Do you like to experience something different every day?
Heathcare in all its diversity provides that and you get the satisfaction of helping people. Nurses and emergency medical technicians thrive on working on their feet in a fast-paced setting but not all medical professions are like that. Don’t like blood? Then a radiology or pharmacy technician job will do the trick. There are so many ways to help and heal. Check out this pathway to learn how.
The knowledge and skill sets I gained at PPSC were necessary tools in becoming the business owner I am today. The small classroom setting granted us valuable face time with our Chef instructors that wouldn’t have been possible in a larger school environment.
Are you that special someone who is driven to heal? Do you thrive in a fast-paced, varied work environment and enjoy solving problems that can change a life? Then you are in the right place. Pikes Peak State is rated as one of the #1 nursing programs in the country, and we’ll prepare you with the skills and technical competence in this constantly growing field. PPSC’s four nursing programs include: Associate Degree in Nursing, nursing assistant, LPN to RN, and the RN to BSN.Healers are heroes.
Imagine being an integral member of a surgical team who delivers patient care before, during, and after surgery. Prepare the operating room. Pass instruments to the surgeon. That’s exciting work. PPSC’s program prepares you for work in surgical settings including hospital operating rooms, labor and delivery, cardiovascular, and many other specialties. You can even continue your studies to become a surgeon, surgical nurse, or anesthesiologist.Be a player on a healing team.
People will always need drugs to improve their lives. Learn to help licensed pharmacists with sterile compounding, making IV medications, organizing drug inventory, and performing authorizations for patients. PPSC is one of only a handful of programs in the state to offer an associate degree and we have had a 99% pass rate over the last 10 years on the national certification exam.Let’s mix it up.
This area of study will prepare you to help with clinical and administrative functions in medical offices and other outpatient settings. You’ll love the variety of becoming familiar with medical diagnostic and treatment procedures including phlebotomy, laboratory testing, respiratory testing and treatments, cast care, wound care, medication dosage calculations and administration, performing EKG (electrocardiograms) all while interacting with patients and their needs.Become a medical “Jack (or Jackie) of all trades.”
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