Other Health Career Courses
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 January 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. To download forms: www.middlesex.mass.edu/dhla. Questions call 781-280-3570
(6 hours, 6 CEUs) $300
11/05 8:15am - 3:30pm S L NOVEMBER-RIDER
CAR 753 80 16573 LT-215
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 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.