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Phlebotomy &EKG

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Phlebotomy and EKG Career Path - HEA115

$2,499

with MULTIPLE INSTRUCTORS

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 6, 2023 at 6 pm

Phlebotomy and EKG Career Path 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. 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). 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. Course includes CPR Note: .Additional documentation including health records, immunizations, drug-screening, criminal background checks, etc. may be required by the clinical/fieldwork facility. Proof of a COVID-19 vaccine and a booster is required. Cost includes the required textbooks. Exam(s) not included in the cost of the program. Prerequisite: High School Diploma or Equivalent. It is strongly recommended that students take the Accuplacer Placement Exam for advising purposes. For exam information or to schedule an 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.

Phlebotomy - HEA103

$1,899

with MULTIPLE INSTRUCTORS

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 21, 2023 at 9 am

Phlebotomy 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). 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. Course includes CPR. Note: Additional documentation including health records, immunizations, drug-screening, criminal background checks, etc. may be required by the clincical/externship facility. Proof of a COVID-19 vaccine and a booster is required. Cost includes the required textbook. Exam not included in the cost of the program. Prerequisite: High School Diploma or Equivalent. 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.

EKG Technician - HEA102

$999

with MULTIPLE INSTRUCTORS

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 10, 2023 at 9 am

EKG Technician EKG technicians are in demand and are expected to continue to grow substantially. As an EKG technician you can work in a physician's office, hospital, clinic, healthcare facility, and even an insurance company to provide data for health and life insurance policies. This program covers topics and processes critical to conducting and interpreting electrocardiograms (EKGs) including the anatomy and physiology of the heart, equipment technology, how to interpret a rhythm strip, and details of a myocardial infarction. Course prepares students 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 EKG Technical (CEKG). 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 portion of the program is subject to change depending on the status of the COVID-19 pandemic. Proof of a COVID-19 vaccine and a booster is required.





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