SUNY Jefferson

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Jefferson is offering three pre-certification classes on the main campus in Watertown this fall. These classes will have a limited capacity due to social distancing requirements, so they are being offered on a first come, first served basis. Get one-on-one training for your next career!
Note: These courses are eligible for use with MyCAA funds.

Pre-certification Allied Health Courses

This 90 hour Phlebotomy Technician Program prepares professionals to collect blood specimens from clients for the purpose of laboratory analysis.  Students will become familiar with all aspects related to blood collection and develop comprehensive skills to perform venipunctures completely and safely. Classroom and lab work includes terminology, anatomy and physiology; blood collection procedures; specimen hands-on practice; and training in skills and techniques to perform puncture methods.  

National Certification:   Students who complete this program will have the opportunity to pursue the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) Exam.
NWCA National Certification:  This program meets the necessary requirements to take the National Workforce Career Association (NWCA) Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) Exam.
Clinical Externship: This program includes a 40 hour clinical externship opportunity. To be eligible for the clinical, students must successfully complete the 90 hour program, submit to a thorough background check, drug screening and meet other requirements.

Student Tuition: $1,599 (Textbooks included) 

Course Contact Hours: 90 hours/Clinical Externship Hours: 40 hours  

September 8th – December 10th

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6:00pm – 9:30pm

This program is intended for students who want to prepare for an exciting, challenging and rewarding career in healthcare.  This program will train students to assist physicians by performing functions related to the clinical responsibilities of a medical office.  Instruction includes among other things preparing patients for examination and treatment, routine laboratory procedures, diagnostic testing, technical aspects of phlebotomy and the cardiac life cycle.  Students will review important topics including phlebotomy, pharmacology, the proper use and administration of medications, taking and documenting vital signs, cardiology including proper lead placements, a professional workplace behavior, ethics and the legal aspects of healthcare. This program includes 140 hours of classroom lecture and hands on labs and a clinical externship opportunity at a local healthcare provider.  

NHA National Certification:  This program meets the necessary requirements to take the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) national examination. 

NWCA National Certification:  This program meets the necessary requirements to take the National Workforce Career Association (NWCA) Clinical Medical Assistant (CMAC) Exam.

Clinical Externship: This program includes a 160 hour clinical externship opportunity. To be eligible for the clinical, students must successfully complete the 140 hour program, submit to a thorough background check, drug screening and meet other requirements. 

Student Tuition: $2,399 (Textbooks included)

Course Contact Hours: 140 hours/Clinical Externship Hours: 160 hours

September 14, 2020 – February 15, 2021

Mondays and Wednesdays, 6:00pm – 9:30pm

This comprehensive 50 hour program will prepare students to work as a pharmacy technician in a retail or other pharmacy setting and to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board’s PTCB exam.  Course content includes: pharmacy medical terminology, the history of pharmacy, the pharmacy practice in multiple environments, pharmacy calculations and measurements, reading and interpreting prescriptions and defining drugs by generic and brand names.  Through classroom lecture and hands on labs, students will review dosage calculations, drug classifications, the “top 200 drugs”, I.V. flow rates, sterile compounding, dose conversions, aseptic technique, the handling of sterile products, total parenteral nutrition (TPN), dispensing of prescriptions, inventory control and billing and reimbursement. 

National Certification: This program meets the necessary requirements to take the Pharmacy Technician Certified Board (PTCB) – Certified Pharmacy Technician (PTCB) exam. 

NWCA National Certification:  This program meets the necessary requirements to take the National Workforce Career Association (NWCA) Pharmacy Technician (PTAC) Exam.                                                    

Clinical Externship: As part of this Pharmacy Technician program, you will be eligible to participate in an 80 hour clinical externship.

Student Tuition: $999 (Textbooks included)

Course Contact Hours: 50 hours/Clinical Externship Hours: 80 hours  

October 12th – December 2nd 2020

Mondays and Wednesdays, 6:00pm – 9:30pm

 

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Workforce Development & Business Division
(315) 786-2233
ced@sunyjefferson.edu