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Northwest Career College is built on the foundations of family and the bonds that bind them. Dr. Kenny and his children have dedicated themselves to the mission of educating students and helping them to succeed in their chosen profession. Once you enter the doors of Northwest, you are family, through and through.
Come join the Northwest Family where you’re connected for life.
Since 1997, thousands of students have walked through the doors of Northwest and have gone on to become successful Massage Therapists, Dental Assistants, Medical Assistants, Medical Insurance Specialists and Paralegals. Won’t you join the fine group of Northwest Alumni now serving the community in a variety of professions? Explore Northwest Career College and see where your future can lead. Come tour our campus today!
At Northwest Career College, ours is a student-centered philosophy where students come first. Our open door and open heart approach to education sets us apart from all others. It’s a feeling you get when you first walk in our doors.
Every Alumni is welcome back on the campus of Northwest Career College. We love to hear your successes and share in your life’s progress. The absolute best, though, is when you return to the classroom and speak with our current students. Alumni come-backs always give students that extra bit of inspiration to help them see that their goals are achievable and real.
Drug abuse has been a documented issue in the United States since the beginning of the 20th century. When heroin surfaced here, we met it with regulation such as the Pure Food and Drug Act of 1906 and established organizations like the F.D.A to prevent the detriment drugs of its nature can cause. When marijuana and psychedelic drugs became abundant, they were scheduled and controlled to bring abuse to almost a screeching halt. When the streets were flooded with cocaine, law enforcement attempted to arrest anyone whose hands were dirty from illegal drugs.
Today there is a different epidemic facing this country. Narcotic drugs are disguising themselves as solutions though in reality when abused, they can be put in the same box as cocaine, heroin, and marijuana. Currently it is legal to possess certain drugs when given permission by a physician. The problem is when not taken exactly as prescribed, these beneficial prescriptions become a threat. However, we are fighting this most recent battle with science and education. Pharmacy employees across the country are being trained to spot fraud, addiction, and dependence in patients. Medications like naloxone and homatropine are utilized to deter abusers by making abuse not so appealing. Doctors are fighting abuse with knowledge and changing to alternative therapies when there are alternatives to narcotics. America is facing a problem with a brilliant solution: education.