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Marie Williams, RN, ADN, Train the Trainer
Students have the opportunity to gain three certifications and various employment opportunities in Medical Assisting, Phlebotomy and State Tested Nurse Aide. Certifications include: Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) and Registered Phlebotomy Technician (RPT) through American Medical Technologists (AMT); and Ohio State Tested Nurse Aide (STNA). On a space-available basis, additional students can enroll in the STNA or Phlebotomy/EKG sections



Tim Stahle
Phlebotomy Instructor, CPT

Students enrolling in this program will receive training in:

  • State Tested Nurse Aide (STNA)
    Consists of 80 hours of classroom instruction and hands-on lab followed by 16 hours of clinical experience in a local long-term care facility. Upon successful completion of the classroom and clinical experiences, students sit for the Ohio Department of Health State Tested Nurse Aide certification test. Students normally can take this test within 2 weeks of completing the program.

  • STNA 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.

  • STNA 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.

  • Basic Life Support for Healthare Provider
    Teaches both single-rescuer and team basic life support skills for application in both prehospital and in-facility environments, with a focus on High-Quality CPR and team dynamics. Learn how to perform basic life support (adult/child/infant) and AED in a variety of healthcare settings.

  • Heartsaver© First Aid
    Learn how to recognize and manage illness and injuries within the first few minutes of their occurrence. Students receive a Pass or Fail grade.

  • Medical Terminology
    Learn prefixes, suffixes, word roots, common abbreviations and pharmaceuticals used in medical language. Topics include medical vocabulary terms that relate to the anatomy, physiology, pathological conditions and treatment of selected systems. Upon completion, students should be able to pronounce, spell, and define medical terms as related to selected body systems and pathological disorders.

  • Clinical Medical Assisting
    Introduces students to clinical skills used in a variety of medical practices. Students complete classroom instruction and lab exercises including practical exercises. Topics covered include: asepsis; infection/disease control; pharmacology; medication dosage calculation/administration; patient history; patient assessment; vital signs; nutrition and health promotion; assisting with medical specialties; instrument identification; sterilization/reprocessing theory.

  • Pharmacology for Medical Assisting
    Course focuses on preparation, dosage calculation and various methods of administration of medications. Students also learn proper documentation, identifying, spelling, and recognizing adverse reactions/interactions of the most commonly used medications in a physicianís office.

  • Medical Assisting Externship
    After successful completion of both Administrative and Clinical Medical Assistant classroom and lab hours, each student will complete 80 hours of clinical externship at a local medical facility. Students complete a total of 176 hours of externship between STNA clinical experiences, Phlebotomy and Medical Assisting externships. Students apply clinical, laboratory, and administrative skills in a medical facility under the supervision of facility personnel or the instructor. Students demonstrate competency in clinical and administrative skills necessary for comprehensive patient care and strengthening professional communications and interactions. Upon successful completion of all classroom and clinical hours, students will be eligible to sit for the American Medical Technologists (AMT) Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) examination/certification.

  • Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology
    Learn the basic structure and function of the human body. Gain understanding of the tissues, organs, diseases and wellness for each body system.

  • EKG
    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 results/interpretation and the cardiovascular system are also covered.

  • Administrative Medical Assisting
    Introduces students to administrative skills used in a variety of medical offices. Classroom instruction includes patient confidentiality/HIPPAA, documentation, medical forms, and practical exercises utilizing medical procedures and electronic health records. Topics covered include professionalism; interpersonal skills/customer service; healthcare law and ethics (HIPAA); written/verbal communication skills; reception and telephone skills; appointment scheduling; electronic medical records; basics of diagnostic/procedural coding; health insurance claims; billing, credits, collection procedures; medical office safety; medical office marketing.

  • Phlebotomy
    An intense course in which students study and practice the role of phlebotomy in healthcare; quality assurance and legal issues of phlebotomy; infection control and healthcare safety; medical terminology; basic anatomy and physiology; blood collection equipment and additives; specimen requisitioning, transporting, and processing; special collections and point-of-care-testing; and nonblood specimen collection and testing.

  • Phlebotomy Externship
    Students who successfully complete the Phlebotomy classroom phase will complete 80 hours (2 weeks) of clinical externship at local healthcare facilities. The externship rotation will include performing a minimum of 80 successful unaided venipunctures, instruction in a variety of collection techniques, and direct observation of various patients in diverse clinical settings. Students will observe in the pediatric, emergency medicine, and triage departments of local healthcare facilities to gain additional knowledge. Externship is assigned based on a rotational basis. Students must pass the Phlebotomy externship to pass the Phlebotomy course.







Schedule

  • August 9, 2017 - August 17, 2018

  • Class meets Monday through Thursday from 4:30 - 8:30 p.m.

    Expectations

    • Enrollment/Employment options are limited for persons with felonies and/or recent criminal charges. If applicable potential students must meet with MACC; contact the Ohio Department of Health and AMT regarding barriers to enrollment/certification before class.

    • Prior to class students must complete a background check and the first of 3 Hepatitis B vaccines (Details given upon enrollment). A negative drug screen is required prior to Phlebotomy/EKG section, Spring, 2015.

    • Students must maintain 90% attendance and a 2.0 (C or better) Grade Point Average.

    • Students must complete ALL hours of clinical/externship time and act in a respectful, professional manner in all classroom, clinical or externship hours.

    • Scrubs and lab coats are required on lab/externship days

    • Failure to maintain any of the above, may result in program dismissal



Additional Enrollment Requirements:

  • Complete/Sign Risk Advisory Form
  • Complete/Sign Program Enrollment Questionnaire
  • Provide proof of 1st of three Hepatitis B vaccinations; MMR vaccination and flu shot vaccination prior to the first day of class
  • Negative drug screening (more information given at orientation)
  • Complete Background Screening prior to the first day of class
  • Employment options are limited for persons with felonies or other recent criminal charges and may affect a student's enrollment or certification
  • Student must be able to lift 50 pounds



Fees (840 Hours)

Tuition $5,880

*Fees $1,492

Program Total $7,372
Kelly Clements R. N.


Toni Shaum
Medical Assisting &
Phlebotomy Instructor



Phlebotomy Instructor
CPT
*Estimated Fees include: books, lab fees, drug/PPD testing, certification exams, and career/personal counseling services.
Fees may change before class begins.


Articulation Agreements
Franklin University - 24 credit hours
(Bachelor of Science in Applied Healthcare Management degree)

North Central State College - 21 credit hours
(Associate in Health Services Technology degree)








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