pima medical institute-denver

Last Updated on December 28, 2022


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7475 Dakin StreetDenver, CO 80221800-477-PIMAWe are proud to have been serving the Denver community since 1988. Whether you are interested in the dental, medical assisting, radiography, physical therapy or respiratory therapy industry, we have programs to fit almost any student’s needs. We also boast the only laser-eye surgery – ophthalmic medical technician – program in Colorado and surrounding states.

Our Denver campus is conveniently located near the I-25 and US-36 (Denver Boulder Turnpike). As is the case at all of our campuses, students receive hands-on learning opportunities with instructors who are focused on your success and prepare you for a real-world healthcare career.

Programs Offered At This Campus


Dental Assistant

A dental assistant has a variety of responsibilities, including helping patients feel comfortable and easing anxieties, assisting the dentist during treatment procedures and teaching patients the skills needed to maintain and improve oral health. This certificate can help you become a dental assistant, orthodontic assistant, oral surgery assistant or surgical dental assistant.Health Care Administration Certificate

Health care administrative assistants are key members of the front-office medical staff. These assistants manage electronic health records, greet patients and ensure the office operates efficiently. With this training, you can become a medical administrative assistant, medical secretary, medical receptionist, medical office specialist, office manager or medical records clerk.Medical Assistant

Medical assistants work closely with healthcare team members, including doctors and nurses. They treat patients from newborns to senior citizens. As a medical assistant, you may work in physicians’ offices, hospitals, clinics or outpatient medical facilities. You also may work in administrative support occupations, medical assisting education or office management.Nursing Assistant /Nurse Aide

A nurse aide or nursing assistant serves a vital role on the healthcare team, helping patients with daily activities and maintaining patient hygiene. With this certificate, you may work in clinics, hospitals, home healthcare agencies, long-term care facilities, retirement communities or assisted living facilities.Pharmacy Technician

A pharmacy technician works alongside pharmacists to help provide medications and healthcare products to patients. With this training, you might work in hospitals, retail or mail order pharmacies, assisted living facilities, nursing homes, in-home health environments or other healthcare facilities.Sterile Processing Technician

The cleanliness, functionality and inventory of healthcare instrumentation and equipment is dependent on sterile processing technicians. You can be prepared to work in hospitals, surgery centers, third party reprocessors or transplant reprocessors.Veterinary Assistant

A veterinary assistant cares for animals in an animal hospital or clinic setting, under the supervision of a veterinarian or veterinary technician. With a veterinary assistant certificate, opportunities such as a laboratory animal caretaker or animal care and service worker will open up. You may work in private veterinary clinics, animal shelters, animal hospitals or even zoos.Request More Info


Occupational Therapy Assistant

Occupational therapy assistants help all ages of patients with all different types of disabilities and challenges to allow them to participate in everyday life activities. You could find yourself serving in public schools, hospitals, rehabilitation centers, mental health centers and nursing homes and other community settings.Ophthalmic Medical Technician

Blending medicine with technology, the ophthalmic medical technician can initiate patient exams, measure and record visual stats, perform diagnostic procedures, assist in clinical and surgical settings, prepare patients for eye-transplant surgery and more. Ophthalmic medical technicians can work in clinics, hospitals, multispecialty offices, private practices and refractive surgery centers. Watch our OMT info videoPhysical Therapist Assistant

Physical therapist assistants help patients who are recovering from injuries and illnesses, helping them to gain better movement and function. As a physical therapist assistant, you’ll have opportunities in the offices of physical therapists, hospitals, nursing care facilities, home healthcare services, outpatient clinics and school systems.Radiography

A radiographer, or radiologic technologist, performs diagnostic medical imaging examinations. These technicians work in hospitals, physicians’ offices, clinics, diagnostic imaging centers and outpatient care centers.Respiratory Therapy

Respiratory therapists are specialists in diagnosis, treatment, prevention, management and rehabilitation of patients with breathing or other cardiopulmonary disorders. As a respiratory therapist, you could work in hospitals, specialty asthma or cystic fibrosis clinics, long-term care facilities, pulmonologists’ offices, sleep labs or air and ambulance transport companies.Surgical Technology

Surgical technologists prepare operating rooms, supplies and equipment for surgical procedures, manage sterile fields throughout the operative procedure and advocate for patient safety. With this degree, you can work in hospitals, outpatient surgery centers, endoscopy clinics, plastic surgery offices, medical device companies, labor and delivery or sterile processing departments.Request More Info


Expanded Duties Dental Assistant

The Expanded Duties Dental Assistant course covers expanded duties, techniques, procedures and different applications, which will prepare dental assistants for advanced employment. Expanded skills covered include dentifying cavity classifications; packing, carving and polishing amalgam restorations; placing temporary filling materials or ion crowns and more.Request More InfoProgram SummariesCertificate

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Pima Medical Institute’s instructors have years of relevant, hands-on experience to share with students. These academically and professionally qualified instructors create authentic scenarios during your courses in our real-world labs.

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