Lancaster General College of Nursing and Health Sciences offers a variety of academic programs for the aspiring healthcare professional. For more information about our programs, please visit the individual program pages via the links to the left, read brief descriptions of the programs immediately below, or see our Academic Resources page (link on the left side of this page) for information including the Academic Calendar, Academic Policies, Accreditation, the College Catalog, and much more.
BRIEF DESCRIPTIONS OF EACH PROGRAM
(links to each program are on the left side of this page)
Cardiac Electrophysiology is the fastest growing subspecialty in Cardiology. Graduates will assist physicians in the electrophysiology lab in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiac arrhythmias.
Cardiovascular Invasive Specialty is an essential and rapidly expanding field that prepares the graduate to assist physicians in the invasive cardiovascular laboratory, working on heart-related diagnostic and therapeutic studies.
Medical Laboratory Science prepares students to function reliably in responsible positions in a laboratory environment, performing tests and procedures that require the use of an array of complex instruments and equipment.
Diagnostic Medical Sonography teaches students to image and evaluate organs and soft tissue structures utilizing high frequency sound waves. Graduates will be prepared to function as an integral part of the diagnostic medical imaging team.
Emergency Medical Technicians are an important part of the healthcare community. They may work in Emergency Medical Service organizations, fire departments and special response teams. EMTs see patients at a critical times.
General Education lays the groundwork for all educational programs. Students use the foundation skills learned in General Education courses to further their intellectual, personal and professional growth.
Nuclear Medicine Technology prepares students to use radioactive materials to diagnose and treat disease utilizing gamma cameras and other specialized equipment to obtain information about virtually every major organ system.
Nursing prepares students to practice as providers and coordinators of care, utilizing knowledge from the nursing arts, sciences and humanities. Graduates receive an ASN degree and are eligible to write the examination for licensure.
Paramedics are an important part of the healthcare community, providing immediate treatment to victims of illness or injury. Outside the hospital setting, they are typically the highest level healthcare providers to respond during an emergency.
Radiography teaches students to perform radiographic (x-ray) procedures on organs and body regions utilizing radiographic equipment. Radiographers are trained to meet the healthcare needs of the patient and the diagnostic needs of the physician.
Respiratory Care prepares students to care for neonatal, pediatric and adult patients with cardiopulmonary disorders. Graduates will be prepared take the examinations to be licensed in PA as Respiratory Therapist and to become a Registered Respiratory Therapist.
Surgical Technology is a discipline where the practitioner is specifically educated to be a respected and highly skilled member of the surgical team, trained to safely facilitate surgically performed invasive and diagnostic procedures.