For Healthcare Professionals


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 Thurs., June 19, 5:30-8:30 pm, $80. #5976

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 27. #5977
Sec. B: 1 Thurs., May 29. #5978

Electrocardiography (ECG)
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.
Sec. A: 4 Sat., July 26-Aug. 16 #5979
Sec. B: 4 Sun., July 27-Aug. 17 #5980

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
CE-HCARE 2044OS, $610
Sec A: 8 M/Th, June 2-26, 3:00-7:30 pm #5981
Sec B: 8 Sa/Su, May 31-June 22, 9:00 am-1:30 pm #5982

Phlebotomy Practicum
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. Application deadline: June 7.
CE-HCARE 2045OS, $400
Sec A: 15 Mon., June 30-Oct. 6, 3:00-6:00 pm. #5994
Sec B: 15 Sat., June 28-Oct. 11, 9:00 am-12:00 noon. #5995

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., June 7, 9:00 am-3:00 pm, $80 (+ $5 materials fee and optional textbook, payable to instructor). J Lederman.
At Valhalla Campus: CE-HCARE 2005, KNC-3, #5774
At Ossining: CE-HCARE 2005OS
Sec. A: June 28. #5985
Sec. B: July 26. #5986

Advanced Dosage/Calculations Workshop
At Valhalla Campus
: CE-HCARE 2034, 1 Thurs., Aug. 21, $40 each section. K Deluca.
Sec. A: Intro to measurement and basic calculations. 9:00 am-12:00 noon, Room TBD. #5842
Sec. B: Insulin, IV therapy and clinical calculations. 1:00-4:00 pm, Room TBD. #5843

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.
CE-HCARE 2046OS, 12 Sat., June 7-Aug. 30 (skip 7/5), 9:00 am-3:30 pm, $400. #5987

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 May 10. Enrollment into the program is based on admissions only; call 914-606-7400 for an application.
CE-HCARE2035OS, M/W, June 2-July 21, 9:00 am-3:30 pm and Fri, 9:00 am-12:00 noon, $1,425 (+ textbook/workbook).

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: Thursday, May 8

Spanish for Medical Professionals
Focuses on specific vocabulary, communication skills and medical terminology used in realistic, everyday situations in the healthcare workplace.
CE-LANG 2117OS, 5 Sat., July 12- Aug. 9, 12:30-4:30 pm, $120 (+ textbook). #5989