


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About Nursing Program

Our mission is:

  • ·Teaching safe, evidenced-based practice
  • ·Reaching out to a culturally diverse population within our community
  • ·Understanding trends in nursing education and health care dynamics
  • ·Empowering student learning through the use of innovation and technology

The program course sequence begins for new students each Fall and Spring semester. Class size is limited, making entrance into the CAC Nursing Program highly competitive. Those interested in additional information or an application to the program can attend a Nursing Information Session.

APPLICATION AND ADMISSION INFORMATION

Application and Advising Process:

  1. Attend a Nursing Information Session to obtain an application, which is held monthly (except summer).
  2. Meet with an Advisor and develop a Master Academic Plan (MAP); signed by an Advisor. (Bring to advising meeting unofficial copies of all your transcripts.)
  3. Send official transcripts to Central Arizona College’s registrar.
  4. Take HESI entrance exams at a Central Arizona College’s testing center .
  5. Meet all criteria: GPA 2.75; BIO201/202 taken within the last 5 years; Pass HESI exam, AZ LPN or LNA; Eligibility to register for ENG101 and MAT141.

Turn Application Packet in by Deadline:

  1. Application Points Form
  2. MAP – signed by an Advisor
  3. HESI exam taken at Central Arizona College
  4. LNA or LPN proof
  5. Unofficial transcripts from all colleges attended (including Central Arizona College)
  6. Bring packet to W110 at SPC campus, mail certified,  or email application to nursing@centralaz.edu

Past student have used study resource: HESI A2 Practice Exam app

Deadlines:

  1. February 1, 6:00 pm for Fall term
  2. June 10, 6:00 pm for Spring term
  3. If the dates above fall on Friday or the weekend, the deadline date would be the following Monday

August 9th, 2022 Nursing Information Session

Nursing Director Puleo is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom Nursing Information Session.   Students who attend a ZOOM session will have an opportunity to request an application be emailed to them after the session.

Topic:  Nursing Information Session Zoom Meeting

Time: 4:00 PM 

Meeting Link: https://zoom.us/j/97400209828  No registration or sign up necessary. 

Meeting ID: 974 0020 9828

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Paramedicine (AAS)

Paramedicine (AAS)

Paramedicine (AAS)

Paramedicine (AAS)



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Radiologic Technology (AAS)

Radiologic Technology (AAS)

Radiologic Technology, AAS



Radiologic Technology is a health care profession involving the use of ionizing radiation to generate diagnostic images in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases. The degree is a two-year program (six sequential semesters including summers) that prepares students for entry-level positions as radiographers.


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Pre-Nursing pathway with Concurrent Enrollment

Nursing pathway with Concurrent Enrollment to NAU

Pre-Nursing pathway with Concurrent Enrollment

Nursing pathway with Concurrent Enrollment to NAU



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