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ABOUT US

​The Learning Lab Center is an allied health science educational hub that provides career training for the industry’s most talented and skilled prospective healthcare professionals. The Learning Lab Center was birthed from Making A Change Cincy (MAC) to address the high need for healthcare training in the workforce.

Making A Change Cincy (MAC) mission is to serve as a defining force in the community of Cincinnati as an agent for change. Our focus is to provide a safe, supportive, and structures learning environment maximizing training and education in in-demand fields of Healthcare, socioeconomic growth, and personal development, which connects the classroom to post-secondary education and careers. 

Making A Change Cincy is committed to high expectations which include a high degree of academics, professionalism, accountability, and respect. We create an innovative curriculum to prepare our students for exciting post-secondary, career, or technical field opportunities. We promote an atmosphere of respect for all students and staff, with all stakeholders being held accountable for their performance. We offer a supportive, structure, and safe environment that fosters academic excellence, social growth, and personal development.

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OUR SERVICES

STICKS 4 KICKS

Sticks 4 Kicks (S4K) is a program to help high school seniors in phlebotomy programs get the practice they need before they can take the Certified National Phlebotomy Technician exam. Each student is required to have 30 successful blood draws before they can take the exam. Students in the phlebotomy program receive 1 full year of training, 254 hours of in-person learning, 90 hours of lab, and 3 days of intensive hands-on work-based experience.

MAKING A CHANGE

Making A Change Cincy (MAC) was created in 2011  to serve as a defining force in the community of Cincinnati as an agent for change in the healthcare industry. Our focus is to provide a safe, supportive, and structures learning environment maximizing training and education in in-demand fields of healthcare, socio-economic growth, and personal development, which connects the classroom to post-secondary education and careers.

Coming in the Fall 2021

We noticed a need, so we made the change! In 2022, the Learning Lab will expand programming and offer more healthcare training and certificates for the most in-demand healthcare careers

Programs Offering

  • OSHA

  • CPR

  • Medical Assistant

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Upcoming Events

  • Allied Health Conference
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TESTIMONIES

"We love hiring your students. They come prepared with a vast knowledge of venipuncture and are eager to work."

Kennel Draper

Mercy West

"Though your youth students were green, they are eager to work and don't mind working extra hours. I hired your students because in the interview they showed they wanted it and them being about of S4K and the Medical Explorers Program definitely fast track them."

Anthony Jackson

 UC Health

 We Love Ms. Candace. Her students are always ready and prepared. We have participated in S4K for the last 3 years and has be very instrumental in building relationship ad rapport with both her adult and youth programs. We always hire her graduates. We have a wall dedicated to her program and the community outreach done with her program"

Ginger Wells

CSL Plasma

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COMMUNITY CHANGEMAKERS

Our community partners assist with providing young adults with viable training, internships, and employment opportunities to prepare them for the medical field.
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