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CENTRAL STERILE PRCESSN TECH - HEA104
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CENTRAL STERILE PRCESSN TECH - HEA104

$1,999

with JONATHAN DECOSTA

Calendar Next session starts Mar 1, 2021 at 6 pm

Central Sterile Processing Technician- REMOTE LEARNING COURSE Learn to clean and sterilize surgical instruments and medical equipment. Set up and deliver them to surgical areas, hospital rooms, clinics and even patient's homes. Assemble, adjust and check non-sterile equipment, and sterile supplies needed for surgery or other medical procedures. Learn about microbes and germs and how they cause infections, as well as managing inventory, ordering supplies, inspecting, maintaining, delivering and retrieving equipment and instruments for surgery, emergency room and other patient care units. After completing this program, test for the certifying exam given at a local Prometric Testing Center to obtain provisional certification from the International Association of Healthcare Central Service Material Management Association (IAHCSMM). The cost of this exam is not included in cost of this program. Once employed, you must accumulate 400 hours of work experience within 6 months to become fully certified. Program includes classroom, *lab, and experience in a sterile processing department during the *clinical portion of the program. Job requires ability to lift at least 50 pounds. *Clinical experience may be on any day/time of the week, based on clinical site schedules. 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.

COMMUNITY HEALTH WRKR - HEA120

$1,299
Calendar Next available session starts Mar 16, 2021 at 5:30 pm
Community Healthworker- REMOTE LEARNING COURSE Community Health Workers (CHW's) play a key role in ensuring the health and well-being of multi-cultural residents in a variety of community based settings such as homes, schools, clinics, shelters, local businesses, and community centers. Learn the various components and functions of community health work including outreach methods and strategies, individual and community assessment, effective communication, cultural responsiveness and mediation, education to promote healthy behavior change, care coordination and system navigation, use of public health concepts and approaches, advocacy and community capacity building, documentation along with professional skills and conduct. The Community Health Worker (CHW) training program has been developed to align with the Massachusetts Department of Public Health's recommended ten core competencies to prepare you for an entry-level positions in community health. Textbook required: ISBN#9781119060819
PHLEBOTOMY - HEA103
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PHLEBOTOMY - HEA103

$1,949
Calendar Next session starts Mar 16, 2021 at 6 pm

Phlebotomy:Hybrid The phlebotomist is a vital member of the clinical laboratory team, whose main function is to obtain patient's blood specimens by venipuncture and micro-collection for testing purposes. Phlebotomists 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. The demand for phlebotomy technicians has increased substantially with the overall complexity of healthcare services and the risks of infectious disease. Current healthcare industry experts predict a 15% increase in phlebotomy jobs by 2024. Learn to collect blood specimens from clients for the purpose of laboratory analysis, become familiar with all aspects of blood collection, and the skills needed to perform venipunctures safely. Topics in this course include medical terminology, related anatomy and physiology, blood collection procedures, and procedures for collection of other types of specimens within the scope of practice of the phlebotomist. 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). 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 clinical portion of the program is subject to change depending on the status of the COVID-19 pandemic.

RECOVERY COACH TRAIN: PART II - HEA301

$499

with MICHELLE SIMONS

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 19, 2021 at 9 am

Recovery Coach Training: Part II- REMOTE LEARNING COURSE Recovery Coach Academy fulfills 30 of the 60 educational hours required to become a Massachusetts Certified Addiction Recovery Coach. Designed to provide those seeking to work as Recovery Coaches with a thorough overview of addiction science, the various substances of misuse and their effects, and how addiction impacts mental health, physical health, and overall wellness. Stages of change related to recovery are examined, along with Motivational Interviewing, an evidence-based intervention used to promote recovery goal attainment. The course utilizes case studies and experiential exercises that will strengthen the students' cultural awareness and responsiveness to differences. A great deal of time is spent examining the accepted ethical standards for coaches-how best to navigate boundaries and 'stay in the lane' of a Recovery Coach. There are no prerequisites for attending this class; all are welcome. Training participants will receive knowledge and resources designed to help people heal from addiction, whether they are just entering recovery or looking to deepen and sustain their recovery. Course materials are included in the cost of the class.

RECOVERY COACH:ADDICTION ED - HEA302

$279

with MICHELLE SIMONS

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 19, 2021 at 9 am

Recovery Coach Training Part II-Days 1&2: Addiction Education -REMOTE LEARNING COURSE For individuals interested in learning more about addiction this course provides a thorough overview of addiction science, the various substances of misuse and their effects, and how addiction impacts mental health, physical health, and overall wellness. Stages of change as relates to recovery are examined, along with Motivational Interviewing, an evidence-based method used to help people get 'unstuck' from problem behaviors. Also included are case examples to illustrate how culture plays a role in helping relationships, and how best to remain sensitive to individual differences. Fulfills the 14 hours of required training on Addiction 101, Mental Health, Motivational Interviewing, and Cultural Competency for those pursuing certification as a Massachusetts Addiction Recovery Coach. Course materials are included in the cost of the class.

DENTAL ASSISTING - HEA106
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DENTAL ASSISTING - HEA106

$1,749

with MULTIPLE INSTRUCTORS

Calendar Next session starts Mar 22, 2021 at 9 am
1 additional session

Dental Assisting:Hybrid Entry-level positions in dental assisting is one of the fastest growing healthcare fields. With a growing workforce over 300,000 strong, a career in dental assisting ranks as the fourth fastest growing occupation in the healthcare technician field. This program prepares you for entry-level positions as a chair-side dental assistant, familiarizing you with all areas of administrative and clinical dental assisting to function in a dental practice. Learn the history of dentistry, introduction to the dental office, the legal aspects of dentistry, introduction to oral anatomy, dental operatory, introduction to tooth structure (primary and permanent teeth), the oral cavity; and other areas. After course completion, 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) Dental Assistant Clinical Certification (DACC). Optional lab time* is available. After successful completion of this program you 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 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 clinical 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. 

PROF RESCUER CPR - HEA212

$89
Calendar Next available session starts Mar 23, 2021 at 9 am

Professional Rescuer CPR As a public safety professional or healthcare provider, it is your duty to respond to cardiac or breathing emergencies until more advanced medical personnel can take over. Utilizing the most current guidelines, you will be taught basic life support skills for all ages of patients (infant, child, and adult) including rescue breathing, foreign body airway obstruction, 2-person CPR and AED use. Successful completion of all skill stations and the final exam earns a certificate from the American Heart Association for Professional Rescuer CPR, valid for Tue, Wedo years. Attendance for the entire course is required for successful completion. Cost includes a digital Ebook. Note: This course is the American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS). Meets the CPR requirement for accepted Health Professions students at NSCC.

PHLELBOTOMY & EKG PATH - HEA115
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PHLELBOTOMY & EKG PATH - HEA115

$2,499

with MULTIPLE INSTRUCTORS

Calendar Next session starts Mar 29, 2021 at 6 pm
1 additional session

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. 





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