Phlebotomy/Medical Lab Assistant Certificate [in place of MLT program for Fall 2019]

Fall 2019 Announcement:  Our partner, Marion Technical College, will not be offering the Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT) program at the Fostoria Learning Center this fall.  Instead they will be offering the Phlebotomy/Medical Lab Assistant Certificate.  This Certificate is a perfect stepping stone into the field of Medical Laboratory Technology and the credits from this course will transfer into the Medical Laboratory Technology Degree, if you choose to continue your career pathway.

We are still ironing out the details of this program, but are happy for you to contact us if you're interested in this Certificate, and we will connect you to the right person at Marion Technical College so that you can get your questions answered.

Career Overview:

Would you like to play an important role in health care and work with a diverse group of patients? If you’re comfortable with blood, needles, attention to detail and can communicate well, employment in this area is expected to grow and has been ranked as one of the top 100 jobs by US News and World Report.

Phlebotomy Technicians draw blood for tests, transfusions, research, or blood donations.  Medical Laboratory Assistants are able to perform a variety of tasks within the medical laboratory including waived and point-of-care testing and quality assurance.  They typically work in hospitals, medical and diagnostic laboratories, blood donor centers, physician offices, and other health care facilities.

The demand for certified Phlebotomists is growing much faster than average.  According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics this field is projected to grow 25% through 2024. (BLS January 2016) Due to the shortage of Medical Laboratory Technicians and Scientists, hospitals are hiring phlebotomists/lab assistants to perform clinical duties within the laboratory.

Also, watch the video below for an insight into working in a medical laboratory setting:

CLICK HERE for an article on the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS) website which also has some great information ON how to become a laboratory professional, including educational requirements and job outlook/salaries.

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

Classes Start: Fall 2019

Fall 2019 Announcement:  Our partner, Marion Technical College, will not be offering the Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT) program at the Fostoria Learning Center this fall.  Instead they will be offering the Phlebotomy/Medical Lab Assistant Certificate.  This Certificate is a perfect stepping stone into the field of Medical Laboratory Technology and the credits from this course will transfer into the Medical Laboratory Technology Degree, if you choose to continue your career pathway.

We are still ironing out the details of this program, but are happy for you to contact us if you're interested in this Certificate, and we will connect you to the right person at Marion Technical College so that you can get your questions answered.

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

Medical Assisting Certificate/Degree

Description:

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.

Credit Hours: 60

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.

(419) 408-5540 for more information. Or click here to Contact Us.

Medical Coding Certificate

Fall 2019 Announcement:  Our partner, Terra State Community College, have announced that they plan to offer a Medical Coding Certificate at the Fostoria Learning Center this fall. This certificate is part of the Health Information Technology program and will provide you with the skills to enter a career in this field, and is the perfect stepping stone into the Health Information Technology Degree.

We are still ironing out the details of this program, but are happy for you to contact us if you're interested in this Certificate, and we will connect you to the right person at Terra State Community College so that you can get your questions answered.

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.

Credit Hours: 30

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

Classes Start: Fall 2019

We are still ironing out the details of this program, but are happy for you to contact us if you're interested in this Certificate, and we will connect you to the right person at Terra State Community College so that you can get your questions answered.

(419) 408-5540 for more information. Or click here to Contact Us.

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

Teachers

Parents

Babysitters

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: June 3-11 / 8:00am-:4:30pm

Clinicals: June 12 & 13 / 7:00am-3:30pm (Good Shepherd Home)

Final Class: June 14 / 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