About The College of Health Care Professions
The College of Health Care Professions is a leader in training and education in healthcare sector. The college provides its students much needed skills to meet the demands of ever evolving healthcare industry. It was founded by physicians in 1953 to provide education in healthcare and the accredited programs of the college have a history of providing training to professionals for over 25 years. The online, on-campus and hybrid programs of the College of Health Care Professions offer the students many flexible options to procure training according to their schedule.
The College of Health Care Professions, originally founded in 1953 by the name of MacGregor Medical Association, operated in the form of physician practice in several locations in San Antonio and Houston. In 1988, the College of Health Care Professions was founded to provide medical training of high quality to their employees. In response to their application to Texas Workforce Commission in 1990, the College of Health Care Professions broadened its base of students to increase its level of training. And, till date, CHCP has been continuously expanding with current campuses being located in seven locations in America.
The College of Health Care Professions is an accredited institute, being recognized by Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES). In addition to this accreditation CHCP is:
• Regulated and approved by the Texas Workforce Commission's Career Schools and Colleges Division
• Approved by the United States Department of Education for participation in certain Title IV HEA programs (Pell Grant and Federal Direct Student and Parent Loan Programs)
• A permitted vendor of the Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services (DARS)
• Regulated by the Texas Department of State Health Services for the LMRT and Massage Programs
• A provider of educational services and training for the Workforce Investment Act
• Authorized by the Texas Veterans Commission to train eligible veterans under Title 38
The admission process of the College of Health Care Professions is simple and fast, and you can also take the help of admission advisors. You can directly contact the college for admissions or you can live chat with their representatives. The college makes it mandatory for students to have a GED or a high school diploma. The students are also required to pass an entrance test evaluation conducted by the College of Health Care Professions before enrollment.
The course fees can be looked upon at the college website. The course fees may vary according to different locations.
The students are trained to assist in the functioning of office of a dentist by preparing patients for procedures and cleanings, provide suction for procedures, maintain records of patients and sterilize equipments.
Diagnostic Medical Sonography - AAS Degree
Spread over 96 weeks, this program enables the graduates to learn and demonstrate protocols and scanning techniques of the abdomen, obstetrics/gynecology and superficial structures in the clinical settings and the laboratory.
Limited Medical Radiologic Technologist with Medical Assisting Skills
The course trains the students to position patients for X-rays; calculate the dosage of radiation required to create good quality X-rays of proper density, contrast and detail; determine the height and angle of X-ray equipment. All these things are required to assist the physician to diagnose a disease accurately.
Limited Medical Radiologic Technologist
This program enables you to archive or develop radiographic images; record and obtain an accurate history of the patients; obtain traditional images by conducting an X-ray of bones, structures around spinal cord and brain, life skills.
This program is designed to enable to students to learn the clinical skill, origin and technical knowledge required to become an efficient massage therapist. The college provides hands-on clinical training, lectures and demonstrations and makes training in the college an interactive and fun experience.
Medical Assistant Certificate Program – Blended Delivery at McAllen, TX Campus
This program trains the students to acquire the job of Medical Assistant, Hospital Donor Unit Assistant,
Back Office Assistant Manager, Clinical Laboratory Aide, Back Office Laboratory Assistant, Front Office Assistant Manager. The college gives you interactive training to learn skills like Physician assistance, Perform EKGs, Medication administration, Minor laboratory procedures, Phlebotomy, Vital signs, Manage medical records, Interview patients, Reception duties, Bookkeeping duties/ Insurance billing.
At the College of Health Care Professions, you receive high quality education and training for becoming a medical assistant. The job lets the pupils help patients and doctors in different settings of health care, including medical offices of specialties like pediatrics, sports medicine and OB/GYN. Medical Assistant Blended is offered at the Ft Worth Campus (Medical Assistant is no longer offered).
Medical Coding and Billing - Health Information Technology
This program enables you to learn skills like Medical records management, Current Procedural Terminology (CPT), Filing insurance claims, DRGs management, Patient files, Electronic health record, Filing system, Data management and analysis, ICD-9 and ICD-10 coding, and Insurance billing, etc.
Medical Coding and Billing - Health Information Technology Certificate
The students of this course learn important competencies needed to take an exam of entry level certification in coding and medical records. Upon completion of graduation, the students are qualified to collect and manage medical information or data of physicians, patients and health care providers from other organizations.
Physical Therapy Technician
This program trains the students to work directly under the supervision of a Physical Therapist, Chiropractor, Physician, Rehabilitation Supervisor and Athletic Trainer in multiple settings.
Physical Therapy Technician Program
Spread over a tenure of 10 months, this program enables the students to learn physiology and anatomy, pathology, medical terminology, and modality applications which include ultrasound, therapeutic exercises, massage, hydrotherapy, electrical stimulation, and other modality applications.
Surgical Technologist - Associate of Applied Science
This program trains the students to assist surgeons to sterilize the equipment, hold and pass tools, cut sutures, operate vital equipment and perform many other vital responsibilities. Though the environment provided to surgical technologists is well-lit, cool and clean; but they should become habitual to stand for long hours. The future for this program is bright.
Vocational Nursing Certificate Program
This program trains the students to assist physicians and RNs, administer medication, perform EKGs, take vital signs, collect data, monitor IV infusions, insert Nasogastric tubes, and insert Foley catheters.
Campus Locations & Online
CHCP Austin Campus
6330 East Highway 290
Austin, TX 78723
CHCP Dallas Campus
8390 Lyndon B. Johnson Frwy Suite 300
Dallas, TX 75243
CHCP Fort Worth Campus
4248 North Freeway
Fort Worth, TX 76137
(Medical Assistant Blended offered)
CHCP Houston Northwest Campus
240 Northwest Mall Blvd.
Houston, TX 77092
CHCP Houston Southwest Campus
One Arena Place
7322 Southwest Freeway Suite 100
Houston, TX 77074
CHCP San Antonio Campus
4738 NW Loop 410
San Antonio, TX 78229
For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit our website at, http://www.chcp.edu/disclosures