Antonelli Medical and Professional Institute (AMPI) is an accredited, coeducational private career school located at 1700 Industrial Highway, Pottstown, PA 19464, on the corner of Armand Hammer Boulevard and Industrial Highway. The school occupies over 6,400 square feet of floor space in the lower level of the 15,000 square foot building. The school includes general classrooms for lecture purposes equipped with numerous audio and visual teaching aids. The clinical training areas are equipped with examining tables, hospital beds, autoclaves, surgical equipment, EKG machines, and many other teaching aids; a well-equipped medical laboratory with microscopes for each student, a wide range of laboratory equipment for blood work, urinalysis and bacteriological studies; a well-equipped computer lab, including a computer and laser printer at each work station; a student lounge, and administrative offices. The entire school is air conditioned and the classroom and office areas are fully carpeted.
AMPI opened in November of 1986 with a Nurse Aide training program. Shortly thereafter, the school introduced its Medical Assistant and Medical Office Secretary programs. Today, the student population ranges between 65-80 students with programs being offered both day and evening on a full time and part time schedule.
In February, 1991, AMPI was granted full independent accreditation by the National Association of Trade and Technical Schools. This accrediting body is now known as The Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges. In August, 1991, Mr. G. Michael Orthaus, the school's first Director, assumed full ownership of AMPI and it became part of Orthaus Career Schools, Inc. In April of 2013, American Business Academy, Inc. purchased AMPI, and Lillian Geletei, the Campus� Director, now assumes the responsibility of its day-to-day operations.
The Medical Assistant and Medical Office Secretary programs can be completed in less than 10 months including an experience-centered externship. The nurse Aide 100 program can be completed in only 4 weeks and includes a 40 hour clinical rotation in a local nursing home.