Nursing Skills & Qualities You Have Already Picked Up as a Parent

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If you are a parent, chances are you have already developed many of the qualities and skills that are important for those interested in a career in Nursing to have. Like parenting, Nursing is both very demanding and incredibly rewarding. If you are a parent and are thinking about going back to school to become a Registered Nurse, you likely already possess some of the qualities that will help you to be successful in this field.

National Wise Health Care Month

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Did you know that February is National Wise Health Care Consumer Month?  Healthcare is a service that all people at some point in their life have experienced.  We are all very good at consuming, but most of us are not as good about doing research when it comes to our own health or healthcare providers, as we should be.  According to the American Institute for Preventative Medicine, the average American spends more time researching car purchases and new appliances, than they do choosing their doctors and health care plans!

Meet Cheryl Kindred, Campus Director at Arizona College

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Arizona College is pleased to introduce Cheryl Kindred, as Campus Director for the Glendale campus.  In this new role, Ms. Kindred will have responsibility for the administration and oversight of the Education, Financial Aid, Career Services, and Student Services areas across the Glendale campus.  Please take a moment to get to know our Campus Director! Ms. Kindred brings 20 years of education experience to our organization, including prior roles as Campus Director, Director of Operations, Director of Education and Director of Student Services for organizations such as Brookline College, Everest College, Westwood College and Sanford-Brown College. Ms. Kindred has a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Southern Illinois University.  She has extensive experience with accrediting bodies including ACICS, ABHES, and ACCSC and was an accreditation site evaluator for ACICS. We are very excited to have Ms. Kindred joining the Arizona College team! Are you interested in the Medical field? Contact Arizona College…

Congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick visits Arizona College

Categories: Military

On January 6th, 2014, Arizona College-Mesa Campus had a special visit from Congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick.  She toured the campus, had a live demonstration with our Simulation Manikin 3G in the Nursing Laboratory and had an informative meeting with select Arizona College students including Shawnessey Sledge, Matthew Trenholm, Jacqueline Anderson, Maia Nachie and Marlene Shiprak.  Some of the items discussed were their experience at Arizona College, veteran’s education and benefits and what their future holds after graduation. Ms. Kirkpatrick also met with executives from Arizona College, and from other colleges including Pima Medical Institute, Universal Technical Institute and Conservatory of Recording Arts and Sciences.  It was a great opportunity for these colleges to have a collaborative meeting with Ms. Kirkpatrick. Ms. Kirkpatrick was born and raised in Arizona and currently resides in Flagstaff.  Her father ran a general store and her mother was a schoolteacher.  She graduated from Blue Ridge High…