Triton’s Center for Health Professionals Introduces Four Brand New Fast-Track Programs

group22Are you a young adults looking to break into one of several growing health care fields?

Find plenty of options with the Triton College School of Continuing Education’s Center for Health Professionals (CECHP) Fast Track Certificate programs.

 This fall, Triton is adding FOUR BRAND NEW PROGRAMS that will quickly prepare you to succeed in high-demand positions within the medical field.  The new programs include:  

Medical Scribe– ONLINE

$35,720 annual median salary according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Medical scribes are the newest addition to the medical team. They are trained medical information managers specializing in charting physician-patient encounters during medical examinations. Medical scribes work directly with the provider or remotely. They enter patient information into an electronic health record in real time under the direction of a physician or independent practitioner.  

Course dates: Sept. 11 to Dec. 15, 2017  

Certified Computed Tomography Technologist – ONLINE

$58,960 annual median salary according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics

This 16-hour online course prepares students to pass the ARRT certification exam to become a certified computed tomography technologist. Eligible candidates must already hold ARRT certification and registration in radiography, nuclear medicine technology (registration through NMTCB is also accepted), radiation therapy, meet ethics requirements, document clinical experience, and pass the ARRT certification and registration examination in computed tomography (CT). 

Course dates: Sept. 11 to Sept. 30, 2017


$35,530 annual median salary according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Optical Assistants are professionals who work alongside optometrists or ophthalmologists. The Optician training program prepares students to enter a growing profession in a variety of eye care settings and to sit for the National Opticianry Competency Exam (NOCE) offered through the American Board of Opticianry (ABO). Students will learn how to assist with vision tests, demonstrate patient care for contact lenses, administrative tasks and patient records. Students will also gain experience with contact lenses fitting. 

Course dates: Sept. 11 to Dec. 15, 2017
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays
6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

 IV Therapy

This course provides comprehensive information about intravenous therapy, including calculating intravenous flow rates and safe application to be applied in a licensed hospital, licensed skilled nursing facility and certified end-stage renal dialysis unit.

 Course dates: Dec. 11, 13 and 15, 2017
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
5 p.m. to 10 p.m.

 For more information or to enroll, call (708) 456-0300, Ext. 3500, or email Center for Health Professionals Manager Katie Leonardo at

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