Workforce Programs in Healthcare
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!
If you have questions regarding Center for Healthcare classes and programs, please contact us:
22 Rockledge Avenue
Ossining, NY 10562
Workforce Development Scholarships
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There is a $25.00 non-refundable application fee for these Workforce Programs in Healthcare: Certified Nursing Assistant, Clinical Medical Assistant, Pharmacy Technician, RN Refresher, Home Health Aide
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. This course is hybrid: it is partially held remotely and in-person for skills lab and/or clinical. Admissions application and interview required; application due date is May 20.
CE-HCARE 2001OS, $1,977 (+ textbook/workbook).
Sec. A: T/Th, Jun. 7-Aug 25, 9:00 am-3:00 pm. #7757
Sec. B: M/W, Jun. 6-Aug 24, 9:00 am-3:00 pm. # 9515
Intensive 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. Course topics include:
- Preparing patients for examination and treatment
- Infection control
- Routine laboratory procedures
- Medical terminology, anatomy and physiology basics
- Phlebotomy and ECG
- Computer applications and EMR
- Medical office procedures
After successful completion of the Clinical Medical Assistant course, students will receive a certificate of completion and are eligible for NHA certification (Certified Clinical Medical Assistant: CCMA). Admissions application and interview required;
CE-HCARE 2059OS, $2,367 (+textbook)
Sec. A: May 23- Sept. 1, M/T/W/TH, 5:30-9:30 pm. #7741
Introduction to the techniques necessary to perform a twelve-lead 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, $383 (+ textbook).
Sec. A: 4 Sat., Jun. 4-Jun. 25, 9:00 am-3:00 pm. #7742
Sec. B: 4 Sun., Jun. 5-Jun.-26, 9:00 am-3:00 pm. #7744
Infection Control for Healthcare Programs
(Pre-requisite for Phlebotomy and ECG)
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, $99.
Sec. A: 1 Tues., May 31, 5:30-9:30 pm. #7734
Sec. B: 1 Thurs., Jun. 2, 5:30-9:30 pm. #7735
REMOTE Medical Administrative Assistant
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, $1725 (+textbook).
T/W/Th, May 31-Aug 18, 6:00-9:30 pm, #7740
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 20.
CE-HCARE 2061OS, #1977 (+textbook).
Tue & Fri, 5:30-9:30pm and Sat 9:00 am-1:00 pm, Jun. 20-Aug. 25, 5:30-9:30pm. #7739
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 Westchester Community College certificate. CE-HCARE 2044OS, Tuition $1132 (+ textbook) includes Practicum.
Sec. A: 8 M/Th, Jun. 27-Jul. 25, 3:00-7:30 pm. #7753
Sec. B: 8 Sa/Su, Aug. 9-Nov. 15, 3:30-1:30 pm. #7754
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.
Sec. A: 15 Sat., Aug. 6-Nov. 12, 9:00 am-1:00 pm. #7755
Sec. B : 15 Tue., Aug. 9-Nov. 15, 3:30-7:30 pm. #7756
RN Refresher – ONLINE
Designed for registered nurses who have been away from a practice setting and are looking to return to a staff position. This course is hybrid meaning that it is partially held remotely and in-person for skills lab and/or clinical.
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 Jan. 21. Call 914-606-7408 for information.
At Ossining Extension Center: CE-HCARE 2047OS
Tues., Jun. 7-Aug. 18, 4:30-9:30pm, $1121 (+ textbook/workbook). #7760