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INTRODUCTION TO GERONTOLOGY

July 24 - August 21, 2014 / 5 sessions / Thursdays/ 6:30pm - 9:30 pm / $185

Course #NCGER-CS001-01

With the increasing aging population, the field of Gerontology is growing exponentially. Adult children are now caring for aging parents and are responsible for making key decisions about their care. Life expectancy
has increased and caregivers in the field of Gerontology are in high demand.

If you are currently caring for an aged family member or
if you are a nurse or caregiver who would like to play a significant role in this growing field, this class will provide you with a wealth of introductory knowledge. Instructed by Robin Mockenhaupt, Ph.D., M.B.A. and Chief of Staff of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, this course will discuss the importance of gerontology, adult life cycle changes; and biological, psychological, and sociological aspects of aging. An introduction to the many aspects of care giving will also be shared.

To register: (609) 570-3311 or www.mccc.edu/mymercer.


EKG TECHNICIAN CERTIFICATION PROGRAM
July 7 - August 25, 2014 /15 sessions / Mondays & Wednesdays

6:00pm - 9:20pm / $1,068
Course #NCHCP-CS028-01

This comprehensive 50-hour EKG Technician Certification Program prepares students to function as EKG Technicians and to take the ASPT Electrocardiograph (EKG) Technician exam. This course will include important practice and information on anatomy and physiology of the heart; medical disease processes, diseases, terminology and ethics; legal aspects of patient contact; and electrocardiography and stress testing. Students will participate in hands-on learning which will enable them to learn the function and proper use of the EKG machine; the anatomy of the chest wall for proper lead placement and 12 lead placement; and additional and relevant clinical practices.

To register: (609) 570-3311 or www.mccc.edu/mymercer.

 


OPHTHALMIC ASSISTANT
July 15 - September 2, 2014 / 15 sessions / Tuesdays & Thursdays

6:00pm - 9:20pm / $1,068
Course #NCHCP-CS036-01

This 50-hour Ophthalmic Assistant Program prepares students for entry level positions in one of the fastest growing segments of the healthcare field. Through classroom lecture and labs, students will learn about anatomy and physiology of the eye; general principles of pharmacology; prescriptions; visual acuity; tonometry and glaucoma. Although this program does not include a clinical rotation or national or state certification as part of its overall objectives, it does meet the requirements set forth by the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) and its Ophthalmic Medical Assisting Exam.

To register: (609) 570-3311 or www.mccc.edu/mymercer.

 


MEDICAL BILLING/CODING SPECIALIST CERTIFICATION

There is still time to register for the following summer courses offered within this program:

CPT-4 MEDICAL CODING LEVEL II

*Prerequisites: CPT-4 Medical Coding Level 1; Medical Terminology; and Basic Anatomy

July 26 - August 23, 2014 / 3 Wednesday sessions / 6:00 - 9:00 pm and

5 Saturday sessions / 12:30pm - 3:30pm
Course #NCHCP-CS007-01 / $269

 

ICD 9 TO 10 MAPPING

July 29 - August 26, 2014 / 5 Tuesday sessions / 6:00 - 9:30 pm
Course #NCHCP-CS009-01 / $197

 

MEDICAL INSURANCE, LAW AND ETHICS

July 31 - August 28, 2014 / 5 Thursday sessions / 6:00 - 9:00 pm
Course #NCHCP-CS012-01 / $170

MEDICAL BILLING AND CODING NATIONAL CERTIFICATION TEST PREP

September 4, 2014 / Thursday / 6:00 - 9:30 pm
Course #NCHCP-CS016-01 / $45

For more course details, please go to the Health Career of the

summer catalog (click here). Medical Billing/Coding can be found on page 37.

To register: (609) 570-3311 or www.mccc.edu/mymercer.

 


CERTIFICATE IN CLINICAL DEVELOPMENT & REGULATORY AFFAIRS

There is still time to register for the following summer courses offered within this program:

CLINICAL DATA MANAGEMENT

July 12 - August 7, 2014 / 8 Tuesday & Thursday sessions / 6:00 - 9:00 pm and

2 Saturday sessions / 9:00am - 4:00pm
Course #NCPHA-CS002-01 / $1,003

 

CLINICAL COORDINATION AND MONITORING - ONLINE COURSE!

August 9 , 2014 / In-class Orientation / 9:00am - 12pm and

33 hours of on-line instruction, August 11 - October 6, 2014
Course #NCPHA-CS005-01 / $1,048

 


CERTIFIED HOME HEALTH AIDE (CHHA) FOR C.N.A.'S PROGRAM

This 10-hour program is designed for the Certified Nurse Aide who wants to expand certification and become a Certified Home Health Aide. Upon successful completion of this program, you will eligible to apply for certification as a CHHA. To apply for certification, an additional licensing fee must be submitted to the New Jersey

Board of Nursing in conjunction with the application.

 

In order to apply to this program, students must be currently certified by the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services as a Certified Nurse Aid. Proof must be provided at the first class.

The CHHA for CNA Program is offered at both our West Windsor and Trenton campuses. See below for schedules.

For more information, please contact ComEd@mccc.edu. For specific questions, please contact Carol Clark, Director, at clarkc@mccc.edu.

TO APPLY:

Students must be approved prior to registration.

Please download and submit the following forms:

Application

CHHA Application

Background Screening

Background Screening Authorization Form

Medical Release Form

Medical Release Form

 

SESSION INFORMATION:

TRENTON CAMPUS (North Broad and Academy Streets, Trenton, NJ)

July 12 - July 19, 2014 / 2 Saturday sessions / 9:00am - 2:30pm

(1/2 hour provided for lunch break)
Course #NCHCP-CS032-02 / $153

 

CERTIFIED HOME HEALTH AIDE (CHHA) 76-HOUR PROGRAM

This New Jersey Board of Nursing program prepares students to become professional caregivers of any age group who requires assistance in their daily living. As a certified Home Health Aide, you will be qualified to assist people in their home and rehabilitation areas as well as within child care and assisted living facilities.

Prerequisites:  Copy of a high school diploma or GED and documentation of two step PPD test.

Special Notes:  The required textbook is available at the MCCC bookstore. The additional and approximate cost of $25 for a scrub top is to be paid by the student. Clinical experience will take place at a nearby facility and students are responsible for their own transportation.

Students must be approved prior to registration.

Please download and submit the following forms:

Application

CHHA Application

Background Screening

Background Screening Authorization Form

Medical Release Form

Medical Release Form

SESSION INFORMATION:

SUMMER PROGRAM IN PROGRESS. PLEASE CHECK BACK FOR FALL DATES.

 


CERTIFIED NURSE AIDE (CNA) PROGRAM

As the demand for Certified Nurse Aides grows, allow us to help you meet this demand. The CNA occupation involves caring for patients in long-term care and assisted living facilities, rehabilitation centers, pediatric care offices and some hospitals. Our 90 hour course is approved by the NJ Department of Health and Senior Services and consists of 50 classroom hours and 40 hours of clinical instruction. Upon culmination of this program, students will be fully prepared to take the New Jersey State Certified Nursing Assistant Exam. Licensed CNAs are eligible to take an additional 10 hour course to become a Certified Home Health Aide (CHHA).

The CNA Program is offered at both our West Windsor and Trenton campuses. See below for schedules.

For more information, please contact ComEd@mccc.edu. For specific questions, please contact Carol Clark, Director, at clarkc@mccc.edu.

PLEASE CHECK BACK FOR OUR FALL DATES FOR THIS CERTIFICATE PROGRAM.

TO APPLY:

All students must complete the application process before registering for this course.

Please download the forms and student handbook via the links below, depending upon the campus you will be attending. Be sure to allow proper time to complete the application process.

West Windsor Campus

Application

2014 West Windsor CNA Student App Letter

Student Handbook

Spring CNA HANDBOOK 2014

Summer 2014 Schedule / West Windsor

Summer 2014 West Windsor Campus

Background Screening

Background Screening Authorization form

Trenton Campus

Application

2014 Trenton CNA Student App Letter

Student Handbook

Spring CNA HANDBOOK2014

Summer 2014 Schedule / Trenton
Summer 2014 CNA Trenton Campus

Background Screening

Background Screening Authorization Form

 


COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY (CT SCAN) PROGRAM

Mark your calendar for our next information session:
Wednesday / September 17 / 5:30pm
Location - The Conference Center, MCCC, 1200 Old Trenton Rd, West Windsor

The CT Scan Program is a post-graduate advanced level specialty education program. The online program, consisting of 13 learning modules, is offered for the convenience of professionals seeking further knowledge and advancement in their careers. This online program, in conjunction with clinical assignments at area hospitals, will prepare students to take the ARRT Certification Exam and receive certification in Computed Tomography. Students will emerge from the program fully prepared to operate computed tomography equipment safely and competently to produce diagnostic CT images.

Students must be approved prior to registration.

Please download and submit the following forms:

Application

CT Scan App

Handbook

Student Handbook CT Scan

Physical Exam Form

CT Scan Physicians Form

 

PLEASE CHECK BACK FOR OUR FALL DATES FOR THIS CERTIFICATE PROGRAM.

 

DENTAL RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGIST TEST PREPARTION

Advance your dental career with the course that prepares you to take and pass the NJ state examination. In this course, approved by the NJ Radiologic Technology Board of Examiners, students will benefit from instructional lecture, laboratory practice and clinical hours within an approved facility. For more information, please contact Read Langan, Assistant Director, at langanr@mccc.edu.

PLEASE CHECK BACK FOR OUR FALL DATES FOR THIS CERTIFICATE PROGRAM.

The following form must be downloaded and submitted prior to registration:

Application

2012 DENTAL APP

 


PHLEBOTOMY CERTIFICATE PROGRAM


Mark your calendar for our next information session:
Wednesday / October 1 / 5:30pm
Location - The Conference Center, MCCC, 1200 Old Trenton Rd, West Windsor

Our 90 hour Phlebotomy I lecture course is the first step in preparing to become a Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT). This course will cover the health care delivery system, collection of materials and equipment; venipuncture and capillary techniques; and medical, legal and ethical implications of blood collection. Upon successful completion of Phlebotomy I, students will be recommended to begin our Phlebotomy II Externship Program at a local healthcare facility. Students completing the entire certificate program (Phlebotomy I and II) will be fully prepared to take the National Certification Exam.

PLEASE CHECK BACK FOR OUR FALL DATES FOR THIS CERTIFICATE PROGRAM.

Students must be approved prior to registration.
Please download and submit the following forms:

Information sheet and application

Summer 2013 PhlebotomyStudappletter

Physical Exam Form

Phlebotomy Doctor Visit

Student Handbook

PHLEBOTOMYHANDBOOK2013

 

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