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, PhD Ed, MSN, RN
Executive Director / President
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Student Services

  1. Housing - The college does not maintain housing for students. A list of reliable Realtors and rental properties in close proximity to the college will be provided to the student that requests housing assistance at the time of enrollment. Referals to local agencies to apply for Subsidized Housing are provided.

  2. Student Records Student records are permanently retained by the college and are available to students upon individual request. There is a $5.00 fee for processing an official transcript. Student records will be provided to potential employers after a release is provided by the student. Students will be provided with a Grade Report at the end of each unit of the Nursing Program and at the one-third and two-thirds of the Health Occupations Programs scheduled hours. In the event that qualified applicants are denied entry to this college, records will be maintained for at least one year.

  3. Student Placement and Advisement Services - Students are assisted with placement and furnished names and addresses of employment possibilities. Inquiries made to ANHO from potential employers will be posted on the Job Club bulletin board. The ANHO will assist the student with employment, directly or indirectly, to the best of its ability, but cannot guarantee employment. The college will maintain records of initial employment for one year following training completion or termination and will furnish references and transcript information by student request.

  4. Child Care - The college does not provide child care, but students are assisted with locating subsidized and affordable child care arrangements.

  5. Food - Students are assisted to apply for Food Stamps if eligible and to receive food for needy families provided by local churches and synagogues. The college maintains a list of current food sources and will assist students with donations.

  6. Clothing - The college solicits clothing for adults and children from local thrift shops and private parties. These donations are made available to students.

  7. Transportation - The college will assist students in applying for public transportation vouchers and will also assist students in arranging car pooling.

  8. Volunteer Services - The college assists students with students/alumnae volunteers willing to help with housing, child care, transportation, tutoring and counseling.

  9. Social Services - The college will make students aware of services provided in Palm Beach County through the CareerSource Palm Beach County and the "Where to Turn in Palm Beach County" Directory, and the “211 Directory” (www.211.org).

  10. Health Counseling - Initial acceptance of students is conditioned on the student being in physical health appropriate for the job he or she is pursuing. However, as students succumb to various illnesses and/or health emergencies, the Executive Director (Registered Nurse) will serve as the health consultant together with an Instructor/Employment Counselor. They will treat, advise, and refer as is indicated and will keep the individual student's and aggregate students' best interest in mind while making decisions. The Advisory Physician and Advisory Committee Nurses are always available to guide and to assist as well as the Palm Beach County Fire Rescue Team, local emergency room at St. Mary's Hospital, County Health Clinic, and Palm Beach County Health Dept.

    All student services are available to all students including on-line learners.

  11. On-Line Courses - ANHO is utilizing McGraw-Hill Connect Platform asynchronous. This is a very user-friendly platform. Students will be oriented to the McGraw-Hill Connect by completing the required Student Registration Tutorial for distance education through the platform. All faculty involved in distance education have appropriate Connect accounts set up and will receive preliminary training. The faculty have extensive on-line teaching experience.

    Student hardware/software requirements: McGraw-Hill Connect works with the following operating systems: Windows XP Home Edition 2002 SP2, SP pro 2002, Vista Home Premium, Windows 7, Mac OS x Snow Leopard 10.6, Lion 10.7, Mountain Lion 10.8. Browsers: Firefox 12+, Internet Explorer 8, 9, Google Chrome 18+, Safari 5.x. Plug Ins: Flash 11+ Java SE6, SE7, Quicktime 7.7+.

    McGraw-Hill takes service and customer support very seriously. McGraw-Hill provides self-service on-line technical support at www.mhhe.com/support or live support via phone at 800-331-5094 during the following hours: Monday – Thursday 7:00 am – 10:00 pm ET, Friday 7:00 am – 5:00 pm ET, and Sunday 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm ET.

    The Academy for Nursing and Health Occupations will provide customer academic support/assistance for student inquiries Monday through Thursday 8:30 am – 8:30 pm. Students will be required to work on their on-line course work and communicate with their class and teachers during these hours. Friday, Saturday and Sunday are days off at the school and may be used for study time. Students will have an on-line text book for to augment learning. Inquiries will be answered within 24 hours except on days the school is closed.

    McGraw-Hill offers library resources for each specific general education course the student is enrolled in. Students also have access through the school’s library. Library and Information Resources Network (LIRN) and CINHAL virtual libraries offers students millions of peer-viewed and full-text journals, magazines, e-books, podcasts, audio, and video resources to support their academic studies from Gale Cengage, ProQuest, EBSCO, CREDO Reference, e-library, and more, covering topics for general education, science and nursing services.