Allied Health

Allied Health

Schedule Dates Time Location Cost
Venipuncture (Phlebotomy Technician) S, 10/9-11/14
F, 10/9-11/14
9 a.m.-1 p.m.
6:30-8:30 p.m.
Marple $625 
Pharmacy Technician TR, 10/13-12/8 6-9:30 p.m. Marple $2,099
Dialysis Technician MW, 10/12-12/2 6-9:30 p.m. Marple $1,199
Physical Therapy Aide MW, 10/12-12/9 6-9:30 p.m. Marple $1,199
Certified Medical Administrative Assistant TWR, 10/13-12/10 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.  Marple $4,999 
Pharmacy Technician TR, 10/13-12/8 6-9:30 p.m. Marple $2,099
TEAS Prep F, 10/23-11/13 9 a.m.-noon  Upper Darby $155/
Venipuncture (Phlebotomy Technician) TR, 10/27-12/8 6:30-9:30 p.m. Marple $625 

Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA)
Train for positions in one of the fastest growing arenas in today’s workforce – health care! If you like working with the public, are compassionate, and able to deal with people who are sick or experiencing stress, a career in medical office administration/unit health coordination could be your path to success.

You will have the opportunity to sit for nationally recognized and respected certification: the National Health Career Association CMAA (Certified Medical Administrative Assistant). You will also train for a position as a Health Unit Coordinator. The coursework blends training that will provide you the opportunity to gain employment in two of the most sought after positions in today’s workforce. 

Curriculum prepares individuals for employment in medical and other healthcare related areas. Course work will include medical terminology, medical information systems, office management, basic medical coding and billing, insurance, legal and ethical issues, HIPPA regulations, formatting documents, and word processing. Students will learn administrative and support functions and develop skills applicable in medical environments.

COM 3300 / Length: 168

CRN 2960, Tues-Thurs
October 13-December 10
9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Marple Campus

Cost: $4,999 (includes all materials and vouchers for certification testing)

Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS®) Prep
Reviews all components of the TEAS Prep exam, including math, reading strategies, vocabulary, science, and critical thinking skills. Includes test-taking strategies. Required textbook not included; must be purchased by student in advance and prices may vary.

CAR 4123 / Length: 12 hours

CRN 1925, Saturdays
September 5-26
9 a.m.-noon
Southeast Center

CRN 1929, Mon & Wed
September 14-30
7:30-9:30 p.m.
Marple Campus

CRN 2897, Fridays
October 23-November 13
9 a.m.-noon
Upper Darby Center

Cost: Sponsoring $155
Non-Sponsoring $185


Multi-Skilled Health Technician (EKG and Phlebotomy Technician)
Each session in this program consists of 86 hours (Venipuncture 36 hours; EKG 50 hours). Students must be 18 years of age to enroll in this program and present a high school diploma or GED and proof of completion or beginning of the Hepatitis B series. In compliance with the recommendations for standard precautions from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), students should be vaccinated with the Hepatitis B vaccine. The vaccine takes 6 months to provide adequate protection. The college states that students check with a family physician/nurse practitioner regarding the advisability of receiving the vaccine, its complications, and dates of administration.

Book and materials are included in the tuition. Loan for tuition may be available; call Sallie Mae at 888-272-5543. There is an additional fee for the phlebotomy and the EKG certification exams which are given by a third party after the class ends.

Cost: $2,095

Venipuncture (Phlebotomy Technician)
This course teaches basic venipuncture techniques for adults, children and infants as it prepares the student to take the phlebotomy exam. Coursework includes aseptic methods and isolation procedures. There is an additional fee for the phlebotomy exam.

JSPD 2820 / Length: 36 hours | Cost: $625

CRN 2840, Thursdays
September 17-December 10
6-9 p.m., Phoenixville Campus

CRN 2030, Wednesdays
September 23-December 9
6-9 p.m., Chester County Hospital

CRN 2043, Wednesdays
September 23-December 9
9 a.m.-noon, Marple Campus

CRN 2045, Fridays
October 9-November 14
6:30-8:30 p.m., Marple Campus

CRN 2045, Saturdays
October 9-November 14
9 a.m.-1 p.m., Marple Campus

CRN 2044, Mondays
September 14-November 30
6:30-9:30 p.m., Marple Campus

CRN 2046, Wednesdays
September 30-December 16
1-4 p.m., Upper Darby Center

CRN 2047, Tues & Thurs
October 27-December 8
6:30-9:30 p.m., Marple Campus

Pharmacy Technician
Prepare to enter the pharmacy field in hospitals and community pharmacies as an ancillary, working under the supervision of a registered pharmacist, and to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board’s PTCB exam. Includes medical terminology, reading and interpreting prescriptions, and defining drugs by generic and brand names. Learn dosage calculations, IV flow rates, drug compounding and dose conversions. Discusses dispensing of prescriptions, inventory control, billing and reimbursement. Offered in cooperation with Condensed Curriculum International, Inc. Book and learning materials included. A loan for tuition may be available; call Sallie Mae at 888-272-5543. 

CAR 3904 / Length: 52 hours

CRN 2841, Mon & Wed
September 21-November 9
6-9:30 p.m., Phoenixville Campus

CRN 2842, Mon & Wed
September 28-November 16
6-9:30 p.m., Pennocks Bridge Campus

CRN 2843, Mon & Wed
October 12-November 30
6-9:30 p.m., Downingtown Campus

CRN 635, Tues & Thurs
October 13-December 8
6-9:30 p.m., Marple Campus

Cost: $2,099

Dialysis Technician
Dialysis technicians, also called hemodialysis or renal dialysis technicians, work under the direction of senior technicians, nurses and doctors, operating kidney dialysis machines that filter waste products and excess fluids from the blood of patients whose kidneys can no longer perform this function. Dialysis technicians initiate, monitor, and discontinue dialysis treatments for the renal failure patient. Offered in cooperation with Condensed Curriculum International, Inc. Books and materials included. Loan for tuition may be available; call Sallie Mae at 888-272-5543.

CAR 4127 / Length: 52 hours   |  Cost: $1,199

CRN 1984, Mon & Wed
October 12-December 2
6-9:30 p.m., Marple Campus

Dental Assistant
Become familiar with a dental office, treatment, patient management and members of the dental team. Skill development includes oral and dental anatomy, infection control, radiology theory and technique, and instrument identification, use and maintenance. Includes five College classroom lectures at the College, and four practicums plus the final exam at the Dental Learning Center in Exton. Upon successful completion, you will be able to perform the duties of a dental assistant. Training provided in radiology prepares you for the Pennsylvania Dental Radiology Certification Exam. Books and materials included. Loan for tuition may be available; call Sallie Mae at 888-272-5543.

CAR 3932 / Length: 80 hours

CRN 695, Saturdays
September 12-November 14
8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Marple Campus

Cost: $3,495

NOTE: When tuition payment is received in full, you may pick up your two textbooks, and homework due prior to the first class, in Room 4157 at the Marple Campus. Registration deadline is two business days prior to class start date. You may contact Nina at the Dental Learning Center at 610-363-1980 to receive more details on the program, the field of dental assisting, job potential, and expected salary levels.

Medical Terminology
Medical Terminology is a basic study of the professional language of medicine. It is designed to include word construction, pronunciation, spelling, definition and use of terms related to all areas of medical science, hospital service, and health related professions.

JSPD 0003 / Length 30 hours

CRN 566, Wednesdays
May 6-June 17
12:30-4:30 p.m.
Marple Campus

CRN 643, Wednesdays
August 5-September 16
12:30-4:30 p.m.
Marple Campus

Cost: $479

Health Unit Coordinator
Health Unit Coordinators are members of the supporting cast that helps maintain a health care facility’s service and performance. These trained individuals may also be known as unit clerks, ward clerks, or unit secretaries. The coursework will cover, but is not limited to: medical terminology, HIPAA, an overview of medical coding, and Health Unit Coordinator theory.

JSPD 2814 / Length: 70 hours

Physical Therapy Aide
As a Physical Therapy Aide you work under the direction of a physical therapist and are generally responsible for non-technical duties such as preparing treatment areas, ordering devices and supplies, and transporting patients. You assist with services that help improve mobility, relieve pain, and prevent or limit permanent disabilities. You may be employed in nursing homes, hospitals, sports rehab centers and some orthopaedic clinics. Offered in cooperation with Condensed Curriculum International, Inc. Books and materials included. Loan for tuition may be available; call Sallie Mae at 888-272-5543.

NOTE: This program does not include a national or state certification as part of its overall objectives.

CAR 3961 / Length: 52 hours

CRN 1026, Mon & Wed
October 12-December 9
6-9:30 p.m., Marple Campus

Cost: $1,199

Chiropractic Assistant
Prepares students for a career as a chiropractic assistant in the expanding field of chiropractic healthcare through both classroom lecture and hands-on labs. Students receive an overview of administrative front-office duties, chiropractic and patient education issues, anatomy and physiology, chiropractic terminology, chiropractic billing & coding, and the legal aspects of chiropractic care. Additionally, students will review “therapeutic skills” including massage basics, vital signs, T.E.N.S., ultrasound, cryotherapy, and other therapeutic modalities. 

NOTE: This program does not include a national or state certification or a clinical rotation as part of its overall objectives.

CAR 4323 / Length: 52 hours

Cost: $999

EKG Technician (Electrocardiograph)
This Certification Program prepares students to be EKG technicians and to take the American Society of Phlebotomy Technician (ASPT) – Electrocardiograph (EKG) Technician exam. Provides practice with equipment and hands-on lab experience, anatomy, use of the EKG machine and other clinical practices. Offered in cooperation with Condensed Curriculum International, Inc. Books and materials included. Loan for tuition may be available; call Sallie Mae at 888-272-5543.

JSPD 2822 / Length: 50 hours

CRN 1936, Mondays
September 14-December 21
6-9:30 p.m., Chester County Hospital

CRN 2900, Mon & Wed
September 28-November 16
6-9:30 p.m., Marple Campus

Cost: $1,470