Medical Educators
                   Certified by SCHEV 
Programs/Schedules & Tuition Fees

We offer national certification and certificate programs at Medical Educators and are certified by SCHEV (www.schev.edu), the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia.
 
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 scheduled  payments during the duration of the 6 week program. 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. 
 Our students now have the option of paying by credit card via the Secured Pay Pal payment site located on the last page of our website to make a deposit or scheduled payments. Please note, you must contact the school to ensure there are seats available prior to paying your deposit online and still come to the school to register in person.


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 $40.00. STUDENTS REGISTERING FOR DENTAL ASSISTING WILL HAVE TO PURCHASE THE REQUIRED TEXTBOOK AT A COST OF $85.00. (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 at an additional cost 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.

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                     MEDICAL EDUCATORS PROGRAM SCHEDULES:

                  All Programs are 6 weeks in duration and a clinical          
                  externship follows the academic portion of the program.

                                                      Phlebotomy Program

Monday & Wednesday 6:00 - 10:00 P.M.
 

Monday & Wednesday 9:00 A.M.- 1:00 P.M. 


DAY & EVENING CLASSES ARE SCHEDULED TO START FEBRUARY 2015.
To reserve a seat for February 2015 classes p
lease contact us at medicaleducators@aol.com OR (804) 539-0303 to add your name to the waiting list.  
The cost of the required textbook is $40.00, this is in addition to the $100.00 registration fee. DUE TO DEMAND FOR 
OUR CLASSES, THESE CLASSES WILL FILL FAST, SEATS ARE LIMITED TO "FIRST COME FIRST SERVED". Thank You.


                                          Medical Billing & Coding Program:

Tuesday & Thursday 6:00 P.M.- 10:00 P.M.  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 are scheduled to start February/March of 2015. To add your name to the waiting list for 2015 classes, please call us at (804) 539-0303 or e-mail to medicaleducators@aol.com. 
The cost of the required textbook is $85.00, this is in addition to the          $100.00 registration fee. 
SEATS ARE LIMITED AND WILL FILL FAST.
 

                                          EKG Technician Program:
Monday & Wednesday Day Classes 9:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M. NEXT CLASSES WILL BE SPRING OF 2015.                           

 
To reserve a seat on the waiting list for Spring 2015 EKG classes, please E-Mail us at (medicaleducators@aol.com) or call (804) 539-0303.
 
The cost of the required textbook is $40.00, this is in addition to the           $100.00 registration fee. LIMITED SEATS AS CLASSES FILL FAST.

                           
CPR CLASSES BLS FOR HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS:

"American Heart Association approved" CPR/BLS training for Healthcare Providers. The classes are $75.00 including book.  Please contact us for schedule.

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                          MEDICAL EDUCATORS COURSE OVERVIEW:

                                       PHLEBOTOMY PROGRAM
 

Phlebotomy Technician Program: (60 hours classroom, academic requirements, skills labs & 80 hours clinical externship = 140 hours). The academic curriculum portion of the program will consist of 48 hours of lecture and skills labs, 12 hours for completion of a project or research report related to the student’s occupational objectives and 8 hours for the American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers course.

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 requirements and skills 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

Medical Billing and Coding: (60 hours of classroom, academic requirements, skills labs & 80 hours externship = 140 hours).  The academic curriculum portion of the program will consist of 48 hours of lecture and skills labs, 12 hours for completion of  a project or research report related to the student’s occupational               objectives and 8 hours for the American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers course.

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/ICD-10) 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 requirements and 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-9/10 and CPT reference manuals needed for this course.

 

                                                  DENTAL ASSISTING PROGRAM

Dental Assisting: (60 hours classroom, academic requirements, skills labs & 60 hours externship = 120 hours). The academic curriculum portion of the program will consist of 48 hours of lecture and skills labs, 12 hours for completion of a project or research report related to the student’s occupational objectives and 8 hours for the American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers course.

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 certificate 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 requirements and skills 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  $85.00. (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 our program.

                                                                             

                                     EKG TECHNICIAN PROGRAM:

Electrocardiography Technician Program: (60 hours classroom, academic requirements, skills labs & 80 hours externship = 140 hours). The academic curriculum portion of the program will consist of 48 hours of lecture and skills labs, 12 hours for completion of a project or research report related to the student’s occupational objectives and 8 hours for the American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers course.

T
he Electrocardiography Technician Program is designed to provide the student with the knowledge of cardiology to widen their horizons to a new career path.  With the skills this program will provide, the student will have the opportunity to work in a hospital,
clinical setting or Cardiovascular office. 
This course could
 
lead to a position as an EKG Technician,Telemetry Technician 
or in the field of Pacemaker interrogation, Ultrasound and Stress Testing. This field is vital in providing the diagnostic tools required in the area of preventive medicine and helping patients to recover from various cardiovascular conditions. Also, this is a highly specialized career choice that is always in demand due to the limited professionals that obtain this medical training. Our program at Medical Educators gives our students the opportunity to apply their knowledge of test applications and strip readings as well as other essential diagnostic procedures and report results to the treatment team.  The student will have the opportunity to learn medical terminology and anatomy of the cardiovascular system, equipment operation and maintenance, interpretation of  cardiac rhythms, cardiac medications, cardiac procedures, pacemaker interrogation, measurement of cardiac complexes . Also, OSHA compliance, HIPAA, safety precautions, legalities, ethics, scheduling and more.  The program includes 6 weeks of classroom instruction and skills practice and outside externship completed at local affiliated cardiovascular offices and labs following completion of the academic classroom requirements. The program consists of 60 hours of classroom, academic requirements and skills labs and 80 hours of externship. Once the student has completed all the requirements of the program, they will be eligible to apply for the national certification examination, that is proctored at our school, to become a National Certified Electrocardiography Technician . The student will need to obtain a CPR certification through a program approved by the American Heart Association and complete a background check through our externship partner and a drug screen before attending clinical externship.

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

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