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.
This course is designed for medical care providers and provides instruction for CPR (one- and two-rescuer) and relief of choking for the adult, child, and infant victim. Topics include the use of airway devices like the bag valve mask and various pocket masks. All participants must be able to kneel on the floor beside a manikin for extended periods of time. There is a 25-question test with a passing score of 84% required. Textbook required and available in the College Store. Senior adult and disabled retiree course fee waivers apply. Transcript available.
This course, designed for anyone with a reasonable chance of coming into contact with bloodborne pathogens, provides instruction regarding workplace exposure. Topics include reducing the chance of exposure, personal protective equipment, and exposure incident response. Meets Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requirements for bloodborne pathogens training when paired with site-specific instruction. Participation certificate provided upon course completion. Textbook required. Senior adult and disabled retiree course fee waivers apply. Transcript available.
This course is designed to introduce allied healthcare students to the insertion and removal of intravenous devices. Topics include: site selection, infection control, equipment, complications, patency, legal and ethical considerations, documentation, insertion, removal, and skill performance demonstration and practice. Prior to taking this course, students must have completed a phlebotomy program, or by permission of the instructor. Technical standards apply. Senior adult and disabled retiree course fee waivers apply.
Gain the knowledge necessary to work in the healthcare field with an introduction to phlebotomy. Topics covered include foundations of healthcare, professionalism, blood borne pathogens, medical ethics, anatomy and physiology, and medical terminology. 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.