Academy for Nursing and Health Occupations

A Private, Not-for-Profit, Licensed and Nationally Accredited College of Nursing
Where dreams of a Better Tomorrow Come True … Learn, Grow, Become …
Located at:
5154 Okeechobee Blvd
West Palm Beach, FL 33417
Phone: (561)683-1400
Fax: (561)683-6773
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Lois M. Gackenheimer Richards, PhD Ed, MSN, RN
Executive Director / President

  1. 17 years of age or older.
  2. Demonstration of an interest in the training provided.
  3. Proof of High School Diploma or GED. If not from the US, it must specify that it is the equivalent of a US High School Diploma.
  4. Students involved in special grant programs who don’t have a HS Diploma may be accepted and will be offered remediation sessions.
  5. Compliance with the "Drug Free" college requirements.
  6. Employment in health occupations necessitates the ability to pass the Florida Board of Nursing requirements and Clinical requirements for Criminal Background Checks. Potential students with such problems will be helped with exemption procedures if applicable, and if not applicable, will be strongly advised not to register for health care programs due to Florida Statute 456.0635 described below.

If clinical sites require additional health screenings including but not limited to Tuberculosis Testing, Influenza Vaccine, and/or physical exam, ANHO will provide such screenings