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West Virginia Northern Community College



Health and Public Safety Courses

Phlebotomy Technician - New Martinsville Class

$899

with Brenda Soles

Calendar Oct 21, 2022 at 8 am, runs for 5 weeks

New Martinsville Campus

------5 Week HYBRID Course ----- 

Program Length: 40 hours of instruction

This course prepares the student for the Phlebotomy Technician role in a healthcare setting. The student will be instructed on techniques & skills related to preparing and monitoring patients for relevant procedures, and gain an understanding of infection control measures. Students are required to successfully complete 45 hours of preceptorship experience, in which they must demonstrate adequate skills related to Phlebotomy techniques, including 30 venipunctures and 10 capillary draws which are required for the student to be eligible to take the Phlebotomy Certification exam. This exam will be taken in the last week of the course.

Additionally, program completers of EKG and Phlebotomy can receive college credit towards WVNCC’s Patient Care Technician Certificate – a one-year program.     

 

Note: Financial Aid may be available to those who qualify from either HEAPS or WIOA funding. Books and certification costs are included in the fees. Please contact Ms. Jenna Derrico jderrico@wvncc.edu or 304-214-8962 for assistance.

WF HEAPS Funding Address: https://www.wvhepc.org/secure/apps/applications/heaps/welcome.aspx

WIOA – WV Workforce Office - Warwood, WV  304-238-1035

Will run

EKG Technician - New Martinsville Campus

$899
Calendar Oct 21, 2022 at 1 pm, runs for 5 weeks

New Martinsville Campus

 ----  5 week HYBRID COURSE ----

This course prepares students for the EKG Technician role in a healthcare setting.  Students will be taught the principles of quality control, infection control, safety procedures, pathology, medical terminology, and patient care's legal and ethical aspects.  This course includes classroom instruction and campus laboratory skills practice.   Students are required to successfully obtain 10 EKGs on live individuals.  Students who complete all aspects of the course are eligible to sit for the EKG Technician Certification Exam, provided by the National Health Career Association.

Additionally, program completers of EKG and Phlebotomy can receive college credit towards WVNCC’s Patient Care Technician Certificate – a one-year program.     

 

Note: Financial Aid may be available to those who qualify from either HEAPS or WIOA funding. Books and certification costs are included in the fees. Please contact Ms. Jenna Derrico jderrico@wvncc.edu or 304-214-8962 for assistance.

WF HEAPS Funding Address: https://www.wvhepc.org/secure/apps/applications/heaps/welcome.aspx

WIOA – WV Workforce Office - Warwood, WV  304-238-1035

Certified Nurse Assistant - New Martinsville - Accelerated Program

$25
Calendar Oct 24, 2022

New Martinsville Campus

$25 pre-registration fee

Classes will be scheduled shortly - please check back or contact Karri Mulhern (kmulhern@wvncc.edu) to be put on the list for when it is finalized.          

Program length: (65 contact hours of classroom instruction, 55 contact hours of clinical instruction)

The Certified Nursing Assistant program prepares individuals for an entry-level position in the health care field. Graduates work closely with patients under the supervision of a registered nurse. The nursing assistant provides important information on patient conditions to nurses and is vital to the daily operations of a skilled nursing facility, home health organization, or hospital. After program completion, prospective Nursing Assistants take a competency examination to become certified. 

Additionally, program completers can receive college credit towards WVNCC’s Patient Care Technician Certificate – a one-year program.

 Note: Financial Aid may be available to those who qualify from either HEAPS or WIOA funding. Please contact Ms. Jenna Derrico jderrico@wvncc.edu or 304-214-8962 for assistance.

WF HEAPS Funding Address: https://www.wvhepc.org/secure/apps/applications/heaps/welcome.aspx

WIOA – WV Workforce Office - Warwood, WV  304-232-6280

CPR and First Aid

$50

with Linda Steele

Calendar Dec 6, 2022 at 8:30 am, runs for 1 week

This course covers the same content as HPE 110 and can be used for credit through PLA.

This course is designed to introduce students to the principles of emergency care for first responders. Students will learn to respond in an emergency and provide immediate lifesaving care until more definitive medical care can be provided by health care professionals. Care of the victim will include assessment, administration of first aid, and cardiopulmonary resuscitation when needed for adults, children, and infants.

Students who successfully complete the course will receive an American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR and First Aid card.  





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