The Dental Hygiene degree program includes instruction in principles of preventive oral care, including teaching patients self-care, examining patients’ head and neck areas for abnormal health status, nutritional counseling, smoking cessation, applying sealants to the grooves of patients’ teeth, producing diagnostically acceptable dental radiographs (X-rays), managing pain and anxiety, removing deposits from patients’ teeth with scaling procedures and managing health information.
In the Health Information Management program at Midlands Technical College, the student will become skilled in health information systems and procedures.
Medical laboratory technicians provide a wide range of information for physicians to use in diagnosis and treatment.
The Associate Degree Nursing program is designed to incorporate a base of biological and social sciences with the knowledge and skills necessary for the practice of nursing in the Registered Nurse (RN) role.
The Physical Therapist Assistant is a skilled technical healthcare worker who carries out patient treatment programs under the supervision of a physical therapist.
Radiographers (X-ray technologists) assist radiologists (MDs) in performing examinations of the body to rule out or confirm and identify fractures or disease.
Respiratory Care is a health specialty relating to the diagnosis, treatment, preventive and rehabilitative care of individuals suffering from deficiencies, diseases and abnormalities affecting the process of breathing.
The Cardiac Care Technician certificate will provide a foundation in health care careers, communication, soft skills, computers, and anatomy and physiology.
The Computed Tomography Certificate is an advanced certificate and requires entering students to have completed an accredited radiologic technology, radiation therapy or nuclear medicine program.
Medical assistants perform a wide range of duties in physicians’ offices, clinics and emergency medical centers.
Nuclear medicine technologists are trained in the safe handling and application of radioactive materials for diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in the medical field.
The Nursing Assistant certificate will provide a foundation in health care careers, communication, soft skills, computers, and anatomy and physiology.
The Pharmacy Technician Certificate (Community) provides pharmacy technician training with an application to community practice.
The Phlebotomy certificate will provide a foundation in health care careers, communication, soft skills, computers, and anatomy and physiology. Students will develop the basic skills necessary to perform phlebotomy procedures utilized in hospital settings, clinical facilities, and physician’s offices.
The Pre-Dental Hygiene Certificate curriculum is Phase I of the two-phase Dental Hygiene program and consists of the 36 hours of general education courses required for the Dental Hygiene curriculum.
The Pre-Health Care certificate program is designed for students seeking admission to Health Science programs.
Responsible for completing and maintaining all patient medical records, while seeing that all records in the facility maintain confidential.
Perform routine and specialized tests to develop data for the diagnosis and treatment of patients.
The Pre-Nursing certificate provides a structured curriculum for those students seeking to qualify for nursing without testing.
Occupational Therapy’s purpose is to promote improvement of health and self-sufficiency. The field involves evaluating patients’ abilities and disabilities and establishing goals and methods of treatment.
The Physical Therapist Assistant is a skilled technical health-care worker who carries outpatient treatment programs under the supervision of a physical therapist.
This certificate is Phase I of a two-phase Respiratory Care program. The certificate includes all the general education and related courses (English, math, anatomy and physiology, integrated science, etc.)
The Expanded Duty Dental Assisting program includes instruction in restorative dentistry and preventive oral care, including teaching patients oral self-care, applying sealants to the grooves of patients’ teeth, taking impressions of teeth, producing diagnostically acceptable dental radiographs (X-rays), polishing teeth and fillings, assisting the dentist, preparing the filling materials, scheduling patients, managing health information and monitoring nitrous oxide.
The Pharmacy Technician program teaches students proper pharmacy operations under the supervision of registered pharmacists.
The Practical Nursing program is designed to help students develop basic nursing skills in medical, surgical, obstetrical and pediatric nursing.
Surgical Technologists work in cooperation with surgeons and other healthcare professionals to deliver safe, direct patient care during all phases of surgery.