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Our national certification and certificate programs offer a comprehensive 6 week course that includes Medical Anatomy and Terminology and a structured curriculum of both the important concepts and practical skills needed to perfect a student's knowledge required for a career in Phlebotomy, Dental Assisting, Medical Insurance Billing and Coding and EKG. After the student completes the necessary classroom and practical skills requirements in Phlebotomy , EKG and Medical Billing and Coding, they will be eligible to take a national certification examination that once completed successfully will lead to a designation as a National Certified Phlebotomy Technician, National Certified ECG/EKG Technician or a National Certified Insurance & Coding Specialist. Unlike some local or state certifications, a national certification is recognized throughout the United States. The Dental Assisting program leads to a certificate as a Dental Assistant once all classroom and externship training is completed.
All of our programs include an outside clinical externship at hospitals, labs, premier medical providers, local physician or dental offices that provides additional valuable skills to supplement your classroom experience.
TUITION & FEES: All of our programs are economically priced at a tuition of $975.00 and a $100.00 registration fee. We offer convenient payment plans to assist our students in completing the programs. Our tuition can be paid in 3 payments (0ne-third due before the start of the program and 2 more equal payments during the duration of the 6 week program). A $100.00 tuition discount will apply for all programs where the $975.00 is pre-paid in full and a student in not participating in the payment plan. This additional discount will make the total cost of the program $975.00, please contact our admissions representative for details. A $100.00 non-refundable registration fee is due upon enrollment to reserve your seat in any of our programs. Please schedule an appointment to visit us to learn more about our school and programs.
The cost of the National Certification exam (currently $90.00) is in addition to the program tuition and is directly paid to the National Testing organization.
Students enrolled in Phlebotomy, EKG and Dental Assisting will need to purchase Professional Liability Insurance through the School at a cost of $20.00. AS OF 2014, ALL STUDENTS REGISTERED FOR PHLEBOTOMY AND EKG WILL HAVE TO PURCHASE THE REQUIRED TEXTBOOK UPON REGISTRATION FOR THE COURSE AT A COST OF $35.00. STUDENTS REGISTERING FOR DENTAL ASSISTING WILL HAVE TO PURCHASE THE REQUIRED TEXTBOOK AT A COST OF $65.00. (This is in addition to the $100.00 Non-Refundable Registration Fee).
The student may also be required to obtain CPR certification, a background check and drug screen depending on program selected and requirements of individual externship sites. An admissions representative can provide further information.
A schedule and course overview of these programs and is listed below.
MEDICAL EDUCATORS PROGRAM SCHEDULES:
All Programs are 6 weeks in duration and a clinical
externship follows the academic portion of the program.
Monday & Wednesday 6:00 - 10:00 P.M.
Monday & Wednesday 9:00 A.M.- 1:00 P.M.
NEXT CLASSES ARE SCHEDULED TO START JUNE 16, 2014. REGISTRATION NOW OPEN WITH VERY LIMITED SEATING. Please contact us for an appointment with your name and contact phone number at (Medicaleducators@aol.com) OR (804) 539-0303. OUR CLASS SEATS ARE LIMITED TO "FIRST COME FIRST SERVED".Thank You.
Medical Billing & Coding Program:
Tuesday & Thursday 6:00 P.M.- 10:00 P.M. NEXT CLASS SCHEDULE 2014, PLEASE SEND NAME & CONTACT NUMBER TO BE PLACED ON WAITING LIST! (Medicaleducators@aol.com) LIMITED SEATING.
Dental Assistant Program:
Saturdays 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. NEXT CLASSES START APRIL 5, 2014.To add your name to the waiting list for Summer (June/July) 2014 next classes, please E-Mail name & contact number at (email@example.com) SEATS ARE LIMITED.
EKG Technician Program:
Tuesday & Thursday Classes 9:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M. NEXT CLASSES START FEBRUARY 11, 2014. To get on the waiting list for next classes (MAY 2014),E-Mail (firstname.lastname@example.org) or call (804) 539-0303 with your information and contact number. LIMITED SEATS.
MEDICAL EDUCATORS COURSE OVERVIEW:
Phlebotomy is one of the fastest growing medical careers available. The 6 week course will provide the student with the knowledge of medical terminology, Anatomy and Physiology, OSHA compliance, HIPAA, safety precautions, the ethics and legalities of phlebotomy, the theory of specimen collection, principles of patient care, the practical art of venipuncture and much more. Medical Educators has practice arms, simulator devices and other tools to help the student with this unique art. Also, on-site practical skills labs with hands-on training will help the students to perfect their venipuncture technique. The student will also receive instruction in microscope slides, lab tests, vital signs and chart documentation. This program includes an outside externship at local physician's offices or labs completed following academic classroom requirements to further enhance a student's skill level in this field. The Phlebotomy program consists of 60 hours classroom/academic labs and an externship of 80 hours. Finally, once a student has completed all of the requirements for the program, they will be eligible to apply for the national certification exam, that is proctored at our school, to become a National Certified Phlebotomy Technician .
MEDICAL BILLING AND CODING PROGRAM
In the field of Allied Health, Medical Billing and Coding has grown substantially. This 6 week course will provide the student with the foundation to apply for a billing and coding position. This program will have a study of medical terminology, basic anatomy and physiology , body systems, medical insurance, billing procedures, HIPPA guidelines, Law and Ethics, diagnostic (ICD-9) and procedural (CPT) coding, HCPCS codes, coding exercises, coding modifiers and CMS -1500 health insurance claim form exercises. The course also includes an outside externship completed at a local billing company or physician's office following the academic classroom requirements. The Medical Billing and Coding program consists of 60 hours classroom/academic labs and 80 hours externship. Once a student has completed all of the requirements for the program, they will be eligible to apply for the national certification exam, that is proctored at our school, to become a National Certified Insurance & Coding Specialist . The student will be responsible for obtaining the required ICD-9 and CPT reference manuals needed for this course.
DENTAL ASSISTING PROGRAM
Dental Assisting is one of the fastest growing career choices. It is predicted that there will be a 36% growth rate for Dental Assistants through 2018. We invite you to join us in your new and exciting career path to the field of dentistry. Our introductory program to Dental Assisting at Medical Educators gives our students the opportunity to gain the necessary knowledge and basic skills to assist the dentist in his everyday routine and prepare them for entry-level positions in the dental field. We supply the basic foundation the student will need to reach their goal. They will have the opportunity to learn medical terminology, anatomy and physiology of the head and teeth. Also, OSHA compliance, HIPAA, safety precautions, legalities, ethics, scheduling , dental charting, oral care, components of preventive dentistry, diseases and decay along with the proper amalgam and composite procedures, dental procedures, instrument passing (4 handed dentistry), introduction to Dentrix software and more. The program includes 6 weeks of classroom instruction, skills practice and an outside externship at local dentist offices following the academic classroom requirements . The Dental Assisting program consists of 60 hours of classroom/academic labs and 60 hours of externship.
Students are required to purchase the course text book required for this program through the school upon registration at a cost of $65.00. (In addition to the $100.00 non-refundable registration fee).
The student will also be responsible for completing a class and obtaining the required certification in Dental Radiation Safety as required by the Virginia Board of Dentistry at an additional cost to the program.
EKG TECHNICIAN PROGRAM: