Healthcare - CT



Basic First Aid
This course is designed for non-clinical people who may need to administer first aid in an emergency. The techniques taught follow recommendations from the American Safety and Health Institute and are highly recommended for teachers and parents.

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66.4020.
Adult School Vallco Campus
Room 3
Campos 3/2 - 3/2 Sa 11:30 AM - 02:30 PM $40.00 9

CPR
This is CPR for lay responders and for coaches. Instruction includes adult, child and infant resuscitation, Automated External Defibrillator (AED) for adults, children and infants and choking techniques. This is a great class for parents, babysitters or anyone who is interested in CPR skills and techniques.

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66.4034.42
Adult School Vallco Campus
Room 3
Campos 3/2 - 3/2 Sa 08:00 AM - 11:00 AM $45.00 8

Medical Interpreter

Health Care Interpreter Certificate is a 60-hour training that provides qualified bilingual students with the skills required to deliver accurate and complete interpretation in a health care setting. The curriculum is based on the National Standards for Health Care Interpreting Training Programs.

This course is designed to train bilingual and bicultural students to develop the awareness, knowledge and skills necessary for effective oral language interpretation in health care settings. This course is taught in English. 

Students will learn: Roles and responsibilities of a health care interpreter, basic knowledge of common medical conditions, treatments and procedures, insight in language and cultural nuances for specific communities, application of interpreting skills in English and native language of service. Book used: Healthcare Interpreting In Small Bites ISBN 1-4269-3122-2  

Admission Requirements: The ability to speak fluently in his/her language of service and commitment to the entire training program. Interested students must have completed both Medical Terminology classes (beginning and advanced).

Requirement for Certificate of Completion: Must complete the course with a grade of "C" or higher. 




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66.2010.11
Adult School Vallco Campus
Room 9
Fu 1/23 - 3/20 We Sa 05:00 PM - 09:00 PM $395.00 6

Medical Terminology, Advanced

This course prepares students for employment in health-related fields. Students will develop their ability to understand the language of medicine through word building, analysis of terms, pronunciation, and spelling. The course includes basic anatomy, pathology and diagnostic procedures as well as language used in medical professions. This course is a prerequisite for the Medical Interpreter course. 


PREREQUISITES: Employment level competency in written and oral communication in English.


COMPLETION REQUIREMENTS: Demonstrate knowledge and proficiency through tests, quizzes and projects, and complete at least 80% of the course hours. 

TEXTBOOK: The Language of Medicine, 11th edition.

ISBN-13: 978-0323370813; ISBN-10: 0323370810.

This class is articulated with Mission College. Students can earn credits upon completion.



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66.1103.11
Adult School Vallco Campus
Room 8
Snelgrove 1/23 - 3/26 We 09:00 AM - 12:30 PM $175.00 10

Orientation Medical
Students who are interested in pursuing a career in the medical field are welcome to attend this orientation. You will receive a comprehensive insight on the medical training programs offered and the possible career pathways.

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66.9010.34
Adult School Vallco Campus
Room 9
Johnsen 3/19 - 3/19 Tu 05:00 PM - 06:00 PM $0.00 50
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66.9010.35
Adult School Vallco Campus
Room 9
Johnsen 6/4 - 6/4 Tu 05:00 PM - 06:00 PM $0.00 49