Adult Workforce Programs


Enrollment Process

In order to gain admission to any of our programs, fill out an application online here on this website, then we will send you a link for an online test. Once you have obtained passing scores on the online test, a staff member will discuss next steps with you. We take pride in our work and offer classes at no cost to our students. We work with each student to cover program costs of Phlebotomy ($3,500) and Patient Care Nursing Assistant ($2,500) and program costs of Medical Assistant ($12,800). Through funding from many partners and through donations received from foundations, corporations, and/or individual giving, costs are covered. NewBridge has a graduation rate of 86% (FY21) and a placement rate of 94% (FY21).

  • Phlebotomy Enrollment, we are currently accepting applications for the cohort that will begin on March 7, 2022
  • PCNA Enrollment, we are currently accepting applications for the cohort that will begin on January 10, 2022
  • Medical Assisting (M.A.), we are currently accepting applications for the cohort that will begin on October 3, 2022
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Medical Assisting (M.A.)

This 10-month 1200-hour (1040 hr. classroom/skills lab & 160 hr. clinical externship) training program prepares the student to sit for and obtain a National Healthcare’s Certification as a CCMA (Certified Clinical Medical Assistant) upon completion of the program. Medical Assistants are multiskilled, multitasking health professionals educated not only in clinical skills allowing them to provide direct patient care but also in administrative medical clerical office procedures.

Students will learn to provide quality patient care and office procedures through class lectures, hands-on skills lab practice, and a 160-hr. clinical externship.

Courses taught during this program are:

  • Health Care Systems and Settings
  • Administrative Assisting
  • Therapeutic Communication Techniques and Customer Service
  • Medical Law and Ethics
  • Patient Care Coordination and Education
  • Medical Terminology
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Microbiology
  • Infection Control Procedures and the Spread of Pathogens
  • Nutrition and Nutritional Disorders
  • Psychology throughout the Life Span
  • Religious and Cultural Competency Training
  • Patient Care Practice Standards and Procedures
  • Pharmacology & Medication Administration
  • Physical Assessment Procedures
  • Documentation of Patient Care Procedures
  • Clean & Sterile Wound Care Procedures
  • Obtaining and Interpreting Vital Signs
  • Stages of Grief and Caring for Dying patients
  • Adult & Pediatric Hands-on Care Skills
  • Adult and Pediatric Immunizations / Vaccines
  • Lab Procedures and Testing
  • Phlebotomy Procedures
  • E.K.G.’s and Cardiovascular Monitoring
  • Fire Procedures & Safety
  • Oxygen Use, Administration and Safety
  • First Aid and Emergency Procedures
  • Sterilization of Equipment and Autoclave use
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR Certification) and AED (Automated defibrillator) use.
  • 160 hr. Clinical Externship Rotation
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Phlebotomy

This ten week (340 hours) training program prepares students to collect blood specimens for testing and analysis in clinical labs. Included in the 340 hours, is a 160 hour externship experience with one of our healthcare partners.

Courses taught during the didactic portion of the training are:

  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Medical Terminology
  • CPR
  • Specimen Collection, Procedures and Techniques
  • Professional Development and Communication
  • HIPPA
  • Math
  • Basic Computer Skills

During this ten week program, students will learn to skillfully draw blood as well as the soft skills needed to become employed as a top notch Phlebotomist. Student will also have a 160 hour externship experience with one of our healthcare partners.

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Patient Care Nursing Assistant (PCNA)

This six week (180 hours) training program prepares students for a fast- paced position in a hospital or home care setting. Students will learn to provide quality patient care using specialized nursing skills.

Courses taught during this program are:

  • Communication and Interpersonal Skills
  • Infection Control
  • Safety and Emergency Procedures
  • Anatomy-Disease & Disorders
  • Promoting Independence and Residents Rights
  • Basic Nursing Skills and Personal Care Skills
  • Compliance and Safety related to the Work Place
  • Therapeutic Communication Skills and Religious and Cultural Compentency Techniques
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