Rhode Island has many healthcare postsecondary training programs that can help you reach your career goals. The programs below are a small sample of programs in your area that you may want to consider as you plan for your future after high school.
|Provider||Program name & URL||Program Description||Modality||Duration (in months)|
|Aquidneck Island Adult Learning Center||Certified Nursing Assistant||Learn to provide basic routine nursing related services to individuals in various health care settings
Live classroom lecture and hands-on lab sessions (80 hours)
Clinical training in a nursing facility (40 hours)
|911 Programs Career Training Institute||Emergency Medical Technician||Emergency medical technicians (EMTs) and paramedics care for the sick or injured in emergency medical settings. People’s lives often depend on the quick reaction and competent care provided by these workers. EMTs and paramedics respond to emergency calls, performing medical services and transporting patients to medical facilities.||In person||3|
|Community College of Rhode Island||Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA)||Administrative medical assistants are skilled multi-taskers who direct the flow of patients through an office. Effective patient flow allows the practice to operate efficiently, increase revenue, and provide a positive experience for the patient
Upon completion of this course you will be prepared for the Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) national certification exam offered by the National Healthcareer Association (NHA). This course includes a voucher which covers the fee of the exam.
|American Safety Program and Training||EMT Basic||EMT, Emergency Medical Technician, is the entry level licensure. This class is 160 classroom hours and 20 online hours that teaches the foundation of emergency medical services. This class is a national curriculum that prepares you for your National Registry Certification. Once complete and you have become a licensed EMT, you are then eligible to work towards an Advanced/Cardiac or Paramedic license.||Hybrid||4|
|911 Programs Career Training Institute||Certified Cardio-Phlebotomy Technician||Cardio-Phlebotomy students learn how to draw blood for tests, transfusions, research, or blood donations, while also learning how to conduct or assist in electrocardiograms, cardiac catheterizations, pulmonary functions, lung capacity, and similar tests.||In person||6|
|Roger Williams University - University College||Paramedic Certificate||The Paramedic is a health care professional that cares for those injured or suddenly taken ill in the pre-hospital emergency setting. Through this program you'll be qualified and prepared to save lives in many emergency situations because you’ll be ready to take on entry-level paramedic positions in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains.
The program prepares you to practice in the field through hands-on learning and lectures by instructors who’ve come face to face with these situations. Program completion allows you to become eligible for the National Registry of EMT’s Paramedic certification exam.