allied-health focused programs are designed to prepare you to
excel in today’s most in-demand jobs in the fastest growing
industries. Our supportive staff and caring instructors will guide
you to your success from your first day to your graduation. You
can complete your certification in any one of our programs in
as little as six weeks to four months.
Basic Nursing Assistant
The Nurse Assistant Certificate Program prepares students for
employment in long-term care facilities, home health agencies,
and hospitals where basic bedside nursing care is needed. Classroom
instruction includes an introduction to healthcare, infection
control, basic nursing skills, body structure and function, and
the job-seeking process. Basic computer skills are also introduced,
at it relates to the healthcare industry. Students will participate
in clinical activities under the supervision of an instructor.
All OBRA Skill Standards are included into this competency-based
The Medical Assisting Program prepares individuals interested
in the health care industry in performing various clinical and
administrative functions in a health care facility. This 52-weeks
program will introduce students to the role of medical assistant
and expose them to this profession's versatile profession. Students
will learn various tasks such as the following: preparing treatment
rooms for patients' examinations; scheduling appointments and
maintaining medical records; interviewing patients and measuring
their vital signs; recording weight and height; operating x-ray,
electrocardiograph (EKG), and other equipment in administering
routine diagnostic tests; and completing insurance forms.
Medical Billing and Coding
In this easy-to-understand medical billing and coding course,
students will learn how to process insurance claims and provide
billing services for medical doctors, radiologists, physical therapists
and other health care providers. They will recognize and use legal
aspect and term associated with medical health insurance, medical
savings programs, network and billing. At the end of this course,
he or she will appreciated the different career paths in the filed
of health information management and explain the different types
This 100 hours course-program provides students with the theory
and basic knowledge of pharmacy information systems, regulatory,
legal, and ethical considerations, drug calculations, terminology
and other skills necessary to a pharmacy technician’s job
performance. This course will also prepare them to competently
take the pharmacy technician certification exam.
Phlebotomy Technician Program covers all the responsibilities
and skills of the laboratory phlebotomist. Topics include the
history of phlebotomy, introduction to the laboratory, law and
legal issues, medical terminology, various blood drawing techniques,
communication and organizational skills, proper body mechanics,
and infection standard universal precautions. Students completing
the practicum section of this course will be eligible to take
the national board exam for qualification as a Phlebotomy Technician.
English Composition is designed to improve students’ analytical
skills by intensively engaging them with their reading materials.
Strong emphasis is placed on using writing to develop a logical
line of thought in response to substantive reading assignments.
A brief review of the basic elements of grammar will guide students
in writing clear, concise expository essays. They will learn how
to develop ideas through expository patterns such as narration,
process analysis, classification, comparison and contrast, literary
analysis and argumentation.
This Reading and Comprehension class provides students the fundamental
skills of writing clear, concise, and effective written materials
in the forms of essays, enabling them to prepare for the rigorous
demands of academic and professional writing. This 50-hours course
will enable students to recount the writing process, formulate
unified/coherent paragraphs, and edit their own work. Upon completion
of this course, they will be able to develop adequate support
points and details in their writing.
This course emphasizes arithmetic skills needed by the practical
nurse to solve problems involving dosages and solutions. It will
cover basic math, including fractions, decimals, percentages,
ratios and proportional and their application to pharmacology.
It will also include a review on systems of measurements and system
Designed to provide a solid foundation in algebra for students
who have moderate to no experience with algebra, this course will
help students succeed in non-mathematical course that required
an understanding of algebraic fundamentals. Topics include basic
concepts of algebra such as the following: linear, quadratic,
rational, radical, logarithmic, exponential, and absolute value
equations; equation reducible to quadratic form; linear, polynomial,
rational, and absolute functions; conic sections, inverse functions;
operations and compositions of functions; systems of equations;
sequences and series; and binomial theorem.
Principles of Biology
To provide students a solid foundation in biology, the Principles
of Biology course is an introductory Biology class, with emphasis
at the cellular level, for first year students. Not only will
students recognize cellular structures, but they will also focus
on the structure and functions of major macromolecules, cellular
organelles, intercellular communication, catabolic derivation
of energy, and genetics. Laboratory exercises will complement
lecture material and will emphasize experimentation and the scientific
Anatomy and Physiology
Designed to aid students in exploring the human structure, the
Anatomy and Physiology course is a 200 hours course program that
will introduce students to basic human anatomy and cellular, tissue
and organ functions. Anatomical terms, histology and some major
body systems will be covered in this class. Students will be given
the opportunity to participate in modeling activities, physiology
laboratories, and dissections. In doing so, they will comprehend
the organization of these systems and how all of them are interrelated.
Upon completion of this course, students will develop an appreciation
for the complexity of the human body and its functions.
Designed to provide an entry-level understanding of the mental
health care, this course will expose students to the evolution
of care for mentally ill people from the past to today’s
current methods. Ethical, legal, social and cultural issues related
to mental health will be discussed in this class. Emphasis is
placed in exploring how the mental health care community’s
systems functions and its relation to current theories of mental
illness, psychotherapeutic drug therapy and therapeutic modalities.
Pathology is the study of disease. The course in General Pathology
provides an introduction to the mechanism of disease and to the
morphology and clinical characteristics of a broad spectrum of
disease entities. A systematic approach with each topic starting
from a brief review of the normal function of a specific body
system and then goes on to each disease entity- describing and
discussing the nature of the disease as seen in signs and symptoms
detected by the physician. A foundation for the understanding
of the disease state at the molecular, cellular, organ and organismal
levels will also be provided.