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Florida Vocational Institute
Florida Vocational Institutes mission is to train students to become entry level professionals
in high demand careers. We aim to improve employability and inspire life long career
growth, thereby improving the life quality of individuals in our community.
Florida Vocational Institute opened its doors February 2007. The owners of Florida
Vocational Institute possess over a decade of experience with adult learners in career
training. Florida Vocational Institute is licensed by the State of Florida Commission for
Independent Education License Number: 3441 (CIE) since October 2006. Florida Vocational
Institute is approved by the Florida Board of Nursing to offer the Nursing Assistant/HHA
Program License Number/Testing Code: 1159 (previously 792).
The purpose of Florida Vocational Institute is to offer affordable training and employable
skills in challenging and rewarding careers. The school is the accomplishment of a dream to
share many years of experience in training and preparing individuals to achieve success in a
Florida Vocational Institute offers its students a modern, completely air conditioned, welllighted plaza facility providing an atmosphere conducive to learning and containing teaching
aids and audio/visual equipment.
The campus is spacious and attractive and there are plenty of parking spaces available for
the students, including an elevator to access the second floor. The building is located close to
public transportation and local restaurants.
Florida Vocational Institute is institutionally accredited and has program-specific
Maintaining our accreditations means that we are held to the highest quality
standards. This ensures our students receive the best possible education. We
choose to seek out programmatic accreditations recognized by industry
professionals in order to provide our students with the best opportunities
available in their chosen field.
Florida Vocational Institute is accredited by Council on Occupational Education
(COE). COE was originally founded in 1971 as a regional accrediting agency of the
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, is the successor to the Commission
on Occupational Education Institutions (COEI). In 1995, the Council became a
national accrediting agency. In 2006, the Council celebrated its 35th year of
assuring quality and integrity in career and technical education. The Council’s
accreditation process is conducted on behalf of more than 360,000 students
across the nation who pursue careers in a variety of technical fields
Patient Care Technician
Nursing Assistant /
Home Health Aide
MEDICAL ASSISTANT PROGRAM Q&A
What exactly can I expect from the Medical Assistant Program?
Florida Vocational Institute’s Medical Assistant program is designed to offer
students a clear understanding of medical career skills, both clinical and
administrative, which will prepare them for employment in the allied health field.
Visualize training under the guidance of a physician or practitioner, learning how
to take vital signs, take x-rays, electrocardiograms, remove stitches, and perform
basic lab work like urinalysis and hematology testing. You will learn everything
from medical terminology to the structure and function of the human body, its
chemical processes, and the pathology of diseases. You will also learn how to
handle the administrative duties of medical office management including
reception, record management, insurance billing, and scheduling
appointments. As a medical assistant, your job is to assist the physician in many
ways, which usually includes recording patients’ medical history, explaining
medications, sanitizing instruments, and restocking medical supplies. You are also
usually the first one to see the patient and prep them before they see the doctor.
Our program prepares you to handle all these tasks with ease.
PATIENT CARE TECHNICIAN PROGRAM Q&A
What exactly can I expect from the Patient Care Technician Program?
Florida Vocational Institute’s Patient Care Technician program is designed to offer
students a clear understanding of technical medical career skills that focus on
patient care. Visualize training under the guidance of a physician or practitioner,
learning how to take vital signs, check blood and glucose levels, and provide
home healthcare needs. You will learn everything from how to change patients’
bandages and perform EKGs to understanding Alzheimer’s disease and
restorative care. As a patient care technician, you work under the supervision of
a physician or nursing staff and are fully focused on caring for a patient,
monitoring a patient’s condition, and reporting any findings. Your job will usually
include everything from collecting bodily fluids for testing, phlebotomy, sanitizing
a patient’s room to feeding your patient and brushing their teeth. Our program
prepares you to handle all these aspects of patient care confidently.
PHLEBOTOMY TECHNICIAN PROGRAM Q&A
What exactly can I expect from the Phlebotomy Technician
Florida Vocational Institute’s Phlebotomy Technician program is designed to
offer students the training and clear understanding of phlebotomy. Students
will learn how to perform duties such as drawing blood, storing blood and
blood components, venipuncture, and basic processing. Students will also
learn the pathology of diseases as well as the circulatory system, infection
control, and OSHA and CLIA guidelines. Our program will properly prepare
you to handle this role proficiently.
ELECTROCARDIOGRAPHY PROGRAM Q&A
What exactly can I expect from the Electrocardiography
Florida Vocational Institute’s Electrocardiography program is designed
to offer students the training and clear understanding of
electrocardiography. Students will learn everything from how to
properly operate equipment, monitor heart functions, recognize
abnormal heartbeat, and record patient progress. Students will learn
how to attach electrodes to different areas of the body in order to
gain an accurate assessment of the health of a patient’s heart. Our
program will properly prepare you in all suited aspects of
NURSING ASSISTANT/HOME HEALTH AIDE PROGRAM Q&A
What exactly can I expect from the Nursing Assistant/ Home Health Aide
Florida Vocational Institute’s Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide program
is designed to offer students a clear understanding of all aspects of long
term patient care under the supervision of a Registered Nurse. You will
learn everything from geriatric and rehabilitative care to how to perform
CPR on patients. As a nursing assistant/home health aide, your job is to
provide patients with bedside care, assist in activities of daily living, and
monitor a patient’s overall health. You will practice patient bathing
techniques, grooming, and feeding your patients as well as cleaning their
homes in order to keep a sanitary, healthy environment. Our program will
properly prepare you to handle all these tasks effortlessly.