Health and Human Services

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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

Advanced Coding (HEA 7313)
Anatomy and Physiology for Continuing Education Students (HEA 7265)
EKG Technician (HEA 7315)

Exploring Medical Language (HEA 7254)
Hospital Nursing Unit Secretary (HEA 7320)
Introduction to Biology
Medical Keyboarding (HEA 7625)
Medical Reimbursement Specialist (HEA 7270)
Medical Transcription (HEA7401)
Nurse Aide I
Pharmacy Technician (PHX 7960)
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 140 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.

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 7265. Anatomy & Physiology for CCE Students. 0.0 Hours. Class-80.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

Basic anatomy and physiology course designed for students entering medical transcription and medical coding classes.

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 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 7320. Hospital Nursing Unit Secretary. 0.0 Hours. Class-164.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course is designed to prepare individuals to perform competently as a secretary on a nursing unit. Students will learn and perform various clerical procedures such as telephone techniques, physician order interpretation, maintenance of the patient's chart, scheduling appointments and requesting supplies and/or equipment.

HEA 7401. Medical Transcriptionist. 0.0 Hours. Class-176.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

Students learn basic medical transcription skills using a Dictaphone and computer keyboarding.

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.

LLI 7075. Certificate in Aging Studies Part I. 0.0 Hours. Class-440.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

America is aging, with the "baby boom" generation beginning to retire and the proportion of adults over 65 expected to reach more than 1 in 4 by 2050. Such an age shift brings challenge and opportunity for caregivers and organizations. Our new Certificate in Aging Studies presents information related to both challenge and opportunity, offering students a thorough fact-based understanding of the aging process and the many issues associated with older adults. Each course covers specific topics and is designed to be stand-alone if desired. Two core courses, Part I and Part II plus one elective are required for the completion certificate. In this Part I, you will learn about key aging issues that span the entire aging population. We will also concentrate on the specific concerns of Alzheimer's and Hospice and Palliative care. Part II will continue to explore aging as we learn more specifics about nutrition and activities that help keep older adults living longer and healthier lives.

LLI 7076. Certificate in Aging Studies Part II. 0.0 Hours. Class-440.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

Aging Studies is a fast growing field of study which offers employment opportunities to professional caregivers as well as valuable information to adults with aging relatives. In this second part of the Aging Studies series we will discuss nutrition, exercise and activities that keep the older adult living longer and healthier. Students will learn more about the aging process and progress towards CPCC's Aging Studies Certificate with a specialization in this exciting area.

LLI 7092. Caring for Persons With Alzheimer's and Dementia. 0.0 Hours. Class-440.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

Designed for caregivers and professionals, this course will discuss the causes of Alzheimer's and Dementia and will examine how those suffering from these illnesses can have a higher quality of life. The class will review essential communication skills useful for the various stages of Alzheimer's/Dementia and will teach techniques for handling challenging behaviors. Alleviating caregiver stress will also be a major topic of discussion.

LLI 7107. Medication Technician. 0.0 Hours. Class-440.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

Learn to be a medication technician. Under the supervision of a general duty nurse, this professional administers prescribed medications to patients and maintains related medical records. The medication technician also verifies the identity of the patient receiving medication and records the name of the drug, the dosage and the time of administration on specified forms or records. NOTE: This class is for Medication Technicians in an assisted living community.

MLA 7001. Phlebotomy Training Experience. 0.0 Hours. Class-200.0. 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.

PHX 7960. Pharmacy Technician. 0.0 Hours. Class-140.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

Students learn about medications and appropriate dosages that are necessary to function as a technician in a pharmacy.