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Programs at Our Campuses in Philadelphia, Cherry Hill, and Egg Harbor Township

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Prism students learn hands-on in a practical learning environment

Whether you’re ready to launch a new career or make a change, Prism Career Institute can help. We offer Practical Nursing programs in Pennsylvania at our Philadelphia campus and in Cherry Hill and Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey, as well as Medical Assistant training in Cherry Hill and Egg Harbor Township. By attending practical nursing or medical assistant school, you can take the first steps toward a rewarding career that lets you help others and do what you love every day.

A Trusted Education Provider

Whether you attend practical nursing or medical assistant school, Prism Career Institute is committed to your success. Both programs offer convenient day and evening classes to accommodate our students’ outside commitments, like work, family, and more. We also hold the following credentials, giving applicants peace of mind that they are choosing a reputable career training institution:

  • Our Practical Nursing program is approved by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing and New Jersey State Board of Nursing.
  • Our Philadelphia campus is licensed by the Pennsylvania State Board of Private Licensed Schools and accredited by the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education & Training (ACCET).
  • Our Cherry Hill and Egg Harbor Township campuses are licensed by the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development and accredited by ACCET.

Our Practical Nursing Program

  • Practical Nursing Program

    This program offers the specialized education required for students seeking to pass the NCLEX-PN exam. Upon successful completion of the program and the NCLEX-PN exam, you’ll have the skills and confidence required to enter the workforce as an entry-level practical nurse.

  • Medical Assistant Program

    Medical assistants are essential to the healthcare field, and they require a diverse skill set. Our program helps students prepare for a career by providing both clinical and administrative education. An externship is also required, offering a chance to gain hands-on experience prior to graduation.

Those who are passionate about caring for others and enjoy working in a collaborative team environment can put their strengths to good use as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). Working under the direction of physicians, registered nurses (RNs), and other healthcare professionals, LPNs provide care to people who are sick, injured, or disabled in a variety of settings, including hospitals, medical clinics, doctor’s offices, senior care facilities, and more.

Prism Career Institute’s Practical Nursing program equips students with the necessary skills and knowledge to excel in this line of work. These students are also required to complete a clinical training experience with an approved healthcare provider. Plus, our curriculum prepares graduates who meet all State Board of Nursing requirements to take the NCLEX-PN exam. Students must pass this exam to work as an entry-level licensed practical nurse.

Please note: This program is available at our Philadelphia, Cherry Hill, and Egg Harbor Township campuses.

Our Medical Assistant Program

Medical assistants play a vital role in providing care for patients while ensuring their place of employment runs smoothly, efficiently, and successfully. Depending on the size of the employer and the work environment, medical assistants may be tasked with a wide range of responsibilities, from taking vital signs and performing electrocardiogram (EKG) tests to handling various administrative tasks.

Our Medical Assistant program trains students in a clinical setting so they can learn what to expect when entering the workforce. Students are required to participate in an externship prior to their completion of the program to gain resume-building experience that will benefit them on their job hunt.

Please note: This program is available at our Cherry Hill and Egg Harbor Township campuses in NJ only.

The Support You Need to Succeed

Prism Career Institute supports student success with numerous resources beyond classroom instruction and hands-on experience. These include our Career Services Department, which guides students and graduates through their transition to the workforce. We also provide Financial Aid to those who qualify.

If you’re still not sure if a career as an LPN or Medical Assistant is right for you, take the Prism Healthcare Career Readiness Quiz to identify your strengths and the position best suited to your interests. For more information on our programs, contact Prism Career Institute today by calling 888-966-8146.