Who We Are
At Medical Career Academy, we have carefully developed our course curriculum by combining professional, certified, instructors with a wealth of clinical experience. We have strictly followed the guidelines that have been set forth by the National Healthcareer Association and The American Heart Association to ensure our students get the best education available.
Medical Career Academy is dedicated to providing each student with high quality education in several health care fields. With our small class size, we can commit to each student individually and provide full support at every step in the process. We offer a real life, hands on experience for the student that is derived from instructors that are extremely skilled and experienced. MCA gives each student the confidence and scope of education needed to practice in this field of medicine.
Why Medical Career Academy
The Classroom Experience
Medical Career Academy Students will experience a multi-facetted exposure to phlebotomy, both in theory hours and in lab skill classes. Each student will be able to handle real, exact phlebotomy equipment and supplies during each lab skill session. They will be learning techniques and procedures as they practice on fellow students and lab assimilations equipment
With countless years of experience between them, our Teachers are ready to help you succeed.
BA, PBT, ASCP
Trisha Cogan, BA, PBT, ASCP, has a BA degree in Health Care Administration from Lewis University. Most recently, she has taught phlebotomy at Wilbur Wright College in Chicago. She has also spent more than 10 years in a clinical setting as a phlebotomist and is a member of The American Society of Clinical Pathologists.
RN, MT, ASCP
Christina Keenan, RN, MT, ASCP, has spent the past 25 years in a clinical setting as a Registered Nurse. She has mentored and trained student nurses throughout her medical career. Prior to becoming an RN, she spent time in a clinical laboratory as a Medical Technologist. Chris is also a member of The American Society of Clinical Pathologists.
Some Career Statistics
Phlebotomy – The average annual salary for a phlebotomist in 2019 was $36,480, and the projected growth for this field is 23 percent, with 29,500 new jobs to be filled through 2029, which is much faster than the average growth rate for all jobs.
Learn more career statistics about the benefits of becoming a phlebotomist here:
Bureau of Labor Statistics https://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes319097.htm
EKG – Overall employment of diagnostic medical sonographers and cardiovascular technologists and technicians (includes EKG grouping) is projected to grow 7 percent from 2018 to 2028, much faster than the average for all occupations.
Bureau of Labor Statistics https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/diagnostic-medical-sonographers.htm#tab-2
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