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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., July 12 or Wed., Aug. 2 from 5:00-6:00 pm at the Ossining Center; FREE; call 914-606-7400 to reserve your space.
Nursing Assistant, Patient Care Technician, Phlebotomy, Pharmacy Technician, Clinical Medical Assistant, Home Health Aide, Mental Health Technician
Foundation Courses for Health Careers
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: Sept. 16. #82714
Sec. B: Oct. 21. #82715
At Ossining Center: CE-HCARE 2005OS, Nov. 4. #83097
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 Wed., Sept. 6, 5:30-8:30 pm, $80. #83099
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., Sept. 12. #83100
Sec. B: 1 Thurs., Sept. 14. #83101
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 Aug. 11.
CE-HCARE 2061OS, Sa/Su, Sept. 30-Dec. 10, 9:00 am-3:00 pm, $1,410 (+ textbook). #83074
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.
CE-HCARE 2056OS, T/W/Th, Sept. 26-Dec. 14, 6:00-9:00 pm, $1,250 (+ textbook). #83373
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 (Fall 2017/Spring 2018l).
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, M/T/W, Sept. 11-Dec. 20, 5:30-9:30 pm, $2,000 (+ textbook) for Parts 1 & 2. #83802
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, Spring 2018
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., Oct. 6-Oct. 27, 3:00-9:00 pm. #83076
Sec. B: 4 Sat., Oct. 7-Oct. 28, 9:00 am-3:00 pm. #83077
Sec. C: 4 Sun., Oct. 8-Oct. 29, 9:00 am-3:00 pm. #83078
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 Sa/Su, Oct. 28-Nov. 19, 9:00 am-1:30 pm. #83079
Sec. B: 8 M/Th, Oct. 23-Nov. 16, 3:00-7:30 pm. #83080
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 Nov. 19.
CE-HCARE 2045OS, 15 Sat., Dec. 2-Mar. 17 (skip 12/23), 9:00 am-1:00 pm, $400. #83081
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
- Pharmacy Technician
- Phlebotomy Practicum
- RN Refresher
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 Aug. 4.
CE-HCARE 2051OS, M/F, Sept. 11-Nov. 10, $800 (+ textbook/workbook).
Sec. A: 9:00 am-2:00 pm. #83082
Sec. B: 3:30-8:30 pm. #83083
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 Aug. 4.
CE-HCARE 2001OS, $1,410 (+ textbook/workbook).
Sec. A: M/W/Th, Sept. 18-Dec. 14, 5:30-9:30 pm. #83084
Sec. B: T/Th, Sept. 19-Dec. 14, 9:00 am-3:00 pm. #83085
Mental Health Technician
Understand basic psychiatric terminology, psychopathology, social skills training, and mental health laws and ethics. Mental Health Technicians (MHT’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, Sept. 14-Dec. 9, Thurs., 5:30-9:00 pm/Sat., 9:00 am-2:00 pm, $1,305 (+ textbook). #83086
Get the necessary skills to become a professional in effective language interpretation in a healthcare setting. Includes skills in basic terminology of anatomy and healthcare, ethical principles, and cultural competency concepts. For individuals who are already bilingual/multilingual. Background in healthcare not required. Completion of class plus score of 3.5 or higher on proficiency exam needed to be eligible for national certification.
CE-CERTS 2040OS, T/Th, Sept. 26-Dec. 14, 7:00-9:30 pm, $450 (+ textbook). #83087