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Prerequisites for Health and Human Services

**All students must be computer literate and have Internet access**

Certain Continuing Education certification s in Health and Human Services career training require one or more prerequisite courses as a foundation for further study.

Some of these areas of career training also require a clinical placement for completion; some have an online learning component. Here are criteria along with the symbol that will indicate where each applies:

* Clinical eligibility is in part dependent upon a criminal background check and random urine drug testing. Cost of testing is the responsibility of the student.

***Textbooks, required for the first class, available at the campus bookstore

HIPAA Training, CPR and First Aid classes REQUIRE 100% attendance. Students arriving late will not be admitted to class. Lateness to or early exit from class will also result in a failing grade and no refund. You will then be required to retake the class at your expense.

AHE 519
Anatomy & Physiology For Health Occupations

Obtain a basic overview of the structure and function of the human body and its systems, including an introduction to common diseases. To be successful in this course, you need to have successfully completed at least half of Medical Terminology for Health Occupations (AHE534). ‡ Course textbook required - have it prior to the first class and bring it with you. Textbooks required the first day of class.
Total Cost: $299 (Tuition: $134 Fees: $165)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

30697 W(10) 7/16-9/17 1-4:15pm HV

30698 F(10) 7/18-9/19 1-4:15pm RAC

30699 M(10) 8/4-10/13 5:30-8:45pm RAC

30700 F(10) 9/5-11/7 6-9:15pm EC HTEC 103A

30701 W(10) 9/17-11/19 5:30-8:45pm RAC

30702 S(10) 9/20-11/22 1-4:15pm EC HTEC 103A

30703 F(5) 9/26-10/24 11am-5:30pm EC HTEC 103A

30708 S(10) 10/4-12/13 9am-12:15pm RAC

30709 T(10) 11/4-1/13 6-9:15pm EC HTEC 103A

AHE 672
Anatomy & Physiology for Health Care Workers-Online

Online version of Anatomy and Physiology for Health Occupations (AHE519) covering cellular structure and function, and the structure and function of each body system. ‡ Textbooks required the first day of class.
Total Cost: $319 (Tuition: $144 Fees: $175)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

30711 Arranged 10/1-12/17 Arranged WWW

WOS 064
Basic Math Skills for the Health Care Worker

Review math skills directly related to math used in allied health courses and in the health care field, including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of fractions and decimals; converting fractions to decimals and decimals to fractions; using the metric system for measurements and how to setup basic algebraic equations to solve health care problems (e.g., dosages).
Total Cost: $129 (Tuition: $50 Fees: $79)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

30760 W(5) 7/23-8/20 5-7pm EC

30762 S(5) 8/16-9/20 9:30-11:30am RAC

30763 F(5) 8/22-9/26 6-8pm EC

30764 M(5) 8/25-9/29 2-4pm EC

30766 W(5) 8/27-9/24 7:30-9:30pm EC

30767 W(5) 9/10-10/8 6-8pm RAC

30769 F(5) 9/12-10/10 1-3pm RAC

30770 S(5) 9/13-10/11 1-3pm EC HTEC 110A

30772 M(5) 9/29-10/27 10am-12pm HV 129A

30773 T(5) 9/30-10/28 6-8pm RAC

30774 U(5) 10/5-11/2 2-4pm EC HTEC 110A

30775 S(5) 10/18-11/15 9-11am RAC

30776 W(5) 10/22-11/19 7-9pm EC HTEC 110A

30777 R(5) 10/23-11/20 7:30-9:30pm RAC

30782 S(5) 11/1-12/6 1-3pm EC HTEC 110A

30778 M(5) 11/10-12/8 7-9pm RAC

30779 W(5) 11/12-12/17 2-4pm RAC

30780 M(5) 11/17-12/15 1-3pm EC HTEC 110A

30781 M(5) 11/24-12/22 9-11am RAC

AHC 360
HIPAA Training

Participate in an overview of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, Title II Administrative Simplification (HIPAA-AS). Topics include a background of HIPAA; overview of HIPAA-AS final rules; privacy, transaction standards and code sets; current Maryland privacy requirements; security regulations and implementation solutions. No textbook required. ‡‡
Total Cost: $79 (Tuition: $19 Fees: $60)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

30356 W(1) 7/16 10am-2:15pm RAC

30354 U(1) 7/27 10am-2:15pm HV

30349 M(1) 7/28 6-10:15pm RAC

30352 F(1) 8/1 6-10:15pm EC

30353 M(1) 8/4 9:30am-1:45pm EC

30347 U(1) 8/24 10am-2:15pm HV

30348 W(1) 8/27 6-10:15pm RAC

30394 M(1) 9/8 9:30am-1:45pm RAC

30345 R(1) 9/11 6-10:15pm RAC 168

30346 U(1) 9/28 10am-2:15pm HV

30343 W(1) 10/8 10am-2:15pm RAC

30344 W(1) 10/22 6-10:15pm RAC

30342 U(1) 10/26 10am-2:15pm HV

30341 M(1) 11/3 9:30am-1:45pm EC RRA 107

30340 F(1) 11/21 6-10:15pm EC HTEC 201

30332 U(1) 11/23 10am-2:15pm HV

30331 M(1) 12/1 9:30am-1:45pm EC RRA 107

30333 F(1) 12/12 6-10:15pm EC HTEC 201

30330 M(1) 12/15 6-10:15pm RAC

AHL 719
HIPAA Training Online

Gain an overview of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, Title II Administrative Simplification (HIPAA-AS) as it applies to payers, providers, and electronic health networks. Learn how to make the changes in the way patient identifiable health information is electronically stored, maintained, and spoken. This is a required course in several programs that lead to certification. No textbook required.
Total Cost: $99 (Tuition: $19 Fees: $80)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

30325 Arranged 7/28-8/17 Arranged WWW

30329 Arranged 8/4-16 Arranged WWW

30326 Arranged 9/8-20 Arranged WWW

30327 Arranged 10/6-18 Arranged WWW

30319 Arranged 11/3-15 Arranged WWW

30324 Arranged 12/1-13 Arranged WWW

FIW 013
Introduction to Health

Cover a broad range of basic health-related topics, including health principles and how cultural differences are related to wellness. Learn about drug use and misuse; nutrition and fitness; causes of, and treatments for diseases and loss and grief.
Total Cost: $329 (Tuition: $200 Fees:$129)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

30361 R(9) 10/9-12/18 5-9:15pm RAC

30359 S(9) 10/11-12/13 8am-12:15pm EC HTEC 103A

AHE 641
Introduction to Health Care Systems

Learn more about the American health care system from the view of both provider and patient. Find out about the impact that managed care has on the quality of care, different types of health insurance and providers and their roles in the delivery system. Examine the legalities and ethics of the health care delivery system.
Total Cost: $179 (Tuition: $84 Fees: $95)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

30367 F(3) 8/22-9/5 9am-2:30pm RAC

30365 S(3) 9/20-10/11 9am-2:30pm EC

30368 S(3) 11/15-12/6 12-5:30pm RAC

30366 U(3) 11/16-12/7 9am-2:30pm EC HTEC 103A

AHE 534
Medical Terminology for Health Occupations
Learn the correct pronunciation and meaning of medical terms. Recommended for all students interested in any health care occupation whether in direct patient care or medical office and insurance work.
Total Cost: $299 (Tuition: $134 Fees: $165)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

30726 R(10) 8/14-10/16 1-4:15pm RAC 16

30727 F(5) 8/15-9/12 11am-5:30pm EC

30729 S(5) 8/23-9/27 9am-3:30pm HV

30730 T(10) 9/2-11/4 6-9:15pm HV 129A

30733 W(10) 9/3-11/5 2-5:15pm RAC

30739 T(10) 9/16-11/18 6-9:15pm RAC

30740 M(10) 9/22-11/24 6-9:15pm EC HTEC 103A

30741 S(5) 10/4-11/1 9am-3:30pm HV 129A

30742 T(10) 10/7-12/9 6-9:15pm EC HTEC 105

30751 U(5) 10/12-11/9 9am-3:30pm EC HTEC 105

30744 T(10) 10/14-12/16 6-9:15pm RAC

30747 W(10) 10/22-1/14 6-9:15pm RAC

30748 R(10) 11/6-1/29 6-9:15pm EC HTEC 202

30749 F(5) 11/14-12/19 10am-4:30pm RAC

VOB 029
Professional Preparation for the Health Care Worker

Become more marketable in the health care field by learning about the availability of health careers in the Baltimore-Washington area. Learn how to develop resumes, compose letters and prepare for job interviews.
Total Cost: $99 (Tuition: $39 Fees: $60)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

30887 F(2) 7/18-8/1 12-2:30pm HV

30888 M(2) 7/21-8/4 6:30-9pm RAC

30895 U(2) 7/27-8/24 12-2:30pm HV

30897 S(2) 8/2-16 9-11:30am EC HTEC 103A

30898 T(2) 8/12-26 6-8:30pm EC

30899 T(2) 8/26-9/9 6-8:30pm RAC

30896 F(2) 9/5-19 5:30-8pm EC HTEC 202

30876 S(2) 9/13-27 9:30am-12pm EC BESS 304

30875 U(2) 9/28-10/26 12-2:30pm HV

31015 R(2) 10/9-23 6:30-9pm EC BESS 309

31016 S(2) 10/11-25 1-3:30pm EC BESS 202

31017 W(2) 10/15-29 6-8:30pm RAC

31018 S(2) 10/25-11/8 5:30-8pm RAC

31019 R(2) 11/6-20 12-2:30pm RAC

31014 M(2) 11/24-12/14 5:30-9pm EC HTEC 202

31019 R(2) 11/6-20 5:30-8pm RAC

31014 M(2) 11/24-12/8 6:30-9pm EC HTEC 102

PHS 013
Trends in Health and Disease

Receive an in-depth examination of the causes of death among different populations. Examine communicable diseases, their transmission, prevention and treatment as well as the leading causes of death in various population groups. Evaluate the effect culture has on people's perspectives on disease, death and wellness.
Total Cost: $299 (Tuition: $165 Fees: $134)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

30371 W(10) 9/24-12/3 9am-12:15pm HV

NATIONAL HEALTHCAREER ASSOCIATION CERTIFICATION EXAMS
National Healthcareer Association Certification Exams for Medical Billing and Coding Specialist, Electronic Health Records Specialist, Medical Office Administrative Assistant, Medical Assisting, Nurse Support Technician, Phlebotomy, EKG Technician are given on the same schedule (times/location) as the Challenge Exams.
Visit www.nhanow.com for information.

AHL 715
Challenge Exam for Anatomy and Physiology

Challenge the core course "Anatomy and Physiology." Students who would like to "test out" of the course because of prior learning can take this exam. Passing the exam with an 80% or better allows the student to waive out of the class. You may only take this exam one time.
Total Cost: $69 (Tuition: $29 Fees: $40)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

30374 U(1) 7/27 12-2pm HV

30400 S(1) 8/23 9-11am EC

30401 M(1) 9/29 3:30-5:30pm RAC

30403 U(1) 10/26 12-2pm HV

30404 S(1) 11/15 9-11am EC HTEC 110

30406 M(1) 12/15 3:30-5:30pm RAC

AHL 716
Challenge Exam for Basic Math for Health Care Workers

Challenge the core course "Basic Math for Health Care Workers." Students who would like to "test out" of this course because of prior learning can take this exam. Passing the exam with an 80% or better allows the student to waive the class. The exam can only be taken once.
Total Cost: $69 (Tuition: $29 Fees: $40)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

30375 U(1) 7/27 12-2pm HV

30395 S(1) 8/23 9-11am EC

30396 M(1) 9/29 3:30-5:30pm RAC

30397 U(1) 10/26 12-2pm HV

30399 S(1) 11/15 9-11am EC HTEC 110

30398 M(1) 12/15 3:30-5:30pm RAC

AHL 717
Challenge Exam for Medical Terminology

Challenge the core course "Medical Terminology." Students who would like to "test out" of this course because of prior learning can take this exam. Passing the exam with an 80% or better allows the student to waive out of the class. The exam can only be taken once.
Total Cost: $69 (Tuition: $29 Fees: $40)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

30376 U(1) 7/27 12-2pm HV

30384 S(1) 8/23 9-11am EC

30386 M(1) 9/29 3:30-5:30pm RAC

30387 U(1) 10/26 12-2pm HV

30389 S(1) 11/15 9-11am EC HTEC 110

30390 M(1) 12/15 3:30-5:30pm RAC

AHC 356
HIPAA Challenge Exam

Challenge the core course "HIPAA". Students who would like to "test out" of this course because of prior learning can take this exam. Passing the exam with an 80% or better allows the student to waive the class. The exam can only be taken once.
Total Cost: $69 (Tuition: $29 Fees: $40)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

30358 U(1) 7/27 12-2pm HV

30377 S(1) 8/23 9-11am EC

30378 M(1) 9/29 3:30-5:30pm RAC

30380 U(1) 10/26 12-2pm HV

30381 S(1) 11/15 9-11am EC HTEC 110

30382 M(1) 12/15 3:30-5:30pm RAC

CARDIOVASCULAR TECHNICIAN (CVT)
CONTINUING EDUCATION CERTIFICATE

Cardiovascular technicians focus on advanced diagnostic techniques such as stress testing and Holter monitoring. Successful completers are typically employed in cardiology settings in hospitals or physician practices. National certification attained through Cardiovascular Credentialing International. This training is designed for NON-INVASIVE procedures only. Please call 443-840-1389 for further information. Classes begin every September. Applications accepted 7/1 - 8/15

MODULE IA

  • Medical Terminology for Health Occupations
  • CPR for Healthcare Providers ‡‡
  • Basic EKG Technician Training ³
  • Intermediate EKG Technician Training ³
  • Advanced EKG Technician Training³

(³ or, EKG Technician National Certification – documentation must be furnished with application)

Each of the above prerequisite courses must be successfully completed before acceptance into the CVT Series.

MODULE 1B

  • Principles of Cardiovascular Technology
  • Introduction to Health
  • Introduction to Health Care Systems
  • Basic Math Skills for the Health Care Worker
  • Anatomy & Physiology for Health Occupations

MODULE II

  • Anatomy & Physiology for Health Occupations
  • Pharmacology
  • Medication Administration
  • Cardiovascular Anatomy, Pathophysiology and Pharmacology
  • Trends in Health and Disease

MODULE III

  • CVT Clinical Preparation
  • Venipuncture & Specimen Collection Techniques
  • IV Therapy
  • Introduction to Electronic Health Records

MODULE IV

  • CVT Clinical Externship – AHE 973 (80 Hours)
  • Care Central Service Material Management (IAHCSMM) certification exam to become a Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST).

CENTRAL SERVICE TECHNICIAN
CONTINUING EDUCATION CERTIFICATE

Learn about material management, supply, processing and distribution in health care facilities. Explore the duties of a Central Service Technician including the reprocessing, decontaminating, disinfecting, preparation, packaging, sterilization and distribution of medical-surgical instruments, equipment and soft goods products in hospitals and large ambulatory care settings. Textbook included. This program begins in January and June at CCBC Essex.

PREREQUISITES

  • HIPAA Training (classroom or online) ‡‡
  • Medical Terminology for Health Occupations

REQUIRED COURSES

  • Central Service Technician Classroom (72 hours)
  • Central Service Technician Clinical I (100 hours)*
  • Central Service Technician Clinical II (100 hours)*
  • Central Service Technician Clinical III (100 hours)*
  • Central Service Technician Clinical IV (100 hours)*

Students are required to attend a mandatory clinical information session before the start of training. Please email nlaubach@ccbcmd.edu to reserve a spot.

Completers of this 472 training will be eligible to take the International Association of Health Care Central Service Material Management (IAHCSMM) certification exam to become a Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST).


CHILD CARE/DAY CARE

DAYCARE PROVIDER

CONTINUING EDUCATION CERTIFICATE
Students must complete CHI 019, CHI 020, and CHI 031 to meet the 99-hour child care certification requirements for director and senior staff.

HMS 027
Disaster Preparedness and Family Readiness

Become familiar with how to prepare and stay safe in the occurrence of a disaster or emergency situation and learn about necessary emergency information from the Federal, state and local governments. Topics include types of disasters and effects those disasters may have on a community, ways to prepare, developing personal emergency plans, and identifying government's role in an emergency situation.
Total Cost: $249 (Tuition: $200 Fees: $49)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

30878 W(7) 10/8-11/19 6-9:15pm RAC

CHI 019
Child Care I Growth and Development

Satisfy 45 hours of the 90-hour requirement as stated in COMAR 07.04.01 for directors and senior staff in group child care centers. Topics include growth and development of children from birth through six years, introduction to the early childhood educations, emotional development of young children and intellectual and physical development. ‡
Total Cost: $429 (Tuition: $255 Fees: $174)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

30559 S(7) 8/2-9/20 8:30am-3:30pm EC

30560 S(7) 9/6-10/18 8:30am-3:30pm RAC

30562 S(7) 11/15-1/24 8:30am-3:30pm RAC

30564 T/R(15) 11/18-1/27 6-9:15pm EC HTEC 203

CHI 020
Child Care II Activities for Young Children

Build on skills learned in Child Care I and satisfy 45 hours of the 90-hour requirement as stated in COMAR 07.04.01 for directors and senior staff in group child care centers. Topics include: Activities for children age's birth through six years, principles of children's learning, and learning environments. ‡ Prerequisite: CHI 019
Total Cost: $229 (Tuition: $155 Fees: $74)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

30569 T/R(15) 9/2-10/23 6-9:15pm EC HTEC 203

30571 S(7) 9/6-10/18 8:30am-3:30pm RAC

30572 S(7) 10/4-11/15 8:30am-3:30pm EC HTEC 202

30573 S(7) 11/1-1/10 8:30am-3:30pm RAC

CHI 031
Communication Skills for Child Care Professionals

Become familiar with the basic concepts of developing strong communication skills when working in a child care center. Topics include speaking, writing, interpersonal communication strategies and critical techniques, with a focus on communication with parents and co-workers and communication issues within a typical child care day. ‡
Total Cost: $99 (Tuition: $39 Fees: $60)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

31098 S(2) 7/26-8/2 9am-2pm EC

31099 S(2) 8/23-30 9am-2pm RAC

30575 S(2) 11/1-8 9am-2pm RAC

30576 T/R(3) 11/4-11 6-9:15pm EC HTEC 203

30550 S(2) 12/6-13 9am-2pm EC HTEC 202

CHI 033
Child Care: The School-Age Child

Learn basic concepts of the development of the child from six to twelve years of age.
Total Cost: $225 (Tuition: $120 Fees: $105)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

30558 M/W(15) 9/8-10/27 6-9:15pm RAC

CHI 035
Family Child Care Pre-Service Module 1: Child Development

Receive an introduction to the basic concepts of child development for family child care providers. Topics include milestones of growth and development birth through thirteen years, basic beliefs of leading child theorists and insights into learning differences among children.
Total Cost: $49 (Tuition: $29 Fees: $20)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

30561 M/W(2) 9/8-10 6:30-8:30pm EC HTEC 203

30565 M/W(2) 11/3-5 6:30-8:30pm RAC

CHI 036
Family Child Care Pre-Service Module 2: Curriculum

Receive an introduction to the basic concepts of curriculum for family child care providers. Topics include major components of a developmentally appropriate family child care curriculum and environment.
Total Cost: $49 (Tuition: $29 Fees: $20)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

30567 M/W(2) 9/15-17 6:30-8:30pm EC HTEC 203

30568 M/W(2) 11/10-12 6:30-8:30pm RAC

CHI 037
Family Child Care Pre-Service Module 3: Health, Safety

Learn the basic concepts of health, safety and nutrition for family child care providers. Topics include emergency preparedness planning, menu planning and specific issues of concern for the health and safety needs of children.
Total Cost: $49 (Tuition: $29 Fees: $20)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

30570 M/W(2) 9/22-24 6:30-8:30pm EC HTEC 203

30574 M/W(2) 11/17-19 6:30-8:30pm RAC

CHI 038
Family Child Care Pre-Service Module 4: Special Needs

Cover the basic concepts of inclusive care for children with special needs in the family child care environment. Topics include Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and its application in a child care setting, inclusive care and health, behavioral and developmental issues and available resources.
Total Cost: $49 (Tuition: $29 Fees: $20)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

30578 M/W(2) 9/29-10/1 6:30-8:30pm EC HTEC 203

30583 M/W(2) 12/1-3 6:30-8:30pm RAC

CHI 039
Family Child Care Pre-Service Module 5: Professionalism

Become familiar with the basic administrative tasks of operating a family child care program. Topics include supervision and appropriate guidance, abuse and/or neglect, basic recordkeeping, policies and procedures, marketing, handbooks and contracts.
Total Cost: $49 (Tuition: $29 Fees: $20)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

30635 M/W(2) 10/6-8 6:30-8:30pm EC HTEC 203

30636 M/W(2) 12/8-10 6:30-8:30pm RAC

CHI 040
Family Child Care Pre-Service Module 6: Community

Learn the basic concepts of community relationship building for family child care providers. Topics include relationships with children and families, cultural awareness and partnerships with community organizations.
Total Cost: $49 (Tuition: $29 Fees: $20)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

30637 M/W(2) 10/13-15 6:30-8:30pm EC HTEC 203

30638 M/W(2) 12/15-17 6:30-8:30pm RAC

CHI 032
Group Care of Infants and Toddlers

Gain an introduction to the physical, emotional, social, and cognitive growth of young children. Topics to be covered include curriculum planning, goal setting, and selection of age-appropriate materials and methods.
Total Cost: $249 (Tuition: $120 Fees: $129)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

30555 M/W(15) 10/27-12/17 6-9:15pm RAC

CHI 042
Medication Administration for Child Care Providers

Learn the necessary information in order to meet the training requirement set forth by the Office of Child Care for all center child care providers who provide medication to children.
Total Cost: $65 (Tuition: $30 Fees: $35)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

30640 U(1) 9/28 9am-4pm HV 128

30600 U(1) 11/23 9am-4pm HV 128

COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKER
NEW PROGRAM

Train for a key position in the new health care reform efforts. This frontline public health worker has a strong tie to the community they serve. This relationship enables the community health worker to serve as a liaison between the health care provider and the community in order to assist patients with accessing services.

Start your prerequisites now.

PREREQUISITES:
• CPR for Health Care Providers
• HIPAA Training (classroom or online) ‡‡
• Medical Terminology for Health Occupations
• Introduction to Health
• Introduction to Health Care Systems
• Professional Preparation for the Health Care Worker

REQUIRED COURSES:
• Trends in Health and Disease
• Community Health Worker

AHL 920
Community Health Worker Training

Train to become a Community Health Worker. In this front line role you will assist the members of your community in maneuvering through the health and human service systems. This is the final course in this career training.
Total Cost: $429 (Tuition: $20 Fees $409)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

31625 F(10) 8/22-10/24 1-4:15pm RAC
  Arranged 8/22-9/29 Arranged WWW

CPR

***HIPAA Training, CPR and First Aid classes REQUIRE 100% attendance. Students arriving late will not be admitted to class. Lateness to or early exit from class will also result in a failing grade and no refund. You will then be required to retake the class at your expense.***

CPS 001
CPR and First Aid for Infants and Young Children

Obtain the pediatric CPR and first aid instruction necessary for childcare providers in this 8-hour course. Successful students will receive a CPR card from the American Heart Association and a certificate of completion. Written and skills evaluation required. Course meets state requirements for child care providers. ‡‡
Total Cost: $89 (Tuition: $35 Fees: $54)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

30847 U(1) 7/27 9am-4:30pm HV 129A

30848 U(1) 8/24 9am-4:30pm HV 129A

30849 U(1) 9/28 9am-4:30pm HV 129B

30850 S(1) 10/25 9am-4:30pm CC TEC 329

30851 U(1) 10/26 9am-4:30pm HV 129B

30852 S(1) 11/8 9am-4:30pm CC TEC 329

AHE 805
CPR for Health Care Providers

Acquire information about cardiopulmonary resuscitation including signs and symptoms of cardiac and/or respiratory arrest, risk factors of heart disease and the skills needed to perform CPR and use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED). Intended for nurses, allied health workers and general students.
Total Cost: $119 (Tuition: $47 Fees: $72)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

30805 S(1) 7/19 9am-4:30pm CC HTEC 329

30806 F(1) 7/25 9am-4:30pm HV 129A

30807 S(1) 7/26 9am-4:30pm RAC 168

30808 U(1) 7/27 9am-4:30pm HV 129A

30809 S(1) 8/9 9am-4:30pm CC HTEC 329

30810 U(1) 8/10 9am-4:30pm EC HTEC 105

30811 T(1) 8/12 9am-4:30pm RAC 168

30812 F(1) 8/15 9am-4:30pm HV 129A

30813 S(1) 8/16 9am-4:30pm EC HTEC 105

30814 U(1) 8/24 9am-4:30pm HV 129A

30815 T/R(2) 8/26-28 6-9:45pm RAC 168

30816 F(1) 8/29 9am-4:30pm EC HTEC 105

30817 T/R(2) 9/2-4 6-9:45pm RAC 168

30818 S(1) 9/6 9am-4:30pm CC HTEC 329

30819 T/R(2) 9/9-11 6-9:45pm HV 129A

30820 F(1) 9/12 9am-4:30pm HV 129A

30821 U/S(2) 9/13-14 6-9:45pm EC HTEC 105

30822 F(1) 9/19 9am-4:30pm EC HTEC 105

30823 S(1) 9/27 9am-4:30pm RAC

30824 U(1) 9/28 9am-4:30pm HV 129A

30826 S(1) 10/4 9am-4:30pm CC HTEC 329

30827 U(1) 10/5 9am-4:30pm EC HTEC 105

30828 S(1) 10/11 9am-4:30pm HV 129A

30829 T(1) 10/14 9am-4:30pm RAC

30830 F(1) 10/17 9am-4:30pm EC HTEC 105

30831 S(1) 10/18 9am-4:30pm RAC

30832 U(1) 10/26 9am-4:30pm HV 129A

30833 T/R(2) 10/28-30 2-5:45pm RAC

30834 S(1) 11/1 9am-4:30pm CC HTEC 329

30835 U(1) 11/9 9am-4:30pm EC HTEC 105

30836 T/R(2) 11/18-20 2-5:45pm RAC

30838 S(1) 11/22 9am-4:30pm RAC

30837 S(1) 11/22 9am-4:30pm EC HTEC 105

30839 U(1) 11/23 9am-4:30pm HV 129A

30840 F(1) 12/5 9am-4:30pm HV 129A

30841 S(1) 12/6 9am-4:30pm RAC

30842 T/R(2) 12/9-11 2-5:45pm RAC

30844 S(1) 12/13 9am-4:30pm RAC

30843 U/S(2) 12/13-14 6-9:45pm EC HTEC 105

30845 U(1) 12/14 9am-4:30pm EC HTEC 105

30846 S(1) 12/20 9am-4:30pm EC HTEC 105

CPS 004
CPR Renewal for Health Care Providers

Obtain CPR certification renewal necessary for health care providers every two years. Students must bring current CPR card to this course. NOTE: student's CPR card has expired (the last day of the expiration month), then CPR for Health Care Providers is required. Written and skills evaluation required. ‡‡
Total Cost: $89 (Tuition: $40 Fees: $49)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

30853 R(1) 7/17 5:30-10:15pm CC HTEC 329

30854 R(1) 7/31 5:30-10:15pm CC HTEC 329

30855 T(1) 8/5 5:30-10:15pm CC HTEC 329

30856 R(1) 8/21 5:30-10:15pm CC HTEC 329

30857 R(1) 8/28 5:30-10:15pm CC HTEC 329

30858 R(1) 9/25 5:30-10:15pm RAC

30859 W(1) 10/22 5:30-10:15pm HV 129B

30860 R(1) 11/13 5:30-10:15pm CC HTEC 329

30861 T(1) 12/16 5:30-10:15pm CC HTEC 329

AHE 985
CPR/First Aid/AED Training
Get training in basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and first aid techniques. Automated External Defibrillator, techniques for external cardiac compression, causes of shock, controlling severe bleeding, and sun stroke/heat stroke.
Total Cost: $89 (Tuition: $35 Fees: $54)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

32509 M/W(2) 8/25-27 6-9:45pm RAC

32510 S(1) 10/25 9am-4:30pm RAC

‡ HIPAA Training, CPR and First Aid classes REQUIRE 100% attendance. Students arriving late to class will not be admitted. Lateness to or early exit from class will also result in a failing grade and no refund. You will then be required to retake the class at your expense.

AHE 756
First Aid

Learn basic first aid for medical emergencies. Also cover prevention and treatment of injuries and environmental accidents along with the major risks associated with them.‡‡
Total Cost: $69 (Tuition: $20 Fees: $49)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

73638 S(1) 6/28 9am-1:15pm RAC 168

Set up your one hour appointment for skills check off. One hour appointments can be cheduled between 9:30am-3pm. Call 443-840-4700.

AHE 771
Health Care Provider - Skills Check Off

Gain the necessary skills to obtain a new health care provider card. Health care providers who have previously taken an American Heart Association online health care provider course may take the skills testing (Part 2) with an AHA instructor to complete the certification process. Prerequisite: Current valid American Heart Association CPR for Health Care Provider card.
Total Cost: $69 (Tuition: $30 Fees: $39)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

73709 U(1) 6/29 9:30am-3pm EC HTEC 105

30796 S(1) 7/26 9:30am-3pm RAC 168

30797 S(1) 9/27 9:30am-3pm RAC 168

30798 U(1) 10/26 9:30am-3pm HV

30799 U(1) 11/23 9:30am-3pm HV

30800 S(1) 12/13 9:30am-3pm RAC 168

FAMILY PROVIDER
START UP CLASSES

Designed to meet current training requirements set forth by the Office of Child Care for persons interested in becoming licensed family child care providers. Existing providers are welcome to attend. Core of Knowledge hours will be issued upon successful completion of each course.

Look for classes later in the year.


COMPLEMENTARY MEDICINE/HEALTH

AHL 745
HIV/AIDS and Infection Control for Massage Therapists

Learn pathophysiology of HIV/AIDS, how it is transmitted, current treatment and epidemiologic trends and what this means to the massage therapists work. Hepatitis, TB, MRSA, and other common infections and infection control standards. This course has been approved for 3 CEUS by NCBTMB.


DENTAL ASSISTING TRAINING

CONTINUING EDUCATION CERTIFICATE

Train for an entry level Dental Assistant position. Successful completion of this training and 12 months of experience allows you to challenge the certification exam.

MANDATORY ORIENTATION SESSIONS
Thursday June 5, June 17, August 21, 2014
CCBC Dundalk, Dental Arts Center, 6pm
No one will be admitted after 6:10pm

PREREQUISITES

• CPR for Health Care Providers or current certification ‡‡
• HIPAA Training (classroom and online)
• Professional Preparation for the Health Care Worker
• Introduction to Electronic Health Records (EHR) Training

Mandatory orientation required. ‡‡

For more information please email Susan Carter : scarter@ccbcmd.edu

AHE 952
Dental Assisting: Chair Side Techniques

Learn basic knowledge and skills to become an entry level dental assistant. Students are required to participate in online activities, in-class sessions and laboratory activities. Textbook required at first class. ‡‡
Total Cost: $1,699 (Tuition: $470 Fees: $1,229)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

31003 M/W(14) 9/3-10/20 6-9:15pm DC DENT 119

31004 T/R(14) 10/7-12/2 6-9:15pm DC DENT 119

AHL 924
Infection Control for the Dental Health Care Worker

Learn critical infection control strategies as approved by the Dental Assisting National Board. Successful completion of this course will serve as an infection control update for dental office workers.
Total Cost: $89 (Tuition: $19 Fees: $70)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

30998 W(1) 8/20 7-9pm DC
  Arranged 8/20-27 Arranged WWW

30985 U(1) 8/24 12-2pm HV
  Arranged 8/24-31 Arranged WWW

30987 U(1) 9/14 12-2pm OM
  Arranged 9/14-21 Arranged WWW

30988 U(1) 9/28 12-2pm HV
  Arranged 9/28-10/5 Arranged WWW

30989 F(1) 10/3 1-3pm RAC
  Arranged 10/3-10 Arranged WWW

30990 W(1) 10/22 7-9pm DC
  Arranged 10/22-29 Arranged WWW

30982 U(1) 10/26 12-2pm HV
  Arranged 10/26-11/2 Arranged WWW

30993 S(1) 11/15 1-3pm DC
  Arranged 11/15-22 Arranged WWW

30994 U(1) 11/23 12-2pm HV
  Arranged 11/23-30 Arranged WWW

30995 F(1) 12/5 1-3pm RAC
  Arranged 12/5-12 Arranged WWW

30996 S(1) 12/13 1-3pm DC
  Arranged 12/13-20 Arranged WWW

AHL 754
Maryland General Expanded Functions

(You must be currently working in a dental office AND your dentist must be willing to sign off on your skills). Learn expanded dental assisting functions that will prepare students for the Maryland State Expanded Functions Examination. Learn removing excess cement, drying root canals, preparing and removing temporary coverings, etching teeth, removing sutures, placing and removing retraction cord, fluoride treatment, opposing arch impressions, fabricating mouth guards, rubber dam placement, replacing periodontal dressing, and placing matrix bands. Certification is provided by the Dental Assisting National Board (DANB).
Total Cost: $949 (Tuition: $20 Fees: $929)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

31005 M/W(14) 10/27-12/15 6-9:15pm EC HTEC

AHL 868
Maryland Orthodontic Expanded Functions

(You must be currently working in a dental office AND your dentist must be willing to sign off on your skills). Learn expanded orthodontic dental assisting functions as approved by the Maryland Board of Dental Examiners (MBDE). Designed for a student who is a dental assistant, the expanded functions are advanced tasks that require increased skill and responsibility. Prepare for the Maryland State Expanded Orthodontic Functions Examination. Topics include preparing, fitting and cementing orthodontic bands, placing and removing archwires, isolating, etching, bonding, and placing brackets.
Total Cost: $949 (Tuition: $20 Fees: $929)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

31002 M/W(14) 10/27-12/15 6-9:15pm EC HTEC

AHE 792
Oral Radiography

Prepare for Maryland state certification in oral radiography. Learn basic anatomy and physiology, fundamentals of radiography, safety, film processing and mounting and viewing. Successful completion of this course leads to eligibility to sit for the Maryland State Radiography Exam with the Maryland Dental Board. Textbook not required.
Total Cost: $619 (Tuition: $300 Fees: $319)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

31000 S(6) 10/25-12/6 9am-12:15pm DC
  M/W(9) 11/3-12/3 6-9:15pm DC

AHL 826
Radiation Safety Update

Renew your state certification as a Dental Radiation Technologist. Gain an update on safety and technological advances related to the placement and exposure of dental radiographs. Topics to be covered include patient safety, operator safety, and fundamental principles of radiography. Approved by Maryland State Board of Dental Examiners.
Total Cost: $199 (Tuition: $69 Fees: $130)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

31006 S(3) 8/2-16 9am-12:15pm DC

31007 S(3) 11/8-22 9am-12:15pm DC

EKG TECHNICIAN

CONTINUING EDUCATION CERTIFICATE
You must successfully compete Basic, Intermediate and Advanced EKG in order to meet the eligibility requirements to sit for the national certification exam.

Prerequisites:

  • HIPAA Training (classroom or online) ‡‡
  • Medical Terminology for Health Professionals
  • CPR for Health Care Providers

AHE 802
Basic EKG Technician Training

Prepare for the National Certification as an EKG Technician with this first of three courses. Obtain introductory knowledge of cardiac anatomy and physiology, including basic cardiac anatomy, patient preparation and patient confidentiality. Prerequisite: High school diploma or GED. ‡
Total Cost: $386 (Tuition: $200 Fees: $186)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

30892 W(5) 8/6-9/3 5-9:15pm EC

30893 S(5) 10/18-11/15 9am-1:15pm EC HTEC 105

30890 R(5) 11/6-12/11 5-9:15pm EC HTEC 105

AHE 803
Intermediate EKG Technician Training

Expand on the knowledge and skill acquired in Basic EKG. Learn to identify irregularities of the heart and distinguish more complex arrhythmia. Cardiac Modalities and Pharmacology are also covered in this course. Prerequisite: Successful completion of Basic EKG Technician Training. ‡
Total Cost: $312 (Tuition: $190 Fees: $122)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

30914 R(5) 8/14-9/11 5-9:15pm EC

AHE 804
Advanced EKG Technician Training

Continue studies in this final course of the three-course series in preparation for the examination to become a nationally certified EKG Technician. Build on principles and skills attained in Basic and Intermediate EKG Training. Emphasis is on complex heart rhythms, electrical disturbances, disorders and pacemakers. Prerequisite: Successful completion of Basic and Intermediate EKG.
Total Cost: $312 (Tuition:$190 Fees: $122)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

30916 R(5) 9/18-10/23 5-9:15pm EC HTEC 105


ELDERCARE SPECIALIST

Health care in the long term care setting is changing to a more humanistic approach to caring for our elders. Get your GNA this summer to prepare for the Eldercare Specialist training in the fall. This training is based on the Eden Alternative philosophy.

You must be a GNA in good standing with the Maryland Board of Nursing in order to take this class.

Classes start Spring 2015

HL 835
Eldercare Specialist

Gain knowledge about the Eden Alternative approach to caring for people in assisted living or long term care facilities. This is a humanistic approach in caring for our elders and is focused on collaborative care. Prerequisite: Must be a GNA in good standing with the Maryland Board of Nursing.
Total Cost: $589 (Tuition: $378 Fees: $211 )


ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS
Get ready for the transition to 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. Learn the basics today.

PREREQUISITES
• Medical Terminology for Health Occupations (AHE534) or successfully passing the Challenge Exam

AHL 798
Introduction to Electronic Health Records (EHR) Training

Learn the fundamentals of Electronic Health Records (EHR) and prepare for national certification as a Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist (EHRS). Prerequisites: Medical Terminology for Health Occupations. This class has an online component.
Total Cost: $279 (Tuition: $159 Fees: $120)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

30314 F(5) 8/15-9/19 6-9:15pm RAC 178
  Plus an additional 12 hours of online assignments

30315 W(5) 9/10-10/8 6-9:15pm RAC
  Plus an additional 12 hours of online assignments

30316 F(5) 10/10-11/7 6-9:15pm EC HTEC 102
  Plus an additional 12 hours of online assignments

30312 U(2) 10/26 & 11/23 9:30am-12:45pm HV
  Plus an additional 12 hours of online assignments

30313 W(5) 11/5-12/10 6-9:15pm RAC
  Plus an additional 12 hours of online assignments

AHL 804
Introduction to Electronic Health Records (EHR) Online

Learn the fundamentals of Electronic Health Records (EHR) and prepare for national certification as a Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist (EHRS). This class is entirely online. Textbooks can be purchased at the CCBC Bookstore. Prerequisites: Medical Terminology for Health Occupations.
Total Cost: $299 (Tuition: $159 Fees: $140)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

30311 Arranged 9/22-10/26 Arranged WWW

30310 Arranged 10/6-11/16 Arranged WWW


HEALTH IT

Health IT professionals (EHR Specialists or EHR Analysts) assist hospitals and medical practices in the process of transitioning from paper to electronic health records (EHRs) and play an important role in the ongoing use of these systems. They provide practice and provider level support, technical assistance, and training for new users. Training is offered in two areas, each takes 9 months to complete. Students need a background in either health care or IT, including a degree or certification and work experience.

Information sessions:

Monday, August, 18
Wednesday, September 10
6:30-8pm, CCBC Essex, HTEC 120

EHR SPECIALIST
CONTINUING EDUCATION CERTIFICATE
(for students with health care background)

PREREQUISITE
• Medical Terminology for Health Occupations (AHE534) or successfully passing the Challenge Exam (AHL717)

REQUIRED COURSES
• Foundations of Health Information Technology (AHL867)
• Introduction to Computer Science & IT (AHL823)
• Working in Teams (AHL819)
• Health Management Information Systems (AHL821)
• Quality Management (AHL825)
• Vendor Specific Systems (AHL828)
• EHR Process, Design & Implementation (AHL820)
• Public Health IT (AHL827)

EHR IT ANALYST
CONTINUING EDUCATION CERTIFICATE

(for students with an IT background)

PREREQUISITE
• Medical Terminology for Health Occupations (AHE534) or successfully passing the Challenge Exam (AHL717)

REQUIRED COURSES (must be taken in order)
• Foundations of Health Information Technology (AHL867)
• Introduction to Healthcare Systems (AHE641)
• Professional Customer Service (AHL824)
• Health Management Information Systems (AHL821)
• Installation of HIT Systems (AHL822)
• EHR Process, Design & Implementation (AHL820)
• Vendor Specific Systems (AHL828)
• Public Health IT (AHL827)

AHL 867
Foundations of Health Information Technology

Gain an overview of the Health Information Technology field. Topics to be covered include the integration of technology into healthcare, the role of electronic medical records (EMR's) in patient care, and an introduction to the functions of an EMR system in various healthcare settings.
Total Cost: $369 (Tuition: $126 Fees: $243)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

32572 Arranged 9/19-11/2 Arranged WWW

AHL 821
Health Management Information Systems

Learn the basics of HIT systems and how they relate to standards, data structures, and software applications in an EHR. Pre-requisite: Students must be accepted into one of the EHR career trainings and have successfully completed AHL 867.
Total Cost: $399 (Tuition: $156 Fees: $243)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

32556 Arranged 10/10-11/30 Arranged WWW
  S(3) 10/25, 11/8 & 22 9am-3:30pm RAC

AHL 822
Installation of Electronic Health Records Systems

Learn how EHR systems are selected and implemented. Students receive experience with an actual EHR system. Prerequisite: student must be accepted into one of the EHR career trainings and have successfully completed AHL 867.
Total Cost: $179 (Tuition: $69 Fees: $110)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

32561 Arranged 12/5-1/4 Arranged WWW
  S(2) 12/13-20 9am-2:30pm RAC

AHL 823
Introduction to IT and Computer Science

Learn the basic architecture of data organization, representation and structure. Students must be accepted into the EHR career training and have successfully completed AHL 867.
Total Cost: $179 (Tuition: $69 Fees: $110)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

31102 Arranged 8/8-9/7 Arranged WWW
  S(2) 8/9-23 9am-2:30pm RAC

32574 Arranged 11/7-12/7 Arranged WWW
  S(2) 11/8 & 22 9am-2:30pm EC

AHE 641
Introduction to Health Care Systems

Learn more about the American health care system from the view of both provider and patient. Find out about the impact that managed care has on the quality of care, different types of health insurance and providers and their roles in the delivery system. Examine the legalities and ethics of the health care delivery system.
Total Cost: $179 (Tuition: $69 Fees: $110)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

31103 U(2) 8/8-9/7 9am-2:30pm RAC
  Arranged 8/9-23 Arranged WWW

32579 S(2) 11/8 & 22 9am-2:30pm EC
  Arranged 11/7-12/7 Arranged WWW

AHL 824
Professional Customer Service

Learn critical elements of effective professional communication in the healthcare setting. Examine how effective communication assists in conflict resolution, cultural sensitivity and teamwork.
Total Cost: $99 (Tuition: $39 Fees: $60)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

32550 Arranged 9/12-10/5 Arranged WWW

32582 Arranged 12/12-1/11 Arranged WWW

AHL 825
Quality Management

Learn how electronic health records (EHRS) will improve the quality of patient care. Prerequisite: student must be in one of the EHR career trainings and have successfully completed AHL 867.
Total Cost: $179 (Tuition: $69 Fees: $110)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

32570 Arranged 12/5-1/4 Arranged WWW
  S(1) 12/20 10am-12pm RAC

AHL 819
Working in Teams

Learn how the development of a team, use of collaboration and leadership can help accomplish the implementation of an EHR. Prerequisite: student must be in an EHR career training and have successfully completed AHL 867.
Total Cost: $179 (Tuition: $39 Fees: $60)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

32543 Arranged 9/12-10/5 Arranged WWW

32581 Arranged 12/12-1/11 Arranged WWW

EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES

HMS 027
Disaster Preparedness and Family Readiness

Become familiar with how to prepare and stay safe in the occurrence of a disaster or emergency situation and learn about necessary emergency information from the Federal, state and local governments. Topics include types of disasters and effects those disasters may have on a community, ways to prepare, developing personal emergency plans, and identifying government's role in an emergency situation.
Total Cost: $249 (Tuition: $200 Fees: $49)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

30880 R(7) 8/14-9/25 6-9:15pm EC

LABORATORY TECHNIQUES


MEDICAL ASSISTANT

CONTINUING EDUCATION CERTIFICATE
Learn to work in a physician's office and perform front and back office skills. Curriculum approved by the National Healthcareer Association (NHA), and offers the following certifications: Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) and Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT).

PELL funding is now available. Learn more at www.fafsa.ed.gov.

Applications for Summer 2014 available 3/1 and due by 4/15.
Applications for Fall 2014 available 6/1 and due by 7/15
.

Medical Terminology for Health Occupations and Basic Math Skills for the Health Care Worker MUST be completed successfully prior to acceptance into the program.

A high school diploma or GED is required.

Gainful Employment Disclosure

Module I

  • Medical Terminology for Health Occupations
  • Introduction to Health
  • Introduction to Health Care Systems
  • Professional Preparation for the Health Care Worker
  • Basic Math Skills for the Health Care Worker
  • CPR for Health Care Providers ‡‡
  • HIPAA Training (classroom or online) ‡‡

Module II

  • Anatomy and Physiology for Health Occupations
  • Trends in Health and Disease
  • Basic Patient Intake
  • Basic EKG Technician Training
  • Medical Front Desk Receptionist
  • Medical Billing
  • Pharmacology
  • Medicine Administration

Module III

  • Venipuncture and Specimen Collection Techniques
  • Intermediate Patient Intake
  • Introduction to Laboratory Techniques
  • Introduction to Electronic Health Records (EHR) Training

Module IV

  • Medical Assisting Clinical Externship* - 160 hours
  • Venipuncture Clinical Externship* (optional) - 80 hours

Successful completion of each module is necessary to advance to the next module.


MEDICAL BILLING

CONTINUING EDUCATION CERTIFICATE
Prepare for national certification through the National Healthcareer Association (NHA). This training uses ProtoMed software for data entry, billing, payments, generating reports and sending claims electronically.

PREREQUISITE

  • Medical Terminology for Health Occupations

Required Courses

  • HIPAA Training (classroom or online) ‡‡
  • Medical Billing (classroom or online)
  • Basic Computerized Medical Billing
  • Introduction to Electronic Health Records (EHR) Training

AHL 797
Medical Billing

Gain a fundamental knowledge of medical insurance billing, claims processing, major insurance carriers, managed care, accounts receivable management, and the basics of coding. This class has an online component. Handouts, workbooks, assignments and assessments are provided on WebCT. Prerequisites: Medical Terminology for Health
Total Cost: $279 (Tuition: $159 Fees: $120)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

30295 M(6) 8/4-9/15 6-9:15pm RAC
  Plus an additional 12 hours of online assignments

30293 T(6) 9/16-10/21 9:30am-12:45pm HV
  Plus an additional 12 hours of online assignments

30291 W(6) 9/24-10/29 6-9:15pm EC HTEC 102
  Plus an additional 12 hours of online assignments

30292 F(6) 10/10-11/14 9am-12:15pm HV
  Plus an additional 12 hours of online assignments

AHL 796
Medical Billing Online

Gain a fundamental knowledge of medical insurance billing, claims processing, major insurance carriers, managed care, accounts receivable management and the basics of coding. This class is entirely online. Prerequisites: Medical Terminology for Health Occupations. ‡
Total Cost: $299 (Tuition: $159 Fees: $140)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

30294 Arranged 11/3-12/18 Arranged WWW

AHC 371
Basic Computerized Medical Billing

Learn computerized medical billing procedures, including how to enter patient information, patient demographics and charges, and how to post patient and insurance payments. Prerequisite: Introduction to Medical Billing.Textbook not required. Handouts are provided on Web Supplement.
Total Cost: $299 (Tuition: $134 Fees: $165)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

30297 T(5) 7/29-8/26 6-9:15pm EC

30301 M(5) 9/22-10/20 6-9:15pm RAC

30299 T(5) 10/28-12/2 9:30am-12:45pm HV

30300 W(5) 11/5-12/10 6-9:15pm EC HTEC 102


MEDICAL CODING

CONTINUING EDUCATION CERTIFICATE
Processing medical claims is big business and a key need in today's work place. Accurate medical coding is essential to the delivery of quality health care and efficient healthcare administration. Get your career started. Training begins this summer and fall.

Begin your prerequisites now.

PREREQUISITE

  • Medical Terminology for Health Occupations
  • Anatomy and Physiology for Health Occupations

REQUIRED COURSES

  • HIPAA Training (classroom or online)
  • Medical Coding I
  • Medical Coding II
  • Introduction to Electronic Health Records

AHL 773
Introduction to ICD-10-CM

Gain an introduction to the latest revisions of ICD-10-CM. It is a practical overview of ICD-10-CM with its related rules and guidelines. We will address planning and implementation of ICD-10-CM and the differences between ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM. This course is designed for people who already use ICD-9-CM in their current jobs.
Total Cost: $119 (Tuition: $40 Fees: $79)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

30303 S(1) 10/18 9am-3:30pm EC TEC 102

AHL 905
Medical Coding II

Develop higher level ICD and CPT coding by applying concepts learned in Medical Coding I. This course will assist coders in developing an in-depth understanding of complex coding conventions, terminology and rules for ICD & CPT. Prerequisite: Medical Coding I
Total Cost: $420 (Tuition: $244 Fees: $176)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

30306 T(15) 8/26-12/9 6-9:15pm EC TEC 102
  Plus an additional 15 hours of online assignments

AHL 830
Medical Coding II

Develop higher level ICD and CPT coding skills by applying concepts learned in Medical Coding I. Learn to develop an in-depth understanding of complex coding conventions, terminology and rules for ICD & CPT. Prerequisite: Medical Coding I.
Total Cost: $445 (Tuition: $360 Fees: $85)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

30305 Arranged 11/17-3/6 Arranged WWW

REGISTERED HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNICIAN (RHIT)/
REGISTERED HEALTH INFORMATION ADMINISTRATOR (RHIA)

In order to be eligible to take the RHIT exam, students must have completed an Associate's degree from a Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM) accredited program. To be eligible to take the RHIA exam, students must have completed a Bachelor's degree.


MEDICAL OFFICE ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

CONTINUING EDUCATION CERTIFICATE
This program trains you to work in a physician's office. Gain the fundamental skills through both teacher-led and hands-on learning experiences. Practice patient registration/scheduling, charge entry, payment posting, accounts receivable follow-up, electronic claim submission and financial report generation. Customer service, HIPAA, health insurance guidelines, and bioethical issues will be addressed.

Textbook cost approximately $900 - Available at the CCBC Catonsville bookstore.
Total Cost: $2,399 (Tuition: $1,350 Fees: $1,049)

Course Listing

  • Fundamentals for the Medical Office
  • Keyboarding
  • Medical Terminology
  • Microsoft Word
  • Medical Billing
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Medical Coding for the Non-Coder

Employment placement assistance available. For more information call 443-840-5846 or email gwachter@ccbcmd.edu.


MEDICAL OFFICE SUPPORT

CONTINUING EDUCATION CERTIFICATE
Prepare for national certification through National Healthcareer Association (NHA).
This training uses ProtoMed software for data entry, billing, payments, generating reports and sending claims electronically.

PREREQUISITES
• Medical Terminology for Health Occupations
• CPR for Health Care Providers or current certification ‡‡

REQUIRED COURSES
• HIPAA Training (classroom or online) ‡‡
• Medical Front Desk Receptionist
• Medical Billing
• Professional Preparation for the Health Care Worker
• Introduction to Electronic Health Records

AHL 003
Medical Front Desk Receptionist

Prepare for the role of medical office receptionist and learn communication skills and how to follow doctor directives. Topics include customer service, scheduling, medical records management, insurance, legal and ethical issues.
Total Cost: $199 (Tuition: $90 Fees: $109)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

30309 W(6) 8/13-9/17 6-9:15pm EC

30308 F(6) 10/10-11/14 1-4:15pm HV

30307 M(6) 11/3-12/8 6-9:15pm RAC


NURSE REFRESHER SERIES
This two-part series is designed for inactive registered nurses and inactive licensed practical nurses who wish to reactivate their licenses.

Approved by the Maryland Board of Nursing for re-entry into nursing practice. International nurses must contact the Maryland Board of Nursing at 410-585-1900 before registering. For a detailed packet, call 443-840-1319.

Critical documentation for the Nursing Assistant program must be provided prior to first class. A complete list of this documentation is included in the Information Packet. Call 443-840-1819 for more information.

REQUIRED COURSES
• Nursing Assistant Theory
• Nursing Assistant Clinical*

NUR 005
Nurse Refresher - Part I: Theory

Refresh knowledge of the current practices of medical-surgical nursing in acute care, including adult physical assessment, ethical and legal aspects of nursing practice and current trends in health care delivery. Review dosage and solutions calculation, satisfactorily pass the exam in that area and attend 8 hours of skills lab training. Mental Health concepts and communication skills are integrated throughout. Approved by the Maryland Board of Nursing.Clinical eligibility is in part dependent upon a criminal background check and random urine drug testing. Cost of testing is the responsibility of the student. Attendance is mandatory.
Total Cost: $603 (Tuition: $410 Fees: $193)

Prior to registering for this class call 443-840-1819 for more information.

ALL STUDENTS ARE REQUIRED TO ATTEND A MANDATORY ORIENTATION.

NURSE REFRESHER online!
CCBC in cooperation with the College of Southern Maryland (CSM) offers an online nurse refresher theory course (NUR7000). This course equals 90 instructional hours and is approved by the Maryland Board of Nursing.

NUR 7000
This CSM/online course must be completed within 12 weeks of registration. Those who successfully meet course requirements will be awarded a CSM certificate of completion. NOTE: To reactivate your nursing license you must complete a clinical course. The certificate of completion from CSM, as well as other requirements, must be submitted before registration for a clinical course.

Call 443-840-1819 for information on classes


NURSING ASSISTANT TRAINING

CONTINUING EDUCATION CERTIFICATE
This Maryland Board of Nursing approved program prepares students to function as a nursing assistant in a variety of health care settings. Upon completion of theory and clinical, you are eligible to take the state GNA certification examination. An achievement award is given upon successful completion of both theory and clinical. Clinical placement provides experience in an area nursing home under the supervision of a Registered Nurse. Perfect attendance is mandatory for clinical.

Critical documentation for the Nursing Assistant program must be provided prior to first class. A complete list of this documentation is included in the Information Packet. Call 443-840-1819 for more information. Get your prerequisites now for fall classes. ALL STUDENTS ARE REQUIRED TO ATTEND A MANDATORY ORIENTATION.

NURSING ASSISTANT AND
NURSE SUPPORT TECHNICIAN

MANDATORY ORIENTATION SESSIONS

Friday June 13, 10am CCBC EC HTEC
Friday June 13, 3pm CCBC RAC

Friday August 8, 10am CCBC EC HTEC
Friday August 8, 3pm CCBC RAC

PREREQUISITE

  • HIPAA Training (classroom or online) ‡‡
  • Medical Terminology for Health Occupations
  • CPR for Health Care Providers
  • Basic Math Skills for the Health Care Worker

REQUIRED COURSES:

  • Nursing Assistant Theory
  • Nursing Assistant Clinical*

AHL 639
Nursing Assistant Theory

Learn to perform nursing functions with clients of any age and with various levels of physical, sensory, cognitive and emotional ability under the direct supervision of a registered nurse. Preparation for the National Nurse Aide Assessment Program (NNAAP) for the Geriatric Nursing Assistant (GNA) is included. Topics include the role of a nursing assistant in acute and long-term care, the theory of health and disease across the lifespan, client care skills and medical terminology. Maryland Board of Nursing approved. To receive an award of completion, students must successfully complete both Nursing Assistant Theory and Clinical. Perfect attendance is mandatory for all classes and clinical. Proof of a current negative TB skin test or a negative chest x-ray reading is required before admission to clinical. Textbook(s), available at the campus bookstore.
Total Cost: $1299 (Tuition $850 Fees: $449)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

30351 U(4) 9/6-14 8am-5pm DC STAT 209
  S(7) 9/20-11/1 8am-5pm DC STAT 209
  S(1) 11/15 8am-5pm DC STAT 209

30355 M/W(23) 9/22-12/10 5-9:15pm EC TEC 103B

30357 M/W(23) 10/13-1/14 5-9:15pm RAC

You will receive the clinical schedule at orientation


NURSING SUPPORT TECHNICIAN (NST)

CONTINUING EDUCATION CERTIFICATE
This training prepares the Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) to perform delegated nursing functions that require a higher level of technical ability and skill needed in the hospital setting.

Students must attend a mandatory orientation prior to start of NST I.

NST ORIENTATIONS

Friday June 13, 10am CCBC EC HTEC
Friday June 13, 3pm CCBC RAC

Friday August 8, 10am CCBC EC HTEC
Friday August 8, 3pm CCBC RAC

PREREQUISITES

  • GNA in good standing with Maryland Board of Nursing or
    CNA and demonstration of skill and knowledge level through written and skill/lab exam.
  • CPR for Health Care Providers
  • Prerequisite Theory and Skill Testing for Nurse Support Technician Courses (AHL861)
  • Medical Terminology for Health Occupations

MODULE I

  • Certified Nursing Assistant: Theory and SkillsCertified Nursing Assistant: Theory and Clinical from CCBC - AHL639 and AHL638 w/CNA

MODULE II

  • NST I: Theory & Skills

MODULE III

  • Venipuncture & Specimen Collection Techniques
  • IV Therapy Technician Training
  • Basic EKG Technician Training

MODULE IV

  • NST II: Review - 8 hours
  • NST Clinical Rotation - 56 hours
  • Exam Review

AHL 861
Prerequisite Theory and Skills for Nurse Support Technician

Designed specifically for CNAs (NOT GNAs) who wish to become a Nursing Support Technician. CPR for Health Care Providers or current card required.
Total Cost: $100 (Tuition: $50 Fees: $50)

AHL 763
Nursing Support Technician I

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. Successful completion of this course leads to eligibility to participate in other courses leading to national certification as Nurse Support Technicians. Prerequisite: CNA or CNA/GNA in good standing with MBON. Must bring a copy of license to the first day of class. CPR for Health Care Providers or current card required.
Total Cost: $799 (Tuition: $455 Fees: $344)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

30786 M/W(12) 11/17-1/12 8am-12:15pm EC HTEC 104

OPHTHALMIC MEDICAL ASSISTANT

CONTINUING EDUCATION CERTIFICATE
Successful completion of all five courses in the series, passing the exam upon completion, and one year of experience in the field leads to eligibility to sit for the certifying exam with Joint Commission of Allied Health Professions - Ophthalmic (JCAHP-O).

New sessions begin this fall. Complete your prerequisites now.

PREREQUISITES

  • Medical Terminology for Health Occupations
  • CPR for Health Care Providers
  • HIPAA Training (classroom or online)
  • Introduction to Electronic Health Records (EHR) Training

REQUIRED COURSES

  • Ophthalmic Medical Assistant Lecture
  • Ophthalmic Medical Assistant Clinical

AHE 781
Ophthalmic Medical Assistant (OPMA)

Study to become an Ophthalmic Medical Assistant. Learn basic anatomical structures of the eye and skull, common ophthalmic diseases and their symptoms and treatment. Acquire the skills necessary to operate equipment in the ophthalmic office, assist with eye examinations and provide patient education. This course is based on the program approved by the Joint Commission of Allied Health Professions-Ophthalmic (JCAHP-O). Completion of this course and successful work experience enables students to sit for national certification as an ophthalmic assistant. Prerequisite: CPR for Health Care Providers (AHE 805) and successful completion of Medical Terminology, HIPAA Training (AHC 360 or AHL 719). Students must participate in clinical to complete the training.
Total Cost: $1,439 (Tuition: $449 Fees: $990)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

30373 S(8) 10/11-12/6 9am-3:30pm HV
(24 sessions) T/R(15) 12/2-2/3 6-9:15pm HV
  S(1) 12/13 9am-2:30pm HV

Ophthalmic clinical will begin in February 2015.


ORAL RADIOGRAPHY

AHE 792
Oral Radiography

Prepare for Maryland state certification in oral radiography. Learn basic anatomy and physiology, fundamentals of radiography, safety, film processing and mounting and viewing. Successful completion of this course leads to eligibility to sit for the Maryland State Radiography Exam with the Maryland Dental Board. Textbook not required.
Total Cost: $619 (Tuition: $300 Fees: $319)

AHL 826
Radiation Safety Update

Renew your state certification as a Dental Radiation Technologist. Gain an update on safety and technological advances related to the placement and exposure of dental radiographs. Topics to be covered include patient safety, operator safety, and fundamental principles of radiography. Approved by Maryland State Board of Dental Examiners.
Total Cost: $199 (Tuition: $69 Fees: $130)


PHARMACY TECHNICIAN

CONTINUING EDUCATION CERTIFICATE
Pharmacy technicians assist pharmacists in hospitals or freestanding pharmacies. They are typically involved in customer interactions, insurance claim processing, maintaining inventories and filling prescriptions. This training is designed to meet state regulations and prepare students to sit for the national certification offered by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board.

PREREQUISITES

  • Medical Terminology for Health Occupations
  • Anatomy and Physiology for Health Occupations (classroom or online)
  • Basic Math for the Health Care Worker
  • CPR for Health Care Providers
  • HIPAA Training (classroom or online)

REQUIRED COURSES:

  • Pharmacy Technician Training I
  • Pharmacy Technician Training II
  • Introduction to Electronic Health Records (EHR) Training

AHE 739
Pharmacy Technician Training I

Learn the role of the Pharmacy Technician in a pharmaceutical setting. This is the first of two courses leading to national certification as a Pharmacy Technician. Topics include roles and responsibilities of the pharmacy technician, drug classification, dosages, history of drugs in the US, legal and ethical issues surrounding drugs/medications and names, usages and contraindications of 100 drugs. Prerequisite: Successful completion of Medical Terminology for Health Occupations, Anatomy and Physiology, and Basic Math for Health Care Workers. ‡
Total Cost: $1,175 (Tuition: $624 Fees: $551)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

30863 R(10) 10/2-12/18 6-9:15pm EC HTEC 103A
  Arranged 10/2-12/23 Arranged WWW

AHE 740
Pharmacy Technician Training II

Expand upon the knowledge and skills gained in Pharmacy Tech Training I. Topics include the classification of the top 200 drugs, parenteral medications, therapeutic drugs, customer service, stocking issues, complex dosage formulas and customer service. Prerequisite: Successful completion of Pharmacy Technician I (AHE 739) and recommendation of instructor.
Total Cost: $624 (Tuition: $400 Fees: $224)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

30867 F(10) 8/1-10/3 6-9:15pm RAC
  plus 30 hours of online assignments

Pharmacy Technician Training II will begin in January 2015.


PHYSICAL THERAPY TECH/AIDE
You must be computer literate and have Internet access to be successful in this training.
Call 443-840-4700 for more information.

PREREQUISITES

  • Medical Terminology for Health Occupations
  • Professional Preparation for the Health Care Worker
  • HIPAA Training (classroom or online)
  • CPR for Health Care Providers

REQUIRED COURSES

  • Becoming a Physical Therapy Aide - Online
  • Physical Therapy Aide Clinical Placement *

AHL 912
Becoming a Physical Therapy Aide (online)

Learn the theory-based knowledge to become a member of the physical therapy team. Topics include infection control, body mechanics, patient observation and exercise principles. Must receive permission from the coordinator to enroll.
Total Cost: $135 (Tuition: $25 Fees: $110)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

30409 Arranged 9/17-10/24 Arranged WWW

30410 Arranged 11/12-12/19 Arranged WWW

AHL 809
Physical Therapy Technician Externship

Gain hands on experience under the supervision of a Physical Therapist or a Physical Therapist Assistant. Prerequisites: successful completion of online Becoming a Physical Therapy Aide and Coordinator approval.
Total Cost: $225 (Tuition: $20 Fees: $205)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

30405 Arranged 9/8-12/1 Arranged HOS

30407 Arranged 11/3-1/26 Arranged HOS

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES DIRECTOR

Participate in training required to become a Professional Activity Director. The course follows the Modular Education Program for Activity Professionals (MEPAP) curriculum approved by the National Certification Council for Activity Professionals (NCCAP). Learn about the art of management, leadership and advocacy within the organization. This course is required for certification through the National Certification Council for Activity Professionals.

MANDATORY ORIENTATION
August 5, 5pm, CCBC Essex HTEC, first floor

AHL 915
Basic Education Course for Activities Professionals I

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

33468 T/R(26) 8/12-11/11 5-8:45pm EC

AHL 916
Basic Education Course for Activities Professional I, Practicum

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

33449 Arranged 8/26-11/7 Arranged Arranged

SLEEP TECHNOLOGIST TRAINING

CONTINUING EDUCATION CERTIFICATE
Learn the technology to assist in the evaluation and follow-up care of patients with sleep disorders in a variety of settings including sleep centers, laboratories for sleep related breathing disorders, home environments, and non-facility-based settings under the direction of the sleep specialist. CAAHEP accredited. Applications for Fall 2014 are available 6/1 and due by 7/15.

MODULE I

  • Medical Terminology for Health Occupations
  • Basic Math for the Health Care Worker
  • Introduction to Health
  • Introduction of Health Care Systems
  • CPR for Health Care Providers
  • Professional Preparation for the Health Care Worker
  • HIPAA Training (classroom or online)

MODULE II

  • Anatomy and Physiology for Health Occupations
  • Introduction to Electronic Health Records (EHR) Training
  • Trends in Health and Disease
  • Basic Patient Intake
  • Basic EKG Training
  • Pharmacology
  • Medicine Administration

MODULE III

  • Cardiopulmonary Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology
  • Neuromuscular Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology
  • Polysomnographic Technology

MODULE IV

  • Sleep Technology Clinical I and II *
  • BRPT Exam Review

This training is accredited by the Commission for Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
1361 Park Street
Clearwater, FL 33756
Phone: 727-210-2350
Fax: 727-210-2354
www.caahep.org

AHL 808
Sleep Technologist Training

Learn to perform a variety of sleep diagnostic studies. Classroom lectures and clinical demonstrations in a hospital sleep center are included. Topics to be covered include sleep apnea monitoring, Multiple Sleep Latency Tests (MSLT), overnight seizure monitoring, and neo-natal screening; familiarity with computerized recording equipment; and treatment modalities such as Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) and Bi-Level Positive Airway Pressure (BPAP).
Total Cost: $755 (Tuition: $265 Fees: $490)


SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY

CONTINUING EDUCATION CERTIFICATE
Learn to be an integral member of a surgical team. 13-month course of study is divided into 4 modules and consists of classroom, labs, clinical and online instruction. CAAHEP accredited. Approved for PELL Funding (excluding prerequisites). Students must be accepted through an application process for this training. Applications are accepted three times a year: March 1 - April 15 for July start date; June 1-July 15 for October start date; October 1 - November 15 for February start date. Start your prerequisites now. Mandatory orientation is required after acceptance.

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PREREQUISITES

  • Basic Math for the Health Care Worker
  • Medical Terminology for Health Occupations
  • Anatomy and Physiology for the Health Care Worker
  • CPR for Health Care Workers
  • HIPAA Training (classroom or online)

There are challenge exams available for Math, Medical Terminology, Anatomy and Physiology and HIPAA.

MODULE I

  • Microbiology
  • Pharmacology
  • Introduction to Surgical Technology
  • Introduction to Suture and Surgical Instruments

MODULE II

  • Surgical Technology II
  • Technological Sciences for the Surgical Technologist
  • Surgical Pathology and Procedures
  • Surgical Anatomy and Pathology I

MODULE III

  • Introduction to Hospital Setting *
  • Surgical Pathology and Procedures II
  • Surgical Anatomy and Pathology II
  • Laboratory Studies

MODULE IV

  • Clinical A, B, C, D *
  • Capstone

This course of studies is accredited by the Commission for Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
1361 Park Street
Clearwater, FL 33756
Phone: 727-210-2350
Fax: 727-210-2354

www.caahep.org

AHL 850
Surgical Anatomy and Pathology II

Learn about a deeper understanding of human anatomy and the pathologic conditions that might require surgical intervention. This course is the second in a two part series. Students will build on previous knowledge in order to understand the relationships of anatomical structures as they would be identified during surgical procedures. Topics to be covered include a review of anatomy and physiology of specific structures; review of classification and treatment of tumors; pathologic conditions requiring surgical intervention; and the application of anatomical relationships to surgical practice.
Total Cost: $500 (Tuition: $200 Fees: $300)

AHL 852
Surgical Pathology and Procedures II

Learn about the background needed to integrate anatomy and surgical pathologies with their related surgical interventions. This course is the second in a two part series. Students will review the pathologies of specific structures of the body and then study the related surgical procedures. The surgical procedures addressed will be based on the most current edition of the required core curriculum for surgical technology and will include pre-operative preparation, the steps, equipment, and supplies required for the intraoperative phase of patient care, and any post-operative issues to consider. Topics to be covered include review of pathologic conditions of specific body structures; steps taken during surgical procedures to address these conditions; the integration of anatomy and pathology as it relates to the procedure involved; instruments, supplies, and equipment required for the procedures in question; and the specific duties of the surgical technologist in the care of the surgical patient and as a member of the surgical team.
Total Cost: $500 (Tuition: $200 Fees: $300)

AHL 855
Surgical Technology Skills Laboratory

Learn about practical experience performing the duties of a surgical technologist in a laboratory setting. It provides students with the opportunity to practice what he/she has learned in the didactic component of the surgical technology series without benefit of a live surgical patient. Students will be required to perform the perioperative duties of a surgical technologist and complete mock surgical procedure(s) in the first scrub role in order to successfully pass the course. Topics to be covered include patient safety (proper identification, positioning, transportation, and transfer), proper opening of sterile supplies, proper sterile technique, correcting breaks in technique, aseptic scrubbing and sterile gowning and gloving of self and others, and proper set up and maintenance of the sterile surgical field.
Total Cost: $700 (Tuition: $295 Fees: $405)


UNIT CLERK

Learn to work in a clinical unit of a hospital coordinating patient care through doctor's orders and nurses notes. Beginning Winter/Spring 2013, Introduction to Health Care Systems and Introduction to Electronic Health Records will be added to this training.

PREREQUISITES

  • Medical Terminology for Health Occupations
  • Introduction to Health Care Systems
  • CPR for Health Care Providers
  • HIPAA Training (classroom or online)

REQUIRED

  • Unit Secretary Training
  • Introduction to Electronic Health Records Training (classroom or online)

AHL 802
Unit Secretary Training

Learn the multidisciplinary role of the Unit Secretary in the health care setting.
Total Cost: $479 (Tuition: $230 Fees: $249)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

30335 T(14) 9/9-12/16 6-9:15pm RAC

VENIPUNCTURE/SPECIMEN COLLECTION TRAINING

CONTINUING EDUCATION CERTIFICATE
Learn the methods for drawing blood for laboratory testing. 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 Healthcareer Assocation.

PREREQUISITES
• Medical Terminology for Health Occupations
• HIPAA Training (classroom or online)‡‡
• CPR for Health Care Providers

REQUIRED COURSES
• Venipuncture & Specimen Collection Techniques
• Venipuncture & Specimen Collection Clinical*

Students are required to attend a mandatory orientation prior to course work.
Mandatory Orientations occur the third Wednesday of the month at 1pm or 6pm.
August 20 at RAC
September 17 at Essex
October 15 at RAC
November 19 at Essex
December 17 at RAC

You must successfully complete the online portion in order to attend the lab sessions.

AHE 525
Venipuncture & Specimen Collection Techniques

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.
Total Cost: $999 (Tuition: $338 Fees: $661)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

30904 S(10) 8/9-10/18 9am-3:30pm EC

30905 T/R(20) 9/23-12/9 6-9:15pm EC HTEC 103B

30908 M/W(20) 10/22-1/14 6-9:15pm RAC

30907 M/R/F(20) 11/17-1/16 1-4:15pm EC HTEC 103A

AHL 674
Venipuncture and Specimen Collection Clinical

Apply the skills obtained in the classroom to a clinical or a patient care setting. Supplement the training received in the Venipuncture and Specimen Collection Techniques course. Student knowledge and skills in performing venipuncture will be assessed by a clinical preceptor. Successful completion of this course leads to preparation for the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) certification exam. Prerequisite: Successful completion of Venipuncture course.
Total Cost: $299 (Tuition: $59 Fees: $240)
CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

30971 Arranged 8/1-10/31 Arranged HOS

30972 Arranged 9/1-11/30 Arranged HOS

30978 Arranged 10/1-12/31 Arranged HOS

30959 Arranged 11/1-1/30 Arranged HOS

30955 Arranged 12/1-2/28 Arranged HOS

AHE 978
IV Therapy Technician Training

Total Cost: $449 (Tuition: $144 Fees: $305)
CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

30761 Arranged 7/26-8/23 Arranged WWW
  M(4) 8/25-9/22 6-9:15pm EC

30765 Arranged 10/25-11/22 Arranged WWW
  S(3) 12/6-20 9am-1:15pm EC

VETERINARY ASSISTANT
CONTINUING EDUCATION CERTIFICATE

Prepare to work in an animal hospital under the supervision of a veterinarian or veterinary technician. Series consists of three courses and a supervised clinical placement in an animal hospital. Must complete Veterinary Assistant I, II, III and IV to receive a continuing education certificate. Online component. *

Prerequisite: Professional Preparation for the Health Care Worker (VOB 029).

AHE 752
Veterinary Assistant Training I

Gain an introduction to this career. This first of four courses focuses on the operation of the front office, role delineation, prevention and education. Learn about basic veterinary terminology, anatomy and physiology, taking a medical history, euthanasia, and customer service.
Total Cost: $399 (Tuition: $250 Fees: $149)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

30718 M(5) 9/8-10/6 6-9:15pm EC HTEC 110A
  Plus an additional 15 hours of online assignments

30725 S(5) 9/13-10/11 9am-12:15pm EC HTEC 110A
  Plus an additional 15 hours of online assignments

AHE 753
Veterinary Assistant Training II

Build and expand on the introductory course and further prepare for a job as a Veterinarian Assistant. Topics include animal restraint, animal nutrition, basic laboratory procedures and parasitology. Prerequisites: Instructor's permission and successful completion of Veterinary Assistant Training I.
Total Cost: $299 (Tuition: $150 Fees: $149)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

30728 M(5) 10/13-11/10 6-9:15pm EC HTEC 110A
  Plus an additional 15 hours of online assignments

30731 S(5) 10/18-11/15 9am-12:15pm EC HTEC 110A
  Plus an additional 15 hours of online assignments

AHE 754
Veterinary Assistant Training III

Expand on knowledge and skills learned in Veterinary Assistant Training I and II. Topics include vaccination schedules, pharmacology, small animal care and therapeutic strategies. Prerequisite: Successful completion of Veterinary Assistant Training I and II AND recommendation of instructor.
Total Cost: $299 (Tuition: $150 Fees: $149)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

30732 M(5) 11/17-12/15 6-9:15pm EC HTEC 110A
  Plus an additional 15 hours of online assignments

30734 S(5) 11/22-1/10 9am-12:15pm EC HTEC 110A
  Plus an additional 15 hours of online assignments
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