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CPR & First Aid for Health Care Providers (PTN 150)

Work in health care, or want to? No matter what health care job you’re getting, you’ll probably need a Basic Life Support card. This American Heart Association-approved course consists of adult, child, and infant CPR and First Aid, and an overview of AED procedures. Class meets OSHA and WISHA requirements. The Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support and the First Aid cards are valid for two years. Recertify with us!

You must pay for the class and pass both the written and skills exams to receive your certifications.

Students must read, write and understand the English language well enough to pass a written exam.

Fee: $76.00


Spring Quarter Classes

8 a.m.-5 p.m., Building 31, June 6, Taught by Frank Chase, Item #6824, .5 credits

Medical Terminology I & II (ELMAP 125)

Prepare for high-paying positions in the medical field such as billing, coding, transcription and medical clerical positions. We’ll teach you the root words, prefixes and suffixes that will become the building blocks of your medical vocabulary. You’ll learn about terms for specific body systems and their functions, and human anatomy and diseases. Text required.

Additional Fee: $375.00

Spring Quarter Classes

Online, April 1-June 19, Taught by MaryAnn Keith, Item #6813, 5 credits

Orthodontic Assistant (OAS 150)

Course includes an overview of the orthodontic profession, including terminology, preventive and corrective treatments, charting, dental impression and study models, and device fitting of braces and arch wires. Learn customer service and gain experience with clinical procedures. Prerequisites: experienced dental assistant or instructor permission. Supplies included.

Additional Fee: $675.00

Spring Quarter Classes

Wednesdays & Thursdays, April 1-June 18, 6-9 p.m., Building 14, Room 107, Taught by McKinney, Item #68H4, 6 credits

Phlebotomy Fundamentals for Healthcare Professionals (HDT 113)

Are you a currently employed health care professional interested in expanding your skill set? This class is designed to develop basic phlebotomy skills for blood collection and safe handling. Students will learn proper technique and order of draw for venipuncture, using a variety of collection methods (syringes, vacutainers and butterfly needle). Student will also learn proper techniques for collecting blood specimens using finger and heel sticks. Students will have lab time to practice their skills on other students in a mock laboratory setting. Lab times will be Wednesdays from 4-6 p.m. and Saturday mornings from 8-10 a.m. Text required.

Please note: This is a basic skills course, aimed toward health care professionals currently employed in the field. It is composed of lecture and lab times. There is no clinical component to this course.

Prerequisites: HS diploma/equivalency and formal training in a health career or one year of work experience in health occupations. Students must bring documentation of training and/or experience to the first class.

Additional Fee: $495.00

Spring Quarter Classes

April 1-May 6, times arranged
Taught by Ken Markovits and Tammy Savona
4 credits, online
Item #68J4

May 13-June 17, times arranged
Taught by Ken Markovits and Tammy Savona
4 credits, online
Item #68K4

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