The Bachelors in Nursing program at Arizona College offers a wide variety of nursing courses as well as courses in general education, which results in an extremely well rounded skill set upon completion of the degree. The Nursing program consists of 120 credit hours (50 lower division and 70 upper division). Please see our College Catalog for a complete listing and descriptions of courses. Our evidence-based curriculum includes general classes taught in lecture format, and hands-on nursing lab courses taught in our modern facilities including computer and simulation laboratories.

Arizona College’s Nursing Simulation Laboratory offers a healthcare setting focused toward the transition to clinical practice. Simulation is the process of engaging in activities or events that replicate clinical practice. It includes multiple types of scenario-based simulations using high-fidelity, medium-fidelity and low-fidelity manikins, standardized patients, role playing and computer based simulations. The extensive practice in the Simulation Laboratory will prepare nursing students to care for patients during their clinical rotations.

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If you like working one on one with patients, possess excellent communication skills, and have the ability to juggle a wide range of responsibilities, Dental Assisting could be the ideal career for you. From participating in four-handed dentistry and providing chair-side assistance to the Dentist to scheduling patient appointments and performing other clerical duties, Dental Assisting offers the opportunity to play a critical role in a busy medical environment. typical Dental Assisting duties include performing lab work, sterilizing dental tools and equipment, taking X-rays, assisting the Dentist during routine cleanings and procedures by supplying the appropriate tools, attending to the patient during dental procedures, and providing patients with postoperative instructions and general oral health information.

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Medical Assisting is a rewarding and growing career that requires proper training. An education from an accredited school can be an important step toward the goal of becoming a Medical Assistant.

Medical Assisting involves performing a variety of tasks that keep the offices of physicians and other health practitioners running smoothly. They require clinical as well as administrative training as the duties of a Medical Assistant typically include prepping patients for medical examinations, taking patients’ medical histories and vital signs, checking patients in and out of appointments, and giving injections, as well as answering the telephone, recording patient data, and billing. They are in constant communication with both patients and staff, and are often times handling multiple tasks at once.

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The Health Information field is growing and a diploma or degree from an accredited school can help you to become a Health Information Technician. With Health Information Technology jobs in demand, individuals with strong organizational and data management skills are well positioned to take on this critical role. As the use of electronic health records becomes more widespread, the need for Health Information Technology jobs is on the rise, as well. In addition to maintaining patients’ electronic medical records, Health Information Technicians are also responsible for ensuring the quality, accuracy, and security of all patient data.

The Arizona College (formerly Arizona College of Allied Health) can provide you with the education and training you need to excel in a new career in Health Information. Our Health Information Technology programs offer comprehensive, in-depth training and the opportunity to gain real-world experience prior to graduation. If you dream of a career in the medical field where you can put your organizational and data management skills to excellent use, Arizona College can help you achieve a high-quality education and hands-on training in preparation for a new career in Health Information Technology.

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Requiring administrative, medical, and customer service skills, a Pharmacy Technician career is a technical line of work that demands a meticulous attention to detail and the ability to thrive in a busy pharmacy setting. As the gatekeeper of prescribed medications, compounds, and devices, the Pharmacy Technician plays a critical role in providing quality patient care. In addition to assisting the pharmacist in dispensing prescription drugs, the Pharmacy Technician performs administrative duties, such as answering the phone, verifying prescription requests, taking inventory of medications and supplies, that are critical to the pharmacy’s smooth and successful operation.

Arizona College (formerly Arizona College of Allied Health) can provide an education that will prepare you for your transition into a new career as a Pharmacy Technician. If you have an interest in Pharmacy Technology and would like to learn more about our classes, hands-on training, and lab resources, contact the Arizona College today to begin your training to become a Pharmacy Technician.

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An essential career within the health care industry, Phlebotomy is the act of drawing blood for testing or transfusion. Critical as a means for diagnosing and treating diseases, Phlebotomy offers the opportunity to have a significant and meaningful impact on the lives of patients. While collecting blood samples is the primary responsibility of a Phlebotomist, other duties include conducting patient interviews prior to obtaining the blood sample, verifying patient records, preparing blood samples for analysis, and labeling and storing blood samples for processing. Due to the nature of a Phlebotomist’s job, it is not uncommon to have to soothe patients’ fears prior to the procedure. It also may be necessary to assist patients who have experienced adverse reactions to the collection of the sample. Therefore, it is important that Phlebotomists have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

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Massage Therapy involves using touch to manipulate soft-tissue muscles of the body in order to provide beneficial treatments and relief from pain. This skill is crucial for a Massage Therapist to identify necessary therapeutic treatments for the client. If obtaining a Massage Therapy job is your ultimate goal, find the information you need to pursue a career in Massage Therapy from Arizona College (formerly Arizona College of Allied Health).

During their training, Massage Therapists will learn about the medical benefits of Massage Therapy as well as how to treat painful injuries, decompress overworked muscles, and promote overall wellness through the use of therapeutic massage techniques. While attending the Massage Therapy program, students will also learn basic business and marketing skills to help them promote their services, either as an employee at an office, hospital, or spa, or as an independent Massage Therapist.

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Health Care Administration (HCA) is an exciting career which provides a way to advance your career in the medical field. Health Care Administrators work to make sure patients are able to receive the care they need. It is the administrator’s job to provide leadership and assisting in managing health care organizations. Health care administrators help oversee health care settings, often working directly with health information systems to ensure the quality of patient medical records. This program is offered at our Glendale and Mesa Campuses only. Classes start as soon as October 31, 2016! Choosing a Health Care Administration Training Program Arizona College’s Associate in Applied Science (AAS) Health Care Administration program is designed to provide the education and training required to reach your goal of becoming a Health Care Administrator within their field. Our Health Care Administration training program consists of a comprehensive curriculum and includes: Training for the skills you need to become a…

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