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Note: All campuses are open and Fortis has transitioned to online and remote delivery of classes for all students. Fortis' admissions team has also transitioned to remote interview and enrollment, so prospective students do not need to visit the campus at this time.
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At FORTIS, students are provided the skills and training needed to enter careers in industries that have employment opportunity over time. What industries you ask? FORTIS offers career education and training programs in the nursing, healthcare, medical, dental, business, information technology, skilled trades, massage and cosmetology career fields. That makes Fortis a post-secondary network of colleges and institutes with a wide variety of educational choices!
FORTIS provides education and training for qualified applicants with the desire to better their career opportunities regardless of previous educational background.
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As medical technology continues to advance, doctors are increasingly relying on medical assistants to help with various patient care needs. Most medical assistants work in the offices of physicians while others work in public and private hospitals, inpatient and outpatient facilities, the offices of other health practitioners such as chiropractors and optometrists, and in nursing and residential care facilities.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of medical assistants is projected to grow much faster than average nationally, which ranks medical assistants among the fastest growing occupations over the 2008-2018 decade, and job prospects for skilled medical assistants should be excellent.
If you want to train to be a Registered Nurse (RN), Fortis conveniently offers an associate degree nursing program at select campuses. The Fortis nursing curriculum provides the knowledge and skills to prepare students to sit for the NCLEX licensure exam and pursue a career as an entry-level registered nurse in a variety of clinical and hospital settings upon passing their licensure exam after graduation. The nursing associate degree at Fortis educates students in response to society's continuing healthcare needs while developing lifelong learners.
As a cardiovascular technologist, you’ll provide hands-on care to your patients and enjoy the opportunity to do rewarding work on a daily basis.
Through our cardiovascular technology training program, you can learn the skills that will make you a valued member of a highly specialized medical team. Today’s growing and technologically advanced healthcare industry can offer excellent opportunities for individuals with the right training and experience!
The skills you can learn in our cardiovascular technology program include assisting physicians with cardiac catheterization procedures, monitoring patients’ vital signs, performing EKG and hemodynamic assessment, as well as assisting with the insertion of pacemakers and stents.
A Medical Lab Technician performs tests and laboratory procedures used in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease. They may examine and analyze body fluids, and cells, looking for bacteria, parasites, and other microorganisms; analyze the chemical content of fluids; match blood for transfusions; and test blood for other purposes. The test results will enable physicians to diagnose and treat diseases and other conditions. The Medical Lab Technician may use lab equipment such as microscopes, cell counters, and other automated and computerized equipment.
The Medical Lab Technician program at FORTIS will prepare students to enter this career field in a variety of entry-level positions. Medical Lab Technicians often work in blood banking, hematology, immunology, or microbiology performing duties under the supervision of a pathologist, medical laboratory scientist or other medical professional.
The Surgical Technology program at Fortis provides students with the knowledge and skills to work with and under the supervision of surgeons and registered nurses. If you are looking for a school in Florida, Louisiana, Ohio, Tennessee, Texas or Virginia at which to get an education to become a Surgical Technologist then you look no further than Fortis. At Fortis surgical tech schools, our program allows students to train to become a member of the operating room of the team that provides care to patients during the crucial periods of surgery.
Upon graduation from our surgical tech program, students will be prepared to pursue positions as a member of an operating room team, which includes surgeons, surgical assistants, anesthesiologists, and nurses. Surgical Technologists work in hospitals, surgical centers, delivery rooms, and medical clinics.
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