Health and Community

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Aging Studies

Activity Director - Basic Training (OAP 7006)
Aging Studies Certificate: Part 1 (LLI 7075); Part II (LLI 7076)
Assisted Living Administrator (GEX 7061)
Caring for Persons with Alzheimer's and Dementia (LLI 7092)
Medication Technician (LLI 7107)

Allied Health

EKG Technician (HEA 7315)
Medical Billing and Coding (HEA 7625; HEA 7254; HEA 7270; HEA 7313)
Phlebotomy (MLA 7001)

GEX 7016. Assisted Living Administrator Training. 0.0 Hours. Class-215.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course trains individuals to be assisted living administrators. The course meets the state requirement with 75 hours of online and in-class coursework and 120 hours of preceptorship. The coursework includes resource management, management of environmental services, finance, food services, marketing, budgeting and resident care. Preceptorships are on site at approved assisted living communities. Admittance into this class is contingent on an application process.

HEA 7254. Exploring Medical Language. 0.0 Hours. Class-164.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This is a medical terminology course that includes the basics of anatomy and physiology, disease process and pharmacology.

HEA 7270. Medical Reimbursement Specialist. 0.0 Hours. Class-150.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

Students will learn basic ICD-10-CM and CPT coding skills. Students will gain knowledge of Medicare, Medicaid, Managed Care, insurance terminology, billing and reimbursement skills.

HEA 7313. Advanced Coding. 0.0 Hours. Class-150.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course is a continuation of basic and intermediate coding. It will provide in-depth coverage of ICD-10-CM and CPT coding.

HEA 7315. EKG Technician. 0.0 Hours. Class-112.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

Students will gain knowledge of cardiac terminology, understand the structure and function of the heart, and understand the anatomy and physiology of the heart. Students will gain basic understanding of the electrical conduction system and how it affects heart function. Students will identify why the EKG is done. Students will identify common arrhythmias, and demonstrate patient prep as well as proper placement of EKG leads. Students will be able to properly and safely operate the equipment, run a 12 lead EKG accurately and prepare it for reading.

HEA 7625. Medical Keyboarding. 0.0 Hours. Class-60.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

Provides a basic keyboarding course designed for persons entering a healthcare field.

MLA 7001. Phlebotomy Training Experience. 0.0 Hours. Class-258.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course prepares the participant in the knowledge and skills to become a certified phlebotomist, a medical professional who collects blood from patients for various laboratory tests and procedures. The course consists of both a seven week classroom phase and, with successful completion, a seven week clinical experience. Students who complete both phases successfully are eligible to seek national certification. Phlebotomy training and certification enables individuals to seek employment in hospital labs, physician practices, and private independent laboratories with full time or part time employment.

OAP 7006. Activity Director-MEPAP 2nd Edition Basic Training Course. 0.0 Hours. Class-180.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This activity training course qualifies activity directors to work in assisted living communities and nursing homes according to state regulations. It encourages activity directors to aspire to certification with the National Certification Council for Activity Professionals. Topics include recognizing the needs of older adults as they age, activity assessments, interdisciplinary team planning, goal setting for residents, documentation in the health record, resources, volunteer management and regulations and requirements that impact delivery of activities in long-term care settings.