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Marie Williams, RN, ADN, Train the Trainer
This 720-hour training program offers students a variety of healthcare employment options and certification opportunities. Students will be eligible to complete the STNA (State Tested Nurse Aide) Certification, CPC-A (Certified Professional Coder Apprentice) Certification through AAPC (American Association of Professional Coders), and RPT (Registered Phlebotomy Technician) Certification through AMT (American Medical Technologists).

Students enrolling in this 720-hour program will receive training in:

  • Nurse Aide Theory/Lab
    Mandatory Ohio Department of Health (NATCEP) curriculum includes: safety; infection control; personal care; mental health; care impaired; residentsí rights; communication; data collection; basic nursing skills; role and responsibility; disease process; and older adult growth. In addition students gain valuable skills through hands-on lab experience taking vital signs/blood pressure; dressing/feeding dependent residents; catheter care; abdominal thrusts; basic activity planning/dosage calculation/medical terminology; safe transfers using walkers, gait belts and mechanical lifts. Students must obtain 80% to pass.

  • Nurse Aide Clinical Experience
    Gain hands on experience in a long term care facility putting into practice skills successfully demonstrated in Nurse Aide Theory/Lab. Students must obtain 80% on skills clinical check-off in order to pass.

  • Healthcare Provider CPR
    Learn how a healthcare provider performs basic life support (adult/child/infant) and AED in a variety of healthcare settings.

  • First Aid
    Manage illness and injuries within the first few minutes of their occurrence. Students will receive a Pass or Fail grade and a course completion card upon passing.

  • Medical Terminology
    Introduces the student to the medical terminology (root words/ suffixes/prefixes) used in medical coding and covers medical terminology from a coderís perspective.

  • ICD-9-CM Coding
    Emphasizes the rules and guidelines of the ICD-9-CM coding manual. Students will learn ICD-9-CM coding conventions; basic definitions; diagnoses & procedures; coding guidelines; guidelines for procedures and standards of ethical coding.

  • HCPCS/CPT Coding
    Introduces students to service and procedure coding for medical practitioners and related coding guidelines by type of service and medical specialty. Students will learn the basic principles and conventions related to CPT coding and become familiar with CPT coding guidelines, as well as HCPCS Level II codes.

  • Introduction to ICD-10-CM Coding
    Helps students understand the structure of an ICD-10-CM code and the layout of the ICD-10-CM coding manual.

  • Phlebotomy
    An intense 10 week course in which students study: documentation, specimen handling and transportation; phlebotomy/venipuncture procedures; collecting capillary blood specimens, arterial, intravenous and special collection procedures; elderly/home/long-term care collections; urinalysis, body fluids/other specimens forensic, toxicology, and workplace testing; infection control; safety; blood collection equipment/complications; pediatric procedures.

  • EKG
    Students are introduced to and practice EKG terminology, lead application and procedures on an EKG MAC/5000 Machine. Functions of this particular machine and EKG Resulting/Interpretation and the cardiovascular system are also covered.


  • Class meets Monday through Thursday

  • Program starts July 31, 2013 and completes July 25, 2014
    (Phlebotomy externship June 9 - July 25, 2014 times and
    student rotations vary)

  • Mandatory Orientation (4:30 - 8:30 p.m.)
    July 30, 2013

  • Computer Fundamentals, Microsoft Word/Excel (4:30 - 8:30 p.m.)
    July 31 - August 15, 2013

  • State Tested Nurse Aide (STNA) (4:30 - 8:30 p.m.)
    August 19 - October 3, 2013

  • STNA Clinicals (2.5 days per student) (noon - 8:30 p. m.)
    Days will vary

  • Medical Office (4:30 - 8:30 p.m.)
    October 8, 2013 - February 20, 2014

  • Medical Assisting Skills (4:30 - 8:30 p.m.)
    February 24 - March 20, 2014

  • Phlebotomy Classroom/Lab (4:30 - 8:30 p.m.)
    March 25 - June 12, 2014 (Tuesday - Thursday)

  • Phlebotomy Externship (times vary)
    June 9 - July 25, 2014

*Estimated Fees include: books, lab fees, drug/PPD testing, certification exams, and career/personal counseling services. Fees may change before class begins.
Fees (720-hour program)

Tuition $4,680

*Fees $1,774

Program Total $6,454
Debra Ruckman

State Board

Articulation Agreements
Franklin University - 24 credit hours
(Bachelor of Science in Applied Healthcare Management degree)

North Central State College - 21 credit hours
(Associate in Health Services Technology degree)

Admission Requirements:

  • Must have proof of high school diploma or G.E.D.
  • Must have Workkeys score of 4 in Locating Information assessment*
  • Must have WorkKeys score of 3 in Applied Mathematics assessment*
  • Must pass successful drug test (administered just before entering phlebotomy training)
  • Students can not have a felony record
  • Must complete 2-step TB test (before Nurse Aide clinicals and before phlebotomy clinicals)
  • Must have 1st of 3 Hepatitis B vaccinations (before phlebotomy clinicals)


Contact Director:
Sonja Pluck

600 Esley Lane

Mansfield, OH 44905

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