Other Health Career Courses

Nurse Assistant/Home Health Aide - Click here for complete details

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Local Anesthesia Certification Training - Click here for complete details

UPDATED! Developmental Disabilities & Mental Health Concerns Certificate

This course is designed for health care professionals that are either new to the health care industry or who are unfamiliar with Developmental Disabilities, Mental Health issues and Elder care. The student will learn how to become more aware of the needs of individuals with varied developmental and mental health problems and care for them with understanding, sensitivity, and respect. Each week with review a specific disability outlining the definition & diagnosis, signs and symptoms, age of onset/causes, pharmacological and therapeutic treatment methods, & methods to communicate in real world settings. Students will receive a certificate of completion. (24 Hours) $249
Weekly topics outline:

  • ADD & ADHD
  • Autism and High Functioning Autism (Asperger)
  • Bipolar/manic depression
  • Schizophrenia/schizoaffective disorder
  • Bulimia, Anorexia, and other eating disorders
  • OCD, Panic Disorders, Anxiety, Generalized Depressive Disorders
  • Alcoholism and Drug Dependency/Opioid Epidemic
  • Other Student Interests

09/25 - 11/20                  6:00pm - 9:00pm                 M                  B                 WILSON
HLT 611 30                          16804                           HH-115

Personal Trainer National Certification

NEW HYBRID OPTIONHybrid / Blended Certified Personal Trainer 

Get all the information needed to start an exciting fitness career & become a Certified Personal Trainer. We have over 5,000 internship employers waiting to hire our graduates.  We do what a written test alone cannot do for you to become a successful Certified Personal Trainer.  Our unique employer internship walks many of our graduates into better paying jobs! This challenging course is for candidates wanting CONVENIENT ONLINE information with in-depth instruction and hands-on practical labs on video to understand how it all comes together. Your key bonus option is to experience & master the essential career hands on skills at a local fitness center near you as part of this collegiate program.  This is a special feature that only W.I.T.S. offers.

Unique variety of options to guide your success in the W.I.T.S. online hybrid/blended program:

  • Mentored online SELF      PACED lessons for optimal learning. Included in all packages.
  • Online interactive video      lectures, practical video labs, discussion boards, quizzes
  • Bonus to attend an      instructor led LIVE practical skills lab review at Middlesex Community      College’s fitness center.
  • Exam vouchers included      to earn Level 1 Certified Personal Trainer.
  • 200 page student      workbook, Power Points & other study tools (included).
  • Student study guide with      sample quiz questions (included).

 You can work right after passing the exams with proof of CPR/AED to obtain your Level 1 Certified Personal Trainer. As a special bonus, you can take advantage of our 30 hour employer internship to get our advanced Level 2 Certified Personal Trainer credential at no additional cost!!

Textbook: Fitness Professional’s Handbook 7th edition with web resources (ISBN-13: 9781492523376)

W.I.T.S. is the only major certifying body in the country providing comprehensive practical training and internship components.  For questions please contact W.I.T.S. at 1-888-330-9487. $749

To register: http://www.witseducation.com/fit/store-shop/personal-fitness-trainer-certification-at-middlesex-community-college-ma/

CAR 836 30         

Hands-on Review of Local Anesthesia Techniques
If you are a Registered Dental Hygienist with a valid, current state permit/license to administer Local Anesthesia and would like to have faculty oversee your technique, this class is for you. We will review maxillary and mandibular nerve blocks. Specific injection techniques will be determined by participants.  The goal of this course is to become more comfortable with injection techniques that you have already learned, or to troubleshoot any barriers you have encountered.  This course includes four hours clinical and a two-hour lecture. Participants are required to sit as a patient.   Required Forms:  In order to participate you must have your permit/license to administer local anesthesia from your state dental board and sit as a patient for this hands-on course.  Please submit the following forms/copies to the Community Education and Training Department at MCC:  state RDH license, CPR certification, state permit to Administer Local Anesthetic, medical history form, and consent form.  Memo of Understanding is not required. Liability insurance covered by MCC. Note:  If you have passed a local anesthesia certification course between October 2015 to the present, you may also participate in this class with proof of passed L/A certification course.   Lead Instructor: Debra November-Rider, RDH, MSDH.   Questions call 781-280-3570
(6 hours, 6 CEUs) $300 Tuition
Enrollment begins January 4 through April 4 by calling 1800-818-3434. Course # CAR 753-80
Spring:  April 21, 2018     8:15am - 3:30pm                           Lowell campus
Course # CAR 753-80

Savvy Social Security and Medicare Planning
This informative seminar covers the basics of Social Security and reveals
innovative strategies for maximizing your benefits as well as an overview
of Medicare and the way health care works in retirement and what decisions you
need to make now to prepare. (2 hours) $20
9/19                      6:00pm-8:00pm                    T                B                  MCGRATH
PER 843 30                 17227                         HH-113

9/26                       6:00pm-8:00pm                  T                   L                   MCGRATH
PER 843 80                  17226                         LC-102

Veterinary Assistant.  Course # GES 118
This ONLINE program will prepare you to become a productive member of a veterinary team. You will learn about every aspect of veterinary assisting, including anatomy and physiology, animal restraint, laboratory sample collection, assisting in surgery and dentistry, prescription preparation, and taking radiographs. You will also learn how to interact professionally with clients and gain the expertise you need to educate them about key topics in pet care, such as nutrition, vaccinations, and administering medication. This program is designed for people who want to work at a veterinary hospital and those who are already employed in positions in which they look after animals. (170 hours). $1,995.  To enroll or questions for MCC, call Cengage Learning at 1-877-221-5151. Not eligible for tuition waivers.


Medical Billing and Coding with Medical Terminology. Course # GES 124
This ONLINE program that will prepare you to take your place in the rewarding field of healthcare. You will learn to function as an important member of the healthcare team by providing key skills such as abstracting from medical records, assigning codes to diagnoses and procedures using the ICD-9-CM, ICD-10-CM, CPT and HCPCS Level II code books, developing insurance claims according to third-party guidelines, and understanding the legal, ethical, and regulatory concepts that are vital to this field.  You will learn important terminology and study the disorders and medical procedures common to each body system. Upon completion you will be ready to take the Certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBCS) exam and be prepared to sit for the Certified Professional Coder (CPC) exam. (300 hours).  $1,995.  To enroll or for more info, call 1-877-221-5151. Not eligible for tuition waivers.

Physical Therapy Aide.  Course # GES 125
In this ONLINE program, you will master all the skills you need to begin a career as a physical therapy aide. You will learn what physical therapy entails, identify the responsibilities of a PT aide, and develop a working knowledge of anatomy and medical terminology. In addition, you will get a solid grounding in patient care skills, infection control, and the legal and ethical regulations that affect healthcare providers. By the end of the program, you will be fully prepared to obtain an entry-level position as a PT aide in a healthcare facility. (150 hours). $1,895. To enroll or for more info, call 1-877-221-5151. Not eligible for tuition waivers. 

Optician Certification Training.  Online Course # GES 126
You will gain the skills and knowledge you need to obtain an entry-level job as an optician while you prepare yourself to achieve American Board of Optician (ABO) certification.  You will master the mathematical formulas that opticians need to know, discover how to read prescriptions for glasses and contact lenses, explore the basics of eyewear styles and materials, become familiar with the equipment opticians use, learn about prisms and lens types, and gain an understanding of eye anatomy and eye diseases.  ONLINE. (150 hours). $1,895.  To enroll or for more info, call 1-877-221-5151. Not eligible for tuition waivers.



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