Nursing And Allied Health Information Sessions Offered At Chattanooga State In January

Monday, January 7, 2013

Chattanooga State’s Division of Nursing and Allied Health will hold a series of information sessions for various health related professions on Tuesday. Information sessions discuss the application process, admission requirements, the selection process, program overview, curriculum, and career opportunities. All information sessions will be held in the Health Science Building on the main campus. Times listed are Eastern Standard.

The dental hygiene program will hold its information session in room 2031 at 9 a.m. Attendance is strongly encouraged but not required to enter the program. A reservation is required. RSVP by emailing michell.muld@chattanoogastat.edu. The deadline to apply to the program for the fall is Feb. 4.

The nursing program has two information sessions scheduled in room 1083 at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.  Reservations are not required. Attendance is strongly encouraged but not required to enter the program. The program’s application deadline is March 15. Anyone interested in the LPN to RN transition program or the Paramedic to RN transition program is encouraged to attend. The deadline for the transition program is Jan. 15.

Attendance at the radiologic technology information session is required to enter the program in the fall. However, reservations are not required to attend the two and one-half hour session that begins at 9 a.m. in room 2060. The deadline to apply for the program is April 15.

At 10 a.m. in room 2106, the health information management program will hold its information session. Reservations are not required. Attendance is strongly encouraged but not required to enter the program. The deadline for admission to the program is April 1.

The physical therapy assistant program’s information session begins at 9 a.m. in room 2029. Reservations are not required. Attendance is strongly encouraged but not required to enter the program. The deadline for admission to the program is March 4.

Attendance at the respiratory care program’s information session is strongly encouraged but not required to enter the program. In addition, reservations are not needed. The session begins at 9 a.m. in room 2117. The program’s application deadline is May 15.

Three technical certificate programs will also hold information sessions on Jan. 8.  The pharmacy technician program will hold an information session at 10 a.m. in room 2118.  Attendance is optional and a reservation is not needed. Admission to the program is on a rolling basis.

Attendance at information sessions for the dental assisting and emergency medical services programs is required. A reservation is not needed to attend the EMS program’s session. The session is scheduled for 9 a.m. in room 105. Applications to the program must be submitted by May 31.

Make reservations to attend the dental assisting program’s information session by emailing Karen.castleberry@chattanoogastate.edu. The session begins at 8 a.m. in room 2038. A session is also set for Jan. 10 at 5:30 p.m. Attending at least one of these information sessions is required to enter the program. The application deadline is June 15.

For additional details call 423 697-4450 or visit the Nursing and Allied Health website at www.chattanoogastate.edu/nursing-allied-health/.

 


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