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For over 40 years, Brookline College has been preparing students for rewarding careers in health care and nursing. At Brookline College we help you earn your degree, learn specialized skills, and get a jump start on your career.
Brookline College is an independent, accredited institution dedicated to meeting the educational needs of a developing multicultural society. The institution is committed to preparing students academically and professionally to meet the constantly changing employment requirements of business, industry, public service organizations, and medical support agencies functioning in a highly advanced and expanding technological community.
The Medical Insurance Billing and Coding Program provides training for entry level positions in private physician offices, clinics and hospitals. Students are exposed to the International Classification of Disease (ICD-10), Current Procedural Terminology (CPT), Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) CMS 1500 form, Anatomy, Medical Terminology and Insurance Processing. Graduates of this program are prepared to deal with patients’ medical information, health records, medical reports and treatment outcomes.
The Medical Assistant Program provides the necessary training for entry-level positions as a medical assistant in a clinic, physician office or urgent care facility. Graduates will be able to use their skills and knowledge in such areas as patient interaction, basic coding and billing, office procedures, use of technology, medical legal documentation and electronic medical records. They will also be able to appropriately assess patient/client situations and intervene within their scope of practice.
The Pharmacy Technician Program provides training for entry-level positions to effectively function in the role of a pharmacy technician in a hospital, pharmacy, pharmacy call center and other health care environments.
The Phlebotomy Program is designed to prepare the students to obtain blood specimens from patients for the purpose of testing and analyzing. The phlebotomy technician works in a drawing station, clinics or medical laboratory or under the direction of the laboratory supervisor. The job requires manual dexterity and additional skills in communication and clerical duties.
The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program is designed to prepare graduates for entry-level professional nursing positions that will require them to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate nursing care within a variety of clinical settings, including hospitals, community health agencies and clinics.
This eight-semester program includes both upper and lower division general education and pre-professional nursing coursework. Nursing courses that consist of classroom and laboratory activities are integrated with clinical experiences. Students are provided with opportunities to analyze a variety of issues in professional nursing practice as they develop the skills and competencies necessary for positions which will require them to provide nursing care across the healthcare continuum.
Brookline College prepares students in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program to take certification and/or licensure exams related to their program of study, including the NCLEX-RN licensure exam.
The Patient Care Technician Program provides training for entry level positions to effectively function in the role of a patient care technician in a clinic, hospital, urgent care facility, rehabilitation facility or other health care environment.
The surgical technology program is designed to provide students with the necessary knowledge and skills required to practice in the operating room environment. The surgical technologist is an integral part of the operating room team. Surgical technologists work under the supervision of a surgeon and an operating room nurse to ensure that the operating room environment is safe, equipment is functioning properly and that during the operative procedure all team members are maximizing patient safety. Students study topics that include hospital organization, safety and legal issues, anatomy and physiology, aseptic technique, surgical procedures. Upon successful completion of the program, graduates will have acquired the skills required for entry-level positions in a variety of settings.
Medical Office Administration is an excellent career path for prospective students seeking an exciting career in healthcare that focuses on patient interaction outside of the clinical arena. Medical Office Administrators are critical to the operation of hospitals, clinics and healthcare related facilities. The program is designed to give the student knowledge of office procedures, without performing them, and the opportunity to learn and certify in medical billing and coding. Medical Office Administration professionals are on the front line in medical offices and are very patient focused without the clinical skills of medical assistants. Medical insurance billing and coding are necessary in the office administrator’s skill set, but unlike the back-office focus of a dedicated medical billing and coding specialist, medical office administrators will also focus on office operations and customer service based patient care.
The role of the Medical Laboratory Technician is critical in providing results that aid the physician in the detection, diagnosis and treatment of disease. In addition to learning techniques related to the collection and processing of samples, students will learn the purpose and procedures for routine laboratory tests in the areas of blood bank, chemistry, hematology, microbiology, urinalysis and serology. Graduates will be prepared for entry level positions in a variety of healthcare settings.
The sterile processing program is designed to provide students with the necessary knowledge and skills required to practice in the operating room environment. Sterile Process technicians work under the supervision of a surgeon and an operating room nurse to ensure that the operating room environment is safe, equipment is functioning properly and that during the operative procedure all team members are maximizing patient safety. Students study topics that include hospital organization, safety and legal issues, anatomy and physiology, aseptic technique, surgical procedures. Upon successful completion of the program, graduates will have acquired the skills required for entry-level positions in a variety of settings.
The Associate of Science in Allied Health degree program provides allied health diploma holders with an opportunity to develop more in-depth knowledge of the healthcare environment. With courses in accounting, finance, marketing and communications, graduates will be better prepared to assume roles of additional responsibility within their area of allied health practice. The program, delivered online, is comprised of general education and core technical courses that can be completed in 30 to 40 weeks of full-time enrollment.
Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) play an essential role in providing the best possible medical care for their patients. As an LPN, you can work alongside doctors and RNs, performing several healthcare and administrative procedures. Your nursing duties may include various clinical responsibilities, such as recording and monitoring vital signs, collecting samples, and administering medications. Through our Practical Nursing program, you can earn your diploma in as little as 48 weeks and be on your way to a successful career in nursing. Our Practical Nursing diploma program will prepare you to take the NCLEX-PN license exam and gain entry-level employment as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN).