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Phlebotomy

Introduction to Business Computing  

Are you a new computer user? Learn the basics of Microsoft Windows, file management, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access and Microsoft PowerPoint. Topics include creating a document, developing a spreadsheet, creating a database, and creating a presentation. Textbook and USB Flash Drive required. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply. Transcript available.
Course: 25200     Tuition: $175    Course Fee: $55    
Meeting Day(s): Wed.   3/5/2014 - 4/16/2014    Time: 6:30 PM - 9:40 PM  6 sessions
Location: University Center - Aberdeen, Rm. 125    Instructor: G. Williamson
No class 3/26 

Course: 25202     Tuition: $175    Course Fee: $55    
Meeting Day(s): Sat.   4/5/2014 - 5/17/2014    Time: 9:00 AM - 12:10 PM  6 sessions
Location: University Center - Aberdeen, Rm. 126    Instructor: G. Williamson
No class 4/19 

Computer Basics for Allied Health  

Aquire 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. Textbook and USB Flash Drive required. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply. Transcript available.
Course: 35374     Tuition: $269    Course Fee: $59    
Meeting Day(s): Mon., Wed.   6/23/2014 - 7/16/2014    Time: 8:30 AM - 12:40 PM  8 sessions
Location: University Center - Aberdeen, Rm. 125    Instructor: B. Lamka

Course: 35375     Tuition: $269    Course Fee: $59    
Meeting Day(s): Tues., Thur.   7/29/2014 - 8/21/2014    Time: 5:00 PM - 9:10 PM  8 sessions
Location: University Center - Aberdeen, Rm. 126    Instructor: B. Lamka

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: 26264     Tuition: $215    Course Fee: $80    
Meeting Day(s): Mon., Wed.   6/2/2014 - 7/2/2014    Time: 9:00 AM - 12:15 PM  10 sessions
Location: Joppa Hall, Rm. 021    Instructor: G. Childers

Course: 26265     Tuition: $215    Course Fee: $80    
Meeting Day(s): Tues., Thur.   6/10/2014 - 7/10/2014    Time: 6:00 PM - 9:15 PM  10 sessions
Location: Joppa Hall, Rm. 021    Instructor: E. Hamner

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: 25797     Tuition: $89    Course Fee: $49    
Meeting Day(s): Mon., Wed.   2/26/2014 - 3/10/2014    Time: 9:00 AM - 12:15 PM  4 sessions
Location: Joppa Hall, Rm. 008    Instructor: T. Singleton

Course: 25798     Tuition: $89    Course Fee: $49    
Meeting Day(s): Tues., Thur.   3/11/2014 - 3/20/2014    Time: 6:00 PM - 9:15 PM  4 sessions
Location: Havre de Grace, Rm. 112    Instructor: K. Sewell

Course: 35500     Tuition: $102    Course Fee: $56    
Meeting Day(s): Mon., Wed.   7/21/2014 - 7/31/2014    Time: 9:00 AM - 12:15 PM  4 sessions
Location: Joppa Hall, Rm. 021    Instructor: T. Singleton

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: 25796     Tuition: $125    Course Fee: $59    
Meeting Day(s): Tues., Thur.   4/1/2014 - 4/17/2014    Time: 6:00 PM - 8:45 PM  6 sessions
Location: Library, Rm. 214    Instructor: B. Haynes

Course: 35498     Tuition: $138    Course Fee: $68    
Meeting Day(s): Mon., Wed.   6/30/2014 - 7/16/2014    Time: 1:00 PM - 3:45 PM  6 sessions
Location: Joppa Hall, Rm. 021    Instructor: Staff

Course: 35499     Tuition: $138    Course Fee: $68    
Meeting Day(s): Tues., Thur.   8/12/2014 - 8/28/2014    Time: 6:00 PM - 8:45 PM  6 sessions
Location: Joppa Hall, Rm. 008    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: 25392     Tuition: $24    Course Fee: $49    
Meeting Day(s): Sat.   3/1/2014    Time: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM  1 session
Location: Joppa Hall, Rm. 021    Instructor: A. Becker

Course: 25476     Tuition: $24    Course Fee: $49    
Meeting Day(s): Sat.   4/5/2014    Time: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM  1 session
Location: Joppa Hall, Rm. 021    Instructor: A. Becker

Course: 25477     Tuition: $24    Course Fee: $49    
Meeting Day(s): Sat.   5/3/2014    Time: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM  1 session
Location: Joppa Hall, Rm. 021    Instructor: A. Becker

Course: 25478     Tuition: $24    Course Fee: $49    
Meeting Day(s): Sat.   6/7/2014    Time: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM  1 session
Location: Joppa Hall, Rm. 021    Instructor: A. Becker

Course: 35543     Tuition: $28    Course Fee: $57    
Meeting Day(s): Sat.   7/12/2014    Time: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM  1 session
Location: Joppa Hall, Rm. 021    Instructor: A. Becker

Course: 35544     Tuition: $28    Course Fee: $57    
Meeting Day(s): Sat.   8/2/2014    Time: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM  1 session
Location: Joppa Hall, Rm. 021    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: 35553     Tuition: $28    Course Fee: $45    
Meeting Day(s): Sat.   8/23/2014    Time: 8:00 AM - 12:15 PM  1 session
Location: Joppa Hall, Rm. 023    Instructor: A. Becker

Course: 35554     Tuition: $28    Course Fee: $45    
Meeting Day(s): Sat.   8/30/2014    Time: 8:00 AM - 12:15 PM  1 session
Location: Joppa Hall, Rm. 023    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: 35501     Tuition: $325    Course Fee: $103    
Meeting Day(s): Mon.   6/2/2014 - 8/25/2014    Time: 5:30 PM - 9:15 PM  13 sessions
Location: Joppa Hall, Rm. 025    Instructor: A. Adjei-Amegashie

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: 35502     Tuition: $325    Course Fee: $79    
Meeting Day(s): Wed.   6/4/2014 - 8/20/2014    Time: 6:00 PM - 9:15 PM  12 sessions
Location: Joppa Hall, Rm. 025    Instructor: G. Childers

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: 26267     Tuition: $275    Course Fee: $91    
Meeting Day(s): Fri.   6/6/2014 - 7/18/2014    Time: 9:00 AM - 1:15 PM  6 sessions
Location: Joppa Hall, Rm. 021    Instructor: C. Lindhorst
No class on 7/4. 

Course: 45017     Tuition: $275    Course Fee: $91    
Meeting Day(s): Fri.   8/29/2014 - 10/3/2014    Time: 9:00 AM - 1:15 PM  6 sessions
Location: Joppa Hall, Rm. 021    Instructor: L. Brown

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: 25794     Tuition: $175    Course Fee: $79    
Meeting Day(s): Tues., Thur.   4/22/2014 - 5/15/2014    Time: 6:00 PM - 9:15 PM  8 sessions
Location: Havre de Grace, Rm. 208    Instructor: C. Gainey

Course: 26266     Tuition: $193    Course Fee: $91    
Meeting Day(s): Mon., Wed.   6/2/2014 - 6/25/2014    Time: 1:00 PM - 4:15 PM  8 sessions
Location: Joppa Hall, Rm. 010    Instructor: G. Childers

Course: 35497     Tuition: $193    Course Fee: $91    
Meeting Day(s): Tues., Thur.   7/15/2014 - 8/7/2014    Time: 6:00 PM - 9:15 PM  8 sessions
Location: Joppa Hall, Rm. 008    Instructor: Staff

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: 25573     Tuition: $149    Course Fee: $89    
Meeting Day(s): Fri.   5/23/2014    Time: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM  1 session
Location: Joppa Hall, Rm. 025    Instructor: C. Lindhorst

Course: 35490     Tuition: $164    Course Fee: $103    
Meeting Day(s): Fri.   8/22/2014    Time: 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM  1 session
Location: Joppa Hall, Rm. 025    Instructor: L. Brown

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: 25525     Tuition: $895    Course Fee: $95    
Meeting Day(s): Sat.   4/5/2014 - 6/14/2014    Time: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM  10 sessions
Location: Joppa Hall, Rm. 025    Instructor: L. Unfried
No class 5/24 

Course: 35511     Tuition: $985    Course Fee: $110    
Meeting Day(s): Fri.   6/6/2014 - 8/15/2014    Time: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM  10 sessions
Location: Joppa Hall, Rm. 025    Instructor: L. O'Neill
Must also enroll in 45016. No class 7/4. 

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: 25526     Tuition: $395    
Meeting Day(s):    4/20/2014 - 8/31/2014    
Location: On Site    Instructor: T. Goodling
Must also enroll in 25525. Placement may take up to 6 months. 

Course: 45016     Tuition: $435    
Meeting Day(s):    8/17/2014 - 2/1/2015    
Location: On Site    Instructor: L. O'Neill
Must also enroll in 35511. Placement may take up to 6 months. 


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