REGISTERING NOW FOR JANUARY 2024
2024 CLASS SCHEDULES NOW AVAILABLE
BASIC NURSE ASSISTANT TRAINING
COMPLETE THE APPLICATION AND SUBMIT WITH ID AND CERTIFICATIONS TO BE SCHEDULED FOR HESI ENTRANCE EXAM. COST $60
HESI PLACEMENT EXAM SCHEDULE - TUESDAY AND THURSDAY - 11 AM AND 3 PM
PRACTICAL NURSE PROGRAM
Our Practical Nursing program is a 57-62-week full or part-time (allowing for calendar holidays), certificate program preparing individuals to function in the practical nurse role. Individuals completing the course meet the education requirements and are eligible to sit for the NCLEX-PN exam to become a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN).
BASIC NURSE ASSISTANT
This course is designed to prepare individuals to function in the role of nurse assistant in a variety of health care settings. Content includes basic nursing care procedures and skills, body mechanics, safety measures, special treatments, communication skills, and care of persons with Alzheimer’s Disease and related dementias. The course consists of theory instruction in the classroom/lab and clinical experience in a long-term care facility. This course is approved by the Illinois Department of Public Health, and Illinois Bard of Higher Education for private and vocational schools. This course fulfills the state mandated meeting requirements.
This program meets the needs of students with no prior knowledge or experience in phlebotomy. Training provided consists of lecture, lab, and outside externship experience. The program is also designed to allow the most qualified healthcare professionals to become qualified certified phlebotomists. Our goal is to make the certification process as simple and painless as possible, giving students the tools to excel in their careers.
AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION CPR TRAINING COURSE(S)
BLENDED LEARNING - COMBINES E-LEARNING WITH HANDS-ON SKILLS SESSIONS.
THE SKILLS SESSION IS COMPLETED IN PERSON WITH AN AHA INSTRUCTOR.
BENEFITS: LEARNING STYLES VARY BETWEEN students, and you may discover eLearning meets the needs of some, while others prefer classroom training. QUALITY OF TRAINING: Material in eLearning courses is developed through AHA science research and the AHA Guidelines for CPR and ECC are a proven source of quality. CONSISTENCY: Each student receives the same experience and can review the topics they find challenging as many times as needed. CONVENIENCE: A student can complete the theory portion of the course online and schedule skills evaluation via the listed schedule below. Students have access to the online portion of their course for 2 years, unless AHA discontinues the course. Traditional in person CPR classes are available for scheduling. Use the below list of dates to schedule Blended or Traditional CPR certification classes. Blended courses will use the schedule below for manual skills assessment once e-learning has been completed. Students will bring completion certificate to site. Traditional courses may use the below schedule for in person class/skills evaluation.
First Step to Excellence Healthcare Training Academy, Ltd. in Chicago, IL has formed a collaborative partnership with our clinical affiliations who expressed an interest to hire our competent graduating students with qualifying performances. Employment after graduation is not guaranteed by FSTE however made available through our affiliating partners for successful candidates.
We are not a secondary school, and therefore not accredited by a US Department of Education-recognized accrediting body.
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HESI PLACEMENT EXAM DATES ARE TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY THURSDAY
STEP 1: Complete APPLICATION and ENROLLMENT AGREEMENT submit with copies of ID, HS/GED, or transcripts to: firstname.lastname@example.org or fax 844-676-1699
STEP 2: Registration Payment is Required upon completion of the Enrollment Agreement.
* PRACTICAL NURSE CANDIDATES SUBMIT
Copies of CNA/MA, RESPIRATORY or EMT Certificate with your application and enrollment agreement
EXAM DATES TUESDAY AND THURSDAY 11 AM & 4 PM