12 Health Careers/Local Anesthesia 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. Students 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 we will 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 outlined: • 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 2/26 - 4/30 6:00pm - 9:00pm M B SPINOSA HLT 611 30 18805 HH 112 No Class March 19 & April 16 This online program will prepare you to become a productive member of a veterinary team. You’ll 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’ll 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. To enroll or questions, call 877-221-5151. Not eligible for tuition waivers. (225 Hours) $1995 Veterinary Assistant GES 118 Do you know why when you give an IANB, you do not achieve complete anesthesia or anesthesia at all? What is the safest local anesthetic for your pregnant patient, cardiac patient or a patient with liver disease? What new advances are there in local anesthesia? This presentation will address how to ensure the safest anesthetic for your patient, and how to troubleshoot and improve your injection techniques. A review of how to calculate the MRD to prevent toxicity will be covered including other risk management principles for safe local anesthesia administration. Lecture class only; no clinical component. (4 hours, 4 CEUs) $89 At the completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to: 1. Identify critical anatomical landmarks for various maxillary and mandibular nerve block injections. 2. Assess causes for inadequate local anesthesia and make recommendations for improvement. 3. Implement strategies to troubleshoot inadequate or absence of local anesthesia. 4. Calculate the maximum recommended dose (MRD) based on the patient’s weight and medical status. 5. Determine factors to consider when formulating a safe treatment plan for local anesthesia. 6. Describe the most recent advances in pain control. 2/10 9:00am - 1:00pm S B RIDER HLT 744 30 19100 HH 115 Inclement weather date: Feb 24 Safe, Effective, Local Anesthesia Hands-on Review of Local Anesthesia Techniques Local Anesthesia Local Anesthesia Certification Program for RDH This course is for licensed RDH who would like to become certified in local anesthesia. MCC complies with the Mass. Board of Registration in Dentistry regulations for the administration of local anesthesia. The course consists of a 40-50 hour online study (self-paced) prior to clinical training, interactive presentations, and a 3-day clinical training in which students will have 30 injection experiences. The strength of this hands-on course is the amount of actual time you will administer injections to your classmates. Upon successful completion, students will be awarded a certificate, 54 CEUs and will be prepared to sit for the CDCA exam. For complete information and required forms, visit https://www.middlesex.mass.edu/CareerTraining/ DHLA.aspx. Not eligible for waivers. $1,399 Clinical dates 3/17, 3/18, 3/19 8:00am - 6:00pm LT RIDER CAR 751 80 12297 If you are a licensed Registered Dental Hygienist with a state 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. 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. Required Forms: License to administer local anesthesia and sit as a patient for this hands-on course. Please enroll and submit the following forms to the Community Education at MCC: RDH license, CPR cert, state permit to administer local anesthetic, medical history, consent form. To download forms: www.middlesex.mass.edu/dhla (6 hours, 10 CEUs). 2 hour lecture and 4 hours clinical. Not eligible for waiver. $300. Course questions call 781-280-3570 4/21 8:30am - 3:00pm S L RIDER CAR 753 80 18146 The CBCS Certified Medical Administrative Assistant with Medical Billing and Coding is geared towards students who are interested in obtaining a career in the healthcare industry, but have little to no experience within the sector. This comprehensive program will provide a foundation of medical vocabulary, to help you better understand doctors’ notes and medical record contents. It will also teach you essential medical office management skills that healthcare managers look for, when hiring new front office staff. Upon completion of this program, you will be prepared to sit for the Certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBCS) and the Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) exams offered by National Health career Association (NHA). The registration fee for both exams are included with this program. This program will also prepare you to sit for the Certified Professional Coder (CPC) exam and the Certified Coding Associate (CCA) exam. To enroll or questions, call 877-221-5151. Not eligible for tuition waivers. (500 hours) $2,695 CBCS Certified Medical Admin Assist with Medical Coding and Billing GES 149 Community Education and Career Training www.middlesex.mass.edu/careertraining • 1-800-818-3434.