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Imperial Valley College Programs


120000 -- Health
Instructional programs that study the theories and techniques for the restoration or preservation of mental and physical health through the use of drugs, surgical procedures, manipulations, or other curative or remedial methods.

Degrees

Administrative Medical Assisting
Patient Services Administration

Principles and techniques to assist with administration in health care offices and clinics. Includes receptionist duties, maintaining patient records, billing, insurance, bookkeeping, appointments, and scheduling.
Units needed for degree: 24 units

Registered Nursing
Nursing - Associate Degree (R.N.)

Programs leading to licensure by the Board of Registered Nursing. Includes nursing care in specialty areas.
Units needed for degree: 84 units

Licensed Vocational Nursing
Nursing - Vocational (V.N.)

Programs leading to vocational nurse licensure by the Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians. Technical and manual nursing skills, practiced under the direction of a registered nurse, physician, or other medical staff, specific to the scope of practice of the licensed vocational nurse.
Units needed for degree: 53 units

Paramedic
Emergency Medical Services

Training specific to the certification standards for EMT-P (Paramedic).
Units needed for degree: 43.5 units



Certificates:

Medical Assisting
Medical Assistant

Administrative, clerical or technical support services for a licensed physician, podiatrist, or health care services plan, and related support functions in a health care facility.
Units needed for certificate: 26.5 units

Administrative Medical Assisting
Patient Services Administration

Principles and techniques to assist with administration in health care offices and clinics. Includes receptionist duties, maintaining patient records, billing, insurance, bookkeeping, appointments, and scheduling.
Units needed for certificate: 24 units

Licensed Vocational Nursing
Nursing - Vocational (V.N.)

Programs leading to vocational nurse licensure by the Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians. Technical and manual nursing skills, practiced under the direction of a registered nurse, physician, or other medical staff, specific to the scope of practice of the licensed vocational nurse.
Units needed for certificate: 53 units

Paramedic
EMT-Paramedic

Training specific to the certification standards for EMT-P (Paramedic).
Units needed for certificate: 38.5 units