Throughout the year, Amarillo College offers a wide variety of continuing education seminars and conferences for healthcare professionals. Please find calendar and registration information for our current seminars and conferences here.
The Center for Continuing Healthcare Education offers entry level courses such as Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Medication Aide, and Phlebotomy to name a few. These courses are designed to help students gain the necessary skills for entry level jobs in a short amount of time. Most of the entry level courses can be completed in 12 weeks or less. Other courses offered by the Center for Continuing Healthcare Education include ACLS, PALS, CPR/HCP and CPR/First Aid.
Mandatory Immunizations: Students must provide documentation of the following immunizations prior to registering. All immunizations must be current:
1. Tetanus- Diptheria Toxoid (Td)(Must have been administered within the last ten years)
2. MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella) two doses
3. Hepatitis B (completed series)
4. Varicella (chickenpox), as specified by the Texas Administrative Code, Title 25, Part 1, chapter 97, Subchapter B, Rule 97.64
5. TB test within the last year
6. Flu Shot (seasonal)
Criminal Background Check: A Criminal Background check is required prior to registering. Students must order a background check online at www.precheck.com. Please select Student Check, order student background check, & choose Amarillo College Continuing Education as the school. Results will bwe sent directly to our office in 3 to 5 business days. Results must be in before students may register. The cost is $53.54.
Amarillo College Center for Continuing Healthcare Education is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Continuing Nursing Education
The Center for Continuing Healthcare Education is an approved provider of Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) by the Texas Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center ’s Commission on Accreditation. Nurses practicing in the state of Texas are required to complete 20 hours of Continuing Nursing Education every two years.
The Center for Continuing Healthcare Education is approved to provide CNE, CEUs for LPC/LMFT/LMSW and general CEUs. Through college affiliates we offer the following credits:
- TCLEOSE (law enforcement)
- CJAD (adult probation)
- TJPC (juvenile probation)
- TCBAP (substance abuse)
- MCLE (state bar/attorneys)
- CPE (continuing professional education)
The Center for Continuing Healthcare Education also offers credits provided by outside accrediting agencies such as TPTA (Texas Physical Therapy Association). These credits are obtained as appropriate to the specific conference.
The Center for Continuing Healthcare Education strives to provide quality healthcare education in partnership with local and regional healthcare entities. Partners include BSA, Northwest Texas Hospital, the Amarillo VA Healthcare System and many other healthcare organizations within the region. Please contact Kim Crowley at (806) 354-6087 or by email at email@example.com if you or your company is interested.