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The two-year Respiratory Therapist (RSPT) program is designed to prepare individuals for career entry into respiratory care. Respiratory Care Practitioners evaluate, treat, and manage patients of all ages with respiratory illnesses and other cardiopulmonary disorders. Upon completion of the Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree in respiratory care, the graduate will be eligible to apply for the credentialing exams administered by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC), 10801 Mastin Street, Suite 300, Overland Park, KS 66210. Toll-Free 888.341.4811. The program is fully accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (COARC), 264 Precision Blvd Telford, TN 37690 USA, Telephone: 817-283-2835.
The Accelerated Alternate Delivery (AAD) Occupational Skills Award (OSA) is designed to make available to the on-the-job trained surgical technologists or graduates from non-CAAHEP accredited programs an accelerated route in which to become eligible to sit for the national certification exam for surgical technology. To qualify for the program, prospective applicants must have completed on-the-job training for surgical technology or non-CAAHEP training before March 1, 2000.
The Surgical Technology program is designed for individuals interested in caring for the surgical patient. Upon completion of the program, graduates may gain employment as the primary scrub person who handles the instruments, supplies, and equipment during all types of surgical procedures. Portions of this program meet the needs of the registered nurse who is seeking employment in a surgically affiliated field.
The Endoscopy Technician program is designed for individuals interested in caring for the endoscopy patient. Upon completion of the program, graduates may gain employment as an Endoscopy Technician who handles the scopes, supplies and equipment during all types of endoscopy procedures. The Endoscopy Technician may gain employment in hospitals, surgery centers, and free standing endoscopy suites.
The Sterile Processing Technician Occupational Skills Award (OSA) is designed for individuals interested in processing surgical instrumentation. The completer of this award will be eligible to work in an entry-level position alongside health care professionals with supervision in a surgical instrumentation central processing department.
The Associate of Applied Science in Translation and Interpretation provides the basic skills needed to become a translator or interpreter. Upon completion of this program, students will be eligible for translator/interpreter positions in various companies, or they will be able to start their own business as freelance translators.
The Certificate Level II in Translation and Interpretation provides the basic skills needed to become a translator or interpreter. Upon completion of this program, students will be eligible for translator/interpreter positions in various companies, or they will be able to start their own business as freelance translators.
⛔ Deactivation Date: 1/1/2017, Teach Out Date: 12/31/2019
Travel and Tourism - Certificate Level I - Deactivation Date: 1/1/2017, Teach Out Date: 12/31/2019
The Welding Technology Associate of Applied Science (AAS) is designed to offer students the necessary skills, technical training related to welding quality, welding metallurgy, and managing complex welding projects for the welding industry. The award embeds the American Welding Society and Schools Excelling Through National Skills Education (SENSE guidelines and specifications) to training student welders for entry-level and advanced welder certifications. The welding industry is fueled by the growth in manufacturing and industrial construction. Specialized skills related to welding metallurgy, welding inspection, and codes/specifications and certifications are in high demand.
The Welding Technology program is designed to offer students the necessary skills for entry level positions in the welding industry. There is an increasing demand for skilled welders in the fields of MIG (Metal Inert Gas), TIG (Tungsten Inert Gas), and Pipe welding.