Learn about our degree and community programs in Ossining at one of our Registration Nights. Placement testing, academic counseling, and financial aid assistance are all available at our convenient location in downtown Ossining. If you have any questions feel free to give us a call, send an email, or simply walk-in to find out about how you can start or continue your education. We look forward to seeing you at our Ossining Extension Center!
Summer 2020 – Fall 2020
There is a $25.00 non-refundable application fee for these Workforce Programs in Healthcare:
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 August 21.
Sec. B: T//Th, Sept. 15 – Dec. 17, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm. #90421
Home Health Aide – SCHOLARHIPS AVAILABLE
In this 75-hour course plus 8 hours of hands on training, students will learn health care skills for the home setting, personal hygiene services, housekeeping tasks and other related support services essential to the patient’s health. Admissions application and interview required;
CE-HCARE 2051OS Thursdays, July 23 – Oct 15, 9:00am – 12:00 noon, #7265
Direct Service Provider
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.
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
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.
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.
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 August 21.
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 2021
Pharmacy Technician Online
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 August 21.
Introduces basic concepts of the procedures used for obtaining blood from veins and capillaries and the use of equipment and types of blood tubes. 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. NOTE: completion of 30 live sticks required to sit for the NHA Certified Phlebotomist Examination. Prerequisite: Infection Control for Phlebotomy Students. Earn a Westchester Community College certificate.
CE-HCARE 2044OS, $1,095 (+ textbook).
Sec. B: 8 Sa/Su, Jul. 18 – Aug.. 9, 9:00 am – 1:30 pm. #5643
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: NYS RN license and current CPR certification for healthcare professionals (BLS). Admissions application and interview required; application due date is August 21. Call 914-606-7408 for information.