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 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.
Learn to collect blood and body fluid specimens used in throat cultures, urinalysis and stool cultures, and prepare samples for testing in a lab. This course presents an overview of the anatomy and physiology of the various systems that require specimen collection, processing and handling of specimens, and laboratory operations. Students must be computer literate and have Internet access to be successful in this course. Attendance is 100% mandatory. A Health Assessment form, current vaccination documentation, along with a current Healthcare Provider CPR card is required prior to beginning Clinical. Students must be at least 18 years old and possess a high school diploma or GED. Prerequisites: Successful completion of Phlebotomy I. Those who successfully complete the Phlebotomy I & II courses and the Phlebotomy Clinical Externship meet the eligibility requirements to sit for the national certification exam. Cost of testing is the responsibility of the student. Navy blue scrubs are required for Phlebotomy II. Textbook required. Senior adult and disabled retiree waiver apply. Transcript available.
Course Fee: $600
Material Fee: $250
6:00 PM - 9:15 PM
Darlington Hall, Rm. 131
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