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Bridge to Community Health Worker Career
This is a non-credit certificate offered by Berkeley City College on the Berkeley Adult School Campus.  It is for students who plan to pursue a career as a community health worker.  Students will gain exposure to health careers and develop skills to enter an internship or paraprofessional employment.  Textbooks will be provided.  For questions and to register, contact [email protected]

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EMT (Emergency Medical Technician)

NO ONLINE REGISTRATION: Ready to take a step toward a career in the high-demand medical field? After successful completion of this course, you will be able to render basic emergency care to the sick and injured with confidence and compassion. Graduates will be well prepared for the national board examination process, a necessary requirement for EMT certification and career. This year-long 180-hour course, with an additional 24 hours of clinical observation on an ambulance.  The fee covers registration, tuition, books and uniform shirts. Students are required to buy work pants and boots. Payment by credit card or money order only.

Background Check and Prerequisites:

■ Students must pass a State background check in order to
be certified and must possess a current CPR certificate before course registration

■ Students must complete vaccinations by midterm of the EMT program.

■ Internet access is required during the course.

This course runs September through June, meets every Tuesday, and one Saturday each month.



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Homecare Aide

NO ONLINE REGISRATION:  Train to begin working in the healthcare industry and learn to provide in-home client care for children, adutls, and elderly.    Focus is on activities for daily living and self care skills.  Students must be able to understand, speak, read and write in English.  ESL students must first complete Beginning High Level.

Orientation is required:

Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020 or Oct. 20, 2020, 3:00-5:00 pm

 



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Medical Office Assistant (MOA)

NO ONLINE REGISRATION:  Students will be prepared for positions as an administrative professional in a medical office.  The MOA course includes training on multiple electronic medical record systems, front desk responsibilities, appointment scheduling, insurance billing and more. Students may begin with either Cycle A or Cycle B.  Students who successfully complete both cycles will be awarded a certificate of completion.

All students wishing to enroll in the MOA course for the first time MUST attend an orientation and pass an assessment before registering for the class.  The assessment is for typing, Microsoft Word, writing, and human relations skills.  Some candidates may be accepted on condition that they take other courses along with this course, to develop the above skills. Continuing students do not need to attend a second assessment to enroll.

Orientation & Assessment Dates:

Tuesday, 08/11/20, 5:30-9:30 or Tuesday, 10/20/20, 5:30-9:30



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Medical Terminology
This course may be taken separately from the Medical Office Assistant class. Students learn the languge that is used in most medical jobs:  body structure and function, diseases and treatments.  All students are required to obtain the textbook and complete homework assignments.  After 18 weeks (two training cycles), students may earn a certificate.

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