Are you a nurturing person who’d like to develop and apply your skills to help others? If so, it could be that you would be ideal to train and acquire the proper CNA skills to work in the nursing industry. A CNA is a certified nursing assistant, and it’s never too late for you to learn how to become a CNA and start a new career.
Even if you already have a job and a busy schedule, there are many ways for you to study in your free time. Read more
Would you know what to do in a cardiac, breathing or first aid emergency? The right answer could help you save a life. With an emphasis on hands-on learning, our First Aid/CPR/AED courses give you the skills to save a life. All course options align with OSHA’s Best Practices for Workplace First Aid Training Programs and are available in classroom and blended learning formats. A certificate is issued upon successful course completion with anytime, anywhere access to certificate and training history. Read more
This comprehensive EKG Technician certificate program provides hands-on training. Students will learn to take and interpret EKG readings. Topics cover anatomy and physiology of the heart, medical disease processes, medical terminology, medical ethics, legal aspects of patient contacts, and the use of the EKG monitor
The Pediatric First Aid course is designed to meet the regulatory requirements for child care workers in all 50 United States. It teaches child care providers and others to respond to and manage illnesses and injuries in a child or infant in the first few minutes until professional help arrives. Read more
The Phlebotomy Technician program (PT) at Excelsior Healthcare Academy EHA offers a carefully-planned training experience that boasts classroom theory and clinical rotations that are unsurpassed in terms of personal attention and top-notch, hands-on experience. This program prepares students to work in hospitals, laboratories, medical offices, home health agencies, research clinics and blood banks. Read more
As a patient care technician (PCT), you will have daily hands-on experiences with patients by helping them with procedures such as taking vital signs, performing electrocardiography (ECG), blood draws, hemodialysis and other needs.
You’ll work in settings such as hospitals, rehabilitation centers, dialysis facilities and home health care agencies. Because PCTs work with patients on a daily basis, they need to have solid communication skills and be empathetic and attentive to their needs.
While in school, the PCT training program will teach you the job duties and responsibilities of.. Read more
Frequently Asked Questions
What programs and degrees are offered at Excelsior Healthcare Academy?
At Excelsior Healthcare Academy, we focus on preparing students for careers as allied health professionals and nurses. In fact, that’s all we do. If you want to get the skills and knowledge you need for a rewarding career in the medical field, we can help you reach your goal. We offer certificate completion programs and courses that can help you further your career.
How Much Is Tuition?
The cost of tuition varies by program, however your tuition, books, fees are included in the cost. And our tuition price is often less than you may find at other career colleges.
Will I get experience in the field before I graduate?
Yes! As a student, you will participate in an externship – an opportunity to use the skills you’ve been learning in the classroom. We’ve partnered with some of the most respected hospitals, doctor’s offices and medical facilities in the community to ensure you have a well-rounded education. It’s a great opportunity to hone your skills, learn new ones and network with your future peers. Many of our graduates have made such an impression during their externships, they’ve even been offered full-time positions – some before they’ve even graduated.
Can You Help Me Get A Job?
We want you to be successful, so Excelsior Healthcare Academy offers you the tools to make the most of your transition from student to professional. Our career services team, along with members of our staff and faculty, work to help students obtain positions in their chosen fields upon graduation. Any time you need support with your job search – from updating your resume to interview tips and current job openings – we’re ready to assist.
What Skills Is Required For A CNA?
Whether or not you have ever worked in a care industry, you can easily develop the appropriate CNA skills with the proper training and practice. A CNA needs to be skilled in a variety of things to accommodate the needs of any patient. Essentially, a CNA needs to be able to assist patients in things like sitting up, transferring them to chairs or other beds and even walking. Read More
What Kind of Support Do You Provide
Excelsior Healthcare Academy offers support for students from the first day of class through graduation. Excelsior Healthcare Academy has School Advisors on staff to help students chart an education plan toward success. Advisors can assist students with setting goals, choosing which program or professional certificate to pursue, creating an education plan, selecting the appropriate classes, connecting with essential support services, planning for transfer to a four year college, and finding extracurricular groups related to a chosen career field.
What About Ongoing Support?
Excelsior Healthcare Academy wants to see you succeed in life, we provide counsel and discounted fee for our Alumni students who decides to take on additional course program. Speak to your Enrollment Advisor or the Lead Instructor for detailed information