APLMED Academy

Introduction

APLMED Academy strives to create a welcoming learning environment for all types of students. Whether a student is straight out of High School or changing a career path, we are here to provide the education for success.

All our educators have had careers in the field that they are teaching and they provide an inside look into the industry with first hand experiences.

Our small classes and plenty of one on one attention assure that every student grasps the information necessary for certification.

We provide all the resources for students including externships for qualifying classes. Our classrooms are made to mock work environments so students are fully familiar with all aspects of the work space when they enter the job field.

We provide all the tools for every student to reach success in their chosen field of study and our goal is for every student to achieve their aspirations.

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Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Program

Campus Full time September 2017 USA Aurora

Certified nursing assistants (CNAs) play a crucial role in the medical field by providing assistance to registered nurses and other health care professionals. CNAs may provide administrative support including documentation and reporting responsibilities. Furthermore, their work includes medical services such as taking patient tests and helping with rehabilitation processes. [+]

Certified nursing assistants (CNAs) play a crucial role in the medical field by providing assistance to registered nurses and other health care professionals. CNAs may provide administrative support including documentation and reporting responsibilities. Furthermore, their work includes medical services such as taking patient tests and helping with rehabilitation processes. A career as a CNA means helping those in need and doing something you truly feel good about. Our instructors all have real-life experience and will help you get ready for situations a book cannot. The CNA program at APLMED Academy offers a hospital atmosphere, which aims to help you familiarize with the working environment. You will learn with hands-on training by a certified and working CNA instructor and take part in an unpaid externship to gain “real-life” experience and build a resume before entering the job field. Upon a successful completion of the CNA Program at APLMED Academy and complete externship, you will earn a CNA Certificate. Nursing School required the CNA certificate don’t wait just start your new career with us. Always working under the direction of a nurse (RN or LPN/LVN) the CNA provides hands on nursing care to patients, residents, clients and customers in a variety of health care settings Certified Nursing Assistant Job Duties: Provides patients' personal hygiene by giving bedpans, urinals, baths, backrubs, shampoos, and shaves; assisting with travel to the bathroom; helping with showers and baths. Provides for activities of daily living by assisting with serving meals, feeding patients as necessary; ambulating, turning, and... [-]

Dental Assistant Program

Campus Full time September 2017 USA Aurora

Dental assistants greatly increase the efficiency of the dentist in the delivery of quality oral health care and are valuable members of the dental care team. If you have strong communication skills, enjoy working with your hands as well as your mind and want a career with responsibility, dental assisting is for you. [+]

Dental assistants greatly increase the efficiency of the dentist in the delivery of quality oral health care and are valuable members of the dental care team. If you have strong communication skills, enjoy working with your hands as well as your mind and want a career with responsibility, dental assisting is for you. The duties of a dental assistant are among the most comprehensive and varied in the dental office. The dental assistant performs many tasks requiring both interpersonal and technical skills. Although state regulations vary, responsibilities may include: assisting the dentist during a variety of treatment procedures; taking and developing dental radiographs (x-rays); asking about the patient's medical history and taking blood pressure and pulse; serving as an infection control officer, developing infection control protocol and preparing and sterilizing instruments and equipment; helping patients feel comfortable before, during and after dental treatment; providing patients with instructions for oral care following surgery or other dental treatment procedures, such as the placement of a restoration (filling); teaching patients appropriate oral hygiene strategies to maintain oral health (e.g., tooth brushing, flossing and nutritional counseling); taking impressions of patients' teeth for study casts (models of teeth); performing office management tasks that often require the use of a personal computer; communicating with patients and suppliers (e.g., scheduling appointments, answering the telephone, billing and ordering supplies); helping to provide direct patient care in all dental specialties, including orthodontics, pediatric dentistry, periodontics and oral surgery; Interested in a career change? Let APLMED Academy guide you in... [-]

EKG/Cardiology Technician Program

Campus Full time September 2017 USA Aurora

The EKG/Cardiology Technician Program provides students with the skills needed to work with a variety of equipment to perform cardiodiagnostic studies and tests. Our course offerings provide students with comprehensive, hands-on training on performing electrocardiographic tracings of the heart. [+]

About every 25 seconds, an American will have a coronary event. Help prevent heart disease and take pride in your career. The EKG/Cardiology Technician Program provides students with the skills needed to work with a variety of equipment to perform cardiodiagnostic studies and tests. Our course offerings provide students with comprehensive, hands-on training on performing electrocardiographic tracings of the heart. Well-trained EKG technicians are an integral part in caring for patients with heart disease — more than 26 million Americans, according to the CDC. The EKG technician performs procedures which record cardiac activity for various diagnostic tests, including: 12 Lead EKG Rhythm Strips Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring Cardiac Stress Monitoring Transient Arrhythmia Monitoring Holter Monitoring In-demand Profession This occupation is evolving in the field of health care. Thousands of open positions for EKG technicians exist nationwide at: Hospitals Outpatient Medical Facilities Doctors’ Offices Diagnostic Clinics The EKG/Cardiology Technology Program at APLMED Academy is a fast-paced, five-week training program. Our students graduate with the knowledge and skills necessary to get a leg up in this high-demand job. Customized Learning APLMED Academy’s EKG/Cardiology Technology Program limits our classroom capacity at 12 students per class, with two groups starting simultaneously. Potential Jobs Certified Cardiographic Technician Registered Vascular Specialist Careers Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist Registered Vascular Technologist [-]

Massage Therapy Program

Campus Full time September 2017 USA Aurora

Massage therapy is manual manipulation of soft body tissues (muscle, connective tissue, tendons and ligaments) to enhance a person’s health and well-being. There are dozens of types of massage therapy methods (also called modalities). [+]

Massage therapy is manual manipulation of soft body tissues (muscle, connective tissue, tendons and ligaments) to enhance a person’s health and well-being. There are dozens of types of massage therapy methods (also called modalities). People seek massage therapy for a variety of reasons – to reduce stress and anxiety, relax muscles, rehabilitate injuries, reduce pain, and promote overall health and wellness. At Northwestern, you are not simply going to a massage school - you are studying to be a healthcare professional who provides massage therapy. Your courses include Anatomy and physiology Business and license procedure Contraindications and limitations Health values of massage Hygiene Professional ethics Self-care Theory of massage Swedish Massagge Deep Tissue Reflexology The program will prepare and qualify the graduate to take the licensing exam approved by the Colorado Board of Massage Therapy. Each student will be presented the knowledge and skills necessary to enter the field of Massage Therapy as an entry-level LMT. The program exceeds the requirements established by the State of Colorado and is designed not just to successfully prepare the graduate for licensure but for successful employment and/or self-employment in the Massage Therapy industry. Each graduate of the program will receive a certificate. Flexible, Convenient, Self-paced! Begin your career in our new location with over 5,500 sq. ft., a full theory classroom and contemporary massage area Certificate Eligibility Graduates of the APLMED Academy Pharmacy Technician Program are automatically eligible to take the NationalHealthcareer Association Examination. [-]

Medical Assistant Program

Campus Full time September 2017 USA Aurora

Medical Assistants (MAs) are an important member of a patient-centered team consisting of physicians, nurses and other health professionals. Nearly 85 percent of MAs work in a physician’s office performing a mix of administrative and clinical tasks. MAs also work in hospitals, home care and hospice care. [+]

Medical Assistants (MAs) are an important member of a patient-centered team consisting of physicians, nurses and other health professionals. Nearly 85 percent of MAs work in a physician’s office performing a mix of administrative and clinical tasks. MAs also work in hospitals, home care and hospice care. Their administrative responsibilities include patient reception and admission, scheduling, answering phones, collecting health histories, filing insurance claims and managing patient flow through the office. MAs are likely the first and last faces a patient sees during a visit to their doctor. They will also spend time with patients to ensure they understand the doctor’s instructions. Clinical functions can include: Patient intake processing, including taking patient histories and vital signs; Performing first aid and CPR; Preparing patients for procedures; Assisting physicians with examinations and treatments; Infection control. Administrative responsibilities can include: Scheduling and receiving patients; Preparing and maintaining medical records; Performing basic secretarial skills and medical transcription; Handling telephone inquiries and written correspondence; Serving as a liaison between physicians and other individuals; [-]

Phlebotomy Continuing Education Program (CEU)

Campus Full time 6 hours September 2017 USA Aurora

This 6 hour course is designed for individuals with an educational background and / or work experience in healthcare looking to become more proficient with their current skills. [+]

This 6 hour course is designed for individuals with an educational background and / or work experience in healthcare looking to become more proficient with their current skills. Surprisingly many occupational courses in healthcare, including many nursing programs, lack adequate training on the art of Phlebotomy. Graduates are expected to learn the complexities of drawing blood while on the job. If you would like to polish your skills this course is for you! [-]

Phlebotomy Technician Program

Campus Full time September 2017 USA Aurora

Successful graduates of our Phlebotomy Program gain essential skill and education in phlebotomy that will enable future phlebotomists to effectively communicate and interact personally and professionally in a health care setting. To date the Phlebotomy Program at APLMED academy has graduated more than 150 students. [+]

Most areas of medicine rely on diagnostic testing often on blood. Phlebotomists collect the blood necessary for testing; allowing the physician and health care provider to make informed decisions. Skilled phlebotomists can find hidden veins, introduce a needle into a vein, and extract blood with little or no discomfort to the patient. Successful graduates of our Phlebotomy Program gain essential skill and education in phlebotomy that will enable future phlebotomists to effectively communicate and interact personally and professionally in a health care setting. To date the Phlebotomy Program at APLMED academy has graduated more than 150 students. Classroom Components Since the phlebotomist is considered a part of the laboratory team, they must be trained in all aspects of specimen collection and processing. Our program includes safe and efficient work practices that teach students to: Obtain specimens Collect blood by venipuncture or capillary Handle specimens Proper labeling, sorting and preparation for testing Communication skills Emergency procedure ‘Real-Life’ Experience As students learn with hands-on training by a certified and working phlebotomist instructor they will also take part in an unpaid externship to gain “real-life” experience before entering job opportunities. Upon a successful completion of the Phlebotomy Program at APLMED Academy and complete externship, graduates earn a Certificate in Phlebotomy. Small Classes APLMED Academy maintains a maximum capacity per Phlebotomy class as eight students, with three groups starting simultaneously. Former students of this program praise it for the intimate classroom interactions and teaching methods. Certificate Requirements Upon completion of our program, successful students... [-]

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APLMED Academy

Address 2600 S Parker Rd Bld 6-300
80014 Aurora, Colorado, USA
Website http://aplmed.com/
Phone +1 303-752-0000