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Americare School of Nursing

Americare School of Nursing
7275 Estapona Circle
Fern Park, FL 32730

With two locations in Fern Park and St. Petersburg, Florida, the Americare School of Nursing (ASN) has been providing educational programs in healthcare since 1972. Owned by Baran School of Technology, Inc., the parent corporation of Americare Acquisition, LLC, the mission of ASN is to educate students to be dedicated, caring, and competent professionals through educational programs that promote excellence in critical thinking, proper behavior and clinical performance. The school offers a variety of healthcare programs for the following careers; medical billing & coding specialist; medical assistant, patient care technician; pharmacy technician, basic X-ray Medical assistant or technician, dental assistant; surgical technician, radiology and practical nursing.

Both day and evening classes are offered. The staff prides itself on supporting their diverse, non-traditional student body by encouraging them to become life-long learners and contribute to their communities, employers, and country. The goal of the administration and staff is to provide a quality education that is affordable, realistic and prepares graduates to be able to function in a health care system that is constantly changing with in our diverse society. Financial aid and job placement assistance is offered for qualified students. The Career Services Office employs a clinical site coordinators and a career services director to help students meet employment goals.

The Americare School of Nursing gained accreditation through the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) and is licensed by the Commission for Independent Education. The main campus operates out of Fern Park, Florida with another (non-main) campus located in St. Petersburg, Florida. Applicants must have a high school diploma or a GED and pass a personal interview with an admissions representative.

Quick Facts

  • The main campus in Fern Park, Florida, located right between the cities of Orlando and Casselberry in Florida. In January 2004, ASN established a non-main campus in the city of St. Petersburg, Florida.

  • ASM's financial aid office offers Federal Stafford Subsidized and Unsubsidized Loans, Federal Pell Grants, and FSEOG (Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants).

  • Students complete clinical externships to give them the hands on experience of working in a health care setting and reviewed for consideration towards their diploma.

  • The Career Services Office helps graduates with resumes, interviewing skills and in obtaining jobs. They provide job leads and help send graduates on interviews.

  • This school profile has been compiled and updated by The CollegeBound Network. The school is not affiliated with The CollegeBound Network and shall not be considered a sponsor of this program.