Healthcare Training Programs

Health Training Center offers healthcare training programs near Boston, Massachusetts, including Medical Assistant, Patient Care Technician, Cardio-Phlebotomy Technician, Phlebotomy Technician, and EKG Technician.

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Medical Assistant Program

Medical Assistant

The Medical Assistant program at Health Training Center can be completed in just 20 weeks. The first 16 weeks are spent in the classroom and lab while the final 4 weeks are out in the field for an externship experience. The program provides instruction on the clinical skills needed to work in medical doctors’ offices, HMOs, clinics and at hospitals with inpatient and exam rooms. Our Medical Assistant program is focused entirely on the clinical technical requirements and requires four classes. Our students are given the opportunity to become proficient in Phlebotomy, EKG, and clinical medical assisting techniques including: physical exams, injections, exam room preparation, test procedures, sterile techniques, medical terminology, taking vital signs, patient assessment, and more. After successfully completing the program, students should be prepared to work in a entry-level positions in a variety of medical settings.

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Cardio-Phlebotomy Technician Program

Cardio-Phlebotomy

The Health Training Center Cardio-Phlebotomy Technician program can be completed in just 15 weeks which consists of 12 weeks in the classroom and lab and 3 weeks in the field as an extern. The program focuses on cross-training students in Phlebotomy and EKG techniques. Students are trained through three required classes which outline: phlebotomy (blood draws), electrocardiograms (EKG’s), basic medical, lab and exam procedures, and basic patient care.
Graduates of this program may become Clinical Medical Assistants by completing one additional class and the Medical Assistant externship. Graduates of this program should be prepared for entry-level job opportunities in general medical and surgical hospitals, medical and diagnostic laboratories, and some larger private doctors’ offices.

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Phlebotomy Technician Certificate Program

Phlebotomy Technician

The Phlebotomy Technician program at Health Training Center can be completed in just 11 weeks. This is made up of 8 weeks in the classroom and lab and 3 weeks in the field on an externship. Students in this program will receive training on the correct ways to draw blood. In order to do that, their classes and labs will discuss topics like: venipuncture procedures, specimen collection, blood collection, quality assurance, body systems, infection Control, and skin puncture techniques. Upon successful completion of the program, students should be prepared to work in entry-level positions in hospitals, clinics, laboratories, emergency care, extended care, medical offices, independent organizations, and insurance providers.

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EKG Technician Program

EKG Technician

The EKG Technician program at Health Training Center can be completed in just 8 weeks. Students will be instructed on how to operate and adjust EKG heart monitors and understand the results of the electrocardiogram (EKG) recording. This program covers the basic skills of an EKG Technician, including proper placement of electrodes, proper operation of the EKG machine to records the actions of the heart, reading and interpreting test results, and a full CPR course covering Adult, Children, Infant, and AED Heartsaver. A graduate of this program should be prepared to work in an entry-level position in a variety of hospitals, clinics, emergency and trauma centers, private physician’s offices, outpatient centers, and extended nursing care facilities. The EKG Technician program requires two classes and can also be taken in combination with Phlebotomy or as part of the Medical Assistant Certificate.

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Patient Care Technician Program

Patient Care Tech

The Patient Care Technician program at Health Training Center is a career advancement program for a licensed CNA, HHA or EMT. If you are not licensed as a CNA, HHA or EMT, this program is available for you as a Cardio-Phlebotomy Technician.

The program can be completed in just 15 weeks which consists of 12 weeks in the classroom and lab and 3 weeks in the field as an extern. Students receive direction from experienced instructors on phlebotomy (blood draws), electrocardiograms (EKG’s), basic medical, lab and exam procedures, and basic patient care. Graduates of this program can become Clinical Medical Assistants by completing one additional class and the MA externship. Upon successful completion of the program, students should be prepared for entry-level job opportunities in various hospitals, clinics, laboratories, emergency care facilities, extended care facilities, medical offices, and independent organizations.

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Health Training Center Course Information

Why Health Training Center Classes Cost Less

We lease our classrooms at commercial buildings and hospitals, reducing rental costs and expenses, yet maintaining quality learning settings.
We offer only classes needed to achieve the standards of the national registering and/or certification boards. We do not offer unnecessary courses that increase costs.
Our graduates may earn the same salaries as students from other schools who pay several times as much as our courses cost, and often attend school for nine or more months.
Our students do not need to take out federal loans. Instead, we offer short-term payment plans with no interest and no finance charges.

Licensure

Health Training Center is licensed by the Office of Private Occupational School Education, Division of Professional Licensure, 1000 Washington Street, Suite 710, Boston, MA 02118. Any comments, questions, or concerns about this school’s license should be directed to:

Office of Private Occupational School Education
Email: occupational.schools@state.ma.us
Phone: (617) 727-5811

Office of Private Occupational School Education

Does Health Training Center provide Financial Aid?

At the Health Training Center we are dedicated to the success of our students. We believe in providing payment plans options with no interest or finance charges for all students whenever possible.

Contact us for down payment amounts and monthly payments options. We can provide individualized payment plans that fit your specific needs. We offer HTC Extended Payment Plans to only 25 students each semester.

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Find a Location Near You!

Attleboro
Attleboro
Fisher College Campus (rear entrance)
451 Elm Street
North Attleboro, MA 02760
Braintree
Braintree

340 Wood Road
Braintree, MA 02184
Cambridge
Cambridge

358 Broadway
Cambridge, MA 02139

Attleboro
Chelmsford
East Gate Shopping Plaza (Route 110)
296 Chelmsford Street
Chelmsford, MA 01824
Braintree
Stoughton
Kindred Healthcare/Goddard Hospital
909 Sumner Street
Stoughton, MA 02072
Cambridge
Worcester
Teamsters Local 170 Building
330 SW Cutoff #201 (Route 20)
Worcester, MA 01604

 

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Open House Schedule

Open Houses are a great opportunity to come tour our facilities, learn more about the programs, and register for classes. Upcoming dates are listed below:

  • Tuesday, August 18th, Chelmsford, 3:00-6:00
  • Wednesday, August 19th, Cambridge, 3:00-6:00
  • Thursday, August 20th, Stoughton, 3:00-6:00
  • Monday, August 24th, Attleboro, 3:00-6:00
  • Tuesday, August 25th, Worcester, 3:00-6:00
  • Wednesday, August 26th, Braintree, 3:00-6:00
  • Monday, Sept 21st, Stoughton, 3:00-6:00
  • Tuesday, Sept 22nd, Cambridge, 3:00-6:00
  • Wednesday, Sept 23rd, Attleboro, 3:00-6:00
  • Thursday, Sept 24th, Chelmsford, 3:00-6:00
  • Tuesday, Sept 29th, Braintree, 3:00-6:00
  • Wednesday, Sept 30th, Worcester, 3:00-6:00
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Current Students & Alumni

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