Clearfield Campus Opportunities






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.
Note: Upon successful completion of this program, students would be eligible to sit for the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) national examination.

Course Contact Hours: 140 hours + Clinical Externship
Student Tuition: $2,599 (Textbooks included)
Clinical Externship Hours: 160 hours

Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays
September 6th – December 13th 2016
6:00pm – 9:30pm



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.
Note: In addition to the responsibilities of a Home Healthcare Aide, this program will prepare students to sit for the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (or the “NAHC”) “Home Care Aide Certification” examination through the NAHC’s Homecare University Program.

Course Contact Hours: 80 hrs.
Student Tuition: $1,499 (Textbooks included)

Mondays and Wednesdays
September 12th – December 7th 2016
6:00pm – 9:30pm



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.
Course Dates: Tuesdays and Thursdays, September 13 – November 3 (Fall SAT: November 5)
Course Times: 6:30pm – 7:30pm

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
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
*Fee includes book - "The Official SAT Study Guide"


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).
Note: After obtaining the practical work experience (6months to 2 years), students who complete this course could be qualified to sit for the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) - Certified Professional Coder Exam (CPC or CPC-H Apprentice); the American Health Information Association (AHIMA) Certified Coding Associate (CCA) exam; and/or other National Certification Exams

Course Contact Hours: 80 hrs.
Student Tuition: $1,899 (Textbooks included)

Tuesdays and Thursdays
September 13th – December 8th 2016
6:00pm – 9:30pm


Course Name:  Leadership Engagement Course ID:  C149 Cost:  $249.00
Date: 10/14/2016 Location: FOUN Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

How Leaders Can Build Purpose, Inspire Teams, and Create Results!
Leading people and teams requires more than just basic supervisory or managerial skills. Creating an atmosphere that builds purpose, inspires teams, and creates results is essential for today’s workplace leader. This seminar provides in depth exploration of 10 principles that drive employee engagement.

Depending on the industry, sector, and employee demographics finding the right motivational charge can sometimes be challenging. Adding to the challenge are differences in leading during times of growth versus decline, the amount of tenure a leader may have with the team, and even core organizational values such as the difference between for-profit and non-profit organizations.

Appropriate for those who desire to create an inspirational and engaged environment regardless of sector, team size, or reporting structures participants will develop a fresh perspective that allows them to lead, engage, and motivate with confidence.