Fall 2012 Continuing Education Catalog
Educational, career, and personal development opportunities designed to address the needs of the South Bronx, Bronx, and Upper Manhattan communities.
Medical & Health Emergency Medical Technician Certificate Program Become an Emergency Medical Technician and be a part of the most exciting division in healthcare services. Learn life-saving techniques and be a true hero in emergency situations. The EMT-Basic program will provide you with the necessary skills to administer emergency prehospital care in common situations such as heart attacks, strokes and automobile accidents. Emphasis is placed on recognizing the symptoms of illness and injury and the application of proper procedures for emergency care. The curriculum follows the guidelines established by the New York State Department of Health, Bureau of Emergency Medical Services, and includes Basic Life Saving (BLS) trauma care, medical/environmental operations and 7 practical exercises: patient assessment, airway management and oxygen administration, bleeding control and fracture management, traction splinting, spinal immobilization, shock management and defibrillation. Students will take the NYS Emergency Medical Services written examination on January 17, 2013. Course fee includes textbooks and EMT Equipment Package. T,W,Th 6:00pm to 9:45pm 10/2-1/17/13 CE2071-F01 161 hrs. 43 sessions $1,199 Prerequisite: GEDÂŠ or High School Diploma Health Information Management Gain a working knowledge of the basic principles of health information technology and secure an entry level position in a physicianâ€™s office. Learn the skills for the collection, retention, storage, analysis and distribution of health information in a variety of health care settings. Topics include the organization of both paper-based and electronic medical records, knowledge of privacy and security standards for release of medical information, appropriate procedures for working with confidential protected health information, as well as filing systems and basic chart auditing. NEW T & Th 28 6:00pm to 9:00pm 11/27-1/22/13 CE2021-F01 45 hrs. 15 sessions Division of Continuing Education and Workforce Development $399