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Classes from Global Career Institute

Hybrid Medical Assistant Classes


Quick Look

Are you ready to jumpstart your career in the healthcare field? Our Medical Assistant Program is just the ticket. You'll get to master the art of working in diverse healthcare settings, doing everything from administering injections to preparing medical supplies.

What's in it for you?

  • Learn to record vital data, administer medication, and evaluate EKG results like a pro.
  • Hone your communication skills to forge strong relationships with patients and co-workers.
  • Get hands-on with specimen samples, ensuring they're lab-ready.
  • Plus, you get to add a phlebotomy certification to your resume.

Cool Stuff You'll Learn

  • Medical Terminology
  • Anatomy Basics
  • First Aid Procedures
  • Preparing and Administering Medications
  • Medical Insurance Basics
  • Patient Therapies
  • Pharmacology
  • Bookkeeping Techniques

Career Pathways

Successful completion of our program could lead to roles like Medical Administrative Assistant, Clinical Medical Assistant, or Medical Receptionist. The US Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates an 18% job growth in this field by 2030, so the odds are in your favor!

$630 to start

$4,200 total

Hybrid Medical Billing and Coding Classes


Medical Coding and Billing Program

Quick Overview

Dive into the world of medical coding and billing with our comprehensive training. This 4-6 month course covers everything from understanding specialized medical terminologies to applying basic claims processes for insurance reimbursements. You'll decode patient diagnoses, request payments from insurance companies, and solve billing and coding issues like a pro.

Key Learning Outcomes

  • Apply critical thinking to medical terminologies, insurance, and regulatory systems
  • Use computer skills for preparing documents around billing, coding, and healthcare needs
  • Grasp disorders and medical procedures common to each body system
  • Get comfortable with legal, ethical, and regulatory concepts in the field
  • Understand coding instructions: ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, CPT, and HCPCS Level II

Where Can This Take You?

You could find yourself in a range of roles such as an Insurance Billing Clerk, Medical Biller and Collections, or a Billing Clerk. According to the BLS, there's a growing demand in this profession, with an average salary of approximately $40,350 per year.

$570 to start

$3,800 total

Hybrid Patient Care Technician Classes


# Becoming a Patient Care Technician - The Fun Way!

Hey there! Ever thought about becoming a Patient Care Technician (PCT)? If yes, you're in the right place!

What's a PCT?

PCTs are superheroes in healthcare! They take care of everything from checking vital signs, giving emotional support, to keeping patients safe. You'll learn all about infection control, nutrition, safety measures, basic anatomy/physiology, and more.

What's in Store?

Our program gives you the scoop on patient care and basic nursing skills. We offer additional certifications in EKG and Phlebotomy too! But if you just want the PCT course, that's cool as well.

What Will You Learn?

After the program, you'll be able to:

  • Check and report vital signs, daily living activities (ADLs), and systems review.

  • Spot any EKG strip errors and abnormalities.

  • Prepare a specimen sample for the lab following aseptic technique.

  • Ensure patient safety by sticking to regulatory and facility guidelines.

  • Use your clinical skills to help patients in coordination with your team.

Where Can You Work?

  • Retail Pharmacies

  • Hospitals

  • Nursing Homes

  • Assisted Living Facilities

Job Prospects?

The field is growing by 9% till 2028. Plus, the average annual pay for PCTs is around $33,249. Sweet, right?

$100 to start

$950 total

Hybrid Patient Care Technician Classes


The Role of Patient Care Technician

Patient Care Technicians (PCTs) play a crucial part in healthcare, offering primary care to patients in a wide range of settings.

Key Responsibilities

  • Taking care of all facets of patient care, from checking vital signs to emotional support.

  • Handling infection control, nutrition, comfort, and safety measures.

  • Providing first aid and CPR when necessary.

  • Recording vital signs, understanding basic anatomy/physiology, and maintaining patient records.

  • Enhancing communication skills and interpersonal relationships.

Course Outcomes

Upon course completion, students should be able to:

  • Evaluate and report vital signs, ADLs, and systems review.

  • Analyze EKG strips for errors and abnormalities.

  • Prepare specimen samples using proper aseptic technique.

  • Ensure patient safety by adhering to regulatory and facility guidelines.

  • Apply clinical skills within their scope of practice for optimal patient outcomes.

Career Opportunities

PCTs have opportunities in various fields including:

  • Retail Pharmacies

  • Hospitals

  • Nursing Homes

  • Assisted Living Facilities

Job Outlook

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts a 9% growth in this field up to 2028. The average annual salary for PCTs is approximately $33,249, with additional benefits.

$255 to start

$1,700 total

Hybrid Phlebotomy Classes


Phlebotomy Technician Program

The Phlebotomy Technician Program caters to individuals desiring to advance or commence their career in the medical field. Our comprehensive four-week program equips students with essential skills, covering key concepts such as Introduction to Phlebotomy & Infection Control, Legal Issues in Healthcare, Human Anatomy & Physiology, Phlebotomy Equipment & Supplies, Phlebotomy Procedures, and Phlebotomy Fundamental Essentials.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion, graduates will be able to:

  • Perform blood draw and testing
  • Carry out patient evaluations
  • Conduct Venipuncture procedures
  • Execute Point-of-care testing
  • Monitor blood glucose levels
  • Prepare bodily fluids for testing
  • Communicate effectively in oral and written form


Our curriculum includes:

  • Health career core knowledge
  • Blood draw procedures
  • Venipuncture procedures and processes
  • Bodily fluid handling and preparation
  • Patient monitoring
  • Charting, recording, and reporting of procedures and results

$425 to start

$850 total

About school

GCI is a nonprofit organization dedicated to giving you affordable online career training programs with more flexibility for working students and those with families —students who can only study during certain hours. Moreover, online programs allow students who live farther away from colleges to attend school without wasting time commuting. Self-paced study and more frequent start dates mean you can often finish faster — or take your time if necessary.

In the Dallas / Fort Worth area

13988 Diplomat Drive, Farmers Branch, TX 75234