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Pima Medical Institute Officially Launches Surgical Technology Associate Degree Program at its Chula Vista Campus

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Chula Vista, Calif. (December 17, 2018) – Pima Medical Institute has launched its new Surgical Technology associate degree program at the Chula Vista campus. For more than 45 years, Pima Medical Institute has been dedicated to providing its students with the in-demand, hands-on education employers expect. The Chula Vista campus has been serving the San Diego and surrounding community since 1998.

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Surgical technologists work side-by-side with doctors and nurses in the operating room

Surgical technologists work side-by-side with doctors and nurses in the operating room, making sure each procedure goes as smoothly and precisely as possible. They are a critical part of the operating team and employers* are seeking people to fill these roles.

“Our surgical technology students learn to become the go-to person on the surgical team,” said Pima Medical Institute Chula Vista Campus Director, Lou Osborn. “In addition to ensuring the operating room is safe, our students learn the use of physics and information technology. This expands their employment options and further prepares them for a meaningful and successful medical career.”

Pima Medical’s Chula Vista campus has already begun enrolling students for the Surgical Technology program. Those interested in applying are encouraged to tour the campus and meet the instructors by calling 888-442-5998. More information about the program may be found online at https://pmi.edu/programs/associate/surgical-technology.

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The Surgical Technology program is also offered at Pima Medical’s Phoenix and Denver campuses

Additional Pima Medical programs offered in Chula Vista include; Radiography and Veterinary Technician associate degree programs as well as Dental Assistant, Medical Administrative Assistant, Medical Assistant, Pharmacy Technician and Veterinary Assistant certificate programs.

About Pima Medical Institute
Pima Medical Institute is a private, accredited school dedicated to providing students classroom studies paired with real-world training at medical facilities. Established in 1972, Pima Medical Institute helps students become career ready, focusing exclusively on healthcare professions, including medical, dental, veterinary and nursing fields. Curriculum includes certificate, associate degree and bachelor’s degree programs.

Pima Medical Institute operates 17 campuses as well as an extensive online curriculum. The medical career college has a presence in eight western states with the following ground locations: Albuquerque and Albuquerque West – Rio Rancho in N.M.; Tucson, Phoenix and two campuses in Mesa, Ariz.; Aurora, Denver and Colorado Springs, Colo.; Seattle and Renton, Wash.; Las Vegas, N.V.; Houston and El Paso, Texas; Chula Vista and San Marcos, Calif.; and Dillon, Mont. For more information and a complete list of programs offered at each campus, visit pmi.edu or call 1-888-442-5998.

Media Contact | Diane Smith, Pima Medical Institute | 480-610-6068 | dismith@pmi.edu

*BLS: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Surgical Technologists, on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/surgical-technologists.htm (visited November 05, 2018).

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