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., Ossining, NY, in the Arcadian Shopping Center. Call 914-606-7400 for more information and to register for classes in this section.
Careers in Healthcare
All of the following classes in this section, unless otherwise noted, are held at the
Ossining Extension Center, 22 Rockledge Ave., Ossining, NY, 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
Tues., July 16 or Thurs., July 18 from 5:00-6:00 pm at the Ossining Center;
Learn about becoming a Nursing Assistant, Patient Care Technician, Phlebotomy, Pharmacy Technician, Clinical Medical Assistant, Medical Administrative Assistant, or Direct Service Provider.
FREE; call 914-606-7400 to reserve your space.
Foundation Courses for Health Careers
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 Tues, Sept. 10, 5:30-8:30 pm, $90. #87650
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, $95.J Borreggine.
Sec. A: 1 Wed., Sept. 25. #87651
Sec. B: 1 Thurs., Sept. 26. #87652
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 facemask (available at the Campus Bookstore in Valhalla). American Heart Association certification course.
1 Sat., 9:00 am-3:00 pm, $85 (+ $5 materials fee + $12.50 for optional textbook, payable to instructor).
At Valhalla Campus: CE-HCARE 2005, Sept. 21, KNC-4. #87328
At Ossining Center: CE-HCARE 2005OS, Nov. 2. #87653
Healthcare Certification Programs
Prepare for entry into the pharmacy field and obtain NHA certification (Pharmacy Technician Certification: KPHT). 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 Aug. 2.
CE-HCARE 2062OS, Sa/Su, Sept. 14-Dec. 8, 9:00 am-3:00 pm, $1,530 (+ textbook). #87654
Clinical Medical Assisting
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.
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. Application due date is Aug. 2.
CE-HCARE 2059OS, T/W/Th, Sept. 10-Dec. 12, 5:30-9:30 pm, $2,200 (+ textbook for Parts 1 & 2). # 87655
CMA Part 2: Includes phlebotomy, urinalysis, BLS certification, 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 2019. 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, Spring 2020
Medical Administrative Assistant Training
MAAs work in a variety of healthcare settings. They are often the first to greet 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 2063OS, M/T/W, Sept. 16-Dec. 18, 6:00-8:00 pm, $1,350 (+ textbook). #87655
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
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, $370 (+ textbook).
Sec. A: 4 Fri., Oct. 4-25, 3:00-9:00 pm. #87657
Sec. B: 4 Sat., Oct. 5-26, 9:00 am-3:00 pm. #87658
Sec. C: 4 Sun., Oct. 6-27, 9:00 am-3:00 pm. #87659
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 Westchester Community College certificate.
CE-HCARE 2044OS, $660 (+ textbook).
Sec. A: 8 M/Th, Nov. 4-Dec. 2, 3:00-7:30 pm. #87660
Sec. B: 8 Sa/Su, Nov. 2-Dec.1, 9:00 am-1:30 pm. #87661
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. 16.
CE-HCARE 2045OS, 15 Sat., Dec. 7-Mar. 21, 9:00 am-1:00 pm, $435. #87662
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. 2.
CE-HCARE 2001OS, $1,530 (+ textbook/workbook).
Sec. A: M/W/Th, Sept. 16-Dec. 12, 5:30-9:30 pm. #87663
Sec. B: T//Th, Sept. 17-Dec. 12, 9:00 am-3:00 pm. #87664
Direct Service Provider Training Course
Understand basic psychiatric terminology, psychopathology, social skills training, 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, Sept. 12-Nov. 2, & Thurs., 5:30-9:00 pm/Sat., 9:00 am-2:00 pm, $1,415 (+ textbook). #87665