This course is designed for those who are riskfor on the job exposure to blood and bodily fluids in the workplace. The course teaches staff how bloodborne pathogens are spread, how to avoid exposure and what to do if exposed to infectious material.
CNA (CERTIFIED NURSES ASSISTANT)
The CNA Training Program prepares students for an entry-level job as a CNA in long-term care facilities and hospitals. Students will learn how to provide basic nursing care to residents and learn how to communicate effectively based on the psychosocial needs of residents and their families. Students will acquire the skills necessary to assist residents in attaining and maintaining maximum functional independence. Students learn how to protect, support and promote the rights of residents and how to apply safety and preventative measures in the care of residents.
Additionally, they learn to function as an integral member of the healthcare team and will be able to describe how their skills and observations contribute to the overall health care system for long-term care facility residents. The $600 covers tuition and a uniform. The book is separate and can either be rented for an additional $10 or purchased for $30. If a payment plan is necessary, we require a $200 deposit at the time of registration. The remaining balance can then be made in payments up until your graduation date.
We offer CPR classes in St. Louis and across the St. Louis Counties. All of our courses are taught by trained experts who can help you gain the skills and confidence needed, especially if you want to prepare yourselves for things that could happen to you or a loved one. We also offer CPR for private individuals, first responders, and organizations, training for schools, which includes their staff and their students.
Medical Billing and Coding
The program is designed to provide graduates with those skills and competencies necessary to obtain an entry level employment in the front office of doctor’ offices, medical clinics, long-term health care facilities, insurance companies, medical/dental supply facilities etc.
The Phlebotomy Technician
The Phlebotomy Technician, generally known as a blood collector, is an individual who performs lab draws or collects blood samples. They generally assist in the collection and transportation of a specimen other than venous blood (arterial blood, urine, tissues, sputum) and may also perform some clinical and technical functions. However, the primary function of the phlebotomist is in assisting the other members of the healthcare team in maintaining the accurate, safe and reliable collection and transportation of specimens for clinical laboratory analyses. This program teaches the student the standard clinical medical laboratory procedures as well as laboratory studies and instructions covering topics like specimen collection, urinalysis, basic office bacteriology, hematology, and chemistry. The study will include all aspects of medical laboratory safety, standard precautional measures, and quality control. They will learn to perform functions like venipuncture and capillary punctures. And above all, students will be equipped with the knowledge to handle various safety and clinical equipment. The duration of the training is 6 weeks for a total of 90 clock hours. Total cost for the basic training is $850. The cost includes a uniform and a book. $200 is due at registration if a payment plan is needed. The remaining balance can then be made in payments up until your graduation date.
Patient Care Technician