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Pre-Certification

Allied Health Open House

Thursday, November 15, 2018

5:00-7:00p / Extended Learning Center, E-114

Meet the Allied Health program instructors, see the training rooms, and pick up an application.

Enhance your resume for promotional purposes or prepare for your next career by registering for a pre-certification training program through Jefferson Express. Pre-certification programs include pre-certification in the healthcare field as well as in the health information technology fields.  If you are interested in online based pre-certification courses visit our online training page to view offerings through our education partners.

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On Campus

Allied Health Pre-Certification Courses

Clinical Medical Assistant ProgramMarch 04, 2019 - July 22, 2019

This program is intended for students who want to prepare for an exciting, challenging and rewarding career in healthcare. This program will train students to assist physicians by performing functions related to the clinical responsibilities of a medical office. Instruction includes among other things preparing patients for examination and treatment, routine laboratory procedures, diagnostic testing, technical aspects of phlebotomy and the cardiac life cycle. Students will review important topics including phlebotomy, pharmacology, the proper use and administration of medications, taking and documenting vital signs, cardiology including proper lead placements, a professional workplace behavior, ethics and the legal aspects of healthcare. This program includes 140 hours of classroom lecture, hands on labs and a 160 hour clinical externship.

 

National Certification: Upon successful completion of this program, students would be eligible to sit for the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) national examination.

 

If you are interested in applying or would like more information, please contact Workforce Development and Business Division at (315) 786-2233 or ced@sunyjefferson.edu.

Schedule
CCI 004 701

Workshop Dates:
Monday, March 04, 2019 - Monday, July 22, 2019
6:00pm- 9:30pm

Instructor: TBA
Location: Extended Learning Center, Room E-129
Cost: $2,399 (Textbooks included)

Additional Information:
Deadline for applications is Friday, February 8, 2019. Deadline for payment if accepted to the program, Monday, February 25, 2019. This program runs Mondays & Wednesdays, March 4 - July 22, 2019, from 6:00-9:30p.
Medical Billing and Coding ProgramMarch 04, 2019 - June 10, 2019

This combined 98 hour medical billing and coding course offers the skills needed to accurately code provider encounters by translating medical documentation into medical codes to be used in billing for services/procedures. This course will also discuss billing practices such as the electronic medical health record and how to manually submit an insurance claim. Student will learn the skills needed to correctly abstract information from a patient record, apply coding guidelines and follow reimbursement procedures to optimize physician payment while codes using ICD10CM, CPT and HCPCS manual. Students will gain an understanding of HIPPA, confidentiality, and how to successfully manage the medical business office. Differentiate Medicare, Medicaid, third party, managed care, and private insurance. Learn the roles and responsibilities of the coder, physician, and patient in regard to the legal and ethical aspects of medical coding. The first 6 classes will be devoted to Medical Terminology and Anatomy.

 

The course will assist with and provide information on the national certification for medical coding: After completing the course, the student may want to obtain a certification in medical coding for an additional cost through one of the entities that offers the certification. It is suggested students obtain 6-month experience and purchase additional materials and practice exams to assist with the certification exam. Certification information on AAPC, American Academy of Professional Code and AHIMA, American Health Information Management Associate will be provided during the course.

 

If you are interested in applying or would like more information, please contact Workforce Development and Business Division at (315) 786-2233 or ced@sunyjefferson.edu.

Schedule
CCI 007 701

Workshop Dates:
Monday, March 04, 2019 - Monday, June 10, 2019
6:00pm- 9:30pm

Instructor: Wanda Streiff
Location: TBA
Cost: $1,799 (Textbooks included)

Additional Information:
Deadline for statement of interest and payment is Monday, February 25, 2019. This course runs Mondays & Thursdays, March 4 - June 10, 2019, from 6:00-9:30p.
Pharmacy TechnicianMarch 18, 2019 - May 06, 2019

Technicians work in hospitals, home infusion pharmacies, community pharmacies and other health care settings - working under the supervision of a registered pharmacist. Course content includes medical terminology specific to the pharmacy, reading and interpreting prescriptions and defining drugs by generic and brand names. Students will learn dosage calculations, I.V. flow rates, drug compounding, dose conversions, dispensing of prescriptions, inventory control and billing and reimbursement. The Pharmacy Technician Certification Program includes a graded final exam to help prepare students for the PTCB exam.

 

This comprehensive 50 hour course will prepare students to enter the pharmacy field and to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board’s PTCB exam.

 

If you are interested in applying or would like more information, please contact Workforce Development and Business Division at (315) 786-2233 or ced@sunyjefferson.edu.

Schedule
CCI 002 701

Workshop Dates:
Monday, March 18, 2019 - Monday, May 06, 2019
6:00pm- 9:30pm

Instructor: TBA
Location: Extended Learning Center, Room E-130
Cost: $999 (Textbooks included)

Additional Information:
Deadline for applications is February 22, 2019. Deadline for payment if accepted to the program, Monday, March 11, 2019. This program will run Mondays & Wednesdays, March 18 - May 6, 2019, from 6:00-9:30p.
Phlebotomy TechnicianMarch 05, 2019 - June 04, 2019

The 90 hour Phlebotomy Technician Program prepares professionals to collect blood specimens from clients for the purpose of laboratory analysis. Students will become familiar with all aspects related to blood collection and develop comprehensive skills to perform venipunctures completely and safely. Classroom work includes terminology, anatomy and physiology; blood collection procedures; specimen hands-on practice; and clinical training in skills and techniques to perform puncture methods. The program also includes lab exercises, live blood draws, work with a training arm and other exercises intended to prepare students to function as an entry level Phlebotomy Technician.

 

If you are interested in applying or would like more information, please contact Workforce Development and Business Division at (315) 786-2233 or ced@sunyjefferson.edu.

Schedule
CCI 001 701

Workshop Dates:
Tuesday, March 05, 2019 - Tuesday, June 04, 2019
6:00pm- 9:30pm

Instructor: Robert Pinkham
Location: Extended Learning Center, Room E-129
Cost: $1,599 (Textbooks included)

Additional Information:
Deadline for applications is Friday, February 8, 2019. Deadline for payment if accepted to the program is Monday, February 25, 2019. This program runs Tuesdays & Thursdays, March 5 - June 4, 2019, from 6:00-9:30p.
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