ITProTV: What Students Can Expect With This New Content - MedCerts

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Informational technology (IT) constantly shifts. Tech quickly becomes obsolete as languages expand, new features develop, or entirely new technologies become available. The best way to keep up with trends and new developments is to continually update your skills and training, which is why MedCerts is updating IT course content to ITProTV.

MedCerts IT certifications will feature video-based learning under the ITProTV format, an e-Learning platform for information technology education. The platform offers online and on-demand video education with engaging and entertaining experts in a talk-show-style format.

ITProTV’s goal is to provide convenient and interactive education so that you’ll enjoy your learning experience. With this new partnership, MedCerts courses will help you master complex skills in a fun and flexible environment.

Updates to MedCerts IT Program

The new ITProTV content upgrade means MedCerts courses will have a few key changes, including changes to course content, exams and assessments, and practice labs. The first programs that transitioned to the ITProTV format are:

Virtual Labs

ITProTV courses are online, on-demand, video-based learning, which means new courses won’t have ebooks or physical texts. Instead, you will learn critical concepts via engaging videos and practice your skills with virtual labs. Each new course version integrates with IT Practice Labs, a digital solution that allows you to develop your IT skills.

Exams and Assessments

MedCerts will also phase out Brillium Knowledge Assessments from IT courses. Instead, you’ll prepare for your certification exam with CyberVista practice exams. You’ll be able to take and retake tests before you write your examination.

Curriculum Changes

There are a couple changes to the curriculum as well. All IT programs will no longer contain Microsoft Office or the licensed customer service course.

What’s Staying the Same for MedCerts IT Courses

While the content style and interactive tools will change with the ITProTV upgrade, some elements will stay the same.

Course Length

The length of study will remain the same for each IT course, except for IT Fundamentals. This course will increase from 32 hours to 48 hours, which translates to an extra week of study.

Program Cost

Content upgrades won’t affect program pricing. That means your cost to study new skills will remain the same. You can still gain the IT certification you need to start a new career and increase your income potential with deeper cost savings than in a traditional university learning environment.

Start Learning With MedCerts New Information Systems Security Program

Along with the content upgrade, MedCerts launched a new advanced IT certification program. The Certified Information Systems Security Professional program provides experienced IT security professionals with the technical skills to design, build and manage security to international standards.

Eligible students need a minimum of 3 years of IT security experience for admission and a minimum of 5 years of paid full-time work experience to earn certification. However, you may take the exam if you have less than five years of experience, but there are other requirements.

With informational technology jobs expected to grow by 33% over the next ten years, an IT career is the perfect path to explore. MedCerts’ new ITProTV expert-led video learning provides interactive training to help you advance your career.

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Written by Dana Janssen
Chief Product Officer

Dana has over twenty (20) years’ experience in Allied Healthcare and Education, and currently serves as the Chief Product Officer for MedCerts where he is responsible for product vision and strategy, research, and development.

Dana joined MedCerts upon its founding in 2009, and has led the research, development, and production of the entire catalog of programs that have helped MedCerts transform the distance learning landscape. Leveraging state-of-the-art technologies and innovative instructional design practices, Dana and his team have pioneered the development of the MedCerts 12 Elements of eLearning. Each MedCerts program contains a proprietary blend of these engaging, interactive, and entertaining elements that effectively accommodate learners of all types. Dana is deeply in-tune with the needs of today’s healthcare employers and is an expert in careers and certifications related to allied health.

Dana holds a Bachelor of Science in Education (BS) degree from Valparaiso University, and a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) from Davenport University. Dana is an avid sports fan and in his free time enjoys mountain biking, woodworking, knifemaking, and spending time with his family and pets.

Published on April 19, 2023


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