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Pharmacy Technician Training Program

Our Pharmacy Technician Program combines classroom instruction with practical experience through externships in both an institutional as well as a retail setting. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the occupation of Pharmacy Technician is expected to grow 32 percent from 2010 to 2020. As a Pharmacy Technician, you will assist licensed pharmacists providing medication and other health care products to patients.

You may work in a hospital, community pharmacy, outpatient clinic, nursing home or pharmaceutical organization. In institutional practice, Pharmacy Technicians prepare a variety of medications including intravenous medications. They also fill medication orders and make the rounds delivering medications to various patient care areas. In the retail setting, technicians take information from customers and health professionals in order to fill prescriptions, measure and compound medications, manage inventories accept payment for prescriptions, and process insurance claims. Lehman’s program will prepare you for this exciting career and, after completion of the required courses, students will be eligible to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) credentialing examination. Having taken the program at Lehman, you will already have many hours of practical work experience and will be well on your way to advancing your career.

The course is 600 hours in total: 220 hours classroom hours, 40 hours computer lab hours and includes an externship program totaling 340 hours in both retail and institutional environments. Pending approval, this is a great opportunity for veterans, Workforce one applications, and other voucher candidates. Prerequisites: Attend orientation/open house, complete program application with proof of HS/GED and essay, and documentation of basic microcomputer skills PCW 22, PCW 40 or 41, or equivalent. Candidates must pass a math pre-assessment.

Program tuition cost total: $3,500

Pharmacy Technician Training Program
PTP 200/ COTC
*Total program tuition does not include application, reg., book and testing fees.

Certificate Program Required Parts:

PART I SPRING 2014 1/27-4/2 $1625 / 130 HOURS
Mon/Wed 9 am-3:30 pm and Thu 12-4:45 pm
PART 2 SUMMER 2014 DATES: TBA $1275 / 100 HOURS
Prerequisite Part 1
PART 3 FALL 2014 DATES: TBA $850 / 370 HOURS
Prerequisites Part 2

Come to our next open house to hear more about the program.

Credentialed HHA, CNA, EKG, PLB and Patient Care Technicians

There is an ongoing demand for qualified, certified and caring health care personnel who work directly with patients and their families. Our programs provide credentialed training for those seeking employment in hospitals, nursing homes, hospices, home health agencies and clinics. Students must complete all required courses to be eligible to take the National Healthcare Association (NHA) credentialing examination for the EKG Technician, Phlebotomy Technician, or Nurse Technician Program. Requirements: must attend an orientation/career seminar. Proof of high school/GED completion and short essay required. Students may apply for certificates in following: Home Health Aide, Certified Nursing Assistant; EKG, Phlebotomy, Nurse Technician; and Certified Clinical Medical Assistant. Students may enroll in individual courses or complete a certificate program.

HOME HEALTH AIDE (HHA)
Home Health Aide HHA 100
CPR: BLS with AED for Health Care Providers CPR 100

CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT (CNA)
Certified Nursing Assistant CNA 100
CPR: BLS with AED for Health Care Providers CPR 100

ELECTROCARDIOGRAPHY TECHNICIAN (EKG)
EKG Technician EKG 100
CPR: BLS with AED for Health Care Providers CPR 100

PHLEBOTOMY TECHNICIAN
Phlebotomy: Part I PLB 101
Phlebotomy: Part II with Advd. Clinical Skills/Practicum PLB 102
CPR: BLS with AED for Health Care Providers CPR 100

NURSE TECHNICIAN PATIENT CARE TECHNICIAN/ASSOCIATE (PCT/PCA)
Certified Nursing Assistant CNA 100
EKG Technician EKG 100
Phlebotomy: Part I PLB 101
Phlebotomy: Part II with Advd. Clinical Skills/Practicum PLB 102
CPR: BLS with AED for Health Care Providers CPR 100
First Aid: American Heart Association Cert MAS 17 recommended

Dental Assistant

The 80-hour Dental Assistant program prepares students for entry-level positions in Dental Assisting. The course familiarizes students with all areas of pre-clinical dental assisting and provides training in the professional skills required to function as an assistant in dental practice. The course covers the following key areas/topics: the history of dentistry and dental assisting; introduction to the dental office; the legal aspects of dentistry; policies and guidelines as well as an introduction to oral anatomy; dental operatory; dental equipment; introduction to tooth structure; primary and permanent teeth; the oral cavity and related structures; proper patient positioning; dental hand pieces; sterilization; and other areas. In addition to entry-level administrative jobs, this course is ideal for students interested in pursuing a future formal Dental Hygienist program. The course tuition includes textbooks, registration fee, certificate fee and materials.

Certified Nursing Assistant

A New York State Education Department-approved training for those seeking employment as CNAs in hospitals, nursing homes, hospices and home health agencies. Students must successfully complete the course and clinical to be eligible to take the New York State credentialing examination. CNAs work directly with patients and their families providing quality patient care. Duties include: helping with getting dressed; bathing; feeding; toileting; taking vital signs; catheter care; assisting with ambulation; range of motion exercises; and moving patients to bed and from bed to wheelchair. Program includes: Anatomy and Physiology (50 hours), Fundamentals of Patient Care (50 hours), Nursing Home Clinical Rotation (30 hours). (Prerequisites: must attend an orientation/career seminar, proof of high school/GED completion and short essay required. Must demonstrate fluency in English; a reading test may be given. Completed physical exam documentation is due at the 1st class meeting.) *NOTE: $115 required testing fee to be paid in class; uniform and textbook fee not included..

Certified Clinical Medical Assistant Program

The Certified Clinical Medical Assistant program combines classroom instruction with practical experience through an internship in a community-based medical practice or a hospital. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the occupation of medical assistant is expected to grow 34 percent in five years and they will become more and more an integral part of the health care system. Clinical medical assistants provide both administrative and clinical services in various health care setting such as private offices, ambulatory centers and hospitals. Lehman’s program is approved by the National Healthcareer Association (NHA). After completion of the required courses students will be eligible to take the NHA credentialing examination and be ready to join the workforce. The program also provides a test preparation class for the exam.

The course is 531 hours in total: 351 hours (including 253 classroom and 98 practical hours) plus an externship program of 180 hours. This is a great opportunity for Workforce1 applicants and other voucher candidates. Prerequisites: Attend orientation/career seminar, complete program application with proof of HS/GED and essay, and documentation of basic microcomputer skills PCW 22, PCW 40 or 41, or equivalent. Please click here for tuition assistance.

Full Program: Certified Clinical Medical Assistant Program

$4500* COTC *Total tuition does not include application, registration fees, book and NHA testing fee.

Certificate Program Required Courses:

Medical Terminology/Anatomy and Physiology: Part 1 MAS01/02 (30 sessions)

Medical Office Business Practice MAS03 (30 sessions)

Medical Terminology/Anatomy and Physiology: Part 2

Fundamentals of Medical Assisting

Clinical Practice, Clinical Medical Assistant Externship, Job Readiness Workshop, Certification Exam Review

This program qualifies for Workforce1 ITG Vouchers. Become a member at a Workforce1 Center near you. Visit www.nyc.gov/html/sbs/wf1. for more information

Come to our next open house to hear more about the program.

Nurse Technician (Patient Care Technician/ Associate)

Nurse Technician Program
NTE 100/$2,380 COTC
The Nurse Technician (Patient Care Technician/Associate) Program trains students for positions as advanced nursing assistants. Upon completion, students are eligible to take the National Healthcaree Association (NHA) certification exam. Prerequisites: Attend information seminar/orientation, complete program application (see below), bring proof of HS/GED and short essay indicating reason for completing your program.

Program certification: In order to receive a program certificate, students must complete a program application ($25), successfully complete all course requirements listed at the time of applying, and submit a certificate request form ($4).

Certified Nursing Assistant CNA 100
EKG Technician EKG 100
Phlebotomy Technician: PLB 100
CPR: BLS with AED for Health Care Providers CPR 100
Advanced Clinical Skills/Practicum CLR 110

Recommended:
First Aid: American Heart Association Certification MAS 17

Nurse Technician Program for CNAs

NTE 110/$1,350 COTC
EKG Technician EKG 100
CPR: BLS with AED for Health Care Providers CPR 100
Advanced Clinical Skills/Practicum CLR 110

Electrocardiography

EKG 100/$425* COTC
Electrocardiogram (ECG/EKG) technicians prepare patients for testing on ECG machines and Holter monitors and also assist physicians with ECG stress testing. They take patient histories and administer actual ECGs for physicians to interpret. ECG technicians work in a variety of medical settings including hospitals, nursing homes, physicians’ offices and clinics. Prerequisites: Current NYS Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) or LPN or coordinator’s permission. (Prerequisites: must attend an orientation and career seminar. Proof of high school/GED completion and short essay required.) *NOTE: $105 EKG or $149 PCA/PCT required testing fee to be paid online at NHANOW.com; white lab coat and textbook fee not included.

Phlebotomy Technician Certificate Program

PLB 110/$900 COTC Register for all 3 required courses and save! Students must complete all 3 classes to achieve a Phlebotomy Technician certificate

Phlebotomy: Part I PLB 101
Phlebotomy: Part II with Advd. Clinical Skills/Practicum PLB 102
CPR: BLS with AED for Health Care Providers CPR 100

Phlebotomy: Part I

PLB 101/$330 COTC
Phlebotomy technicians collect blood specimens for the diagnosis and treatment of patients using venipuncture. They work in a variety of medical settings including hospitals, nursing homes, blood banks, physicians’ offices and clinics. (Prerequisites: Current NYS Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) or LPN or coordinator’s permission. Requirements: must attend an orientation and career seminar. Proof of high school/GED completion and short essay required.) *NOTE: $105 PLB or $149 PCA/PCT required testing fee to be paid online at NHANOW.com; white lab coat and textbook fee not included.

Phlebotomy: Part II with Advanced Clinical Skills/Practicum

PLB 102/$495 (Required for PLB Tech & PCT/PCA)
Prerequisites: Students must complete PLB 101 or have permission from coordinator, have current CPR certification, and submit required health clearance forms prior to the PLB 102.

CNA Hospital Internship Option

CLR 200/$330
A unique experience for CNAs to receive training in the hospital setting. Students must have completed their CNA program, have current CPR certification, and submit required health clearance forms prior to the internship.

PRE-NURSING / NURSING TEST PREP

Pre-Nursing Assessment and Practice Test Prep: CNET

Students learn test-taking techniques and master the reading, vocabulary, mathematics, and science competencies so that they can achieve their best score on the HESI A2 Admissions Assessment RN examination, a requirement for admission into the Lehman College nursing program. (Prerequisites: a high school diploma or GED.)

PRN 102/$330 (11 sessions) LEHC

Pre-Nursing Assessment and Practice Test Prep
BS Programs: HESI
PRN 103/LEHC

NCLEX Nurse Exam Prep
PRN 10/LEHC

Pharmacy Technician Test Prep

PTP 110/$800* COTC (NO DISCOUNTS APPLY TO THIS COURSE)

This 70-hour course will help prepare you to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board’s PTCB exam. The course will review topics such as reading and interpreting prescriptions, defining drugs by generic and brand names, dosage calculations, I.V. flow rates, drug compounding, dose conversions, dispensing of prescriptions, inventory control and billing and reimbursement. You must attend the orientation/career seminar and pass the math assessment at orientation. Proof of high school/GED completion required. (Note: This is not part of the new Pharmacy Technician Training Program, which includes test prep.) *Course tuition includes the textbook, registration and certificate fee.

Home Health Aide (HHA)

HHA 100/$630 COTC
Learn the skills necessary to work in this growing field! Students are provided with the necessary training to work in private homes and assisted living facilities. Must read at a 6th grade level as determined by an assessment test. Course Contact Hours - 75 hours plus 8 hours of coordinator - scheduled supervised clinical experience. This program is certified by the New York State Education Department. Prerequisite or corequisite: CPR100: CPR for Health Care Providers or current national certification from the American Heart Association AHA. Completed physical exam documentation is due at the 1st class meeting.) Classes to be offered full-day and weekends.Call 718-960-8512 or click here for schedule and registration.

CPR: Basic Life Support (BLS) with AED for Health Care Providers

(Required for CNA, EKG/PLB, PCT Tech)
CPR 100/$100 (1 session) COTC

First Aid - American Heart Association (AHA) Certification

MAS 17/$35 (1 session)

NEW Infection Control and Barrier Precautions for NYS Licensed Healthcare Professionals (online)

INF 10/$29
This course, approved by the New York State Education Department (Provider ID # IC176), provides the mandatory training at initial licensure and for every four years thereafter for dentists, dental hygienists, optometrists, licensed practical nurses, registered nurses, physicians, physician assistants and specialist assistants. It covers, at a minimum, the core curricular elements contained in the syllabus approved by the NYS Education Department and the NYS Department of Health. The online course is 3 hours in length followed by a multiple-choice question exam. The passing grade is 80%. If a student fails the test, it may be retaken twice per registration. Upon successful completion, a Certificate of Completion will be issued. Students may register beginning February 24 for the spring 2014 semester and June 9 for the summer 2014 semester.

Medical Math - Online short course
6 weeks/$105 Register at www.ed2go.com/lehmance
Spanish for Healthcare Professionals - Online course
6 weeks/$105 Register at www.ed2go.com/lehmance

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