Main Campus Training Opportunities

Spring - Summer 2015

Course ID:   69MAIN
Location:  ECAM J209     
Course Name:  Clinical Medical Assistant Program        
Course Start Date:  03/03/2015 Time:  6:00 PM - 9:30 PM Course Fee:  $2,599.00

Description: 

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 (includes all textbooks)
Clinical Externship Hours: 160 hours

Tuesdays and Thursdays
March 3rd – June 4th 2015
6:00pm – 9:30pm
Saturdays (3/14; 3/28; 4/11; 4/25; 5/9 & 5/30)
9:00am – 4:00pm

 

Course ID:   70MAIN
Location:  ECAM J209    
Course Name:  Home Healthcare Aide        
Course Start Date:  03/09/2015 Time:  6:00 PM - 9:30 PM Course Fee:  $1,499.00

Description: 

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. 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
March 9th – May 13th 2015
6:00pm – 9:30pm
Saturdays (3/28 & 4/25)
9:00am – 3:00pm

Course ID:   71MAIN
Location:  ECAM J110    
Course Name: Phlebotomy Technician Program         
Course Start Date: 03/09/2015 Time: 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM Course Fee:  $1,799.00

Description: 

This 90 hour Phlebotomy Technician Program prepares professionals to collect blood specimens from clients for the purpose of laboratory analysis. Students will become familiar with all aspects related to blood collection and develop comprehensive skills to perform venipunctures completely and safely. Classroom and lab work includes terminology, anatomy and physiology; blood collection procedures; specimen hands-on practice; and training in skills and techniques to perform puncture methods. Note: There is no outside externship rotation included with this program.

Course Contact Hours: 90 hrs.
Student Tuition: $1,799 (Textbooks included)

Mondays and Wednesdays
March 9th – May 18th 2015
6:00pm – 9:30pm
Saturdays (3/28; 4/25 & 5/16)
9:00am – 3:00pm

Course ID:  72MAIN
Location:  ECAM J110    
Course Name: Medical Billing and Coding Program        
Course Start Date: 03/10/2015 Time: 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM Course Fee:  $1,899.00

Description: 

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-9 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-9 (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-9 and HCPCS). 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
March 10th – May 14th 2015
6:00pm – 9:30pm
Saturdays (3/28 & 4/25)
9:00am – 3:00pm

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