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Woman with test tubesNoncredit Continuing Education Winter & Spring 2015 Courses

NOTE: Room numbers are posted in each building lobby on the day of class.

More Health Care courses available at Laurel College Center and the Mount Airy College Center for Health Care Education.

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Anatomy & Pathophysiology for Medical Insurance Billers/Coders
Learn the normal structure and function of the body including pathologic conditions of each system. Topics include: comprehensive anatomy and functional understanding of pathophysiology for application in the medical coding and billing industry and an introduction to radiology, nuclear medicine, pharmacology and psychiatry. Standard refund policy does not apply. Refunds issued only until the day before the class starts. No refunds on or after the class start date. Prerequisite: Medical Terminology. Purchase textbook (same textbook from Medical Terminology class) from the HCC Bookstore prior to first class. (T) 8.3 CEUs. $692 (includes $592 in fees*)
Mon,Wed 6pm-9:45pm, Apr 13-Jun 29 & Sat 8:30am-3pm, Jun 27 (No class May 25)
   XH-187 7369   #5645 Gateway Campus

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Advanced Physician Medical Coding
Learn advanced-level physician-based coding. This course integrates ICD-9-CM coding system and the CPT/HCPCS for the medical office. Emphasis is placed on coding physician-based documentation from the place of service and specialty in areas of Evaluation and Management for all practices and specialty areas. Other key areas of concentration include the modifier requirement and coding appeal solution for the physician based. The methodology in coding for reimbursement is also included. Prerequisites: Introduction to CPT & HCPCS Medical Coding. Standard refund policy does not apply. Refunds issued only until the day before the class starts. No refunds on or after the class start date. Purchase required Coders' Desk Reference for Procedures -2015 Manual from HCC Bookstore prior to first class. Other resources provided in class or online are included in cost of course. (T) 8.3 CEUs. $689 (includes $445 in fees*)
Mon,Wed 6pm-9:45pm, Apr 27-May 27 & Sat 8:30am-5pm, May 2, 9, 16 & 23
   XH-220 7372   #5646 Gateway Campus
(This course has an additional 23 horus of online assignments.)

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Advanced Facility/Outpatient Medical Coding
The outpatient course trains you in hospital-based outpatient specialty areas. The course presents the coder with the reimbursement methodology of the Revenue centers, Medicare Ambulatory Patient Classification, coupled with the coding assignment of the ICD-9-CM and the CPT/HCPCS for the outpatient. Like physician-based coding, outpatient coding also focuses on the physician's documentation, with further emphasis on the technical components related to coding for the use of the specialty areas including Emergency Room, Ambulatory Surgery , Radiology-Nuclear Medicines, Radiation Therapy, X-rays, MRI, Cardiology-Cardiac Catheterization, GYN-Labor and delivery, Hematology Oncology-Infusion coding /Chemotherapy Coding Nephrology-Dialysis, and Psychiatry. Clinic coding for the outpatient, with its associated revenue, and much more will be taught in depth. You will gain a full understanding of working and coding for the outpatient hospital. Prerequisite: Introduction to ICD-9-CM & IC
Mon,Wed 6pm-9:45pm, Jun 1-Jun 24 & Sat 8:30am-5pm, May 30-Jun 27
   XH-224 7373   #5647 Gateway Campus
(This course has an additional 20 hours of online assignments.)

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Introduction to CPT & HCPCS Medical Coding
Learn the basics of coding medical procedures using CPT (Current Procedural Terminology) and the Medicare HCPCS II. Training will cross-walk you through the ICD-10-CM codes along with the ICD-9-CM codes. Instruction will cover an introduction to the procedure coding conventions and format, CPT Guidelines, Evaluation and Management Coding E&M, Anesthesia Coding, Ambulatory Surgery Coding, Radiology, Laboratory, and Medicine Procedural Coding. In addition, you will learn to assign the correct modifier requirements for optimal reimbursement. The basics of reading medical records will also be introduced. Standard refund policy does not apply. Refunds issued only until the day before the class starts. No refunds on or after the class start date. Purchase required CPT 2015 Manual - Professional Edition and Step-by-Step Medical Coding Text & Workbook from HCC Bookstore prior to first class. Prerequisites: Advanced Facility Medical Coding. (T) 6.3 CEUs. $675 (includes $570 in fees*)
Mon,Wed 6pm-9:45pm, Mar 23-Apr 22 & Sat 8:30am-5pm, Mar 28 & Apr 18
   XH-219 7354 #0747 Gateway Campus
(This course has an additional 21 hours of online assignments.)

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Medical Insurance Billing A-Z Plus

This hands-on course, using one of the industry’s most effective advanced patients accounting software, gives you valuable skills to compete in the current job market. Learn the essential components of the medical billing process from A-Z plus with a brief introduction of the ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM/PCS system and how its implementation will impact the billing process. Gain real-world experience with simulated practice as you manually and electronically prepare insurance claims. Training will include HIPAA Compliance, law and medical ethics, in-depth computerized billing, review of electronic medical records as the source document for coding and billing administration, basic introduction to diagnostic and procedural coding: ICD-9, ICD-10, CPT, HCPCS, access to the Medicare Learning Network® for Medicare & Medicaid Services, procedures for completing commercial credentialing applications and best collection practices including appeal letters. No previous medical experience necessary. Prerequisite: The Medical Terminology course is recommended to enhance success in this course and to increase marketable skills. Strong computer (Windows, Word-processing, Excel) and keyboarding skills and internet access are required to succeed in this course. Computer courses may be found at coned.howardcc.edu/courses. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be provided with information pertaining to certification options, certification eligibility requirements, and potential cost of certification exam applications. Standard refund policy does not apply. Refunds issued only until the day before the class starts. No refunds on or after the class start date. Purchase textbook from HCC Bookstore prior to first class. (T) 8.3 CEUs. $768 (includes $643 in fees*)
Tue,Thu 6pm-9:15pm, Apr 14-Jun 30 & Sat 8:30am-5pm, Jun 20 & 27
    XH-183 7371   #5648 Gateway Campus

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Patient Care

Pharmacy Technician Training Theory
In less than a year, you can be ready for a new career as a Pharmacy Technician under the supervision of pharmacists in a retail pharmacy, hospital, clinic, home health care setting, mail order or pharmaceutical wholesalers industry. This course meets Maryland Board of Pharmacy regulations and upon successful completion of this training, you will be eligible to sit for the National Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) Exam and apply for registration with the Maryland Pharmacy Board. This course will cover pharmacology, pharmacy law and ethics, retail and hospital pharmacy, and compounding and IV admixture. Basic pharmacy calculations will be a major focus throughout the course. An externship performing daily pharmacy technician tasks consisting of 160 hours at local area pharmacies is required to complete this class. Externship eligibility is in part dependent upon a criminal background check and drug testing. Students with criminal records should check with the Maryland Board of Pharmacy and the PTCB (PTCB.org) to determine eligibility for certification. Pharmacy Technician Training Theory and Externship hours must be completed successfully during the timeframe indicated to receive a certificate. Prerequisite: a high school diploma or GED, at least 18 years in age, knowledge of basic math, good communication and interpersonal skills, and basic computer data entry skills. Purchase textbooks before first class. (T) Theory-96 hours, Pharmacy Externship-160 hours (a minimum of 20-25 hours per week is required during externship placement). Additional fees prior to externship include State Criminal Background Check: $60, Drug Testing: approximately $65, and Maryland Board of Pharmacy Technician Registration: $45. For more detailed information and clarification, call 443-518-4944 for a Pharmacy Technician Training program brochure or visit coned.howardcc.edu/pharmacytech. Standard refund policy does not apply. Refunds issued only until the day before the class starts. No refunds on or after the class start date. 25.6 CEUs. $1,998 (includes $1,743 materials, lab, and externship placement fees*)

You must register for ALL THREE sections below:
THEORY: Tue,Thu 6:30pm-9:45pm, Apr 21- Aug 25 (No class from Jun 30-Aug 20)
& Sat 9am-4pm, May 2, 9, 16, 30 -Jun 6 & 13
   XH-509 7368 #0172 Hickory Ridge

AND Pharmacy Technician Externships I & II

   Jun 29-Aug 21 Area Pharmacies
   XH-171 7390 #0173 & XH-173 7391 #0179
Please Note: The last class after externship completion is held on Tue 6:30pm-9:45pm, Aug 25.

(Students must register for the Theory and Externship I & II sections at the same time.)
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Certified Nursing Assistant: Theory and Clinical
As a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), you are on the front lines of patient care and provide critical services. This course, approved by the Maryland Board of Nursing, provides the training you need to effectively care for people in a variety of health care settings. You must successfully complete both Theory and Clinical sections to receive your certification. Please register for both at the same time.
To take the CNA course, you must:
• Be 18 years or older and have a high school diploma or GED, social security number, complete immunizations (reviewed in class), and pass a criminal background check.
• Pass basic reading and math exams before registering. (Allow two hours to complete the test). Call Kathy Schultz at 443-518-4919 to schedule an appointment and identify yourself as a CNA student (current photo ID required for testing). You must take the test and register at least one week before the class start date.
• Bring a credit or debit card and social security number to first class.
Expect additional course costs (discussed at first class) for criminal background pre-check for clinical placement, immunization and titer tests, Maryland Board of Nursing registry fee, full criminal background check, and required materials (stethoscope, uniform, and watch with second hand). When you complete the CNA course, you will be well-prepared and eligible to take the State Geriatric Examination ($95 exam fee) to become a Geriatric Nursing Assistant (GNA). A free GNA review class is offered to CNA students. You may register after you have been notified that you passed the math and reading tests. No refund five days prior to class starting. 14.5 CEUs. $1,500 (includes $740 in fees*)
You must register for both Theory (XH 651) and Clinical (XH 652) at the same time.

►THEORY: Mon-Thu 9am-3pm, Apr 6-May 21
    XH-651 7105 #5449 Nursing 232
AND CLINICAL: Mon-Thu 7am-3pm, May 11-May 20 (Tour: Mon 8am-11am, May 11)
   XH-652 7106 #5450 TBA
THEORY: Mon,Wed 6pm-10:15pm, Apr 13-Jul 8 (No class May 25)
   XH-651 7113 #5441 Nursing 232
AND CLINICAL: Mon-Thu 7am-3pm, May 9-Jun 28 (Tour: Sat 8am- 11am, May 9)
   XH-652 7114 #5445 TBA


Nurse Assistant for the Pediatrician Office ★NEW!★
This course is designed for nursing assistants who have a current CNA license and are ready to learn more advanced care as it relates to child centered care in the physician’s office. The course provides the opportunity to increase knowledge and training in performing skills routinely carried out in a pediatric office setting. A family centered approach to care of children is emphasized. The course includes an online component as well as mandatory skills/lab sessions in the classroom. This course includes AHA Healthcare Provider CPR Infant/Child training and\ certification. No refunds five days before start date. 6.4 CEUs. $700 (includes $225 in fees*)
Apr 10-May 15
   XH-640 7115 #5635  Nursing 232 & Online
(NEW hybrid class. For specific meeting dates and more information, call 443-518-4967.)

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Advanced Patient Care Skills

This course prepares Certified Nursing Assistants to work in hospitals and other health care settings as part of a multidisciplinary team caring for patients who require acute care as well as chronic care. You will expand and deepen your skills in complex health care procedures including phlebotomy, electrocardiograms, glucose monitoring, intravenous therapy, wound care, and urinary catheterization. Please bring current CNA registry card to first class. No refund 5 days prior to course start date. (T) 9.2 CEUs. $1,000 (includes $515 in fees*)
Sat 9am-4pm, Apr 18-Aug 8 (No class on May 23 and Jul 4)
   XH-653 7112 #5454 Hickory Ridge
Apr 27-Jun 29
   XH-653 7116 #5636 Hickory Ridge & Online
(NEW hybrid class. For specific meeting dates and more information, call 443-518-4967.)

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Refresher Nursing Part 1: Theory/Lab
Approved by the Maryland Board of Nursing (MBON), this course is for inactive RNs or LPNs who want to maintain or reactivate their licenses and re-enter the health care environment with a high level of skill and confidence. Topics include: assessment skills, medication and medical equipment update, patho-physiological alterations, treatment modalities, clinical specialties, legal and ethical issues, health care informatics, and current trends in professional nursing. Laboratory experience teaches and reinforces basic nursing skills and fosters critical thinking. The following are mandatory prerequisites for students: Current active, inactive, or temporary Maryland Nursing License, liability insurance, current Healthcare Provider CPR card, and required immunizations and titres (reviewed in class). Following registration, call 443-518-4981 or 443-518-4967 to obtain a packet regarding mandatory requirements. Textbooks must be purchased at the HCC Bookstore. Note: You must register and complete Refresher Nursing Part 1 and Part 2 (below) in the same semester. There is no refund five days prior to start date. Bring Social Security identification and credit card to the first day of class. (T) 8.8 CEUs. $1,000 (includes $575 in fees*)
Tue,Thu 6pm-10:15pm, Apr 7-Jun 18
   XH-231 7107   #5456 Hickory Ridge 156

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Refresher Nursing Part II: Clinical
Apply the knowledge and skills learned in the theory and lab components of Nurse Refresher Part 1 for this 65-hour supervised experience in a clinical setting. The instructor will schedule individual student assignments. This experience will include the application of the nursing process, management of patient care, documentation, and medication administration. Requirements are the same as Refresher Nursing Part 1. Note: You must register and complete Refresher Nursing Part 1 (above) and Part 2 in the same semester. There is no refund five days prior to start date. 6.5 CEUs. $850 (includes $490 in fees*)
Sat,Sun 7am-2:30pm, Mar 7-May 3
   XH-908 7101 #0159 On Company Site

Sat,Sun 7am-2:30pm, Apr 25-Jun 14
   XH-908 7108   #5457 On Company Site

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CPR: Healthcare Provider
Health care provider students are taught the most currently available material from the American Heart Association. This course is primarily for health care workers but is open to the general public. Topics covered: Adult, Infant, and Child 1 and 2-person CPR techniques, barrier device, bag mask, (AED) Automatic External Defibrillation, and Airway Obstruction Management. Upon successful completion of the class you will receive a card good for two years from the American Heart Association. Although the certificate represents AHA certification, it does not constitute AHA endorsement or sponsorship. Textbook is optional and can be purchased at the HCC Bookstore; it is recommended for first-time students.(T) Individualized hands-on materials are used within this class. Half hour lunch break included in class time. No refunds five days before start date. .7 CEUs. $130 (includes $80 in fees*)
Sat 8:30am-4pm, Feb 21
   XH-454 7008 #0094 Hickory Ridge
Sat 8:30am-4pm, Mar 21
   XH-454 7009 #0095 Hickory Ridge
Sat 8:30am-4pm, Apr 18
   XH-454 7012   #4519 Hickory Ridge 154
Sat 8:30am-4pm, May 9
   XH-454 7013   #4520 Hickory Ridge 154
(1/2 hr. for lunch break.)
Sat 8:30am-4pm, Jun 13
   XH-454 7015   #4749 Hickory Ridge 154

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CPR: Healthcare Provider Renewal
ONLY American Heart Assoc. Healthcare Providers renewing their Basic Life Support card will receive the most current material available from the American Heart Association. This review allows AHA card holders to renew their individualized hands-on training. Topics include: one- and two-person rescue for the adult, infant & child; foreign body airway obstruction management, automatic external defibrillation practice (AED), barrier device, Ambu bag,etc. YOUR AHA BASIC LIFE SUPPORT HEALTHCARE PROVIDER CARD CANNOT HAVE EXPIRED; if it has, you are not eligible to participate in the class. Upon successful completion of the class you will receive an American Heart Association card good for two years. Although successful completion represents AHA certification, it does not constitute AHA endorsement or sponsorship. NOT A SKILLS CHECK-OFF CENTER. Half hour lunch break included in class time. No refund five days prior to start date. .6 CEUs. $95 (includes $75 in fees*)

Sat 9am-3pm, Mar 28
   XH-786 7010 #0096 Hickory Ridge

Sat 9am-3pm, May 23
   XH-786 7014   #4748 Hickory Ridge 154

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Courses at Mount Airy College Center for Health Care Education

The Mount Airy College Center for Health Care Education is a partnership between Carroll, Frederick, and Howard Community Colleges. The cost of courses offered at the Mount Airy College Center for Health Care Education may differ from the cost of the same courses when offered on HCC's home campus.

Medical Office Skills

Professional Preparation in Healthcare
Learn the essentials of becoming successful as a student and employee in today’s healthcare systems. Topics include communication, working well in teams, respecting and valuing differences, and the importance of professionalism. Discuss the availability of healthcare careers in the local region, marketing your skills to potential employers, resumes, application letters and how to prepare for interviews. .8 CEUs. $80 (includes $40 in fees*)
Tue,Thu 6pm-8:45pm, Apr 21-Apr 28
   XH-141 Q1301 #0348 Mount Airy

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Dental Front Office Administration
A patient’s experience in a dental office begins and ends in the front office. Learn about ethical, legal and regulatory issues, basic administrative functions, technology in the dental office, clinical records management, billing and coding, as well as professionalism and dental team/ patient relations. Students should have basic computer skills, be able to type 40 words per minute and be familiar with Microsoft Word. Highly recommended: Professional Preparation in Health Care. 3.6 CEUs. $436 (includes $97 in fees*)
Tue,Thu 6pm-9:15pm, Mar 3-Apr 16 (No class Mar 31 & Apr 2)
   XH-225 Q1298 #0347 Mount Airy

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Medical Terminology for Health Careers
Medical terminology is essential if you work with patient charts, case histories, insurance forms, court documents, etc. Learn proper medical terminology and how to define medical terms – skills useful for medical and legal secretaries, court clerks, health insurance personnel, ward clerks, paramedics, and others in similar roles. This class is a prerequisite for Medical Coding for the Physician’s Office - AAPC. 3.0 CEUs. $401 (includes $122 in fees*)
Mon 6pm-9:15pm, May 4-Jul 13 (No class May 25)
   XH-134 Q1304 #0799 Mount Airy

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Medical Coding for the Physician’s Office—AAPC
Prepare for the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) national certification exam. Learn medical terminology and how to use the coding manuals for CPT, ICD-9 and HCPCS to describe and document medical services. Cost includes first-year membership in AAPC, textbooks and certification exam. The certification exam will be scheduled two weeks following the last class, on a Saturday. Prerequisite: Medical Terminology for Health Careers. 10.0 CEUs. $1,875 (includes $745 in fees*)
Mon,Wed 5:30pm-9:45pm, Apr 20-Jul 15 (No class May 25)
   XH-167 Q1303 #0350 Mount Airy
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Patient Care

Oral Radiography
Further your dental assisting career and prepare to sit for the DANB Radiation Health and Safety exam. This course is approved by the Maryland State Board of Dental Examiners. Completion of a two-hour, hands-on clinical practicum is required. You may complete your clinical at your place of employment or you must concurrently register for Oral Radiography Clinical, which will take place at the Maryland State Dental Association. A completed Student Health Profile will be required by the third class session. Prerequisite: You must either be working as a dental assistant or have proof of successful completion of a basic dental assisting course. Course includes an online component; internet access required.
►Tue 6pm-9:15pm, Apr 14-Jun 16
   XH-181 Q1299 #0358 Mount Airy
*Enroll in this section if you plan to complete the clinical requirement at your employment. 3.0 CEUs. $599 (includes $170 in fees*)
►Tue 6pm-9:15pm, Apr 14-Jun 16 **$874
   XH-181 Q1300 #0356 Mount Airy
*Enroll in this section if you plan to complete the clinical requirement at the MSDA. 3.3 CEUs. $874 (includes $445 in fees*)

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Introduction to Dental Assisting
You will have entry-level dental assisting skills when you successfully completing this course, which is approved by the Maryland State Board of Dental Examiners. Course covers terminology, anatomy, charting and medical history, instruments, four-handed dentistry, gypsum, acrylic, amalgam, cements, impression materials, oral hygiene, darkroom procedures, infection control, sterilization and OSHA regulations. Prerequisite: Professional Preparation in Healthcare course. Course includes an online component: internet access required. 4.0 CEUs. $875 (includes $261 in fees*)
►Thu 5pm-9:15pm, Apr 30-Jul 2
   XH-110 Q1302 #0349 Mount Airy

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Radiation Safety Update ★NEW!★
Renew your certification as a Dental Radiation Technologist. Gain an update on safety and technological advances related to the placement and exposure of dental radiographs. Topics to be covered include fundamental principles of radiography, patient safety, and operator safety. Approved by the Maryland State Board of Dental Examiners, 8 CEUs. $199 (includes $72 in fees*)
Tue 6pm-9:15pm, Apr 21-May 5
   XH-232 Q1305 #0800 Mount Airy

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Certified Nursing Assistant: Theory & Clinical
As a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), you are on the front lines of patient care and provide critical services. This course, approved by the Maryland Board of Nursing, provides the training you need to effectively care for people in a variety of health care settings. You must successfully complete both Theory and Clinical sections to receive your certification. Please register for both at the same time.
To take the CNA course, you must:
• Be 18 years or older and have a high school diploma or GED, social security number, complete immunizations (reviewed in class), and pass a criminal background check.
• Pass basic literacy exams before registering. (Allow two hours to complete the test). If Howard Community College is your home campus, call Kathy Schultz at 443-518-4919 to schedule an appointment and identify yourself as a CNA student (current photo ID required for testing). You must take the test and register at least one week before the class start date.
• Bring a credit or debit card and social security number to first class.
Expect additional course costs (discussed at first class) for criminal background pre-check for clinical placement, immunization and titer tests, Maryland Board of Nursing registry fee, full criminal background check, and required materials (stethoscope, uniform, and watch with second hand).
When you complete the CNA course, you will be well-prepared and eligible to take the State Geriatric Examination ($95 exam fee) to become a Geriatric Nursing Assistant (GNA). A free GNA review class is offered to CNA students.
You may register after you have been notified that you passed the math and reading tests. No refund five days prior to class starting. 14.5 CEUs. $1,500 (includes $740 in fees*)
You must register for both Theory (XH 651) and Clinical (XH 652) at the same time.
►THEORY: Mon, Wed, Fri 9am-3pm, Apr 13-Jun 15 (No class May 25)
   XH-651 Z1146 #0929 Mount Airy
AND CLINICAL: Mon, Wed, Fri 7am-3pm, May 29-Jun 12 (Tour: Fri 8am-11am, May 29)
   XH-652 Z1147 #0930 Mount Airy


Nurse Refresher Pt. I: Theory
This course provides learning experiences for nurses who have been out of the workplace and who are planning on returning to work. Topics include treatment modalities, diagnostic measures, pathophysiological alterations, and current trends and issues in professional nursing. This course is pending approval from the Maryland Board of Nursing. Combined with the clinical portion (XH-928) this course meets the Maryland Board of Nursing requirements to reactivate your license. Criminal background checks and drug testing at an additional cost are required for the clinical portion. Information will be distributed at first class session. Current inactive MD license required prior to clinical. No refund is available for this course. 8.8 CEUs. $1,005 (includes $455 in fees*)
Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu 6pm-9:45pm, May 4-Jul 29 (No class May 25)
   XH-927 Q1149 #4740 Mount Airy

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Medicine Aide Update

Meets the Maryland Board of Nursing renewal requirements for the Certified Medicine Aide. Designed to keep the practicing CMA informed and updated regarding new medications, non-parenteral drug administration, policies and practices, and medications needed by geriatric clients. The emphasis is on new drug therapies and the role of the medicine aide in providing safe and competent care. Upon registration, students must submit a copy of their current CNA/GNA certification, proof of successful completion of their initial CMA training course in Maryland, and must verify current CNA practice of at least 16 hours within the last two years, and also verify eight or more hours of active practice as a CNA/GNA/CMA in a licensed nursing home within the last two years, and active practice as a CMA for 100 hours in the last two years. Verification can be provided by the employer on facility letterhead. Please note: The Maryland Board of Nursing requires that this update must be completed no more than 90 days before the expiration of the CNA/GNA/CMA certification. Refunds issued only until the sixth day before the class starts; no refunds after that.
Email JBukowitzKeller@howardcc.edu for registration information. .8 CEUs. $105 (includes $44 in fees*)
Sat 8am-4:30pm, May 9   Mount Airy

Alzheimer’s and Related Dementia Training
The more you understand as a care provider about Alzheimer’s and related disorders, the better you will be able to provide compassionate care and improve the quality of life for people with these illnesses. Learn how these illnesses affect the brain and behaviors so that you can better assist the resident in communication and activities of daily living. You will also learn ways to deal effectively with difficult behaviors. This five-hour course satisfies the employee training needs for Assisted Living by the Maryland Department of Mental Health and Hygiene. .5 CEUs. $105 (includes $40 in fees*)
Sat 9:30am-3pm, Mar 14
   XH-204 Q1124 #0225 Mount Airy

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For the remaining courses: The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an education course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.

CPR: Healthcare Provider
Designed to teach the skills of CPR for victims of all ages. Includes ventilation with a barrier device, bag-valve mask device, oxygen, use of an automated external defibrillator (AED), and how to relieve foreign body airway obstruction. Intended for participants who work in a health care setting and are required to take a Healthcare Provider course for their employment. Course completion card is issued for all participants in a Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider course who successfully complete the written examination and demonstration. Refunds issued only until the sixth day before the class starts; no refunds after that. $79 (includes $39 in fees*)
Sat 8:30am-3:30pm, Feb 21 *Cost for this section is $64.
  
XH-922 Q1127 #0230 Mount Airy
Sat 8:30am-3:30pm, Mar 21 *Cost for this section is $64.
  
XH-922 Q1128 #0243 Mount Airy
Sat 8:30am-3:30pm, Apr 18
   XH-922 Q1129 #0242 Mount Airy
Sat 8:30am-3:30pm, May 30
   XH-922 Q1141 #0898 Mount Airy
Sat 8:30am-3:30pm, Jun 20
   XH-922 Q1142 #0899 Mount Airy

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CPR: Healthcare Provider Renewal
Designed to upgrade the current health care provider to the latest American Heart Association guidelines. New information is provided on ventilation with an automated external defibrillator and barrier device, bag-valve mask device, and oxygen. You must present current AHA Health Care Provider BLS/CPR card at the beginning of class, which cannot be more than one month past the recommended renewal date, and must have a student manual. Refunds issued only until the sixth day before the class starts; no refunds after that. $69 (includes $11 in fees*)

Sat 8:30am-1:15pm, Mar 14 *Cost for this section is $54
   XH-923 Q1131 #0246 Mount Airy

Sat 8:30am-1:15pm, Apr 11
    XH-923 Q1132 #0248 Mount Airy
Sat 8:30am-1:15pm, May 16
   XH-923 Q1143 #0926 Mount Airy
Sat 8:30am-1:15pm, Jun 13
   XH-923 Q1144 #0927 Mount Airy

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CPR: Heartsaver Pediatric CPR/AED
Designed for the layperson and the first responder. Presents basic techniques of child and infant CPR, use of pocket mask, how to use an automated external defibrilator (AED), and relief of foreign body airway obstruction. Participants who successfully complete the course knowledge and skills evaluation are eligible to receive a course completion card. $59** (includes $33 in fees*)
Sat 8:30am-12:45pm, May 2
   XE-182 Q1135 #0223   Mount Airy
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CPR: Heartsaver Pediatric CPR/First Aid/AED

This course prepares you to perform basic first aid and CPR for adults and children over the age of one. The course meets the personal needs of the general public and those with careers in the school system, lifeguards, child care, etc. Topics include Adult/Child CPR and choking. First aid techniques are: allergic reactions, breathing problems, choking, heart attack (signs/symptoms), fainting, bandaging, seizures, diabetes, etc. Individualized hands-on materials are utilized and supplied within this class. Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a two-year card from the American Heart Association. Although the certificate represents AHA certification, it does not constitute AHA endorsement or sponsorship. No refund five days prior to start date. .8 CEUs. $125 (includes $75 in fees*)
Sat 8:30am-3:30pm, Feb 28
   XH-213 Q1133 #0220 Mount Airy

►Sat 8:30am-3:30pm, May 9 *Cost for this section is $79 (includes $39 in fees*)
   XH-213 Q1134 #0219   Mount Airy

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Assisted Living Manager
Learn the necessary skills and knowledge to meet the required training for assisted living managers by the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Office of Health Care Quality. In this approved 80-hour training, topics include: the philosophy of assisted living, aging process and its impact, assessment and level of care waiver, service planning, clinical management, admission and discharge criteria, nutrition and food safety, dementia, mental health and behavior management, end of life care, management and operation, emergency planning, quality assurance, and the survey process. .8 CEUs. $910 (includes $110 in fees*)
►Fri 9am-6pm, Mar 6-May 15
   XH-221 Q1125 #0226   Mount Airy
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PUBLIC INTEREST

CPR for Family and Friends
Designed for all lay rescuers, school children and family members who want to learn rescue skills for family and friends. This non-certifying course covers information from American Heart Association adult, child, and infant chain of survival, signs of heart attack, cardiac arrest, stroke and choking, prevention of sudden infant death syndrome, and prevention of the most common fatal injuries in infants and children. Non-certifying course. $69** (includes $26 in fees*)
►Sat 8:30am-12:45pm,   Jun 6

   XE-181 Q1136 #0168 Mount Airy
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Course Notes
*Fees not eligible for waiver.
**Neither XE courses nor their fees are eligible for waiver.
(S) = Supplies needed. Instructor will provide list at first class.
(T) = Textbook recommended or required. Purchase at HCC Bookstore or online before first class.




 







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