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Certified Nurse Assistant - Accelerated Program - Weirton (seat reservation)
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Certified Nurse Assistant - Accelerated Program - Weirton (seat reservation)

$25

Weirton Campus

This class may be taught in a hybrid format with lectures online.  Labs and clinicals will be scheduled to be held in person.  

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

There is a $25 seat reservation that is refundable if qualified for financial aid.   Please contact Karri Mulhern about the special financial aid for this class (kmulhern@wvncc.edu).

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.

For THIS class, Uniforms and Certification Costs are included with tuition. There is also additional funding for those who qualify. For any questions please contact Karri Mulhern - kmulhern@wvncc.edu .  

Phlebotomy Technician Weirton
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Phlebotomy Technician Weirton

$899

Weirton Campus - labs will be held at Weirton Medical Center

-----  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 40 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 at the end 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

AHA BLS CPR

$35

with Linda Steele

Calendar Feb 9, 2023 at 12 pm, runs for 1 week

This American Heart Association BLS Course is designed for healthcare professionals and other personnel who need to know how to perform CPR and other basic cardiovascular life support. This course reflects the updated 2020 American Heart Association guidelines.  It teachers both single-rescuer and team basic life support skills for application in both prehospital and in-facility environments, with a focus on High-Quality CPR and team dynamics.  Upon successful completion of the course, students receive an American Heart Association BLS certification card which is valid for two years.  

EKG Technician Wheeling Campus

$899
Calendar Feb 13, 2023 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Wheeling 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 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

AHA BLS CPR

$35

with Linda Steele

Calendar Feb 16, 2023 at 12 pm, runs for 1 week

This American Heart Association BLS Course is designed for healthcare professionals and other personnel who need to know how to perform CPR and other basic cardiovascular life support. This course reflects the updated 2020 American Heart Association guidelines.  It teachers both single-rescuer and team basic life support skills for application in both prehospital and in-facility environments, with a focus on High-Quality CPR and team dynamics.  Upon successful completion of the course, students receive an American Heart Association BLS certification card which is valid for two years.  

Certified Nurse Assistant - Accelerated Program - Wheeling Campus(seat reservation)

$25
Calendar Feb 22, 2023

Wheeling Campus

Classes are being scheduled for February- please check back for dates.  If you want additional information or to be put onto our list to contact, please email Karri Mulhern @ kmulhern@wvncc.edu

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

There is a $25 seat reservation that is refundable if qualified for financial aid.  

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.

For THIS class, Uniforms and Certification Costs are included with tuition. There is also additional funding for those who qualify. For any questions please contact Karri Mulhern - kmulhern@wvncc.edu .  

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AHA BLS CPR

$50

with Linda Steele

Calendar Feb 23, 2023 at 12 pm, runs for 1 week

This American Heart Association BLS Course is designed for healthcare professionals and other personnel who need to know how to perform CPR and other basic cardiovascular life support. This course reflects the updated 2020 American Heart Association guidelines.  It teachers both single-rescuer and team basic life support skills for application in both prehospital and in-facility environments, with a focus on High-Quality CPR and team dynamics.  Certification is good for two years.  

CPR and First Aid

$50

with Linda Steele

Calendar Feb 25, 2023 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

This course is also eligible for college credit at WVNCC (HPE 110).

This 6-hour course teaches non-medical personnel how to recognize and treat a life-threatening emergency.  Topics include cardiovascular emergencies, external and internal injuries, stroke, heart attack/cardiac arrest, and basic first aid.   

Upon successful completion of the course, students receive an American Heart Heartsaver CPR AED First Aid card valid for 2 years.





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