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Is a Phlebotomist an Allied Health Professional?

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Phlebotomists, or phlebotomy technicians, spend their days drawing and testing blood, performing venipuncture procedures, preparing bodily fluids for testing and more. Due to the diagnostic nature of their work, phlebotomy technicians are allied health professionals. What Is an Allied Health Professional? According to the Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions, allied health professionals are a segment of the workforce that delivers services involving the identification, evaluation and prevention of diseases and disorders, dietary and… Read More

Where Can You Get a Phlebotomy Certification?

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Phlebotomy is a rewarding and continuously growing career within the medical field. Students interested in phlebotomy certification can achieve it by attending an accredited college or university with a phlebotomy program. How to Receive a Phlebotomy Certification To become a phlebotomist or phlebotomy technician, you’ll need to follow a few key steps to receive your phlebotomy certification. Complete a high school education: A high school diploma or GED is a requirement for entry into a… Read More

Is It Better to Become an LPN Before an RN?

For students ready to embark on a career in nursing, a common question often arises: should you pursue your LPN first or go forward towards your RN? The Benefits of Becoming an LPN First An LPN program or Licensed Practical Nurse program typically involves only a year of study. There are benefits to receiving your LPN credentials before moving forward including: Quick entrance into the workforce: A practical nursing program takes approximately half the time… Read More

Cambridge College Faculty & Students Work at St. Francis Table in Atlanta

Recently, Cambridge College of Healthcare & Technology faculty and students had the privilege of serving food to over 150 homeless men, women, and children in Atlanta, Georgia. The Catholic Shrine of the Immaculate Conception operates a soup kitchen called St. Francis Table. In 1982, St. Francis Table opened its doors in response to a community need for feeding the hungry on Saturday. Currently, St. Francis Table feeds 300 to over 500 people every Saturday. The… Read More

Cambridge Faculty Participates in the IOA 5K to benefit The Second Harvest Food Bank

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The Cambridge Altamonte faculty got together on Thursday, April 18, 2019, to attend the IOA 5K – Orlando’s Largest Office Party. Faculty members from the ADN, PN, and RXT programs came together to participate in this wonderful team building experience. There were over 15,000 participants at this year’s IOA 5K and more than $19,000 was raised to benefit The Second Harvest Food Bank. Our faculty enjoy being involved in the community and set an excellent… Read More

Cambridge Institute and the Central Florida Disaster Medical Coalition Annual Mass Casualty Event Spring 2019

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On April 11, 2019 approximately 100 nursing students and nursing faculty from our Associate Degree and Practical Nursing Programs participated in a Mock Mass Casualty exercise sponsored by the Central Florida Disaster Medical Coalition.  This is an annual event in which 40 hospitals across eight counties participate in a role-playing simulation (highest fidelity) designed to prepare the healthcare staff for an actual mass casualty event.  Our students were sent to four of the 40 facilities… Read More

Cambridge College’s Orlando Career Services and US Medical Seminars Holds Another Successful Lunch and Learn Seminar

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Cambridge College’s Orlando Career Services and US Medical Seminars held another successful Lunch and Learn Seminar on Tuesday, March 26th for both our Day and Evening students and had a full house! We had over 60 students attend from the Medical Assistant, Phlebotomy, and Practical Nursing students –including 14 of new evening students that just started Monday night!   Lunch and Dinner were served courtesy of our guest speaker – Dr. Eduardo Sante from US… Read More

Memorial Hospital in Miramar Florida is Cambridge College’s Latest Clinical Site

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Cambridge College of Healthcare & Technology’S Radiology Program has just signed an affiliation with Memorial Hospital in Miramar, Florida! Memorial is one of the largest public healthcare systems in the nation and is recognized as a national leader in quality healthcare. Memorial Hospital West offers a wide range of healthcare services, including one of the busiest adult emergency care departments in Broward County. Memorial has a reputation as one of Florida’s leading healthcare systems and… Read More

Cambridge College’s Diagnostic Medical Sonography Students Experience a Unique Day of Testing

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Cambridge College of Healthcare & Technology’s Diagnostic Medical Sonography students enjoyed a day of testing out their creativity and learning in a unique manner. Sundus Agad, the clinical coordinator, had the students create their own testicle phantoms. The students were split in groups of four people and had to learn about testicles and the parts of it. They had to create a phantom that would replicate the feeling of scanning a real testicle that has… Read More

Bachelor of Science in Nursing Schools – The Cambridge Advantage

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Are you a current Registered Nurse looking for advancement in your career? A Bachelor of Science in Nursing could be the perfect next step for you. At Cambridge, we offer a flexible and in-depth RN to BSN program to fit your needs. Why Should You Consider Bachelor of Science in Nursing Schools? Sure, you can work as a nurse by completing a Registered Nurse program. But, pursuing your bachelor’s degree by attending a Bachelor of… Read More