- Nurse Aide Theory/Lab
Mandatory Ohio Department of Health (NATCEP) curriculum includes: safety; infection control; personal care; mental health; care impaired; residentsí rights; communication; data collection; basic nursing skills; role and responsibility; disease process; and older adult growth. In addition students gain valuable skills through hands-on lab experience taking vital signs/blood pressure; dressing/feeding dependent residents; catheter care; abdominal thrusts; basic activity planning/dosage calculation/medical terminology; safe transfers using walkers, gait belts and mechanical lifts. Students must obtain 80% to pass.
- Nurse Aide Clinical Experience
Gain hands on experience in a long term care facility putting into practice skills successfully demonstrated in Nurse Aide Theory/Lab. Students must obtain 80% on skills clinical check-off in order to pass.
- Healthcare Provider CPR
Learn how a healthcare provider performs basic life support (adult/child/infant) and AED in a variety of healthcare settings.
- First Aid
Manage illness and injuries within the first few minutes of their occurrence. Students will receive a Pass or Fail grade and a course completion card upon passing.
- Medical Terminology
Introduces the student to the medical terminology (root words/ suffixes/prefixes) used in medical coding and covers medical terminology from a coderís perspective.
- ICD-9-CM Coding
Emphasizes the rules and guidelines of the ICD-9-CM coding manual. Students will learn ICD-9-CM coding conventions; basic definitions; diagnoses & procedures; coding guidelines; guidelines for procedures and standards of ethical coding.
- HCPCS/CPT Coding
Introduces students to service and procedure coding for medical practitioners and related coding guidelines by type of service and medical specialty. Students will learn the basic principles and conventions related to CPT coding and become familiar with CPT coding guidelines, as well as HCPCS Level II codes.
- Introduction to ICD-10-CM Coding
Helps students understand the structure of an ICD-10-CM code and the layout of the ICD-10-CM coding manual.
An intense 10 week course in which students study: documentation, specimen handling and transportation;
phlebotomy/venipuncture procedures; collecting capillary blood specimens, arterial, intravenous and special collection procedures; elderly/home/long-term care collections; urinalysis, body fluids/other specimens
forensic, toxicology, and workplace testing; infection control; safety; blood collection equipment/complications; pediatric procedures.
Students are introduced to and practice EKG terminology, lead application and procedures on an EKG MAC/5000 Machine. Functions of this particular machine and EKG Resulting/Interpretation and the cardiovascular system are also covered.