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Classes from Access Institute

Medical Assistant

In person

Hello, future healthcare heroes! The Medical Assistant Training Program is your springboard into the exciting world of healthcare. It's designed to teach you the A to Z of being a top-notch medical assistant.

Skills You'll Acquire

  • Mastering the computer basics
  • Typing medical transcriptions like a pro
  • Getting comfortable with anatomy and physiology
  • Learning the medical lingo
  • Understanding medical laws and ethics
  • Communicating effectively
  • Navigating medical office procedures
  • Getting to grips with medical billing & coding
  • Managing medical records
  • Ensuring office care & management
  • Practicing aseptic techniques
  • Conducting medical examination procedures
  • Dealing with medical office emergencies
  • Administering medication
  • Assisting in office surgery procedures
  • Handling EKG and phlebotomy tasks
  • Running medical laboratory procedures

Your Future Job Scope

As a licensed Medical Assistant, you'll be able to step into various roles, such as a Doctor's Assistant, Medical Office Assistant, Optometric Assistant, Clinical Assistant, Ophthalmic Technician, Optometric Technician, and Outpatient Surgery Assistant.

You'll be doing meaningful work like taking patient histories, measuring vital signs, helping with patient exams, scheduling appointments, administering injections, and preparing blood for lab tests.

With healthcare being a growing field, there's a rising demand for Medical Assistants, so the prospects look pretty good!

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In person Security Guard Classes

In person

The Security Guard class offered by Access Institute in New York provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to become a certified security guard. The course covers topics such as safety, security techniques, and legal guidelines, and is taught by experienced instructors. Upon completion, students will be prepared to take the New York State Security Guard Certification Exam.

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In person

Are you keen on making a difference in healthcare? The EKG & Phlebotomy Technician Program is an ideal place to start!

What You'll Learn

  • Understanding the intricacies of human anatomy and physiology, particularly heart, blood, blood vessels, and circulation
  • Getting familiar with medical terms, laws, and ethics
  • Adopting medical asepsis, infection control, and safety practices
  • Mastering the art of phlebotomy

Your Role Post-Certification

Once you ace the program and bag your certification, you'll be ready to roll as a Phlebotomy EKG Technician. Under the guidance of healthcare professionals, you'll draw blood, handle specimens, and ensure they reach the test area correctly. Your prime responsibilities are patient identification and sample processing.

Where You Can Work

Completion of this course paves the way to many opportunities. You'll find yourself eligible for roles in physician offices, labs, nursing homes, and long-term care centers. If you enjoy making a real impact in healthcare, this is the training program for you!

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In person CPR / Basic Life Support Classes

In person

Awesome CPR Training Program

Hey there! Welcome to our nifty CPR training program at Access Institute, Queens. We’re all about providing high-quality education and empowering folks like you with new skills.

What Makes Us Stand Out?

  • Quality Education: We're big on personal growth and helping you boost your success rate in the medical field.
  • Friendly Environment: We aim for an atmosphere that's as warm and welcoming as a mug of hot cocoa on a winter day.
  • Job Skills & Knowledge: Our programs equip you with the must-have skills and know-how for today’s ever-changing job market.
  • Affiliations: We're pals with premier/government organizations like the US Labor Department, Workforce Investment Act (W.I.A.), and others. So, you're in good hands.

Our mission is to teach and prepare students to make a real difference in the world. Our awesome instructors are committed to helping you reach your goals. And guess what? You might be eligible for government funding! So, buckle up and get ready for a fun and enlightening journey with us at Access Institute, Queens.

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In person Pharmacy Technician Classes

In person

Are you looking to launch your career as a Pharmacy Technician? This program might be just the right fit for you!

Learning Objectives

The program provides you with the necessary skills to excel as a Pharmacy Tech in both hospital and retail settings. You'll learn to:

  • Understand the nuances between hospital and retail pharmacy
  • Practice ethical conduct across all tasks
  • Grasp the laws governing pharmacy, be it federal or state
  • Interpret physician orders and prescriptions
  • Prepare and distribute medications
  • Understand medical and pharmaceutical terms and abbreviations
  • Grasp the pharmacology of medications and how they affect the anatomy
  • Carry out pharmaceutical calculations
  • Communicate effectively with patients and medical professionals
  • Maintain confidentiality of all patient information
  • Handle insurance billing and payment collection
  • Manage inventory

Post-Completion Opportunities

After completing this course, you'll find yourself eligible for positions in a variety of healthcare settings like physicians' offices, hospitals, laboratories, nursing homes, medical supply companies, and insurance companies. You'll also be equipped to pass the National Certification Exam.

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In person Home Health Aide Classes

In person

Home Health Aide Certified Training Course

Delve into the fulfilling world of providing care at home with our Home Health Aide (HHA) training course. Designed to equip students with the necessary skills to assist elderly or disabled individuals who require extensive care, this program offers a robust introduction to a rapidly growing field.

With the rising demand for home health services, our training can help you establish a stable and rewarding career.

What You Will Learn:

  • Understanding patient needs: Learn to support patients who require short-term care following hospital discharge, as well as those who need long-term care.
  • Working Environment: Gain experience in providing care in patients' homes or residential care facilities.
  • Specialized Care: Develop your abilities to deliver specific care based on individual patient requirements and your specialized skill set.

Our program is not only a stepping stone to an exciting career, but it also provides valuable skills that can contribute positively to the healthcare sector's ongoing evolution.

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In person Electrocardiogram (ECG/EKG) Classes

In person

EKG Technician Training: The Journey Begins Here

Program Overview: Our EKG Technician Training is designed to equip students with a comprehensive understanding of EKG recording techniques and the fundamental principles of cardiac electrophysiology. This course will also help learners familiarize themselves with medical terminology, medical law, and adequately prepare them for the national certification exam for EKG technicians.

Responsibilities of an EKG Technician: As an EKG technician, your role includes performing routine EKGs under the guidance of a Cardiologist, Internist, or Surgeon. Your daily tasks will involve preparing patients for testing, operating the EKG machine, and recording the standard 12-lead EKG.

Job Market and Opportunities: Successful completion of this course opens doors to several job opportunities in various healthcare settings including, but not limited to, Physician Offices, Laboratories, Hospitals, Nursing Homes, Senior Assisted Living Care, and Long Term Care Homes.

Training Course Content:

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Structure and Function of All Medical Systems
  • Medical Terminology
  • Medical Law & Ethics
  • EKG Training
  • Understanding Supplies and Equipment Needed for EKG Recording
  • Identification of EKG Machine and its Components

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In person Certified Nursing Assistant Classes

In person

Ready to step into the healthcare field? Check out this brief guide on our Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) program. This program is all about prepping you for a career where you'll work alongside licensed healthcare professionals to deliver care and services to individuals across all age ranges.

What You'll Learn

  • Basics of being a Nursing Assistant
  • Improving Communication Skills and Professionalism
  • How to Observe, Report, and Document accurately
  • Techniques to meet Basic Human Needs
  • Understanding Ethical and Legal Issues related to the role
  • Infection Control and Isolation Techniques
  • Ensuring Environmental and Nursing Assistant Safety
  • Ensuring Patient Safety and appropriate Positioning
  • How to Measure and Record Vital Signs, Height, and Weight
  • Patient Care and Control Measures

Role Description

As a CNA, you'll help with patient care, perform various nursing procedures, and assist with patient admission and room orientation. You'll collect patient specimens, monitor vital signs, and document your findings.

Where Can This Take You?

After completing this course and acing the State Board Exam, you'll be well-equipped for roles in nursing homes, home care, long-term care facilities, physical therapy, and rehabilitation centers.

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Medical Office Admin

In person

Embark on a rewarding career in healthcare with our Medical Office Administration Program. Let's dive into what you can expect from this course:

Course Overview:

This program equips students with knowledge and skills required for jobs in health insurance and billing. We cover:

  • Reviewing and filing insurance claim forms.
  • Medical record maintenance and data entry.
  • Generating and transmitting insurance claims (manually and electronically).
  • Tracking delinquent claims and sending statements.
  • Basic anatomy, physiology, and medical terminology.
  • Foundations of ICD9CM and CPT coding.

We ensure our students are well-prepared for the Medical Billing certification exam.

Career Opportunities:

After successful completion, students are eligible for roles in various healthcare settings, including:

  • Medical offices
  • Hospitals
  • Group practices
  • Insurance agencies
  • Billing agencies


As a medical biller, you will be responsible for data entry, maintaining medical records, creating and transmitting insurance claims, and managing delinquent claims.

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In person Patient Care Technician Classes

In person

Patient Care Technician Training Program

Welcome to our Patient Care Technician (PCT) Training Program! Here's a quick rundown:

What is a PCT?

As a PCT, you'll be the right-hand to doctors and other medical pros, helping to deliver therapeutic programs and monitor patients. Your technical skills will come into play, with responsibilities like carrying out blood work and EKGs.

What Will I Learn?

This course prepares you to step into the role of an entry-level Nursing Technician. All you need is to have passed the Nursing Assistant Exam and be certified.

What Will I Do as a PCT?

You'll be a key part of patient care: from keeping an eye on patient conditions and reporting changes, to operating therapeutic equipment, and assisting in rehabilitative therapy. You'll also be involved in hands-on tasks like changing dressings and supporting patient exams.

Where Can I Work?

Once you've completed the course, you'll be ready to work in a range of settings: Nursing Homes, Home Care, Long Term Care facilities, Physical Therapy Centers, Rehabilitation Centers, and Hospitals.

Course Content:

  • Patient Care Basics

  • Body System Disorders

  • Special Health Care Situations

  • Electrocardiography

  • Phlebotomy

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About school

Access Institute is an educational center located in New York, NY. They offer a variety of programs such as career guidance, college readiness, adult literacy, ESL, digital skills and more. The institute is lead by its highly regarded director, Reema Gunasingh, who has been committed to creating a safe space for all of their students to succeed.

In the New York City area

8002 KEW GARDENS RD, Kew Gardens, NY 11415