Workforce Development and Community Education: Spring 2023

Visit us online at | 8 CAREER & WORKFORCE TRAINING REMOTE Pharmacy Technician Prepare 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, how to interpret prescriptions, and develop the skills needed to work under the supervision of a registered pharmacist. Admissions application and interview required; application due date is Jan. 20. CE-HCARE 2061OS, Sa/Su, Feb. 4-Apr. 22, 9:00 am-3:00 pm, $1977 (+ textbook). #20111 HYBRID Clinical Medical Assistant CMAs perform administrative and clinical duties under the direction of a physician. Prepare for employment at physicians’offices, hospitals, and other healthcare facilities. This is a two-semester course. This course is hybrid meaning that it is partially held remotely and in-person for skills lab and/or clinical. 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, to be held in Summer 2023 CMA Part 2: Includes phlebotomy, urinalysis, BLS certification, computer applications and EMR, medical office procedures, health insurance, and billing. In addition, students will gain handson experience in a clinical setting. After successful completion of Clinical Medical Assisting 1 and 2, students will receive a certificate of completion and are eligible for NHA certification (Certified Clinical Medical Assistant: CCMA). CE-HCARE 2060OS, CE-HCARE 2060OS, M/T/W, Jan.23-May 17, 5:30-9:30 pm. #20112 IN-PERSON Electrocardiography (ECG) Introduction to the techniques necessary to perform a twelvelead electrocardiogram, troubleshoot technical problems, and identify normal and common abnormal rates. This course is hybrid meaning that it is partially held remotely and in-person for skills lab and/or clinical. Prerequisite: Infection Control for Phlebotomy Students. Upon successful course completion, students are eligible to take the Certified ECG Tech Examination offered by the NHA. CE-HCARE 2007OS, 5 Fri., Mar. 31-Apr. 28, 3:00-9:00 pm, $383 (+ textbook). #20113 Phlebotomy Certificate 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 SUNY Westchester Community College certificate. CE-HCARE 2044OS, Tuition $1156 (+ textbook) includes Practicum. Sec. A: 8 M/Th, Feb 6-March 2, 3:00-7:30 pm. #20114 ECG and Phlebotomy Technician Gain additional skills for routine patient care treatments including ECG, phlebotomy, simple lab tests and infection control. Upon successful completion of the course, students are eligible to take certification exams offered by the NHA. CE-HCARE 2080OS, Sa/Su, Feb. 4-Apr. 29, 9:00 am-3:00 pm, $1894. #20116 IN-PERSON Phlebotomy Practicum 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. CE-HCARE 2045OS, 13 Mon., Mar. 6-June 5, 3:30-7:30 pm. #20115 IN-PERSON 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. 19. CE-HCARE 2001OS, $1977 (+ textbook/workbook). Sec. A: T/TH, Feb 14-May 11, 9:00 am-3:00 pm, #20117 Sec. B: Sat., Feb. 4-June 17, 9:00 am-4:00 pm, #20118 CAREERS IN WRITING & PUBLISHING IN-PERSON Freelancing for Fun and Profit Local publications are always looking for freelance writers. By adding photography to the mix, writers double their value to editors and publishers. The internet and digital media have multiplied the opportunities and need for writers. Aspiring writers will learn how to apply to the thousands of writing opportunities open to them, while writers already engaged in writing projects can encourage others through networking while finding new outlets for their work. Please email instructor at for list of optional books. CE-WRITG 2071, 3 Thurs., Jan. 12-26, 6:30-8:30 pm, KNC-3, $62 (+ $2 for purchase of a Rivertown Magazine and handouts). T Riley. #20087 REMOTE Writing Bootcamp Start fast! Keep it humming. End with authority. Polish, correct, and tighten the prose. Learn how to write your story, whether fiction or nonfiction, so it entices, captivates, and delights readers. CE-WRITG 2047, 3 Wed., Apr. 12-26, 6:00-8:00 pm, $62. P Andrews. #20050 Register Early! Classes are canceled for under-enrollment several days in advance. We recommend that you register ONE week in advance of the course start date.