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Tarrant County College is the region’s premier training ground for health care professionals. Whether health care entities need frontline, Tarrant County College is the region’s premier training ground for health care professionals. Whether health care entities need frontline, patient-centered employees those premier who work behind ground the medical scenes, TCC’s graduates Whether are trained and care ready to meet these needs. Tarrant Tarrant County College is is the region’s region’s premier training training for for health care care professionals. professionals. health health care entities need need frontline, frontline, Tarrant County County College College the or region’s premier training ground for health health care professionals. Whether health care entities entities need frontline, patient-centered employees or those who work behind ground the medical scenes, TCC’s graduates Whether are trained and ready to meet these needs. Tarrant County College is is the the region’s premier training ground for health care professionals. Whether health care entities need frontline, The school’s wide variety of health care professions programs share a common vision: to connect exceptional classroom instruction patient-centered employees or those who work behind the medical scenes, TCC’s graduates are trained and ready to meet these needs. patient-centered employees or those who work behind the medical scenes, TCC’s graduates are trained and ready to meet these needs. The school’s wide variety of health care professions programs share a common vision: to connect exceptional classroom instruction Tarrant County College is the or region’s premier training ground for health care TCC’s professionals. Whether health entities need frontline, patient-centered employees those who work behind the medical scenes, graduates are trained and care ready to meet these needs. with high-tech laboratory and clinical experiences to prepare students for these in-demand fields. The The school’s school’s wide wide variety variety of of health health care care professions professions programs programs share share a a common common vision: vision: to to connect connect exceptional exceptional classroom classroom instruction instruction The school’s school’s wide wide variety of or health health care professions programs share common vision: to connect exceptional classroom instruction with high-tech laboratory and behind clinical experiences to a a prepare students for these in-demand fields. patient-centered employees those who professions work the medical scenes, TCC’s graduates are trained and ready to meet instruction these needs. The variety of care programs share common vision: to connect exceptional classroom with with high-tech high-tech laboratory laboratory and and clinical clinical experiences experiences to to prepare prepare students students for for these these in-demand fields. with high-tech laboratory and medical clinical experiences to prepare students for these in-demand fields. Consider wide this: there are more than 25,000 industry jobs within the boundaries of the in-demand Fort Worth fields. medical district. The school’s variety of health care professions programs share a common vision: to connect exceptional classroom instruction with high-tech laboratory and clinical experiences to prepare students for these in-demand fields. Consider this: there are more than 25,000 medical industry jobs within the boundaries of the Fort Worth medical district. with high-tech laboratory and medical clinical experiences to within prepare students for these in-demand Consider Consider this: there there are are more than than 25,000 25,000 medical industry industry jobs within the the boundaries boundaries of of the Fort Fort Worth Worth medical medical district. Consider this: this: there are more more than for 25,000 medical industry jobs jobs within the boundaries of the the Fort Worth fields. medical district. district. (Source: Center Economic Development and Research, University of North Texas) Consider this: there are more than 25,000 medical industry jobs within the boundaries of the Fort Worth medical district. (Source: Center for Economic Development and Research, University of North Texas) Consider this: there are more than for 25,000 medical industry jobs within the boundaries the Fort Worth medical district. (Source: (Source: Center Center for Economic Economic Development Development and and Research, Research, University University of North Texas) Texas) (Source: Center for Economic Development and Research, University of of North North Texas) (Source: Center for Economic Development and Research, University of North Texas) (Source: Center for Economic Development and Research, University of North Texas) Health Care Professions at TCC: By the Numbers Health Care Professions at TCC: By the Numbers Health Health Care Professions Professions at at TCC: By the Numbers Health Care Care credit Professions at TCC: TCC: By By the the Numbers Numbers Health Care Professions at TCC: By the Numbers More More than than 20 20 credit and and noncredit noncredit programs, programs, with with more more in in Health Care Professions at TCC: By the Numbers development; Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Anesthesia More More than 20 credit and noncredit programs, programs, with more more in More than than 20 20 credit credit and and noncredit noncredit programs, with with more in in development; Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Anesthesia More than 20 credit and noncredit programs, with more in Technology, Nuclear Medicine, Central Sterile Processing, development; development; Diagnostic Diagnostic Medical Medical Sonography, Sonography, Anesthesia Anesthesia development; Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Anesthesia More than 20 credit and noncredit programs, with more in Technology, Nuclear Medicine, Central Sterile Processing, development; Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Anesthesia Vocational Nursing, Computed Tomography, Magnetic Resonance According to a 2015 report by JPMorgan Chase, health care is the leading industry for associate degree and According to a 2015 report by JPMorgan Chase, health care is the leading industry for associate degree and certificate in Dallas-Fort Worth area. 2016, Tarrant County College’s program earned full According According to to 2015 report report by by JPMorgan Chase, health care is is the leading leading industry industry for for associate degree degree and and According careers to a a a a 2015 2015 report by JPMorgan JPMorgan Chase, health care the leading industry nursing for associate associate degree and According to 2015 report by JPMorgan Chase, health care is is the the leading industry for associate degree and certificate careers in the the Dallas-Fort Worth Chase, area. In In health 2016, care Tarrant County College’s nursing program earned full reaccreditation from the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). TCC is the only the certificate certificate careers careers in in the Dallas-Fort Dallas-Fort Worth Worth area. area. In In 2016, 2016, Tarrant Tarrant County County College’s College’s nursing nursing program program earned earned full certificate careers in Dallas-Fort Worth area. In 2016, Tarrant County College’s nursing program earned full According to a 2015 report by JPMorgan Chase, health care is the leading industry for associate degree and certificate careers in the Accreditation Dallas-Fort Worth area. In 2016, Tarrant County College’s nursing full reaccreditation from Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). TCC is program the only earned full ACEN-accredited associate degree program in Tarrant County and one of three in Dallas-Fort Worth. reaccreditation reaccreditation from from the the Accreditation Accreditation Commission Commission for for Education Education in in Nursing Nursing (ACEN). (ACEN). TCC TCC is is the the only only reaccreditation from the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). TCC is the only certificate careers in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. In 2016, Tarrant County College’s nursing program earned full reaccreditation from the Accreditation Commission for County Education Nursing (ACEN). TCC is the only ACEN-accredited associate degree program in Tarrant and in one of three in Dallas-Fort Worth. ACEN-accredited ACEN-accredited associate associate degree degree program in in Tarrant County County and and one one of of three in in Dallas-Fort Worth. Worth. ACEN-accredited associate degree program program in Tarrant Tarrant County and in one of three three in Dallas-Fort Dallas-Fort Worth. reaccreditation from the Accreditation Commission for Education Nursing (ACEN). TCC is the only ACEN-accredited associate degree program in Tarrant County and one of three in Dallas-Fort Worth. For the the program at County College has educated new strengthened For the past past 50 50 years, years, the nursing nursing program at in Tarrant Tarrant County College has educated new nurses, nurses, strengthened ACEN-accredited associate degree program Tarrant County and one of three in Dallas-Fort Worth. the careers experienced nurses prepared innovative nurses to progressive leaders in health For For the past 50 years, years, the nursing program program at at Tarrant County County College College has has educated new new nurses, strengthened For the the past past of 50 years, the the nursing nursing program at Tarrant Tarrant County College has educated educated new nurses, nurses, strengthened strengthened For the past 50 years, the nursing program at Tarrant County College has educated new nurses, strengthened the careers of 50 experienced nurses and and prepared innovative nurses to become become progressive leaders in health care. care. the the careers of experienced experienced nurses nurses and and prepared innovative innovative nurses nurses to to become become progressive progressive leaders in in health health care. the careers careers of experienced nurses and prepared prepared innovative nurses to become progressive leaders in critical health care. care. For the past of 50 years, the nursing nursing program at Tarrant County College has educated new leaders nurses, the careers of experienced nurses and prepared innovative nurses become progressive leaders in health care. With approximately 300 graduates per year, TCC serves as to a main regional pipeline to this strengthened With approximately 300 nursing graduates per year, TCC serves as a main regional pipeline to this critical the careers of experienced nurses and allied prepared innovative nurses to become progressive leaders in health care. occupation. With addition of new health programs expected to in next to 34 months, With With approximately 300 nursing nursing graduates per year, year, TCC TCC serves as as main regional regional pipeline pipeline to to this critical critical With approximately approximately 300 nursing graduates per year, TCC serves serves as a a a a main main regional pipeline to this this critical With approximately 300 nursing graduates per year, TCC serves as main regional pipeline to this critical occupation. With the the 300 addition of graduates new allied per health programs expected to begin begin in the the next 12 12 to 34 months, TCC will graduate up to 200 allied health professionals annually—twice as many as just a a few ago. In occupation. occupation. With With the addition addition of of new new allied allied health health programs programs expected expected to to begin in the next 12 12 to to 34 months, months, occupation. With the the addition of graduates new allied health programs expected to begin in the next 12 years to 34 34 months, With approximately 300 nursing per year, TCC serves as a main regional pipeline to this critical occupation. With the addition of new allied health programs expected to begin in the next 12 to 34 months, TCC will graduate up to 200 allied health professionals annually—twice as begin many in as the just next few years ago. In addition to classroom instruction, students hone their skills in real-life situations as well as through clinical TCC TCC will graduate graduate up up to 200 allied health health professionals professionals annually—twice annually—twice as as many many as just just a a a a few few years ago. ago. In In TCC will will to graduate up to to 200 200 allied allied health professionals annually—twice as begin many as just few years ago. In occupation. With the addition of new allied health programs to in as the next 12 years to 34 months, TCC will graduate up to 200 allied health professionals annually—twice as many as just few years ago. In addition classroom instruction, students hone their skills in expected real-life situations as well as through clinical rotations with area health care providers. addition addition to to classroom classroom instruction, instruction, students students hone hone their their skills skills in in real-life real-life situations situations as as well well as as through through clinical clinical addition to classroom instruction, students hone their skills in real-life situations as well as through clinical TCC will to graduate to 200 health professionals annually—twice as many as as well just as a few years clinical ago. In addition classroom instruction, students hone their skills in real-life situations through rotations with area up health care allied providers. rotations rotations with with area area health care care providers. rotations to with area health health care providers. providers. addition classroom instruction, students hone their skills in real-life situations as well as through clinical rotations with area health care providers. rotations with health providers. offered at Tarrant County College, visit tccd.edu. For area a full list care of programs For a full list of programs offered at Tarrant County College, visit tccd.edu. For For full list of programs offered at Tarrant County College, visit tccd.edu. For a a full list list of of programs programs offered offered at at Tarrant Tarrant County County College, College, visit visit tccd.edu. tccd.edu. For a a full full list of programs offered at Tarrant County College, visit tccd.edu. For a full list of programs offered at Tarrant County College, visit tccd.edu. Vocational Nursing, Computed Tomography, Resonance Technology, Technology, Nuclear Nuclear Medicine, Medicine, Central Central Sterile Sterile Processing, Processing, Technology, Nuclear Medicine, Central Sterile Magnetic Processing, development; Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Anesthesia Vocational Nursing, Computed Tomography, Magnetic Resonance Technology, Nuclear Medicine, Central Sterile Processing, Imaging and Medical Assistant were recently approved Vocational Vocational Nursing, Nursing, Computed Tomography, Tomography, Magnetic Resonance Resonance Vocational Nursing, Computed Tomography, Magnetic Resonance Technology, Nuclear Medicine, Central Sterile Magnetic Processing, Imaging and Medical Computed Assistant were recently approved Vocational Nursing, Computed Tomography, Magnetic Resonance Imaging Imaging and and Medical Medical Assistant Assistant were were recently recently approved approved Imaging and Medical Assistant were recently approved Vocational Nursing, Computed Tomography, Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Medical Assistant recently approved $185 million facility: Center were for Health Care Professions in $185 million facility: Center were for Health Care Professions in Imaging and Medical Assistant recently approved downtown Fort Worth $185 $185 million facility: facility: Center for Health Care Professions in $185 million million facility: Center Center for for Health Health Care Care Professions Professions in in downtown Fort Worth $185 million facility: Center for Health Care Professions in downtown downtown Fort Fort Worth Worth downtown Fort Worth $185 million facility: Center Health East Care Professions in downtown Fort Worth 3.7-acre complex at Trinity River for Campus 3.7-acre complex at Trinity River Campus East downtown Fort Worth 3.7-acre 3.7-acre complex complex at at Trinity River River Campus East East 3.7-acre complex at Trinity Trinity River Campus Campus East with additional 3.7-acre complex at Trinity River Campus East 59,313 square feet of classrooms and labs, 59,313 square feet of classrooms and labs, additional 3.7-acre complex at Trinity River Campus East with health care professions learning space at other locations 59,313 59,313 square square feet feet of of classrooms and labs, labs, with with additional 59,313 square feet of classrooms classrooms and labs, campus with additional additional health care professions learning space and at other campus locations 59,313 square feet of classrooms and labs, with additional health health care professions professions learning space space at at other campus locations locations health care care professions learning space and at other other campus locations 59,313 square feet learning of classrooms labs, campus with additional health care professions learning space at other campus locations health Center care professions learning space at other campus locations TCC’s for Health Care Professions TCC’s Center for Health Care Professions TCC’s TCC’s Center Center for for Health Care Care Professions TCC’s Center for Health Health Care Professions Professions The Center for Health Care Professions, located at Trinity River TCC’s Center for Health Care Professions The Center for Health Care Professions, located at Trinity River TCC’s Center for in Health Care Fort Professions Campus East (TREC) downtown Worth, is at the primary The The Center for for Health Health Care Care Professions, Professions, located located at Trinity Trinity River River The Center Center for Health Care Professions, located at Trinity River Campus East for (TREC) in Care downtown Fort Worth, the primary The Center Health Professions, located is at Trinity River location for the College’s programs that support the health care the Campus Campus East East (TREC) (TREC) in in downtown downtown Fort Fort Worth, is is the primary primary Campus East (TREC) in Care downtown Fort Worth, primary The Center for Health Professions, located Trinity River location for the College’s programs that Worth, support the health care Campus East (TREC) in downtown Fort Worth, is is at primary industry. Located near the Fort Worth medical district, the Center location location for for the the College’s College’s programs programs that that support support the the health health care care location for for the the College’s programs that support the primary health care Campus East (TREC) in the downtown Fort Worth, is the industry. Located near Fort Worth medical district, the Center location College’s programs that support the health care for Health Care Professions provides close connections to industry. industry. Located Located near near the the Fort Fort Worth Worth medical medical district, district, the the Center Center industry. Located near the the Fort Worth Worth medical district, the Center Center location the Professions College’s programs that support the health care for Health for Care provides close connections to industry. Located near Fort medical district, the hospitals, doctor’s offices other health care facilities. for for Health Care Care Professions provides provides close close connections connections to to for Health Health Located Care Professions Professions provides close connections to Center industry. near the and Fort Worth medical district, the hospitals, doctor’s offices and other health care facilities. for Health Care Professions provides close connections to hospitals, hospitals, doctor’s doctor’s offices offices and and other other health health care care facilities. facilities. hospitals, doctor’s offices and other health care facilities. for Health Care Professions provides close connections to hospitals, doctor’s offices and other health care facilities. Training features include: Training features include: hospitals, doctor’s offices and other health care facilities. Training Training features features include: include: Training features hospital include: for bedside care experiences Training features include: • • Simulation Simulation hospital for bedside care experiences Training features surgical include: Simulation hospital hospital for for bedside care experiences Simulation hospital suite for bedside bedside care care experiences experiences • • • • • Simulation Simulation hospital for bedside care experiences Simulation surgical suite • • • • Simulation Simulation surgical surgical suite suite X-ray rooms with ionizing radiation hospital for bedside care experiences Simulation surgical surgical suite suite Simulation • X-ray rooms with ionizing radiation • • • • X-ray X-ray rooms rooms with with ionizing ionizing radiation radiation Live flowing oxygen for respiratory Simulation surgical suite X-ray rooms rooms with with ionizing ionizing radiation care program X-ray radiation • Live flowing oxygen for respiratory care program Live Live flowing oxygen oxygen for for respiratory care care program program X-ray rooms with ionizing radiation Live flowing flowing oxygen for respiratory respiratory care program • • • • • Expanded clinical rotations with major hospitals Live flowing oxygen for respiratory care program Expanded clinical rotations with major hospitals throughout the area • • • • throughout Expanded Expanded clinical clinical rotations rotations with with major hospitals Live flowing oxygen for respiratory care hospitals program Expanded clinical rotations with major major hospitals the area Expanded clinical rotations with major hospitals throughout the the area area throughout the area • • • throughout The Anatomage Table—the most technologically Expanded clinical rotations most with major hospitals throughout the Table—the area The Anatomage technologically anatomy visualization system for • • • • advanced The The Anatomage Anatomage Table—the Table—the most most technologically technologically throughout the area The Anatomage Table—the most technologically advanced anatomy visualization for higher higher The Anatomage Table—the most system technologically education, used by many of the world’s leading medical advanced anatomy anatomy visualization visualization system system for for higher advanced anatomy visualization system for higher higher • advanced The Anatomage Table—the most technologically education, used by many of the world’s leading medical advanced anatomy visualization system for higher schools and institutions. education, education, used used by by many of the world’s leading medical medical education, used by many many of of the the world’s world’s leading medical advanced visualization system leading for higher schools and anatomy institutions. education, used by many of the world’s leading medical schools schools and and institutions. institutions. schools and institutions. education, used by many of the are world’s leading schools and Professions institutions. All of of TCC’s TCC’s Health Health Care programs accredited by medical the All Care Professions programs are accredited by the All of TCC’s bodies Health Care Professions programs are accredited by the schools and institutions. governing for their fields. governing bodies for their fields. All All of TCC’s Health Health Care Care Professions Professions programs are accredited by the All of of TCC’s TCC’s bodies Health for Care Professions programs are are accredited accredited by by the the governing their fields. programs All of TCC’s Health Care Professions programs are accredited by the governing governing bodies bodies for for their fields. fields. governing bodies for their their fields. programs are accredited by the governing their fields. All of TCC’s bodies Health for Care Professions governing bodies for their fields. Employment Employment Outlook Outlook Employment Employment Outlook Employment Outlook those requiring an associate Health care jobs, particularly Employment Outlook Outlook Health care jobs, particularly those requiring an associate degree or some college experience, are among Employment Outlook Health Health care jobs, particularly those those requiring an an associate associate Health care care jobs, jobs, particularly particularly those requiring requiring an the associate degree some experience, are among Health or care jobs, college particularly those requiring an the associate fastest-growing occupations in Tarrant degree degree or some college experience, experience, are are among among the degree or or some some college experience, are County. among the Health care jobs, college particularly those requiring an the associate fastest-growing occupations in Tarrant County. degree or some college experience, are among the fastest-growing fastest-growing occupations in in Tarrant County. fastest-growing occupations in Tarrant Tarrant County. degree or some occupations college experience, are County. among the fastest-growing occupations in Tarrant County. For For all all occupations occupations fastest-growing occupations in Tarrant County. For For all occupations For all all occupations • occupations Health care careers comprise seven of the top 10 For all occupations • Health care careers comprise seven of the top 10 fastest-growing occupations 2012 2022. For all occupations • • • • fastest-growing Health Health care careers comprise comprise seven seven of of the the top 10 Health care care careers careers comprise for seven of through the top top 10 10 occupations for 2012 through 2022. Health care careers comprise seven of the top 10 fastest-growing occupations occupations for for 2012 2012 through through 2022. 2022. • • fastest-growing Registered nursing is expected to add 5,560 jobs in fastest-growing occupations for 2012 through 2022. Health care careers comprise seven of the top 10 fastest-growing occupations for 2012 through 2022. • Registered nursing is expected to add 5,560 jobs in that timeframe. • • • • that Registered Registered nursing nursing is is expected to add add 5,560 5,560 jobs in in fastest-growing occupations for to 2012 2022. Registered nursing expected to add through 5,560 jobs jobs in timeframe. Registered nursing is is expected expected to add 5,560 jobs in that timeframe. timeframe. • • that Simultaneously, there is anticipated need for that timeframe. Registered nursing is expected to add 5,560 that timeframe. • Simultaneously, there is anticipated need for jobs in 3,930 personal care aides. need • • • • another Simultaneously, Simultaneously, there there is is anticipated anticipated need for that timeframe. Simultaneously, there is anticipated need for another 3,930 personal aides. need for Simultaneously, there is care anticipated for another another 3,930 3,930 personal personal care care aides. aides. another 3,930 personal care aides. • another Simultaneously, there is care anticipated 3,930 personal aides. need for For degree occupations For associate associate degree occupations another 3,930 personal care aides. • • Health care positions comprise For For associate degree occupations occupations For associate associate degree occupations Health degree care positions comprise half half of of Tarrant Tarrant For associate degree occupations County’s top 10 careers with the highest average • • • • County’s Health Health care care positions positions comprise comprise half half of of Tarrant Health care positions comprise half of Tarrant For associate degree occupations top positions 10 careers comprise with the half highest average Health care of Tarrant Tarrant wages (registered nurses, dental hygienists, County’s top top 10 10 careers with with the the highest highest average average County’s top positions 10 careers careers with the half highest average • County’s Health care comprise of Tarrant wages (registered nurses, dental hygienists, County’s top 10 careers with the highest average radiologic technologists, medical/clinical lab wages wages (registered (registered nurses, nurses, dental dental hygienists, hygienists, wages (registered nurses, dental hygienists, County’s top 10 careers with the highest average radiologic technologists, medical/clinical lab wages (registered nurses, dental hygienists, technicians and therapists). radiologic radiologic technologists, technologists, medical/clinical lab lab radiologic technologists, medical/clinical lab wages (registered nurses, medical/clinical dental hygienists, technicians and respiratory respiratory therapists). radiologic technologists, medical/clinical lab technicians technicians and and respiratory respiratory therapists). therapists). technicians and respiratory therapists). radiologic technologists, lab technicians and for respiratory therapists). (Source: Workforce Workforce Solutions Tarrant medical/clinical County: Tarrant County County (Source: Solutions for Tarrant County: Tarrant (Source: Workforce Solutions for Tarrant County: Tarrant County technicians and respiratory therapists). 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