Health and Medical



Animal Care Specialties

 

Occasional Friday labs/field trips **

Provides entry-level job exploration and skills for the animal care industry. This class is the prerequisite for Veterinary Assisting Technology. Instruction includes medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, infectious diseases, handling and restraint, medicating and grooming, surgical preparation, safety, and other topics. Potential students should have an interest in a career that involves working with animals.  Students are encouraged to complete a minimum of 60 hours of on-the-job-experience. A certificate of competency is awarded the student on completion of the course. 

14 wks   

** Class has 5-8 labs per semester consisting of field trips to the San Diego Safari Park, animal hospitals, and in-class labs on behavior and restraint of animals.

Supplies needed:   Computer for distance learning - Notebook, 3 ring binder for packet, pens and colored highlighters, royal blue scrub top.

 



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San Pasqual High School
SPHS 701
Jovanovic 9/1 - 12/24 Mo We Fr 03:00 PM - 07:00 PM $645.00

Certified Home Health Aide

This class is for certified nurse assistants (CNA) who want to get their Home Health Aide state certification in order to work with hospice and home health agencies. The course fulfills the California Department of Public Health requirements to become a Certified Home Health Aide.
Course covers: personal care services, nutrition, cleaning and care tasks in the home, changing bed linen, preparing meals, assisting patient in and out of bed, bathing, dressing, and grooming.   3 wks    No class 2/15  

Prerequisites: Prior to enrollment, attend a mandatory online orientation and provide the following verifications: copy of US Gov't ID, copy of Social Security card, copy of valid up-to-date CNA card, copy of valid up-to-date BLS CPR card, completed Adult Ed registration form,  the 283B Nurse Assistant and/or Home Health Aide application, picture ID badge, physical form (physical & TB clearance), uniform (forest green scrubs), analog watch with a sweep/second hand and gait belt, medical patch, and payment of $500 due upon enrollment.  

Students must complete this 48-hour class in order to receive your HHA card from California Dept of Public Health (CDPH). 

Book: Home Health Aide Handbook included.



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4015.01
Redwood Terr
Redwood Terrace
Waldron 2/1 - 2/19 Mo Tu We Th 03:00 PM - 09:00 PM $500.00
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Redwood Terr
Redwood Terrace
Waldron 2/1 - 2/18 Mo We Th 03:00 PM - 09:00 PM $500.00

Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)

This course provides entry level training leading to nurse assistant certification. Instruction covers basic nursing skills, medical terminology, basic anatomy and physiology, ethics, and safety. Included are class room, laboratory, and clinical experiences. Upon successful completion, students are qualified to take the California State Board Certified Nurse Assistant written and clinical examinations. 11 wks.   

Textbook fee approx $49 Workbook fee approx $18

Prerequisite: High school diploma or equivalent.

PLEASE NOTE, SCHEDULE TO CLASS #4025.01 HAS BEEN PUT ON HOLD.   PLEASE CONTACT OSCAR LOPEZ IF YOU WISH TO BE ON THE WAITLIST AT [email protected]  or 760-737-8015



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Redwood Terr
Redwood Terrace
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Redwood Terr
Redwood Terrace
TBD 1/5 - 3/24 Mo Tu We Th 03:00 PM - 09:00 PM $1,495.00

CPR / Basic Life Support

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.

1 class each date

Class covers CPR and Basic Life Support of adults, children, and infants. Two-year card and certification fees included in registration fee.   



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4037.01
Escondido Adult School
EAS-202
Murphy 12/12 - 12/12 Sa 08:00 AM - 01:00 PM $60.00

Medical Assistant - Administrative

This class prepares the student to work in the front office of a doctor’s office, or clinic, or other administrative areas of healthcare facilities. Instruction covers, but is not limited to, history of medicine and medical assisting, medical law & ethics, communication skills, patient education, telephone and reception, managing appointments, written communication, health information management and protection, electronic applications in the medical office, medical office management, health insurance and reimbursement, diagnostic coding, and outpatient procedural coding. Also covered are web-based Electronic Health Records (EHR) and a full course in medical terminology. Qualified Medical Administrative Assistants receive an average annual salary of  $24,250–$33,465.

14 wks  

No class 11/23-11/27, 12/21/2020-1/4/2021

The class is a prerequisite to Medical Assisting Clinical.

Textbook fee approx. $230. Covers both Medical Admin and Clinical classes.  

High school diploma or high school equivalency certificate required.


Computer & keyboarding skills are required.  Classes may be available to those who wish to brush up on these skills. See page 25 thru 27 of our catalog for availability.

 

 



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4050.01
Online
Zendejas 11/13 - 3/4 Mo Tu We Th Fr 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM $995.00

Medical Assistant-Clinical

Average annual salary $26,400-$35,000

This course is for students who have completed Medical Assistant, Administrative.

Medical Assistant/Clinical prepares the student to assist physicians in the back office. Instruction includes but is not limited to assisting with minor office surgery, instruments and their care, PFT testing, EKG testing, glucose and strep tests, pharmacology, phlebotomy, hematology, microbiology and immunology, clinical chemistry, medical asepsis, CPR, basic metrics, lab safety, and basic laboratory procedures with a focus on collection and handling of specimens including venipuncture essentials. Upon completion of MA Admin and MA Clinical, students can participate in an externship of 160 hours.  22 wks  No classes 3/25-4/5, 5/31, 7/5

Prior to starting an externship, TB and hepatitis clearances are required.

Prerequisite: Completion of MA-Administrative class

Tuition: Balance is due in full, two weeks prior to start of class.

School medical uniform required

 



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4075.02
Online
Zendejas 3/8 - 8/12 Mo Tu We Th 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM $1,495.00

Medical BIlling & Coding 2020 - 2021

This course introduces the student to:

• Health insurance and reimbursement

• Medical Billing and Coding

• Health Insurance industry, legal and regulatory issues, and differences in reimbursement methodologies

• Principles of medical billing related to proper claim form preparation, submission and payment processing, including the follow-up process

200 hours – 25 weeks         

Upon successful completion of this course, students are encouraged to  participate in a non-paid externship at a local medical facility.

The National Certification is done through the following accredited certification facilities: AAPC, AHIMA NHA, AMA, NCCCT.  Cost varies according to organization.   Approx. $180–$425.


Class Textbooks Textbooks included in tuition fee:

• Understanding Health Insurance, 14th Edition, textbook and workbook

• Medical Terminology, 8th Edition, textbook and workbook

Classroom Textbook sets used in class only:

• CPT Professional Edition (2019),

• ICD-10CM Volumes 1&2 (2019,

• HCPCS Level II Professional (2019) 


Recommended Textbooks / Supplies not included in tuition fee

       • Medical Dictionary, Merriam Webster, available in front office $7

  • Medical Patch (to be sewn on uniform), $3 each 
  • Uniform (royal blue), can be purchased at any uniform shop.
     


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4100
Online
TBD 1/5 - 6/30 Tu We 09:00 AM - 01:00 PM $1,895.00

Pharmacy Technician Training Program

This class prepares the student for a career as a technician in retail pharmacy, hospital pharmacy, mail order pharmacy, or other locations. Class instuction includes pharmacy history, medication safety, HIPPA, law, abbreviations, terminology, brand-generic drugs, basic pharmacy calculations, basics of diseases/disorders and the drugs used to treat them. 21 weeks of instruction is followed by a 120 hour externship in a local pharmacy.

Duration: 22 Saturdays

No class on 11/28,12/26 & 1/2, 2/13, 3/27 & 4/3.

 

 Prerequisite: High school diploma or high school equivalency

Textbook and workbook approximately $122. Uniform $20 – $30
After completion of class time additional fees include: State license $140.  Background check / Fingerprint $70 Drug Screen $62   
School medical uniform and patch required. All fees listed approx.

 

 

DUE TO COVID-19 SAFETY PRECAUTIONS DETAILS WILL BE COVERED AT THE ONLINE ORIENTATION.

Pharmacy Tech Online Orientation  to be held Tuesday, 

November 3, 2020 at 6 PM

 



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4175.01
Online
Miller-Green 11/14 - 5/22 Sa 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM $995.00

Phlebotomy

Phlebotomy Technicians are in demand as one of the fastest growing occupations in healthcare. 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). A certificate of completion is awarded upon successful completion of the course. Average hourly salary for Phlebotomists in California is $19.21, which is 31% above the national average.    

 8 wks   No class 3/27

Prerequisite: High school diploma or high school equivalency certificate
School medical uniform required
Class fee does not include required State License fee of $100
or the National Certification exam fee of $117. 

To register for the 2/27/2021 class attend a mandatory orientation TBD

In the event that the COVID-19 guidelines prohibit face-to-face instruction,
this course will be offered online.

The live-stream online phlebotomy course is hosted on Google Classroom
and Zoom. In order to attend and receive access to all study materials,
students need accounts on www.zoom.com, www.classroom.google.com,
and www.nhanow.com.

Textbook: NHA Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) Study Guide 2.0 which
is available on www.nhanow.com and access will be provided to students
before the first day of class.

Internet Access: This course requires the instructors to interact with the
students, therefore, students must have a reliable computer with a webcam,
microphone, and speaker, as well as reliable internet access.



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TBD 2/27 - 4/24 Sa 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM $2,350.00

Veterinary Assisting Technology

 

**F Lab - as scheduled

Provides additional medical job skills for the animal care industry. Instruction includes: radiology, anesthesia, hematology, urinalysis, dentistry, pharmacology, and parasitology. General introduction of lab animal / pocket pets, equine, avian and reptiles are explored. Students are encouraged to complete a minimum of 60 hours of on-the-job community experience.  A certificate of competency is awarded upon completion of the course.    Online via Zoom / some hands-on.

Duration: 14 weeks    No class 2/15

 Prerequisite: Animal Care Specialties, or other animal experience. Contact instructor by email with any questions about this class:   [email protected]    

** Class has 5 labs per semester consisting of field trips to the San Diego Safari Park, animal hospitals, and in-class labs on blood, urine, and parasites.



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4435.02
Online
Jovanovic 2/1 - 5/14 Mo We Fr 03:00 PM - 07:00 PM $695.00