Phlebotomy/Medical Lab Assistant Certificate

The Phlebotomy/Medical Laboratory Assistant Certificate is a one-year program offered by Marion Technical College (MTC) with technical courses being held at the Fostoria Learning Center.  Students begin with the fall semester, and take courses in the spring semester, and finish the program after the summer semester.

Three technical courses are offered at the Fostoria Learning Center, with a fourth technical course that requires 100 contact hours at a clinical site.  MTC will try to grant each student a clinical placement close to home, but this is not guaranteed.

Students may complete their general education courses through MTC, but it is not required.  MTC offers a variety of online courses to fit most students' needs, but it is recommended that students communicate with MTC to ensure the courses are equivalent and transferable.

How much does this certificate cost?

Tuition fees are listed on MTC's website, but an approximation is $6,300 for the certificate, not including uniforms, books, and physical requirements for clinical sites. MTC does offer assistance with applications for financial aid.

Students of the Fostoria Learning Center also have access to the Pillars Trust Scholarship Fund.  You may also be eligible for college reimbursement via your employer.

What can I do with this certificate?

Once you have completed the certificate, you may begin working in a healthcare setting, i.e. hospital/ doctor’s office. You also have the opportunity to apply to the medical laboratory technology program.

The median wage for Phlebotomists/Medical Laboratory Assistants is $16.19/hour.

Click Here to download the Phlebotomy/Medical Laboratory Assistant Certificate FACT SHEET.

This training is brought to you in partnership with Marion Technical College.

Classes Start: January 2020

More Information from the Fostoria Learning Center on:

(419) 408-5540 | Or click here to Contact Us.

Medical Assisting Certificate/Degree

The Medical Assisting Degree is a 2-year (64 credit hour) program and the Medical Assisting Certificate is a 1-year (35 credit hour) program, both offered by Terra State Community College, with seated classes taking place at the Fostoria Learning Center.  For either program, students begin their training with the Fall Semester.  At the end of the Degree program, students will graduate with an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree, and at the end of the Certificate program, students will graduate with a Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) certificate.

Career Overview:

The Medical Assistant works in a variety of health care settings: medical offices, clinics, and ambulatory care facilities. Medical Assisting duties vary between administrative and clinical skills. Medical Assistants help to ensure a smooth and functional health care setting and to provide a patient centered approach to quality health care. The program provides individuals with hands-on clinical skills, knowledge, and an understanding of the profession of Medical Assisting through classroom instruction, clinical skills, and externship.  Students may earn their Associates degree or earn a certificate.

The median annual wage for Medical Assistants was $33,610 ($16.16 p/hr) in May 2018.

How much do these programs cost?

Tuition fees are listed on Terra State Community College's website, and the college also offers assistance with applications for financial aid.

Students of the Fostoria Learning Center also have access to the Pillars Trust Scholarship Fund.  You may also be eligible for college reimbursement via your employer.

This training is brought to you in partnership with Terra State Community College.

Classes Start: Fall 2019

If you require more detailed program information call us on 419-408-5540 or Contact Us Online and we will connect you to the right person at our partner college so you can get your specific question(s) answered.

Medical Coding Certificate

The Medical Coding Certificate is a one-year (30 credit hour) program offered by Terra State Community College.  Technical classes take place at the Fostoria Learning Center, with classes starting in the Fall semester.

Career Overview:

The diverse and evolving field of Health Information Technology (HIT) combines medicine, management, finance, law, and information technology into one dynamic career path. If you enjoy working with data and technology, this could be the career path for you.

Students in this program learn to apply legal principles, policies, regulations, and standards in order to control the use of health information. They also gain practical skills to code, classify, and index diagnoses and procedures while working in databases. At Terra State, our HIT students are data driven, detail orientated, and organized. Does this describe you?

The Medical Coding Certificate prepares students with entry-level skills needed to code, classify, and index diagnoses and procedures for the purpose of reimbursement, standardization, retrieval, and statistical analysis. Principles in Clinical Classifications II, Clinical Classifications III, and third-party reimbursement will be emphasized.

The median annual wage for medical records and health information technicians was $40,350 in May 2018.

How much do these programs cost?

Tuition fees are listed on Terra State Community College's website, and the college also offers assistance with applications for financial aid.

Students of the Fostoria Learning Center also have access to the Pillars Trust Scholarship Fund.  You may also be eligible for college reimbursement via your employer.

This training is brought to you in partnership with Terra State Community College.

Classes Start: Fall 2019

If you require more detailed program information call us on 419-408-5540 or Contact Us Online and we will connect you to the right person at our partner college so you can get your specific question(s) answered.

ASHI's CPR & AED and Basic First Aid

This training is for students seeking a comprehensive training class that builds the confidence to respond. This first aid, AED, and CPR certification course option is an excellent choice for both the community and workplace setting, and conforms to the 2015 AHA Guidelines Update for CPR and ECC, and the 2015 AHA and ARC Guidelines Update for First Aid. Some of the topics covered:

* CPR for adults/children/infants
* AED (Automated External Defibrillators)
* Opioid Overdose
* Bleeding control
* Seizures
* Allergic reactions
* Bites & Stings
* Poisoning
* Choke saving
* Other life-threatening emergencies

Who should take this CPR/AED class?

* Emergency response teams in business and industry
* Adult residential care personnel
* TeachersParentsBabysitters

2019 Schedule:
May 7

Location: Fostoria Learning Center

Class Times: 9:00am—4:00pm

Cost: $65 - includes 2-year certification and meets OJFS requirements

Advance Registration required. Seating is limited.
(419) 408-5540 for more information. Or click here to to register online.

* Lunch is not provided in this course but there will be breaks during the day.

STNA (State Tested Nursing Assistant) Training

Description:

The STNA training prepares students to work as a skilled, trained caregiver who works in an assisting role, helping registered nurses (RNs), licensed practical nurses (LPNs) and physicians in the delivery of patient care.  STNAs require formal training, testing, a criminal background check and passage of a state licensing examination.  STNAs can work in a variety of healthcare settings such as long-term care facilities, nursing homes, hospice care facilities, and health clinics.

This 75-hour training includes 16 hours of clinical training and 59 hours of lecture and skill laboratory practice.  The lecture and skill laboratory practice will take place at the Fostoria Learning Center, with the 16 hours of clinical training to take place in a local nursing home facility.

Next training:

Class Dates: Fall 2019 - dates to be announced / 8:00am-:4:30pm

Clinicals: TBA / 7:00am-3:30pm (Good Shepherd Home)

Final Class: TBA / 8:00am-Noon

Location: Fostoria Learning Center

Registration Fee: $495, includes student workbook.

Additional Fees: FBI/BCI $25-$30, TB Test $10, Testing Fee $100

Advance Registration required. Seating is limited.
(419) 408-5540 for more information. Or CLICK Here to download flyer + registration form