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Phlebotomist

Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist

Haematology

Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist

Program Hour Type: Clock Hour

Program Award Level: Certificate

Total Program Hours: 80

Clinical and Lab: Must complete 200 venipuncture sticks

Phlebotomy Program of Study

This program prepares individuals, under the supervision of physicians and other health care professionals to draw blood samples from patients using a variety of intrusive procedures. Includes instruction in basic vascular anatomy and physiology blood physiology, skin puncture techniques, venipuncture, venous specimen collection and handling, safety and sanitation procedures, and application standards and regulations.

 

Graduates in this program will be prepared to become a phlebotomist technician or clinical lab technician. At the completion of this certificate, students are eligible to sit for the MedCA Phlebotomy Technician Certification Exam. This class is from January 10-February 4, February 21- March 18, April 4-April 29, May 16-June 10, June 27-July 22, August 8-September 2, September 19-October 14, and October 31-November 25, 2022.

Nursing Assistant

Nursing Assistant

 Nursing Assistant

Program Hour Type: Clock Hour

Program Award Level: Certificate

Total Program Hours: 91.2

Clinical and Lab: 40 hours

 

Course Description:

This course provides instruction in the roles and responsibilities of the Nursing Assistant. Body structure and function, infection prevention, nutrition, principles of growth and development, safety in healthcare, home health care, and care of the older person are some of the topics emphasized. Instruction and practice of basic patient care skills required for Nursing Assistants is provided. Skills practiced include patient assistance with activities of daily living, personal care, transfer and positioning, vital sign measurement, intake and output measurement, restorative care, and communication.

 

Students will practice supervised basic patient care in a clinical setting prior to completion of the program. The student must successfully meet all objectives of the course; pass computerized exams, laboratory skills performance and the clinical experience to be eligible for course completion. There are specific clinical requirements that must be completed prior to beginning the course.

 

At the completion of this certificate, students are eligible to take the Mississippi State certification exam to become a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA). This class is from January 10-February 4, February 21- March 18, April 4-April 29, May 16-June 10, June 27-July 22, August 8-September 2, September 19-October 14, and October 31-November 25, 2022. 

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Medical Billing & Coding

Medical Coding & Billing

Certified Medical Assistant

Allied Health & Med Assist

​Medical Billing & Coding

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Program Hour Type: Clock Hour
Program Award Level: Certificate
Total Program Hours: 95

 

Course Description:

The Medical Billing and Coding curriculum will prepare students to perform a wide range of billing and coding tasks. The program will teach students how to:

 

Understand anatomy, physiology and medical terms.
Understand law and ethics as they relate to the job of a medical biller and coder.
Understand medical billing systems.
Post, submit and appeal claims.
Perform medical data entry.
Effectively use medical software and manage electronic health records.
Track payments and reimbursements.
Apply coding to medical diagnoses and treatments.
Communication appropriately with providers and insurance companies. At the completion of this certificate, students are eligible to sit for the MedCA Medical Billing & Coding certification exam.

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Total Program Hours: 720

Program Hour Type: Clock Hour

Program Award Level: Certificate

 

Program of Study- This program prepares individuals, under the supervision of physicians, to provide medical office administrative services and perform clinical duties including patient intake and care, routine diagnostic and recording procedures, pre-examination and examination assistance, and the administration of medications and first aid. At the completion of this certificate, students are eligible to sit for the MedCA Medical Assistant certification exam.

 

Includes instruction in basic anatomy and physiology; medical terminology; medical law and ethics; patient psychology and communications; medical office procedures; and clinical diagnostic, examination, testing, and treatment procedures. This program is from July 11, 2022 - March 31, 2023.

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Certified Medical Assistant

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Community Health Worker

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Community Health Worker

The Community Health Worker plays an accredited role in the health of their communities linking diverse and underserved populations to health and social services systems. As a community health worker, you reduce social and racial disparities in healthcare.

 

The Community Health Worker certificate program is a professional development for healthcare workers. This program provides training designed to strengthen the skills, knowledge and abilities of Community Health Workers. 

The course objectives include the following:

  1. Community Health Worker Roles and Boundaries

  2. Community Outreach and Engagement

  3. Communication Skills

  4. Organizational Skills

  5. Social Determinants of Health and Disparities 

  6. Documentation Skills

  7. Assessment Skills

  8. Service Coordination Skills

 

Each graduate of the Community Health Worker training program will complete 30 hours of curriculum. All training consists of one mandatory webinar and 10 weeks of online learning, the training ends with an in-person half of day session where learners will present a case study and receive their certificate of completion. 

Each student will receive 3 CEUs based on the 30 hours of curriculum.

 

What occupations(s) will graduates of this program of study be prepared for?
Continuing education for healthcare and any frontline workers. 

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EKG Technician

EKG Technician

EKG Curriculum Purpose: Prepare students for real-world performance as EKG technicians.

 

  • Understand the anatomy and physiology of the cardiovascular system

    • Describe the anatomy of the heart

    • Identify the major structures of the vascular system

    • Identify phases of the cardiac cycle

    • Define the functional properties of cardiac muscle

    • Describe the differences between normal and abnormal heart sounds

  • Obtain basic patient vital signs

  • Initiate CPR and first aid when necessary

  • Explain the purpose of EKG monitoring

    • Describe how EKG wave forms are produced

    • Know the cardiac areas represented by the EKG leads

    • Determine heart rate and rhythm

    • Know how to set and adjust the EKG monitor settings to various patient situations

    • Demonstrate a working knowledge of various EKG lead systems

    • Demonstrate how to record an EKG

  • Perform 30 live EKGs

    • Record and verify leads

    • Maintain and ensure proper functioning of EKG equipment

    • Prepare the patient

    • Apply electrodes for EKG monitoring

    • Monitor patients during procedures

  • Assist patients before, during and after procedures

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COVID-19 CEUs

COVID19 CEUs

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COVID-19 CEU

The COVID – 19 Training provides Community Health Care Workers, Frontline Personnel and Community Members accurate, evidence-based information, help address anxiety and depression and provide other support as needed.

 

The COVID – 19 training objectives include the following: 

  • Latest COVID – 19 research studies;

  • Guidelines for frontline workers;

  • Managing COVID – 19 in healthcare facilities;

  • People at a Higher Risk What is new for diabetes and prediabetes;

  • COVID – 19 and asthma;

  • COVID – 19 and heart disease;

  • Myths Stigma reduction;

  • COVID myths busted;

  • More than just an infection;

  • Vaccination myths;

  • Mental Health: 10 signs you need to make a behavior health referral;

  • COVID – 19 Resource and Information; 

  • Guide through the National Alliances on Mental Health (NAMI);

  • Mental health and psychosocial consideration during the COVID – 19 outbreaks;

  • Food Security Input of COVID – 19 on Food, Supply and Demand

 

Each student of the COVID – 19 training will complete 10 hours of curriculum. All training is both via webinar, on-line and in person. After fulfilling all requirements, students will receive a certificate of completion and will receive 1 CEU based on 10 hours of curriculum.

 

What occupations(s) will graduates of this program of study be prepared for? Continuing Education in healthcare and any frontline workers. 

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Limited License Radiology

Limited License Radiology

Limited License Radiology

Limited License Radiology (Certification) 450 hours:

This is a 16 week 450 hour hybrid course that will require online as well as in person training.

This course is designed to prepare students for entry-level employment as an x-ray technician. 

Many LRTs have previous CCMA and/or CNA experience.  Students will learn the fundamentals of radiography, including positioning, radiation safety, medical terminology, and anatomy and physiology. Radiation safety and maintenance of equipment are also addressed. The course includes both virtual lecture and in-person lab instruction, which enables students to practice the skills they are learning in class, including performing x-rays.  In addition to acquiring knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to be a limited license radiologic technologist, students will receive test preparation to help them prepare to take the American Allied Health Certification.

 

Radiologic technologists can expect to work in settings such as doctors offices, urgent care facilities, chiropractor’s offices, hospitals, and other medical facilities.

Students will be trained in the following: 

  • Set up and operate x-ray machine

  • Explain procedures to patients

  • Work closely with patients

  • Many radiologic technologists are also certified medical assistants or CNA’s and can expect to perform patient care activities.

After completion, students are eligible to sit for the MedCA and/or American Allied Health certification exam.

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Pharmacy Technician

Pharmacy Technician
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Pharmacy Technician

Pharmacy Technician Program Purpose:

8 week program 90 total hours (50 instructional and 40 lab hours)  

The Pharmacy Technician program is designed to prepare students to work with, and perform tasks delegated by, a licensed pharmacist. This course will instruct on the appropriate conduction of pharmacy inventory, assisting the pharmacist, helping customers, and in some cases, compounding medications. This program is designed to also provide students with theoretical knowledge, as well as hands-on skills and professional attributes required to entry level positions as pharmacy technicians.

 

Students can expect to receive knowledge on handling patient questions about prescription information and health concerns, updating patient profiles and insurance documents, delivering medicine to nursing staff, interpreting patient charts, and other customer service assignments.

 

Trainees will be able to demonstrate the standard techniques and procedures required of pharmacy technicians for pharmacy operations, including aseptic operations, medication transcriptions, metric/apothecary conversions, drug dispensation, record keeping, and patient profiling. Under professional guidance trainees will gain the ability to list and explain all major classifications of drugs and understand their indications, therapeutic effects, side effects, dosing recommendations, routes of administration, and mechanisms of action. 

 

The goal of the program is for trainees to be able to interact with pharmacists, customers, and business associates, displaying professional skills, appearance, and ethics in a work-experience setting.

 

At the completion of the program, students are eligible to sit for the American Allied Health national certificate exam.

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