DIPLOMA PROGRAMS

 
 

HOME HEALTH AIDE

Objective: Instructing individuals in area of patient care to care for clients in need of help with activity of daily living (ADLs), assistance with care in the home. Program is designed to equip individuals with the knowledge that is needed to become a professional healthcare provider, providing exceptional care.
 
Description:A home health aide is an individual who provides basic personal care and health-related services for a client in the client’s home. These health-related services include but are not limited to: checking vital signs, changing bandages, giving massages and helping with medical equipments. They work under the supervision of a RN.
 
 
Objective: To instruct individuals in area of hemodialysis to provide care to clients in either an acute or chronic setting. The program is designed to equip individuals with the knowledge that is needed to become a professional healthcare provider, providing exceptional care.
 
Description:The hemodialysis technician works under the supervision of a RN to both initiate and terminate hemodialyisis treatments; treatment is accessed either via catheter (hemodialysis technician accesses as per state regulations), arterovenous fistula or arteriovenous graft. The hemodialysis technician also assists the nurse with monitoring of patients during treatments.
 
 
Objective: The program is designed to prepare students for entry-level position as a Medical Assistant in a private physician’s office or clinic. This program offers a broad foundation of knowledge and skills, expanding the traditional role of the Medical Assistant to include front and back office skills.
 
Description: The program focuses on a broad range of skills necessary for the medical office, which include: admissions, vital signs, assessment, preparing patients for physical examinations and/or treatment, performing lab work, operating diagnostic equipment and performing EKGs.
 
 
Objective: This program is designed to provide students with the knowledge and technical skills needed to pursue entry-level employment in the health care industry as Patient Care Technicians. Students in the Patient Care Technician program will be instructed in, among other things, patient assistance, geriatric care and nursing assistance.
 
Description: With a focus on patient care skills and life-long learning, graduates of the Patient Care Technician program will be positioned to have the skills and dispositions needed to effectively meet workplace demands. Prior to graduation, students are required to complete 60 hours in a health care setting which provides hands on training in the field. Clinical Sites require students to have completed a criminal background check and medical examination and may also require a drug screen, proof of immunizations or other requirements.