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Fortis Institute in Nashville | 3354 Perimeter Hill Dr., Suite 105 Nashville, TN 37211 • (615) 320-5917

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Healthcare & Medical Institutes in Nashville, TN

Looking for nursing or healthcare programs in Nashville, Tennessee? FORTIS Institute offers a wide range of medical programs in Nashville.  At Fortis we prepare our graduates to enter their new medical careers with confidence.

When you enroll at FORTIS in Nashville, you’ll be able to get a post-secondary education while still being able to enjoy the sights and sounds that only Nashville can offer, including a great night life and wonderful shopping.

FORTIS Institute in Nashville, TN was formerly known as MedVance Institute until joining the network of FORTIS Colleges and Institutes in 2011.

FORTIS Healthcare Programs in Nashville

Our medical and nursing programs in Nashville, Tennessee provide excellent career education and training in the healthcare and medical career fields. Our allied health and medical career training programs include medical assisting, medical laboratory technology, nursing, and surgical technology.

Nursing Programs: If you live in Nashville and want to be a Registered Nurse (RN), then consider the Associate Degree Nursing program at FORTIS Institute’s Nashville campus. With a FORTIS nursing education, you can prepare to become a RN and enter one of the largest professions in healthcare. Because of our aging population and the growing number of people with health insurance, the Bureau of Labor Statistics expects there to be a demand for RNs across the nation. 

Medical Assisting Program: The Bureau of Labor Statistics ranked medical assisting among the fastest growing healthcare occupations nationally over the next 10 years. Our nationally accredited program prepares students in Tennessee for a variety of entry-level positions in doctor's offices, medical clinics, and laboratories.

Medical Laboratory Technology Program: Does performing tests and laboratory procedures that are used in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disease sound exciting to you? Then definitely look into our medical lab technology program. This MLT program prepares students to enter this career field in a variety of entry-level positions, including blood banking, hematology, immunology, and microbiology.

Surgical Technology Program: Surgical technicians are critical members of the operating room team. When you enroll in our surgical technology program you will be trained to work alongside doctors and nurses in surgery, assisting them in critical functions in the operating room.  

Cardiovascular Technology Program: This program teaches students the skills necessary to seek jobs in a variety of hospital and clinics as an entry-level Invasive Cardiovascular Technologist, Cardiographic Technologist, or Heart Monitoring Station Technician.  This is a unique program with upside opportunity.

Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Program: This program at the Fortis Institute Nashville campus prepares graduates for entry level work as HVAC and/or Refrigeration technicians in both residential and commercial sites.  Technicians often specialize in either installation or maintenance and repair, although Fortis grads are trained to do both. Graduates are eligible to take the EPA 608 Certification exam.

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"I chose to come to this Fortis Institute because it was relatively close and I heard good things, like the instructors they’re not just teachers telling you what to do, they all have actual field experience, which I thought was great."

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    Tinesha D.

    Currently I am clinical manager at a local hospice company and it is a fairly new position for me. Collaboratively we ensure that people are comfortable in their final days that they their wishes are honored.

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    Patrick D.

    My education here at Fortis has been very helpful, it has been a blessing to my life and, you know, I was able to upgrade myself, you know, from where I was to where I’m at now and then to where I will be in the future.

    Patrick D.

    Bella M.

    I’m passionate about my job; I found my passion late in life and it’s worth getting up for. Here at Fortis my schedule was I worked two part-time jobs and I went to school full-time.

    Bella M.

    Tasheka S.

    The Medical Assistant program at Fortis was a great experience. I received all the knowledge and hands on training to succeed as an MA.

    Tasheka S.

    Crystal C.

    I wanted to be a nurse because I want to save the world and it’s a big dream, a very big dream, but where I grew up and where I have traveled to I have seen a lot of poor neighborhoods that did not have access to very good healthcare.

    Crystal C.

  • Accreditation and State Authorization

    Institutional Accreditation:

    FORTIS Institute in Nashville, Tennessee is accredited by accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools, 7777 Leesburg Pike, Suite 314 North; Falls Church, Virginia 22043; telephone number (703) 917-9503.

    Programmatic Accreditation:

    The surgical technology program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting.

    The Cardiovascular Technology program is accredited through the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendations of the Joint Review Committee on Education in Cardiovascular Technology

    Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
    1361 Park Street
    Clearwater, FL 33756

    Click here to view the Cardiovascular Technology Program Mission Statement, Goals and Student Learning Outcomes. 

    The Radiologic Technology program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)

    20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850 Chicago, IL 60606-3182
    (312) 704-5300
    E-mail: mail@jrcert.org
    Web address: http://www.jrcert.org

    Program information and effectiveness outcomes may be accessed at the following Web address: http://www.jrcert.org 


    The Medical Laboratory Technology program is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences

    5600 North River Road, Suite 720, Rosemont, IL 60018-5119
    (773) 714-8880
    email: info@naacls.org

    Click here to view the Medical Laboratory Technology Program Mission Statement, Goals and Student Learning Outcomes. 
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    Fortis Institute in Nashville, Tennessee is authorized for operation as a postsecondary educational institution by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission.

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    Cohort Default Rates
    (Fiscal Year: Oct 1 thru Sept. 30)
    FY 2014: 18.5%
    FY 2013: 16.0%
    FY 2012: 11.1%

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