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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 phlebotomy and the EKG certification exams is required.

Level 1
EKG Technician, Venipuncture Technician, and CPR/First Aid
JSPD 2831 / Length: 118 hours
CRN 1711 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 1712 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

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 473 Tuesdays & Thursdays
July 6-August 19
6-9:30 p.m. Exton

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: 60 hours | Cost: $995 (includes book and materials)

CRN 1653 Mondays & Wednesday
March 1-May 5
2:30-5:30 p.m. Marple
CRN 477 Tuesdays & Thursdays
March 16-May 20
6:30-9:30 p.m. Marple
CRN 2921 Mondays & Wednesday
March 15-May 19
6-9 p.m. Marple
CRN 2751 Fridays & Saturdays
April 16-June 11
F: 6-9 p.m.
S: 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Marple
CRN 352 Mondays & Wednesday
May 10-July 21
1:30-4:30 p.m. Marple
CRN 472 Mondays & Wednesday
May 10-July 21
6-9 p.m. Marple
CRN 659 Tuesdays & Thursdays
June 8-August 12
6:30-9:30 p.m. Marple
CRN 661 Mondays & Wednesday
July 12-September 15
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 1932 Mondays & Wednesdays
March 22-May 26
6-8:35 p.m Hybrid
CRN 641 Mondays & Wednesdays
June 21-September 1
6-8:35 p.m. Marple

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 1658 Tuesdays & Wednesdays
February 23-May 5
9 a.m.-2 p.m. Hybrid
CRN 657 Tuesdays & Wednesdays
June 2-August 25
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 1659 Tuesday & Wednesdays
February 23-May5
Thursdays
February 25-May 6

9 a.m.-2 p.m.
 

6-10 p.m.

Hybrid
CRN 658 Tuesday & Wednesdays
June 22-August 25
Thursdays
June 24-August 26

9 a.m.-2 p.m.
6-10 p.m.

6-10 p.m.

Marple

Digital Patient Record Certification (Electronic Medical Records)
Learn the competencies needed to successfully manage electronic data in a variety of heath care settings. Information provided in this course is essential for anyone going into the healthcare field because it covers a wide range of topics necessary to work with patient sensitive data. Gain necessary skills regarding patient records and electronic health record systems, HIPAA concepts, policy and procedural methods on legal documents and the financial implications, and information about protected health information (PHI), and other security measures taken in health care. You will be prepared to take the Digital Patient Record Certification exam as developed by the American Medical Informatics Association.

COM 3304 / Length: 60 hours
Cost: $1,495 (includes all materials and vouchers for certification testing)

CRN 1715 Thursdays
February 25-May 6
6-10 p.m. Hybrid
CRN 660 Thursdays
June 24-August 26
6-10 p.m. Marple

Contact Tracing, Interviewing & Electronic Health Records Career
Learn the skills needed to become a contact tracer/interviewer. Contact tracing is a core disease-control measure employed by public health personnel. These skills are a key strategy for preventing the further spread of infectious diseases. The College's 100-hour program includes computer and interviewing skills and medical terminology and coding procedures needed to investigate and report on cases of infectious diseases.

JSPD 0008 / Length: 100 hours
Cost: $2,499

CRN 2750 TWR
February 25-May 6
6-10 p.m. Hybrid
CRN 662 TWR
June 24-August 26
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 1931 Tuesdays & Thursdays
March 23-May 27
6-8:35 p.m. Hybrid
CRN 664 Tuesdays & Thursdays
June 15-August 19
6-8:35 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

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