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Contact Tracing Training

$299

with U Got Class LERN

Calendar Next available session starts Jan 4, 2021 , runs for 4 weeks
5 additional sessions through Jun 7, 2021

     According to the Medscape Coronavirus Resource Center, at least 44 states and the District of Columbia have begun expanding their contact tracing workforce. To help meet the need for training for contact tracers, we are offering this course, based on CDC and public health guidelines.  This contact tracer training will provide you with a skill which is in demand on the job market.  While taking this training does not guarantee that you will become employed as a contact tracer, the information and skills you learn in the course will provide you with skills necessary to be considered for employment.

Course Objectives

-To introduce students to the field of Contact Tracing

-To provide background information on virus transmission

-To teach the ethical issues surrounding Contact Tracing

-To teach communication skills necessary for effective contact tracing

-To provide avenues for seeking employment as contact tracers.

Course Outcomes - At the end of this course, you will:

-Be knowledgeable regarding the transmission of viruses

-Be familiar with the Covid-19 virus

-Learn effective communicaiton skills for contact tracing

-Be ready to seek employment as a Contact Tracer

Agenda

     Unit 1: Introduction to Contact Tracing

o   Contact Tracing

o   Cases, Contacts, Isolation and Quarantine

o   High Risk Situations

     Unit 2:   Basics of Covid-19

o   SARS-CoV-2 Virus

o   Risk Factors for Severe Disease

o   Diagnosis and Transmission Prevention

     Unit 3:   Ethics and Effective Communication Skills for Contact Tracers

o   Privacy, Confidentiality and Other Ethical Issues

o   Establishing Rapport through Effective Communication

o   Addressing Complexities

      Unit 4: :   Investigating and Tracing Contacts

o   Basic Steps of Contact Tracing

o   Case and Contact Calls

o   Job Opportunities for Contact Tracers

Spanish for Medical Professionals

$290

with U Got Class LERN

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 1, 2021 , runs for 8 weeks
3 additional sessions through Sep 7, 2021

Are you frustrated by the communication gap that can occur between you and your Spanish-speaking patients? If you answered yes, this Spanish class - designed specifically for healthcare professionals - will help you bridge that gap. You will practice the basic, practical language skills needed to effectively communicate with your Spanish-speaking patients and their families. You will learn the basics of the language, gain an understanding of the culture, and know how to ask the questions crucial to quality healthcare. 

Whether you speak some Spanish and need a refresher, or speak no Spanish, you will complete the course with the skills you will need to effectively communicate with your Spanish-speaking patients. 

NOTE: Students will also need to order an eBook for under $15, or the paperback book version (please see book information below).

Students will purchase (on their own) McGraw-Hill Education Complete Medical Spanish, 3rd Edition: ISBN-13: 978-0071841887. The eBook version is available at Barnesandnoble.com. You can also purchase the paperback book version if you wish, available from numerous sources including Amazon.

Dental Assistant
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Dental Assistant

$2,500

with Kelly Rose

Calendar Next session starts Mar 1, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 12 weeks
1 additional session

10 Week Certificate program in Dental Assisting for one of the most high-demand careers.  This program is designed to teach all aspects of dental assisting and provide you the skills you need to work in this field and pass a national certification exam.  This program is taught by a Dentist and includes an opportunity for internships.  The price of the course, $2500, includes all books, exam preparation materials and fees for the DANB RHS certificate program.  Upon passing the DANB RHS, you will receive a certificate of knowledge on competency for that component from DANB. Payment plans available. 

Please email AdultEd@sanford.org for specific information and registration for this class.

Onsite live broadcoast and live location:  Sanford Community Adult Education

 

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Clinical Medical Assistant
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Clinical Medical Assistant

$3,200

with Academy of Medical Professionals

Calendar Next session starts Mar 2, 2021 at 5:30 pm, runs for 16 weeks
1 additional session

A CMA is a medical support professional who performs a variety of tasks for physicians in providng patient care, while ensuring that offices run smoothly and efficiently.

Medical Assistants are responsible for a variety of medical office tasks from administrative to technical and scientific duties and must have quality human relations skills.  Job duties include wound care, blood sampling, administering medications, taking vitals, preparing a patient for EKGs, obtaining a patient's history and assisting physicians during examinations. Our program provides virtual reality style classroom work as well as traditional style teaching for a blended learning experience. Practicals are performed during the program to ensure that the student has proper techniques and will be ready to pass the National Certification. Upon completion of the program, you will sit for your CCMA (Clinical Certified Medical Assistant) national certification exams through NHA. Externships may be available in your area.  Course fee of $3200 includes national certification, 6 practice exams, online study guide materials, books, resume assistance, and all other associated fees.  Payment plans are available.  

Please email AdultEd@sanford.org for specific information and registration for this class.

 

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Phlebotomy (CPT certification)
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Phlebotomy (CPT certification)

$2,500

with Academy of Medical Professionals

Calendar Next session starts Mar 2, 2021 at 6:30 pm, runs for 10 weeks
1 additional session

Phlebotomy techs draw blood for testing to help in detection and diagnosis of disease, transfusion, donations and research.  They are employed in hospitals, clinics, private practices, diagnostic laboratories and blood banks.

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Medical Office Specialist with Billing Certification
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Medical Office Specialist with Billing Certification

$3,200

with Academy of Medical Professionals

Calendar Next session starts Mar 3, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 16 weeks

This 16 week course provides practical real-world skills essential for success in the healthcare field.  This completely inclusive course consists of Medical Terminology, Medical Front Office skills, EHR/EMR for the Medical Office, Medical Billing Specialist and the Administrative Medical Assistant.  You will learn how to use electronic records which are used in many medical offices.  In addition, upon completion of all courses, you will sit for your CMAA (Certified Medical Administrative Assistant), Electronic Health Record and Billing Specialist national certification exams through the National Healthcare Association.  The $3200 includes national certifications, books and fees.  Payment plans available.

Please email AdultEd@sanford.org for specific information and to register for this class.

 

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Pharmacy Technician Certificate with PTCB national certification
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Pharmacy Technician Certificate with PTCB national certification

$2,050

with Academy of Medical Professionals

Calendar Next session starts Mar 4, 2021 , runs for 20 weeks

Work one-on-one with a Pharmacy Technician Trainer and entirely online with support from a Pharmacy Technician and Trainer.  The Pharmacy Technician is one of the fastest growing jobs in health care today.  In this course, you will learn everything from the role of the technician in the pharmacy setting, to the basic sciences at the core of pharmacy practice, to preparing for the PTCB exam.  You will learn complete drug information that includes proper name, spelling and pronunciation, drug class, generic and trade name, route of administration, dosage, and more of hundreds of drugs.  You will be able to identify pills on sight with pill photos, gain a better understanding of how certain drugs work within the body with concise review of relevant anatomy and physiology, and stay up to date with cutting-edge pharmacy practice with the latest information on new drugs, regulations, HIPAA guidelines and safety procedures.  You will be ready to pass your PTCB nationals certification which is included in the cost.  Cost of certificate is $2050 which includes all materials.  Payment plans are available.  

Please email AdultEd@sanford.org for specific information and registration for this class.

 

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Medical Coding with CPC Certification
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Medical Coding with CPC Certification

$3,750

with Academy of Medical Professionals

Calendar Next session starts Mar 4, 2021 at 6:30 pm, runs for 20 weeks
1 additional session

20 week, in-depth, State-Certified Certificate program in medical coding. This program is designed to teach all aspects of medical coding and provide you the skills you need to become nationally certified and get into the job market as a Certified Coder.  This certificate program is taught by a Certified Medical Coder and includes Medical Terminology, Anatomy & Physiology, CPC exam, AAPC membership, 3 practice CPC tests and all books.  Basic computer skills are required.  Payment plans available.  Program cost:  $3750

 

Please email AdultEd@sanford.org for specific information and registration for this class.

Onsite live broadcast location: Sanford Community Adult Education

 

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