Health Careers 11 This course is for individuals preparing for health care jobs and current health care providers. Learners gain an understanding of how individuals and systems provide quality care to patients with diverse values, beliefs and behaviors. They also learn how to tailor health care delivery to meet patient’s social, cultural, and linguistic needs. In addition, learners gain an understanding of their own cultural influences and how these may affect perceptions, diagnoses and interactions with patients and colleagues. Finally, learners examine how cultural competence serves both as a vehicle to increase access to quality care for all patient populations and as a business strategy to attract new patients and market share. Students will receive a certificate of completion (24 Hours) $249 4/17 - 5/10 6:00pm - 9:00pm T/R L LEWIS HLT 745 80 19118 LC 110 Cultural Competency in Healthcare Certificate UPDATED HYBRID! Personal Trainer National Certification The W.I.T.S. Certified Personal Trainer is NCCA Accredited. Our personal trainer course is a great way to prepare and become successful in the field you love. This challenging course is for candidates wanting LIVE instruction with in-depth, hands-on practical labs to master the career skills & knowledge. The course consists of 15 hours of lecture on key topics like biomechanics, exercise physiology, fitness testing, equipment usage and health assessments to game plan a solid program for your client. The best part is the 15 hours of hands-on practical training labs with role playing drills on assessing clients, programming, performing proper exercises, presentation skills and more. The Hybrid version is where the lectures are online and the labs are still offered LIVE so you can master the skills. Included in this course is a complete 200 page color student workbook, access to online student study tools and FREE test vouchers to take the Certified Personal Trainer exams. 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!! Required Textbook: 7th edition of the Fitness Professional’s Handbook with web resources (ISBN-13: 9781492523376) available in e book too. To register: $749 2/03 - 3/17 9:00am - 12:00pm S CAR 836 30 18758 (No Class March 10) Are you struggling to communicate with your Spanish-speaking patients? This fun and simple course will give you the basic tools you need to bridge the communication gap. Starting with the basics of Spanish pronunciation, you’ll move right into simple words for everyday topics including colors, numbers, conversational phrases, family names, and words for asking questions. Next, you’ll get to the meat of the course as you discover how to ask about pain, symptoms, medical histories, insurance, and patients’ feelings. You’ll also learn how to talk about body parts, diets, and medical care and treatment. Once you have registered and paid through MCC, you must complete an online orientation at www.ed2go. com/mcc. This course is not eligible for waivers or vouchers. To enroll: Step 1. to complete the online registration for your selected course. Step 2: Call MCC enrollment at 1-800-818-3434 to complete payment. For questions, email (24 hours) $130 Spanish for Medical Personnel EDG 904 Pharmacy Technician Nurse Assistant/HHA Certificate This training program (including 24 hours of weekend clinical training at a local long-term care facility) prepares you for an entry level career as a Nurse Assistant. Upon successful completion, students are eligible to sit for the Massachusetts nurse assistant certification exam. Students will learn how to appropriately care for residents in long-term care facilities and hospitals as well as personal patient care, patient rights, lifting and turning patients, safety, infection control, vital signs, record keeping, mental health care of residents, and stress management. Students must have a HS Diploma or GED. Students will also be required to pass a literacy exam and complete a CORI/SORI check and be able to lift and move 50 pounds. Course is not eligible for waivers or vouchers. (100 hours) $1,195 3/05 - 5/03 5:00pm - 9:00pm M/W/R L CAR 768 80 14416 12/18 - 1/14 CAR 768 81 5:00pm - 10:00pm 17294 M/T/W/R/F L Under the supervision of a Registered Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technicians work in hospitals, home infusion pharmacies, community pharmacies and other healthcare settings. This course is designed to teach students in a retail setting the knowledge and skills necessary to practice as a Pharmacy Technician. The course will consist of a 60 hour instructor led class followed by an 80 hour externship in an actual pharmacy setting. The course will prepare the student to take the National Certification Exam to become PTCB certified. The instructor led portion of the class will review various topics including pharmacy operations, pharmacy law, pharmaceutical calculations, routes of administration, medical abbreviations, medication dosage forms, interpreting drug orders, regulations and the top two hundred prescription medications. In partnership with CVS Pharmacies, the externship portion of the course is designed to give the student real world experience in a retail pharmacy setting to reinforce the topics studied in the classroom. Students will also be given practical knowledge on the interview process and what employers are seeking in a candidate. This is a fast-paced class that requires students to have a basic understanding of fractions, formulas, and conversions. To apply email: $1,299 2/20 - 5/17 6:30pm - 9:00pm T/R L GOMATOS HLT 715 80 18854 LC 104 No Class Week of March 19 If you wish to invoice your employer for noncredit courses, notify MCC upon enrollment: 1-800-818-3434.