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Become A Patient Care Technician

Do You Need To Be Certified To Be A Patient Care Technician? In the healthcare industry, patient care technicians are called on to perform a myriad of tasks that improve patient well-being and reduce burdens on other medical professionals like doctors and nurses. These duties can include personal care, providing emotional support, and monitoring vital signs. Patient care technician jobs can serve as the foundation for a […]

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Become A Medical Assistant

How to Be a Better Medical Assistant Table of Contents How to Be a Better Medical AssistantHow to Be a Better Medical Assistant in 2020 6 Ways to Be a Better Medical Assistant in 2020 Medical Assistant School at FVI Resources and References Medical assistants work in hospitals or doctor’s offices to help people with their health care. They help nurses and […]

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Become A Medical Office Administrator

Medical Office Administration Jobs Getting an Associate Degree in Health Sciences with a focus in Medical Office Administration opens a host of career opportunities. With Medical Office Administration jobs projected to increase by 32 percent in the next eight years, there are many job opportunities for those with appropriate training. Ranging from managerial work at a private clinic to […]

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Become a Nurse

Travel Nursing Travel Nursing   Do you want to become a travel nurse? Are you searching for the requirements you must fulfill to become a travel nurse?   To become a travel nurse, you can complete the proper training and gain real-world clinical experience to find suitable employment at FVI School of Nursing and Technology. At FVI, […]

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Become A Patient Care Technician

Do You Need To Be Certified To Be A Patient Care Technician? In the healthcare industry, patient care technicians are called on to perform a myriad of tasks that improve patient well-being and reduce burdens on other medical professionals like doctors and nurses. These duties can include personal care, providing emotional support, and monitoring vital signs. Patient care technician jobs can serve as the foundation for a […]

Become A Pharmacy Tech

The Pharmacy Technician Exam How Hard Is the Pharmacy Technician Exam? When you’re on your way to becoming a licensed pharmacy technician, one of the most vital steps in your career is passing the pharmacy technician final exam. Given its importance, it is normal to feel a little anxious and wonder just how challenging this test might be. This article […]

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Diagnostic Medical Sonography (DMS)

Steps To Becoming a DMS Technician With technological advancement, numerous medical procedures have been discovered. A good example of this is the role of a diagnostic medical sonographer (DMS). Before conducting surgical procedures, a medical diagnosis must be made and often this is in the form of imaging that has been taken by a DMS technician. Diagnostic Medical Sonographers, for that […]

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Diagnostic Medical Sonography (DMS)

Steps To Becoming a DMS Technician Earn Your High School Diploma Let’s face it, it’s a competitive economy and companies aren’t going to gamble on picking[...]

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Diagnostic Medical Sonography Prerequisites: The Courses You’ll Need To Take

Things You Should Know About DMS Have you been thinking about getting your Associates Degree in Diagnostics Medical Sonography? FVI School of Nursing teaches this program through online classes as well as on-campus clinical sessions to suit your busy schedule. Before we assist you in where to go, let’s talk about just how long it takes to complete this program, the […]

Fun Facts About Pharmacy Technicians

What Does a Pharmacy Technician at a Compounding Pharmacy Do? Table of Contents What Does a Pharmacy Technician at a Compounding Pharmacy Do? What is a Pharmacy Technician? What is a Compounding Pharmacy? Compounding Pharmacy Technician Duties Research: A pharmacy technician certification can help you start a great career working as a pharmacy technician. One of the places you can work as a pharmacy tech […]

Health Services Administration – Medical Billing And Coding Track

What is the Career Path for a Medical Coder? Medical Coders play a critical role in the healthcare industry, ensuring the seamless operation of health information management. Among their primary responsibilities are assigning standardized codes to the services provided by healthcare practitioners and maintaining accurate medical records. If you’re interested in this role, a Medical Billing and Coding certification can significantly enhance your proficiency […]

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Home Health Aide

What Does a Home Health Aide Do? At FVI School of Nursing and Technology, we offer a Home Health Aide Training Program. We work to ensure our[...]

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Home Health Aide Program

Training To Be A Home Health Aide The role of a home health aide is fundamental to the comfort and support of patients who have ongoing physical needs but want to retain the familiar comfort and independence of living at home. The first important step if you want to pursue this career is to pursue a high-quality home health aide training program. […]

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Home Health Aide Training

How Do I Get an HHA Certificate? What is a Home Health Aide? An HHA is a trained professional who provides essential care and assistance to individuals who cannot fully care for themselves in their homes. HHAs are critical in supporting the elderly, disabled, or chronically ill individuals’ daily activities. This is a great way to help individuals live independently. What Does […]

How To Find A Good Medical Assisting Program

What to Look for in a Medical Assistant Program Table of Contents What to Look for in a Medical Assistant Program How to Decide on a Medical Assistant School What Will You Learn in Medical Assistant School? Resources and References: There is a growing need for many medical professionals to keep up with the demand of people needing medical attention. That is why many […]

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Medical Assistant

Medical Assisting What Makes A Unique Medical Assistant? Are you considering becoming a medical assistant? Are you already in a medical assistant[...]

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Medical Assistant Career

Where To Take the Medical Assistant Exam Have you considered the role that medical assistants play in our healthcare system? In 2023, as we navigate a world forever changed by global health challenges, medical assistants are sought after to help doctors serve patients. Medical assistants bridge the gap between patients and doctors. But how do you begin this journey towards a career […]

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Medical Assistant Certification

How to Choose a Medical Assistant License Finishing your education at medical assistant schools opens you up to a world of possibilities, but there is a strong chance that you already know that. What you might not know however, is that there is more than one type of medical assistant license out there, and you’ll need to look through the different requirements […]

Medical Assistant Jobs

Finding a Job After Graduation How Long Does It Take to Find a Job After Graduation? Imagine that you are nearing the end of your studies and you’re preparing to enter the job market. However, you have the question that many new graduates ask after completing their studies: how long does it take to find a job after graduation? In […]

Medical Assistant School

Tips to Keep You Motivated During Medical Assistant School School isn’t always the most exciting part of life, but it is essential because it prepares you for your future life and career. If you are someone who struggles to stay focused and motivated during school, you are not alone. Below, we are going to discuss tips for staying motivated during medical assistant school, but […]

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Medical Assistant Work

How To Learn Medical Terminology As A Medical Assistant Understanding medical terminology is an essential part of becoming a Medical Assistant. It’s not uncommon to feel overwhelmed by the complex jargon used in the healthcare field at first. But fear not – with the right approach, anyone can master it. 5 Methods to Master Medical Terminology Learning medical terminology is a vital step towards […]

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Medical Coding And Billing (NRCCS) Test Prep Course

How Can I Grow My Career as a Medical Biller and Coder? The healthcare industry is one of the fastest-growing industries in the United States, with no signs of slowing down. Industry growth combined with the ongoing move to electronic medical records puts the medical coding career path on a fast track for completion. It usually takes less than a year to complete entry-level training and land […]

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Mental Health Technician Program

Become a Mental Health Technician In the past, we have discussed what a day in the life working as a mental health technician is really[...]

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Monitor Technician

Telemetry Technician What is a Telemetry Technician and Is It A Good Career for You? Table of Contents Understanding the Role of[...]

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Can You Become A Nurse Without Passing The NCLEX? Preparing for the NCLEX is a perennial source of anxiety for nursing students. Hearing about the stress caused by the NCLEX might lead some aspiring nursing students to wonder if there’s any path into a nursing career without needing to pass the exam. The short answer is no. If you want to become a nurse, […]

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NCLEX Nursing School

How the NCLEX Exam is Changing in 2023 What is the NCLEX Exam? The NCLEX, or the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses, is the requisite test[...]

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Nursing Care Plan What Is the Importance of a Nursing Care Plan? A nursing care plan is not just a routine aspect of any nursing school curriculum, but a fundamental tool every nursing student needs to master. Without a concrete blueprint, caregivers could lose track of a patient’s unique needs and wellness trajectory. In this article, we will […]

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Nursing Assistant / Home Health Aide

The Job Duties Of A Nursing Assistant Let’s delve into the exciting realm of nursing assistant jobs and uncover the diverse responsibilities they undertake daily. Who Is[...]

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Nursing Careers

Career Paths for Nursing Assistants With the dawn of a new year comes the opportunity for a fresh start and new beginnings. As a nursing assistant, you stand at the threshold of a world brimming with unique career possibilities. At FVI School of Nursing and Technology, we champion the spirit of “new year, new me,” supporting you in uncovering not […]

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Nursing Degree

Should You Pursue An Associate's Degree In Nursing? Nursing is a rewarding and challenging career that gives people the chance to work in a patient-facing environment in hospitals, nursing homes and other environments. Like doctors, nurses have the opportunity to specialize in a given area, such as pediatrics or anesthesia. Earning an associate degree in nursing is the first step in that career […]

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Become a Nurse Nursing Nursing Degree Nursing Program Nursing School

Things You Should Know When Choosing a Premier Nursing School FVI School of Nursing strictly adheres to all state regulations and accrediting standards to ensure that our nursing program maintains the highest quality standards, ensuring that FVI students are well-supported and academically prepared for the NCLEX and clinical practice upon graduation. This is why we have rigorous entrance requirements and academic standards to ensure that […]

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Nursing School

FVI Nursing Degree Welcome to FVI School of Nursing and Technology, South Florida’s destination for  healthcare eduaction. Why choose FVI? Our individual-focused approach makes us stand out. We see you as an individual, not just another student. Associate of Science in Nursing Degree Here, in just 22 months, you can earn an Associate of Science in Nursing Degree. […]

Patient Care Tech Careers

The Work of a Pediatric Patient Care Technician As you may know, a patient care technician works in a long-term healthcare facility to assist patients with daily needs. However, there is also something called a pediatric patient care technician. You can learn more about the specifics of this position as well as how to become one of these people below. What is a […]

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Patient Care Tech Program

Patient Care Technician Job Description, Duties, and Everything You Need to Know From nursing homes to hospitals to home health care, people who like to help others are constantly needed in many areas of the medical industry. Working directly with patients could be the career for you if you’re looking for a new opportunity in the healthcare industry. Students enrolled in the Patient Care Technician Program at […]

Patient Care Tech School

Do Patient Care Technicians Need Continuing Education? Table of Contents Do Patient Care Technicians Need Continuing Education? Education Requirements for Patient Care Technicians Certification and Continuing Education Patient Care Technician School in Miami and Fort Lauderdale Working as a patient care technician can be rewarding because it involves helping people. This type of job is when someone provides basic care for a […]

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Patient Care Technician

Patient Care What Is Good Patient Care? Many of us are familiar with the feeling of being in a busy hospital. With thousands of new patients visiting hospitals across the country, medical staff have a lot to keep track of. Caring for patients can become routine, often leaving patients feeling more like a number on a long […]

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Pharmacy Tech Program Curriculum

What Do You Learn In A Pharmacy Technician Training Program? Demand for pharmacy technician jobs is expected to grow by 4% between 2020 and 2030, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Professionals in this growing career field play a vital role in keeping pharmacies running smoothly. In this guide, we’ll explore what pharmacy technicians do and how to become one. What Does a Pharmacy […]

Pharmacy Tech School

Why You Should go to Pharmacy Technician School Becoming a pharmacy technician could be a great career step for you. There are a lot of advantages to attending a Pharmacy Technician School like short schooling, growing career opportunities, and more.   What is a Pharmacy Technician? A pharmacy technician is someone who assists a pharmacist in dispensing and preparing prescription medication for customers. […]

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Pharmacy Technician

Pharmacy Technicians Work Top Questions Asked About Pharmacy Technicians and Their Work This type of career and the pharmacy field, in general, are[...]

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Pharmacy Technician Career

Why the Shortage of Hospital Pharmacy Technicians is a National Healthcare Crisis A survey conducted by the American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP) has uncovered startling news: hospitals are low staffed in pharmacy technicians. How This Crisis is Affecting Hospitals Inventory management. Preparing prescriptions. Processing insurance. These are the little things that pharmacy technicians do that keep hospitals running. It’s their hard work that allows pharmacists […]

Pharmacy Technician Degree

Is FVI's Pharmacy Technician Training Program Right for You? As the healthcare industry continues to grow, so does the need for medical professionals. There has been an increased demand for trained professionals across all medical fields. While nurses and technicians require extensive training, a technician can start their career much sooner. Let’s say you’ve always dreamed about being a nurse, but don’t want to […]

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Pharmacy Technician Jobs

The Job Outlook For Pharmacy Technicians In 2024 Are you considering a career that offers both stability and growth? There’s good news in the healthcare sector, as pharmacy technician jobs are on the rise. These critical healthcare team members are more important than ever — providing essential support to pharmacists and ensuring patients receive their medications accurately and efficiently. In this read, we […]

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Pharmacy Technician Training

Pharmacy Technician Training Program According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Conference of State Legislature (NCSL), spendings on drug therapy in the U.S is more than $320 billion, with about 2.9 billion drugs supplied or ordered. This indicates that the pharmaceutical industry has significantly grown and there is an increasing demand for qualified […]

Pharmacy Technicians Work

Working as a Pharmacy Tech in a Hospital Pharmacy vs. Retail Pharmacy Table of Contents Working as a Pharmacy Tech in a Hospital Pharmacy vs. Retail Pharmacy Hospital Pharmacy Technician vs. Retail Pharmacy Technician Get Qualified at Pharmacy Technician School Resources and References: A pharmacy technician is someone that works to help a pharmacy run more smoothly. They help a pharmacist with job duties around the pharmacy […]


Phlebotomy: following a safe and proper technique for routine blood draw. Medical Assistant students have a hands-on practice with Instructor Fabian Gonzales at the Miramar Campus. Definition of Phlebotomy According to the Merriam Webster Dictionary, Phlebotomy (plural phlebotomies) is:  The drawing of blood (as by venipuncture) for transfusion, apheresis, diagnostic testing, or experimental procedures NOTE: Phlebotomy was once widely used to treat many types of disease but is now limited […]

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PTCB Certification

Why You Need a Pharmacy Technician License Embarking on a career as a pharmacy technician is an exciting decision. It’s a path that combines healthcare knowledge, customer service skills, and attention to detail. But have you ever wondered why obtaining a pharmacy technician license is necessary? At FVI School of Nursing and Technology, we understand the importance of this credential and how […]

PTCB Test Prep

What is the PTCB Exam Like and Should You Take a Prep Course? The PTCB exam or pharmacy technician certification board exam is a test that determines whether or not you are qualified to work in a pharmacy as a pharmacy technician. Pharmacy technicians assist pharmacists in preparing and handing out medications. That means they need to know the basics of how medications work in the body so […]

Registered Nurses

Do You Have What It Takes to Work as a Nurse? Table of Contents Do You Have What It Takes to Work as a Nurse? Attending Nursing School in Florida Research: Do You Have What It Takes to Work as a Nurse? Many people find nursing to be a very enjoyable and rewarding career. However, this career also can be demanding. Do you have what it […]

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Telemetry Technician

Saving Lives as a Telemetry Technician Table of Contents Saving Lives as a Telemetry Technician What is a Telemetry Technician? What Education Do You Need? Saving Lives as a Telemetry Technician People join the medical field for many different reasons, but one of these reasons is to help people and save lives. When you work as a telemetry technician, you are […]

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The Blog of FVI

Veterans: It’s Time to Take Advantage of Your GI Bill Benefits You’ve served your country. Now that you’ve come home from active duty, it’s time to take advantage of your military education benefits. Military service is only the beginning of your career. The GI Bill propels veterans and qualifying dependents toward the future. Wondering how to participate in the program? Here’s what you need to know: […]

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#WomenofFVI - Denyse Antunes Your current role is FVI’s Executive Director. Is this the role that you expected to be in when you started in the workforce? How did it change? I started my career in sales and marketing but was fortunate to have a female leader choose to mentor me which groomed me for an opportunity to lead […]

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What Is A Medical Office Administrator?

Medical Office Administrator - Duties, Salary and Benefits A Medical Office Administrator (MOA) wears many hats in a medical office. Often an unrecognized hero, the MOA is responsible for ensuring smooth day-to-day operations using vital organizational and data management skills. The accuracy and the integrity of patient records, notes and insurance claims can not be undervalued. Records management is vital for quality patient care.   Healthcare Students Improving Patient Care  […]

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What Is A Patient Care Technician

Patient Care Tech Guide: Duties, Requirements, And Job Outlook For 2024 In 2024, the healthcare industry will continue to evolve, presenting new opportunities for a rewarding career. One potentially fulfilling career path is becoming a patient care technician (PCT). These professionals play a crucial role in the healthcare system by providing direct support to nurses and doctors in hospitals and other healthcare settings. As a PCT, […]

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What Makes A Unique Medical Assistant?

Daily Responsibilities Of A Medical Assistant Medical assistant duties can be performed by people of all ages and geographical locations. The daily responsibilities of a medical assistant are ideal for an ambitious person who enjoys helping ensure people have a comfortable doctor or hospital visit. What Do Medical Assistants Do? The first and most important step is getting patients processed correctly. […]

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New Year, New Programs

New Year, New Programs (Pharmacy Technician and Medical Assistant Online) Technological advances in the healthcare industry are a major contributor[...]

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Growing Demand for Pharmacy Technicians

Growing Demand for Pharmacy Technicians – Why should you become a Pharmacy Technician? Pharmacy Technicians are in high demand which leads to good job prospects for future graduates. The demand for pharmacy jobs has been high for more than two decades, and it is only expected to continue this on this growth path. [1] The […]

All nursing programs offered at FVI are approved by the Florida Board of Nursing Professional Nursing NCLEX Code Miramar US70415200 Professional Nursing NCLEX Code Miami US70418900 FVI School of Nursing and Technology (FVI) is licensed by the State of Florida, Commission for Independent Education (CIE) Miami (main) campus License Number: 3441/ Miramar campus License Number: 6010 The Associate of Science programs at FVI School of Nursing and Technology, Miramar, Florida and Miami, Florida are accredited by the Accredited Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). FVI School of Nursing and Technology is accredited by the Council on Occupational Education (COE) ID# 312400 since November 03, 2010

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