Allied Health

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Allied Health Programs

Join the fast-growing medical field for a rewarding career!  If you have a passion for helping others and a desire to make a difference, Lamar Community College can help you find a fulfilling career path in Allied Health.

Allied Health professions, such as Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) or Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), provide the community with skilled healthcare professionals who assist in direct care of the patient including diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation.  Allied Health professionals work in a variety of settings such as hospitals, public health facilities, health clinics, long-term care facilities, rehabilitative care facilities, and more.

Graduates of LCC’s Allied Health programs gain all of the skills necessary to succeed in the fast-paced medical workforce.


Degrees & Certificates

Allied Health Options

Nurse Aide Certificate Certificate Plan
Emergency Medical Technician – Basic Certificate Certificate Plan
Emergency Medical Technician – Intermediate Certificate Certificate Plan
Nursing A.A.S. See: Nursing »

Nurse Aide

The Nurse Aide certificate allows a student to enter the nursing occupation at its most basic level.  Successful completion of the course qualifies the student to take the National Nurse Aide Assessment Program (NNAAP) Examination.

CNA Student Handbook

Emergency Medical Technician – Basic

Successful completion of the Emergency Medical Technician – Basic certificate allows a student to sit for the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians Basic Exam. The curriculum includes basic trauma and medical assessment as well as treatment of the sick and injured. In most cases, EMS students qualify for partial or full scholarships.

Emergency Medical Technician – Intermediate

This Certificate builds upon the knowledge gained in the basic skills certificate. The curriculum includes advanced trauma and medical assessment as well as treatment of the sick and injured. Successful completion of the Emergency Medical Technician – Intermediate certificate allows a student to sit for the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians Intermediate Exam as well as take the National Registry of EMT’s Advanced level practical examination. In most cases, EMS students qualify for partial or full scholarships

Certificate programs develop skills for employment and are not intended for transfer into advanced programs in college and universities.  For individuals who wish to pursue a degree, earning your Nursing AAS is the logical next step.

Program Details

Entrance Requirements

  • Students for either program must be enrolled in the college and be at least 16 years of age (birth certificate required).

Cost of Textbooks/Supplies

Faculty & Staff

Kathy Henderson

Kathy Henderson, MSN, ANP

Director of Nursing and Allied Health
Phone: 719.336.1597
kathy.henderson@lamarcc.edu

Susan Bowles

Sue Bowles

Nursing & Allied Health Administrative Assistant
Phone: 719.336.1594
susan.bowles@lamarcc.edu

Brandon Sherwood

Brandon Sherwood

EMS Coordinator
Phone: 719.336.1629
brandon.sherwood@lamarcc.edu


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