Medical Assistant: Course Duration: 10 weeks
Learn to work in an ambulatory care setting and perform front and back office procedures. Curriculum approved by the National Health career Association (NHA), and offers the following certifications: Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA).
Subjects discussed in this course include: Medical Terminology, Introduction to health, Introduction to health care systems, Professional preparation for health care worker, basic math skills for health care worker, anatomy and physiology, basic patient intake, medical front desk, medical billing, pharmacology, medicine administration, phlebotomy, EKG
Patient Care Technician: Course Duration: 6 weeks Prerequisites: Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) in good standing with the State Board of Nursing
Also known as multi skilled technician or nurse support technician. Review the basic skills learned in CNA courses and learn new skills necessary to become a Nursing Support or Patient Care Technician. Skills include trach care, wound care, Foley catheters, NG Tubes, ostomy care and tube feeding. Phlebotomy and EKG are also learned in this course.
Phlebotomy Technician: Course duration: 7 weeks
Learn to collect blood and body fluid specimens used in throat cultures, urinalysis and stool cultures and prepare samples for testing in a lab. Gain an overview of the anatomy and physiology of the various systems that require specimen collection, processing and handling of specimens and laboratory operations. Successful completion of Venipuncture and Specimen Collection Techniques and Venipuncture and Specimen Collection Clinical is necessary to meet the eligibility requirements to sit for the national certification exam with National Health career Association.
Subjects discussed in this course include: Medical terminology, basic anatomy of the cardiovascular system, venipuncture & specimen collection techniques
EKG Technician: Course duration: 5 weeks
Prepare for the National Certification as an EKG Technician with this in-depth course. Obtain introductory knowledge of cardiac anatomy and physiology, including basic cardiac anatomy, patient preparation and patient confidentiality. Learn to identify irregularities of the heart and distinguish more complex arrhythmia. Emphasis is on complex heart rhythms, electrical disturbances, disorders and pacemakers.