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Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

Health Care Careers

Allied Health

Multi Skilled Medical Technician
We are proud to offer a challenging Medical Multi Skilled Technician Certificate Program. This program prepares students with cross-training in up to five medical skill areas: Venipuncture (Phlebotomy), EKG Technician, CPR/First Aid, Medical Billing and Coding, and Dialysis. These areas continue to have projected job growth. Each level increases the number areas of training concentration. Choose the level that is right for you!

Requirements:
You must be 18 years of age to enroll in this program, present a high school diploma or GED and provide proof of completion or beginning of the Hepatitis B vaccine series. Please check with your family physician/ nurse practitioner regarding the advisability of receiving the vaccine, its complications, and dates of administration. Book and materials are included. An additional fee for the EKG certification exams is required.

Level 1
EKG Technician, Venipuncture Technician, and CPR/First Aid
JSPD 2831 / Length: 118 hours

CRN 1167 See time & date on next page   Marple& Exton

CRN 1167 Marple & Exton
*See time & dates with individual classes following.
Cost: $2,999

Level 2
EKG Technician, Venipuncture Technician, CPR/First Aid, and Digital Patient Records Certification

JSPD 2832 / Length: 178 hours

CRN 1168 See time & date on next page   Marple& Exton

*See time & dates for individual classes following.
Cost: $3,999

Level 3
EKG Technician, Venipuncture Technician, Digital Patient Records Certification, and Dialysis

JSPD 2823 / Length: 230 hours
CRN 1713 Marple
See time & dates for individual classes following. 
Cost: $4,999

CRN 1169 See time & date on next page   Marple& Exton


Electrocardiography (EKG Technician) 
Prepare to become a certified EKG technician 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. For tuition loans, please call Sallie Mae at 800-472-5543.

JSPD 2822 / Length: 50 hours
Cost: $1,595

CRN 2954 Mon & Wed
Sept. 13-Nov. 3
6-9:30 p.m. Exton
CRN 824 Tues & Thurs
Oct. 12-Dec. 7
6-9:30 p.m. Marple
CRN 3002 Wed & Fri
Oct. 20-Dec. 15
9 a.m. - 12:30 pm Marple

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. 

JSPD 2820 / Length: 60 hours | Cost: $995 (includes book, materials, certification exam voucher)

CRN 1630 Mon & Wed
Sept. 13-Nov. 17
6-9 p.m Marple
CRN 2952 Mon & Wed
Sept. 13-Nov. 17
6:30-9:30 p.m. Upper Darby
CRN 744 Tues & Thurs
Oct. 5-Dec. 14
6:30-9:30 p.m. Marple
CRN 1359 Fri & Sat
Oct. 8-Dec. 10
F: 6-9 p.m.
S: 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Marple
CRN 2369 Mon & Wed
Oct. 11-Dec. 15
1:30-4:30 p.m. Marple
CRN 2853 Tues & Thurs
Oct. 5-Dec. 14
6-9 p.m. Exton

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. Books and materials included. Loan for tuition may be available; call Sallie Mae at 800-472-5543. No class 7/5.

CAR 4127 / Length: 55 hours
Cost: $1,250

CRN  1877 Mon & Wed
Sept. 27-Dec. 6
6-8:30 p.m Marple

Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS®) Prep
The TEAS test measures basic essential skills in the academic content areas of reading, mathematics, science and English and language usage. This class is a test preparation class, students are required to have the subject knowledge prior to attending the class. This class is intended to help students sharpen their content knowledge and testing skills. The book is included.

CAR 5633 / Length 20 hours
Cost: $225

Offered through Ed2Go Online

Certified Medical Administrative Assistant
Medical administration is one of the fastest-growing careers in America. By becoming a Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA), you can quickly earn the nationally recognized credentials healthcare employers are searching for. You will have the opportunity to receive one or two nationally recognized and respected certifications.
Includes all materials and vouchers for certification testing.

Level 1
CMAA (Certified Medical Administrative Assistant) from the National Health Career Association
 • Medical terminology
 • Introduction to Medical Coding and Billing
 • Insurance Overview
 • HIPAA Regulations
 • Legal and Ethical Issues

COM 3305 Length: 108 hours
Cost: $3,495

CRN 1164 Mon & Tues 
Sept. 27-Dec. 7
9 a.m.-2 p.m. Marple
Level 2
CMAA (Certified Medical Administrative Assistant) from the National Health Career Association. DPRC (Digital Patient Records Certification) from the American Medical Informatics Association.
 • Electronic Medical Records(DPRC)
 • Medical terminology
 • Introduction to Medical Coding and Billing
 • Insurance Overview
 • HIPAA Regulations
 • Legal and Ethical Issues

COM 3300/ Length: 168 hours
Cost: $4,995
CRN 1165 Mon & Tues
Sept. 27-Dec. 7
Thurs
Sept. 30- Dec. 9
9 a.m.-2 p.m.
6-10 p.m.

 

Marple
CRN 3001 Thurs
Sept. 30- Dec. 9
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple

New! Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist
Learn the competencies needed to successfully manage
electronic data in a variety of health-care settings. You
will be prepared to take the Certified Electronic Health
Records Specialist (CEHRS) exam from the National
Healthcareers Association. Includes all materials and
exam vouchers. (No class 11/25)

COM 3304 / Length: 60 hours
Cost: $1,495 

CRN 3001 Thurs
Sept. 30-Dec. 9
9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Marple
CRN 1166 Thurs
Sept. 30-Dec. 9
6-10 p.m. Marple


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. Book and learning materials included. A loan for tuition may be available; call Sallie Mae at 888-272-5543.

CAR 3904 / Length: 52 hours
Cost: $2,150

CRN 1876 Tues & Thurs
Sept. 28-Dec. 9
6-8:35 p.m. Hybrid

NEW!
Nurse Aide Program

If you are a nurturing and sensitive individual who wants to convert passion into a career, consider training as a nurse aide at DelawareCounty Community College. The College offers a specialized “Excellence in Care” program as a 133-hour intensive course that prepares students for employment in acute care, acute rehab, hospice, home health care and long-term care facilities.

Our students enjoy a rigorous training program led by professionals with regional experience and insights. Coupled with 60 hours of required clinical experience, students completing the program are well suited to compete for these high demand jobs.

Students completing this course are qualified to take the Nurse Aide Competency exam to be a Nurse Aide placed on the Pennsylvania Nurse Aide Registry. Departmental approval is required to enroll in the course to comply with federal and
state legislative requirements-OBRA and Act 14.

If you are interested or have further questions
please check out the full description of the course and/or call 610-359-7344 or email [email protected] and leave your name, phone number and email address.

NEW Certified Surgical Technologist
Test Preparation Course

During this 45-hour online test preparation course, students will receive a comprehensive review of the national Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) examination content outline with an assessment of knowledge, strengths, deficits, and areas for remediation. The course also reviews fundamental concepts, sample test questions, test-taking strategies and study planning in preparation for the examination. Books and 1-year subscription to Board Vitals Study Guide included.
CAR 5639 / Length: 45 hours
Cost:  $595

CRN 2874 Sept. 7-Oct. 29 Online  
CRN 2875 Nov. 1- Dec. 14 Online