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NCHC052M Pharmacy Technician Certification Program (CRN: 27183)

$1,175
Calendar Jan 30, 2018 at 5:30 pm, runs for 12 weeks

This comprehensive course will prepare students to enter the pharmacy field and to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board’s PTCB exam. Technicians work in hospitals, home infusion pharmacies, community pharmacies and other healthcare settings - working under the supervision of a registered pharmacist. Course content includes medical terminology specific to the pharmacy, reading and interpreting prescriptions and defining drugs by generic and brand names. Students will learn dosage calculations, I.V. flow rates, drug compounding, dose conversions, dispensing of prescriptions, inventory control and billing and reimbursement.

This course combines 84 hours of classroom instruction with an 80-hour volunteer externship opportunity with CVS Health to provide a complete learning experience. Students must be at least 18 years of age and have completed high school or equivalent. To participate in the externship, a criminal background check and drug screening is required. The externship experience componentrequires students to coordinate their schedules with our CVS Health partner.

Employment of pharmacy technicians and aides is expected to increase by 25 percent from 2008 to 2018, which is much fasterthan the average for all occupations. (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics) Students have the potential to earn $13 – 20 per houraccording to the U.S. Department of Labor.

This course is WIOA Certified.

Required Text: Morton's The Pharmacy Technician, 6th Edition (ISBN-13: 978-1617314872) Morton's The Pharmacy Technician Workbook and Certification Review, 6th Edition (ISBN-13: 978-1617314889

 

NCHC24M Occupational Therapy Aide Online

$975

with ON LINE

Occupational therapy assistants and aides work under the direction of occupational therapists in treating patients with injuries, illnesses, or disabilities through the therapeutic use of everyday activities. They help these patients develop, recover, and improve the skills needed for daily living and working.

NCHC26M Physical Therapy Aide Online

$900

with ON LINE

Physical therapist aides employ a unique combination of skills – physical strength and the sensitivity to offer physical assistance compassionately. Physical therapist aides are the ones at the ready to assist patients in and out of the therapy area of a clinic, offering aid when needed without impinging on a client's sense of independence and mobility. They help support or lift clients who have physical disabilities or injuries that prevent them from moving freely, set up equipment, monitor client progress and help with clerical tasks.

NCTD159M Veterinary Assistant (CRN: 19444)

$1,070

with ON LINE

Calendar Dec 1, 2017

A Veterinary Assistant helps the Veterinarian or the Veterinarian Technician in their daily tasks. They may feed, water, and examine pets for signs of illness, disease, or injury; clean and disinfect cages and work areas, as well as sterilize laboratory and surgical equipment in laboratories, animal hospitals and clinics.  

The program goal for this online Veterinary Assistant program is to prepare students to work as veterinary assistants under the supervision of veterinarians and veterinary technicians in small or large animal hospitals or clinics. This on-line course includes training and education in animal care, behavior, medical terminology, skeletal and muscular system, anatomy, nutrition system, History & Physical examination, immunology, emergency care, radiology, veterinary practice procedures and general accounting practices. The program also prepares the students to take the national test to become an Approved Veterinary Assistant.  Finally, students are asked to identify an externship site and are expected to complete a minimum of 100 hours of practice. 

Students must be at least 18 years of age and have completed high school or equivalent. Students must be proficient in keyboarding, have a basic understanding of a word processing program (Microsoft Word recommended) Students will be responsible for coordinating their own volunteer experience.

Veterinary Assistant training can help you make a difference in the lives of animals and the people who love them, Our course will prepare you for a rewarding career working as a veterinary assistant in a veterinary hospital, animal shelter, or other environment that requires a background in animal sciences.

 

 

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NCTD159M Veterinary Assistant (CRN: 27115 )

$1,070

with Jamie DeKraai, CVT

Calendar Feb 26, 2018 at 5:30 pm, runs for 7 weeks

A Veterinary Assistant helps the Veterinarian or the Veterinarian Technician in their daily tasks. They may feed, water, and examine pets for signs of illness, disease, or injury; clean and disinfect cages and work areas, as well as sterilize laboratory and surgical equipment in laboratories, animal hospitals and clinics. This course combines 42 hours of classroom instruction with a 24-hour volunteer experience to provide a complete learning experience. Students must be at least 18 years of age and have completed high school or equivalent. Students must be proficient in keyboarding, have a basic understanding of a word processing program (Microsoft Word recommended) and have a command of English grammar and punctuation. The volunteer experience component requires students to volunteer their time (24 hours). Students will be responsible for coordinating their own volunteer experience.

Veterinary Assistant training can help you make a difference in the lives of animals and the people who love them, Our course will prepare you for a rewarding career working as a veterinary assistant in a veterinary hospital, animal shelter, or other environment that requires a background in animal sciences.

This course is WIOA Certified.

Required Text: Tasks for the Veterinary Assistant, Third Edition by Paula Pattengale (ISBN-10: 1118440781 / ISBN-13: 978-1118440780)





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