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Fortis College - Orange Park

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Dental Assistant

Dental Assistant - Diploma Program

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Learn how to provide educational, preventative and clinical therapeutic services to the public as a promoter of healthy dental hygiene. This program meets the Expanded Functions of Dental Assisting (EFDA) requirements to work in the State of Florida as a Dental Assistant.

Are you looking for Dental Assisting schools in Florida? Do you want to become a dental assistant? Then consider one of FORTIS’ many dental assisting programs. Duties of a dental assistant are among the most comprehensive and varied in the dental office. Dental assistants perform a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties. These tasks require both interpersonal and technical skills.

At FORTIS, our dental assistant program will provide you with hands-on strategies and techniques to work in the treatment or operation room directly with the dentist. Students will be shown how to work chair-side as dentists examine and treat patients, as well as dental specialty practices Dental Assistants can work in private and group dental practices, mobile dental units, insurance companies, hospitals, nursing homes, dental school clinics, and public and private health facilities.

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Medical Assistant

Medical Assisting Certificate

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Are you looking for medical assistant training in Florida? As one of many Florida medical schools, FORTIS College trains students in medical assisting where they learn to perform the clinical and administrative tasks that keep doctor’s offices and medical clinics running smoothly and efficiently.

Medical assistants perform routine administrative and clinical tasks to keep the offices and clinics of physicians, podiatrists, chiropractors, and optometrists running smoothly. FORTIS offers a medical assisting program designed to provide you with knowledge and skills necessary for entry-level employment as a medical assistant in a medical office or clinic, with skills in office administration, computer, and clinical areas.

The demand for medical assistants is growing at an exceptional rate and doctors are increasingly relying on medical assistants to help with various patient care needs. Contact FORTIS Florida medical schools today for more information!

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Medical Records and Health Information Technician

Medical Billing and Coding Certificate

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Contact our Medical coding and billing schools in Florida for an education that will prepare you to enter a critical part of the medical field. FORTIS offers a Medical Billing and Coding program at our Orange Park, FL location-- as well as online through FORTIS College Online!

Medical Billing and Coding is a critical function in the healthcare industry today. At FORTIS, we can educate you to help you get into your medical career sooner than you might think! We provide hands-on instruction in medical terminology, office management, and medical coding techniques so upon graduation you will be fully prepared to begin your career working in a medical office or facility. Students are prepared in both office and hospital settings in a program that covers the basic fundamentals of computer operation, disease processes and hands-on training utilizing medical billing software.

Graduates of FORTIS's Medical Billing and Coding finish the program prepared to seek entry-level careers in medical billing and coding in settings such as hospitals, clinics, physicians' offices, dental offices, nursing homes, and insurance companies. Contact FORTIS today to schedule a campus visit to help you get started on your training at our Medical Billing and Coding schools in Florida!

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Nursing, A.A.S.

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Fortis conveniently offers an associate degree nursing (ADN) program to the Orange Park, FL area. The Nursing program is designed to provide students with quality academic and clinical instruction. The Fortis nursing curriculum provides the knowledge and skills to prepare students to sit for the NCLEX licensure exam and pursue a career as an entry-level registered nurse in a variety of clinical and hospital settings upon passing their licensure exam after graduation. The nursing associate degree at Fortis educates students in response to society's continuing healthcare needs while developing lifelong learners.

After graduation, associate degree in nursing students will take the NCLEX-RN examination to obtain licensure as a registered nurse. Whether you are an LPN looking to advance your career or are just getting started in the nursing field, request information to be on your way to receive registered nursing training!

This is a hybrid program, which means that the majority of the program is taken at the campus and several courses within the program (less than 50% of the program) are taken online. The program’s blend of on campus and online courses allows students to experience all the support and services our school has to offer as well the flexibility and convenience of online classes.*

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Nurse - LPN / LVN

Practical Nursing Certificate

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Have you always wanted to be a nurse? Are you looking for a program in Practical Nursing that will prepare you to enter this rewarding healthcare profession?

A rising population means there is an expanding need for healthcare facilities. With nearby Jacksonville one of the fastest growing cities in Florida, Orange Park is reaping the benefits with a strong job market for healthcare practitioners.

At FORTIS you can pursue an education in Practical Nursing that will prepare you to sit for the NCLEX-PN licensure exam. Comprehensively designed, the Fortis Practical Nursing program curriculum prepares students to excel in the field. Nursing theory guides clinical practice. The clinical portion of the PN program includes hands-on experience observing and learning from professionals in the field. Providing supervised nursing care to diverse patient populations in hospitals, clinics and other health care facilities allows students to gain additional skills.

This hands-on clinical portion of the PN program provides the student with crucial experiences that will enhance employability. Upon completion of the PN program, students must apply to take the NCLEX-PN examination to obtain licensure as a practical nurse (LPN). Passing the NCLEX-PN licensing exam allows students to pursue entry-level positions as a practical nurse.

We are proud of our nursing education programs and our facilities and would love the opportunity to give you a tour of our Orange Park campus. Request information and learn how to get started today!

This is a hybrid program, which means that the majority of the program is taken at the campus and several courses within the program (less than 50% of the program) are taken online. The program’s blend of on campus and online courses allows students to experience all the support and services our school has to offer as well the flexibility and convenience of online classes.*

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Surgical Technologist

Sterile Processing Technician Diploma Program

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The main duty of a Sterile Processing Technician is to ensure that instruments used by medical personnel are contaminant-free. In the Sterile Processing Technician program at FORTIS, students are instructed on proper techniques to clean and sterilize medical instruments and to understand microbiology and infection control methods. At FORTIS, students learn the proper names and categories of medical instruments and how to properly transfer and store instruments to keep them contaminant-free. The program includes classroom study, practice in lab environments and hands-on, real-world experience.

As graduates of the FORTIS sterile processing training program, students will have the training needed to take the exam for national certification as a Central Sterile Processing Technician. They will be prepared by entry-level positions in hospitals, physicians' offices, inpatient and outpatient clinics, diagnostic centers and many more exciting opportunities

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Surgical Technology Certificate

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As a graduate of the FORTIS Surgical Tech programs in Florida, you will work under the supervision of surgeons, anesthesiologists and registered nurses as a key member of the operating room team responsible for sterilizing and passing surgical instruments to surgeons during an operation. This program is programmatically accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).

The Surgical Technology program at FORTIS College in Orange Park, FL provides students with the knowledge and skills to work with and under the supervision of surgeons and registered nurses. At FORTIS, the surgical technology program allows students to become a part of the team that provides care to patients during the crucial periods of surgery.

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700 Blanding Blvd. Suite 16
Orange Park, FL 32065
United States