Health and Medical

American Heart Association BLS Healthcare Provider

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, 1 class

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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Escondido Adult School
Murphy 10/20 - 10/20 Sa 08:00 AM - 01:00 PM $60.00

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 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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San Pasqual High School
SPHS 701

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.  10 wks

No class 1/21, 2/18

Prerequisite: Successful completion of basic reading and math comprehension test. 

Textbook fee approx $43  Workbook fee approx $15

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Palomar Heights Post Acute Rehab
Staff 9/10 - 12/18 Mo Tu Th 07:00 AM - 02:30 PM $1,375.00
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Palomar Heights Post Acute Rehab
Snow 9/11 - 12/3 Mo Tu We Th 03:00 PM - 09:00 PM $1,275.00

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. On completion of MA Admin and MA Clinical, students can participate in an externship of 160 hours.

Prior to externship, TB and hepatitis clearances are required. 22 wks

No class 4/15–4/19, 5/27, 7/4

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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Del Lago Academy
Meza 9/10 - 2/28 Mo Tu Th Sa Varied $1,595.00

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.
The pharmacy technician assists the pharmacist with mixing and packaging prescriptions, maintaining client records, and referring clients to the pharmacist for counseling assistance. Students learn the basics of retail and hospital pharmacy during 21 weeks of classroom instruction followed by a 120-hour pharmacy externship.   22 wks

 No class 9/3, 11/12, 11/19–11/23,12/24–1/4/19, 1/21/19, 2/18/19

Textbook and workbook approximately $130
State license $140. Background check/fingerprint $60
Drugscreen $60  Uniform $20-$30

Must pass basic reading and math tests prior to orientation
See page 21 for dates and times

Prerequisite: High school diploma or high school equivalency

AUGUST 7, 2018 FROM 5:30-6:30 PM
760-737-8000 OR

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Escondido Adult School
EAS- 206
Miller-Green 9/10 - 3/20 Mo We 05:00 PM - 08:00 PM $875.00


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    8 wks

No class 2/16

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 class
attend a mandatory orientation

January 12, 2019
10:00 am–12n

Room 208

Class is presented through AUMT Institute, The Phlebotomy School

Contact Jennifer Niess for more information:

(951) 695-5045


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Escondido Adult School
Staff 1/19 - 3/16 Sa 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM $2,350.00