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

          EKG Technician




          Code: W20-313
          Price: $425.00

          Instructor: Nancy DeSouza, RN, MSN
          Day/Time: MON/WED, 5:30-8:30PM
          Start Date: MARCH 30, 2020-4/29/20
          Fees: $425.00
          Number of Class Meetings: 8 sessions

          Course Description:

          The basic EKG technician course offers the skills necessary to perform EKG tracings of the heart. This program is designed to be an introduction to the cardiovascular system and related terminology with an emphasis on performing 12-lead EKG tracings and basic rhythm identification. If you are training for a career in the health care industry, this skill will enhance your career opportunities in a physician's office, clinic, skilled nursing or hospital setting. Prerequisite: Medical Terminology. Students are required to purchase the following textbook prior to the start of class: Electrocardiography for Health Care Professionals, 3e. ISBN: 978-0077485276.

          EMT-Emergency Medical Technician Training




          Code: W20-329
          Price: $825.00

          Instructor: IEME THE Institute for Emergency Medical Education
          Day/Time: TUES/THURS 6:00-10:00
          Start Date: January 21, 2020
          Fees: 825.00 - NO refund after the 1st class
          Number of Class Meetings: 35

          Course Description:

          EMT - EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN TRAINING - The Institute for Emergency Medical Education (IEME) sponsored Emergency Medical Technician Program is an invigorating and challenging program that exceeds the mandated training requirements set forth by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Office of Emergency Medical Services and the National Registry of EMTs. Students participate in clinical rotations at the hospital and in the field, participate in a mock extrication with simulated emergent calls while working from our ambulance. The program utilizes a blended model of education by combining classroom lectures and skills lab with an interactive website that adds additional interactive program examinations and message boards with chats. The program consists of approximately 130 classroom hours, 48 online hours and a 10+hour clinical component. This is an entry level program designed to teach the student how to conduct emergency medical care in the pre-hospital environment and focuses on the development of the EMTs critical role as a team member in patient crisis situations. The program follows the National Scope of Practice for EMTs and will develop the student’s confidence, knowledge and skills in performing critical assessment and management of patients in need of medical assistance. Successful completion of the course will allow the student to be eligible to take the National Registry for Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) exam and apply for EMT certification in Massachusetts as well as many other states. The course tuition excludes program textbook, uniform shirt and certification /exam fees. Internet access is required.

          *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. 

           ANY QUESTIONS REGARDING THIS CLASS CAME BE DIRECTED TO THE INSTRUCTOR, GIL TAYLOR AT gtaylor@iFeme.com.


          Anatomy & Physiology




          Code: W20-307
          Price: $425.00

          Instructor: Nancy DeSouza, RN, MSN
          Day/Time: MONDAYS, 5:30-8:30PM
          Start Date: June 1, 2020
          Fees: $425.00
          Number of Class Meetings: 8 SESSIONS.

          Course Description:

          This human anatomy & physiology 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. Students are required to purchase the following textbook prior to the start of class:Anatomy, Physiology, and Disease for the Healthcare Professional, 3rd Edition, ISBN: 978-0073402222

          Advanced EKG




          Code: W20-322
          Price: $225.00

          Prerequisites: Completion of EKG Technician
          Instructor: Nancy DeSouza, RN, MSN, UCT PN Instructor and ICU Nurse for 14 years
          Day/Time: MONDAY, 5:30-8:30PM
          Start Date: MAY 4 - JUNE 1, 2020.
          Fees: $225.00
          Number of Class Meetings: 4 sessions

          Course Description:

          Prepare to take the National EKG Certification Exam and become a certified EKG Technician. This course offers advanced skills to understand more in detail the cardiac cycle, advanced rhythms, interpretation and how myocardial infarctions affect the EKG tracings. This program meets the requirements of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing at 244 CMR 5.00 for 16 contact hours. Prerequisite: EKG Technician Class.

          NURSES'S AIDE TRAINING - Certified Nursing Assistant-CLASS IS FULL: CALL TO BE PLACED ON WAITLIST




          Code: W20-310
          Price: $999.00

          Prerequisites: MANDATORY ORIENTATION: 3/9/20 4:30pm
          Instructor: Christina DiBartolomeo, R.N. & Deborah Iappinni, RN, BSN
          Day/Time: MON/TUES/WED, 4:30-9:00PM
          Start Date: March 16, 2020-May 6, 2020
          Fees: $999.00
          Number of Class Meetings: 7 WEEKS

          Course Description:

          THIS CLASS IS FULL. PLEASE CALL TO BE PUT ON THE WAITING LIST.

          Become a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA). Classes meet 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.

          MANDATORY ORIENTATION: March 9, 2020 4:30pm. Students must bring proof of PPD (TB) vaccination, flu vaccine and forms of ID for CORI.

          Medical Law, Ethics & Cultural Competence




          Code: W20-324
          Price: $425.00

          Instructor: Robin Shaw, RN, MSN
          Day/Time: MON/WED, 5:30-8:30 PM
          Start Date: 4/20/20-5/13/20
          Fees: $425.00
          Number of Class Meetings: 8 Sessions

          Course Description:

          This 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. Students are required to purchase the following textbook prior to the start of class: Law & Ethics for the Health Professions 6e. ISBN:978-0073374710

          Administrative Medical Assistant




          Code: S21-300
          Price: $599.00

          Instructor: Karmle Conrad, MHA, CCMA, RPT, CPC, CHLC.
          Day/Time: Tues/Thurs, 9am-12pm
          Start Date: 7/7/20-8/6/20
          Fees: $599.00
          Number of Class Meetings: 10 Sessions

          Course Description:

          ADMINISTRATIVE MEDICAL ASSISTANT - 

          REQUIRED TEXTBOOK(s)

          Medical Assisting, Administrative and Clinical Procedures with Anatomy and Physiology, McGraw-Hill, 6th edition, by Booth, Whicker and Wyman.

          ISBN: 978-10259-17997-1


          Integrated Electronic Health Records, Shanholzer 3rd edition with CONNECT ACCESS CARD.
          ISBN: 978-1-260091540.

           PREREQUISITES

          Medical Terminology

          Basic Life Support

          Medical Law & Ethics

          COURSE DESCRIPTION

          The medical assistant administrative course will instruct the student in front office procedures including patient registration, HIPPA law, medical billing and coding basics, finance practices, and EHRs.

           LEARNING OUTCOMES

          At the conclusion of this course, successful students will be able to:

          ·         Understand their areas of academic strengths and weaknesses

          ·         Apply newly learned front office skills as required for practice as a medical assistant

          ·         Apply newly learned academic information to augment front office procedures.

           

          Veterinary Assistant




          Code: W20-330A
          Price: $425.00

          Instructor: Elise McAllister
          Day/Time: Mondays, 5:30pm-8:30pm
          Start Date: 4/27/20
          Fees: $425.00
          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. This course prepares students to sit for the Veterinary Technicial National Exam (VTNE).

          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!

          Professional Reflexology Program




          Code: W20-219
          Price: $1,560.00

          Instructor: Kathleen Viola, Certified Holistic Healthcare Practitioner, Licensed Massage Therapist, Reiki Master.
          Day/Time: Monday/Thursdays 5:30-8:30pm
          Start Date: April 13, 2020
          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: TUES/WED, 4:30-8:15PM
          Start Date: 5/19, 5/20, 5/26 & 5/27
          Fees: $250.00 ($150.00 for graduate of UCT CNA Program)
          Number of Class Meetings: 4 Sessions

          Course Description:

          NEW! 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: W20-314
          Price: $299.00

          Instructor: Karmle Conrad, MHA, CCMA, RPT, CPC.
          Day/Time: TUES/THURS, 5:30-8:30 pm
          Start Date: 6/2/20-6/18/20
          Fees: $299.00
          Number of Class Meetings: 6 Sessions

          Course Description:

           Medical Assistant National Certification Exam Prep Course

          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




          Code: S21-301
          Price: $1,999.00

          Prerequisites: Medical Terminology, must be able to SPEAK and WRITE fluent English.
          Instructor: Diane M. Distolfo, MLS (ASCP)
          Day/Time: MON/WED, 6:00-9:00PM
          Start Date: June 15, 2020 MANDATORY ORIENTATION 6/10/20
          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.

           

          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: F21-317
          Price: $999.00

          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, 600-9:00PM
          Start Date: SEPTEMBER 9, 2020
          Fees: $999.00
          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 
          CLASS STARTS WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2020.
          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 TERMINOLOGY-2nd Session




          Code: W20-303M
          Price: $425.00

          Instructor: Robin Shaw, RN, MSN
          Day/Time: MON/WED, 5:30-8:30PM
          Start Date: 3/23/20-4/15/20
          Fees: $425.00
          Number of Class Meetings: 8 Sessions

          Course Description:


          If you are interested in health care, then this course is a must! This course serves as a prerequisite for many allied health careers. Build your medical vocabulary, understand terms associated with the function of the human body and learn the spelling of medical terms. Learn word elements of the anatomy, physiology, pathology and other related areas in the field of medicine. Abbreviations, prefixes and word building exercises will be included.

          Instructor: Robin Shaw, RN, MSN

          Students are required to purchase the following textbook prior to the start of class:

          Medical Terminology: A Short Course. 7th Edition, ISBN: 978-1455758302 by Davi-Ellen Chabner. To purchase book go to http://evolve.elsevier.com or www.amazon.com

          Medical Assistant-Clinical




          Code: W20-302
          Price: $1,999.00

          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; 5:30-8:30pm
          Start Date: March 3, 2020-May 28, 2020
          Fees: $1999
          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.

          Mandatory Orientation: March 3, 2020.

          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

          EMT Certification Prep Course




          Code: W20-328
          Price: $150.00

          Instructor: Gil Taylor, IEME
          Day/Time: Tuesday, Thursday 6-9pm
          Start Date: 6/2/20, 6/4/20, 6/9/20 & 6/11/20
          Fees: $150
          Number of Class Meetings: 4 sessions

          Course Description:

          This course will prepare the student for the  National Registry of EMT Written & Practical Exam. Students requiring post examination skill verification will be provided with such documentation upon completion of the entire course. 

          Basic Life Support-2nd Session




          Code: W20-305M
          Price: $89.00

          Day/Time: MONDAY, 4:30PM-8:30PM
          Start Date: MARCH 23, 2020
          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.

          EMT-Emergency Medical Technician Training




          Code: S21-329
          Price: $825.00

          Prerequisites: CORI
          Instructor: Gil Taylor, IEME
          Day/Time: Monday/Wednesday 6PM-10PM
          Start Date: May 18, 2020
          Fees: $15 Registration Fee
          Number of Class Meetings: 35

          Course Description:

          The Institute for Emergency Medical Education (IEME) sponsored Emergency Medical Technician Program is an invigorating and challenging program that exceeds the mandated training requirements set forth by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Office of Emergency Medical Services and the National Registry of EMTs. Students participate in clinical rotations at the hospital and in the field, participate in a mock extrication with simulated emergent calls while working from our ambulance. The program utilizes a blended model of education by combining classroom lectures and skills lab with an interactive website that adds additional interactive program examinations and message boards with chats.  The program consists of approximately 130 classroom hours, 48 online hours and a 10+ hour clinical component. This is an entry level program designed to teach the student how to conduct emergency medical care in the pre-hospital environment and focuses on the development of the EMTs critical role as a team member in patient crisis situations. The program follows the National Scope of Practice for EMTs and will develop the student's confidence, knowledge and skills in performing critical assessment and management of patients in need of medical assistance. Successful completion of the course will allow the student to be eligible to take the National Registry for Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) exam and apply for EMT certification in Massachusetts as well as many other states. The course tuition excludes program textbook, uniform shirt and certification/exam fees. Internet access is required.

          Students must complete a CORI prior to the beginning of class. No refund after the first night of class. It is recommended that students register for the EMT Certification Prep Course after completing the EMT Training Course. Textbook information will be provided by the instructor. Any questions regarding this class can be directed to Gil Taylor at gtaylor@ifeme.com.

          Dementia Training for the Community




          Code: W20-528
          Price: $0.00

          Instructor: MA Alzheimer's Association
          Day/Time: Thursday, 6-7:30pm
          Start Date: June 25, 2020
          Fees: FREE
          Number of Class Meetings: 1 session

          Course Description:

          This FREE training is designed to provide evidence-informed education to community professionals and individuals dealing with individuals with dementia. Dementia impacts busines clientele in a number of settings. Learn helpful strategies for working successfully with customers and family members who have memory impairment.

          Training is provided by the Massachusetts Alzheimer's Association. 

          Basic Life Support




          Code: W20-305A
          Price: $89.00

          Instructor: Karmle Conrad, MHA, CCMA, RPT, CPC, CHLC.
          Day/Time: Wednesday, 5PM-9PM
          Start Date: April 29, 2020
          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.

          Basic Life Support




          Code: W20-305MY
          Price: $89.00

          Instructor: Karmle Conrad, MHA, CCMA, RPT, CPC, CHLC.
          Day/Time: Wednesday, 5PM-9PM
          Start Date: May 20, 2020
          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.