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Carrington College Academic Catalog Supplement

June 26, 2012 Since the printing of Carrington College's 2011-2012 Academic Catalog, Volume II, the following significant changes have been implemented and are incorporated into the catalog. Entries in red indicate changes incorporated since the prior month. Note: The Fitness Training and Health Care Administration programs have been deleted from the catalog. Page 7: Programmatic accreditation information has been updated. Page 7: Programmatic accreditation information has been updated. Page 7: Programmatic accreditation information has been updated. Page 7: Programmatic accreditation information has been updated. Page 7: Programmatic accreditation information has been updated. Page 8: Grievance procedure information for Texas students has been augmented. Page 10: An admission requirement for the Las Vegas campus has been revised. Page 12: Information regarding nationally recognized test credits for veterans has been added and satisfactory academic progress (SAP) information has been updated. Page 12: The Satisfactory Academic Progress section has been updated. Page 12: Information on changing programs, grades of I, transfer credit and course repeats as it relates to satisfactory academic progress has been moved to this page. Page 13: Information about attendance has been added for Texas students, as has a section on Independent Study that pertains to all students. Page 13: Information on Satisfactory Academic Progress relating to incomplete grades and transfer credit has been revised. Page 15: Information relating to Other Designators has been augmented. Page 15: Information on credit hours and types of instruction has been clarified. Page 18: Core course tuition for the Albuquerque Physical Therapist Assistant degree program has been changed. Consequently, the total program cost has been adjusted. Page 19: Core course tuition for the Boise Massage Therapy programs, the Las Vegas Medical Assisting program and the Las Vegas Medical Billing and Coding programs has been changed. Consequently, total program costs have been adjusted. Page 19: Tuition and fees for the Las Vegas Medical Assisting and Medical Billing and Coding programs have been added to the chart. Page 20: The cost of books, supplies and fees for programs at the Mesquite campus has been changed. Consequently, total program costs have been adjusted. Page 20, 21, 23: The cost of books, supplies and fees for the Dental Assisting program at the Mesquite, Phoenix and Tucson campuses has been recalculated and the total program cost has been adjusted. Page 21: Core course tuition for the Phoenix Massage Therapy program has been changed. Consequently, the total program cost has been adjusted. Page 21: Tuition, fees and total program cost have been changed for the Dental Assisting, Massage Therapy, Medical Assisting, Pharmacy Technology, Physical Therapy Technology and Veterinary Assisting programs at the Phoenix campus. Page 21: The cost of books, supplies and fees for Portland's Practical Nursing Program has been corrected. Page 22: Core course tuition for the Spokane Massage Therapy program has been changed. Consequently, the total program cost has been adjusted. Page 22: Tuition and fees for the Spokane Massage Therapy program have been revised. Page 22: Tuition and fees for the Medical Assisting and Medical Billing and Coding programs have been added to the Spokane chart. Page 22: Tuition and fees for the Reno Medical Billing and Coding program have been added to the chart. Page 22: The cost of books, supplies and fees for the Medical Assisting programs at the Reno campus has been recalculated and total program costs have been adjusted; tuition and fees for Dental Assisting, Massage Therapy, Medical Billing and Coding and Pharmacy Technology at the Spokane campus have been changed. Page 23: Tuition, fees and total program cost for the Veterinary Assisting program have been added to the Tucson chart. Page 23: Tuition and fees for the Medical Billing and Coding and Physical Therapy Technology programs have been added to the Westside chart. Page 23: Tuition, fees and total program cost have been changed for the Dental Assisting, Massage Therapy, Medical Assisting, Pharmacy Technology, Physical Therapy Technology and Veterinary Assisting programs at the Tucson campus. The total program cost for the Registered Nursing degree program at the Westside campus has been recalculated. Page 27: The Texas State refund policy has been updated. Page 29: Student Services information has been updated. Page 31: New attendance, absence, tardiness and work makeup policies have been added for the Massage Therapy program, as have absence, tardiness and work make-up policies for all other programs. Page 33: Fitness Training and Health Care Administration have been removed from the list of Certificate of Achievement offerings, and Health Care Administration has been removed from the list of degree offerings. Page 42: Spokane program requirements have been amended, and the campus has been added to the configuration on this page. Pages 42, 55, 60, 97 and 113: Program requirements for the Dental Assisting, Massage Therapy, Medical Assisting, Pharmacy Technology, and Veterinary Assisting programs at the Phoenix and Tucson campuses have been reconfigured. Program start dates (listed on the pages preceding the program requirements charts) for these programs at these campuses have also been changed.

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Page 44: Admission/program requirements have been clarified and start dates have been added. Page 44: An admission requirement has been deleted. Page 44: An admission requirement has been added. Page 50: Admission/program requirements have been clarified and a start date has been added. Page 50: An admission requirement has been deleted, and another has been clarified. Page 52-55: Albuquerque, Mesa and Tucson have been removed from the list of campuses offering the Massage Therapy program, and start dates and academic information pertaining to these campuses have been removed. Page 51: The number of weeks for the Diagnostic Medical Sonography program has been corrected. Page 55: Spokane program requirements have been amended, and the campus has been added to the configuration on this page. Page 56: Las Vegas has been added to the list of campuses offering the Medical Assisting program. Page 60: Spokane program requirements have been reconfigured and added to this page. Page 60: Las Vegas has been added to the program requirements on this page. Page 63: Program requirements have been updated, as has the length of time for program completion. Page 64: Las Vegas and Reno have been added to the list of campuses offering the Medical Billing and Coding program. Page 68: Spokane and Westside program requirements have been reconfigured and added to this page. Page 71: Las Vegas and Reno have been added to the program requirements on this page. Page 71: Program requirements for the Medical Billing and Coding program at the Spokane and Tucson campuses have been reconfigured. Program start dates (listed on the pages preceding the program requirements charts) for this program have also been changed. Page 84: Required courses have been changed. Page 95: Certificate program requirements have been reconfigured and totals for the degree have been recalculated. Page 96: Mesa program requirements have been reconfigured and added to this page. Page 101: An admission requirement has been added. Page 106: Program requirements for the Physical Therapy Technology program at the Westside campus have been reconfigured and added to this page. Page 106: Program requirements for the Physical Therapy Technology program at the Tucson campus have been reconfigured. Program start dates (listed on the pages preceding the program requirements charts) for this program have also been changed. Pages 110-113: Mesa and Tucson have been removed from the list of campuses offering the Veterinary Assisting program, and start dates and academic information pertaining to these campuses have been removed. Page 110: Tucson has been added to the list of campuses offering the Veterinary Assisting program. Page 112: Tucson has been added to the program requirements chart.

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From the President

Dear Student: It's my pleasure to welcome you to Carrington College and to the start of your journey with us. We opened the doors of our first campus in 1976 in Phoenix, Arizona. Our goal was simple. We wanted to change the lives of our students for the better by preparing them for the future. Today, 35 years and more than 35,000 students later, the core of our mission remains the same: to provide high-quality, career-oriented education to meet the needs of students with diverse backgrounds, interests and abilities. Our commitment is to our students. When you need support, you'll get it. When you need encouragement, you'll find it. When you need information, you'll have it. We endeavor to meet the needs of all our students, regardless of their educational background, age, ethnicity, or cultural orientation. Our faculty care about your education and about you. That's how we've built our reputation as a source of qualified graduates for the health care industry for decades. We're proud that Carrington graduates are recognized as knowledgeable, accomplished professionals with the personal and professional skills and confidence to make a seamless transition into the working world. Our goal is not to just prepare you for a fulfilling career; we want to help each and every one of you grow as individuals. If we can help you find your way towards a brighter future, personally and professionally, then together we will have been successful. Our broad range of specialized certificate and associate degree programs combine clinical training, theoretical classroom exercises, and real patient interaction to prepare you for success in the real world. From Medical Assisting, to Registered Nursing, to Dental Hygiene, our allied health care programs are delivered in a focused, professional, and progressive environment by a supportive, dynamic faculty who serve not only as educators, but as coaches and mentors. We continue to strive for excellence for and from our students, helping you to grow as individuals by instilling in you a philosophy that values not only learning and professionalism, but also contribution and commitment to your community. Welcome to Carrington College! Sincerely,

Tamara Rozhon, EdD President

© 2012 U.S. Education Corporation. All rights reserved. Carrington College reserves the right to change the terms and conditions outlined in this catalog at any time without notice. Information is current at the time of printing. This catalog supersedes all previous editions and is in effect until a subsequent catalog is published either in print or online. Information updated after September 20, 2011 is available via www.carringtondev.com/catalogs/ Carrington-College-Catalog.pdf. It is the responsibility of applicants and students to check for updates. Carrington College is a part of DeVry Inc., 3005 Highland Parkway, Suite 700, Downers Grove, IL 60515, 630.515.7700. DeVry Inc. is also the parent company of Advanced Academics, Becker Professional Education, Carrington College California, Chamberlain College of Nursing, DeVry Brasil, DeVry University, Ross University School of Medicine, and Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine. Volume II.XI. Effective: June 26, 2012.

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Table of Contents

Mission/Philosophy .................................................................... 3 Medical Laboratory Technology Program ................................ 70 Medical Office Management Program .................................... 73 Medical Radiography Program ............................................... 76 Nursing Bridge Program ....................................................... 80 Practical Nursing Program ..................................................... 83 Registered Nursing Program .................................................. 86 Pharmacy Technology Program .............................................. 91 Physical Therapist Assistant Program ..................................... 97 Physical Therapy Technology Program .................................. 100 Respiratory Care Program .....................................................104 Veterinary Assisting Program ................................................ 110 Course Descriptions ................................................................. 114 Administration & Faculty .......................................................... 155

Carrington College Locations .....................................................4 History & Ownership .................................................................. 5 Holiday Calendar ....................................................................... 5 Executive Management..............................................................6 DeVry Inc. Board of Directors ......................................................6 Accreditation & Approvals ......................................................... 7

General Student Information ....................................................... 9 Admission Requirements and Procedures ............................. 10 Additional Requirements for Applicants with Foreign Educational Credentials .................................... 10 Admission Standards for Online Degree Completion .............. 10 Waitlist Policy ....................................................................... 10 Academic Policies .................................................................14 Graduation Requirements ..................................................... 16 Tuition and Fees.....................................................................17 Financial Assistance.............................................................. 25 Cancellations & Refunds ....................................................... 26 Student Services .................................................................. 29 Regulations .......................................................................... 30 Programs of Study ..................................................................... 33 Online Courses ..................................................................... 34 Dental Assisting Program ...................................................... 36 Dental Hygiene Program ........................................................ 43 Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program ............................... 49 Massage Therapy Program ..................................................... 52 Medical Assisting Program .................................................... 56 Medical Billing and Coding Program ..................................... 64

Index ..................................................................................... 164

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Mission/Philosophy

The mission of Carrington College is to prepare graduates to become health care professionals with the knowledge and skills to assume entry-level positions in the health care industry. Carrington College has the following goals consistent with its mission:

· Develop knowledgeable and skilled graduates who exhibit a professional demeanor that allows them to transition into entry-level employment in the health care arena. · Provide quality didactic and clinical experiences that prepare graduates to perform competently in their field of study. · Provide the appropriate educational environment and services that result in creditable student completion and employment rates. · Prepare graduates to attain certification and/or licensure specific to their program of study. · Provide flexible instructional delivery options that increase access to education while retaining academic rigor and program integrity. · Foster satisfaction of its students, graduates, faculty, and the community. · Articulate with institutions of higher education to promote transferability of credits. · Hire, develop and retain professional faculty dedicated to preparing students for health care professions.

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Carrington College Locations

Albuquerque Campus

1001 Menaul Blvd. N.E. Albuquerque, NM 87107 Phone: 505 254 7777

Boise Campus

1122 N. Liberty St. Boise, ID 83704 208 377 8080

Las Vegas Campus

5740 S. Eastern Ave., Ste. 140 Las Vegas, NV 89119 702 688 4300

Mesa Campus

1001 Southern Ave., Ste. 130 Mesa, AZ 85210 480 212 1600

Mesquite Campus

3733 W. Emporium Circle Mesquite, TX 75150 972 682 2800

Phoenix Campus

8503 N. 27th Ave. Phoenix, AZ 85051 602 393 5900

Portland Campus

2004 Lloyd Center, 3rd Fl. Portland, OR 97232 503 761 6100

Reno Campus

5580 Kietzke Ln. Reno, NV 89511 775 335 2900

Spokane Campus

10102 E. Knox Ave., Ste. 200 Spokane, WA 99206 509 532 8888

Tucson Campus

3550 N. Oracle Rd. Tucson, AZ 85705 520 888 5885

Westside Campus

2701 W. Bethany Home Rd. Phoenix, AZ 85017 602 433 1333

Carrington College Administrative Offices

4742 N 24th Street, Ste. 360 Phoenix, AZ 85016 602 845 2500

www.carrington.edu

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History & Ownership

History and Ownership The institution has a long and proud history of assisting people to become skilled professionals in positions of importance in their communities. Margaret M. Carlson founded Apollo College in 1976 in Phoenix, Arizona. From the beginning, it has been the College's mission to provide quality education that prepares graduates for careers in fields where there was a demand for skilled professionals. Apollo College was so successful in meeting the needs of students and of employers that it grew to 11 campuses in Arizona, Idaho, New Mexico, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, and Online. In December 2003, U.S. Education Corporation, a California-based company, acquired Apollo College, Inc., the owner of seven campuses in Arizona, New Mexico, Oregon, and Washington at that time. In September 2003, U.S. Education Corporation acquired American Institute of Health Technology, Inc. (AIHT-founded in 1980), owner of a Boise, Idaho, school, and subsequently changed its name to Apollo College, Boise. U.S. Education Corporation (USEC) was acquired by DeVry Inc. in September 2008. The college name was changed to Carrington College on July 1, 2010. Instructional Delivery and Curriculum Design Carrington College is approved to offer courses via on-site or online instruction. On-site instruction comprises lecture, laboratory exercises, group activities, and for most programs, externship or clinical rotations. Online instruction is reserved for courses that do not require clinical components. Online instruction includes asynchronous lecture, postings, group activities, synchronous chat, and research. In online courses, contact hours occur when students access courses through the online delivery platform. Online courses also require substantial independent work in addition to online course access.

Holiday Calendar

Classes will not be held on the following days: Thanksgiving Thursday ­ Friday Winter Holiday Saturday ­ Monday* Faculty/Staff Development To Be Announced Martin Luther King Jr. Day Monday 01/16/12 12/24/11 ­ 01/02/12 11/24/11 ­ 11/25/11

Spring Holiday ( Faculty/Staff Development Day ) Friday Memorial Day Monday Independence Day Wednesday Labor Day Monday 09/03/12 07/04/12 05/28/12 04/06/12

Carrington College is a semester-based institution.

* Winter Holiday varies by region, campus and program. Students should contact their local campus leadership for more information.

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Executive Management

Tamara Rozhon, EdD President Edward Connolly Regional Director, Operations Southwest Sandra Davidson, PhD Sr. Director, Academic Affairs Tina Diggs Director, Student Services Josee Martin Sr. Director, Student Finance Nikita Ortiz Regional Director, High School Admissions Monica Stinson Human Resources Director Alan Yanda Sr. Director, Enrollment Services

DeVry Inc. Board of Directors

Harold T. Shapiro, PhD Christopher B. Begley David S. Brown, Esq. Connie R. Curran, EdD, RN, FAAN Daniel M. Hamburger Darren R. Huston William T. Keevan Lyle Logan Julia A. McGee Lisa Pickrum Fernando Ruiz Ronald L. Taylor

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Accreditation & Approvals

Institutional Accreditation Carrington College is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools ( ACICS ), 750 First St. NE, Suite 980, Washington, DC 20002, 202-336-6780, to award associate degrees, bachelor's degrees (online only), and certificates of achievement. ACICS is listed as a nationally recognized accrediting agency by the United States Department of Education and is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation ( CHEA). Note: Copies of documents describing Carrington College's accreditation, as well as its state, federal and/or tribal approvals, are available for review from the campus executive director. Programmatic Accreditation The Dental Assisting program at the Boise campus is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation. 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 ­ 2678. The Commission's web address is: http://www.ada.org/100.aspx The Dental Hygiene program at the Boise, Mesa and Portland campuses is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation. 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 60611-2678. The Commission's web address is: www.ada.org/100.aspx The Medical Assisting certificate and associate degree programs at the Boise campus as well as the certificate program at the Portland, and Spokane campuses is accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools ( ABHES ), 7777 Leesburg Pike, Suite 314 N, Falls Church, VA 22043, 703 917 9503. The Bureau's web address is: http://www.abhes.org The Medical Radiography program at the Phoenix Westside and Spokane campuses is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology, 20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60606 ­ 3182, 312 704 5300, e-mail: [email protected] The Registered Nursing program at the Albuquerque and Phoenix Westside campuses is a candidate for accreditation by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC, 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326, 404.975.5000). Candidacy is the first step toward NLNAC accreditation. The Registered Nursing program at the Reno campus is accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC, 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, Georgia 30326, 404-975-5000, www.nlnac.org). The Nursing Bridge program at the Boise campus is a candidate for accreditation by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC, 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326, 404.975.5000). Candidacy is the first step toward NLNAC accreditation. The Practical Nursing program at the Portland location is a candidate for accreditation by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC, 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326, 404.975.5000). Candidacy is the first step toward NLNAC accreditation. The Practical Nursing program at the Boise campus is accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC, 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, Georgia 30326, 404.975.5000). The Physical Therapist Assistant programs at the Albuquerque, Boise, Las Vegas, and Mesa campuses are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA 22314; phone 703-706-3245; email: [email protected]; website: www.capteonline.org. The Respiratory Care program at the Mesa, Las Vegas, and Phoenix Westside campuses is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care, 1248 Harwood Road, Bedford, TX 76021 ­ 4244, 817 283 2835. The Commission's web address is: www.coarc.com. Arizona Licenses and Approvals Arizona campuses and the online campus are licensed by the Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education. Inquiries concerning the standards or school compliance may be directed to the Board at 1400 West Washington, Room 260, Phoenix, AZ 85007, 602 542 5709, www.azppse.gov The Arizona Board of Nursing certifies that Carrington College has satisfactorily fulfilled requirements and is granted full approval. Board offices: 4747 N. 7th Street, Suite 200, Phoenix, 85014 ­ 3655, 602 771 7800. For student complaints that cannot be resolved after exhausting the Institution's grievance procedure, students may file a complaint with the Arizona State Board for Private Post-Secondary Education. Students must contact the State Board for further details. The State Board address is: 1400 W. Washington, Room 260, Phoenix, AZ 85007. Phone: 602/542-5709 www.azppse.gov Idaho Licenses and Approvals The Boise campus is registered with the Idaho State Board of Education and holds a Certificate of Compliance with provisions of Section 3, Chapter 57, Session Laws 1993. Board offices: 650 West State Street, Suite 307, PO Box 83720, Boise, ID 83720 ­ 0037, 208 334 2270, www.boardofed.idaho.gov Carrington College holds full approval of its practical nursing program and provisional approval for its associate degree professional nursing education program. The Idaho Board of Nursing issued a certificate of approval. Board offices: 280 North 8th Street, Suite 210, P.O. Box 83720, Boise, ID 83720 ­ 0061, 208 334 3110, www.ibn.idaho.gov Nevada Licenses, Approvals, and Required Disclosures The Nevada campuses are licensed by the Nevada Commission on Postsecondary Education. Inquiries concerning the standards or school compliance may be directed to the Commission at 3663 East Sunset Road, Suite 202, Las Vegas, Nevada 89120, 702 486 7330, www.cpe.state.nv.us Students not satisfied with the final disposition of a grievance may contact the State of Nevada licensing authority. Carrington College holds provisional approval for the Reno and Las Vegas campuses from the Nevada State Board of Nursing, 2500 W. Sahara Ave., Suite 207, Las Vegas, NV 89102 ­ 4392, 702 486 5800, 888 590 6726 (toll free), www.nursingboard.state.nv.us. Upon graduation from the associate degree in nursing program, students are eligible to sit for the state licensing exam, which is required to achieve the Registered Nurse licensure.

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Accreditation & Approvals

Nevada Tuition Recovery Fund Nevada law requires that a fee of $5 be assessed each student upon enrollment to support the Nevada Student Tuition Recovery Fund. This fund was established by the Nevada Legislature to reimburse students who might otherwise experience a financial loss as a result of untimely school closure. The Nevada Commission on Postsecondary Education administers the fund. Institutional participation is mandatory. Students should keep a copy of their enrollment agreement, any promissory note, tuition receipts, or canceled checks. These documents may be used to determine the amount of tuition paid. Students should also keep any records indicating the percentage of the program that has been completed. With these items, a student could substantiate a claim for reimbursement from the fund. For further information, contact: Nevada Commission on Postsecondary Education, 3663 East Sunset Road, Suite 202, Las Vegas, Nevada 89120, 702 486 7330, www.cpe.state.nv.us/ Las Vegas Campus Carrington College--Las Vegas offers degree programs in a 28,000 square foot facility composed of modern classrooms and laboratories. Each classroom is equipped with LCD projectors and wireless computer access. Labs are outfitted with microscopes, anatomy models, simulation manikins and other equipment to approximate each subject areas' professional settings. The campus learning resource center provides 78 computers with Internet access, online databases and a growing inventory of books, journals, CDs and other media. In addition, the Las Vegas campus partners with area hospitals and facilities to accommodate students in their clinical experience. New Mexico Licenses and Approvals The New Mexico campus is licensed by the Higher Education Department. Inquiries concerning the standards or school compliance may be directed to the Department at 2048 Galisteo Street, Santa Fe, NM 87505 ­ 2100, 505 476 8442, www.hed.state.nm.us The Massage Therapy program offered at the Albuquerque campus is registered by the New Mexico Board of Massage Therapy, Toney Anaya Building, Second Floor, 2550 Cerrillos Road, Santa Fe, NM 87505, 505 476 4870, [email protected] The New Mexico Board of Nursing certifies that Carrington College meets the requirements set by law and board rules and is granted full approval as evidence that its graduates will be eligible for admission to the Registered Nurse Licensing Examination in the State of Mexico, 6301 Indian School NE, Suite 710, Albuquerque, NM, 87110 505 841 8340, www.bon.state.nm.us Oregon Licenses and Approvals Carrington College is a unit of a business corporation authorized by the State of Oregon to offer and confer the academic degrees described herein, following a determination that state academic standards will be satisfied under OAR 583 ­ 030. Inquiries concerning the standards or school compliance may be directed to the Office of Degree Authorization, 1500 Valley River Drive, Suite 100, Eugene, OR 97401, www.osac.state.or.us/oda The Carrington College practical nursing program holds continuing approval from the Oregon State Board of Nursing, 17938 SW Upper Boones Ferry Road, Portland, OR 97224 ­ 7012. 971 673 0685, www.oregon.gov/OSBN/ Mesquite Campus Carrington College Mesquite campus offers a mix of degree and certificate programs in over 42,000 square feet of prime office space, including modern classrooms and laboratories. Each classroom is equipped with LCD projectors and remote computer interaction. Our labs incorporate specialized equipment for a variety of learning settings. Microscopes, simulation manikins, and other medical equipment fill our science and medical labs. A Simulation Theatre with computerized adult and adolescent patient simulators complements the students' hands-on interactive patient care delivery experience. The campus also has a learning resource center equipped with 36 computers with Internet access, online databases, along with a growing inventory of books, journals, CDs and other resources. In addition, the Mesquite campus utilizes over 20 area hospitals and other medical facilities to accommodate students in their clinical experience. The campus is accessible from major streets and public transportation routes. Texas Licenses and Approvals The Carrington College Mesquite campus is approved and regulated by the Texas Workforce Commission, Career Schools and Colleges, Austin, Texas. Carrington College is legally authorized to grant degrees, grant credit towards degrees and use certain protected academic terms in the state of Texas under a conditional certificate of authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordination Board. Grievance Procedures Unresolved grievances must be directed to the Texas Workforce Commission ( TWC ), Career Schools and Colleges, Room 266T, 101 East 15th Street, Austin, Texas 78778 ­ 0001, 512 936 3100; http://csc.twc.state.tx.us/. Carrington's TWC-assigned school number is: S3858. This provision is in addition to any grievance procedure specifically provided for by statute or rule to the extent that the claims are within the scope of such statute or rule. Washington Licenses and Approvals The Carrington College Washington campus is licensed by the Workforce Training and Education Coordinating Board under Chapter 28C.10 RCW. Inquiries or complaints regarding this or any other private vocational school may be made to the Board, 128 10th Avenue SW, PO Box 43105, Olympia, WA 98504 ­ 3105, 360 753 5662, www.wtb.wa.gov/ Carrington College is authorized by the Washington Higher Education Coordinating Board (HECB) and meets the requirements and minimum educational standards established for degreegranting institutions under the Degree Granting Institutions Act. This authorization is subject to periodic review and authorizes Carrington College to offer the following degree programs: Associate of Occupational Studies in Medical Office Management and Associate of Occupational Studies in Medical Radiography. Authorization by the HECB does not carry with it an endorsement by the board of the institution or its programs. Any person desiring information about the requirements of the Act or the applicability of those requirements to the institution may contact the HECB at P.O. Box 43430, Olympia, WA 98504 ­ 3430. The Pharmacy Technology program is approved by the Washington State Board of Pharmacy, P.O. Box 1099, Olympia, WA 98507 ­ 1099, 360 236 4700, www.doh.wa.gov/hsqa/professions/Pharmacy/default.htm Selected programs of study at the Carrington College Washington campus are approved by the Workforce Training and Education Coordinating Board's State Approving Agency for enrollment of veterans and eligible beneficiaries to receive benefits under Title 38 and Title 10, USC. Carrington College retains copies of all approval and accreditation documents. Copies are available upon request and can be obtained from the Dean of Academic Affairs at each campus.

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General Student Information

In this section learn more about:

· Admission Requirements and Procedures · Academic Policies and Graduation Requirements · Tuition and Expenses · Financial Assistance · Cancellations and Refunds · Student Services · Regulations Hours and Schedule

Hours of operation are shown in the chart. Campus hours vary, and prospective students can obtain information and enroll whenever the school is open. Carrington College programs are term- or semesterbased. Terms vary by program and range from one to 18 weeks in length. New students may start classes at the beginning of a term or semester. Generally, full-time students are required to attend three to six hours of instruction per day, depending on the program schedule. Instruction includes classroom theory, practical lab experience, and computer skill training. Additional study time outside of classroom hours is required, and students should be prepared to complete two to four hours of homework per night. A full-time externship (fieldwork experience) is also required for many programs. Evening students attend four evenings per week, three to five hours per evening, as scheduled for the program. Where externship is required, it is in most cases on a full-time basis. Required externship and clinical hours may vary from the schedule of classes, and students whose classes were scheduled mornings, afternoons or evenings on weekdays may be required to attend other hours, including evening and weekends during clinical rotations and externship.

Hours of Operation

Monday­Thursday Albuquerque 7:30 am­10:00 pm Boise 8:00 am­7:00 pm Las Vegas 8:00 am­10:00 pm Mesa 7:30 am­10:00 pm Mesquite 7:30 am­10:00 pm Phoenix 7:45 am­10:00 pm Portland 8:00 am­7:00 pm Reno 7:30 am­9:30 pm Spokane 8:00 am­10:00 pm Tucson 7:30 am­10:00 pm Westside 7:30 am­10:00 pm Friday

8:00 am­5:00 pm 8:00 am­5:00 pm 8:00 am­5:00 pm 8:00 am­5:00 pm 8:00 am­5:00 pm 7:45 am­5:00 pm 8:00 am­5:00 pm 8:00 am­5:00 pm 8:00 am­5:00 pm 8:00 am­5:00 pm 8:00 am­5:00 pm

Saturday

9:00 am­2:00 pm Closed Closed 9:00 am­1:00 pm Closed 9:00 am­2:00 pm Closed 9:00 am­1:00 pm Closed 9:00 am­1:00 pm 9:00 am­2:00 pm

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Admission Requirements & Procedures

Admission Requirements and Procedures

Carrington College reserves the right to deny admission to any applicant and to change entrance requirements without prior notice. Each applicant must be beyond compulsory age for high school attendance. The age requirement varies by state. The minimum age requirement for attending Carrington College is 16 in Arizona and Idaho; 17 in Nevada; and 18 in New Mexico, Oregon and Washington (or younger if the applicant demonstrates proficiency or is an early high school graduate). Applicants must also pass an entrance test administered by Carrington College. Applicants to certificate programs in Arizona and New Mexico must achieve a score of 10 or greater on the Wonderlic SLE test. A minimum Wonderlic SLE score of 13 is required by the Las Vegas campus. A minimum Wonderlic SLE score of 15 is required at the Portland, Boise, Reno and Spokane campuses. Effective July 1, 2012, applicants to certificate programs at all Carrington College locations must achieve a minimum score of 13 on the Wonderlic SLE exam in order to be admitted. Some programs have additional age or other program-specific requirements, which are included in program overviews. The College admits high school graduates and applicants beyond the age of compulsory school attendance who have a General Educational Development (GED) credential or proficiency certificate equivalent to a high school diploma. Each student must submit proof of high school graduation or GED. Documentation is due upon enrollment or no later than 10 calendar days from the start of classes. If the student has not submitted proof of graduation by the 10th calendar day from the start of class, the enrollment will be cancelled unless the Registrar's office is able to secure verbal verification that the student graduated from the high school indicated on the High School Certification form. In these cases, the Campus Executive Director may allow the student to continue in school for up to a total of 15 consecutive calendar days. If proof of HS graduation or GED is not obtained by the 15th calendar day from the start of class, the student's enrollment will be cancelled. The admission process includes an interview with an admission representative. During the interview, the admission representative discusses available programs in relation to the applicant's career objectives, training needs, and motivations. Applicants must provide a written statement about why they want to enter their chosen career. An interview with department faculty may be required in some programs. Candidates should be in good health. A background check and/or drug screening may also be required for some programs. Legal status documentation is not an admission requirement. All applicants that meet admission requirements are welcome to enroll. However, applicants should note that several programs offered by Carrington require an externship at a third-party site. These third parties usually require a full background check, and standard forms of identification are typically a required component. Students that are unable to complete the background check process may be unable to complete the externship, and thus unable to complete the program at Carrington. Carrington does not offer English as a Second Language (ESL) coursework. All instruction and services are provided in English only.

Additional Requirements for Applicants with Foreign Educational Credentials

Diplomas and transcripts must be translated into English and evaluated for equivalency by a NACES-approved evaluation agency at the applicant's expense. The evaluation must be submitted with the application for admission.

Admission Standards for Online Degree Completion

Applicants seeking to complete the online Medical Office Management Associate of Science degree must have successfully graduated with a 2.0 GPA and at least 30 credit hours from an accredited health-related program.

Waitlist Policy

Due to the nature of our clinical degree programs, at the time of enrollment, all applicants will be placed in rank order based on meeting all admissions requirements and entrance test scores. Final selections and seat assignments will be made at least two weeks prior to the program start according to the number of seats available and final rank order. Applicants on the waitlist will be notified of their status and may choose to cancel their enrollment in- the program or apply for the next start.

Transfer Credit

Credit earned at another accredited postsecondary institution may be evaluated for transfer to a Carrington program if a grade of C or better was earned and the coursework was completed within the timeframes noted below. Up to 30 credit hours may be accepted in transfer. Students must complete at least 50% of the program requirements at Carrington to earn a certificate or degree. Transfer credit is evaluated on an hour-by-hour basis for acceptance toward Carrington program requirements. In most cases, Carrington does not accept prior credit in transfer to programs delivered in a modular format. Transfer credits may be granted for courses completed with a grade of "C" or better and the following time requirements are met: · Core curriculum courses must have been completed within three years from the time of enrollment at Carrington College. · Non-science related general education courses must have been completed within 10 years of the time of enrollment at Carrington College. · Science-related general education courses are accepted five years from the time of enrollment at Carrington College. Official transcripts documenting coursework must be provided prior to starting the program. Official transcripts must be sent directly from the registrar's office at the institution where study was completed. A transcript bearing the notation "Issued to student" is not an official transcript for transfer credit purposes. If official transcripts are not provided prior to the start of the program, students must complete the required course(s). Carrington may require further documentation, such as course descriptions and program outlines, to complete the transfer credit evaluation. Students and sponsoring agencies will be notified of the transfer credit evaluation outcome. The College maintains a record of all transfer credit evaluations and keeps transcripts received for evaluation in the student's record. These transcripts become the property of Carrington College and are not copied or forwarded to other institutions.

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Transfers to Other Educational Institutions Decisions concerning the acceptance of credit earned at Carrington College are made at the sole discretion of the receiving institution and generally depend on comparability of curricula, and comparability of accreditation. The College makes no representation concerning the transferability of credit earned at Carrington to any other institution. Students must contact the registrar of the receiving institution to determine what credits, if any, will be accepted. Articulation Agreements Carrington College has established articulation agreements with other academic institutions. The list of institutions is available from the Dean, Academic Affairs at your location. Veterans All prior education and training completed by veterans and eligible persons will be evaluated to determine credits earned toward the elected objective. If credit is granted, the program will be shortened. Both the student and the Veterans Administration will be notified of all changes to a veteran student's program as they occur. Carrington will evaluate military course equivalency based on ACE recommendations as listed in the Guide to the Evaluation and Education Experiences in the Armed Services. Students seeking academic credit must submit an original or certified copy of the DD-214 or DD-295 to the college for copying and evaluation. No more than 15% of a program's credits may be awarded through ACE credit. The college reserves the right to award fewer credits than recommended in the ACE guide and to select which courses will be accepted toward the 15% maximum if the ACE guide indicates that there are greater than 10% of a program's credits available for transfer. Credit awarded though ACE evaluation is entered as EC on the transcript and is not calculated into a student's GPA. No more than 50% of a program's total credits can be earned through approved nationally recognized tests such as CLEP, AP, ACE or TC awards. At this time Carrington College only accepts CLEP, AP, ACE and TC credits for military students. Experiential Learning Carrington does not grant credit for life experience unless the experiential learning culminated in licensure or certification in a professional field. Where a particular licensing or government agency requires credit for experience to be granted as determined by a written and/or practical examination, Carrington will comply with such regulations. Additional information may be obtained from the campus admissions department or dean of education.

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Academic Policies

Satisfactory Academic Progress

All students must demonstrate satisfactory academic progress toward completing their chosen program of study by meeting Carrington's established standards. Satisfactory academic progress is a measure of a student's qualitative and quantitative progress as defined below. Evaluation takes place at the end of each payment period/term. A payment period can be between four and 20 weeks in length depending on the structure of the program. If a student falls below the qualitative and/or quantitative requirements at any review point during their enrollment, the steps defined below must be followed in order to meet the requirements for graduation. The qualitative and quantitative standards must be cumulative and include all periods of the student's enrollment regardless of whether the student receives federal financial aid. Qualitative Evaluation: Students are expected to maintain a minimum 2.0 cumulative grade point average (CGPA). Quantitative Evaluation: Students are expected to complete their program within 150 percent of the timeframe established for completion. Therefore, at each evaluation period the student is expected to complete an appropriate percentage of all credit hours attempted. The quantitative requirements are based on the combined credits attempted in the program at time of the review. · End of the First Payment Period/Term­ all students are required to successfully complete a minimum of 50% of all credits attempted in the first payment period. · End of all subsequent Payment Periods/Terms ­ all students are required to successfully complete a minimum of 66.7% of all credits attempted at the end of each subsequent payment period. Checkpoint End of First Payment Period/Term Qualitative 2.0 CGPA Quantitative 50% of all credits attempted in period 66.7% of all credits attempted aid during this period. If at the next review the student meets both requirements, the student will be returned to an "active" status. If the student fails to meet the requirements of the academic plan, the student will be withdrawn from school and placed on financial aid suspension. Appeals for Reinstatement Appeals for reinstatement must be made in writing. Students must demonstrate that the circumstances causing an adverse impact on their academic progress in the program have been resolved. At the discretion of the College, additional materials may be required to support the appeal. The Academic Appeals Board will review the request and supporting materials. Students will be notified of the Board's decision in person and/or in writing. All decisions made by the Appeals Board are final. Students readmitted after being withdrawn from school because of failure to meet satisfactory academic progress standards (without mitigating circumstances) will be placed on probation for one term during which no financial aid will be disbursed. Students who fail a course during this probation period are dismissed with no further right to appeal. Carrington may readmit students who have failed to make satisfactory progress if events beyond their control have occurred. If such mitigating circumstances can be documented for the specific term(s) during which the deficiencies occurred, students may submit a completed Satisfactory Academic Progress appeal form along with the required documents to the Academic Dean and may be able to resume studies and regain financial aid eligibility. Maximum Coursework Allowed Students may attempt up to 1.5 times the number of credit hours in the current program. Students who exceed this maximum and have not graduated are dismissed. Satisfactory Academic Progress Determination Appeals Students placed on Academic/Financial Aid Probation or withdrawn due to failure to meet SAP standards may appeal the determination in writing to the Dean of Academic Affairs within 10 days of notification. If the appeal is considered justified, the student's status will be re-evaluated by an Academic Appeals Board. Students will receive an appeal determination in writing within 15 business days. Reinstatement following Dismissal for Failure to Meet Satisfactory Academic Progress Standards Students who are dismissed due to failure to meet Satisfactory Academic Progress standards may reapply after one year. Previous SAP standing will be taken into account as the application is reviewed. Veterans Benefits and Satisfactory Academic Progress Students eligible for Veterans Benefits who are placed on probation for unsatisfactory progress shall have their veterans benefits terminated if their academic progress remains below graduation requirements after one probation period. Non-Credit or Remedial Courses and Satisfactory Academic Progress Carrington College does not offer non-credit or remedial coursework. Changing Programs and Satisfactory Academic Progress Students who change programs must have their SAP status evaluated prior to initiating the change of program. This includes the determination of the students' satisfactory academic progress standing related to credits attempted and grades earned that may count toward the new program of study. Students' current SAP standing carries with them into the new program of study and goes into effect when they begin the new program. SAP is evaluated on a cumulative basis going forward.

End of all Subsequent Payment Periods/Terms

2.0 CGPA

NOTE: The term is the payment period for all programs except Massage Therapy. The payment period for Massage Therapy is the successful completion of half of the academic year in clock hours. Step 1 ­ Academic/Financial Aid Warning Status: The first time a student fails to meet the qualitative and/or quantitative requirement at the end of a payment period, the student will be put in an "Academic/Financial Aid Warning" status until the next evaluation point. Students remain eligible for financial aid during this period. If at the next review point the student meets both requirements, the student will then be returned to an "active" status. If the student fails to meet the qualitative and/or quantitative requirement, the student will lose eligibility for Title IV financial aid and may be withdrawn from school. An appeal can be filed by the student. If the appeal is approved, the student will move on to step 2. If the appeal is denied, the student will be withdrawn from school. Step 2 ­ Academic/Financial Aid Probation Status: In order to remain in school, the student will need to complete an appeal. If the appeal is approved, an individualized academic plan will be created. Once the student agrees to meet the requirements of the plan, the student will be placed in an Academic/Financial Aid Probation status. Students will remain eligible for financial

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Academic Policies

Grade of I ­ Incomplete and Satisfactory Academic Progress A grade of "I" signifies that required coursework was not completed during the standard length of the course. The grade of "I" does not count as credit hours attempted and is not included in the GPA calculation. An "I" may only be assigned when all of the following conditions are met: · The student has been making satisfactory progress in the course as determined by the Program Director. · The student is unable to complete some coursework because of unusual circumstances beyond personal control. An explanation of these circumstances must be presented by the student in writing and deemed acceptable to the Dean of Academic Affairs. For on-site courses, all required work must be completed and submitted to the instructor by Friday of the first week of the subsequent term or semester, unless the instructor requests an extension and the Academic Dean grants that extension. The "I" must be converted to a letter grade by Wednesday of the second week of the term or semester. If course requirements are not satisfied by the deadline, the "I" must be converted to a grade of "F". Once the final grade has been awarded, the course is counted as credit hours attempted and calculated into the CGPA. At this point the grade applies toward Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP). Transfer Credit and Satisfactory Academic Progress Carrington College evaluates transfer credit on an hour-by-hour basis for acceptance toward Carrington program requirements. Credit earned at another accredited postsecondary institution may be evaluated for transfer to a Carrington program if the student achieved a grade of "C" or better and the following timeframe requirements are met: · Core curriculum courses must have been completed within three years of the time of enrollment at Carrington College · Non-science-related general education courses must have been completed within 10 years of the time of enrollment at Carrington College · Science-related general education courses must have been completed within 5 years of the time of enrollment at Carrington College Courses that transfer are applied as a "TC" grade and are not calculated in the CGPA; however, they are counted as credits attempted for purposes of SAP calculations. Course Repeats and Satisfactory Academic Progress Students who earn a "D" or "F" in a course in their program major, or an "F" in a general education course, must repeat the course. Students who receive a "D" or "F" in two core courses may be dismissed. In general education courses a grade of "D" is considered minimal passing, and students may repeat the course. Students may repeat a course only twice. A cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 2.0 must be achieved. When a course is repeated the original grade remains on the student's permanent academic record but is designated as a repeated course. All repeated courses count as credit hours attempted in the timeframe evaluation for SAP (see quantitative evaluation). The highest grade earned for the repeated course is counted as credit hours completed and is used in the CGPA calculation. The original "D" or "F" grade is removed from the CGPA calculation but will continue to count toward credits attempted. For termbased programs, all grades assigned for the term are included in the term GPA calculation, but only the last grade posted for repeated courses is included in the cumulative GPA and applied to the SAP calculation. Repeated coursework may affect students' eligibility for Title IV funding. Students requiring repeat courses are encouraged to meet with a financial aid advisor to discuss the impact on their financial obligations, program length, and academic progress.

Determination of Official Withdrawal

Students are expected to return to school at the beginning of each term of their enrollment. Failure to return to school results in dismissal.

Leaves of Absence

Students must petition the Dean of Academic Affairs in writing for an approved leave of absence (LOA). The signed and dated request must include an explanation of the request and the student's plan to resolve the issue, permitting the student's return to class. A leave of absence may be granted if appropriate documentation is provided and the College determines that the student can be scheduled to return and complete their course of study. Acceptable reasons for requesting a leave of absence include medical reasons, personal emergencies, or military obligations. Only one leave of absence is generally granted in a 12-month period; however, a well-documented situation may merit the approval of an additional leave. Leaves of absence cannot exceed a cumulative 180 calendar days (from the LDA to the return date) in a 12-month period. Leaves of absence are not granted to students who are currently not meeting the Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) policy requirements. Students in term/semester-based programs are not eligible to take an LOA in the middle of a term/semester. All approved LOAs must begin after the current term/semester ends and before the next begins. Students must agree to return on the first day of a future term/semester (within the maximum of 180 calendar days). Students who do not return on the approved date will be withdrawn. Leaves of absence are not granted at the Reno campus. Texas Students The maximum amount of time a student may be on leave of absence is 60 calendar days. In a calendar year a student may not have more than two leaves of absence. Students must be in class on the scheduled date to return. Students who do not return on the approved date will be withdrawn. Not Scheduled Policy For semester-based programs, there are times when some students may not be scheduled for a period of time. The usual reasons are that no is class available; the student has been granted transfer credits, or the student has decided not to register for that upcoming course. If the gap in the schedule is less than 14 days, no action is required. Semester-based students may remain non-scheduled until the beginning of the next scheduled semester/term. If a student has dropped all remaining courses within a semester a Return of Title IV calculation is performed and refunds are made as necessary. All other program students may only remain in a non-scheduled status for a maximum of 45 calendar days (from the last date of attendance to the return date), with written intent to return submitted to the Student Records Office. For any student whose return date is outside of the current period, a return of the Title IV funds calculation must be completed based on the last date of attendance (LDA). Students must be in class on the scheduled return date. Any student who does not return on the intended date will be withdrawn. A student in not scheduled/ temporarily out (NSTO) status is not eligible for any payment of Title IV funds, and /or receipt of any stipend. Texas students must attend class as scheduled. Attendance is taken and posted. Enrollment for students who are absent for 10 consecutive days will be terminated.

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Academic Policies

Credit Hours and Types of Instruction Carrington College provides curricula that are delivered in both traditional (lecture, laboratory, externship) and non-traditional (online, hybrid and independent study) methods across the campuses. One Carrington semester credit hour equals, at a minimum, 15 classroom hours of lecture, 30 hours of laboratory, and 45 hours of practicum or externship. The formula for calculating the number of semester credit hours for each course is (hours of lecture/15) + (hours of laboratory/30) + (hours of practicum or externship/45) = total number of semester credit hours. Many courses include a combination of lecture and laboratory hours as well as modalities. The syllabus for each course outlines in detail the breakdown of lecture, laboratory and practicum or externship hours as well as appropriate out-ofclass learning activities required to complete course. Carrington College reviews and assesses curricula quality and appropriateness on an ongoing basis. Utilizing a faculty and subject matter experts paired with student input and Advisory Board review, this process determines the appropriateness, educational quality and viability of the program and its applicability in the modern workplace. A class hour consists of 50 minutes of instruction, lab, applications, clinical experience, or externship. There is a 10-minute break after every 50-minute class. Independent Study Independent study (IS) is reserved for rare circumstances where a student's program sequence is disrupted and a specific course is needed to graduate or progress in a timely manner. An IS contract must be completed by the faculty and the student. The contract will specifically address the course objectives, expected outcomes, assignments to be completed, hours to be completed with the faculty and hours to be completed independently. Courses that are heavily dependent on completion of laboratory exercises do not usually qualify for IS. IS contracts must be approved by the Dean of Academic Affairs (DAA) or Senior Director of Academic Affairs (SDAA). Students can take no more than two courses per program through IS. IS dates may not cross over terms. Eligibility: Students who apply to take courses through the IS process must: · Be currently enrolled with a GPA of 2.0 or greater · Have not failed an IS course · Have approval from a faculty member to complete the course through IS · Complete the IS contract and receive approval from the DAA or SDAA Class Size To maintain the College's high educational standards, classes are limited in size. An effort is made to keep instructor/student ratios at levels most appropriate for effective education and to comply with state and accreditation standards. The average class size for online study varies by course. The average student-to-teacher ratio in the majority of laboratory courses is less than 20:1. Lecture or didactic classes typically have a student-to-teacher ratio of less than 30:1. NC No Credit

Grades and Designators

Students are evaluated on an ongoing basis and are regularly apprised of their progress toward successful course completion and graduation. Grading Scale A four-point scale is used to determine academic standing. Quantitative Assessment 90 ­ 100% 92 ­ 100% B 80 ­ 89% 83 ­ 91% C 70 ­ 79% 75 ­ 79% * 75 ­ 82% D 60 ­ 69% 60 ­ 74% * F Below 60% Below 75% I R TC WN WA CR Incomplete Repeated course Transfer credit Withdrawal ( not attempted ) Withdrawal ( attempted ) Credit Failing 0 Less than Satisfactory 2 1 Satisfactory* * Very Good 3 Qualitative Assessment Excellent 4 Grade Points

Grade A

* Grading scale for Nursing, Practical Nursing, Dental Hygiene, and Respiratory Care programs. At the Boise, Las Vegas, and Reno campuses, a letter grade of C ( 70 ­ 79% ) is considered satisfactory for general education courses. ** At the Las Vegas campus, the satisfactory passing grade for BIO 121, BIO 124 and BIO 125 is a letter grade of C ( 75 ­ 79% ). Grading Scale for Medical Radiography

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Other Designators

WN and WA ( Withdrawal Not Attempted and Withdrawal Attempted ) Courses dropped prior to the 10% point of the course result in the designator WN (Withdrawal Not Attempted). The course does not count as credit hours attempted and is not calculated in the CGPA. For non-term programs, classes started but not completed due to an authorized leave of absence (LOA), will be assigned a designator of WN. In both cases, the designator WN will appear on the transcript. Tuition is reversed and Title IV funds are returned to the lender. The designator of WA (Withdrawal Attempted) appears on the transcript of students who officially withdraw from a course after 10 % of the course and up to 59% of the course is completed. The course counts as credit hours attempted but is not calculated in the CGPA. Tuition for courses with this grade will be reduced to 50% when the student returns to the next course. CR/NC ( Credit/No Credit ) In courses designated "credit/no credit," students must meet all published course requirements to earn credit or a passing grade. Credit/no credit grades are counted as credit hours attempted. Grade points are not awarded and therefore are not included in GPA calculations. EC ( Exam Credit ) Credits awarded for passing a CLEP or AP exam, or through ACE military course evaluation are noted by a grade of EC on the transcript. The grade of EC is counted as credit hours earned, but does not count as credit hours attempted. The grade of EC is not included in GPA calculations. R ( Repeated course ) For non-term programs, an R signifies that an earned grade was not counted in the GPA. Repeated courses may impact students who are receiving certain forms of financial assistance. Students who plan to retake a previously passed course should contact Student Finance to determine if their financial aid will be affected prior to registering for the course. RF and RD RF and RD signify that a failing grade of F or D was previously earned, the course has been repeated, and a subsequent grade has been posted for the course. RF and RD are not computed in the GPA but do impact the calculation of credits earned and maximum timeframe. RF and RD grades are not assigned for term-based programs. P and NP In some clinical courses and in the externship course for certificate programs where students are assessed solely on performance of clinical competencies, a grade of P (Pass) or NP (No Pass) is awarded. Students earn credit for the courses only if a grade of P is assigned. P and NP grades receive no grade points and are not calculated in the GPA, but do impact the calculation of credit earned and maximum timeframe. Rounding of Grades Grades for campus-based students may be rounded up or down to the nearest tenth. Honors and Awards Carrington College recognizes academic excellence at graduation and at various times throughout the year. Honors and award levels vary by location. Students should see the Dean of Academic Affairs for more information about cumulative GPA requirements for honors at their campus.

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Graduation Requirements

Graduation Requirements

Students must have a CGPA of at least 2.0 (2.5 in Medical Radiography), meet each of their program competencies and complete their program major classes with a minimum grade of C in each class to be eligible for graduation. Passing grades may vary by program and are outlined on the course syllabus. All certificate students are required to take a post test prior to graduation. Students in programs that include the "Getting the Job" professional development program are also required to satisfactorily complete all the assignments in that program before graduating. In addition, students must satisfactorily fulfill all financial and other obligations to the college and return any outstanding library material. Students who attempt every course and earn a grade (except "WN") but who have not met all the requirements for graduation will be designated as a Completer. A completer is a student who is no longer enrolled in the institution and who has either completed the time allowed or attempted the maximum allowable number of credits for the program of study but did not accomplish one of the following graduation requirements: · Achieve a 2.0 GPA · Attain required competencies · Satisfy non-academic requirements (e.g., outstanding financial obligations) Graduation Ceremonies Graduation ceremonies take place at least annually. Students who have completed graduation requirements within that one-year period are eligible to participate. All graduates are encouraged to participate in official Carrington College ceremonies. Online students may attend a graduation ceremony at the campus of their choice. Medical Office Management program students are encouraged to attend graduation at their home campus. Carrington does not reimburse any expenses students incur to attend the graduation ceremony. Students receive graduation eligibility notices by mail and should maintain current name-and-address records. Certificate of Achievement Some programs culminate in a Certificate of Achievement that is awarded upon successful completion of all required coursework, fieldwork, and/or clinical rotations. At least 50 percent of the total required credits must be earned at Carrington. Associate of Science or Associate of Occupational Studies Degree Some Carrington College programs culminate in an Associate of Science or Associate of Occupational Studies degree that is awarded upon successful completion of all required course work, fieldwork, and/or clinical rotations. At least 50 percent of the total required credits must be earned at Carrington to qualify for an associate degree. Transcripts One official transcript is provided to each graduate at no charge. Additional copies are available for a nominal processing fee upon written request. Transcripts are not issued to students who have outstanding financial obligations to the College.

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Tuition & Fees

Tuition and Fees

There is no application fee. A $100 registration fee is due upon notification of acceptance. The registration fee is fully refundable if enrollment is cancelled at any time prior to midnight of the 5th business day following execution of the enrollment agreement. After five business days but prior to starting classes, students who cancel will be refunded all monies paid in excess of 10% of the contract price or $100, whichever is less. Tuition and fees, shown on the following pages, vary by program and between core and general education courses; see tuition table. Details are provided on tuition addenda provided to each student upon enrollment. Tuition is due in full prior to the start of classes unless deferred arrangements have been made. Tuition charges are static for students who remain continuously enrolled. Students requiring repeat work will be charged additional tuition at the prevailing tuition rate; repeated coursework will extend the program length and students must bear the cost of required course materials. Transportation, meals, health care and personal expenses to off-campus clinical facilities are not included in the calculation of annual student costs. These expenses will vary according to individual student needs.

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Tuition and Fees Effective June 22, 2012

Albuquerque

Program Dental Assisting Medical Assisting Medical Billing and Coding Medical Office Management Degree (online) Nursing (Registered) Degree Pharmacy Technology Physical Therapist Assistant Degree

Tuition Per Credit Hour General Education Books, Supplies and Fees

$

Core

$

Total Program Cost*

$

470 470 455 371 798 465 348

$ $

533 492 996

14,733 14,692 14,746 13,829 48,191 14,683 28,000

$

$

$

$

$

$

$

325 325

$

3,289 3,406

$

$

$

$

$

$

$

633

$

$

325

$

2,838

$

* Includes registration fee, applicable entrance exam, tuition, textbooks, required program supplies and uniforms; total program costs will vary depending upon transfer credit accepted, proficiency credit earned, course repeats, etc.

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Tuition and Fees Effective June 22, 2012

Boise

Program Dental Assisting Dental Assisting Degree Dental Hygiene Degree Massage Therapy Massage Therapy Degree Medical Assisting Medical Assisting Degree Medical Billing and Coding Medical Billing and Coding Degree Nursing (Bridge Program) Degree Pharmacy Technology Pharmacy Technology Degree Physical Therapy Assistant Degree Practical Nursing

Tuition Per Credit Hour General Education Books, Supplies and Fees

$

Core

$

Total Program Cost*

$

375 375 785 339 339 395 395 427 427 526 436 436 600 721

$ $ $ $ $

285

14,635 25,898 56,454 12,477 23,740 14,777 26,040 15,074 26,337 21,841 14,934 26,197 39,088 30,297

$

325 325

$

1,798 4,079

$

$

$

$

$

$

$

851

$

$

325

$

2,364

$

$

$

457

$

$

325

$

1,970 1,310 2,823 2,694

$

$

$

$

$

$

325 325

$

$

$

$

$

$

$

882

$

$

325 325 325

$

2,395 2,838 1,824

$

$

$

$

$

$

$

$

$

* Includes registration fee, applicable entrance exam, tuition, textbooks, required program supplies and uniforms; total program costs will vary depending upon transfer credit accepted, proficiency credit earned, course repeats, etc. Tuition and Fees Effective June 22, 2012

Las Vegas

Program Medical Assisting Medical Billing and Coding Physical Therapist Assistant Degree Respiratory Care Degree

Tuition Per Credit Hour General Education Books, Supplies and Fees

$

Core

$

Total Program Cost*

$

359 359 600 435

$ $

859

12,447

$

1,310 2,939 2,947

$12,898

$

$

325 325

$

40,164 43,207

$

$

$

$

* Includes registration fee, tuition, textbooks, required program supplies and uniforms; total program costs will vary depending upon transfer credit accepted, proficiency credit earned, course repeats, etc.

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Tuition and Fees Effective July 11, 2011

Mesa

Program Dental Assisting Dental Hygiene Degree Diagnostic Medical Sonography Medical Assisting Medical Billing and Coding Medical Office Management Degree (online) Medical Office Management Degree (onsite) Pharmacy Technology Physical Therapist Assistant Degree Physical Therapy Technology Respiratory Care Degree

Tuition Per Credit Hour General Education Books, Supplies and Fees

$

Core

$

Total Program Cost*

$

400 785 600 400 400 371 254 400 600 400 410

$ $ $ $

763

14,463.00 58,666.00 39,400.00 14,452.00 14,688.00 13,829.00 12,115.00 14,608.00 39,088.00 14,583.00 42,368.50

$

325 325

$

6,291 1,500

$

$

$

$

$

$

$

752 988

$

$

$

$

$

325 325

$

3,289 3,330

$

$

$

$

$

$

$

908

$

$

325

$

2,838

$

$

$

883

$

$

325

$

2,961

$

* Includes registration fee, tuition, textbooks, required program supplies and uniforms; total program costs will vary depending upon transfer credit accepted, proficiency credit earned, course repeats, etc.

Tuition and Fees Effective March 1, 2012

Mesquite

Program Dental Assisting Medical Assisting

Tuition Per Credit Hour General Education Books, Supplies and Fees

$

Core

$

Total Program Cost*

$

365 365

1,099 1,045

14,886.50 14,832.50

$

$

$

* Includes registration fee, tuition, textbooks, required program supplies and uniforms; total program costs will vary depending upon transfer credit accepted, proficiency credit earned, course repeats, etc.

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Tuition and Fees Effective June 22, 2012

Phoenix

Program Dental Assisting Massage Therapy Medical Assisting Medical Office Management Degree (online) Medical Office Management Degree (onsite) Pharmacy Technology Veterinary Assisting

Tuition Per Credit Hour General Education Books, Supplies and Fees

$

Core

$

Total Program Cost*

$

441 346 441 371 254 436 441

$ $

913

15,125 12,493 15,071 13,829 12,115 14,934 14,972

$

1,321

$

$

$

859

$

$

325 325

$

3,289 3,330

$

$

$

$

$

$

$

883 760

$

$

$

$

* Includes registration fee, tuition, textbooks, required program supplies and uniforms; total program costs will vary depending upon transfer credit accepted, proficiency credit earned, course repeats, etc.

Tuition and Fees Effective October 18, 2011

Portland

Program Dental Assisting Dental Hygiene Degree Medical Assisting Medical Billing and Coding Pharmacy Technology Practical Nursing Veterinary Assisting

Tuition Per Credit Hour General Education Books, Supplies and Fees

$

Core

$

Total Program Cost*

$

470 785 470 455 465 610 470

$ $

533

14,733 68,965 14,692 14,746 14,683 29,621 14,709

$

325

$

7,765

$

$

$

492 996 633

$

$

$

$

$

$

$

$

325

$

2,441

$

$

$

509

$

* Includes registration fee, applicable entrance exam, tuition, textbooks, required program supplies and uniforms; total program costs will vary depending upon transfer credit accepted, proficiency credit earned, course repeats, etc

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Tuition and Fees Effective April 26, 2012

Reno

Program Medical Assisting Medical Assisting Degree Medical Billing and Coding Nursing (Registered) Degree

Tuition Per Credit Hour General Education Books, Supplies and Fees

$

Core

$

Total Program Cost*

$

441 441 427 875

$ $

859

15,071 26,301 15,074 50,107

$

325

$

2,339 1,310 3,507

$

$

$

$

$

325

$

$

* Includes registration fee, applicable entrance exam, tuition, textbooks, required program supplies and uniforms; total program costs will vary depending upon transfer credit accepted, proficiency credit earned, course repeats, etc

Tuition and fees Effective June 22, 2012

Spokane

Program Dental Assisting Massage Therapy Medical Assisting Medical Billing and Coding Medical Office Management Degree (online) Medical Radiography Degree Pharmacy Technology

Tuition Per Credit Hour General Education Books, Supplies and Fees

$

Core

$

Total Program Cost*

$

441 346 441 427 371 440 436

$ $ $

916

15,125 12,493 15,071 15,074 13,829 46,930 14,934

$

1,321

$

$

$

859

$

$

1,310 3,289 1,590

$

$

$

325 325

$

$

$

$

$

$

$

882

$

* Includes registration fee, tuition, textbooks, required program supplies and uniforms; total program costs will vary depending upon transfer credit accepted, proficiency credit earned, course repeats, etc.

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Tuition and fees Effective June 26, 2012

Tucson

Program Dental Assisting Medical Assisting Medical Billing and Coding Medical Laboratory Technology Degree Medical Office Management Degree (online) Pharmacy Technology Physical Therapy Technology Veterinary Assisting

Tuition Per Credit Hour General Education Books, Supplies and Fees

$

Core

$

Total Program Cost*

$

441 441 427 347 371 436 436 441

$ $

913

15,125 15,071 15,074 33,368 13,829

$

8 $859 59

$

$

$

1,310 2,478 3,289

$

$

$

325 325

$

$

$

$

$

$

$

882 854 760

$ $

1 14,93422

$

$

$

14,906 14,972

$

$

$

* Includes registration fee, tuition, textbooks, required program supplies and uniforms; total program costs will vary depending upon transfer credit accepted, proficiency credit earned, course repeats, etc.

Tuition and fees Effective May 2, 2012

Westside

Program Medical Billing and Coding Medical Laboratory Technology Degree Medical Radiography Degree Nursing (Registered) Degree Physical Therapy Technology Respiratory Care Degree

Tuition Per Credit Hour General Education Books, Supplies and Fees

$

Core

$

Total Program Cost*

$

427 347 435 860 436 410

$ $

1,310 2,388 1,946 3,429

$

15,074.00 33,267.00 50,516.00 51,004.00 14,906.00 42,368.50

$

325 325 325

$

$

$

$

$

$

$

$

$

$

$

854

$

$

325

$

2,961

$

* Includes registration fee, applicable entrance exam, tuition, textbooks, required program supplies and uniforms; total program costs will vary depending upon transfer credit accepted, proficiency credit earned, course repeats, etc

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Other Costs

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Schedule Changes One schedule change may be made without cost. A $100 fee is charged for subsequent schedule changes. Nonsufficient Funds A $25 fee is charged for each check returned for any reason. Official Transcripts One transcript is issued at no charge. A $10 fee is charged for each additional transcript requested. Diploma A $25 fee is charged for duplicate diplomas. Uniforms A $21 fee is charged for uniforms.

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Financial Assistance

Carrington College applicants are encouraged to meet with a Financial Aid Office representative prior to enrollment so that eligibility for financial assistance may be determined. This practice enables applicants to evaluate their options for tuition financing. "The Student Guide," which explains each of the federal financial aid programs and is published by the U. S. Department of Education, is available in the financial aid office. It is the students' responsibility to complete and submit all forms or applications required for all Federal, State, and institutional sources. Carrington is an eligible institution approved by the Department of Education to participate in the following programs: · Federal Pell Grant · Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) · Federal Perkins Loan (check with individual campuses for participation) · Federal Stafford Student Loan · Federal Parental Loan for Undergraduate Students (FPLUS) · Federal Work Study Program (campus participation varies) In addition to participating in federal and state financial aid programs, Carrington students may qualify for private loans from third-party lenders or Carrington's institutional loan program. More information on these loan programs is available from the financial aid office. Scholarships and Other Aid Carrington High School Scholarship Carrington offers scholarships to prospective students who have graduated high school within the last year. Scholarship awards range in value from $750 to $1,000. Scholarship applicants must meet the following criteria to qualify: · Satisfy Carrington admission requirements · Submit high school transcripts evidencing a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA · Submit a completed scholarship application by the published deadline · Submit a written essay demonstrating knowledge of and commitment to the field of study · Submit two letters of recommendation Scholarship awards cannot exceed tuition charges and will be applied directly to those charges. In the event that a student's tuition charges are less than the scheduled scholarship award, the scholarship will be reduced to the amount of the tuition charge. The Scholarship committee has sole discretion over the number of scholarships awarded as well as their value. The deadline for submission of scholarship applications is July 1. Imagine America Scholarship Carrington College participates in the Imagine America Scholarship Program. Each year, thousands of students are awarded $1,000 scholarships to attend one of the more than 500 participating career colleges across the country. Information about the Imagine America program is available from high school guidance offices and Carrington financial aid offices. Veterans Benefits Selected programs at Carrington College are approved for veterans training. Students who may qualify for veterans educational benefits should complete an application as far in advance of scheduled class start dates as possible. The appropriate State Approving Agency is responsible for approval of training benefits for those eligible to receive benefits under Title 38 and Title 10 United States Code. Veterans Appreciation Award Program The Northwest Career Colleges Federation partners with member schools in Idaho, Oregon and Washington to provide $500 and $1,000 scholarships to qualified servicemen and women and post 9/11 veterans. To qualify for the awards, applicants must be active duty military or honorably discharged post 9/11 veterans. To apply, go to www.nwcareercolleges.org and click on the veteran's award application. Applicants are notified by email when the application has been processed. Awards are granted when the applicant completes the admission process and begins a program of study. Financial Responsibility Students who obtain loans are responsible for full repayment of those loans. The loans must be repaid even if students do not complete the educational program or are not employed after completing the program. Students who fail to repay a loan are considered to be in default. Default on a student loan may result in the loan becoming immediately due and payable, withholding of federal and state income tax refunds, wage garnishment, ineligibility for future state and federal financial aid, and reporting of the default to a national credit bureau.

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Cancellations & Refunds

Applicants not accepted for admission to Carrington College are entitled to a refund of all monies paid. Campus-based applicants may cancel their enrollment without penalty at any time prior to midnight of the fifth business day after signing an enrollment agreement. After the cancellation period but prior to starting classes, applicants who cancel are entitled to a refund of all monies paid less the registration fee. After students begin classes, the registration fee is not refundable. Students who have not visited the college facility prior to enrollment may withdraw without penalty within five days following attendance at a regularly scheduled orientation or following a tour of college facilities and inspection of equipment. Online applicants may cancel their enrollment without penalty at any time prior to beginning classes. Cancellation requests are accepted by fax to 866-557-9535 or via email. Cancellation requests must be addressed to the registrar, campus executive director or dean. The notice need not take a particular form but must be signed and dated, show that the applicant no longer wishes to enroll and include the student's contact information (name, address, phone number, email address). Cancellation requests may be submitted by US mail, email, fax or hand delivered. If submitted by US mail, the cancellation is effective on the date postmarked. Subject to certain possible limitations, any payments made by the student will be refunded within 30 days following receipt of the notice of cancellation. However, students will be charged for purchased textbooks and uniforms unless these are returned in unused condition. Any equipment provided to the student must also be returned in good condition within 30 days. If the student fails to return textbooks, uniforms or equipment, the college may retain a portion of any payment(s) made by the student to cover the cost of any unreturned items. To withdraw from school after attending classes, campusbased students must notify the registrar or campus executive director. Online students must notify their student services advisor. Withdrawal is complete when the student has notified the designated official. Students who withdraw are responsible for all outstanding financial obligations. In addition, those receiving federal student loans must complete an exit interview prior to withdrawing. All refunds are calculated according to the last documented date of attendance and issued within 30 days of the withdrawal notification date (15 days for Nevada students); the date Carrington determines the student is no longer enrolled (whichever is earlier); or as otherwise required by applicable state and/or federal regulations. Carrington Refund Policy (AZ, ID, NM, OR) In compliance with applicable requirements, Carrington issues prorated refunds to students who withdraw prior to completing 60 percent of the enrollment period. Tuition paid in excess of tuition owed is refundable. For students receiving financial aid, unearned financial assistance is returned to the financial aid program, and any remaining amount is refunded to the student. Refunds are calculated after deducting a $100 registration fee. No refund is due after 60 percent of the enrollment period has been completed. Refund calculation examples are available from the Student Finance office upon request. Nevada State Refund Policy · The period of a student's attendance is measured from the first day of instruction as set forth in the enrollment agreement through the student's last day of actual attendance, regardless of absences. Approved LOAs and courses for which the student received a WN are not included. · The peri0d of time for a training program is the period set forth in the enrollment agreement. · Tuition must be calculated using the tuition and fees as set forth in the enrollment agreement and does not include books, supplies and equipment that are listed separately from tuition and fees. A. Rejection: An applicant rejected by the school is entitled to a refund of all monies paid. B. Five day cancellation: An applicant who provides notice of cancellation within 120 hours, excluding weekends, state and federal holidays, after signing an enrollment agreement is entitled to a refund of all monies paid. C. Other cancellations: An applicant requesting cancellation more than five days after signing an enrollment agreement, but prior to entering the school, is entitled to a refund of all monies paid minus the registration fee. Students who have not visited the school facility prior to enrollment will have the opportunity to withdraw without penalty within three days following either their attendance at a regularly scheduled orientation, or following a tour of the school facilities and inspection of equipment. D. Refund after the commencement of classes: 1. Procedure for withdrawal/withdrawal date. A student choosing to withdraw after the commencement of classes is to provide written notice to the Dean. The notice is to indicate the expected last date of attendance and be signed and dated by the student. For a student who fails to return from an authorized Leave of Absence, the withdrawal date is the student's last date of attendance. 2. Federal Return of Funds Policy. Any student who withdraws from school after the commencement of cIasses and who received Title IV Federal Aid will be subject to the Federal Return of Funds Policy. The Federal Return of Funds Policy requires that a refund of the Title IV grants and loans received be made in proportion to the enrollment period remaining whenever the period remaining is 40% or more. 3. Tuition Charges and Refund Policy ­ Nevada: Tuition charges for the enrollment period are based upon the student's last day of attendance and the resulting percentage of the enrollment period completed. Enrollment period is defined as a semester, quarter, or term or the period of enrollment as expressed on the enrollment agreement. Tuition earned is determined by dividing the number of calendar days elapsed from the start date to the last day of attendance, by the number of calendar days in the enrollment period, rounded upward to the next percentage (e.g., 23.3% rounded to 24%). Students completing over 60% of the enrollment period will be charged 100% of the tuition for the enrollment period. The refund shall be the amount the student paid in excess of tuition earned less additional charges for registration fees, textbooks, and supplies. 4. Additional charges for registration fee and textbooks and supplies specified in the enrollment agreement: The student is charged a registration fee. If the student receives equipment, textbooks, or supplies and returns them unused within 30 days following the date of the student's cancellation or withdrawal, the College shall refund the charges paid for the unused items. If the student fails to return the items within this 30-day period, the College will offset the documented costs to the College of these items against the refund due. The student shall be liable for the

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amount, if any, by which the documented costs for these items exceed the prorated refund amount. Disputes will be resolved by the Executive Campus Director for refunds required by this subsection on a case-by-case basis. E. Issuing Refunds/Date of Determination: Any refunds due as a result of the Federal Return of Funds Policy or the College's refund policy will be made within 15 days of the date of determination for students withdrawing from the Nevada campuses, (in accordance with the WAC 490-105-130), and within 30 days of the date of determination for students withdrawing from all campuses. The date of determination is defined as the date the student notifies the College of his or her decision to withdraw or the date the College determines to withdraw the student in accordance with the College's policies. Special Cases: In case of prolonged illness or accident, death in the family, or other circumstances that make it impractical for the student to complete the program, the College may make a settlement that is fair. F. Distribution Priority of Refunds and Repayment: Returns will be made in the following order: 1. Unsubsidized Federal Stafford Loans 2. Unsubsidized Federal Direct Stafford Loans 3. Subsidized Federal Stafford Loans 4. Subsidized Federal Direct Stafford Loans 5. Federal PLUS Loans 6. Federal Direct PLUS Loans 7. Federal Pell Grants 8. Academic Competitiveness Grants 9. Federal SEOG Program 10. Other federal, state, private, or institutional sources 11. The student Texas State Refund Policy A. Refund computations will be based on scheduled course time of class attendance through the last date of attendance. Leaves of absence, suspensions and school holidays will not be counted as part of the scheduled class attendance. B. The effective date of termination for refund purposes will be the earliest of the following: a. The last day of attendance, if the student is terminated by the school; b. The date of receipt of written notice from the student; or c. Ten school days following the last date of attendance. C. If tuition and fees are collected in advance of entrance, and if after expiration of the cancellation privilege the student does not enter school, not more than $100 in nonrefundable administrative fees shall be retained by the school for the entire residence program or synchronous distance education course. D. If a student enters a residence or synchronous distance education program and withdraws or is otherwise terminated, the school or college may retain not more than $100 in nonrefundable administrative fees for the entire program. The minimum refund of the remaining tuition and fees will be the pro rata portion of tuition, fees, and other charges that the number of hours remaining in the portion of the course or program for which the student has been charged after the effective date of termination bears to the total number of hours in the portion of the course or program for which the student has been charged, except that a student may not collect a refund if the student has completed 75 percent or more of the total number of hours in the portion of the program for which the student has been charged on the effective date of termination. More simply, the refund is based on the precise number of hours the student has paid for, but not yet used, at the point of termination, up to the 75% completion mark, after which no refund is due. E. Refunds for items of extra expense to the student, such as books, tools, or other supplies should be handled separately from refund of tuition and other academic fees. The student will not be required to purchase instructional supplies, books and tools until such time as these materials are required. Once these materials are purchased, no refund will be made. For full refunds, the school can withhold costs for these types of items from the refund as long as they were necessary for the portion of the program attended and separately stated in the enrollment agreement. Any such items not required for the portion of the program attended must be included in the refund.

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Texas State Refund Policy for Students Called to Active Duty Military Service A student of the school or college who withdraws from the school or college as a result of the student being called to active duty in a military service of the United States or the Texas National Guard may elect one 0f the following options for each program in which the student is enrolled: 1. If tuition and fees are collected in advance of the withdrawal, a program refund of any tuition, fees, or other charges paid by the student for the program and a cancellation of any unpaid tuition, fees, or other charges owed by the student for the portion of the program the student does not complete following withdrawal; 2. A grade of incomplete with the designation "withdrawnmilitary" for the courses in the program, other than courses for which the student has previously received a grade on the student's transcript, and the right to re-enroll in the program, or a substantially equivalent program if that program is no longer available, not later than the first anniversary of the date the student is discharged from active military duty without payment of additional tuition, fees, or other charges for the program other than any previously unpaid balance of the original tuition, fees, and charges for books for the program; or 3. The assignment of an appropriate final grade or credit for the courses in the program, but only if the instructor or instructors of the program determine that the student has: a. Satisfactorily completed at least 90 percent of the required coursework for the program; and b. Demonstrated sufficient mastery of the program material to receive credit for completing the program. Refunds will be totally consummated within 60 days after the effective date of termination. Washington State Refund Policy Tuition paid in excess of tuition owed is refundable . Percentage of Tuition Earned by School 10% 25% 50% 100%

Program Completion One week or up to 10 percent More than 1 week/10% but less than 25% 25% through 50% More than 50%

Refund* 90% 75% 50% 0

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Student Services

Students who are having difficulty with their studies and/or life circumstances are encouraged to contact the campus Student Services Consultant (SSC). Student Services Consultants serve as the campus resource for understanding and collaborating with all campus student support functions including Student Finance, Academics, Admissions, and the Registrar to best meet the needs of students. In addition, students may use confidential counseling service called ASPIRE. Orientation Each student at Carrington College attends an orientation. The student is introduced to the College's philosophy, policies, and operational procedures, as well as academic and student resources. Students also have an opportunity to meet the Program Director and/or faculty. Before beginning instruction, students taking online programs must complete the "Orientation to Online Learning" module, which covers items unique to the online instructional format, such as: · Accessing and navigating eCollege · Requirements for interaction with peers and faculty · Technical help · Contact numbers Student Advising Carrington faculty and staff work closely with students to ensure that the appropriate support is available to maximize student success. Instructors, program directors, and the dean of academic affairs or executive director are available to consult with students who are having difficulty with their studies. Students are urged to take advantage of this valuable extra assistance. In addition, referral to outside support agencies is provided to students who have personal or family problems. Housing Carrington does not provide student housing. There are rental apartment complexes within a 10-mile radius of all campus locations. Tutorial Assistance Faculty members are available to provide academic assistance to students on a short-term basis. Study Groups The College designates campus locations for student interaction. Instructors often suggest formation of study groups for peer-to-peer tutorial and study sessions. Student Records The registrar maintains student records and schedules and provides students with end-of-term grade reports, transcripts (on written request), and verification of college status letters. During a student's enrollment, Carrington maintains records that include admission and attendance information, academic transcripts and other relevant data. This information is kept five years after the student is no longer enrolled. Students who wish to review their files must submit a written request to the registrar. Permanent student records include admission information and academic transcripts. Transcripts of academic records are maintained electronically and are retained permanently. Externships, Clinical Rotations, and Fieldwork Some allied health programs require an externship, clinical rotation, and/or fieldwork experience in a program-appropriate work location. Students will not receive compensation for clinical or externship experience. See specific program descriptions for externship or clinical experience policies. Carrington College makes externship assignments based on its determination of when and where the student may best pursue his or her training. In some cases, assignments may require a significant commute from campus or the student's residence. Student preferences for location, days and time of assigned attendance, and type of facility will be considered when determining an appropriate assignment but the College does not guarantee that student preferences will be met. Carrington does not work with third-parties that discriminate based on gender, age, race, national origin, sexual orientation, political affiliation or belief, religion or disability for externships or graduate employment. Career Services Carrington works with every student on job-search strategies, job-market orientation, resume writing, and interviewing techniques. Employment assistance is available to all graduates without additional charge. Success in securing employment depends on the graduate's efforts and motivation, as well as on educational performance. Carrington College does not guarantee employment, nor does it guarantee employment within specific salary ranges or in specific areas. Students are eligible for graduation and employment assistance only after successful completion of all coursework and the required number of hours for their externship, clinical rotation, and/or fieldwork experience.

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Regulations

Regulations

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) Carrington complies with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974, as amended. The Act protects the privacy of students' education records, establishes students' rights to inspect and review their academic records, and provides guidelines for correcting inaccurate and misleading information through informal and formal hearings. Carrington's policy on releasing student-related information explains school procedures for complying with the Act's provisions. Copies of the policy are distributed annually, are available in the student handbook, and may be requested from campus administration. Nondiscrimination Policy Carrington College is an educational institution that admits academically qualified students without regard to gender, age, race, national origin, sexual orientation, political affiliation or belief, religion or disability and affords students all rights, privileges, programs, employment services and opportunities generally available. Carrington College complies with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and does not discriminate on the basis of disability. Additional information about this policy or about assistance to accommodate individual needs is available from the campus accommodation coordinator. Drug Free Schools and Communities Act Carrington complies with the Drug Free Schools and Communities Act and forbids use, possession, distribution or sale of drugs or alcohol by students, faculty or staff anywhere on school property. Anyone in violation of state, federal or local regulations, with respect to illegal drugs or alcohol, may be subject to both criminal prosecution and school disciplinary action. Campus Crime and Security Act Carrington complies with the Campus Crime and Security Act of 1990 and publishes the required campus crime and security report on October 1 of each year. Should students be witnesses to or victims of a crime, they should immediately report the incident to the local law enforcement agency and to campus administration. Emergency numbers are posted throughout the school. Graduation Rates Carrington complies with the Student Right to Know Act and annually reports the graduation rate of its certificate and degree-seeking, full-time students who have graduated by the end of the 12-month period ending August 31, during which 150 percent of the normal time for graduation from their program has elapsed. This information is available from Carrington admissions staff or the campus executive director. Photo Release By signing the Enrollment Agreement, all students give Carrington the absolute right and permission to use photographic portraits, pictures, or video of them in character or form, for advertising, art trade, or any other lawful purpose whatsoever. Plagiarism Prevention As part of our commitment to academic integrity, Carrington subscribes to an online plagiarism prevention system. Student work may be submitted to this system, which protects student privacy by assigning code numbers, not names, to all student work stored in its databases. Rules and Enrollment Conditions Carrington College expects mature and responsible behavior from students and strives to create and maintain an environment of social, moral and intellectual excellence. Students are required to follow rules and standards similar to those of an office or hospital environment. Violation of the code of conduct may lead to probation or dismissal from school. Carrington reserves the right to dismiss students whose work or conduct is deemed unsatisfactory. Explanations of the academic integrity policy, code of conduct, disciplinary process and grievance/appeals are provided in the student handbook. Safety Information The security of all school members is a priority. Each year Carrington publishes a report outlining security and safety information, as well as crime statistics for the community. This report provides suggestions about crime prevention strategies as well as important policy information on emergency procedures, reporting of crimes and support services for victims of sexual assault. The report also contains information about Carrington's policy on alcohol and other drugs, and informs students where to obtain a copy of the alcohol and drug policy. This report is available at the campus. Students with ideas, concerns, or suggestions for improved safety are encouraged to share them with a faculty member or bring them to the attention of the dean of education or executive director. All suggestions and concerns can be reported without fear of reprisal. Carrington strives to provide a safe and healthy school environment. Students who have medical conditions that would prevent them from engaging in course activities, such as working with radiography or certain chemicals, should contact the accommodation coordinator. Book Stipend Federal Aid recipients who do not wish to purchase books and supplies on account as provided by Carrington College may qualify for a stipend to assist with these expenses. For more information on the program or to determine eligibility, students must speak with Student Finance and complete the Books and Supplies Stipend Request form prior to the start of the term in which the books are offered. Generally this is before the start of the program. Attendance (all programs except Massage Therapy) Regular attendance is essential to academic and professional success. Due to the concentration of course material, regular attendance is mandatory and becomes a part of the student's permanent record. Students who exceed a 15% absence rate in any course or in a cumulative term for term-based programs will be required to meet with the program director to develop a student success plan to improve their attendance. Any student who reaches a 25% absence rate in a course or in a cumulative term for term-based programs will be placed on attendance probation. If, while on attendance probation, a student continues a pattern of excessive absenteeism, the student may be withdrawn from the program at the discretion of the Dean, Academic Affairs. Students arriving to class after the scheduled start time or leaving prior to the scheduled end time are considered tardy. For grading purposes, three tardies in a course is equal to one absence and will be applied to absences accrued under the attendance policy. School holidays are not considered absences. Regardless of mitigating circumstances, students will be withdrawn from the College for excessive absence. Students are responsible for tracking their absences and will be withdrawn automatically if there is no attendance during a period of 14 consecutive calendar days.

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In addition, for online courses, student attendance is tracked and recorded on a course-by-course basis, and is defined by logging in and completing a minimum of one academically related event per week. Examples of academically related events include, but are not limited to, submitting a class assignment, participating in threaded discussions, completing quizzes and exams, completing a tutorial, or participating in computerassisted instruction. Student grades, however, are dependent upon the completion of and the points earned for each assigned academically-related event as well as the final exam. Attendance (Massage Therapy program) Regular attendance is essential to academic success. Students in the Massage Therapy program must attend each class section to receive full credit for attendance. Absences may not exceed 10% of the total hours that a course meets. Students who miss 10% of the total hours will be required to meet with the Massage Therapy Program Director and will be notified of the possible consequences of additional absences, up to and including dismissal from the program. Students will be withdrawn from the College for excessive absence. Students are responsible for tracking their absences and will be withdrawn automatically if there is no attendance during a period of 14 consecutive calendar days. Attendance Policy for Texas Students The school will terminate a student's enrollment if absence exceeds more than 10 consecutive school days; if absence exceeds more than 20% of the total program hours; or if a student fails to return as scheduled from an approved leave of absence. Students whose enrollments are terminated for violation of the attendance policy may not reenroll before the start of the next progress evaluation period. This provision does not circumvent the approved refund policy. Excused/Unexcused Absence Make-up Policy (all programs except Massage Therapy) Absences, excused or unexcused, that are not made up and total more than 10% of the course hours may result in immediate dismissal from the program. Excused absences may consist of military service, hospitalization, illness and family emergencies. Documentation is required to support an excused absence. Students may be able to make up work missed because of an excused absence. Excused absences remain on the student's academic record and are counted as a part of the accrued 10% of overall absences from the course. At the discretion of the instructor/program director, students may be allowed to make up work from unexcused absences; however, this does not remove the absence from the student's academic record, and the absence is counted as a part of the accrued 10% of overall absences from the course. Excused/Unexcused Absence Make-up Policy (Massage Therapy Program) Absences, excused or unexcused, that are not made up and total more than 10% of the course hours may result in immediate dismissal from the program. Excused absences may consist of military service, hospitalization, illness and family emergencies. Documentation is required to support an excused absence. Students may be able to make up work missed because of an excused absence. Excused absences remain on the student's record and are counted as a part of the accrued 10% of the overall absences from the course. At the discretion of the instructor/program director, students may be allowed to make up work from unexcused absences; however, this does not remove the absence from the student's academic record, and the absence is counted as a part of the accrued 10% of overall absences from the course. Tardiness (all programs except Massage Therapy) On-site students arriving after the scheduled class starting time or leaving before the scheduled ending time are considered tardy. Three tardies in a course is equal to one absence and will be added to accrued absences as specified in the attendance policy. Tardiness (Massage Therapy Program) Massage Therapy students arriving after the scheduled class starting time or leaving before the scheduled ending time are considered tardy. All tardies contribute to the 10% total allowable hours missed per course as specified in the Massage Therapy Program attendance policy. Three tardies in a course is equal to one absence and will be added to accrued absences as explained in the attendance policy. Increasing Courseload to Reduce Program Length Due to the accelerated nature of Carrington programs, exceeding the recommended number of course taken per term is strongly discouraged. In rare instances and with documentation of hardship, the Dean may authorize a student to increase his or her course load by no more than two courses. The total reduction of program length can never exceed more than four weeks. Students should be aware that changes in program length may affect financial aid awards. Dress Code Students must wear the uniform designated by the College, which is typical of the apparel required in the career for which the student is training. Students must dress in a neat, clean, and professional manner every day. Violation of the dress code may result in a grade reduction, probation, or dismissal. Students should refer to the student handbook for additional requirements. Disciplinary Action Students who breach school rules or conduct standards are referred to the appropriate academic administrator, who will investigate the facts surrounding the situation. The designated official will report to the student the results of the investigation. The student may respond to the report in writing or orally. After reviewing the student's response, the administrator may dismiss the case, give an official warning, or process a formal probation, suspension or expulsion action. Disciplinary action varies by violation. Grievance Procedure Non-academic complaints should be addressed to the administrator of the department at which the complaint is directed, and/or campus Student Services Consultant and/or designee. Academic complaints should first be addressed to the faculty. Academic problems remaining unresolved should then be addressed with the Program Director. If the student is not satisfied with these efforts the student may pursue a formal review by following the procedure outlined below: 1. Submit a signed, written complaint to the Dean of Academic Affairs or the Dean's designee describing the basis of the complaint in sufficient detail to allow the Dean to begin an investigation. 2. The Dean or designee will schedule an appointment with the student within three working days to discuss the complaint. 3. The Dean or designee will confirm completion of the investigation with a written report mailed to the student within five working days of the discussion with the student. 4. If the student is not satisfied with the disposition of the complaint, the student may appeal in writing to the campus Executive Director within 10 working days of receipt. The appeal letter must include a copy of the written disposition and an explanation why the student is not satisfied with that outcome.

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5. The Campus Director will review the report and the student's appeal and conduct any further investigation necessary, including requesting additional information from the student, Dean or designee. 6. The Campus Director will provide both the student and the Dean or designee a written appeal finding, which will be sent within 10 working days of receipt of the appeal letter. This written decision is the final disposition of the complaint. Students not satisfied with the final disposition of the grievance process may contact the Director of Student Services, DeVry Inc., Complaint Resolution Coordinator, state licensing authority, or the College's accreditor, ACICS, at 750 First St. NE, Washington DC 20002, 202 336 6780, or the state attorney general. A complete listing of contact information for state licensing authorities and the state attorney general offices is located at carrington.edu/cc/student-consumer-info. Drug Screening and Background Checks Some Carrington College programs require students to undergo a preadmission urine drug screen. Candidates who fail the preadmission drug screening are ineligible for admission, but may reapply after three months. A candidate who fails the drug screen because of prescription medications may present to the screening agency a copy of the prescription to ensure that findings are consistent with the prescribed dosage of that medication. In such cases, applicants may pursue admission. In addition, Carrington College students may be required to submit to random drug screening based either on reasonable suspicion that the student is in violation of the Code of Conduct, or because a negative drug screen is required by a clinical affiliate where the student is to be assigned for training. Students may also be required to consent to a criminal background check where required by the state in which they attend school or a clinical affiliate where the student is to be assigned for training. During the enrollment process the student may be required to sign an affidavit stating that they have no criminal convictions that would prevent them from working in the health care field. Students who willfully falsify their criminal background history are withdrawn from school and are responsible for all charges incurred. Licensure and Certification Carrington College prepares students to take appropriate certification and licensure exams related to their individual majors. The College does not guarantee students will successfully pass these exams or be certified or licensed as a result of completing the program.

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Programs of Study*

Carrington College offers certificate and degree programs in the following areas:

Certificate of Achievement**

Dental Assisting Diagnostic Medical Sonography Massage Therapy Medical Assisting Medical Billing and Coding Nursing ( Practical ) Pharmacy Technology Physical Therapy Technology Veterinary Assisting

Associate of Science Degree

Dental Assisting Dental Hygiene Massage Therapy Medical Assisting Medical Billing and Coding Medical Laboratory Technology Medical Office Management ( onsite or online ) Medical Radiography Nursing ( Bridge ) Nursing ( Practical ) Nursing ( Registered ) Pharmacy Technology Physical Therapist Assistant Respiratory Care

Associate of Occupational Studies Degree*

Medical Office Management ( online ) Medical Radiography * Program availability varies by location; see specific programs for details. ** Online Certificate programs are not offered in the State of Texas. Spokane campus only

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Online Courses*

Integrating online capabilities with its proven educational methodologies, Carrington offers "anytime, anywhere" education to students who reside beyond the geographic reach of Carrington locations, whose schedules preclude onsite attendance or who want to take advantage of the flexibility afforded by distance education. Carrington's interactive platform enables students to effectively communicate with instructors, as well as to participate in group activities with fellow online students. The online learning platform ­ accessible 24 hours a day, seven days a week ­ contains:

· Course syllabi and assignments, Carrington College's virtual library and other web-based resources · Email, threaded conversations and chat rooms · Text and course materials, available through Carrington's online bookstore · Study notes or "instructor lectures" for student review

Faculty and students interact in an asynchronous environment in all online classes via discussion boards. The curriculum is designed to ensure that students interact with the subject matter, the faculty, and their peers throughout their enrollment. Students are encouraged to post questions to the "Ask the Instructor" discussion area in the classroom, or communicate with instructors via email or phone. Tutoring and other academic support services are available through the librarian and academic advisors, program directors, and student resource services. To ensure effective delivery of course materials, and to facilitate participation from all class members, faculty teaching online courses complete specialized instruction to prepare them to teach via this medium. As a result, students are provided with a comprehensive learning experience that enables them to master course content.

* Online Certificate programs are not offered in Texas.

Courses offered via online delivery are listed in Programs of Study and noted in individual program sections of this catalog where applicable.

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Business Hours

Academic Advisors and Student Services

Hours: Mon­Fri 8:30 am­5:30 pm ( CST ) Phone: 1 866 933 8660

Browser Requirements

If you are using a browser that is not listed below, it has not been tested on the online platform. Users may encounter problems with course software if they use a non-supported browser. Browsers listed below have been validated with the course platform. Windows User

Recommended Version:

Technical Support

Hours: 24 ­ 7 ­ 365 Phone: 1 866 933 8660

Learning Resources

Carrington College offers appropriate learning resources to complement its online course offerings. Online library resources, multimedia, and other course ancillaries can be accessed through the online portal through the use of a password.

Mac User

Recommended Version:

Microsoft Internet Explorer 7

Safari 3

Library Services

Students have access to several online databases on a 24/7 basis. These databases contain current, full text articles, from referred journals as well as access to manuscripts and books in an electronic format.

Recommended Version:

Recommended Version:

Mozilla Firefox 3

Mozilla Firefox 3

Supported Versions:

Supported Versions:

System Requirements for Online Study

Sufficient technology and Internet access are required to complete online coursework at Carrington College. Students taking online courses should have administrative rights to the computer used for college coursework. Students who do not have administrative rights to the computer used for online study (e.g., library or workplace computers) may experience difficulties with needed functions, such as installing plugins. In these cases, students will have limited support options due to access limitations on these networks and should check with their workplace IT departments to ensure that they can access course materials from their companies' network. Technology Specifications Because technology changes rapidly in certain fields, students should note that PCs used to complete certain coursework may need to be upgraded during the course of their program. Students are responsible for checking hardware/software requirements before registering for courses.

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 Microsoft Internet Explorer 8

Safari 2 Safari 4

Supported Versions:

Supported Versions:

Mozilla Firefox 2 Mozilla Firefox 3.5

Mozilla Firefox 2 Mozilla Firefox 3.5

Minimum system, hardware and software requirements are also found at the Technical Requirement link on the Carrington web site at www.carrington.edu.

Technical Requirements

The computer hardware and software requirements necessary to participate in online courses are as follows: Windows User Microsoft Windows 2000, XP, or Vista 64 MB RAM 28.8 kbps modem (56K Recommended) Soundcard and Speakers Mac User Macintosh OS X or higher ( in classic mode ) 32 MB RAM ( 64 Recommended ) 28.8 kbps modem ( 56K Recommended ) Soundcard and Speakers

Screen Resolution The recommended setting for screen resolution is 800 x 600 pixels.

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Dental Assisting Program

Dental assistants perform a wide range of duties in dental care facilities, from patient care to office tasks and laboratory procedures. Students become skillful at taking X-rays and impressions as well as performing coronal polishing and assisting with an array of dental procedures. The program covers patient preparation, charting, administrative duties, and office administrative functions. Students gain hands-on experience during lab class sessions and clinical experience. Graduates are prepared to sit for national certification exams to earn the Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) credential.* The program culminates in a Certificate of Achievement or Associate of Science degree in Dental Assisting.

* Applicable to Boise campus only.

Offered at Albuquerque Boise Las Vegas Mesa Mesquite Online Phoenix Portland Reno Spokane Tucson Westside Yes Yes Yes Yes Carrington College prepares students to take appropriate certification and licensure exams related to their individual majors. The College does not guarantee students will successfully pass these exams or be certified or licensed as a result of completing the program. For comprehensive consumer information, visit carrington.edu/cc/da. Yes Yes Yes Yes

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STuDENT LEARNING OuTCOMES

Upon completion of the Dental Assisting program, graduates will be able to: · Perform dental assisting chair side duties · Take radiographs ( X-rays ) on clinical patients ( Idaho and Washington only ) · Demonstrate proficiency in critical thinking and information management

Additional Admission Requirements (Texas Students only)

In order to apply to become a registered dental assistant, students must complete a mandatory short course approved by the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners (TSBDE). An approved provider list can be found on the TSBDE website, http://www.tsbde.state.tx.us. By law dental assistants must be registered with TSBDE to be permitted to take X-rays.

Start Dates ­ Dental Assisting Albuquerque 06/28/12 a,b,c 07/05/12 a 07/12/12 a 07/16/12 b,c 08/13/12 09/24/12 11/05/12 12/17/12 02/11/13 03/25/13 05/06/13 06/17/13 Boise 07/30/12 08/13/12 11/05/12 12/03/12 12/17/12 02/11/13 03/25/13 05/06/13 06/17/13 Mesa 07/16/12 08/13/12 09/24/12 11/05/12 12/17/12 02/11/13 03/25/13 05/06/13 06/17/13 Mesquite 07/02/12 08/13/12 09/24/12 11/05/12 12/17/12 02/11/13 03/25/13 05/06/13 06/17/13 Phoenix 07/02/12 08/13/12 09/24/12 11/05/12 12/17/12 02/11/13 03/25/13 05/06/13 06/17/13 Portland 06/25/12 06/28/12 07/09/12 07/10/12 08/06/12 b 08/07/12 a 08/14/12 a 08/20/12 b 08/21/12 a 08/28/12 a 09/24/12 12/17/12 02/11/13 03/25/13 05/06/13 06/17/13

a mornings b afternoons c

Spokane 07/02/12 08/13/12 09/24/12 11/05/12 12/17/12 02/11/13 03/25/13 05/06/13 06/17/13

Tucson 07/02/12 08/13/12 09/24/12 11/05/12 12/17/12 02/11/13 03/25/13 05/06/13 06/17/13

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Program Requirements ­ Albuquerque · Portland Dental Assisting courses may be taken in any order except when determined by prerequisites. Dental Assisting Courses DACA 100 DACA 101 DACA 103 DACA 105 DACA 107 DACA 108 DACA 110 DACA 112 DACA 114 DACA 116 DACA 121 DACA 123 MEDA 102 DACA 136 CA 100 MEDA 106 DACA 146 EXT 240 Total for Certificate ^ Core Courses

Approximate time to complete certificate program: 38 weeks

Lecture Hours

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Lab Hours 0 0 30 30 15 0 15 15 15 0 15 15 0 0 30 0 15 0 195

Clinical Hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 240 240

Semester Credit Hours 2 2 2 2 0.5 1 1.5 1.5 2.5 2 1.5 1.5 1 1 1 1 1 5 30

Dental Front Office Administration Anatomy, Physiology and Medical Terminology X-ray I X-ray II Digital X-ray Processing Personal Oral Hygiene Lab Materials and Models Pathology/Microbiology Charting and Insurance Specialties Instrumentation and Chair Side I Instrumentation and Chair Side II Medical Law and Bioethics Dental Anesthesia and Pharmacology Computer Applications I Diet and Nutrition CPR, First Aid and OSHA Standards Externship

30 30 15 15 0 15 15 15 30 30 15 15 15 15 0 15 15 0 285

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Program Requirements ­ Boise Dental Assisting Courses

Technical Courses

Lecture Hours

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Lab Hours 0 31 0 31 0 31 0 31 0 31 0 0 0 155

Clinical Hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 180 90 270

Semester Credit Hours 3.5 2.5 3.5 2.5 3.5 2.5 3.5 2.5 3.5 2.5 2 4 2 38

DACA 160 DACA 162 DACA 170 DACA 172 DACA 180 DACA 182 DACA 190 DACA 192 DACA 196 DACA 198 SEM 200 EXT 180 EXT 90 Total for Certificate

Anatomy, Physiology, and Radiography Lecture Radiography with Lab Dental Specialties Lecture Dental Specialties and Pit and Fissure Sealants Expanded Function with Lab Front Office, Laws and Ethics, Pharmacology and Pain Control Lecture Front Office, Patient Screening, Administration and Monitoring Nitrous Oxide Expanded Function with Lab Oral and Systemic Health and Disease Lecture First Aid, OSHA Standards, and Coronal Polishing Expanded Function with Lab Instrumentation, Chairside, and Dental Materials Lecture Instrumentation, Chairside, Dental Materials, and Temporary Crown Expanded Function with Lab Graduate Preparation Seminar Externship Externship

54 23 54 23 54 23 54 23 54 23 30

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General and Applied General Education Courses

COM 131 SOC 113 ENG 113 HLT 200 MGT 220 MGT 230 MAT 113 PSY 113 SBS 200 SBS 214

Introduction to Communication Introduction to Sociology English Composition I Current Issues in Health Care Ethics Business Organizations and Management Human Relations in Business College Mathematics General Psychology Small Business Operations Small Business Customer Relations

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45 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 450 865

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 155

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 270

3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 30 68

Total for General and Applied General Education Courses Total for Degree

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Core course * General Education course + Applied General Education course

Approximate time to complete day certificate program: 38 weeks; Approximate time to complete evening certificate program: 40 weeks; Approximate time to complete day degree program: 68 weeks; Approximate time to complete evening degree program: 88 weeks

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Program Requirements ­ Mesa Dental Assisting courses may be taken in any order except when determined by prerequisites. Dental Assisting Courses COL 100 COL 150 DAP 100 DAP 101 DAP 120 DAP 121 DAP 130 DAP 131 DAP 140 DAP 141 DAP 150 DAP 151 DAP 160 DAP 161 GPS 199 XTP 200 Total for Certificate

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Lab Hours 0 30 0 30 0 30 0 30 0 30 0 30 0 30 0 0 210

Clinical Hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 180 180

Semester Credit Hours 2.5 1.5 2.5 1.5 2.5 1.5 2.5 1.5 2.5 1.5 2.5 1.5 2.5 1.5 2 4 34

Success Strategies in Allied Health Health Care Foundation Skills Instrumentation, Chairside Assisting and Dental Materials Theory Instrumentation, Chairside Assisting and Dental Materials Applications Front Office Procedures Theory Front Office Procedures and Computer Applications Anatomy, Physiology and Dental Radiography Theory Dental Radiography Applications Preventive Dentistry, Oral Hygiene, Nutrition, Pharmacology and Anesthesia Theory Coronal Polishing, Pit and Fissure Sealants and Nitrous Oxide Sedation Application Dental Specialties Theory Dental Specialties Instrumentation and Procedures Applications Microbiology, Pathology and Infection Control Theory OSHA Standards, Microbiology, Pathology and Infection Control Applications Graduate Preparation Seminar Externship

40 10 40 10 40 10 40 10 40 10 40 10 40 10 30 0 380

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Core course Approximate time to complete certificate program: 40 weeks This program is offered in a five-week format.

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Program Requirements ­ Mesquite Dental Assisting courses may be taken in any order except when determined by prerequisites. Dental Assisting Courses FA 100 DAC 111 SS 101 DAC 112 SS 102 DAC 113 CS 103 DAC 114 DAC 115 CS 104 CS 105 CAP 199 XTP 200 Total for Certificate

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Lab Hours 48 48 6 48 6 48 0 48 48 18 0 30 0 348

Clinical Hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 180 180

Semester Credit Hours 4.5 4.5 1 4.5 1 4.5 1.5 4.5 4.5 .5 1.5 1 4 37.5

Foundations for Achievement Instrumentation, Chairside Assisting and Dental Materials Student Success Strategies Front Office Procedures Becoming a Successful Student Anatomy, Physiology and Dental Radiography From Student to Workplace Professional Preventive Dentistry Dental Specialties ( Expanded Functions ) Job Searches and Winning Resumes Externships and Interviews Capstone Career Portfolio Externship

48 48 18 48 18 48 24 48 48 6 24 0 0 378

Core course Approximate time to complete certificate program: 42 weeks

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Program Requirements ­ Phoenix · Spokane · Tucson Dental Assisting Courses FA 100 DAC 111 DAC 112 DAC 113 DAC 114 DAC 115 CAP 199 XTP 200 Total for Certificate

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Lecture Hours 48 48 48 48 48 48 0 0 288

Lab Hours 48 48 48 48 48 48 30 0 318

Clinical Hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 180 180

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Foundations for Achievement ^ Instrumentation, Chairside Assisting and Dental Materials ^ Front Office Procedures ^ Anatomy, Physiology, and Dental Radiography ^ Preventive Dentistry ^ Dental Specialties (Expanded Functions) ^ Capstone Portfolio ^ Externship ^

Core course Approximate time to complete certificate program: 42 weeks This program is offered in a six-week format.

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Dental Hygiene Program

Dental hygienists are licensed dental health specialists who provide preventive, educational, and therapeutic services for the promotion of oral health and control of oral disease. They observe and record abnormalities and problems in patients' mouths, take oral X-rays and apply fluoride and fissure sealants. Other tasks include providing periodontal therapies like root planing and removal of plaque, calculus, and stains from teeth. The framework for devising and delivering patients' personalized oral care programs is known as the dental hygiene (DH) process of care. Students in the Dental Hygiene program gain the skills and knowledge to provide comprehensive dental hygiene care. Instruction helps students develop professional communication skills with patients, colleagues, and the public as well as knowledge of ethical standards and professional behavior. Students learn to analyze and apply advances in research to dental hygiene care and are encouraged to participate in and provide leadership in community activities that promote optimal oral health. The program culminates in an Associate of Science degree in Dental Hygiene. Graduates of the program are prepared to take the Dental Hygiene National Board and state licensing examinations. Licensure qualifications may vary by state and are available from the campus program director or published in the clinical manual.

Offered at Albuquerque Boise Las Vegas Mesa Mesquite Online Phoenix Portland Reno Spokane Tucson Westside Yes Yes Yes

Carrington College prepares students to take appropriate certification and licensure exams related to their individual majors. The College does not guarantee students will successfully pass these exams or be certified or licensed as a result of completing the program. For comprehensive consumer information, visit carrington.edu/cc/dh.

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STuDENT LEARNING OuTCOMES

Upon completion of the Dental Hygiene program, graduates will be able to: · Deliver comprehensive dental hygiene care to patients in a variety of professional settings via the DH process of care. · Demonstrate proficiency in critical thinking and information management.

Admission/Program Requirements:

Candidates for admission must: · Submit a statement of interest/essay on becoming a dental hygienist. · Pass the CPAt with a minimum score of 165. Prior to entering Externship, students must provide the following: · Provide negative TB test results. (If test results are more than 12 months old, they must be from a two-step test.) If applicants have a history of a positive TB test, a chest X-ray is required. · Provide proof of childhood MMR immunization or Titer. · Provide proof of Hepatitis B vaccination or written refusal. · Provide proof of chickenpox immunization (in the absence of a history of having had chickenpox). · Submit to drug screening and background checks immediately prior to clinical rotations, the results of which could affect eligibility to participate in clinical rotations. · Have a curent Basic Life Support (BLS) CPR card. The following credentials, which are preferred but not required, earn applicants additional points during the admissions process. Appropriate documentation must be submitted prior to the application deadline, which is generally five days before classes begin. · Completion of a dental assisting certificate, diploma or associate degree. · Expanded Functions Credentials, current RDA or CDA certificate. Copy of current license or certificate must be submitted. · College degree ( not including an associate degree in dental assisting ) · Work experience in the dental field. Employment verification form must be submitted. Start Dates ­ Dental Hygiene Boise 09/04/12 01/07/13 05/06/13 Mesa 07/16/12 Portland 09/10/12 01/07/13 04/22/13

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Program Requirements ­ Boise Dental Hygiene Courses DH 160 DH 120 DH 130 DH 170 DH 210 DH 180 DH 110 DH 151 DH 205 DH 247 DH 290 DH 234 DH 236 DH 250 DH 270 DH 251 DH 289 DH 298 BIO 121 BIO 124 BIO 125 C 120 COM 131 ENG 113 SOC 113 PSY 113 Total for Degree

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Lab Hours 30 30 30 0 0 0 30 30 30 30 0 0 0 0 0 30 30 0 30 30 30 30 0 0 0 0 390

Clinical Hours 0 0 0 45 0 0 90 90 135 180 0 0 45 0 0 0 225 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 810

Semester Credit Hours 2 2 3 4 3 3 4 4 5 6 3 1 2 2 2 1 6 2 4 4 4 4 3 3 3 3 83

Dental Materials Head and Neck Anatomy Oral Anatomy, Embryology, and Histology Dental Radiography General and Oral Pathology Periodontology Introduction to Principles and Procedures of Dental Hygiene Dental Hygiene I Dental Hygiene II Dental Hygiene III Dental Pharmacology Legal and Ethical Aspects Pain Management Community Dental Health Lecture Nutrition and Biochemical Foundations for Dental Hygienists Community Dental Health Lab Dental Hygiene IV Senior Seminar Human Anatomy and Physiology I Human Anatomy and Physiology II Microbiology with Lab Chemistry with Lab Introduction to Communication English Composition I Introduction to Sociology General Psychology

15 15 30 45 45 45 15 15 15 15 45 15 15 30 30 0 0 30 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 780

Core course * General Education course

Approximate time to complete the Associate of Science in Dental Hygiene program: 75 weeks

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Program Requirements ­ Mesa Dental Hygiene Courses DH 32 DH 33 DH 37 DH 41 DH 68 DH 100 DH 150 DH 230 DH 270 DH 275 DHM 21 DHM 54 DHM 61 DHM 62 DHM 110 DHM 120 DHM 200 DHM 250 BIO 105 BIO 206 BIO 305 C 120 COM 131 ENG 113 PSY 113 SOC 113 Total for Degree

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Lab Hours 0 0 30 0 0 30 30 30 0 30 30 0 0 30 30 0 30 30 30 30 30 30 0 0 0 0 420

Clinical Hours 0 0 0 0 0 90 90 0 0 225 0 0 0 0 0 0 135 180 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 720

Semester Credit Hours 3 3 3 3 2 4 4 2 2 6 3 1 2 1 3 2 5 6 4 4 4 4 3 3 3 3 83

General and Oral Pathology Periodontology Local Anesthesia Pharmacology Dental Hygiene National Board Preparation Introduction to Clinical Dental Hygiene Clinical Dental Hygiene I Dental Materials Nutritional and Biochemical Foundations for Dental Hygienists Advanced Clinical Dental Hygiene Oral Biology Ethics, Jurisprudence, and Dental Hygiene Practice Community Oral Health Community Dental Services Oral Radiology with Lab Head and Neck Anatomy Intermediate Clinical Dental Hygiene I Intermediate Clinical Dental Hygiene II Human Anatomy and Physiology I Human Anatomy and Physiology II Microbiology with Lab Chemistry with Lab Introduction to Communication English Composition I General Psychology

45 45 30 45 30 15 15 15 30 0 30 15 30 0 30 30 15 15 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 795

Introduction to Sociology *

Core course * General Education course

Approximate time to complete the Associate of Science program: 80 weeks

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Program Requirements ­ Portland Dental Hygiene Courses ENG 133 BIO 105 C 120 DH 112 DH 10 DH 104 ENG 214 BIO 206 BIO 24 DH 21 DH 22 DH 20 DH 200 BIO 305 DH 31 DH 32 DH 33 DH 30 DH 300 PSY 113 DH 41 DH 42 DH 43 DH 44 DH 40 DH 400 SOC 113 SCI 51 English Composition I * Human Anatomy and Physiology I * Chemistry with Lab * Oral Radiology with Lab ^ Introduction to Clinical Dental Hygiene ^ Introduction to Clinical Dental Hygiene Care ^ English Composition II * Human Anatomy and Physiology II * Head and Neck Anatomy ^ Oral Biology ^ Dental Materials ^ Dental Hygiene Seminar ^ Clinical Dental Hygiene Care ^ Microbiology with Lab * Local Anesthesia ^ General and Oral Pathology ^ Periodontology ^ Advanced Clinical Dental Hygiene Seminar I ^ Advanced Clinical Dental Hygiene Care I ^ Introduction to Psychology * Pharmacology ^ Dental Hygiene Care for Patients with Special Needs ^ Ethics, Jurisprudence, and Dental Hygiene Practice ^ Restorative Dentistry I ^ Advanced Clinical Dental Hygiene Seminar II ^ Advanced Clinical Dental Hygiene Care II ^ Introduction to Sociology * Scientific Methods ^ Lecture Hours 45 45 45 30 15 0 45 45 30 30 15 15 0 45 30 45 45 15 0 45 45 30 15 15 15 0 45 15 Lab Hours 0 30 30 30 0 0 0 30 0 0 30 0 0 30 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 45 0 0 0 0 Clinical Hours 0 0 0 0 0 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 120 0 0 0 0 0 120 0 0 0 0 0 0 120 0 0 Semester Credit Hours 3 4 4 3 1 2 3 4 2 2 2 1 2.5 4 3 3 3 1 2.5 3 3 2 1 2.5 1 2.5 3 1

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Program Requirements ­ Portland ( Continued from previous page ) Dental Hygiene Courses DH 52 DH 53 DH 54 DH 50 DH 500 COM 131 DH 61 DH 62 DH 63 DH 64 DH 60 DH 600 Total for Degree

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Lecture Hours 15 15 15 15 0 45 30 30 15 15 15 0 975

Lab Hours 0 0 45 0 0 0 30 0 0 45 0 0 375

Clinical Hours 0 0 0 0 180 0 0 0 0 0 0 225 855

Semester Credit Hours 1 1 2.5 1 4 3 3 2 1 2.5 1 5 96

Dental Specialties ^ Behavioral Foundations of Dental Hygiene Care ^ Restorative Dentistry II ^ Advanced Clinical Dental Hygiene Seminar III ^ Advance Clinical Dental Hygiene Care III ^ Interpersonal Communications * Community Oral Health ^ Dental Hygiene Board Review ^ Nutrition and Oral Health ^ Restorative Dentistry III ^ Advanced Clinical Dental Hygiene Seminar IV ^ Advance Clinical Dental Hygiene Care IV ^

Core course * General Education course

Approximate time to complete the Associate of Science in Dental Hygiene program: 95 weeks

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Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program

Sonography is a diagnostic medical procedure that uses high frequency sound waves (ultrasound) to produce dynamic visual images of organs, tissues, or blood flow inside the body. Sonography is increasingly being used in the detection and treatment of heart disease, heart attack, and vascular disease that can lead to stroke. Diagnostic medical sonographers use specialized equipment to create images of structures inside the human body that are used by doctors to make a medical diagnosis. Diagnostic medical sonographers are responsible for the operation of sonographic equipment, and for performing and communicating results of diagnostic examinations using sonography. This 16-month program, which culminates in a Certificate of Achievement in Diagnostic Medical Sonography, comprises classroom instruction, laboratory training, and hands-on experience in a clinical environment to prepare students for entrylevel positions in this exciting field.

Carrington College prepares students to take appropriate certification and licensure exams related to their individual majors. The College does not guarantee students will successfully pass these exams or be certified or licensed as a result of completing the program. For comprehensive consumer information, visit carrington.edu/cc/dms.

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Upon completion of the Diagnostic Medical Sonography program, graduates will be able to: · Perform sonography according to protocol guidelines established by national professional organizations. · Demonstrate proficiency in critical thinking and information management.

Admission/Program Requirements

Candidates for admission must: · Have graduated from an allied health program of at least 60-semester credit hours with an associate degree that includes a clinical or externship component (including, but not limited to, radiologic technology, medical assisting, occupational or physical therapy, nursing, and respiratory or possession of a bachelor's degree in any major.) · Meet with the Diagnostic Medical Sonography program director for a general information seminar and interview. Prior to Clinical Rotations students must provide: · Provide negative TB test results. (If test results are more than 12 months old, they must be from a two-step test.) If applicants have a history of a positive TB test, a chest X-ray is required. · Provide proof of childhood MMR immunization or Titer. · Provide proof of Hepatitis B vaccination or written refusal. · Provide proof of chickenpox immunization (in the absence of a history of having had chickenpox). · Submit to drug screening and background checks immediately prior to clinical rotations, the results of which could affect eligibility to participate in clinical rotations.

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Program Requirements Diagnostic Medical Sonography courses may be taken in any order except when determined by prerequisites. Diagnostic Medical Sonography Courses DMS 101 DMS 120 DMS 130 DMS 140 DMS 151 DMS 160 DMS 165 DMS 170 DMS 201 DMS 248 DMS 214 DMS 299 DMS 300 Total for Certificate

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Lab Hours 0 20 30 100 30 15 10 90 0 0 0 0 0 295

Clinical Hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 640 0 610 0 1250

Semester Credit Hours 2 5 6 3 5 2.5 2.5 3 4 14 1 13 2 63

Introduction to Sonography Sonographic Cross-Sectional Anatomy and Physiology 1 ultrasound Physics and Instrumentation Sonography Lab 1 Abdominal Sonography: Adults and Pediatrics Sonographic Cross-Sectional Anatomy and Physiology 2 Introduction to Vascular ultrasound Sonography Lab 2 OB/GYN Sonography Clinical Preceptorship 1 Case Study Clinical Preceptorship 2 Registry Review

30 70 80 0 60 30 40 0 60 0 15 0 30 415

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Approximate time to complete Certificate Program: 64 weeks

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Massage Therapy Program

Massage therapists bring positive well-being to clients via therapeutic and remedial treatments. They also administer other kinds of body conditioning. Massage therapists are employed by community service associations, health clubs, resorts, retail centers, and country clubs. Some are self-employed and have their own clients or they may be hired by businesses for a day to give short massages to overworked employees. Wherever the treatment is delivered, clients view the massage experience as a positive contribution to their overall health. Carrington's Massage Therapy program prepares students for entry-level employment as massage therapists and/or to enter private practice. The program covers massage therapy principles and techniques for assessing and addressing clients' problem areas and concerns. Techniques include Swedish massage, sports massage, deep tissue applications, Shiatsu, chair massage, dry room spa techniques and a variety of site-specific treatments. Anatomy and physiology, terminology, function and structure of the body's skeletal, muscular and internal systems, the ethical, legal and business concerns of the profession, personal care, communication skills, and practice management and success skills are woven throughout the curriculum. The curriculum includes instruction to prepare students to take the national certification examination and culminates in a Certificate of Achievement or an Associate of Science degree in Massage Therapy.

Yes Carrington College prepares students to take appropriate certification and licensure exams related to their individual majors. The College does not guarantee students will successfully pass these exams or be certified or licensed as a result of completing the program. Students should note that in some states they will be required to pass a drug test and background check in order to apply for licensure. For comprehensive consumer information, visit carrington.edu/cc/mt.

Offered at Albuquerque Boise Las Vegas Mesa Mesquite Online Phoenix Portland Reno Spokane Tucson Westside Yes Yes Yes

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Upon completion of the Massage Therapy program, graduates will be able to: · Perform massage procedures competently and safely in a professional environment. · Demonstrate proficiency in critical thinking and information management

Admission/Program Requirements

Candidates for admission must: · Hold a HS diploma or GED (for students in Washington and New Mexico, as these credentials are prerequisites for licensure in these states).

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Program Requirements ­ Boise Massage Therapy Courses

Technical Courses

Lecture Hours

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Lab Hours 0 31 0 31 0 31 0 31 0 31 0 0 155 Lab Hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 155

Clinical Hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 90 90 Clinical Hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 90

Semester Credit Hours 3.5 2.5 3.5 2.5 3.5 2.5 3.5 2.5 3.5 2.5 2 2 34 Semester Credit Hours 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 30 64

MTT 110 MTT 112 MTT 120 MTT 122 MTT 130 MTT 132 MTT 140 MTT 142 MTT 150 MTT 152 SEM 200 EXT 90 Total for Certificate

Massage Theory Back, Arms, and Forearms ­ Cardiovascular and Integumentary Systems Massage Applications ­ Back, Arms, and Forearms Massage Theory Neck, Head, and Face ­ Nervous and urinary Systems Massage Applications ­ Neck, Head, and Face Massage Theory Pelvic Girdle and Legs ­ Digestive, Lymphatic and Immune Systems Massage Applications ­ Pelvic Girdle and Legs Massage Theory Ankle, Feet, Wrist, and Hands ­ Endocrine and Skeletal Systems Massage Applications ­ Ankle, Feet, Wrist, and Hands Massage Theory Shoulders, Chest, and Abdomen ­ Muscular and Respiratory Systems Massage Applications ­ Shoulders, Chest, and Abdomen Graduate Preparation Seminar Externship

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General and Applied General Education Courses

COM 131 SOC 113 ENG 113 HLT 200 MGT 220 MGT 230 MAT 113 PSY 113 SBS 200 SBS 214

Introduction to Communication Introduction to Sociology English Composition I Current Issues in Health Care Ethics Business Organizations and Management Human Relations in Business College Mathematics General Psychology Small Business Operations Small Business Customer Relations

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45 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 450 865

Total for General and Applied General Education Courses Total for Degree

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Core course * General Education course + Applied General Education course

Approximate time to complete the daytime certificate program: 36 weeks Approximate time to complete the daytime degree program: 66 weeks

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Program Requirements ­ Mesa · Phoenix · Spokane Massage Therapy Courses FA 100 MTC 111 MTC 112 MTC 113 MTC 114 MTC 115 CAP 199 XTP 200 Total for Certificate

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Lecture Hours 48 48 48 48 48 48 0 0 288

Lab Hours 48 48 48 48 48 48 30 0 318

Clinical Hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 180 180

Semester Credit Hours 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 1.0 4.0 32

Foundations for Achievement ^ Therapist Self Care, Swedish Massage ^ and the Skeletal System Special Populations, Hydro and Chair Therapies ^ and the Muscular System Eastern Therapies, Spa Massage and Body Systems ^ Special Therapies, Deep Tissue and Athletic Massage ^ Business Ethics and Clinical Massage ^ Capstone Portfolio ^ Externship ^

Core course Approximate time to complete certificate program: 42 weeks This program is offered in a six-week format. Total clock hours: 786

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Medical Assisting Program

Though medical assistants' job descriptions vary from office to office, they generally have a set of shared duties and tasks. Medical assistants aid doctors by performing basic clinical procedures and handling a variety of administrative duties. They work in medical clinics, private practices, and hospitals to help keep operations running smoothly and efficiently. The Medical Assisting program at Carrington College comprises three educational areas: Clinical, Administrative, and Externship. Throughout the program, professionalism, client relations, critical thinking, adherence to the ethical and legal requirements of a medical practice, and proper communication skills are emphasized. Graduates are prepared to function competently at an entry level in a variety of medical settings. Medical Assisting front office courses, which focus on administrative skills, and Medical Assisting back office courses, concentrating on clinical competencies, can be taken in any order except where prohibited by a prerequisite. The recommended sequence of courses is listed in the chart that follows. The program culminates in a Certificate of Achievement or Associate of Science Degree. Graduates at all locations are eligible to sit for national certification exams to attain the Registered Medical Assistant ( RMA ), the Certified Medical Administrative Assistant ( CMAA ), the Certified Clinical Medical Assistant ( CCMA ), or the National Certified Medical Assistant ( NCMA ) credential. Graduates from the Medical Assisting program at Boise, Portland, and Spokane are also eligible to sit for the national exam to attain the Certified Medical Assistant ( CMA ) credential.

Offered at Albuquerque Boise Las Vegas Mesa Mesquite Online Phoenix Portland Reno Spokane Tucson Westside Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Carrington College prepares students to take appropriate certification and licensure exams related to their individual majors. The College does not guarantee students will successfully pass these exams or be certified or licensed as a result of completing the program. For comprehensive consumer information, visit carrington.edu/cc/ma.

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Upon completion of the Medical Assisting program, graduates will be able to: · Perform clerical and bookkeeping functions, and process insurance claims within the medical office setting. · Conduct a variety of diagnostic tests using equipment, materials and techniques within the scope of practice. · Perform and assist with routine patient procedures and care as they relate to a medical setting. · Maintain supplies and equipment as it relates to a medical setting. · Demonstrate proficiency in critical thinking and information management.

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Program Requirements ­ Albuquerque · Portland Medical Assisting Program Courses

Front Office

Lecture Hours

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Semester Credit Hours

MEDA 102 MEDA 104 MEDA 106 MEDA 108 MEDA 110 MEDA 112 MEDA 114 MEDA 116 CA 100

Medical Law and Bioethics Pharmacology/Medical Math Diet and Nutrition Health Insurance and Coding Medical Office Management Patient Communications, Charting and Vital Signs Medical Terminology First Aid/CPR Computer Applications I Medical Assisting Program Courses

15 15 15 15 15 15 30 15 0 Lecture Hours

0 15 0 15 15 15 0 15 30 Lab Hours

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Clinical Hours

1 1.5 1 1.5 1.5 1.5 2 1.5 1 Semester Credit Hours

Back Office

MEDB 150 MEDB 152 MEDB 154 MEDB 156 MEDB 158 MEDB 160 MEDB 162 MEDB 164 MEDB 170 MEDB 168 EXT 240.1 Total for Certificate

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Injections/Immunizations Health and Safety/Introduction to Microbiology Digestive System urinary/Reproductive Systems Central Nervous System Skeletal and Muscular Systems Cardiovascular System Endocrine System Respiratory System Specialties Externship

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15 15 7.5 7.5 7.5 15 15 7.5 7.5 15 0 247.5

15 15 7.5 7.5 7.5 15 45 7.5 7.5 15 0 247.5

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 240 240

1.5 1.5 .75 .75 .75 1.5 2.5 .75 .75 1.5 5.25 30

Core course

Approximate time to complete the certificate program: 39 weeks

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Program Requirements ­ Boise Medical Assisting Program Courses MA 110 MA 112 MA 120 MA 122 MA 130 MA 132 MA 140 MA 142 MA 150 MA 152 SEM 200 EXT 180 Total for Certificate COM 131 SOC 113 ENG 113 HLT 200 MGT 220 MGT 230 MAT 113 PSY 113 SBS 200 SBS 214 Introduction to Communication Introduction to Sociology English Composition I Current Issues in Health Care Ethics Business Organizations and Management Human Relations in Business College Mathematics General Psychology Small Business Operations Small Business Customer Relations

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Lab Hours 0 31 0 31 0 31 0 31 0 31 0 0 155 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 155

Clinical Hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 180 180 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 180

Semester Credit Hours 3.5 2.5 3.5 2.5 3.5 2.5 3.5 2.5 3.5 2.5 2 4 36 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 30 66

Clinical Theory ­ Body Systems, Hematology and Senses Clinical Applications ­ Body Systems, Hematology and Senses Clinical Theory ­ Body Systems, Pharmacology, Geriatrics and Pediatrics Clinical Applications ­ Body Systems, Pharmacology, Physical Therapy and Pediatrics Clinical Theory ­ Body Systems, Immunology, Microbiology and Special Testing Clinical Applications ­ Body Systems, Microbiology and Special Testing Administration Theory ­ Math, Medical Law and Ethics, and Office Management Administration Applications ­ Computer Fundamentals, Records Management, and Dosage Calculations Administration Theory ­ Psychiatry, Health Insurance, and Office Management Administration Applications ­ Physical Examination, Patient History, Health Insurance and Coding Graduate Preparation Seminar Externship

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Total for General and Applied General Education Courses Total for Degree

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Core course * General Education course + Applied General Education course

Approximate time to complete the day certificate program: 36 weeks Approximate time to complete the evening certificate program: 48 weeks Approximate time to complete the evening degree program: 88 weeks

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Program Requirements ­ Las Vegas · Phoenix · Spokane · Tucson Medical Assisting Program Courses FA 100 MAC 111 MAC 112 MAC 113 MAC 114 MAC 115 CAP 199 XTP 200 Total for Certificate

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Lecture Hours 48 48 48 48 48 48 0 0 288

Lab Hours 48 48 48 48 48 48 30 0 318

Clinical Hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 180 180

Semester Credit Hours 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 1.0 4.0 32

Foundations for Achievement ^ Anatomy & Physiology, Pediatrics, Gerontology ^ and Cardiovascular Procedures Anatomy & Physiology Exams and Procedures ^ Anatomy, Physiology and Pharmacology ^ Principles of Health Care Administration ^ and Therapeutic Communications Practice Management and Specialty Lab Tests ^ Capstone Portfolio ^ Externship ^

Core course Approximate time to complete certificate program: 42 weeks This program is offered in a six-week format.

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Program Requirements ­ Mesa Medical Assisting Program Courses COL 100 COL 150 MAP 100 MAP 101 MAP 120 MAP 121 MAP 130 MAP 131 Success Strategies in Allied Health ^ Health Care Foundation Skills ^ Anatomy, Physiology, and Cardiovascular and Hematology Theory ^ Cardiovascular Lab ^ Anatomy, Physiology and Rehabilitation ^ Clinical Procedures for the Medical Assistant ^ Anatomy, Physiology and Pharmacology ^ Medication Administration Lab ^ Lecture Hours 40 10 40 10 40 10 40 10 40 10 40 10 40 45 30 0 380 Lab Hours 0 30 0 30 0 30 0 30 0 30 0 30 0 0 0 0 210 Clinical Hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 180 180 Semester Credit Hours 2.5 1.5 2.5 1.5 2.5 1.5 2.5 1.5 2.5 1.5 2.5 1.5 2.5 3 2 4 34

MAP 140 Principles of Health Care Administration and Therapeutic Communication ^ MAP 141 MAP 150 MAP 151 MAP 160 MAP 161 GPS 199 XTP 200 Total for Certificate

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Administrative Procedures for the Medical Assistant ^ Medical Records and Practice Management ^ Health Care Insurance and Communication Skills ^ Anatomy, Physiology and Microbiology ^ Lab Practices and Procedures ^ Graduate Preparation Seminar ^ Externship ^

Core course

Approximate time to complete the certificate program: 40 weeks

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Program Requirements ­ Mesquite Medical Assisting Program Courses FA 100 MAC 111 SS 101 MAC 112 SS 102 MAC 113 CS 103 MAC 114 CS 104 MAC 115 CS 105 CAP 199 XTP 200 Total for Certificate

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Lecture Hours 48 48 18 48 18 48 24 48 6 48 24 0 0 378

Lab Hours 48 48 6 48 6 48 0 48 18 48 0 30 0 348

Clinical Hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 180 180

Semester Credit Hours 4.5 4.5 1 4.5 1 4.5 1.5 4.5 .5 4.5 1.5 1 4 37.5

Foundations for Achievement ^ Anatomy, Physiology, Pediatrics, Gerontology, ^ and Cardiovascular Procedures Student Success Strategies ^ Anatomy, Physiology, Exams, and Procedure ^ Becoming a Successful Student ^ Anatomy, Physiology and Pharmacology ^ From Student to Workplace Professional ^ Principles of Health Care Administration ^ and Therapeutic Communications Job Searches and Winning Resumes ^ Practice Management and Specialty Lab Tests ^ Externships and Interviews ^ Capstone Career Portfolio ^ Externship ^

Core course

Approximate time to complete the certificate program: 42 weeks

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Program Requirements ­ Reno Medical Assisting Program Courses FA 100 MAC 111 MAC 112 MAC 113 MAC 114 MAC 115 CAP 199 XTP 200 Total for Certificate GOV 141 SOC 113 PSY 113 MAT 113 ENG 113 HLT 200 MGT 220 MGT 230 SBS 200 SBS 214 Total for General Education Courses Total for Degree

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Lecture Hours 48 48 48 48 48 48 0 0 288

Lab Hours 48 48 48 48 48 48 30 0 318 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 318

Clinical Hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 180 180 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 180

Semester Credit Hours 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 1 4 32 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 30 62

Foundations for Achievement ^ Anatomy, Physiology, Pediatrics, ^ Gerontology, and Cardiovascular Procedures Anatomy, Physiology, Exams, and Procedures ^ Anatomy, Physiology and Pharmacology ^ Principles of Health Care Administration ^ and Therapeutic Communications Practice Management and Specialty Lab Tests ^ Capstone Portfolio ^ Externship ^

Nevada and US Constitutions * Introduction to Sociology * General Psychology * College Mathematics * English Composition I * Current Issues in Health Care Ethics * Business Organizations and Management * Human Relations in Business * Small Business Operations * Small Business Customer Relations *

45 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 450 738

Core course * General Education course

Approximate time to complete the certificate program: 42 weeks Approximate time to complete the degree program: 72 weeks

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Medical Billing and Coding Program

The medical billing and coding field employs professionals who are responsible for the organization and accurate maintenance of patient medical records. These files track data about patients' symptoms, medical history, X-ray and laboratory test results, diagnoses, and health care-related treatment. Medical billing and coding professionals ensure that this information is entered into computerized medical records systems. Additionally, medical billing and coding professionals must regularly communicate with physicians to ensure accuracy, clarify diagnoses, and obtain supplementary information to update patients' files. They are often also responsible for the timely and accurate submission of complex insurance documents.

Offered at Albuquerque Boise Las Vegas Mesa Mesquite Online Phoenix Portland Reno Spokane Tucson Westside Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Carrington College prepares students to take appropriate certification and licensure exams related to their individual majors. The College does not guarantee students will successfully pass these exams or be certified or licensed as a result of completing the program. For comprehensive consumer information, visit carrington.edu/cc/mbc. Yes Yes Yes Yes

Carrington's Medical Billing and Coding certificate program prepares students for employment in medical or dental offices, clinics, or by independent billing companies. Instruction combines theory and practice to meet the competencies needed for entrylevel employment. Students learn to prepare various health claim forms using medical billing software. In doing so, they acquire a working knowledge of human anatomy and medical terminology, as well as comprehension of the legal, ethical and regulatory standards of medical records management. Students learn to accurately interpret medical records, including diagnoses and procedures of health care providers, as well as to document and code the information for submission to insurance companies. The Associate of Science degree program provides additional curriculum in general education, communication, and management for graduates seeking entry-level supervisory positions.

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Upon completion of the Medical Billing and Coding program, graduates will be able to: · Demonstrate the skills and knowledge necessary to perform medical coding, and process medical insurance billing and claims within the health care setting. · Perform clerical functions and communicate with other professionals, patients, and visitors in the health care setting. · Demonstrate proficiency in critical thinking and information management.

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Mesa 07/16/12 08/13/12 09/24/12 11/05/12 12/17/12 02/11/13 03/25/13 05/06/13 06/17/13

Portland 08/20/12 09/24/12 11/05/12 12/17/12 02/11/13 03/25/13 05/06/13 06/17/13

Reno 08/13/12 09/24/12 11/05/12 12/17/12 02/11/13 03/25/13 05/06/13 06/17/13

Spokane 07/02/12 08/13/12 09/24/12 11/05/12 12/17/12 02/11/13 03/25/13 05/06/13 06/17/13

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Program Requirements ­ Albuquerque · Portland Medical Billing and Coding courses may be taken in any order except when determined by prerequisites. Medical Billing and Coding Courses MRCX 102 MRCX 103 MRCX 104 MRCX 105 MRCX 110 MRCX 113 MRCX 114 MRCX 115 MRCX 116 MRCX 117 MRCX 119 MRCX 121 MRCX 122 MRCX 125 Total for Certificate

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Lab Hours 30 45 45 90 30 45 45 45 45 45 45 60 45 30 645

Clinical Hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Semester Credit Hours 3 2 2 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 30

Legal Aspects of Health Records Medical Terminology and Coding Procedures Coding of Digestive, Reproductive, and urinary Systems Medical Billing Systems Orientation to uS Health Care Electronic Health Records Coding of Nervous, Cardiovascular, and Respiratory Systems Coding of Blood, Lymphatic, Immune, and Musculoskeletal Systems Coding of Integumentary, Senses, and Endocrine Systems CPT-4 Coding Applications ICD-9 Coding Applications Computer Literacy Medical Applications for Medical Records Resume and Professional Development

30 15 15 10 30 15 15 15 15 15 15 0 15 10 215

Core course

Approximate time to complete certificate program: 43 weeks (day), 54 weeks (evening)

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Program Requirements ­ Boise Medical Billing and Coding Courses FA 100 BCC 111 BCC 112 BCC 113 BCC 114 BCC 115 CAP 199 XTP 200 Total for Certificate COM 131 SOC 113 ENG 113 HLT 200 MGT 220 MGT 230 MAT 113 PSY 113 SBS 200 SBS 214 Total for Degree

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Lecture Hours 48 48 48 48 48 48 0 0 288

Lab Hours 48 48 48 48 48 48 30 0 318 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 318

Clinical Hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 180 180 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 180

Semester Credit Hours 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 1 4 32 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 62

Foundations for Achievement ^ Orientation to United States Health Care Practices ^ Medical Management Processes, Procedures and Codes ^ Anatomy, Physiology and Coding of the Urinary, Male and Female ^ Reproductive Systems, and Gastroenterology Anatomy, Physiology, and Coding of the Respiratory System, ^ the Cardiovascular System, and the Senses Anatomy, Physiology, and Coding of the Integumentary, ^ Musculoskeletal and Nervous Systems Capstone Portfolio ^ Externship ^

Introduction to Communication Introduction to Sociology English Composition I Current Issues in Health Care Ethics Business Organizations and Management Human Relations in Business College Mathematics General Psychology Small Business Operations Small Business Customer Relations

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45 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 738

Core course * General Education course + Applied General Education course

Approximate time to complete evening certificate program: 42 weeks Approximate time to complete degree program: 72 weeks

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Program Requirements ­ Las Vegas · Reno · Spokane · Tucson · Westside Medical Billing and Coding Courses FA 100 BCC 111 BCC 112 BCC 113 BCC 114 BCC 115 CAP 199 XTP 200 Total for Certificate

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Lecture Hours 48 48 48 48 48 48 0 0 288

Lab Hours 48 48 48 48 48 48 30 0 318

Clinical Hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 180 180

Semester Credit Hours 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 1.0 4.0 32

Foundations for Achievement ^ Orientation to United States Health Care Practices ^ Medical Management Processes, Procedures and Codes ^ Anatomy, Physiology and Coding of the Urinary, Male and Female ^ Reproductive Systems, and Gastroenterology Anatomy, Physiology, and Coding of the Respiratory System, ^ the Cardiovascular System, and the Senses Anatomy, Physiology, and Coding of the Integumentary, ^ Musculoskeletal and Nervous Systems Capstone Portfolio ^ Externship ^

Core course Approximate time to complete certificate program: 42 weeks This program is offered in a six-week format.

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Program Requirements ­ Mesa Medical Billing and Coding Courses COL 100 COL 150 BCP 100 BCP 101 BCP 120 BCP 121 BCP 130 BCP 131 BCP 140 BCP 141 BCP 150 BCP 151 BCP 160 BCP 161 GPS 199 XTP 200 Total for Certificate

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Lab Hours 0 30 0 30 0 30 0 30 0 30 0 30 0 30 0 0 210

Clinical Hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 180 180

Semester Credit Hours 2.5 1.5 2.5 1.5 2.5 1.5 2.5 1.5 2.5 1.5 2.5 1.5 2.5 1.5 2 4 34

Success Strategies in Allied Health Health Care Foundation Skills Orientation to United States Health Care United States Health Care Practices Anatomy and Physiology of the Urinary, and Male and Female Reproductive Systems Coding of the Urinary and Male and Female Reproductive Systems Anatomy and Physiology of the Respiratory, Gastrointestinal and Pulmonary Systems Coding of the Respiratory, Gastrointestinal and Pulmonary Systems Anatomy and Physiology of the Special Senses and Cardiovascular, Immune, Blood and Lymphatic Systems Coding of the Special Senses and Cardiovascular, Immune, Blood and Lymphatic Systems Anatomy and Physiology of the Musculoskeletal, Nervous, Endocrine and Integumentary Systems Coding of the Musculoskeletal, Nervous, Endocrine and Integumentary Systems Medical Management Functions Medical Management Procedures Graduate Preparation Seminar Externship

40 10 40 10 40 10 40 10 40 10 40 10 40 10 30 0 380

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Core course

Approximate time to complete the certificate program: 40 weeks This program is offered in a five-week term format.

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Medical Laboratory Technology Program

Medical Laboratory Technicians are critical to the delivery of medical care, providing vital patient information to direct-care providers. Medical Laboratory Technicians perform various laboratory procedures, report the outcome of those tests and procedures, and assist physicians in determining appropriate patient treatment plans. Medical Laboratory Technicians often work directly with patients, but some work in a laboratory environment where little or no patient contact is required. This program culminates in an Associate of Science Degree.

Offered at Albuquerque Boise Las Vegas Mesa Mesquite Online Phoenix Portland Reno Spokane Tucson Westside Yes Yes Carrington College prepares students to take appropriate certification and licensure exams related to their individual majors. The College does not guarantee students will successfully pass these exams or be certified or licensed as a result of completing the program. For comprehensive consumer information, visit carrington.edu/cc/mlt.

Start Dates ­ Medical Laboratory Technology Tucson 08/06/12 12/03/12 02/11/13 Westside 07/16/12 11/12/12 03/18/13

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Upon completion of the Medical Laboratory Technology program, graduates will be able to: · Demonstrate the skills and knowledge to conduct laboratory tests that aid in the detection, diagnosis, and treatment of disease. · Demonstrate proficiency in critical thinking and information management. Program Requirements ­ Tucson The recommended course sequence is listed below. Medical Laboratory Technology Courses MLE 111 MLE 114 ENG 113 MAT 113 SOC 113 BIO 121 PSY 113 COM 131 MLE 151 MLE 158 CHE 101 MLE 154.1 MLE 156 MLE 162 MLE 202 MLE 204 MLE 214 MLE 216 MLE 252 MLE 254 MLE 256.1 CA 100 MLE 312.2 PROD 100 MLE 318 Total for Degree ^ Core course * General Education course + Applied General Education course

Approximate time to complete the Degree program: 80 weeks

Admission/Program Requirements

Candidates for admission must: · Pass the CPAt with a minimum score of 140.

Lecture Hours

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Lab Hours 60 45 0 0 0 30 0 0 0 30 30 0 20 70 30 50 0 60 50 0 150 30 0 0 0 655

Clinical Hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 325 0 0 325

Semester Credit Hours 2.5 2.5 3 3 3 4 3 3 1 2 3 1 2.5 7.5 2 8 5 6 8 3 8 1 5 1 2 90

Basic Lab Technician Phlebotomy Technician and CPR English Composition I College Mathematics Introduction to Sociology Human Anatomy and Physiology I with Lab General Psychology Introduction to Communication Lab Math urinalysis Chemistry Cell Biology/Genetics Inorganic Biochemistry/Instrumentation Clinical Chemistry Serology Hematology Immunology Immunohematology Parasitology Introduction to Virology Microbiology Computer Applications I Clinical Experience Professional Development MLT Credentialing Exam Review

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Program Requirements ­ Westside The recommended course sequence is listed below. Medical Laboratory Technology Courses MLE 110 MLE 114 MAT 113 BIO 121 SOC 113 ENG 113 MLE 150 COM 131 PSY 113 MLE 154 MLE 252 MLE 160.1 MLE 254 MLE 156 MLE 202 MLE 158 MLE 257 MLE 204 MLE 162.1 MLE 214 MLE 258.1 MLE 216 MLE 312.1 Total for Degree ^ Core course * General Education course + Applied General Education course

Approximate time to complete the Degree program: 90 weeks

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Lab Hours 30 45 0 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 50 15 0 20 30 30 45 50 70 0 45 60 0 520

Clinical Hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 325 325

Semester Credit Hours 2 2.5 3 4 3 3 1.5 3 3 1.5 8 3 3 2.5 2 2 5 8 6 5 4 6 9 90

Basic Lab Technician Phlebotomy Technician and CPR College Mathematics Human Anatomy and Physiology I with Lab Introduction to Sociology English Composition I Lab Math Introduction to Communication General Psychology Cell Biology/Genetics Parasitology Basic Chemistry Introduction to Virology Inorganic Biochemistry/Instrumentation Serology urinalysis Microbiology I Hematology Clinical Chemistry Immunology Microbiology II Immunohematology Clinical experience and exam review

15 15 45 45 45 45 25 45 45 25 100 45 50 30 20 20 55 100 80 75 55 65 60 1105

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Medical Office Management Program

Health care offices, like all business offices, require skilled personnel to provide day-to-day leadership and management for challenges ranging from managing and supervising personnel, to planning and implementing office procedures, to developing office policies, and ensuring quality customer service. The Medical Office Management program provides education in these critical business and management areas. The program provides general education and business management courses to prepare those with prior allied health training for managerial/supervisory positions of higher responsibility in their health care field or in related health care businesses. The program culminates in an Associate of Science Degree or an Associate of Occupational Studies degree (Spokane only).

Offered at Albuquerque Boise Las Vegas Mesa Mesquite Online Phoenix Portland Reno Spokane Tucson Westside Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Carrington College prepares students to take appropriate certification and licensure exams related to their individual majors. The College does not guarantee students will successfully pass these exams or be certified or licensed as a result of completing the program. For comprehensive consumer information, visit carrington.edu/cc/mom Yes

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Upon completion of the Medical Office Management program, graduates will be able to: · Manage and supervise personnel in a medical office setting. · Plan and implement office procedures. · Develop medical office policies. · Demonstrate proficiency in critical thinking and information management.

Admission/Program Requirements

Candidates for admission must: · Provide official transcripts evidencing graduation from an onsite, allied health education program accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by the US Department of Education. A minimum of 30 semester credit hours must have been successfully completed with a passing grade. Start Dates ­ Medical Office Management, Onsite Albuquerque 07/16/12 Mesa 07/09/12 09/03/12 10/29/12 11/12/12 12/17/12 01/07/13 03/04/13 04/29/13 06/24/13 Phoenix 08/06/12 10/01/12 12/03/12 02/04/13 04/08/13 06/03/12 Spokane 08/06/12 10/01/12 12/03/12 02/04/13 04/08/13 06/03/12 Tucson 08/06/12 10/01/12 12/03/12 02/14/13 04/08/13 06/03/12

Start Dates ­ Medical Office Management, Online Mesa 07/30/12 09/24/12 11/19/12 02/28/13 03/25/13 04/08/13 05/20/13

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Program Requirements General education courses may be taken onsite or online in any order during any semester. Medical Office Management Courses ENG 113 COM 131 SOC 113 PSY 113 MAT 113 MOM 202 MOM 204 MOM 206 MOM 208 MOM 210 Total Hours and Credits Required Transfer Credits Total Requirements for Degree ^ Core course * General Education course

Approximate time to complete the degree completion program: 40 weeks

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Lab Hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Clinical Hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Semester Credit Hours 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 30 30

English Composition I Introduction to Communication Introduction to Sociology General Psychology College Mathematics Customer Service Human Resources Business Math and Accounting Introduction to Computer Applications for Business Office Management and Procedures

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Medical Radiography Program

Radiographers are health care professionals with the knowledge and skills to use diagnostic level radiation and instrumentation to produce medical images of the human body. Supervised by radiologists, radiographers are responsible for proper positioning of patients and ensuring proper exposure for optimum film resolution with the least radiation exposure to the patient. Administration of drugs and preparation of chemical mixtures for the visualization of radiographic structures is also the responsibility of the radiographer. Medical radiographers work in a wide variety of settings including physician offices, imaging centers, and comprehensive medical centers to help diagnose trauma or disease. Graduates of Carrington's Medical Radiography program are eligible to apply to take the national certification exam. The program culminates in an Associate of Science Degree (Phoenix Westside campus) or an Associate of Occupational Studies Degree (Spokane campus).

Carrington College prepares students to take appropriate certification and licensure exams related to their individual majors. The College does not guarantee students will successfully pass these exams or be certified or licensed as a result of completing the program. For comprehensive consumer information, visit carrington.edu/cc/mr.

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Upon completion of the Medical Radiography program, graduates will be able to: · Demonstrate clinical competency. · Demonstrate effective communication skills and model professionalism. · Demonstrate proficiency in critical thinking in the clinical environment

Admission/Program Requirements

Candidates for admission must: · Pass the CPAt with a minimum score of 175. · Provide negative TB test results. (If test results are more than 12 months old, they must be from a two-step test.) If applicants have a history of a positive TB test, a chest X-ray is required. · Provide proof of childhood MMR immunization or Titer. · Provide proof of Hepatitis B vaccination or written refusal. · Provide proof of chickenpox immunization (in the absence of a history of having had chickenpox). · Submit to drug screening and background checks immediately prior to clinical rotations, the results of which could affect eligibility to participate in clinical rotations.

Start Dates ­ Medical Radiography Spokane 09/17/12 01/21/13 05/20/13 Westside 07/16/12 11/19/12 03/25/13

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Program Requirements ­ Spokane Medical Radiography Courses MAT 120 RAD 101 RAD 102 RAD 103 RAD 104 RAD 106 BUS 105 RAD 151 RAD 154 RAD 152 RAD 156 RAD 153 ENG 110 RAD 181 RAD 180 RAD 182 RAD 184 RAD 186 RAD 100 RAD 209 RAD 253 RAD 283 RAD 308 Total for Degree

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Lecture Hours 48 80 32 48 80 0 0 80 80 48 0 48 48 80 48 80 80 0 48 0 0 0 96 1024

Lab Hours 0 0 0 0 0 32 32 0 0 0 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 32 0 0 0 0 0 128

Clinical Hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 640 640 520 0 1800

Semester Credit Hours 3 5 2 3 5 1 1 5 5 3 1 3 3 5 3 5 5 1 3 14 14 11 6 107

College Mathematics * Introduction to Imaging ^ Medical Terminology ^ Anatomy and Physiology I + Radiographic Procedures I ^ Imaging Lab I ^ Computers in Business + Imaging II ^ Radiographic Procedures II ^ Medical Ethics and the Law + Imaging Lab II ^ Anatomy and Physiology II + English Composition * Imaging III ^ Pathology ^ Quality Control ^ Radiographic Procedures III ^ Imaging Lab III ^ Patient Care ^ Clinical I ^ Clinical II ^ Clinical III ^ Radiography Registry Review ^

Core course * General Education course + Applied General Education course

Approximate time to complete Associate of Occupational Studies program: 96 weeks

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Program Requirements ­ Westside Successful completion of general education courses is required before students progress to the professional curriculum. Medical Radiography Courses ENG 113 COM 131 PSY 113 SOC 113 MAT 113 RAD 100 RAD 101 RAD 102 RAD 103 RAD 104 RAD 106 RAD 150 RAD 151 RAD 154 RAD 152 RAD 156 RAD 153 RAD 181 RAD 180 RAD 182 RAD 184 RAD 186 RAD 202 RAD 210 RAD 260 RAD 283 RAD 308 Total for Degree

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Lab Hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 32 0 0 0 0 32 0 0 0 0 0 32 32 0 0 0 0 128

Clinical Hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 640 640 520 0 1800

Semester Credit Hours 3 3 3 3 3 3 5 2 3 5 1 2 5 5 3 1 3 5 3 5 5 1 1 14 14 11 6 118

English Composition I Introduction to Communication General Psychology Introduction to Sociology College Mathematics Patient Care Introduction to Imaging Medical Terminology Anatomy and Physiology I Radiographic Procedures I Radiographic Procedures Lab I Applied Mathematics Imaging II Radiographic Procedures II Medical Ethics and the Law Radiographic Procedures Lab II Anatomy and Physiology II Imaging III Pathology Quality Control Radiographic Procedures III Radiographic Procedures Lab III Introduction to Computers Clinical Education I Clinical Education II Clinical Education III Radiography Registry Review

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Core course * General Education course + Applied General Education course

Approximate time to complete Associate of Science degree program: 112 weeks

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Nursing Bridge Program

Offered at Albuquerque Boise Las Vegas Mesa Mesquite Online Phoenix Portland Reno Spokane Tucson Westside Yes

This program provides theoretical content and clinical experiences in nursing and incorporates knowledge from related disciplines. Graduates of the Nursing Bridge program earn an Associate of Science degree and are prepared to take the National Council Licensure Examination ( NCLEX-RN ). In addition, the program provides graduates with a foundation for upward mobility into higher levels of nursing education.

Carrington College prepares students to take appropriate certification and licensure exams related to their individual majors. The College does not guarantee students will successfully pass these exams or be certified or licensed as a result of completing the program. For comprehensive consumer information, visit carrington.edu/cc/nb.

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NOTE: Specific terminal course and program objectives are included in the individual course syllabi. Upon completion of the Nursing Bridge program, graduates will be able to: · Demonstrate the ability to use nursing process in delivery of client care through the roles of professional provider of care, professional member within the discipline, and professional manager of care. · Provide direct care to clients with predictable and unpredictable health problems, adjusting care as client situations change. · Collect and analyze data from clients, families, and other health care resources. · Formulate appropriate nursing diagnoses; develop, and revise plans based on effectiveness. · Function within the legal and ethical scope of practice for the registered nurse. · Demonstrate proficiency in critical thinking and information management.

Admission/Program Requirements

Candidates for admission must: · Be at least 18 years of age. · Pass the ATI exam with a score equal to or greater than the national mean. (There is a $150 charge for all allowable attempts.) · Have current LPN license in good standing for the State of Idaho. · Show evidence of at least two month's employment as an LPN at a minimum 8 hours per week. · Hold current CPR certification. · Submit a written statement of interest. · Successfully complete ATI test assessments taken within one year of the start of program. · Undergo a criminal background check and drug screen prior to enrollment. · Provide negative TB test results. (If test results are more than 12 months old, they must be from a two-step test.) If applicants have a history of a positive TB test, a chest X-ray is required. · Provide proof of childhood MMR immunization or Titer. · Provide proof of Hepatitis B vaccination or written refusal. · Provide proof of chickenpox immunization (in the absence of a history of having had chickenpox).

Start Dates ­ Nursing ( Bridge ) Boise 09/04/12 01/13/12

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Program Requirements ­ Boise Core courses in this curriculum must be taken in a prescribed sequence; general education courses may be taken in any order. The recommended course sequence is listed below. Nursing (Bridge) Courses

Semester 4

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PSY 113 AP 103 COM 131 SOC 113 ENG 113

General Psychology Advanced Anatomy and Physiology Introduction to Communication Introduction to Sociology English Composition I

45 45 45 45 45

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Nursing (Bridge) Courses

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NUR 251 NUR 208 BIO 205 NUR 222

Medical-Surgical Nursing III Nutrition Microbiology with Lab Transition LPN/LVN to RN - Advanced Nursing Assessment

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Nursing (Bridge) Courses

Semester 6

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NUR 224 NUR 261 NUR 206 MATH 121 NUR 266 Nursing Bridge Program Totals

Professional Nursing Throughout the Life Span Medical-Surgical Nursing IV Pharmacology College Mathematics and Introduction to Algebra NCLEX-RN Review

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Transferred from Practical Nursing Program Total for Degree ^ Core course * General Education course

Approximate time to complete the degree program: 48 weeks

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Practical Nursing Program

Practical nurses are generalists who care for patients and work in many health care areas. They provide basic bedside care, measure and record patients' vital signs, and assist with bathing, dressing, and personal hygiene in nursing homes, physicians' offices or in patients' homes. In nursing care facilities practical nurses can help evaluate residents' needs, develop care plans, and supervise the care provided by nursing aides. In doctors' offices and clinics, their range of responsibilities may include office-related duties. In the home health care setting practical nurses often prepare meals, assist in feeding patients and teach family members simple nursing tasks.

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Offered at Albuquerque Boise Las Vegas Mesa Mesquite Online Phoenix Portland Reno Spokane Tucson Westside Yes

Carrington's Practical Nursing certificate program prepares students for entry-level employment under the guidance of a registered nurse or licensed physician/dentist in a variety of health care delivery settings. Graduates are able to provide nursing care for clients experiencing common, well-defined health problems. It provides a foundation for the continued learning necessary for success as a practical nurse. The program's combined academic and clinical training prepares students to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nurses (NCLEX-PN).

Carrington College prepares students to take appropriate certification and licensure exams related to their individual majors. The College does not guarantee students will successfully pass these exams or be certified or licensed as a result of completing the program. For comprehensive consumer information, visit carrington.edu/cc/pn.

Start Dates ­ Practical Nursing Boise 09/04/12 01/07/13 05/06/13 Portland 07/02/12 03/04/13

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NOTE: Specific terminal course and program objectives are included in the individual course syllabi. Upon completion of the Practical Nursing program, graduates will be able to: · Implement the nursing process in providing care for patients in a variety of clinical settings. · Demonstrate academic preparedness to take the NCLEX-PN examination for licensure as a practical nurse. · Demonstrate proficiency in critical thinking and information management.

Admission/Program Requirements

Candidates for admission must: · Undergo a background check and pass a drug screening prior to enrollment. · Provide negative TB test results. (If test results are more than 12 months old, they must be from a two-step test.) If applicants have a history of a positive TB test, a chest X-ray is required. · Provide proof of childhood MMR immunization or Titer. · Provide proof of Hepatitis B vaccination or written refusal. · Provide proof of chickenpox immunization (in the absence of a history of having had chickenpox). · Pass the required COMPASS entrance exam with a score of 50 in math, 80 in reading, and 68 in writing. (There is no charge for this exam.)

Program Requirements ­ Boise Practical Nursing Program Courses AP 100 MATH 104 MEDT 120 NUR 107 NUR 108 NUR 122 NUR 157 NUR 165 NUR 158 NUR 159 NUR 215 NUR 217 NUR 232 NUR 234 Total for Certificate ^ Core course * General Education course

Approximate time to complete certificate program: 48 weeks

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Clinical Hours 0 0 0 0 135 0 0 0 0 180 0 225 0 0 540

Semester Credit Hours 3 1 1 4 5 2 2 2 3 5 4 6 2 1 41

Basic Anatomy and Physiology Math for Dosage Calculation Medical Terminology Fundamentals and Medical - Surgical Nursing Fundamentals and Medical - Surgical Nursing Clinical Medication Administration Maternal Child Nursing Pediatric Nursing Community and Mental Health Nursing Nursing Care of Specialized Populations - Clinical Medical - Surgical Nursing Medical-Surgical Nursing - Clinical NCLEX - PN Review Manager of Care for PN

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Program Requirements ­ Portland Students must successfully complete each semester's coursework prior to progressing to the next semester. Practical Nursing Program Courses

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AP 100 MEDTERM 120 ENG 113 PSY 113 SOC 113

Basic Anatomy and Physiology Medical Terminology English Composition I General Psychology Introduction to Sociology

45 15 45 45 45

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3 1 3 3 3

Semester 2

NUR 107 NUR 108 NUR 122 MATH 104

Fundamentals and Medical-Surgical Nursing Fundamentals and Medical-Surgical Nursing ­ Clinical Medication Administration Math for Dosage Calculations

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Semester 3

NUR 157 NUR 158 NUR 159 NUR 165

Maternal Child Nursing Community and Mental Health Nursing Nursing Care of Specialized Populations ­ Clinical Pediatric Nursing

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NUR 215 NUR 217 NUR 234 NUR 232 Total for Certificate ^ Core course * General Education course + Applied General Education course

Medical-Surgical Nursing Medical-Surgical Nursing ­ Clinical Manager of Care for PN NCLEX-PN Review

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60 0 15 0 465

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Approximate time to complete the certificate program: 64 weeks

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Registered Nursing Program

Registered nurses (RNs) care for individuals, in conjunction with other health care professionals, through the use of the nursing process. Registered nurses work as patient advocates for the care and recovery of the sick and maintenance of their health. In their work as advocates, RNs plan, implement, and evaluate nursing care of those who are ill or injured. RNs have a significantly expanded scope of practice, education and clinical training than licensed practical nurses. Graduates are prepared to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN). The program culminates in an Associate of Science Degree.

Offered at Albuquerque Boise Las Vegas Mesa Mesquite Online Phoenix Portland Reno Spokane Tucson Westside Yes Yes Yes

Carrington College prepares students to take appropriate certification and licensure exams related to their individual majors. The College does not guarantee students will successfully pass these exams or be certified or licensed as a result of completing the program. For comprehensive consumer information, visit carrington.edu/cc/rn.

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NOTE: Specific terminal course and program objectives are included in the individual course syllabi. Upon completion of the Registered Nursing program, graduates will be able to: · Demonstrate academic preparedness to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN). · Apply the nursing process in caring for clients in a variety of clinical settings. · Demonstrate proficiency in oral and written communication with patients and their families as well as other health care professionals. · Demonstrate proficiency in critical thinking and information management.

Admission/Program Requirements:

Candidates for admission to Carrington's Registered Nursing program must: · Attend a mandatory information session. · Pass the entrance exam with a score of 75 on all sections (math, reading, vocabulary) of the HESI A2. (A fee of $40 is charged for each allowable attempt.) · Provide negative TB test results. (If test results are more than 12 months old, they must be from a two-step test.) If applicants have a history of a positive TB test, a chest X-ray is required. · Provide proof of childhood MMR immunization or Titer. · Provide proof of Hepatitis B vaccination or written refusal. · Provide proof of chickenpox immunization (in the absence of a history of having had chickenpox). · Meet further requirements that must be completed prior to entering the third semester of nursing instruction include CPR certification, proof of immunization, and a nursing orientation session. Details are provided in the nursing clinical manual. · Submit to drug screening and background checks immediately prior to clinical rotations, the results of which could affect eligibility to participate in clinical rotations. Teaching Methodologies Methodologies used include lectures, assigned readings, case studies, clinical experiences, group discussions, examinations, scholarly papers, community conferences and audiovisual presentations such as PowerPoint. Supporting Technology for Teaching Carrington College uses the following technologies to support the students' learning process: SIMs and clinical laboratory equipment, virtual clinicals, computer examinations, i>clickers, as well as digital and online media.

Start Dates ­ Registered Nursing Albuquerque 10/01/12 02/04/13 06/03/13 Portland 10/29/12 Reno 09/04/12 01/13/13 05/06/13 Spokane 11/12/12 Westside 07/16/12 11/12/12 03/25/13

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Program Requirements ­ Albuquerque Core courses in this curriculum must be taken in the prescribed sequence listed below. General education courses may be taken in any order. Registered Nursing Program Courses BIO 201.1 PSY 110 SOC 110 COM 110 BIO 202.2 BIO 205 MAT 120 ENG 110 NUR 212 NUR 210 NUR 252 NUR 248 NUR 204 NUR 312 NUR 306 NUR 301 NUR 350 NUR 351 NUR 352 Total for Degree ^ Core course * General Education course

Approximate time to complete the degree program: 96 weeks

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Lab Hours 32 0 0 0 32 32 0 0 0 64 0 0 0 16 16 0 0 90 16 298

Clinical Hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 144 0 144 48 48 144 0 96 0 48 672

Semester Credit Hours 4 3 3 3 4 4 3 3 2 9 2 6 4 3.5 6.5 1 4.5 3 3.5 72

Human Anatomy and Physiology I with Lab Introduction to Psychology Introduction to Sociology Introduction to Communication Human Anatomy and Physiology II with Lab Microbiology with Lab College Mathematics English Composition I Pharmacology I Fundamentals and Medical-Surgical I Pharmacology in Nursing II Medical-Surgical Nursing II Community Mental Health Nursing Maternal Child Nursing Medical-Surgical Nursing III Leadership Medical-Surgical Nursing IV NCLEX RN Review Pediatric Nursing

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Program Requirements ­ Reno Core courses in this curriculum must be taken in the prescribed sequence listed below. General education courses may be taken in any order. Registered Nursing Program Courses ENG 113 MAT 113 BIO 121 SOC 113 PSY 113 BIO 124 GOV 141 BIO 125 NUR 134 NURS 136 COM 131 NUR 206 NUR 244 NUR 254 NUR 260 NUR 246 NUR 258 NURS 274 NURS 276 NUR 268 Total for Degree ^ Core course * General Education course + Applied General Education course

Approximate time to complete degree program: 90 weeks

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Clinical Hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 135 0 0 0 90 135 0 90 90 135 0 0 675

Semester Credit Hours 3 3 4 3 3 4 3 4 7 2 3 3 4.5 6 1 4.5 4 6 3 1 72

English Composition I College Mathematics Human Anatomy and Physiology I with Lab Introduction to Sociology General Psychology Human Anatomy and Physiology II with Lab Nevada and uS Constitutions Microbiology with Lab Nursing Process I ­ Fundamentals and Medical-Surgical Nursing I Medication Administration and Basic Pharmacology Introduction to Communication Pharmacology Nursing Process II ­ Nursing Care of Specialized Populations ­ Obstetrical Nursing Nursing Process III ­ Medical-Surgical Nursing II Nursing Process III ­ Nursing Care of Specialized Populations ­ Rural and Community Health Nursing Nursing Process II ­ Nursing Care of Specialized Populations ­ Pediatric Nursing Nursing Process III ­ Nursing Care of Specialized Populations ­ Psychiatric Nursing Nursing Process IV ­ Medical-Surgical Nursing III RN NCLEX Review Nursing Process IV Leadership

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Program Requirements ­ Westside Core courses in this curriculum must be taken in the prescribed sequence listed below. General education courses may be taken in any order. Registered Nursing Program Courses ENG 113 MAT 121 BIO 200 COM 131 PSY 113 BIO 204 MEDT 120 BIO 205 NUR 130 NUR 138 MATH 104 NUR 206 NUR 253 NUR 243 NUR 242 NUR 251 NUR 266 NUR 261 NUR 262 SOC 113 Total for Degree ^ Core course * General Education course + Applied General Education course

Approximate time to complete the degree program: 96 weeks

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Clinical Hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 90 0 0 0 45 90 90 90 0 90 0 0 495

Semester Credit Hours 3 3 4 3 3 4 1 4 8 3 1 3 3 5 7 5 2 5 2 3 72

English Composition I College Mathematics and Introduction to Algebra Human Anatomy and Physiology I with Lab Introduction to Communication General Psychology Human Anatomy and Physiology II with Lab Medical Terminology Microbiology with Lab Fundamentals and Medical- Surgical Nursing I Medication Administration and Basic Pharmacology for Nursing Math for Dosage Calculations Pharmacology Community and Mental Health Nursing Medical-Surgical Nursing II Maternal Child Nursing Medical-Surgical Nursing III NCLEX- RN Review Medical-Surgical Nursing IV Manager of Care Introduction to Sociology

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Pharmacy Technology Program

Pharmacy technicians receive and fill prescriptions under the supervision of licensed pharmacists in settings that include hospitals, nursing homes and assisted living facilities, and retail or mail-order pharmacies. Duties related to the daily operation of the pharmacy are often part of the job, such as answering phones, creating prescription labels, maintaining patient profiles and prescription histories, completing cash register transactions, preparing insurance claim forms and inventory tasks. The Pharmacy Technology degree program offered at the Boise campus provides both theory and practical training, which enables technicians, upon licensure, to function as competent entrylevel assistants to a licensed pharmacist. Students gain basic knowledge of pharmacy calculations, drug distribution systems, chemical and physical characteristics of drugs and preparation of sterile dosage forms as well as a thorough knowledge of pharmaceutical and medical terminology, abbreviations, and symbols used in prescribing, dispensing, and documenting medications. Standards of ethics and law as they pertain to pharmacy practice and drug distribution methods are also included in the curriculum. The program culminates in a Certificate of Achievement or an Associate of Science Degree. Graduates are eligible and prepared to sit for the Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) national certification exam.

Offered at Albuquerque Boise Las Vegas Mesa Mesquite Online Phoenix Portland Reno Spokane Tucson Westside Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Carrington College prepares students to take appropriate certification and licensure exams related to their individual majors. The College does not guarantee students will successfully pass these exams or be certified or licensed as a result of completing the program. For comprehensive consumer information, visit carrington.edu/cc/pt

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Upon completion of the Pharmacy Technology program, graduates will be able to: · Demonstrate the skills and knowledge necessary to function as competent entry-level assistants to licensed pharmacists. · Demonstrate proficiency in critical thinking and information management.

Certification, Licensing and Practice Information

Graduates of the Portland and Spokane programs are approved to practice in the State of Washington. In New Mexico, Washington and Oregon, Pharmacy Technicians are required to pass a National Certification examination. An Oregon license is required to work in Oregon, and a Washington license is required to work in Washington. A background check and drug screening may also be required. In New Mexico, Pharmacy Technology graduates must be registered with the New Mexico Board of Pharmacy within 10 days of hire and must obtain a New Mexico Board of Pharmacy approved National Certification within one year of registration.

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Start Dates ­ Pharmacy Technology, Mornings Albuquerque 06/25/12 a 07/02/12 a 07/10/12 a,c 07/17/12 a 08/13/12 09/24/12 11/05/12 12/17/12 02/11/13 03/25/13 05/06/13 06/17/13 Boise 08/13/12 09/24/12 11/05/12 12/17/12 02/11/13 03/25/13 05/06/13 06/17/13 Mesa 07/16/112 08/13/12 09/24/12 11/05/12 12/17/12 02/11/13 03/25/13 05/06/13 06/17/13 Phoenix 07/02/12 08/13/12 09/24/12 11/05/12 12/17/12 02/11/13 03/25/13 05/06/13 06/17/13 Portland 07/02/12 06/25/12 06/26/12 07/02/12 07/11/12 08/01/12 a 08/07/12 c 08/09/12 a,b 08/15/12 c 08/16/12 b 08/20/12 a 08/23/12 c 08/30/12 b 09/24/12 11/05/12 12/17/12 02/11/13 03/25/13 05/06/13 06/17/13

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Program Requirements ­ Albuquerque · Portland Courses may be taken in any order. The recommended sequence of courses is listed below. Pharmacy Technology Courses PTCX 100 PTCX 102 PTCX 104 PTCX 106 PTCX 108 PTCX 110 PTCX 112 PTCX 114 PTCX 116 PTCX 118 PTCX 120 PTCX 122 PTCX 124 PTCX 126 PTCX 127 PTCX 128 PTCX 130 PTCX 132 PTCX 134 PTCX 136 PTCX 138 PTCX 140 RPCB 100 SCCB 101 EXT 260 Total for Certificate

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Lab Hours 0 0 15 8 0 16 15 0 0 0 0 15 0 10 30 0 0 0 0 0 20 40 16 40 0 225

Clinical Hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 260 260

Semester Credit Hours 2 1 0.5 1.5 1 1.5 0.5 1 1 1 1 0.5 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 0.5 1 0.5 1 5.5 30

Pharmacology Controlled Substances Patient Communications Pharmacy Math Pharmacology/Circulatory System Clerical Procedures/CPR Prescriptions Patient Profiles Pharmacology/Respiratory System Pharmacology/Nervous System Drug Distribution Drug Reference Books Antibiotics Aseptic Preparation IV Preparation Pharmacology/Digestive System Over the Counter Medications Chemistry Chemotherapy Psychopharmacology/Endocrine System Specialty Lab Equipment Pharmacological Computer Software Resume and Professional Development

32 20 5 24 20 16 5 20 20 20 16 5 20 10 10 20 16 20 32 20 0 0 0 0 0 351

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Core course + Applied General Education course

Approximate time to complete certificate program: 36 weeks

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Program Requirements ­ Boise Pharmacy Technology Courses FA 100 PHM 111 PHM 112 PHM 113 PHM 114 PHM 115 CAP 199 XTP 200 Total for Certificate COM 131 SOC 113 ENG 113 HLT 200 MGT 220 MGT 230 MAT 113 PSY 113 SBS 200 SBS 214 Introduction to Communication Introduction to Sociology English Composition I Current Issues in Health Care Ethics Business Organizations and Management Human Relations in Business College Mathematics General Psychology Small Business Operations Small Business Customer Relations

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Lab Hours 48 48 48 48 48 48 30 0 318 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 318

Clinical Hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 180 180 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 180

Semester Credit Hours 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 1.0 4.0 32 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 30 62

Foundations for Achievement Nervous System Anti-Infectives and Retail Operations Prescription Processing, Software and Pharmacy Calculations Pharmacy Calculations and Body Systems Compounding, Body Systems and Pharmacy Calculations Hospital Operations and Parenteral Dosage Calculations Capstone Portfolio Externship

48 48 48 48 48 48 0 0 288 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 450 738

Total for General and Applied General Education courses Total for Degree

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Core course * General Education course + Applied General Education course

Approximate time to complete certificate program: 42 weeks Approximate time to complete degree program: 62 weeks

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Program Requirements ­ Mesa · Phoenix · Tucson · Spokane Pharmacy Technology Courses FA 100 PHM 111 PHM 112 PHM 113 PHM 114 PHM 115 CAP 199 XTP 200 Total for Certificate

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Lab Hours 48 48 48 48 48 48 30 0 318

Clinical Hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 180 180

Semester Credit Hours 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 1 4 32

Foundations for Achievement Nervous System Anti-Infectives and Retail Operations Prescription Processing, Software and Pharmacy Calculations Pharmacy Calculations and Body Systems Compounding, Body Systems and Pharmacy Calculations

48 48 48 48 48 48 0 0 288

Hospital Operations and Parenteral Dosage Calculations ^ Capstone Portfolio Externship

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Core course Approximate time to complete certificate program: 42 weeks This program is offered in a six-week format.

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Physical Therapist Assistant Program

Physical therapist assistants work under the supervision of physical therapists to help patients whose ability to move is impaired, providing practical help to the elderly, injured athletes, children and countless others in hospitals, home care agencies, rehabilitation facilities, outpatient clinics, and nursing homes. Carrington's Physical Therapist Assistant program prepares students to function as entry-level practitioners under supervision of a physical therapist. The program concludes with offsite clinical experiences during which students practice physical therapy interventions on patients in a variety of health care settings. This program culminates in an Associate of Science Degree.

Carrington College prepares students to take appropriate certification and licensure exams related to their individual majors. The College does not guarantee students will successfully pass these exams or be certified or licensed as a result of completing the program. For comprehensive consumer information, visit carrington.edu/cc/pta.

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STuDENT OuTCOMES

Upon completion of the Physical Therapist Assistant program, graduates will be able to: · Demonstrate the skills and knowledge to perform routine entry-level physical therapy assisting in a professional setting. · Demonstrate ability to document data collection, intervention, and patient/client response. · Demonstrate knowledge of appropriate interventions in emergency situations. · Demonstrate ability to use technology and electronic communication. · Demonstrate proficiency in critical thinking and information management.

Admission/Program Requirements

· Be at least 18 years old by the start of core courses. · Pass the Career Program Assessment test (CPAt) with a minimum score of 165. · Hold a current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) CPR for the health care provider card. · Provide proof of current immunizations as follows: a. Current MMR and Varicella Zoster or titers showing immunity b. Negative TB test results. (If test results are more than 12 months old, they must be from a two-step test.) If applicants have a history of a positive TB test, a chest X-ray is required. c. Tetanus (Albuquerque and Las Vegas only) d. DPaT or Diphtheria (Albuquerque and Las Vegas only) e. Provide proof of a current Hepatitis B vaccination or signed declination · Prior to clinical rotations, students will be required to submit to drug screening and background checks, the results of which could affect eligibility to participate in clinical rotations.

Start Dates ­ Physical Therapist Assistant Albuquerque 10/01/12 Boise 09/24/12 Las Vegas 09/24/12 Mesa 11/12/12 03/25/13

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Program Requirements General education courses may be taken in any order. Core courses must be taken in the prescribed sequence listed below. Physical Therapist Assistant Courses ENG 113 MAT 113 BIO 105 COM 131 BIO 206 SOC 113 PHY 221 PSY 113 BIO 115 PTA 112 PTA 224 PTA 189 PTA 153 PTA 177 PTA 210 PTA 240 PTA 199 PTA 223 PTA 230 GOV 141 PTA 259 PTA 298 PTA 289 Total for Degree (Albuquerque, Boise and Mesa) Total for Degree (Las Vegas)

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Lab Hours 0 0 30 0 30 0 30 0 30 30 30 0 30 30 30 0 0 30 0 0 0 0 0 300 300

Clinical Hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 90 0 0 0 280 0 320 690 690

Semester Credit Hours 3 3 4 3 4 3 4 3 3 3 3 3 3 4 4 2 2 4 2 3 6 2 6 74 77

English Composition I College Mathematics Human Anatomy and Physiology I Introduction to Communication Human Anatomy and Physiology II Introduction to Sociology Physics with Lab General Psychology Kinesiology Fundamentals of Physical Therapist Assisting Physical Therapy Data Collection and Documentation Pathophysiology for the PTA Physical Agents and Massage Management of Orthopedic Disorders Management of Neurologic Disorders Ethics and Jurisprudence Clinical Education I Advanced Concepts for PTA Clinical Applications Across the Lifespan

45 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 30 30 30 45 30 45 45 30 0 45 30 45 0 30 0 750 795

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Clinical Education II Licensure Review Clinical Education III

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Core course * General Education course Las Vegas students only

Approximate time to complete Associate of Science degree program: 80 weeks

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Physical Therapy Technology Program

Students in the Physical Therapy Technology program practice a range of skills that encompass anatomy and physiology, pathologies, medical terminology, therapeutic exercises and a wide range of modality applications that would include ultrasound, electrical stimulation, massage, therapeutic exercises, hydrotherapy, and others. Students have the opportunity to train and test as a Personal Fitness Trainer. The program includes classroom lectures, laboratory exercises and practice, and clinical training in an offcampus professional environment. Graduates are prepared for entry-level positions in a variety of settings providing support, training and treatment for patients who are recovering from an injury or adapting to trauma or disability. Graduates are also prepared to sit for the National Federation of Professional Trainers (NFPT) exam. This program culminates in a Certificate of Achievement.

Offered at Albuquerque Boise Las Vegas Mesa Mesquite Online Phoenix Portland Reno Spokane Tucson Westside Yes Yes Yes

Carrington College prepares students to take appropriate certification and licensure exams related to their individual majors. The College does not guarantee students will successfully pass these exams or be certified or licensed as a result of completing the program. For comprehensive consumer information, visit carrington.edu/cc/ptt.

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STuDENT LEARNING OuTCOMES

Upon completion of the Physical Therapy Technology program, graduates will be able to: · Demonstrate the skills and knowledge to help patients with therapeutic exercises. · Demonstrate proficiency in critical thinking and information management.

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Program Requirements ­ Mesa 100-level courses may be taken in any order but must be completed before progressing to externship. Physical Therapy Technology Courses COL 100 COL 150 PTP 100 PTP 101 PTP 120 PTP 121 PTP 130 PTP 131 PTP 140 PTP 141 PTP 150 PTP 151 PTP 160 PTP 161 GPS 199 XTP 200 Total for Certificate

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Lab Hours 0 30 0 30 0 30 0 30 0 30 0 30 0 30 0 0 210

Clinical Hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 180 180

Semester Credit Hours 2.5 1.5 2.5 1.5 2.5 1.5 2.5 1.5 2.5 1.5 2.5 1.5 2.5 1.5 2 4 34

Success Strategies in Allied Health Health Care Foundations Skills Physical Therapy Technology Administration Theory Physical Therapy Technology Applications Body Systems and Fitness Integrations Theory Fitness Training Applications Body Systems and Massage Basics Theory Therapeutic Massage Applications Body Systems and Chiropractic Assisting Basics Theory Chiropractic Assisting Applications Physical Agents Theory Physical Agents Applications Therapeutic Standards Theory Sports Injury Management Graduate Preparation Seminar Externship

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Core course

Approximate time to complete the certificate program: 40 weeks This program is offered in a five-week term format

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Program Requirements ­ Tucson · Westside Physical Therapy Technology Courses FA 100 PTC 111 PTC 112 PTC 113 PTC 114 PTC 115 CAP 199 XTP 200 Total for Certificate

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Lecture Hours 48 48 48 48 48 48 0 0 288

Lab Hours 48 48 48 48 48 48 30 0 318

Clinical Hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 180 180

Semester Credit Hours 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 1 4 32

Foundations for Achievement ^ Theory and Application ^ Body Systems and Fitness Integrations ^ Body System and Massage Basics ^ Physical Agents Theory and Application ^ Therapeutic Standards and Sports Injury Management Theory ^ Capstone Portfolio ^ Externship ^

Core course Approximate time to complete certificate program: 42 weeks This program is offered in a six-week format.

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Respiratory Care Program

Practicing under the direction of a physician, respiratory care practitioners perform therapeutic respiratory treatments and diagnostic procedures. They are required to exercise considerable independent clinical judgment in the care of patients with breathing or other cardiopulmonary disorders. Respiratory therapists consult with physicians and other health care professionals to help develop and modify patient care plans. Graduates are prepared to sit for the registry exam.

Offered at Albuquerque Boise Las Vegas Mesa Mesquite Online Phoenix Portland Reno Spokane Tucson Westside Yes Carrington College prepares students to take appropriate certification and licensure exams related to their individual majors. The College does not guarantee students will successfully pass these exams or be certified or licensed as a result of completing the program. For comprehensive consumer information, visit carrington.edu/cc/rc Yes Yes

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STuDENT LEARNING OuTCOMES

Upon completion of the Respiratory Care program, graduates will be able to: · Demonstrate skill in patient examination, assessment, treatment recommendation, and appropriate therapeutic intervention of various cardiopulmonary diseases. · Demonstrate proficiency in critical thinking and information management.

Additional Requirements

The Carrington College Respiratory Care program provides students with the knowledge and skills to meet national standards established by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) and to competently function in the profession as an Advanced Respiratory Care practitioner (Respiratory Care practitioner for Las Vegas graduates) through formal lecture, laboratory exercises, and clinical instruction and practice. Students are required to: · Pass MAT 113 and ENG 113 with a grade of "C" or higher as a prerequisite for entry into the Respiratory Care courses that begin in semester two. · Pass all other program units/courses with a grade of "C" or higher. Failure to achieve the minimum required score in any unit will require subsequent demonstration of mastery, as outlined in the course syllabus. · Score a minimum of 70% on a comprehensive exam administered at the end of each semester to qualify for advancement to the next semester. · Pass an entry-level Certified Respiratory Care assessment exam with minimum scores outlined in the course syllabus. · Pass an approved written Registered Respiratory Care assessment exam with minimum score outlined in the course syllabus. · Pass an approved Clinical Simulations assessment exam with minimum score outlined in the course syllabus. · Enroll in one general education course only while simultaneously enrolled in core Respiratory Care course (Las Vegas only).

Admission/Program Requirements

· Pass the CPAt with a minimum score of 165. · Provide negative TB test results. (If test results are more than 12 months old, they must be from a two-step test.) If applicants have a history of a positive TB test, a chest X-ray is required. · Provide proof of childhood MMR immunization or Titer. · Provide proof of Hepatitis B vaccination or written refusal. · Provide proof of chickenpox immunization (in the absence of a history of having had chickenpox). · Submit to drug screening and background checks immediately prior to clinical rotations, the results of which could affect eligibility to participate in clinical rotations.

Start Dates ­ Respiratory Care Las Vegas 07/30/12 11/26/12 04/08/13 Mesa 07/16/12 03/25/13 Westside 07/16/12 11/19/12 03/25/13

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Program Requirements ­ Mesa · Westside General education courses may be taken in any order. Core course must be taken in the prescribed sequence listed below. Respiratory Care Program Courses ENG 113 COM 131 PSY 113 SOC 113 MAT 113 RRT 101 RRT 103 RRT 104 RRT 112 RRT 113 RRT 181 RRT 121 RRT 123 RRT 130 RRT 153 English Composition I Introduction to Communication General Psychology Introduction to Sociology College Mathematics Applied Sciences+ Medical Terminology Anatomy and Physiology I Anatomy and Physiology II Bioethics General Pharmacology Microbiology/Infection Control Cardiopulmonary Diseases Patient Assessment Medical Gases and Oxygen Therapy

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Lecture Hours 45 45 45 45 45 40 10 30 40 10 60 40 60 20 48

Lab Hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0

Clinical Hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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Program Requirements ­ Mesa · Westside ( Continued from previous page ) General education courses may be taken in any order. Core course must be taken in the prescribed sequence listed below. Respiratory Care Program Courses RRT 156 RRT 171 RRT 203 RRT 226 RRT 306 RRT 216 RRT 196 RRT 191 RRT 206 RRT 251 RRT 276 RRT 261 RRT 266 RRT 213 RRT 273 RRT 311 RRT 318 Total for Degree

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Lab Hours 5 5 5 5 0 20 0 0 20 15 0 20 40 15 20 0 68 253

Clinical Hours 0 0 0 0 192 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 512 0 704

Semester Credit Hours 2.5 2.5 1 2.5 4 6 1 2.5 6 3.5 4 3 5 3.5 2 11 3.5 99.5

Humidity and Aerosol Therapy Airway Management and Emergency Care Bronchial Hygiene and Chest Physiotherapy Hyperinflation Therapy Clinical Practice I Cardiopulmonary Diagnostics Management, Supervision Techniques/Therapist-Driven Protocols Home Care, Rehabilitation, and Patient Education Pediatrics and Perinatal Care Advanced Emergency Care Advanced Cardiopulmonary Anatomy and Physiology Cardiovascular and Hemodynamic Assessment Mechanical Ventilation Concepts and Applications Neonatal-Pediatric Mechanical Ventilation Adult and Pediatric Case Analysis and Management Clinical Practice II Credentialing Examination Series Training

35 35 15 35 0 80 20 40 80 45 60 40 60 45 20 0 20 1180

Core course * General Education course Approximate time to complete the Associate of Science degree program: 96 weeks

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Respiratory Care Program

Program Requirements ­ Las Vegas General education courses may be taken in any order. Core course must be taken in the prescribed sequence listed below. Respiratory Care Program Courses ENG 113 PSY 113 MAT 113 COM 131 GOV 141 RCP 101 RRT 103 RCP 104 RCP 112 RRT 113 RRTV 181 RRTV 121 RRTV 123 RCP 130 RRTV 122 RCP 153 RCP 156 RCP 171 RRTV 203 English Composition General Psychology College Mathematics Introduction to Communication Nevada and uS Constitutions Applied Sciences Medical Terminology Anatomy and Physiology I Anatomy and Physiology II Bioethics General Pharmacology Microbiology/Infection Control Cardiopulmonary Diseases Patient Assessment Case Study I Medical Gases and Oxygen Therapy Humidity and Aerosol Therapy Airway Management and Emergency Care Bronchial Hygiene and Chest Physiotherapy

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Lecture Hours 45 45 45 45 45 55 10 50 50 10 45 35 55 25 10 30 25 40 25

Lab Hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 5 5 5 5

Clinical Hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Semester Credit Hours 3 3 3 3 3 3.5 0.5 3 3 0.5 3 2 3.5 2 0.5 2 1.5 3 1.5

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Program Requirements ­ Las Vegas ( Continued from previous page ) General education courses may be taken in any order. Core course must be taken in the prescribed sequence listed below. Respiratory Care Program Courses RCP 226 RCP 191 RRTV 230 RRTV 306 RCP 216 RRTV 206 RCP 251 RRTV 276 RRTV 196 RRTV 270 RCP 308 RRTV 273 RRTV 261 RCP 266 RCP 213 RRTV 280 RRTV 311 RRTV 318 Total for Degree

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Lab Hours 5 0 0 0 20 20 10 0 0 0 0 0 10 40 15 0 0 24 174

Clinical Hours 0 0 0 120 0 0 0 0 0 0 96 0 0 0 0 0 432 0 648

Semester Credit Hours 1.5 1 0.5 2.5 5 5.5 4 3 1 0.5 2 1 3 4.5 3 0.5 9.5 4.5 97

Hyperinflation Therapy Home Care, Rehabilitation and Patient Education Case Study II Clinical Practice I Cardiopulmonary Diagnostics Pediatrics and Perinatal Care Advanced Emergency Care Advanced Cardiopulmonary Anatomy and Physiology Management and Supervision Techniques/Therapist Driven Protocols Case Study III Clinical Practice II Adult and Pediatric Case Analysis and Management Cardiovascular and Hemodynamic Assessment Mechanical Ventilation Concepts and Applications Neonatal-Pediatric Mechanical Ventilation Case Study IV Clinical Practice III

25 15 10 0 65 75 55 50 15 10 0 20 45 50 40 10 0 56 1231

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Core course * General Education course + Applied General Education course

Approximate time to complete Associate of Science degree program: 96 weeks

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Veterinary Assisting Program

Veterinary assistants typically work under the supervision of a licensed veterinarian doing clinical work such as performing various medical tests and treating medical conditions and diseases in animals. They also perform laboratory tests and take blood samples, assist with dental care, prepare tissue samples, and assist veterinarians in a variety of other diagnostic tests and procedures. Veterinary assistants work in all phases of animal care, including surgical nursing, laboratory procedures, and office administration. Employment opportunities include positions in veterinary offices or hospitals, biomedical research institutions, zoological facilities, and pharmaceutical and pet care industries. The program provides students education in the clinical, lab, and administrative duties of a veterinary assistant. Courses include animal anatomy and physiology, nursing skills, animal surgical procedures, chemistry, animal restraint, and front office skills including computer basics, telephone, and appointments. Students study a range of services to patients and basic office skills needed to operate a successful veterinary practice. The program includes an externship that allows students to practice skills in an actual veterinary health care setting. This program culminates in a Certificate of Achievement.

Offered at Albuquerque Boise Las Vegas Mesa Mesquite Online Phoenix Portland Reno Spokane Tucson Westside Yes Yes Yes

Carrington College prepares students to take appropriate certification and licensure exams related to their individual majors. The College does not guarantee students will successfully pass these exams or be certified or licensed as a result of completing the program. For comprehensive consumer information, visit carrington.edu/cc/va

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STuDENT LEARNING OuTCOMES

Upon completion of the Veterinary Assisting program, graduates will be able to: · Perform a variety of administrative, clinical, nursing and surgical assisting procedures in veterinary medical settings. · Demonstrate proficiency in critical thinking and information management.

Start Dates ­ Veterinary Assisting Phoenix 07/02/12 08/13/12 09/24/12 11/05/12 12/17/12 02/11/13 03/25/13 05/06/13 06/17/13 Portland 07/31/12 08/06/12 a,b 08/23/12 a 08/30/12 09/24/12 11/05/12 12/17/12 02/11/13 03/25/13 05/06/13 06/17/13

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Program Requirements ­ Phoenix · Tucson Veterinary Assisting Program Courses FA 100 VAC 111 VAC 112 VAC 113 VAC 114 VAC 115 CAP 199 XTP 200 Total for Certificate

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Lecture Hours 48 48 48 48 48 48 0 0 288

Lab Hours 48 48 48 48 48 48 30 0 318

Clinical Hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 180 180

Semester Credit Hours 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 1 4 32

Foundations for Achievement ^ Microbiology, Parasitology, Radiology and Anatomy and Physiology ^ The Veterinary Laboratory and Animal Anatomy and Physiology ^ Animal Behavior, Restraint, Breed Identification ^ and Anatomy and Physiology Surgical Nursing, Nutrition and Anatomy and Physiology ^ Pharmacology, Math and Chemistry ^ Capstone Portfolio ^ Externship ^

Core course Approximate time to complete certificate program: 42 weeks This program is offered in a six-week format.

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Program Requirements ­ Portland Veterinary Assisting Program Courses VETX 102 VETX 104 VETX 106 VETX 108 VETX 110 VETX 111 VETX 112 VETX 114 VETX 115 VETX 118 VETX 120 VETX 122 EXT 120 Total for Certificate

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Lab Hours 15 0 15 15 15 30 60 60 0 45 30 60 0 345

Clinical Hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 120 120

Semester Credit Hours 1.5 2 3.5 3.5 3.5 2 2 2 2 2 1.5 2 2.5 30

Front Office Procedures Chemistry for Veterinary Assistants Anatomy and Physiology I with Medical Terminology Anatomy and Physiology II Anatomy and Physiology III Animal Restraint Procedures Clinical Procedures Lab I Clinical Procedures Lab II Math for Veterinary Assistants Medical Nursing I Medical Nursing II Surgical Nursing Externship

15 30 45 45 45 15 0 0 30 15 15 0 0 255

Core course

Approximate time to complete the day certificate program: 30 weeks Approximate time to complete the evening certificate program: 38 weeks

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Course Descriptions

Semester credit hours awarded, and prerequisites and co-requisites when applicable, are noted after each course description. Courses may be taken only by students admitted to the program in which the courses are offered. Course prerequisites are subject to change based on industry standards. Students should contact the program director or dean of academic affairs for additional information regarding prerequisites and co-requisites. Not all courses are offered at all locations.

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AP 100 Basic Anatomy and Physiology This course examines basic anatomical structures and physiological functions of the human body. Basic principles of biology, chemistry and microbiology are also introduced. The course serves as a foundation on which students build physical assessment skills, assessment being the first step of the nursing process. 3 Credit Hours AP 103 Advanced Anatomy and Physiology This course examines basic anatomical structures and physiological functions of the human body. Basic principles of biology, chemistry and microbiology are also introduced. The course serves as a foundation on which students build physical assessment skills, which comprise the first step of the nursing process. 4 Credit Hours AP 104 Basic Anatomy and Physiology with Lab This course examines basic anatomical structures and physiological functions of the human body. Basic principles of biology, chemistry, and microbiology are also introduced. Lab sessions facilitate learning of key anatomical structures and functions. 4 Credit Hours BCC 111 Orientation to United States Health Care Practices Students review the history and development of the U.S. health care system as well as types of insurance plans and medical facilities, their impact on claims processing, and professional job opportunities. With an emphasis on confidentiality and release of information per regulatory guidelines, students apply the principles of law and ethics. Using medical software, students practice completing, processing, and reviewing insurance claims, as well as applying insurance payment adjudication for both outpatient and inpatient procedures. Prerequisite: FA 100 4.5 Credit Hours BCC 112 Medical Management Processes, Procedures and Codes This course provides an introduction to the origin, uses, content, and format of electronic health records (EHR). Using medical software in a simulated office setting, students enter patient information, schedule appointments, create daily financial transactions, and create reports. Students learn Microsoft Word and how to create correspondence, as well as how to apply collection procedures and techniques. Coding guidelines and compliance for CPT-4, ICD-9, and ICD-10, and Evaluation and Management (E/M) coding applications are introduced. Using medical software, students practice entering proper medical codes. Prerequisites: FA 100 4.5 Credit Hours BCC 113 Anatomy, Physiology and Coding of the Urinary, Male and Female Reproductive Systems, and Gastroenterology Students learn the anatomy and physiology of the urinary system, male and female reproductive systems, and digestive system. In further preparation for coding and billing, students study the diseases and conditions, laboratory and diagnostic procedures, medical and surgical procedures, as well as typical drug categories associated with these systems. Applying this knowledge, students learn CPT-4, ICD-9 and ICD-10 to properly code and bill these systems' medical processes and procedures. In addition, students study coding procedures related to anesthesia and laboratory/pathology. Prerequisites: FA 100 4.5 Credit Hours BCC 114 Anatomy, Physiology, and Coding of the Respiratory System, the Cardiovascular System, and the Senses Students learn the anatomy and physiology of the respiratory and cardiovascular systems and the systems relating to the senses. In further preparation for coding and billing, students study the diseases and conditions, laboratory and diagnostic procedures, medical and surgical procedures, as well as typical drug categories associated with these systems. Applying this knowledge, students learn CPT-4, ICD-9 and ICD-10 to properly code and bill these systems' medical processes and procedures. In addition, students study coding procedures related to hematology, oncology, and radiation. Prerequisites: FA 100 4.5 Credit Hours BCC 115 Anatomy, Physiology, and Coding of the Integumentary, Musculoskeletal and Nervous Systems Students learn the anatomy and physiology of the integumentary, musculoskeletal, and nervous systems. In further preparation for coding and billing, students study the diseases and conditions, laboratory and diagnostic procedures, medical and surgical procedures, and typical drug categories associated with these systems. Applying this knowledge, students learn CPT-4, ICD-9 and ICD-10 to properly code and bill these systems' medical processes and procedures. Prerequisites: FA 100 4.5 Credit Hours BCC 121 United States Health Care Practices Students review the history and development of the U.S. health care system, types of insurance plans and medical facilities, their impact on claims processing, and professional job opportunities. With an emphasis on confidentiality and release of information per regulatory guidelines, students apply the principles of law and ethics. Using medical software in a simulated office setting, students practice completing, processing, and reviewing insurance claims, as well as applying insurance payment adjudication for both outpatient and inpatient procedures. Prerequisites: FA 100 4.5 Credit Hours BCC 122 Medical Management Processes, Procedures and Codes This course covers the origin, uses, content, and format of Electronic Health Records (EHR). Using medical software in a simulated office setting, students enter patient information, schedule appointments, create daily financial transactions, and create reports. Students learn Microsoft Word and how to create correspondence, as well as how to apply collection procedures and techniques. Coding guidelines and compliance for CPT-4, ICD-9, and ICD-10, and Evaluation and Management (E/M) coding applications are introduced. Using medical software, students practice entering proper medical codes. Prerequisites: FA 100 4.5 Credit Hours BCC 123 Coding of Urinary, Reproductive and Gastroenterology Students learn the structures and functions of the urinary system, male and female reproductive systems, and the digestive system. Students study the diseases and conditions, laboratory and diagnostic procedures, medical and surgical procedures, as well as typical drug categories associated with these systems. Applying this knowledge, students learn CPT-4, ICD-9 and ICD10 to properly code and bill these systems' medical processes and procedures. In addition, students study coding procedures related to anesthesia and laboratory/pathology. Prerequisites: FA 100, BCC 121 and BCC 122 4.5 Credit Hours

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BCC 124 Coding of Respiratory, Cardiovascular and Senses Students learn the structure and functions of the respiratory and cardiovascular systems and the systems relating to the senses. Students study the diseases and conditions, laboratory and diagnostic procedures, medical and surgical procedures, as well as typical drug categories associated with these systems. Applying this knowledge, students learn CPT-4, ICD-9 and ICD10 to properly code and bill these systems' medical processes and procedures. In addition, students learn coding procedures related to hematology, oncology, and radiation. Prerequisites: FA 100, BCC 121 and BCC 122 4.5 Credit Hours BCC 125 Coding of Integumentary, Musculoskeletal and Nervous Systems Students learn the structures and functions of the integumentary, musculoskeletal, and nervous systems. Also covered are the diseases and conditions, laboratory and diagnostic procedures, medical and surgical procedures, as well as typical drug categories associated with these systems. Applying this knowledge, students learn CPT-4, ICD-9 and ICD-10 to properly code and bill these systems' medical processes and procedures. Prerequisites: FA 100, BCC 121, BCC 122, BCC 123 and BCC 124 4.5 Credit Hours BCP 100 Orientation to United States Health Care This course reviews medical billing and coding job descriptions, options for certification, types of facilities and the history and development of the US health care system. Students review differences among common US health care plans including HMOs, PPOs, federal and state plans, and consider their impact on claim processing. Also presented are principles of law and ethics as they apply to health care facilities and professionals, with special emphasis on confidentiality and release of information per HIPAA regulatory guidelines. Prerequisites: COL 100 and COL 150 2.5 Credit Hours BCP 101 United States Health Care Practices This course provides exercises involving managed care and insurance plans. Students practice completing, processing, and reviewing insurance claims. The course also explores insurance payment adjudication for both outpatient and inpatient procedures. Students also perform applications of legal and ethical principles, practices and concepts associated with the medical billing and coding profession. Prerequisites: COL 100 and COL 150 1.5 Credit Hours BCP 120 Anatomy and Physiology of the Urinary, and Male and Female Reproductive Systems In this course students learn the anatomy and physiology of the urinary system and the male and female reproductive systems in preparation for coding related medical procedures. Students also learn CPT-4, ICD-9, and ICD-10 coding guidelines and compliance requirements. Prerequisites: COL 100 and COL 150 2.5 Credit Hours BCP 121 Coding of the Urinary, and Male and Female Reproductive Systems This course introduces Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes and International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (ICD) codes, which are standard classification systems for medical records and insurance claims. Students practice CPT-4 and ICD-9 coding procedures associated with the urinary, and male and female reproductive systems. Prerequisites: COL 100 and COL 150 1.5 Credit Hours BCP 130 Anatomy and Physiology of the Respiratory, Gastrointestinal and Pulmonary Systems In this course students learn the anatomy and physiology of the respiratory, gastrointestinal and pulmonary systems in preparation for coding related medical procedures. Prerequisites: COL 100 and COL 150 2.5 Credit Hours BCP 131 Coding of the Respiratory, Gastrointestinal and Pulmonary Systems In this course students practice CPT-4 and ICD-9 coding procedures associated with the respiratory, gastrointestinal and pulmonary systems. Prerequisites: COL 100 and COL 150 1.5 Credit Hours BCP 140 Anatomy and Physiology of the Special Senses and Cardiovascular, Immune, Blood and Lymphatic Systems In this course students learn the anatomy and physiology associated with the cardiovascular, immune, blood, lymphatic, and special senses systems in preparation for coding related medical procedures. Prerequisites: COL 100 and COL 150 2.5 Credit Hours BCP 141 Coding of the Special Senses and Cardiovascular, Immune, Blood and Lymphatic Systems In this course students practice CPT-4 and ICD-9 coding procedures associated with the special senses and cardiovascular, immune, blood and lymphatic systems. Prerequisites: COL 100 and COL 150 1.5 Credit Hours BCP 150 Anatomy and Physiology of the Musculoskeletal, Nervous, Endocrine and Integumentary Systems In this course students learn the anatomy and physiology associated with the musculoskeletal, nervous, endocrine and integumentary systems in preparation for coding related medical procedures. Aspects of radiology and nuclear medicine are also covered. Prerequisites: COL 100 and COL 150 2.5 Credit Hours BCP 151 Coding of the Musculoskeletal, Nervous, Endocrine and Integumentary Systems In this course students practice CPT-4 and ICD-9 coding procedures associated with the musculoskeletal, nervous, endocrine and integumentary systems. Also covered is coding related to anesthesia, radiology and nuclear medicine. Prerequisites: COL 100 and COL 150 1.5 Credit Hours BCP 160 Medical Management Functions This course provides an introduction to the origin, uses, content, and format of electronic health records. Students learn the billing cycle and are instructed in outpatient billing procedures. Prerequisites: COL 100 and COL 150 2.5 Credit Hours BCP 161 Medical Management Procedures In this course students gain practical experience with electronic records and medical-insurance-code application in a simulated office setting. Daily financial practices, patient statements, and collection procedures and techniques are covered. Telephone, patient scheduling, correspondence and 10-key pad skills are practiced and developed. Prerequisites: COL 100 and COL 150 1.5 Credit Hours BIO 24 Head and Neck Anatomy Students in this course study gross anatomical structures and function of both the human head and neck, including bones, muscles, nerves, glands, and vasculature of the orofacial region. Lab exercises and discussion relate structures to clinical practice. Prerequisite: BIO 105 2 Credit Hours BIO 105 Human Anatomy and Physiology I This course is the first of a two-semester unit. Coursework addresses basic anatomy and physiology of body systems and lays the groundwork for understanding how the human body functions in both health and disease. Lectures are supported by required lab exercises. 4 Credit Hours

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BIO 110 Fundamentals of Human Anatomy and Physiology with Lab This course provides an overview of human body structure and function. Topics include cell structure and function and a survey of all major systems of the human body. The connections and inter-working relationships among systems are introduced. Lab work includes computer exercises and simulation activities, as well as observation-related topics. 3 Credit Hours BIO 115 Kinesiology This course introduces the science of human movement. Students evaluate biomechanical forces on the body, as well as concepts of locomotion, forces, and levers. Topics include origins, insertions, innervations and actions of prime movers of the musculoskeletal system. Prerequisite: BIO 105, BIO 206, PHYS 220 3 Credit Hours BIO 121 Human Anatomy and Physiology I with Lab Students in this course study structure and function of the human body. Topics include cells; tissues; and integumentary, skeletal, muscular, and nervous systems. Lectures are supported by required lab exercises. 4 Credit Hours BIO 124 Human Anatomy and Physiology II with Lab Students in this course study structure and function of the human body. Topics include endocrine, circulatory, lymphatic, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive systems; and fluid and electrolyte balance. Lectures are supported by required lab exercises. Prerequisite: BIO 121 or BIO 201.2 4 Credit Hours BIO 125 Microbiology with Lab This course provides a foundation in basic microbiology, with emphasis on form and function. Topics include methods for studying microorganisms; microbial and viral morphology, physiology, metabolism, and genetics; classification of microorganisms and viruses; physical and chemical control of microorganisms and viruses; infection and disease; immunization; microbial and viral diseases of medical and dental importance; and AIDS. Lectures are supported by required lab exercises. 4 Credit Hours BIO 200 Human Anatomy and Physiology I with Lab This course highlights structure and function of the human body. Topics include cells, tissues, and integumentary, skeletal, muscular and nervous systems. Lectures are supported by required lab exercises. 4 Credit hours BIO 201.1 Human Anatomy and Physiology I with Lab This course, the first in a two-course sequence, highlights structure and function of the human body. Topics include cells; tissues; and integumentary, skeletal, muscular, and nervous systems. Lectures are supported by required lab exercises. 4 Credit Hours BIO 201.2 Human Anatomy and Physiology I with Lab This course, the second in a two-course sequence, highlights structure and function of the human body. Topics include cells; tissues; and integumentary, skeletal, muscular, and nervous systems. Lectures are supported by required lab exercises. 4 Credit Hours BIO 202.2 Human Anatomy and Physiology II with Lab This course expands on systems covered in BIO 124. Topics include endocrine, circulatory, lymphatic, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive systems; and fluid and electrolyte balance. Lectures are supported by required lab exercises. Prerequisite: BIO 201.1 4 Credit Hours BIO 202.3 Human Anatomy and Physiology II with Lab This course focuses on structure and function of the human body. Topics include endocrine, circulatory, lymphatic, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive systems; and fluid and electrolyte balance. Lectures are supported by required lab exercises. Prerequisite: BIO 121 or BIO 201.2 4 Credit Hours BIO 205 Microbiology with Lab This course provides students with a foundation in basic microbiology, emphasizing form and function. Topics include methods for studying microorganisms; microbial and viral morphology physiology, metabolism, and genetics; classification of microorganisms and viruses; physical and chemical control of microorganisms and viruses; infection and disease; immunization; microbial and viral diseases of medical and dental importance; and AIDS. Lectures are supported by required laboratory experiences. 4 Credit Hours BIO 205.2 Microbiology with Lab This course provides a foundation in basic microbiology, with emphasis on form and function. Topics include methods for studying microorganisms; microbial and viral morphology, physiology, metabolism, and genetics; classification of microorganisms and viruses; physical and chemical control of microorganisms and viruses; infection and disease; immunization; microbial and viral diseases of medical and dental importance; and AIDS. Lectures are supported by required lab exercises. 4 Credit Hours BIO 206 Human Anatomy and Physiology II This course is the second of a two-semester unit. Coursework addresses basic anatomy and physiology of body systems and lays the groundwork for understanding how the human body functions in both health and disease. Lectures are supported by required lab exercises. Prerequisite: BIO 105 4 Credit Hours BIO 260 Biology with Lab This course introduces biological concepts and fundamental principles of modern scientific inquiry. Students apply critical thinking to the study of living organisms and examine a variety of specimens using simulation software in the lab. Prerequisites: BIO 304 and COL 200 4 Credit Hours BIO 304 Pathophysiology In this course students examine various disease states and resulting physiological responses to gain an understanding of pathophysiological changes manifested in each body system as well as the primary and secondary effects of the disease. 4 Credit Hours BIO 305 Microbiology with Lab Students in this course study microorganisms, with emphasis on their structure, development, physiology, classification, and identification. Lab exercises include culturing, identifying, and controlling microorganisms, as well as provide study of the role of microorganisms in infectious disease. 4 Credit Hours BUS 105 Computers in Business This course introduces use of computers and technology in business operations. Telephony, data processing, and business software are discussed. 1 Credit Hour C 120 Chemistry with Lab This course presents basic principles of inorganic and organic chemistry, and biochemistry in health and disease. 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CAP 199 Capstone Career Portfolio In this course students are required to create an online multimedia portfolio in preparation for job application upon graduation. The portfolio will showcase the work students completed during their program and may include research papers, MS PowerPoint presentations, simulation videos, a cover letter, resume and references. Students will be required to present their portfolio to the instructor as the final assessment. 1 Credit Hour CDV 499 Career Development Career planning strategies and resources are explored to prepare students for a successful job search and to maximize their potential for advancement and long term professional growth. Students perform self-assessment and goal setting activities and apply research and evaluation skills to execute job search and career advancement strategies. Each student assembles a professional portfolio highlighting achievements, goals and concrete plans for employment. 3 Credit Hours CHE 101 Chemistry This course is intended for non-chemistry majors entering the health science field. Coursework addresses basic concepts of matter, organization, structure, electro-negativity, mathematic calculations of molecular weight, density, moles, atomic weight and nomenclature. 3 Credit Hours CLT 151 Computer Literacy This course introduces basic concepts and principles underlying personal productivity tools that are widely used in business, such as word processors, spreadsheets, e-mail, and Web browsers. Students also learn basic computer terminology and concepts. Hands-on exercises provide students with experience in the use of personal computers and current personal productivity tools. 3 Credit Hours COL 100 Success Strategies in Allied Health Carrington College's Success Strategies in Allied Health is a five-week introductory course that provides information common to all certificate programs including medical terminology and anatomy and physiology, diversity, communication skills, legal and ethical responsibilities, computer and information literacy and student academic and professional success. Students will complete a self-assessment that will be used to create a customized study plan. All students are required to complete the common term before moving on to their designated areas of study. 2.5 Credit Hours COL 150 Health Care Foundation Skills Carrington College's Health Care Foundations Skills is a five-week introductory course that provides experiential and scenario based learning activities in a lab setting common to all certificate programs. This course covers topics including First Aid, Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Medical Asepsis techniques, communication skills, medical terminology, computer and information literacy and monitoring and recording vital signs. All students are required to complete the common term before moving on to their designated areas of study. 1.5 Credit Hours COL 200 Critical Thinking This course explores techniques of critical thought. Issues are evaluated from multiple perspectives, putting facts, theories, and practices in conflict with alternatives to see how things could be otherwise. Observation and interpretation, reasoning and inference, valuing and judging, and the production of knowledge in its social context are also discussed. 3 Credit Hours COM 110 Introduction to Communication This course introduces communication, addressing topics such as verbal and nonverbal cues, conflict resolution, and business and interpersonal communication. Students demonstrate effective communication skills through written correspondence and oral presentations. Current writings on the subject broaden students' exposure to communication. 3 Credit Hours COM 131 Introduction to Communication This course introduces communication, addressing topics such as verbal and nonverbal cues, conflict resolution, and business and interpersonal communication. Students demonstrate effective communication skills through written correspondence and oral presentations. Current writings on the subject broaden students' exposure to communication. 3 Credit Hours CS 103 From Student to Workplace Professional In this course students improve critical thinking and problemsolving skills, learn how to build supportive and diverse relationships, explore majors and careers, gain an awareness of the world around them to help prepare for today's workplace and their own career development. Through self assessment and goal setting, students learn how to reassess themselves on an ongoing basis in order to evaluate career progress and areas for development. Prerequisites: FA 100, SS 101, and SS 102 1.5 Credit Hours CS 104 Job Searches and Winning Resumes In this course students learn the importance of networking in job searches as well as ways to search for jobs that might not be advertised. In addition, students learn to structure and complete resumes, cover letters and job applications. The importance of demonstrating employment skills is reviewed. In addition, students begin planning and creating a professional portfolio. Prerequisites: FA 100, SS 101, and SS 102 0.5 Credit Hours CS 105 Externships and Interviews This course prepares students for job interviews and their student externship. Students learn about the benefits of completing their externship, how to meet or exceed expectations during their externship and how their performance affects their final grade. Mock interviews are conducted with outside resources as part of this class. Prerequisites: FA 100, SS 101, SS 102, CS 103, and CS 104 1.5 Credit Hours DAC 111 Instrumentation, Chairside Assisting and Dental Materials This course introduces the dental office, and the dental assistant's role in delivering dental care. Topics include general chairside dentistry, the principle of four-handed dentistry, dental hand instruments, handpieces and their accessories, moisture control, and restorative use of esthetic dental materials. Emphasis is placed on step-by-step procedures and the function, use and care of dental equipment and the operatory. Specific restorations covered include amalgam, composite and veneers. Prerequisite: FA 100 4.5 Credit Hours DAC 112 Front Office Procedures This course introduces students to dental practice management. Dental terminology, scheduling appointments, telephone techniques, entrance procedures, dental records and charting, written correspondence and inventory management, dental registration, certification and professional organizations are covered. Patient psychology and stress management are included, as are computer software programs applicable to the dental office. Prerequisite: FA 100 4.5 Credit Hours

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DAC 113 Anatomy, Physiology, and Dental Radiography This course presents the principles of dental radiology, including terminology, characteristics, effects of exposure, safety precautions, protection, and monitoring. In addition to learning special x-ray techniques, students process and mount radiographs and discuss the differences between manual and automatic processing. Panoramic and other extra-oral and digital radiographic techniques are introduced. All students are prepared for testing processes based on their states' dental practicing acts. Prerequisite: FA 100 4.5 Credit Hours DAC 114 Preventive Dentistry In this course students are familiarized with taking patient vital signs and learn the principles and practices of preventing and controlling dental diseases and caries, with an emphasis on oral health, nutrition and preventive dentistry. Students gain knowledge about sterilization and disinfection processes, caring for dental unit waterlines, chemical waste management, and the advisory agencies that establish guidelines for the dental practice. In addition, they learn the basics of pharmacology and anesthesia. Nitrous oxide sedation theory and equipment are introduced. In some states nitrous oxide is an expanded function. Prerequisite: FA 100 4.5 Credit Hours DAC 115 Dental Specialties (Expanded Functions) Oral diagnosis, treatment planning and dental specialty practice procedures are introduced in this class. Students are presented with an overview of common procedures, tray preparation and instruments used by the dentist and the dental assistant in the dental specialty practice. Dental specialties covered include oral surgery, dental implants, endodontics, prosthodontics, periodontics, pediatric dentistry, and orthodontics. Dental specialty practice procedures such as tray preparation, instrumentation and dental materials specific to each specialty are also covered, as are coronal polishing and dental sealants. Prerequisite: FA 100 4.5 Credit Hours DAC 121 Instrumentation, Chairside Assisting and Dental Materials This course covers the dental office, and the dental assistant's role in delivering dental care. Topics covered include general chair side dentistry, the principles of four-handed dentistry, dental hand instruments, hand pieces and their accessories, moisture control, and restorative and esthetic dental materials. Emphasis is placed on step-by-step procedures and the function, use and care of dental equipment and the operatory. Specific restorations covered include: amalgam, composite, and veneers. Prerequisite: FA 100 4.5 Credit Hours DAC 122 Front Office Procedures This course introduces students to dental practice management, including scheduling appointments, telephone techniques, insurance procedures, dental records and charting, written correspondence, and inventory management. The dental health team, ethics, and expected levels of professionalism are introduced, as are dental terminology, licensure, registration, certification and professional organizations. Patient psychology and stress management are also included, and an emphasis is placed on computer software programs applicable to the dental office. Prerequisite: FA 100 4.5 Credit Hours DAC 123 Dental Radiography This course presents the principles of dental radiography, including the effects of exposure, safety precautions and protections, terminology, characteristics, and monitoring. Students learn the structures and functions of the head and neck in addition to special x-ray techniques used in a variety of dental specialties. In addition, they apply intraoral radiograph techniques, process and mount radiographs and discuss the difference between manual and automatic processing. Panoramic and other extraoral and digital radiographic techniques are introduced. All students are prepared for testing processes based on individual state's dental practicing acts. Prerequisites: FA 100, DAC 121 and DAC 122 4.5 Credit Hours DAC 124 Preventive Dentistry In this course students learn the principles and practices of preventing and controlling dental disease and caries, with an emphasis on oral health, nutrition and preventive dentistry. In addition, they learn to take patient vital signs and gain knowledge on sterilization and disinfection processes, caring for dental unit waterlines, chemical waste management, and the advisory agencies that establish guidelines for the dental practice. Students also learn the basics of pharmacology and anesthesia. Nitrous oxide sedation theory and equipment will be introduced. (In some states nitrous oxide administration is an expanded function.) Prerequisites: FA 100, DAC 121 and DAC 122 4.5 Credit Hours DAC 125 Dental Specialties (Expanded Functions) Dental specialties covered in this course are oral surgery, dental implants, endodontics, prosthodontics, periodontics, pediatric dentistry, and orthodontics. Oral diagnosis, treatment planning and dental specialty practice procedures are presented, as are an overview of common procedures, tray preparation and instruments used by the dentist and the dental assistant in the dental specialty practice. Students apply dental specialty practice procedures including tray preparation, instrumentation and dental materials specific to each specialty and become familiar with coronal polishing and dental sealants. Prerequisites: FA 100, DAC 121, DAC 122, DAC 123 and DAC 124 4.5 Credit Hours DACA 100 Dental Front Office Administration This course examines front office tasks in a dental facility. Students learn to process ledger cards, balance a day sheet, and prepare monthly statements. Also addressed are various tax forms, the difference between gross and net pay, factors that determine deductions, completion of payroll based on different pay periods, proper telephone techniques, accurate message taking, and the purpose of -and rules associated with common filing systems. Students also review letter components and practice keyboarding using various letter formats. 2 Credit Hours DACA 101 Anatomy, Physiology and Medical Terminology This course introduces medical terminology and body systems, with emphasis on structures and functions of the head, neck, and oral cavity. 2 Credit Hours DACA 103 X-ray I This course emphasizes physics and characteristics of radiation, radiation control factors, cell sensitivity, biological damage, long cone paralleling, bisecting, and extra-oral radiographic techniques. Differences between manual and automatic processing are discussed. Students practice taking, developing, and mounting oral X-rays. Prerequisite: DACA 101 2 Credit Hours DACA 105 X-ray II Building on competencies achieved in DACA 103, students practice long cone paralleling, bisecting, and extra-oral radiographic techniques, as well as take, develop and mount oral X-rays. Differences between manual and automatic processing are discussed. Prerequisite: DACA 103 2 Credit Hours DACA 107 Digital X-ray Processing This course introduces panoramic, extra-oral and digital radiography. Addressed are projections, films, intensifying screens, and required equipment. Lateral jaw, skull, and temporomandibular joint (TMJ) radiography is also discussed. Additionally, students learn procedures for preparing equipment for panoramic radiography, as well as for preparing and positioning patients. Concepts, procedures, advantages, and disadvantages of digital radiography are presented. Prerequisite: DACA 105 0.5 Credit Hours

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DACA 108 Personal Oral Hygiene This course highlights educating patients in proper oral care. Students develop an understanding of causes and characteristics of bacterial plaque, learn to identify salivary glands and ducts, and become familiar with proper use and cleaning of instruments. 1 Credit Hour DACA 110 Lab Materials and Models This course introduces form and function of various dental materials and models. Students mix and manipulate impression materials, pour plaster and stone models, mix restorative materials and cements, and mix and pour final impressions. 1.5 Credit Hours DACA 112 Pathology/Microbiology This course emphasizes basic concepts of normal and abnormal microorganisms, universal precautions, pathology, and cleaning and sterilization of dental equipment and instruments in accordance with OSHA guidelines. Instruction specific to transmission and treatment of HIV is also covered. 1.5 Credit Hours DACA 114 Charting and Insurance This course examines various dental insurance programs and paper processing of insurance claim forms. Students practice accurately charting oral landmarks and identifying universal dentistry symbols. 2.5 Credit Hours DACA 116 Specialties This course highlights the assistant's role in various specialty procedures including oral surgery, orthodontics, periodontics, endodontics, dental implants, prosthodontics, and pediatric dentistry. 2 Credit Hours DACA 121 Instruments and Chairside I This course highlights identification and proper care of dental instruments. Students practice complete dental tray setup, as well as operating the dental unit and chair. 1.5 Credit Hours DACA 123 Instruments and Chairside II This course prepares students to identify and properly care for dental instruments, and to demonstrate complete dental tray setup. Students gain skills and proficiency in chairside assisting for a dental practice. Prerequisite: DACA 121 1.5 Credit Hours DACA 136 Dental Anesthesia and Pharmacology This course examines drugs used in dentistry. Students learn how prescriptions are written and terminology used in prescription writing. This course highlights the purpose of dental injections, as well as the assistant's role with injections and types of sedation. 1 Credit Hour DACA 146 CPR, First Aid, and OSHA Standards Students perform CPR on adult, child, and infant manikins. Coursework also prepares students to handle emergency situations in a dental practice through use of basic first aid intervention techniques. Finally, students review universal precautions, infection control measures, hazard communication, use of the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS), and methods of disinfection and sterilization in accordance with OSHA guidelines. Students attain CPR certification cards upon successful completion of the course. 1 Credit Hour DACA 160 Anatomy, Physiology, and Radiography Lecture This course provides basic study of oral histology and embryology, physiology, head and neck anatomy, tooth morphology, and dental charting. Principles of dental radiology -including terminology, characteristics, and effects of exposure -safety precautions, protection, and monitoring are presented. Students learn special X-ray techniques used in various dental specialties and acquire the expertise to expose X-rays. 3.5 Credit Hours DACA 162 Radiography with Lab This course presents principles of dental radiology, including terminology; characteristics of; effects of exposure to and safety precautions for; and protection and monitoring. Theory and procedures related to aiding in administration of nitrous oxide and oxygen are introduced. Upon meeting written and performance competencies, students receive a certificate allowing them to monitor dental patients under administration of nitrous oxide. This is an expanded function in the State of Idaho. 2.5 Credit Hours DACA 170 Dental Specialties Lecture This course presents practice and procedures of dental specialties and duties performed in specialty dental practice. Specialties addressed include oral surgery, endodontics, prosthodontics, periodontics, pediatric dentistry, and orthodontics. 3.5 Credit Hours DACA 172 Dental Specialties and Pit and Fissure Sealants Expanded Function with Lab This course introduces dental specialty practice procedures. Students are presented an overview of common procedures performed by dental assistants in the six common specialty offices and practice performing these procedures on a typodont model. The course emphasizes practice on manikin and human patient pit and fissure techniques. Upon meeting written and performance competencies, students receive a certificate. This is an expanded function in the State of Idaho. 2.5 Credit Hours DACA 180 Front Office, Laws and Ethics, Pharmacology and Pain Control Lecture This course introduces dental practice management, including scheduling appointments, telephone techniques, insurance procedures, dental records, written correspondence, and inventory management. The dental health team, ethics, and expected levels of professionalism are introduced, as are licensure, registration, certification and professional organizations. Patient psychology and stress management, handling common medical emergencies, vital signs, and pharmacology are addressed. 3.5 Credit Hours DACA 182 Front Office, Patient Screening and Administration and Monitoring Nitrous Oxide Expanded Function with Lab This course emphasizes basic functions and skills of dental assistants and auxiliary personnel. Students complete ongoing dental assisting procedures assigned throughout the Dental Assisting program. 2.5 Credit Hours DACA 190 Oral and Systematic Health and Disease Lecture This course examines principles and practices of preventing and controlling dental disease, with emphasis on oral health, nutrition, and plaque control. Basics of microbiology, oral pathology, and body systems are introduced. Also addressed are infection control and proper sterilization procedures. 3.5 Credit Hours DACA 192 First Aid, OSHA Standards, and Coronal Polishing Expanded Function with Lab This course introduces and provides practice in coronal polish theory and procedures. Upon meeting written and performance competencies, students receive a certificate. This is an expanded function in the State of Idaho. 2.5 Credit Hours DACA 196 Instrumentation, Chairside, and Dental Materials Lecture This course introduces chairside dentistry and principles of four-handed dentistry, including materials and instrumentation. Step-by-step procedures and function, use, and care of dental equipment and the operatory are emphasized. Specific restorations addressed are amalgams, composites, veneers, crowns/ bridges, and removable prosthetics. 3.5 Credit Hours

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DACA 198 Instrumentation, Chairside, Dental Materials, and Temporary Crown Expanded Function with Lab This course addresses hand piece maintenance, rotary classifications, and review of dental materials. Dental lab procedures, including impression materials and dental cements, are introduced. Four-handed chairside assisting techniques are reviewed and practiced for various restorative procedures, including amalgam and composite restorations as well as fixed and removable prosthetics. Crown and bridge theory and procedures are introduced, and students learn to fabricate. Upon meeting written and performance competencies, students receive a certificate. This is an expanded function in the State of Idaho. 2.5 Credit Hours DAP 100 Instrumentation, Chairside Assisting and Dental Materials Theory This course introduces chair side dentistry and principles of four-handed dentistry, including materials and instrumentation. Emphasis is placed on step-by-step procedures and the function, use and care of dental equipment and the operatory. Amalgam and composite restorations are covered. Prerequisites: COL 100 and COL 150 2.5 Credit Hours DAP 101 Instrumentation, Chairside Assisting and Dental Materials Applications Hand piece maintenance, rotary classifications, and application of dental-laboratory procedures using dental materials are presented in this course. Students are introduced to dental laboratory procedures, including impression materials and dental cements. Four-handed chairside assisting techniques are practiced for various procedures, including amalgam and composite restorations. Prerequisites: COL 100 and COL 150 1.5 Credit Hours DAP 120 Front Office Procedures Theory This course introduces students to aspects of dental-practice management, including scheduling appointments, telephone techniques, insurance procedures, dental records and charting, written correspondence, and inventory management. The dental health team, ethics, and expected levels of professionalism are introduced, as are licensure, registration, certification and professional organizations. Patient psychology and stress management are also included, along with handling common medical emergencies, vital signs and pharmacology. Prerequisites: COL 100 and COL 150 2.5 Credit Hours DAP 121 Front Office Procedures and Computer Applications This course emphasizes application of front office procedures and computer software. Students practice appointment scheduling, telephone technique, dental charting, written correspondence, inventory management and dealing with simulated stress-management situations. Prerequisites: COL 100 and COL 150 1.5 Credit Hours DAP 130 Anatomy, Physiology and Dental Radiography Theory This is an introduction to the basic study of oral histology, oral embryology, physiology, anatomy of the head and neck, tooth morphology, and dental charting. The course also presents principles of dental radiology, including terminology, characteristics, and effects of exposure, safety precautions, protection, and monitoring. Students learn special X-ray techniques used in a variety of dental specialties. Prerequisites: COL 100 and COL 150 2.5 Credit Hours DAP 131 Dental Radiography Applications In this course students apply intraoral radiograph techniques. Students process and mount radiographs and explore manual and automatic processing. Panoramic and other extraoral and digital radiographic techniques are presented. Students are prepared for the testing process based on state dental practicing acts. Prerequisites: COL 100 and COL 150 1.5 Credit Hours DAP 140 Preventive Dentistry, Oral Hygiene, Nutrition, Pharmacology and Anesthesia Theory In this course students learn principles and practices of preventing and controlling dental disease, with an emphasis on oral health, nutrition and plaque control including coronal polishing and dental sealants. The basics of pharmacology and anesthesia are presented. Prerequisites: COL 100 and COL 150 2.5 Credit Hours DAP 141 Coronal Polishing, Pit and Fissure Sealants and Nitrous Oxide Sedation Applications Coronal polish and pit and fissure sealants procedures are practiced in this course. Students will be required to show proficiency in coronal polish and the placement of dental sealants. Nitrous oxide sedation theory and equipment is introduced. Prerequisites: COL 100 and COL 150 1.5 Credit Hours DAP 150 Dental Specialties Theory Dental specialty practice procedures are introduced in this class. Students are presented with an overview of common procedures, tray preparation and instruments used in oral surgery, endodontics, prosthodontics, periodontics, pediatric dentistry, and orthodontics. Prerequisites: COL 100 and COL 150 2.5 Credit Hours DAP 151 Dental Specialties Instrumentation and Procedures Applications In this course students gain experience applying dental specialty practice procedures, including tray preparation, instrumentation and dental materials specific to oral surgery, endodontics, prosthodontics, periodontics, pediatric dentistry, and orthodontics. Prerequisites: COL 100 and COL 150 1.5 Credit Hours DAP 160 Microbiology, Pathology and Infection Control Theory This course highlights how to educate patients in proper oral care. Students are introduced to the basics of microbiology and oral pathology and their effects on body systems. Infection control and proper sterilization procedures in the dental office are introduced. Prerequisites: COL 100 and COL 150 2.5 Credit Hours DAP 161 OSHA Standards, Microbiology, Pathology and Infection Control Applications Students apply principles and techniques of disinfection, instrument processing and sterilization in accordance with current OSHA and CDC guidelines. Prerequisites: COL 100 and COL 150 1.5 Credit Hours DH 10 Introduction to Clinical Dental Hygiene This course introduces scientific and clinical principles underlying the practice of dental hygiene. Coursework addresses clinical procedures and techniques for patient assessment including disease transmission prevention, health history, extra and intraoral examination, gingival evaluation, and periodontal examination. Students learn the dental hygiene process of care using basic instrumentation techniques for plaque and calculus removal. Co-requisite: DH 104 1 Credit Hour DH 20 Dental Hygiene Seminar This course examines preventive procedures such as sealant placement, tobacco cessation counseling, and nutritional assessments. Additionally, periodontal patients and treatment with chemotherapeutic agents are addressed. The course also provides a forum for discussing patient care responsibilities, and clinic policies and procedures. Discussion topics include attitude required for providing dental hygiene care to geriatric and special needs patients. Prerequisite: DH 10; co-requisite: DH 200 1 Credit Hour

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DH 21 Oral Biology This course introduces the cell and histology of fundamental body tissues, including the cardiovascular and immune systems, with emphasis on the oral cavity. Embryologic development of the face, oral cavity, and dental structures follows. Normal histology and functional relationships of adult dental tissues, supporting dental structures, and salivary glands are included. The course covers form, function, and nomenclature of individual teeth in permanent and primary dentitions, as well as development, size, shape, distinguishing characteristics, and specific variations of teeth. Physiology of normal and abnormal occlusion is presented. 2 Credit Hours DH 22 Dental Materials This course introduces physical, chemical, and mechanical properties of dental materials, as well as their indications and contraindications for use in dental procedures. Lab exercises provide experience in manipulating various materials used in general and preventive dentistry. 2 Credit Hours DH 30 Advanced Clinical Dental Hygiene Seminar I This course addresses advanced principles of clinical dental hygiene care, including instrumentation techniques, air-power polishing, gingival irrigation, local application of antimicrobial and desensitizing agents, placement of periodontal dressings, and implant care. Prerequisite: DH 20; co-requisite: DH 300 1 Credit Hour DH 31 Local Anesthesia This course covers anatomical, physiological, and pharmacological aspects of administering local anesthetics and nitrous oxide-oxygen sedation, as well as preventing and managing emergencies. In the lab, students experience dental hygienist anesthesia opportunities. Lab and pre-clinical activities emphasize injection techniques and nitrous oxide sedation. 3 Credit Hours DH 32 General and Oral Pathology This course introduces pathological processes of inflammation, wound healing, repair, regeneration, immunological responses, and neoplasia. Oral manifestations of systemic diseases, developmental anomalies of the oral cavity, and commonly encountered diseases and disorders of the head and neck are covered. 3 Credit Hours DH 33 Periodontology This course offers in-depth study of clinical features, etiology, pathogenesis, classification, and epidemiology of periodontal diseases and the role of genetics, tobacco use, and systemic diseases. Also covered are principles of periodontal therapy, including the biological basis and rationale of non-surgical and surgical treatment. 3 Credit Hours DH 37 Local Anesthesia The anatomical, physiological, and pharmacological aspects of local anesthetics are presented in this class. In the lab portion, students gain experience with injection techniques and nitrous oxide sedation. Prerequisites: DHM 120, DH 150 3 Credit Hours DH 40 Advanced Clinical Dental Hygiene Seminar II Students in this course analyze and discuss patient preventive measures and treatment through case studies in clinical practice. Students provide presentations to the class as well as written referenced discussion of specific patient issues. Oral disease and its effects on overall patient health are discussed. Treatment modalities for medically compromised patients are addressed. Prerequisite: DH 30; co-requisite: DH 400 1 Credit Hour DH 41 Pharmacology This course addresses physical and chemical properties of drugs, modes of administration, therapeutic and adverse effects, and drug actions and interactions. Emphasized are drugs used in dental practice as well as those that are medically prescribed and require dental treatment modification. Prerequisite: C 120 3 Credit Hours DH 42 Dental Hygiene Care for Patients with Special Needs Students in this course study three types of patients with special needs: individuals who are medically compromised; those who are physically and mentally disabled; and the aged population. Therapeutic delivery of dental hygiene care and modifications required for these patients are emphasized. Nutrition and diet modifications for special needs patients are addressed. 2 Credit Hours DH 43 Ethics, Jurisprudence, and Dental Hygiene Practice This course examines ethical and legal considerations of dental hygiene practice, including factors addressed in the Oregon State Dental Practice Act and the code of ethics of the American Dental Hygienists' Association. Topics also include child abuse legislation, elements of practice management, employment opportunities and strategies, and the professional organization. Case-based applications of ethical decision-making are examined. 1 Credit Hour DH 44 Restorative Dentistry I This course introduces lab practices of restorative techniques, with emphasis on etiology of the decay process; cavity preparation, including placement of wedges and Tofflemire bands; properties of amalgams; maintenance of dental anatomy; occlusal considerations; and amalgam placement and finishing. In the lab, students use manikins to reinforce course content and apply their knowledge of dental materials, tooth anatomy, and clinical skills. 2.5 Credit Hours DH 50 Advanced Clinical Dental Hygiene Seminar III Through special interest cases encountered in clinical practice, students analyze and discuss patient preventive and treatment needs. Coursework focuses on dental hygiene care -in a dental office setting -of patients with systemic, mental, and physical disorders. Students provide oral presentations to the class, as well as written referenced discussion of specific patient issues. Prerequisite: DH 40; co-requisite: DH 500 1 Credit Hour DH 52 Dental Specialties This course presents an overview of various specialties and areas in dentistry, including cosmetic dentistry, craniofacial anomalies, endodontics, forensic dentistry, implant dentistry, oral and maxillofacial surgery, oral facial pain, oral medicine, orthodontics, pediatric dentistry, prosthodontics, public health dentistry, temporomandibular disorders, and veterinary dentistry. Current trends in treatment are emphasized. 1 Credit Hour DH 53 Behavioral Foundations of Dental Hygiene Care This course examines application of behavioral principles to education of patients at various stages of human development and from diverse cultural environments. Included are communication techniques, listening skills, and theories of learning and motivation. 1 Credit Hour DH 54 Restorative Dentistry II Using manikins, students in this course gain lab experience in expanded duties in amalgam polishing; direct placement of esthetic materials; composition and classification; handling, placement and finishing; light curing techniques; and anatomical considerations for anterior composite placement. Students apply knowledge of dental materials, tooth anatomy, and clinical skills. Prerequisite: DH 44 2.5 Credit Hours

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DH 60 Advanced Clinical Dental Hygiene Seminar IV This course examines advanced behavioral, and clinical and non-surgical, periodontal skills needed to perform patient treatment and related activities in clinical practice. The course focuses on research, development, and presentation of a table clinic. Prerequisite: DH 50; co-requisite: DH 600 1 Credit Hour DH 61 Community Oral Health This course examines issues in community health and their relationship to dental care delivery to the public; use of health care services; health care financing; government regulations; and epidemiology of oral diseases. Dental hygienists' role in community disease prevention and health promotion activities is emphasized. Students gain experience in developing, implementing, and evaluating community dental health programs, and learn basic concepts of nutrition, and about nutrition's effect on general and oral health. 3 Credit Hours DH 62 Dental Hygiene Board Review This course provides students with a comprehensive review of all material in the Dental Hygiene curriculum, as they prepare for the Dental Hygiene National Board Examination. 2 Credit Hours DH 63 Nutrition and Oral Health This course presents an orientation on basic nutrition and the clinical considerations of nutrition and oral health. The effects of systemic disease on nutritional status and oral health are emphasized, as is nutrition's role in dental hygiene and caries, gingivitis, periodontal disease and alterations in the oral cavity. Practical applications of nutritional assessment and patient counseling are included. 1 Credit Hour DH 64 Restorative Dentistry III Students in this course demonstrate skills and mastery of objectives outlined in Restorative Dentistry II, as they progress toward higher level understanding of restorative dentistry. Coursework focuses on comprehensive patient care in general dentistry. Prerequisite: DH 54 2.5 Credit Hours DH 68 Dental Hygiene National Board Preparation This course provides students with a comprehensive review of program content to prepare students to take the Dental Hygiene National Board Examination. 2 Credit Hours DH 100 Introduction to Clinical Dental Hygiene This course presents a historical perspective of principles and application of dental hygiene procedures and basic instrumentation. Clinical sessions familiarize students with instruments, charting, and total patient care. 4 Credit Hours DH 104 Introduction to Clinical Dental Hygiene In pre-clinical settings, students in this course apply concepts learned in Introduction to Clinical Dental Hygiene, DH 10. Basic instrumentation skills are emphasized. Coursework addresses clinical procedures and techniques for patient assessment, prevention of disease transmission, health history, extra and intraoral examination, gingival evaluation, and periodontal examination, and ergonomics. Operation of the dental unit and instrumentation techniques for removing plaque and calculus are presented. Co-requisite: DH 10 2 Credit Hours DH 110 Introduction to Principles and Procedures of Dental Hygiene This course examines dental hygiene procedures, as well as basic instrumentation. Coursework addresses history and scope of the dental hygiene and dental assisting professions and provides a perspective on these professionals' role on the dental team. In clinical sessions, students gain proficiency in using dental hygiene instruments, dental charting, and total patient care. Additional topics include professionalism, ethics, infection control, equipment maintenance, patient assessment, dental emergencies, patient/clinician positioning, oral health, preventive dentistry theory, retraction, four-handed dentistry, tobacco cessation, and oral prophylactic procedures. 4 Credit Hours DH 112 Oral Radiology with Lab This course addresses fundamental principles of radiology as applied to the study of teeth and surrounding structures. Radiographic appearance of normal and abnormal oral cavity features is covered, as are alternative imaging modalities. Pre-clinical lab and clinical experience is provided in dental radiograph exposure, processing, mounting, evaluation and interpretation. 3 Credit Hours DH 120 Head and Neck Anatomy Students in this course examine structure and function of the head and neck. Coursework includes study of the orofacial region's bones, muscles, and vascular and nervous systems. 2 Credit Hours DH 130 Oral Anatomy, Embryology, and Histology This course examines external and internal morphology of the primary and permanent dentition; provides a comprehensive study of embryonic, fetal, and postnatal development; and addresses microanatomy of cells and tissues that comprise the head, neck, and oral cavity. 3 Credit Hours DH 150 Clinical Dental Hygiene I This course builds on content from DH 100, emphasizing oral assessments, radiographic techniques, plaque control instructions, scaling, polishing, fluoride application, dietary counseling, and tobacco cessation programs. Ultrasonic instrumentation and air polishing is introduced, as is periodontic treatment and use of chemotherapeutics. Prerequisite: DH 100 4 Credit Hours DH 151 Dental Hygiene I This course builds on knowledge gained in the introductory dental hygiene course, DH 110. Emphasis is placed on basic instrumentation, comprehensive patient care, professionalism, oral prophylaxis, oral inspection of soft and hard tissues, treatment planning, and basic preventive measures. Students gain experience in a pre-clinical setting, as well as by practicing on manikins and student patients. Prerequisite: DH 110 4 Credit Hours DH 160 Dental Materials This course enhances students' ability to make clinical judgments regarding use and care of dental materials based on how materials react in the oral environment. Addressed are dental material standards and properties, gypsum products, mouth guards, whitening systems, dental bases, liners and cements, temporary restorations, classifications for restorative dentistry, direct and indirect restorative materials, dental restoration polishing procedures, removable prostheses, sealants, and implants. In the lab, students apply pit and fissure sealants, insert restorative materials, polish, take alginate impressions, and pour and trim study models. 2 Credit Hours

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DH 170 Dental Radiography This course provides fundamental knowledge of the nature, physical behavior, and biological effects of radiation to maximize understanding of proper safety procedures in exposing, processing, mounting, and interpreting diagnostic radiographs of teeth and their surrounding structures. Lectures address radiation physics, biology, and safety; infection control; radiographic need, quality assurance and interpretation; imaging theory; principles of digital radiography; and legal issues of dental radiography. In the lab, students operate X-ray units and digital sensors; and expose, process, mount, and interpret radiographs. 4 Credit Hours DH 180 Periodontology This course examines periodontology principles pertinent to dental hygiene practice. Topics include periodontium tissues; epidemiology and etiology of periodontal diseases; classification of periodontal disease; disease prevention, treatment, and management; drug therapy; immunology and host defense mechanisms; microorganisms associated with periodontology; surgical and non-surgical treatment; implantology and maintenance; and periodontal/endodontic emergencies. 3 Credit Hours DH 200 Clinical Dental Hygiene Care This course examines clinical application of the dental hygiene process to patient-centered care. Students refine their skills in oral assessment, radiographic techniques, scaling, plaque control instruction, polishing, fluoride application, and dietary and tobacco cessation counseling. Also introduced are ultrasonic instrumentation and air polishing, as well as to treatment planning for ­and skills associated with­periodontal patients. Chemotherapeutics are examined. Prerequisite: DH 104; co-requisite: DH 20 2.5 Credit Hours DH 205 Dental Hygiene II This course advances students' dental hygiene skills and builds on knowledge gained in previous coursework. Students practice on patients in a clinical setting, focusing on instrumentation, prophylaxis techniques, oral health education, and patient assessment and treatment. Further experience is gained in the dental treatment plan. Students adhere to ethical, professional and compassionate patient care, developing a sense of responsibility in the clinical setting. Prerequisites: DH 151 and DH 110 5 Credit Hours DH 210 General and Oral Pathology This course addresses principles of general pathology in relation to diseases of the teeth, soft tissue, and supporting structures of the oral cavity, as well as general pathologic conditions affecting the head and neck. Topics include terminology; diagnostic procedures; abnormal conditions; benign conditions of unknown cause; inflammation and repair; caries and pulpal pathology; immune response; oral diseases with immunological pathogenesis; autoimmune and infectious diseases; embryology of the head and neck; developmental disorders of the soft tissues and teeth; developmental cysts; neoplasia; odontogenic and other oral structure tumors; genetics; genetic syndromes and diseases of the head and neck; general pathologic conditions affecting oral structures; temporomandibular disorders; and dental implants. 3 Credit Hours DH 230 Dental Materials with Lab Students in this course are introduced to the physical, chemical, and mechanical properties of dental materials and their indications and contraindications for use in dental procedures. Lab exercises familiarize students with manipulation of the various materials used in general and preventive dentistry. 2 Credit Hours DH 234 Legal and Ethical Aspects This course examines basic dental ethical and legal terms and concepts. Students gain understanding and appreciation of the history of Western philosophical thought and its relevance in modern dental ethical and legal concepts and applications. Students apply their knowledge in various scenarios. 1 Credit Hour DH 236 Pain Management This course addresses theory and technique of administering local anesthetic and nitrous oxide sedation, as well as recognition and early treatment of medical emergencies in the dental office. Prerequisite: All previous semester coursework 2 Credit Hours DH 247 Dental Hygiene III This course introduces dental hygiene treatment of patients with special needs as well as case-based learning tools. Case studies help link basic knowledge to evidence-based, clientcentered dental hygiene care. Case studies also help students prepare for national, regional, and state client-care-focused examinations. Prerequisites: DH 110, DH 151, and DH 205 6 Credit Hours DH 250 Community Dental Health Lecture This course examines basic dental public-health procedures and dental health instruction as they apply in clinical and community settings. Topics include bio-statistics; epidemiological methods; structure, planning, and operation of community dental health programs; teaching methods; and education media. Also addressed are communication skills and motivation techniques related to oral health education. 2 Credit Hours DH 251 Community Dental Health with Lab This course prepares students to promote oral health and prevent oral disease in the community. Students gain hands-on understanding of the health care system and develop an objective view of the significant social, political, cultural, and economic forces driving the system. Students apply topics addressed in Community Dental Health Lecture to community dental health services. Prerequisite: DH 250 1 Credit Hour DH 270 Nutritional and Biochemical Foundations for Dental Hygienists This course examines biochemical aspects of nutrition, as well as organic chemistry as applied to the practice of dentistry. Addressed are basic principles of nutrition; nutritional and biochemical aspects of carbohydrates, proteins, lipids, DNA, RNA, vitamins, minerals, and water; nutrients in foods and their use by the body; nutritional counseling; control of nutritional disorders in the oral cavity; and nutritional needs at various stages in the human lifecycle. Prerequisite: All previous semester coursework 2 Credit Hours DH 275 Advanced Clinical Dental Hygiene This course continues the study of dental hygiene treatment of special needs patients. Additional topics familiarize students with administrative aspects of dental office employment and prepare them for job-seeking. Prerequisite: DHM 250 6 Credit Hours DH 289 Dental Hygiene IV This course continues study of dental hygiene treatment of patients with special needs. Case studies help link basic knowledge to evidence-based, client-centered dental hygiene care. Case studies also help students prepare for national, regional, and state client-care-focused examinations. Additional topics include business administration; digital and manual management of schedules, appointments, records, recall systems, accounts payable and receivable, collection and payment plans, and inventory control; dental insurance; CDT codes; electronic filing; purchasing; resume-writing; and interview and job preparation. Prerequisites: DH 110, DH 151, DH 204, and DH 247 6 Credit Hours

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DH 290 Dental Pharmacology This course introduces principles of basic pharmacology as they pertain to dentistry and dental hygiene. Coursework emphasizes actions and reactions of medications commonly used by dental patients. Topics include terminology, pharmaceutical references, prescriptions, abbreviations, pharmacokinetics, drugs used in dentistry and their pharmacokinetics, drugs that may alter dental treatment and their pharmacokinetics, drugs used in dental emergencies, and drug abuse. Prerequisite: All previous semester coursework 3 Credit Hours DH 298 Senior Seminar This course reviews material relevant to the National Board Dental Hygiene Examination. Coursework provides students with a comprehensive review of dental hygiene courses completed throughout the program. Prerequisite: All didactic and lab/ clinical coursework 2 Credit Hours DH 300 Advanced Clinical Dental Hygiene Care I This course provides clinical experience in delivering comprehensive dental hygiene care to patients with a wide range of medical and dental needs. Use of periodontal scaling hand instruments is examined, as is use of various instrumentation skills for treatment of periodontal disease. Prerequisite: DH 200; co-requisite: DH 30 2.5 Credit Hours DH 400 Advanced Clinical Dental Hygiene Care II This course provides clinical experience in delivering comprehensive dental hygiene care to patients with a wide range of medical and dental needs. Non-surgical periodontal therapy is emphasized. Coursework helps students perfect their knowledge of -and skills in treating -systemic diseases that affect the oral disease condition. Prerequisite: DH 300 Co-requisite: DH 40 2.5 Credit Hours DH 500 Advanced Clinical Dental Hygiene Care III In a dental office setting, this course offers clinical experience in providing comprehensive dental hygiene care to patients with various systemic, mental, and physical disorders. Non-surgical periodontal therapy, pain control, and oral disease prevention are emphasized. Prerequisite: DH 400; co-requisite: DH 50 4 Credit Hours DH 600 Advanced Clinical Dental Hygiene Care IV This course provides supervised clinical patient-care experiences in dental hygiene procedures and in concepts presented in Advanced Dental Hygiene Seminar IV. Students develop proficiency in implementing treatment plans to meet the patients' oral health needs. Self-evaluation and quality assurance are emphasized. Prerequisite: DH 500; co-requisite: DH 60 5 Credit Hours DHM 21 Oral Biology A detailed study of the external and internal morphology of primary and permanent dentition and microanatomy of the cells and tissues that comprise the head, neck, and oral cavity is presented in this course. 3 Credit Hours DHM 54 Ethics, Jurisprudence, and Dental Hygiene Practice This course provides students with an understanding of basic dental ethical, legal terms and concepts. Students will learn to apply their knowledge of modern dental ethical/legal concepts to a variety of relevant situations and scenarios. 1 Credit Hour DHM 61 Community Oral Health This course integrates basic dental public-health procedures and dental-health instruction as they apply in clinical and community settings. Topics include bio-statistics, epidemiological methods, the structure, planning, and operation of community dental health programs, and methods of teaching and educational media. The course also covers communication skills and motivational techniques. Prerequisite: COM 131 2 Credit Hours DHM 62 Community Dental Services This course provides students with enrichment experiences providing pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients with education and/or dental hygiene services. Prerequisite: DHM 61 1 Credit Hour DHM 110 Oral Radiology with Lab This course provides an overview of diagnostic radiographic procedures of teeth and their surrounding structures. Lectures are supported by lab experience in operating X-ray units and digital sensors, exposing, processing, mounting, and interpreting diagnostically acceptable radiographs. Prerequisite: DHM 120 3 Credit Hours DHM 120 Head and Neck Anatomy This course presents the structure and function of the head and neck, focusing on the bones, muscles, vascular system, nervous system, glandular system, lymphatics, and spaces and fascia of the orofacial region. 2 Credit Hours DHM 200 Intermediate Clinical Dental Hygiene I In this course students practice on patients in a clinical setting, with focus on instrumentation, prophylaxis technique, oral health education, patient assessment, and treatment. Prerequisites: DH 33, DH 150 and DH 100 5 Credit Hours DHM 250 Intermediate Clinical Dental Hygiene II This course introduces students to dental hygiene treatment of special-needs patients via case studies. In addition, students are prepared to take national, regional, and state examinations with a client-care focus. Prerequisites: DH 37, DHM 200 6 Credit Hours DMS 101 Introduction to Diagnostic Medical Sonography This course presents an overview of the program and the diagnostic medical sonography profession. Areas covered include the role of the sonographer, legal and ethical issues, professional registry and organizations, career paths, and a history of the profession. In addition, students are introduced to basic scanning protocol, imaging planes, and basic sonographic measurements and calculations. Lab exercises integrate theory and clinical practice. 2 Credit Hours DMS 120 Sonographic Cross- Sectional Anatomy and Physiology I This course introduces cross-sectional anatomy of the abdomen, including anatomical relationships of organs such as the liver, gallbladder, spleen, and pancreas. Vascular structures and body planes and quadrants are also examined, as are the sonographic appearance of normal anatomical structures of the peritoneum and retroperitoneum. Prerequisite: DMS 101 5 Credit Hours DMS 130 Ultrasound Physics and Instrumentation This course addresses basic acoustical physics and waves in human tissue, emphasizing ultrasound transmission in soft tissues, attenuation of sound energy, parameters affecting sound transmission, resolution of sound beams, bio-effects and safety. Theoretical concepts are presented in a manner that emphasizes practical clinical application; some classes are taught in the lab to illustrate the clinical significance of these principles. Ultrasound phantoms may be used. Prerequisite: DMS 120 6 Credit Hours DMS 140 Sonography with Lab I This course introduces basic scanning protocol, patient positioning, and ergonomics. Basic imaging planes and windows are explained and demonstrated. Lab exercises support concepts presented in the classroom. Students examine various ultrasound systems and gain hands-on practice under the supervision of clinical professionals. Prerequisite: DMS 130 3 Credit Hours

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DMS 151 Abdominal Sonography: Adults and Pediatrics The course presents normal and abnormal sonographic findings of the abdomen as well as underlying pathology commonly seen in the clinical setting. Emphasis is placed on common disease states investigated by sonography and correlates them to other clinical exams. The cross sectional anatomy and physiology of small parts and musculoskeletal ultrasound are discussed. Prerequisites: DMS 120 and DMS 130 5 Credit Hours DMS 160 Sonographic Cross -Sectional Anatomy and Physiology II This course builds on material presented on cross-sectional anatomy and introduces the physiology of the female reproductive system. Prerequisite: DMS 120 2.5 Credit Hours DMS 165 Introduction to Vascular Ultrasound This course introduces basic vascular ultrasound, emphasizing clinical applications, image orientation, and anatomic structure identification. Anatomy, physiology, and pathology of arterial and venous circulation are covered and correlated with Duplex (2D with Doppler) and color flow scan images, calculations, and measurements. Coursework integrates principles of hemodynamics and ultrasound physics, and students practice various scanning techniques. Prerequisite: DMS 101 2.5 Credit Hours DMS 170 Sonography with Lab II This course provides further opportunity for students to enhance their scanning skills in preparation for clinical rotations. Systematic approach to differential diagnoses and standard protocols used in clinical settings are emphasized. Students apply concepts and skills learned in previous coursework and demonstrate techniques required to rule-out or confirm various pathological states. Prerequisite: DMS 140 3 Credit Hours DMS 201 OB/GYN Sonography Presented through a combination of lecture, discussion, and demonstration, topics covered in this course include the anatomy and physiology of the female reproductive system, including the physiology of reproduction and pregnancy. Scanning instrumentation, protocols and techniques -- including vascular applications -- are covered, as is the sonographic appearance of the female pelvis in both gravid and nongravid states. Pathologic conditions relating to obstetrics and gynecology are discussed, as are related clinical and sonographic findings. Correlated lab procedures are discussed, and case studies are reviewed for common pathologies. Prerequisites: DMS 151, DMS 160 and DMS 170 4 Credit Hours DMS 214 Case Study In this course, students present case studies for evaluation and treatment in a mock clinical setting. Students will be required to prepare and review clinical histories, signs and symptoms, and diagnostic findings for each case. Prerequisite: DMS 248 1 Credit Hour DMS 248 Clinical Preceptorship I This course expands the field clinical experience, enabling students to further develop basic sonographic skills and to correlate clinical history, clinical signs, and symptoms with other diagnostic tests. Emphasis is placed on differential diagnosis techniques, and common 2D and Doppler measurements. Students have the opportunity to master sonographic skills throughout their clinical experience. Prerequisites: DMS 160 and DMS 170 14 Credit Hours DMS 299 Clinical Preceptorship II In this final clinical experience, students utilize skills developed throughout the program, allowing them to integrate knowledge acquired in directed research and in previous clinical rotations. Students will function as entry-level sonographers and will have the opportunity to fine-tune their skills and techniques in preparation for employment. Prerequisite: DMS 248 13 Credit Hours DMS 300 Registry Review This course is a comprehensive review of program material to prepare graduates to sit for three Registry exams: Ultrasound Physics and Instrumentation; Abdomen; and Obstetrics/Gynecology. Students will take computer-based mock Registry-style examinations. Co-requisite: DMS 299 2 Credit Hours ECO 345 Economics This course introduces economic principles and practices. Using a focus on contemporary economic problems, students learn about both macroeconomics and microeconomics. In addition, they apply theoretical principles in exercises and homework assignments based on real-world examples. Prerequisites: RRT 374 and RRT 398 3 Credit Hours ENG 110 English Composition I This course develops students' written communication skills, with emphasis on understanding the writing process, analyzing readings, and practicing writing for personal and professional applications. Academic writing is emphasized, including proper use of grammar, punctuation, and sentence structure. 3 Credit Hours ENG 113 English Composition I This course reviews fundamentals of English grammar, punctuation, and sentence structure. Writing skills for clear and effective communication are developed through memos, letters, essays, and reports. 3 Credit Hours ENG 133 English Composition I This course develops written communication skills with emphasis on understanding the writing process, analyzing readings, and practicing writing for personal and professional applications. Academic writing is emphasized; sentence structure and use of proper grammar and punctuation is studied. 3 Credit Hours ENG 151 English Writing and Composition This course strengthens the reading and writing skills of students entering the writing sequence and enrolling in other standard Carrington courses. An integrated approach links reading with writing and addresses basic matters as they arise from assignments. 3 Credit Hours ENG 214 English Composition II Professionally written essays, poems, and works of fiction are used to stimulate critical thinking as students write papers and keep journals. Students study patterns of good writing, evaluate other writers' skills, and develop their own writing skills. Prerequisite: ENG 133 3 Credit Hours ENG 305 Professional and Technical Communication This course prepares students to communicate precisely in written and oral formats. Content covers technical writing used in reports and formal documents and using email, voice mail and web conferencing to achieve optimal information exchange. Students prepare and deliver an oral and written presentation. 3 Credit Hours ENG 333 Grant Writing This class familiarizes students with the grant-proposal writing process. Identifying funding sources, recognizing the common elements of a grant proposal, writing effective problem statements, describing programs and implementation plans, budget preparation and proposal defense strategies are covered, as are basic facts about the fund-granting agencies. 3 Credit Hours EXT 90 Externship This externship provides students with field experience in an appropriate location, offering an opportunity to practice skills in an actual work environment learned under direct supervision. Prerequisite: All didactic and lab/clinical coursework 2 Credit Hours

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EXT 180 Externship This externship course offers field experience in an actual work environment, providing opportunity for students to practice, under direct supervision, skills they have learned. Prerequisite: All didactic and lab/clinic coursework 4.0 Credit Hours EXT 240 Externship This externship course offers field experience in an actual work environment, providing opportunity for students to practice, under direct supervision, skills they have learned. Prerequisite: All didactic and lab/clinic coursework 5.0 Credit Hours EXT 240.1 Externship This externship course offers field experience in an actual work environment, providing opportunity for students to practice, under direct supervision, skills they have learned. Prerequisite: All didactic and lab/clinic coursework 5.25 Credit Hours EXT 260 Externship This externship course offers field experience in an actual work environment, providing opportunity for students to practice, under direct supervision, skills they have learned. Prerequisite: All didactic and lab/clinic coursework 5.5 Credit Hours FA 100 Foundations for Achievement This six-week introductory course provides foundational-level skills and knowledge in reading, writing, arithmetic, computers, financial literacy and communication. Students receive a certificate of completion for cardiopulmonary resuscitation ( CPR ) and first aid. In addition, students receive 24 hours of instruction related primarily to their program of study. All certificate-program students are required to complete this class before proceeding to their designated areas of study. 4.5 Credit Hours FIN 311 Health Care Finance This course builds on students' knowledge of accounting principles and expands the concepts to financial aspects of health care management. Topics include budgeting, capital expenditure plans, reviewing financial statements, managing bad debt, and cash flow analysis. Students prepare a sample budget for a health care entity. 3 Credit Hours GOV 141 Nevada and US Constitutions This course introduces the constitutions of Nevada and the United States with additional attention to principles and current problems of government. The course satisfies the Nevada Constitution Associate requirement. 3 Credit Hours GPS 199 Graduate Preparation Seminar The course is designed to introduce, reinforce and enhance career preparation skills. Students will receive instruction in determining their selling points, creating a resume, presenting a professional image, using the phone in a job search, interviewing skills and networking. Students will be required to write a resume and cover letter in preparation for job application upon graduation. Prerequisite: All didactic and lab coursework. 2 Credit Hours HIM 130 Health Information Systems Students are introduced to fundamentals of health-information systems and their application. Roles and responsibilities of medical records professionals are explored. Students gain experience in effective information collection, storage, dissemination and retrieval via online simulation. 3 Credit Hours HLT 200 Current Issues in Health Care Ethics This survey course presents current health-care issues such as types of health insurance and coverage, OSHA regulations, risk management and malpractice, government funding, and related topics. Students are required to complete research on a variety of topics related to health studies. 3 Credit Hours HSM 170 Medical Terminology This course familiarizes students with health care-related vocabulary. Students learn the nomenclature of human anatomy, disease states and medical treatments. The course explores meanings of medical terminology affixes. 3 Credit Hours HSM 221 Health Care Delivery Systems This course provides an overview of the basic structures and operations of the US health care system. A brief historical review is presented, and the current status of health care organizations, national health care policies and health care needs of the US population is covered. Students also examine plans for health care reform. 3 Credit Hours HSM 250 Health Care Quality Improvement and Program Evaluation This course presents a model for continuous quality improvement and program evaluation that can be applied in practice and used to support growth and expansion in health care practice. 4 Credit Hours HSM 300 Health Care Planning and Marketing In this course students gain an understanding of the contribution of marketing and strategic planning to the effective management of health care enterprises. Key marketing concepts and strategic planning skills are explored. 3 Credit Hours HSM 308 Seminar in US Health Systems Students learn to examine facts and data behind current issues and complexities in health care delivery and to defend their recommendations for resolution of complex problems. 3 Credit Hours HSM 309 Health Care Law and Bioethics Seminar In this seminar course students apply legal and ethical standards to case studies dealing with issues such as end-of-life care, euthanasia, patient self determination, patient abandonment, abortion rights, and malpractice. The role of the health care manager in maintaining an organizational approach to sound legal and ethical practice is covered. 4 Credit Hours HSM 311 Health Care Reimbursement Models This course examines the historical funding of health care from private pay to indemnity insurance. The development and status of federal funding for Medicare and Medicaid is discussed. Consideration is also given to managed health plans. In addition, the current crisis in health care funding and plans for government intervention are evaluated. 3 Credit Hours HSM 320 Human Resources Management in Health Care This course prepares students to recruit, hire, develop, direct and evaluate staff members in health care organizations. The importance of human resources as a factor in the success of a health care setting and in the career of a health care manager is considered, as are staff motivation, and power and authority. 3 Credit Hours HSM 335 Health Indicators and Epidemiology In this course students learn fundamental concepts used in epidemiological studies as well as standard health indicators used by public health experts. Concepts such as morbidity and mortality rates, attack rates and incidence and prevalence of diseases and disabilities are covered. 4 Credit Hours HSM 443 Regulatory and Accreditation Compliance This course prepares students to direct and participate in regulatory and accrediting compliance processes. They examine common health care provider requirements for participation in Medicare and Medicaid in a variety of health care settings. 4 Credit Hours

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HSM 444 Risk Management in Health Care This course provides students with an overview of risk exposure and risk control processes used in hospitals, ambulatory care centers and long-term care facilities. The history, purpose, staffing, and operations of sound risk management programs are discussed. 3 Credit Hours HSM 499 Capstone Project - Health Care Administration In this course students synthesize prior course work and apply it to a health care administrative activity or project. Topics such as quality improvement, financial reporting or analysis, strategic planning, and preparation of management or accreditation reports are the focus of final projects. 4 Credit Hours MA 110 Clinical Theory ­ Body Systems, Hematology and Senses This course covers concepts and principles of anatomy and physiology involving the cardiovascular, nervous, urinary, and integumentary systems. Hematology and special senses are also presented. 3.5 Credit Hours MA 112 Clinical Applications -Body Systems, Hematology and Senses This course provides skills practice in areas with a clinical emphasis. The cardiovascular, hematology, and renal systems are presented. In addition, information regarding electrocardiography, urinary diseases and disorders, the nervous system, and special senses is covered. Clinical office procedures include vitals; height and weight; aseptic hand washing; lab safety; microscopes; venipuncture; capillary puncture; hemoglobin; hematocrit; ABO/RH;, sedimentation rate; differentials; urinalysis; vision testing; audiometry; and electrocardiography. 2.5 Credit Hours MA 120 Clinical Theory ­ Body Systems, Pharmacology, Geriatrics and Pediatrics This course provides concepts and principles of the anatomical structure, the skeletal system, the muscular system, the digestive system, pharmacology, geriatrics, and pediatrics. 3.5 Credit Hours MA 122 Clinical Applications ­ Body Systems, Pharmacology, Physical Therapy and Pediatrics The course enables students to apply acquired anatomy and physiology skills in areas such as anatomical structure, the skeletal system, the muscular system, and the digestive system. In addition, information regarding cell structure, diseases and disorders of the above mentioned systems and concepts of physical therapy are presented. Clinical office procedures include inventory control and preparing a purchase order. Vitals; height and weight; aseptic hand washing; pharmacology LAP's, lab safety; injections, casting, use of sling, splinting, use of canes, crutches, wheelchairs and walkers, childhood immunizations and pediatric examination are covered in the applications section of the course. 2.5 Credit Hours MA 130 Clinical Theory ­ Body Systems, Immunology, Microbiology, and Special Testing This course provides students with the concepts and principles of the endocrine system, the reproductive system including sexually transmitted diseases, the respiratory system, immunology, microbiology and special testing and procedures. 3.5 Credit Hours MA 132 Clinical Applications ­ Body Systems, Microbiology and Special Testing This course enables students to gain experience in performing physical examinations. Skills practiced include obtaining vitals; height and weight; aseptic hand washing; using a glucometer; pregnancy testing; rapid strep testing; obtaining throat cultures; inoculating culture plates; obtaining sputum samples; performing spirometry; patch testing; microbiology testing and testing related to the reproductive systems. Additional clinical and related skills include preparing skin for minor surgery, suture removal and cleaning minor wounds, applying tubular gauze, sterile gloving, instruments, and sterilization techniques. 2.5 Credit Hours MA 140 Administration Theory ­ Math, Medical Law and Ethics, and Office Management This course familiarizes students with concepts and principles in administrative areas. Pharmacology math, medical law and ethics, holistic health, cultural diversity, HIPAA, computer fundamentals, biomedical ethics, records management, bookkeeping and appointment scheduling and office management are presented. 3.5 Credit Hours MA 142 Administration Applications ­ Computer Fundamentals, Records Management, and Dosage Calculations This course provides students with skills practice in administrative areas. Computer fundamentals, records management, bookkeeping, and appointment scheduling are presented. In addition, information regarding administrative office procedures includes computer exercises, bookkeeping, billing and collections, banking procedures, appointments, alphabetizing, letter-writing and transcription are covered in the applications section of the course. This course also covers medication-dosage calculation. 2.5 Credit Hours MA 150 Administration Theory ­ Psychiatry, Health Insurance, and Office Management This course presents concepts and principles of administrative aspects of psychiatry, coding and health insurance, communication and telephone techniques, nutrition, maintaining health, oral/written follow-up, emergency care, opening the office, checking patients in, and preparing patients for examination. 3.5 Credit Hours MA 152 Administration Applications ­ Physical Examination, Patient History, Health Insurance and Medical Coding This course provides students with skills practice and administrative aspects of physical exams, medical history, health insurance, coding, oral follow-up, psychology, first aid and emergency care, acid/base balance and fluid/electrolytes. Aspects of nutrition, professionalism and office communication are presented. Administrative office procedures such as computer exercises, insurance, referrals and authorizations, medical-history-taking, emails, first aid, and practice management software are covered in the applications section of the course. 2.5 Credit Hours MAC 111 Anatomy and Physiology, Pediatrics, Gerontology and Cardiovascular Procedures This course presents concepts and principles in medical terminology, anatomy, physiology, common diseases and conditions, and laboratory and diagnostic procedures of the cardiovascular, hematologic and immune systems. Areas addressed include identification of structures of the heart, blood and lymphatic systems. Students are introduced to the regulations and guidelines of the medical laboratory and gain knowledge and experience in blood collection procedures and performing electrocardiographs and hematologic testing. Theory and practical application of skills associated with pediatrics and gerontology are addressed. Vital signs are practiced in this course. Prerequisite: FA 100 4.5 Credit Hours

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MAC 112 Anatomy and Physiology Exams and Procedures This course presents concepts and principles in medical terminology, anatomy, physiology, common diseases and conditions, and laboratory and diagnostic procedures of obstetrics and gynecology, the male reproductive system and ophthalmology, otolaryngology, and the skeletal and muscular systems. The role of the medical assistant is presented, and tests, procedures of the eye, ear and nose, cast application and removal, assisting with lumbar punctures, neurologic examinations, rehabilitative procedures, and nutrition are addressed. Students are introduced to the medical laboratory, microbiology and assisting with office surgeries. Vital signs are practiced in this course. Prerequisite: FA 100 4.5 Credit Hours MAC 113 Anatomy, Physiology and Pharmacology This course presents concepts and principles in medical terminology, anatomy, physiology, common diseases and conditions, and laboratory and diagnostic procedures of the respiratory, integumentary, nervous, and endocrine systems. Theory and practical application of skills associated with pharmacology and medication administration are the focus of this course. Topics include decimals, fractions, ratio promotions and the metric system, drug names, classification of drugs, legal and ethical implications of medication administration, calculation of drug dosages for adults and children, and administration of medication through oral and parenteral routes including the theory of IV therapy. Vital signs are practiced in this course. Prerequisite: FA 100 4.5 Credit Hours MAC 114 Principles of Health Care Administration and Therapeutic Communications This course provides students with a solid foundation in therapeutic communication skills, scheduling and telecommunications. The medical assistant's role in the facility environment is explored, as are the therapeutic approach to patients with lifethreatening illnesses, taking a patient history, electronic health records, and proper documentation in the patient's chart. Organizing and maintaining medical documents and HIPAA compliance are also addressed. Students use medical management software for many of the projects and exercises. Urinalysis and vital signs are also presented in theory and practical skill application. Prerequisite: FA 100 4.5 Credit Hours MAC 115 Practice Management and Specialty Lab Tests This course provides students with theory and practical skills application in administrative aspects of medical assisting. They become familiar with the various components of medical records management, including establishing and maintaining electronic medical records and adhering to various filing techniques. Medical insurance billing and coding are introduced, and students gain an understanding of guidelines and requirements for processing and managing insurance claims. Additionally, students become familiar with billing and collection procedures within the medical office. Vital signs are practiced in this course. Prerequisite: FA 100 4.5 Credit Hours MAC 121 Patient Care and the Physical Examination Patient care is the primary function of the Medical Assistant. In this course, the student will receive instruction in performing the following essential skills: obtaining a patient history and providing accurate documentation, maintaining electronic health records, obtaining patient vital signs, preparing for and assisting with a physical examination, effectively communicating with patients in health and illness, and in developing coping skills for stressful situations. In addition, legal and ethical considerations of the medical office and clinic are addressed. Medical Terminology covering the structure and functions of the body systems is integrated throughout the course. Prerequisite: FA 100 4.5 Credit Hours MAC 122 Medical Office Administration Administrative procedures are the foundation of every medical practice and this course addresses the topics pertinent to this area of medical assisting. The student will be given the opportunity to learn the theory and practical applications of skills relative to the administrative role of the medical assistant. Students will become familiar with the various components necessary for creating an inviting and professional work environment, patient scheduling, medical records management, written communication, telecommunications, and medical documents. Medical insurance billing and coding will be introduced and students will gain an understanding in the guidelines and requirements that are essential for processing and managing insurance claims. Students will become familiar with daily financial practices within the medical office and will use medical management software for many of the projects and exercises required in this course. Medical Terminology covering the structure and functions of the body systems is integrated throughout the course. Prerequisite: FA 100 4.5 Credit Hours MAC 123 Principles of Pharmacology The theory and practical application of skills associated with pharmacology and medication administration are concentrated on in this course. The student will be given the opportunity to gain an understanding of the various components of pharmacology to include: drug sources and schedules, forms of drugs, drug names, the classification of drugs, and medications, supplements, and drug abuse. The student will receive instruction in medication administration to cover topics such as: medication orders, medication administration essentials, equipment and supplies, the administration of nonparenteral and parenteral medications via various routes including IV therapy, and the legal and ethical implications of medication administration. Furthermore, the student will refresh their basic math skills and will apply them to calculating drug dosages for adults and children. Prerequisites: FA 100, MAC 121 and MAC 122 4.5 Credit Hours MAC 124 Specialty Examinations and Procedures The role of the medical assistant in performing specialty examinations and procedures is the focus of this course. Students receive instruction in specialty examinations and procedures in obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, gerontology, and the body systems. Procedures covered include urinary catheterization, fecal occult blood testing, procedures of the eye, ear and nose, the application and removal of casting material, and assisting with lumbar punctures and neurologic examinations. Students gain insight in assisting with ambulatory surgery, diagnostic imaging, rehabilitative procedures, and nutrition in health and disease. Prerequisites: FA 100, MAC 121 and MAC 122 4.5 Credit Hours MAC 125 Laboratory Procedures OSHA and CLIA regulations regarding the role of the medical assistant in laboratory office procedures are addressed in this course. Students become familiarized with the basics of microbiology as well as the regulations and guidelines of the medical laboratory and its various components. In addition, they gain knowledge and experience in performing electrocardiograms, blood collection procedures, hematologic testing, and urinalysis. The course also includes specialty laboratory testing such as urine pregnancy tests, PKU, blood glucose, strep test, and the inoculation of media for microbiology culture testing. Prerequisites: FA 100, MAC 121, MAC 122, MAC 123 and MAC 124 4.5 Credit Hours

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MAP 100 Anatomy, Physiology and Cardiovascular and Hematology Theory This course is designed to provide concepts and principles in areas of anatomy and physiology that include the cardiovascular system and hematology. Areas to be addressed include: anatomy of the heart, the cardiac cycle, ECG cycle, electrocardiographs, anatomy and physiology of the circulatory system, blood collection, hematologic tests, hemoglobin and hematocrit test. Prerequisite: COL 100 and COL 150 2.5 Credit Hours MAP 101 Cardiovascular Lab This course is designed to provide the application of skills practice in areas with a clinical emphasis. The cardiovascular system and hematology are presented. Skills and applications include: single-channel or multi-channel electrocardiograms and Holter monitor applications, venipuncture by syringe, vacuum tube, and butterfly methods, capillary puncture, collection for microtainer transport, hemoglobin, microhematocrit, erythrocyte sedimentation rates, prothrombin time, preparation of differentials, and blood glucose. Taking vital signs is also practiced as an integral part of this course. Prerequisites: COL 100 and COL 150 1.5 Credit Hours MAP 120 Anatomy, Physiology and Rehabilitation This course covers areas related to the following body systems: musculoskeletal, digestive, eye, ear and male and female reproductive. It also provides theory in the following areas: obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, urinary and digestive systems, the role of the medical assistant in rehabilitation, principles of body mechanics, transferring patients, assisting patients to ambulate, assistive devices, therapeutic exercises and modalities, nutrition and digestion, nutrition at various stages of life, and therapeutic diets. Prerequisites: COL 100 and COL 150 2.5 Credit Hours MAP 121 Clinical Procedures for the Medical Assistant Skills and applications include: Obstetrics and gynecological, male reproductive instruction of procedures, examination and procedures of the body systems, assisting with office/ambulatory surgery, assisting with rehabilitation and therapeutic practices and providing instruction for health maintenance and disease prevention. Taking vital signs is also practiced in this course. Prerequisites: COL 100 and COL 150 1.5 Credit Hours MAP 130 Anatomy, Physiology and Pharmacology This course provides theory in the following areas: respiratory and integumentary systems, anatomy and physiology, spirometry, pulse oximetry, medical uses of drugs, drug names, history and source of drugs, drug regulations and legal classification of drugs, drug references and standards, classification of drugs, principal actions of drugs, drug routes, forms of drugs, storage and handling of medications, emergency drugs and supplies and drug abuse. Also covered are legal and ethical implications of medication administration, calculation of drug dosages, administration of oral and parenteral medications and IV therapy. Prerequisites: COL 100 and COL 150 2.5 Credit Hours MAP 131 Medication Administration Lab Skills and applications covered in this course include calculation of drug dosages, administration of oral medications; withdrawing medication from a vial; withdrawing medication from an ampule; administration of subcutaneous, intramuscular and intradermal injections; reconstituting powder medication for administration, site selection and injection angle, basic guidelines for administration of injections, and IV therapy. Taking vital signs is also practiced. Prerequisites: COL 100 and COL 150 2.5 Credit Hours MAP 140 Principles of Health Care Administration and Therapeutic Communication This course provides theory in the following areas: importance of communication, types of communication, therapeutic communication, multicultural communication, life-threatening illnesses and stages of grief. The medical assistant's role in taking patient histories and documentation in patient charts, HIPAA compliance, and electronic health records is covered, as are office design and environment, telephone techniques, telephone documentation, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), telephone technology, scheduling, interpersonal skills, composing correspondence, business letters, legal and ethical issues. Prerequisites: COL 100 and COL 150 2.5 Credit Hours MAP 141 Administrative Procedures for the Medical Assistant Skills and applications covered include taking phone messages; handling problem calls; preparing, sending and receiving faxes;, opening and closing a medical office; preparing business correspondence and outgoing mail and patient scheduling. Students gain practice through exercises involving e-mail, office flyers, alphabetizing, preparing and filing medical charts exercises as well as current events/research projects. Students utilize medical management software for many of the projects and exercises. Taking vital signs is also practiced in this course. Prerequisites: COL 100 and COL 150 1.5 Credit Hours MAP 150 Medical Records and Practice Management This course provides theory in the purpose of medical records, electronic health records, filing techniques and common filing systems, medical insurance terminology, types of medical insurance coverage, legal and ethical issues as they pertain to medical insurance, insurance coding systems, coding of medical diagnoses, managing the claims process, patient fees, credit arrangements, banking procedures, purchasing, billing procedures, monthly and cycle billing, past-due accounts, use of small claims court and professional attitude. Prerequisites: COL 100 and COL 150 2.5 Credit Hours MAP 151 Health Care Insurance and Communication Skills Skills and applications covered in this course include establishing and electronic medical records for new patients; manual filing with alphabetic, numeric and subject filing systems; completing Medicare CMS-1500 claim forms; recording/posting patient charges, payments and adjustments; balancing day sheets in a manual system, posting patient charges using medical office simulation software; insurance billing using Medical Office Simulation Software (MOSS); and posting payments and adjustments using MOSS. Taking vital signs is also practiced in this course. Prerequisites: COL 100 and COL 150 1.5 Credit Hours MAP 160 Anatomy, Physiology and Microbiology This course provides theory in the following areas: the nervous, urinary and endocrine systems; anatomy and physiology;, infection control and medical asepsis; microbiology; urinalysis; and medical laboratory procedures specific to pediatrics and gerontology. Prerequisites: COL 100 and COL 150 2.5 Credit Hours MAP 161 Lab Practices and Procedures Skills and applications covered in this course include an introduction to the medical laboratory, quality control and assurances, requisitions and reports, specimen collection, microscopes, urinalysis, basic microbiology and specialty laboratory tests. Procedures related to pediatrics and gerontology area also addressed. Taking vital signs is also practiced. Prerequisites: COL 100 and COL 150 1.5 Credit Hours MAT 113 College Mathematics Students learn basic mathematic concepts such as the application of fractions, decimals and percentages, ratios and proportions and equations. The metric and apothecary systems, graphing and interpreting graphs, and scientific notion are among the other topics presented in this course. 3 Credit Hours

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MAT 120 College Mathematics This course focuses on concepts and applications of arithmetic, including whole numbers, fractions, ratios, proportions, the decimal system, and percentages. Formulas, algebraic expressions, and linear equations are also introduced. Special emphasis is placed on the application of basic math skills to common workplace problems and real-life situations. 3 Credit Hours MAT 121 College Mathematics and Introduction to Algebra This course focuses on concepts and applications of arithmetic, including whole numbers, fractions, ratios, proportions, the decimal system, and percentages. Formulas, algebraic expressions, and linear equations are also introduced. Special emphasis is placed on the application of basic math skills to common workplace problems and real-life situations. 3 Credit Hours MAT 155 Principles of Mathematics This course provides students with critical elements of algebra for linear equations and polynomials. Starting with a foundation of real numbers, the course presents the addition and multiplication rules of solving linear equations. 3 Credit Hours MAT 200 College Algebra This course is an introduction to algebra, covering operations using signed numbers, operations on polynomials, algebraic expressions, factoring, exponents, rational and radical expressions, linear and quadratic equations and inequities, graphs, and an introduction to systems of equations. 3 Credit Hours MAT 305 Statistics In this course students apply statistical analysis tools to health information management processes and cases. Descriptive statistics, nonparametric methods and inferential statistics are used to organize and present health care data. Prerequisite: ECO 345 3 Credit Hours MAT 335 Statistics In this course students apply statistical analysis tools to health information management processes and cases. Descriptive statistics, nonparametric methods and inferential statistics are used to organize and present health care data. Also introduced is statistical analysis using Excel software. Prerequisite: ECO 345 4 Credit Hours MATH 101 Math for Dosage Calculations Students develop math skills necessary for accurately calculating medication dosages in this course. 1 Credit Hour MATH 104 Math for Dosage Calculations This course focuses on development of the math skills necessary to accurately calculate dosages for medication administration. 1 Credit Hour MATH 121 College Mathematics and Introduction to Algebra This course focuses on concepts and applications of arithmetic, including whole numbers, fraction, ratios, proportions, the decimal system, and percentages. Formulas, algebraic expressions, and linear equations are also introduced. Special emphasis is placed on the application of basic math skills to common workplace problems and real-life situations. 3 Credit Hours MB 110 Medical Billing This course includes an overview of medical insurance, basic medical legalities, medical ethics, confidentiality practices, and the lifecycle of an insurance claim. Various models of managed care are explored, including preferred provider organizations (PPOs), health maintenance organizations (HMOs), Independent Practice Associations (IPAs), authorizations and referrals. Basic medical terminology covered in this course relates to the respiratory and cardiovascular systems, diagnostic procedures, and pharmacology. The history of ICD-9-CM and CPT medical coding is presented, as is an overview of its use. 3.5 Credit Hours MB 112 Medical Billing Applications Students gain expertise in completing insurance claims and follow them through their lifecycle. The basics of ICD-9-CM and CPT medical coding are reviewed, as are billing ethics. 2.5 Credit Hours MB 120 Office Procedures, Patient Billing, and Collections This course presents medical office and medical records procedures, including telephone skills, patient scheduling and correspondence. Daily financial duties, patient statements, and collection procedures and techniques are covered. Basic medical terminology covered in this course relates to the digestive, integumentary, lymphatic and immune systems. 3.5 Credit Hours MB 122 Office Procedures, Patient Billing, Collections Applications Students gain hands-on experience with basic medical office procedures in this course. They conduct daily financial duties, complete patient statements, practice collection procedures and techniques and become familiar with Medisoft medical billing software. Basic ICD-9-CM and CPT coding relating to the digestive integumentary, lymphatic and immune systems is practiced. 2.5 Credit Hours MB 130 Medicaid and Insurance This course covers federal and state Medicaid guidelines, eligibility requirements, and benefits. Medicaid's managed care plan and implications, participating providers and pre-approval of services guidelines are also presented. Basic medical terminology covered in this course relates to the nervous and musculoskeletal systems. 3.5 Credit Hours MB 132 Medicaid and Insurance Applications In this course step-by-step Medicaid claim form completion is reviewed, as are procedures for numerous other insurance claim forms. Medicaid managed-care authorizations, benefits and pre-approval of services are practiced. Basic ICD-9 and CPT coding relates to the nervous and musculoskeletal systems is practiced. 2.5 Credit Hours MB 140 Medicare and Insurance This course provides an overview of Medicare, including eligibility, enrollment, Part A and B coverage, participating/non-participating (PAR/Non-PAR) providers, fee schedules, supplemental plans and managed care. In addition, basic tooth morphology and dental charting is reviewed. A synopsis of dental history is presented, and management of a dental office and dental insurance claims is introduced. Basic medical terminology covered in this course relates to the genitourinary and reproductive systems. 3.5 Credit Hours MB 142 Medicare and Insurance Applications In this course students gain thorough step-by-step experience in completing Medicare CMS 1500 claim forms and basic dental charting. Basic ICD-9, CPT and CDT medical coding skills are practiced in relation to the dental, genitourinary and reproductive systems. 2.5 Credit Hours MB 150 Hospital Billing and Compensation Insurance This course covers insurance billing and insurance procedures unique to the hospital setting. The Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) for medical services, supplies, and equipment is introduced. Disability, Workers Compensation and personal injury claims are reviewed. Basic medical terminology covered in this course related to the special senses and the endocrine system. 3.5 Credit Hours

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MB 152 Hospital Billing and Compensation Insurance Applications Students gain step-by-step experience in hospital billing procedures and disability, Workers Compensation and personalinjury claim form completion. They also practice basic ICD-9-CM and CPT coding related to the special senses and the endocrine system. 2.5 Credit Hours MEDA 102 Medical Law and Bioethics This course addresses legal authority and ethics as they pertain to the practice of medicine. HIPAA regulations, basic employment law, and bioethical situations are discussed. Diplomacy in the workplace is also a focus of the course. 1 Credit Hour MEDA 104 Pharmacology/Medical Math This course addresses common pharmaceutical abbreviations, parts of a prescription, and use of the Physicians' Desk Reference (PDR). Students also review general math concepts used in the pharmacy such as fractions, ratios, decimals, and metric conversions. 1.5 Credit Hours MEDA 106 Diet and Nutrition The functions, classifications, and deficiencies of various nutrients and specific diets are discussed in this course. The course also includes patient advising under a physician's supervision, for diet-related illnesses such as diabetes, and nutritional concepts for infants, children, adults, and senior adults. 1 Credit Hour MEDA 108 Health Insurance and Coding In this course students practice completing and filing mock insurance claims. Components of Workers Compensation, Medicare, Medicaid, Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Uniformed Services (CHAMPUS), Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and private and government policies are identified. Students also receive an orientation on the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (ICD-10). 1.5 Credit Hours MEDA 110 Medical Office Management In this course students practice the skills necessary to maintain a medical front office, including accurate message taking, telephone etiquette, accepting payments, patient scheduling, creating electronic patient records, and assisting with payroll. The importance of adapting to change in the workplace is also covered. 1.5 Credit Hours MEDA 112 Patient Communications, Charting and Vital Signs Students practice taking and charting vital signs (blood pressure, temperature, pulse, respirations). Emphasis is placed on patient interview techniques and the SOAP charting method. They also receive instruction on preparing for job interviews. 1.5 Credit Hours MEDA 114 Medical Terminology This course introduces students to the language of medicine and basic anatomy and physiology. Root words, prefixes, suffixes, abbreviations, acronyms, and symbols used in medicine are practiced in this class. 2 Credit Hours MEDA 116 First Aid / CPR This course teaches the proper protocols and techniques used to respond to emergency situations including shock, heart attack, allergic reaction, diabetic emergencies, trauma, and choking. Students gain CPR-certification upon successful course completion. 1.5 Credit Hours MEDB 150 Injections/Immunizations This course introduces all aspects of injections, including types of syringes and needles, aseptic techniques, and precautions. Students practice giving injections using the proper angle, depth and body site. Procedures for administering oral and parenteral medications are also reviewed. Prerequisites: MEDA 114, MEDA 116 1.5 Credit Hours MEDB 152 Health and Safety/Introduction to Microbiology In this course students practice identifying microorganisms using microscopes. Sterile gloving, capillary punctures, using an autoclave, and identification of cells are taught. Prerequisites: MEDA 114, MEDA 116 1.5 Credit Hours MEDB 154 Digestive System This course traces the digestive process as well as the structures and functions of the salivary glands, mouth, stomach, intestines, and accessory organs. Teamwork in the workplace is also emphasized. Prerequisites: MEDA 114, MEDA 116 0.75 Credit Hours MEDB 156 Urinary/Reproductive Systems This course familiarizes students with the structures and functions of the urinary system and male and female reproductive organs. Students practice collection and lab procedures. Impartiality and empathy toward patients are stressed. Prerequisites: MEDA 114 and MEDA 116 0.75 Credit Hours MEDB 158 Central Nervous System This course highlights the structures and functions of the central nervous system and the special senses. Time management and professionalism in the workplace are also taught. Prerequisites: MEDA 114 and MEDA 116 0.75 Credit Hours MEDB 160 Skeletal and Muscular Systems In this course students review the structures, function, and pathophysiology of the skeletal and muscular systems. The composition of joints, ligaments, and tendons is presented, and students practice assisting patients with mobility devices and applying bandages. Prerequisites: MEDA 114 and MEDA 116 1.5 Credit Hours MEDB 162 Cardiovascular System In this course, students review the structure, functions and pathophysiology of the heart and blood vessels. Students practice using an EKG machine, lead placement, and strip mounting. Students perform venipuncture and capillary sticks. Basic principles of stress testing and Holter monitoring are also studied. Prerequisites: MEDA 114 and MEDA 116 2.5 Credit Hours MEDB 164 Endocrine System The course reviews the structure, functions, and pathophysiology of the endocrine glands. Courtesy toward patients and coworkers is practiced. Prerequisites: MEDA 114 and MEDA 116 0.75 Credit Hours MEDB 168 Specialties This course prepares students to assist with basic office procedures and minor surgery. They gain experience with tray setup, aseptic gloving, patient positioning and wound cleaning. Steps for completing ear lavage, eye irrigation, and hemoccult tests are taught. Students also learn about the correlation between a responsive attitude and professionalism in the workplace. Prerequisites: MEDA 114 and MEDA 116 1.5 Credit Hours MEDB 170 Respiratory System This course reviews the functions, structures, and pathophysiology of the lungs and vessels of the respiratory system. Students practice performing spirometry tests and learn about how the professional appearance of medical assistants impacts patients. Prerequisites: MEDA 114 and MEDA 116 0.75 Credit Hours

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MEDT 120 Medical Terminology This course introduces medical terminology commonly utilized in health science disciplines, including terms, abbreviations and symbols. 1 Credit Hour MEDTERM 120 Medical Terminology This course introduces terms, abbreviations and symbols commonly used in health science disciplines. 1 Credit Hour MGT 220 Business Organizations and Management This course covers basic principles of managing organizational quality and performance. Students explore management functions such as planning, organizing, leading and controlling. Coursework focuses on continual improvement, ethics and social responsibility. 3 Credit Hours MGT 230 Human Relations in Business This course provides an overview and analysis of motivation, leadership, communications, and other human factors. Also covered are cultural differences that may create conflict and affect morale in both individuals and organizations. 3 Credit Hours MGT 300 Business Systems Analysis This course focuses on analysis of business systems using current techniques to analyze business activities and solve problems. Interviewing skills, group dynamics, and development of process flows, data flows and data models are emphasized. Students learn to identify, define and document business processes and problems, and to develop solutions. 3 Credit Hours MGT 400 Project Management With an emphasis on planning, this course introduces project management fundamentals and principles from the standpoint of the manager who must organize, plan, implement, and control non-routine activities to achieve schedule, budget and performance objectives. Topics include project lifecycles, project organization, project charters, work breakdown structures, responsibility matrixes, as well as basic planning, budgeting and scheduling systems. Planning and control methods such as PERT/CPM, Gantt charts, earned value systems, project management software applications, and project audits are introduced. 3 Credit Hours MGT 475 Leadership and Management in Health Sciences In this course students gain the theoretical and practical knowledge needed to assume managerial and leadership positions in health care settings. Content includes leadership styles, management principles, resource allocation, strategic planning and program evaluation. Prerequisite: SCI4 10 and MAT 305 3 Credit Hours MGT 480 Materials Management This course prepares students to develop purchase agreements for supplies, equipment and consulting arrangements. Negotiation, pricing, just-in-time ordering and vendor relations are covered using case examples. 3 Credit Hours MGT 485 Leadership and Management in Health Science This course teaches crucial skills and competencies needed to lead health care organizations and manage resources wisely. Case studies are used to simulate challenges faced in effective financial, strategic and operational decision-making that managers face in the health care arena. 4 Credit Hours MLE 110 Basic Laboratory Technician This course introduces the theory and techniques of essential laboratory procedures. 2 Credit Hours MLE 111 Basic Laboratory Technician This course introduces the theory and techniques of essential laboratory procedures. 2.5 Credit Hours MLE 114 Phlebotomy Technician and CPR Basic phlebotomy principles and skills are taught in this course. Students practice CPR techniques on adults, children and infant manikins, and they attain CPR certification upon successful completion of the course. 2.5 Credit Hours MLE 150 Laboratory Math This course provides instruction in ratio and proportions, as well as solution and dilution formulas. Coursework examines principles and calculations involving algebraic equations used in the laboratory along with quality-control mathematics and statistical analysis. Prerequisite: MAT 113 1.5 Credit Hours MLE 151 Laboratory Math This course provides instruction in ratio and proportions, as well as solution and dilution formulas. Coursework examines principles and calculations involving algebraic equations used in the laboratory along with quality-control mathematics and statistical analysis. Prerequisite: MAT 113 1 Credit Hour MLE 154 Cell Biology/Genetics Students are introduced to cellular structures, morphology, function, and disease-causing cells. 1.5 Credit Hours MLE 154.1 Cell Biology/Genetics Students are introduced to cellular structures, morphology, function, and disease-causing cells. 1 Credit Hour MLE 156 Inorganic Biochemistry/Instrumentation In this course students are introduced to nomenclature, classification and basic structures of molecules. Typical chemical reactions and their use in identifying inorganic substances are reviewed. The role of inorganic and organic molecules in the metabolic maintenance of the human body is covered, as are methods for manual and automated measurement. Spectrophotometry, fluorometry, osmometry, and centrifugal, dry and wet enzymatic, and immunoassay methods are presented. Prerequisite: CHE 101 2.5 Credit Hours MLE 158 Urinalysis This course explores the chemical composition of urine and the physiology of the urinary system. Tests for detection of urine chemical components using manual and semi-automated methods are studied. 2 Credit Hours MLE 160.1 Basic Chemistry This course is for non-chemistry majors entering health-science fields. Students learn basic concepts of matter, organization, structure, electro-negativity, mathematic calculations of molecular weight, density, moles, atomic weight and nomenclature. 3 Credit Hours MLE 162 Clinical Chemistry This course applies the science of chemistry to the understanding of human health and disease. The physiology of organ systems is presented, as is the use of clinical chemistry laboratory findings in evaluating organ function. Procedures for carrying out the numerous diagnostic tests and the basic analytical procedures are practiced. Emphasis is placed on correlation of test results, accuracy, quality control, quality assurance and reporting. Prerequisite: MLE 156 7.5 Credit Hours MLE 162.1 Clinical Chemistry This course applies the science of chemistry to the understanding of human health and disease. The physiology of organ systems is presented, as is the use of clinical chemistry laboratory findings in evaluating organ function. Procedures for carrying out numerous diagnostic tests and basic analytical procedures are practiced. Emphasis is placed on correlation of test results, accuracy, quality control, quality assurance and reporting. Prerequisite: MLE 156 6 Credit Hours

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MLE 202 Serology This course presents various methodologies used to identify and quantitate antigens and antibodies. Testing for streptococcus, Valley Fever, rheumatoid arthritis, pregnancy, mononucleosis, and Lyme's Disease are among the topics covered. Prerequisite: MLE 110 or MLE 111 2 Credit Hours MLE 204 Hematology This unit covers the basic structure of cellular elements and disease conditions. Red cells, white cells, and platelets are described, and methods for counting and identification are taught using both manual and automated techniques. The coagulation system is described and both manual and automated test methodologies are used. Phlebotomy techniques are advanced. Principles of automation in hematology are also covered. Prerequisite: MLE 110 or MLE 111 8 Credit Hours MLE 214 Immunology This course highlights the physiology of the immune system, immunity and the immune response. Students perform immunology testing on blood samples. Prerequisite: MLE 110 or MLE 111 5 Credit Hours MLE 216 Immunohematology This course highlights blood typing, cross-matching, Rh factors, laboratory equipment used for tests, and disease and transfusion reactions associated with blood banking. Prerequisite: MLE 110 or MLE 111 6 Credit Hours MLE 252 Parasitology This course evaluates the process of collecting, processing, and screening of stool specimens. The techniques to perform routine parasitological procedures to identify common parasites and their associated diseases, lifecycles, and hosts are also addressed. Prerequisite: MLE 110 or MLE 111 8 Credit Hours MLE 254 Introduction to Virology This course introduces students to various types of viruses and viral diseases. Prerequisite: MLE 110 or MLE 111 3 Credit Hours MLE 256.1 Microbiology This unit introduces students to medical microbiology and mycology. Basic groups of organisms, their microscopic characteristics, and chemical and physical characteristics are presented. Slide preparation, aseptic techniques, culture methods and biohazard techniques are covered, as are staining techniques. Prerequisites: MLE 110 or MLE 111, MLE 156, and MLE 162 8 Credit Hours MLE 257 Microbiology I This unit introduces students to medical microbiology and mycology. Basic groups of organisms, their microscopic characteristics, and chemical and physical characteristics are presented. Slide preparation, aseptic techniques, culture methods and biohazard techniques are covered, as are staining techniques. Prerequisites: MLE 110 or MLE 111, MLE 156, and MLE 162 5 Credit Hours MLE 258.1 Microbiology II This unit expands on terms, techniques and methodology introduced in Microbiology I. Students gain additional familiarity with the lab work associated with Microbiology in a lab setting. Prerequisite: MLE 257 4 Credit Hours MLE 312.1 Clinical Experience and Exam Review This course consists of fieldwork in an approved laboratory facility under the direct supervision of a qualified technician. Prerequisite: Completion of all program coursework 9 Credit Hours MLE 312.2 Clinical Experience This course consists of fieldwork in an approved laboratory facility under the direct supervision of a qualified technician. Prerequisite: Completion of all program coursework except corequisites, PROD 100, CA 100 and MLE 318 5 Credit Hours MLE 318 MLT Credentialing Exam Review This course provides a comprehensive review of the certification examination content and test-taking and study strategies. Prerequisites: Completion of all coursework except for Co-requisites, MLE 312, CA 100, and PROD 100 2 Credit Hours MOM 202 Customer Service This course provides students with the basic concepts and current trends in the customer-service industry. Special areas of emphasis include problem solving, development of a customer service strategy, creating customer-service systems, coping with challenging customers, customer retention, and measuring satisfaction. 3 Credit Hours MOM 204 Human Resources This course focuses on human resource management skills used by business managers in day-to-day operations. While focusing on the different aspects of human resource management and practices, problem-solving and critical-thinking skills are applied. 3 Credit Hours MOM 206 Business Math and Accounting This course introduces students to the fundamentals of the accounting cycle for a proprietorship. Starting a business, analyzing transactions, journalizing transactions and posting to a general ledger are explored. Also covered are cash control systems, worksheets, financial report preparation, payroll records, and taxes. 3 Credit Hours MOM 208 Introduction to Computer Applications for Business This course focuses on ways in which financial statements reflect business operations in many sectors. The use of financial statements in the decision-making process is emphasized. Students gain hands-on experience with popular accounting software for entering, analyzing and reporting financial transactions and statements. Prerequisites: MOM 206 3 Credit Hours MOM 210 Office Management and Procedures This course familiarizes students with the administrative responsibilities of a medical office. Emphasis is on principles of administrative management, and management of the office environment, employees, office systems and support functions. Students gain hands-on experience with an electronic medical records and billing system. 3 Credit Hours MRCX 102 Legal Aspects of Health Records In this course, principles of law and ethics as applied to health care facilities and professionals are examined. The health record as a legal document is also explored. 3 Credit Hours MRCX 103 Medical Terminology and Coding Procedures This course orients students to the structure, definition, and pronunciation of terminology used in the health care field. Students examine Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) and International Classification of Diseases (ICD) manuals and learn to utilize them. 2 Credit Hours MRCX 104 Coding of Digestive, Reproductive, and Urinary Systems In this course, students become familiar with the structures and functions of the digestive, reproductive, and urinary systems. They utilize CPT and ICD-9 manuals for coding procedures and disease states relative to those body systems. 2 Credit Hours

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MRCX 105 Medical Billing Systems Study and usage of billing systems in the office and hospital environment is the focus of this course. Additionally, health record filing systems, indexes and registers are reviewed. Students examine the importance of, and regulations governing, record retention, storage and retrieval procedures. 3 Credit Hours MRCX 110 Orientation to US Health Care This course reviews the history and development of the US health care system. Students review differences among common US health care plans including HMOs, PPOs, federal and state plans and the impact that those differences have in regard to claim processing. HIPAA regulations and CPR are also taught in this course. 3 Credit Hours MRCX 113 Electronic Health Records This course provides an introduction to the origin, uses, content, and format of health records. The principles of the form, design, and the distinctive forms used by health care providers are also discussed. Students have the opportunity to practice entering data into electronic records using specialized software provided in the course. 2 Credit Hours MRCX 114 Coding of Nervous, Cardiovascular, and Respiratory Systems In this course, students become familiar with the structure and functions of the nervous, cardiovascular and respiratory systems. Students utilize CPT and ICD-9 manuals for coding procedures and diseases states relative to those body systems. 2 Credit Hours MRCX 115 Coding of Blood, Lymphatic, Immune, and Musculoskeletal Systems In this course, students become familiar with the structures and functions of the blood, lymphatic, immune and musculoskeletal systems. Students utilize CPT and ICD-9 manuals for coding procedures and disease states relative to those body systems. 2 Credit Hours MRCX 116 Coding of Integumentary, Senses, and Endocrine Systems In this course, students become familiar with the structure and functions of the integumentary, senses, and endocrine systems. Students utilize CPT and ICD-9 manuals for coding procedures and disease states relative to those body systems. 2 Credit Hours MRCX 117 CPT -4 Coding Applications This course allows students to practice applying medical insurance codes to claim forms in a mock office setting. Prerequisite: One or more of the following: MRCX 103, MRCX 104, MRCX 114, MRCX 115, or MRCX 116 2 Credit Hours MRCX 119 ICD -9 Coding Applications This course allows students to practice applying diagnosis codes to claims forms in a mock office setting. Prerequisite: MRCX 117 2 Credit Hours MRCX 121 Computer Literacy This course is an introduction to basic keyboarding and word processing concepts. Students create databases, letters, and forms. An introduction to computer care and operations is also included. 2 Credit Hours MRCX 122 Medical Applications for Medical Records Students create electronic accounts-receivable records; learn and apply procedure and diagnosis codes; edit patient accounts, and bill for services using customized software in a mock office setting. 2 Credit Hours MRCX 125 Resume and Professional Development This course prepares students for career research. Students create a resume and cover letter, participate in mock job interviews, and practice navigating online job search engines. 1 Credit Hour MTC 111 Therapist Self Care, Swedish Massage and the Skeletal System This course covers goal-oriented planning and patient communication as well as skilled touch, physical fitness and the importance of good nutrition. Students learn anatomy, physiology and pathologies of the skeletal system. The course explores the theory of physiologic effects of massage techniques and evaluates them based on quality of touch, flow, direction, speed, rhythm, frequency and duration. Students practice basic massage techniques and combine them into a basic full body massage. Prerequisite: FA 100 4.5 Credit Hours MTC 112 Special Populations, Hydro and Chair Therapies, and the Muscular System This course covers positioning and massage techniques for special populations, including pregnant women, infants, the elderly and those who are terminally ill. The theory and application of hydrotherapy and chair massage are taught. Anatomy, physiology, kinesiology and pathologies of the muscular system are studied. Prerequisite: FA 100 4.5 Credit Hours MTC 113 Eastern Therapies, Spa Massage and Body Systems This course covers massage techniques for eastern therapies, spa treatments and applications to the body. Student explore anatomy, physiology and pathologies of the nervous, endocrine, digestive, urinary and reproductive systems. Prerequisites: FA 100, MTC 111 and MTC 112 4.5 Credit Hours MTC 114 Special Therapies, Deep Tissue and Athletic Massage, and Body Systems This course covers massage techniques for special therapies, introducing various massage modalities and therapies used by massage practitioners. Students learn to apply deep tissue and athletic massage techniques and study anatomy, physiology and pathologies of the integumentary, cardiovascular, lymphatic, immune and respiratory systems. Prerequisite: FA 100, MTC 111 and MTC 112 4.5 Credit Hours MTC 115 Business Ethics and Clinical Massage This course presents guidelines that assist new therapists in setting up a massage practice. It covers how to establish, manage, market and grow the massage business as well as professional and business. Students also learn the modalities used in a clinical setting along with client consultation and assessment. Prerequisite: FA 100, MTC 111 and MTC 112 4.5 Credit Hours MTT 110 Massage Theory Back, Arms, and Forearms -Cardiovascular and Integumentary Systems The anatomy and physiology of the cardiovascular and integumentary (skin) systems are presented, as are the bones and major muscles of the back, arms and forearms. Professional development skills including ethics, self-care, practice management and success skills are addressed in this course. 3.5 Credit Hours MTT 112 Massage Applications -Back, Arms, and Forearms Students apply Swedish and other massage techniques, with emphasis on massage therapy of the back, arms and forearms. 2.5 Credit Hours MTT 120 Massage Theory Neck, Head, and Face -Nervous and Urinary Systems The anatomy and physiology of the nervous and the urinary systems are presented, as are the bones and major muscles of the neck, head and face. Professional development skills including ethics, self-care, practice management and success skills are included in this course. 3.5 Credit Hours

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MTT 122 Massage Applications -Neck, Head, and Face Students apply Swedish and other massage techniques, with emphasis on massage therapy of the neck, head and face. 2.5 Credit Hours MTT 130 Massage Theory Pelvic Girdle and Legs -Digestive, Lymphatic and Immune Systems The anatomy and physiology of the digestive, lymphatic and immune systems are presented, as are the bones and major muscles of the pelvic girdle (hips and buttocks) and legs. Professional development skills including ethics, self-care, practice management and success skills are covered. 3.5 Credit Hours MTT 132 Massage Applications -Pelvic Girdle and Legs Students apply Swedish, sports massage, and other massage techniques, with emphasis on massage therapy of the pelvic girdle and legs. 2.5 Credit Hours MTT 140 Massage Theory Ankle, Feet, Wrist, and Hands Endocrine and Skeletal Systems The anatomy and physiology of the endocrine and the skeletal systems are presented, as are the bones and major muscles of the ankles, feet, wrists and hands. Professional development skills, ethics, self-care, practice management and success skills are covered. 3.5 Credit Hours MTT 142 Massage Applications -Ankle, Feet, Wrist, and Hands Students apply Swedish, shiatsu, sports massage, and other techniques with emphasis on massage therapy of the ankles, feet, wrists and hands. 2.5 Credit Hours MTT 150 Massage Theory Shoulders, Chest, and Abdomen -Muscular and Respiratory Systems The anatomy and physiology of the muscular and respiratory systems are presented, as are the bones and major muscles of the shoulders, chest, and abdomen. Professional development skills including ethics, self-care, practice management and success skills are covered. 3.5 Credit Hours MTT 152 Massage Applications -Shoulders, Chest, and Abdomen Students apply Swedish and myofascial techniques, with emphasis on massage therapy of the shoulders, chest, and abdomen. 2.5 Credit Hours NUR 100 Fundamentals and Medical -Surgical Nursing This course provides the foundation upon which students build their nursing practice. Nursing concepts are examined from historical, educational, ethical, and legal perspectives. Students are introduced to critical thinking and the nursing process. A body systems approach is used to organize health assessment and basic nursing skills to provide care for clients with predictable outcomes. Multicultural considerations including gender, ethnicity, sexuality, and age are explored in relation to utilizing therapeutic communication skills. 4 Credit Hours NUR 100C Fundamentals and Medical -Surgical Nursing ­ Clinical This course provides the foundation upon which students build their nursing practice. Nursing concepts are examined from historical, educational, ethical, and legal perspectives. Students are introduced to critical thinking and the nursing process. A body systems approach is used to organize health assessment and basic nursing skills to provide care for clients with predictable outcomes. Multicultural considerations including gender, ethnicity, sexuality, and age are explored in relation to utilizing therapeutic communication skills. 5 Credit Hours NUR 100.3 Fundamentals and Medical-Surgical Nursing This course introduces critical thinking as a method of exploring issues related to the nursing role as a professional provider of care, professional member within the discipline, and professional manager of care within the scope of nursing practice. It provides a foundation for nursing practice with a focus on health assessment skills along with basic nursing skills, including safe medication administration practices. The nursing process as a foundation for nursing practice is introduced. Nursing concepts are examined from a historical, educational, ethical, and legal focus within the scope of nursing practice. Multicultural considerations including gender, culture, ethnicity, sexuality, and age are explored in relation to providing effective nursing care utilizing therapeutic communication skills. These concepts are introduced to facilitate the acquisition of knowledge, skills, and attitudes. Clinical competency is developed in acute care and community settings by providing holistic care for adult and geriatric clients, in selected and guided experiences, of acute and chronic alterations in functional health patterns along with wellness needs. 7 Credit Hours NUR 101 Medication Administration This course focuses on development of the knowledge, skills, and attitudes to safely administer medications. Key concepts include therapeutic communication, health teaching, preparation and administration of medication by topical, oral, nasogastric, intradermal, subcutaneous and intramuscular routes. Students are introduced to the administration of intravenous fluids and medications within the scope of the Nurse Practice Act. Client monitoring and the legal implication of documenting medication administration are incorporated. 2 Credit Hours NUR 106 Student Success Strategy This course enhances basic studying, writing and test-taking skills. It comprises an overview of reading, note- and test-taking, studying, stress and time management, research, writing papers, oral presentations, math skills, critical-thinking and utilizing computers. Students develop an individualized study plan. 1 Credit Hour NUR 107 Fundamentals and Medical ­ Surgical Nursing This course introduces the nursing process and critical thinking, and provides a foundation for nursing practice with a focus on health assessment skills using Gordon's Functional Health Patterns. Concepts are examined from historical, educational, ethical, and legal viewpoints. Students consider gender, culture, ethnicity, sexuality, and age in relation to providing nursing care using therapeutic communication skills. Clinical competency is developed in acute-care and community settings by providing holistic adult and geriatric client care. 4 Credit Hours NUR 108 Fundamentals and Medical -Surgical Nursing ­ Clinical This course provides the foundation upon which students build their nursing practice and develop their ability to use the nursing process, critical thinking, therapeutic communication and basic nursing skills in clinical settings. Students gain clinical experience in the non-acute-care and/or acute-care setting, providing holistic care for adult and geriatric clients with predictable outcomes, and are introduced to working collaboratively with members of the interdisciplinary health care team. 5 Credit Hours NUR 122 Medication Administration The course focuses on development of the knowledge, skills, and attitudes to safely administer medications. Key concepts include therapeutic communication, health teaching, preparation and administration of medication by the topical, oral, nasogastric, intradermal, subcutaneous and intramuscular routes. Students are introduced to the administration of intravenous fluids and medications within the scope of the Nurse Practice Act. Client monitoring and the legal implication of documenting medication administration are incorporated. Focus is placed on meeting the holistic needs of clients throughout the lifespan. 2 Credit Hours

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NUR 130 Fundamentals and Medical Surgical Nursing I This course, comprising theory, lab, and clinical components, provides the foundation upon which students can build a professional and evidence-based nursing practice. Nursing concepts are examined from historical, educational, ethical and legal perspectives. Students are introduced to assessment and basic nursing skills to provide care for adults with predictable outcomes. Geriatric and multicultural considerations including gender, ethnicity and sexuality are explored, as is the utilization of therapeutic communication. 8 Credit Hours NUR 132 Nursing Process I: Fundamentals and Medical -Surgical Nursing I This course provides the foundation upon which students build their nursing practice. Nursing concepts are examined from historical, educational, ethical, and legal perspectives. Students use critical thinking and Gordon's Functional Health Patterns to provide care for clients with predictable outcomes. Multicultural considerations including gender, ethnicity, sexuality, and age are explored in relation to providing effective nursing care while utilizing therapeutic communication skills. 6 Credit Hours NUR 134 Nursing Process I: Fundamentals and Medical -Surgical Nursing I This course provides the foundation upon which students build their nursing practice. Nursing concepts are examined from historical, educational, ethical, and legal perspectives. Students use critical thinking and Gordon's Functional Health Patterns to provide care for clients with predictable outcomes. Multicultural considerations including gender, ethnicity, sexuality, and age are explored in relation to providing effective nursing care while utilizing therapeutic communication skills. 7 Credit Hours NUR 136 Medication Administration and Basic Pharmacology This course focuses on accurate dosage calculation, preparation, and administration of medications to ensure client safety. Key concepts include health teaching, client monitoring and the legal implication of documentation of medication administration. Students are also introduced to common drug classifications, actions, uses and side effects of pharmacological agents. 2 Credit Hours NUR 138 Medication Administration and Basic Pharmacology for Nursing This course with theory and lab components provides an introduction and overview of the role of the professional nurse in drug therapy. Content includes drug actions, the principles of drug administration, drug interactions, and the impact of drug abuse, over-the-counter drugs, and herbal therapy. Emphasis is placed on using the nursing process to meet the holistic needs of the patient as it relates to pharmacology needs. Nursing responsibilities, ethical considerations, and legal implications are incorporated throughout the course. 3 Credit Hours NUR 157 Maternal Child Nursing In this course, students learn to apply the nursing process, therapeutic communication and critical thinking in the care of the well childbearing client and her family. Client teaching and collaboration between the nurse and the client and family members are emphasized, as is utilizing the nursing process to identify and prioritize the health care needs of clients with increasingly less predictable outcomes or who demonstrate a change in their health status. Concepts pertaining to working as a member of an interdisciplinary healthcare team are incorporated. Also covered is the acquisition of knowledge, skills and attitudes needed in the role of the nurse as a provider of care, member within the discipline, and manager of care within the scope of nursing practice. Prerequisite: NUR 108 3 Credit Hours NUR 158 Community and Mental Health Nursing This course comprises theory and clinical components, incorporating the use of therapeutic communication, cultural aspects, socioeconomic concerns, and critical thinking in the nursing care of patients experiencing mental, psychological, and psychiatric disorders. Emphasis is placed on utilizing the nursing process to identify and prioritize the health care needs of patients, prevention, and working as a member of an interdisciplinary health care team. Prerequisite: NUR 108 and NUR 122 3 Credit Hours NUR 159 Nursing Care of Specialized Populations ­ Clinical This course further develops students' ability to use the nursing process, critical thinking, therapeutic communication, and basic nursing skills in caring for clients with increasingly less predictable outcomes or demonstrating a change in health status. Clinical experience is gained in the acute- and nonacute-care and/or community health settings to enhance development of clinical competency in caring for clients. Working collaboratively with other members of interdisciplinary health care teams is emphasized. Prerequisite: NUR 108 5 Credit Hours NUR 165 Pediatric Nursing In this course, students learn to apply the nursing process, therapeutic communication and critical thinking in the holistic care of infants, children, adolescents and their families. Client teaching and collaboration between the nurse and the client and family members are emphasized, as is utilizing the nursing process to identify and prioritize the health care needs of clients with increasingly less predictable outcomes or who demonstrate a change in their health status. Concepts pertaining to working as a member of an interdisciplinary health care team are incorporated. Also covered is the acquisition of knowledge, skills and attitudes needed in the role of the nurse as a provider of care, member within the discipline, and manager of care within the scope of nursing practice.. Prerequisite: NUR 108 2 Credit Hours NUR 200 Maternal Child Nursing This course builds on previously learned concepts and theories, with students applying the nursing process, therapeutic communication and critical thinking in caring for well clients and their families experiencing pregnancy and delivery. Client teaching and collaboration among the nurse, clients and family members are covered. Increased emphasis is placed on utilizing the nursing process to identify and prioritize the health care needs of clients with increasingly less predictable outcomes or who demonstrate a change in their health status. Prerequisite: NUR 100C 2 Credit Hours NUR 200CS Nursing Care of Specialized Populations ­ Clinical This course builds on previously learned concepts and theories, with students using the nursing process, critical thinking, therapeutic communication and basic nursing skills in caring for clients with increasingly less predictable outcomes or who are demonstrating a change in their health status. Clinical experience is gained in the acute-care, non-acute-care and/ or community health setting to enhance the development of clinical competency in meeting the holistic health care needs of the client. Increased emphasis is placed on working collaboratively with other members of the interdisciplinary health care team. Prerequisites: NUR 100C 5 Credit Hours NUR 200.1 Family and Community Health This course builds on previously learned concepts and theories, with students using the nursing process, critical thinking, therapeutic communication and basic nursing skills in caring for pregnant clients and their families. Client teaching and collaboration among the nurse, clients and family members are covered. Increased emphasis is placed on working collaboratively with other members of the interdisciplinary health care team. Prerequisites: NUR 100.2 or NUR 100.3 5 Credit Hours

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NUR 201 Pediatric Nursing This course builds on previously learned concepts and theories, with students using the nursing process, critical thinking, therapeutic communication and basic nursing skills in caring for infants, children, adolescents and their families. Client teaching and collaboration among the nurse, clients and family members are covered. Emphasis is placed on utilizing the nursing process to identify and prioritize the health care needs of clients with increasingly less predictable outcomes or who demonstrate a change in their health status. Concepts pertaining to working as a member of an interdisciplinary health care team are incorporated. Increased emphasis is placed on the acquisition of knowledge, skills and attitudes needed to function within the role of the nurse as a provider of care, member within the discipline, and manager of care within the scope of nursing. Prerequisite: NUR 100C 2 Credit Hours NUR 202 Mental Health Nursing This course builds on previously learned concepts and theories, with students applying the nursing process, therapeutic communication and critical thinking in caring for clients and their families experiencing mental, psychological and psychiatric disorders and conditions. Concepts are expanded to include an emphasis on client teaching and collaboration between the nurse, the client and their family members. Increased emphasis is placed on utilizing the nursing process to identify and prioritize the health care needs of clients with increasingly less predictable outcomes or who demonstrate a change in their health status. Concepts pertaining to working as a member of an interdisciplinary health care team are incorporated. Increased emphasis is placed on working collaboratively with other members of the interdisciplinary health care team. Prerequisite: NUR 100C 2 Credit Hours NUR 202.1 Pediatric Nursing This course builds on previously learned concepts and theories, with students applying the nursing process, therapeutic communication and critical thinking in caring for neonates, infants, children, and their families. Concepts are expanded to include the recognition of changes in clients with predictable outcomes and utilization of appropriate interventions. Emphasis is placed on client teaching, collaboration with family members, therapeutic communication and shared decision-making. Clinical competency is developed in acute-care and community settings by providing holistic care for neonates, infants, children and their families in guided experiences. Prerequisite: NUR 100.2 or NUR 100.3 5 Credit Hours NUR 203 Rural and Community Health Nursing This course builds on previously learned concepts and theories, with students applying the nursing process, therapeutic communication and critical thinking in caring for clients and their families in rural and community health settings. Client teaching and collaboration among the nurse, clients and family members are covered. Increased emphasis is placed on utilizing the nursing process to identify and prioritize the health care needs of clients with increasingly less predictable outcomes or who demonstrate a change in their health status. Concepts pertaining to working as a member of an interdisciplinary health care team are incorporated. Prerequisite: NUR 100C 1 Credit Hour NUR 204 Community Mental Health Nursing This course builds on previously learned concepts and theories, with students applying the nursing process, therapeutic communication and critical thinking in caring for clients and their families experiencing mental, psychological and psychiatric disorders. Client teaching and collaboration among the nurse, clients and family members are covered. Increased emphasis is placed on utilizing the nursing process to identify and prioritize the health care needs of clients with increasingly less predictable outcomes or who demonstrate a change in their health status. Concepts pertaining to working as a member of an interdisciplinary health care team are incorporated. Prerequisite: NUR 210 4 Credit Hours NUR 206 Pharmacology This course builds on all previously learned concepts and theories in medication dosage and solutions. An overview of the role of the professional nurse in drug therapy is provided. Content includes principal actions, therapeutic uses, and adverse effects of the major classifications of drugs utilized throughout the patients' lifespan. Nursing responsibilities, ethical considerations, legal implications, and dosage calculations are incorporated throughout the course. 3 Credit Hours NUR 208 Nutrition This course presents nutrients and their relationship to human growth, development, and maintenance. The structures, types and metabolism of the six basic nutrients are examined. Practical analyses of nutrient information and application of nutritional knowledge are included, as is the role of ethnicity, culture, and age on nutrition. Emphasis is placed on the role of nutritional support for medical abnormalities. 3 Credit Hours NUR 210 Fundamentals and Medical ­ Surgical Nursing This course provides the foundation upon which students build their nursing practice. Nursing concepts are examined from historical, educational, ethical, and legal perspectives. Students are introduced to critical thinking and the nursing process as the foundation of professional nursing practice. Focus is placed on using Gordon's Functional Health Patterns to organize health assessment skills and basic nursing skills to provide care for clients with predictable outcomes. Multicultural considerations including gender, ethnicity, sexuality, and age are explored in relationship to providing effective nursing care while utilizing therapeutic communication skills. Concepts of this course enable students to acquire knowledge, skills, and attitudes needed to function within the role of nurse as the professional provider of care, member within the discipline, and manager of care within the scope of nursing practice. 9 Credit Hours NUR 212 Pharmacology I This course focuses on the development of math skills for accurate dosage calculation and dimensional analysis. Students are introduced to pharmacology and concepts necessary to facilitate critical thinking and judgment in the use of chemical agents and to provide a theoretical base for the knowledge required to administer medications. 2 Credit Hours NUR 215 Medical ­ Surgical Nursing This course builds on previously learned concepts and theories to develop students' ability to use the nursing process, critical thinking, therapeutic communication and basic nursing skills in caring for clients and their families across the lifespan experiencing multiple acute and chronic health problems. Collaboration with members of the multidisciplinary health care team to modify the client's plan of care is incorporated. Prerequisite: NUR 159 4 Credit Hours NUR 217 Medical -Surgical Nursing ­ Clinical This course builds on previously learned concepts and theories to develop students' ability to use the nursing process, critical thinking, therapeutic communication and basic nursing skills in caring for clients and their families across the lifespan experiencing multiple acute and chronic health problems or who are demonstrating a change in their health status. Experience is gained in acute-care, non-acute-care and/or community health settings to develop clinical competency. Prerequisite: NUR 159 6 Credit Hours

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NUR 222 Transition LPN/RN ­ Professional Nursing Health Assessment In this course licensed practical nurses (LPNs) acquire knowledge, skills, and attitudes to begin the transition to the role of registered nurse (RN). Key concepts include Gordon's Functional Health Patterns to organize health assessment skills; therapeutic communication; values clarification; principles of adult learning; the nursing process; nursing theory, informatics and trends; evidence-based practice; and legal/ ethical issues. This course provides further development of the student nurse as a professional provider of care, professional member within the discipline, and professional manager of care within the scope of the nursing practice. In the lab students develop advanced bedside assessment skills and devise nursing care plans for clients with predictable and unpredictable health care needs. Prerequisites: Current Practical Nursing License 2 Credit Hours NUR 224 Professional Nursing throughout the Lifespan This course builds on previously learned concepts and theories to further enhance students' ability to use the nursing process to meet the needs of individuals throughout the lifespan in a safe, legal, and ethical manner. Teaching/learning concepts, socioeconomic, cultural, and community concepts are incorporated. Health promotion based on Gordon's Functional Health Patterns is presented for all ages and all populations. Prerequisites: NUR 222 2 Credit Hours NUR 232 NCLEX ­ PN Review This course provides a comprehensive review of nursing theory in preparation for the National Council Licensure ExaminationPractical Nurse (NCLEX-PN). Students gain experience by taking computerized examinations that simulate the NCLEX-PN test-taking experience. Emphasis is placed on development of test-taking skills and success strategies. 2 Credit Hours NUR 234 Manager of Care for PN This course synthesizes previously learned concepts and theories, and provides instruction in leadership, critical thinking, legal-ethical issues, managing a group of clients and role transition. Emphasis is placed on the application of knowledge, skills and attitudes needed as a provider of care, member within the discipline and manager of care within the scope of nursing practice. 1 Credit Hour NUR 242 Maternal Child Nursing This course is composed of theory, lab and clinical experiences. Emphasis is placed on the application of the nursing process, therapeutic communication, and critical thinking in the care of the well childbearing patient experiencing pregnancy and delivery. It includes the care of infants, children, adolescents and the family. Concepts are expanded to include an emphasis on patient teaching and collaboration among the nurse, the patient, and family members. Also covered is utilization of the nursing process to identify and prioritize the multidimensional health care needs of patients who demonstrate changes in their maternal-child health status. Prerequisite: NUR 130 7 Credit Hours NUR 243 Medical Surgical Nursing II In this course, an expanded emphasis is placed on the application of the nursing process, therapeutic communication, critical thinking and advanced nursing skills in meeting the health care needs of adult and geriatric patients experiencing multiple acute and chronic health problems with unpredictable outcomes. Collaboration with members of the multidisciplinary health care team to develop the patient's plan of care is incorporated. Nutrition, growth and development, pharmacology and pathophysiology are integrated throughout the course. Experience is gained in the acute care health setting to enhance the development of clinical competency in meeting the health care needs of adult and geriatric patients and their family members. Also emphasized is the acquisition of knowledge, skills and attitudes needed to function within the discipline and act as manager of care within the scope of nursing practice. Prerequisite: NUR 130 5 Credit Hours NUR 244 Nursing Process II: Nursing Care of Specialized Populations -Obstetrical Nursing Students apply the nursing process, therapeutic communication, critical thinking and basic nursing skills in the care of pregnant clients and their families with increasingly less predictable outcomes or who demonstrate a change in their health status. Client teaching and collaboration among the nurse, clients and family members are covered. Concepts pertaining to working as a member of an interdisciplinary health care team are incorporated, as is study of nutrition, growth and development, pharmacology and pathophysiology. Prerequisite: NUR 132 or NUR 134 4.5 Credit Hours NUR 246 Nursing Process II: Nursing Care of Specialized Populations ­ Pediatric Nursing Students apply the nursing process, therapeutic communication, critical thinking and basic nursing skills in the care of infants, children, adolescents and their families experiencing less predictable outcomes or who demonstrate a change in their health status. Client teaching and collaboration among the nurse, clients and family members are covered. Concepts pertaining to working as a member of an interdisciplinary health care team are incorporated, as is the study of nutrition, growth and development, pharmacology and pathophysiology. Prerequisite: NUR 132 or NUR 134 4.5 Credit Hours NUR 248 Medical-Surgical Nursing II Application of acquired concepts, theories, knowledge and clinical skills is the core component of this course. Students gain experience in the acute-care setting managing multiple clients with rapidly changing and complex health care needs. Prerequisite: NUR 210 6 Credit Hours NUR 251 Medical-Surgical Nursing III This course includes theory and clinical components, which build on the medical-surgical knowledge gained in fundamentals and medication administration. Identification and prioritization of interventions for patients who demonstrate changes in health status are expanded. An emphasis is placed on the nursing process, therapeutic communication, and clinical judgment in meeting the holistic health care needs of adult and geriatric patients experiencing chronic and acute health problems. Students learn to collaborate with members of the multidisciplinary health care team to contribute to and modify the patient's plan of care. Expanded emphasis is placed on the acquisition of knowledge, skills, and attitude requisite to performing the role of a professional nurse. Prerequisites: NUR 217 and NUR 243 5 Credit Hours

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NUR 252 Pharmacology in Nursing II This course builds on previously learned concepts and theories in medication dosage and solutions, providing an overview of the role of the professional nurse in drug therapy. Content includes principal actions, therapeutic uses and adverse effects of the major classifications of drugs used throughout the lifespan. Nursing responsibilities, ethical considerations, legal implications and dosage calculations are incorporated throughout the course. Prerequisite: NUR 212 or PHM 101 2 Credit Hours NUR 253 Community and Mental Health Nursing This course is composed of theoretical and clinical components. It incorporates the use of therapeutic communication, cultural aspects, socioeconomic concerns, and critical thinking in the nursing care of patients experiencing mental, psychological, and psychiatric disorders. An emphasis is placed on utilizing the nursing process to identify and prioritize the health care needs of patients in community setting. Concepts are incorporated pertaining to health promotion and illness prevention and on working as a member of an interdisciplinary health care team. Prerequisite: NUR 130 3 Credit Hours NUR 254 Nursing Process III: Medical ­ Surgical Nursing II Students apply the nursing process, therapeutic communication, critical thinking and advanced nursing skills in caring for adult and geriatric clients experiencing multiple acute and chronic health problems with unpredictable outcomes. Collaboration with members of the multidisciplinary health care team to develop the client's plan of care is incorporated, as is study of nutrition, growth and development, pharmacology and pathophysiology. Prerequisite: NUR 132 or NUR 134 6 Credit Hours NUR 258 Nursing Process III: Nursing Care of Specialized Populations ­ Psychiatric Nursing Students apply the nursing process, therapeutic communication, critical thinking and advanced nursing skills in caring for clients and their families experiencing mental, psychological and psychiatric disorders and conditions with increasingly less predictable outcomes or who demonstrate a change in their health status. Client teaching and collaboration among the nurse, clients and family members are covered. Concepts pertaining to working as a member of an interdisciplinary health care team are incorporated, as is the study of nutrition, growth and development, pharmacology and pathophysiology. Prerequisite: NUR 132 or NUR 134 4 Credit Hours NUR 260 Nursing Process II: Nursing Care of Specialized Populations -Rural and Community Health Nursing Students apply the nursing process, therapeutic communication, critical thinking and advanced nursing skills in caring for clients and their families in rural and community health settings. Client teaching and collaboration among the nurse, clients and family members are covered. Concepts pertaining to working as a member of an interdisciplinary health care team are incorporated, as is the study of nutrition, growth and development, pharmacology and pathophysiology. Prerequisite: NUR 132 or NUR 134 1 Credit Hour NUR 261 Medical -Surgical Nursing IV This course includes theory and clinical components that build on the medical-surgical content gained in fundamentals and medical surgical nursing. Emphasis is placed on the nursing process, therapeutic communication, and integrated thinking in meeting the holistic health care needs of adult and geriatric patients with multiple chronic, acute, and critical health care problems. Students learn to collaborate with members of the multidisciplinary health care team to generate and modify plans of care for groups of patients. Through the acquisition of knowledge, skills, and attitudes, the student will be able to function as a professional provider of care, member within the discipline, and manager of care within a medical-surgical nursing environment. Prerequisite: NUR 251 5 Credit Hours NUR 262 Manager of Care This course synthesizes all information presented in the program into the knowledge, skills, and attitudes needed as a professional provider of care, professional member within the discipline, and professional manager of care. The scope and ethics of nursing practice are presented. Concepts are expanded with regard to leadership, safety, critical thinking, legal and ethical issues in nursing as well as role transition. Methods of assessing the workload of a professional nurse and prioritization of patient needs are examined, as is the role of the professional nurse in delegating care. 2 Credit Hours NUR 266 NCLEX ­RN Review This course provides a comprehensive review of information to assist students in preparing to take the NCLEX- RN examination and is the summation of all courses in the nursing program. Students have the opportunity to proactively take standardized, computerized tests to uncover weaknesses in their knowledge base. Remediation opportunities are presented, as are strategies that increase the likelihood of graduates successfully completing the NCLEX- RN examination. 2 Credit Hours NUR 268 Nursing Process IV: Leadership Concepts of leadership and management, team-building, delegation, decision-making, performance improvement and conflict-resolution are explored. Professional trends and issues and role transition are discussed. 1 Credit Hour NUR 300 Medical -Surgical Nursing II Students apply the nursing process, therapeutic communication, critical thinking and advanced nursing skills in caring for clients across the lifespan who are experiencing multiple acute and chronic health problems. Collaboration with members of the multidisciplinary health care team to modify the client's plan of care is incorporated. Prerequisite: NUR 100 and NUR 100C 4 Credit Hours NUR 300.5 Mental Health Nursing This course builds on previously learned concepts and theories to develop students' ability to use the nursing process, critical thinking, therapeutic communication and basic nursing skills in caring for clients and their families with mental, psychological and psychiatric conditions with unpredictable outcomes or who demonstrate changes in health status. Collaboration with other health team members when modifying client care is incorporated. Prerequisite: NUR 100.2 or NUR 100.3 3 Credit Hours NUR 300C Medical -Surgical Nursing II ­ Clinical This course builds on previously learned concepts and theories to develop students' ability to use the nursing process, critical thinking, therapeutic communication and basic nursing skills in caring for clients and their families across the lifespan who have unpredictable outcomes or who are demonstrating a change in their health status. Collaboration with other health team members when modifying the client's care is incorporated. Prerequisite: NUR 100 and NUR 100C 6 Credit Hours NUR 301 Leadership This course synthesizes previously learned concepts and theories, and provides instruction in leadership, critical thinking, legal-ethical issues, managing a group of clients and role transition. Emphasis is placed on the application of knowledge, skills and attitudes needed as a provider of care, member within the discipline and manager of care within the scope of nursing practice. 1 Credit Hour

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NUR 302.4 Medical ­ Surgical II This course builds on previously learned concepts and theories to develop students' ability to use the nursing process, critical thinking, therapeutic communication and basic nursing skills in caring for adult/geriatric clients with multiple and chronic health problems with unpredictable outcomes or who demonstrate changes in health status. Collaboration with other health team members when modifying the plan of care is incorporated. Clinical competency is developed in acute-care and community settings by providing holistic care for adult and geriatric clients in guided experiences. Prerequisite: NUR 100.2 or NUR 100.3 7 Credit Hours NUR 303 NCLEX ­ PN Review This course provides a comprehensive review of nursing theory to assist students in preparing for the National Council Licensure Examination-Practical Nurse (NCLEX-PN). Students gain experience by taking computerized examinations that simulate the NCLEX-PN test-taking experience. Emphasis is placed on development of test-taking skills and success strategies. 2 Credit Hours NUR 303.3 Leadership This course builds on previously learned concepts and theories to develop students' ability to use the nursing process, critical thinking, therapeutic communication and basic nursing skills appropriate to clients in their particular life stage. Concepts of leadership and management, team-building, delegation, decision-making, performance improvement and conflict-resolution are explored. Professional trends and issues and role transition are discussed. 2 Credit Hours NUR 306 Medical-Surgical Nursing III This course builds on previously learned concepts and theories to develop students' ability to use the nursing process, critical thinking, therapeutic communication and basic nursing skills in caring for clients across the lifespan with multiple acute and chronic health problems. Collaboration with members of the multidisciplinary health care team to modify the client's plan of care is incorporated. Prerequisites: NUR 210 and NUR 248 6.5 Credit Hours NUR 312 Maternal Child Nursing This course further develops students' ability to use the nursing process, critical thinking, therapeutic communication and basic nursing skills to care for pregnant clients and their families with increasingly less predictable outcomes or who demonstrate a change in their health status. Client teaching and collaboration among the nurse, clients and family members are covered. Concepts of working as a member of an interdisciplinary health care team are incorporated. Prerequisite: NUR 210 3.5 Credit Hours NUR 350 Medical-Surgical Nursing IV This course builds on previously learned concepts and theories to develop students' ability to use the nursing process, critical thinking, therapeutic communication and basic nursing skills in caring for clients and their families across the lifespan with unpredictable outcomes or who are demonstrating a change in health status. Client teaching and collaboration among the nurse, clients and family members are covered. Experience is gained in acute-care, non-acute-care and/or community health settings to develop clinical competency. Prerequisites: NUR 210, NUR 248, and NUR 306 4.5 Credit Hours NUR 351 NCLEX ­ RN Review This course provides a comprehensive review of nursing theory to assist students in preparing for the National Council Licensure Examination-Registered Nurse (NCLEX-RN). Students gain experience by taking computerized examinations that simulate the NCLEX-RN test-taking experience. Emphasis is placed on development of test-taking skills and success strategies. 3 Credit Hours NUR 352 Pediatric Nursing This course builds on previously learned concepts and theories to develop students' ability to use the nursing process, critical thinking, therapeutic communication and basic nursing skills in caring for infants, children, adolescents and their families with increasingly less predictable outcomes or who demonstrate a change in their health status. Client teaching and collaboration among the nurse, clients and family members are covered. Concepts pertaining to working as a member of an interdisciplinary health care team are incorporated. Prerequisites: NUR 210 3.5 Credit Hours NUR 400.2 Preceptorship Clinical Experience In this course, students are assigned to a clinical nurse preceptor in the acute-care setting to function as professional managers of care within the scope of the nursing practice and further develop their skills and attitudes. Guided experiences assist students in managing multiple clients and their families with complex, rapidly changing health care needs. Emphasis is placed on integration and synthesis of safe practice in medication administration, organization/time management, nursing skills, client teaching, communication, continuum of care, leadership/management issues/trends, legal/ethical issues, teamwork, accountability, and transition into an entry-level position. A weekly de-briefing session with faculty to identify issues/trends is incorporated. Prerequisite: NUR 302.4 7 Credit Hours NUR 401.2 NCLEX ­ RN Review This course provides a comprehensive review of nursing theory to assist students in preparing for the National Council Licensure Examination-Registered Nurse (NCLEX-RN). Students gain experience by taking computerized examinations that simulate the NCLEX-RN test-taking experience. Emphasis is placed on development of test-taking skills and success strategies. 3 Credit Hours NURS 136 Medication Administration and Basic Pharmacology This course focuses on accurate and safe preparation and administration of medication. Key concepts include health teaching, client monitoring, and the legal implication of documentation of medication administration. An introduction to common drug classifications, actions, uses, and side effects of pharmacological agents is included. 2 Credit Hours NURS 274 Nursing process IV: Medical ­ Surgical Nursing III Students in this course build on previously learned concepts and theories, with emphasis on the application of the nursing process, therapeutic communication, critical thinking and advanced nursing skills in treating adults and geriatric clients experiencing multiple acute and chronic health problems with unpredictable outcomes. Collaborating with members of the multidisciplinary health care team to develop client plans of care is incorporated. Nutrition, growth and development, pharmacology and pathophysiology are integrated throughout the course. Prerequisite: NUR 254 6 Credit Hours NURS 276 NCLEX ­ RN Review This course provides a comprehensive review of nursing theory to assist students to prepare for the National Council Licensure Examination-Registered Nurse (NCLEX-RN). Students gain experience by taking computerized examinations that simulate the NCLEX-RN test-taking experience. Emphasis is placed on development of test-taking skills and success strategies. 3 Credit Hours PHM 101 Basic Pharmacology and Drug Calculations In this course, students further develop math skills necessary to accurately calculate dosages for medication administration. Oral and parental routes of administration are presented. 2 Credit Hours

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PHM 111 Nervous System Anti-Infectives and Retail Operations In this course students learn about the anatomy, physiology and pharmacological effects of medications on the nervous system as well as antimicrobial therapies. Emphasis is placed on pain management, psychopharmacology, as well as diseases of the nervous system including epilepsy, Parkinson's disease and Alzheimer's disease. Medications used in the treatment of these diseases are also explored. Additional hands-on lab experiences include reconstitutions of antibiotics, shelf-stocking systems and retail operations. Students participate in retail role-play and cash register operations and become proficient in understanding drug labels and equipment used in dosage measurement. Over-the-counter medications are introduced. This course presents procedures and calculations for retail pharmacy. Prerequisite: FA 100 4.5 Credit Hours PHM 112 Prescription Processing, Software and Pharmacy Calculations This course covers pharmacy-related federal laws and regulations and provides a clear and concise method of calculating drug dosages. Also covered are systems of measurement, conversions, ratio proportions and mathematics. Students to work with software used in a pharmacy setting and enter mock patient, prescription, and physician information, print medication labels, and download medication information. Prerequisite: FA 100 4.5 Credit Hours PHM 113 Pharmacy Calculations and Body Systems In this course students utilize basic mathematics, conversions between measurement systems and ratio proportion to perform pharmaceutical calculations in context. They also gain hands-on experience in transcribing and processing prescriptions on a typical pharmacy computer system. Automated medication dispensing systems are introduced, and students practice filling unit dose carts and crash carts. The course provides an overview of the physiology and pharmacology of the cardiovascular, musculoskeletal and endocrine systems, and students gain a working knowledge of the medications used to treat common diseases of these systems, including hypertension, stroke, heart attack and diabetes. Prerequisite: FA 100 4.5 Credit Hours PHM 114 Compounding, Body Systems and Pharmacy Calculations This course introduces specialized patient dosage calculations, conversions between measurement systems and utilizing ratio proportion for pharmaceutical calculations in context. It also provides an overview of the anatomy, physiology and pharmacological effects of medications on the respiratory, digestive and excretory systems. Students gain a working knowledge of the medications used to treat common diseases in all three systems including mechanisms of action, common interactions and dosing considerations and gain hands-on experience in transcribing prescriptions and processing prescriptions on a typical pharmacy computer system. Additional hands-on training includes repackaging for long-term care, extemporaneous compounding, inventory control and purchasing. Prerequisite: FA 100 4.5 Credit Hours PHM 115 Hospital Operations and Parenteral Dosage Calculations This course introduces students to pharmacy practice in the hospital environment, including hospital policies and formularies. The course covers universal precautions and disease prevention, with discussions of HIV and hepatitis. Human relations are also explored with an emphasis on communication styles and problem-solving techniques with customers and coworkers. Additionally, students are introduced to the pharmacological effects of chemotherapy and practice sterile product preparation under a laminar flow hood including proper aseptic technique. Pharmaceutical calculations center on parenteral dosages and intravenous drug calculations as well as chemotherapy preparation. Prerequisite: FA 100 4.5 Credit Hours PHM 121 Pharmacy History, Laws, Ethics and Math This course covers the history of pharmacy and its place in health care. Current national and state pharmacy law is examined with particular respect to pharmacy technicians as well as pharmaceutical and medical terminology. Also introduced are pharmaceutical references and basic pharmacology. Medication forms and routes of administrations are discussed along with pharmacy math. Prerequisite: FA 100 4.5 Credit Hours PHM 122 Prescription Processing and Hospital Pharmacy Operations The student will learn how to transcribe and process prescriptions on a typical pharmacy computer system. Additionally, billing and stocking systems will be discussed. Over the counter and alternative medications are introduced. This course also introduces the student to the practice of pharmacy in the hospital environment including hospital policies and formularies. Prerequisite: FA 100 4.5 Credit Hours PHM 123 Compounding, Chemistry and Body Systems This course covers extemporaneous compounding, aseptic technique and IV preparation. The student will have hands-on practice with sterile product preparation under a laminar flow hood including proper aseptic technique. Pharmaceutical calculations will center on parenteral dosages and intravenous drug calculations as well as chemotherapy preparation. This course introduces the basic concepts of chemistry including the forms of matter. Emphasis is placed on concepts of chemistry utilized by Pharmacy Technicians. Additionally, this course covers the structures, functions and pharmacological effects of medications on the respiratory, visual and auditory systems. Students will gain a working knowledge of the medications used to treat common diseases in all three systems including mechanisms of action, common interactions and dosing considerations. Special attention is paid towards the medications used to treat the common cold including antihistamines, decongestants and antitussives and treatments for glaucoma. Prerequisite: FA 100, PHM 121 and PHM 122 4.5 Credit Hours PHM 124 Pharmacology and Body Systems This course covers the structures, functions and pharmacological effects of medications on the body systems, including the Integumentary System, Gastrointestinal System, Urinary System, Cardiovascular System and Nervous System. The student will become familiar with the most common diseases, conditions and their treatments. Psychopharmacology will be discussed. Prerequisite: FA 100, PHM 121 and PHM 122 4.5 Credit Hours PHM 125 Endocrine System, Pharmacy Science and Drug Classifications This course covers the endocrine and reproductive systems and their roles in regulating key processes throughout the human body. The student will learn the names of the glands that make up the endocrine system and the functions of each one. In association with the endocrine system, the conditions of osteoporosis, Paget's disease, thyroid disorders and diabetes and the drugs used to treat them, will be explored. Students will study the science of microbiology and drug classifications of anti-infectives, vaccines and oncology agents. Students will practice reconstituting anti-infectives and IV admixture for oncology agents. Students will also review and practice for their national exam. Prerequisite: FA 100, PHM 121, PHM 122, PHM 123 and PHM 124 4.5 Credit Hours PHP 100 Pharmacy History, Law and the Pharmacokinetic Model This course provides an introduction to pharmacy and its history and place in health care. Current national and state pharmacy law is emphasized with particular respect to pharmacy technicians as well as pharmaceutical and medical terminology. Also introduced are pharmaceutical references and basic pharmacology and pharmacokinetics. Prerequisites: COL 100 and COL 150 2.5 Credit Hours

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PHP 101 Prescription Information Processing and Controlled Substances This course is an introduction to basic mathematics, conversions between measurement systems and utilizing ratio proportion for pharmaceutical calculations in context. Students gain hands-on experience in transcribing prescriptions and processing prescriptions on a typical pharmacy computer system. In addition, students will learn to update references, become familiar with pharmacy journals and learn to take patient histories. Also introduced are controlled substances and how they are handled in the pharmacy environment, as well as posology, the study of medical dosages, dosage forms and delivery systems. Prerequisites: COL 100 and COL 150 1.5 Credit Hours PHP 120 Nervous System Medications and Anti-Infectives This course provides an overview of the anatomy, physiology and pharmacological effects of medications on the nervous system and an introduction to antimicrobial therapies. Emphasis is placed on diseases of the nervous system including pain management, psychopharmacology, epilepsy, Parkinson's disease and Alzheimer's disease, and the medications used in their treatment. Students demonstrate proficiency with the various classes of antibiotics. Prerequisites: COL 100 and COL 150 2.5 Credit Hours PHP 121 Retail Pharmacy Operations This course introduces basic mathematics, conversions between measurement systems and utilizing ratio proportion for pharmaceutical calculations in context. Students gain hands-on experience in transcribing and processing prescriptions on a typical pharmacy computer system and in reconstitutions of antibiotics. Additional lab exercises involve shelf stocking systems, and cash register and other retail operations. Students become proficient in understanding drug labels and equipment used in dosage measurement. Over the counter medications are introduced. Prerequisites: COL 100 and COL 150 1.5 Credit Hours PHP 130 Pharmacy Calculations This course offers a clear and concise method of calculating drug dosages and explores systems of measurement, conversions, ratio proportions and mathematics. Prerequisites: COL 100 and COL 150 2.5 Credit Hours PHP 131 Pharmacy Computer Software, Keyboarding, and 10-Key This course familiarizes students with software used in a pharmacy setting, entering mock patient, prescription, and physician information, printing medication labels, and downloading medication information. Prerequisites: COL 100 and COL 150 1.5 Credit Hours PHP 140 Respiratory, Digestive and Renal Systems This course provides an overview of the anatomy, physiology and pharmacological effects of medications on the respiratory, digestive and renal systems. Students gain a working knowledge of the medications used to treat common diseases in all three systems including mechanisms of action, common interactions and dosing considerations. Special attention is given to medications used to treat the common cold, including antihistamines, decongestants and antitussives. Prerequisites: COL 100 and COL 150 2.5 Credit Hours PHP 141 Long Term Care, Extemporaneous Compounding and Advanced Calculations This course introduces basic mathematics, conversions between measurement systems and utilizing ratio proportion for pharmaceutical calculations in context. Students gain hands-on experience in transcribing prescriptions and processing prescriptions on a typical pharmacy computer system. Additional hands-on training includes repackaging for long-term care, an introduction to extemporaneous compounding, inventory control and purchasing. Oral dosage and pediatric/adult dosing based on weight calculations are presented. Prerequisites: COL 100 and COL 150 1.5 Credit Hours PHP 150 Cardiovascular and Endocrine Systems This course provides an overview of the anatomy, physiology and pharmacological effects of medications on the cardiovascular and endocrine systems. Students gain a working knowledge of the medications used to treat common diseases of these systems, including hypertension, stroke, heart attacks and diabetes. Prerequisites: COL 100 and COL 150 2.5 Credit Hours PHP 151 Medication Distributions Systems and Advanced Calculations This course introduces basic mathematics, conversions between measurement systems and utilizing ratio proportion for pharmaceutical calculations in context. Students gain hands-on experience in transcribing prescriptions and processing prescriptions on a typical pharmacy computer system. Automated medication dispensing systems are introduced, and students practice filling unit dose carts, crash carts and anesthesia bags. Prerequisites: COL 100 and COL 150 1.5 Credit Hours PHP 160 Hospital Operations and Clinical Aspect of Health Care This course familiarizes students with the practice of pharmacy in the hospital environment, including hospital policies and formularies. The course covers universal precautions and disease prevention, with discussions of HIV and hepatitis. Human relations are also explored with an emphasis on communication styles and problem-solving techniques with customers and coworkers. Additionally, students are introduced to the pharmacological effects of chemotherapy. Prerequisites: COL 100 and COL 150 2.5 Credit Hours PHP 161 Intravenous, Chemotherapy Preparation and Parenteral Dosage Calculations This course introduces basic mathematics, conversions between measurement systems and utilizing ratio proportion for pharmaceutical calculations. Students gain hands-on experience in transcribing prescriptions and processing prescriptions on a typical pharmacy computer system. Sterile product preparation under a laminar flow hood including proper aseptic technique is introduces. Pharmaceutical calculations center on parenteral dosages and intravenous drug calculations as well as chemotherapy preparation. Prerequisites: COL 100 and COL 150 1.5 Credit Hours PHY 220 Physics Students are introduced to general physics topics such as Newton's Laws, energy and conservation, vectors, kinematics, torque and rotation, fluids and elasticity, and oscillations and waves. They further investigate these topics during the lab component of the course. Prerequisites: BIO 260 and RRT 351 4 Credit Hours PHY 221 Physics with Lab In this conceptual survey of physics topics, students gain appreciation and understanding of the physical universe via conceptual instruction rather than mathematical calculation. The phenomena of motion, force, energy, matter, sound, electricity, magnetism, light and the atom are covered. The class is taught in a lecture/lab format. 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PLS 300 Public Policy In this course a social science approach is used to examine US public policy and its development. Students examine key policies as prototypes for establishing and evaluating publicpolicy decisions. Additionally, students learn how various social and business groups seek to influence and establish public policy. 3 Credit Hours PROD 100 Resume and Professional Development This course provides instruction on writing effective resumes, cover letters, and thank you notes. Interviewing skills, job hunting skills, self-marketing professional associations, dress for success, career development and career enhancement strategies are also discussed. 1 Credit Hour PSY 102 Psychology This course provides a foundation for understanding, predicting and directing behavior. Organized within a framework encompassing foundations, general topics and applications, the course provides an understanding of how psychological principles and concepts relate to professional and personal life. Topics include learning, attitude formation, personality, social influence, dynamics of communication, conflict resolution, motivation, leadership, and group roles and processes. 3 Credit Hours PSY 110 Introduction to Psychology This introductory course on human behavior presents theories and concepts on the scope of psychology, biological foundations and the brain, sensation, perception, motivation, personality, learning/memory, emotion, states of consciousness, personality theories, cognition, life-span development, and applied psychology. 3 Credit Hours PSY 113 General Psychology This course presents basic principles of learning, memory, emotion, perception, physiological developmental, intelligence and methods in social and abnormal psychology. 3 Credit Hours PTA 112 Fundamentals of Physical Therapist Assisting In this course students are introduced to the origins of physical therapy and the specific roles of physical medicine and rehabilitation professionals in the health care system. Topics covered are core values of the profession; the role of the physical therapist assistant; laws, regulations and policies; current issues; and the American Physical Therapy Association. In addition, students learn measurement skills, patient care and handling, and universal precautions. Prerequisite: Successful completion of semesters 1 and 2; co-requisites: PTA 189 and PTA 224 3 Credit Hours PTA 153 Physical Agents and Massage This course introduces use of evidence-based therapeutic modalities in physical therapy practice. Lectures and lab experience develop problem-solving and critical-thinking skills for use of electrical stimulation, heat, cold, ultrasound, diathermy, laser and hydrotherapy. The technique of soft tissue mobilization and massage as a therapeutic modality is also presented. Prerequisites: PTA 112, PTA 189, PTA 224; co-requisite: PTA 177 3 Credit Hours PTA 177 Management of Orthopedic Disorders In this course students are introduced to management of common orthopedic disorders. Lecture and lab experience include instruction on tissue healing, gait training, therapeutic exercise, common orthopedic injuries and management of surgical cases. Prerequisites: PTA 112, PTA 189 and PTA 224; co-requisite: PTA 153 4 Credit Hours PTA 189 Pathophysiology for the PTA This course reviews signs, symptoms and complications of disease states of the body, and covers the essential nature of diseases and abnormalities of structure and function. Physical, clinical and laboratory presentation of diseases is examined. Prerequisites: Successful completion of semesters 1 and 2; co-requisites: PTA 112 and PTA 224 3 Credit Hours PTA 199 Clinical Education I This course provides students with supervised instruction in PT/ PTA clinical activities. Emphasis is placed on developing professional behaviors and interpersonal skills. Students practice data collection, therapeutic modalities, transfers, patient positioning, patient instruction, and therapeutic exercise as well as documentation of measurements and interventions. Students practice assessment techniques including goniometry, manual muscle testing, and patient functional levels. Skills practiced are dependent on the clinical site and determinations of the supervising faculty. Prerequisites: Completion of all semester 3 PTA core courses with at least a 2.0 GPA; co-requisites: PTA 210, PTA 240, PTA 223 and PTA 230 2 Credit Hours PTA 210 Management of Neurological Disorders In this course students are introduced to neurological impairments and neuro-rehabilitation concepts. Neuroanatomy and motor development are discussed, as is management of neurological conditions in children and adults. The course addresses non-progressive spinal cord and central nervous system disorders as well as progressive disorders of the central nervous system. Prerequisites: Successful completion of PTA semester 3; co-requisites: PTA 199 and PTA 240 4 Credit Hours PTA 223 Advanced Concepts for PTA In this course students develop knowledge of treatment of various states and conditions such as geriatrics, pulmonary disease, amputation, integumentary disorders, age-related conditions, and arthritis. Orthotics/prosthetics, wound cleansing, dressing changes, and environmental assessment are presented as they relate to these conditions. Prerequisite: Completion of semester 3 courses, PTA 210 and PTA 240; co-requisites: PTA 199 and PTA 230 4 Credit Hours PTA 224 Physical Therapy Data Collection and Documentation Students are introduced to patient measurement including joint range of motion, muscle length and muscle strength testing, patient interviews, segmental volume measurements; leg length measurements; girth measurements, deep tendon reflexes, pain assessments, vital signs assessment, and sensation testing. This course also introduces students to patient confidentiality issues, medical chart review, documentation, medical terminology, and billing. Prerequisite: Successful completion of semesters 1 and 2; co-requisites: PTA 112 and PAT 189 3 Credit Hours PTA 230 Clinical Applications across the Lifespan Relevant clinical cases and journal articles are presented for discussion in this course. Students are encouraged to present journal articles in class for further understanding of current treatment options. Prerequisite: Completion of semester 3 PTA courses, PTA 210 and PTA 240 co-requisites: PTA 199 and PTA 223 2 Credit Hours PTA 240 Ethics and Jurisprudence This course addresses ethical and legal issues facing physical therapist assistants. Topics presented include ethics and values, patient advocacy, professionalism, personal and professional development, access to health care, reimbursement, quality assurance and jurisprudence. Prerequisite: Completion of semester 3 PTA courses; co-requisites: PTA 199 and PTA 210 2 Credit Hours

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PTA 259 Clinical Education II This is a seven week, full-time externship in which students implement therapeutic treatments learned in the academic setting. Students practice skills in a clinical setting under the supervision of a physical therapist and are expected to assume greater responsibility as they improve their clinical treatment skills. Students will have successfully completed the didactic portion of the curriculum and will make satisfactory progress toward competent and safe entry-level PTA skills at the conclusion of this clinical experience. Skills practiced are dependent on the clinical site. Prerequisites: Successful completion of all semester 4 PTA classes. 6 Credit Hours PTA 289 Clinical Education III This is an eight week, full-time externship in which students, under the supervision of a physical therapist, implement therapeutic treatments learned in the academic setting. Utilizing knowledge and skills developed in the program, students provide patient care comparable to that of an entrylevel PTA while advancing competencies acquired during Clinical Education I and II. Prerequisites: Completion of all semester 4 PTA courses and PTA 259 6 Credit Hours PTA 298 Licensure Review This course prepares students to take the National Physical Therapy Examination (NPTE) for physical therapist assistants. Students review critical concepts and State Specific Revised Statutes and Codes, and complete a full-length practice examination. Prerequisites: Successful completion of all PTA coursework 3 Credit Hours PTC 111 Theory and Application The history of and current employment opportunities for physical therapy technicians and chiropractic assistants are explored. Students learn medical terminology, skeletal, muscular and spinal anatomy, subluxation, and body mechanics. In addition, they apply sterilization techniques, take vital signs, palpate and inspect tissue,and learn how to position and transport patients. Medical documentation, laws and regulations and office operations are covered, as are communication skills. Prerequisite: FA 100 4.5 Credit Hours PTC 112 Body Systems and Fitness Integrations Students learn certified fitness training (CPT) integrations, including principles and techniques of weight training and body composition testing. The impact of diet and water consumption on exercise and metabolism, cardiovascular responses to exercise and injury prevention and troubleshooting are presented. The course covers business strategies, client intake and screening, legal and ethical medical assistance considerations, as well as how to design and deliver fitness programs for all levels of ability. Prerequisite: FA 100 4.5 Credit Hours PTC 113 Body System and Massage Basics Students explore the theory of physiologic effects for massage techniques, anatomy and physiology, pathology, medical terminology, and professional development. Also presented are massage manipulations based on quality of touch, flow, direction, speed, rhythm, frequency, and duration. Students learn to perform various types of massage, providing them with the hands-on skills necessary for entry-level employment at a range of facilities. Prerequisite: FA 100 4.5 Credit Hours PTC 114 Physical Agents Theory and Application Students explore the rational and physiological interventions of modalities applied to soft tissue injuries in their various stages of repair. They gain hands-on experience with ultrasound, electrical stimulations, heat and cold applications and various therapeutic techniques in a clinical environment. Prerequisite: FA 100 4.5 Credit Hours PTC 115 Therapeutic Standards and Sports Injury Management Theory This interactive class explores proper body mechanics, transfers, ambulation with assistive devices, draping techniques, and vital signs. Students practice muscle palpation, gait assessment and training, sports injury rehabilitation, considerations for prevention, and post-surgical therapies. Concurrently, students develop written and oral communications with an emphasis on interpersonal relations. Prerequisite: FA 100 4.5 Credit Hours PTCX 100 Pharmacology This course provides students with an overview of pharmacy history, law, and ethics. Additionally, information is provided about antihistamines, analgesics, and anticoagulants. 2 Credit Hours PTCX 102 Controlled Substances This course familiarizes students with pharmacological substances with abuse potential, focusing on drugs listed under Schedules I through V. 1 Credit Hour PTCX 104 Patient Communications In this course students explore aspects of verbal and nonverbal communication in the pharmacy. 0.5 Credit Hours PTCX 106 Pharmacy Math This course offers a clear and concise method of calculating drug dosages. Systems of measurement, conversions, ratio proportions and mathematics are covered. 1.5 Credit Hours PTCX 108 Pharmacology/Circulatory System This course presents the anatomy and physiology of the circulatory system and the effects that select pharmacologic agents have on it. 1 Credit Hour PTCX 110 Clerical Procedures/CPR This course focuses on the non-technical aspects of working in the pharmacy, including purchasing, inventory, third-party billing, recordkeeping, and cash register. Additionally, students practice performing CPR and the Heimlich maneuver on adult, child, and infant manikins. Upon successful completion of the course, students attain CPR certification. 1.5 Credit Hours PTCX 112 Prescriptions This course investigates all phases of prescription processing, including retrieving and interpretation, labeling requirements, and manual filling. 0.5 Credit Hours PTCX 114 Patient Profiles In this course students learn about the patient information that must be collected on medication recipients in both the hospital and retail environments. 1 Credit Hour PTCX 116 Pharmacology/Respiratory System The anatomy and physiology of the respiratory system are highlighted in this course, as are the pharmacologic agents prescribed for respiratory conditions. 1 Credit Hour PTCX 118 Pharmacology/Nervous System The anatomy and physiology of the nervous system are highlighted in this course, as are the pharmacologic agents prescribed for neurological conditions. 1 Credit Hour PTCX 120 Drug Distribution This course explores the advantages of the unit-dose dispensing system and quality control and safety procedures associated with drug distribution. 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PTCX 122 Drug Reference Books This course provides instruction on how to use the Physician's Desk Reference (PDR) and other reference texts commonly used in the pharmacy. 0.5 Credit Hours PTCX 124 Antibiotics This course introduces students to various types of antibiotics and their indications, contraindications, routes of administration, and dosage forms. 1 Credit Hour PTCX 126 Aseptic Preparation Principles of asepsis in the preparation of intravenous drug administration systems and parenteral nutrition products are highlighted in this course. 1 Credit Hour PTCX 127 IV Preparation This course presents indications for, and types of, IV administration sets prepared in a pharmacy. Additionally, students practice assembling IV sets. Prerequisites: PTCX 106 and PTCX 126 1 Credit Hour PTCX 128 Pharmacology/Digestive System The anatomy and physiology of the digestive system are highlighted in this course, as are the pharmacologic agents prescribed for digestive conditions. 1 Credit Hour PTCX 130 Over-the-Counter Medications This course examines the wide array of non-prescription medications currently available and introduces the three categories of effectiveness. 1 Credit Hour PTCX 132 Chemistry This course introduces the basic concepts of chemistry, including the forms of matter. Emphasis is placed on concepts of chemistry utilized by pharmacy technicians. 1 Credit Hour PTCX 134 Chemotherapy This course explores various types of antineoplastic agents used to treat malignant diseases. 2 Credit Hours PTCX 136 Psychopharmacology/Endocrine System This course introduces students to the anatomy and physiology of the endocrine system and discusses the effects that select pharmacologic agents have on it. Medications that influence mood and the emotional state are also described. 1 Credit Hour PTCX 138 Specialty Lab Equipment This course describes the use of the laminar flow hood, unit dose cart, needles/syringes, IV bottles, scales and other equipment in the pharmacy setting. 0.5 Credit Hours PTCX 140 Pharmacological Computer Software This course provides students with hands-on pharmacy-related software experience. Students enter mock patient, prescription, and physician information, print medication labels, and download medication information. 1 Credit Hour PTP 100 Physical Therapy Technology Administration Theory This course introduces the history of physical therapy, and defines members of the health care team, job duties and responsibilities, as well as professional conduct. Medical abbreviations and the structure of components of words are also studied. Prefixes, suffixes, and word roots are defined. Prerequisites: COL 100 and COL 150 2.5 Credit Hours PTP 101 Physical Therapy Technology Applications Students practice and demonstrate the proper techniques of maintaining barriers and sterile fields, as well as hand-washing and gloving. Students also participate in culturally diverse and health care chain of command scenarios and role-play in a simulated environment. Prerequisites: COL 100 and COL 150 1.5 Credit Hours PTP 120 Body Systems and Fitness Integrations Theory This course covers several important aspects of certified fitness training (CPT) integrations, including principles and techniques of weight training and body-composition testing. Client evaluations and their adverse effects on goal setting and expectations are discussed. Common disorders and deformities that impact a client's ability to perform fitness activities are also discussed. Prerequisites: COL 100 and COL 150 2.5 Credit Hours PTP 121 Fitness Training Applications This course covers several important aspects of certified fitness training (CPT) integrations, including principles and techniques of weight training and body-composition testing. Client evaluations and their adverse effects on goal setting and expectations are discussed. Common disorders and deformities that impact a client's ability to perform fitness activities are also discussed. Prerequisites: COL 100 and COL 150 1.5 Credit Hours PTP 130 Body System and Massage Basics Theory This course explores the theory and practice of physiologic effects of massage techniques and decryptions of massage manipulations based on quality of touch, flow, direction, speed, rhythm, frequency and duration. Prerequisites: COL 100 and COL 150 2.5 Credit Hours PTP 131 Therapeutic Massage Applications In this course students apply techniques of effleurage, petrissage, Swedish, deep tissue, lymphedema, pre- and post-event sports and athletic tissue manipulation. Eight basic massage manipulations are combined so students can provide and practice full-body massage. Prerequisites: COL 100 and COL 150 1.5 Credit Hours PTP 140 Body Systems and Chiropractic Assisting Basics This course defines the chiropractic philosophy, spinal anatomy, subluxation complex, and spinal pain. It also defines chiropractic assistant duties and responsibilities, including medical records, patient communications, the SOAP method of documentation, confidentiality, chiropractic office emergencies and contra-indications. Students review blood-borne pathogens, recognition of emergency situations, performing the primary and secondary survey, communication and technical skills. Various certification opportunities are discussed. Prerequisites: COL 100 and COL 150 2.5 Credit Hours PTP 141 Chiropractic Assisting Applications In this class students practice patient intake, positioning, medical history review, application of appropriate modalities, range of motion, and therapeutic exercises in a clinical setting. Maintaining patient safety and chiropractic assistant (CA) multitasking are a substantial portion of this course. Prerequisites: COL 100 and COL 150 1.5 Credit Hours PTP 150 Physical Agents This course explores the rational and physiological interventions of modalities applied to soft tissue injuries in their various stages of repair. Ultrasound, electrical stimulations, various massage, heat and cold applications are presented. Prerequisites: COL 100 and COL 150 2.5 Credit Hours PTP 151 Physical Agents Applications In this course, students practice various modalities to gain the hands-on experience of heat, cold, electricity, massage, and various therapeutic exercises in a clinical environment. Prerequisites: COL 100 and COL 150 1.5 Credit Hours

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PTP 160 Therapeutic Standards and Sports Injury Management Theory Students develop written and oral communications with an emphasis on interpersonal relations in this course. Proper body mechanics, transfers, ambulation with assistive devices, draping techniques, and vital signs are discussed in this interactive class. This course explores the various mechanisms associated with specific athletic injuries and considerations for prevention. Prerequisites: COL 100 and COL 150 2.5 Credit Hours PTP 161 Therapeutic Standards Sports Injury Management Applications Students practice muscle palpation, gait training, gait assessment, sports injury rehabilitation, post-surgical range of motion and ambulatory aids. Prerequisites: COL 100 and COL 150 1.5 Credit Hours PTTB 100 PT Integrations This course introduces the history of physical therapy, defines members of the health care team, their job duties and responsibilities, and professional conduct. Medical abbreviations and the structure of the components of words are also studied. Prefixes, suffixes, and word roots are defined. 4 Credit Hours PTTB 101 Fitness Training This course covers several important aspects of fitness integrations, including principles and techniques of weight training and body-composition testing. Client evaluations and their adverse effects on goal setting and expectations are discussed. Common disorders and deformities that impact client abilities to perform fitness activities are also discussed. Prerequisite: PTTB 102 2.5 Credit Hours PTTB 102 Anatomy and Physiology This course examines structure and function of the human body with the musculoskeletal systems. Muscle origins, insertions, and actions, as related in the kinesmatic chain, are reviewed. Set-ups, cleaning, assembly, and storage are discussed as efficient means of minimizing time and disease spreading. Students practice maintaining barriers and sterile fields, as well as hand-washing and gloving. 4 Credit Hours PTTB 103 Therapeutic Standards This course addresses legal and ethical requirements in the physical therapy field. Written and oral communications skills are developed, with emphasis on interpersonal relations. Also examined are phone etiquette; subjective, objective, assessment, and plan notes; scheduling; billing procedures; body mechanics; transfers; ambulation with assistive devices; draping techniques; and vital signs. 3 Credit Hours PTTB 104 Physical Agents Theory This course explores rational and physiological interventions of modalities applied to soft tissue injuries in various stages of repair. Coursework examines ultrasound; electrical stimulations; and various massage, heat, and cold applications accompanied by range of motion and set-ups. 4 Credit Hours PTTB 105 Physical Agents Lab In this lab, students practice various modalities to gain handson experience with heat, cold, electricity, massage, and various therapeutic exercises in a clinical environment. Prerequisite: PTTB 104 2 Credit Hours PTTB 106 Sports Injury Management This course explores various mechanisms associated with athletic injuries and considerations for prevention. Assessment and rehabilitation are presented in particular body areas, with emphasis on soft tissue, neurological, and bony complications. Prerequisite: PTTB 102 3 Credit Hours PTTB 107 Career Development This course provides instruction on writing effective resumes, cover letters, and thank you notes. Coursework also addresses interviewing and job hunting skills, self-marketing, professional associations, dress for success, and career development and advancement strategies. 2.5 Credit Hours RAD 100 Patient Care This course introduces patient care and addresses patient interactions, medical histories, techniques used in patient transfer and immobilization, aseptic procedures, contrast media, pharmacology, medical emergencies, and vital signs. 3 Credit Hours RAD 101 Introduction to Imaging This course examines principles of physics and introduces radiology. Coursework addresses X-ray machines, X-ray production and emission, radiation biology, and protection. Principles of radiographic exposure, and beam quality and quantity are also discussed. 5 Credit Hours RAD 102 Medical Terminology This course examines medical term construction, including root words, prefixes, and suffixes. Use of medical terminology, as related to radiography, anatomy, and physiology, is stressed. Abbreviations, acronyms, and symbols are also included. 2 Credit Hours RAD 103 Anatomy and Physiology I This course examines anatomy and physiology of the human body. Included are structure and function of the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, respiratory, digestive, and urinary systems. 3 Credit Hours RAD 104 Radiographic Procedures I This course introduces radiographic patient care. Radiographic procedures of the chest, abdomen, upper extremity, shoulder girdle, lower extremity, and pelvic girdle are examined, as is foreign body localization. 5 Credit Hours RAD 106 Radiographic Procedures Lab I This lab provides students with the opportunity to apply skills learned in Radiographic Procedures I, RAD 104. Students gain insight into working with patients in terms of both positioning and patient care. Co-requisite: RAD 104 1 Credit Hour RAD 150 Applied Mathematics This course introduces mathematics as related to medical imaging. Fractional expressions, ratios, equations, exponential functions, solving radical equations, and application of methods to technical formulae are highlighted. 2 Credit Hours RAD 151 Imaging II This course examines principles of imaging. Topics include electricity, magnetism, X-ray machines, X-ray production and emission, beam-restricting devices, the grid, film processing, and intensifying screen. Prerequisite: RAD 101 5 Credit Hours RAD 152 Medical Ethics and the Law This course examines ethics, law, medical negligence, documentation, patient rights, informed consent, employment and labor law, risk management, safety, equipment safety, whistleblowing, and education. 3 Credit Hours RAD 153 Anatomy and Physiology II This course examines anatomy and physiology of the human body. Topics include blood; growth and development; special senses; and the cardiovascular, circulatory, lymphatic, and endocrine systems. Prerequisite: RAD 103 3 Credit Hours

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RAD 154 Radiographic Procedures II This course addresses anatomy and radiographic procedures of the spine and bony thorax; upper and lower gastrointestinal tract, including esophagrams, upper GIs, small bowel studies, and single- and double-contrast barium enemas; and of the urinary system, including kidneys, ureters, urinary bladder, and urethra. Also included are accessory organs of the digestive system, including the gall bladder and biliary ducts, as well as intravenous contrast agents and venipuncture principles. Prerequisite: RAD 104 5 Credit Hours RAD 156 Radiographic Procedures Lab II Students in this lab gain practical experience in applying knowledge and skills learned in previous procedures and imaging courses. Prerequisites: RAD 104 and RAD 106 1 Credit Hour RAD 180 Pathology This course provides an overview of major organ- and systemrelated diseases of the human body. Multiple organ system diseases that involve physical injury, bleeding, clotting, hypertension, and cancer are studied. Prerequisite: RAD 153 3 Credit Hours RAD 181 Imaging III This course further examines principles taught in Imaging II. Topics include special X-ray equipment and procedures such as mammography, computers and digital imaging, CT, MRI, ultrasound, and radiologic imaging facility design. Prerequisite: RAD 151 5 Credit Hours RAD 182 Quality Control This course examines advanced technical aspects of quality assurance. Coursework addresses film processors, radiographic equipment, and associated quality assurance testing. Critical analysis of radiographic examinations -with reference to exposure factors, positioning, and patient care techniques -are discussed. Critical thinking, problem-solving, and application skills are addressed. Prerequisite: RAD 154 5 Credit Hours RAD 184 Radiographic Procedures III This course addresses radiographic procedures of the skull, facial and nasal bones, sinuses, mastoid air cells, orbits, optic foramen, and mandible. Topics include trauma, mobile, pediatric, and surgical radiography; computed tomography, mammography, and angiography; intravenous contrast; venipuncture; various interventional procedures; and additional diagnostic and therapeutic modalities. Prerequisite: RAD 154 5 Credit Hours RAD 186 Radiographic Procedures Lab III In this lab, students are provided with the opportunity to apply skills learned in Radiographic Procedures II and III and Imaging III courses. Prerequisites: RAD 154 and RAD 156 1 Credit Hour RAD 202 Introduction to Computers With emphasis on health care applications, this course introduces keyboarding, word processing, spreadsheets, and databases in the Microsoft Windows environment. 1 Credit Hour RAD 209 Clinical Education I This course provides students with competency-based clinical education under supervision of a clinical instructor and supported by the program clinical coordinator. Prerequisite: Completion of semester 3 coursework 14 Credit Hours RAD 253 Clinical Education II Building on experience gained in Clinical Education I, this course provides students with additional competency-based clinical education under supervision of a clinical instructor and supported by the program clinical coordinator. Prerequisite: RAD 209 14 Credit Hours RAD 283 Clinical Education III Building on experience gained in Clinical Education I and Clinical Education II, this course provides students with additional competency-based clinical education under supervision of a clinical instructor and supported by the program clinical coordinator. Prerequisite: RAD 253 11 Credit Hours RAD 308 Radiography Registry Review This course provides comprehensive review of the radiographic curriculum as students prepare for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists exam. Test-taking and study-habit strategies are discussed. At the program director's discretion, the course may be offered via distance learning for selected students. Prerequisites: RAD 209 and RAD 253; co-requisite: RAD 283 6 Credit Hours RCP 101 Applied Sciences This course introduces paramedical sciences. Chemistry coursework addresses properties, characteristics, chemical reactions, and uses of substances. Physics coursework examines laws and properties of matter and energy as related to motion, force, and gases. Basic math principles, such as whole numbers, fractions, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, ratios, proportions, percents, the metric system, and basic algebra, are reviewed. 3.5 Credit Hours RCP 104 Anatomy and Physiology I This course introduces the human body and its physiology. Coursework emphasizes pronunciation, spelling, and definition of medical terms. 3 Credit Hours RCP 112 Anatomy and Physiology II Students in this course expand their working knowledge of anatomy and physiology in relation to the cardiopulmonary and renal systems. Prerequisite: RCP 104 or RRT 104 or RRTV 104 2.5 Credit Hours RCP 130 Patient Assessment This course provides students with an overview of patient medical conditions and how they relate to assessment and diagnostics. 2 Credit Hours RCP 251 Advanced Emergency Care This course discusses basic life support, airway management, tracheal intubation, and alternative CPR techniques. Advanced cardiac life support is addressed, including cardiovascular stabilization, EKG management, defibrillation, and cardiovascular drug management. Also examined are special resuscitation procedures and management for myocardial infarction, near drowning, electrical shock, trauma, stroke, hypothermia, and toxicological emergencies. Prerequisite: RCP 171 or RRTV 171 4 Credit Hours RCP 153 Medical Gases and Oxygen Therapy This course examines principles of medical gas cylinders and gas therapy. Topics also include a history of developments in respiratory care, concepts of oxygen therapy, assessment of oxygenation, and principles of oxygen therapy devices. Prerequisite: RCP 101 or RRTV 101 2 Credit Hours RCP 156 Humidity and Aerosol Therapy This course introduces principles and concepts of aerosol and humidity therapy, including terminology, factors that affect humidification and aerosolization, function of equipment, medications used, and techniques of administering humidity and aerosols. Prerequisite: RCP 101 or RRTV 101 1.5 Credit Hours

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RCP 171 Airway Management and Emergency Care This course examines care and maintenance of artificial airways; functions, limitations, and safety of equipment; and assessment of patients' cardiopulmonary status in emergency situations. CPR instruction and certification are integrated into the course. Prerequisites: RCP 153 or RRTV 153 and RCP 156 or RRTV 156 3 Credit Hours RCP 191 Home Care, Rehabilitation, and Patient Education This course introduces care and discharge planning, as well as home care services and reimbursement of these services. Coursework also examines rehabilitation services and alternative respiratory care sites. Prerequisite: RRTV 130 1 Credit Hour RCP 213 Neonatal -Pediatric Mechanical Ventilation This course, the final in a series, incorporates specialized modalities involved with mechanical ventilation of neonate and older pediatric patients. Management of premature neonates is emphasized. Case studies and simulations illustrate applications of mechanical ventilation. Prerequisites: RRT 206 or RRTV 206, RCP 251 or RRT 251 or RRTV 251, and RCP 266 or RRT 266 or RRTV 266 3 Credit Hours RCP 216 Cardiopulmonary Diagnostics This course presents concepts and principles of various diagnostic studies used to assess patient cardiopulmonary status, including arterial blood gases, pulmonary function testing, and electrocardiograms. Prerequisite: RRTV 306 5 Credit Hours RCP 226 Hyperinflation Therapy This course presents concepts and principles of hyperinflation therapy, including basic techniques, equipment, and patient instruction. Coursework also introduces ventilator management. Prerequisites: RCP 153 or RRTV 153 and RCP 156 or RRTV 156 1.5 Credit Hours RCP 266 Mechanical Ventilation Concepts and Applications This course examines mechanical ventilation concepts as applied to cardiopulmonary physiological conditions. Emphasized are assessing patient needs for mechanical ventilation and life support; ventilation and oxygenation monitoring; mechanics of flow and pressure; and volume monitoring. Waveform concepts are introduced. Prerequisite: RCP 251 or RRT 251 or RRTV 251 4.5 Credit Hours RCP 308 Clinical Practice II Students in this applications-based course observe and perform basic clinical skills and deliver therapeutic modalities under direct supervision within pediatric and emergency room hospital environments. Prerequisite: RRTV 306 2 Credit Hours RPCB 100 Resume and Professional Development This course addresses resume and cover letter writing; job hunting and interviewing skills; self-marketing; professional associations; dressing for success; and career development and advancement strategies. 0.5 Credit Hours RR 374 Advanced Adult Mechanical Ventilation In this course students discuss issues relevant to providing respiratory care to critically ill adults and evaluate case studies using a multi system approach to identify cardiopulmonary problems and determine appropriate therapeutic procedures. Prerequisites: RRT 362 and PHY 220 3 Credit Hours RRT 101 Applied Sciences This course introduces paramedical sciences. Chemistry coursework addresses properties, characteristics, chemical reactions, and uses of substances. Physics coursework examines laws and properties of matter and energy related to motion, force, and gases. Basic math principles, such as whole numbers, fractions, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, ratios, proportions, percents, the metric system, and basic algebra, are reviewed. 2.5 Credit Hours RRT 103 Medical Terminology This course introduces the human body and its physiology. Coursework emphasizes pronunciation, spelling, and definition of medical terms. 0.5 Credit Hours RRT 104 Anatomy and Physiology I This course introduces the human body and its physiology. Coursework emphasizes pronunciation, spelling, and definition of medical terms. 2 Credit Hours RRT 112 Anatomy and Physiology II Students in this course expand their working knowledge of anatomy and physiology in relation to the cardiopulmonary and renal systems. Prerequisite: RCP 104 or RRT 104 or RRTV 104 2.5 Credit Hours RRT 113 Bioethics Students in this course explore ethical and medical aspects of patient care. Coursework expands students' knowledge of patient medical conditions and how they relate to assessment and diagnostics. 0.5 Credit Hours RRT 121 Microbiology/Infection Control This course introduces cells and their structure and relationship to man. Bacteria classification and identification are emphasized. Coursework also addresses infection control, prevention of contamination, and infection by microorganisms. 2.5 Credit Hours RRT 123 Cardiopulmonary Diseases This course examines the disease process. Coursework addresses patient history, pathophysiology, complication, treatment, and prevention. Cardiopulmonary disease is emphasized. 4 Credit Hours RRT 130 Patient Assessment This course provides students with an overview of patient medical conditions and how they relate to assessment and diagnostics. 1.5 Credit Hours RRT 153 Medical Gases and Oxygen Therapy This course examines principles of medical gas cylinders and gas therapy. Topics also include a history of developments in respiratory care, concepts of oxygen therapy, assessment of oxygenation, and principles of oxygen therapy devices. Prerequisite: RRT 101 or RCP 101 or RRTV 101 1 Credit Hour RRT 156 Humidity and Aerosol Therapy This course introduces principles and concepts of aerosol and humidity therapy, including terminology, factors that affect humidification and aerosolization, function of equipment, medications used, and techniques of administering humidity and aerosols. Prerequisite: RCP 101 or RRT 101 or RRTV 101 2.5 Credit Hours RRT 171 Airway Management and Emergency Care This course examines care and maintenance of artificial airways; functions, limitations, and safety of equipment; and assessment of patients' cardiopulmonary status in emergency situations. CPR instruction and certification are integrated into the course. Prerequisite: RCP 101 or RRT 101 or RRTV 101 2.5 Credit Hours RRT 181 General Pharmacology This course addresses general pharmacological terms, characteristics, actions, and administration, as well as providing an overview of the nervous system. Students practice calculating drug dosages using measurements, conversions, ratio and proportions. 4 Credit Hours

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RRT 191 Home Care, Rehabilitation, and Patient Education This course introduces care and discharge planning, as well as home care services and reimbursement of these services. Coursework also examines rehabilitation services and alternative respiratory care sites. Prerequisite: RCP 130 or RRT 130 2.5 Credit Hours RRT 196 Management and Supervision Techniques/ Therapist -Driven Protocols This course addresses standards for respiratory care services, departmental operations, resources, recordkeeping, and quality assurance. An overview of current therapist-driven protocols used in hospitals is presented. Models are presented using standard protocols. Prerequisite: RCP 130 or RRT 130 1 Credit Hour RRT 203 Bronchial Hygiene and Chest Physiotherapy This course provides students with an opportunity to practice chest physiotherapy and includes instruction in breathing and airway clearance techniques. Topics include goals, indications, precautions, hazards, and techniques. Prerequisite: RCP 130 or RRT 130 1 Credit Hour RRT 206 Pediatrics and Perinatal Care This course addresses neonatal anatomy and physiology; cardiopulmonary diseases and stabilization of critically ill neonate and pediatric patients; air and ground transport; mechanical ventilation and monitoring; and special oxygenation and ventilation modalities. Prerequisite: RRT 306 6 Credit Hours RRT 213 Neonatal -Pediatric Mechanical Ventilation This course, the final in a series, incorporates specialized modalities involved with mechanical ventilation of neonate and older pediatric patients. Management of premature neonates is emphasized. Case studies and simulations illustrate applications of mechanical ventilation. Prerequisites: RRT 206 or RRTV 206, RCP 251 or RRT 251 or RRTV 251, and RCP 266 or RRT 266 or RRTV 266 3.5 Credit Hours RRT 216 Cardiopulmonary Diagnostics This course presents concepts and principles of various diagnostic studies used to assess patient cardiopulmonary status, including arterial blood gases, pulmonary function testing, and electrocardiograms. Prerequisite: RRT 306 6 Credit Hours RRT 226 Hyperinflation Therapy This course presents concepts and principles of hyperinflation therapy, including basic techniques, equipment, and patient instruction. Coursework also introduces ventilator management. Prerequisites: RRT 153 and RRT 156 2.5 Credit Hours RRT 251 Advanced Emergency Care This course discusses basic life support, airway management, tracheal intubation, and alternative CPR techniques. Advanced cardiac life support is addressed, including cardiovascular stabilization, EKG management, defibrillation, and cardiovascular drug management. Also examined are special resuscitation procedures and management for myocardial infarction, near drowning, electrical shock, trauma, stroke, hypothermia, and toxicological emergencies. Prerequisite: RRT 171 3.5 Credit Hours RRT 261 Cardiovascular and Hemodynamic Assessment This course examines procedures and techniques used to diagnose cardiopulmonary disorders. Hemodynamic monitoring, radiographic techniques, polysomnography, metabolic cart studies, pleural drainage techniques, and general lab studies are emphasized. Prerequisite: RRT 251 3 Credit Hours RRT 266 Mechanical Ventilation Concepts and Applications This course examines mechanical ventilation concepts as applied to cardiopulmonary physiological conditions. Emphasized are assessing patient needs for mechanical ventilation and life support; ventilation and oxygenation monitoring; mechanics of flow and pressure; and volume monitoring. Waveform concepts are introduced. Prerequisite: RCP 251 or RRT 251 or RRTV 251 5 Credit Hours RRT 273 Adult and Pediatric Case Analysis and Management Students in this course apply critical thinking concepts and applications to all aspects of patients' respiratory care. Case management, care planning, and ventilator commitment and withdrawal are addressed. Prerequisite: RRT 251 2 Credit Hours RRT 276 Advanced Cardiopulmonary Anatomy and Physiology This course provides in-depth examination of physiological aspects of the human body, including ventilation, diffusion, oxygen transport, ventilation/perfusion, carbon dioxide transport and arterial blood gases, neural control, and electrolytes. Prerequisite: RRT 216 4 Credit Hours RRT 306 Clinical Practice I Students in this applications-based course observe and perform basic clinical skills and deliver therapeutic modalities under direct supervision within a hospital environment. Prerequisite: Completion of semester 1 courses 4 Credit Hours RRT 311 Clinical Practice II Students in this applications-based course perform basic clinical skills and deliver therapeutic modalities under direct supervision within a hospital environment. They also observe and perform advanced skills and specialty procedures under direct supervision. Prerequisites: RCP 213 or RRT 213, RRT 261, RCP 266 or RRT 266, RRT 273, and RRT 276 11 Credit Hours RRT 318 Credentialing Examination Series Training This course provides a comprehensive review of the respiratory curriculum as students prepare for the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) exam. Test-taking and study-habit strategies are discussed. Prerequisite: Completion of all coursework except for co-requisite, RRT 311 3.5 Credit Hours RRT 351 Pulmonary Rehabilitation and Continued Care In this course, students review respiratory care treatments for chronically ill patients with lung and heart disorders. Topics include testing, development of exercise prescriptions, patient management and education, and the use of a multi-disciplinary approach to patient care. Prerequisites: BIO 304 and COL 200 4 Credit Hours RRT 362 Pharmacotherapeutics in Respiratory Care In this course students review pharmacological principles and practices of respiratory care drugs, with emphasis on classification, routes of administration, dosages, dosage calculations and contraindications. Pharmacological abbreviations and symbols used in respiratory care are also covered. Prerequisite: BIO 260 and RRT 351 3 Credit Hours RRT 374 Advanced Adult Mechanical Ventilation In this course students discuss issues relevant to providing respiratory care to critically ill adults and evaluate case studies using a multi-system approach to identify cardiopulmonary problems and determine appropriate therapeutic procedures. Prerequisites: RRT 362 and PHY 220. 3 credits.

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RRT 398 Applied Studies in Patient Safety Students examine the current status of patient safety and risk management in health care using recent studies on patient safety and risk reduction conducted by the Institutes of Medicine, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid and the American Hospital Association. Students design a patient-safety improvement plan and present it to the class. Pre or Co requisites: RRT 362 and PHY 220 3 Credit Hours RRT 425 Advanced Neonatal and Pediatric Respiratory Care In this course students evaluate advanced concepts in respiratory care for critically ill newborns and children. Students evaluate case studies to identify common cardiopulmonary problems and determine appropriate therapeutic interventions. Prerequisite: RRT 375 and RRT 399 4 Credit Hours RRT 445 Advanced Respiratory Care Diagnostics In this course students study pulmonary diagnostic techniques with an emphasis on cardiopulmonary function testing and interpretation. Topics include hemodynamic monitoring, ventilatory waveform analysis and capnography. Prerequisite: SCI 410 and MAT 305 3 Credit Hours RRT 451 Principles of Sleep Diagnostics This course examines the physiology of sleep and sleep disorders. Students learn the procedures used in polysomnography and non-invasive treatments such as C-PAP and Bi-PAP units. Prerequisite: RRT 445 and MGT 485 3 Credit Hours RRT 498 Capstone Project -Contemporary Studies in Quality Improvement In this capstone course, students apply techniques and tools from continuous quality improvement models to a select clinical issue. The project comprises qualitative and quantitative analyses of the problem, development of new processes, procedures and systems to achieve quality improvement and an evaluation feedback loop. Students present their projects and improvement plans to the class. Prerequisites: RRT 445 and MGT 485 4 Credit Hours RRTV 121 Microbiology/Infection Control This course introduces cells and their structure and relationship to man. Bacteria classification and identification are emphasized. Coursework also addresses infection control, prevention of contamination, and infection by microorganisms. 2 Credit Hours RRTV 122 Case Study I Using a case study format, this course provides students with the opportunity to apply key concepts learned in the first semester. A comprehensive project is included. Co-requisite: RCP 130 or RRT 130 0.5 Credit Hours RRTV 123 Cardiopulmonary Diseases This course examines the disease process. Coursework addresses patient history, pathophysiology, complication, treatment, and prevention. Cardiopulmonary disease is emphasized. 3.5 Credit Hours RRTV 181 General Pharmacology This course addresses general pharmacological terms, characteristics, actions, and administration as well as an overview of the nervous system. Students practice calculating drug dosages using measurements, conversions, ratio and proportions. 3 Credit Hours RRTV 196 Management and Supervision Techniques/ Therapist -Driven Protocols This course addresses standards for respiratory care services, departmental operations, resources, recordkeeping, and quality assurance. An overview of current therapist-driven protocols used in hospitals is presented. Models are presented using standard protocols. Prerequisite: RRTV 306 1 Credit Hour RRTV 203 Bronchial Hygiene and Chest Physiotherapy This course provides students with an opportunity to practice chest physiotherapy, as well as includes instruction in breathing and airway clearance techniques. Topics include goals, indications, precautions, hazards, and techniques. Prerequisites: RCP 153 or RRTV 153 and RCP 156 or RRTV 156 1.5 Credit Hours RRTV 206 Pediatrics and Perinatal Care This course addresses neonatal anatomy and physiology; cardiopulmonary diseases and stabilization of critically ill neonate and pediatric patients; air and ground transport; mechanical ventilation and monitoring; and special oxygenation and ventilation modalities. Prerequisite: RRTV 306 5.5 Credit Hours RRTV 230 Case Study II Using a case study format, this course provides students with the opportunity to apply key concepts learned in the second semester. A comprehensive project is included. Prerequisite: RRTV 122 0.5 Credit Hours RRTV 261 Cardiovascular and Hemodynamic Assessment This course examines procedures and techniques used to diagnose cardiopulmonary disorders. Hemodynamic monitoring, radiographic techniques, polysomnography, metabolic cart studies, pleural drainage techniques, and general lab studies are emphasized. Prerequisite: RCP 251 or RRTV 251 3 Credit Hours RRTV 270 Case Study III Using a case study format, this course provides students with the opportunity to apply key concepts learned in the third semester. A comprehensive project is included. Prerequisite: RRTV 230 0.5 Credit Hours RRTV 273 Adult and Pediatric Case Analysis and Management Students in this course apply critical thinking concepts and applications to all aspects of patients' respiratory care. Case management, care planning, and ventilator commitment and withdrawal are addressed. Prerequisite: RCP 251 or RRTV 251 1 Credit Hour RRTV 276 Advanced Cardiopulmonary Anatomy and Physiology This course provides in-depth examination of physiological aspects of the human body, including ventilation, diffusion, oxygen transport, ventilation/perfusion, carbon dioxide transport and arterial blood gases (ABGs), neural control, and electrolytes. Prerequisite: RCP 216 or RRTV 216 3 Credit Hours RRTV 280 Case Study IV Using a case study format, this course provides students with the opportunity to apply key concepts learned in the fifth semester. A comprehensive project is included. Prerequisite: RRTV 270 0.5 Credit Hours RRTV 306 Clinical Practice I Students in this applications-based course observe and perform basic clinical skills and deliver therapeutic modalities under direct supervision within a hospital environment. Prerequisites: Completion of semester 2 courses 2.5 Credit Hours RRTV 311 Clinical Practice III Under minimal supervision, students in this course perform clinical skills and deliver therapeutic modalities. While working within the intensive care and neonatal intensive care units, students observe and perform advanced skills and specialty procedures under direct supervision. Prerequisite: RCP 308 or RRTV 308 9.5 Credit Hours

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RRTV 318 Credentialing Examination Series Training This course provides a comprehensive review of the respiratory curriculum as students prepare for the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) exam. Test-taking and study-habit strategies are discussed. Prerequisite: Completion of all coursework except RRTV 311 4.5 Credit Hours RX 110 Pharmacy History and Law, and the Pharmacokinetic Model This course introduces the pharmacy, including its history and place in health care; pharmaceutical and medical terminology; pharmaceutical references; and basic pharmacology and pharmacokinetics. Current national and state pharmacy law is emphasized, with particular emphasis on pharmacy technicians. 3.5 Credit Hours RX 112 Prescription Information Processing and Controlled Substances This course introduces basic mathematics, conversions between measurement systems, and ratio proportion for pharmaceutical calculations. Students transcribe and process prescriptions on a typical pharmacy computer system, learn to update references, become familiar with pharmacy journals, and learn to take patient histories. Also introduced are controlled substances and how they are handled in the pharmacy environment, as well as posology -the study of medical dosages, dosage forms, and delivery systems. 2.5 Credit Hours RX 120 Pharmacology of Nervous System Drugs and Anti -Infectives This course examines physiology and pharmacology of the nervous system and introduces antimicrobial therapies. Emphasized are nervous system diseases and associated pain management; psychopharmacology; and epilepsy, Parkinson's disease and Alzheimer's disease, and drugs used in their treatment. Students demonstrate proficiency with various classes of antibiotics. 3.5 Credit Hours RX 122 Reconstitution, Retail Operations, and Drug Labels This course introduces basic mathematics, conversions between measurement systems, and ratio proportion for pharmaceutical calculations. Students transcribe and process prescriptions on a typical pharmacy computer system. Lab exercises provide experience with antibiotic reconstitutions; shelf-stocking systems; and retail operations, including insurance billing and adjudication, and cash register operation. Students participate in retail role-play, and become proficient in understanding drug labels and in using equipment to measure dosages. 2.5 Credit Hours RX 130 Pharmacology of Respiratory, Digestive, and Renal Systems This course examines physiology and pharmacology of the respiratory, digestive, and renal systems. Students are familiarized with medications used to treat common diseases of these systems and their mechanisms of action, common interactions, and dosing considerations. Medications used to treat the common cold, including antihistamines, decongestants, and antitussives, are emphasized. 3.5 Credit Hours RX 132 Long -Term Care, Extemporaneous Compounding, and Dosage Based on Weight This course introduces basic mathematics, conversions between measurement systems, and ratio proportion for pharmaceutical calculations. Students transcribe and process prescriptions on a typical pharmacy computer system. They also gain hands-on training in repackaging for long-term care, and are introduced to extemporaneous compounding, inventory control, and purchasing. Concepts of oral dosage, and pediatric/adult dosing based on weight are presented. 2.5 Credit Hours RX 140 Pharmacology of Cardiovascular, Musculoskeletal, and Endocrine Systems This course examines physiology and pharmacology of the cardiovascular, musculoskeletal, and endocrine systems. Students gain working knowledge of medications used to treat common diseases of these systems, including hypertension, stroke, heart attack and diabetes. 3.5 Credit Hours RX 142 Blood Measurements, Body Surface Dosage, and Electrolyte Calculations This course introduces basic mathematics, conversions between measurement systems, and ratio proportion for pharmaceutical calculations. Students transcribe and process prescriptions on a typical pharmacy computer system. Students gain hands-on training in taking blood pressure and blood glucose measurements, and in blood typing. Also addressed are unit dose repackaging, and pharmacy calculations such as reconstitutions of solutions, body surface area dosing, alligations, and electrolyte calculations. 2.5 Credit Hours RX 150 Hospital Operations and Clinical Aspects of Health Care This course introduces the practice of pharmacy in the hospital environment, and associated policies and formularies. Coursework addresses universal precautions and disease prevention, with discussion of HIV and hepatitis; human relations, with emphasis on communication styles and problem-solving techniques with customers and co-workers; over-the-counter medications and herbals; and pharmacology of topicals, ophthalmics, otics, and chemotherapy. 3.5 Credit Hours RX 152 Sterile Product Preparation, Automated Filling Systems, and Parenteral Dosages This course introduces basic mathematics, conversions between measurement systems, and ratio proportion for pharmaceutical calculations. Students transcribe and process prescriptions on a typical pharmacy computer system. They also practice preparing sterile products under a laminar flow hood -including proper hand-washing and glove removal ­ as well as filling unit dose carts, crash carts, and anesthesia bags. Coursework also addresses Pyxis and automated filling systems. Pharmaceutical calculations center on parenteral dosages and intravenous drug calculations. 2.5 Credit Hours SBS 200 Small Business Operations This course provides in-depth analysis of issues associated with day-to-day operation of a small business. Students develop a comprehensive business operations plan that addresses financing, purchasing, production scheduling, maintenance, shipping, receiving, human resource management, and insurance risk management requirements. 3 Credit Hours SBS 214 Small Business Customer Relations This course covers quality service principles in credit and service industries, emphasizing total quality and continuous improvement. Topics include identifying and understanding customer requirements, mapping work processes, measuring process change, and solving work process issues. Students learn to collect process data as well as to analyze it. 3 Credit Hours SCCB 101 Computer Literacy This course examines basic computer care and operations. Also covered are concepts of word processing, databases, and spreadsheets. 1 Credit Hour SCI 51 Scientific Methods This course introduces fundamental concepts and skills needed to understand, interpret, and critique professional literature. 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SCI 405 Evidence-Based Practice in Health Science The research process and its use in health science practice are explored. Skills related to data-based literature searches and reading published research findings are taught. Prerequisites: ECO 345 and RRT 425 3 Credit Hours SCI 410 Quality and Effectiveness in Health Sciences The research process and its use in health science practice are explored. Skills related to data-based literature searches and reading published research findings are taught. 4 Credit Hours SEM 200 Graduate Preparation Seminar This course introduces, reinforces, and enhances career preparation skills. Students receive instruction in determining their selling points, creating resumes, presenting a professional image, using the phone in a job search, interviewing skills, and networking. Students write resumes and cover letters in preparation for job-seeking. Prerequisite: All certificate coursework except externship 2 Credit Hours SOC 110 Introduction to Sociology This course explores sociological processes that underlie everyday life. Topics include globalization, cultural diversity, family, poverty, critical thinking, new technology and the growing influence of mass media. 3 Credit Hours SOC 113 Introduction to Sociology Students in this course analyze human interaction and study application of scientific method in observing and analyzing social change, norms, groups, inter-group relations, social stratification, institutions, and basic socialization processes. Topics include the nature of ethnic groups, and patterns of racial and religious interaction in terms of prejudice. 3 Credit Hours SOC 280 Cultural Diversity Students explore cross-cultural issues and diversity as a foundation for understanding and working effectively with others. Values, beliefs and practices that affect individuals, groups and communities are discussed. Case studies are examined, particularly as they relate to workplace and to professional practice. 3 Credit Hours SPH 202 Interpersonal Communication This course explores practical skills useful for communicating in one's personal life as well as in working relationships. Topic areas include listening, nonverbal communication, assertiveness, self-awareness, intercultural communication, and conflict resolution. 3 Credit Hours SS 101 Student Success Strategies In this course students begin building foundational skills necessary to be lifelong learners and successful students. It introduces the concepts of emotional intelligence, time management, and creating a healthy mind, body and spirit, and developing positive habits that lead to success. Students use the computer lab to research and identify the people and programs available to help them contribute their talents to the campus and the larger community, and use technology to their advantage. Prerequisite: FA 100 1 Credit Hour SS 102 Becoming a Successful Student In this course students build on the foundational skills of being a lifelong learner. Students will learn to listen effectively, take good notes, read for understanding and application, improve memorization skills, excel at test taking, reduce test anxiety and hone their writing and speaking skills. Students will complete a research paper utilizing the campus online library. Prerequisites: FA 100 and SS 101 1 Credit Hour VAC 111 Microbiology, Parasitology, Radiology and Anatomy and Physiology This course covers anatomy and physiology of the musculoskeletal and immune systems, and principles and practices of radiology. Students explore microbiology, parasitology, zoonotic diseases and identification and administration of vaccines. Related medical vocabulary and terminology are covered, as are abbreviations, acronyms, and symbols. In addition, students learn about and practice veterinary front office procedures, associated software applications and veterinary safety. Prerequisite: FA 100 4.5 Credit Hours VAC 112 The Veterinary Laboratory and Animal Anatomy and Physiology This course covers anatomy and physiology of the excretory, reproductive and endocrine systems and related medical vocabulary and terminology. Students learn animal phlebotomy in preparation for laboratory testing. The student will learn about laboratory equipment and procedures related to urinalysis, hematology, serology and cytology. A study of abbreviations, acronyms, and symbols is included in context. In addition, the student will learn about and practice veterinary front office procedures, associated software applications and veterinary safety. Prerequisite: FA 100 4.5 Credit Hours VAC 113 Animal Behavior, Restraint, Breed Identification and Anatomy and Physiology This course covers anatomy and physiology of the nervous and integumentary systems, as well as the visual and auditory senses and their related medical vocabulary and terminology. Normal and abnormal behavior characteristics, precautions, special handling and restraint techniques and devices are covered. Breed identification and grooming techniques for most domestic species including small, large and exotic animals is covered. A study of abbreviations, acronyms, and symbols is included in context. In addition, students learn about and practice veterinary front office procedures, associated software applications and veterinary safety. Prerequisite: FA 100 4.5 Credit Hours VAC 114 Surgical Nursing, Nutrition and Anatomy and Physiology This course covers anatomy and physiology of the respiratory, cardiovascular and digestive systems. In addition, the student will learn about the procedures and practices of animal surgery and surgical nursing with emphasis on surgical preparation, instruments, anesthesia administration, maintenance and recovery, and suturing. Animal nutrition and production management is covered. Related medical vocabulary and terminology are presented, as are abbreviations, acronyms, and symbols in context. In addition, the student will learn about and practice veterinary front office procedures, associated software applications and veterinary safety. Prerequisite: FA 100 4.5 Credit Hours VAC 115 Pharmacology, Math and Chemistry This course covers pharmacology, math and chemistry for veterinary assistants. Students learn about the drugs used to treat various animal diseases as well as calculating dosages, drug administration, pharmacokinetics and systems of measurement and conversions. Pharmacy management related to inventory control, controlled substances, intravenous catheters and fluid administration is also covered. A study of abbreviations, acronyms, and symbols is included in context. In addition, the student will learn about and practice veterinary front office procedures, associated software applications and veterinary safety. Prerequisite: FA 100 4.5 Credit Hours

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VAC 121 Breed Identification and Veterinary Health Care The main focus of this course is breed identification and production management. Students learn specific terminology, biology, breed selection, behavior, equipment, housing needs, grooming, basic health care and maintenance, vaccinations, reproduction and breeding, and common diseases of each breed presented. This course also provides students with information on physical exams, emergency procedures, and immunology and vaccinations. Prerequisites: FA 100 4.5 Credit Hours VAC 122 Cells, Tissues and Body Systems This course covers the structures, functions and medical terminology of cells, tissues, and body systems including skin and sensory organs, musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, respiratory, urinary, and digestive systems. In conjunction with the digestive system, animal nutrition is addressed. A study of abbreviations, acronyms, and symbols is also included. Prerequisites: FA 100 4.5 Credit Hours VAC 123 Pharmacology, Math and Body Systems This course covers the structures, functions and medical terminology of the endocrine, reproductive and nervous systems. Additionally the course presents the fundamentals of veterinary dental care and pharmacology, including common medications and anesthetics. Students have the opportunity to perform veterinary pharmacy procedures and demonstrate proficiency with mathematics used in veterinary practices, including fluid therapy and drug dosage calculations. Prerequisites: FA 100, VAC 121, and VAC 122 4.5 Credit Hours VAC 124 Clinical Laboratory Equipment and Procedures This course presents laboratory equipment, safety, zoonosis, radiology and microbiology as they relate to the veterinary practice. Emphasis is placed on the veterinary assistant's role in the completion of urinalysis, hematology, parasitology and cytology tests and by performing these procedures in a veterinary setting. Prerequisites: FA 100, VAC 121 and VAC 122 4.5 Credit Hours VAC 125 Surgery, Nursing and Administrative Procedures In this course students gains knowledge and training relevant to the veterinary assistant's role in surgical procedures and anesthesia. Sanitation and aseptic techniques are also covered, as are the administrative skills required to manage a veterinarian's office or clinic. Prerequisites: FA 100, VAC 121, VAC 122, VAC 123 and VAC 124 4.5 Credit Hours VETX 102 Front Office Procedures This course addresses basic computer literacy, office management and telephone skills, appointment setting, and law and ethics related to veterinary practice. 1.5 Credit Hours VETX 104 Chemistry for Veterinary Assistants This course reviews fundamentals of matter and energy; pH balance; pharmacology, including common medications and anesthetics; genetics, and cellular and molecular energy in the context of veterinary medicine. 2 Credit Hours VETX 106 Anatomy and Physiology I with Medical Terminology This course examines basic medical terminology pertaining to animals. Abbreviations, acronyms, and symbols are included. Terms related to radiography, anatomy, and physiology are emphasized. 3.5 Credit Hours VETX 108 Anatomy and Physiology II This course provides a review of the anatomy and pathologies of the heart, lungs, digestive system, and bladder in animals. Prerequisite: VETX 106 3.5 Credit Hours VETX 110 Anatomy and Physiology III This course provides a review of the anatomy and pathologies of the nervous, endocrine, lymphatic, and reproductive systems in animals. Prerequisite: VETX 108 3.5 Credit Hours VETX 111 Animal Restraint Procedures This course examines animal restraint techniques for most domestic species. Coursework also addresses normal and abnormal behavior characteristics, precautions, special handling, restraint devices, and medical procedures -such as venipuncture -for which special restraint procedures are needed. 2 Credit Hours VETX 112 Clinical Procedures Lab I In a veterinary setting, students in this introductory course review lab equipment and safety, zoonosis, radiology, and microbiology. 2 Credit Hours VETX 114 Clinical Procedures Lab II In a veterinary setting, students in this course gain hands-on experience in completing hematology, histology, pathology, urine analysis, immunology, and parasitology tests. Prerequisite: VETX 112 2 Credit Hours VETX 115 Math for Veterinary Assistants This course examines mathematics used in veterinary practices. Coursework addresses calculations used for both fluid therapy and drug dosages. 2 Credit Hours VETX 118 Medical Nursing I Students in this course become familiar with basic animal care. Topics include breed identification, handling and restraint, behavior, exotics, and patient history. 2 Credit Hours VETX 120 Medical Nursing II Students in this course become familiar with emergency procedures, intensive care units, fluid therapy, and nutrition for large animals. Prerequisite: VETX 118 1.5 Credit Hours VETX 122 Surgical Nursing This course introduces surgical patient care. Coursework addresses surgical descriptions, anesthesia, aseptic techniques, instrumentation, pre- and post-operative care, and dentistry. 2 Credit Hours XTP 200 Externship This externship course offers field experience in an actual work environment, providing an opportunity for students to practice, under direct supervision, skills they have learned. Prerequisite: Completion of all course work and 2.0 CGPA 4 Credit Hours

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The following pages list Carrington College's administrators and faculty by campus. Letter designations following each name refer to subject area taught, as explained below.

AP CL CPR DA DH DMS GE MA MBC MLT MOM MR MT N PTA PT PTT RC VA Anatomy and Physiology Computer Literacy Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Dental Assisting Dental Hygiene Diagnostic Medical Sonography General Education Medical Assisting Medical Billing and Coding Medical Laboratory Technology Medical Office Management Medical Radiography Massage Therapy Nursing Physical Therapist Assistant Pharmacy Technology Physical Therapy Technology Respiratory Care Veterinary Assisting

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Albuquerque Campus

ADMINISTRATION Mark Lucero Executive Director MAOM, University of Phoenix Amy Burkett Student Resource Advocate MSM, University of Phoenix Robyn Gleasner Librarian MLIS, San Jose State University Mark Gonzales Registrar BA, College of Santa Fe Lori Liebman Director, Career Services BA, State University of New York Micki Pyszkowski Director, Admissions MS Ed, Southern Illinois University Kory Robison Dean, Academic Affairs MBA College of Santa Fe Tammera Shinar Director, Student Finance BSBM, University of Phoenix FACULTY Tiffany Anaya ­ PT Certified Pharmacy Technician, New Mexico Board of Pharmacy Molly Ashcraft ­ N MSN, University of New Mexico Vanessa Baca ­ DA Dental Assistant Certificate, Kaplan Career Institute Licensed Dental Assistant, New Mexico Board of Dental Health Alana Barkhurst ­ PT Program Director CPhT, Central New Mexico Community College CPhT, New Mexico Board of Pharmacy Rene Barron Kagan ­ N MSN, University of Mexico Ronald Besante ­ N MPA, University of New Mexico Myrna Brown ­ PTA DPT, University of Texas Medical Branch Barbara Burns ­ N BSN, Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Teresa Bunney ­ N MSN, University of Mexico Sheral Cain ­ N BSN, Chamberlain College of Nursing Christine Domenichini ­ N MSN, University of Phoenix Michelle Dungeon ­ MBC Program Director MBC Certificate, Bryman College Certified Professional Coder Jered Ebenreck ­ MT BA, Western Maryland College LMT, New Mexico Board of Massage Therapy Natural Therapeutic Specialist Diploma, New Mexico School of Natural Therapeutics Marisa Fowler ­ N BSN, University of New Mexico Martin Germain ­ FT Instructor Holly Glidden ­ N MSN, University of New Mexico Sandra Gonzales ­ GE MA, College of Santa Fe Kathy Grand ­ N BSN- University of New Mexico Ed Greene ­ PT Program Director ABD, Andrews University MPH, Loma Linda University Anitra Greer ­ DA Dental Assistant Certificate, Apollo College Licensed Dental Assistant, New Mexico Board of Dental Health Connie Hammill ­ N MSN, University of New Mexico Erika Hockenhull ­ N BSN, University of New Mexico Virginia Hoeschen ­ MT Diploma, Massage Therapy Crystal Mountain Massage School LMT, New Mexico Board of Massage Therapy Dan Homan ­ CL, HCA BS, University of Phoenix Sharon Howell ­ N BSN, University of New Mexico Elizabeth Johnson ­ GE BA, Northwestern University Evan Jordan ­ GE MS, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology Sarah Kabalka ­ N BSN, University of New Mexico John Kavanaugh ­ AP MS, University of New Mexico Marie Kirtley ­ N BSN, University of New Mexico Kristina Kommander ­ GE PhD, University of New Mexico Jill Lopez BSN, University of New Mexico Michelle Lopez ­ DA Program Director AS, Apollo College Jana Lowry ­ MA Program Director, Medical Assisting BS, University of New Mexico Medical Assistant Diploma, Prima Medical Institute Vanessa Mckee ­ N MSN, George Mason University Deann Mirabal ­ N BSN, University of Phoenix ADN, Technical Vocational Institute Sandy Mishkin ­ N MSN, University of Phoenix MEd, University of Cincinnati Andrea Montoya ­ N MSN, University of Phoenix Virginia Moreno ­ DA Sidney Morris ­ GE MS, Brooklyn College Barbara Munoz ­ MT Diploma, Massage Therapy, Apollo College LMT, New Mexico Board of Massage Therapy Licensed Massage Therapy Instructor, New Mexico Board of Massage Therapy Patricia Neis ­ N BSN, University of Phoneix Diane Nelson ­ N BSN, South Dakota State University MSN, University of Mexico Julie Nelson ­ N BSN, University of Kansas Arlene O'Kelley ­ MA Medical Assistant Certificate, Southwest Health Career Institute Certified Clinical Medical Assistant Certified Phlebotomy Technician Certified EKG Technician Huyen Phan ­ N BSN, University of New Mexico Gilbert Rivera ­ FT, MT Program Director LMT, Crystal Mountain School of Massage Licensed Massage Therapy Instructor, New Mexico Massage Therapy Board Jimmy Reed ­ CL BS, Western New Mexico University BS, New Mexico Tech BS, New Mexico State University Haleigh Roach ­ GE MS, California State University Jose Rosales ­ MBC Program Director BA, University of Phoenix Norrisjean Schaal ­ N BSN, University of Phoenix Billie Schuler ­ N MA, University of San Francisco Gary Schultz ­ GE PhD, Boston College Eloy Sena ­ PT BA, New Mexico Highlands University Patricia Simpson ­ N MSN, University of Texas Dawn Sleeper­ MBC Katherine Tate ­ DA Amanda Torralvo ­ N BSN, University of Mexico Brenda Uhrig ­ N BSN, Pacific Lutheran University Katherine Williams ­ N MSN, University of New Mexico Vivian Yarmola ­ N MSN, University of Mexico Judy Zordel ­ MA Medical Assistant Diploma, Pima Medical Institute

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Boise Campus

ADMINISTRATION Danielle Horras Executive Director MEd, University of Idaho Alina Danaila Assistant Registrar Accounting Certificate, Centennial Job Corps Valerie Dickerson Director of Career Services Ben Everson Director of Enrollment Services Julia Franklin Librarian MLS, Emporia State University Teresa Gibson Assistant Registrar AS, Northwest Christian College Bradley Jahn Dean, Academic Affairs MEd, Idaho State University Charity Strong Director of Student Finance BA, Boise State University Mandy Sparrow Administrative Coordinator BA, Boise State University FACULTY Darcy Anderson ­ N MSN, Idaho State University Gina Abel ­ MA Medical Assisting Certificate, American Institute of Health Technologies Israel Ayola ­ MT AS, Apollo College Susan Bajovich ­ N MSN, University of Southern Indiana Brooke Barnes ­ MT Program Director Certificate, Utah College of Massage Therapy Samuel (Glenn) Balanoff ­ GE MBA, University of Phoenix Mackenzie Basaldua ­ MA Medical Assisting Certificate, American Institute of Health Technologies Julia Bennett ­ GE PhD, Southern Illinois University Jonathan Bird ­ PTA Program Director MSPT, University of Colorado Health Science Center James Brennan ­ GE MS, University of California Elizabeth Britain ­ N BSN, Lewis-Clark State College Rachel Bryan ­ DH AAS, Portland Community College Sandra Carignan ­ DH AA, Clark College Mary Carroll ­ N MSN, University of Phoenix Phyllis Crownover ­ N MA, San Diego State University Ashlee Dagoberg ­ PTA PT, DPT, University of North Dakota Penny Dunn ­ N BSN, Boise State University Michelle Fisher ­ GE DOC, Western States Chiropractic College Diane Fuhrman ­ N Program Director MSN, Idaho State University Deborah Gaipl ­ N MSN, University of Phoenix Craig Harradine ­ GE DC, Cleveland Chiropractic College Shara Heuer ­ DA AAS, Eastern Idaho Vocational Technical School Thomas M. Howell ­ PTA PT, MPT Hahnemann University Diane Hulbert ­ N MSN, University of New Mexico Jon Hunt ­ DH DDS, Northwestern University Clark Kido ­ MT Certificate, Apollo College Joshua Lee- ­ GE MD, Xavier University School of Medicine Heidi Lien ­ DH BS, Idaho State University Holly Lucas-Martella ­ DH BS, Oregon Institute of Technology Sue Meeks ­ HCA Program Director MBC & MOP Certificates, Executrain Stephen Michas ­ GE BS, Boise State University Jane Moore ­ N MS,Texas Woman's University Chris Murray ­ PT Program Director BS, Idaho State University Cassie Muelberg ­ PTA DPT, University of Nebraska Medical Center MSN, University of Phoenix Shawn Naccarato ­ DH DDS, University of Washington Nancy Naramore ­ GE MS, Central Michigan University Wanda O'Harra ­ DH AAS, Rose State College Tina Page ­ PT CPhT, Pharmacy Certification Board Sherlene Pennick ­ DA MA Diploma, Eton Technical Institute Andrew Pringle ­ GE MBA, Boise State University Ronald Reaves ­ N MS, Troy University Jacqueline Reed ­ MBC AA, Triton Community College David Reff ­ DA, DH Program Director DDS, New York University Jean Richardson ­ DH BS, University of Washington Shantel Robinson ­ DH BS, Oregon Health & Science University James K. Ryan ­ DH, GE PhD, University of Alberta Nancy Severance ­ N MSN, University of Arizona Brenda Slusser ­ GE Program Director MBA, University of Phoenix Sherri Sneddon ­ N BSN, Boise State University Mark Templeton­ GE MS, Northern Arizona University David Thomas ­ DH DDS, Creighton University Vicki Van Hoogen ­ DH BS, George Fox University Lynne Van Trieste ­ GE EdD, University of Southern California Randy Whipple ­ GE MBA University of Montana MA Webster Univerisity Lenice White ­ DH BS, Idaho State University Douglas Whittet ­ DH DMD, University of Oregon Health Center Kristine Winston ­ DH BS, Idaho State University

Las Vegas Campus

ADMINISTRATION Janet Kent Executive Director/Dean of Academic Affairs MBA, Everest University Catherine Chege Director, Enrollment Services MBA, Keller Graduate School of Management Candida Healy Assistant Registrar AS, Chaparral College Laura Roach Librarian MLS, University of Southern California Paula Steinmetz Career Services Coordinator Stacey Williams Director of Student Finance FACULTY Stephen Berndt ­ GE MA, Montclair State University Glenn Burke ­ GE MEd, University of Phoenix Laura Cerame ­ PTA Lawrence Contreras ­ PTA DPT, Old Dominion University Jennifer Christensen -- RC BS, Weber University Dawn DeYoung -- RC BA, Adrian College Martin Dupalo ­ GE MPM, Carnegie-Mellon University Linda Gauldin -- RC BS, University of Missouri Charles Graham ­ RC BA, University of Nevada Gary Jacque ­ GE DC, Parker College of Chiropractic Andrea Marshall ­ GE MHR, University of Oklahoma Danielle Mills ­ PT DPT, University of North Dakota

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Francisco Renteria ­ GE PhD, University of New Mexico Alejandro Ruiz ­ GE BS, University of California John Steinmetz ­ RC MBA, University of Nevada Stephen Tarnoczy ­ RC BS, Quinnipiac College Christopher Witt ­ PT DPT, Arizona School of Health Sciences Melanie Young ­ GE MA, University of Nevada Tammy Borders ­ DA Program Director AAS, Apollo College Katrina Bourke ­ MT Program Director AAS, RMIT University Matthew Bustoz ­ GE MED, Northern Arizona University Tracy Cagan ­ RC Program Director BSRT, Independence University Brenda Chavez­ DH MHPE, Midwestern University Marvin Christenson­ DH DMD, University of Connecticut Molly Cohen ­ MBC Program Director BA, University of Cincinnati Pat Crozier ­ GE LMT Diploma, Body Wisdom School of Massage Therapy Holly Daniels ­ PTA MScPT, University of Augustine Jodie Denogean­ MA MA Diploma, Apollo College Derrick Fillmore­ PT Diploma, Apollo College Aaron Fisher ­ DH BSDH, Northern Arizona University Patricia Greene ­ DH DMD, Tufts University School of Dentistry Tammy Haley ­ DMS AS, Mesa State College Malgorzata Imundi ­ PTA MA, Arizona State University Nancy Ingalls ­ MA Program Director RMA, Apollo College AAS, Becker Junior College Sherry Jansen ­ DH BA, Evergreen State University Patricia Lahr ­ MA MA, Diploma, Apollo College Andrea Larson ­ RC RRT AOS, Apollo College Julie Lewis ­ MA MA Certificate, Pima Medical Institute Angela Lopez ­ MA MA Diploma, Institute of Business and Medical Technology Catherine Malburg ­ MT MT Certificate, Institute of Natural Therapeutics Allen Martin ­ RC AOS-RT, Apollo College Denise McDonald­ DH MED, Northern Arizona University Katie Meier ­ DH BS, University of Minnesota Lee Moore ­ MOM, GE MHR, University of Oklahoma Mahnaz Mouzoon ­ DH MAED/AET, University of Phoenix Luisa Porter ­ DH BSDH, Northern Arizona University Paul Riffenburg ­ PT Program Director CPhT, Arizona College of Allied Health Rebecca Robison ­ DH BS, University of Wyoming Mary Rojas ­ MA MA Diploma, Bryman College Margaret Russo ­ SIM LAB BS, DeVry University Philip Schauer ­ PTT Program Director BA, Illinois State University Carmella Shepard ­ MBC Certified Professional Coder, AAPC Dan Shurtliff ­ GE BA, Arizona State University Kathy Soza ­ RC RRT AOS, Apollo College Tam Spat ­ RC Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine Yevette Steffan ­ VA Program Director CVT License, Arizona Gabi Tasher ­ PTA BSN, University of Phoenix Sharon Thomas ­ PT MBA, National University Jared Tucker ­ RC CRRT, Pima Medical Institute Tracy Turner ­ MA Diploma, Apollo College Abigail Villodas ­ PTA Program Director MS, Columbia University Mary Virden ­ MA MA Diploma, Apollo College Pat Walcker ­ MT Diploma, Phoenix Therapeutic Massage College Kelsey White ­ VA BS, Arizona State University Shirley Wall ­ DH BSDH, Loma Linda University School of Dentistry Crystal Wandrey ­ DH BSDH, Northern Arizona University Lulu Yang ­ DA DA Diploma, Apollo College

Mesa Campus

ADMINISTRATION Steven Temple Executive Director JD, University of Memphis Ed Carr Director of Financial Aid BS, Nebraska Wesleyan University Brock Hancock Associate Dean, Academic Affairs MBA, Grand Canyon University Meryl Krich Director of Career Services BS, Arizona State University Bexter Papik Director, Enrollment Services MBA, Keller Graduate School of Management Nicole Sandberg Librarian MALS, University of Arizona Christina Shorall Dean, Academic Affairs EdD, West Virginia University Michelle Smith Assistant Registrar Larissa Train Student Resource Advocate BA, DePauw University FACULTY Sherri Advincula ­ MA RMA, Diploma Apollo College Souheir Alkhoury ­ DH DDS, University of Damascus Christina Anderson ­ PTT BS, American Military University Lynne Berman ­ DH Program Director MHA, University of Phoenix Deanna Blake ­ MBC Program Director AAS, RMIT University

Mesquite Campus

ADMINISTRATION Melody Rider Executive Director MBA, American InterContinental University FACULTY Jana Daigle ­ MA Program Director MSN, Fort Hays University Dianna McBride ­ DA Instructor RDA, Collin County College Cindy Wood ­ DA Program Director CDA, RDA, University of Texas

Phoenix North Campus

ADMINISTRATION Valentina Colmone Executive Director BS, DeVry University Susan Opalka Dean of Academic Affairs MBA, Western Michigan University Danielle Phillips Librarian MLS, Simmons College Glenola Viviano Director of Financial Aid Lori Westergard Director of Career Services MEd, Northern Arizona University FACULTY Denise Ackerman ­ MA, HCA MA Diploma, Dover Business College Jesse Adarme ­ FT BA, University of Nevada Alison Bellais ­ FT MA, University of San Francisco

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Virginia Bollman ­ MT MT Diploma, Westwind Academy of Massage Therapy Larinda Braun ­ MOM, GE MHRM, Keller Graduate School of Management Michael Churchill ­ PT ASN, Carrington College AOS, Paradise Valley Community College Carolyn Cordray ­ VA AA, Palomar College Rebecca DeVaney ­ MT MT Diploma, Cortiva Institute Julie Ehrman ­ DA DA Diploma, Apollo College Lynnette Fulton ­ DA DA Diploma, Apollo College Amber Gibson ­ GE BS, Michigan State University Taiya Grannis ­ MA, HCA Sports Medicine Diploma, Long Technical Institute Lisa Johnstone ­ DA DA Certificate, Phoenix College Janice LaGrega ­ MA, HCA Medical Terminology and Medical Reception/ Insurance Diploma, San Diego Junior College EMT Diploma, Mohegan Junior College Mary Liles ­ CL Tamara McMillan ­ PT BS, University of Wyoming AS, Casper College Sandy Moore ­ VA Program Director VA Diploma, Long Medical Institute Anne Mogel ­ DA DA Diploma, Apollo College Marilu Portillo ­ MA, HCA MA Diploma, Pima Medical Institute Robert Reed ­ MOM, GE MA, Ball State University Suzanne Reed ­ MA, HCA MA Diploma, San Joaquin Valley College Debra Rich ­ MA, HCA MA Diploma, Winter Park Tech Nicole Scheidecker ­ MT MT Diploma, Phoenix Therapeutic Massage Collage Breanne Scott ­ VA BS, Arizona State University Mindy Stover ­ PT BA, Northern Arizona University CPhT Mamasa Sumare ­ MOM, GE MS, Arizona State University Barbara Vonau ­ MT MT Diploma, West-Wind Academy of Massage Therapy Sondra Wagner ­ DA DA Certificate, The Bryman School Cindi Wells ­ MOM MBA, Arizona State University Cindy Wilke ­ MA, HCA MA Diploma, Apollo College Patti Zint ­ MA, HCA MA Diploma, Apollo College Tracy Cagan ­ RC Program Director BSRT, Independence University Miles Charles ­ MR BS, Florida State University Gail Lee Chen ­ MBC MA, Northern Arizona State University Denise Cordalis ­ N BSN, Arizona State University Cathy Craner ­ MBC AAS, High Tech Institute Linda DiSilvestro ­ MR MS University of St Francis David Diffenderfer ­ MR BSHA, University of St. Francis Troy Dowell ­ MR BA, Ottowa University Deborah Eid ­ MBC MA Diploma, Akron Institute James Erickson ­ MR BA, University of La Verne Rosemary Estoup ­ GE MA, New York University MaryLouise Fairgrieve ­ N MSN, University of Phoenix Paula Finegan ­ MLT BS, University of Cincinnati Jennifer Ford ­ GE MPA, Arizona State University John Gage ­ MR BS, Northern Arizona University Marie Gagnon ­ GE DM, University of Phoenix Tammilyn Gee ­ GE MA, Northern University Dwanda Gipson-Baker ­ N BSN, Grambling State University Alan Graham ­ GE BS, Ohio State University Joanne Greathouse ­ MR EDS, College of William and Mary MEd, Virginia Commonwealth University Karen Greenberg ­ N BSN, University of Phoenix Phyllis Hagen ­ RC RTT Certification, Biosystems Institute Nelson Harris ­ MLT MBA, Webster University Doreen Hart ­ N MSN, University of Phoenix Charles Hathaway ­ N PhD, Nova Southeastern University Barry Horodner ­ GE MS, Leman College Mario Howell ­ MLT ND, Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine Paula Hudson ­ MBC MBC Certificate, AHP USA Career Institute William Hughes ­ MR BS, Arizona State University Carmen Johnson ­ RC AOS RT, Apollo College Crystal Johnson ­ MLT MS, Central Michigan University Zoya Kempfer ­ N BSN, University of Phoenix Michael MacDonald ­ GE MA, Northern Arizona University Fareeda Mahmoud ­ N MS, Northeastern University Beverly Mann ­ N BSN, University of Maryland Anita McDowell ­ MLT BA, Park University Paula Pachek ­ PTT BS, Saint Louis University Terry Pawlak ­ MR BS, Arizona State University Paula Preville ­ N BS, Lake Erie College Wilbur Reddinger, Jr. ­ MR MSRS, Midwestern State University Sandra Sadler ­ MBC MBC Diploma, The Bryman School Linda Sanchez ­ MA Program Director Registered MA, AAMP Paula Scherer ­ N MSN, University of Phoenix Al Som ­ MLT MBA, University of Phoenix Tracey Sotelo ­ GE MBA, Webster University Tam Spat Doctorate ND, Southwest Naturopathic Medical School Nick Tex ­ N PhD, University of Phoenix

Phoenix Westside Campus

ADMINISTRATION Valentina Colmone Executive Director BS, DeVry University Patricia Argaez Financial Aid Director Monica Ferguson Director, Enrollment Services AS, Glendale Community College Lynn McConnell Dean of Academic Affairs MA, Webster University Betty Navarette Director, Career Services BSM, University of Phoenix James Reed Librarian MLS, University of Oklahoma Joyce Vance Assistant Registrar BA, International Institute of the Americas FACULTY Scott Bamby ­ MLT BA, American Military University Linda Bingham ­ MBC BA, Ottawa University Lindsey Bocskay ­ GE BA, Coker College Lynne Boudreaux ­ N BSN, Arizona State University Vicki Bradshaw ­ N MSN, University of Phoenix Peggy Burch ­ N MSN, University of Phoenix

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Thomas Theis ­ PTT BS, University of Southern Connecticut Monica Thompson ­ N MSN, University of Phoenix Paul Tipton ­ GE MA, Georgetown University Laurance Wells ­ MR DC, Cleveland Chiropractic College Naomi Wilson AS, Apollo College Kathy Yerdon ­ RC AA/RT, Pima Medical Institute Michael Zahab ­ RC BA, University of Akron Ronnie Barone ­N MSN, University of Nevada Gregory Barozzi ­ PT BA, University of California CPT, Oregon Valerie Bluemel ­ DH BA, California State Chico Katie Burley­ DH DMD, Oregon and Health Sciences University Tawnya Cantu ­ VA Veterinary Assisting Diploma, Apollo College Edariz Castilla ­ DH DDS, University of Michigan Amanda Clark ­ MA AA, Clatsop Community College Alan Cole ­ VA Certified Vet Tech, Oregon Jamie Cooper ­ GE MFA, University of Iowa Spring Coulter ­ MA MA Diploma, Pioneer Pacific College Robin Cox ­ DH BS, Eastern Washington University Sharon Crawford ­ DH BSDH, Oregon Health & Science University Vikki Davidson ­ VA AAS VT, Portland Community College Tanya Eckroth ­ DH BSDH, Oregon Health & Science University John Farrell ­ MA MA, Marylhurst University Greg Frazier ­ MA MBA, University of Phoenix Lisa Grage ­ DH BS, Portland State University Kathleen Guerin ­ DH BS, Eastern Washington University Debbie Hall­ DH BS, Oregon State University Robert Hammon ­ DH DDS, Baylor College of Dentistry Jennifer Howd ­ DH BS, Xavier University Janice Kalina ­ DH DDS, New York University David Karns­ N BSN, Fresno State University Carole Kepler ­ GE MS, Univeristy of Nebraska, Kearney MA, George Fox University Douglas Lee ­ MA BS, Washington State University Helen Lee ­ N BSN, Trinity Western University Joy Luken ­ N BSN, Walla Walla University Ninette Lyon ­ DA Program Director RDA-CA License Michelle Mattraw ­ N MA, San Diego State University Christy Mattson ­ DH BS, Eastern Washington University Doug Matz ­ DH DDM, Oregon Health & Science University N'Cole Merritt ­ DH BS, Oregon Institute of Technology Lorraine Moore ­ N BSN, California State University Michael Morrison ­ PT DoC, Western States Chiropractic College Paul Navarro ­ CL ME, Portland State University Pamela Payne ­ VA Robynne Peterson ­ DA DA Certificate Salt Lake City School of Medical Dental Careers Kelly Pfeifer ­ DH BS, Oregon Institute of Technology Shelly Quint ­ N MSN, San Jose State University Catallina Quintanilla ­ PT CPT, Oregon Heather Rivera ­ MA Diploma, Apollo College Melinda Sanfilippo ­ N MSN, University of Phoenix Peter Schneider Teaching Credential, California State University Susan Schoenbeck ­ N MSN, University of Wisconsin Catherine Schweitzer ­DH BS, Oregon Health & Science University Alex Scott ­ MA AA, Seattle Central Community College Medical Assisting Diploma, PIMA, Medical Institute Kanani Simmons ­ N MBA, University of Phoenix Deanna Smith ­ MBC Tanya Stewart ­ DA DA, Certificate, Clark County Vocational Skills Center Sandhya Susnjara ­ DA DDM, Oregon Health & Science University Kristina Taylor ­ DH BS, Eastern Washington University Kelly Thomas ­ MA MA Diploma, ConCorde Career Institute Jennifer Thornton ­ DH BS, Oregon Health & Science University Christina Tselnik ­ DH BSDH, University of San Francisco Kyle Valentine ­ DH DMD,Oregon Health & Science University Irma Vasat ­ DH MA, Maryville University Christine Whitaker ­ MBC MBC Certification, Orange County ROP Ginnette White ­ N BSN, University of Phoenix Daniel Wilson ­ DH DMD, Oregon Health & Science University Shelly Withers ­ DH MS, Loma Linda University Kathryn Wojtalewicz ­ MA AA, Clackamas Community College AA, Oregon Institute of Technology Marcie Woolfe ­ N BSN, Oregon Health & Science University Tess Yevka ­ GE MS, Portland State University Victoria Zuver ­ PT AASN, Umpqua Community College

Portland Campus

ADMINISTRATION Leslie Gonzalez Executive Director MA, University of Phoenix Denise Dallmann Dean of Academic Affairs Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine, National College of Natural Medicine Betsheba Estrada Assistant Registrar Diane "Michelle" Fendrich Assistant Registrar Melanie Heininge Assistant Registrar Jayda Klingerman Director of Career Services BA, Portland State University Anny Hawkins Director of Student Finance BA, Florida Metropolitan University Jane Sabatini Librarian MLS, University of Oregon FACULTY Michelle Aldrich ­ DH DMD, Oregon Health & Science University Lisa Allen ­ MA MA Diploma, ConCorde Career Institute Michelle Allen ­ DA DeeAnne Ashcroft ­ DA MPH, Loma Linda University Benjamin Atwood ­ AP DoC, Western States Chiropractic College Jennifer Bajo ­ PT BA, Washington State University

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Reno Campus

ADMINISTRATION Michael Como Executive Director BS, Arizona State University Lynnda Dee English Director, Career Services Annette Mather Team Lead, Student Finance Marcia Ostrowski Librarian Becki Rossini Director Admissions BS, Brown Mackey College Zenaida Santiago Registrar BS, University of Pangasinan FACULTY Sheila Baez ­ N BSN, University of Pittsburgh MN, University of Washington Therese Black ­ N MS, University of Nevada Barbara Bowes ­ N MSN, University of Nevada Ann Marie Brown ­ GE MA, Stanford University Andrea Butters ­ N MSN, MPH University of Nevada Elise Clemeans ­ MA Deborah Cline ­ N MSN, University of California Consolacion Croysdill ­ N MSN, University of Nevada Elisa Giglio-Siudzinski ­ N MSN, University of Phoenix Sabrina Gray ­ MA Carrington College Kimberly Hockaday ­ MA AS, Stevens Henager College Linda Jacks ­ N MSN, University of California Virginia Jackson ­ N MS, University of Michigan Brenda Jahnke ­ N MSN University of Nevada Michelle Jenkins ­ N MSN, Georgia State University Mary Love ­ N PhD, University of Nevada Taura Macken ­ GE MS, University of Nevada Kathryn Mann ­ GE MA, University of Nevada John McElveney ­ GE MS, Walden University Jeanette McHugh ­ N PhD, University of Nevada Wendy Merchant ­ N Director of Nursing MSN, Pacific Lutheran University Corrine Meyer ­ GE MA, University of California Dave Morgan ­ N MSN, FNP, University of Nevada David Nelson ­ PT Doctor of Pharmacy, Idaho State University Sandra Olguin ­ N University of Nevada Suguna Ram ­ N MSN, Walden University Cathey Ree­ N MSN University of Central Arkansas Gary Sue Roberts ­ GE MS, Western Governors University Lesley Sheppard ­ GE MBA, University of Nevada Lori Shults ­ N MSN, University of Phoenix Karla Spesert ­ N MSN, University of Nevada Sarah Warmbrodt ­ N MSN, University of Arizona John Sarchio Director of Financial Aid MA, California State University FACULTY Cathleen Austin ­ MBC Christine Renae Berg ­ MT MT Diploma, Utah College of Massage Therapy Licensed Massage Practitioner Kathy Branch ­ DA DA Diploma, Kinman Business College Andrew Cady­ MR AA, Wenatchee Valley College ARRT Certified Heather Campbell­ MA Mitchell Carnline ­ GE MBA, Keller Graduate School of Management Tracy Clark ­ DA DA Certificate, Spokane Community College Kimberli Collins ­ MA Shannon Dinaro ­ PT BA, Eastern Washington University Lawrence Dongilli ­ MR MA, Gonzaga University Diana Fairchild ­ MT LMP, New Horizon School of Massage Chrystal Gaunt ­ MA Medical Assistant, Bryman College Kami Hoekema ­ MT MT Diploma, Brenneke School of Massage Licensed Massage Practitioner Scott Kruse ­ GE BS, Washington State University Susan Lane ­ MBC Benjamin Lipke ­ MR BS, University of Southern California Patty McDonald ­ PT AS, Western Career College Amanda Mittan ­ MT Professional MT Diploma, Utah College of Massage Therapy Licensed Massage Practitioner Ellis Prescott ­ MA BA, Gonzaga University Ricki Reynolds ­ DA DA Diploma, Apollo College Stephen Riggan ­ MT BA, Whitworth University Licensed Massage Practitioner Sheryl Rose­ MBC Diploma, Spokane Community College Michael Scally ­ MR BS, University of Mary Lars Shevalier ­ MR BA, California State University Sandy Singh ­ MT MT Diploma, Inland Massage Institute Licensed Massage Practitioner Lukas VanVoorhis ­ PT Diploma Pharmacy Technician, Apollo College, Washington State Pharmacy License

Tucson Campus

ADMINISTRATION Antonio Thompson Executive Director MS, Keller Graduate School of Management Rodney Fitzsimmons Director of Admissions Donna Glenn Librarian MLS, University of California Joy Meoak Director of Career Services Tanya Patton Assistant Registrar Roxanne Porter Director, Student Finance MBA, University of Phoenix Maira Rodriguez Student resource Advocate JD, University of Phoenix Michelle Scott Dean of Academic Affairs MS, Kansas State University FACULTY Jennifer Bohne, LMT ­ MT MT Diploma, Apollo College Lee Conklin ­ MBC Associate in Technology, Morrison Institute of Technology CPC, Arizona Shawn Foreman ­ CL AS, Pima Community College Carmen Fruge ­ PTT PTT Diploma, Apollo College Alana Fred ­ MLT BS, University of Arizona Michael Holley ­ PT BS, Southern Illinois University Mary Lavin-Alcaro ­ MLT

Spokane Campus

ADMINISTRATION Peter Tenney Executive Director MEd, Eastern Washington University Natalie Baldwin Assistant Registrar BA, Eastern Washington University Bart Barrett Director of Career Services BS, Eastern Oregon University Sharron Bortz Librarian MLS, University of North Carolina Mitchell Carnline Dean of Academic Affairs MBA, Keller Graduate School of Management Lisa Heide Director of Enrollment Services AS, University of Minnesota

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Sharon Lister ­ DA DDS, Howard University College of Dentistry Rebecca Lofquist ­ MA AOS-MOM, Apollo College Guy M. Luciani ­ FT BA, University of Arizona Heather Marti ­ MBC Michael McCauley ­ MA BS, University of Phoenix Kathleen Nowak ­ GE BS, Arizona State University Laura Peterson ­ MBC CCS, AHIMA MC Certificate, Pima Community College Judith Riley ­ MA AA, Blinn College Celeste (Susan) Rogers ­ MT MA, Heartwood College of Natural Healing Arts Billie Rose ­ MT Jeremy Sasser ­ FT BS, University of Arizona NFPT Certification Mary Scamman, LMT ­ MT Desert Institute of Healing Arts BS, University of Maine Diploma Connie Stein-Kring ­ MT Program Director Debra Tellez ­ PT Program Director PTCB Certified, Pima Community College

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A

Absence Make-up Policy 31 Academic Information 9­29 Grades and Designators 14 Grading Scale 14 Hours of Operation 9 Leaves of Absence 13 Academic Policies 12­15, 13­16 Grades and Designators 14 Leaves of Absence 13 Accreditation and Approvals 7 Administration and Faculty 156­163 Admission Requirements and Procedures 10­11 Transfer Credit 10 Experiential Learning 11 Transfers to Other Educational Institutions 11 Veterans 11 Attendance 30

M

Massage Therapy 52 Start Dates 53­55 Medical Assisting 56 Start Dates 57­59 Medical Billing and Coding 64 Start Dates 65­67 Medical Laboratory Technology 70 Start Dates 70 Medical Office Management 73 Start Dates 74 Medical Radiography 76 Start Dates 77 Mission/Philosophy 3

N

Nursing (Bridge) 80 Start Dates 81 Nursing (Practical) 83 Start Dates 83 Nursing (Registered) Start Dates 87

C

Calendar 5 Campus Crime and Security Act 30 Cancellations and Refunds 26 Course Descriptions 114

O

Online Courses 34

D

Dental Assisting 36 Start Dates 37­41 Dental Hygiene 43 Start Dates 44 Diagnostic Medical Sonography 49 Start Dates 50 Dress Code 31

P

Pharmacy Technology 91 Start Dates 93­96 Physical Therapist Assistant 97 Start Dates 98 Physical Therapy Technology 100 Start Dates 101 Programs of Study 33 Dental Assisting 36 Dental Hygiene 43 Diagnostic Medical Sonography 49 Massage Therapy 52 Medical Assisting 56 Medical Billing and Coding 64 Medical Laboratory Technology 70 Medical Office Management 73 Medical Radiography 76 Nursing ( Bridge ) 80 Nursing ( Practical ) 83 Pharmacy Technology 91 Physical Therapist Assistant 97 Physical Therapy Technology 100 Registered Nursing 86 Respiratory Care 104 Veterinary Assisting 110

E

Executive Management 6

F

Faculty, administration and 156­159 Financial Assistance 25 Scholarships 25

G

General Information 9­29 Grades and Designators 14 Grading Scale 14 Grievance Procedure 31

H

History and Ownership 5

L

Licensure and Certification 32 Locations 4

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Refunds 26 Regulations 30­31 Attendance 30 Campus Crime and Security Act 30 Disciplinary Action 31 Dress Code 31 Drug Free Schools and Communities Act 30 Excused/Unexcused Absence Make-up Policy 31 Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) 30 Graduation Rates 30 Grievance Procedure 31 Increasing Courseload to Reduce Program Length 31 Licensure and Certification 32 Make-up Hours 31 Nondiscrimination Policy 30 Photo Release 30 Plagiarism Prevention 30 Rules and Enrollment Conditions 30 Safety Information 30 Tardiness 31 Respiratory Care 104 Start Dates 105 Rules and Enrollment Conditions 30

S

Satisfactory Academic Progress 12 Appeals for Reinstatement 12 Changing Programs 12 Course Repeats and SAP 13 Determination Appeals 12 Maximum Coursework Allowed 12 Non-Credit or Remedial Courses 12 Reinstatement following Dismissal 12 Transfer Credit and SAP 13 Student Services 29

T

Tardiness 31 Transfer Credit 10 Experiential Learning 11 Transfers to Other Educational Institutions 11 Veterans 11 Tuition and Fees 17­25 Other Costs 24

V

Veterinary Assisting 110 Start Dates 111­112

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