Healthcare Technology

The Healthcare Technology program combines health care with technology. Healthcare technicians and nurses are responsible for maintaining and analyzing data crucial to the delivery of quality patient care. Programs range from Dental Assisting to Surgical Technology.


Dental assistant helping dentist with patient
The Dental Assisting accredited program prepares students for employment in a variety of positions in today’s dental offices.The Dental Assisting program provides learning opportunities which introduce, develop, and reinforce academic and occupational knowledge, skills, and attitudes required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. Graduates of the program receive a Dental Assisting diploma and are eligible to sit for a national certification examination. The program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation and has been granted the accreditation status of “approval without reporting requirements”. The Commission is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education.The Commission on Dental Accreditation can be contacted at (312) 440-4653 or at 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611.
EMT working on patient
The paramedic technology program prepares students for employment in paramedic positions in today’s health services field.The paramedic technology program provides learning opportunities that introduce, develop and reinforce academic and occupational knowledge, skills and attitudes required for job acquisition, retention and advancement.The program provides opportunities to upgrade present knowledge and skills from the basic EMT level to retrain as a paramedic.Applicants may enroll as a generic student or as a graduate of the diploma program. Graduates of the program receive a paramedic technology degree and are eligible to sit for the paramedic certification test.
Nurse writing in logbook
The Health Information Coding Associate prepares students to be medical coders and billers to classify medical records according to accepted standards.The classification of diagnoses and treatments is required for Medicare and insurance reimbursement in hospitals, outpatient clinics and medical offices.The program offers training in anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, diagnostic coding, and medical procedural coding.
Female working at computer
The Health InformationTechnology program is a sequence of courses designed to provide students with the technical knowledge and skills necessary to process, maintain, analyze, and report health information data according to legal, accreditation, licensure and certification standards for reimbursement, facility planning, marketing, risk management, utilization management, quality assessment and research; program graduates will develop leadership skills necessary to serve in a functional supervisory role in various components of the health information system.
Medical Assistant answering question
The Medical Assisting program prepares students for employment in a variety of positions in today’s medical offices. The Medical Assisting program provides learning opportunities which introduce, develop, and reinforce academic and occupational knowledge, skills, and attitudes required for job acquisition, retention,and advancement. Additionally, the program provides opportunities to upgrade present knowledge and skills or to retrain in the area of medical assisting. Graduates of the program receive a Medical Assisting diploma.
Nurse Aide assisting patient
The Nurse Aide Technical Certificate of Credit program prepares students with rigorous classroom training and practice as well as the clinical experiences to perform a full range of patient care duties or services under nursing or medical direction. This includes taking vital signs, obtaining lab specimens, assisting with duties of daily living, observing and charting patient information, and reporting appropriate information to supervisors. It may also include providing various outreach services to clients within the community. Students who successfully complete the Patient Care Assistant Technical Certificate of Credit may be eligible to sit for the National Nurse Aide Assessment program (NNAAP) which determines competency to become enrolled in the State nurse aide registry.
Two nurses doing inventory
The two year associate level nursing program is a sequence of courses designed to prepare students for positions in the nursing profession. The curriculum is designed to produce highly trained, technically advanced, competent and caring individuals who are prepared to practice professional nursing in a variety of healthcare settings. The purpose of the program is to provide the learner with the necessary knowledge, skills, and attitudes to practice competently and safely as a beginning nurse generalist in a variety of healthcare settings. The nurse is viewed as a caring holistic person who possesses critical thinking/problem solving skills, integrity, accountability, a theoretical knowledge base, refined psychomotor skills, and a commitment to life-long learning. Graduates from the program will receive an Associate of Science Nursing degree. Program graduates who meet exit requirements will be eligible to apply to the Georgia Board of Nursing to write the national licensure examination (NCLEX) to become registered nurses (RNs).
Pharmacy Tech holding bottle of pills
The PharmacyTechnology degree is designed to provide an individual with the entry level skills required for success in a retail pharmacy or a hospital-based pharmacy department.Learning opportunities develop academic and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention and replacement. Graduates are prepared to function as pharmacy technicians in positions requiring preparations of medications according to prescription under the supervision of a pharmacist.
Night Classes Offered
Nurses wheeling a bed
The Practical Nursing program is designed to prepare students to write the NCLEX-PN for licensure as practical nurses. The program prepares graduates to give competent nursing care. This is done through a selected number of academic and occupational courses providing a variety of techniques and materials necessary to assist the student in acquiring the needed knowledge and skills to give competent care. A variety of clinical experiences is planned so that theory and practice are integrated under the guidance of the clinical instructor. Program graduates receive a practical nursing diploma and have the qualifications of an entry-level practical nurse.
Rad Tech looking at X-ray
The Radiologic Technology associate degree program is a sequence of courses that prepares students for positions in radiology departments in hospitals, physician offices or clinics which utilize radiographic equipment for the purpose of providing imaging services to patients. Learning opportunities develop academic, technical and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention and advancement. The program emphasizes a combination of classroom and clinical instruction necessary for successful employment. Program graduates will receive an Associate of Applied Science degree in Radiologic Technology, have the qualifications of a radiographer and will be eligible to sit for a national certification examination for radiographers given by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).
Surgical Tech preparing surgical room
The Surgical Technology diploma program prepares students for employment in a variety of positions in the surgical field. The Surgical Technology diploma program provides learning opportunities which introduce, develop, and reinforce academic and technical knowledge, skills, and attitudes required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. Additionally, the program provides opportunities to upgrade present knowledge and skills or to retrain in Surgical Technology. Graduates of the program receive a Surgical Technology diploma and are qualified for employment as surgical technologists.