At Dover, students learn to be medical assistants, certified nurse’s assistants (CNAs), and more
Do you want a meaningful career where you can help others? If so, a career in the field of healthcare might be for you. At the Dover campus of the Harris School of Business, there are five career paths in the health care, allied health, and nursing assistance fields:
Certified Nurse’s Assistant: Certified Nurse’s Assistants, or CNAs, work directly with patients and support the nursing staff in serving the patients’ needs. Students participate classroom learning, clinical procedures, and lab experiences to learn the skills that CNAs need to be successful in this career. CNAs can work in a number of settings, such as hospitals, long-term care facilities, and home health agencies.
Health Claims Specialist Plus: Health claims specialists are responsible for preparing and submitting medical claims. In the program, students learn about medical billing and coding and Electronic Health Records (EHR). Health claims specialists can work in a number of settings, including medical offices, hospitals, and insurance companies.
Massage Therapy: Massage therapists can help people reduce their pain and stress, and rehabilitate their injuries. Students in the Massage Therapy program learn a variety of different massage techniques. The program also focuses includes performing massage on special populations, such as pregnant women, athletes, children, and the elderly. Massage therapists can work in a variety of settings, from spas and franchises to hotel, hospitals, and private practice.
Professional Medical Assistant Plus: Professional medical assistants play an important role in the healthcare system by working as a key link between the patients and the physicians and nurses. In the program, students will gain an understanding of anatomy, physiology, and medical terminology. They will learn important clinical skills such as sterilizing equipment, administering ECG’s, taking vital signs, and venipuncture. Medical assistants can work in many settings, such as hospitals, doctor’s offices, and clinics.
Surgical Technology: Surgical technologists are an important part of the operating room team. They support the nurses, anesthetists, and surgeons by sterilizing tools, setting up instruments and equipment, and helping the surgical team throughout the operation. In this program, students learn about the surgical equipment and technologies that are used in today’s operating rooms. Surgical technologists can work in hospitals, surgical centers, and surgeon’s offices.
The Dover campus is located in the Enterprise Business Park, just minutes from downtown Dover. The campus is a short drive from other Delaware cities such as Claymont, Newport, New Castle, and Marcus Hook. If you are interested in exploring a career in the field of health care, allied health, or nursing assistance, the Dover campus may be right for you.
The Harris School of Business is proud to offer seven campuses throughout the Delaware, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey regions. Our programs include not only healthcare careers, but also business, legal, and technology career focuses.
Are you ready to take the first step toward a new career path? If so, contact the Harris School of Business at 1.800.510.7920, or fill out our simple online form. It’s easy to get started!