Harris School of Business has a long history of providing career-focused education in the areas of allied health and business management including medical assistant programs, dental assistant training, medical billing courses, and a massage therapy course. Harris has schools located in New Jersey, Delaware and Pennsylvania.
The Certified Nursing Assistant course teaches the fundamentals of a nursing assistant career using classroom, clinical, and lab experiences, in human anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, safety and emergency procedures, and patient care. This course will prepare you to take the Delaware Certified Nurse Assistant Examination upon completion of the program.
The Dental Assistant program trains graduates to assist in various dental office procedures and provides a background in dental anatomy, pathology, and terminology, and includes the study of dental materials, radiography and chairside assisting techniques. Graduates of the dental assistant program will be trained to assist dentists with exams, perform a variety of dental procedures including instrument preparation, taking dental x-rays, conducting dental laboratory procedures, as well as office management procedures.
Health Claims Specialist (medical billing & coding) is a great career choice for those who want to become part of the medical field but prefer not to work directly with patients on a clinical level. Opportunities for medical coding and billing specialists exist in hospitals, insurance companies, doctors' offices, medical billing companies, group practices, nursing homes, and other health organizations. This program also prepares students for national certifications.
The Massage Therapy program prepares students for a career in therapeutic massage. The medical and educational courses provide the essential foundation for massage techniques with the hands-on courses providing an opportunity to immerse the student in classical massage techniques along with advanced therapeutic procedures and soft tissue manipulation.
The Medical Assistant program is designed to equip the student who has no previous background with basic medical assistant skills (terminology, vital signs venipuncture, First Aid) and specialized skills: EKG, medical lab procedures, office procedures, etc. Medical Assistants help physicians examine and treat patients and perform most of the administrative tasks needed to keep an office running smoothly, as well as care for hospital and nursing home patients. Graduates will be qualified to obtain an entry-level position as a Medical Assistant, Medical Office Assistant or Hospital Assistant.
The Multi-Skill Health Technician program is designed to prepare students in all phases of cardiovascular technology, as well as phlebotomy by obtaining blood samples by capillary or venipuncture of individuals. Multi-Skilled Health Technicians administer electrocardiograms as well as assist physicians with collecting and handling blood samples and are also involved with various aspects of Patient Care. The expected outcome of this program is to provide the graduate with the ability to obtain an entry level position as a Phlebotomist, an Electrocardiograph Technician or a Multi-Skilled Health Technician in Patient Care.
The Patient Care Technician training is divided into two programs. Patient Care Technician I focuses on basic patient care skills and provides an introduction to additional clinical skills. The Patient Care Technician II program provides advanced training on EKG skills, blood drawing and specimen collection procedures, and also emphasizes legal and ethical issues. The Patient Care Technician programs are designed to help students prepare for the Patient Care Technician/Assistant certification exam. This exam is offered for an additional fee by the National Healthcareer Association (NHA).
The Phlebotomy Technician Program is designed to offer both entry-level students, as well as experienced medical professionals with the opportunity to develop the skills required in a clinical laboratory setting. You will be able to learn the proper techniques and methods for drawing blood, as well as learning human anatomy, physiology, and medical terminology.
The Medical Assistant program is designed to provide students with strong foundations in patient care procedures and theory, medical office administration and communication skills.
Surgical Tech students will study all aspects within the field of perioperative services, including but not limited to, medical law and ethics, perioperative environments, pharmacology, sterilization, anatomy and physiology, sterile technique OSHA regulations, anesthesia, instrumentation, communication skills, medical terminology, and procedures within the medical specialties. Graduates with the skills needed to obtain entry-level employment in a variety of perioperative environments, such as surgical units, endoscopy units, and in sterile processing.
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