RN Specialty Training

Enhance Your Career as a Registered Nurse

According to a recent survey of the Valley’s major healthcare providers and supporting market data, 20,508 openings for specialty nurses are projected by 2025. Employers are looking for Registered Nurses like you to fill these positions, and we're here to help get you the skills you need.

Take advantage of specialized training in the following areas:

  • Critical Care - (coming May and July 2020)
  • Telemetry -  (coming June 2020)
  • Operating Room - (TBA)
  • Emergency - (TBA)
  • Oncology - (TBA)
  • Home Health - (TBA)

Critical Care Program Details

The Critical Care Nursing course is for licensed nurses who are interested in entering the critical care environment or nurses who seek to increase their expertise in critical care. The course includes basic anatomy, physiology, and pharmacology, as well as disease management for the following systems: cardiac, respiratory, neuroscience, gastrointestinal, renal, endocrine and hematology, hemodynamics, and ventilator management.

  • Cohort dates: TBA, starting May 2020
  • Schedule: TBA
  • Location: Paradise Valley Community College
  • Cost: $85/credit hour for Maricopa County residents
  • Format: 4-credit hybrid course combines online, classroom, and lab/simulation activities
  • Pre-requisites: Licensed RN (Arizona) or permission of instructor 

Distinguish yourself from your peers.

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