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Career Training

Get what it takes to grow in your field or take on a second career. Develop and enhance workplace skills by earning credentials and improving productivity essential for success in high-demand areas to maintain a competitive advantage.

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  • Medical Administrative Assistant

    Since December 2016, 5,036 jobs were posted by companies in our region for professionals in this field. The median salary for a medical secretary is $33,231 per year. (Source: EMSI Career Coach)

    Prepare to function effectively in many of the administrative and clerical positions in the health care industry. This program covers important background information on the medical assisting profession and interpersonal skills, medical ethics and law, medical terminology, basics of insurance billing and coding, telephone techniques, scheduling appointments, medical records management, and management of practice finances. This program is intended to provide you with a well-rounded introduction to medical administration so that you can gain the necessary skills required to obtain a medical administrative assistant position in the health care field.

    Mondays & Wednesdays, 2/17-4/29 (no class 4/6 & 4/8), 6-8:30pm, Richland, $999, CED 568
    *This program is eligible for a 4-month payment plan. Continuing education loans are available to those who qualify.*
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  • Medical Terminology

    This 20-hour medical terminology program is a comprehensive guide to identifying, analyzing, and understanding the basic word structure, root words, suffixes, and prefixes. In addition, this program will provide instruction in the organization of the human body and the associated systems, major drug classifications, diagnostic tests and treatment procedures, medical abbreviations and symbols and common medical terms. This program is intended to provide students with a well-rounded introduction to medical terminology enabling a student to better comprehend medical terms.

    Mondays & Wednesdays, 3/2-4/1, 6-8pm, Richland, $499, CED 172
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  • Phlebotomy

    Since December 2016, 1,035 jobs were posted by companies in our region for professionals in this field. The median salary for a phlebotomist is $34,469 per year. (Source: EMSI Career Coach)

    Phlebotomy I provides in-class lecture and hands-on student laboratory. Topics of discussion include universal precautions and safety, special collection procedures, handling and processing of specimens, anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, and communication skills. You will learn manual skills to perform venipuncture and skin puncture techniques along with didactic training to assure quality specimens. A certificate of completion is awarded to students maintaining a minimum of 75% in each area measured. Class size is limited to 12 students. The course textbook must be purchased prior to the first class. Required Textbook: Phlebotomy Essentials (6th Edition), ISBN: 9781451194524

    Phlebotomy II encompasses 100 clinical hours at a local hospital. Clinical hours may encompass varied shifts: Monday-Sunday. You must successfully complete Phlebotomy I and Phlebotomy II to qualify for the national certification exam application. Hospitals require the following, which is not covered in the cost: scrubs, malpractice insurance, PA criminal background check, FBI background check, child abuse clearance, urine drug screen, Hepatitis B vaccination, and certain immunizations and health tests. The College will provide a photo ID.

    Phlebotomy I: Mondays & Wednesdays, 2/3-4/15 (no class 4/6 & 4/8), 5:30-8:45pm, Richland, CED 180.01
    Phlebotomy II: Dates and times will vary, Hospital, CED 181.01
    $1,558
    *This program is eligible for a 5-month payment plan. Continuing education loans are available to those who qualify.*
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    Phlebotomy I: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 2/18-4/30 (no class 4/7 & 4/9), 5:30-8:45pm, Richland, CED 180.02
    Phlebotomy II: Dates and times will vary, Hospital, CED 181.02
    $1,558
    *This program is eligible for a 5-month payment plan. Continuing education loans are available to those who qualify.*
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  • Veterinary Assistant

    Since December 2016, 237 jobs were posted by companies in our region for professionals in this field. The median salary for veterinary assistant is $28,729 per year. (Source: EMSI Career Coach)

    Learn the ins and outs of working as an assistant in a small animal veterinary hospital. Topics include animal restraint, contagious diseases, vaccination schedules, parasitology, wound care, giving injections and oral medications, monitoring anesthesia, assisting with surgery, common medications, basic nutrition, raising orphaned puppies and kittens, and more. The course consists of wet labs, lectures, and exams. A clinical rotation is also included.

    Tuesdays & Thursdays, 2/18-5/14 (no class 3/24), 10am-12pm, Richland, $750, CED 112
    *This program is eligible for a 3-month payment plan. Continuing education loans are available to those who qualify.*
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