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Jethro Healthcare School, Des Plaines:
Located in the Des Plaines suburb of Chicago, IL, Jethro Healthcare School is a nursing and healthcare training provider that offers a range of Certificate level allied health & nursing programs that include Nurse Assistant, Pharmacy Technician, Phlebotomy Technician, Patient Care, and more. Established in March 2004, most of our graduates have been successful in their new found career and student census continuously increases.

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Allied Health & Nursing Certificate Programs:

Basic Nurse Assistant (CNA Preparation)
CNAs give patients important social and emotional support and also provide vital information on patient conditions to nurses. Working closely with patients, CNAs are responsible for basic care services such as bathing, grooming and feeding patients, assisting nurses with medical equipment, and checking patient vital signs. 

Patient Care Technician Program
The Patient Care Technician training program combine classroom course studies with practical skills mastered in the laboratory. Main duties of patient care technicians are to assist in nursing care and provide patient transportation, as from a hospital room to an x-ray unit. Students graduating from patient care technician course may also be required to maintain rooms, stock supplies, and keep areas and rooms clean.

LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse) Pre-Requisite Classes
Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) are a vital part of the health care system and participate in a variety of different work settings. They perform duties that may include include observing patients, taking vital signs, performing basic diagnostic tests, dressing wounds, giving injections and administering medication. They also assist patients in daily living activities such as eating, dressing, exercising, and bathing. LPNs usually work under the supervision of registered nurses, physicians, and/or dentists.

Restorative Nurse Assistant
The objective of the program is to instruct the student to meet the required skills to perform simple therapy/nursing procedures  contributing to the care and rehabilitation of the sick or injured and others requiring  therapy services.

Pharmacy Technician Program
A Pharmacy Technician is an individual who, under the supervision of a pharmacist, assists in the performance of activities of the pharmacy department not requiring the professional judgment of a pharmacist. They assist and support licensed pharmacists in providing healthcare to patients.

Dialysis Technician Program
Dialysis Technicians operate machines that remove waste and excess fluids from the blood of patients whose kidneys can no longer carry out those functions.  Dialysis technicians are also referred to as renal dialysis technicians, hemodialysis technicians, or nephrology technicians.

EKG Technician Program
The EKG technician is responsible for maintaining the equipment and supplies, preparing the patient for the test and monitoring the patient during the procedure. Additional duties may include scheduling of appointments, data entry into computerized machines, typing of physicians' interpretations, and maintaining patient files. Electrocardiograph technicians, commonly called EKG technicians, operate noninvasive equipment which prints graphic tracings of electrical impulses transmitted by the heart. 

Phlebotomy Technician
The Phlebotomy Technician (phlebotomist) is an integral member of the medical laboratory team whose primary function is the collection of blood samples from patients by venipuncture or microtechniques. The technician is often the patients only contact with the medical laboratory. The need to assure quality and patient safety mandates strict professional behavior and standards of practice for these phlebotomy practitioners.

Physical / Occupational Therapy Assistant
This 140-hour class will teach you the role of the physical therapy aide in patient recovery, medical terminology, basic anatomy and physiology, common physical disorders, common physical therapy treatments such as exercise and mobility.

Physical therapy aide is one of the fastest growing jobs today. Physical therapy aides work under the supervision of physical therapists and physical therapist assistants. You can work in a hospital, physical therapy office, personal care facility, or with a home health agency.

Electronic Health Record Specialist
Certified Electronic Health Record Specialist  is a certificate program that provides students with the knowledge and skills used in the modern medical office. This program is both instructor led, incorporates multi-media, and utilizes interactive on-line learning.

Students learn skill sets that will ultimately enable them to complete tasks in a medical environment both efficiently and effectively. Students will learn essential skills for proper medical office procedures; medical terminology and human anatomy.

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Adirondack Learning Academy - Accredited Homeschool Online Programs
Courses / Programs
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• We deliver comprehensive, NCAA-approved study-at-home academic programs to kindergarten, elementary school, middle school & high school students. 

• A homeschool diploma is awarded to high school seniors on successful completion of the program, and an official transcript that states that they have completed the requirements for graduation in their state.

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• Our staff is skilled at easing the transition from high school to college. We have experience in what it takes to get you accepted at the college of your choice.

ALA is accredited by the National Independent Study Accreditation Council (NISAC) and approved by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).
Online K-12 Homeschool Programs:
For kindergarten, elementary school, middle school & high school students

• Core courses, electives & and career-technical courses
• College entrance assistance
• Advanced Placement (AP) classes
• Individualized curriculum with each student assigned a personal learning coach
• Programs for students with special needs

A homeschool diploma is awarded to high school seniors on successful completion of the program
Kaplan International Chicago
Courses / Programs
• Learn English in Downtown Chicago on the 'Magnificent Mile' with Kaplan International.

• Our Chicago school offers a comprehensive range of language courses to those who want to improve their English quickly and effectively, and both welcome students of all English levels.

• Kaplan International has over 40 years of experience in providing first-class international education with consistently high standards of teaching and student care.

• Join our English school in Chicago and begin your journey to personal, academic and career success.

• Significantly improve your language skills while learning English in Chicago with Kaplan International and return home with memories to last a lifetime.

• Learn English in Chicago with first-class teachers in excellent learning facilities and advance your academic and professional career. Kaplan International's English school in Chicago is accredited by ACCET.

• Citizens of 75 countries attended our Chicago ESL school last year.

Student Review:
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Quality English Language Courses:
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• General English Academic Semester/Year option
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Graduate Exam Preparation Programs:
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• GRE Exam preparation
London Eyes International Makeup Academy, Chicago area
Courses / Programs
A leading provider in makeup artist training in the Chicago area since 2004, London Eyes International Academy of Makeup offers a range of makeup artist certification programs and master makeup classes. We have two conveniently-situated schools in Rosemont (to the north-west) and Oakbrook Terrace (a western suburb of Chicago). All of our programs are certified by the Illinois State Board of Education. We offer programs suitable for beginners to established beauty industry professionals in need of refreshing their makeup skills and catching-up on the latest trends in beauty makeup.

We provide high-quality education in all areas of makeup, including: fashion, beauty, film, multimedia, HDTV, SPFX and injury simulation, photography, and theatrical. In addition, we expose our students to current trends and techniques in airbrush makeup, through our advanced airbrush makeup training. All programs are custom designed to allow you learn new skills within a short period of time.

We help you to build your self-confidence by teaching you how to promote your newly gained skills in the market. Our programs include Marketing Plan and Cosmetic Product classes that will help make you feel more confident in building a new career, and in increasing your recognition on the job market. Tuition includes all cosmetics and hygene products needed for duration of the course.
Master Courses:
- Beauty Makeup Course - Basic, Clinical, Bridal & More (50 hours)
- Creative / Media Makeup Course (28 hours)
- Creative / Stage Makeup Course (28 hours)

Master Classes:
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- Special F/X Master Class (16 hours)
- Special F/X Advanced Master Class (16 hours)
- Business Master Class (3 hours)
- Portfolio Master Class (4 hours)
Northwestern Institute of Health and Technology
Courses / Programs
With campuses in Uptown Chicago, and Skokie IL, Northwestern Institute of Health and Technology (NWIHT) provde a wide-range of allied health care certificate training programs, including Nursing Assistant, Pharmacy Technican, Patient Care Technician and Practical Nursing. NWIHT helps you to take the first step into the growing fields of nursing and healthcare, with flexible day and evening programs suited to each student.

From its beginning, Northwestern Institute of Health & Technology’s educational and service focus had been geared towards the academic and practical improvement of its healthcare oriented student body. At its core, the graduation of competent, compassionate and professionally skilled healthcare individuals has been NWIHT’s driving force for more than a decade.

We are committed in building a dedicated, compassionate community creating camaraderie between individuals who grow within this school out of the values we all share. We embrace Professionalism, Integrity, Respect, and Teamwork in our personal and work interactions. Our shared values empower us to engage in ethical practices in our daily lives and to contribute to our common vision of an ethical society.
Certificate training programs in nursing & healthcare

Practical Nursing (LPN) Program

Modules include:
- Fundamentals of Nursing
- Pharmacology and Medical Administration
- Mental Health Nursing
- Pediatric Nursing
- Obstetric Nursing
- Medical Surgical

Other programs include:
- Basic Nursing Assistant
- EKG Technician
- Patient Care Technician
- Pharmacy Technician
- Phlebotomy Technician
- Medical Billing and Coding Technician
- Physical Therapy Aide
Career Training Center Of Chicago
Courses / Programs
Located in the Park Ridge area, just north of downtown Chicago, the Career Training Center Of Chicago (CTCC) offers a Basic Nurse Assistant Training Program that provides students with the comprehensive theory and clinical training needed to acquire the knowledge and skills to meet the Illinois Department of Public Health requirements for Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs). We provide a 5-week course, but with perfect attendance, you can finish in as little as 4 weeks, as the training is fast-paced to ensure the earliest graduation possible.

If you want a rewarding career in healthcare, contacting the Career Training Center Of Chicago is your first step. This program is designed for those seeking Certification and employment as a Nursing Assistant, and the objective of the program is to train you to meet the required skills to safely function as a CNA. Upon successful completion of the program, you will be awarded the Certificate of Completion and will be eligible to sit for the Illinois State Certification Examination.
Basic Nurse Assistant Training Program

- First step to Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) qualification
- Comprehensive theory
- Clinical training
- Skills required for Illinois State Certification Examination
- Fast-paced training
- Early graduation
- Healthcare employment opportunities
Online Candle Making Classes for Illinois & U.S. students
Courses / Programs
• Learn how to make unique candles from the comfort of your own home or work studio in Illinois with The Candle Academy, a leading international candle design school owned by a UK candle designer based in Jamaica.

Home Study / Online Candle Making Classes in Illinois, Chicago, nationwide or around the world include the choice of Live Seminars via Skype with Gary Simmons - one of the top candle designers in the world from the UK, or lessons via HD Video & PDF information files.

• These distance learning candle making courses for complete Beginners to Advanced artists will start you on the path to an exciting new career in candle design or a very rewarding hobby!

• These intensive candle making training courses are Hands-on and Very Visual, and follow the same techniques as our onsite programs, making it an ideal solution for people that live too far to be able to attend in Jamaica in person.

• Perhaps you would prefer to learn in person through an incredible educational program and vacation in beautiful Jamaica in the Caribbean!

• Business start-up and Hobby courses offered year-round, both onsite or online. Welcome to this very special profession!

Candle Academy Student Reviews:

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"I realized after the first hour my investment was justified."
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Online Candle Making Courses:

Live Seminars via Skype
• 6 Day Complete Business Set Up Course
​• 4 Day Condensed Business Set Up
• 2 Day Introductory Course

HD Video Courses
• Business Set Up Course
• Platinum Course
• Interactive Course
• Hobby Course

Year-Round Candle Making Courses in Jamaica:
One-to-one & small group classes for beginners to advanced designers.

• Candle Making Business Set Up (6 days)
• Condensed Business Setup course (4 days)
• Advanced Candle Making course (2 days)
• Candle Making Weekend Retreat Workshop (2 days, minimum 2 persons)
• Encaustic Art / Wax Painting Workshop (2-3 days)