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TEAS TEST PREP HEALTH/VERBAL - OTD105
with KENNETH ROBICHAUD
PHLELBOTOMY & EKG PATH - HEA115
with MULTIPLE INSTRUCTORS
Phlebotomy and EKG Career Path-Hybrid The combined Phlebotomy and EKG Technician program provides the necessary skills required to function as a vital member of the clinical laboratory team. Phlebotomists and EKG Technicians are employed throughout the healthcare system including in hospitals, neighborhood health centers, medical group practices, HMO's, public health facilities, veteran hospitals, insurance carriers, and in other healthcare settings. You will learn to collect blood specimens from clients for the purpose of laboratory analysis, become familiar with all aspects of blood collection, and the necessary skills needed to perform venipunctures safely. Combined with EKG, the course further covers topics and processes critical to conducting and interpreting electrocardiograms (EKGs) including the anatomy and physiology of the heart, technology used such as the EKG machine, how to interpret a rhythm strip, and details of a myocardial infarction. After completing this program, learners will have the opportunity to take the leading national/industry-recognized certification exam(s) essential to entry-level employment in this fast-growing field: National Workforce Career Association (NWCA) Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT). , and National Workforce Career Association (NWCA) Certified EKG Technician (CEKG). Optional lab time is available. Learners who successfully complete this program are eligible to participate in an optional volunteer externship opportunity with a local company/agency/organization whose work aligns with this area of study in order to gain valuable hands-on experience. Note: Additional documentation including health records, immunizations, drug-screening, criminal background checks, etc. may be required by the externship facility. Cost includes the required textbook. Exam not included in the cost of the program. Prerequisite: High School Diploma or GED. It is strongly recommended that students take the Accuplacer Placement Exam for advising purposes. For testing information or to schedule exam please visit: https://www.northshore.edu/cas/testing/*Lab and externship portion of the program is subject to change depending on the status of the COVID-19 pandemic. You must call (978) 236-1200 to register for this course.
TEAS TEST PREP HEALTH/MATH - OTD106
with MULTIPLE INSTRUCTORS
TEAS Test Preparation for Health Programs: Math-REMOTE LEARNING COURSE Preparation for those planning on taking the TEAS test. Focus on whole numbers, fractions and decimals, percentages, ratios and proportion, metric conversions, and algebraic equations. Textbook required: Please visit www.SHOPNSCC.com to order books.
RECOVERY COACH: ETHICAL RESONS - HEA303
with MICHELLE SIMONS
Recovery Coach Training Part II- Days 3 & 4: Ethical Responsibilities for Recovery Coaches- REMOTE LEARNING COURSE Learn the accepted ethical standards for Recovery Coaches, how best to navigate boundaries and 'stay in the lane' of a Recovery Coach, and how to develop an ethical decision-making model. Includes discussions and exercises related to ethical dilemmas, self-disclosure, and power-dynamics, among other subjects. Fulfills the 16 hours of required training on Ethical Responsibility needed to become a Massachusetts Certified Addiction Recovery Coach. Course materials are included in the cost of the class.
CERT NURSE ASST/HOME HEALTH - HEA100
with MULTIPLE INSTRUCTORS
Nurse Assistant/Home Health Aide- Hybrid Nurse Assistant training prepares you for an entry-level career in healthcare. Training includes preparation for the State Board exam to become certified, along with certifications in Home Health Aide, and CMS Hand in Hand Dementia Training. Fulfill your classroom hours remotely and your clinical* experience in a local nursing facility with Registered Nurse Instructors. Skills will be taught in our state-licensed lab* with safe social distancing and sanitation guidelines. Skills include vital signs, moving and turning patients, personal care basics, bed-making, bed, bath and feeding, record keeping and responding to emergencies. Open to students 16 years of age and older. Students must take and pass the State Board examination to become a Certified Nurse Assistant in the state of Massachusetts. The cost of the state exam is not included in the cost of tuition. Textbook required: Call 978-236-1200 for textbook information. Read first four chapters in the textbook prior to the first class. Prerequisites: 1) It is strongly recommended that students take the Accuplacer Placement Exam for advising purpose. For testing information or to schedule exam please visit: https://www.northshore.edu/cas/testing/ 2) A CORI check is required. Please call 978-236-1200 to schedule. 3) Proof of immunizations and a negative TB test is required at the start of class. *Lab and clinical portion of the program is subject to change depending on the status of the Covid-19 pandemic
SCIENCE REVIEW FOR TEAS - OTD104
with ALYCE ST PIERRE