Registered Respiratory Therapists (RRTs) are primarily responsible for initiating cardiopulmonary resuscitation, along with the setup and monitoring of life support systems. They also provide treatment for heart and lung disorders by administering breathing treatments, medications, and oxygen. Additionally, RRTs perform diagnostic procedures such as arterial blood gas analysis, electrocardiograms, pulmonary function testing, and sleep studies.
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Our Radiologic Technology program is a two-year curriculum that prepares you to perform imaging examinations prescribed by physicians to diagnose disease processes. Radiologic technologists utilize equipment emitting ionizing radiation to produce radiographic images and provide for personal and patient safety from radiation hazards. You can choose an advanced career specializing in computer tomography, MRI, ultrasound, nuclear medicine, or radiation therapy. Your starting salary may be between $42,000–$50,000 per year.
Our Practical Nursing program prepares you to assist in providing general nursing care. This requires basic knowledge of the biological, physical, behavioral, psychological, and sociological sciences as well as nursing procedures which do not require the substantial skills, judgment, and knowledge required of a registered nurse. This care is performed under the direction of a registered nurse, licensed physician, or dentist. The graduate of the program functions as a provider of care, a member of a profession, and a manager deﬁned in the Mississippi Competency Model 1997.
Our Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) curriculum is a two-year program of study that prepares a PTA to perform interventions under the supervision of a physical therapist in an ethical, legal, safe, and effective manner. As a PTA, you will enhance the delivery of physical therapy services by providing delegated interventions, assisting the physical therapist with data collection, communicating with other members of the health care delivery team, interacting with members of the patient’s family and caregivers, and working cooperatively with other health care providers.
If you’re looking to start a career in a lab environment, the Phlebotomy program at Hinds Community College is a good place to start. Completing our program can open doors for your career and give you the stable, full-time employment you’re looking for. Whether this is a new career opportunity or a transition for you within the medical industry, Hinds CC can help you get where you want to go.
Our Our Nursing Assistant course provides instruction in knowledge and performance skills to provide basic care to patients in hospitals, long-term care facilities, and personal homes. You will learn several in-demand skills like medical terminology, basic nursing skills, monitoring vital signs, safety and emergency procedures, patient and resident rights, and more. Upon successful completion of the curriculum, you will be eligible for the certification test for nursing assistants. This 100-hour course is offered each semester. Classes begin in the summer, spring, and fall semesters.
Logistics is all about getting goods, services, and people where they need to be when they need to be there, and in the right quantity with absolute accuracy. It is how businesses set themselves apart from their competition by increasing productivity and quality while reducing costs.
Our Engineering Drafting and Design Technology program of study will provide you with instruction in all phases of design technology in order to prepare you for a position as a designer or computer-aided drafting technician. Instruction includes computer-aided design, architectural design, civil planning, 3D modeling, and manufacturing. A combination of classwork and laboratory experience is stressed.
At Hinds Community College, our Emergency Medical Services program comes in two tracks: EMT Course and Paramedic Program. While they are specialized, each program will oﬀer you the skills and experience you need to begin your career as an emergency medical technician or paramedic.
Our Cosmetology Instructor Training program will prepare you for a career as a cosmetology instructor. It includes theory, methodology and techniques in hair cutting, styling, lectures, supervision, and office work. To be admitted, you must have completed the required six semester hours and have Mississippi Cosmetology Board approval.
The Computer Programming option is a two-year program to prepare the student for entry-level employment and advancement in computer programming and systems analysis. The Associate in Applied Science Degree is earned upon successful completion of the Computer Programming curriculum.
Our Computer Networking Technology program is a two-year curriculum that offers training in network technologies, network administration, maintenance, and network operating systems. You will learn how to create, install, and maintain local area networks, understand protocols and hardware environments used to access and transfer large quantities of data, and gain experience in different network environments using the latest network technologies.
Our Business Management Technology program will provide you with opportunities to practice the management knowledge and skills needed to function as an entry-level professional in a variety of organizations. The coursework emphasizes the integration of content and knowledge, hands-on learning experiences, practicing and developing management, technical and soft-interpersonal skills, utilizing the latest information technology used in organizations, and balanced class and lab time.
Transition to RN program is designed to assist the licensed practical nurse (LPN), paramedic, and respiratory therapist in making the transition to registered professional nurse (RN). Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate will be eligible to take the National Council Licensure Exam for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN®).
Our Associate Degree Nursing – Generic Option provides you with the training and expertise you’ll need to start your career as a registered nurse. It can be completed in four consecutive semesters. Major areas of emphasis encompass the following core components of nursing practice: professional behaviors, communication, assessment, clinical decision-making, caring interventions, teaching and learning, collaboration, and managing care.
Our Associate Degree in Nursing is a two-year program that prepares you as a generalist capable of providing competent, accountable client care in diverse settings. Major areas of emphasis encompass the following core components of nursing practice: professional behaviors, communication, assessment, clinical decision-making, caring interventions, teaching and learning, collaboration, and managing care.
Students who wish to complete an Associate of Arts degree in our English Area of Study are those who anticipate taking a Bachelor of Arts degree at a four-year school of higher education. Studying composition and literature in-depth develops and strengthens students’ creativity as well as their critical thinking and adaptability.
Prospective students are invited to this special recruiting event where you can check out all that the Hinds Community College Utica Campus has to offer. With a rich heritage dating back to 1903, the Utica Campus of Hinds is proud to retain our HBCU designation and traditions. Come see for yourself how you can shine at the Utica Campus.
Whether you need help filling out your application for admission, financial aid, registering for a class, applying to live in the dorms, or completing your graduation application, the Student Engagement Center is your one-stop shop. We want your transition into Hinds to be as smooth as possible and are available to help face-to-face or remotely.