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Medical assistants are highly trained individuals who perform various administrative and clinical duties in primary care and specialty physicians, urgent care centers, and other healthcare facilities. Clinical duties can include taking medical histories, recording vital signs, assisting the physician during exams, injections, venipuncture, and ECGs. 

Programs available at the Worthington Atlantic City campus & Cape May campus locations.

Find out more about Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA®)

Phlebotomists are responsible for obtaining blood samples from patients for laboratory analysis. The phlebotomist is skilled in blood collection techniques and handling, transporting, and processing blood specimens. Learning experiences will include laboratory practice on artificial arms and extensive clinical experience at area medical facilities.

Available at the Cape May County campus location.

Find out more about Phlebotomy Technician.

 

Due prior to registration: Prerequisites: High school diploma or GED; CPR certification will be provided during class for students and is a required element regardless of certification status at the beginning of the course. Documentation of physical exam including drug screening, documentation of immunizations, PPD test, and Hepatitis B series. Candidates must be 18 years of age by the last day of the program and have the physical capability to perform all required skills and tasks of an EMT-Basic. Candidates must obtain a reading score of 9 on the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) or the Core Academic Skills Assessment (CASA).

Due on first day of class: Proof of adequate health insurance is required on the first day of class. Students failing to provide health insurance documentation will not be eligible for the required clinical/ internship portion of the program. Students shall be required to register with the New Jersey Office of Emergency Medical Services Certification System during orientation. This includes a criminal background check. Students with a criminal history may not be eligible for state or national EMT certification. Workforce Development tuition refund policy applies. 

In partnership with Mutual Aid Emergency Services & Public Safety Training of South Jersey, Atlantic Cape Community College is proud to provide the New Jersey Department of Health Emergency Medical Technician Course. This course is open to candidates interested in obtaining the necessary skills and education to provide emergency medical care as an entry-level prehospital health care provider. This program will enable successful candidates with the proper training and critical thinking skills to obtain their EMT certification through either the State of New Jersey and/or the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT). Certification qualifies the candidate for various volunteer and career positions available throughout the State of New Jersey and other states recognizing NREMT or NJ certification. EMTs are widely used in hospitals, ambulances, patient transport units, racetracks, sports stadiums, concerts, and bike teams.

This course covers the materials and skills identified in the 2009 National EMS Education Standards and the 2005 National EMS Scope of Practice Model as adopted by the State of New Jersey, meeting and exceeding the guidelines in the current National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s EMS Education Standards. 

Students completing course requirements will earn certificates in I-100 Incident Command, I-700 National Incident Management System, I-907 Active Shooter, Hazardous Materials Awareness, CBRNE Awareness, and WMD Awareness.

College Pathways: Upon successful completion and credential attainment, you may be eligible for up to 6 college credits toward an Atlantic Cape degree.

Note: Students failing to clear a criminal background check and failure to provide proof of insurance documentation will not be eligible for the clinical/internship portion of the program.

  • EMTC-501 (275 hours: 105 classroom/lab, 10 clinical, 160 online)
    Fee: $2,399 (Tuition $1,999, Materials $400)
  • Section AW03-Worthington Atlantic City Campus
    Mondays and Wednesdays, beginning June 1 (ends August 31), 6-10 p.m.
  • Section AW01-Worthington Atlantic City Campus
    Mondays and Wednesdays, beginning May 17 (ends August 30), 6-10 p.m.
  • EMTC-501 (275 hours: 145 classroom/lab, 10 clinical, 120 online)
    Fee: $2,399 (Tuition $1,999, Materials $400)
  • Section CW02-Cape May County Campus
    Mondays and Wednesdays 6-10 p.m. and Saturdays 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., beginning January 25 (ends April 5) 

Click here to receive additional information for the upcoming Spring 2023 EMT courses.

Registration due two weeks prior to class start date.

 

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Workshops

This course is designed for medical and dental personnel, nursing students, physical therapists, other health care providers, and those entering the healthcare profession. American Heart Association certification, good for two years, will be awarded for successful completion of this course.

Students will receive hands-on practice in infant, child, and adult CPR, plus first aid for obstructed airways. The signs and symptoms of heart attack, stroke risk factors for cardiovascular disease, and the cardiopulmonary structures’ basic anatomy will be reviewed. Drowning, spinal injuries, Ambu bag, two-rescuer CPR, and Automated External Defibrillation (AED) are also covered.

Note: Students will receive their Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider Manual upon registration to study before the workshop. Manual must be brought to class. If the workshop is canceled or the student chooses to withdraw and requests a refund per the refund policy, a refund will be given minus $14.50 for the manual’s cost. If the manual is returned unused/in its original packaging, a full refund will be granted. 

HCPR-134 (5 hours)
Fee: $99 (Tuition $69, Materials $30) 

  • Section CW01-Cape May County Campus
    Friday, October 7, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. 
  • Section AW03-Worthington Atlantic City Campus
    Thursday, November 10, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

 

The Heartsaver CPR course trains lay rescuers to recognize and treat life-threatening emergencies with adult, child, and infant victims. American Heart Association certification, valid for two years, will be awarded for successful completion. Training includes CPR/AED and choking relief for adults/children/infants and is ideal for first responders. First aid for lay rescuers on managing illness and injuries in the first few minutes of an emergency until professional help arrives is also covered.

Note: Students will receive their Heartsaver FIRST AID, CPR, and AED Student Workbook upon registration to study before the workshop. Manual must be brought to class. If the workshop is canceled or the student chooses to withdraw and requests a refund per the refund policy, a refund will be given minus $2.50 for the manual’s cost. If the manual is returned unused/in its original packaging, a full refund will be granted. 

HCPR-101 (6 hours)
Fee: $105 (Tuition $77, Materials $28) 

  • Section AW01-Worthington Atlantic City Campus
    Friday, October 28, 9a.m.-3 p.m. 

Registration

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ATTENTION: Our online registration form is for use when registering for Workforce Development workshops only. Full payment must be made at the time of online registration via credit/debit card. 

Please call (609) 343-5655 for Career Training program registration information. 

Hours of Operation

Regular Business Hours:

Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Closed Saturday and Sunday

 

Summer Hours:

Monday through Thursday, 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. 
Closed Friday, Saturday, and Sunday