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The healthcare career field is growing and opportunities are expanding by the year. At Ultimate Medical Academy, we want to provide you with the training and education you need to fulfill your dream of becoming a healthcare professional. Your success is important to us. UMA offers:

  • Hands-on, practical career focused training
  • Small class sizes that allow for individualized attention
  • Day, night and weekend classes
  • Financial aid for those who qualify
  • A Career Services team committed to helping students find job opportunities

Whether you are interested in assisting with patient care or organizing data as part of a medical team, Ultimate Medical Academy (UMA) can help you achieve your professional and personal goals.

Associate Degree in Nursing »

Associate Degree in Nursing

Are you looking for a career with strong prospects? Nurses enjoy not only a solid pay check, but the satisfaction of helping people every day. UMA offers an Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) that can prepare you to practice professional nursing in less than two years. Students get the knowledge, clinical skills, nursing values and experience required to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN). Upon becoming licensed, graduates will be prepared to work in hospitals, doctors' offices, residential care facilities, home healthcare services and other healthcare settings.

Get your nursing career started with an Associate Degree in Nursing from Ultimate Medical Academy. Contact UMA today to learn about entrance requirements and the application process.

Basic X-Ray with Medical Office Procedures »

Basic X-Ray with Medical Office Procedures

UMA has placed graduates with over 800 healthcare employers and designs programs that train students to meet their needs. Many employers want workers who can contribute in different areas of the practice, and many students want extra skills to increase their employment opportunities and earning potential.

The Basic X-Ray with Medical Office Procedures program meets this need by preparing students to become flexible professionals who can seek employment in a wide range of healthcare facilities including diagnostic imaging centers, clinics and physician’s offices. Depending on where graduates find employment, typical duties may include:

  • Positioning patients for X-Rays and explaining procedures
  • Operation and maintenance of X-Ray equipment
  • Collecting samples from patients
  • Performing a variety of laboratory tests
  • Assisting in day-to-day patient care
  • Assisting with patient record keeping and office management

Basic X-Ray Technicians work primarily in diagnostic imaging centers, clinics and physician’s offices. Opportunities can also be found in some hospitals and other medical facilities.

Dental Assistant with Expanded Functions »

Dental Assistant with Expanded Functions

Train to work in one of the fastest-growing healthcare professions in the U.S. - Dental Assisting! According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the Dental Assisting field is expected to grow 36% between 2008 and 2018, adding over 100,000 new jobs.*

In as little as 11 months, you can learn to:

  • Prepare patients for treatment
  • Provide chairside assistance to dentists during procedures
  • Perform laboratory tasks
  • Assist in office management

As you earn your Dental Assistant diploma, you will also participate in a dental office externship to prepare you to play an essential role in dental healthcare. Additionally, we offer career placement services for graduates.

Learn how to start your career as a Dental Assistant. Contact UMA for information on program details, class scheduling, financial aid for those who qualify and more.

Medical Assistant »

Medical Assistant

Want to work in a fast-growing profession? Train to be a Medical Assistant! According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the Medical Assisting field is expected to grow 34% between 2008 and 2018, adding over 150,000 new jobs.*

In as little as 15 months, you can learn to:

  • Collect patient histories
  • Take vital signs
  • Prepare patients for procedures
  • Assist physicians during procedures
  • Collect samples and run tests in the lab
  • Maintain medical records
  • Process insurance claims
  • Schedule appointments

Medical Assistants are an important part of the healthcare team and work closely with physicians to care for patients and keep the medical practice running. At UMA, you'll get a mix of classroom training, hands-on labs and an externship in a real medical facility. Upon graduation, you'll be prepared to take the Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) and Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) exams and seek employment in the healthcare industry. As graduation nears, UMA will work to help you prepare for your exams and find the career opportunities that match your goals.

Learn how to start your career as a Medical Assistant. Contact UMA for information on program details, class scheduling, financial aid for those who qualify and more.

* U.S. Department of Labor; Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-11 Edition; available at http://www.bls.gov

Medical Billing and Coding »

Medical Billing and Coding

Want to work in a fast-growing profession? Train to be a Medical Biller & Coder! According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the Medical Records and Health Information Technicians field, which includes Medical Billing & Coding, is expected to grow 20% between 2008 and 2018, adding over 30,000 new jobs.*

In a little as 12 months, you can learn to:

  • Run the billing software that keeps doctors and hospitals in business
  • Process critical claims and medical records
  • Code medical and surgical procedures using proper terminology
  • Assist in the management of medical practices

Medical Billers and Coders are essential to making healthcare facilities run smoothly. At UMA, you can learn about the healthcare claim cycle, how insurance reimbursement works and how to process claims with industry-standard software, all while building a plan for career success. As a Medical Billing and Coding professional, you could work in physicians' offices, hospitals, insurance companies and other healthcare facilities.

Learn how to start your career in Medical Billing and Coding. Contact UMA for information on program details, class scheduling, financial aid for those who qualify and more.

* U.S. Department of Labor; Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-11 Edition; available at http://www.bls.gov

 

Medical/Clinical Lab Assistant »

Medical/Clinical Lab Assistant

The UMA Medical/Clinical Lab Assistant program trains you for entry-level employment in clinical laboratory settings. This focused, hands-on course can be completed in under a year. You'll learn to collect and analyze samples, perform tests in the laboratory, measure and dispense drugs, and assist with patient care and office management. After completing classroom training and a real-world externship at a local healthcare provider, you'll receive a diploma and be ready to pursue jobs in a variety of healthcare facilities.

Nursing Assistant »

Nursing Assistant

Ultimate Medical Academy’s Nursing Assistant program can help you prepare for an entry-level career in the nursing assistant field Nursing Assistants are often the primary caregiver and can develop strong, caring bonds with their patients. As a result, physicians and nurses look to Nursing Assistants to monitor a patient’s physical and mental conditions and keep them informed of changes. In as few as 7 weeks*, you can experience:

  • Hands-on training that combines classroom and laboratory work
  • Training to care for patients (under guidance by a physician or registered nurse) in safe and positive ways
  • An opportunity to gain the practical experience with a clinical externship
  • Test preparation classes to help prepare you to sit for the CNA examination

Graduates receive a diploma and may apply to take the Certified Nursing Examination (CNA). UMA offers additional test preparation classes to help you be prepared. 

Patient Care Technician »

Patient Care Technician

The UMA Patient Care Technician program trains you for entry-level employment in hospitals, nursing homes, physicians' offices and other healthcare facilities. This focused, hands-on course can be completed in less than a year. You'll learn to operate diagnostic equipment, assist patients with day-to-day activities, administer drugs according to physicians' instructions, collect and analyze samples, manage medical charts and electronic medical records, and more. After completing classroom training and a real-world externship at a local healthcare provider, you'll receive a diploma and be ready to pursue jobs at a variety of healthcare facilities. You'll also be ready to take the state of Florida Certified Nursing Assistant exam and gain a credential that can make you more marketable to employers.

Pharmacy Technician »

Pharmacy Technician

Be a part of the growing healthcare field by training to work as a Pharmacy Technician. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the Pharmacy Technician field is expected to grow 25% between 2008 and 2018, adding over 100,000 new jobs.*

In as little as 11 months, you can learn how to:

  • Fill prescription requests
  • Understand drug dosage and interaction
  • Maintain patient profiles
  • Process insurance claims
  • Assist the pharmacist

As part of your program, you will also participate in a hands-on practicum that allows you to practice what you learned with actual customers and add valuable work experience. Upon graduation, you may pursue employment in pharmacies, hospitals, nursing homes and assisted living facilities. Your pharmacy technician training will also prepare you for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) and Institute for the Certification of Pharmacy Technician (ICPT) national certification exams, which can open the door to additional job opportunities and higher pay.

Learn how to start your career as a Pharmacy Technician. Contact UMA for information on program details, class scheduling, financial aid for those who qualify and more.

*U.S. Department of Labor; Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-11 Edition; available at http://www.bls.gov

Phlebotomy Technician »

Phlebotomy Technician

Ultimate Medical Academy’s Phlebotomy Technician program can prepare you for an entry-level position or add an important skillset to existing healthcare training. Phlebotomy Technicians specialize in drawing blood for analysis. The Phlebotomy Technician is responsible for making patients comfortable, addressing anxiety and safely collecting samples while causing patients minimal discomfort.

In as few as 12 weeks*, UMA can help you train to:

  • Work with standard phlebotomy equipment and draw blood
  • Follow safety procedures
  • Be prepared for a real-world clinical externship with actual patients

Graduates receive a diploma and can apply to take the American Medical Technologists phlebotomy certification examination. UMA offers additional test preparation classes to assist you in preparing for this examination. As the demand for healthcare grows, phlebotomy technicians become even more important to hospitals, doctors’ offices, clinics and laboratories.

As a graduate of one of our career-focused programs, you can enjoy the personal satisfaction that comes from helping others and doing something truly worthwhile.

Contact us to learn more about how Ultimate Medical Academy can change your life!

 

 
 

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