EKG Technician Certification
Program
This comprehensive 50 hour program prepares students to
function as EKG technicians and to take the ASPT – Electrocar-
diograph (EKG) Technician exam and other national certifica-
tion exams. This course will include important practice and
background information on anatomy and physiology of the
heart, medical disease processes, medical terminology, medi-
cal ethics, legal aspects of patient contact, electrocardiogra-
phy and stress testing. Additionally, students will practice
with EKG equipment and perform hands-on labs including
introduction to the function and proper use of the EKG ma-
chine, the normal anatomy of the chest wall for proper lead
placement, 12-lead placement and other clinical practices.
This program is appropriate for students that already have
their CNA or other medical training.
CRN:60905
(15
sessions) Mons. & Weds. 3/18-5/6
6-9:30
PM
(50
contact hours)
SVCC-Room TBA
CCI Instructor
$999 (includes textbooks)
Clinical Medical Assistant Program-
140
Classroom Hours + Clinical
Externship
This program will train students to assist physicians by
performing functions related to the clinical responsibilities of
a medical office. Instruction includes among other things pre-
paring patients for examination and treatment, routine labo-
ratory procedures, diagnostic testing, technical aspects of
phlebotomy and the cardiac life cycle. This program includes
140
hours of classroom lecture and hands on labs and a clini-
cal externship opportunity at a local healthcare provider. To
be eligible for the clinical rotation, students must successfully
complete the 140 hour program, submit to a thorough back-
ground check, drug screening and meet other requirements.
Note: Upon successful completion of this program, students
would be eligible to sit for the National Healthcareer As-
sociation (NHA) Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA)
national examination.
CRN:60906
(34
sessions) Tues. & Thurs. 3/5-6/13,
Sats. 3/23,4/6,4/20,5/4,5/18,6/1, 2013
T & Th.-6-9:30PM Sat. 9AM-4:30PM
SVCC-Room TBA
CCI Instructor
$2,399 (materials included)
Pharmacy Technician Program
This comprehensive 50 hour program will prepare students to
work as a pharmacy technician in retail or other pharmacy set-
ting and to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board’s
PTCB exam. Course content includes: pharmacy medical
terminology, the history of pharmacy, the pharmacy practice
in multiple environments, pharmacy calculations and measure-
ments, reading and interpreting prescriptions and defining
drugs by generic and brand names. Through classroom lec-
ture and hands on labs, students will review dosage calcula-
tions, drug classifications, the “top 200 drugs,” I.V. flow rates,
sterile compounding, dose conversions, aseptic technique,
the handling of sterile products, total parental nutrition (TPN),
dispensing of prescriptions, inventory control and billing and
reimbursement.
CRN:60908
(15
sessions) Tues. & Thurs.
3/19-5/7, 2013
6-9:30
PM
(50
contact hours)
SVCC-Room TBA
CCI Instructor
$999 (includes textbooks)
Chiropractic Assistant Program
This 50 hour program prepares students for a career as a
chiropractic assistant in the expanding field of chiropractic
healthcare through both classroom lecture and hands on
labs. The student will receive an overview of administrative
front office duties; chiropractic and patient education issues;
anatomy and physiology; chiropractic terminology; chiroprac-
tic billing & coding; and the legal aspects of chiropractic care.
Additionally, students will review “therapeutic skills” includ-
ing: massage basics, vital signs, T.E.N.S., ultrasound, cryo-
therapy and other therapeutic modalities. Note: this program
does not include a national or state certification or a clinical
rotation as part of its overall objectives.
CRN: 60903
(15
sessions) Mons. & Weds. 3/18-5/6, 2013
6-9:30
PM
(50
Contact Hours)
SVCC-Room 2L1A CCI Instructor
$999 (Includes Textbooks)
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