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Atlantic Cape to Offer Health Care Training Programs

October 17, 2012

The Health Professions Institute at Atlantic Cape Community College will offer a variety of programs for health care professionals interested in advancing their skills.

Certified Home Health Aide for CNAs is designed for the CNA who wants to become a Certified Home Health Aide, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m., two Saturdays, Dec. 8 and 15. 

Emergency Medical Technician Certification will prepare students to perform basic life support. Participants will learn adult and pediatric medical and trauma assessment, basic airway support, use of AED, assisting patients with medication administration, splinting, bleeding control, lifting, transferring and transporting stretchers and patients, 7-10:30 p.m., Tuesday and Friday, and 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Saturday, beginning Jan. 29, 2013.

Multi-Skill Technician will prepare students to function as EKG and Phlebotomy Technicians. Curriculum includes: anatomy and physiology of the heart, medical terminology, medical disease processes and appropriate treatments, medical ethics, 5-9 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday, and 7 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday-Friday, beginning March 4, 2013.

In Administrative Healthcare Specialist, participants will learn a variety of administrative duties in the offices of physicians, podiatrists, chiropractors, dentists and other health care facilities, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Monday-Thursday, and 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday, beginning March 11, 2013.

Lecture and lab modules will take place at the Health Professions Institute at Atlantic Cape’s Worthington Atlantic City Campus, 1535 Bacharach Blvd. Clinical expertise will come from various hospital settings and students will also gain field experience on paramedic units.

For more information, or to register, contact (609) 343-4829 or visit www.atlantic.edu/conted