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HEALTHCARE TRAINING

 

MEDICAL ASSISTING

  College of the Redwoods is offering Medical Assisting Training

       LEARN MORE AT OUR NEXT INFORMATIONAL MEETING

                        Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014 3p-5p

                          Location:  CR Community Education, 525 D Street Eureka

 

CR introduces training to become a certified Medical Assistant. This not-for-credit, two-part class offers lecture and in-class labs in addition to a clinical rotation at a local medical office.  Front office

and back office skills will be covered.?

There will be a free informational meeting for the January 2015 training Wednesday, September 3rd, 3p-5p at CR Community Education 525 D Street Eureka.  

CLASS FEE:  $2,995*

     *Although minimal, this class fee is subject to change.

Call 707-476-4500 for more information. 

FUTURE TRAINING DATES:    January, 2015

STIPENDS AVAILABLE FOR SOUTHERN HUMBOLDT AREA RESIDENTS.

Contact Dee Way at dway@shchd.org for more information.

PHLEBOTOMY TRAINING

  College of the Redwoods is offering Phlebotomy Training Spring 2015!!!

       LEARN MORE AT OUR NEXT INFORMATIONAL MEETING

                       Date and time TBA

                       Location: TBA   

                                                

CR introduces training to become a nationally certified Phlebotomist.  The complete Phlebotomy Program consists of 90 hours of didactic instruction and a clinical rotation consisting of a minimum of 40 hours.  Students must successfully complete the didactic portion with overall grade of 75% to be eligible to continue onto the clinical portion of the program.

Nationally certified phlebotomists can work in multiple health care settings, including medical offices, hospitals, clinics, and laboratories. 

A free informational meeting will be scheduled for the Spring 2015 Phlebotomy training soon.

CLASS FEE:  $1,995*

     *Although minimal, this class fee is subject to change.

Call 707-476-4500 for more information.  

 

CMA Continuing Education Unit Classes


CLIA CMA Continuing Education Unit Class     (036722)     

Date                   August 28, 2014

Day                     Thursday

Time                   6:00pm – 9:00pm

Fee                     $30

Class Limit        20

Location            CR Community Education

                            333 6th Street, Suite B Eureka

Instructor          Linda Scales

3 hour CMA continuing education will review :

Explain what CLIA waived means and identify some common CLIA waived tests used in the physicians office
Interpret abnormal lab values for patient education purposes
Recognize relevant terminology and abbreviations

Additional CEU classes in the near future!
October 2014 GI Review
January 2015 Spanish for the Medical Office
More to come in 2015


 

EMT-I REFRESHER     (036962)     

Schedule          Tuesday September 30, 5:30-9:30pm               

                           Saturday October 4, 8:30am-5:30pm

                           Sunday October 5, 8:30am-5:30pm

                           Tuesday October 7, 5:30-9:30pm

Fee                     $130

Class Limit        20

Location            CR Eureka Main Campus Room AT, number TBA

Instructor          Virginia Plambeck

This North Coast EMS-approved course meets state requirements for EMT-I refresher training, including Skills Competency Verification.  Course includes rigorous and fast-paced didactic instruction, skills sessions, and scenario practice.  Topics include personal safety, medicolegal issues, patient assessment, and management of medical and traumatic emergencies.  Participants who successfully complete this course will be eligible to apply for re-certification as a California EMT-I.

 

Notes:     This course does NOT include CPR re-certification.

              Additional requirements are needed for NREMT re-certification.

 

Prerequisite:  Current EMT-I certification, or previous EMT-I certification expired for no more than six months. 

 

Continued state EMT certification may still be possible if EMT-I certification is expired for more than six months; please contact instructor.

 

INJECTIONS    (037083)     

Date                   October 18, 2014

Day                     Saturday

Time                   8:00am – 6:00pm

Fee                     $100

Class Limit        15

Location            CR Eureka Main Campus Room AT 126

Instructor          Viane Frye             

This one-day training covers giving injections for those who are employed or seeking employment in a medical office setting and will be working under the supervision of a physician. It meets the standards and qualifications established by the Division of Allied

Health Professions, Board of Medical Quality Assurance, and State of California.

VENIPUNCTURE    (037084)     

Date                   October 26, 2014

Day                     Sunday

Time                   8:00am – 6:00pm

Fee                     $100

Class Limit        15

Location            CR Eureka Main Campus Room AT 126

Instructor          Viane Frye

This one-day training covers how to draw blood for those who are employed or seeking employment in a medical office setting and will be working under the supervision of a physician.  It meets the standards and qualifications established by the Division of Allied Health Professions, Board of Medical Quality Assurance, and State of California.

 

Spring 2015

    

IV THERAPY FOR LVNs & RNs (036784) IV Therapy

          

Schedule              Jan 13, 14, 15, 8a-6p & 16 8a-3p                           

Fee                       $250.00

Class Limit          15

Location:             CR Main Campus AT-126

Instructor:           KAREN HARVEY, VIANE FRYE

Students must attend all days!

This class is designed to prepare the student to start and

superimpose intravenous fluids.  The content will include

types of fluids and devices rationales for therapies, safety

factors, complications, monitoring and preparation of site,

patient and equipment.  It will also include supervised

practice of the technique of venipuncture on mannequins

and fellow classmates.  Students will successfully start 3 IVs

on fellow classmates.  The course fulfills the requirements

of (and is approved by) the California State Board of Nursing

for IV Certification for LVNs.? Fee includes all materials and

equipment.? Bring your sack lunch; school caf? will be closed.

 


 

 

 

Contact College of the Redwoods

Community & Economic Development

525 D Street
Eureka, CA 95501

 

Phone: 707.476.4500 Fax: 707.443.3417

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