(Note: Not all Medical Program classes are available for online registration)

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CERTIFIED NURSE ASSISTANT (CNA)
Enrollment is limited to 12 students. Learn the skills to provide appropriate care at the bedside and in the chronic long-term nursing care environment. Develop hands-on skills to prepare to take the state certification test. Fee includes fingerprints, CPR training and state testing. Fee does not include materials (CNA books, gait belt, blood pressure cuff, stethoscope, uniform and shoes). Call the Alvarado office 510.559.2660 for more information.

Students will be required to provide proof of physical examination, MMR (measles, mumps, and rubella), VSV (chicken pox) immunizations, and a TB (tuberculosis) clearance/screening. Prospective students will also have to be fingerprinted through our Human Resource Department. The program requires 160 hours of instruction.
FALL 2014 DATES COMING SOON
Course Code
Instructor
Site
Room
Fee
Starts
Meetings
Days
Time
0615301
Gilbert
Alvarado
10 & 11
$1,000
9/8
33
Mon-Thu (class) or
9:00am-2:30pm

Mon-Thu (clinic)
3:00-8:00pm
0615302
Staff
Alvarado
10 & 11
$1,000
9/8
33
Mon-Thu (class) or
3:00-8:00pm

Mon-Thu (clinic)
3:00-8:00pm


HOME HEALTH AIDE (HHA)
Enrollment is limited to 12 students. Prerequisite: CNA. This is a 40 hour program designed to give the home health aide tools to work independently or with an agency to care for clients at home. Training will focus on safety, client emergency, nutrition and meal planning, abuse, medical and social needs, household tasks, and preparation discharge from a nursing home. Students who continue to take the HHA course will not be issued a Home Health Aide Certificate from the state until they have passed the CNA competency exam from a state approved testing vendor. Clinical hours may vary.
Course Code
Instructor
Site
Room
Fee
Starts
Meetings
Days
Time
0615401
Gilbert
Alvarado
10 & 11
$200
11/12
8
Mon-Thu (class)
9:00am-2:30pm

Mon-Wed (clinic)
3:00-8:00pm


CNA LICENSE RENEWAL/RESTORATIVE NURSING ASSISTANT (RNA)
Enrollment is limited to 10 students. We have everything you need to renew your license. This is a 48 hour program. You must be a CNA to take this course. You will learn adaptive equipment, transferring skills, special needs for feeding, hearing and sight impaired.

Course Code
Instructor
Site
Room
Fee
Starts
Mtgs
Days
Time
0615000
Gilbert
Alvarado
10 & 11
$275
12/1
6
Mon-Thu
8:00am-4:30pm


MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY
Prerequisite: Beginning Medical Terminology. Students will learn word construction, pronunciation, spelling, definition, and the use of terms related to all areas of medical science, hospital service and health related professions. The course provides basic knowledge of anatomy, pathology, surgical procedures, and diagnostic procedures. Textbook is required and can be purchased at Alvarado.
Course Code
Instructor
Site
Room
Fee
Starts
Meetings
Days
Time
2016500
Ardayfió
Alvarado
4
$150
9/8
10
Mon/Wed
6:00-9:00pm


MEDICAL OUT PATIENT CODING - INTERMEDIATE
Prerequisite: Medical Terminology. Intermediate to "Medical Out Patient Coding" is Part II of a three part course. This is an accelerated course designed to prepare the student for the Certified Professional Coder (CPC) Medical Coding Certification Examination from the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) Association. The focus of this class is to learn the coding rules for ICD-9-CM, CPT, and Level II (HCPCS) coding systems and then apply those rules to code outpatient services. Textbook is required and can be purchased at Alvarado.
Course Code
Instructor
Site
Room
Fee
Starts
Meetings
Days
Time
0615502
Leeper
Alvarado
4
$150
9/9
10
Tue/Thu
6:00-9:00pm


MEDICAL OUT PATIENT CODING - ADVANCED
Prerequisite: Intermediate Medical Terminology. This accelerated course focuses on CPT, ICD-9-CM, and HCPCS coding concepts for medical outpatient services. Course curriculum will include medical terminology, anatomy, and reimbursement overview as a preparation in taking the certification examination. Textbook is required and can be purchased at Alvarado.
Course Code
Instructor
Site
Room
Fee
Starts
Meetings
Days
Time
0615800
Leeper
Alvarado
4
$150
10/14
10
Tue/Thu
6:00-9:00pm