Midwest Career Source 

Vocational School

Belleville, IL Location  [618.213.6539]

Swansea, IL Location  [618.744.7575]

Academics

Programs


Medical Unit Secretary - This 560 clock hour course (16 week course) and is delivered by theory & skills lab in the MCS training classroom & clinical experience in the hospital to obtain a unit clerk certificate using skills acquired listed in the  training objectives. 

Course objective: To teach and train individuals how to manage medical information, process physician orders in a hospital, nursing home or physician office.  Unit clerks play a vital role in managing information flow in hospitals, nursing homes and doctor's offices.


Basic Nursing Assistant - This 200 hour course (8 week course) and is delivered by theory & skills lab in the MCS training classroom and clinical experience in the nursing home to obtain a BNA certificate using skills acquired listed in training objectives. 

Course objective: To teach and train individuals to help care for patients and to provide support to members of the nursing team.  BNAs provide care to patients and provide support to members of the nursing team under the supervision of a registered nurse and licensed practical nurse.


Behavioral Health Technician/Psychiatric Technician - This 1530 hour course (14 month course) is delivered by theory & skills lab in the MCS training classroom and clinical experience in the hospital and nursing home to obtain a certificate as a Psychiatric Technician (PT). 

Course objective:  To train BHTs to provide care for mentally disordered or developmentally disabled clients under the supervision of the licensed clinician or the Director of the services.



Tuition/Program Cost

Medical Unit Secretary

Tuition - $2998.00

Books -$250.00

Laboratory Fees - $100.00

Supplies - $250.00

Total - $3,698.00


Basic Nursing Assistant

Tuition - $1,665.00

Books - $65.00

Laboratory Fees -$163.00

Supplies-$180.00

Total - $2,073.00 *(plus $65.00 exam fee not included)


Behavior Health Technician/PsychiatricTechnician

Tuition - $15,836.21

Books - $1,308.79

Laboratory fee - $100.00

Supplies - $250.00

Total - $17,595.00