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.

First Aid and CPR/AED Training

Heartsaver® courses are for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card in First Aid and/or CPR AED to meet job, regulatory or other requirements.  This course is for renewing, recertification, or first-time students.  Course fee includes cost of required workbook.

The Heartsaver® First-aid/CPR/AED class covers the following topics:

• CPR for adults/children/infants

• AED (Automated External Defibrillators)

• Opioid-associated life-threatening emergencies

• Bleeding control

• Seizures

• Epi pen use

• Snake bites

• Broken bones

• Poisoning

• Choke saving

• Other life-threatening emergencies

Who should take this CPR/AED class?

General workplace, parents, grandparents, babysitters, teachers, construction workers … anyone!

2019 Schedule:
February 14
September (date to be announced)

Location: Fostoria Learning Center

Class Times: 9:00am—3:00pm

Cost:  $115 (includes workbook + AHA certificate/completion card)

Advance Registration required. Seating is limited.
(419) 408-5540 for more information. Or click here to be added to the Wait List for notification of our next training.

* 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.

2019 Schedule:

January 10,  16, 17, 23, 24, 30, 31

February 6, 7, 13

Clinicals: February 11, 12

Location: Fostoria Learning Center

Class Times: 3:30pm—9:00pm

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 be added to the Wait List for notification of our next program.