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Centura College

Norfolk, VA

4 Programs

Available Programs

  • Health Information Technology
    Medical Administration

    Health Information Technologists are part of a healthcare interdisciplinary team and an integral part of the healthcare profession. As a student in the Health Information Technology program, you will obtain a vast array of knowledge about the information technology field that will prepare you for entry into the workforce. You will be introduced to Medical Terminology, Anatomy and Physiology, and Coding concepts. This will prepare you to work in health care institutions reviewing and analyzing health data and transcribing diagnostic and procedural terms and services into a coded form for analysis and billing.

  • Dental Assistant - Diploma
    Medicine and Health Care

    A dental assistant performs several functions in a dental office but the primary duty is to assist the dentist during chairside procedures. Other duties include taking and processing x-rays, preparing dental instruments for patient treatment, sterilizing and disinfecting instruments and instructing patients on oral hygiene and care.

  • Associate Degree in Medical Assisting - Concentration in Clinical Support
    Medicine and Health Care

    Medical Assisting careers can open the doors to working alongside doctors and nurses in many health care settings. Some people focus their training on the clinical side of the business, so they can have a more direct hands-on approach with patients. Others focus on the office management side of the business, where management, administration and technological skills allow them to excel. Wherever you decide to focus, completing your medical assisting training can give you the opportunity to work in a doctor’s office, hospital, long-term care facility or other health care facility helping people in your community.

  • Practical Nursing Diploma

    Enter the rewarding and exciting world of nursing with training for a Practical Nursing career. As a Licensed Practical Nurse, you will have the flexibility to work in a doctor’s office, clinic, hospital, long-term care facility or in a private home care setting. Working under the supervision of physicians and registered nurses, you will be part of a medical team as you administer bedside care, take vital signs and administer medications.


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