May 03

Pharmacy Technician Program (Summer 2022 Classes)

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Summer Class Schedule

Class dates – TBD

Saturday 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

A pharmacy technician is an individual who, under the supervision of a pharmacist, assists in the performance of activities of the pharmacy department not requiring the professional judgment of a pharmacist. Pharmacy technicians assist and support licensed pharmacists in providing health care to patients. This program will prepare students for entry-level pharmacy technician positions. Medical and pharmaceutical terminology is introduced, and basic anatomy related to the pharmacology of medications will be a major component of the coursework along with pharmaceutical calculations.This program will provide students with the necessary information required to pass the National Certification Exam offered by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board.

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May 03

*New Course* Introduction to Paralegal Studies (Summer 2022 Class)

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 Summer Class Schedule

Class dates – TBD

This online paralegal certificate program is an excellent option for students seeking a fast-track training for legal support and paralegal studies. As a vital part of the American legal process, paralegals are responsible for a significant amount of preparation work for the courtroom and other legal proceedings. This course will provide students with the necessary skills employers feel paralegals need to function in a high-tech job market.
Among the matters covered in the course are legal processes, court structures, legal research, document preparation, and file maintenance. Students will be introduced to paralegal involvement in real estate law and forms, personal injury, wills, estates and civil litigation.

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May 03

Phlebotomy Technician (Summer 2022 Classes)

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Summer  Class Schedule

Class dates – TBD

Tuesdays and Thursdays

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

A Phlebotomist is an integral part of the medical laboratory team whose primary function is the collection of blood samples from patients by venipuncture or micro-techniques. Phlebotomists are in demand for positions in laboratories, hospitals, clinics, and physician offices. Lab tests, ordered by physicians, are a key component to diagnosing and treatment of patients. The phlebotomist facilitates the collection and transportation of laboratory specimens. The need to assure quality and patient safety mandates strict professional behavior and standards of practice in any clinical environment. .Topics covered include: Role of the Phlebotomist; Quality Assurance and Legal Issues; Universal Precautions; Medical Terminology; Anatomy, Physiology and Circulation; Blood Collection Equipment; Venipuncture Specimen Collection Procedures; Butterfly Needle Technique; Blood Collection Variables and Complications; Procedural Errors and Troubleshooting; Specific Testing and Collection Requirements; Specimen Handling and Processing.

MANDATORY ORIENTATION: March 29, 2022 @ 6:30 PM at the
Virginia Beach Higher Education Center, Classroom 131.

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Feb 22

Dialysis Technician Program (Summer 2022)

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Dialysis Technician Program

Tuesday and Thursday

Class dates – TBD p.m.

Live Online
Tuition in $1199.

Financial Aid and Affordable Payment Options Available

Dialysis technicians are employed in hospitals, outpatient clinics, and other medical facilities. The number of dialysis technician jobs has the potential to increase by more than 35% by 2024.

The Dialysis Technician Program

This Dialysis Technician Program
provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to perform the duties
required of dialysis technicians.

This course covers the following
key areas and topics:

  • Specific procedures to operate kidney dialysis machines
  • Preparation of the dialyzer, reprocessing and delivery systems
  • Equipment maintenance
  • Skills to monitor and record a patient’s vital signs
  • The process for a dialysis teams’ administration of local anesthetics and drugs as needed
  • Assessment of patients for any complications that occur during a procedure
  • Patient training for at-home dialysis treatment and techniques to provide emotional support patients need for self-care

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Jan 20

Advanced Medical Billing and Coding (Summer 2022 Classes)

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Class dates – TBD

Saturdays 9 AM – 2 PM

American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC)
Certified Professional Coder (CPC)
This course is designed for those who have successfully completed an Intro to Coding Course, Medical Coding and Billing Course or have a thorough working knowledge as a medical coder but want more hands-on coding practice in preparation for the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) Certified Professional Coder (CPC) exam. The course focuses on coding scenarios, test-taking strategies, and includes mock exam questions readying the student for the 150 question CPC Exam required by AAPC to obtain the Certified Professional Coder (CPC) certification. The AAPC exam itself is offered at a discount for those students who successfully pass the Exam Prep Class.

Students who have completed the NSU Introduction to Medical Billing and Coding class may register upon passing the Intro Class and those who have coding experience may qualify as well. Students must have a working knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy, physiology, ICD-10-CM, CPT and HCPCS Level II coding.

A registered licensed Instructor with AAPC with over 30 years experience in the coding field leads the course.

The course is 10 weeks in length and the AAPC CPC boards are offered at a discount to the students who successfully pass the Exam Prep Class.

Textbooks: Students are responsible for purchasing required textbooks Those who have taken the Introduction to Coding Course may already have their required coding books.

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Jan 20

Introduction to Medical Billing and Coding (2022 classes)

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Class dates – TBD

Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

This is an introduction to medical coding, medical billing, and medical terminology for outpatient and physician coding. The focus of this class is learning the rules for the CPT, ICD-10-CM, and level II HCPCS coding systems and applying the rules to code patient services. This class will teach you to look up codes and navigate the code books apply the codes to medical billing.
Students, also, should take the Advanced Medical Billing and Coding Class, which will further prepare for the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) Certified Professional Coder (CPC) exam. Students must be at least 18 years of age and have earned a high school diploma or its equivalent GED.

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Sep 17

Conferences and Workshops

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There are no Conferences or Workshops scheduled at this time because of the C-19 situation. They will be announced here when they become available.

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