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1. Delaware County Community College
Courses / Programs
With locations throughout Chester County (Downingtown, Exton, West Chester, West Grove) and Delaware County (Upper Darby, Media, Sharon Hill) in Penn State, and within easy reach of Philadelphia, Delaware County Community College provides a wide-range of high-quality allied health & nursing certificate & associate degree programs.

From our dedicated Allied Health, Emergency Services and Nursing Department, you will find a variety of programs and courses that can springboard your career into the health care industry.

Our programs will give a solid knowledge of your chosen field as well as the skills and mindset to prepare you for success.

Instruction in our classrooms is competitive with that of four-year institutions, and while our costs may be lower, the quality of your educational experience is not.

Delaware County Community College focuses on student success by delivering quality, affordable and responsive healthcare education opportunities in a technologically rich and supportive learning environment.
Associate Degree & Certificate Programs in Allied Health, Nursing & Emergency Services:

- Paramedic Training (Advanced Life Support)
- Emergency Services Technology
- Health Care Management
- Nursing (Associate in Applied Science)
- Nursing Assistant
- Medical Assistant
- Medical Coding and Billing
- Perioperative Program
- RN (Registered Nurse) First Assistant
- Respiratory Therapy
- Surgical Technology

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2. Safe Care Health School, Hamilton NJ
Courses / Programs
• If you live on the east-side of Philadelphia, or in the southeast PA region (for example in Doylestown, Horsham, Levittown, Morrisville, Willow Grove, Woodbourne..), then Safe Care Health School in Hamilton NJ, just 5 miles east of Trenton could be an ideal location for you to begin your journey toward an exciting new career in the in-demand allied health & medical technology field. 

• Safe Care Health School is a private vocational school providing quality medical training programs in a friendly and challenging learning environment with modern facilities. We are situated close to many physician offices, healthcare facilities and hospitals.

• We work with each student to customize an affordable payment plan if necessary.

Student Testimonial:
"I graduated only a few weeks ago and with the school's help, I am already out, interviewing for my dream job! I am a proud graduate of Safe Care Health School. I encourage anyone looking to get into the Medical field to strongly consider them, it was truly one of the best decisions I ever made!"
- Theresa
Allied Health Programs / Medical Career Training:

Day, evening & weekend classes available. Internship opportunity in some programs. 

• Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT)

• Certified EKG Technician (CET)

• Combination (CPT + CET)

• Certified Patient Care Technician (CPCT)

• Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA)

• Certified Home Health Aide (CHHA)
3. Lackawanna College, Scranton
Courses / Programs
Based in Scranton with satellite campuses across Lackawanna County PA, Lackawanna College provides a wide range of allied health certificate programs that cover a variety of healthcare fields including Nursing, Paramedic Training, Elder Care and more. Designed with thoughtful curricula that are flexible, original, relevant and applicable, our programs give you everything you need to kick-start a rewarding career in the healthcare industry. The programs are run by the Continuing Education Department of Lackawanna College, which is located out of the Healey Academic Center in central Scranton.

The Department seeks to offer variety in its healthcare programs to be able to address both the individual’s and organizations personal or professional needs. In addition, our goal is to aid the student in obtaining the skill sets necessary to compete and succeed in today’s medical markets and to become an overall well rounded citizen who can go forward and contribute back to the community. The healthcare industry is the perfect career path for this.
Wide range of allied health & paramedic training certificate programs

Allied Health Certificate Programs
- Nurse Aide
- Home Health
- Elder Care
- Nursing - Continuing Education Units
- Nurse Aide Refresher Course

Paramedic Training Institute Programs
- Paramedic Training
- EMT (Emergency Medical Technician)
- ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support)
- CPR (aka Basic Life Support)
- PALS (Pediatric Life Support)
4. Villanova University College of Nursing
Courses / Programs
Villanova University College of Nursing, located in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, is a major school of nursing that offers continuing education, certificate, undergraduate and graduate nursing programs. Specializations include Adult Nurse Practitioner, BSN - MSN track, Nursing Education, and more. As a National League for Nursing (NLN) Center of Excellence in Nursing Education, prospective students are invited to join our community of scholars and clinicians.

Building on the University's mission and tradition, our distinctive programs transform students into nursing leaders who can change the face of modern health care.

The academic programs in the College of Nursing are directed to interpretation of nursing as a healing ministry emanated by love and demonstrated through service and the care of others. As a healing art as well as an applied science and practice discipline, nursing emphasizes the concern for spiritual health.

The College of Nursing is a member of several nursing education organizations. They are the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN), the National League for Nursing (NLN) and The Pennsylvania Higher Education Nursing Schools Association (PHENSA).
Undergraduate Degree Programs:
- Bachelor of Science (BSN)
- BSN/MSN

Master Degree Programs:
- Adult Nurse Practitioner
- Family Nurse Practitioner
- Geriatric Nurse Practitioner
- Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
- Nurse Anesthesia
- Nursing Education
- Health Care Administration

Doctoral Programs:
- PhD in Nursing
- Doctor of Nursing Practice
5. Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center
Courses / Programs
Located in Central Altoona, in Blair County PA, Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center offers a full and part-time Practical Nursing Program that prepares graduates for employment as Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) in a wide variety of health-care settings. The full-time program is a comprehensive, one year healthcare educational program, and students can also opt for the two-year part-time program. As well as delivering quality training, we also collaborate with Blair County Career Link in assisting with placement of individuals upon graduation.

The Practical Nursing Program has continued to receive full approval from the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing since its inception in 1962. Nursing, an art and a science, is concerned with the welfare of people and health service to the community. Practical Nursing is an integral part of the nursing profession. It is the faculty’s responsibility to facilitate a curriculum that prepares students for entry-level employment as Practical Nurses, capable of functioning as safe practitioners.
Full and part-time Practical Nursing Program with LPN employment preparation

Modules include:
- Fundamentals of Nursing
- Basic Patient Care
- Nursing Skills and Procedures
- Pediatric Nursing
- Maternity Nursing
- Anatomy & Physiology
- Surgical Nursing
- Pharmacology
- Integrated Nutrition
- Personal & Vocational Relations
6. Care For Life - Home Health Aide Training, Philadelphia area
Courses / Programs
Conveniently located in Bristol PA (just outside of Philadelphia), Care for Life provides a quality 4-week Home Health Aide training program. Our goal is to teach and help each student obtain the knowledge that is required to become a quality Home Health Aide.

Taught by state-approved RN's, this program will provide you with the information that is needed to work in this growing field with hands on learning, theory and onsite clinical work.

Home Health Aides (HHA) provide care to chronically ill and disabled people, the elderly, and the
cognitively impaired. They may be employed by assisted living facilities, private duty home health agencies, and skilled home health agencies.
- 4-week Home Health Aide (HHA) Training Course:
Our course teaches you the basics of Home Health Aide Training, and helps you become certified. Program hours are 9am to 3pm, 5 days a week.

- CPR/AED certification
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