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October 17, 2008

Still time to register for 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 Tuesday, Oct. 21 at the Allied Health Center in Winfield. There is no cost to attend the event.

“This is an excellent opportunity 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.”

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.

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.

To register online go to For more information contact Lory West at 620-441-5594.

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

The information meeting on Oct. 29 will also consist of a graduate roundtable, and a 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.