To register please call 914-606-6830 and press option 1
All of the following classes in this section, 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.
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, June 9, KNC-5. #5069
At Ossining Center: CE-HCARE 2005OS, June 2. #5954
Infection Control Seminar
New York State approved coursework for practicing MDs, physician’s assistants, dentists, dental hygienists, RNs, LPNs, optometrists, funeral directors, and podiatrists.
CE-HCARE 2010OS, 1 Thurs., July 19, 5:30-8:30 pm, $80. #5955
Infection Control for Phlebotomy Students
Prerequisite for students entering Phlebotomy. Designed for entry-level healthcare professionals and includes key infection control concepts and regulations surrounding infection control practices in New York State.
CE-HCARE 2009OS, 5:30-9:30 pm, $85. J Borreggine.
Sec. A: 1 Tues., May 29. #5956
Sec. B: 1 Thurs., May 31. #5957
Information Sessions for Allied Health Careers
Wed., May 2 OR Wed., May 9, 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, Medical Administrative Assistant, Home Health Aide, Direct Service Provider
Healthcare Certification Programs
Prepare to enter the pharmacy field and obtain NHA certification (CPhT). Learn medical terminology, roles and responsibilities of a pharmacy technician, and how to interpret prescriptions; 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 May 4.
CE-HCARE 2061OS, Sa/Su, June 2-Aug. 19, 9:00 am-3:00 pm, $1,410 (+ textbook). #5864
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. Admissions application and interview required; Coming in Fall 2018. Call 914-606-7400 for more information.
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 Phlebotomy Students. Upon successful course completion, students are eligible to take the Certified ECG Tech Examination offered by the NHA. Bring a bag lunch.
CE-HCARE 2007OS, 9:00 am-3:00 pm, $340 (+ textbook).
Sec. A: 4 Sat., Aug. 4-25. #5865
Sec. B: 4 Sun., Aug. 5-26. #5866
Medical Administrative Assistant Training Program
Medical Administrative Assistants work in a variety of healthcare settings. Upon successful course completion, students are eligible to take the Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) exam offered by the National Healthcareer Association.
CE-HCARE 2063OS, T/W/Th, June 5-Aug. 23,
6:00-8:30 pm, $1,250 (+ textbook). #5971
Phlebotomy Training Program
Introduces basic concepts of the procedures used for obtaining blood from veins and capillaries. The use of equipment and types of blood tubes will be explained. Prerequisite: Infection Control for Phlebotomy Students. Upon successful completion, earn a Westchester Community College certificate.
CE-HCARE 2044OS, $610 (+ textbook).
Sec. A: 8 Sa/Su, July 7-29, 9:00 am-1:30 pm. #5867
Sec. B: 8 M/Th, July 9-Aug. 2, 3:00-7:30 pm. #5868
Clinical practicum for those who have completed Infection Control for Phlebotomy Students and Phlebotomy Training Program. Admissions application and interview required; application due date is July 20.
CE-HCARE 2045OS, 15 Sat., Aug. 4-Nov. 17, 9:00 am-1:00 pm, $400. #5869
Home Health Aide
Learn healthcare skills for the home setting, personal hygiene services, housekeeping tasks and other related support services essential to the patient’s health. Includes 8 hours of hands-on training. Admissions application and interview required; application due date is May 4.
CE-HCARE 2051OS, M/W, June 11-Aug. 15, 9:00 am-2:00 pm, $800 (+ textbook/workbook). #5870
Certified Nursing Assistant
New York State approved training for nursing assistants. Prepare for employment in hospitals and nursing homes. 120-hour course includes classroom work and clinical experiences at a local nursing home. Admissions application and interview required; application due date is May 4.
CE-HCARE 2001OS, T/Th, June 5-Aug. 23, 9:00 am-3:00 pm, $1,410 (+ textbook/workbook). #5871
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, June 7-Aug. 4, Thurs., 5:30-9:00 pm/Sat., 9:00 am-2:00 pm, $1,305 (+ textbook). #5958
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