|State Registered Nurse Aide
|Also known as CNA. This is a 75 hour training program. The program is approved by Kentucky Department of Medicaid and after successful completion the student will be eligible to take the KY State Registered Nurse Aide exam. This course meets the requirement for nursing programs for the SRNA/CNA class so the student can be accepted. 75 hours: 59 class and 16 clinical Nursing assistants provide non-invasive bedside care to residents in a long term care center, hospital, or home health agency under the supervision of a RN or LPN.|
|Certified EKG Technician|
|EKG program is a 65 hour class, no clinical is required. This program will also count towards 65 of the 280 hours for our Certified Clinical Medical Assistant Program-CCMA. It covers:anatomy and physiology of the cardiovascular system, medical terminology related to EKG, identify phrases of the cardiac cycle, demonstrate understanding of EKG interpretations, be able to recognize normal and abnormal EKG’s, be familiar with different ECG equipment , be able to set up equipment, be able to properly identify the patient, learn proper way to introduce him/herself, be familiar with patient’s bill of rights, be able to list the important information that must be included on ECG report, demonstrate basic understanding of cardiac disorders and emergencies, have a basic understanding of the pharmacology of drugs commonly used in the treatment of cardiac disorders, student will demonstrate proficiency in electrocardiography.|
|Certified Phlebotomy Technician|
|This is a 80 hour class: 60 hours in class and 20 hours at an approved clinical site. This class will also count towards 80 of the 280 hours for Certifed Clinical Medical Assistant. A phlebotomist works in a hospital, lab or doctor’s office and performs venipunctures and finger sticks on patients. Our course is a basic introduction into phlebotomy and teaches students how to safely perform venipunctures and microcapillary sticks on adults. The course covers first aid, CPR-American Heart, and blood borne pathogen training in accordance to ASHI standards with completion cards given. Upon completion of this course the student will be able to take the NHA Phlebotomy exam.|
|Certified Clinical Medical Assistant|
|This is an 280 hour program to prepare the student to work in a physician’s office. It consists of EKG 65 hours, Phlebotomy 80 hours, and CCMA 135 hours. They will be able to assist the doctor with a variety of tasks in a clinical setting. Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to take the NHA CCMA exam. At the end of the CCMA module, the student will be able to: perform hand washing, dispose of biohazard materials, practice standard precautions, properly introduce self and identify patients, be able to perform telephone/in person screening,prepare and maintain examination/treatment setting, help prepare patient for/ assist with routine/specialty exams, demonstrate knowledge of how to maintain medication/immunization records, how to take /record vital signs, respond to/ initiate verbal/written communication, respond to issuses of patient confidentiality/HIPPA, be able to perform within legal/ethical boundaries, demonstrate use/care of patient equipment.|
|Certified Billing and Coding Specialist|
|This course is 120 hours long. It thoroughly prepares the student to code patient’s medical records correctly, and optimize reimbursement for full range of medical services. The course includes current procedural terminology, international classification of diseases, clinical modification, health care procedure coding system, resource-based relative value scale, insurance form preparation, Medicare, Medicaid, Tricare, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Worker’s Compensation, No Fault, HMO’s, diagnosis related groups, peer review organizations, and ambulatory patient groups. This course can be taken online or in house .Emergency Medical Technician Basic Class (EMT-B)Course description-EMTS respond to emergency medical calls to treat, stabilize injured or critically ill victims, and transport them to a
medical facility for further care. EMTS can work for fire departments, EMS, private ambulance services, hospitals,
, industrial settings, federal agencies, and the military.
Course length= 2parts:120 hours of classroom instruction consisting of lecture and skill activitjes, and a min. of 10 hours of field externship/ patient interaction for about 4 months.
Additional time may be required to cover “Advanced Airway Manangement”
After completion of the EMT-B course candidates will be eligible to sit for the Kentucky Certification and
National Registry Certification.
Guidelines/Regulations used for our EMT-B program:
From KBEMS-Kentucky Board of Emergency Medical Services
From NREMT-National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians
From National Standard Curriculum for Emergency Basic Technician Course/who’s goals and objectives:
are to improve the quality of emergency medical care . The core curriculum consists of three categories-
cognitive/classroom, affective/values & behavior, and psychomotor/skill.
Tuition includes instruction, materials, background check for Kentucky, and student liability insurance.
Emergency Medical Technician Continuing Education/Refresher Class
Paramedic Refresher Class also
This course meets the EMT24 hour Basic Minimum Continuing Education Requirement.
The course content covers the following areas:
One (1) hour in Disaster Management or Mass Casualty incidents
Two (2) Airway Management
Three (3) Patient Assessment
Four (4) Medical or Behavioral Emergencies
Two (2) Obstetrics, Gynecology, or Infants and Children
Eight (8)Elective Hours
Students will need to fulfill other requirements listed by KBEAMS.