Paraprofessionals in the healthcare industry assist doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and other medical professionals in providing patient care and related services in settings such as hospitals, pharmacies, medical labs, health clinics, schools, physician’s offices, nursing care facilities, and patient homes. They serve an important role in the healthcare field as they often work directly with patients, but may also assist with administrative duties and record keeping. They help patients feel well-cared for and perform routine tasks such as drawing blood, bathing patients, filling prescriptions, measuring and recording temperatures, blood pressure, and other vital signs.
Typically, students enrolled in these courses complete their training within only a few months and can increase their employability by obtaining a certification in their field of study. Some graduates choose to go straight into the workforce, while others continue on in pursuit of a degree in nursing or an allied health field, such as dental hygiene.
We currently offer the following courses, several of which have an online option.
- Certified Nurse Aide – PDF
- Clinical Medical Assistant – PDF
- Dental Assisting (PDF)
- Dialysis Technician
- EKG Technician – PDF
- Medical Administrative Assistant
- Medical Coding and Billing
- Pharmacy Technician
- Phlebotomy Technician – PDF
- Veterinary Assistant
In an effort to better serve student needs and interests, we offer programs along with our educational partners, CCI and Ed2Go. For a listing of those programs visit: