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Charlotte, NC 28212
CPR - 99 Cardio-Pulmonary Resusitation
The American Heart Association CPR Classes are to educate individuals on how to save a life. Cardiac arrest is sudden and often there are no warning signs. The classes are designed to deliver a dynamic message of hope, and that is to save lives. American Heart Association CPR Classes are for everyone, and everyone should enroll in a course. Statistics show that among the American population, 70% may not respond during a cardiac arrest emergency because they are uneducated and do not know how to apply the lifesaving techniques of CPR. This is a sad statistic, as many individuals watch helplessly as someone dies.
NA I - 101 Nursing Assistant I
Nursing Assistant I Training Program is an extensive state approved course that includes instruction in both classroom theory and clinical experience under the supervision of a Registered Nurse. This program is designed to prepare participants to successfully fulfill the minimum requirements for completion of the Nurse Aide Competency Evaluation Program and successfully meet the requirements for the listing on the Nurse Aide I Registry. Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be eligible to register to take North Carolina’s state skills/written competency evaluation though Pearsonvue. Clinical experiences are held in an acute care setting or long-term care facility.
NA II - 102 Nursing Assistant II
The Nursing Assistant II Training Program is a course that provides eligibility to be listed on the Nurse Aide II Registry. This training is open to individuals who are currently listed as a Nurse Aide I in North Carolina with current CPR certification. The course provides the theoretical and practical knowledge and training required for graduates to be competent practitioners as a Nurse Aide II. This course rovides additional skills to Nursing Assistant I such as, Set-up & Monitoring Oxygen Therapy, Suctioning, Tracheostomy Care, Sterile Dressing Changes, IV Fluid Assistive Activities, Oral/Nasogastric/Gastrostomy Infusion, Insertion of Urinary Catheters, Ostomy Care/Irrigation, Break-up & Removal of Fecal Impaction. Clinical experiences are held in an acute care setting.
MA - 100 Medication Aide
The Medication Aide Program is a 24.0-hour course providing the resources and enhanced learning opportunities for students to develop a safe, effective medication pass in a supervised and controlled setting. This course is designed to prepare the student to meet the requirements of the North Carolina Medication Aide Act. The course curriculum includes information regarding medication administration, pharmacology, state rules and regulations, classification of drugs, and documentation of drug administration. The course focuses on the responsibilities of the medication aide in a skilled care nursing facility. Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be eligible to take the written examination administered by North Carolina Health and Human Services Division. After successful completion of the state exam and completion of the state application process, the student’s name will be placed on the medication aide registry with the North Carolina State Board of Nursing Licensure, Credentialing Division/North Carolina Nurse Aide Registry.
TT - 201 Telemetry Technician
This course is designed to teach the student the basic concepts and develop an understanding of cardiac rhythm analysis. Students will analyze and evaluate cardiac rhythms through a systematic approach comparing electrophysiology to electro-cardiogram wave patterns. Training will prepare students to function as telemetry technicians. Demonstrate skills appropriate to the level of knowledge required for entrance into employment related to the medical field. Analyze and evaluate cardiac rhythms and wave patterns through a systematic approach. Demonstrate ethical behavior in the clinical setting and maintain patient confidentiality at all times.
CMA - 300 Clinical Medical Assistant
The Clinical Medical Assisting (CMA) student will be trained to perform at a minimum entry level in positions normally available in a medical facility such as physicians’, chiropractors’, or podiatrists’ offices and clinics. This program provides the CMA with entry-level theory and “hands-on” training in basic and routine clinical and office tasks. This will equip the CMA with the competencies required to perform in either a clinical or office capacity. The graduate will be able to assist in EKG, X -ray procedures, first aid, and phlebotomy. The CMA will be able to perform clinical procedures, preparing the patient for physical exams, and assisting the physician with other exams. The CMA may help the physician with minor surgical procedures and can sterilize and care for instruments. In some venues, the CMA is expected to effectively handle administrative office procedures such as keyboarding, billing, coding, scheduling, transcription, insurance claims, and computerized record keeping. The CMA possesses a thorough understanding of health-related ethics and other business principles that bear on the practitioner’s relationship with the patient. As the medical profession continues to grow as a result of the population living longer and advancements in procedures, treatments, and medications, more patients will require medical services. Therefore, an increasing number of CMA’s will be needed to handle the many responsibilities for which they are uniquely trained.
PT - 400 Phlebotomy Technician
The purpose of this program is to prepare students for employment as phlebotomists or to provide supplemental training for persons previously or currently employed in this occupation. The content includes, but is not limited to, communication, leadership, human relations, and employability skills; performance of safe and efficient work practices in obtaining adequate and correct blood specimens by capillary or venipuncture on adults, children and neonates; maintaining the integrity of the specimen in relation to the test to be performed; preparing blood smears; labeling specimens accurately and completely; collec-ting timed specimens; promoting the comfort and well-being of the patient while performing blood collecting duties; observing safety policies and procedures; medical terminology; emergency procedures including CPR; delivering a variety of clinical specimens to the clinical laboratory; sorting and recording specimens received in the laboratory; centrifuging specimens and preparing aliquots of samples according to the designated protocol; distributing samples to appropriate laboratory sections; and preparing collection trays for specimen procurement. Reinforcement of basic skills in English, mathe-matics, and Science appropriate for the job occurs through vocational classroom instruction and applied laboratory procedures or practice.
PT - 500 Pharmacy Technician
This course introduces pharmacy practice and the technician’s role in a variety of pharmacy settings. Topics include medical terminology and abbreviations, drug delivery systems, law and ethics, prescription and medication orders, and the health care system. Upon completion, students should be able to explain the role of pharmacy technicians, read and interpret drug orders, describe quality assurance, and utilize pharmacy references.
WC - 301 Wound Care
HUC - 202 Health Unit Coordinator
This course is designed to train professionals and para-professionals to work as coordinators in health care settings. Students will learn to facilitate the activities of people in a health unit to work together smoothly and harmoniously in a common action, that is, the delivery of health care to patients or residents. Essential standards and ethics of the health care profession are stressed. The broad scope of the role of the Health Unit Coordinator is covered, including communications liaison among all of the various departments in the health care facility, transcribing physicians’ orders, maintaining patient and unit records, and ordering supplies and services.
MHA - 600 Maintaining a Homecare Agency
This course is designed to assist home care agencies how to maintain their business. The course will cover how to write policies and procedures; complete an application and submit it to The State of North Carolina; how to market your company; how to establish and maintain a homecare annual budget; how to hire competent nurses aides and nursing staff; initial assessments and supervisory visits; client's rights and responsibilities; nursing services and duties; acceeptance of clients for service; supervision of homecare or personal care aides;home medical equipment and supplies; case review and plan of care; physicians' orders; content of clients' medical records; content of employees' records and agencyt and supervision. This course is a segmented course. One segment will be offered two times a month.
CHP - 700 Computers for Healthcare Professionals
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Charlotte, NC 28212