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NCHC106M Home Health Aide Online

$975

with ON LINE

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.

On average this course is 420 hours of independent, online instruction.

For more detailed information: Home Health Aide PROGRAM OUTLINE

This course is WIOA Certified.

 

NCHC123M Pharmacy Technician Online

$1,250

with ON LINE

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.

On average this course is 589 hours of independent, online instruction.

For more detailed information: Pharmacy Technician Online

This course is WIOA Certified.

 

NCHC24M Occupational Therapy Aide Online

$850

with ON LINE

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.

On average this course is 156 hours of independent, online instruction.

For more detailed information: Occupational Therapy Aide PROGRAM OUTLINE

This course is WIOA Certified.

NCHC26M Physical Therapy Aide Online

$850

with ON LINE

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.

On average this course is 163 hours of independent, online instruction.

For more detailed information: Physical Therapy Aide PROGRAM OUTLINE

This course is WIOA Certified.

 

NCHV030M HVACR Technician Online

$975

with ON LINE

Prepares students for an entry-level career as an HVACR technician in residential and light construction field.  Applicable skills:

Comprehend mathematical processes and use of formulas necessary for design, evaluation, and installation of HVACR systems. Understand composition and usage of HVACR materials, equipment, and tools required for installation and diagnostic tasks. Understand the refrigeration cycle, gas laws, and properties of refrigerants required for diagnostic and systems design.

Comprehend drawings, technical diagrams, and specification charts required for installation and repair of HVACR systems. Understand theories and processes for evaluating and installing electrical systems and controls. Comprehend procedures for installing, inspecting, testing, repairing, and maintaining HVACR systems.

Recognize and know procedures for following government regulations regarding the conservation, recovery, and recycling of refrigerants. Recognize safety procedures and established regulations related to workplace and job requirements.

Upon completion you will be prepared to sit for the HVACR Certificate, Includes EPA Cert. Test

On average this course is 488 hours of independent, online instruction.

For more detailed information: HVACR Technician PROGRAM OUTLINE

This course is WIOA Certified.

NCMI120M Certified Personal Training Online

$975

with ON LINE

This course covers the following material:

Learn root words, prefixes, suffixes, and combining forms function to form meaning of medical terms. Recognize the basic structures of the human body and their functions as well as the anatomy of, and work done on various muscles and muscle groups.  

Recognize tests that determine overall fitness, muscle strength, and flexibility. Identify typical components of a fitness workout. Identify muscles, connective tissues, bones, and joints, and their roles in movement.  Understand the physiology of muscle contraction and the relationship between muscular fitness and overall well-being.  

Know the functions of digestive, urinary, musculoskeletal, nervous,  endocrine, circulatory, and respiratory systems. Identify the major organs and their functions within each system. Recognize the structures of the pulmonary circuit, including arteries, arterioles, veins, venules, and capillaries.

Determine target heart rate and heart rate range.  Identify information resources for developing and maintaining a healthy heart and lungs, advantages of cardio respiratory fitness, and design of cardio respiratory exercise programs.

Identify how carbohydrates, fats, proteins, fluids, vitamins and minerals fit into a healthy eating plan. Put together fitness programs based on different needs: cardio respiratory, resistance training, core exercises, flexibility and safety requirements for specific activities.  Know how to exercise an injured body.  Recognize symptoms of common injuries, benefits of lifelong exercise for people with conditions such as diabetes and asthma; suggest exercise parameters for pregnant women, older adults, children and people with lower-back pain; identify medical conditions that prohibit exercise.

Upon completion you will be prepared to sit for the NCSF Certification Exam.

On average this course is 199 hours of independent, online instruction.

For more detailed information: Certified Personal Trainer PROGRAM OUTLINE

This course is WIOA Certified.

NCTD175M Veterinary Assistant Online

$1,075

with ON LINE

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.

On average this course is 583 hours of independent, online instruction.

For more detailed information: Veterinary Assistant Online PROGRAM OUTLINE

This course is WIOA Certified.

 





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