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Train for a variety of health professions and gain the knowledge you need to pass national and state exams.
 
Become a non-medical health provider who makes a difference in your community by facilitating access to housing, food, education, employment, civil rights and healthcare resources. Learn how to evaluate a client’s needs and create a plan to address them, and explore HIPAA guidelines for client rights and confidentiality, required documentation and reporting, and safe boundaries for interpersonal relationships. Discover your advocacy role, how to develop community resources and partnerships, how to be sensitive to ethnic, cultural, religious and gender diversity, and case management strategies that will best serve your clients. Find out how to navigate the Nevada healthcare system and promote healthy living through nutrition and disease prevention. Understand the importance of time management and how to manage your own self-care with coping skills that reduce the stress of emotional attachment and help you debrief difficult cases. Internship not provided. This course is completed online. Students must buy the e-textbook at: http://www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-1119060818.html

Schedule : Online 24/7; 53 sessions; starting 1/23/2017, ending 3/17/2017

Tuition: $879.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : Online

Instructor : Nadia Noel 

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The U.S. Department of Labor Statistics predicts 31 percent job growth in the medical assistant field through 2020 with starting pay averaging $13 an hour. Be a part of this in-demand career by working in a private medical practice, hospital, clinic or other medical facility. This accelerated program will train you to assist physicians by performing functions related to the clinical responsibilities of a medical office. Instruction includes preparing patients for examination and treatment, routine laboratory procedures, diagnostic testing, the technical aspects of phlebotomy and the cardiac life cycle. Discuss topics including pharmacology, the proper use and administration of medications, taking and documenting vital signs, cardiology including proper lead placements, professional behavior, ethics and legal aspects. You'll complete about 150 hours of lecture and hands-on labs. Note:  Upon successful completion of this program, you are be eligible to sit for the National Healthcareer Association Certified Clinical Medical Assistant national examination, which is included in the price.  Please Read!

Schedule : Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed 5:45 PM - 9:45 PM; 41 sessions; starting 1/23/2017, ending 4/26/2017 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 2/20/2017)

Tuition: $3,299.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Victoria Kolar 

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Medical transcription is a $12 billion per year industry in the U.S. Make good money, work from home and transcribe fascinating information. Find out what it takes to start a medical transcription business from the ground up and enjoy being your own boss, having flexible hours and earning a great salary.

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; starting 2/15/2017, ending 2/15/2017

Tuition: $49.00

Materials Cost: $20.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Deborah Burns 

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The U.S. Department of Labor Statistics predicts 31 percent job growth in the medical assistant field through 2020 with starting pay averaging $13 an hour. Be a part of this in-demand career by working in a private medical practice, hospital, clinic or other medical facility. This accelerated program will train you to assist physicians by performing functions related to the clinical responsibilities of a medical office. Instruction includes preparing patients for examination and treatment, routine laboratory procedures, diagnostic testing, the technical aspects of phlebotomy and the cardiac life cycle. Discuss topics including pharmacology, the proper use and administration of medications, taking and documenting vital signs, cardiology including proper lead placements, professional behavior, ethics and legal aspects. You'll complete about 150 hours of lecture and hands-on labs. Note:  Upon successful completion of this program, you are be eligible to sit for the National Healthcareer Association Certified Clinical Medical Assistant national examination, which is included in the price.  Please Read!

Schedule : Weekly - Tue, Thu 5:45 PM - 9:45 PM; 44 sessions; starting 2/21/2017, ending 7/20/2017

Tuition: $3,299.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Multiple Instructor :
 1.Jerry Solorzano  2.Nastassia Montgomery 

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Become a non-medical health provider who makes a difference in your community by facilitating access to housing, food, education, employment, civil rights and healthcare resources. Learn how to evaluate a client’s needs and create a plan to address them, and explore HIPAA guidelines for client rights and confidentiality, required documentation and reporting, and safe boundaries for interpersonal relationships. Discover your advocacy role, how to develop community resources and partnerships, how to be sensitive to ethnic, cultural, religious and gender diversity, and case management strategies that will best serve your clients. Find out how to navigate the Nevada healthcare system and promote healthy living through nutrition and disease prevention. Understand the importance of time management and how to manage your own self-care with coping skills that reduce the stress of emotional attachment and help you debrief difficult cases. Internship not provided. 

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM; 8 sessions; starting 2/25/2017, ending 4/22/2017 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 3/18/2017)

Tuition: $959.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Nadia Noel 

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Train for a new health care career in just 50 hours of instruction. Acquire the skills you need to prepare for the ASPT-Electrocardiograph Technician Exam and other national certification exams. Learn about the heart's fascinating anatomy, physiology, medical disease processes, medical terminology, medical ethics, legal aspects of patient contact, laboratory assisting, electrocardiography and echocardiography. Additionally, gain experience practicing with equipment and getting hands-on time in labs working with an EKG machine, the normal anatomy of the chest wall for proper lead placement, 12-lead placement and other clinical practices. This career field is projected by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics to grow 70 percent through 2020, with starting pay averaging 23 dollars an hour. Internship not provided. More information 

Schedule : Weekly - Mon, Wed 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM; 15 sessions; starting 3/6/2017, ending 5/1/2017 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 3/20/2017, 3/22/2017)

Tuition: $999.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Sierra Bldg. Location : 
  TMCC Sierra Bldg..

Instructor : Steve Pearson 

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Gain a well-rounded introduction to medical administration so you can learn the necessary skills to obtain an administrative assistant position in the health care field. This 50-hour course prepares you to function effectively in many of the administrative and clerical positions in the health care industry. Medical administrative assistants, secretaries and records clerks are all positions in great demand. The U.S. Department of Labor Statistics predicts job growth in this field to be 20 percent through 2020, with starting pay averaging 14 dollars an hour. Delve into important background information on the medical assisting profession, interpersonal skills, ethics and law, terminology, basics of insurance billing and coding, telephone techniques, scheduling appointments, management of records and practice finances. This program does not include state or national certification. Internship not provided. Click for more information  

Schedule : Weekly - Mon, Wed 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM; 15 sessions; starting 3/6/2017, ending 4/26/2017 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 4/17/2017)

Tuition: $999.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Deborah Stinson 

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Ophthalmology is one of the fastest growing healthcare segments in the country and entry level positions average 15 dollars an hour. Through the practical experience offered in labs, you will develop an understanding of the anatomy and physiology of the eye, general principles of pharmacology, prescriptions written for the eye, visual acuity and instruments used in the workplace while receiving an in-depth comprehension of theory through the lecture section. This program meets the requirements of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the AAO’s Ophthalmic Medical Assisting Exam after you've met AAO's work experience requirements.   More details 

Schedule : Weekly - Tue, Thu 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM; 15 sessions; starting 3/7/2017, ending 5/2/2017 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 3/21/2017, 3/23/2017)

Tuition: $999.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Sierra Bldg. Location : 
  TMCC Sierra Bldg..

Instructor : TBA Staff 

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In just 50 hours, gain the training you need to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board Exam and be well on your way to a new career. The U.S. Department of Labor Statistics predicts job growth in this field at 32 percent through 2020, with starting pay averaging $14 an hour. Work under the supervision of a registered pharmacist in hospitals, home infusion pharmacies, pharmacies and other health care settings. Learn medical terminology specific to your new occupation, reading and interpreting prescriptions and defining drugs by generic and brand names. Find how to calculate dosages, IV flow rates, drug compounding, dose conversions, dispensing of prescriptions, inventory control, billing and reimbursement. Internship not provided.  More information 

Schedule : Weekly - Tue, Thu 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM; 15 sessions; starting 3/7/2017, ending 4/25/2017

Tuition: $1,199.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : TBA Staff 

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Help save lives in the operating room. In this exciting accelerated program, explore your role as a surgical technician. The U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics projects more than 30 percent job growth through 2020, with starting pay averaging $22 an hour. Learn about pre- and post-operation procedures such as asepsis and sterilization, infection control, patient safety, surgical pharmacology and anesthesia, wound healing and surgical case management. Become comfortable with ethical aspects and safe practices. Gain an understanding of human anatomy, general surgery concepts, operation instruments and their applications, biomedical science, operating room procedures and maintenance, wound closure and how to care for the instruments used during surgery. Discuss scope of practice, risk management, blood-borne pathogens and various types of sutures, appropriate gowning and gloving technique of self and other team members, and recognize specific drug classification and their characterizations.   More details        

Schedule : Weekly - Tue, Thu 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM; 15 sessions; starting 3/7/2017, ending 4/25/2017

Tuition: $1,199.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : TBA Staff 

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