primaMED Training Institute was established in 2006 and began teaching classes in NCT (non-certified technician for Radiology) in September 2006. PTI is licensed by the Texas Medical Board and the Texas Workforce Commission.
The mission of primaMED Training Institute is to provide students with a quality, affordable, and accessible education to produce job-ready individuals who fulfill the needs of healthcare employers and the community.
Accreditation and Approvals
primaMED Training Institute is approved by the Texas Medical Board. primaMED Training Institute is also approved and regulated by the Texas Workforce Commission, Career Schools and Colleges, Austin, Texas. The Notice of Student Complaint Policy is as follows: This school has a Certificate of Approval from the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC). The TWC-assigned school number is S5095. The school's programs are approved by TWC. primaMED Training Institute is also licensed by Texas Medical Board. Students must address their concerns about this school or any of its educational programs by following the grievance process outlined in the school's catalog. Students dissatisfied with this school's response to their complaint or who are not able to file a complaint with the school, can file a formal complaint with TWC, as well as with other relevant agencies or accreditors, if applicable. Information on filing a complaint with TWC can be found on TWC's website at www.texasworkforce.org/careerschoolstudents.
primaMED reserves the right to reschedule any courses that do not meet minimum class size requirements. Classes that do not meet minimum registration will be rescheduled.
Absences and Attendance
Students must attend 80% of all scheduled classes in order to successfully complete the course unless formally excused by the instructor. The student is responsible for making up any missed work. Failure to attend at least 80% of classes could result in unsuccessful completion of the training.
Students are required to wear scrubs and closed-toe shoes for clinical courses and externships; otherwise, casual wear is appropriate for lecture classes. Visible piercings and visible tatoos must be covered for clinical classes and externships.
The purpose of our programs are to help students achieve their career goals. For the programs to be successful, the student must demonstrate behavior conducive to the learning process. Failure to do so could result in disciplinary action including removal from the program.
If a student fails to complete the program or any training requirements due to unforeseen circumstances such as serious illness, admittance to the next scheduled program or training courses may be allowed. This decision is made by the Program Director.
A student is tardy when he or she enters the class and/or laboratory after the scheduled start time. A tardy will turn into an absence if a student is more than 20 minutes late for class. It is the student's responsibility to ensure that the instructor marks the student present within these guidelines.
Students must complete all course work satisfactorily with a grade of 70% or above, with at least 80% attendance for all course hours.
Student Placement Assistance
primaMED Training Institute has an excellent reputation for training medical personnel. Employers depend on the primaMED Training Institute as a source for providing well-trained, qualified employees.
From the first day of class, the entire staff is working toward the outcome of every primaMED student in obtaining the ideal job. primaMED student can expect the following placement services:
- Practical instruction and teaching of job seeking skills
- Advising and technical support during the job search
Although the placement assistance at primaMED Training Institute is excellent, students should be aware that the responsibility for obtaining employment is their own. primaMED Training Institute does not guarantee jobs. There is a direct correlation between the grades, the academic records, and the job search effort of a graduate and the resulting level of the job position and pay.