Swedish Institute, Manhattan:
Situated in the Chelsea District of New York City (on 26th St between 6th and 8th Ave), Swedish Institute is a healthcare training institute that offers a variety of allied health Certificate and Degree programs. Courses include Massage Therapy, Nursing, Surgical Technology, and more. Our students benefit from programs based on a holistic and integrative approach to health and wellness that meet or exceed the rigorous requirements of programmatic accreditation. Swedish Institute is a premier multi-specialty health educational institution, using its nearly 100-year tradition of excellence in the education of massage therapists to inform education and training in diverse areas of health practice.
Allied Health / Medical Career Training Degree & Certificate Programs:
Associate in Occupational Studies (AOS) Degree programs:
- Advanced Personal Training
The Advanced Personal Training program gives students the skills they need to enter the field of fitness training and the foundation for future study in the exercise sciences. The program is characterized by rigorous study in anatomy, physiology, pathology, kinesiology and the biomechanics of exercise.
Graduates are prepared for positions at gyms and health facilities, including hospitals, or may establish private practices. Graduates are awarded an Associate in Occupational Studies degree (AOS) as authorized by the New York State Board of Regents.
Personal Training Certification: The Advanced Personal Training program coursework meets the standards for the knowledge, skills, and abilities set forth for certification by professional organizations such as the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), and the National College of Sports and Fitness (NCSF).
- Clinical and Administrative Medical Assistant
This Clinical and Administrative Medical Assistant program focuses on the clinical and administrative skills needed to assist physicians and nurses in physician offices and other healthcare settings. Students learn patient vital signs, standard examinations, phleboto-my/hematology techniques, laboratory procedures, 12-lead electrocardiography (ECG), basic pharmacology and the ethics of patient care.
Students also learn medical office administration including reception, patient scheduling, billing, coding, insurance and electronic health records management. General education courses in psychology, information literacy and communications prepare a well-rounded graduate capable of career advancement and lifelong learning.
Graduates typically work as medical assistants or medical office assis-tants in single or multi-physician practices, outpatient centers and hospitals. Graduates receive an Associate in Occupational Studies degree as authorized by the New York State Board of Regents.
- Massage Therapy
Massage therapy is a licensed profession in New York State. The Massage Therapy degree program prepares students to take the New York State licensure exam, achieve licensure and enter the profession. Students use massage techniques to promote relaxation, reduce pain and treat a variety of medical conditions all with a goal of wellness and healing.
Extensive practice in the college's stress reduction and therapeutic clinics and at community service externships prepares students for their future professional careers. Employment opportunities for licensed graduates are varied and include spas, health facilities, gyms, hospitals, corporate fitness centers, physical therapy clinics and chiropractic offices, or the option of establishing a private practice. Graduates are awarded an Associate in Occupational Studies degree (AOS) as authorized by the New York State Board of Regents.
- Surgical Technologist
The Surgical Technologist degree program prepares students to become an integral part of the surgical team in a variety of perioperative settings. Students learn basic anatomy and physiology, aseptic techniques and infection control, and general and specialized surgical procedures. Laboratory classes in a simulated operating room provide an opportunity to practice what is learned in lecture classes, and clinical experiences in hospitals and surgery centers prepare students to enter this challenging career field.
This program prepares students for entry-level employment. Surgical technologists work in a variety of settings, such as hospital surgi-cal and sterile processing departments, outpatient surgical centers, physician and dentist offices, ambulatory surgical centers and in the private sector in medical sales, insurance, product development and education.
Graduates are awarded an Associate in Occupational Studies degree (AOS) as authorized by the New York State Board of Regents. The Surgical Technologist program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs upon the recommendation of the Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA).
Associate in Applied Science (AAS) Degree program:
The Nursing program provides the student with knowledge of the art and science of nursing in order to meet identified core competen-cies for safe patient-centered care. The curriculum integrates knowledge and principles of writing, oral communication, mathematics, and behavioral and biological sciences that inform nursing practice. Students learn to apply the nursing process as a critical thinking framework for decision-making. The program fosters teamwork and collaboration for practice in an interdisciplinary and multicultural work environment. Faculty and staff strive to offer quality student-centered learning in a supportive environment.
Graduates are prepared to take a licensure exam for practice as entry level registered nurses in a variety of community settings. They may be employed by hospitals, nursing homes, physicians, home healthcare services and private industry. Graduates who achieve regis-tered nurse licensure are encouraged to pursue a baccalaureate degree in nursing completion program and embrace lifelong learning.
Graduates of the Nursing program are awarded an Associate of Applied Science degree (AAS) as authorized by the New York State Board of Regents. Graduates take the NCLEX-RN licensure examination in order to obtain a license to practice as a registered nurse (RN) and enter the career of nursing.
- Medical Billing and Coding
The Medical Billing and Coding (MBC) program at Swedish Institute is designed to provide students with the appropriate didactic theory and skills required to begin a career in a billing office administration and management within a health care setting. The courses are grouped around knowledge and skills required for a medical biller, coder, and insurance claims specialist role in a medical practice. The program should also prepare students for responsibilities including insurance, coding, processing, medical administrative procedures and regulatory requirements of the health care delivery system. Courses are not necessarily offered in the sequences in which they appear in the catalog.
At the completion of the program, graduates who have diligently attended class, studied, and practiced their skills should have the nec-essary skills to seek entry-level employment as a medical biller, coder, an insurance claims specialist and in an office administrative role in a medical setting.
- Personal Training
The Personal Training certificate program gives students the skills they need to enter the field of fitness training. The program is characterized by rigorous foundational study in anatomy, physiology, pathology, kinesiology and the biomechanics of exercise. From this foundation, students learn to assess the physical condition of a client, design a training program and evaluate progress. Students also learn to deal with special populations including the elderly and disabled. Students practice their skills in the college's own functional training facility as well as at two internship experiences. Courses in ethics and professionalism prepare students for their future careers.
Graduates are prepared for positions at gyms and health facilities, including hospitals, or may establish private practices. Graduates are awarded a certificate as authorized by the New York State Board of Regents. Students completing this program are eligible to enroll in the Swedish Institute Advanced Personal Training degree program.
Personal Training Certification: The Personal Training certificate program coursework meets the standards for the knowledge, skills, and abilities set forth for several certifications offered by professional organizations.
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