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. RTC is one of the few places in the United States that offers a two-year degree in this career.

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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.

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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.

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Dental Assistant

Dental assistants are an integral part of the dental team.

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Early Childhood Careers

This program prepares students for the care and early education of young children

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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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Massage Therapy Practitioner

Prepare to become professionally licensed to practice therapeutic massage for health maintenance, assessment, and rehabilitation of body 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. 

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Medical Assistant - Phlebotomy

The Phlebotomy Technician program prepares students to work in medical offices, clinics, labs and other health care settings.

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Medical Coding Specialist (Physician Based)

Medical Coding Specialist

Develop skills and knowledge to transform descriptions of diseases, injuries, conditions, and procedures into numerical designations in clinics, insurance companies, and other medical settings.

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Nursing Assistant - Certified

The Nursing Assistant program prepares students to earn their certification and work in a healthcare setting. It is also the first rung of the career ladder for students to become Licensed Practical or Registered Nurses.

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Ophthalmic Assistant

Ophthalmic Assistant

This program provides entry level training leading to a certificate as an ophthalmic assistant. 

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Pharmacy Technician

Pharmacy Technician

​Students develop skills in all areas of pharmacy practice such as computer order entry, pharmaceutical calculations, record keeping, mixing intravenous solutions, and compounding of products to be dispensed. 

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Registered Nurse, Associate Degree

Admission for our program is highly competitive, and we use a selective admission process. To apply: Complete an application and meet all admission criteria listed under Entry Requirements.

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Revenue Management Specialist

The Revenue Management Specialist program prepares students to support doctors and other healthcare professionals with much of the administrative tasks in their clinics, offices, insurance companies and other settings.

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Surgical Technologist

Surgery is complex and delicate work, done by a team of highly trained experts. Surgical specialists are a key part of that team, helping with important tasks such as tracking supplies and surgical equipment, preparing the operating room, an assisting doctors and nurses during procedures.

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Veterinary Assistant

Veterinary assistants work in animal clinics, hospitals, zoos, shelters and on the field to take care of animals, under the supervision of a veterinarian or other specialists.

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