Our program is the largest of its kind in the state of Arizona, offering an exciting and comprehensive variety of classes for credit, ranging from 1 day workshops to full semester courses. Comprehensive program goals include:
- designing courses to educate students in developing patient management skills above the entry-level for practicing healthcare professionals (both advanced and refresher courses)
- providing entry-level training courses to students who wish to enter the healthcare field as Patient Care Technicians and the Nurse Assistants
- partnering with healthcare agencies to provide diverse learning experiences to expand the student's scope and depth of knowledge
- collaborating with healthcare agencies to identify the evolving needs of the community
- planning and implementing programs of study
Additionally, NCE offers refresher classes during the fall and spring semesters for RNs and LPNs who have not practiced nursing for over 5 years, or who have inactive licenses. These classes comply with the requirements of the Arizona State Board of Nursing, including:
- 60 hours of theory
- 45 hours of pharmacology
- 180 hours of clinical study.
To register for any of the classes listed, please contact Carissa Ziegler at (602) 286-8543 or firstname.lastname@example.org. To learn more about the program or a specific class, click the Request More Information button.
NCE courses are designed to meet the needs of healthcare professionals and individual institutions. We partner with the following community healthcare institutions in order to offer customized training needs:
Arizona Heart Hospital
St. Joseph's Medical Center
Hospice of the Valley
VA Healthcare System
Phoenix Indian Medical Center
If you are interested in becoming a partner to offer customized training solutions to your healthcare institution, please contact Ilene Borze for more information.
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