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BIBT-Certification Programs

BIBT-Certification Programs

BIBT-Certification Programs

Certification validates your training and says you have the skills and knowledge to preform as a professional in your chosen area of expertise. The Bahamas Institute of Business & Technology has partnered with the National Healthcareers Association to deliver opportunities for aspiring Bahamians to become certified in a number of in demand healthcare careers. Available programs include EKG Technician, Medical Billing and Coding Specialist, Medical Administrative Assistant, Medical Clinical Assistant, Patient Care Technician, Pharmacy Technician and Phlebotomy Technician.


This partnership offers Bahamians the ability to sit these internationally recognized exams locally on campus without having the travel to the USA. Preparation courses for these certification examinations can be completed in just a few short weeks. If you are ready to start your career as a healthcare professional, look at the options below and choose the program you wish to study. Registration is open now for the next session. Complete your application and get started today.


EKG Technician

EKG Technicians performs cardiovascular exams by attaching small electrode patches attached to the body. As an EKG tech, you may perform some or all of the following tasks:

Set up and administer EKGs (electrocardiograms) and stress tests

  • Prepare patients for Holter or ambulatory monitoring
  • Edit and deliver final test results to physicians for analysis
  • Schedule appointments
  • Transcribe physicians' interpretations

Click here to learn more about the EKG Technician program.


Medical Billing and Coding Specialist

Medical Billing & Coding Specialists support healthcare organizations across the medical field by managing claims, invoices and payments. The skills learnined in our program include

  • Gathering/reviewing essential information
  • Verifying required documentation before patient information is released
  • Preventing fraud/abuse by auditing billing
  • Assigning codes for diagnoses and procedures
  • Submitting claims for reimbursement
  • Communicating charges and fees to patients and insurance companies

To learn more about our Medical Billilg and Coding program click here


Medical Administrative Assistant

Medical administrative assistants are critical in keeping healthcare offices running smoothly and they set the tone for the  patient experience. Often times they may also be called upone to assist the medical professionals with other non-administrative tasks such as preping the exam room and routine patient prep procedures. Our training program to become a medical administrative assistant can be completed in as little as twenty four weeks and may include the following topics:

  • Reviewing and answering practice correspondence
  • Operating computer systems to accomplish office tasks
  • Answering calls and scheduling appointments
  • Greeting patients and updating electronic medical records
  • Updating and maintaining patient and other practice-specific information
  • Coordinating operation reports such as time and attendance
  • Operating office software and equipment

Click here to learn more about program and enrollment details


Medical Clinical Assistant

Medical assistants (MAs) are critical members of healthcare team across the entire healthcare field. Often times they are the first and last person a patient interacts with, making a lasting impact on the patient experience. The medical clinical assistant program at the Bahamas Institute of Business and Technology offers students opportunities to become certified MAs in a relatively short period of time. The program trains participants to perform a variety of tasks such as:

  • Taking patient vital signs
  • Assisting providers with exams and procedures
  • Administering injections or medications
  • Performing EKG, phlebotomy and other essential laboratory procedures
  • Checking patients in and out upon arrival and departure
  • Answering phone calls and questions
  • Updating and maintaining electronic health records (EHR)

Enrollment is open to individuals eighteen years and older. Click here for enrollment and program details


Patient Care Technician

Patient care technicians work closely with doctors, nurses and other helthcare professionals to assist with the critical day-to-day care of  patients. They provide hands-on assistance to serve patients' basic needs, which greatly impacts the lives of their patients and their patients' families. In our patient care technician program you will learn to perform tasks such as:

Provide basic patient care — bathing, feeding, catheter care, etc. 

  • modate any additional patient needs
  • Obtain EKAcquire, distribute and administer patient care supplies
  • Perform safety checks and ensure cleanliness in patient rooms
  • AccomG readings and monitor vital signs
  • Perform phlebotomy procedures
  • Provide emotional support to patients and families,
  • particularly coping with grief and death

To learn more about this program and to begin the enrollment process, click this link 


Pharmacy Technician

Pharmacists and pharmacy technicians are critical components of the healthcare field. Technicians work under the supervision of a registered pharmacist in hospitals, home infusion pharmacies, community pharmacies, and other healthcare settings.The pharmacy technician certification program at the Bahamas Institute focuses on providing students with the technical knowledge and practical skills necessary for entry-level positions as pharmacy Technicians in hospitals, pharmacies and other healthcare facilities. Upon completion of this program students will be able to

  • · Describe the  responsibilities and duties of pharmacy technicians
  • · Understand the ethical and legal requirements of a pharmacy technician
  • · Know the trade and generic names of selected drugs, how they are administered and their side effects
  • · Understand drug classifications and indications,
  • · Understand pharmaceutical and medical terminology, including abbreviations and symbols
  • · Perform pharmaceutical preparation skills, including filling prescriptions and preparing sterile products;
  • · Describe basic anatomy and related pathological conditions

·To learn more about  becoming a pharmacy technician please click this link 


Phlebotomy Technician

The Phlebotomy Technician program is designed to prepare students to become certified phlebotomists. Phlebotomists work as members of medical teams in a hospitals, diagnostic laboratories, blood donor centers and other health care facility to draw blood and analyze specimens. Students enrolled in this program will learn how to

  • · Prepare tools for drawing blood
  • · Read and understand blood works requisitions
  • · Draw blood from patients and blood donors;
  • · Evaluate patients’ ability to withstand procedure;
  • · Explain blood-drawing procedure to patients and answer questions;
  • · Prepare blood, urine and other specimens for testing;
  • · Perform basic point of care testing, such as blood glucose levels;

Click here for full details of this program on how you can become a certified phlebotomist in as little as sixteen weeks.