TMCC EPIC Summer 2022 Course Guide

Questions? Call 775-829-9010 9 Health Career Certificates • Home and Garden Health Career Certificates Clinical Medical Assistant Make a difference by providing quality care to patients while serving an integral role on a health care team. In this accelerated program taught by an experienced CMA, gain the knowledge you need to pass the national certification exam and build the real-life skills to join this in-demand industry. Enjoy the flexibility of working in private practice, hospital or clinic. During 156 hours of lecture and handson labs, discover how to measure patients’ vital signs, administer medication and injections, maintain medical recordkeeping and prepare specimens for laboratory testing. Find out how to prepare clients for examinations and treatments. In addition, learn about diagnostic testing, phlebotomy, pharmacology and the cardiac life cycle. Upon successful completion, you can sit for the National Healthcareer Association’s Certified Clinical Medical Assistant Examination, which is included in your class tuition. Locally, workers in this field can earn an average of $18.07 per hour. Source - EDAWN (Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada) Emsi Industry Data, 2022. 7/11-10/5 M-W 5:30 - 9:30 p.m. TMCC Meadowood Center 210 $3,999 Pharmacy Technician Serve as an important connection between pharmacist and patient, whether you’re in a hospital, pharmacy or other health care setting. Working under the supervision of a registered pharmacist, ensure medications are filled correctly in a timely fashion and assist in the measuring, mixing, counting and labeling of dosages. During this 70hour program, you’ll gain the knowledge to take the Pharmacy Technician Board Exam and be on your way to a fulfilling career. Learn relevant medical terminology, discover how to read and interpret prescriptions, and get to know 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. Locally, workers in this field can earn an average of $18.07 per hour. Source - EDAWN (Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada) Emsi Industry Data, 2022. 7/11-9/14 M, W 5:30 - 9 p.m. TMCC Sierra Bldg. 115 $1,599 Community Health Worker Online Certificate Enjoy the flexibility of this 60-hour online program while gaining the skills to become a non-medical health provider. Make a difference in your community by facilitating access to housing, food, education, employment, civil rights and health care resources. Learn how to evaluate a client’s needs, create a plan to address them, and explore HIPAA guidelines for client rights and confidentiality, required documentation and reporting, and safe boundaries for interpersonal relationships. Understand your advocacy role by developing community resources and partnerships. Learn how to be sensitive to ethnic, cultural, religious and gender diversity and case management strategies that will best serve your clients. Find out how to navigate the Nevada healthcare system and promote healthy living through nutrition and disease prevention. Understand the importance of time management and manage your self-care with coping skills that reduce the stress of emotional attachment and help you debrief difficult cases. Locally, workers in this field can earn an average of $22.32 per hour. Source - EDAWN (Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada) Emsi Industry Data, 2022. Noel Online $879 Home and Garden NEW! W inemaking for Beginners Expand your love of vino and make your own giftworthy wines. Get to know the basics of winemaking as you discuss the fermentation process, the importance of sanitation, clarification and filtration, and more as you learn how to craft clean, drinkable wines. Get to know aging requirements and sample wine from various stages of the winemaking process. $10 materials fee 8/6-8/20 S 9 a.m. - 11 p.m. Ross TMCC Meadowood Center 315 $99

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