WELCOME to the Online Health Careers Orientation

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WELCOME to the Online

Health Careers Orientation

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Specialized Admissions

Health Careers

 Dental Assisting  Dental Hygiene  Diagnostic Medical Sonography  Health Information Technology-HITT  HITT/Medical Coding  Medical Assisting Technology  Medical Laboratory Technology  Nursing/RN  Vocational Nursing/LVN

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Specialized Admissions

Health Careers

 Pharmacy Technology  Physical Therapist Assistant  Radiation Therapy Technology  Radiology Technology  Respiratory Care Technology  Surgical Technology

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Non-Specialized Admissions

Health Careers

 Border Health Issues

 Community Health Worker  Emergency Medical Services

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Specialized Admissions

Health Careers

 Most of these programs have specialized

admissions requirements in addition to the college’s standard admissions process.

 Some of these requirements are mandated by state or federal legislation. Others are based on the

standards set by accreditation agencies.

 If you have a disability that requires special assistance, your counselor will work with our faculty and the Center for Students with

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Objective

 To inform students who have identified a Health Career discipline as a major emphasizing the

specialized admissions procedure and ranking process.

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Specialized Admissions Application Process

 A student’s primary major will be declared as an

Associate of Arts or a major that is not under a specialized admissions process until official

acceptance into their designated health career is received.

 Students may declare up to two secondary Health

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Specialized Admissions Application Process

 The admission criteria will be applied in accordance

with the current college catalog.

 The admission process requires the student to satisfy

all general requirements and pre-program specific requirements to include any mandatory course work prior to ranking.

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ASSESSMENT

 ACCUPLACER is required for all Health Careers

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General Requirements for

Ranking Consideration

 Applicants must:

 be fully accepted by EPCC as an academic credit

student.

 complete a mandatory Health Careers Orientation

Session for specialized admissions.

 submit a Health Careers Specialized Admission

Application form and pay a one time $10 application fee.

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General Requirements for

Ranking Consideration

 Applicants will:

 request official transcripts from high school or GED scores and

all prior colleges/universities – transliteration of foreign coursework is required

 have all documents sent directly to the EPCC Admissions

Office

 demonstrate minimum competency levels on the

ACCUPLACER assessment

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General Requirements for

Ranking Consideration

 EPCC cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher as required

by program

 Complete any course prerequisites as indicated in

the degree plan.

 A minimum grade of “C” or higher is required in

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General Requirements for

Ranking Consideration

 Meningitis

 starting Spring 2012, new and returning former EPCC

students under the age of 30 must provide proof of an

initial meningitis immunization or booster to Admissions and Registration Department at any campus.

 must be administered at least 10 days before the start of

the semester and must have been administered within the last five years.

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General Requirements for

Ranking Consideration

 Visit the link from the Admissions and Registration EPCC

web page for additional information:

http://www.epcc.edu/registration/pages/default.aspx

 Provide a copy of the meningitis documentation to your

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FINANCIAL AID

 “Effective Fall 2011, based on new federal regulations, students are not allowed to repeat previously passed courses more than once” Students should meet with a

counselor to determine how a repeat course(s) may impact his/her academic, prerequisite, specialized admissions or transferability of courses.

 It is the student’s responsibility to check with the Office of

Student Financial Services to inquire how a repeat course(s) may impact their financial aid or veteran’s assistance.

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ACCUPLACER ASSESSMENT

 ACCUPLACER competency levels will be determined

by each discipline.

 Areas for Competency testing on the ACCUPLACER

are:

Reading Skills Math Skills

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ACCUPLACER ASSESSMENT

 All three competency levels can be met at the same

time. Students also have the option to take one subject area at a time.

 ACCUPLACER scores are valid for two years for

ranking purposes. Only the most recent test scores will be used for qualification and ranking.

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Pre-Program Specific Requirements

Applicants must also meet “Pre-Program Specific” requirements prior to qualifying for ranking.

 Current CPR certificate

 American Heart Association (Healthcare Provider)  Continuing Education course -7 hour course

 College Course – 16 weeks: KINE 1306 First Aid and

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Pre-Program Specific Requirements

 First Aid Certification

 American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons  National Safety Council

 College Course – 16 weeks: KINE 1306 First Aid and Safety  Continuing Education course – 7 hour course call 831-4116 for

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Pre-Program Specific Requirements

 Immunizations

 Hepatitis B vaccination series of 3 (4-6 month to complete)  Tuberculosis Screening and/or testing (done annually)

 2 - Measles, Mumps and Rubella Vaccinations (MMR)  2 - Varicella Vaccinations, titer, or documentation of

disease from physician

 Diphtheria/Tetanus (Td)

 Influenza is required (or completed declination form)

(NOTE: If declined will have to wear a mask in clinical) (done annually)

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Pre-Program Specific Requirements

 Physical Exam by an American licensed

Physician/Nurse Practitioner/Physicians Assistant

 Physical Technical Standard form  Program Orientation

 HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and

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Pre-Program Specific Requirements

 Criminal background clearance

 Website: http://www.elpasoex.com

 Substance Abuse Screening

 Website: http://www.elpasoex.com

Note: Pre-Program Specific requirements will vary by program. However, all health programs mandate a background clearance and Substance Abuse

Screening.

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Background Clearance

 The Joint Commission on Accreditation of

Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO), which accredits healthcare facilities across the country, enforced

background screening in September 2004 and has set requirements mandating that students in a

healthcare field must now complete the same background check as hospital employees.

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Background Clearance

 Students are responsible for the cost associated

with the background investigation, and the investigation must be conducted through

http://www.elpasoex.com

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 Your clearance will be sent directly to the Dean of

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Pre-Program Specific Requirements

 Pre-Program Specific documents should be submitted

to the designated contact person identified on the Program Information Guide.

 It is highly recommended that Pre-Program Specific

documents be submitted one month prior to the ranking deadline.

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Mandatory Courses

 Mandatory Courses:

 must be successfully completed prior to ranking.  require a grade of “C” or higher

 may have an expiration date

 cannot be substituted with the exception of Math

Note: Applicants who do not satisfactorily complete mandatory course work will not be eligible for ranking.

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Mandatory Courses

 Example of mandatory courses in the Nursing

program:

 BIOL 2401 Anatomy and Physiology I  BIOL 2402 Anatomy and Physiology II  RNSG 1301 Pharmacology

 MATH 1324 Introductory Mathematics for Business and Social

Science or MATH 1314 Pre-calculus I College Algebra and Geometry or Higher level MATH.

Note: Mandatory course requirements will vary by program.

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Ranking Courses

 Ranking Courses:

 are identified by the Health Careers

Coordinator

 are courses within the degree plan that

establish the ranking score.

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Ranking Courses

 require a grade of “C” or higher  cannot be substituted

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Ranking Courses

Example of ranking courses in the Nursing program.

 BIOL 2401 Anatomy and Physiology I  BIOL 2402 Anatomy and Physiology II  BIOL 2420 Microorganisms and Disease  RNSG 1301 Pharmacology

The ranking of qualified applicants is based on most recent ACCUPLACER test scores and the grades on specific program ranking courses.

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Ranking Process

 Once the specialized admissions requirements have

been satisfied, the student will automatically be ranked based on their individual performance on the ACCUPLACER and GPA of program specific ranking courses.

 Seventy percent (70%) of points come from GPA of ranking

courses.

 Thirty percent (30%) of points are derived from

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Ranking Process

1200 is the maximum possible ranking score.

Cumulative Ranking Points

Course Ranking Score 70% = 840

ACCUPLACER Score + 30% = 360 Total Max Ranking Score 100% = 1200

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Calculating Your Ranking Course Grade Point

Average (GPA)

BIOL 2401 A = 4 grade points = 16 points BIOL 2402 B = 3 grade points = 12 points BIOL 2420 B = 3 grade points = 12 points

TOTAL=12 credits = 40 points

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Calculating the Course Ranking Score

(Ranking G.P.A) (Successfully Ranking Credit

Hours Completed) (Factor) = Course Ranking Score

Example:

Ranking GPA= 3.3

Ranking Credit Hours Successfully Completed = 12 Factor = 17.5

(3.3)(12)(17.5) = 693

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Calculating the

Factor

To determine the Factor for course work, divide 840 by the product of Max GPA and Max Ranking Course hours.

840 / (Max GPA) (Max Ranking Course hours)

Example:

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Activity

 Calculate your GPA using the following data:

 BIOL 2401 – B  BIOL 2420 – A  BIOL 2402 – A

 Calculate your course ranking score.

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Activity answer

 Calculate your GPA using the following data:

 BIOL 2401 – B = 12 points  BIOL 2420 – A = 16 points  BIOL 2402 – A = 16 points

12 credits / 44 points = 3.6 GPA

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Activity Answer

Calculate your course ranking score.

44 points/12 credits = 3.6

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Ranking Process

Now that we have finished computing the Course

Ranking Score (70%= 840), we will proceed with the ACCUPLACER Ranking Score (30% = 360).

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Calculating the ACCUPLACER

Test Factor

 Thirty percent (30%) of ranking score is based on

ACCUPLACER assessment results.

 Programs will have different weighted percentages

in reading, writing and math based upon requirements of the program.

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Test Ranking Score

Weighted % Test Area Max Raw Score Formula Test Factor 5% Math 120 (1200)(.05) / 120 = .5 20% Reading 120 (1200)(.20) / 120 = 2 5% Writing 8 (1200)(.05) / 8 = 7.5

Test Factor = (Max total points) (Percentage)

(Max raw score)

Programs will have different weighted percentages based

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Weighted %

Test Area Max Raw Score Test Factor Ranking Score 10% Math 120 1 120 10% Reading 120 1 120 10% Writing 8 15 120 30% Max Test Score 360

Dental Assisting/Dental Hygiene Diagnostic Medical Sonography Medical Assisting Technology Nursing/Vocational Nursing Surgical Technology

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Weighted % Test Area Max Raw

Score Factor Test Ranking Score

12% Math 120 1.2 144

12% Reading 120 1.2 144

6% Writing 8 9 72

30% Max Test

Score 360

Medical Laboratory Technology

Radiology Technology

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Health Information Technology

Weighted % Test Area Max Raw

Score Factor Test Ranking Score

6% Math 120 0.6 72

12% Reading 120 1.2 144

12% Writing 8 18 144

30% Max Test

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Weighted % Test Area Max Raw

Score Factor Test Ranking Score

15% Math 120 1.5 180 8% Reading 120 0.8 96 7% Writing 8 10.5 84 30% Max Test Score 360

Pharmacy Technology

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Weighted % Test

Area Max Raw Score Factor Test Ranking Score

15% Math 120 1.5 180 10% Reading 120 1 120 5% Writing 8 7.5 60 30% Max Test Score 360

Radiation Therapy

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Weighted % Test Area Max Raw

Score Factor Test Ranking Score

10% Math 120 1 120 14% Reading 120 1.4 168 6% Writing 8 9 72 30% Max Test Score 360

Respiratory Technology

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Test Ranking Formula

Weighted % Test Area Max Raw Score

Test Factor Max Test

Rank Score 5% Math 120 0.5 60 20% Reading 120 2 240 5% Writing 8 7.5 60 30% Max Test Score 360

(Test Area Raw Score) (Test Factor) = Test Ranking

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Test Ranking Score

Weighted % Test Area Test Score Test Factor Test Rank Score 10% Math (63) (1) = 63 10% Reading (82) (1) = 82 10% Writing (6) (15) = 90 30% =235

This is an example for students with test scores less than the maximum possible points.

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Total Ranking Score

Course Ranking Score 720.3 840

Test Ranking Score + 272.5 360

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Ranking

 Once applicants satisfy all Specialized Admissions

requirements, including:

 General Admissions criteria  Pre-Program Specific criteria  Mandatory course work

Applicants will be placed in a qualified pool and will automatically be ranked based

upon individual performance on the ACCUPLACER assessment and GPA of program-specific “ranking courses.”

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APPLICANT RESPONSIBILITY

 Applicants are responsible for:

 verifying correct status of their application file

 maintaining compliance with any changing

requirements taking effect during the current academic year that effects eligibility

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APPLICANT RESPONSIBILITY

 adhering to deadlines and/or ranking dates

 submitting all required documentation prior to ranking

deadline

 verifying official High School transcripts or GED scores

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APPLICANT RESPONSIBILITY

 Applicants will not be ranked if all documentation is not

submitted prior to ranking deadline.

 For instance:

 Hepatitis B vaccinations series of 3 (can take 4-6 months to complete)  Posting ACCUPLACER scores will take between 24 to 48 hours,

hence we highly recommend ACCUPLACER test’s be completed at least 48 hours prior to ranking date.

 Background clearance may take several months to process

Note: It is highly recommended that you complete all requirements one month prior to the ranking deadline.

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Notification of Acceptance

 Students offered seats into their desired health

program will receive a certified letter containing the student Acknowledgement Admissions Form.

 Students must follow and satisfy all requirements as

indicated in the certified letter and return the

student Acknowledgement Admissions Form to the Specialized Admissions manager at the VV campus within 10 days.

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Notification of Acceptance

 Students declining or failing to respond to an offer of

a seat into a Health Career will be removed from the qualified pool and as an applicant for ranking.

 A student who has declined acceptance into a

specialized program and desires to be considered for other health majors, will be required to submit a

change of major form with a health occupation counselor.

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Notification of Acceptance

 After a student accepts a seat in a particular health

occupation program, the student will then be removed from all other existing Health Careers pools.

 Students who were not selected will remain in the

qualified pool as long as they continue to satisfy all current specialized and program specific admissions requirements.

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Post Specialized Admission

Requirements

Students are responsible for the following requirements after accepting a seat in the program.

 Program Orientation

 Community Wide Orientation - online  Specialized Equipment and Lab supplies  Liability Insurance

 Uniforms Required  HIPAA - online

 Substance abuse screening  Background clearance

 CPR

 Physical Exam

Note: This information will vary by program based on pre or

post specialized admissions requirements. Check with your designated counselor or Health Careers coordinator.

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Health Careers Counselor

Veronica Cena

RG Campus, 103 Montana 3rd Floor (915) 831-4123

(RN) Nursing

LVN/General Information Transition LVN to RN

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Health Careers Counselor

Veronica Fulton

RG Campus, 103 Montana 3rd Floor (915) 831-4608

Dental Assisting

Dental Hygiene

Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Health Information Technology

Medical Coding

Medical Transcription

Radiologic Technology

Radiation Technology

Physical Therapist Assistant

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Health Careers Counselor

Maria Guerrero

RG Campus, 103 Montana 3rd Floor (915) 831-4022  (RN) Nursing LVN/General Information Transition LVN to RN  Paramedic to RN Bridge  Pharmacy Technology

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Health Careers Counselor

Hilario Hernandez, Counselor

RG Campus, 103 Montana 3rd Floor (915) 831-4235

RN/LVN/ General Information Transition LVN to RN

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Health Careers Counselor

Robert Pandy

RG Campus, 103 Montana 3rd Floor (915) 831-4064

Medical Assisting Technology

Medical Laboratory Technology

Pharmacy Technology

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Health Careers Counselor

Argelia S. Duarte

RG Campus, 103 Montana 3rd Floor (915) 831-4040

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Health Careers Counselor

Ruben Villalobos

RG Campus, 103 Montana 3rd Floor (915) 831-4020

RN Nursing/LVN/ General Information Transition LVN to RN

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Health Careers Counselor

Dub Satterfield

NW Campus, 6701 S. Desert Blvd. RM M 79 (915) 831-8817

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Health Careers Counselor

Rudy Esselborn

VV Campus, 919 Hunter SSC-140 C (915) 831-2375

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Health Careers Counselor

Deborah Knapp

VV Campus, 919 Hunter SSC-127 (915) 831-2419

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Health Careers Counselor

Pat Duran

Mission Del Paso, 10700 Gateway East RM C 154 (915) 831-7092

Border Health Issues

Community Health Worker Emergency Medical Service Vocational Nursing (LVN)

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Health Careers Counselor

Celina Gomez

TM Campus, 9570 Gateway Blvd. North RM 1055 (915) 831-5005

General Information of Health Occupation

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Health Careers Counselor

Ruben Gomez

Mission Del Paso, 10700 Gateway East RM C157 831-7141

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Specialized Health Careers

Coordinator Contact Information

Dental Assisting Sharon Dickinson (915)831-4065 RG H231 Dental Hygiene Dr. William Ekvall (915) 831-4060 RG H230

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Specialized Health Careers

Coordinator Contact Information

Diagnostic Medical Sonography (AAS) Nora Balderas

(915) 831-4108 or 831-4141 RG H227 Lab H158

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Specialized Health Careers

Coordinator Contact Information

Health Information Technology (AAS) Jean Garrison

(915) 831-4074 RG B307A

Health Information Technology–Coding Cert Jean Garrison

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Specialized Health Careers

Coordinator Contact Information

Medical Assisting Technology Dr. Cathy Soto

(915) 831-4139 RG B300B

Medical Laboratory Technology Grace Zavala

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Specialized Health Careers

Coordinator Contact Information

Nursing Pauline Ballesteros (915) 831-4093 RG A-226B Pharmacy Technology Nader Rassaei (915) 831-4490 RG RM B308A

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Specialized Health Careers

Coordinator Contact Information

Physical Therapist Assistant Debra Tomacelli-Brock

(915) 831-4172 RG H 149 Radiologic Technology

Christl Thompson

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Specialized Health Careers

Coordinator Contact Information

Radiation Therapy Marie Racine

(915) 831-4627 RG A246

Respiratory Care Technology

Fred Torres

(915) 831-4422 RG B216

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Specialized Health Careers

Coordinator Contact Information

Surgical Technology Cynthia Rivera (915) 831-4086 RG H206 Vocational Nursing Kimberly J. Golucke (915) 831- 7081 MDP D126

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Specialized Admissions

Contact Information

 Daryle Hendry Director of Admissions (915) 831-2580  Denise Schirmer

Specialized Admissions Manager (915) 831-2588

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