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  • Nursing, Dental and Medical Assistant School in New York

    Are you interested in a rewarding profession in healthcare? Does the idea of a career field with job opportunity and where you can give back to your community sound interesting to you? If so, then St. Paul's School of Nursing could be the right place for you to get your education. At St. Paul's, we teach the skills you will need to succeed in the growing fields of nursing, medical assisting and dental assisting.

    Nursing

    St. Paul's School of Nursing is a nationally accredited nursing school with convenient locations in Queens and Staten Island, New York. We deliver a comprehensive and thorough nursing education where you can earn your Associate Degree in Nursing so you can be qualified to sit for the licensure exam to become a Registered Nurse (RN).

    As a profession, nursing provides far more flexibility than many other careers. Nurses command respect in their communities and have always been held in high esteem as essential medical professionals. Salaries for both entry-level and experienced nurses reflect the value the market places on the crucial skills and knowledge that trained nurses possess.

    According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment for registered nurses (RNs} is projected to grow faster than average for all occupations due to an increased emphasis on preventive care; the growing rates of chronic diseases, such as type diabetes and obesity; and the aging of the baby boomer generation who are living longer and desiring more active livestyles.

    Nursing is a noble profession encompassing many different job opportunities. Depending on your level of education and experience, possessing a nursing license can open numerous doors for you. Nurses can work virtually anywhere, from busy emergency departments and hospital wards, to doctors' offices and nursing homes. Nurses can work in public health agencies, in the military and other government agencies, private practice and home health care. If you continue your education, you could even eventually become a nursing educator. The choice is yours. It all starts with your application to St. Paul's School of Nursing.

    Medical Assisting

    Medical assistants are essential members of the healthcare profession and perform administrative and clinical tasks that keep the offices and clinics of physicians, podiatrists, and other healthcare providers running smoothly. St. Paul's School of Nursing offers a medical assisting program designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills in office administration, technology and clinical areas needed for entry-level employment in a medical office or clinic.

    As medical technology continues to advance, doctors are increasingly relying on medical assistants to help with various patient care needs. Many medical assistants work in the offices of physicians while others work in public and private hospitals, inpatient and outpatient facilities, and in nursing and residential care facilities, while others support health practitioners including chiropractors and optometrists. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, over the next decade, medical assisting ranks as one of the fastest growing occupations, and job opportunities for skilled medical assistants should be excellent.

    Dental Assisting

    Are you interested in a dental career and looking for dental assisting education programs near you? In the dental assisting training program at St. Paul's School of Nursing, you can acquire the skills necessary to demonstrate competence in a variety of dental office procedures and laboratory techniques. You will learn preliminary examination procedures, four-handed dentistry1 dental charting, setting appointments, how to maintain accurate patient records and more.

    When you enroll in the dental training program at St. Paul’s School of Nursing, you will learn how to provide educational, preventative, clinical and therapeutic services promoting health dental hygiene while working chair-side with dentists.

    Our aging population will lead to continued increases in the demand for preventive dental services. Like other healthcare careers, the job opportunities forecast for dental assisting over the next decade is excellent and is predicted to grow much faster than the average for all occupations.