Since 2002, we have been providing students with the education, training, and skills needed for them to pursue a career Healthcare. Our programs include Nursing from LPN to BSN, Dental Assisting, Medical Assisting, Medical Office, and Information Technology. We provide online as well as on-campus clas
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Medical Assisting is a great program for individuals interested in providing care to those with medical needs. Unitek College’s 9-month Medical Assisting program offers an active learning environment with an emphasis on practicing real clinical skills. Our program covers basic knowledge and skills required for MA's in ambulatory/health care settings including medical terminology, medical front/back office procedures, anatomy and physiology, with MA duties in assisting in some minor surgical procedures.
With our knowledgeable teachers and hands-on training methods you can learn and grow in pursuit of your new career as a Medical Assistant.
All students complete an externship, which provides practical experience in a physicians' office, hospital, or other healthcare facility. Emphasis is placed on Interpersonal communication, critical thinking, decision making, and other skills required for a basic medical assistant.
Unitek College's Dental Assisting program is a good fit for students that love working with their hands. This program is designed to prepare students with the knowledge, technical skills, and work habits of a Dental Assistant, focusing on the treatment-room care of dental patients.
Unitek College provides a strong foundation in the skills and experience needed to succeed in a career as a Dental Assistant, combining in-class instruction with hands-on lab skills experience. Externships provide a hands-on opportunity to put the skills learned in the classroom into practice.
Courses cover all aspects of dental assisting and include infection control and sterilization techniques, how to handle medical emergencies, the correct procedure for taking dental X-rays , Coronal Polishing teeth, the placement of Pit and Fissure Sealants, and taking impressions, and the use of various dental instruments. Topics covered in the program also include oral evacuation, fixed prosthodontics, pharmacology and pain control, preventative dentistry, how to assist with oral surgery, and tray setups.
Medical Office Administrators are a fundamental member of the healthcare team. Medical Office Administrators may manage medical records, create electronic health records, process insurance claims, or handle entry-level bookkeeping in a medical setting. The program totals 25 semester credit hours and is scheduled to take approximately 9 months. It contains 560 hours of on-campus instruction and 200 externship site hours, for a total of 760 instructional hours.
Students must complete all on-campus instruction prior to externship, and must complete 140 hours of outside-class assignments throughout the program. Students wishing to attend an externship site requiring a commitment of more than the program’s minimum externship hours may do so voluntarily. Maximum class size is 25 students.
Graduates of the program may be eligible to take various professional certification exams, including the Electronic Health Records Specialist exam, Certified Medical Administrative Assistant exam, and Medical Billing and Coding Specialist exam. Such credentials are not required to graduate but can be of value depending on students’ particular career goals.
Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVNs), sometimes called Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs), provide direct medical care to patients under the direction of doctors and registered nurses. LVNs often have more contact with patients than any other member of the healthcare team. If you’re a compassionate person interested in helping others as a nurse, Vocational Nursing training could put you on the path to a rewarding career.
Unitek College offers certificate and associate degree programs in Vocational Nursing. Our intensive 12 month Vocational Nursing Certificate Program covers clinical and theory components to prepare graduates to take the NCLEX-PN licensing exam, and work as a generalist Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN). All Unitek College pre-licensure Vocational Nursing students complete clinical rotations at a healthcare facility as a part of their curriculum.
Educational objectives include: collaborating effectively with clients, families, and health care teams to provide holistic care; assisting in the formulation of a problem-solving approach to deliver basic nursing care to clients; and coordinating patient care with other members of a health care team within the standards of practice.
It can be difficult to make your future a priority in today's busy world. That's why we designed our RN-to-BSN Degree Completion Program to fit into your schedule. In as few as 12 months*, Unitek College's flexible, 100% Online RN-to-BSN Degree Completion Program will provide you with the tools you need to advance into expanded healthcare roles as a Bachelors-prepared Nurse. Unitek College’s RN-to-BSN Degree Completion Program at Unitek College is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) (http://www.aacn.nche.edu/ccne-accreditation).
Students taking all of the semester credits taught in the program at a full-time pace can expect to finish the program over 20 months. Students transferring the maximum amount of upper-division credits can expect to finish the program in as few as 3 semesters over 12 months.
Unitek College's Online RN-to-BSN Completion Degree Program uses a modern, web-based collaborative learning platform; students only need a laptop or desktop computer with internet access and standard Microsoft Office. Our primary goal is to provide you with an amazing learning experience, whether you’re on or off-campus.
Educational objectives include becoming a positive change agent in the work force; applying evidence-based knowledge to shape nursing practice; adhering to ethical, legal, regulatory, and professional nursing standards; and incorporating sensitivity to physical, social, cultural, and spiritual patient diversity.
*assuming maximum transfer of credits
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