Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) HLT-105
You will be trained in American Heart Association (AHA) mouth-to-mouth artificial ventilation, CPR, choking, lifethreatening emergencies, and sudden illness for adults, children and infants. With successful completion of the assessments, you will receive certification from AHA in BLS for Health Care Providers (CPR and AED) • 1 credit • ISC 143
First Aid and Safety American Red Cross (ARC) HLT 106-71
You will learn standard First Aid and CPR for adults, children and infants. The course also focuses on workplace ergonomics; prevention of slips, trips and falls; back injury prevention, workplace violence prevention, and stress management. With successful completion of the assessments, you will receive certification from ARC in CPR/AED for adult and child, CPR for infant, and First Aid. Cam Mumpower •2 credits •  • Saturdays, March 22 - April 12, 8:30 AM - 3:15 PM • ISC 143
ICD-10-CM for the Physician’s Office 120 Hours/12 Months/Instructor Supported Partnership with Protrain Online
Be ready for ICD-10-CM with 2010 CD10-CM Online Training Modules! In this easy-to-use online course, we provide an introduction to ICD-10-CM coding and help you translate your knowledge of ICD-9-CM coding to the new code set. Expert insight, engaging learning modules, and interactive exercises prepare you for the transition to ICD-10-CM, and a printable Certificate of Completion enables you to prove your ICD-10-CM proficiency to employers and earn 4 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) from the American Association of Professional Coders (AAPC). • Course Fee: $1395 • For more information and to enroll visit www.theknowledgebase.org/vhccworkforce
Health Care Technician I HCT 101
You will learn basic care skills with emphasis on physical, social, emotional, and spiritual needs of patients. Covers procedures, communications and interpersonal relations; observation, charting and reporting; care planning, safety and infection control; anatomy and physiology, nutrition and patient feeding; ethics, death and dying. Prepares multiskilled health care workers to care for patients of various ages with special emphasis on geriatric nursing, home health, long and short term care facilities. • 3 credits • Corequisite HCT 102 also.
Health Care Technician II HCT 102
You will learn to apply theory through laboratory experience for health care technicians to work in home health, long and short term facilities.• 3 credits• Corequisite HCT 101.
Pharmacy Technician - GES 117 - 300 hours
Learn the skills you need to become a pharmacy tech in a hospital or retail setting with the Pharmacy Technician Online Certification Training Program. You’ll gain the skills and knowledge to qualify for entry-level positions in pharmacies, and you’ll be prepared for national certification. This program pairs students with an instructor for one-on-one assistance and includes a forty-hour externship.
If you’re interested in becoming a pharmacy technician, this program is for you! No health care or medical office work experience is required to take this program.
In order to sit for the national certification exam, candidates must have a high school diploma or equivalent; therefore, it’s recommended you have this before enrolling for this program. • Non Credit • Course Fee: $1,995
Basic Pharmacy I HLT 261-71
You will be introduced to the basics of pharmacy technology and be prepared to successfully pass the Pharmacy Technician Certificate Board (PTCB) National Exam. You will review the basic concepts required to work as a pharmacy technician which include math concepts, drug classifications, and applicable laws needed to work as a pharmacy technician in Virginia. This course has been approved by the Board of Pharmacy and meets the requirements set forth by the Virginia Board of Pharmacy Regulations (18VAC110-20-102 Criteria for approval of training programs).  - HLT 261-71 • W. Dotson • 3 Credits •
Mondays, January 13, 9 AM - 11:45 PM • OTC 228
Phlebotomy Technician Program
Laboratories rely on phlebotomy technicians to collect quality samples from patients to produce quality laboratory results. To do this, a phlebotomy technician must create an atmosphere of trust and confidence with patients while drawing blood specimens in a skillful, safe and reliable manner. This 64-hour course is intended for those who have no experience and want to become employed as a Phlebotomy technician in a clinical laboratory or public health department setting. Students work in teams practicing on each other. The course includes 64 hours of classroom training and a 100-hour externship to provide you with a complete learning experience. You will receive a certificate of completion from Boston Reed College and be prepared to take the national exam. Non Credit •  • Tuesdays & Thursdays, 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM, February 25 - April 29 (coursework - 64 hours) • Externship (100 hours) to follow coordinated by Boston Reed College. • MEC 109• Course Fee: $2,195
As a Veterinary Assistant you will help the veterinarian or the veterinarian technician in their daily tasks. You will feed, water, and examine pets for signs of illness, disease, or injury; and clean and disinfect cages and work areas, as well as sterilize laboratory and surgical equipment in laboratories, animal hospitals, and clinics.Non Credit •  • Saturdays, 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM, March 8 - April 5 • NEB 001 • Course Fee: $1,299