This nationally recognized Pharmaceutical Sales Representative online training course (CNPR) and program was developed in response to a rising need for entry-level certified pharmaceutical sales representatives. The program is designed for individuals who want to gain entry into the pharmaceutical industry but who lack the required pharmacology and medical education. This online certificate program is only offered in partnership with major accredited colleges and universities. This is an Ed2Go Career Training Program that is self-paced and may be started at your convenience.
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 tuition waivers apply. Transcript available.
Think like a healthcare professional! Gain the knowledge and skills you need to compete in the current job market. In this course, you will explore core competencies such as communication, infection control, and professionalism, shared by all healthcare careers. Take this opportunity to learn more about your chosen field and meet other professionals in current practice. Textbook required and available in the College Store. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply. Transcript available.
Professionalism is a state of mind. The experiences patients have with individual healthcare providers influence the perception of quality. High-quality healthcare keeps patients coming back when the need for care arises in the future. Earn recognition as a healthcare professional by exploring who you are as a person and what sets you apart from others. Topics include healthcare industry overview, work ethic and performance, personal traits and behaviors, cultural competency, employment, and career development. Textbook required and available in the College Store. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition 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 tuition 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 tuition waivers apply. Transcript available.
Gain a greater appreciation and understanding of the complexity of the human body! You will learn how our body systems work together, identify common disorders of each body system, and define selected anatomical terms. Instructional delivery includes both face-to-face classroom sessions and an online component. You must have access to a computer outside the classroom to complete assignments and quizzes. If you are interested in this course, you can assess your readiness for classes with an online component by going to www.harford.edu/online and taking the quiz, "Is distance learning right for you?" Textbook required. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply. Transcript available.
This course meets the needs of people who work in a variety of healthcare settings. Major topics include analyzing the components of words to include roots, prefixes, and suffixes; anatomical and physiological terms; proper applications of definitions; medical terminology as it applies to human body systems; and descriptive terms used in the medical profession. A text is required and must be purchased before the first class. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply. Transcript available.
Identify the pertinent and relevant information you need to know about healthcare law and medical ethics. Topics include scope of practice, employment law, privacy and confidentiality, malpractice and negligence, ethical decision-making, and professional responsibilities. Textbook required and available in the College Store. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply. Transcript available.
The math skills targeted in this class are those necessary for individuals in pre-nursing studies or those preparing for careers in health occupations. Topics include whole number review, fractions, decimals, ratio and proportion, percentages, combined applications, metric conversions, and dosage calculation. Textbook required and available for purchase in the College Store. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply. Transcript available.
In less than a year, you can become a pharmacy technician and assist pharmacists in the retail pharmacy, hospital, clinic, mail order, or pharmaceutical wholesalers industry. This course meets Maryland Board of Pharmacy regulations (pending approval). Upon successful completion, you will be eligible to sit for the National Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) Exam and apply for registration with the Maryland Pharmacy Board. You will learn to provide medication and other healthcare products to patients; mix intravenous solutions, count medication and label bottles; receive electronic and written prescriptions and refills; process computerized order entry; verify complete and accurate prescriptions; use dosage calculation and conversions; compound (sterile and non-sterile); and inventory prescription and over-the-counter medications. Instructional delivery includes both face-to-face classroom sessions and an online component. You must be computer literate and have Internet access to be successful. Assess your readiness for this course by going to www.harford.edu/online and taking the quiz, "Is distance learning right for you?". You must be at least 18 years old and have a high school diploma or GED. Prerequisites include Foundations of Healthcare, HIPAA Compliance, Healthcare Professionalism, Healthcare Provider CPR, Human Anatomy & Physiology, Introduction to Business Computing, Law & Medical Ethics, Math for Healthcare Careers, and Medical Terminology. You may test out of selected prerequisites by making an appointment at the Test Center (443-412-2352) and requesting exams for HIPAA (HIPA), Human Anatomy & Physiology (HAP), Math (ACEA), and Medical Terminology (MTER). Textbooks required. Additional costs (subject to change) due prior to completion of the program include a criminal background check $60, drug test $55, Maryland Board of Pharmacy registration $45, and Pharmacy Technician Certification Board examination $129. These are all at the student's expense. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply. Transcript available.
Course Fee: $91
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Darlington Hall, Rm. 136
No class 9/5 and 1128. Externships and PTCB exam reviewcourses will be scheduled during the spring semester.
Practice for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) exam! This comprehensive review follows the PTCB outline: Assisting the Pharmacist in Serving Patients, Maintaining the Medication & Inventory Control, and Participating in the Administration and Management of Pharmacy Practice. Content includes test-taking skills and multiple-choice practice exams. Textbook required. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply. Transcript available.