Health Sciences

QM - Quality Matters national certification

Two ACC Health Sciences courses achieve national QM certification

Posted on Thu, 08/13/2020 - 2:38pm

Two Austin Community College (ACC) Health Sciences courses have achieved national recognition for quality online and hybrid learning, bringing the college's total to three courses with national Quality Matters (QM) certification. HPRS 2300 —...

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Time running out to apply for ACC’s nationally-recognized Nursing Program

Posted on Thu, 02/06/2020 - 12:11pm

Austin Community College (ACC) is accepting applications for its nationally-recognized nursing program. Students have until February 21 to apply for the fall 2020 cohort.  The college’s vocational nursing (LVN) program was recently named among the...

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Connect with the hottest careers in Central Texas at ACC Fest

Posted on Tue, 11/05/2019 - 10:39am

Austin Community College (ACC) invites current and prospective students and their families to explore majors and career paths at the annual ACC Fest.   DATE: Saturday, November 9, 2019 TIME: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. LOCATION: ACC Highland Campus, 6101...

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Preparing for flu season, ACC experts weigh-in

Posted on Wed, 10/09/2019 - 2:11pm

By: Keri Brophy-Martinez, ACC Medical Lab Technology Department Chair It is that time of year again…flu season. Flu season officially begins October 1 and can potentially run until late April or early May. Flu incidence spikes during these months as...

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The voice patients need: Inside ACC’s first bachelor’s degree program in nursing

Posted on Fri, 06/07/2019 - 7:09pm

 “I like being able to make a difference in people’s lives. Patients come to us that are sick or don’t know what’s going on. A nurse is their voice, encourages them, and is just that reassuring presence they need but don’t always get.” For Austin...

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ACC and WGU Texas launch new partnership

Posted on Mon, 06/03/2019 - 10:58am

Austin Community College (ACC) and Western Governors University (WGU) Texas launched a new partnership Monday, June 3, to create seamless transfer pathways for ACC students, employees, and graduates seeking a bachelor’s or master’s degree at WGU...

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ACC expands Vocational Nursing program with evening and weekend courses

Posted on Wed, 03/27/2019 - 10:43am

Austin Community College (ACC) expands its vocational nursing program with new evening and weekend classes to accommodate students’ busy schedules. The new program option begins fall 2019. Applications are accepted through April 19....

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ACC student's tenacity makes medical school dreams a reality

Posted on Thu, 02/07/2019 - 5:00pm

Sammy Tran is packing his bags and stethoscope for medical school. “This is the moment I’ve been waiting for. I thought I would be stuck for the rest of my life doing a job that wasn’t meaningful to me, but now I’m following my dreams. I can put my...

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Health professions programs expanding on ACC, Texas State Round Rock campuses

Posted on Mon, 06/18/2018 - 4:35pm

Community Impact: Health professions programs expanding on ACC, Texas State Round Rock campuses By Kirby Killough   | 8:32 am June 16, 2018   | Updated 5:01 pm June 18, 2018 Located in Round Rock’s higher education district off of University...

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