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Phlebotomy

Computer Basics for Allied Health  

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.
Course: 45061     Registration: $269    Course Fee: $59    
Meeting Day(s): Mon., Wed.   11/10/2014 - 12/8/2014    Time: 12:30 PM - 4:40 PM  8 sessions
Location: University Center - Aberdeen, Rm. 125    Instructor: B. Lamka
No class 11/26. 

Course: 25414     Registration: $269    Course Fee: $59    
Meeting Day(s): Mon., Wed.   1/26/2015 - 2/18/2015    Time: 12:30 PM - 4:40 PM  8 sessions
Location: Darlington Hall, Rm. 129    Instructor: B. Lamka

Course: 25415     Registration: $269    Course Fee: $59    
Meeting Day(s): Tues., Thur.   3/17/2015 - 4/16/2015    Time: 5:00 PM - 9:10 PM  8 sessions
Location: Darlington Hall, Rm. 129    Instructor: B. Lamka
No class 3/24 & 3/26. 

Course: 25416     Registration: $269    Course Fee: $59    
Meeting Day(s): Mon., Wed.   5/4/2015 - 6/1/2015    Time: 8:30 AM - 12:40 PM  8 sessions
Location: University Center - Aberdeen, Rm. 121    Instructor: B. Lamka
No class 5/25. 

Foundations of Healthcare  

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.
Course: 25691     Registration: $215    Course Fee: $80    
Meeting Day(s): Fri.   1/16/2015 - 3/20/2015    Time: 6:00 PM - 9:15 PM  10 sessions
Location: Darlington Hall, Rm. 126    Instructor: B. Stone

Course: 25689     Registration: $215    Course Fee: $80    
Meeting Day(s): Mon., Wed.   1/21/2015 - 2/23/2015    Time: 9:00 AM - 12:15 PM  10 sessions
Location: Darlington Hall, Rm. 126    Instructor: G. Childers

Course: 25690     Registration: $215    Course Fee: $80    
Meeting Day(s): Tues., Thur.   2/3/2015 - 3/5/2015    Time: 6:00 PM - 9:15 PM  10 sessions
Location: Darlington Hall, Rm. 126    Instructor: D. Santoni

Healthcare Externship Preparation  

Make the transition from the role of a student to that of a professional in the healthcare industry. In this course, you will prepare to take on new challenges, act responsibly, and avoid the pitfalls that can prevent you from making the most of your externship. Topics include individual responsibilities, externship interviews, professional etiquette, completion requirements, and performance evaluation. Textbook required and available in the College Store. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply. Transcript available.
Course: 25698     Registration: $102    Course Fee: $56    
Meeting Day(s): Mon., Wed.   2/25/2015 - 3/9/2015    Time: 9:00 AM - 12:15 PM  4 sessions
Location: Darlington Hall, Rm. 126    Instructor: B. Stone

Course: 25700     Registration: $102    Course Fee: $56    
Meeting Day(s): Sat.   4/25/2015 - 5/16/2015    Time: 1:00 PM - 4:15 PM  4 sessions
Location: Darlington Hall, Rm. 126    Instructor: B. Stone

Course: 25699     Registration: $102    Course Fee: $56    
Meeting Day(s): Tues., Thur.   5/19/2015 - 6/2/2015    Time: 6:00 PM - 9:15 PM  4 sessions
Location: Darlington Hall, Rm. 126    Instructor: B. Stone
No class 5/21. 

Healthcare Professionalism  

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.
Course: 25695     Registration: $138    Course Fee: $68    
Meeting Day(s): Mon., Wed.   1/21/2015 - 2/9/2015    Time: 1:00 PM - 3:45 PM  6 sessions
Location: Darlington Hall, Rm. 126    Instructor: G. Childers

Course: 25696     Registration: $138    Course Fee: $68    
Meeting Day(s): Tues., Thur.   3/31/2015 - 4/16/2015    Time: 6:00 PM - 8:45 PM  6 sessions
Location: Darlington Hall, Rm. 126    Instructor: D. Santoni

Course: 25697     Registration: $138    Course Fee: $68    
Meeting Day(s): Fri.   4/10/2015 - 5/15/2015    Time: 6:00 PM - 8:45 PM  6 sessions
Location: Darlington Hall, Rm. 126    Instructor: Staff

Healthcare Provider CPR  

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.
Course: 25376     Registration: $28    Course Fee: $57    
Meeting Day(s): Sat.   1/10/2015    Time: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM  1 session
Location: Darlington Hall, Rm. 202A    Instructor: A. Becker

Course: 25378     Registration: $28    Course Fee: $57    
Meeting Day(s): Sat.   2/7/2015    Time: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM  1 session
Location: Darlington Hall, Rm. 202A    Instructor: A. Becker

Course: 25472     Registration: $28    Course Fee: $57    
Meeting Day(s): Sat.   3/7/2015    Time: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM  1 session
Location: Darlington Hall, Rm. 202A    Instructor: A. Becker

Course: 25474     Registration: $28    Course Fee: $57    
Meeting Day(s): Sat.   4/4/2015    Time: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM  1 session
Location: Darlington Hall, Rm. 202A    Instructor: A. Becker

Course: 25475     Registration: $28    Course Fee: $57    
Meeting Day(s): Sat.   5/2/2015    Time: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM  1 session
Location: Darlington Hall, Rm. 202A    Instructor: A. Becker

Course: 25476     Registration: $28    Course Fee: $57    
Meeting Day(s): Sat.   6/6/2015    Time: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM  1 session
Location: Darlington Hall, Rm. 202A    Instructor: A. Becker

Heartsaver Bloodborne Pathogens  

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.
Course: 25534     Registration: $28    Course Fee: $45    
Meeting Day(s): Sat.   2/28/2015    Time: 8:00 AM - 12:15 PM  1 session
Location: Darlington Hall, Rm. 202A    Instructor: A. Becker

Course: 25536     Registration: $28    Course Fee: $45    
Meeting Day(s): Sat.   2/28/2015    Time: 1:00 PM - 5:15 PM  1 session
Location: Darlington Hall, Rm. 202A    Instructor: A. Becker

Course: 25538     Registration: $28    Course Fee: $45    
Meeting Day(s): Sat.   4/25/2015    Time: 8:00 AM - 12:15 PM  1 session
Location: Darlington Hall, Rm. 202A    Instructor: A. Becker

Course: 25539     Registration: $28    Course Fee: $45    
Meeting Day(s): Sat.   4/25/2015    Time: 1:00 PM - 5:15 PM  1 session
Location: Darlington Hall, Rm. 202A    Instructor: A. Becker

Human Anatomy & Physiology  

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.
Course: 25702     Registration: $325    Course Fee: $103    
Meeting Day(s): Sat.   1/10/2015 - 4/25/2015    Time: 8:30 AM - 12:15 PM  13 sessions
Location: Darlington Hall, Rm. 126    Instructor: S. Schaeffer

Course: 25701     Registration: $325    Course Fee: $103    
Meeting Day(s): Mon.   1/26/2015 - 4/27/2015    Time: 5:30 PM - 9:15 PM  13 sessions
Location: Darlington Hall, Rm. 126    Instructor: A. Adjei-Amegashie
No class on 3/23. 

Introduction to Medical Terminology  

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.
Course: 25704     Registration: $325    Course Fee: $79    
Meeting Day(s): Sat.   1/10/2015 - 4/18/2015    Time: 1:00 PM - 4:15 PM  12 sessions
Location: Darlington Hall, Rm. 126    Instructor: B. Haynes
No class 3/21 & 28 and 4/4. 

Course: 25703     Registration: $325    Course Fee: $79    
Meeting Day(s): Wed.   1/28/2015 - 4/22/2015    Time: 6:00 PM - 9:15 PM  12 sessions
Location: Darlington Hall, Rm. 129    Instructor: G. Childers
Non class 3/25. 

IV Therapy Technician Training  

Health care providers can learn how to initiate, maintain and discontinue intravenous therapies. Ideal candidates for this program must already know how to draw blood and must present proof of training; national certifications in phlebotomy will suffice. This course is recommended for certified phlebotomists, emergency care providers, nurses, or others in the health care field. You must be computer literate and have access to the Internet to be successful in this course. Textbook required. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply. Transcript available.
Course: 25855     Registration: $275    Course Fee: $91    
Meeting Day(s): Fri.   4/17/2015 - 5/22/2015    Time: 9:00 AM - 1:15 PM  6 sessions
Location: Darlington Hall, Rm. 136    Instructor: M. Kash

Law & Medical Ethics  

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.
Course: 45650     Registration: $193    Course Fee: $91    
Meeting Day(s): Tues., Thur.   11/18/2014 - 12/16/2014    Time: 6:00 PM - 9:15 PM  8 sessions
Location: University Center - Aberdeen, Rm. 202    Instructor: D. Santoni
No class on 11/27. 

Course: 25692     Registration: $193    Course Fee: $91    
Meeting Day(s): Mon., Wed.   2/11/2015 - 3/9/2015    Time: 1:00 PM - 4:15 PM  8 sessions
Location: Darlington Hall, Rm. 126    Instructor: G. Childers

Course: 25693     Registration: $193    Course Fee: $91    
Meeting Day(s): Tues., Thur.   4/21/2015 - 5/14/2015    Time: 6:00 PM - 9:15 PM  8 sessions
Location: Darlington Hall, Rm. 126    Instructor: D. Santoni

Course: 25694     Registration: $193    Course Fee: $91    
Meeting Day(s): Sat.   5/2/2015 - 6/27/2015    Time: 9:00 AM - 12:15 PM  8 sessions
Location: Darlington Hall, Rm. 126    Instructor: Staff
No class Saturday 5/23 

Phlebotomy Basics for Nurses  

Gain the skills necessary for successful venipuncture and blood specimen collection. This course is designed for nurses who need to perform venipunctures on their patients. Topics include universal precautions and bloodborne pathogen standard; vein selection, distention, and palpation; site preparation and access; and obtaining a venous blood specimen. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply. Transcript available.
Course: 25760     Registration: $164    Course Fee: $103    
Meeting Day(s): Fri.   6/5/2015    Time: 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM  1 session
Location: Darlington Hall, Rm. 136    Instructor: M. Kash

Venipuncture & Specimen Collection  

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. Evidence of adequate immunization for rubella, chicken pox, and mumps, and proof of a current negative TB skin test or a negative chest x-ray reading required before admission to clinical. Students must be at least 18 years old and possess a high school diploma or GED. Prerequisites: Foundations of Healthcare, HIPAA Compliance, Healthcare Externship Preparation, Healthcare Professionalism, Healthcare Provider CPR, Human Anatomy & Physiology, Introduction to Business Computing, Law & Medical Ethics, 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), and Medical Terminology (MTER). Those who successfully complete the Venipuncture & Specimen Collection course and the Venipuncture & Specimen Collection Clinical meet the eligibility requirements to sit for the national certification exam. Cost of testing is the responsibility of the student. Textbook required. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply. Transcript available.
Course: 25849     Registration: $985    Course Fee: $110    
Meeting Day(s): Fri.   1/30/2015 - 4/10/2015    Time: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM  10 sessions
Location: Darlington Hall, Rm. 136    Instructor: M. Kash
Must also enroll in 25851. No class 3/27. 

Venipuncture & Specimen Collection Clinical  

This course is designed to supplement the training provided in the Venipuncture and Specimen Collection course. Participants must successfully complete the Venipuncture and Specimen collection course and have all appropriate paperwork submitted prior to placement. Students will gain practical experience working in 80 clinical hours. The start date, time and appropriate site for this clinical placement is arranged with each student through the phlebotomy program specialist. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply. Transcript available.
Course: 25009     Registration: $435    Course Fee: $10    
Meeting Day(s):    11/16/2014 - 5/30/2015    
Location: On Site    Instructor: M. Kash
Must also enroll in 45583. Placement may take up to 6 months. 

Course: 25851     Registration: $435    Course Fee: $10    
Meeting Day(s):    4/12/2015 - 7/4/2015    
Location: On Site    Instructor: M. Kash
Must also enroll in 25849. 80 Hrs. individually scheduled. Placement may take up to 6 months. When ready to begin externship, contact 443-412-2172 or healthcaretraining@harford.edu 


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