Earn your healthcare credential

Prepare for a rewarding career in the high-demand healthcare industry. Earning your healthcare credential prepares you for immediate employment in the growing healthcare field.

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Clinical Medical Assistant

Prepare to perform “back office” work in a medical practice, assisting physicians and health care providers. CMAs perform functions related to the clinical responsibilities of a medical office including patient prep for examination and treatment, routine laboratory procedures, diagnostic testing, and technical aspects of phlebotomy. Review skills in pharmacology; taking and documenting vital signs; cardiology — including proper ECG lead placements; professional workplace behavior; ethics, and the legal aspects of health care.

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Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

Enter the rewarding and fast-growing emergency medical services career field.  EMTs respond to emergency calls, perform medical services within the scope of their role, and help transport of patients to medical facilities. Gain the basic knowledge and skills you need to obtain and prepare for state or national certification as an Emergency Medical Technician.  As an EMT, the duties and tasks you are called up to perform may include:  Responding to 911 calls for emergency medical assistance, such as cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) or bandaging a wound; Assessing a patient’s condition and determining a course of treatment; Providing first-aid treatment or life support care to sick or injured patients; Transporting patients safely in an ambulance; Transferring patients to the emergency department of a hospital or other healthcare facility; Reporting observations and treatment to physicians, nurses, or other healthcare facility staff; Documenting medical care given to patients; and Inventory, replace, and clean supplies and equipment after use.

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Medical Office Specialist

Prepare for an entry-level position in the healthcare field. Medical office jobs are among the fastest-growing professions. There is a demand in the health care industry for individuals with knowledge of the office operations needed to support the multitude of administrative functions required in a health care setting. Depending on the health care setting, duties may range from front desk reception and appointment-making to diagnostic and procedural coding and insurance form processing. This program helps students gain foundational skills needed for entry-level positions. This online course prepares you for the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certified Billing and Coding Specialist certification (CBCS).

Medical Office Specialist Video

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Phlebotomists work directly with patients. Medical laboratories depend on the phlebotomy technician to collect quality laboratory results. To do this, the phlebotomy technician must create an atmosphere of trust and confidence with patients while drawing blood specimens in a skillful, safe, and reliable manner. Learn basic medical terminology, anatomy, physiology, components of health care delivery, and clinical laboratory structure. It teaches techniques of specimen collection, specimen handling, and patient interactions. The course includes both lecture and clinical laboratory experiences.

Phlebotomist Video

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