What Comes After Arizona Dental Assistant School?

Categories: Career Services, Dental Assisting

You’ve studied hard, listened attentively and even attended a few tutoring sessions to reinforce the material. You’re so close to being a professional dental assistant, ready to take on the world of oral hygiene and work hands-on alongside dentists. Now, as you near the end of your career at an Arizona dental assistant school, you’re starting to ask yourself, “what comes next?” Have no fear. In this article, we’ll discuss what comes after finishing dental assistant school and what you can expect in this exciting stage of your career. Externship Most accredited Arizona dental assistant schools will have an externship program to give students the real world and hands-on experience they need to envision what the day-to-day work life is of a dental assistant. These externships come after all course and lab work is completed, typically lasting anywhere from four to eight weeks. A lot of times externships can be…

New Las Vegas Nursing Programs

Categories: Admissions, Financial Aid, Nursing, Student Services

As we head into fall, most of the country outside of the American Southwest looks forward to leaves changing and the transitioning from summer to winter. But we at Arizona College have our sights set on a different kind of transition. We’re beyond proud to announce that our family of campuses is growing to Las Vegas! If you’ve been looking for a Las Vegas Nursing Program, look no further. Arizona College Nursing Program classes are nearly underway! Read on for more information about the Nursing Program at our new Las Vegas campus. New Convenient Location If you were considering attending our Mesa program to get your Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), but actually live a little closer to the Las Vegas-Paradise-Henderson-Spring Valley area, then you’re in luck! Our new campus is conveniently located right off Interstate 15 and Sahara. Same Curriculum While the classrooms and faculty will differ slightly…

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…