300 Seymour Ave. Ste. 206  | Derby, CT 06418-1343  |  (203) 732-1276

Griffin Hospital School of Allied Health Careers

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Our spring 2017 semester offers an accelerated, 5-week Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) program starting March 20.

We also offer day and evening classes for our Patient Care Technician (PCT) and Phlebotomy programs - check back for more information on dates and times.

The School of Allied Health Careers provides exceptional healthcare education with knowledgeable and experienced teachers who are nationally certified or master’s prepared nurses. Students get ample hands-on training in patient care at Griffin Hospital and an extended care facility. Accredited by the Connecticut Department of Higher Education and approved by the State of Connecticut Department of Health, the school offers one-on-one teaching that has helped its graduates achieve a high rate of success on certification tests. Also, the school boasts a strong job placement rate with most graduates quickly finding positions at Griffin or other area hospitals.

Admission Requirements

Students include those seeking second careers, recent high school graduates, and everything in between. The Phlebotomy and Patient Care Technician Course is open to anyone 18 years or older with a High School Diploma or GED or 17 years of age with a high school diploma.  A pre-admission interview and application fee are required prior to enrollment in the class. Requirements for the Certified Nursing Assistant Program you must currently be a high school senior or have already obtained your diploma or GED.

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Funding to help launch the Griffin Hospital School of Allied Health Careers was provided by the following: