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We are one of the leaders in training individuals for various careers in the health care industry.

Equipping Individuals With Training for Medical Care Careers

Here at Lexington Healthcare Training Institute, we pride ourselves as one of the leading training resource for Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) and Geriatric Nursing Assistants (GNAs). Located in Lexington Park, MD, servicing all of  St Mary's County, Charles and Calvert Counties.

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Our Programs

For CNA/GNAs

CNAs or GNAs are in large demand with an estimated hourly wage of $12.00 to $16.00. They usually work in hospitals, nursing homes, doctor’s offices, and long-term care facilities.

Our training program designed for CNAs/GNAs provides personal care services under the direction of a registered nurse. This set-up ensures high quality and safe delivery of health care services and assistance in the provision of patient care, which reflects our philosophy and standards of excellence in health and nursing care for our patients.

  1. Affordably priced tuition and payment plans available
  2. State approved curriculum
  3. Job and Career transition assistance
  4. 4 weeks course / 5 week Course (3-4 weeks Lecture/Lab and 1wk clinicals/ Test Prep)

Upon Completion of the Certified Nursing Assistant/Geriatric Nursing Assistant Program, the student will be able to:

  1. Meet the state and federal requirements for certification as a nursing assistant.
  2. Demonstrate the ability to provided safe and competent care for residents in long term care environments.
  3. Practice caring behaviors that impact geriatric residents.
  4. Use effective communication techniques for positive outcomes.
  5. Recognize and respect personal values, beliefs, and cultural diversity
  6. Understand the MD Code of Regulations and Nurse Practice Act regarding legal and ethics considerations for working in long term care.
  7. Understand basic anatomy and physiology and how the process of aging effects changes in body systems.

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Entrance Requirements:

  1. Copy of High School Diploma or equivalency
  2. Drug Test
  3. PPD (Tuberculosis Test)
  4. Hepatitis B
  5. CPR Certification
  6. Current Physical
  7. Current Immunizations
  8. Background Check (2) (Clinical/MBON Requirement)
  9. Flu Shot (only required during flu season)

CNA/GNA CLASSES ARE AS FOLLOWS:

Day Class: (4weeks) 3 Weeks of Instruction M-TH OPTION 1:8:00am-4:30pm/1 Week of Clinical

(4weeks) 3 Weeks of Instruction OPTION 2: 9:00am-3:00pm Monday-Friday

Evening Class: (5 Weeks) 4 Weeks of Instruction M-TH 5:00 pm- 10:45pm/1 Week of Clinical

Class Schedules determine by school only.

CNA/GNA Program Cost Includes:

Tuition and Fees:
The cost for the program is:

Registration Fee:  $135
  Textbook:           $165

  Tuition:               $1400

Total Tuition:       $1700

Additional Estimate Costs of $630 to the Students for materials related to the program are listed below. Please note LHTI will provide some materials listed below for a fee however, students are only required to  purchase uniformtops from the school.
     Uniforms - white scrub top/white top $50
     White nursing or tennis shoes $50
     Wristwatch with a second hand $35
     Stethoscope $25
     Cardiopulmanary Resucitation (CPR) $125
     Physical $165
     TB Testing $85
     Drug Screening $85

All LHTI payment arrangements are due on Mondays by 1pm at the school office.
Tuition obligations must remain current to remain in class and attend clinical experience.

Upon registration students will be given a payment plan that requires the students signature. If a student fails to follow the school's payment schedule. A one-time written warning with a deadline will be given to the student (signature required). If the payment is not made by deadline the student will be dismissed for not following the tuition policy.

Information About Other Medical Care Careers

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EKG/ECG Technicians

An Electrocardiogram (EKG or ECG) technician is a cardiology technician with specialized training in operating equipment used to measure a patient’s heart performance. They perform electrocardiograms to measure and record heart activity as a way of diagnosing and treating heart disease, as well as edit and forward the final test results to attending physician for analysis and interpretation.

Alternative job titles are:

  • ECG Tech
  • Electrocardiogram Tech
  • Cardiovascular Tech

EKG/ECG technicians are typically employed in hospitals, private cardiology clinics, and laboratories, generally working 40 hours weekly. The expected employment growth from 2008 to 2018 for these jobs is 24%, while the median salary is $50,000 per year. The lowest 10% of EKG/ECG techs earned around $27,000 during that period, but the top 10% earned salaries exceeding the $77,000-mark.

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Phlebotomists

A phlebotomist is a health care support professional who draws blood for testing, research, donations, or transfusions. This group of professionals is one of the largest among health care workers. Phlebotomists can become Medical Lab Technicians, Clinical Research Assistants, Lab Scientist, or Lab Teachers. The average wage of phlebotomists in the U.S. is $15.18 per hour.

Medication Technicians

A med tech or medication technician provides patients with non-injectable prescription medicines. This job may require standing for extended periods. This health care personnel work primarily in Assisted living and retirement homes under the supervision of registered nurses or other medical staff.

Their average salary is $24,694.

About Our Continuing Education Programs Admission Requirements and Fees

Phlebotomy and EKG Training Continuing Education Requirements

In order to enroll in the continuing education phlebotomy course, an applicant must first provide evidence that he or she has prior training specifically in venipuncture. The same applies to ECG/EKG training—an applicant must show evidence of having previous experience in ECG/EKG. You cannot enroll in either of these programs if you can’t establish prior occupation or specific training and experience.

Training Fees

Phlebotomy Training

Tuition: $1,400

Application Fee: $25.00

Registration Fee: $25.00

Supplies (Textbooks, Lab Fees, Venipuncture, Uniforms): $200.00

Total: $1,650.00

EKG Training

Tuition: $800.00

Application Fee: $25.00

Registration Fee: $25.00

Supplies (Textbooks, Lab Fees, Uniforms): $250.00

Total: $1,100.00

Phlebotomy EKG Entrance Requirements

  • Must Be at Least 18 Years of Age
  • High School Diploma or General Educational Development or GED (Must Submit an Original Diploma or Formal Transcript)
  • Applicant Must Have Proof of Specific Occupation Experience or Training for the ECG/EKG Program or Proof of Specific Occupation Training or Experience in Venipuncture for the Phlebotomy Program
  • Copy of a Recent Drug Screen and a Purified Protein Derivative (PPD) Screen (Results Must Be Within 30 Days of Acceptance Into the Program)
  • Hepatitis B Records
  • Copy of Recent Physical
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) or First Aid
  • Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) Background Check
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Phlebotomy Training Course Information:

  • Affordably priced tuition and payment plans available
  • State approved curriculum
  • Job and Career transition assistance
  • 7 weeks course (6wks Lecture/Lab and 1wk clinicals/ Test Prep)

Obtain all entry requirements

  • Photo Identification card
  • Copy of High School Diploma or equivalency
  • Drug Test
  • PPD (Tuberculosis Test)
  • Hepatitis B
  • CPR Certification
  • Current Physical
  • Current Immunizations MMR
  • Background Check (2)
  • Flu Shot (only required during flu season)
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PHLEBOTOMY CLASSES ARE AS FOLLOWS

  • Tuesdays, Thursday, Saturday 7 weeks course (6wks Lecture/Lab and 1wk clinicals/ Test Prep)
    ( 20 venipunctures and 10 capillaries required)
  • Tuition- $1650.00 includes Exam Fees, Book, Lab and Test Prep Material.

Contact Us

For more information about how we can help with your health care career, get in touch with us. We look forward to hearing from you.