Health Sciences Programs
Dental hygiene can be an exciting and rewarding career in which students can make a difference helping others. Dental hygienists provide educational, preventive and therapeutic services in a variety of health care settings.
Magnetic Resonance Imaging, or MRI, procedures play an important role in diagnosing diseases and injuries. An MRI uses magnetic field and radio waves to produce images of the inside of the human body. When a patient lies inside the MRI machine, which is like a large tube, radio waves produce faint signals that create sectional images that are ultimately used by physicians to diagnose medical problems.
Registered Nurses (RNs) are health professionals who serve individuals, families and communities with actual or potential health care needs. They are leaders, communicators, advocates, educators and care providers in the management of actual and/or potential health problems.
KCC Advanced Placement Nursing program is available for current LPNs who are seeking to complete coursework designed to earn an Associate of Applied Science degree in Nursing.
The Advanced Placement is offered as both full-time and part-time program.
Registered Nurses (RNs) are health professionals who serve individuals, families and communities with actual or potential healthcare needs. They are leaders, communicators, advocates, educators and care providers in the management of actual and/or potential health problems.
The Nursing program provides both a full-time, part-time and part-time nights and weekends.
Physical therapist assistants provide physical therapy services under the direction and supervision of a licensed physical therapist. PTAs work with patients with health-related conditions to help them live fuller and more productive lives. PTAs help rehabilitate patients of all ages and medical diagnoses ranging from strokes and sports injuries to cerebral palsy and spinal cord injuries. They work in hospitals, outpatient clinics, schools, nursing homes, pools and patient homes, teaching and carrying out programs to improve quality of life and to enhance independence. Treatments include therapeutic exercise, functional retraining, manual therapy and applications of heat, cold, light, sound, water and electrotherapy.
Radiographers are essential members of the healthcare team who use sophisticated x-ray equipment to produce high quality medical images of the human body. Through KCC’s Radiography program coursework, students learn patient care skills, pathologies, radiation protection, radiographic positioning, and image production.