Health Care Occupations

Health Care Occupations courses provide a broad scope of specialized training to meet the local demand of area healthcare industry providers. Included are courses and certifications in areas such as Nurse Aide, Phlebotomy, EKG (Electrocardiogram Monitoring), Medication Aide, CMAA (Certified Medical Administrative Assistant), MA (Medical Assisting), Centrile Sterile Processing, and Pharmacy Technician.

HEALTH CARE OCCUPATIONS

Medical Assisting Program

Medical Assisting Part 1

Instructor: Lori Forrester
Pinehurst Campus, 104 Van Dusen Hall
$185.00 + texts
CEU: 39.6

Part 1 of a 3-part class to learn the front and back office skills required to become a Medical Assistant.
Topics include A & P, medical terminology, safety and infection control, procedures/examinations, medical law and ethics, administrative procedures, billing, coding and insurance.
This class gives students the skills needed to work as a Medical Assistant.
Email: perrys@sandhills.edu for a complete list of program requirements.

Prerequisites: WorkKeys Workplace Documents level 4 and Math level 3

Course Code: 1305 (Traditional)
Mondays-Thursdays, Oct. 4-Feb. 15
8:30 am-3 pm

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EKG Technician

$185 + text
CEU: 9.6
Learn the required skills to become a certified EKG Technician and work in a variety of healthcare settings.
Topics include cardiac anatomy and physiology, cardiac cycle, EKG strip analysis, 12 lead EKG, and EKG procedures.

This class prepares students for the EKG certification with ASPT.

Course Code: 2306 (Traditional)
Pinehurst Campus, 104 Van Dusen Hall Instructor: Jade Mashburn
Mondays and Wednesdays, May 17-Aug. 11
5:30-9:30 pm

Course Code: 2307 (Hybrid) Instructor: Kerstyna Scott
Hoke Campus,109 Johnson Hall
Tuesdays (classroom) and Thursdays (online), May 18-Aug. 5
5:30-9:30 pm

Course Code: 2308 (Online)           Instructor: Ann Rowe
Tuesdays and Thursdays, May 18-Aug. 5
5:30-9:30 pm

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Central Sterile Processing

Instructor: Jeannine Kenzel
Pinehurst Campus, 204 Van Dusen Hall
$185 + texts
CEU: 9.6

Learn the primary responsibilities of a central sterile technician and the practical applications of concepts and procedures.
Students will explore preparation, storage, distribution of instruments, supplies, and equipment, quality assurance and inventory management.
Upon completion, students will be able to apply the principles of sterilization and disinfection in the workplace, as well as the principles of distribution of instruments and supplies.

This class prepares students for the Sterile Processing Technician certification.

Course Code: 2309 (Hybrid)
Mondays and Wednesdays, May 17-Aug. 11
5:30-9:30 pm

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Nurse Aide Level 1

Instructor: Margaret Dousharm
Hoke Campus, 129 Upchurch Hall
$205.50 + course pack
CEU: 20.4

Prepare to work as a Nurse Aide under the supervision of licensed healthcare professionals by performing hands-on patient care.
Successful completion prepares students for the State Board examination for NC NA Registry listing.
Email: perrys@sandhills.edu for a complete list of program requirements.
Contact Jenell Powell at 695-3965 for enrollment approval.

Course Code: 2310 (Hybrid)
Monday-Thursday, May 25-July 20
Mandatory classroom meeting May 25    8:30-10:30am
Lab (to be scheduled)                                    8:30 am-2 pm
Clinical (to be scheduled)                           7:30 am-1:30 pm

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Nurse Aid, Level 1 Refresher

Instructor: Jenell Powell
Pinehurst Campus, 107 Van Dusen Hall
$130
CEU: 4.0

This 40-hour program is for those whose listing has expired on the NC Nurse Aide I Registry or those with a state-recognized or military healthcare credential.
There will be 10 hours of required online work. It is imperative that you attend all virtual meetings.
Eligible individuals must have completed a state-approved Nurse Aide I program and have a certificate or transcript supporting completion.
Contact Jenell Powell at 695-3965 for enrollment approval.

Course Code: 2314 (Hybrid)
July 7 – 9, 13 and 14
9 am-3 pm

July 7 (mandatory class)
9 am (please bring lunch and hydration)

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Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA)

$255 + text
CEU: 9.6
Medical Administrative Assistants are valuable members of the healthcare team.
Students will learn patient registration, telephone, scheduling, medical records, accounts receivable, data entry, and medical claims.
This class prepares individuals for the Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) national certification exam offered by the National Healthcareer Association (NHA).

Course Code: 2316 (Hybrid)          Instructor: Terri Rush
Pinehurst Campus, 113 Meyer Hall
Mondays (classroom) and Wednesdays (online), May 17-Aug. 11
5:30-9:30 pm

Course Code: 2317 (Hybrid)         Instructor: Rachel Hall
Hoke Campus, 109 Johnson Hall
Tuesdays(online) and Thursdays (classroom), May 18-Aug. 5
5:30-9:30 pm

Course Code: 2318 (Online)          Instructor: Terri Rush
Tuesdays and Thursdays, May 18-Aug. 5
5:30-9:30 pm

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Pharmacy Technician

$185 + texts
CEU: 10.4
Prepare for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam and entry-level employment.
Topics include technical procedures for preparing and dispensing prescriptions, packaging and labeling, controlled substance procedures, inventory control, pharmacy calculations and over-the-counter drugs.
Upon completion, students will be able to perform basic supervised dispensing techniques in a community pharmacy setting.

Prerequisite: WorkKeys Math Level 3

Course Code: 2319  (Traditional) Instructor: Mia Bickel
Pinehurst Campus, 204 Van Dusen Hall
Tuesdays and Thursdays, May 18-Aug. 12
6-10 pm

Course Code: 2320 (Online)    Instructor: Ashley Rivera
Tuesdays and Thursdays, May 18-Aug. 12
5:30-9:30 pm

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Phlebotomy Technician and Clinical Rotation

Pinehurst Instructor: Lavita Crichlow
Hoke Instructor: Rachel Hall, CPT
$205.50 + text
CEU: 22.0

Learn the skills necessary to draw blood specimens in various healthcare settings and blood donation centers.
Topics include venipuncture, specimen handling, record-keeping and the healthcare profession.
A Work Keys Reading for Information test, drug screening, background check, and current immunizations are required for registration.
Email: perrys@sandhills.edu for a complete list of program requirements.

Course Code: 3322 (Hybrid) Instructor: Lavita Crichlow
Pinehurst Campus, 104 Van Dusen Hall Aug. 17-Dec. 14
Tuesdays (online) and Thursdays (classroom) 6-9:30 pm
Clinicals Mondays-Fridays                             8 am-4:30 pm
One Saturday Class                                               9 am-2 pm

Course Code: 3323 (Hybrid) Instructor: Rachel Hall, CPT
Sandhills Hoke Center, 109 Johnson Hall Aug. 18-Dec. 13
Mondays (online) and Wednesdays (classroom) 6-9:30 pm
Clinicals Mondays-Fridays                             8 am-4:30 pm
Two Saturday Classes                     9 am-1 pm

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Contact

Sandy Perry
Director, Career Training Allied Health
910.695.3974
131 Van Dusen Hall
perrys@sandhills.edu