Welcome to Genesis Healthcare Institute

Genesis Healthcare Institute is a center for learning based in Romeoville, IL that recognizes the value of high-quality education in the field of basic healthcare that is both affordable and accessible to a diverse student population. We offer programs that address the growing demand for personnel in the healthcare industry.

The school has well-structured classroom instruction and hands-on training that are in accordance with industry standards, conducted by industry-qualified instructors. The programs are designed to equip the students with knowledge and skills to provide the best service in their work, to pursue higher education in the healthcare field, and to become economically stable. It selects the best facility for clinical training that would accord students with effective hands-on trainings and practical experience.

Click on the various GHI courses listed below to learn more.

Basic Nursing Assistant Program
The Basic Nursing Assistant Training Program is designed to prepare the nursing assistant to work under the direction of a licensed nursing professional in a long-term care facility like hospitals and nursing homes, and in private clinics, laboratories, home health agencies, and private care. The program consists of 80 hours of comprehensive theory and 40 hours of clinical practice. The student will be trained on the fundamental nursing skills for them to be able to provide the basic personal care for patients with chronic conditions and disabilities, Alzheimer or those recovering from illness and injury. He will learn the skills and behavior to effectively interact with clients’ emotional, mental and social sensitivity. After completion of the course, the student will be eligible to take the Illinois Nurse Aide Competency Exam.
Phlebotomy Technician Program
The Phlebotomy Technician Program is designed to prepare students for employment as phlebotomy technicians in laboratories, hospitals, blood banks, doctor’s clinics, sports, medical facilities and insurance companies. This is an introductory course that will enable the student to acquire manual skills in obtaining blood specimen using venipuncture and skin puncture techniques. He will obtain thorough knowledge of laboratory test requirements and departmental policies. He will learn how to collect and transport blood specimens for clinical laboratory analyses. After completion of the course, the student will be eligible to take the national licensure exam through National Healthcareer Association.
EKG Technician Program
The EKG Technician Program will train the students to perform patient assessments, identify abnormalities of the cardiovascular system, interpret basic arrhythmias, perform and interpret electrocardiograph (EKG) results which will help the students become members of the healthcare delivery team in hospitals, clinics, physicians’ offices and cardiac rehabilitation centers. The EKG technician will be able to recognize emergencies and alert the physician who will determine the need for possible further invasive testing. The EKG technician will learn to prepare the patient for the exam by attaching electrodes to the chest, arms and legs. He will learn to detect abnormalities or false readings in the electrocardiogram and to correct technical errors. After completion of the course, the student will be eligible to take the national licensure exam through National Healthcareer Association.
Medical Billing and Coding
The Medical Billing and Coding Course will provide the student with the basic knowledge in processing electronic insurance claims and patient billing services for healthcare providers and healthcare institutions like hospitals and clinics. The student will develop the ability to identify legal aspects and terms associated with medical health insurance, medical savings program, network and billing. The program aims to make the student understand the Current Procedural Terminology and the International Classification of Diseases thus, able to assign accurate diagnostic codes to a variety of patient records. The student will be eligible to take the national licensure exam through National Healthcareer Association after completion of the course.
Basic Accounting
The Basic Accounting Course will equip the student with the knowledge and skills to perform basic accounting and prepare basic financial reports. The program introduces the accounting concepts, functions and procedures. The program aims to prepare the student to understand accounting terms and basic accounting equations that will guide him in the analysis of financial transactions and application of accounting principles.
Biology 210 - Human Anatomy and Physiology I
The student will understand the basic overview of biological systems and their functions including cell and tissues, the skeletal system, muscular system, nervous system, and endocrine system. The student prepares will be able to recognize diseases and understand how these diseases will be treated and how the individual’s body systems will be brought back to their normal functions through diagnosis, intervention and treatment. Classroom hours will run for 50 hours and laboratory hours will run for 30 hours, with a total of 80 hours. Laboratory portions of the course include physiological experiments and anatomical studies using microscopes, organ models, preserved specimens and a dissectible Human Anatomical Model. To pass the course, the students shall have to get a grade of at least 80% which is equivalent to C. A Certificate of Completion will be given to students who pass the course.
Biology 220 - Human Anatomy and Physiology II
The course is the second of two courses involving a systematic study of the cardiovascular, lymphatic, immune, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive systems. The student prepares to recognize diseases in individuals and understand how these diseases will be treated and how the individual’s body systems will be brought back to their normal functions through diagnosis, intervention and treatment. Classroom hours will run for 50 hours and laboratory hours will run for 30 hours, with a total of 80 hours. Laboratory portions of the course include physiological experiments and anatomical studies using microscopes, organ models, preserved specimens and a dissectible Human Anatomical Model. To pass the course, the students shall have to get a grade of at least 80% which is equivalent to C. A Certificate of Completion will be given to students who pass the course.
MATH 100 - Math for Healthcare Professionals
In this course, the student will learn the principles of applying math concepts to the calculations of safe and accurate dosages of drugs and solutions with algebraic equations. He/She will be proficient in computing drug dosages for adults and children as well as dosages in all forms of drug administration. With this knowledge, the student will be prepared to study medication administration and pharmacology. The course will run for 40 clock hours. The instruction will cover lectures, practice quizzes and exams. To pass the course, the students shall have to get a grade of at least 80% which is equivalent to C. A Certificate of Completion will be given to students who pass the course.
PSYCHOLOGY 101 - Introduction to Psychology for Helathcare Professionals
This program is designed to provide the student with an introductory study of human and animal behavior, as well as the biological and mental processes that underlie behavior. The student will be introduced to research methods and findings, basic theories and principles, and applications of psychological concepts. The course will help the student understand psychological behavior and illnesses that he/she will encounter in the study of nursing and help him/her understand how to care for individuals who have mental health issues and concerns. The course will run for 60 clock hours. The instruction will cover lectures, practice quizzes and exams. To pass the course, the students shall have to get a grade of at least 75% which is equivalent to C. A Certificate of Completion will be given to students who pass the course.
ENGLISH 101 - English Composition I
This course is designed to develop the student’s reading, writing, critical thinking and communication skills. The student will read critically and analytically with the aim of understanding the relationship between content, structure, strategy, techniques and central purpose. It emphasizes the use of strategies for developing and refining topics on a variety of public and private issues; writing clear, coherent multi-paragraph essays that support a precise thesis using a variety of rhetorical methods and practicing editing and proofreading techniques necessary to produce clear, error-free sentences in standard written English. The course will run for 45 clock hours. The instruction will cover lectures, practice quizzes and exams. To pass the course, the students shall have to get a grade of at least 75% which is equivalent to C. A Certificate of Completion will be given to students who pass the course

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