Programs of Study

Program Type: Diploma Program

Medical Administrative Assistants work in today’s high-tech offices having the knowledge of Microsoft Office (Pro 2007) skills including; Word, Excel, PowerPoint as well as medical administrative knowledge. Students will also receive keyboarding skills, medical office accounting, and finance skills and be prepared to handle office procedures.

The Medical Administrative program is designed to prepare the students to work in today's high-tech offices and medical office clinics. Graduates will have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office skills including; Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint as well as medical administrative knowledge. Students will also receive keyboarding skills, business math, basic bookkeeping, and be prepared to handle office procedures.

Career Opportunities:

Medical Administrative certification preparation program graduates can be employed in medical office clinics, chiropractic clinics, and hospitals. The number of job openings is expected to grow faster than average as businesses expand and join the technical revolution.

Program Information:

14 weeks program includes 392 clock hours of classroom lectures and internship.

Certification:

Upon successful completion of the program, graduates will receive a certificate of completion and are eligible to become certified after passing the National Healthcareer Association Examination.

Program Type: Diploma Program

The Medical Assistant certified preparation program prepares students for entry-level employment in the health care field. This program provides training in administrative, clerical, and clinical skills, including, vital signs, medical histories, phlebotomy, first aid, CPR, routine laboratory procedures, sterilization, and maintenance of equipment. The training also includes the proper techniques for administering medications orally, subcutaneously, intramuscularly, and intradermally.

Career Opportunities:

Medical Assistants can be employed throughout the medical field namely: Doctor’s Offices, Clinics, Hospitals, Nursing Homes, Home Health Care Agencies, and other related occupations.

Program Information:

16 weeks program includes 412 clock hours of classroom lectures and internship.

Certification:

Upon successful completion of the program, graduates will receive a certificate of completion and are eligible to take the National Healthcareer Association Examination, for the following certifications:

  • Clinical Medical Assistant Certification
  • Phlebotomy Technician Certification
  • EKG Technician Certification

Program Type: Diploma Program

The Medical Billing/Coding Specialist certified preparation program is designed to prepare students for an introduction to icd-10-cm coding, CPT coding, Hicpics codex reimbursement methodology; including Medicare and Medicaid guidelines and requirements. Students will learn how to research manually, using the coding manuals, and will also be introduced to the electronic version of researching. Students will also be introduced to the CMS 1500 form on how to input and coordinate the benefits regarding Insurance in a third-party situation.

The students will receive basic medical administrative skills, scheduling, reception skills, and basic patient management action for posting payments in an outpatient situation.

Career Opportunities:

The Medical Billing/Coding Specialist can be employed throughout the medical field. Medical billers work in Doctor’s Offices, Clinics, Hospitals, Nursing Homes, Home Health Care Agencies, Insurance Agencies, and other related occupations.

Program Information:

16 weeks program includes 412 clock hours of classroom lectures and internship.

Certification:

Upon successful completion of the program, students will receive a letter of completion and are eligible to become certified after passing the National Health career Association Examination.

Program Type: Certified Preparation Program

This program focuses on entry-level skills and knowledge to practice as Nurse Assistants in a Long-Term Care setting. Students are taught how to: bath and dress patients, take vital signs, collect information about conditions and treatment plans, nurses and doctors; how to answer patient calls, examine patients for bruises, injuries/wounds, turning or reposition patients who are bedridden; lift patients into beds, wheelchairs or exam tables.

The course is divided into lecture, laboratory, and clinical practicum and is taught by licensed registered nurses who are Train-The-Trainers.

Career Opportunities:

Qualified health care workers are in great demand. Nursing Assistant graduates may find jobs in hospitals, nursing homes, and home health care agencies.

Program Information:

Day and Evening classes are offered. 75 clock hours of classroom lectures and lab with clinicals are offered in 13 days for day classes and 13 days for evening classes. This training takes place at both of our locations - 20225 Livernois, Detroit, and our second location at 24309 Joy Road, Dearborn Heights.

Certification:

The Nursing Assistant certified preparation program is approved by LARA - MI Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs.

The State of Michigan requires Nursing Assistants to be certified. Upon successful completion of the program, graduates are eligible to take the Michigan State Certification Examination.

Program Type: Certified Preparation Program

This program is a combination of Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Technician programs. Student are taught the duties of Nursing Assistant skills – (with emphasis on technical skills necessary to perform personal complex care on patients), medical terminology, anatomy and physiology as well as techniques of performing varieties of blood drawing and collection methods using proper techniques and precautions: vacuum collection devices, syringes, capillary skin puncture, butterfly needles and blood culture specimen collections. Training & techniques of perform EKG is also included.

Career Opportunities:

Qualified health care workers are in great demand. Patient Care Specialists may find jobs in Hospitals, Nursing Homes, and Home Healthcare Agencies.

Program Information:

The program is a total of 165 clock hours. Students will attend classes for 13 days of the NA program and 5 weeks for the Patient Care Tech program.

Certification:

Upon successful completion of this program, students will receive a Certificate and a letter of completion and will be eligible to take the CNA certification examination through the State of Michigan Department of Community Health (Thompson Pro-Metric Examination). Students will also be eligible to take the National Certification examination through the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) for the following certifications:

  • Patient Care Technician
  • Phlebotomy Technician
  • EKG Technician

Program Type: Certified Preparation Program

Patient Care Technician certified preparation program builds on the training and skills of the Nursing Assistant - technical skills necessary to perform personal care on patients, as well as training in medical terminology, anatomy and physiology.

This program also teaches students in the techniques of performing varieties of blood drawing and collection methods using proper techniques and precautions: vacuum collection devices, syringes, capillary skin puncture, butterfly needles and blood culture specimen collections. Proper training & techniques of perform EKG is also included.

Course Prerequisite: Michigan State requires CNA licensing prior to becoming a certified Patient Care Technician.

Career Opportunities:

Graduates may work in Acute Care Hospitals; Long-term Care and Home Health Care companies.

Program Information:

5 weeks program includes 90 clock hours of classroom lectures and internship.

Certification:

Upon successful completion of the program, students will receive a certificate of completion and will be eligible to take the National Certification Examination through the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) for the following certifications:

  • Patient Care Technician
  • Phlebotomy Technician
  • EKG Technician

Program Objective

Pharmacy technicians help licensed pharmacists provide medication and other healthcare products to patients. Technicians usually perform routine tasks to help prepare prescribed medication for patients, such as counting tablets and labeling bottles.

Technicians receive written prescriptions or requests for prescription refills from patients. They also may receive prescriptions sent electronically from the doctor’s office. They must verify that the information on the prescription is complete and accurate. To prepare the prescription, technicians must retrieve, count, pour, weigh, measure, and sometimes mix the medication. Then, they prepare the prescription labels, select the type of prescription container, and affix the prescription and auxiliary labels to the container. Technicians’ price and file the prescription, which must be checked by a pharmacist before it is given to a patient. They may also stock and take inventory of prescription and over-the-counter medications.

In hospitals, nursing homes, and assisted-living facilities, Pharmacy technicians have added responsibilities. They read patient charts and prepare and deliver the medicine to patients.

 

Program Information

Pharmacy technician education programs require classroom and laboratory method of teaching in a variety of areas, including medical and pharmaceutical terminology, basic mathematics, pharmaceutical calculations, pharmacy recordkeeping, pharmaceutical techniques, and pharmacy law and ethics. Technicians also are required to learn medication names, actions, uses, and doses.

Students will receive a letter of completion and a certificate at the end of the program.

This program is a 7 weeks program of 180 clock hours of lecture, laboratory & externship.

Certification

Upon successful completion of this program, students will receive a certificate and will be eligible to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) examination.

 

Career Opportunities

Pharmacy Technicians hold a significant percentage of jobs in the Pharmaceutical Industry. Pharmacy Technicians can be employed in the retail pharmacies, either independently owned or part of a drugstore chain, grocery store, department store, or mass retailer. They can also work in the hospitals, clinics, pharmaceutical wholesalers, and the Federal Government. 

Program Type: Certified Preparation Program

Pharmacy technicians help licensed pharmacists provide medication and other healthcare products to patients. Technicians usually perform routine tasks to help prepare prescribed medication for patients, such as counting tablets and labeling bottles. Technicians receive written prescriptions or requests for prescription refills from patients. They also may receive prescriptions sent electronically from the doctor’s office. They must verify that the information on the prescription is complete and accurate. To prepare the prescription. Technicians must retrieve, count, pour, weigh, measure, and sometimes mix the medication. Then, they prepare the prescription labels, select the type of prescription container, and affix the prescription and auxiliary labels to the container.

Career Opportunities:

Pharmacy technicians held about 211,000 jobs in 2002. Two-thirds of all jobs were in retail pharmacies, either independently owned or part of a drugstore chain, grocery store, department store, or mass retailer. About 22 percent of jobs were in hospitals and a small proportion was in mail-order and Internet pharmacies, clinics, pharmaceutical wholesalers, and the Federal Government.

Program Information:

Pharmacy technician education programs require classroom and laboratory methods of teaching in a variety of areas, including medical and pharmaceutical terminology, basic mathematics, pharmaceutical calculations, pharmacy recordkeeping, pharmaceutical techniques, and pharmacy law and ethics. Program total clock hours are 180 clock hours. 

Certification:

Upon successful completion of this program, students will receive a Certificate and a letter of completion and will be eligible for the National Certification examination through the National Healthcareer Association (NHA).

Program Type: Certified Preparation Program

The Phlebotomy certified preparation program prepares students to be responsible for the prompt processing of inpatients/out-patients specimen collections as well as the delivery of specimens to the laboratory. Also, the recognition of various age-related needs and the provision of age-appropriate care are implemented.
Students will be trained to perform varieties of blood collection methods using proper techniques and precautions. These include vacuum collection devices, syringes, capillary skin punctures, butterfly needles, and blood culture specimen collections.

Career Opportunities:

Employment opportunities are found in Hospitals, Physician Offices, Commercial Laboratories, and other Health Care settings where there is blood collection.

Program Information:

4 weeks program includes 90 clock hours of classroom lectures and internship.

Certification:

Upon successful completion of the program, students will receive a letter of completion and are eligible to become certified after passing the National Healthcareer Association Examination.