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October 8, 2008


Still time to register for Medical Careers Day
Careers Day and Information Meeting about medical & healthcare careers approaching


Cowley College is sponsoring two events that spotlight careers in the healthcare and medical industries. Learn how you can take the first step at Cowley College toward a medical career. The Medical Careers Day is a daytime event held in Winfield and the Information Meeting is an evening event held in Arkansas City.

“These are  excellent opportunities for students to explore our Allied Health Department and talk to people in that field,” said Chris Cannon, Allied Health Department Chair/director of EMS Education. “It will give students a glance into the profession so they can see if it is a good fit for them even before they start their schooling.”

Medical Careers Day
Wanting to learn more about medical programs and degrees offered by Cowley College, then register to attend the school’s Medical Careers Day Oct. 21 at the Allied Health Center in Winfield. There is no cost to attend the event.

The Medical Careers day will consist of information regarding the programs and degrees offered by Cowley as well as a tour of the facilities. Participants will also have an opportunity to visit with representatives from South Central Regional Medical Center, William Newton Memorial Hospital, Ark City Fire Department, Winfield Fire Department, Ark City Emergency Medical Services, Winfield Emergency Medical Services, and Life-Team fly-in.

The event will run from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. with check in starting at 9:15 a.m.

The Allied Health Center is located at 1406 East Eighth Avenue.

Information Meeting
The Path that leads to Healthcare and Medical Careers starts at Cowley College.

A healthcare and medical careers information meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Oct. 29 at Cowley College’s Earle N. Wright Community Room on the Arkansas City campus. The meeting will provide an overview of the Allied Health and Pre-Professional programs Cowley has to offer.

October 29, 7:00 pm
Wright Room in the Brown Center
Cowley College Campus
125 S. Second Street, Arkansas City KS

The information meeting on Oct. 29 will consist of a review of all healthcare and preprofessional medical programs, a graduate roundtable, and an advisor question and answer session.

From medical office support to pre-professional medical programs, Cowley College offers a range of degrees and programs, including:
Allied Health programs: Paramedic, EMT-Basic, Medical Office, Medical Transcription, Medical Coding, CAN/CMA, RN/LPN, Long Term Care Administration, Health Services Management, Sports Medicine and Leadership.
Pre-Professional programs: Chiropractic, Dentistry, Forensics, Medicine, Mortuary Science, Nursing/Dental Hygiene, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, and Veterinary Medicine.

For more information on the meeting, contact the Allied Health Center at 620-229-5981 or the Natural Science Department at 620-441-5297.