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2021CARRINGTON COLLEGEACADEMICCATALOGVolume VI.IIFebruary 4, 2021 to December 31, 2021Updated May 19, 2021 2021 Carrington College. All rights reserved.Carrington College Academic Catalog1 P age

2021 Carrington College. All rights reserved. Carrington College updates this catalog at least once annually. Carrington Collegereserves the right to change the terms and conditions outlined in this catalog at any time without notice. Information is current at the timeof printing. This catalog supersedes all previous editions and is in effect until a subsequent catalog is published either in print or online.Updates made after the initial publication on February 4, 2021 are available via carrington.edu/carrington-college /catalog/. It is theresponsibility of applicants and students to check for updates. Carrington College is a subsidiary of San Joaquin Valley College, Inc.,located at 3828 W. Caldwell Ave., Visalia, CA 93277. San Joaquin Valley College, Inc. is the parent organization of Carrington Collegeand San Joaquin Valley College.Carrington College Academic Catalog2 P age

LETTER FROM THE PRESIDENTDear Future Graduates:Welcome to Carrington College! We are honored that you havechosen to pursue your education with us and are excited that you arestarting on a journey to reach both your personal and professionalgoals. We encourage you to take advantage of the many academicand professional opportunities that will be presented to you during yourtime as a student and graduate of Carrington College.Carrington College takes great pride in the instruction and services wedeliver to our students on a daily basis. Our faculty and staff arecommitted to providing you with an excellent educational experiencethat we believe will prepare you to build your knowledge and developyour potential.Over five decades ago, Carrington College began with a commitmentto educating our students and fostering professional success for ourgraduates. Today, we stay true to that commitment and have theprivilege of serving thousands of students across 16 campuses.Throughout the years student success is the measure of our success.Students, faculty and staff at Carrington College are encouraged toachieve their highest potential. We strive for excellence and quality ineverything we do and are committed to keeping our curriculum,teaching methods and equipment current to meet the needs ofstudents, faculty, and the professional communities we serve.We look forward to your graduation and opportunities to pursueemployment in your chosen career field. I hope that your experiencewith Carrington College fosters a desire to embrace life-long learningand inspires you to take an active and productive role in yourcommunity.Sincerely,Mitch Charles MBAPresident, Carrington CollegeCarrington College Academic Catalog3 P age

TABLE OF CONTENTSMission/Philosophy . 6Location & Hours of Operation. 7SJVC INC. Board of Directors . 12Accreditation & Approvals . 13Holiday Calendar . 20College Leadership . 21Governing Board . 22Education Delivery Options. 23Programs of Study . 25Associate Degree in Nursing . 27Criminal Justice: Corrections . 31Dental Assisting . 38Dental Hygiene . 46Electrical Technology . 53Health Information Technology . 54Health Studies. 59Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning and Refrigeration . 62Maintenance Technician . 65Massage Therapy . 68Medical Administrative Assistant . 76Medical Assisting . 80Medical Billing and Coding. 88Medical Radiography . 94Nursing Bridge . 97Pharmacy Technology . 101Phlebotomy Technician . 106Physical Therapist Assistant . 108Physical Therapy Technology . 113Practical Nursing . 116LVN to ADN . 121Respiratory Care . 126Surgical Technology . 134Veterinary Assisting . 140Carrington College Academic Catalog4 P age

TABLE OF CONTENTSVeterinary Technology . 143Vocational Nursing . 146General Education . 153Course Descriptions. 160Start Dates . 214General Student Information . 217Admission Requirements and Procedures. 220Academic Policies . 226Graduation Requirements . 239Tuition & Fees . 240Financial Assistance . 247Student Services . 259Regulations . 262Administration & Faculty . 267Supplemental Information . 276Carrington College Academic Catalog5 P age

MISSION STATMENTThe mission of Carrington College is to provide career-focused associate degree and certificate programs inhealthcare, trades, and industrial majors to a diverse population of students. Carrington College will ensure equitable and inclusive access to our programs, resources, andservices. Programs are developed to meet student, employer, and community needs by providing hands-ontraining and instruction delivered through onsite, online, and blended modalities. The College uses outcomes, skills, and inquiry-based approaches to education. The College models it programs and curricular objects to align with the College’s institutional learningoutcomes encompassing critical thinking, collaboration, communication, and professionalism.Carrington College encourages students to work to achieve their highest potential while attaining theircareer goals. The College strives for excellence and quality in everything it does and instills in its studentsthe same aspirations.INSTITUTION-SET STANDARDSThe following institution-set standards for student achievement have been approved by the Board ofGovernors:StandardCourse CompletionPassing grade in course and persist to next mod/term.DefinitionInstitutional aggregate score ofannual course completion rate.Measure80%GraduationGraduation rate for a calendar year.Institutional aggregate ofannual graduation rate.50%PlacementIn-field placement in a calendar year.Institutional aggregate ofannual placement rate.50%Certification/LicensureAchieve passing score on specified exam perprogrammatic accreditation.Programs with programmaticaccreditation thresholds will meetestablished standards*Variesbyprogram.* Standards represent the minimum threshold for performance in these programs: Associate Degree in Nursing,Dental Assisting, Dental Hygiene, LVN to ADN, Medical Assisting, Medical Radiography, Nursing Bridge, PracticalNursing, Respiratory Care, Surgical Technology, Veterinary Technology, and Vocational Nursing. Accomplishment ofthe standards is one of the methods that the College uses to assess how well it is fulfilling its mission.Carrington College Academic Catalog6 P age

LOCATIONS & HOURS OFOPERATIONAlbuquerque Campus1001 Menaul Blvd. N.E.Albuquerque, NM 87107Phone: 505 254 7777Monday – Thursday7:30 am – 10:00 pmFriday 8:00 am – 5:00 pmSaturday 9:00 am – 1:00 pmCertificate programsDental AssistingMassage TherapyMedical AssistingMedical Billing and CodingPharmacy TechnologyPractical NursingAssociate Degree programsAssociate Degree in NursingAlbuquerque Campus PhysicalResourcesThe campus is located just west ofI-25 on Menaul Boulevard. Thecampus is centrally located andoffers almost 35,000 square feet ofspace tailored to hands-on trainingandone-on-oneinteractionbetween instructors and students.The campus provides fullyequipped science labs and lators and custom-designedscenarios to help students developskills and build confidence. Thecampus includes classrooms withceiling-mounted LCD projectorsand a medical library equippedwithreferencematerials,textbooks, and journals. TheCarrington library website offersonline resources and professionalorganization information.Boise Campus1122 N. Liberty St.Boise, ID 83704Phone: 208 672 0711Monday – Thursday7:00 am – 8:00 pmFriday 8:00 am – 5:00 pmSaturday 9:00 am – 1:00 pmBoise Auxiliary Site1200 N Liberty St.Boise ID 83704Phone: 208 672 0711Monday – Thursday7:30 am – 10:00 pmFriday 9:00 am – 5:00 pmCertificate programsDental AssistingMassage TherapyMedical AssistingMedical Billing and CodingPharmacy TechnologyPractical NursingAssociate Degree programsDental HygieneHealth StudiesNursing BridgePhysical Therapist AssistantBoise Campus PhysicalResourcesFound just north of I-184, theBoise campus is located nearmany health care facilities. Thecampus features classrooms andsimulation labs equipped with theleading technology and a fullmultimedia library that provides awealth of up- to-date resources forresearchandstudy.TheCarrington library website offersonline resources and professionalorganization information. The50,600 square feet of spaceprovides a variety of valuablehands-on training in realisticsettings. In addition, the campusalso offers a dental clinic wherestudents participate in providingfree and low-cost dental servicesto the students and members ofthe community.Citrus Heights CampusPhysical ResourcesThe campus occupies 27,100square feet of space in a singlestory building in Citrus Heights,California. The campus includesclassrooms with ceiling‐mountedLCD projectors, a medical libraryequipped with reference materials,textbooks and journals, a learninglaboratory and science labs. TheCarrington library website offersonline resources and professionalorganization information. TheCitrusHeightscampusclassrooms consist of threecomputer labs, a veterinarytechnology surgery lab, a dentallab, a medical assisting lab andfive lecture classrooms. It alsofeatures a student break room, astaff lounge, a financial servicesarea, a career services area, afaculty room with 4 offices and 20faculty workstations and 10administrative offices.Las Vegas Campus5740 S. Eastern Ave., Ste. 140Las Vegas, NV 89119Phone: 702 688 4290Monday – Thursday7:00 am – 10:00 pmFriday 7:30 am – 5:00 pmSaturday 9:00 am – 1:00 pmCertificate programsDental AssistingMedical AssistingMedical Billing and CodingCitrus Heights Campus7301 Greenback Ln., Ste. ACitrus Heights, CA 95621 Phone:916 242 7855Associate Degree ProgramsAssociate Degree in NursingPhysical Therapist AssistantRespiratory CareMonday – Thursday7:30 am – 10:30 pmFriday 9:00 am – 5:00 pmLas Vegas Campus PhysicalResourcesThe Carrington College—LasVegas campus offers certificateand degree programs in a 26,191square foot facility composed ofmodernclassroomsandlaboratories. Each classroom isequipped with LCD projectors andwireless computer access. Labsare outfitted with microscopes,anatomymodels,simulationmanikins and other equipment toCertificate programsDental AssistingMedical AssistingMedical Billing and CodingPharmacy TechnologyAssociate Degree programsVeterinary TechnologyCarrington College Academic Catalog7 P age

LOCATIONS & HOURS OFOPERATIONapproximate each subject areas’professionalsettings.TheCarrington library website offersonline resources and professionalorganizationinformation.Inaddition, the Las Vegas campuspartners with area hospitals andfacilities to accommodate studentsin their clinical experience.Mesa Campus1001 W. Southern Ave., Ste. 130Mesa, AZ 85210Phone: 480 212 1611Monday – Thursday7:00 am – 10:00 pmFriday 7:00 am – 5:00 pmSaturday 9:00 am – 1:00 pmMesa Dental Hygiene Clinic1300 S. Country Club Dr., Ste. 2Mesa, AZ 85210Phone: 480 717 3510Monday –Thursday8:30 am–4:00 pmCertificate programsDental AssistingMedical AssistingMedical Billing and CodingPharmacy TechnologyPhysical Therapy TechnologyVeterinary AssistingAssociate degree programsAssociate Degree in NursingDental HygienePhysical Therapist AssistantMesa Campus PhysicalResourcesThe Mesa campus is made up oftwoindividualfacilitiesapproximately one mile apart. Withover 58,000 square feet of space,the campus provides a diverselearning environment designed togive students valuable hands-ontraining in realistic settings. TheCarrington library website offersonline resources and professionalorganization information. Thecampus features a simulationtheater equipped with high-techMETI Human Patient Simulators,viewing systems and simulationprogrammingcapabilities.Inaddition to the simulation lab, thecampus offers a modern dentalhygiene clinic that is open to thepublic.Ontario Campus4580 Ontario Mills Parkway,Ste. 200Ontario, CA 91764Phone: 909 868 5834Monday – Thursday7:00 am – 10:30 pmFriday 8:00 am – 3:00 pmAssociate degree programsVeterinary TechnologyOntario Campus PhysicalResourcesCarrington College shares thefacility with another accreditedinstitution. The two colleges sharea 50,000 square foot facility.Carrington College students areprovided full campus access,includingcomputerlabs,comfortable student lounges,outside patio areas, a modernlibrary and a student resourcescenter. The campus equipmentincludes dedicated veterinarytechnologylaboratoryandinstructional space. Administrativespace accommodates academicteam, and student service roles forthe college. The Carrington librarywebsite offers online resourcesand professional organizationinformation.ResourcesThe Phoenix Campus sharesspace with another accreditedinstitution. The two colleges sharea 120,000 square foot facility.Carrington College students haveaccess to 34,313 total square feet(not including shared uses) of thestudent success center, computerlabs, cafeteria and two studentlounges. The facility providesstudents with a simulation retailpharmacy laboratory. The campusalso has lecture classrooms withceiling-mounted LCD projectors, alearning laboratory, science labsand a medical library equippedwithreferencematerials,textbooks, and journals. TheCarrington library website offersonline resources and professionalorganization information.Phoenix Education Center(Trades Education Center)8836 N. 23rd Ave., Building BPhoenix, AZ 85021 Monday–Thursday8:00 am–12:00 pm and6:00 pm-10:00 pmCertificate programsElectrical TechnologyHeating, Ventilation, AirConditioning and RefrigerationMaintenance TechnicianVeterinary AssistingPhoenix Campus2149 W. Dunlap Ave.,Ste. 103Phoenix, AZ 85021Phone: 602 313 7082Associate degree programsElectrical TechnologyHeating, Ventilation, AirConditioning and RefrigerationMaintenance TechnicianMonday–Thursday8:00 am–10:00 pmFriday 8:00 am–5:00 pmSaturday (varies)Phoenix Education CenterPhysical ResourcesThe Phoenix Education Centerwas established in 2020 and isapprox. 19000 sq. ft. The facilityprovides students five lab spaces,two tool rooms and a studentlounge. The Carrington librarywebsite offers online resourcesand professional organizationinformation.Certificate programsDental AssistingMedical AssistingMedical Billing and CodingPharmacy TechnologyAssociate degree programsAssociate Degree in NursingHealth StudiesRespiratory CareSurgical TechnologyPhoenix Campus PhysicalCarrington College Academic CatalogGlendale Learning Center6751 N. Sunset Blvd.,Ste. E104Glendale, AZ 85305Phone: 602 393 59028 P age

LOCATIONS & HOURS OFOPERATIONMonday – Friday8:30 am – 5:00 pmCertificate programsDental AssistingMedical AssistingMedical Billing and CodingGlendale Learning CenterPhysical ResourcesThe campus provides modernpractical labs to support thelaboratorycomponentofcoursework. With three dentalassisting operatories