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Press Release – New Phlebotomy Program

DRM International Learning Center Offers New Phlebotomy Technician Program
Lansing-based healthcare education company adds certificate course to winter schedule.

November 2012 – DRM International Learning Center (DRM ILC) has launched a new Phlebotomy Technician Program, beginning with classes scheduled in February and March 2013. DRM ILC, a Lansing-based educational facility which serves students and future health professionals, has provided excellent training in the healthcare field since 2007. Their mission is to equip graduates for sustainable employment by providing instruction and practical experience in high-demand positions in medical settings.

The new Phlebotomy Technician Program is the latest in a robust range of classes offered by DRM ILC. This 40-hour certificate course will focus on proper techniques in various blood collection methods, patient identification protocols, specimen processing, and quality assurance. Graduates will finish the course with the knowledge, skills and externship experience necessary to work as Phlebotomy Technicians in hospitals, clinics, assisted living facilities, home healthcare, and more.

Morning and evening classes will be available for students who require flexibility. The first two sessions for the Phlebotomy program are scheduled for February 4-8, 2013 and March 11-15, 2013.

For more information on this brand new course, or to register for classes, contact DRM ILC:

DRM International Learning Center
3204 S Pennsylvania Ave., Lansing, MI 48910
(517) 882-3544

Press Release: Caring for Life – Food Drive

DRM Companies Hold “Caring for Life” Food Drive for the Greater Lansing Food Bank

DRM Genesis and DRM ILC to collect food donations before holidays.
November 2012 – Sister companies DRM Genesis Home Healthcare Providers and DRM International Learning Center (DRM ILC) announce the “Caring for Life” Food Drive, a joint effort to support the Greater Lansing Food Bank with a collection drive before the holidays. Donations will be accepted at the DRM offices in Lansing on December 3-21, 2012.

This event is an opportunity for the DRM companies, local businesses and individuals to give back to the Lansing community and support those in need. All donated items will be given to the Greater Lansing Food Bank, which serves residents in 7 counties: Ingham, Eaton, Clinton, Shiawassee, Gratiot, Clare and Isabella.

Among the items needed by the food bank are:

  • Canned goods, such as beans, tuna, fruit, vegetables, beef stew, chili, spam, hash, soup, canned tomatoes, tomato sauce/paste, canned pasta
  • Canned or boxed fruit juice
  • Boxed meals, eg., complete dinners, Hamburger Helper, pasta meals, instant rice meals
  • Dry pasta and rice, instant potatoes
  • Peanut butter
  • Snack items, such fruit snacks, granola bars, pop tarts, instant pudding, jello, crackers
  • Baby food and baby formula
  • Breakfast items (dry cereals, oatmeal, pancake mixes, syrup)
  • Staples such as flour, sugar, spices

Items for personal care and hygiene, such as toothpaste, deodorant, soap, shampoo, razors and toilet paper, will also be accepted. The food bank will not accept home-made or home-canned goods, fresh food, and items that are opened, damaged, or perishable. A complete list of needed and acceptable items is available at:

Donations can be dropped off in designated boxes at the DRM offices at 3204 S. Pennsylvania Avenue, Lansing, MI (phone: 517-882-3544).

Press Release: 5 Years of DRM ILC

Contact: Katreva Bisbee
Tel. (517) 882-3544

Celebrating Five Years of CNA Training in Lansing

October 5, 2012 marks five years of continued business growth for DRM International Learning Center (DRM ILC). DRM ILC provides programs and individual courses for healthcare students and professionals. Some of the programs and courses include Restorative Nursing, Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Hospice/End-of-Life Care, Alzheimer’s/Dementia care. DRM ILC’s CNAplus® program enjoys a 100% job placement rate upon successful completion of the program and established certification/licensing.

Sister company, DRM Genesis Home Healthcare Providers, is also proud to celebrate a benchmark anniversary for their ten year mark of business. DRM Genesis staff has provided quality healthcare to Lansing area clients and recently expanded to South Eastern Michigan with their new office in Warren, Michigan. DRM Genesis serves Personal Injury Clients and Seniors who need care and individuals who may need rehab services.

In celebration of these benchmarks the DRM Companies will be hosting an Anniversary Celebration on October 5, 2012 (10/5) at the Kellogg Conference Center in East Lansing. Invited guests will enjoy dinner, recognitions, dancing, and music by Phil Denny and Rodney Page. Please contact DRM with any questions (517) 882-3544.

For more information please contact Katreva Bisbee at DRM ILC 517-882-3544.

Press Release

Contact: Sherri Henderson
Tel. (517) 882-3544

CNA Celebration Day to recognize CNA’s day-to-day patient companionship

The compassion, kindness, and empathy of certified nursing assistants will be celebrated at DRM ILC’s CNA Day Celebration on Friday, June 15.

DRM ILC is offering discounts and two giveaways! Stop by the Lansing Campus at 3204 S Pennsylvania Ave – Lansing, MI between the hours of 4-5 p.m. and register to win! The Edge 94.1 FM will be broadcasting live from the event.

Prospective students will be able to register for an opportunity to win a full scholarship to attend the DRM ILC CNA program.

Along with recognizing the work of CNAs, the event will also offer candidates an opportunity to win FREE attendance for one of DRM ILCs advanced continuing education courses. One lucky winner could also win a free spot in a Alzheimer’s / Dementia Care class or choose our Hospice / End of Life training.

A certified nursing assistant , (CNA, nurses’ aides, orderlies, and patient care technicians), is the health care worker who works to cater to patient’s day-to-day needs.

CNAs perform all the routine tasks needed for patients to stay comfortable, safe, and well during their hospital stay, doctor’s visit, time in other medical facilities or as they heal at home.

CNA’s are the caregivers patient’s turn to for a variety of care. CNA’s offer companionship, empathy, kindness and compassion when patients need it most and seldom get the recognition they deserve for giving so much of themselves.

It is DRM ILC’s endeavor to ensure that our graduates become the highest qualified and most sought after job candidates for long term care facilities, hospitals, hospice centers, assisted living facilities, adult foster care homes, and other locations requiring the professional skill of Certified Nurse Aides.

DRM ILC Offers CNA Plus -an extension of the Nurse Aide Training Program, Graduates of the CNAplus™ program will be certified in four additional areas: Restorative Nursing, Hospice/End-of-Life Care, Alzheimer’s/Dementia Care, and Nurse Aide Medication Administration. According to our research, facilities in the area are more likely to consider applicants who have these credentials in addition to their general Nurse Aide certification.

DRM ILC has provided quality healthcare programs to Lansing area Students since 2007. We are proud to share that the graduates of our proprietary CNAplus™ program enjoy a 100% job placement rate! CNA’s enjoy a rewarding a career in a growing industry.

DRM Genesis (our sister company) is a staffing company of home healthcare providers who have been serving the Lansing area since 2002. It recently announced that it will opening a new Warren office to better serve South East Michigan.