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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., May 7 or Thurs., May 9 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., May 28, 5:30-8:30 pm, $85. #5625
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, $90. J Borreggine.
Sec. A: 1 Thurs., May 30. #5626
Sec. B: 1 Mon. June 3. #5627
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). J Lederman.
At Valhalla Campus: CE-HCARE 2005, June 1, PEB-4. #5006
At Ossining Center: CE-HCARE 2005OS
Sec. A: June 8. #5628
Sec. B: Aug 3. #5631
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 May 10.
CE-HCARE 2061OS, Sa/Su, June 1-Aug. 4, 9:00 am-3:00 pm, $1,460 (+ textbook). #5632
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. CE-HCARE 2059OS, Fall 2019
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).
Next class begins Fall 2019. Call 914-606-7400 for more information.
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. This course will be held at the White Plains Education and Training Center, 303 Quarropas St., White Plains, NY.
CE-HCARE 2063OS, T/W/Th, June 4-Aug. 22, 6:00-8:00 pm, $1,290 (+ textbook). #5642
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, $350 (+ textbook).
Sec. A: 4 Sat., Aug. 3-24, 9:00 am-3:00 pm. #5644
Sec. B: 4 Sun., Aug. 4-25, 9:00 am-3:00 pm. #5645
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 WCC certificate.
CE-HCARE 2044OS, $630 (+ textbook).
Sec. A: 8 M/Th, July 8-Aug. 1, 3:00-7:30 pm. #5646
Sec. B: 8 Sa/Su, July 13-Aug. 4, 9:00 am-1:30 pm. #5647
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 July 31.
CE-HCARE 2045OS, 15 Sat., Aug. 10-Nov. 9, 9:00 am-1:00 pm, $415. #5648
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, June 6-Aug. 3, Thurs., 5:30-9:00 pm/Sat., 9:00 am-2:00 pm, $1,350 (+ textbook). #5653
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 May 3.
CE-HCARE 2001OS, T/Th, June 4-Aug. 22, 9:00 am-3:00 pm. $1,460 (+ textbook/workbook). #5652
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