CEU & Health Courses

NEW! Medical Interpreting
This 60-hour program provides working knowledge of medical interpreting, including standards of practice, ethics, HIPAA regulations, cultural competency, and medical terminology/vocabulary. Open to all languages, students must be fully bilingual and must be fluent in English and one other language. Course is designed for those preparing for entry level careers as medical interpreters as well as for working interpreters preparing for the National Board Certificate exam. For information on certification prerequisites visit http://www.certifiedmedicalinterpreters.org/prerequisites Because a language assessment is required, students must register at least two weeks in advance. This program is offered in collaboration with TransFluenci EDU. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be awarded a certificate of completion from the college. Not Eligible for Waivers (60 hours) $1,199
For more information or to register contact Caitlin Campopiano at campopianoc@middlesex.mass.edu

Choose from 2 sessions:

9/28 - 12/14                9am - 2:30pm                S               Bedford
HLT 607 30                    17989                    
No Class November 30

10/1 - 12/12                 6pm - 9pm                  T/TH            Lowell
HLT 607 80                      17988                     LC 105


NEW! ONLINE! Vascular Technology l

This ONLINE self-instructional course provides the didactic knowledge required to perform vascular sonography and to prepare the student for the vascular technology national certification exam (RVT). The format of this course is conducive to students who are independent learners. There will be designated times to ask the instructor for further clarification of the subject matter. (45 Hours) $599

This course does not have a lab component or a clinical rotation in the hospital. This is a two-semester course and the student must pass both the fall and spring semesters to be awarded a Certificate of Completion.

This course has been approved for 30 CMEs by the Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography upon completion of the two-semester coursework.

Student must provide to following in order to be accepted into the program:
• Documentation to verify passing the Sonography Physics & Instrumentation (SPI) exam
• Copy of a valid and active American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) card

09/04 - 12/20              WEB                   ALMOUJAHED
HLT 749 33                     17982

For more information or to register contact Caitlin Campopiano at campopianoc@middlesex.mass.edu


Medical Emergencies for the RDH and CDA - 3 CEUs
Medical emergencies do occur in the dental setting, and we all need to be prepared!  This course will provide participants with guidelines for preventing and managing medical emergencies.  Prevention strategies will include reviewing the patient medical history, obtaining medical consultations and modifying treatment for medically compromised patients.  Participants will learn how to conduct a patient risk evaluation, the importance of emergency equipment in the office, and how to manage common medical emergencies as part of the dental team.  3 hours, 3 CEUs.  $50. Taught by Dr. Mary Terkoski, D.D.S.
At the end of the course participants should be able to:

  • Assess a patient’s emergency risk
  • Request necessary physician consultations before providing treatment
  • Modify treatment to prevent emergencies from occurring
  • Assemble an emergency medical kit
  • Describe basic medical emergency management protocol
  • Recognize the clinical signs and symptoms of common medical emergencies
  • Manage several common medical emergencies

Course # HLT 721-80
Course Date: Saturday, September 21 from 9:30a - 12:30p
Middlesex CC, 44 Middle Street, Lowell, MA  Room TBA
Enroll - July 1 - Sept 12 by calling 1800-818-3434. Please provide a valid email and phone #



Improved Local Anesthesia Outcomes for the Dental Professional - 3 hours; 3 CEUs
This program will provide the participant with an overview how to troubleshoot local anesthesia problems including how to pick the correct local anesthetic to give you best outcome. Information on how to prevent and manage both local and systemic complications that can arise from the administration of local anesthesia will also be covered.  Lecture course.  Open to any dental professional. Lecture only.  (3 hours, 3 CEUs). Learning Objectives:  At the conclusion of this course, participants should be able to:

  1. Describe basic troubleshooting principles.
  2. Apply troubleshooting techniques for various maxillary and mandibular nerve block injections.
  3. Assess causes for inadequate local anesthesia and make recommendations for improvement.
  4. Implement strategies to troubleshoot inadequate or absence of local anesthesia.
  5. Identify how to choose the safest and most effective local anesthetic for your patient.
  6. Describe the different local complications that can arise from the administration of local anesthesia.
  7. Identify the causes of adverse drug reactions (ADR) in the administration of local anesthesia.
  8. Summarize all the causes of a local anesthetic overdose and how to prevent and manage it from occurring.

Date: Saturday, November 2, 2019 from 9a - 12p.  Bedford MA campus. Room TBA
Presenter:  Debra November-Rider, MSDH, RDH
Enrollment:  Begins July 1 - October 22 on a seat available basis.   Call 1800-818-3434. Provide Course # HLT 748-30, a valid email, phone number. 

Last Modified: 6/19/19