Health Care

Health Care

Prepare to work in a range of health care jobs through short-term training or take advanced courses to expand your skill set and advance your career.

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Course Descriptions

This 16 hour class is designed to instruct in the basics of First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) with a focus on cardiac, breathing and other life-threatening medical  emergencies as well as awareness of the hazards of bloodborne pathogens, Stroke Symptoms, Snake Bites, Allergic Reactions ...etc.   Call (704) 878-4311 for registration instructions.

Medical Aide**
Prepares individuals to work as a Medication Aide in a long term facility. Does not meet requirements for Assisted Living Facilities Med Tech positions. Prerequisite: HS Diploma/GED and current listing on the NC Nurse Aide Registry.

Medical Office Administrative Staff Training (MOAST)**
Entry level class to prepare students for the national certification exam: Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA). Content includes medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, billing and coding, EHR training, details of insurance, office practices and procedures and more.  This class is a prerequisite for the Certified Clinical Medical Assistant class.  Prerequisites: HS Diploma/GED is required to sit for the certification exam.  Students will be responsible for two books purchased through the campus bookstore.

Medical Coding  Basic**   Hybrid
Entry level with emphasis placed on Anatomy & Physiology.  Prerequisite: HS Diploma/GED.

Medical Coding:  Advanced**   Hybrid
This course is structured to prepare students to sit for the National Coders Certification Exam through AAPC (American Academy of Professional Coders). Students must have Medical Coding & Billing I or prior approval from MCC's Allied Health Coordinator.

Medical Scribe**
This 96 hour course is designed to train students to be a physician collaborator by focusing on data collection, documentation and assisting the physician with time-consuming electronic health record entries. Prerequisites: 1 year in a medical office or completion of the MOAST course; working knowledge of medical terminology and be able to type a minimum of 50 wpm. Thursdays classes are online.

Nurse Assistant I**
Train to provide personal care and perform basic nursing skills for the elderly and other adults. Program has special registration requirements.   For requirements call (704) 878-4311.

Nurse Assistant l Hybrid** 
Train to provide personal care and perform basic nursing skills for the elderly and other adults. Program has special registration requirements.  For requirements call (704) 878-4311.

Nurse Assistant Refresher** 
Review and prepare for the revised NA State Exam. Designed for students who let their NA I certification expire within the last 3 years. Call (704) 878-4311 for registration instructions.

Phlebotomy**   Hybrid
This course provides theory and clinical experiences needed for the proper collection of blood and other specimens used for diagnostic testing. Emphasis is placed on ethics, legalities, medical terminology, safety and universal precautions, health care delivery systems, patient relations, anatomy and physiology, and specimen collection. Upon completion, students should be able to safely perform procedures necessary for specimen collections on patients in various health care settings and may be eligible for national certification as phlebotomy technicians. Please call Joyce Chambers for course requirements at (704) 878-4311.

**Prerequisite(s) and/or special requirement(s) apply to registration.

Joyce Chambers, Administrative Assistant
(704) 878-4311


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