Healthcare navigators serve as liasons between healthcare systems/providers and patients seeking medical treatment and services. RCC's Healthcare Navigator program is designed to prepare and equip these individuals with the skills and knowledge to become effective health navigation professionals. This course will prepare students to connect patients to community resources, identify barriers preventing health access, and assist patients in benefiting from a comprehensive treatment plan. Course topics include scheduling appointments, setting up transportation, communicating treatment plans and care options, and maintaining working knowledge of insurance and the Affordable Care Act. Students will also earn their Career Readiness Certificate and CPR credentials as part of the course.
47845 - 6-9P, TTh, 9/2-12/11 and 9A-4P, Sa, 9/27 & 11/8
ICD-10 Billing and Coding Novice
This course is for individuals new to billing and coding, who wish to learn ICD-10 prior to the mandated change to that system. This course will assume no previous billing and coding experience. The course will cover ICD-10-CM (diagnosis) and ICD-10-PCS (procedure). Course will also review legal and regulatory considerations.
47558 - 6-9P, Th, 9/18-10/30
Nursing Assistant I*
($180 + $21 + $16 + $3 + .55)
Prepares graduates to provide personal care and perform basic skills in a variety of health care settings. The course includes class, lab, and clinical components. Upon satisfactory completion, the graduate is eligible to test for listing as a Nursing Assistant I on the N.C. Nurse Aid Registry at the N.C. Division of Facility Services. Ending date may vary depending on clinical schedules.
47405 - 5-9:40P, TW, 8/18-12/15
47406 - 8:20A-1P, M-Th, 8/18-10/13
47407 - 8:20A-1P, M-Th, 10/14-12/15
*Students will be admitted to Nurse Aide I by completed application only
This course provides instruction in the technical procedures for preparing and dispensing drugs in the hospital and retail settings under supervision of a registered pharmacist. Topics include drug packaging and labeling, out-patient dispensing, hospital dispensing procedures, controlled substance procedures, inventory control, and non-sterile compounding. Upon completion, students should be able to perform basic supervised dispensing techniques in a variety of pharmacy settings.
47763 - 6-9P, T, 8/19-12/2
47764 - 6-9P, Th, 8/21-12/11
Phlebotomy Education & Clinical Experience*
($180 + $30 + $16 + $3 + $.55)
Phlebotomy training prepares the student to draw blood specimens from patients for the purpose of testing and analyzing blood. A phlebotomist's job includes maintenance of equipment used in obtaining blood specimen; the use of appropriate communication skills when working with patients; the selection of venipuncture sites; the care of blood specimen; and the entry of the testing process into the computer, as well as clerical duties associated with recordkeeping of the blood tests. The course consists of theory and clinical experiences in performing blood collections. The student must be a high school graduate or have equivalent GED.
45896 - 8:30A-2P, M-Th, 8/4-12/5
*Students will be admitted to Phlebotomy by completed application only
Health Occupations Classes Offered Online
Handling Medical Emergencies
Human Anatomy & Physiology
Medical Receptionist, Introduction
Physical Therapy Aide
Spanish for Medical Professionals
Veterinary Assistant I
Veterinary Assistant II
Veterinary Assistant III
All courses begin monthly on the following dates:
All courses $70 unless otherwise noted.
To learn more about these online courses, visit the Online Instruction Center at www.ed2go.com/rcc2go.