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NCHC106M Home Health Aide Online

$1,075

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Assist clients with Activities of Daily Living and Instrumental Activities of Daily Living, monitor and report changes in a client’s health, and be an instrumental part of a Home Care Team in the role of a Home Health Aide working in home or community settings. Applicable skills:

Learn ethical and legal rules and regulations for direct care workers along with oral and written communication skills for speaking with patients, family, medical personnel, and other caregivers using appropriate language and terminology.  Apply skills in areas of science relevant to the home health aide’s role, including anatomy and physiology.

Utilize procedures to maintain clean and safe environments for both themselves and their patients, including residential, transportation, and outside locations.   React appropriately to emergency situations.

Apply standard practices to assist patients with the activities of daily living, including bathing, dressing, grooming, meal preparation, physical movement and mental exercises.  

Assess physical and mental conditions by taking vital signs, behavior, activity level, and mental acuity. Administer medications, prescribed treatments, and basic first aid as directed by patient’s healthcare manager. Create meal plans according to prescribed dietary recommendations and restrictions.

Develop an instructional plan to teach families how to care for patients and react to emotional, medical, and physical situations and maintain accurate records of patient care, condition, progress, and change.

Discuss unique practices and procedures involved with caring for special populations.

 

NCHC123M Pharmacy Technician Online

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Prepares students to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE) or NHA ExCPT exam, and gain entry-level employment as a pharmacy technician.  Applicable skills:

Demonstrates knowledge and skills in areas of science relevant to the pharmacy technician’s role, including anatomy/physiology and pharmacology.

Compares and contrasts the roles of pharmacists and pharmacy technicians in ensuring pharmacy department compliance with professional standards and relevant legal, regulatory, formulary, contractual, and safety requirements.

Prepares medications requiring compounding of sterile and chemotherapy/hazardous products. Prepares medications requiring compounding of nonsterile products. Applies patient- and medication-safety practices in all aspects of the pharmacy technician’s role. Utilizes quality assurance practices with pharmaceuticals, durable and nondurable medical equipment, devices, and supplies.

Processes and handles medications and medication orders. Employs accepted procedures in purchasing pharmaceuticals, devices, and supplies. Initiates, verifies and assists in the adjudication of billing for pharmacy services and goods, and collects payment for these services.

Describes the use of current technology in the healthcare environment to ensure the safety and accuracy of medication dispensing.

NCHC24M Occupational Therapy Aide Online

$1,075

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Occupational therapy aides help patients improve their movement and ability to perform everyday tasks, as well as assist therapists and other personnel with office procedures, Activities of Daily Living (ADL) therapy and adaptive equipment.  Applicable skills:

Learn therapeutic treatment, medical and body systems terminology. Communicate effectively with patients, the rehabilitative team, and other personnel. Study the responsibilities of occupational therapy aides, including assisting with activities of daily living, administrative duties, inventory control, telephone etiquette, and good customer service.

Use appropriate medical terminology related to the body in order to communicate accurately with clients and supervisors. Show understanding of the importance of a safe health care environment, including potential hazards and fall prevention, and the aide’s role in maintaining a clean, safe workplace.

NCHC26M Physical Therapy Aide Online

$1,075

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This program is to prepare graduates for an entry-level career as a physical therapist aide.  Applicable skills:

Demonstrate understanding of the importance of and techniques used in good customer service and effective communication between the aide, the physical therapist, and the patient.

Show understanding of common physical therapy techniques, including the use of heat and cold modalities, and their effects on the body. Use appropriate medical terminology related to body systems and physical disorders in order to communicate accurately with patients and colleagues.

Show understanding of the importance of a safe health care environment, including potential hazards and fall prevention, and the aide’s role in maintaining a clean, safe workplace.

NCTD175M Veterinary Assistant Online

$1,075

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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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