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The need for health workers has never been greater

When we think “healthcare”, we often think about doctors and nurses. But the fact is, our complex health system requires specialized experts in many other highly specialized roles to deliver the care that patients need.

From medical assisting, to medical coding to surgical technology, these skill sets are in demand more each day and CCBC has the training to put you to work in these and other challenging fields.

Do you want to enhance your workforce? CCBC can create a customized training program to improve the skills of your staff and meet the needs of your business.

Health and Human Services career training options

Activities Professional

Become a valuable member of a health care team!

Activities Professional Assistant

The Modular Education Program for Activity Professionals (MEPAP) basic education course series prepares students to meet the standards for professional preparation in activity services. Learn more »


Activities Professional Director

This Modular Education Program for Activity Professionals (MEPAP) course series prepares students to meet the standards to become an Activities Professional Director and to sit for the national certification examination. Learn more »

Central Service Technician

Central Service Technicians decontaminate, disinfect, package, sterilize and distribute surgical instruments, equipment and soft good products. This is a critical support role in surgical areas.

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Child Care

Do you enjoy working with children? Demand for positions in child care is high and many facilities are looking to fill positions.

CCBC offers four options you can pursue in this career track:
  • Working in daycare centers and preschools
  • Family provider in-home daycare
  • Working in after-school programs
  • Working with infants and toddlers
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CPR Training

CPR is a critical lifesaving skill that can mean the difference between life and death in an emergency. We offer general and specialized CPR courses for various professions.

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Dental

Dental Assistants work in offices assisting Dentists in providing services to patients in a variety of capacities. Find out more information about the programs at CCBC including Dental Assisting, Oral Radiography, Expanded Functions and Orthodontic Expanded Functions.

Dental Assistant
Dental Assistants work in dental offices assisting Dentists in providing services to patients. Learn more »

Dental Assisting Expanded Functions
Instructs the students in the theory and techniques used to perform general expanded functions approved by the Maryland State Board of Dental Examiners, and it prepares them to take the Maryland General Dental Assisting Expanded Functions Examination administered by the Dental Assisting National Board. Learn more »

Dental Assisting Orthodontic Expanded Functions
Prepares current dental assistants to learn expanded orthodontic dental assisting functions as approved by the Maryland State Board of Dental Examiners and prepares them to take the Maryland Dental Assisting Expanded Orthodontic Functions Examination administered by the Dental Assisting National Board. Learn more »

Dental Oral Radiology
Dental office staff often needs the capability and knowledge to take oral radiographies. Learn more »

EKG Technician

EKG Technicians work in clinical laboratory settings, hospitals and sometimes in physicians' offices. Their main job is to perform EKGs and sometimes assist with stress tests.

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Electronic Health Records

Whether you work as a clinician, office personnel or support staff, EHR systems are critical to quality health care and more efficient processes.

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Health Information Technology

Gain the knowledge and skills need to work in the rapidly evolving and demanding Health IT industry. As a Health IT professional, you can work in a clinical setting, as office personnel or support staff.

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Health Unit Coordinator

A Unit Clerk or Unit Secretary coordinates all functions of a hospital unit. In this entry level position, Unit Clerks schedule support services for patients, triage phone calls and function as the communication hub for the hospital unit.

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Medical Assisting - and Program Outcomes

Learn to work in an ambulatory care setting and perform front and back office skills.

Medical Assistant

Medical Assistants perform clinical duties and some administrative duties under the direction of a physician. Administrative duties may include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding information for insurance purposes. Learn more »

Ophthalmic Medical Assistant

An Ophthalmic Medical Assistant assists with eye examinations and provides patient education. In this entry level position, OPMA’s conduct patient histories, set up and clean up exam rooms, provide patient education and assist with eye exams. Learn more »


Medical Assisting Program Outcomes

Year Retention Placement Graduate Satisfaction Employer Satisfaction Exam Participation Exam Pass Rate
2015 100% 76.92% 100% 100% 86% 100%

Medical Office

Interested in working in a medical office? We offer a variety of career training programs focused on the medical office such as Medical Billing, Medical Coding, Medical Front Office and Medical Office Administrative Assistant.

Medical Billing
Medical Billers are responsible for making sure patients are billed correctly. This involves interaction with patients, government agencies and insurance companies. Learn more »

Medical Coding
prepares students to take the national certification exam to become a Certified Professional Coder. Medical Coders typically work in large physician practices, hospitals or coding companies. Learn more »

Medical Front Office
Medical Front Office (MFO) staff performs and coordinates the administrative activities of a medical office whether it is a physician, clinic, hospital or other medical facility workplace. Learn more »

Medical Office Administrative Assistant
A Medical Office Administrative Assistant works in a medical office performing general customer service duties. Learn more »

Nursing

Are you looking to enter the vast world of nursing related professions? We have training programs in Certified Nursing Assistant and Geriatric Nursing Assistant as well as Patient Care Technician.

Are you seeking re-entry into the nursing profession? We have a Maryland Board of Nursing approved refresher course for those looking to reactivate their license.

Ophthalmic Medical Assistant

An Ophthalmic Medical Assistant assists with eye examinations and provides patient education. In this entry level position, OPMA’s conduct patient histories, set up and clean up exam rooms, provide patient education and assist with eye exams.

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Patient Care Technician

Nursing Support/Patient Care Technicians (NST) perform delegated nursing functions that require a higher level of technical ability and skill, including: venipuncture, specimen collection, IV therapy, basic EKG, and advanced CNAs skills. NSTs can work in a hospital setting or urgent care facility.

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Pharmacy Technician

Pharmacy Technicians assist pharmacists in hospitals or freestanding pharmacies. They are typically involved in customer interactions, insurance claim processing, maintaining inventories and filling prescriptions.

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Phlebotomist

Phlebotomists typically draw blood and collect other specimens such as urine, throat cultures and stool cultures. They may also carry out other related clerical and routine lab tasks (Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments waived) and enter results into the computer.

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Physical Therapy Tech Aide

The Physical Therapy Tech/Aide works under the close supervision of a physical therapist or physical therapy assistant to perform only delegated, selected, or routine tasks in specific situations. These duties include preparing the patient and the treatment area.

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Polysomnograpic (Sleep) Technologist

Sleep Technologists work overnight and collect data using polysomnograms that measure bioelectrical sleep activity.

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Pre-Requisite Courses / Challenge Exams

Many of our programs require students to take prerequisite courses prior to beginning the core classes. Click to see which programs require prerequisites or check the individual program page.

Have you taken health courses before? Utilize one of our challenge exams to get credit and save time and money!

Professional Development / Continuing Education

Are you already a healthcare practitioner? We offer a variety of professional development courses needed to maintain your certification or build upon your education.

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Surgical Technology Program - Distance Learning Accelerated Alternative Delivery (AAD)

The AAD Surgical Technology Program is designed for the Surgical Technologist who is currently working in the “first scrub” role and completed their surgical technology training on-the-job, or for those STs who have graduated from a non-CAAHEP accredited ST Program. The program is offered in an online distance learning accelerated format that students should expect to complete in approximately 9 months.

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Surgical Technologist

Surgical Technologists play an integral role in the surgical team in both hospitals and surgi-centers. Under the supervision of a surgeon, responsibilities include room preparation, surgical equipment and supply set-up, and patient transport.

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Veterinary Assistant

Veterinary Assistants assist in kennel care, assist veterinary technicians during exams of animals and provide support throughout the veterinary office.

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