In Depth with Pharmacy Technician Training

Categories: Pharmacy Technician

Pharmacy Technicians are in demand as the world of medicine continues to evolve. Those seeking Pharmacy Technician Training will enjoy a balanced and diverse set of responsibilities ranging from medical, customer service and administrative duties. But before you settle into the field of a pharmacy technician, you need the proper training, certification, and licensing in order to supply those in need with their proper medicine. Read on for some in-depth info on Arizona College’s Pharmacy Technician training process. Hands-On Course Training Learning the expertise required to enter a new field involves a theoretical understanding of medical info and lab equipment, as well as hands-on training from pharmacy technicians. At Arizona College, our students learn in facilities outfitted with the industry standard lab equipment like ointment slabs, prescription balances, laminar flow holds, counting trays, pill crushers and plenty of other teaching aids — all from the guidance of seasoned instructors. A…

Arizona Dental Assisting Program

Categories: Dental Assisting

Love to floss? Horrified at the thought of bad breath? Maybe it’s time you take your stringent oral hygiene habits pro. Dental assistants give dentists the proper support they need to provide great dental care to all their patients. Look no further than Arizona College’s dental assisting program! Study the dental assistant profession intimately, with hands-on instruction and modern dental equipment. Keep reading to learn what Arizona College’s dental assisting program can do for you. What Does a Dental Assistant Do? Dental assistants are the people you see before the dentist comes in. Their primary role is to aid the dentist in providing quality oral healthcare to all patients. Typical duties involve working alongside the dentist during examinations and procedures, keeping the patient’s mouth clean and dry with the use of suction devices, mixing material for restorative procedures, making dental impressions for restoration, creating and polishing crowns, and taking dental…

Career Prep: Starting Out Strong in Nursing

Categories: Career Services, Nursing

Choosing to work toward a degree in nursing is a smart and rewarding choice for your professional future. Sure, nursing jobs are projected to grow 19% by 2022 and the median pay is may be attractive, but none of that compares to the experiences and fulfillment you’ll have helping a wide variety of patients each day. As a hands-on nursing school in Arizona, we give aspiring nurses a well-rounded curriculum that helps to prepare them for the challenging, diverse field of healthcare. Check out why attending our nursing program will help you start a career as a registered nurse. Be Credible with a Bachelors There are several routes available to becoming a nurse. You can try your hand as an orderly or nurse’s aide and hope to eventually work your way up (with some schooling along the way), attend a 2-year program and get your Associates degree, become a licensed…

What to Expect From Your Phlebotomist Training

Categories: Phlebotomy

Each day Phlebotomists are on the front lines in healthcare rooms across the globe easing people’s nerves, drawing blood and properly storing that blood for future use. Getting the proper Phlebotomist training will ensure a fulfilling career on these critical front lines. At Arizona College, we provide a skills-based curriculum and adaptable schedule so you can learn the skills needed to flourish in Phlebotomy through our Medical Assistant with Phlebotomy program. Well-Rounded Curriculum An effective curriculum balances theoretical classroom instruction with real world, hands-on training. Our hands-on training involves drawing blood from fellow students and using lab facilities. Learn how to operate industry-standard lab equipment like microscopes, examination tables, centrifuge, platform scales, stethoscopes, medical instruments, anatomical charts and organ models from the guidance of an experienced faculty. In addition to in-classroom and lab resources, each student also has access to open lab and tutoring sessions. All you need to do…

Top Skills to be a Successful Health Information specialist

Categories: Health Information

It’s no secret the healthcare industry is poised to continue growing, and within that sector, Health Information positions are in demand. Healthcare organization need people to input and maintain patients’ health records—such as examinations, diagnostic tests, treatment procedures and various other recorded documents making up an accurate medical history. At Arizona College, we empower motivated individuals to take the first step to start a career in the Health Information sector. Continue reading to see the top skills required to have a successful career as a Health Information specialist. An Eye for Detail, Organization All these skills you’ll find on this list are important to your success as a Health Information specialist, but none will make your job easier than being extremely detail-oriented and organized. With so many patients and records to keep tabs on, even the slightest habits of disorganization can cause a snowball effect bleeding throughout the entire system.…