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Respiratory therapy & Surgical Technology Applications

The application window for our 2022 - 2024 Respiratory Therapy cohort and 2022 - 2023 Surgical Technology cohort is now closed.

Check back in January 2023 when the application period reopens.

Covid-19 vaccination requirements 

Simi Institute for Careers & Education does not currently require students to be vaccinated against Covid-19. However, many of our medical programs do require a clinical rotation with an affiliated healthcare provider and most, if not all, providers require proof of vaccinations (including Covid-19) to participate in the clinical rotation. If you have not received the Covid-19 vaccination, please consider enrolling in another field of study.


PROGRAMS CURRENTLY REQUIRING EXTERNSHIPS & VACCINATIONS

The following programs require clinical externship for SICE program completion and their affiliated clinical sites require Covid-19 vaccinations:

  • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
  • Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)
  • Phlebotomist

Note: Medical and religious exemptions are currently not being granted to students by these affiliate clinical sites. Other vaccinations are also currently required for clinical participation.


PROGRAMS REQUIRING CLINICAL EXTERNSHIPS & MOST VACCINATIONS

The following programs require clinical externship for SICE program completion and most of their affiliate clinical sites require Covid-19 vaccinations (could change to ALL):

  • Surgical Technologist
  • Respiratory Therapist

Note: Other vaccinations are also currently required for clinical participation.


PROGRAMS WITH OPTIONAL EXTERNSHIPS & REQUIRED VACCINATIONS

The following programs offer optional externships for SICE program completion and most of their affiliate clinical sites require Covid-19 vaccinations (could change to ALL):

  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Medical Assistant

Note: Other vaccinations are also currently required for clinical participation.


PROGRAMS WITH NO EXTERNSHIP:

The following programs do not have an externship component:

  • ECG Technician
  • Medical Insurance Billing and Coding

Explore a Career in the Medical Field

Medical Career Certificate Programs

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Stand Alone Courses in the Medical Field

The following courses are a great way to start off or enhance your career in the medical field.

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NCCT Exam Center

For more information about testing on our campus for National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT) Exams for Medical Assistants, Medical Office Assistants, Insurance and Coding Specialists, ECG Technicians, and Phlebotomy Technicians, visit our Testing Site page.