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Albuquerque

Our beautiful Albuquerque campus has been serving the community since 1985.

Albuquerque

Albuquerque

Our beautiful Albuquerque campus has been serving the community since 1985. Located in the medical hub of New Mexico, real-world medical centers are within reach of Pima Medical Institute students, including Presbyterian Hospital, Presbyterian Medical Services, Heart Hospital of New Mexico, Lovelace Women’s Hospital and the VA Medical Center.

Real-world labs and hands-on activities give students the confidence and capabilities to enter the workforce right after graduation. This campus offers six certificate programs and five associate degree programs.

NSLS Honor Society Chapter

Pima Medical Institute's Albuquerque Campus is a chapter of The National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS). Go here to learn more.

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  • 4400 Cutler Ave N.E.
    Albuquerque , NM 87110
  • 1-800-477-PIMA
  • Just off of I-40 at Washington Street and Cutler Avenue, our Albuquerque campus is located at the Pavilions at San Mateo.

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In compliance with the Federal Integrity rules mandated by the Department of Education, Pima Medical Institute is providing the following link to the New Mexico Higher Education Department’s complaint process. https://hed.state.nm.us/students-parents/student-complaints

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Programs Offered On This Campus

Dental Assistant

Program Length: Approximately
9 Months

In this program, students will learn how to work closely with a dental care team to ensure the best patient experience and assist in all phases of treatment, from oral care to administrative duties. Courses will focus on preparing patients for examination, taking X-rays, sterilizing equipment, preparing materials for impressions and much more.

Health Care Administration Certificate

Program Length: Approximately
8 months

In this program, students will learn the personal and professional skills needed to work as an entry-level healthcare administrative assistant. Courses will focus on how to work with medical insurance, triage appointments, assist with reporting and perform billing and coding tasks, among many other responsibilities. With these skills, you can serve as a key member of front-office medical team.

Medical Assistant

Program Length: Approximately
9 Months

In this program, students will learn how to work closely with all members of a medical team, including doctors and nurses. Medical assistants perform a range of clinical and clerical duties and act as a liaison between patients and doctors. Courses will focus on anatomy, routine laboratory procedures and frequent patient care procedures. Pima Medical’s training prepares students to begin working in the field with confidence immediately upon graduation.

Pharmacy Technician

Program Length: Approximately
9 Months

In this program, students will learn how to prepare and provide medications for patients. Courses will focus on preparing medication, compounding medications, interacting with those in the medical field such as doctors and nurses, operating automated dispensing equipment and much more. Students will receive professional and clinical training that prepares them for the daily responsibilities of a pharmacy technician.

Practical Nursing

Program Length: Approximately
12 Months

In this program, students will learn the various duties and responsibilities of a licensed practical nurse (LPN). This role works under the direction of registered nurses, nurse practitioners and doctors. Courses address measuring vital signs, starting IVs, assisting older patients with activities, collecting laboratory specimens and more.

Veterinary Assistant

Program Length: Approximately
9 Months

In this program, students will learn how to assist veterinarians with various responsibilities, including administrative and medical duties. Courses will focus on in-office procedures, animal nursing, laboratory testing, diagnostic imaging, surgical procedures and many other vital elements to a veterinary assistant’s role.

Dental Hygiene

Program Length: Approximately
23 months

In this program, you will learn to work directly with patients and help them properly care for their oral health. Dental hygienists clean and polish teeth and take X-rays and molds. They also perform some administrative duties, such as recording patients’ dental histories and updating charts. Your coursework will utilize real-world labs that prepare you for the workforce.

Physical Therapist Assistant

Program Length: Approximately
18 Months

In this program, learn how to help patients improve their mobility and movement following an injury or illness. Courses in this program focus on preparing you for a variety of tasks required on the job such as conducting exercise, performing massages, applying hot and cold packs and assisting in traction and other treatments. You will learn these skills in a truly hands-on experience at Pima Medical.

Radiography

Program Length: Approximately
24 Months

In this program, you will learn how to perform medical diagnostic imaging examinations. Courses will focus on anatomy, equipment protocols, radiation safety and other important areas of focus so you’re equipped with the skills needed to be successful in the field. Our real-world labs use the same equipment you’ll be working with in hospitals or clinics, so you don’t skip a beat on your first day on the job.

Respiratory Therapy

Program Length: Approximately
21 Months

In this program, you will study a broad range of respiratory health skills, including but not limited to advanced respiratory care techniques, pharmacology, cardiopulmonary disease, patient assessment and more. The day-to-day responsibilities of a respiratory therapist are as wide-ranging and unique as the patients they treat. You will also be qualified to handle critical care and emergencies related to respiratory issues.

Veterinary Technician

Program Length: Approximately
18 Months

In this program, you will be able to manifest your animal-loving dreams and work in a field dedicated to animal care. Learn about animal behavior, surgical assisting, testing procedures and more. This program offers a unique blended learning experience, with some instruction conducted online and some in-person. Your hands-on expertise will be gained working in well-equipped animal hospital settings.

Program Summaries

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