Any feedback on Ohio medical career center lpn program?

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    Hi, I have been researching on various Lpn schools in the area of Dayton, ohio and I found one called Ohio Medical Career Center and I am curious if anyone has heard of them or has been to school there. Is it a good program? Does the lpn course transfer? I would like any feedback thank you.

    Rebecca
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    Hey Rebecca, I just finished my third quarter at OMCC, just 10 more weeks before graduation!!! I have to say this school is awesome. It is an accredited school and the teachers are wonderful. Everyone here, from the program director to front desk person, is very helpful and polite. The best thing about this program is it is only 40 weeks long, very affordable, and you learn a lot. I am recommending OMCC to all my friends.

    ~Christina
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    I am also looking into this school. Any other reviews?
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    I transferred from Miami Jacobs in February since my old school lost its accreditation. I'm surprised not many people have heard about OMCC becaise this school is just wonderful. For once I was able have all the financial obligation explained to me before class and enjoy a structured curriculum. This is my second quarter at OMCC and it already feels like we're part of a family. Our program director, Dr. Daisy, takes care of everyone here. She even found a scholarship for me to apply for. I will graduate in December and come back for the RN program next year. Hope this helps.
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    I am currently a student in their LPN program and have been extremely disappointed with their LPN program. They are very low on equipment and supplies and we get no workbooks with our books. We didn't even get to keep our medical terminology book when we took the class. We do not have a lab to practice skills on. The uniforms they give us our very cheap. They give us a only one patch with their logo to put on our uniforms which looks very unprofessional because we have to pin or staple it to our uniform. They are very unorganized and we do not know our class schedule until a couple of days before class. Our clinical sites have been horrible. We only got to pass medications and do treatments one quarter on 1-2 patients and mostly spent our time doing aid work whereas other student at different schools get to precept a nurse for a quarter. I was very excited to start LPN school but wish I would have went to another school. Also, I am in the same quarter as Christina who posted but but there is no Christina in my class or previous classes. Interesting.
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    Thanks for the information, student111. I am an OCDish kind of person and I like to do my research before committing myself to a ten-month training program. I took medical terminology and STNA classes last month, hopefully will get into the July 25th class. I talked to the program director several times and asked similar questions.

    From my understanding, the reason we do not keep medical terminology textbook is because it is very expensive. I looked on Amazon and it's $80. Personally I would not spend $80 for a five-day class, so I'm actually glad they let us borrow the book instead purchasing one.

    Regarding uniforms, mine were covered by financial aid, so it's essentially free. My classmate said the uniforms and shoes are optional costs, so they were not required to buy them from school.

    I spoke with a couple students and they said the clinical experience was much better than Fortis or Miami-Jacobs. I guess it's a different experience for everyone, some absolutely loved the school, while others are more ambivalent. The same could be said about nursing in general, after hearing so many horror stories, I wonder if this is the correct career path for me.

    What attracted me the most about this school is that the admins are approachable and really care about your academic experience. If I am unhappy about something, there's always a person in charge I can go talk to, immediately.

    I enjoyed my STNA class and passed my state test on first try. Obviously I cannot extrapolate my experience, but from what I've seen, the class is decently organized. The expectations and responsibilities were explained to me clearly and concisely.

    But yeah, thanks for letting me know. I will see for myself and will definitely post more after I start class in July.
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    I had called this school "the ohio medical career center"!!! I understood everything so nicely on the phone while speaking to them. So i decided to go in and see how everything went... Ugh.. It was hell i went to the admission office the lady there did not explain things to me good. The papers she gave me said a whole different story.. Its lie its not only 558.55 add 213.29 to that!!!! Addind that is the whole price!! Ppl lied. It was only 558.55 then i went to the wia by the way i am only 18 years old... Just graduated in may/2011.. And that jfs specialist i got was a total ***** *****.. I spelled 1 just one letter wrong on my name than on my registration form.. I felt torn they made a big deal why i spelled my name differently.. I did nothing wrong... And now i am complaining on her ***** ass... I think she was racist. I do not plann on attending back her appoint she just made on me she was like "you are coming this day at this time.. Period" she did not even ask me if i could at that time...n day... I said wait she kept interrupting me.. So i gave up she talked to fast.. I know it was on purpose....she even did the reading test to me on pronouncing words an dat the end she rolled her eyes at me.. i have no idea why?... It was a total waste of my time.. I thought it was a nice enviroment like on the phone and people said.. But hell nou... I wish it was. I just need to keep looking for another stna class.. Around. Any help
    Last edit by ilbi4 on Jun 13, '11
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    Quote from ilbi4
    I had called this school "the ohio medical career center"!!! I understood everything so nicely on the phone while speaking to them. So i decided to go in and see how everything went... Ugh.. It was hell i went to the admission office the lady there did not explain things to me good. The papers she gave me said a whole different story.. Its lie its not only 558.55 add 213.29 to that!!!! Addind that is the whole price!! Ppl lied. It was only 558.55 then i went to the wia by the way i am only 18 years old... Just graduated in may/2011.. And that jfs specialist i got was a total ***** *****.. I spelled 1 just one letter wrong on my name than on my registration form.. I felt torn they made a big deal why i spelled my name differently.. I did nothing wrong... And now i am complaining on her ***** ass... I think she was racist. I do not plann on attending back her appoint she just made on me she was like "you are coming this day at this time.. Period" she did not even ask me if i could at that time...n day... I said wait she kept interrupting me.. So i gave up she talked to fast.. I know it was on purpose....she even did the reading test to me on pronouncing words an dat the end she rolled her eyes at me.. i have no idea why?... It was a total waste of my time.. I thought it was a nice enviroment like on the phone and people said.. But hell nou... I wish it was. I just need to keep looking for another stna class.. Around. Any help
    My WIA caseworker didnt like me for some reason so I asked them to switch to another rep. The new lady was very good and got me signed up in a week. You can file a complaint and request a different caseworker. My friend went to Greene County WIA, I think they are called Greene Works? and got her class paid in full.

    The 558.55 is right tho. They don't force you to buy uniforms and shoes from school. Goodwill has them on sale for $20. Also we pay the state test fee separately to D&S after graduation, so we don't pay the school for that. WIA paid for all of tuition uniforms an test fee, so I don't hate them anymore
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    Thanks.. I decided to try to go for sinclair and apply for financial aid instead.. I'll considered wia another time if needed! Thanks.. That caseworker was really rude.. I never expirienced nothing like that ever before.. I thought they were they're to help.. Not to judge, heck she judge my circumstances. I am not much sentisitive.. But this time she really made me feel like worthless.. Maybe cuz im hispanic.? I will do a compaint over her. Thanks
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    Hey no problem... I can definitely relate to that, this lady put me down the first time for something really trivial and I was like wth... So I went back to OMCC admission office, they told me not to give up and keep trying. The front desk person also gave me a list of other financial aid resources to try. I'm glad I didn't give up and eventually got my funding thru another caseworker. The person I talked to was very honest. She went over the cost with me in detail, that's how I found out that uniforms and shoes are optional costs and you don't have to purchase them from the school if you are not WIA covered. Oh yeah, I don't think FAFSA will cover STNA training but I may be wrong, check the priority boards for some local programs, PM me and I'll tell you what I know.


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