Health Professions

The purpose of the Health Profession Division is to provide instruction in Cardiovascular Technology - Invasive OptionCardiovascular Technology - Non-Invasive Option, Dental Assisting, Emergency Medical Technology, Advanced Emergency Medical Technology, Medical Laboratory Technology, Nursing, Paramedic, and Surgical Technology, which prepares students to function in the role of a specialized healthcare provider. Completion of these programs enables the student to take certification and/or licensure examinations required in these healthcare fields.

Northeast State presents an affordable and convenient way to meet your educational goals and obtain the skills needed for a career in the healthcare industry.

To meet the growing need for healthcare professionals, Northeast State’s Health Professions Division offers an associate of applied science degree in Allied Health with a concentration in Dental Assisting. The division also offers the associate of applied science degree in Cardiovascular Technology, with Invasive and Non-Invasive options, Medical Laboratory Technology, Paramedic, and Surgical Technology. In addition, students may obtain a technical certificate in either Dental Assisting, Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT), and Paramedic.

Associate of science degrees in pre-health profession programs that are designed to transfer to four-year colleges and universities are also offered at Northeast State. See the Science Division for more information.

The following information is available in the College Catalog:

For additional information, call the Health Professions Division at 423.323.0238, 423.323.0248 or 423.279.7653; fax the Division office at 423.245.5930; or visit the Regional Center for Health Professions at 300 W. Main St., Kingsport, TN 37660.

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