Coastal Pines Technical College

Coastal Pines Technical College 2016-2017 Catalog and Student Handbook

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Health Care

Technical Certificate of Credit

Program Description

The Health Care Assistant Certificate of Credit is a program that provides academic foundations at the diploma level in communications, mathematics, and human relations, as well as technical fundamentals. Program graduates are trained in the underlying fundamentals of health care delivery and are well prepared for employment and subsequent upward mobility.

Admission Requirements

Minimum Required Age

17

High School Diploma or GED Required

Yes

Placement Scores for Regular Admission (Accuplacer)

English

Reading

Math

Algebra

60

55

34

NA

 

Other Conditions for Admission

Criminal background checks and drug screens may be required based on the requirements for participation in clinical experiences.

Location(s)

Alma

Baxley

Golden Isles

Hazlehurst

Jesup

Waycross

Program Courses

Credits

Basic Skills & Occupational Courses

 

ENGL 1010 - Fundamentals of English I

3

PSYC 1010 - Basic Psychology

3

COMP 1000 - Introduction to Computers

3

ALHS 1011 - Structure and Function of the Human Body

5

ALHS 1090 - Medical Terminology for Allied Health Sciences

2

ALHS 1040 - Introduction to Health Care

3

Math Option: Choose one of the following

 

MATH 1012 - Foundations of Mathematics

3

MATH 1013 - Algebraic Concepts

3

 

 

Specializations: Choose one of the following Specializations

 

Nursing Specialization BNS1

 

ALHS 1060 - Diet and Nutrition for Allied Health Sciences

2

NAST 1100 - Nurse Aide Fundamentals

6

 

 

Phlebotomy Specialization 8PS1

 

PHLT 1030 - Introduction to Venipuncture

3

PHLT 1050 - Clinical Practice

5

 

 

Medical Assisting Specialization 8MA1

 

BUSN 1440 - Document Processing

4

MAST 1060 - Medical Office Procedures

4

 

 

Medical Assisting Specialization 8M31

 

MAST 1010 - Legal and Ethical Concerns in the Medical Office

2

MAST 1060 - Medical Office Procedures

4

MAST 1100 - Medical Insurance Management

2

MAST 1110 - Administrative Practice Management

3

 

 

Surgical Technology Specialization 8ST1 (Option 1)

 

SURG 1010 - Introduction to Surgical Technology

4

SURG 1020 - Principles of Surgical Technology

4

SURG 1080 - Surgical Microbiology

2

 

 

Central Sterile Processing Technician Specialization

 

CCSP 1010 - Central Sterile Supply Processing Technician

5

Elective

3

 

 

Minimum credit hours for Graduation

30

 

 

 

 

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