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2013-2014

 

Cowley, the site of The Difficult Airway course
Difficult AirwayBeing one of only two paramedic programs in the nation to offer The Difficult Airway course as part of its core curriculum, Cowley College is conducting the intensive two-day, national level course designed for paramedics, critical care transport nurses, physicians and other advanced providers, Thursday and Friday in Arkansas City. read more
Eighteen graduate from Cowley College Paramedic Program
Paramedic Graduation Graduation for 18 students in Cowley College’s Paramedic Program was held Monday, April 22 in the Earle N. Wright Community Room at the school’s main campus in Arkansas City. The program that finished on February 22 completed the AAS degree requirements for the graduates. read more

Sixteen graduate from Cowley College paramedic program
paramedic programGraduation for 16 students in Cowley College’s paramedic program was held Tuesday in the Earle N. Wright Community Room at the main campus in Arkansas City.
The program that finished on December 12 completed the AAS degree requirements for these graduates. 

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Record number of students take part in Medical Careers Day
Medical Careers DayStudents interested in a medical career had an opportunity to take part in Medical Careers Day held Wednesday at Cowley College’s main campus in Arkansas City. A record turnout of 111 students took part in the event, which is now in its fifth year of existence.
Chris Cannon, Department Chair and Director of EMS Education, discussed the programs and degrees offered at Cowley College.  read more
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Cowley hosting nationally recognized CCEMTP course
CCEMTP courseCowley College, in association with the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and Wichita’s Wesley Medical Center, is hosting the nationally recognized Critical Care Emergency Medical Transport Program June 4-15 in the Earle N. Wright Community Room. read more
Fifteen graduate from Cowley College MICT program
MICT graduatesOver 120 people gathered on Thursday, Jan. 19 to celebrate the graduation of 15 students from Cowley College’s Mobile Intensive Care Technician (paramedic) program in the Earle N. Wright Community Room at the school’s main campus in Arkansas City. The program that finished on December 15 completed the AAS degree requirements for these graduates.  read more
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Students receive Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support certification
Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support certificationA total of 36 paramedic students took part in the Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) certification program held Thursday at Cowley College’s main campus in Arkansas City and Friday at the school’s Allied Health Center in Winfield. read more
Cowley College paramedic program teaching advanced international course
paramedic programInstructing an intensive two-day, nationally recognized airway management course at Cowley College’s main campus in Arkansas City, 50 paramedic students took part in The Difficult Airway course Aug. 2-3 inside the Brown Center.
Jeff Birrer, The Difficult Airway course director and paramedic in Portland, Oregon, has been leading the course for the past four years. He has been thoroughly impressed by the program at Cowley.
The advanced international course, which was designed to help individuals learn the important airway algorithms and mnemonics, is also being conducted in England and Australia. Individuals in the course used all of the proven airway devices in small group sessions, while practicing decision making and airway techniques in Code Airway Stations. read more
Summer EMT success
Summer EMT 2010Cowley College summer EMT (Emergency Medical Technician)-Basic students Amanda Vandyke, Britt Hazen, Cody Doane, and Jacob Perryman practice their spinal immobilization and fracture management skills on fellow student Brant Calvin. The summer EMT class runs from June 1 to July 31, and is comprised of classroom, skills lab, online, and field internship sessions. read more
Long Term Adult Health Care Administrator Training
(Nursing Home Administrator)
Learn more about the career opportunities available to graduates of this program.
Cowley's EMS Education receives high praise
The Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the EMS Profession recently conducted a site visit at Cowley College’s Allied Health Center in Winfield. The committee is recommending continued full accreditation without any progress reports for Cowley’s EMS Education. read more
Cowley receives grant to expand MICT training
Cowley College’s Allied Health Department was notified that it’s MICT program got a Perkins Reserve Fund Grant from the Kansas Board of Regents for $65,800 to be used to expand MICT training at Butler Community College.
The grant will allow the MICT program to purchase equipment needed at the satellite location. read more
MICT program in Andover
With the demand for Mobile Intensive Care Technicians continuing to grow, Cowley College partnered with Butler Community College to offer an 18-month MICT class in Andover. read more
Cowley College and WSU team to offer degree
With the healthcare industry continuing to grow, Cowley College and Wichita State University have collaborated to offer students a chance to obtain a Health Services Management & Community Development (HSMCD) degree. read more
Cowley College offering educational opportunities for dislocated workersCowley College is investing in our community’s future by providing training to those who need to expand their employment skills. For additional information, go to www.cowley.edu/dislocated