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HEALTH CAREER PROGRAMS

 

Support Services/Dental Assistant
Dental Assisting Program
Support Services/Medical Assistant
Medical Assistant
Support Services/Nurse Assistant - CNA Certification Program
Caregiver Certification Course
Nurse Assistant CNA Evening
CNA Class - Spring 2014
Nurse Assistant Program Package - COMING FALL 2014! Individual Classes
Home Health Assistant (HHA)
Acute Care - CNA
Support Services/Continuing Education for CNA &
Medical Assistant

CNA and MA Continuing Education
Support Services
Pharmacy Technician
Health Informatics/Insurance Clerk
Medical Billing and Coding (includes Computerized)
Medical Terminology (Online) (72 hours)
Medical Secretary

Therapeutic Services/LVN, Psychiatric Technician
Practical Nurse - Pre LVN (1 Day Class)
Practical Nurse - LVN
Pre-Psychiatric Technician
Psychiatric Technician
Vocational Nurse Program & Psychiatric
     Technician Program Assessment Test

Support Services
Optical Technician/Dispensing Technician
     and Lab Technician

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Vocational Nursing Program
Cost List
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SUPPORT SERVICES/DENTAL ASSISTANT
For more information regarding the Dental Assisting program, please call (626) 934-2890.

 
  Hacienda La Puente Adult Education - Health, Science and Medical Technology - Dental Assistant - National Accreditation for Dental Assisting!
  The Dental Assistant program will be offering ORIENTATION on May 7, 2014
in room 73 at 12:30 pm.

Dental Assisting Program
All students are responsible for full payment by first day of class. TB & Hepatitis B clearance required prior to first day of class.
Class starts on August 2014 and ends May 2015.
Prerequisite: Attend Dental Assistant Orientation. Call (626) 934-2890. Click here to see the Appraisal dates and times for a written assessment. Enrollment is contingent upon space availability and selection. Must have high school diploma or GED® prior to the first day of class. Please have financial aid in order prior to first day of class.
Program includes: Patient exam and treatment prep, x-ray technique, and assisting in general dentistry and specialty areas. Accredited by the American Dental Association (ADA). Graduates are eligible for Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) Exam. Requires CPR. (1125 hours, includes 350 hours clinical externship.)
Bloodborne Pathogens & Radiation Safety: Policies and procedures have been developed related to bloodborne and infectious disease. These policies, which may be obtained from the Dental Department, are available to applicants for admission and patients. Radiation policies and procedures are taught during x-ray techniques. Students will expose, develop, mount and critique radiographs including conventional, panoramic and digital Radiographic images.
Cost: Total cost $5,500 (includes materials, insurance, CPR class, books, and 1 uniform). Fees will increase slightly for Fall 2014.

  Course No Days Time Location Teacher
  06545011 M - F 8:00 am - 2:30 pm Willow Center Staff
  Lunch 11:30 am - 12:00 pm.
 


ORIENTATION on
May 7, 2014 in room 21 at 12:30 pm.
 

SUPPORT SERVICES/MEDICAL
ASSISTANT

Call (626) 934-2892 for more information.

 

Medical Assistant
Class starts on August 2014 and ends May 2015.
Enrollment of new students will be limited and contingent on space availability and successful completion of orientation materials and requirements. Proof of Hepatitis B, Physical Exam and TB clearance required.
Program Includes: Prepare for employment in a medical office or clinic by taking Administrative Front Office and Clinical Back Office Procedures. (1008 hours, includes Front Office and Back Office.) Includes Medical Terminology, Anatomy and Physiology.

 

Administrative - Front Office Procedures
Medical office management, basic insurance billing, computer applications, medical terminology and anatomy, ethical and legal issues are covered. 25 WPM typing recommended.

 

Clinical - Back Office Procedures
Principles of infection control, diagnostic tests, medications and injections, electrocardiography, venipuncture are covered (includes 260 hours externship).

 

Medical Terminology, Anatomy and Physiology
Basic anatomy and medical language necessary for persons entering the medical office occupations. Utilizes lecture, and computerized learning programs. (108 hours) This class is part of Medical Assisting.
Cost: Total cost $2,500 + materials fee $420 (includes books, CPR card, 1 uniform, blood pressure cuff/steth + CPR class + insurance.) Requires flashdrive.

  Course No Days Time Location Teacher
  06576011 M - F 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Willow Center, 21 M. Vena

 

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  MANDATORY ORIENTATION on
May 7, 2014 at 12:30 pm at
Willow Center in the the Portables.
 
  If applying for financial aid, students must return in August 2014 to
complete Home Health and
Acute Care (600 hour requirement).
 

SUPPORT SERVICES/NURSE ASSISTANT - CNA CERTIFICATION PROGRAM
Prepares students for immediate employment in a skilled nursing or other long-term hospital facility. Includes resident care, nutrition, rehabilitation and emergency care. Graduates are eligible to take the state competency exam for CNA. Students must speak, read & write English. Call (626) 934-2956 for information.

 

Caregiver Certification Course
Fall 2014 Orientation for Caregiver and CNA class will be May 7, 2014 at 12:30 pm in the Portables. Space is limited to 50 students for the orientation process. Financial aid is available for CNA course.
Caregiver Class for the Fall 2014 CNA Class
Caregiver Certification course, designed for in-home and assisted living caregivers, includes training in ethics, client’s rights, and elder abuse as well as training in emergency first aid, personal care and assistance with daily living tasks like mobility, bathing, and toileting. Throughout the course students are taught to respect the individual’s rights to privacy and dignity and provide care in such a way that the person’s independence is enhanced and supported rather than removed. The entire course provides a comprehensive program of more than 70 hours of caregiver training.

  Course No Date Days Time Location Teacher
  06501021 1/6/14-1/23/14 M - Th 8:00 am - 2:30 pm - M. Balucanag
  Lunch 11:30 am - 12:00 pm.

 

Nurse Assistant CNA Evening
Prerequisite: Only students who are successful participants and received certification from the Caregiver class will be considered for the January 6, 2014 CNA program.
Cost: Total cost $1,165 includes class fee + materials/supplies fee (Includes: books, name tag, 1st uniform) +
$18 insurance. 2-step TB test, physical exam/drug screening and reliable transportation to clinical
facilities are required. (480 hours.)

  Course No Date Days Time Location Teacher
  06505023 1/6/14 - 5/21/14 M - Th
F
4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
7:00 am - 3:30 pm
Willow Center, Portables D. Speegle

 

CNA Class - Spring 2014
Cost: Total cost $1,165 includes class fee + materials/supplies fee (Includes: book, name tag, 1st uniform) +
$18 insurance. Students are also required to complete the 2-step TB test, physical exam/drug screening and have reliable transportation to clinical sites. (480 hours.)

  Course No Date Days Time Location Teacher
  06501011 1/27/14 - 5/21/14 M - Th 7:00 am - 3:30 pm - M. Balucanag
  Lunch 11:30 am - 12:00 pm.

 

Nurse Assistant Program Package - COMING FALL 2014!
Prerequisite: Only students who were successful participants and received certification from the Caregiver class will be considered for the CNA program.
Package Cost: Total cost $2,250 includes class fees + materials/supplies fee (Includes: books, name tag, 1st uniform) + $18 insurance. 2-step TB test, physical exam/drug screening and reliable transportation to clinical facilities are required.
  • CNA              480 hours
  • HHA              40 hours (requires CNA certification)
  • Acute Care  80 hours (requires CNA certification)
Additional Requirement for CNA Orientation: Successful completion of the Caregiver Certification course is required for selection in to the CNA course.

 


INDIVIDUAL CLASSES

 

Home Health Assistant (HHA)
Outside students contingent on space availability and approval by CNA Program Director. Prior to completing the home health assistant nursing program, student must have completed an approved Certified Nurse Assistant Program (see above). The course introduces the student to provide direct patient care under the direction of a nurse or doctor in a variety of health care settings. Using technical skills learned in both the classroom and clinical setting, home health assistants perform such tasks as feeding, bathing, positioning, ambulating and comfort measures for the patient. The program consists of 40 hours theory and clinical training under direct supervision. (40 hours.)
Prerequisites: Completed an approved Certified Nurse Assistant Program and have an active CNA certificate, Physical examination, TB clearance by PPD/Chest X-Ray and Medical insurance.
Cost: $500 + $18 Insurance. Textbooks approximately $70.

  Course No Date Days Time Location Teacher
  06502011 1/7/14-1/30/14 TTh 10 am - 3:30 pm Willow Center, Portables D. Speegle

 

Acute Care - CNA
Prepares students for skills in Acute Facilities/Hospital. Role of CNA in the following hospital areas: Medical and Surgical Unit, Emergency Room, Orthopedic Unit, Pediatrics Unit, Ambulatory or Outpatient Unit. (80 hours.)
Prerequisites: Students with active CNA certificate.
Cost: $500 + $18 insurance. Textbooks approximately $70.

  Course No Dates Days Time Location Teacher
  06503011 2/4/14-3/28/14 TTh 10 am - 3:30 pm Willow Center, Portables D. Speegle

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SUPPORT SERVICES/CONTINUING EDUCATION FOR CNA & MEDICAL ASSISTANT
For more information call (626) 934-2856.

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Classes meet CE requirements for MA and CNA certificate renewal. Approved by the California Department of Health Services. (CEP #13075) Must pre-register in Willow Center Registration Office during regular weekday business hours.
Cost: $20 per class (includes all practice materials and CE certificate; non-refundable).
  Course No Dates Days Time Location Teacher
  06500014 see below Sat 8:00 am - 11:00 am
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Willow Center, MPR* D. Speegle
  Dates: 5/3/14
*Please park in Willow Street Parking Lot behind Multipurpose Room (MPR).
 

SUPPORT SERVICES

 

Pharmacy Technician
Course prepares students for entry level employment working in various pharmacy settings. Students are trained to assist the pharmacist in multiple areas of pharmacy practice. The course consist of both theory and clinical components, including: Medical Terminology, Pharmacy Law, Anatomy and Physiology and additional 120 hours of externship clinical training. (Total hours 576.)
Cost: Class fee $1200 + uniform $35 + CPR $10 + books $105 + insurance $18. A separate fee of $80 payable to Pharmacy Board and drug testing, live scan (prices vary) will be required for licensing.
Prerequisite: Appraisal test, TB clearance, High School Diploma/ GED®.
Next class starts in August 2014.

  Course No Next Class Starts Days Time Location
  06625013 August 2014 TWTh 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm Willow Center, Rooms 3 & 4 in
Health Care Portables
 


ORIENTATION on May 7, 2014 for
Fall 2014 at 12:30 pm in room 23.
 

HEALTH INFORMATICS/
INSURANCE CLERK


 

Medical Billing and Coding (Includes Computerized)
Covers ICD 9 CM & ICD10 coding, risk management and HCPCS/CPT coding and its principles. A Biller/Coder is employed by medical offices, HMOs, insurance companies and hospitals to perform coding/billing, claim search and authorizing procedures. Current coding information prepares student for certification with AAPC, AHIMA and addresses HIPPA requirements. (120 hours.)
Prerequisites: Typing/Keyboarding and working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Basic Medical Terminology.
Cost: $250 (includes study guide and reference materials). Requires text book $66.
Classes started: January 14, 2014 (18 weeks).

  Course No Day Time Location Teacher
  06525011 TTh 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Willow Center, 23 S. Peralta

 

Medical Terminology (Online) (72 hours)
Basic anatomy and medical language necessary for persons entering the medical occupations. Required for students enrolled in Medical Secretary/Ward Clerk program.
Co-requisites: Computerized Billing and Coding (see above), or Medical Secretary.
Cost: $75 per session (includes class materials & study guide).
Classes started: January 14, 2014 (18 weeks).

  Course No Day Time Location Teacher
  06580013 T 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm Willow Center, 23 S. Peralta

 

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Hacienda La Puente Adult Education - Health, Science and Medical Technology - Therapeutic Services/LVN, Psychiatric Technician - LVN PT - State Accredited Program

THERAPEUTIC SERVICES/LVN, PSYCHIATRIC TECHNICIAN
How to become a Licensed Vocational Nurse or Psychiatric Technician:
Step 1: Come to the Willow Administration Building at 14101 E. Nelson Avenue. Pay $40 for the LVN/PT Assessment Test (see below). Tests require preregistration and are given on scheduled Thursdays, from 8:45 am - 2:30 pm in the Assessment Center.
Step 2: Applicants attain an appropriate score at a minimum level of proficiency (12th grade or higher for LVN) to be Considered for Pre-LVN course. From the highest ranked 100 applicants who successfully complete the Pre-LVN class, 28 will be invited to attend the LVN June class. The Psychiatric Technician program currently has a Pre-PT course. Many potential LVN applicants have begun their nursing careers as PTs and continue to LVN and then RN programs.

 

Practical Nurse - Pre LVN (1 Day Class)
Prerequisites:
Only students who attained an appropriate score on the LVN assessment and provides certified documentation of a high school diploma or GED® will be invited to enroll.
Dates: to be determined.
Cost: $25.

  Course No Date Day Time Location Teacher
  06591011 to be determined Th 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm Willow Center Staff

 

Practical Nurse - LVN
Theory & clinical program prepares graduate for licensing exam. Nursing fundamentals, medical-surgical, pharmacology, nutrition, gerontology, obstetrics & pediatrics are covered. (1530 hours/1 year.)
Prerequisite: Age 18, proof of 12th grade HS/GED, assessment entrance test (see below) and satisfactorily meeting all objectives of the Pre-LVN class (see above). For more information please call (626) 934-2816.
Cost: $7,500 + Insurance $18 + CPR Card $12 (textbook, uniform, fit test, health screen and background check students provide).
Classes begin: January and July, 2014.
Theory: 7:45 am - 4:15 pm
Clinical: 6:45 am - 5:15 pm

  Course No Time Location Teacher
  06590011 LVN1 Varies; average 32 hours/week Willow Center & various clinical sites Sharon Anderson/Staff
  06595011 LVN2 Varies; average 32 hours/week Willow Center & various clinical sites Sharon Anderson/Staff

 

Pre-Psychiatric Technician
Prerequisites:
Only students who attained an appropriate score on the LVN/PT assessment and provides certified documentation of a high school diploma or GED® will be invited to enroll.
Dates: to be determined.
Cost: $25.

  Course No Dates Day Time Location Teacher
  06601013 to be determined T 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm Willow Center Staff

 
 
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Psychiatric Technician
Theory and clinical program prepares graduate for licensing exam. Includes: medical-surgical nursing, pharmacology, nutrition, gerontology, developmental disabilities, psychiatric nursing. (1530 hours/1 year.)
Prerequisites: Age 18, proof of 12th grade HS/GED, assessment entrance test (see below) and satisfactory meeting all objectives of the Psychiatric class. For more information please call (626) 934-2817.
Cost:$6,000 + insurance $18 + CPR card $12
+ First Aid card $12 + name badge $6 (Students will be required to pay for: background check, live scans, textbooks, and uniforms.)
Classes begin: August, 2014.
Theory: 7:45 am - 4:15 pm
Clinical: 6:45 am - 5:15 pm

  Course No Time Location Teacher
  06600011 PT1 Varies; average 32 hours/week Willow Center & various clinical sites Sharon Anderson/Staff
  06605011 PT2 Varies; average 32 hours/week Willow Center & various clinical sites Sharon Anderson/Staff

 

Vocational Nurse Program & Psychiatric Technician Program Assessment Test
Requires pre-registration. Testing Fee: $40. Call (626) 934-2801 or (626) 934-2808 for test dates. Willow Center, 14104 E. Nelson Ave., La Puente.

  Course No Date Day Time Location Teacher
  06592011 Call Th 9:30 am - 2:00 pm Willow Center -




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SUPPORT SERVICES

 
  ORIENTATION on
May 7, 2014 at 12:30 pm
in room 89.
 

Optical Technician/Dispensing Technician and
Lab Technician

As a Dispensing Optician, you’ll work with other opticians and optometrists as part of a vision-care team. You’ll fill eyeglass prescriptions and ensure a proper fit by measuring patients eyes and facial contours, learn HIPAA compliance. The Optical Technician Program offers learning and working facilities that are unique to So. Cal. The vision center’s lab features equipment for grinding, cutting, fitting and finishing eyewear as well as instruments for measuring the eye and facial contours. (700 hours) Program is two semesters. We are also OPEN TO THE PUBLIC on a limited basis for outside prescriptions. For appointments and information call (626) 934-2940. All work done by students.
Total cost: Total cost $1,000 per year + insurance $18 + materials fee $225 + tool kit $10. (Students provide lab coat & books.)
Class begins: August, 2014.
Program Includes:

  Course No Days Time Location Teacher
  Dispensing Technician
  06620011 MTh 8:00 am - 2:30 pm Willow Center Staff
           
  Lab Technician
  06620021 TW 8:00 am - 12:00 pm Willow Center Staff


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