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This course provides students with an in-depth study of medical terminology, anatomy, physiology and pathology. The course focuses on clinical application and decision making in the healthcare environment. The course also prepares students to perform patient-care procedures including, but not limited to, respiratory care procedures, basic nursing, equipment maintenance and patient instruction. Students are taught clinical assistance skills and emergency care procedures that meet state requirements for licensure in radiography, basic life support, bandage application, physical assessment of patients, surgical asepsis, and basic diagnostic techniques. Students are also prepared to perform diagnostic tests, assist with physical examinations, EKG administration, basic pulmonary function, phlebotomy and catheterization. Students will also be trained to assist with minor surgeries including sterilization, basic radiologic procedures and allergy testing.

Tuition:  $3,500

Deposit:  $300  (Deposits are non-refundable)  

Background check required

*Books, testing fees, physical exam and TB test are included in tuition

Exams: NHA  

Students will take certification exam for Clinical Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA)

Payment Plans Available

Weekly payments are required.  Balance must be paid in full before the end of the course.  If balance is not paid in full, students will not be allowed to take NHA exam & attend externship.

Students are required to wear scrubs to class

Qualifications:

Minimum 18 years of age

Photo ID and social security card

High School Diploma/GED

CNA Certification

Must be able to pass background check

*Entrance exam, if required

Hours:

Monday – Friday  8:00am – 12:00pm, 1:00pm – 5:00pm, 5:00pm – 10:00pm   (16 weeks)

*160 hour externship required

Optional:  $20 scrubs; $15 stethoscope; $15 blood pressure cuff