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Basic Life Support (BLS) course teaches both single-rescuer and team-driven basic life support skills for pre-hospital and in-facility environments. Students work with experienced instructors to learn Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), how to operate Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs), and important team dynamics for healthcare professionals.


BLS001 - Basic Life Support

Timeframe: 1 Day | 1 Session | 8 hours

Schedule: Saturday, January 13th | In-person

Instructor: Kristofor Nelson 

Tuition: $90 includes $5 registration fee


Kristofor Nelson is our BLS instructor for healthcare providers. He has been an American Heart Association BLS Instructor for over 20 years and is also certified to teach American Heart Association First Aid classes. Kristofor is currently a FDNY EMS EMT currently detailed to the Office of Emergency Management.


Certified Nurse Aides help patients in hospitals and residents of long-term care facilities, such as nursing homes. The Certified Nurse Aide Registered Apprenticeship program provides instruction in the fundamentals of nursing theory and the technical skills necessary to provide patient care. Course content includes basic patient care, infection control, nutrition, and vital signs. Upon successful completion of the program, students take the New York State Certified Nurse Aide Exam.

AH100 - Certified Nurse Aide

Timeframe: 19 Session | 135 lecture hours & 30 clinical hours

Schedule: TBD

Instructor: TBD

Tuition: $2,310 includes cost of textbooks, training materials, one certification exam fee and BLS certification training course


The Certified Professional Coder (CPC) certificate is the gold standard for medical coders working in physician’s offices and in the healthcare industry. This CPC program consists of a comprehensive sequence of classes to prepare students for careers as medical coders in many healthcare settings.

Please note: The Certified Professional Coder (CPC®) course is comprised of three parts:

  • Certified Professional Coding Training (80 hours),
  • Medical Billing (40 hours), and
  • Electronic Medical Records (20 hours).


Section A: Anatomy/Physiology and Medical Terminology (Prerequisite)

This course prepares students to understand how the human body operates, and why knowledge of anatomy is integral to accurate medical coding and record-keeping. Students learn proper terminology for medical coding and reimbursement professions, and how to apply these terms to a career as a coder. This course is for individuals preparing for careers as non-clinical medical professionals.

CPC 100 | Section A - Certified Professional Coder

Timeframe: 27 Session | 80 lecture hours | Virtual

Schedule: Spring 2024

Instructor: TBD

Section B: Certified Professional Coder (CPC®) – 140 hours

This course teaches fundamental medical coding skills for professional services (physicians, mid-level providers, etc.) and prepares students to take the Certified Professional Coder (CPC) exam from the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC). The course covers Current Procedural Technology (CPT), the Healthcare Common Procedure Coding Program (HCPCS), and the International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM), each of which are the most current applications for professional coding. Students gain broad knowledge in reviewing and assigning the correct procedure and diagnosis codes for professional (physician) services.

All students enrolling for Certified Professional Coder (CPC®) are required to take Anatomy/Physiology and Medical Terminology as a prerequisite and register to earn a Basic Life Support Certification.

CPC 100 | Section B - Certified Professional Coder

Timeframe: 47 Session | 140 lecture hours | Virtual

Schedule: Spring 2024

Instructor: TBD

Tuition: $3,100 includes cost of textbooks, CSI registration fee and one exam fee

Clinical Medical Assistants are an integral part of any medical office. This course prepares students to understand all aspects of medical office procedures, including drawing blood, administering EKGs, monitoring vital signs, prepping patients for exams, and assisting with triage. Anatomy, physiology, medical terminology, and administrative duties, including billing and coding and electronic medical record-keeping will also be covered. Upon successful completion of the course, students take the Certified Clinical Medical Assistant exam from the National Healthcare Association.


MA100: Certified Clinical Medical Assistant

Timeframe: 4 Months | 50 Sessions | 175 lecture hours & 160 clinical hours

Schedule: Spring 2024 | Hybrid Course

Instructor: Debra Fiore

Tuition: $3465.00 includes cost of training equipment, one certification exam fee and BLS training course


*This course is eligible to be paid with an ITG voucher

**All students must submit a Physical Exam/Drug Screening report upon request. Clinical hours are scheduled by the coordinator and may vary based on the clinical sites’ business hours, one to five days a week. A passing grade in this course is required to attend internships. Clinical site can be located in any of the five boroughs. 

Dental Assistants perform a variety of duties as entry-level employees in one of the fastest-growing healthcare industries. This course offers comprehensive training on the roles and responsibilities of a Dental Assistant by preparing students to provide quality patient care, administer x-rays, keep accurate records, and schedule appointments. The class meets in a working dental office, and students develop hands-on, clinical experience, as well as the soft skills required for a future career as a Dental Assistant.

DA100: Dental Assistant

Timeframe: 4 Months | 30 Sessions | 120 hours

Schedule: Spring 2024 | Hybrid Course

Instructor: Dr. Jan Khorsandi

Tuition: $2,915.00 includes $30 registration fee, textbooks and BLS training course.

EKG Technicians work in various healthcare facilities and monitor patients' cardiac rhythms using specialized equipment. This course explores the anatomy and physiology of the heart, EKG techniques and interpretation methods, and new developments in cardiac monitoring. Students learn how to prep patients, take vital signs, set up an EKG machine, and analyze reports. Additionally, students perform hands-on simulations to understand the functions of EKG equipment, proper lead placement on the chest wall, 12-lead placement, and other clinical practices. Upon successful completion of the course, students take the Certified EKG Technician exam from the National Healthcare Association.

EKG100: Electrocardiograph Technician

Timeframe: 3 Months | 23 Sessions | 34 lecture hours & 15 lab hours

Schedule: Spring 2024 | Hybrid Course

Instructor: Dr. Boris Molchanskiy

Tuition: $1615.00 includes $30.00 registration, textbooks, certification exam fee and BLS training course.

Certified Pharmacy Technicians play an integral supportive role assisting licensed pharmacists with the preparation and dispensary of prescription medications and other health-related products. They also perform administrative duties and are often the first point of contact between patients and the pharmacy staff. This course provides a comprehensive overview of the topics necessary for employment as a Pharmacy Technician in either a hospital or retail setting. The curriculum prepares trainees to work on a national level, while clearly defining the role as described by New York State law. Upon successful completion of the course, trainees take the ExCPT certification exam from the National Healthcareer Association.

PHARM01: Pharmacy Technician

Timeframe: 3 Months | 15 Sessions | 45 hours

Schedule: Thurs | Oct 26 – Feb 16 | 6:30pm to 9:30pm | Virtual Course

No Class: Nov 23, Dec 28

Instructor: Carlos Linares

Tuition: $1460.00 includes $30.00 registration fee, textbooks, certification exam fee and BLS training course.

Phlebotomy Technicians work in medical offices, hospitals, and laboratories to collect blood and other specimens from patients. This course prepares students to accurately and safely draw blood for tests, transfusions, and donations, label samples for testing and processing, and maintain medical equipment. This course requires trainee availability for 120 (daytime) clinical lab hours with Northwell Health. Upon successful completion of the course and clinical hours, students are eligible to take the Phlebotomy Technician (PBT) Certification Exam from the American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP).

The Certified Professional Phlebotomy Certificate is one credential necessary for becoming a Patient Care Technician*.

AH200: Phlebotomy Technician

Timeframe: 2 Months | 16 Sessions | 48 lecture hours & 120 clinical hours

Schedule: Tues & Thurs | Nov 28 – Apr 1 | 6:30pm to 9:30pm | In-Person Course

No Class: Nov 23, Dec 26, Dec 28

Instructor: Dr. Carlos Barrera

Tuition: $1765.00 includes $30.00 registration fee, textbooks, certification exam fee and BLS training course.