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Certified Nursing Assistant Program
Thinking about joining the health care industry? East Haven Adult Education and the Excel Academy can help you begin that journey. Currently, the need for Certified Nursing Assistants is expected to continue climbing for the next several years. Our comprehensive program is designed for students to graduate with the skills and knowledge to provide quality health care to residents in nursing homes, assisted living facilities, hospitals or clients in their own homes. We can give you the tools that will allow you to access this industry in a short period of time. Total course content is 110 hours
Pharmacy Technician Program
This comprehensive 50-hour course will prepare students to enter the pharmacy field and take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board’s PTCB exam. Technicians work in hospitals, home infusion pharmacies, community pharmacies, and other healthcare settings - working under the supervision of a registered pharmacist. Course content includes medical terminology specific to the pharmacy, reading and interpreting prescriptions, and defining drugs by both their brand and generic names.
Students will also learn dosage calculations, I.V. flow rates, drug compounding, dose conversions, dispensing of prescriptions, inventory control, billing, and reimbursement procedures.
Total Course content hours - 130 hours (50 content hours and 80 externship hours)Fee: $1,299.00 (Textbooks and externships are included)
Tuesday and Thursday evenings
February 12, 2019 - April 2, 2019
6:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
This course requires a high school diploma or GED certification to enroll. All technical certification program applicants should also have taken math and science classes in high school. Payment must be made at the time of registration. There is no financial aid available at this time.