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ECPI University

Virginia Beach, VA

4 Programs

Available Programs

  • Diploma - Medical Assisting
    Medicine and Health Care

    ECPI University’s Medical Careers Institute focuses on a “hands-on” approach, allowing students to gain real-world experience from within the classroom and through externship experience. Through the Medical Assisting Diploma program, students can learn how to:

    • Conduct patient interviews and take medical histories
    • Check vital signs
    • Prepare patients for examination
    • Assist with surgical procedures
    • Collect specimens
    • Perform various laboratory tests and EKGs
    • Review and process payments
    • Prepare billing statements
    • Schedule appointments

  • A.S. - Medical Assisting
    Medicine and Health Care

    Medical Careers Institute’s “hands-on” learning environment allows students to gain “real world” experience in the classroom, and then apply it through externship experiences in a variety of settings. Through this program, you can learn how to:

    • Conduct patient interviews and take medical histories
    • Check vital signs
    • Prepare patients for examination
    • Assist with surgical procedures
    • Collect specimens
    • Perform various laboratory tests and EKGs
    • Review and process payments
    • Prepare billing statements
    • Schedule appointments
    Coursework includes:
    • Physiology
    • Anatomy
    • Pharmacology
    • Clinical Procedures
    • Computer Applications

  • A.S. - Dental Assisting
    Medicine and Health Care

    Medical Careers Institute’s program provides students with a strong foundation in the fundamental areas of dental assisting including:

    • Radiographic procedures
    • Clinical procedures
    • Administrative procedures

    Dental Assistant duties typically involve:

    • Preparing patients for examinations
    • Patient interviews and charting histories
    • Taking vital signs
    • Assisting with laboratory procedures and minor surgeries
    • Dealing with insurance companies
    • Billing and record keeping

    Included in this instruction is an externship so that the Dental Assistant student can experience a real world environment firsthand.

  • Diploma - Practical Nursing
    Nursing

    The Practical Nursing program is designed to provide with the opportunity to acquire the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary for developing effective communication, critical thinking, clinical reasoning and teamwork/collaboration skills which will prepare the graduate to care for individuals, families and communities as an entry level practical nurse in a variety of healthcare settings.

    The Practical Nursing program prepares the student to become a valuable member of a healthcare team, working under the supervision of an advanced practice registered nurse, registered nurse, licensed physician, licensed dentist, or other practitioner.

Accreditation

ECPI University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Disclosure

For disclosure information, visit https://www.ecpi.edu/student-consumer-services

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