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NCHC052M Pharmacy Technician Certification Program

$1,175

with Elizabeth Boucher

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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 component requires 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 faster than the average for all occupations. (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics) Students have the potential to earn $13 – 20 per hour according 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

 

Full Course

NCMI122M Heartsaver First Aid

$60

with Carol Phillips

Calendar Next available session starts Dec 11, 2019 at 5:30 pm

The American Heart Association (AHA) Heartsaver® First Aid classroom course teaches students how to respond to and manage a medical emergency until emergency medical services (EMS) arrives. Students learn skills such as how to treat bleeding, sprains, broken bones, shock and other first aid emergencies. 3-hour class; 2-year certification. Certification e-card included.

PLEASE READ ALL THE FOLLOWING IMPORTANT DETAILS:

The required student workbook for this class must be purchased separately and brought to class. Please choose from the following:

__Bring your previously purchased 2015 American Heart Association Heartsaver First Aid Student Workbook (ISBN #978-1-61669-422-7) to class,

OR

__Purchase and download the e-book version, which can be found at the following link: https://ebooks.heart.org/product/heartsaver-first-aid-student-ebook50046012

OR

__Purchase a physical copy (if shipping time allows), which can be found at the following link: https://shopcpr.heart.org/heartsaver-first-aid-student-workbook.html

 

Please read book prior to class and bring book to class.

NCHC32M - BLS Provider (Basic Life Support) CPR/AED

$75

with Carol Phillips

Calendar Next available session starts Dec 12, 2019 at 5:30 pm

The American Heart Association (AHA) BLS Provider CPR/AED classroom course is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner. Care for adults, children, and infants is covered. 3-hour class; 2-year certification. Certification e-card included.

 

PLEASE READ ALL THE FOLLOWING IMPORTANT DETAILS:

The required manual for this class must be purchased separately and brought to class. Please choose from the following:

__Bring your previously purchased 2015 American Heart Association BLS Provider Student Manual (ISBN #978-1-61669-407-4) to class,

OR

__Purchase and download the e-book version, which can be found at the following link: https://ebooks.heart.org/product/bls-provider-manual-ebook50025959

OR

__Purchase a physical copy (if shipping time allows), which can be found at the following link:https://shopcpr.heart.org/courses/bls

 

Please read book prior to class and bring book to class.

NCTD159M Veterinary Assistant

$1,070

with Jamie DeKraai, CVT

Calendar Next available session starts Jan 22, 2020 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)

Dental Assistant Online

$1,075

with ON LINE

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Prepares students for an entry-level position as a Dental Assistant along with elements and principles of ethical decision making that underpin good clinical practice.

Prepares patients for dental treatments. Identifies necessary materials and instruments for various types of dental treatments and how to clean and sterilize them.  Assists the dentist and/or dental hygienist by performing tasks such as handing them the proper equipment, using suction hoses to keep a patient's mouths dry, processing X-rays, properly noting dental charts, and dealing with emergency situations.

Advises patients how to maintain proper dental hygiene.  Learns proper techniques to avoid the transmission of disease in the dental environment and learns the various types of anesthesia used.

Assists the dentist and/or dental hygienist during various types of composite restoration procedures and with the creation of crowns, bridges, inlays, onlays, and dentures. Identifies and explains different instruments and procedures used in the specialty dental fields of endodontics, periodontics, pediatrics, orthodontics, prosthodontics, and oral and maxillofacial surgery.

Schedules and views appointments, maintains billing records, processes insurance claims, maintains employee time cards, adheres to confidentiality requirements, and creates e-claims using dental software.

Describes how to follow HIPPA requirements. Learns the process of an OSHA site visit.

 

Medical Terminology Online

$900

with ON LINE

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This course introduces and increases knowledge of common medical terminology used by health care practitioners.  Applicable skills:

Analyze and interpret medical reports related to specific body systems.

Identify medical terms and words by their component parts.

Define the body structure and its systems, cavities, planes, and positions.

Explain the importance of medical terminology in health care profession.

NCHC104M Medical Administration Assistant Online

$1,075

with ON LINE

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Demonstrate proficiency in analytical and quantitative problem-solving along with computer and information literacy.

Understand laws and regulations regarding HIPAA and confidentiality in electronic health records.

Comprehend basic medical terminology, anatomy and physiology.

Understand basic pharmacology. Perform basic medical administrative tasks by using Electronic Medical Record software.

 

NCHC105M Medical Billing and Coding Online

$1,075

with ON LINE

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Prepares students for an entry-level career as a medical coder.  Applicable skills:

Comprehend and apply CPT, ICD-10, and HCPCS coding guidelines to identify diagnoses, procedures for insurance reimbursement. Explain the role of a medical coder as a liaison between the health clinician and billing offices.

Identify the procedures for patient record retrieval. Apply computer and information literacy skills using electronic health records software. Identify terms, facts, methods, procedures, concepts, theories, principles, and processes within medical billing and coding scenarios.

Understand laws and theories, including issues relating to ethics and confidentiality. Calculate solutions to mathematical problems related to reimbursement and medical mathematics. Interpret and evaluate information to make proper coding decisions. Review basic written and workplace communication skills.

 

 

 





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