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Community Health Worker Certificate and Contact Tracing Virtual Information Session (WGB105-64)

Free

with Sheryll Reichwein

Calendar Jan 27, 2021 at 6 pm

Learn more about our Community Health Worker Certificate and Contact Tracing Program!

Register and you'll receive an email with instructions for joining our virtual Community Health Worker Certificate and Contact Tracing Program Session offered via Zoom. If you cannot make this Info Session on January 27th, an additional Info Session has been scheduled for January 29th

Are you interested in helping others, supporting the health of people in our community, and building your professional skills?

Cape Cod Community College is hosting two (virtual) information sessions to explore our FREE Community Health Worker Certificate and Contact Tracing Program. This program is funded by Barnstable County and its Economic Development Council License Plate Grant Program through the Cape Cod Commission. All costs; tuition, course fees, and books are covered by the grant.

The goal of this program is to train professionals as community health workers, building foundational skills and practices with a focus on integrating behavioral health and addiction/substance use into health and human service settings. This program will also provide education and skills around the importance of contact tracing efforts and why it can be such an effective public health intervention.  

Who Should Apply? Professionals who are working or have worked in human services, public health or a closely related field and are looking to gain knowledge and certification as a Community Health Worker. Start the application process today! 

Application Process Required

Questions? Call Mary Conklin, Program Coordinator, at 508-375-5010 or email workforce@capecod.edu

Community Health Worker Certificate and Contact Tracing Virtual Information Session (WGB105-65)

Free

with Sheryll Reichwein

Calendar Jan 29, 2021 at 2 pm

Learn more about our Community Health Worker Certificate and Contact Tracing Program!

Register and you'll receive an email with instructions for joining our virtual Community Health Worker Certificate and Contact Tracing Program Session offered via Zoom. 

Are you interested in helping others, supporting the health of people in our community, and building your professional skills?

Cape Cod Community College is hosting two (virtual) information sessions to explore our FREE Community Health Worker Certificate and Contact Tracing Program. This program is funded by Barnstable County and its Economic Development Council License Plate Grant Program through the Cape Cod Commission. All costs; tuition, course fees, and books are covered by the grant.

The goal of this program is to train professionals as community health workers, building foundational skills and practices with a focus on integrating behavioral health and addiction/substance use into health and human service settings. This program will also provide education and skills around the importance of contact tracing efforts and why it can be such an effective public health intervention.  

Who Should Apply? Professionals who are working or have worked in human services, public health or a closely related field and are looking to gain knowledge and certification as a Community Health Worker. Start the application process today! 

Application Process Required

Questions? Call Mary Conklin, Program Coordinator, at 508-375-5010 or email workforce@capecod.edu

Bloodborne Pathogens and Infection Control for the Tattoo and Piercing Artist (WHN148-66)

$99

with Dan Shea

Calendar Feb 3, 2021 at 3 pm

This course satisfies all OSHA standards for bloodborne pathogens and infection control in a tattoo or piercing parlor. This course is unique in providing workplace specific bloodborne pathogen training, differentiating it from generalized courses in BBP typically available to professionals.

Although this course is specialized to meet or exceed the certification needs of those working in a tattoo, piercing or electrology setting, all content is relevant and pertinent to all professions working with or around infectious agents.

The course covers: guidelines, precautions, infection control program elements, preventing transmission, hygiene, PPE use, and an in-depth approach to infectious agents.

This course is offered in a remote learning capacity. Zoom guidance and instructions will be provided prior to the start of the course. 

CMA/RMA/CCMA 40-hour Remote Review and Study Guide (WHN172-66)

$429
Calendar Mar 15, 2021 at 8 am

This course will review the material contained in the Medical Assisting Certification exams including the CMA (AAMA), RMA (AMT), and CCMA (NHA).

Subjects include:

  • Medical Assisting Scope of Practice in MA.
  • Anatomy & Physiology and Medical Terminology
  • Specific concerns of the professional medical assistant in communication, physical history, and coaching patients.
  • Review of specialty skills such as EKG, phlebotomy, and point of care testing.
  • Ethical and Legal Concerns

Upon completion of this course the student will be better prepared to sit for any of the three certification exams, depending on their eligibility.

  • CMA (AAMA) and RMA (AMT) require the examinee has graduated from an accredited (AAMA or ABHES) Medical Assisting program.
  • CCMA (NHA) requires the examinee have at least one year experience as a medical assistant with employer verification.

Completion of this course does not in any way determine the pass or fail outcome of any certification exam taken by the participant. It is intended as a preparatory course only.

PREREQUISITE: A student must have at least one of the following to enroll in this prep course.

1. Applicants must have graduated from an accredited (CAAHEP or ABHES) program for CMA (AAMA) or RMA (AMT) certification.
2. Applicants must at least one year experience working as a Medical Assistant in an ambulatory care or clinic setting for CCMA (NHA) certification.

This course is taught by faculty from the accredited (AAMA) program at Cape Cod Community College.

Zoom guidance and instructions will be provided prior to the start of the course.

 

Medical Terminology Online Program (WHN114-66)

$129
Calendar Mar 16, 2021 at 7 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Medical terminology is an essential course for anyone interested in pursuing a career in the ever-expanding medical profession. Medical terminology has a base in Latin and Greek prefixes, suffixes and word roots. Learning these words and these languages makes it easier to understand the material and focus on the course work to be successful in your pursuit of your dream position.

The course provides a framework for students interested in the allied health profession. An emphasis is put on examining medical word parts and learning basic prefixes, suffixes, and word roots. The course highlights words while analyzing the human body systems, and basic anatomy and physiology including terms used in the disease process and the medical procedures that may be done for these disease processes.

This is an online program with scheduled launch and wrap up sessions via Zoom. Zoom guidance and instructions will be provided in advance of the first session. 

Infection and Disease Control Basic Proficiency (WHN171-66)

$99

with Dan Shea

Calendar Apr 1, 2021

Our lives have changed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and these changes will be with us for years to come. This program will help individuals, especially front-line workers, flatten the curve by successfully completing this course and make our community and workplaces safer and more secure. The course covers: guidelines, precautions, preventing transmission, hygiene, PPE use including isolation protocol, and an in-depth approach to infectious agents including the most current infectious concern(s). Also included in this program are the following topics:

  • Sepsis awareness/prevention
  • COVID19 CMS guidelines
  • Cleaning, disinfection, sterilization

This program will be delivered online. Instructions for program set up will be provided in advance of the start date. 

Local Anesthesia Certification Program for Registered Dental Hygienists

$1,199

with Denise Bridges

Calendar Apr 17, 2021

This course will provide a comprehensive study of local dental anesthetics utilized in the dental hygiene profession. During lecture and lab components, the participant will learn to safely administer topical and local dental anesthetics.

Course # WHD002 is taught in two phases, and includes 11 hours of on-line pre-study exercises and assignments, 12 hours of remote didactic instruction, and 14 hours of on-site (COVID-19 restrictions and guidelines applied) clinical instruction. It is specifically designed to provide the participant with the 35 hours of local anesthesia instruction required to prepare the participant to take the NERB Local Anesthesia Examination and obtain the “Permit L” Local Anesthesia licensure from the State of Massachusetts. (This course covers the Massachusetts Rules and Regulations 234 CMR 3.09-3.14, and the requirements for administration of local dental anesthetics by dental hygienists.) 

Fee: The fee for each course listed above is $1,199.00 per person, (online component $549.00, lab component $650.00). The course is limited to 14 participants. Payment may be made by check (made payable to Cape Cod Community College) or credit card at the time of registration. At the close of registration (4/9/2021), and once payment is received, participants will be notified by mail or e-mail and given his/her login name and password. This process may take several days. After receiving this information, the student will have access to the on-line pre-study course material.

Pre-Course Requirements (Documentation of the first four items is required prior to the start of the on-site course): 

  1. Proof of immunity to HBV by titer test*
  2. Personal Malpractice insurance coverage*      
  3. Current state licensure*      
  4. A medical history form is provided online and must be completed prior to attending this course.   
  5. Each participant must be able to both receive and administer local anesthetic agents. These are standard requirements for all clinical activities.

*Copies must be sent to the following address prior to the start of the course:

Denise Bridges RDH, MHA
Dental Hygiene Program
Cape Cod Community College
2240 Iyannough Road
W. Barnstable, MA 02668

Online Pre-Study Expectations: This condensed course format reduces a full-semester course into 3 days of class attendance; therefore an online pre-study component is required. Extensive time must be devoted to the pre-study readings and DVD viewing in order to complete the additional 11 hours of exercises and assignments to successfully complete this course. The online pre-study preparation contains tests and exercises that must be completed prior to attending the on-site lecture and clinical sessions. Students are expected to have internet access, basic computing and web skills in order to complete this course. Registration is required at least 5 weeks prior to the on-site course starting date in order to allow access to the pre-study course material. Certification: At the completion of this on-site course, participants will take a mock written NERB exam, and a clinical practicum which is pass or fail. One must receive a grade of 75 or better in the written exam combined with a pass clinical grade in order to receive certification of completion for local anesthesia training. A certificate of completion will not be issued to anyone with less than three full days of attendance; and / or has not satisfactorily completed the on-line or on-site course work requirements.

Required Text: Stanley Malamed, Handbook of Local Anesthesia, 6th Edition with accompanying DVD (available at CCCC bookstore)

Recommended Reading: Brand & Isselhard, Anatomy of Orofacial Structures (available at CCCC bookstore)

To be completed prior to the on-site course:

  • Exercises and reading in the Blackboard pre-study component. (Printed from Moodle pre-study material).   
  • Pre-test multiple choice questions.     
  • Review text and DVD according to the Blackboard course documents: Handbook of Local Anesthesia, 6th Ed. by Stanley Malamed

What to bring to class:

  • Completed Medical History (Printed from Moodle pre- study material).      
  • Completed Informed Consent (Printed from Moodle pre- study material).     
  • Clinic attire (long sleeve scrub top, scrub pants and clinical shoes).         
  • Safety Glasses  
  • Latex-free Gloves       
  • Face Masks       
  • Bring online self-study workbook and all injections techniques, (printed from Moodle pre-study material).

It is strongly recommended that you register at least one month prior to onsite course dates as it may take up to one month to complete the on-line pre-study course work. 

Please contact Denise Bridges by e-mail, dbridges@capecod.edu, or by phone, 508.362.2131 x4733, with questions about this course. 

Students are eligible for 35 CEUs (11 for online portion and 24 for lab portion of the course). 

Resources for professional liability insurance:

  1. Healthcare Providers Service Organization – www.hpso.com or 800.982.9491
  2. Chicago Insurance Company (Affiliated with ADHA) – www.proliability.com/26108 or 800.503.9230

This course is offered in a remote learning capacity. Zoom guidance and instructions will be provided prior to the start of the course.  

Payment plan available: $600 deposit plus 5 payments of $99.83, paid every two weeks. Final payment of $99.85.




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