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INFORMATION SESSIONS

HEALTH IT
Thursday, August 15, 6;30-8pm,
CCBC Essex N120

Monday, September 9, 6:30-8pm,
CCBC Essex, N120

Prerequisites for Health and Human Services

**All students must be computer literate and have Internet access**

Certain Continuing Education certification s in Health and Human Services career training require one or more prerequisite courses as a foundation for further study.

Some of these areas of career training also require a clinical placement for completion; some have an online learning component. Here are criteria along with the symbol that will indicate where each applies:

* Clinical eligibility is in part dependent upon a criminal background check and random urine drug testing. Cost of testing is the responsibility of the student.

***Textbooks, required for the first class, available at the campus bookstore

HIPAA Training, CPR and First Aid classes REQUIRE 100% attendance. Students arriving late will not be admitted to class. Lateness to or early exit from class will also result in a failing grade and no refund. You will then be required to retake the class at your expense.

WOS 064
Basic Math Skills for the Health Care Worker

Review math skills directly related to math used in allied health courses and in the health care field, including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of fractions and decimals; converting fractions to decimals and decimals to fractions; using the metric system for measurements and how to setup basic algebraic equations to solve health care problems (e.g., dosages).
Total Cost: $129 (Tuition: $50 Fees: $79)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

70730 M(5) 7/22-8/19 1-3pm HV

70735 W(5) 7/24-8/21 5-7 pm EC

70736 S(5) 8/17-9/21 9:30-11:30am RAC

70768 F(5) 8/23-9/20 6-8pm EC

70753 M(5) 8/26-9/30 2-4 pm EC

70769 W(5) 8/28-9/25 7:30-9:30pm EC

70754 W(5) 9/11-10/9 6-8pm RAC 182

70755 S(5) 9/14-10/12 1-3pm EC N110A

70756 S(5) 9/14-10/12 1-3pm RAC 182

70772 M(5) 9/30-10/28 10am-12pm HV

70774 T(5) 10/1-29 6-8pm RAC 179

70775 U(5) 10/6-11/3 2-4pm EC N110A

70777 W(5) 10/23-11/20 7-9pm EC N110A

70778 R(5) 10/24-11/21 7:30-9:30pm RAC 182

70718 W(5) 11/6-12/11 2-4pm DC G207

70720 M(5) 11/11-12/9 7-9pm RAC 183

70724 W(5) 11/13-12/18 2-4pm RAC 179

70726 M(5) 11/18-12/16 1-3pm EC N103A

AHE 519
Anatomy & Physiology For Health Occupations

Obtain a basic overview of the structure and function of the human body and its systems, including an introduction to common diseases. To be successful in this course, you need to have successfully completed at least half of Medical Terminology for Health Occupations (AHE534). ‡ Course textbook required - have it prior to the first class and bring it with you.
Total Cost: $299 (Tuition: $134 Fees: $165)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

70765 M(10) 8/5-10/14 5:30-8:45pm RAC

70740 F(10) 7/19-9/20 1-4:15pm RAC

70761 W(10) 7/17-9/18 1-4:15pm HV

70744 F(10) 9/6-11/8 6-9:15pm EC N103A

70745 W(10) 9/18-11/20 5:30-8:45pm RAC 168

70766 S(10) 9/21-11/23 1-4:15pm EC N103A

70746 M(10) 9/23-11/25 1-4:15pm DC J214

70767 F(5) 9/27-10/25 11am-5:30pm EC N103A

70747 S(10) 10/5-12/14 9am-12:15pm RAC

70748 T(10) 11/5-1/28 6-9:15pm EC N103A

AHE 672
Anatomy & Physiology for Health Care Workers-Online

Online version of Anatomy and Physiology for Health Occupations (AHE519) covering cellular structure and function, and the structure and function of each body system. ‡
Total Cost: $319 (Tuition: $144 Fees: $175)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

70751 Arranged 10/1-12/15 Arranged WWW

70752 Arranged 11/1-1/15 Arranged WWW

AHC 360
HIPAA Training

Participate in an overview of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, Title II Administrative Simplification (HIPAA-AS). Topics include a background of HIPAA; overview of HIPAA-AS final rules; privacy, transaction standards and code sets; current Maryland privacy requirements; security regulations and implementation solutions. No textbook required. ‡‡
Total Cost: $79 (Tuition: $19 Fees: $60)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

70289 U(1) 7/28 10am-2:15pm HV

70291 M(1) 7/29 6-10:15pm RAC

70292 F(1) 8/2 6-10:15pm EC

70293 U(1) 8/25 10am-2:15pm HV

70294 R(1) 9/12 6-10:15pm RAC 179

70295 U(1) 9/29 10am-2:15pm HV 119

70297 W(1) 10/9 10am-2:15pm RAC 179

70298 W(1) 10/23 6-10:15pm RAC 182

70299 U() 10/27 10am-2:15pm HV 119

70703 S(1) 11/2 12-4:15pm RAC 178

70300 F(1) 11/22 6-10:15pm EC N103A

70301 U(1) 11/24 10am-2:15pm HV 119

70302 F(1) 12/13 6-10:15pm EC N103A

70303 M(1) 12/16 6-10:15pm RAC 179

AHL 719
HIPAA Training Online

Gain an overview of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, Title II Administrative Simplification (HIPAA-AS) as it applies to payers, providers, and electronic health networks. Learn how to make the changes in the way patient identifiable health information is electronically stored, maintained, and spoken. This is a required course in several programs that lead to certification. No textbook required.
Total Cost: $99 (Tuition: $19 Fees: $80)
CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

70310 Arranged 8/5-16 Arranged WWW

70314 Arranged 9/9-20 Arranged WWW

70315 Arranged 10/7-18 Arranged WWW

70316 Arranged 11/4-15 Arranged WWW

70317 Arranged 12/2-20 Arranged WWW

AHE 534
Medical Terminology for Health Occupations
Learn the correct pronunciation and meaning of medical terms. Recommended for all students interested in any health care occupation whether in direct patient care or medical office and insurance work. - N/C 5/25-28
Total Cost: $279 (Tuition: $154 Fees: $125)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

70793 R(10) 7/25-9/26 6-9:15pm EC

70794 T(10) 7/30-10/1 6-9:15pm EC

70796 R(10) 8/15-10/17 6-9:15pm RAC

70797 F(5) 8/16-9/13 11am-5:30pm EC N103

70799 S(5) 8/24-9/28 9am-3:30pm HV

70798 T(10) 9/3-11/5 6-9:15pm HV 129A

70800 W(10) 9/4-11/6 2-5:15pm RAC

70801 T(10) 9/17-11/19 6-9:15pm RAC

70803 M(10) 9/23-11/25 6-9:15pm EC N103A

70819 S(5) 10/5-11/2 9am-3:30pm HV

70820 T(10) 10/8-12/17 6-9:15pm EC N103A

70821 W(10) 10/23-1/15 6-9:15pm RAC

70823 R(10) 11/7-1/23 6-9:15pm EC N300

VOB 029
Professional Preparation for the Health Care Worker

Become more marketable in the health care field by learning about the availability of health careers in the Baltimore-Washington area. Learn how to develop resumes, compose letters and prepare for job interviews.
Total Cost: $99 (Tuition: $39 Fees: $60)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

70808 M(2) 7/22-8/5 6:30pm-9 pm RAC

70809 W(2) 7/24-8/7 1:30pm-3pm HV

70810 U(2) 7/28-8/25 12-2:30pm HV

70804 S(2) 8/3-17 9-11:30am EC

70807 T(2) 8/13-27 6-8:30pm EC

70818 T(2) 8/27-9/10 6-8:30pm EC

70811 M(2) 9/6&20 5:30-8pm EC N103B

70812 S(2) 9/14&28 9:30am-12pm RAC168

70815 U(2) 9/29&10/27 12-2:30pm HV H121

70813 R(2) 10/10&24 6:30-9pm EC N102

70814 W(2) 10/16&30 6-8:30pm RAC

70816 R(2) 11/7&21 5:30-8pm RAC

70817 M(2) 11/25&12/9 6:30-9pm EC N102

NATIONAL HEALTHCAREER ASSOCIATION CERTIFICATION EXAMS
National Healthcareer Association Certification Exams for Medical Billing and Coding Specialist, Electronic Health Records Specialist, Medical Office Administrative Assistant, Medical Assisting, Nurse Support Technician, Phlebotomy, EKG Technician are given on the same schedule (times/location) as the Challenge Exams.
Visit www.nhanow.com for information.

AHL 715
Challenge Exam for Anatomy and Physiology

Challenge the core course "Anatomy and Physiology." Students who would like to "test out" of the course because of prior learning can take this exam. Passing the exam with an 80% or better allows the student to waive out of the class. You may only take this exam one time.
Total Cost: $69 (Tuition: $29 Fees: $40)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

70346 U(1) 7/28 12-2pm HV

70348 S(1) 8/24 9-11am EC

70349 M(1) 9/23 3:30-5:30pm RAC 182

70351 U(1) 10/27 12-2pm HV

70352 S(1) 11/16 9-11am EC N220

70353 M(1) 12/16 3:30-5:30pm RAC 182

AHL 716
Challenge Exam for Basic Math for Health Care Workers

Challenge the core course "Basic Math for Health Care Workers." Students who would like to "test out" of this course because of prior learning can take this exam. Passing the exam with an 80% or better allows the student to waive the class. The exam can only be taken once.
Total Cost: $69 (Tuition: $29 Fees: $40)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

70354 U(1) 7/28 12-2pm HV

70356 S(1) 8/24 9-11am EC

70358 M(1) 9/23 3:30-5:30pm RAC 182

70707 U(1) 10/27 12-2pm HV 112A

70357 S(1) 11/16 9-11am EC N220

70359 M(1) 12/16 3:30-5:30pm RAC 182

AHL 717
Challenge Exam for Medical Terminology

Challenge the core course "Medical Terminology." Students who would like to "test out" of this course because of prior learning can take this exam. Passing the exam with an 80% or better allows the student to waive out of the class. The exam can only be taken once.
Total Cost: $69 (Tuition: $29 Fees: $40)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

70969 U(1) 7/28 12-2pm HV

73079 M(1) 9/23 3:30-5:30pm RAC 182

73099 U(1) 10/27 12-2pm HV

73098 S(1) 11/16 9-11am EC N220

73101 M(1) 12/16 3:30-5:30pm RAC 182

AHC 356
HIPAA Challenge Exam

Challenge the core course "HIPAA". Students who would like to "test out" of this course because of prior learning can take this exam. Passing the exam with an 80% or better allows the student to waive the class. The exam can only be taken once.
Total Cost: $69 (Tuition: $29 Fees: $40)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

70337 S(1) 8/24 9-11am EC

70339 M(1) 9/23 3:30-5:30pm RAC 182

70340 U(1) 10/27 12-2pm HV

70342 S(1) 11/16 9-11am EC N220

70343 M(1) 12/16 3:30-5:30pm RAC 182


CARDIOVASCULAR TECHNICIAN (CVT)
CONTINUING EDUCATION CERTIFICATE

Cardiovascular technicians focus on advanced diagnostic techniques such as stress testing and Holter monitoring. Successful completers are typically employed in cardiology settings in hospitals or physician practices. National certification attained through Cardiovascular Credentialing International. This training is designed for NON-INVASIVE procedures only. Please call 443-840-1389 for further information. Classes begin every September. Applications accepted 7/1 - 8/15

MODULE IA
• Medical Terminology for Health Occupations
• CPR for Healthcare Providers ‡‡
• Basic EKG Technician Training ³
• Intermediate EKG Technician Training ³
• Advanced EKG Technician Training³

(³ or, EKG Technician National Certification – documentation must be furnished with application)

Each of the above prerequisite courses must be successfully completed before acceptance into the CVT Series.

MODULE 1B

  • Principles of Cardiovascular Technology
  • Introduction to Health
  • Introduction to Health Care Systems
  • Basic Math Skills for the Health Care Worker
  • Anatomy & Physiology for Health Occupations

MODULE II

  • Anatomy & Physiology for Health Occupations
  • Pharmacology
  • Medication Administration
  • Cardiovascular Anatomy, Pathophysiology and Pharmacology
  • Trends in Health and Disease

MODULE III

  • CVT Clinical Preparation
  • Venipuncture & Specimen Collection Techniques
  • IV Therapy
  • Introduction to Electronic Health Records

MODULE IV

  • CVT Clinical Externship – AHE 973 (80 Hours)

CENTRAL SERVICE TECHNICIAN
CONTINUING EDUCATION CERTIFICATE

Learn about material management, supply, processing and distribution in health care facilities. Explore the duties of a Central Service Technician including the reprocessing, decontaminating, disinfecting, preparation, packaging, sterilization and distribution of medical-surgical instruments, equipment and soft goods products in hospitals and large ambulatory care settings. Textbook included. January classes are held at CCBC Randallstown (RAC) and summer classes are held at CCBC Essex (EC).

PREREQUISITES

  • HIPAA Training (classroom or online) ‡‡
  • Medical Terminology for Health Occupations

REQUIRED COURSES

  • Central Service Technician Classroom (72 hours)
  • Central Service Technician Clinical I (100 hours)*
  • Central Service Technician Clinical II (100 hours)*
  • Central Service Technician Clinical III (100 hours)*
  • Central Service Technician Clinical IV (100 hours)*

Students are required to attend a mandatory clinical information session before the start of training. Please email nlaubach@ccbcmd.edu to reserve a spot.

Mandatory Orientations are held the 1st Thursday of December at CCBC Randallstown and the 1st Thursday of May at CCBC Essex.

Completers of this 472 training will be eligible to take the International Association of Health Care Central Service Material Management (IAHCSMM) certification exam to become a Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST).


CPR

***HIPAA Training, CPR and First Aid classes REQUIRE 100% attendance. Students arriving late will not be admitted to class. Lateness to or early exit from class will also result in a failing grade and no refund. You will then be required to retake the class at your expense.***

CPS 001
CPR and First Aid for Infants and Young Children

Obtain the pediatric CPR and first aid instruction necessary for childcare providers in this 8-hour course. Successful students will receive a CPR card from the American Heart Association and a certificate of completion. Written and skills evaluation required. Course meets state requirements for child care providers. ‡‡
Total Cost: $89 (Tuition: $35 Fees: $54)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

70257 U(1) 7/28 9am-4:30pm HV 129A

70364 U(1) 8/11 9am-4:30pm EC N105

70742 U(1) 8/25 9am-4:30pm HV 129A

70382 S(1) 9/21 9am-4:30pm EC N105

70383 U(1) 9/29 9am-4:30pm HV 129B

70716 S(1) 10/26 9am-4:30pm CC H329

70869 U(1) 10/27 9am-4:30pm HV 129B

70783 S(1) 11/16 9am-4:30pm EC N105

70784 U(1) 11/17 9am-4:30pm HV 129B

70739 U(1) 12/15 9am-4:30pm HV 129B

AHE 805
CPR for Health Care Providers

Acquire information about cardiopulmonary resuscitation including signs and symptoms of cardiac and/or respiratory arrest, risk factors of heart disease and the skills needed to perform CPR and use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED). Intended for nurses, allied health workers and general students.
Total Cost: $109 (Tuition: $37 Fees: $72)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

70255 S(1) 7/27 9am-4:30pm RAC

70256 U(1) 7/28 9am-4:30pm HV

70365 S(1) 8/10 9am-4:30pm CC

70366 R/S(2) 8/15-17 6-9:45pm EC N105

70367 F(1) 8/16 9am-4:30pm HV

70368 S(1) 8/17 9am-4:30pm RAC

70711 U(1) 8/25 9am-4:30pm HV

70370 T/R(2) 8/27-29 6-9:45pm RAC

70375 T/R(2) 9/3-5 6-9:45pm RAC 168

70376 R(1) 9/5 9am-4:30pm EC N105

70377 S(1) 9/7 9am-4:30pm CC H329

70378 T/R(2) 9/10-12 6-9:45pm HV 129B

70379 F(1) 9/13 9am-4:30pm HV129A

70380 U(1) 9/22 9am-4:30pm EC N105

70381 S(1) 9/28 9am-4:30pm RAC168

70384 U(1) 9/29 9am-4:30pm HV 129A

70392 S(1) 10/5 9am-4:30pm CC H329

70393 M/W(2) 10/7-9 6-9:45pm EC N105

70394 S(1) 10/12 9am-4:30pm HV 129A

70395 T/R(2) 10/15-17 2-5:45pm RAC 168

70714 S(1) 10/19 9am-4:30pm RAC 168

70715 F(1) 10/25 9am-4:30pm EC N105

70721 U(1) 10/27 9am-4:30pm HV 129A

70719 T/R(2) 10/29-31 2-5:45pm RAC 168

70780 T/R(2) 11/5-7 2-5:45pm RAC 168

70781 S(1) 11/9 9am-4:30pm CC H329

70782 T/R(2) 11/12-14 2-5:45pm RAC 168

70785 U(1) 11/17 9am-4:30pm HV 129A

70738 M/W(2) 12/2-4 6-9:45pm EC N105

70770 S(1) 12/7 9am-4:30pm HV 129A

70771 S(1) 12/7 9am-4:30pm RAC 168

70773 S(1) 12/14 9am-4:30pm RAC 168

70779 S(1) 12/15 9am-4:30pm EC N105

70737 T/R(2) 12/17-19 2-5:45pm RAC 168

CPS 004
CPR Renewal for Health Care Providers

Obtain CPR certification renewal necessary for health care providers every two years. Students must bring current CPR card to this course. NOTE: student's CPR card has expired (the last day of the expiration month), then CPR for Health Care Providers is required. Written and skills evaluation required. ‡‡
Total Cost: $89 (Tuition: $40 Fees: $49) 5/8

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

70369 R(1) 8/22 5:30-10:15pm CC H329

70385 W(1) 9/18 5:30-10:15pm EC N105

70386 R(1) 9/26 5:30-10:15pm RAC 168

70722 W(1) 10/23 5:30-10:15pm HV 129A

70741 W(1) 12/11 5:30-10:15pm EC N105

70787 R(1) 11/14 5:30-10:15pm CC H329

‡‡ HIPAA Training, CPR and First Aid classes REQUIRE 100% attendance. Students arriving late to class will not be admitted. Lateness to or early exit from class will also result in a failing grade and no refund. You will then be required to retake the class at your expense.

AHE 771
Health Care Provider - Skills Check Off

Obtain a new health care provider card if you are a health care provider who has previously taken an American Heart Association online healthcare provider course. Represents skills testing (Part 2) with an AHA instructor to complete the certification process. Prerequisite: Current valid American Heart Association CPR for Healthcare Provider card. ‡‡ Call 443-840-1054 for information.
Total Cost: $59 (Tuition: $20 Fees: $39)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

70259 S(1) 7/27 9:30am-3pm RAC

70371 S(1) 8/10 9:30am-3pm CC H329

70387 S(1) 9/28 9:30am-3pm RAC 168

70723 U(1) 10/27 9:30am-3pm HV 120C

70786 S(1) 11/9 9:30am-3pm CC H329

70788 U(1) 11/17 9:30am-3pm HV 120C

70776 S(1) 12/14 9:30am-3pm RAC 168

AHE 756
First Aid

Learn basic first aid for medical emergencies, injuries, and environmental accidents along with the major risks associated with these situations and preventions and treatment. ‡‡
Total Cost: $69 (Tuition: $20 Fees: $49)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

35052 U(1) 5/19 9am-1:15pm CC H329

35079 S(1) 6/29 9am-1:15pm RAC


CHILD CARE/DAY CARE

DAYCARE PROVIDER

CONTINUING EDUCATION CERTIFICATE
Students must complete CHI 019, CHI 020, and CHI 031 to meet the 99-hour child care certification requirements for director and senior staff.

CHI 019
Child Care I Growth and Development

Satisfy 45 hours of the 90-hour requirement as stated in COMAR 07.04.01 for directors and senior staff in group child care centers. Topics include growth and development of children from birth through six years, introduction to the early childhood educations, emotional development of young children and intellectual and physical development. ‡
Total Cost: $429 (Tuition: $255 Fees: $174)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

70271 S(7) 7/27-9/14 8:30am-3:30pm EC

70273 S(7) 9/14-10/26 8:30am-3:30pm EC L206

70263 T/R(15) 10/1-11/19 6-9:15pm EC L305

70264 S(7) 11/2-12/21 8:30am-3:30pm RAC

CHI 020
Child Care II Activities for Young Children

Build on skills learned in Child Care I and satisfy 45 hours of the 90-hour requirement as stated in COMAR 07.04.01 for directors and senior staff in group child care centers. Topics include: Activities for children age's birth through six years, principles of children's learning, and learning environments. ‡ Prerequisite: CHI 019
Total Cost: $229 (Tuition: $155 Fees: $74)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

70269 T/R(15) 9/3-10/22 6-9:15pm EC L312

70270 S(7) 9/21-11/2 8:30am-3:30pm EC L208

70272 S(7) 11/9-1/11 8:30am-3:30pm EC L208

70960 T/R(15) 12/3-2/4 6-9:15pm EC L305

CHI 031
Communication Skills for Child Care Professionals

Become familiar with the basic concepts of developing strong communication skills when working in a child care center. Topics include speaking, writing, interpersonal communication strategies and critical techniques, with a focus on communication with parents and co-workers and communication issues within a typical child care day. ‡
Total Cost: $99 (Tuition: $39 Fees: $60)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

70961 S(2) 10/5&12 9am-2pm RAC 168

70962 T/R(3) 11/5-12 6-9:15pm EC L309

70963 S(2) 11/9&16 9am-2pm EC L206

CHI 032
Group Care of Infants and Toddlers

Gain an introduction to the physical, emotional, social, and cognitive growth of young children. Topics to be covered include curriculum planning, goal setting, and selection of age-appropriate materials and methods.
Total Cost: $249 (Tuition: $120 Fees: $129)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

70274 T/R(15) 10/29-12/19 6-9:15pm EC N110A

FAMILY PROVIDER
START UP CLASSES

Designed to meet current training requirements set forth by the Office of Child Care for persons interested in becoming licensed family child care providers. Existing providers are welcome to attend. Core of Knowledge hours will be issued upon successful completion of each course.

CHI 035
Family Child Care Pre-Service Module One: Child Development

Receive an introduction to the basic concepts of child development for family child care providers. Topics include milestones of growth and development birth through thirteen years, basic beliefs of leading child theorists and insights into learning differences among children.
Total Cost: $49 (Tuition: $29 Fees: $20)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

70275 T/R(2) 9/10&12 6:30-8:30pm EC N110A

70276 T/R(2) 11/5&7 6:30-8:30pm RAC 179

CHI 036
Family Child Care Pre-Service Module Two: Curriculum

Receive an introduction to the basic concepts of curriculum for family child care providers. Topics include major components of a developmentally appropriate family child care curriculum and environment.
Total Cost: $49 (Tuition: $29 Fees: $20)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

70277 T/R(2) 9/17 & 19 6:30-8:30pm EC N110A

70278 T/R(2) 11/12 & 14 6:30-8:30pm RAC 179

CHI 037
Family Child Care Pre-Service Module Three: Health, Safety, and Nutrition

Learn the basic concepts of health, safety and nutrition for family child care providers. Topics include emergency preparedness planning, menu planning and specific issues of concern for the health and safety needs of children.
Total Cost: $49 (Tuition: $29 Fees: $20)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

70279 T/R(2) 9/24 & 26 6:30-8:30pm EC N110A

70964 T/R(2) 11/19 & 21 6:30-8:30pm RAC 179

CHI 038
Family Child Care Pre-Service Module Four: Special Needs

Cover the basic concepts of inclusive care for children with special needs in the family child care environment. Topics include Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and its application in a childcare setting, inclusive care and health, behavioral and developmental issues and available resources.
Total Cost: $49 (Tuition: $29 Fees: $20)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

70280 T/R(2) 10/1&3 6:30-8:30pm EC N110A

70284 T/R(2) 12/3&5 6:30-8:30pm RAC 183

CHI 039
Family Child Care Pre-Service Module Five: Professionalism

Become familiar with the basic administrative tasks of operating a family child care program. Topics include supervision and appropriate guidance, abuse and/or neglect, basic recordkeeping, policies and procedures, marketing, handbooks and contracts.
Total Cost: $49 (Tuition: $29 Fees: $20)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

70286 T/R(2) 10/8&10 6:30-8:30pm EC N110A

70288 T/R(2) 12/10&12 6:30-8:30pm RAC 182

CHI 040
Family Child Care Pre-Service Module Six: Community

Learn the basic concepts of community relationship building for family child care providers. Topics include relationships with children and families, cultural awareness and partnerships with community organizations.
Total Cost: $49 (Tuition: $29 Fees: $20)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

70230 T/R(2) 10/15&17 6:30-8:30pm EC N110A

70341 T/R(2) 12/17&19 6:30-8:30pm RAC

CHI 042
Medication Administration for Childcare Providers

Gain the necessary information to meet the training requirements set forth by the Office of Childcare for all center child care providers who provide medication to children.
Total Cost: $65 (Tuition: $30 Fees: $35)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

70338 U(1) 7/28 9am-3pm HV

70347 U(1) 9/29 9am-4pm HV 112A

70344 U(1) 10/27 9am-4pm HV

COMPLEMENTARY MEDICINE/HEALTH

AHL 745
HIV/AIDS and Infection Control for Massage Therapists

Learn pathophysiology of HIV/AIDS, how it is transmitted, current treatment and epidemiologic trends and what this means to the massage therapists work. Hepatitis, TB, MRSA, and other common infections and infection control standards. This course has been approved for 3 CEUS by NCBTMB.

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

73168 S(1) 9/14 1-4:30pm EC

73167 T(1) 9/17 9am-12:30pm EC

DENTAL ASSISTING TRAINING

CONTINUING EDUCATION CERTIFICATE

MANDATORY ORIENTATION SESSIONS
March 24, 2013 or May 16, 2013
Dundalk campus, D Building, 6pm

PREREQUISITES

• CPR for Health Care Providers or current certification ‡‡
• HIPAA Training (classroom and online)
• Professional Preparation for the Health Care Worker
• Introduction to Electronic Health Records (EHR) Training

Mandatory orientation required. ‡‡

For more information please email Susan Carter : scarter@ccbcmd.edu

AHE 952
Dental Assisting: Chair Side Techniques

Gain more laboratory time practicing skills learned in the lecture portion of this class. Topics include the oral exam, charting, dental equipment and materials, pharmacology and anesthesia, specialties and an introduction to radiography.
Total Cost: $1,699 (Tuition: $470 Fees: $1,229)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

70728 M/W(14) 9/4-10/21 6-9:15pm DC D119

70882 T/R(14) 10/3-11/21 6-9:15pm DC D119

AHL 754
Maryland General Expanded Functions

Learn expanded dental assisting functions that will prepare students for the Maryland State Expanded Functions Examination. Learn removing excess cement, drying root canals, preparing and removing temporary coverings, etching teeth, removing sutures, placing and removing retraction cord, fluoride treatment, opposing arch impressions, fabricating mouth guards, rubber dam placement, replacing periodontal dressing, and placing matrix bands. Certification is provided by the Dental Assisting National Board (DANB).
Total Cost: $949 (Tuition: $20 Fees: $929)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

71132 T/R(14) 10/31-1/7 6-9:15pm RAC

AHL 868
Maryland Orthodontic Expanded Functions

This course is designed to enable the student who is a dental assistant to learn expanded orthodontic dental assisting functions as approved by the Maryland Board of Dental Examiners (MBDE). The expanded functions are advanced tasks that require increased skill and responsibility. This course will prepare the student for the Maryland State Expanded Orthodontic Functions Examination. Topics to be covered include preparing, fitting and cementing orthodontic bands, placing and removing archwires, isolating, etching, bonding, and placing brackets.
Total Cost: $949 (Tuition: $20 Fees:$929)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

71131 T/R(14) 10/31-1/7 6-9:15pm EC

AHE 792
Oral Radiography

Prepare for Maryland state certification in oral radiography. Learn basic anatomy and physiology, fundamentals of radiography, safety, film processing and mounting and viewing. Successful completion of this course leads to eligibility to sit for the Maryland State Radiography Exam with the Maryland Dental Board. Textbook not required.
Total Cost: $619 (Tuition: $300 Fees: $319)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

70886 S(6) 8/24-10/5 9am-12:15pm DC D119
  T/R(9) 9/5-10/3 6-9:15pm DC D119

70885 F(6) 9/13-10/18 9am-12:15pm RAC
  M/W(9) 9/18-10/16 6-9:15pm RAC

70876 S(6) 10/19-11/23 9am-12:15pm DC D104
  M/W(9) 10/23-11/20 6-9:15pm DC D104

AHL 826
Radiation Safety Update

Renew your state certification as a Dental Radiation Technologist. Gain an update on safety and technological advances related to the placement and exposure of dental radiographs. Topics to be covered include patient safety, operator safety, and fundamental principles of radiography. Approved by Maryland State Board of Dental Examiners.
Total Cost: $199 (Tuition: $69 Fees: $130)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

70361 S(3) 7/27-8/10 9am-12:15pm DC D117

73106 S(3) 9/14-28 9am-12:15pm DC D119

7010 F(3) 9/27-10/11 9am-12:15pm RAC

70825 S(3) 11/2-16 9am-12:15pm DC D119

EKG TECHNICIAN

CONTINUING EDUCATION CERTIFICATE
You must successfully compete Basic, Intermediate and Advanced EKG in order to meet the eligibility requirements to sit for the national certification exam.

Prerequisites:

  • HIPAA Training (classroom or online) ‡‡
  • Medical Terminology for Health Professionals
  • CPR for Health Care Providers

AHE 802
Basic EKG Technician Training

Prepare for the National Certification as an EKG Technician with this first of three courses. Obtain introductory knowledge of cardiac anatomy and physiology, including basic cardiac anatomy, patient preparation and patient confidentiality. Prerequisite: High school diploma or GED. ‡
Total Cost: $386 (Tuition: $200 Fees: $186)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

73107 T(5) 10/22-11/19 12-4:15pm RAC

73177 R(5) 11/7-12/12 5-9:15pm EC

AHE 803
Intermediate EKG Technician Training

Expand on the knowledge and skill acquired in Basic EKG. Learn to identify irregularities of the heart and distinguish more complex arrhythmia. Cardiac Modalities and Pharmacology are also covered in this course. Prerequisite: Successful completion of Basic EKG Technician Training. ‡
Total Cost: $229 (Tuition: $107 Fees: $122)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

70881 R(5) 8/15-9/12 5-9:15pm EC N105

AHE 804
Advanced EKG Technician Training

Continue studies in this final course of the three-course series in preparation for the examination to become a nationally certified EKG Technician. Build on principles and skills attained in Basic and Intermediate EKG Training. Emphasis is on complex heart rhythms, electrical disturbances, disorders and pacemakers. Prerequisite: Successful completion of Basic and Intermediate EKG.
Total Cost: $312 (Tuition:$190 Fees: $122)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

34194 T(5) 4/23-5/21 12-4:15pm EC N105

34191 M/W(10) 5/8-6/12 5-7pm EC N105

34195 T(5) 5/21-6/18 5-9:15pm RAC


ELDERCARE SPECIALIST

Health care in the long term care setting is changing to a more humanistic approach to caring for our elders. Get your GNA this summer to prepare for the Eldercare Specialist training in the fall. This training is based on the Eden Alternative philosophy.

You must be a GNA in good standing with the Maryland Board of Nursing in order to take this class.

HL 835
Eldercare Specialist

Gain knowledge about the Eden Alternative approach to caring for people in assisted living or long term care facilities. This is a humanistic approach in caring for our elders and is focused on collaborative care. Prerequisite: Must be a GNA in good standing with the Maryland Board of Nursing.
Total Cost: $589 (Tuition: $378 Fees: $211 )

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

73174 M/W(12) 11/4-12/16 5-9:15pm EC

ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS
Get ready for the transition to electronic health records.

Whether you work as a clinician, office personnel or support staff, EHR systems are critical to quality health care and more efficient processes. Learn the basics today.

PREREQUISITES
• Medical Terminology for Health Occupations (AHE534) or successfully passing the Challenge Exam
• Medical Billing
• Introduction to Electronic Health Records (EHR) Training

AHL 798
Introduction to Electronic Health Records (EHR) Training

Learn the fundamentals of Electronic Health Records (EHR) and prepare for national certification as a Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist (EHRS). Prerequisites: Medical Terminology for Health Occupations. This class has an online component.
Total Cost: $279 (Tuition: $159 Fees: $120)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

70331 U(5) 7/28-8/25 9:30am-12:45pm HV
  Plus an additional 12 hours of online assignments

70332 F(5) 8/16-9/13 6-9:15pm EC
  Plus an additional 12 hours of online assignments

70333 W(5) 9/11-10/9 6-9:15pm RAC
  Plus an additional 12 hours of online assignments

70334 F(5) 10/11-11/8 6-9:15pm EC N102
  Plus an additional 12 hours of online assignments

70335 U(2) 10/27-11/24 9:30am-12:45pm HV 126
  Plus an additional 12 hours of online assignments

70942 W(5) 11/6-12/11 6-9:15pm RAC
  Plus an additional 12 hours of online assignments

AHL 804
Introduction to Electronic Health Records (EHR) Online

Learn the fundamentals of Electronic Health Records (EHR) and prepare for national certification as a Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist (EHRS). This class is entirely online. Textbooks can be purchased at the CCBC Bookstore. Prerequisites: Medical Terminology for Health Occupations.
Total Cost: $299 (Tuition: $159 Fees: $140)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

70321 Arranged 9/23-10/27 Arranged WWW

70322 Arranged 10/7-11/17 Arranged WWW

HEALTH IT

Health IT professionals (EHR Specialists or EHR Analysts) assist hospitals and medical practices in the process of transitioning from paper to electronic health records (EHRs) and play an important role in the ongoing use of these systems. They provide practice and provider level support, technical assistance, and training for new users. Training is offered in two areas, each takes 8 months to complete. Students need a background in either health care or IT, including a degree or certification and work experience.

Information sessions:

Thursday, August 15, 6;30-8pm,
CCBC Essex N120

Monday, September 9, 6:30-8pm,
CCBC Essex, N120


EHR SPECIALIST
CONTINUING EDUCATION CERTIFICATE
(for students with health care background)

PREREQUISITE
• Medical Terminology for Health Occupations (AHE534) or successfully passing the Challenge Exam (AHL717)

REQUIRED COURSES
• Foundations of Health Information Technology (AHL867)
• Working in Teams (AHL819)
• Health Management Information Systems (AHL821)
• Quality Management (AHL825)
• Vendor Specific Systems (AHL828)
• Introduction to Computer Science & IT (AHL823)
• EHR Process, Design & Implementation (AHL820)
• Public Health IT (AHL827)

EHR SPECIALIST
CONTINUING EDUCATION CERTIFICATE

(for students with an IT background)

PREREQUISITE
• Medical Terminology for Health Occupations (AHE534) or successfully passing the Challenge Exam (AHL717)

REQUIRED COURSES (must be taken in order)
• Foundations of Health Information Technology (AHL867)
• Introduction to Healthcare Systems (AHE641)
• Professional Customer Service (AHL824)
• Health Management Information Systems (AHL821)
• Installation of HIT Systems (AHL822)
• EHR Process, Design & Implementation (AHL820)
• Vendor Specific Systems (AHL828)
• Public Health IT (AHL827)

AHL 867
Foundations of Health Information Technology

Gain an overview of the Health Information Technology field. Topics to be covered include the integration of technology into health care, the role of electronic medical records (EMR's) in patient care and an introduction to the functions of an EMR system in various health care settings. Students will complete tutorials in actual EMR system. This course is completely online.
Total Cost: $369 (Tuition: $126 Fees: $243)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

72755 Arranged 9/16-10/27 Arranged WWW

AHL 823
Introduction to Computer Science & IT

Learn the basic principles of computer architecture, data organization, representation and structure. Topics to be covered include data organization, structure of programming language, networking and data communication, and the development of IT systems in health care and public health. This course is a hybrid with both classroom and online components.
Total Cost: $169 (Tuition: $89 Fees: $80)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

72758 S(2) 10/28-11/24 Arranged EC

AHE 641
Introduction to Health Care Systems

Learn more about the American health care system from the view of both provider and patient. Find out about the impact that managed care has on the quality of care, different types of health insurance and providers and their roles in the delivery system. Examine the legalities and ethics of the health care delivery system.
Total Cost: $179 (Tuition: $84 Fees: $95)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

72759 S(2) 10/28-11/24 Arranged EC

AHL 819
Working in Teams

Discover the knowledge and skills needed in Health Information Technology (HIT) teams and the purpose and functions of their members. Topics to be covered include the stages of team development, integration techniques, leadership and tools for collaboration, barriers to success, and life cycle of HIT teams. This course is completely online.
Total Cost: $99 (Tuition: $49 Fees: $50)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

72760 Arranged 11/25-12/15 Arranged WWW

AHL 824
Professional Customer Service

Learn critical elements of effective professional communication in the health care setting. Examine how effective communication assists in conflict resolution, cultural sensitivity and teamwork. Prerequisite: AHL867.
Total Cost: $99 (Tuition: $49 Fees: $50)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

72761 Arranged 11/25-12/15 Arranged WWW

AHL 820
Electronic Health Records: Process, Design, and Implementation

Learn how to design, process, and implement an EHR program. Students must be in the EHR training and have successfully completed AHL 821.
Total Cost: $759 (Tuition: $335 Fees: $424)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

70712 Arranged 9/16-11/17 Arranged RAC
  S(3) 10/5,19&11/9 9am-3:30pm WWW
  S(1) 10/19 9am-3:30pm RAC179

AHL 827
Public Health IT

Learn how the adoption of Electronic Health Records (EHRs) will support public health initiatives such as registries, public health reporting alerts, health promotion and disease prevention. Prerequisite: must be in EHR career training and have successfully completed AHL 821.
Total Cost: $99 (Tuition: $39 Fees: $60)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

70713 Arranged 11/18-12/8 Arranged WWW

AHL 821
Health Management Information Systems

Learn the basics of HIT systems and how they relate to standards, data structures, and software applications in an EHR. Pre-requisite-Students must be accepted into one of the EHR career trainings and have successfully completed all courses in
Module I.
Total Cost: $399 (tuition $156, fees $243)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

72762 U(3) 12/16-2/2 9am-3:30pm EC

AHL 825
Quality Management

Learn how electronic health records (EHRS) will improve the quality of patient care. Prerequisite: student must be in one of the EHR career trainings and have successfully completed the order of courses.
Total Cost: be $169 (tuition $69, fees $100)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

70699 Arranged 8/5-25 Arranged Arranged
  S(1) 8/24 10am-12pm RAC

AHL 828
Vendor Specific Systems

Learn about commercial EHR software vendors and ways to evaluate functionality and suitability of EHR systems for various healthcare settings. Prerequisite: Student must be in an EHR career training and have successfully completed EHR Module I.
Total Cost: $99 (tuition $39, fees $60)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

70701 Arranged 8/26-9/15 Arranged WWW
AHL 827
Public Health IT

Learn how the adoption of Electronic Health Records (EHRs) will support public health initiatives such as registries, public health reporting alerts, health promotion and disease prevention. Prerequisite: must be in EHR career training and have successfully completed AHL 821.
Total Cost: $99 (Tuition: $39 Fees: $60)
CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

70713 Arranged 11/18-12/8 Arranged WWW

Additional required courses coming in Fall 2013.

EHR IT ANALYST - (for students with an IT background

PREREQUISITE
• Medical Terminology for Health Occupations (AHE534) or successfully passing the Challenge Exam (AHL717)

REQUIRED COURSES
• Foundations of Health Information Technology (AHL867)
• Introduction to Healthcare Systems (AHE641)
• Professional Customer Service (AHL824)
• Health Management Information Systems (AHL821)
• Installation of HIT Systems (AHL822)
• EHR Process, Design & Implementation (AHL820)
• Vendor Specific Systems (AHL828)
• Public Health IT (AHL827)

AHL 822
Installation of Electronic Health Records Systems

Learn how EHR systems are selected and implemented. Students receive experience with an actual EHR system. Prerequisite: student must be accepted into one of the EHR career trainings and have successfully completed all courses in module I.
Total Cost: be $169 (tuition $69, fees $100)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

70700 Arranged 8/5-25 Arranged Arranged
  S(2) 8/17-24 9am-2:30pm RAC

EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES

Look for classes later this year


LABORATORY TECHNIQUES

AHL 721
Introduction to Laboratory Techniques

Learn about laboratory procedures and how to perform CLIA-waived tests. This course may articulate into the Medical Laboratory Technologist credit program. Prerequisite: Students must be certified phlebotomists or medical assistants or have coordinator permission to register.
Total Cost: $649 (Tuition: $325 Fees: $324)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

73178 Arranged 10/4-11/17 Arranged WWW
  S(3) 10/26-11/9 9am-12:15pm EC N104


MEDICAL ASSISTANT - Download Application

CONTINUING EDUCATION CERTIFICATE
Learn to work in a physician's office and perform front and back office skills. Curriculum approved by the National Healthcareer Association (NHA), and offers the following certifications: Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) and Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT).

PELL funding is now available. Learn more at www.fafsa.ed.gov.

Applications for Fall 2013 available 6/1 and due by 7/15.

Beginning Spring 2013, Medical Terminology for Health Occupations and Basic Math Skills for the Health Care Worker MUST be completed successfully prior to acceptance into the program. Applications for Summer 2013 available 3/1 and due by 4/15.

A high school diploma or GED is required.

Gainful Employment Disclosure

Module I

  • Medical Terminology for Health Occupations
  • Introduction to Health
  • Introduction to Health Care Systems
  • Professional Preparation for the Health Care Worker
  • Basic Math Skills for the Health Care Worker
  • CPR for Health Care Providers ‡‡
  • HIPAA Training (classroom or online) ‡‡

Module II

  • Anatomy and Physiology for Health Occupations
  • Trends in Health and Disease
  • Basic Patient Intake
  • Basic EKG Technician Training
  • Medical Front Desk Receptionist
  • Medical Billing
  • Pharmacology
  • Medicine Administration

Module III

  • Venipuncture and Specimen Collection Techniques
  • Intermediate Patient Intake
  • Introduction to Laboratory Techniques
  • Introduction to Electronic Health Records (EHR) Training

Module IV

  • Medical Assisting Clinical Externship* - 160 hours
  • Venipuncture Clinical Externship* (optional) - 80 hours

Successful completion of each module is necessary to advance to the next module.


MEDICAL BILLING

CONTINUING EDUCATION CERTIFICATE
Prepare for national certification through the National Healthcareer Association (NHA). This training uses ProtoMed software for data entry, billing, payments, generating reports and sending claims electronically.

PREREQUISITE
• Medical Terminology for Health Occupations

Required Courses

  • HIPAA Training (classroom or online) ‡‡
  • Medical Billing (classroom or online)
  • Basic Computerized Medical Billing
  • Introduction to Electronic Health Records (EHR) Training

AHL 797
Medical Billing

Gain a fundamental knowledge of medical insurance billing, claims processing, major insurance carriers, managed care, accounts receivable management, and the basics of coding. This class has an online component. Handouts, workbooks, assignments and assessments are provided on WebCT. Prerequisites: Medical Terminology for Health
Total Cost: $279 (Tuition: $159 Fees: $120)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

70327 M(6) 8/5-9/16 6-9:15pm RAC
  Plus an additional 12 hours of online assignments

70328 T(6) 9/17-10/22 9:30am-12:45pm HV 126
  Plus an additional 12 hours of online assignments

70329 W(6) 9/25-10/30 6-9:15pm EC N102
  Plus an additional 12 hours of online assignments

70443 M(6) 10/7-11/11 9am-12:15pm HV 122
  Plus an additional 12 hours of online assignments

AHL 796
Medical Billing Online

Gain a fundamental knowledge of medical insurance billing, claims processing, major insurance carriers, managed care, accounts receivable management and the basics of coding. This class is entirely online. Prerequisites: Medical Terminology for Health Occupations. ‡
Total Cost: $299 (Tuition: $159 Fees: $140)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

70320 Arranged 11/4-12/23 Arranged WWW

AHC 371
Basic Computerized Medical Billing

Learn computerized medical billing procedures, including how to enter patient information, patient demographics and charges, and how to post patient and insurance payments. Prerequisite: Introduction to Medical Billing.Textbook not required. Handouts are provided on WebCT.
Total Cost: $209 (Tuition: $70 Fees: $139)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

70306 M(5) 9/23-10/21 6-9:15pm RAC 182

70307 T(5) 10/29-12/3 9:30am-12:45pm HV 126

70308 W(5) 11/6-12/11 6-9:15pm EC N102


MEDICAL CODING

CONTINUING EDUCATION CERTIFICATE
Processing medical claims is big business and a key need in today's work place. Accurate medical coding is essential to the delivery of quality health care and efficient healthcare administration. Get your career started. Training begins this summer and fall.

Begin your prerequisites now.

PREREQUISITE

  • Medical Terminology for Health Occupations
  • Anatomy and Physiology for Health Occupations

REQUIRED COURSES

  • HIPAA Training (classroom or online)
  • Medical Coding I
  • Medical Coding II
  • Introduction to Electronic Health Records
  • CPC Exam Review

AHL 905
Medical Coding II

Develop higher level ICD and CPT coding by applying concepts learned in Medical Coding I. This course will assist coders in developing an in-depth understanding of complex coding conventions, terminology and rules for ICD & CPT. Prerequsite: Medical Coding I
Total Cost: $420 (Tuition: $244 Fees: $176)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

70326 R(15) 8/27-12/10 6-9:15pm EC
  Plus an additional 15 hours of online assignments

AHL 829
Medical Coding I Online

Gain a fundamental knowledge of ICD, CPT & HCPCS coding. This class is entirely online. Prerequisites: Medical Terminology for Health Occupations and Anatomy and Physiology for Health Occupations. ‡
Total Cost: $759 (Tuition: $420 Fees: $339)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

70324 Arranged 8/8-11/15 Arranged WWW

AHL 830
Medical Coding II Online

Develop higher level ICD and CPT coding skills by applying concepts learned in Medical Coding I. Learn to develop an in-depth understanding of complex coding conventions, terminology and rules for ICD & CPT. Prerequisite: Medical Coding I
Total Cost: $445 (Tuition: $360 Fees: $85)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

70325 Arranged 11/18-3/7 Arranged WWW

AHL 773
Introduction to ICD-10-CM

Gain an introduction to the latest revisions of ICD-10-CM. It is a practical overview of ICD-10-CM with its related rules and guidelines. We will address planning and implementation of ICD-10-CM and the differences between ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM. This course is designed for people who already use ICD-9-CM in their current jobs.
Total Cost: $119 (Tuition: $40 Fees: $79)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

70323 S(1) 10/19 9am-3:30pm EC N103B

REGISTERED HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNICIAN (RHIT)/
REGISTERED HEALTH INFORMATION ADMINISTRATOR (RHIA)

In order to be eligible to take the RHIT exam, students must have completed an Associate's degree from a Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM) accredited program. To be eligible to take the RHIA exam, students must have completed a Bachelor's degree.

AHL 841
RHIT/RHIA Exam Preparation

Prepare to be successful on the national registry exam for RHIA/RHIT. Learn content tailored towards the six content domains on the exam and develop general test-taking skills. Topics to be covered include: Data Analysis and Management, Coding, Compliance: Privacy, Security, and Confidentiality, Information Technology, Quality: Health Statistics and Research Support, Legal: Legal and Regulatory Standards and Organization and Management.
Total Cost: $99 (Tuition: $49 Fees: $50)


MEDICAL OFFICE ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

CONTINUING EDUCATION CERTIFICATE
This program trains you to work in a physician's office. Gain the fundamental skills through both teacher-led and hands-on learning experiences. Practice patient registration/scheduling, charge entry, payment posting, accounts receivable follow-up, electronic claim submission and financial report generation. Customer service, HIPAA, health insurance guidelines, and bioethical issues will be addressed.

Textbook cost approximately $900 - Available at the CCBC Catonsville bookstore.
Total Cost: $2,399 (Tuition: $1,350 Fees: $1,049)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

  Monday-Friday 8/26-12/6 9am-3:30pm CC

  Monday-Friday 1/27-5/9/14 9am-3:30pm CC

Course Listing

  • Fundamentals for the Medical Office
  • Keyboarding
  • Medical Terminology
  • Microsoft Word
  • Medical Billing
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Medical Coding for the Non-Coder

Employment placement assistance available. For more information call 443-840-5846 or email gwachter@ccbcmd.edu.


MEDICAL OFFICE SUPPORT

CONTINUING EDUCATION CERTIFICATE
Prepare for national certification through National Healthcareer Association (NHA).
This training uses ProtoMed software for data entry, billing, payments, generating reports and sending claims electronically.

PREREQUISITES
• Medical Terminology for Health Occupations
• CPR for Health Care Providers or current certification ‡‡
• Professional Preparation for the Health Care Worker

REQUIRED COURSES
• HIPAA Training (classroom or online) ‡‡
• Medical Front Desk Receptionist
• Medical Billing
• Professional Preparation for the Health Care Worker
• Introduction to Electronic Health Records

AHL 003
Medical Front Desk Receptionist

Prepare for the role of medical office receptionist and learn communication skills and how to follow doctor directives. Topics include customer service, scheduling, medical records management, insurance, legal and ethical issues.
Total Cost: $199 (Tuition: $90 Fees: $109)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

70281 W(6) 8/14-9/18 6-9:15pm EC N102

70702 M(6) 10/7-11/11 1-4:15pm HV 119

70958 M(6) 11/4-12/9 6-9:15pm RAC 178


MEDICAL TRANSCRIPTION

CONTINUING EDUCATION CERTIFICATE
Prepare for national certification through National Healthcareer Association (NHA).

PREREQUISITE

  • Medical Terminology for Health Occupations

REQUIRED COURSES:

  • HIPAA Training (classroom or online)
  • Medical Transcription I
  • Medical Transcription II

NURSE REFRESHER SERIES
This two-part series is designed for inactive registered nurses and inactive licensed practical nurses who wish to reactivate their licenses.

Approved by the Maryland Board of Nursing for re-entry into nursing practice. International nurses must contact the Maryland Board of Nursing at 410-585-1900 before registering. For a detailed packet, call 443-840-1319.

Classes begin again in Fall 2013. Take your prerequisites now!

Critical documentation for the Nursing Assistant program must be provided prior to first class. A complete list of this documentation is included in the Information Packet. Call 443-840-1819 for more information.

PREREQUISITES
• Medical Terminology for Health Occupations
• CPR for Health Care Providers ‡‡
• Basic Math Skills for the Health Care Worker

REQUIRED COURSES
• Nursing Assistant Theory
• Nursing Assistant Clinical*

ALL STUDENTS ARE REQUIRED TO ATTEND A MANDATORY ORIENTATION.

NURSE REFRESHER online!
CCBC in cooperation with the College of Southern Maryland (CSM) offers an online nurse refresher theory course (NUR7000). This course equals 90 instructional hours and is approved by the Maryland Board of Nursing.

NUR 7000
This CSM/online course must be completed within 12 weeks of registration. Those who successfully meet course requirements will be awarded a CSM certificate of completion. NOTE: To reactivate your nursing license you must complete a clinical course. The certificate of completion from CSM, as well as other requirements, must be submitted before registration for a clinical course.

Call 443-840-1819 for information on classes


NURSING ASSISTANT TRAINING

CONTINUING EDUCATION CERTIFICATE
This Maryland Board of Nursing approved program prepares students to function as a nursing assistant in a variety of health care settings. Upon completion of theory and clinical, you are eligible to take the state GNA certification examination. An achievement award is given upon successful completion of both theory and clinical. Clinical placement provides experience in an area nursing home under the supervision of a Registered Nurse. Perfect attendance is mandatory for clinical.

Critical documentation for the Nursing Assistant program must be provided prior to first class. A complete list of this documentation is included in the Information Packet. Call 443-840-1819 for more information. Get your prerequisites now for fall classes. ALL STUDENTS ARE REQUIRED TO ATTEND A MANDATORY ORIENTATION.

MANDATORY ORIENTATION SESSIONS
Thursday September 19, 3pm CCBC Essex, Health Careers and IT Building
Friday September 20, 10am RAC

Thursday October 10, 3pm CCBC Essex
Health Careers and IT Building
Friday October 11, 10am CCBC RAC

Thursday November 8, 10am CCBC Essex Health Careers and IT Building
Friday November 9, 3pm CCBC RAC

Thursday December 12, 10am CCBC RAC
Friday December 13, 3pm CCBC Essex
Health Careers and IT Building

Thursday January 9, 2014 10am CCBC RAC
Friday January 10, 2014 3pm CCBC RAC

PREREQUISITE

  • Medical Terminology for Health Occupations
  • CPR for Health Care Providers
  • Basic Math Skills for the Health Care Worker

REQUIRED COURSES:

  • Nursing Assistant Theory
  • Nursing Assistant Clinical*

AHL 639
Nursing Assistant Theory

Learn to perform nursing functions with clients of any age and with various levels of physical, sensory, cognitive and emotional ability under the direct supervision of a registered nurse. Preparation for the National Nurse Aide Assessment Program (NNAAP) for the Geriatric Nursing Assistant (GNA) is included. Topics include the role of a nursing assistant in acute and long-term care, the theory of health and disease across the lifespan, client care skills and medical terminology. Maryland Board of Nursing approved. To receive an award of completion, students must successfully complete both Nursing Assistant Theory and Clinical. Perfect attendance is mandatory for all classes and clinical. Proof of a current negative TB skin test or a negative chest x-ray reading is required before admission to clinical. Textbook(s), available at the campus bookstore.
Total Cost: $1299 (Tuition $850 Fees: $449)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

71004 W/R/F(21) 9/4-10/18 8am-12:15pm EC N103B
  M/T(2) 9/9&10 8am-12:15pm EC N103B

71005 S(9) 9/7-11/2 8am-5pm DC H205B
  U(2) 9/15&22 8am-5pm DC G207
  S(1) 11/16 8am-12:15pm DC H205B

71008 M/W(23) 9/23-12/11 5-9:15pm EC N103B

71001 M/W(23) 10/14-1/15 5-9:15pm RAC

AHL 638
Nursing Assistant Clinical

Master the knowledge and skills learned during the theory skills laboratory in a clinical patient care setting under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse. Preparation for the National Nurse Aide Assessment Program (NNAAP) for the Geriatric Nursing Assistant (GNA) is included. Topics include application of health care and disease theory in a clinical setting; providing a safe clinical environment; performance and delivery of patient care skills; individualized patient care and observation, recording and reporting skills. Maryland Board of Nursing approved. Proof of a current negative TB skin test or a negative chest x-ray reading is required before admission to clinical. Textbooks, available at the campus bookstore, required for the first class. To receive an award of completion, students must successfully complete both Nursing Assistant Theory and Clinical. Perfect attendance is mandatory for all classes and clinical.
Total Cost: $800 (Tuition: $600 Fees: $200)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

71889 T(8) 9/17 9am-12:15pm HOS
  M/T(8) 9/23-10/14 7am-3pm HOS

72835 U(8) 9/29 9am-12:15pm HOS
  U(8) 10/6-11/10 7am-3pm HOS
  S(8) 11/9 7am-3pm HOS


NURSING SUPPORT TECHNICIAN (NST)

CONTINUING EDUCATION CERTIFICATE
This training prepares the Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) to perform delegated nursing functions that require a higher level of technical ability and skill needed in the hospital setting.

Students must attend a mandatory orientation prior to start of NST I.

NST ORIENTATIONS (See Nursing Assistant section)

PREREQUISITES

  • GNA in good standing with Maryland Board of Nursing or
    CNA and demonstration of skill and knowledge level through written and skill/lab exam.
  • CPR for Health Care Providers
  • Prerequisite Theory and Skill Testing for Nurse Support Technician Courses (AHL861)
  • Medical Terminology for Health Occupations

MODULE I

  • Certified Nursing Assistant: Theory and SkillsCertified Nursing Assistant: Theory and Clinical from CCBC - AHL639 and AHL638 w/CNA

    -or-

  • GNA in good standing with the Maryland Board of Nursing

MODULE II

  • NST I: Theory & Skills

MODULE III

  • Venipuncture & Specimen Collection Techniques
  • IV Therapy Technician Training
  • Basic EKG Technician Training

MODULE IV

  • NST II: Review - 8 hours
  • NST Clinical Rotation - 56 hours
  • Exam Review

AHL 861
Prerequisite Theory and Skills for Nurse Support Technician

Designed specifically for CNAs (NOT GNAs) who wish to become a Nursing Support Technician. CPR for Health Care Providers or current card required.
Total Cost: $100 (Tuition: $50 Fees: $50)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

73108 R(1) 8/28 9am-1:15pm HOS

AHL 763
Nursing Support Technician I

Total Cost: $700 (Tuition: $495 Fees: $205)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

73109 T/R(8) 9/10-17 8am-12:15pm RAC 168

AHE 763
Nursing Support Technician II

Continue to expand your CNA knowledge and skills to become a Nurse Support or Patient Care Technician. Review all nursing and health care skills learned in Nursing Support Technician I as final preparation for clinical placement as an NST student. Prerequisite: CAN or CAN/GNA in good standing with MBON. Must bring a copy of license to the first day of class. CPR for Health Care Providers or current card required.
Total Cost: $100 (Tuition: $50 Fees: $50)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

70959 T/R(12) 8/27-29 9am-2:15pm RAC

OPHTHALMIC MEDICAL ASSISTANT

CONTINUING EDUCATION CERTIFICATE
Successful completion of all five courses in the series, passing the exam upon completion, and one year of experience in the field leads to eligibility to sit for the certifying exam with Joint Commission of Allied Health Professions - Ophthalmic (JCAHP-O).

New sessions begin this fall. Complete your prerequisites now.

PREREQUISITES

  • Medical Terminology for Health Occupations
  • CPR for Health Care Providers
  • HIPAA Training (classroom or online)
  • Introduction to Electronic Health Records (EHR) Training

REQUIRED COURSES

  • Ophthalmic Medical Assistant Lecture
  • Ophthalmic Medical Assistant Clinical

AHE 781
Ophthalmic Medical Assistant (OPMA)

Study to become an Ophthalmic Medical Assistant. Learn basic anatomical structures of the eye and skull, common ophthalmic diseases and their symptoms and treatment. Acquire the skills necessary to operate equipment in the ophthalmic office, assist with eye examinations and provide patient education. This course is based on the program approved by the Joint Commission of Allied Health Professions-Ophthalmic (JCAHP-O). Completion of this course and successful work experience enables students to sit for national certification as an ophthalmic assistant. Prerequisite: CPR for Health Care Providers (AHE 805) and successful completion of Medical Terminology, HIPAA Training (AHC 360 or AHL 719). Students must participate in clinical to complete the training.
Total Cost: $1,439 (Tuition: $449 Fees: $990)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

70227 S(8) 10/12-12/7 9am-3:30pm HV 129B
  S(1) 12/14 9am-2:30pm HV 129B
  T/R(15) 12/3-2/4 6-9:15pm HOS

ORAL RADIOGRAPHY

AHE 792
Oral Radiography

Prepare for Maryland state certification in oral radiography. Learn basic anatomy and physiology, fundamentals of radiography, safety, film processing and mounting and viewing. Successful completion of this course leads to eligibility to sit for the Maryland State Radiography Exam with the Maryland Dental Board. Textbook not required.
Total Cost: $619 (Tuition: $300 Fees: $319)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

70886 S(6) 8/24-10/5 9am-12:15pm DC D119
  T/R(9) 9/5-10/3 6-9:15pm DC D119

70885 F(6) 9/13-10/18 9am-12:15pm RAC
  M/W(9) 9/18-10/16 6-9:15pm RAC

70876 S(6) 10/19-11/23 9am-12:15pm DC D104
  M/W(9) 10/23-11/20 6-9:15pm DC D104

AHL 826
Radiation Safety Update

Renew your state certification as a Dental Radiation Technologist. Gain an update on safety and technological advances related to the placement and exposure of dental radiographs. Topics to be covered include patient safety, operator safety, and fundamental principles of radiography. Approved by Maryland State Board of Dental Examiners.
Total Cost: $199 (Tuition: $69 Fees: $130)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

70361 S(3) 7/27-8/10 9am-12:15pm DC D117

73106 S(3) 9/14-28 9am-12:15pm DC D119

7010 F(3) 9/27-10/11 9am-12:15pm RAC

70825 S(3) 11/2-16 9am-12:15pm DC D119

PHARMACY TECHNICIAN

CONTINUING EDUCATION CERTIFICATE
Pharmacy technicians assist pharmacists in hospitals or freestanding pharmacies. They are typically involved in customer interactions, insurance claim processing, maintaining inventories and filling prescriptions. This training is designed to meet state regulations and prepare students to sit for the national certification offered by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board.

PREREQUISITES

  • Medical Terminology for Health Occupations
  • Anatomy and Physiology for Health Occupations (classroom or online)
  • Basic Math for the Health Care Worker
  • CPR for Health Care Providers
  • HIPAA Training (classroom or online)

REQUIRED COURSES:

  • Pharmacy Technician Training I
  • Pharmacy Technician Training II
  • Introduction to Electronic Health Records (EHR) Training

AHE 739
Pharmacy Technician Training I

Learn the role of the Pharmacy Technician in a pharmaceutical setting. This is the first of two courses leading to national certification as a Pharmacy Technician. Topics include roles and responsibilities of the pharmacy technician, drug classification, dosages, history of drugs in the US, legal and ethical issues surrounding drugs/medications and names, usages and contraindications of 100 drugs. Prerequisite: successful completion of Medical Terminology, Anatomy and Physiology and Basic Matt Skills for the Health Care Worker.
Total Cost: $1,075 (Tuition: $524 Fees: $551)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

71915 R(10) 10/3-12/19 6-9:15pm EC
  plus 30 hours of online assignments
Pharmacy Technician Training II follows in Spring 2014

AHE 740
Pharmacy Technician Training II

Expand upon the knowledge and skills gained in Pharmacy Tech Training I. Topics include the classification of the top 200 drugs, parenteral medications, therapeutic drugs, customer service, stocking issues, complex dosage formulas and customer service. Prerequisite: Successful completion of Pharmacy Technician I (AHE 739) and recommendation of instructor.
Total Cost: $624 (Tuition: $400 Fees: $224)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

70396 F(10) 8/2-9/26 9am-12:15pm RAC
  plus 30 hours of online assignments


PHYSICAL THERAPY TECH/AIDE
You must be computer literate and have Internet access to be successful in this training.
Call 443-840-4700 for more information.

PREREQUISITES

  • Medical Terminology for Health Occupations
  • Professional Preparation for the Health Care Worker
  • HIPAA Training (classroom or online)
  • CPR for Health Care Providers

REQUIRED COURSES

  • Becoming a Physical Therapy Aide - Online
  • Physical Therapy Aide Clinical Placement *

AHL 912
Becoming a Physical Therapy Aide (online)

Learn the theory-based knowledge to become a member of the physical therapy team. Topics include infection control, body mechanics, patient observation and exercise principles. Must receive permission from the coordinator to enroll.
Total Cost: $130 (Tuition: $25 Fees: $115)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

70233 Arranged 9/18-10/25 Arranged WWW

70231 Arranged 11/13-12/27 Arranged WWW

AHL 809
Physical Therapy Technician Externship

Gain hands on experience under the supervision of a Physical Therapist or a Physical Therapist Assistant. Prerequisites: successful completion of online Becoming a Physical Therapy Aide and Coordinator approval.
Total Cost: $225 (Tuition: $20 Fees: $205)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

70238 Arranged 9/9-11/27 Arranged HOS

70236 Arranged 11/9-1/30 Arranged HOS

SLEEP TECHNOLOGIST TRAINING

CONTINUING EDUCATION CERTIFICATE
Learn the technology to assist in the evaluation and follow-up care of patients with sleep disorders in a variety of settings including sleep centers, laboratories for sleep related breathing disorders, home environments, and non-facility-based settings under the direction of the sleep specialist. CAAHEP accredited. Applications for Summer 2013 are available 3/1 and due by 4/15.

MODULE I

  • Medical Terminology for Health Occupations
  • Basic Math for the Health Care Worker
  • Introduction to Health
  • Introduction of Health Care Systems
  • CPR for Health Care Providers
  • Professional Preparation for the Health Care Worker
  • HIPAA Training (classroom or online)

MODULE II

  • Anatomy and Physiology for Health Occupations
  • Introduction to Electronic Health Records (EHR) Training
  • Trends in Health and Disease
  • Basic Patient Intake
  • Basic EKG Training
  • Pharmacology
  • Medicine Administration

MODULE III

  • Cardiopulmonary Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology
  • Neuromuscular Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology
  • Polysomnographic Technology

MODULE IV

  • Sleep Technology Clinical I and II *
  • BRPT Exam Review

This training is accredited by the Commission for Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
1361 Park Street
Clearwater, FL 33756
Phone: 727-210-2350
Fax: 727-210-2354
www.caahep.org


SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY

CONTINUING EDUCATION CERTIFICATE
Learn to be an integral member of a surgical team. 13-month course of study is divided into 4 modules and consists of classroom, labs, clinical and online instruction. CAAHEP accredited. Approved for PELL Funding (excluding prerequisites) Students must be accepted through an application process for this training. Applications are accepted annually October 1 – November 15. Mandatory orientation is required after acceptance.

Gainful Employment Disclosure

PREREQUISITES

  • Basic Math for the Health Care Worker
  • Medical Terminology for Health Occupations
  • Anatomy and Physiology for the Health Care Worker
  • CPR for Health Care Workers
  • HIPAA Training (classroom or online)

There are challenge exams available for Math, Medical Terminology, Anatomy and Physiology and HIPAA.

MODULE I

  • Microbiology
  • Pharmacology
  • Introduction to Surgical Technology
  • Introduction to Suture and Surgical Instruments

MODULE II

  • Surgical Technology II
  • Technological Sciences for the Surgical Technologist
  • Surgical Pathology and Procedures
  • Surgical Anatomy and Pathology I

MODULE III

  • Introduction to Hospital Setting *
  • Surgical Pathology and Procedures II
  • Surgical Anatomy and Pathology II
  • Laboratory Studies

MODULE IV

  • Clinical A, B, C, D *
  • Capstone

This course of studies is accredited by the Commission for Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
1361 Park Street
Clearwater, FL 33756
Phone: 727-210-2350
Fax: 727-210-2354

www.caahep.org


UNIT CLERK

Learn to work in a clinical unit of a hospital coordinating patient care through doctor's orders and nurses notes. Beginning Winter/Spring 2013, Introduction to Health Care Systems and Introduction to Electronic Health Records will be added to this training.

PREREQUISITES

  • Medical Terminology for Health Occupations
  • CPR for Health Care Providers
  • HIPAA Training (classroom or online) ‡‡
  • Professional Preparation for the Health Care Worker

AHL 802
Unit Secretary Training

Learn the multidisciplinary role of the Unit Secretary in the health care setting.
Total Cost: $479 (Tuition: $230 Fees: $249)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

70240 T(14) 9/10-12/17 6-9:15pm RAC 168

VENIPUNCTURE/SPECIMEN COLLECTION TRAINING

CONTINUING EDUCATION CERTIFICATE
Learn the methods for drawing blood for laboratory testing. Successful completion of Venipuncture and Specimen Collection Techniques and Venipuncture and Specimen Collection Clinical is necessary to meet the eligibility requirements to sit for the national certification exam with National Healthcareer Assocation.

PREREQUISITES
• Medical Terminology for Health Occupations
• HIPAA Training (classroom or online) ‡‡

REQUIRED COURSES
• Venipuncture & Specimen Collection Techniques
• Venipuncture & Specimen Collection Clinical*

Students are required to attend a mandatory orientation prior to course work.

Mandatory Orientations occur the third Wednesday of the month at 1pm or 6pm.
• August 21 at RAC
• September 17 at Essex
• October 15 at RAC
• November 20 at Essex
• December 18 at RAC

AHE 978
IV Therapy Technician Training

Learn to initiate, maintain and discontinue intravenous therapies. Recommended for certified phlebotomists, emergency care providers, nurses, or others in the health care field. Prerequisites: knowledge of how to draw blood, and proof of training. ‡
Total Cost: $349 (Tuition: $143 Fees: $206)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

70844 Arranged 9/8-10/6 Arranged WWW
  F(4) 10/12-11/9 6-9:15pm

EC N104

You must successfully complete the online portion in order to attend the lab sessions.

AHE 525
Venipuncture & Specimen Collection Techniques

Learn to collect blood and body fluid specimens used in throat cultures, urinalysis and stool cultures and prepare samples for testing in a lab. Gain an overview of the anatomy and physiology of the various systems that require specimen collection, processing and handling of specimens and laboratory operations.
Total Cost: $999 (Tuition: $338 Fees: $661)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

71030 T/R/F(20) 9/5-10/18 1-4:15pm RAC 162

71026 T/R/F(20) 9/10-11/14 9am-12:15pm RAC 162

71018 T/R/F(20) 9/24-12/10 6-9:15pm EC N103B

71020 S(10) 10/5-12/14 9am-3:30pm RAC 162

71021 F(10) 10/11-12/20 9am-3:30pm HV 128

AHL 674
Venipuncture and Specimen Collection Clinical

Apply the skills obtained in the classroom to a clinical or a patient care setting. Supplement the training received in the Venipuncture and Specimen Collection Techniques course. Student knowledge and skills in performing venipuncture will be assessed by a clinical preceptor. Successful completion of this course leads to preparation for the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) certification exam. Prerequisite: Successful completion of Venipuncture course.
Total Cost: $299 (Tuition: $59 Fees: $240)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

71039 Arranged 10/1-12/31 Arranged HOS

71040 Arranged 11/1-1/31 Arranged HOS

71041 Arranged 12/1-2/28 Arranged HOS

71038 Arranged 9/1-11/30 Arranged HOS

VETERINARY ASSISTANT
CONTINUING EDUCATION CERTIFICATE

Prepare to work in an animal hospital under the supervision of a veterinarian or veterinary technician. Series consists of three courses and a supervised clinical placement in an animal hospital. Must complete Veterinary Assistant I, II, III and IV to receive a continuing education certificate. Online component. *

Prerequisite: Professional Preparation for the Health Care Worker (VOB 029).

AHE 752
Veterinary Assistant Training I

Gain an introduction to this career. This first of four courses focuses on the operation of the front office, role delineation, prevention and education. Learn about basic veterinary terminology, anatomy and physiology, taking a medical history, euthanasia, and customer service.
Total Cost: $399 (Tuition: $250 Fees: $149)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

70261 S(5) 9/14-10/12 9am-12:15pm EC N110A
  plus 15 hours of online assignments

70224 M(5) 9/9-10/7 6-9:15pm EC N110A
  plus 15 hours of online assignments

AHE 753
Veterinary Assistant Training II

Build and expand on the introductory course and further prepare for a job as a
Veterinarian Assistant. Topics include animal restraint, animal nutrition, basic
laboratory procedures and parasitology. Prerequisites: Instructor's permission
and successful completion of Veterinary Assistant Training I.
Total Cost: $299 (Tuition: $150 Fees: $149)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

70290 S(5) 10/19-11/16 9am-12:15pm EC N110A
  plus 15 hours of online assignments

70972 M(5) 10/14-11/11 6-9:15pm EC N110A
  plus 15 hours of online assignments

AHE 754
Veterinary Assistant Training III

Expand on knowledge and skills learned in Vet Assistant Training I and II. Topics include vaccination schedules, pharmacology, small animal care and therapeutic strategies. Prerequisite: Successful completion of Vet Assistant Training I and II AND recommendation of instructor.
Total Cost: $299 (Tuition: $150 Fees: $149)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

70262 M(5) 11/18-12/16 6-9:15pm EC N110A
  plus 15 hours of online assignments

70266 S(5) 11/23-1/11 9am-12:15pm EC N110A
  plus 15 hours of online assignments

Veterinary Assistant Training IV will be offered in January and February 2014

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