For Healthcare Professionals
CENTER FOR ALLIED HEALTHCARE TRAINING
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.
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 Wed., Jan. 29, 6:00-9:00 pm, $80. #14103
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, 6:00-10:00 pm, $85. J Borreggine.
Sec. A: 1 Mon., Feb. 3. #14104
Sec. B: 1 Thurs., Feb. 6. #14105
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 earn a WCC certificate and are eligible to take the Certified ECG Tech Examination offered by the NHA; additional exam cost of $150. Bring a bag lunch.
CE-HCARE 2007 OS, 9:00 am-3:00 pm, $340.
Sec. A: 4 Fri., May 2-23. #14106
Sec. B: 4 Sat., May 3-24. #14107
Sec. C: 4 Sun., May 4-25. #14108
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 WCC certificate. Bring a bag lunch.
CE-HCARE 2044OS, $620 (+ textbook).
Sec A: 8 M/F, Feb. 10-Mar. 7, 4:00-8:30 pm. #14113
Sec B: 8 S/Su, Feb. 15-Mar. 9, 9:00 am-1:30 pm. #14114
Under the direction and supervision of a certified phlebotomy instructor, students will receive hands on experience in phlebotomy and will practice venipuncture and capillary sticks in accordance with regulations of the National HealthCareer Association (NHA) on each other. Prerequisite: successful completion of Infection Control for Phlebotomy Students and Phlebotomy Training Program. NOTE : completion of 30 live sticks required to sit for the NHA Certified Phlebotomist Examination. Requires advance application, background check and hepatitis screening. Application deadline: Feb. 14.
CE-HCARE 2045OS, $400 (+ textbook).
Sec. A: 15 Mon., Mar. 10-June 23, 4:00-7:00 pm.
Sec. B: 15 Sat., Mar. 15June 21, 9:00 am-12:00 noon.
Spanish for Medical Professionals
Focuses on specific vocabulary, communication skills and medical terminology used in realistic, everyday situations in the healthcare workplace.
CE-LANG 2107OS, 5 Sat., Mar. 1-29, 10:00 am-2:00 pm, $120 (+ textbook). #14264
BLS for Health Care Providers
Designed for medical and dental professionals and those entering a medical or allied health program. The course 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). This is an American Heart Association certification course.
1 Sat., Feb. 22 9:00 am-5:00 pm, $80 (+ $5 materials fee, payable to instructor). J Lederman.
At Valhalla Campus: CE-HCARE 2005, Feb. 15, PEB-5. #13792
At Ossining: CE-HCARE 2005OS, #14117
NEW! Surgical Technology Certification Review Course
Designed to prepare surgical technologists for the National Certification Exam to become a Certified Surgical Technologist or renew certification through Association of Surgical Technologists. Review basic surgical practices and techniques in the peri-operative environment, anatomy and physiology, pharmacology, and microbiology. Includes comprehensive examination study resource for test taking strategies. Prerequisite: Current or previously certified CST or a graduate of a surgical technology program accredited by CAAHEP or ABHES. For more information call 914-606-7400.
At Ossining Center: CE-HCARE 2046OS, 12 Sat., Feb. 8-Apr. 26, 9:00 am-3:30pm, $400. #14470
Certified Patient Care Technician Program (CPCT)
This 120-hour program includes a clinical externship, is designed to prepare Patient Care Technicians to function as multi-skilled care providers in a variety of healthcare settings, such as hospitals, long-term care settings, or skilled nursing facilities. Gain additional skills for routine patient care treatments including simple lab tests, EKG’s, simple dressing changes, and phlebotomy, utilize current technology, and employ physical and occupational therapy safety standards. Upon successful completion, students are eligible to take the CPCT exam offered by the National Healthcareer Association; additional exam cost of $149. Prerequisite: valid NY Certified Nurse Assistant license. Next class begins Feb. 2014; enrollment is admissions-based; call 914-606-7400 for application and admissions requirements. Deadline for Spring 2014 admission is Jan. 20.
CE-HCARE 2035OS, T/Th, Feb. 11-May 15, 4:30-9:30 pm, $1,410.
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. Application to program and a personal interview are required before registration; application due date is February 7, 2014. Enrollment is admissions-based; call 914-606-7400 for application.
CE-HCARE 2001OS, $1,470 (+ textbook/workbook).
Sec. A: M/W/Th, Mar. 3-May 15, 5:30-9:30 pm.
Sec. B: T/W/Th, Mar. 4-May 15, 9:00 am-1:00 pm.
Information Sessions for Allied Health Careers
All meet from 5:00-6:00 pm at the Ossining Center and are FREE; call 914-606-7400 to reserve your space.
Nursing Assistant, Patient Care Technician and Phlebotomy
Choose Thurs., Jan. 2 or Tues., Jan. 7
NEW! RN Refresher Course
Designed for registered nurses who have been away from a practice setting and are looking to return to a staff position. Provides an update on theoretical content and clinical practice. Prerequisites: New York State R.N. License and current CPR certification for healthcare professionals (BLS). For more information call 914-606-7400.