Clearfield Campus Opportunities
CLEARFIELD CAMPUS, Clearfield PA
|Course Name:||Clinical Medical Assistant Program||Course ID:||C165||Cost:||$2,599.00|
|Start Date:||09/06/2016||Location:||FOUN||Time:||6:00pm – 9:30pm|
This program is intended for students who want to prepare for an exciting, challenging
and rewarding career in healthcare. This program will train students to assist physicians
by performing functions related to the clinical responsibilities of a medical office.
Instruction includes among other things preparing patients for examination and treatment,
routine laboratory procedures, diagnostic testing, technical aspects of phlebotomy
and the cardiac life cycle. Students will review important topics including phlebotomy,
pharmacology, the proper use and administration of medications, taking and documenting
vital signs, cardiology including proper lead placements, a professional workplace
behavior, ethics and the legal aspects of healthcare. This program includes 140 hours
of classroom lecture and hands on labs and a clinical externship opportunity at a
local healthcare provider. To be eligible for the clinical rotation, students must
successfully complete the 140 hour program, submit to a thorough background check,
drug screening and meet other requirements.
Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays
|Course Name:||Home Healthcare Aide||Course ID:||C166||Cost:||$1,499.00|
|Date:||09/12/2016||Location:||FOUN||Time:||6:00pm – 9:30pm|
Home Healthcare Aides assist patients in their homes by focusing on their specific
health and personal needs. Emphasis is on giving personal care in a client's home,
communications, working with ill persons, basic human needs, eldercare, nutrition,
special diets, and home management. Home Healthcare Aide’s also work in hospitals,
clinics, rehabilitation centers, home care, long term care facilities, hospice and
assisted living facilities. Detailed course topics and review include: the role of
the home health aide, client relationships, infection control, hospice care, anatomy
and physiology, medical terminology, dressing and personal grooming, foot care, nutrition
and other relevant topics.
Course Contact Hours: 80 hrs.
Mondays and Wednesdays
|Course Name:||SAT Prep||Course ID:||C153||Cost:||$129.00|
|Start Date:||09/13/2016||Location:||FOUN136 & FOUN100||Time:||7:30 pm - 8:30 pm|
This course will help high school students prepare for the redesigned Scholastic Aptitude
Test (SAT). It will provide an opportunity to review important verbal and math skills
assessed in the SAT as well as become familiar with the test format and learn valuable
test-taking strategies. This course will help to improve test-taking effectiveness,
efficiency, and how to do an appropriate analysis of questions by using real SAT exam
questions. On-line resources available through the Khan Academy will also be utilized.
The course fee includes the latest version of the book “The Official SAT Study Guide”
from the College Board.
Alice Brady, Verbal Skills – librarian at Clearfield Area Junior Senior High School with 37 years of experience, a Bachelor’s Degree from Clarion University and a Masters of Education from Mansfield University and a passion for learning.
Judi Bookhamer, Math Skills – Secondary Mathematics teacher at the Clearfield Area Junior Senior High School with 20 years of experience, a Bachelor of Arts degree from the King's College, attended St. Francis University for secondary certification, and a Master's degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Gannon University. She loves teaching the language of Mathematics and supporting student success.
Tuesdays and Thursdays
|Course Name:||Medical Billing and Coding Program||Course ID:||C167||Cost:||$1,899.00|
|Start Date:||09/13/2016||Location:||FOUN||Time:||6:00pm – 9:30pm|
This combined 80 hour billing and coding course offers the skills needed to solve
insurance billing problems, how to manually file claims (using the CPT and ICD-10
manual), complete common insurance forms, trace delinquent claims, appeal denied claims
and use generic forms to streamline billing procedures. The course covers the following
areas: CPT (Introduction, Guidelines, Evaluation and Management), specialty fields
(such as surgery, radiology and laboratory), ICD-10 (Introduction and Guidelines)
and basic claims processes for medical insurance and third party reimbursements. Students
will learn how to find the service and codes using manuals, (CPT, ICD-10 and HCPCS).
Tuesdays and Thursdays
|Course Name:||Leadership Engagement||Course ID:||C149||Cost:||$249.00|
|Date:||10/14/2016||Location:||FOUN||Time:||9:00 am - 4:00 pm|
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