Acquire the basic computer skills required for employment as an Allied Health professional. Learn the fundamentals of Microsoft Windows, file management, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Access. Along with learning the basic components of the computer, students will learn to navigate the desktop; store and retrieve files; create, save and print a Word document; work with formulas and tables in an Excel spreadsheet; and create and modify an Access database. Purchase of textbook and USB flash drive required. Senior adult and disabled retiree course fee waivers apply. Transcript available.
Launch your career as an EKG Technician during this supervised "real world" experience. During this 40-hour externship, you will build professional relationships and demonstrate the technical skills you learned in the classroom while in a hospital or clinic setting. Prerequisite: EKG Technician. No textbook required. Senior adult and disabled retiree course fee waivers apply. Transcript available.
Gain the background necessary to enter
the healthcare field as an EKG
Technician. Topics covered include
foundations of healthcare,
professionalism, blood borne
pathogens, medical ethics, anatomy
and physiology, and medical
terminology. Completion of the EKG
Technician Program prepares you for
National Certification. Computer
literacy and Internet access required.
Textbook required, and is available
in the College Store. Senior adult and
disabled retiree Course Fee waivers
apply. Transcript available.
Prepare to take the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) EKG Technician exam. EKG Technicians perform EKGs to monitor and record electrical impulses transmitted by the heart. Many work in the hospital setting, while others work in clinics, physician's offices, and diagnostic laboratories. This course, designed for the person who has little or no knowledge of basic electrophysiology and arrhythmia identification, includes background information on cardiovascular anatomy and physiology, disease processes, rhythm identification, common pharmacological agents, legal considerations, and stress testing. Learn the function and use of the EKG machine and the Holter Monitor, patient preparation, lead placement, and infection control. Students must be at least 18 years old and possess a high school diploma or GED. Successful completion of EKG I is required. Navy blue scrubs are required. Textbook required and available in the College Store. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply. Transcript available.
Course Fee: $535
Material Fee: $150
6:00 PM - 9:15 PM
Darlington Hall, Rm. 131
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