Allied Health Classes

Allied Health

Schedule Dates Time Location Cost
Venipuncture (Phlebotomy Technician) W, 9/7-1/17 9 a.m.-noon Upper Darby $995
Certified Medical Office Assistant S, 9/10-11/19 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Marple $4,995
Dental Assistant S, 9/10-11/19 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Marple $3,495
TEAS Prep S, 9/10-10/1 9 a.m.-noon Southeast $155/$185
EKG Technician M, 9/12-12/19 6-9:30 p.m. CCH $1,595
TEAS Prep MW, 9/12-28 7:30-9:30 p.m. Marple $155/$185
Venipuncture (Phlebotomy Technician) T, 9/13-1/31 6-9 p.m. CCH $995
Venipuncture (Phlebotomy Technician) MW, 9/19-11/23 6:30-9:30 p.m. Marple $995
EKG Technician TR, 9/27-11/15 6-9:30 p.m. Marple $1,595
Digital Patient Record Certification W, 10/5-11/30 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Marple $1,495
Venipuncture (Phlebotomy Technician) FS, 10/7-12/17 F 6:30-8:30 p.m.
S 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Marple $995
Physical Therapy Aide MW, 10/10-11/28 6-9:30 p.m. Marple $1,199
Dialysis Technician MW, 10/10-11/28 6-9:30 p.m. Marple $1,199
Pharmacy Technician TR, 10/11-12/1 6-9:30 p.m. Marple $2,099
Venipuncture (Phlebotomy Technician) TR, 10/11-12/20 6:30-9:30 p.m. Marple $995
TEAS Prep F, 10/21-11/11 9 a.m.-noon Upper Darby $155/$185 

Certified Medical Office Assistant
Train for positions in one of the fastest growing arenas in today’s workforce – health care! If you like working with the public, are compassionate, and able to deal with people who are sick or experiencing stress, a career in medical office administration/unit health coordination could be your path to success.

You will have the opportunity to receive two nationally recognized and respected certifications:

1. CMAA (Certified Medical Administrative Assistant) from the National Health Career Association
2. DPRC (Digital Patient Record Certification) from American Medical Informatics Association

The coursework blends training that will provide the opportunity to gain employment in many of the most sought after positions in today’s workforce. This combination expands your skills, enhances your resume and increases your employability in medical and other healthcare related areas. Students will learn administrative and support functions and develop skills applicable in medical environments. This course includes the Digital Patient
Record Certification Course below.

Course topics include: Office Management Skills, Medical Terminology, Introduction to Medical Billing and Coding, Insurance Overview, HIPAA Regulations, Legal and Ethical Issues, Digital Patient Records, Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel.

COM 3300 / Length: 168 hours
Cost: $4,995 (includes all materials and vouchers for certification testing)

CRN 625 Saturdays
Sept. 10-Nov. 19
8 a.m.-5 p.m. Marple

Digital Patient Record Certification (Electronic Medical Records)
Learn the competencies needed to successfully manage electronic data in a variety of heath care settings. Information provided in this course is essential for anyone going into the healthcare field because it covers a wide range of topics necessary to work with patient sensitive data. Gain necessary skills regarding patient records and electronic health record systems, HIPAA concepts, policy and procedural methods on legal documents and the financial implications, and information about protected health information (PHI), and other security measures taken in health care. You will be prepared to take the Digital Patient Record Certification exam as developed by the American Medical Informatics Association.

COM 3304 / Length: 60 hours
Cost: $1,495 (includes all materials and vouchers for certification testing)

CRN 2972 Wednesdays
Oct. 5-Nov. 30
9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Marple

Venipuncture (Phlebotomy Technician)
This course teaches basic venipuncture techniques for adults, children and infants as it prepares the student to take the phlebotomy exam. Coursework includes aseptic methods and isolation procedures. There is an additional fee for the phlebotomy exam.

JSPD 2820 / Length: 36 hours | Cost: $995 (includes book and materials)

CRN 1680 Wednesdays
Sept. 7-Jan. 17
9 a.m.-noon Upper Darby
CRN 1670 Tuesdays
Sept. 13-Jan. 31
6-9 p.m. CCH
CRN 1681 Mon & Wed
Sept. 19-Nov. 23
6:30-9:30 p.m. Marple
CRN 1682 Fri & Sat
Oct. 7-Dec. 17
F 6:30-8:30 p.m.
S 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
CRN 1683 Tues & Thurs
Oct. 11-Dec. 20
6:30-9:30 p.m. Marple

Dialysis Technician
Dialysis technicians, also called hemodialysis or renal dialysis technicians, work under the direction of senior technicians, nurses and doctors, operating kidney dialysis machines that filter waste products and excess fluids from the blood of patients whose kidneys can no longer perform this function. Dialysis technicians initiate, monitor, and discontinue dialysis treatments for the renal failure patient. Offered in cooperation with Condensed Curriculum International, Inc. Books and materials included. Loan for tuition may be available; call Sallie Mae at 800-472-5543.

CAR 4127 / Length: 52 hours | Cost: $1,199

CRN 1643 Mon & Wed
Oct. 10-Nov. 28
6-9:30 p.m. Marple

Dental Assistant
Become familiar with a dental office, treatment, patient management and the members of the dental team. Skill development includes oral and dental anatomy, infection control, radiology theory technique, and instrument identification, use and maintenance. The course includes five classroom lectures at the College and four practicums plus the final exam at the 4-Learning Group (office of Donald Robbins, DMD in Exton, PA). Upon successful completion, you will be able to perform the duties of a dental assistant. Training provided in radiology prepares you for the Radiology Health and Safety Exam (administered by the Dental Assisting National Board). Books and materials are included.

CAR 3932 / Length: 80 hours
Cost: $3,495

CRN 625 Saturdays
Sept. 10-Nov. 19
8 a.m.-5 p.m. Marple

NOTE: When tuition payment is received in full, you may pick up your two textbooks, and homework due prior to the first class, in Room 4157 at the Marple Campus. Registration deadline is two business days prior to class start date. You may contact Nina at the Dental Learning Center at 610-363-1980 to receive more details on the program, the field of dental assisting, job potential, and expected salary levels.

Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS®) Prep
Reviews all components of the TEAS Prep exam, including math, reading strategies, vocabulary, science, and critical thinking skills. Includes test-taking strategies. Required textbook not included; must be purchased by student in advance and prices may vary.

CAR 4123 / Length: 12 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $155; Non-Sponsoring $185

CRN 1598 Saturdays
Sept. 10-Oct. 1
9 a.m.-noon Southeast
CRN 1602 Mon & Wed
Sept. 12-28
7:30-9:30 p.m. Marple
CRN 2188 Fridays
Oct. 21-Nov. 11
9 a.m.-noon Upper Darby

Pharmacy Technician
Prepare to enter the pharmacy field in hospitals and community pharmacies as an ancillary, working under the supervision of a registered pharmacist, and to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board’s PTCB exam. Includes medical terminology, reading and interpreting prescriptions, and defining drugs by generic and brand names. Learn dosage calculations, IV flow rates, drug compounding and dose conversions. Discusses dispensing of prescriptions, inventory control, billing and reimbursement. Offered in cooperation with Condensed Curriculum International, Inc. Book and learning materials included. A loan for tuition may be available; call Sallie Mae at 888-272-5543. 

CAR 3904 / Length: 52 hours
Cost: $2,099

CRN 571 Tues & Thurs
Oct. 11-Dec. 1
6-9:30 p.m. Marple

Electrocardiography (EKG Technician) 
Prepare to become a certified EKG technician and to take the American Society of Phlebotomy Technician (ASPT) – Electrocardiograph (EKG) Technician exam. Provides practice with equipment and hands-on lab experience, anatomy, use of the EKG machine and other clinical practices. Offered in cooperation with Condensed Curriculum International, Inc. For tuition loans, please call Sallie Mae at 800-472-5543.

JSPD 2822 / Length: 50 hours
Cost: $1,595 (includes book and materials)

CRN 2884 Mondays
Sept. 12-Dec. 19
6-9:30 p.m. CCH
CRN 2190 Tues & Thurs
Sept. 27-Nov. 15
6-9:30 p.m. Marple

Multi-Skilled Health Technician (EKG and Phlebotomy Technician)
Combine two of the most highly sought after skills in the medical field today. The Multi-Skilled Health Technician Program consists of two courses Electrocardiography and
Venipuncture. Register for one of each course listed below. Totals 86 hours: Venipuncture 36 hours; EKG 50 hours.

You must be 18 years of age to enroll in this program, present a high school diploma or GED and provide proof of completion or beginning of the Hepatitis B vaccine series. Please check with your family physician regarding the advisability of receiving the vaccine, its complications, and dates of administration. For tuition loans, please call Sallie Mae at 800-472-5543. An additional fee for the phlebotomy and the EKG certification exams is required.

Cost: $2,095

Physical Therapy Aide
As a Physical Therapy Aide you work under the direction of a physical therapist and are generally responsible for non-technical duties such as preparing treatment areas, ordering devices and supplies, and transporting patients. You assist with services that help improve mobility, relieve pain, and prevent or limit permanent disabilities. You may be employed in nursing homes, hospitals, sports rehab centers and some orthopaedic clinics. Offered in cooperation with Condensed Curriculum International, Inc. Books and materials included. Loan for tuition may be available; call Sallie Mae at 800-472-5543.

NOTE: This program does not include a national or state certification as part of its overall objectives.

CAR 3961 / Length: 52 hours
Cost: $1,199

CRN 2929 Mon & Wed
Oct. 10-Nov. 28
6-9:30 p.m. Marple