The demand for healthcare services is expected to continue to increase over the next ten years or more as our aging population grows and more individuals have access to health insurance. As a result of this increased demand, more nurses will be needed to care for these patients in offices of physicians, clinics, and other ambulatory care settings and the employment of Registered Nurses is projected to grow much faster than the average for all occupations from 2014 to 2024.
The Associate of Arts in Nursing Program at Glendale Career College provides the education and training to help you begin your Registered Nursing career.
The Associate of Arts in Nursing Program provides students with the opportunity to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to function as a Registered Nurse in a variety of settings. Students enrolled in this program receive classroom, laboratory, and clinical instruction in nursing areas of fundamentals, anatomy and physiology, pharmacology, medical/surgical nursing, mental health, obstetrics, and pediatric nursing.
Registered Nurses routinely perform a variety of important tasks, including:
- Monitoring patients’ health and vital signs (for example, by checking blood pressure).
- Providing basic patient care, including administering medications and injections, changing bandages and inserting catheters.
- Assisting physicians to perform a variety of different medical procedures
- Providing for the basic comfort of patients, such as helping them bathe or dress.
- Discussing the care they are providing with patients and listening to their concerns.
- Reporting patients’ status and concerns to registered nurses and doctors.
- Recording patient health and medical information.
- Other important health care tasks.
The Associate of Arts in Nursing Program at Glendale Career College can provide you with the health care knowledge and training required to begin a career as a registered nurse working in a medical office, clinic, doctor's office, HMO, rehabilitation center, hospital and other health care facilities.
The Associate of Arts in Nursing (ADN) program at Glendale Career College is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN) and accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES).
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*Glendale Career College cannot guarantee employment.