Radiologic Technology N U R S I N G Mario Zermeno Critical Care Registered Nurse Associate Degree Nursing Program I chose Cabrillo College because the environment is friendly, classes are offered close to home, and it is a great nursing program. I would definitely recommend joining the nursing community and becoming an R.N. Javaneh Soto, B.S. (R) R.T. (M) (F) Radiologic Technologist Associate of Science in Radiology Bachelor of Science in Health Technology I chose Cabrillo College because it offered radiologic technology classes at a reasonable price. Cabrillo College is a friendly and safe place to learn. I felt assured and supported by all of my instructors. I would like to Health keep growing in the field of radiology, and eventually teach. CA R E E R S About the College Cabrillo College is one of 107 public community colleges in California accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. The college is located on the spectacular California Central Coast, about 1 1/2 hours’ drive south of San Francisco. The main campus is nestled on hills overlooking Monterey Bay in mid-Santa Cruz County. The Cabrillo College Watsonville Center is located in downtown Watsonville at 318 Union Street. For more information call 831-479-6100. Medical Assisting Rupal Patel Lorrie Hamel Dental Hygiene Student Medical Insurance Specialist Medical Assisting Certificate Cabrillo College instructors are highly I was returning to school after a motivated and have excellent teaching 15-year education gap and was skills. Cabrillo also has well-equipped very nervous. Cabrillo instructors labs. I especially like Cabrillo encouraged me and enabled me College’s library, computer lab, and to do the best I could—and I excellent collection of books. I plan to graduated with honors and a 4.0 get my master’s in education and a grade–point average! Ph.D. if time permits. Dental Hygiene w w w. c a b r i l l o . c c . c a . u s 6500 Soquel Drive, Aptos, CA 95003 programs with English prequisites. need to develop their skills through ESL, English and Reading courses before entering tion in vocational education programs. Students and limited English proficiency may Limited English language skills will not be a barrier to admission to and participa- need to be made for State and National Registry examinations, the disability must be certified. disability is voluntary and will in no way jeopardize program selection. If accommodations Aptos, CA 95003 program, please contact Disabled Student Services at 831-479-6379. Identification of 6500 Soquel Drive and are in need of reasonable accommodations, and/or assistance with applying to this If you have or think that you may have a learning, psychological or physical disability has enacted procedures to recognize and eliminate unlawful discrimination. not be tolerated by the District. The District strongly forbids any form of discrimination and orientation in the District’s programs, activities, and work environment is unlawful and will ethnic group identification, religion, age, sex, color, physical or mental disability, or sexual to provide an environment free of unlawful discrimination. Discrimination on the basis of NONDISCRIMINATION POLICY: It is the policy of the Cabrillo Community College District at Soquel Drive. Medical Assisting ocean), and turn right Radiologic Technology the hills (away from the Dental Hygiene Avenue Exit, drive toward Aptos. Take the Park Nursing 6500 Soquel Drive, in Start Here Watsonville. The address is ing wages and benefits to increase significantly. between Santa Cruz and in Health Care California Coast Highway 1 Great Careers professionals has created a great need in the health care industry and is caus- main campus is located on The Cabrillo College facilities. Our graduates are in high demand. A shortage of qualified health care General Directions real-world equipment and modern and caring faculty; and experienced curriculum; rewarding and Radiologic Technology. Each program features a $11 per unit plus fees for California residents. Enrollment fees at Cabrillo College are currently career options including Dental Hygiene, Medical Assisting, Nursing, • Lifetime job placement assistance care field for over 40 years. You can choose from a variety of exciting health care • Excellent counseling services • Individualized attention Cabrillo College has been training students for successful careers in the health • Exceptional faculty • Affordable enrollment fees Why Choose Cabrillo College? HEALTH CARE IN C AREER FOR A S IGN U P H E A LT H C A R E E R S Medical Assisting HEALTH CA R E E R S Medical assisting is the second fastest growing R a d i o l o g i c Te c h n o l o g y Radiologic technology is an expanding field in Nursing Nursing offers career opportunities that are Dental Hygiene Are you interested in a well-paying dental career? occupation in the nation. We offer an accredited the area of medical diagnosis and treatment. expanding, including case management, Dental hygiene is an expanding area in the field of Medical Assistant Program (CAAHEP), as well as Technologists work in a professional environment consulting, and research. Nurses work in dentistry. The registered dental hygienist is a other training. at a hospital, clinic, or private office, interacting professional and highly technological settings. licensed professional oral health educator and with patients, physicians, and ancillary workers. clinical operator who, as cotherapist, uses Explore the outstanding training opportunities in The Associate Degree Nursing Program at Cabrillo Skill categories include patient care, positioning, preventive, therapeutic, and educational methods the Cabrillo College Medical Assistant Department. College begins each fall and includes classroom operating imaging equipment, image quality for the control of oral diseases, to aid individuals Choose from one course or many, one skills lecture combined with on-campus laboratory assessment, and technical factors. and groups in attaining and maintaining optimum certificate or more, one program or a combination application and specialized off-campus clinical lab oral health. of courses, certificates, programs, and degrees to fit The A.S. degree program begins each fall and experience at local hospitals and clinics. Elective your training needs. includes classroom lecture combined with laboratory courses are also offered to enhance the student’s The services of the dental hygienist are utilized in applications and specialized off-campus clinical lab learning experience. • General private practice Explore these possibilities… experience at local hospitals and clinics. Students • Specialty dental practices • Medical Assistant Program The nursing program is accredited by the Board of may elect to take courses in mammography and • Armed services • Medical Administrative Assistant Program Registered Nursing and prepares graduates for the magnetic resonance imaging. • Research • Medical Insurance Specialist Program National Council Licensing Examination. • Professional education • Medical Transcription Program Courses are also available for ARRT licensed Associate Degree Nursing Program graduates can • Public health and school health • EKG Technician Skill Certificate technologists who wish to obtain continuing continue their education and obtain bachelor’s and • Medical Receptionist Skill Certificate education and preparation for certification in master’s degrees in nursing. The A.S. degree program begins each fall and • Phlebotomy Technician Skill Certificate • Fluoroscopy includes classroom lecture combined with on-campus Cabrillo College nursing students learn • Mammography dental hygiene clinical application and off-campus Medical assistant graduates are often hired before • Computer usage • Magnetic Resonance Imaging clinical lab experience at affiliated dental clinics. completion of their course work for jobs at clinics • Critical thinking • Venipuncture with starting pay at $13 to over $15 an hour. • Communication skills The program is accredited by the ADA and To start your training or update your skills, call The program is accredited by JRCERT and • Patient care prepares graduates for the Dental Hygiene 831-479-6438. prepares graduates for the ARRT exam in National Boards and the California State Board Nursing graduates are in great demand and earn diagnostic radiography and the California state Examinations. $35,000–$45,000 a year, with sign-on bonuses of certification in fluoroscopy. up to $5,000. Dental hygiene graduates are in great demand. RT graduates are in great demand and earn $18–$22 Graduates start at $25 to over $40 per hour. For For information about the nursing program call per hour, and up to $30 per hour for additional more information call 831-479-6471. 831-479-6280. certifications. Call 831-479-6461 for more information. How to Apply Who May Enroll Financial Aid Call to speak with a counselor at 831-479-6274 for Students 18 years or older and those with a high Applicants must meet the March 2 priority-filing information on program prerequisites. Many prerequisite school diploma or equivalent may enroll. High deadline each year to be considered for all classes are available online, evenings, and Saturdays. school students may enroll with written available financial aid for the subsequent school When prerequisites are completed, you will move into permission from their school principal and also year. The BOG Fee Waiver is available to help your chosen allied health career program very quickly. their parent or guardian. eligible students with enrollment fees. Additional For more information about health career options, see types of aid include grant and work-study awards. www.cabrillo.cc.ca.us/divisions/becho/ah/. Pa y i n g f o r Yo u r E d u c a t i o n Workshops are offered to help parents and The information presented in this brochure is accurate as of the date of publication and to the best of our knowledge. It students better understand the financial aid Applications are available online at Students are encouraged to apply for grants, may change at any time. Fees are subject to change. 9/01 application process. Call the Financial Aid Office This brochure was produced by the Cabrillo College www.cabrillo.cc.ca.us, or by calling the Admissions and loans, work-study jobs, scholarships, or a at 831-479-6415. Se habla español. Marketing & Communications Department. Records Office at 831-479-6201. combination of these.
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