Health & Human Services

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The Health & Human Services programs prepare students for rewarding careers in the field of healthcare and assistance. They combine technical and medical knowledge with critical thinking and interpersonal skills. Our programs offer students the options of certificates, associate degrees, and associate transfer degrees, in fields as diverse as nursing, massage therapy, and early childhood education. All courses are taught by experienced faculty members who are leaders in their respective fields. The programs are challenging and place a high value on integrity.

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Anesthesia Technologist

Anesthesia technologists assist anesthesiologists to manage pain and monitor patients during medical procedures. This program is the first step for students seeking an Associate of Applied Science-Transfer Degree (AAS-T) in the field.

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Central Service Technician

Central service technicians work in health care facilities to prepare and sterilize devices and supplies used to care for patients. This program offers the training and clinical experience to become a certified Central Service Technician.

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Child Development Associate

The Child Development Associate (CDA) is a valued credential that shows a person has acquired the skills and knowledge to work effectively with young children. This program trains students to earn their CDA and advance in their careers in child care and education.

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Dental Assistant

Dental assistants are an integral part of a dentist’s office, helping both dentists and their patients with procedures and administrative tasks. This program prepares students to become Certified Dental Assistants (CDA).

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Early Childhood Careers

This program prepares students for the care and early education of young children. They will study how to design a curriculum, create positive learning environments, provide developmentally appropriate activities, and respect and accommodate cultural differences.

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Health Care Navigator

This certificate covers navigating and coordinating care in health and human services systems. Incorporated in the certificate are factors affecting patients such as chronic disease, behavioral health, wellness and patient activation and engagement.

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MA - Phlebotomy Technician

Phlebotomists are the specialists who draw blood from patients for testing, transfusions and other medical or research procedures. The Phlebotomy Technician program prepares students to work in medical offices, clinics, labs and other health care settings.

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Massage Therapy Practicioner

Massage Therapy Practitioner

Healthcare does not get more hands-on than massage therapy. Massage therapists help patients to deal with pain, injuries and stress through touch and manipulation of tissues and systems.

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Medical Assistant

Medical Assistant

Medical assistants work in the frontlines of medical care, helping physicians and specialists with medical procedures and administrative duties. It is a good profession for someone who wants to quickly enter the field of healthcare.

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Medical Coding Specialist (Physician Based)

Medical Coding Specialist

Healthcare these days is a complicated, layered system of specialists, providers and insurance companies. For these layers to work well together, they need to speak the same language.

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Nursing Assistant - Certified

Nursing assistants work in hospitals, clinics, long-term care facilities, retirement or assisted living facilities, adult family homes, and in-home health care. They help provide quality healthcare and assist nurses in their work.

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Ophthalmic Assistant

Ophthalmic Assistant

Ophthalmic assistants work with eye doctors, taking on tasks such as preparing patients, performing tests, and handling specialized equipment. The Ophthalmic Assistant program trains students for entry level work in the field.

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Pharmacy Technician

Pharmacy Technician

Pharmacy technicians work in pharmacies, preparing medications and assisting pharmacists with other duties.

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Registered Nurse, Associate Degree

Information sessions are held on Wednesday mornings from 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. Limited space is available, call (425) 235-5840 to reserve a seat.

Applications are currently closed.

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Revenue Management Specialist

Good healthcare is more than just providing medical services. It also the work behind the scenes that makes it possible.

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Surgical Technologist

Surgery is complex and delicate work, done by a team of highly trained experts.

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Veterinary Assistant

If you have a gentle touch and enjoy spending time with pets and other animals, you should consider a career as a veterinary assistant.

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