Kirtland Community College’s Surgical Technology program was recently awarded national accreditation status by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). Accreditation looks at the quality of the educational program to make sure students are receiving the best education possible in a particular health care field. Kirtland’s Surgical Technology program successfully met the […]
The demand for nurses grows rapidly as our population lives longer. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics is projecting a 26% nursing job growth rate, rendering 526,000 new jobs. Consider an additional need for 525,000 nurses to replace those retiring or leaving the field, and the need for new nurses by 2022 exceeds a million.
Students in the Surgical Technology program at Kirtland Community College recently celebrated their chosen field’s national week. Led by new, nationally renowned instructor and Association of Surgical Technologists National Surgical Board member, Nicole Claussen, students developed a deeper appreciation for their education and a stronger connection with fellow techs. “We’ve been doing teambuilding exercises and […]
Healthcare jobs are expected to grow faster than any other industry — roughly 22%, or 3.2 million new jobs, by 2018. As baby boomers age, and Generation X has children, healthcare professionals will become more in-demand than ever. Kirtland offers the high-demand, high-pay career training YOU need to get a healthcare career in an industry […]