PROGRAMS AND SCHEDULE OF CLASSES:
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 and EKG. After the student completes the necessary classroom and practical skills requirements in Phlebotomy , EKG, 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 or National Certified ECG/EKG Technician. 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 that allows you to immediately begin employment in the Commonwealth of Virginia once all classroom and externship training is completed. PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU ARE NOT REQUIRED IN THE COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA TO BE CERTIFIED TO START IMMEDIATE EMPLOYMENT AS A DENTAL ASSISTANT!
TUITION & FEES:
THE TOTAL COST OF OUR PROGRAMS IS $1,370.00 INCLUDING TUITION, THE $200.00 NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT FOR THE REGISTRATION FEE, BOOKS, SUPPLIES AND INSURANCE.
A $200.00 NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT IS REQUIRED FOR ENROLLMENT, BOOKS, INSURANCE & SUPPLIES. THE $1,170.00 TUITION IS THEN DIVIDED INTO 3 EQUAL PAYMENTS OF $390.00 DURING THE 6 WEEK PROGRAM.Please contact our admissions representative for details.
Other costs such as the national certification testing fee, drug and background test, vaccinations, BLS/CPR class that may be required for externship are an additional cost to the tuition.
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 "Locate Us/Make a Payment" 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.
The student may also be required to obtain at an additional cost CPR certification, a background check, drug screen and vaccinations depending on program selected and requirements of individual externship sites. A student required to obtain a drug test or background check can not return a positive drug test or have convictions such as felonies to be scheduled for externship. An admissions representative can provide further information.
A schedule and course overview of these programs and is listed below.
MEDICAL EDUCATORS COURSE OVERVIEW:
Medical Educators Offers the Following Programs
Phlebotomy Technician Program: (40 hours classroom, academic requirements, skills labs & 40 hours clinical skills = 80 hours). The program will consist of 40 hours of lecture and skills labs and 40 hours of clinical skills training. Additionally,12 hours may also be applied for the required completion of a project or research report related to the student’s occupational objectives and 8 hours may be applied for the American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers course. The goal of the 80 hour Phlebotomy program is to achieve a combination of the necessary academic training and venous/capillary blood draws that are required for a student to successfully apply for and complete the National Certified Phlebotomy Examination.
Phlebotomy is one of the fastest growing medical careers available. The 5 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. Finally, once a student has completed all of the academic 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. This 80 hour Phlebotomy program consists of all the necessary classroom, academic and skills training required to achieve a national certification.
DENTAL ASSISTANT 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.
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.
The 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.
BLS (Basic Life Support for Healthcare Workers) CPR Certification Classes:
A one day class to prepare students and employees in the healthcare field to be certified in BLS/CPR.
SCHEDULE OF PROGRAMS 2018:
Evenings: Monday & Wednesday 6:00 - 10:00 P.M.
Days: Monday & Wednesday 9:00 A.M.- 1:00 P.M.
MANY STUDENTS COME TO US AS A RESULT OF REFERRALS FROM PREVIOUS SUCCESSFUL GRADUATES SO OUR CLASSES FILL VERY FAST! PLEASE KEEP IN MIND, WE ARE FIRST COME FIRST SERVED ONCE WE OPEN REGISTRATION.
****Our passing rate for the Nationally Certified Phlebotomy Technician Exam in 2017 was at an exceptional rate of 97%!!!!!! This important certification is a must for anyone working in the field!
NEXT PHLEBOTOMY PROGRAM IS SCHEDULED FOR FEBRUARY 26, 2018, this will likely be a "Day class" Only! REGISTRATION HAS STARTED!! You may reserve your seat for this February 2018 DAY class immediately by making the $200.00 deposit on our website. Contact the school first to make sure a seat is available.
Please contact us at email@example.com OR (804) 539-0303.
DUE TO DEMAND FOR OUR PHLEBOTOMY PROGRAM, THESE CLASSES WILL FILL FAST, SEATS ARE LIMITED TO "FIRST COME FIRST SERVED". Thank You.
Dental Assistant Program:
Saturdays: 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.
DUE TO DEMAND AND OUR CLASSES FILLING FAST, WE ARE FIRST COME FIRST SERVED ONCE WE OPEN REGISTRATION. THE MAY 2017 PROGRAM HAD 6 STUDENTS WITH JOB OFFERS AS DENTAL ASSISTANTS BEFORE THE PROGRAM HAD COMPLETED OR WITHIN 6 WEEKS OF COMPLETION!
IN THE COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA, YOU CAN WORK BOTH AS A CERTIFIED AND NON-CERTIFIED DENTAL ASSISTANT AND OBTAIN GREAT JOBS IMMEDIATELY WITH OUR TRAINING PROGRAM! PLEASE LOOK AT OUR STUDENT TESTIMONIALS FOR SOME OF OUR MANY STUDENT SUCCESS STORIES!
Our next Dental Assistant program is scheduled to start Saturday January 6, 2018! REGISTRATION HAS STARTED!!
THE FOLLOWING DENTAL PROGRAM IS SCHEDUED FOR FEBRUARY 24, 2018! THIS CLASS ALREADY HAS A VERY HIGH INTEREST AND WILL FILL VERY FAST! REGISTRATION IS OPEN!
You may reserve your seat for this Dental Assistant program immediately by making the $200.00 deposit on our website.
Please call us at (804) 539-0303 or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
SEATS ARE LIMITED AND WILL FILL FAST.
EKG Technician Program:
Tuesday & Thursday Day Classes 9:00 A.M. - 1:00 PM.
The next EKG Program will be on February 27, 2018! THIS PROGRAM WILL FILL VERY QUICKLY AND REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!
The 2017 EKG semesters were very successful with several students working in hopitals and prestigious Cardiology practices! Please look at our "Student Testimonials"!
To enroll in the EKG program, please E-Mail us at (email@example.com) or call (804) 539-0303.
You may also reserve your seat immediately by completing the online deposit and then schedule a registration appointment with the school.
LIMITED SEATS AS OUR EKG 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.
MEDICAL EDUCATORS, LLC
Offering Programs in Phlebotomy, EKG
& Dental Assistant