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Cambridge Institute of Allied Health & Technology

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Introduction

Cambridge Institute of Allied Health offers training in allied health fields. Students get a hands-on experience, using medical equipment found in hospitals and any other healthcare settings today. Cambridge has three campuses located in Atlanta, Delray Beach, and Altamonte Springs.

Academics

The Institute’s accreditation is granted by the Florida Commission for Independent Education and also approved by other accrediting bodies such as Institutional Accreditation Approvals, Workforce Innovation, and Veterans Administration Approvals.

The institute offers classes and certification programs in diagnostic medical sonography, X-ray technician, medical assistant, nuclear medicine technologist, nursing assistant, patient care technician, phlebotomy technician, licensed practical nursing (lpn), radiation therapy, and radiologic technology. Externship training is also available for most programs.

Continuing education units are also offered for several of the licensed careers. Those who possess an active license as an LPN, RN, CNA, or BMO can attend the continuing education training programs which are approved and registered by the Florida Board of Health. The courses offered include IV Infusion / Therapy, HIV/AIDS Update, Reducing Medical Errors, Palliative Care, Assisting with Medication Administration, Alzheimer’s Disease Updates, and Current Ethics Issues in Healthcare.

The school has a chapter of HOSA – Future Health Professionals, which is an organization for high school and post-secondary students that was designed to help prepare and provide networking opportunities and professional development for students planning to enter the healthcare industry.

Most Popular Fields of Study

Admissions

Applicants must identify the program that best suits their needs, fill out an online application form, and visit the campus to meet with a representative to further discuss regarding the financial aid options available. Prospective students must send proof of their high school diploma or GED to the institute. Students who are unable to fulfill this requirement may benefit from the Allied Technical Board (ATB) process for admissions.

Financial Aid

Applicants seeking financial aid must complete the online Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The financial aid office identifies the need of the students who are unable to meet their college expenses due to various reasons, and offers aid to help them achieve their goal.

Some of the different types of financial assistance offered to eligible students include the Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, Federal Family Educational Loan Programs, Vocational Rehabilitation, Veteran Benefits, and other Payment Programs. Grants are a type of monetary assistance that do not require repayment. However, loans must be repaid by the students with some interest. Students can speak with the school’s financial aid representatives to find out which program they are eligible for.

Student Financial Aid Details

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Students

The student body is comprised of individuals from all walks of life, spanning diverse age groups, and most important of all, experiencing life in various ways. The student-centered approach to training is designed to build confidence and professionalism in students. It also instills and develops the clinical skills needed to perform the responsibilities of the chosen field of study. The institute is a proud Alpha Omicron Chapter of the Florida for Alpha Beta Kappa National Honors Society. Each year a candidate is selected from each program to meet the Honors Criteria and they are inducted through ceremony into the ABK Honor Society.

The Career Center helps the students find their place in the health care industry. The department authorities meet the students as early as the admissions process to further discuss on the career fields. The department strives to steer the mindset of the students towards career oriented thinking. The institute helps the students accomplish their goal, addressing every aspect of their lives. Cambridge provides assistance and support to their students even after completing graduation.

The career services team comprises of experienced human resource personnel and medical professionals who know exactly what the physicians and office managers, hospitals and nursing home administrators look for in their employees. Their main aim is to prepare the best allied health and nursing professionals for the future workforce.

Student Enrollment Demographics

Additional School Information

The institute presents seminars and workshops for the healthcare professionals wanting to develop expertise, skills and information regarding particular areas of the medical field, and training for licensure testing. Some of the popular seminars are on topics like Healthcare Culture for Foreign Nurses & Healthcare Professionals, E-Files in the Medical Facility, and CPR Training.

Training is also available for specific skills in professionalism, customer service, and organization for healthcare facility. The esteemed team of professionals provide training in various topics such as Patient Care Customer Service, Professional Behaviors Necessary for the Medical Environment, Ethical Considerations, Safety and the Power of Proactive Thinking, Effective Hiring Techniques, Technology and Efficiency for the Medical Facility, Strategies for the Successful Building of a Medical Practice, Effectively Executing Insurance Claims, Understanding Critical Business Philosophies , Compliance and Quality Assurance, Efficient Business Models for Healthcare Facilities, and Documentation and Accuracy Auditing.

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Campus Crime Statistics

  Incidents per 100 Students
Aggravated assault N/A N/A
Murder & Non-Negligent Manslaughter N/A N/A
Rape N/A N/A
Robbery 2 0.93
Arson N/A N/A
Burglary N/A N/A
Larceny N/A N/A
Vehicle theft N/A N/A
Arrest N/A N/A

Local Crime Statistics

  Incidents per 100 People
Aggravated assault 123 0.29
Murder & Non-Negligent Manslaughter 1 0.00
Forcible Rape 7 0.02
Robbery 42 0.10
Arson N/A N/A
Burglary 197 0.47
Larceny 1,025 2.44
Vehicle theft 73 0.17

Demographics – Main Campus and Surrounding Areas

Reported area around or near Altamonte Springs, FL 32701
Surrounding communityLarge suburb (inside urban area but outside city, pop. over 250,000)
Total Population22,696 (22,696 urban / N/A rural)
Households10,059 (2.22 people per house)
Median Household Income$39,623
Families5,548 (2.92 people per family)

General Characteristics

Title IV EligibilityParticipates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Highest offeringAt least 1, but less than 2 academic yrs
Calendar SystemContinuous
Years of college work requiredN/A
Variable Tuition
Religious AffiliationN/A
Congressional District1207

Special Learning Opportunities

Distance LearningN/A
ROTC — Army / Navy / Air Force  —   /   / 
Study Abroad
Weekend College
Teacher Certification

Admission Criteria

 = Required,   = Recommended,   = Neither required nor recommended
Open Admissions
Secondary School GPA / Rank / Record N/A /  N/A /  N/A
College Prep. CompletionN/A
RecommendationsN/A
Formal competency demoN/A
Admission test scoresN/A
TOEFLN/A
Other testsN/A

Admission Credits Accepted

Dual Credit
Life Experience
Advanced Placement (AP)

Student Services

Remedial Services
Academic / Career Counseling
PT Cost-defraying Employment
Career Placement
On-Campus Day Care
Library Facility

Student Living

First-time Room / Board Required
Dorm CapacityN/A
Meals per WeekN/A
Room FeeN/A
Board FeeN/A

Most Popular Programs

Student Completion / Graduation Demographics

 
Total 53 29 10 2 46 2 145
Medical/Health Management and Clinical Assistant/Specialist 16 11 13 1 41
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide 35 16 10 1 30 1 96
Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist 2 2 1 3 8

Faculty Compensation / Salaries

Effective as of 2014-09-20
Tenure system N/A
Average FT Salary N/A (N/A male / N/A female)
Number of FT Faculty N/A (N/A male / N/A female)
Number of PT Faculty 18
FT Faculty Ratio N/A
Total Benefits N/A
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