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Health Care Administration

 
The Health Care Administration program prepares students for licensure as a Health Care Administrator in the state of Iowa. Students who participate in this certificate program have already attained or are n the process of completing a baccalaureate degree. This certificate encompasses six possible practicum experiences, for a maximum of 12 academic credits, and is required for state licensure. 

Massage Therapy

 
Graduates of the Massage Therapy program are eligible to take the licensure exam to practice in the State of Iowa. This curriculum is approved by the Iowa Board of Examiners for Massage Therapy. The program may be completed in one year totaling over 700 contact hours of instruction. 

Medical Assistant

 
Medical Assistant are multi-skilled office professionals who are primarily employed in chiropractic offices, hospitals or medical clinics. Their duties include assisting patients, lab procedures, limited x-ray procedures and general office duties. Prospective students who enjoy a wide range of daily duties in a fast-paced environment are good candidates for the Medical Assistant program. 

Medical Office Technology

 
Well-trained medical office professionals are highly sought after by a variety of medical facilities. The Medical Office Technology program prepares students for careers in such areas as transcription, coding, recordings, insurance and billing. Individuals who enjoy detail and office work in a fast-paced environment are well suited for this career.

Pharmacy Technician

 
This three-term course prepares graduates to work in a hospital or retail pharmacy. A Pharmacy Technician works under the supervision of a pharmacist. Pharmacy Technicians need a broad knowledge of pharmacy practice. Upon completion of the 38-credit program, graduates will be awarded a diploma. This program will provide students with the necessary information required to pass the National Certification Exam offered by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board.

Surgical Technology

 
Surgical Technologists are allied health professionals, who are an integral part of the team of medical practitioners providing surgical care to patients. Surgical technologists possess expertise in the theory and application of sterile and aseptic technique and combine the knowledge of human anatomy, surgical procedures, and implementation tools and technologies to facilitate a physician's performance of invasive therapeutic and diagnostic procedures. Our program is CAAHEP-accredited and is offered in two formats: a one-year diploma or a two-year associate of applied science degree. Students take the national Certified Surgical Technologist exam prior to graduation.

Contact:

Mary Faber
Spencer Campus Director
712-580-8628
mfaber@iowalakes.edu

Questions or comments? Please email us at info@iowalakes.edu or call 712-362-2604 or 800-521-5054.
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