Programs in Healthcare
Healthcare and Medical Training Programs
Advance Your Career With Healthcare and Medical Training Programs at Fortis
Invest in Yourself and Your Future with Healthcare career training at Fortis.There are many career opportunities in healthcare. The smooth operation of medical offices and facilities often depend on professionals performing administrative and clinical tasks. These professionals keep the offices and clinics of physicians, podiatrists, chiropractors, optometrists and other healthcare providers running smoothly. The healthcare training programs at Fortis are designed to help you gain the knowledge and develop skills in office administration, computer operation and clinical areas that are necessary for entry-level employment in medical offices, clinics and other healthcare facilities.
At Fortis, our experienced and dedicated faculty in our healthcare training programs are committed to helping you gain the skills you need to acquire an entry-level position. At Fortis, we offer healthcare and medical training programs that teach hands-on instruction in medical terminology, office management, and medical coding techniques for a variety of healthcare career fields. Upon graduation students will be prepared to begin their career working in a medical office or facility.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, healthcare and medical career opportunities are forecast to grow over the next decade, due in part to our aging population and increased need for healthcare. Fortis offers a variety of medical and healthcare training programs to help meet this need.
Healthcare Training Programs Offered at Fortis
Medical assistants fill a critical role in the healthcare system. Working directly with doctors and nurses, and often directly with patients, medical assistants can be employed in a wide variety of healthcare settings including physicians’ offices, clinics, hospitals and even rehabilitation centers and long-term care facilities.
Medical Assisting with Basic X-Ray
Often interacting directly with patients, medical assisting professionals work with doctors and nurses. The Medical Assisting with Basic X-Ray program at Fortis is a balance of traditional classroom instruction and hands-on skill development to prepare students to meet the challenges they will face as working professionals. Training to provide care to patients in need can give you with the job satisfaction that you are looking for.
Medical Assisting (Associate in Specialized Technology Degree)
Our aging population and expanding healthcare system means there are growing opportunities for qualified medical assistants. As medical technology continues to advance, doctors will need medical assistants for various patient care needs. Medical assistants are essential to our healthcare system and fill critical roles in hospitals, clinics, physicians’ offices and more.
Medical Billing and Coding
Medical Billing and Coding is a critical function in the healthcare industry today. And although Medical Billing and Coding professionals do not provide direct patient care, with billing and coding skills, you can work in a medical office alongside doctors and staff. Medical Billing and Coding professionals may also find employment in hospitals and even insurance companies.
Medical Office Administration
Skilled medical office administrators are essential to keeping healthcare facilities running smoothly. Our aging population and expanding healthcare system means there will be growing opportunities for qualified medical office staff. As medical technology continues to advance, doctors will need medical office administrators for various patient care needs.
With an aging population and more reliance on prescription medications, employment of pharmacy technicians is projected to grow faster than the average for all occupations nationally for the next ten years. As a result, pharm techs are expected to take on a greater role in pharmacy operations. The Fortis Pharmacy Technician program is a balanced curriculum of hands-on skills development and traditional classroom instruction that will prepare students to meet the challenges of this growing field.
Sterile Processing Technician
If you are interested in playing a major behind-the-scenes role in surgical facilities and hospitals, then Fortis can train you to become a Sterile Processing Technician. Sterile Processing Techs ensure the instruments used by medical personnel are contaminant-free.
The objective of our Healthcare Management program is to help students understand what healthcare management entails today and prepare them with the knowledge and skills needed to seek entry-level healthcare management positions. Fortis can prepare you for an entry level position in this exciting field.
Phlebotomy and Laboratory Assisting
Phlebotomists and laboratory assistants are essential members of the healthcare team. Phlebotomists work with patients to collect blood and other samples that will aid in diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of conditions. Laboratory assistants often work behind the scenes and process and analyze blood, tissues and other samples. If this sounds like the right career for you, Fortis can prepare you with the education and skills you need to enter the healthcare profession as an entry-level phlebotomist or lab assistant.
Career education in biotechnology opens a wide variety of employment options for the qualified biotechnology professional. You may find opportunities in hospitals or other healthcare facilities or choose to pursue a career path in research or manufacturing of pharmaceuticals or healthcare devises. Regardless of the path you choose an education in biotechnology from Fortis can help you get started on your healthcare career.