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Health Careers
Pharmacy Technician
In just 50 hours, gain the training you
need to take the Pharmacy Technician
Certification Board’s Exam and be
well on your way to a new career.
Opportunities in this field abound.
Work under the supervision of a
registered pharmacist in hospitals,
home infusion pharmacies, pharmacies
and other health care settings. Learn
medical terminology specific to
your new occupation, reading and
interpreting prescriptions and defining
drugs by generic and brand names. Find
how to calculate dosages, IV flow rates,
drug compounding, dose conversions,
dispensing of prescriptions, inventory
control, billing and reimbursement.
5:30 - 9 p.m.
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Work at Home as aMedical
Medical transcription is a $12 billion
industry per year in the U.S. Make good
money, work from home and transcribe
fascinating information. Find out what
it takes to start a medical transcription
business from the ground up and enjoy
being your own boss, having flexible hours
and earning a great salary. $20 materials fee
6:30 - 9:30 p.m.
TMCCMeadowoodCenter S324 $39
Train for a new health care career in just
50 hours of instruction. Acquire the
skills you need to prepare for the ASPT-
Electrocardiograph Technician Exam,
other national certification exams
and to serve as an EKG Technician.
Learn about the heart’s fascinating
anatomy, physiology, medical disease
processes, medical terminology, medical
ethics, legal aspects of patient contact,
laboratory assisting, electrocardiography
and echocardiography. Gain experience
practicing with equipment and getting
hands-on time in labs working with an
EKG machine, the normal anatomy
of the chest wall for proper lead
placement, 12-lead placement and
other clinical practices.
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
TMCCMeadowoodCenter S315
Medical AdministrativeAssistant
Gain a well-rounded introduction to
medical administration so you can
learn the necessary skills to obtain an
administrative assistant position in the
health care field. This 50-hour course
prepares you to function effectively in
many of the administrative and clerical
positions in the health care industry.
Medical administrative assistants,
secretaries and records clerks are all
positions in great demand. Delve into
important background information
on the medical assisting profession,
interpersonal skills, ethics and law,
terminology, basics of insurance billing
and coding, telephone techniques,
scheduling appointments, records
management and management of
practice finances. This program
does not include state or national
6 - 9:30 p.m.
TMCCMeadowoodCenter S324
Health Careers
Clinical Medical Assistant
The medical assistant field is projected
to grow 35 percent through 2016.
Be a part of this in-demand career
by working in a private medical
practice, hospital, clinic or other
medical facility. In TMCC’s 140-hour
program, receive in-depth instruction
and gain hands-on experience to
perform clinical skills with patients
in a medical office setting. Learn how
to prepare patients for examinations,
treatments and laboratory procedures,
how to conduct phlebotomy and
use an electrocardiogram. In this
comprehensive program, you will find
out how to assist with minor surgery,
obtain lab specimens and maintain
medical equipment. You will also gain
a basic foundation in pharmacology,
the legal aspects of healthcare, how
to educate patients, ethics and more.
Upon successful completion of the
classroom portion of this program, you
will enter a 160-hour clinical rotation
to practice what you have learned.
When you successfully complete the
entire program, you are eligible to
sit for the National Health Career
Association’s Certified Medical Assistant
5:30 - 9 p.m.
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Student Success Story:
Debbie Franey,
Medical Assistant Intern,
Renown Medical Group
“I was in the first Clinical Medical
Assistant class and I am now working
at Renown. I love Renown and
what I’m doing!”
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