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Pima Medical Institute Celebrates the Grand Opening of Its New Colorado Springs Campus

Posted: April 25, 2018 by Diane Smith
Colorado Springs Campus Ribbon Cutting
 


Pima Medical Institute’s Colorado Springs Campus was buzzing with activity on April 20, as the newly relocated campus location was officially unveiled.

Students, instructors and staff and community partners were on hand for an official ribbon cutting. Many also took part in campus tours and classroom demonstrations.

Dental Assistant Students at Pima Medical Institute Colorado Springs Campus
Serving the Colorado Springs community since 2002, the new campus features an expanded career services area, larger classrooms and a common space for studying. It also includes a larger Dental Assistant lab and provides Veterinary Assistant and Veterinary Technician students with an integrated campus experience by having their classes on campus.

“This new campus will help us further advance our mission of improving the quality of people’s lives by providing the best value in medical career education,” said Tara Dailey, Colorado Springs Campus Director.

According to the Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce, two out of the top ten most in-demand occupations in El Paso County are in the healthcare services industry and Pima Medical Institute plays a key role in providing the training to help supply the workforce for the hospitals and healthcare facilitates in the Colorado Springs community.

Pharmacy Technician Student


“We take our responsibility of educating and preparing students for employment very seriously,” said Fred Freedman, Pima Medical Institute President and CEO.  Freedman added, “It’s not just the ability to get a job, it’s the ability to keep a job and grow a career from that point forward. With this in mind, soft skills training is as much a part of our program as medical skills.”

Phlebotomy Technician Students
Pima Medical programs offered in Colorado Springs include Veterinary Technician, Dental Assistant, Medical Administrative Assistant, Medical Assistant, Pharmacy Technician and Veterinary Assistant.

The Colorado Springs campus is located off I-25 and Rockrimmon, near the Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame, making for more centralized access to residents of Colorado Springs and the surrounding El Paso County area.

Pima Medical Institute offers certificate, associate and online bachelor’s degree programs—all in the healthcare field. Programs focus on medical, dental and veterinary careers. For more information about Pima Medical and its programs, visit pmi.edu.
 





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