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Fortis Institute - Towson

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Dental Assistant

Dental Assisting

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Do you want to become a dental assistant? Then consider the FORTIS Dental Assistant training in Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Virginia. 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 Institute in Towson, MD, 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. Dental Assistants can work in private and group dental practices, specialty dental practices, mobile dental units, insurance companies, hospitals, nursing homes, dental school clinics, and public and private health facilities.

Upon completion of the dental assistant training program at FORTIS, students will be prepared for entry-level employment opportunities as a dental assistant in a variety of work environments. Contact FORTIS today to schedule a campus visit to get to see how easy it can be to get started on your Dental Assistant training in MD or at one of our other schools throughout the east coast and more!

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Medical Assistant

Medical Assisting Certificate Program

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Offering healthcare education, FORTIS medical assistant schools in MD can educate you to learn the clinical and administrative tasks that medical assistants perform to keep medical offices and clinics running smoothly.

Medical assistant programs in MD teach students to 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.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of medical assistants is projected to grow much faster than average nationally, ranking medical assistants among the fastest growing occupations over the 2008-2018 decade and job prospects for skilled medical assistants should be excellent.

As medical technology continues to advance, doctors are increasingly relying on medical assistants to help with various patient care needs. Most medical assistants work in the offices of physicians while others work in public and private hospitals, inpatient and outpatient facilities, the offices of other health practitioners such as chiropractors and optometrists and in nursing and residential care facilities.

Click here to Request information from FORTIS medical assistant schools in MD or call the phone number above to speak a FORTIS admissions representative today to find out how you can enroll in one of our medical assistant programs in MD today!

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Medical Records and Health Information Technician

Medical Office Adminsitration Certificate Program

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Through our Medical Office Administration Training in Maryland, you will gain the skills you need to work in a medical office setting. Learn how to properly manage bookkeeping, billing and collection, records management, patient data collection, transcription, appointment scheduling, written correspondence, and more.

At FORTIS, the Medical Office Administration program trains students to acquire the skills and capabilities in a variety of medical office assistant procedures, and the skills necessary for entry-level employment in a medical practice. The medical office administration training skills acquired include bookkeeping, billing and collection, records management, patient data collection, keyboarding, transcription, word processing, appointment scheduling, written correspondence and telephone techniques.

Upon completion of the medical office administration training, students will be qualified to assume entry-level careers as a medical office assistant, medical secretary, medical biller/collector, and insurance claims processor performing the medical office duties described above.

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Pharmacy Technician

Pharmacy Technician

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Pharmacy Technicians are trained health care professionals who work in both hospitals and retail pharmacies under the supervision of a pharmacist. Pharmacy Technicians prepare and fill prescriptions under the direction of a pharmacist, issue medications, and label and store supplies. If you are interested in a career working alongside pharmacists, then consider the FORTIS pharmacy technician training program at a school campus in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania or Tennessee.

Graduates of FORTIS pharmacy technician program will have learned the basic aspects of pharmacy practice, including reading, filling and distributing prescriptions. Our pharmacy technician program students will understand the legal responsibilities of a pharmacy for record maintenance and the handling of various categories of drugs. In addition, the program teaches basic pharmaceutical calculations, medications, common drug interactions and their side effects and pharmaceutical agents and their uses.

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700 York Road
Towson, MD 21204-9840
United States