Looking for Nursing Programs in Nevada?

Categories: Admissions, Las Vegas Campus, Nursing

If you’re looking for quality nursing programs in Nevada, do not be fooled by our name. Arizona College now includes a campus outside Arizona borders…in fabulous Las Vegas, Nevada! We explored suitable locations for our Nursing Program and came to the conclusion a Las Vegas-Paradise location would ultimately serve prospective students from a large sect of the population that want to attend our Nursing Program. Schedule a Tour We urge prospective students to schedule a tour to learn more about the nursing curriculum and see our beautiful campus. Tours are offered on a first-come, first-serve basis so contact an Arizona College representative as the initial step to a possible nursing career. Pre-nursing classes start every five weeks, giving you flexibility to plan your schooling and take care of the other scheduled activities that compete for your time. Why Students Love Us Our nursing students praise us for our experienced faculty…

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…

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…

Nursing Careers are Smart Moves

Categories: Career Services, Nursing

Nursing is a great career choice for those who are committed to making a difference in the lives of others. Those who decide to go back to school to pursue a degree in Nursing have a big decision to make – what type of Nursing program to choose. Many schools across the country offer either a Registered Nursing program or a Licensed Practical Nursing program. There are career growth and educational opportunities for RNs. As a Registered Nurse, there are opportunities for career growth, as well as opportunities to explore various related roles, such as Nurse Practitioner or Nurse Educator.

Arizona College Simulation Manikins

Categories: Nursing

The use of high-fidelity simulation manikins for medical education purposes was originally developed in the 1960’s by Dr. Judson Denson and Dr. Stephen Abrahamson at the University of Southern California.  Denson and Abrahamson created Sim One, whose purpose was to train anesthesiology residents in endotracheal intubation using patient simulation. Patient simulation is a technique for hands on practice that educates and improves the competency of healthcare professionals.   They discover how to assess, create a treatment plan and provide direct patient care, in mock real world scenarios while under the supervision of an educator.  Patient simulation creates an excellent learning environment that reduces potential healthcare accidents and increases skill and confidence of the practitioner. The need for patient simulation has always been present. However, the initial monetary cost of this new technology was a challenge for most institutions to adopt. But with the advancement in computer hardware, software, and Internet capabilities,…