Fall 2013 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 Clinical Medical Assistant A Clinical Medical Assistant can pursue employment as a healthcare professional in a physician's office or clinical setting. Clinical Medical Assistants assist with procedures, caring for patients, performing simple laboratory tests and administering medications. This program provides an excellent training opportunity for anyone with a desire to work in the thriving healthcare field helping people. Tuition assistance is available for those who qualify. Instruction: 134 hours (including 42 hours online training). Clinical Externship: 160 hours Program Fee: $2,995 (prices subject to change) includes textbooks, program materials, 4-week externship placement, certificate of completion, and National Healthcare Association test fee. Sat 9:00am to 3:00pm 9/28/13-1/25/14 CE2100-F01 134 hrs. 14 sessions $2,995 Prerequisites: 1. Proof of GED® or High School Diploma 2. Pre-assessment test in Math and Reading required prior to registration Pharmacy Technician Certification Program NEW Build your pharmacy technician career in an industry that is booming. As the healthcare industry grows, the need for pharmacy technicians is only going to increase. Take part of this growth with our Pharmacy Technician Program, this course will introduces the fundamental concepts of the profession, Principles of Patient Care, Pharmacy Law, Pharmacology, Human Anatomy, Medical Terminology and Pathophysiology. Students will learn about the top medications dispensed in the United States and be introduced to the basic concepts of pharmacy calculations for proper medication dispensing. Whether you’ll work in pharmacies, including those found in grocery and drug stores, and in hospitals, you’ll be an important part of a rewarding profession. All students must purchase a lab coat prior to class start date-estimated cost of $15. Students are also prepared for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Examination (PTCE), a nationally recognized certification administered by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB). Textbook and exam fee not included in tuition. M,T,Th 6:00pm to 9:00pm 11/4/13-2/18/14 CE2012-F01 120 hrs. 40 sessions $1,450 ( 3 Month Payment Plan Optional) Prerequisites: 1. Proof of GED® or High School Diploma 2. Provide a Full Physical Examination Prior to the start of class 3. Pass a Pre-Assessment Math Exam. Please call the office at 718-518-6656 to schedule an assessment time. *Students with criminal convictions or drug use do not qualify to enroll into this program. 22 Division of Continuing Education & Workforce Development