Health and Medical Careers
Pre-Requisites for all Medical Classes:
- High School Diploma or Equivalent
- Email Oscar Lopez at Olopez@euhsd.org to schedule an individual appointment.
This course provides entry-level training that leads to nurse assistant certification. Instruction covers basic nursing skills, medical terminology, basic anatomy and physiology, ethics, health, and safety. A certified nursing assistant, or CNA, helps patients or clients with healthcare needs under the supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN) or a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). Upon successful completion, students are qualified to take the California State Board Certified Nurse Assistant written and clinical examinations. A certificate of completion and a list of competencies is awarded upon the successful completion of this course. 280 hours / 40 days
Certified Home Health Aide - See our online catalog for class dates
This class is for certified nurse assistants, only, who want to get their Home Health Aide state certification in order to work with hospice and home health care providers. Home health aides help people with disabilities, chronic illness, or cognitive impairment with the activities of daily living. They often help older adults who need assistance. A certificate of completion and a list of competencies is awarded upon the successful completion of this course. 48 hours / 8 days
Medical Assistant, Administrative - Online classes begin Nov. 13th, 2020
This class prepares the student to work in the front office of a doctor's office, clinic, or other administrative areas of healthcare facilities. A medical assistant is an allied health professional that supports the work of physicians and other health professionals, usually in a clinic setting. A certificate of completion and a list of competencies is awarded upon the successful completion of this course. 216 hours / 18 weeks
Medical Assistant, Clinical - Classes begin Mar. 1st, 2021
This course is only for MA students who have successfully completed Medical Assistant, Administrative. MA, Clinical prepares the student to assist physicians in the back office. Students learn about anatomy and physiology of the human body, medical terminology, pharmacology, phlebotomy, basic surgical assisting, and patient care. Upon completion of MA, Admin, and MA, Clinical, students can participate in an externship of 160 to 180 hours. A certificate of completion and a list of competencies is awarded upon the successful completion of this course. 18 weeks
Pharmacy Technician - Online classes begin Nov. 14th, 2020
Prepare for a career as a technician in retail pharmacy, hospital pharmacy, mail-order pharmacy, or other location. The pharmacy technician assists the pharmacist with mixing and packaging prescriptions, maintaining client records, and referring clients to the pharmacist for counseling assistance. A pharmacy technician is a health care provider who performs pharmacy-related functions, generally working under the direct supervision of a licensed pharmacist. A certificate of completion and a list of competencies is awarded upon the successful completion of this course. 21 weeks Followed by a 120-hour pharmacy externship.
Medical Billing and Coding - Online classes begin Jan. 2021
From clinics to hospitals to physician's offices, medical billers and coders use medical codes to document patient diagnoses and treatments. Duties include reading and analyzing patient records; determining the correct codes for patient records; using codes to bill insurance providers; interacting with physicians and assistants to ensure accuracy; keeping track of patient data over multiple visits; managing detailed, specifically-coded information; maintaining patient confidentiality and information security. 200 hours - 25 weeks. Once the student has successfully completed this course, the student will have the opportunity to participate in a non-paid externship at a local medical facility. A certificate of completion and a list of competencies is awarded upon the successful completion of this course.
CPR / Basic Life Support - See our online catalog for class dates
This course provides healthcare professionals and novices, the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely, and effective manner. Intended for certified or non-certified, licensed or non-licensed healthcare professionals. Class covers CPR and Basic Life Support of adults, children, and infants. Two-year card and certification fees included in the registration fee. Must register in advance. Classes must meet in-person.
Phlebotomy - Online classes begin Feb. 27th, 2020
Launch your career as a Phlebotomy Technician, collecting blood samples from patients in a hospital, clinical laboratory, medical office, or clinic. Through lectures and hands-on training, learn about the circulatory system, venipuncture technique and specimen collection, risk factors and complications, and quality assurance. This course provides a complete learning experience, with 48 hours of classroom instruction and a 40-hour hands-on externship, which prepares you to take the National Certification exam to become a Certified Phlebotomy Technician1 (CPT1). Class is presented through AUMT Institute, The Phlebotomy School. Contact Shelby at 858-882-4496 for more information.