Medical Terminology & Anatomy
($180 + apx. $60 for text)
This course is an introduction to the study of the structure of medical words and terms. Emphasis is placed on spelling and defining commonly used prefixes, suffixes, root words, their combining forms, and body organization. Program content covers the basic human anatomy and physiology for all systems, laboratory medicine, pharmacology, elements of medical terms and names of major diseases, including terms used in physical exams, operative procedures and diagnosis. Prerequisite: HS Diploma or equivalent.
62415 - Online, 6/19-9/15
Please call 336-328-1750 to register.
($180 + apx. $400 for texts)
This course prepares students for entry-level healthcare insurance billing and coding positions. The program includes Insurance, CPT, and ICD-10-CM coding. This class helps prepare students for the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) CPC (Certified Professional Coder) certification examination. Prerequisites: HS Diploma or equivalent, Medical Terminology & Anatomy.
62416 - Online, 9/18-12/15
Please call 336-328-1750 to register.
Nursing Assistant I*
This course includes basic nursing skills required to provide safe, competent personal care for individuals. Emphasis is placed on person-centered care, the aging process, communication, safety/emergencies, infection prevention, legal and ethical issues, vital signs, height and weight measurements, elimination, nutrition, basic restorative care/rehabilitation, dementia, mental health, and end-of-life care. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge and skills and be eligible to test for listing on the North Carolina Nurse Aide 1 Registry.
62570 - Class/Lab: 8:15A-12:15P, TWTh, 8/15-10/18; Clinical: 8:15A-12:15P, TW, 10/24-12/5, AE224, AE222 and various clinical sites; no classes on 10/17, 11/22 and 11/23
62571 - Class/Lab: 5:30-9:30P, MTW, 8/14-10/23; Clinical: 5:30-9:30P, TW, 10/24-12/5, AE224, AE222 and various clinical sites; no classes on 9/4, 10/16, 10/17 and 11/22
62572 - Class/Lab: 5:30-9:30P, TWTh, 8/15-10/18; Clinical: 5:30-9:30P, TW, 10/24-12/5, Archdale Center Room 310 and various clinical sites; no classes on 10/17, 11/22 and 11/23
Application deadline August 4
*Students will be admitted to Nursing Assistant I by completed application only. You may download and print application here.
*Students will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis; class space is limited.
*Clinical times may vary and will involve travel (reliable transportation is necessary).
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.
61169 - 8:15A-12:15P, M-F, 8/4-12/13, clinical times will vary
*Students will be admitted to Phlebotomy by completed application only
TEAS Test Prep
($70 or waived)
For prospective nursing students. Prepare for the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS-VI) with the TEAS-VI study manual and online practice assessments (form A and B) specific to TEAS version VI.
59613 - 9A-1P, F, 8A-2P, Sa, 1/20/17-1/21/17
59614 - 9A-1P, F, 8A-2P, Sa, 5/5/17-5/6/17
($125 + $.55)
This course is designed for instructional areas related to a veterinarian practice: 1) veterinary terminology, 2) anatomy and physiology, 3) animal behavior and communication, 4) grooming techniques, 5) proper handling and restraining of animals, 6) obtaining and handling specimens, 7) emergency care, and 8) office management in reference to medical records, charting, and detailed documentation may be included.
No classes are being offered at this time.