December 9, 2019 / Vincennes University offering short-term Allied
Health Training in 2020
VINCENNES, Ind. – Enrollment is now open for noncredit allied health
training with Vincennes University throughout Indiana.
The Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) training program is a
nationally recognized medical assistant standard. Vincennes
University’s program prepares students to perform patient clinical
skills in a medical office setting. In the 14-week course, students
learn to administer medications, perform blood draws, perform
electrocardiograms, obtain laboratory specimens, educate patients, and
maintain clinical equipment in an ambulatory care setting.
Orientations are scheduled throughout January with classes starting
in February in Jasper, Bedford, Indianapolis, North Vernon,
Mooresville, Fort Branch, Greenfield, Noblesville, and Vincennes.
Students who complete the program receive a non-credit Vincennes
University Certificate of Completion and are eligible to sit for the
National Healthcareer Association national exam. The course is $2,659
and includes a textbook and certification exam fee.
Vincennes University’s Dental Assistant Training Program with Dental
Radiographer Certification prepares students to sit for the dental
radiographer certification exam. In this program, students become
familiar with all areas of entry-level dental assisting and how to
function as an assistant in a dental practice.
Registration is available for classes in Jasper and Ben Davis High
School in Indianapolis.
Students who complete the Dental Assistant Training Program receive a
non-credit Vincennes University Certificate of Completion and are
eligible to sit for the Dental Radiographer Certification Exam. The
course is $2,099 and includes a textbook.
Vincennes University’s Sterile Processing Technician training program
prepares students to function as sterile processing professionals in
multiple healthcare settings. Sterile Processing Technicians perform
decontamination cleaning, assembling, packaging, scanning,
sterilization, storage, and distribution of reusable surgical
instrumentation and equipment.
Class begins the first week of January at the Ben Davis High School
Career Center in Indianapolis.
Students who complete the program are assigned an 80-hour non-paid
externship in preparation to sit for the Certification Board for
Sterile Processing and Distribution (CBSPD) SPD Technician
Certification Exam. The course is $2,195 and includes textbooks.
Students who complete the training program receive a non-credit
Vincennes University Certificate of Completion.
For complete details and registration information on Vincennes
University’s Allied Health Training programs, call 812-481-5937 or
VINCENNES UNIVERSITY - Indiana’s First College
VU is state-supported with campuses in Vincennes and Jasper, the
Aviation Technology Center and American Sign Language program in
Indianapolis, Early College Career and Technical Education Centers,
and additional sites such as the Gene Haas Training and Education
Center in Lebanon, the Logistics Training and Education Center in
Plainfield, and the Gibson County Center for Advanced Manufacturing
and Logistics in Fort Branch. A leader in developing Early Colleges
statewide, VU also offers instruction at military sites throughout the nation.
In addition to offering a wide range of associate degree and
certificate programs, VU also offers bachelor’s degree programs in
technology, homeland security, nursing, secondary education programs
in mathematics and science, and special education/elementary education.
VU enrolls students from throughout Indiana, 36 other states, and 21
other countries. Tuition and fees are the lowest among Indiana
campuses with residence halls. VU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.
Founded in 1801, VU is Indiana’s first college and is the only
college in the nation founded by an individual who would later become
President of the United States. William Henry Harrison, the ninth U.S.
President, founded VU while serving as governor of the Indiana
Territory. More information is available at www.vinu.edu.
Vincennes University Newsroom
MARCIA MARTINEZ, University Life Reporter & Sports
812-888-4164 office, 314-599-1519 cell,
Department of University Relations, www.vinu.edu/newsroom