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MS School of  Health Services & Careers

 

Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist

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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

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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Pharmacy Technician / Assistant

Pharmacy

Pharmacy Technician/Assistant

Program Hour Type: Clock Hour
Program Award Level: Certificate
Total Program Hours: 103
Clinical and Lab: Must complete 40 hours

Course Description:
The pharmacy tech program is designed to prepare students for pharmacy inventory, assisting the pharmacist, helping customers and in some cases, compounding medications.

 

This program is designed to also provide students with theoretical knowledge, hands on practice skills and professional attributes required to entry level positions as Pharmacy Technicians. At the completion of this certificate, students are eligible to sit for the MedCA Pharmacy Technician certification exam.

Medical Billing & Coding

 

Certified Medical Assistant

 

​Medical Billing & Coding

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.

You can now pay online, call 769-572-7207.

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Doctor's Appointment

Certified Medical Assistant

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 June 27 - December 9, 2022.

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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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COVID-19 CEUs

 

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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. 

You can now pay online, call 769-572-7207.

COVID-19 CEU

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