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CAREERS IN HEALTHCARE
All of the following classes, unless otherwise noted, are held at the Ossining Extension Center, 22 Rockledge Ave. in the Arcadian Shopping Center. Call 914-606-7400 for more information and to register for classes in this section.
Information Sessions for Allied Health Careers
Wed., Jan. 3 or Tues., Jan. 9 from 5:00-6:00 pm at the Ossining Center; Nursing Assistant, Patient Care Technician, Phlebotomy, Pharmacy Technician, Clinical Medical Assistant, Medical Administrative Assistant, Home Health Aide, Direct Service Provider.
FREE; call 914-606-7400 to reserve your space.
Foundation Courses for Health Careers
New! TEAS Review Course
The Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) is used as part of the admissions process by many Nursing and Allied Health schools. Review the skills needed for success and prepare for your ATI TEAS exam with instructor-led classes. Students should purchase the ATI TEAS Study Manual 6th edition, and bring it to the first class (available at the college bookstore 914-606-6475). Schedule and pay for your exam at www.atitesting.com.
At Valhalla Campus: CE-TESTG 2015, 12 T/Th, Jan. 9-Feb. 15, 6:00-9:00 pm, Room TBD, $325. #12998
BLS for Healthcare Providers
Designed for medical and dental professionals and those entering a medical or allied health program. Includes one- and two-person rescue techniques for infants, children, and adults, and use of the AED (automated external defibrillator). In order to participate, you must have a pocket face mask (available at the Campus Bookstore in Valhalla). American Heart Association certification course.
1 Sat., 9:00 am-3:00 pm, $80 (+ $5 materials fee + $12.50 for optional textbook, payable to instructor). J Lederman.
At Valhalla Campus: CE-HCARE 2005, PEB-4.
Sec. A: Mar. 3. #12281
Sec. B: Apr. 14. #12282
At Ossining Center: CE-HCARE 2005OS, May 12. #12949
Infection Control Seminar
NYS approved coursework for practicing MDs, physician’s assistants, dentists, dental hygienists, RNs, LPNs, optometrists, funeral directors, and podiatrists.
CE-HCARE 2010OS, 1 Mon., Jan. 22, 5:30-8:30 pm, $80. #12950
Infection Control for Healthcare Programs
Prerequisite for students entering Phlebotomy and other healthcare programs. Designed for entry-level healthcare professionals and includes key infection control concepts and regulations surrounding infection control practices in NYS.
CE-HCARE 2009OS, 5:30-9:30 pm, $85. J Borreggine.
Sec. A: 1 Tues., Feb. 6. #12951
Sec. B: 1 Thurs., Feb. 8. #12952
Healthcare Certification Programs
Preparation for entry into the pharmacy field and obtain NHA certification (Pharmacy Technician Certification: CPhT). Learn medical terminology, the role and responsibilities of a pharmacy technician, and interpreting prescriptions, and develop the skills needed to work under the supervision of a registered pharmacist. Includes off-campus fieldwork. Admissions application and interview required; application due date is Jan.5.
CE-HCARE 2061OS, Sa/Su, Jan. 26-Apr. 15, 9:00 am-3:00 pm, $1,410 (+ textbook). #12953
Medical Administrative Assistant Training
MAAs work in a variety of healthcare settings; they are often the first to greet and help patients, and can help set the stage for a patient’s experience. Learn how to keep healthcare offices running efficiently and effectively. Upon successful course completion, students are eligible to take the Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) exam offered by the National Healthcareer Association. Call 914-606-7500 for information.
Clinical Medical Assisting
CMAs perform administrative and clinical duties under the direction of a physician. Prepare for employment with physicians, hospitals, and other healthcare facilities. This is a two-semester course.
CMA Part 1: Includes preparing patients for examination and treatment, infection control, routine laboratory procedures, medical terminology, anatomy and physiology basics, and ECG. Also covers professional workplace behavior, ethics, and legal aspects of healthcare. Admissions application and interview required.
CE-HCARE 2059OS, Fall 2018
CMA Part 2: Includes phlebotomy, urinalysis, computer applications and EMR, medical office procedures, health insurance, and billing. In addition, students will gain hands-on experience in a clinical setting. For those enrolled in CMA Part 1 in Fall 2017.
CE-HCARE 2060OS, M/T/W, Feb. 5-May 16, 5:30-9:30 pm, $2,000 (+ textbook) for Parts 1 & 2. #12955
After successful completion of Clinical Medical Assisting 1 and 2 and proof of Basic Life Support certification, students will receive a certificate of completion and are eligible for NHA certification (Certified Clinical Medical Assistant: CCMA).
Introduction to the techniques necessary to perform a twelve-lead electrocardiogram, troubleshoot technical problems, and identify normal and common abnormal rates. Prerequisite: Infection Control for Healthcare Programs. Upon successful course completion, sit for the Certified ECG Tech Examination offered by the NHA. Bring a bag lunch.
CE-HCARE 2007OS, $340 (+ textbook).
Sec. A: 4 Fri., Apr. 13-May 4, 3:00-9:00 pm. #12956
Sec. B: 4 Sat., Apr. 14-May 5, 9:00 am-3:00 pm. #12957
Sec. C: 4 Sun., Apr. 15-May 6, 9:00 am-3:00 pm. #12958
Phlebotomy Training Program
Introduces basic concepts of the procedures used for obtaining blood from veins and capillaries and the use of equipment and types of blood tubes. Prerequisite: Infection Control for Phlebotomy Students. Earn a WCC certificate.
CE-HCARE 2044OS, $610 (+ textbook).
Sec. A: 8 M/Th, Feb. 19-Mar. 15, 3:00-7:30 pm. #12959
Sec. B: 8 Sa/Su, Feb. 24-Mar. 18, 9:00 am-1:30 pm. #12960
Under the supervision of a certified phlebotomy instructor, receive hands-on experience in phlebotomy and practice venipuncture and capillary sticks on each other in accordance with regulations of the NHA. Prerequisite: Infection Control for Healthcare Programs and Phlebotomy Training Program. NOTE: completion of 30 live sticks required to sit for the NHA Certified Phlebotomist Examination. Admissions application and interview required; application due date is Feb. 23.
CE-HCARE 2045OS, 15 Sat., Mar. 24-July 7 (skip 5/26), 9:00 am-1:00 pm, $400. #12961
Faculty Spotlight: Maureen Gilligan McNiff
Maureen McNiff teaches numerous workforce development programs in the healthcare field, such as Electrocardiogram Technician, Phlebotomy Training, and Patient Care Technician. As a registered nurse at Lawrence Hospital, she holds a BSN from Lehman College, a MA in Nursing from Pace University and is certified in intravenous therapy and oncology nursing. Maureen has vast knowledge and experience in vascular access and effectively gives her students the hands-on training needed to begin their careers in healthcare.
Required Background Check, Drug Test, and Immunizations
For programs with a clinical or externship, our affiliates require a background check and drug screening. Positive results on either will result in not being accepted into the program or not being allowed to attend the clinical. The criteria to pass these screens include: no felony or misdemeanor convictions; negative drug screen; negative TB, MMR, Hep B, and Varicella vaccines. Separate fees for background check and drug tests apply and are not included in tuition costs.
Certified Nurse Assistant
Clinical Medical Assistant
Home Health Aide
Home Health Aide
Healthcare skills for the home setting, personal hygiene services, housekeeping tasks and other related support services. Includes 8 hrs. of hands-on training. Admissions application and interview required; application due date is Feb. 21.
CE-HCARE 2051OS, M/F, Mar. 12-May 2, 9:00 am-2:00 pm, $800 (+ textbook/workbook). #12962
Certified Nursing Assistant
NYS approved training for nursing assistants. Prepare for employment in hospitals and nursing homes. Includes classroom work and clinical experiences at a local nursing home. Admissions application and interview required; application due date is Jan 12.
CE-HCARE 2001OS, $1,410 (+ textbook/workbook).
Sec. A: M/W/Th, Feb. 19-May 17, 5:30-9:30 pm. #12963
Sec. B: T/Th, Feb. 20-May 17, 9:00 am-3:00 pm. #12964
Direct Service Provider Training Course
Understand basic psychiatric terminology, psychopathology, social skills training, and mental health laws and ethics. Direct Service Providers (DSP’s), also called psychiatric aides, are part of a patient-centered team for individuals who may be mentally challenged or emotionally disturbed, or for psychiatric patients under the supervision of a psychiatrist, registered nurse, or social worker.
CE-HCARE 2011OS, Th/Sa, Feb. 1-Apr. 7, Thurs., 5:30-9:00 pm/Sat., 9:00 am-2:00 pm, $1,305 (+ textbook). #12965