NURSE'S AIDE TRAINING CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

Become a CNA in 7 weeks! This course will prepare you for the state certification exam and covers basic nursing skills, personal care skills and recognition for mental health and social service needs, basic restorative services and residential rights. TUITION: $999 plus books, uniforms, exam fee and gait belt. Mandatory Orientation! Prerequisite: A Mantoux test is required prior to the start of class. You must have a high school diploma or GED. Final acceptance depends upon an acceptable CORI.

HOME HEALTH AIDE CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

This course is designed as a 15 hour cross-over for Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA). Earn a certificate as a Home Health Aide and expand your employment opportunities! TUITION: $250 plus books. Graduates of UCT Nurses Aide Program pay a discounted rate of $150

EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN (EMT)

This program is designed to teach you how to conduct emergency medical care in the pre-hospital environment. The program consists of 139 classroom hours, 48 online hours, and a 10+hour clinical component in hospital and ambulance setting. The course covers entry level training (basic life support) and will prepare you to be considered eligible to sit for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Certification exam and the National Registry for Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT). TUITION: $825 plus textbook, uniform and exam fee.

MEDICAL ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

Prepare for careers as a Patient Registration Specialist, Medical Office Assistant, Medical Patient Service representative Assistant or Medical Administrative Assistant.

    You will receive a Medical Administrative Assistant Certificate upon successful completion of:
  • Medical Terminology
  • Basic Life Support
  • Administrative Medical Assistant
  • Medical Law, Ethics & Cultural Competence

Prerequisite: Computer Basics, Microsoft Word.

CLINICAL MEDICAL ASSISTANT CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

Prepare yourself to work as a Medical Assistant for physicians, medical groups and/or other health care facilities.

    You will receive a Clinical Medical Assistant Certificate upon successful completion of:
  • Medical Terminology
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • EKG Technician
  • Advanced EKG Technician
  • Basic Life Support
  • Phlebotomy Technician
  • Clinical Medical Assistant
  • Medical Law, Ethics & Cultural Competence
  • PATIENT CARE TECHNICIAN CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

    Patient Care Technicians work with doctors, nurses and other health care professionals to provide direct patient care in a variety of health care environments, especially hospitals and other acute care settings.

      You will receive a Patient Care Technician Certificate upon successful completion of:
    • Medical Terminology
    • Basic Life Support
    • Anatomy and Physiology
    • EKG Technician
    • Advanced EKG Technician
    • Phlebotomy Technician
    • Medical Law, Ethics & Cultural Competence
    • Prerequisite: Must be a CNA.

      EKG TECHNICIAN CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

      Prepare yourself to work as a Certified EKG Technician in hospitals, clinics and emergency rooms.

        You will receive an EKG Technician Certificate upon successful completion of:
      • Medical Terminology
      • Basic Life Support
      • EKG Technician
      • Advanced EKG Technician
      • Medical Law, Ethics & Cultural Competence
      • DIAGNOSTIC TECHNICIAN CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

        A Diagnostic Technician is responsible for accurately performing and processing electrocardiograms, draws intravenous and capillary blood from adults, infants and children and all related functions.

          You will receive a Diagnostic Technician Certificate upon successful completion of:
        • Medical Terminology
        • Basic Life Support
        • Anatomy and Physiology
        • EKG Technician
        • Advanced EKG Technician
        • Phlebotomy Technician
        • Medical Law, Ethics & Cultural Competence
        • MEDICAL BILLING & CODING CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

          Medical Coding Specialists are employed in hospitals, physicians' offices, health care insurance agencies, nursing homes and health clinics. Other medical positions are claims examiners, billing clerks, reimbursement analysts and more.

            You will receive a Medical Billing & Coding Certificate upon successful completion of:
          • Medical Terminology
          • Anatomy & Physiology
          • Basic & Advanced Medical Billing & Coding
          • This certificate prepares you for the National Certified Professional Coder (CPC) certification exam offered through the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC).

            All courses must be taken at the Upper Cape Tech campus to qualify for the Certificate Programs. Under special circumstances, transfer of one course taken from an accredited college or technical school with a grade of B- or better may be allowed.

          Health Careers

          NURSES AIDE TRAINING - Certified Nursing Assistant




          Code: F21-310
          Price: $999.00

          Prerequisites: CORI, Health Vaccinations
          Instructor: Denise Shea, RN, MSN
          Day/Time: MON/TUES/WED, 4:30-9:00PM
          Start Date: October 19, 2020 MANDATORY ORIENTATION 10/5/20
          Fees: $999.00
          Number of Class Meetings: 7 WEEKS

          Course Description:



          Become a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA). Lectures through GOOGLE MEET on MONDAY/TUESDAY/WEDNESDAY 4:30PM-9:00PM. This 7 week course will prepare you for the state certification exam to BECOME A CNA, Certified Nursing Assistant. The Nurse's Aide Training covers basic nursing skills, personal care skills and recognition for mental health and social service needs, basic restorative services and residential rights. It does NOT include Home Health Aide. Employment opportunities exist at hospitals, nursing homes, home health care agencies, domiciliary care and residential care facilities. Uniforms, text books, gait belt and Massachusetts State exam fees are NOT included in tuition. A PPD (TB) vaccine as well as the flu vaccine is required prior to the start of class. You must be able to lift, push, move and turn at least 50lbs. Final acceptance depends upon an acceptable CORI which must be completed by the night of orientation. No refunds are given due to an unacceptable CORI. Students are encouraged to register and complete Basic Life Support- CPR course (available at UCT through website). 

          TEXTBOOK REQUIRED:  Hartman's Nursing Assistant Care:  Long-Term Care, 4th Edition - ISBN: 978-1604250770 ON Amazon.com.  ALSO, the workbook ISBN 978-1-60425-0756 Hartman's Nursing Assistant Care: Long - Term Care 4th Edition Workbook..  Go to www.amazon.com to Purchase the book and workbook.

          REQUIREMENTS: Students must have proof of PPD (TB) vaccination, flu vaccine and forms of ID for CORI.
          STATE CERTIFICATION: Students who successfully complete the program will be able to take the MA State Certification Exam on-site at Upper Cape CodTechnical School.

          Professional Reflexology Program




          Code: W20-219
          Price: $1,560.00

          Instructor: Kathleen Viola, Certified Holistic Healthcare Practitioner, Licensed Massage Therapist, Reiki Master.
          Day/Time: TBD
          Start Date: TBD
          Fees: 1560.00
          Number of Class Meetings: 20 Sessions

          Course Description:

          Choose your path to be certified in the field or become nationally certified. Both minimum requirements are provided in this program. Prepare to take the National Reflexology Certification Board Exam to become a nationally certified reflexologist through the Reflexology Certification Board ( RCB). This program meets the 250-hour minimum requirement in order to sit for the RCB National Exam.This includes the hands on practical. This program addresses all four levels including: utilizing Zone Therapy of Reflexology, experiencing the unique techniques utilized only in professional reflexology treatments, understanding the ultimate health benefits of reflexology through relaxation, releasing and detoxing methods. Thus obtaining a complete state of homeostasis within the body for optimum balance and health. Each student must meet the 250-hour requirement. Make up class will be available at an extra fee. All educational materials necessary for the class and preparation of the national exam are included. *National exam fee is an extra cost due the RCB. If you wish to be national certified. Students are expected to bring to the second class and all classes there after: water, lotion, wipes for feet,paper towels, top and bottom sheets, zero gravity folding chair on a rotating basis, LARGE 3 ring binder to build your materia medica, and protective sleeves to hold your handout pages. There is homework, due at each class, tracking documentation forms for people worked on due each week. You must pass “each module” at 90%, not grade average. Questions/ concerns may be addressed to Kathleen. 508.790.1690 This is a hands on class/ you will work on each other as well as clients I bring into class for you to work on. You will be working on me too. Instructor: Kathleen Viola Certified Holistic Health Practitioner, President/CEO Integrated Reflexology Association of America, Nationally Certified Master Reflexologist, National Proctor/ Hands on Assistant/ Instructor for Reflexology Certification Board, (RCB), MT, RYT, CYT, Chiropractic Assistant for over 10 years.




          HOME HEALTH AIDE




          Code: W20-311
          Price: $250.00

          Prerequisites: Student must be a CNA or completed a nurse aide training course
          Instructor: Julie Silva, R.N., BSN, Nursing Educator with over 30 years long term experience.
          Day/Time: TBD
          Start Date: TBD
          Fees: $250.00 ($150.00 for graduate of UCT CNA Program)
          Number of Class Meetings: 4 Sessions

          Course Description:

          Home Health Aid

          Employment of home health aides is projected to grow 41% from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations (U.S. Department of Labor) This course is designed as a 15 hour cross-over for Certified Nurse’s Aides. Earn a certificate as a Home Health Aide and expand your employment opportunities! Students are required to purchase textbook prior to class: The Home Health Aide Handbook, 5th edition, Hartman Publishing, Inc. ISBN: 978-1-60425-108-1

          Instructor: Julie Silva, RN, BSN

          Fee: $ 250 ($150 for graduate of UCT CNA program)

          MEDICAL ASSISTANT NATIONAL CERTIFICATION EXAM PREP COURSE




          Code: S21-314
          Price: $299.00

          Instructor: Karmle Conrad, MHA, CCMA, RPT, CPC.
          Day/Time: MON/THURS, 6-9 pm
          Start Date: TBD
          Fees: $299.00
          Number of Class Meetings: 6 Sessions

          Course Description:

          This course is designed to prepare the medical assistant students that have completed all course requirements for the National Healthcare Association (NHA) All topics from the Medical Assistant Program will be reviewed and daily short-version board-exam tests will be given to monitor student progress. The exam does not require hands-on testing. This course is schedule two evenings a week for three weeks in an intensive review format designed to prepare students for the exam. The course is offered immediately following the completion of the final medical assistant program course.

          Textbook to be purchased by the student: Medical Assisting Review, 6th edition, by Jahangir Moini, MD, MPH.

          ISBN: 978-1-259-5923-5 (McGraw-Hill Publishing.

          Instructor: Karmle Conrad, MHA, CCMA, RPT, CPC.


           

          Phlebotomy Technician - THIS CLASS IS FULL. PLEASE CALL OUR OFFICE TO BE PUT ON A WAITING LIST.




          Code: F21-301
          Price: $1,999.00

          Prerequisites: Medical Terminology, must be able to SPEAK and WRITE fluent English.
          Instructor: Diane M. Distolfo, MLS (ASCP)
          Day/Time: Monday/Wednesday 6:00-9:00PM
          Start Date: SEPTEMBER 14, 2020 - MANDATORY ORIENTATION 9/9/20
          Fees: $1,999.00
          Number of Class Meetings: 12 Weeks

          Course Description:

          PHLEBOTOMY TECHNICIAN - 

          This course will provide both theory and practical skills required for a student to perform both routine and challenging veni-puncture and capillary skin puncture collections. In addition, collection, processing, and distribution of lab specimens according to standard procedures will be presented.

          The course lectures and labs will emphasize laboratory safety standards, legal and ethical behaviors, HIPAA, and quality control.

          The course includes an overview of human anatomy (circulatory system), basic hematology, and micro-collection techniques. Upon successful completion of this course and Phlebotomy Lab skills class, the student will have entry-level skills to perform as a phlebotomy technician.

          *After passing this class, students will be required to complete a 120 hr Clinical Externship at one of our affiliated hospitals or clinic sites.

          *At the completion of both the class and the Externship, students will be eligible to sit for a National Certification Examination.

          THIS CLASS IS NOW FULL.  PLEASE CALL OUR OFFICE TO BE PUT ON A WAITING LIST AT 508-759-7711  X211 OR X258.

           

          COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES

          Upon completion of the program, the student will be able to:

          • Perform as an entry level phlebotomy technician.

          • Perform veni-punctures and capillary skin punctures.

          • Perform standard procedures in the collection, processing, and distribution of lab specimens.

          • Understand the role and function of phlebotomy in the overall care of a client.

          • Explain and summarize the basic components of a clinical and/or medical record.

          • Describe and recognize safety standards, legal and ethical behaviors, and quality control related       

            to phlebotomy.                                               

          §Demonstrate proper procedures for requisitioning, collection, processing and Transport of Laboratory specimens

           Required Text: Phlebotomy Simplified, Third Edition, Diane Garza and Kathleen Becan-McBride

                                ISBN-13  978-0-13-471834-7, www.pearson.com 

          BASIC & ADVANCED MEDICAL BILLING & CODING COURSE




          Code: W21-317
          Price: $1,100.00

          Prerequisites: Medical Terminology, Anatomy & Physiology
          Instructor: Professor Karmle L. Conrad, MHA, CPC, CCMA, RPT. Board Certified professional coder, CPC, with the American Academy of Professional Coders, AAPC.
          Day/Time: MONDAY & WEDNESDAYS, 6:00-9:00PM
          Start Date: 2/1/21-5/21/21
          Fees: $1,100
          Number of Class Meetings: 28 Sessions

          Course Description:

           BASIC & ADVANCED MEDICAL BILLING AND CODING - This course prepares students for the position of medical billing and coding in doctor's offices, clinics, hospitals, all healthcare billing and coding businesses, and insurance companies.
          The course covers the necessary introductory skills in order to begin collecting, processing, and disseminating medical information and providing coding for billing as required by the health care industry.  Your will learn about 
          the 3 major code-sets:  ICD-10-CM, and CPT, and HCPS:  what they are for, how to use them and when to use them.  No codes need to be memorized.  After this course, you will be ready to take the certification exam prep 
          course for the AAPC's certified professional coder status, CPC.

          Current-year code books must be purchased.


          REQUIRED TEXTBOOK(s)

          Buck, Carol J. (2020) 2020 Step-by-step Medical Coding, Elsevier.

          Buck, Carol J. (2020) 2020 Step-by-Step Medical Coding, Workbook, Elsevier.


          REQUIRED CODING BOOKS:

          Buck, Carol J. 2020 ICD-10-CM for PHYSICIANS, Elsevier.

          AMA, CPT 2020 Professional, AMA.

          Buck, Carol J. 2020 HCPCS Level II, Elsevier.

          These books are available on Amazon.com

          You may contact Prof. Conrad with any questions and concerns at:  kconrad@ae.uppercapetech.org.

          Instructor:  Karmle L. Conrad, MHA, CPC, CCMA, RPT. Professor Conrad is a board-certified professioal
          coder, CPC, with the American Academy of Professional Coders, AAPC.



          Medical Assistant-Clinical




          Code: W21-302
          Price: $2,100.00

          Prerequisites: Medical Terminology, Anatomy & Physiology, Medical Law & Ethics, Phlebotomy, EKG & Adv EKG, Basic Life Support
          Instructor: Karmle Conrad, MHA, CCMA, RPT, CPC, CHLC.
          Day/Time: Tuesday/Thursday; 6-9pm
          Start Date: Mandatory Orientation 1/28/21
          Fees: $2100
          Number of Class Meetings: 10 weeks; 2 three hour classes per week

          Course Description:

          The Medical Assistant Clinical course will include hands-on procedures in medical asepsis practices, vital signs, patient examinations, medical laboratory procesures, emergency preparedness for the medical office, assisting with minor surgical procedures, physical rehabilitative assistance, and pharmacology theory and procedures. Theory will be included with each procedure.Completion of 120 hour externship required.

          Mandatory Orientation: January 28, 2021 6PM.

          Prerequisite Courses:
          Medical Terminology
          Basic Life Support
          Anatomy & Physiology

          *all other required courses including Medical Law & Ethics, Phlebotomy Technician, EKG, and Advanced EKG must be taken IN ADVANCE of the Clinical Medical Assistant course.

          **It is recommended that students register for the Medical Assistant National Certification Exam Prep Course if they plan to sit for the National Healthcareers Association Certification.

          Required Textbook:
          Medical Assisting, Administrative and Clinical Procedures with Anatomy and Physiology, McGraw-Hill, 6th edition, by Booth, Whicker and Wyman.
          ISBN: 978-10259-17997-1.

          The work for this course is online with McGraw-Hill’s CONNECT platform.  The instructor will share sign-on information during the first class session.


          Instructor: Karmle Conrad, MHA, CCMA, CPC, RPT

          Basic Life Support




          Code: F21-305
          Price: $89.00

          Instructor: Karmle Conrad, MHA, CCMA, RPT, CPC, CHLC.
          Day/Time: TBD
          Start Date: TBD
          Fees: $89.00
          Number of Class Meetings: 1 session

          Course Description:

          BASIC LIFE SUPPORT - Employees in a health care setting will benefit from this course.  This class covers infant, child and adult techniques from choking and CPR training.  You receive information on heart attacks, strokes, AED (defibrillator) training and use of barrier devices.  The American Heart Association certificate in Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health care providers is provided upon completion.

          Medical Law, Ethics & Cultural Competence Online




          Code: W21-324
          Price: $450.00

          Instructor: Robin Shaw, RN, MSN
          Day/Time: TUES/THURS, 5:30-8:30 PM
          Start Date: 2/23/21-3/18/21
          Fees: $450.00
          Number of Class Meetings: 8 Sessions

          Course Description:

          This online course will help you better deal with the many legal and ethical issues that you as a health care professional will face every day. The topics are derived from real-life experiences and dilemmas from a variety of health care practitioners. You will practice critical thinking skills to decide how to resolve the real life situations or theoretical scenarios, determine why the court made a particular ruling and decide if the issues are relevant to the health care profession you will practice. In addition, you will discover how to communicate and relate to patients from various cultural backgrounds. This course is a required prerequisite for several programs including: Medical Assistant, EKG Technician, Diagnostic Technician, Patient Care Technician. Students are required to purchase the following textbook prior to the start of class.

          TEXTBOOK: Law & Ethics for the Health Professions 6e. ISBN:978-0073374710
          INSTRUCTOR: Robin Shaw, RN, MSN
          FORMAT: Online

          Veterinary Assistant




          Code: W21-330
          Price: $450.00

          Instructor: Elise McAllister
          Day/Time: Mondays, 5:30pm-8:30pm
          Start Date: 1/11/21
          Fees: $450.00
          Number of Class Meetings: 10 Sessions

          Course Description:

          Interested in exploring the world of veterinary medicine? Learn the skills needed to become a functional part of a veterinary team. Topics in this course include, but are not limited to: Office and Hospital Procedures, Communication and Client Relations, Animal Restraint, Medical Terminology, Pharmacy, Lab Procedures, Radiology, Surgical Preparation, Small Animal Nursing, Basic First Aid and CPR.  This class provides the student with a certificate of completion.  The student must attend 7 of the 9 lectures in order to receive their certificate of completion.  As each class is 3 hours there is a significant amount of material covered. 

          Textbook: Veterinary Assisting by Beth Vanhorn & Robert W. Clark. ISBN-13: 978-1435453876

          Instructor: Elise McAllister has been in the animal industry for over 10 years, teaching at agricultural high schools and dog training. She has a yellow Labrador named Revis who is a certified therapy dog. Elise enjoys all animals and believes in positive reinforcement for training exercises and error free learning for happy fulfilled pets!

          Anatomy & Physiology Online




          Code: W21-307
          Price: $450.00

          Instructor: Nancy DeSouza, RN, MSN
          Day/Time: MONDAY & Wednesdays, 5-8PM
          Start Date: January 11, 2021-February 3, 2021
          Fees: $450.00
          Number of Class Meetings: 8 SESSIONS.

          Course Description:

          This human anatomy & physiology online course is recommended for those entering the health field, especially Medical Coding. It is designed to explore and understand the body's structure and investigate the functions for living things. This course provides you with information on all the body systems. Multimedia learning tools and “take with you” materials and resources are included in every class. This is a required prerequisite for several programs such as: Phlebotomy, Medical Assistant, EKG Technician, Medical Billing & Coding, Diagnostic Technician and Patient Care Technician.Students are required to purchase the following textbook prior to the start of class.

          TEXTBOOK: Anatomy, Physiology, and Disease for the Healthcare Professional, 3rd Edition, ISBN: 978-0073402222
          INSTRUCTOR: Nancy DeSouza, RN, MSN
          FORMAT: Online with Zoom

          EKG-Basic & Advanced Electrocardiography ONLINE




          Code: W21-900
          Price: $650.00

          Prerequisites: Medical Terminology
          Instructor: Nancy DeSouza, RN, MSN, UCT PN Instructor and ICU Nurse for 14 years
          Day/Time: Monday/Wednesday 5PM-8PM
          Start Date: 2/8/21-3/22/21
          Fees: $650 + $15 registration fee
          Number of Class Meetings: 10 sessions

          Course Description:

          This two course program is combined to provide the student with an understanding of the principles of cardiac circulation, which will include the cardiac cycle and the conduction system of the heart. The emphasis of this course is to prove the skills to performing a 12-lead EKG tracings and basic rhythm identification, The Advanced EKG portion of the course offers advanced skills to understand in more detail the cardiac cycle, advanced rhythms interpretation, and how myocardial infarctions affect the EKG tracing. Prerequisite: Medical Terminology.

          The Basic EKG will last for 8 sessions, then continue with 4 sessions in Advanced EKG course immediately. The last 2 classes will be the practicum componenet of the course, it will offer students the skills necessary to perform a 12-lead electrocardiograph in a lab setting.



          ONLINE FORMAT: Zoom
          TEXTBOOK: Electrocardiography for Healthcare Profesionals, 3rd edition, ISBN:978-0077485276
          INSTRUCTOR: Nancy DeSouza, RN, MSN UCT PN Instructor and ICU Nurse for 14 years. 
          EMAIL: desouzanancy@hotmail.com

          EMT-Emergency Medical Technician Training




          Code: W21-329
          Price: $1,250.00

          Instructor: Dan Pina, Sylvester Consultants Inc.
          Day/Time: TUES/THURS 6:00-10:00
          Start Date: February 9. 2021.
          Fees: $1250.00 - includes MA State Exam Fee, uniform & textbook
          Number of Class Meetings: 35

          Course Description:

          EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN TRAINING - The Upper Cape Tech EMT Program is a comprehensive, entry level training course, designed to prepare students to successfully pass the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) written and psychomotor certification. To accomplish this, the course uses a mix of online lectures, classroom instruction, and hands-on clinical experiences. Tuition includes MA State exam fees, textbook and uniform.

          *Students must complete a CORI prior to the beginning of class.

          **It is recommended that students register for the EMT Certification Prep Course after completing the EMT Training Course. 

           


          TEAS PREP-Reading/English/Language Use - IN-PERSON AT SCHOOL




          Code: W21-920
          Price: $150.00

          Instructor: Samantha McMahon
          Day/Time: See dates, 6PM-8:30PM
          Start Date: 1/6/21, 1/7/21, 1/11/21, 1/13/21, 1/14/21, 1/19/21
          Fees: $150
          Number of Class Meetings: 6 Sessions

          Course Description:

          This two week course will prepare individuals for the Reading and English and Language Usage portions of the TEAS Exam and provide test taking strategies. Topics covered for the Reading portion include: paragraph and passage comprehension, purposes of writing, structure of writing, and informational source comprehension. Topics covered for the English and Language Usage include: fundamentals of grammar, sentence structure, spelling and punctuation, and commonly misused and misspelled words. The instructor will provide multiple opportunities for practice tests and test review.

          Instructor: Samantha McMahon received her Bachelor's Degree in Secondary Education from Bridgewater State University. She holds her Massachusetts Educators License in both English and Theater Arts.

          TEAS PREP-Reading/English/Language Use IN-PERSON AT SCHOOL




          Code: F21-920D
          Price: $150.00

          Instructor: Samantha McMahon
          Day/Time: Mon/Wed/Thur, 6PM-8:30PM
          Start Date: 11/30/20, 12//2/20, 12/3/20, 12/7/20, 12/9/20, 12/10/20
          Fees: $150
          Number of Class Meetings: 6 Sessions

          Course Description:

          This two week course will prepare individuals for the Reading and English and Language Usage portions of the TEAS Exam and provide test taking strategies. Topics covered for the Reading portion include: paragraph and passage comprehension, purposes of writing, structure of writing, and informational source comprehension. Topics covered for the English and Language Usage include: fundamentals of grammar, sentence structure, spelling and punctuation, and commonly misused and misspelled words. The instructor will provide multiple opportunities for practice tests and test review.

          Instructor: Samantha McMahon received her Bachelor's Degree in Secondary Education from Bridgewater State University. She holds her Massachusetts Educators License in both English and Theater Arts.

          TEAS Prep-Math - IN-PERSON AT THE SCHOOL




          Code: W21-921N
          Price: $150.00

          Instructor: James Levesque
          Day/Time: Tues/Thurs, 5PM-7PM
          Start Date: 1/12/21, 1/14/21, 1/19/21, & 1/21/21
          Fees: $150
          Number of Class Meetings: 4 sessions

          Course Description:

          This two week course will preprare individuals for the math portion of the TEAS Exam. Topics include: fractions decimals, percents, numerical/algebraic operations, geometry and measurement, data and graph analysis. The class will be held on Tuesday and Thursdays for two consecutive weeks.

          Optional review class on November 
          Instructor: James Levesque is a graduate of Upper Cape Tech and Massachusetts Maritime Academy with a degree in Facilites Engineering. He has worked in numerous jobs as an engineer before finding his passion in education. He is currently teaching Algebra 1 and Geometry at Upper Cape Tech.

          TEAS Prep-Math - IN-PERSON AT THE SCHOOL




          Code: F21-921D
          Price: $150.00

          Instructor: James Levesque
          Day/Time: Tues/Thurs, 4PM-6PM
          Start Date: 12/1/20, 12/3/20, 12/8/20, 12/10/20
          Fees: $150
          Number of Class Meetings: 4 sessions

          Course Description:

          This two week course will preprare individuals for the math portion of the TEAS Exam. Topics include: fractions decimals, percents, numerical/algebraic operations, geometry and measurement, data and graph analysis. The class will be held on Tuesday and Thursdays for two consecutive weeks.

          Optional review class on Monday, December 14, 2021 (December TEAS Exam on Tuesday, December 15, 2021). 

          Instructor: James Levesque is a graduate of Upper Cape Tech and Massachusetts Maritime Academy with a degree in Facilites Engineering. He has worked in numerous jobs as an engineer before finding his passion in education. He is currently teaching Algebra 1 and Geometry at Upper Cape Tech.

          Patient Registration for the Health Care Professional- ONLINE COURSE




          Code: W21-320
          Price: $450.00

          Instructor: Karmle Conrad, MHA, CCMA, RPT, CPC, CHLC.
          Day/Time: Tuesday/Thursday; 6-9pm
          Start Date: 4/27/21-5/28/21- ONLINE COURSE
          Fees: $450 + $15 registration fee
          Number of Class Meetings: 10 sessions

          Course Description:

          This course will teach you the basics of patient registration for all types of health care offices: medical, dental, specialties, rehabilitation, long-term care, and more. Topics include: medical law and ethics, HIPAA compliance, communication skills, electronic health record use, medical terminology as pertains to the front office, insurance coding and billing, reimbursement, and collections.

          TEXTBOOK: Shanholtzer, M. Beth, Ensign, Amy. Integrated Electronic Health Records. 4e McGraw-Hill. ISBN: 978-1-260-15896-0.
          FORMAT: Online
          PREREQUISITE: Medical Terminology
          INSTRUCTOR: Karmle Conrad, MHA, CPC, CCMA, RPT

          MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY Online




          Code: F21-303N
          Price: $450.00

          Instructor: Robin Shaw, RN, MSN
          Day/Time: Tuesday/Thursday 5:30-8:30PM
          Start Date: 11/19/20-12/15/20
          Fees: $450.00
          Number of Class Meetings: 8 Sessions

          Course Description:


          This online course is designed to train the student for a career in the high growth medical field. Build your medical vocabulary; understand health care roles associated with the function of the human body. Communication skills, medical and ethical, customer service, time management concepts will be discussed and applied to the health care environment today. This is a required prerequisite for several programs such as: Phlebotomy, Medical Assistant, EKG Technician, Medical Billing & Coding, Diagnostic Technician and Patient Care Technician.

          ONLINE FORMAT: Google Meet
          TEXTBOOK: Davi - Ellen Chabner, D.E. -  Medical Terminology A Short Course (8th Edition) 
          ISBN: 978-0323444927

          Administrative Medical Assistant ONLINE




          Code: W21-902
          Price: $599.00

          Prerequisites: Medical Terminology & Medical Law & Ethics
          Instructor: Karmle Conrad, MHA, CPC, CCMA, RPT
          Day/Time: Some virtual meets; some recorded lecture self-paced
          Start Date: 2/5/21-3/19/21
          Fees: $599+$15 Reg Fee
          Number of Class Meetings: 10

          Course Description:

          The online Administrative Medical Assistant course will instruct the student in front office procedures including patient registration, telephone techniques, HIPPA Law, medical billing and coding basics, finance practice, Electronic Health Records, and practice management overview. You will access and learn to use an online HER through the CONNECT classroom. A certification of completion will be awarded upon completion of all the coures in the Administrative Medical Assistant program.

          Online recorded lectures with online date-specific homework will be the main format for learning. Google Meet sessions will take place for a few of the classes beginning with the first class.

          INSTRUCTOR: Karmle Conrad, MHA, CPC, CCMA, RPT
          EMAIL: kconrad@ae.uppercapetech.org

          You MUST purchase NEW textbooks as they have access codes for the online homework and EHR applications:

          TEXTBOOKS:
          LBayes, Nina. Medical Office Procedures, 9e. McGraw-Hill publisher.
          ISBN: 978-1-260-15896-0

          AND:

          Integrated Health Health Records, Shanholtzer, 4th edition, McGraw-Hill publisher.
          ISBN: 978-1-264-00465-2 (may be purchased on www.McGraw-Hill.com website).

          Medical Billing & Coding National Certification Exam Prep




          Code: W21-317prep
          Price: $399.00

          Prerequisites: Completion of Medical Billing & Coding course
          Instructor: Karmle Conrad, MHA, CCMA, RPT, CPC, CHLC.
          Day/Time: Monday/Wednesday 6PM-9PM
          Start Date: 1/13/21, 1/18/21, & 1/20/21
          Fees: $399 + $15 Registration Fee
          Number of Class Meetings: 3 sessions

          Course Description:

          This course will prepare you to take the AAPC Certified Professional Coder (CPC) exam. This course is strongly recommended for all students who complete the Basic and Advanced Medical Billing & Coding course. The format is very different from homework and workbook problems in the Buck books. Test taking skills will be discussed and reviewed. You will learn how to answer the test questions in an efficient and timely manner. Timed exams, in the actual exam format, will be given in a testing center-like environment. All students considering taking the AAPC CPC exam are welcome to register.

          FORMAT: In person at UCT
          TEXTBOOK: 
          Current year ICD-10 CM for Physicians
          Current year CPT Manual
          Current year HCPCS Manual
          INSTRUCTOR: Karmle Conrad, MHA, CCMA, CPC, RPT

          Medical Terminology-Online




          Code: W21-901
          Price: $450.00

          Instructor: Robin Shaw, RN, MSN
          Day/Time: Tuesday/Thursday; 5:30-8:30pm
          Start Date: 1/19/21-2/10/21
          Fees: $450 + $15 registration fee
          Number of Class Meetings: 8 Sessions

          Course Description:

          This online course is designed to train the student for a career in the high growth medical field. Build your medical vocabulary; understand health care roles associated with the function of the human body. Communication skills, medical and ethical, customer service, time management concepts will be discussed and applied to the health care environment today. This is a required prerequisite for several programs such as: Phlebotomy, Medical Assistant, EKG Technician, Medical Billing & Coding, Diagnostic Technician and Patient Care Technician.

          ONLINE FORMAT: Google Meet
          TEXTBOOK: Davi - Ellen Chabner, D.E. -  Medical Terminology A Short Course (8th Edition) 
          ISBN: 978-0323444927