Registration is open now until slots are filled. Select individuals who meet requirements will receive a scholarship that covers 100% of tuition and certification testing fees. Upon completion, graduates will participate in a job fair with prospective employers.
Certified nurse aides work in health care facilities, where they assist nurses in providing patient care. Nurse aides perform basic care functions such as bathing, grooming and feeding patients, assisting nurses with medical equipment and checking patients’ vital signs under the supervision of a licensed vocational nurse or a registered nurse. They work in many types of health care facilities, including hospitals, long‐term care facilities, home health agencies, community health clinics, hospices, and physicians’ offices. The addition of enhanced telemetry training provides the basic knowledge neded to assist and specialize in electocrardiography, a need identified by current healthcare employers.
Phlebotomy technicians work in hospitals, physician offices and other health facilities, and are important members of the clinical laboratory team. Duties of a phlebotomy technician may include drawing blood, preparing specimens for storage or testing, assembling equipment and verifying patients’ records. A phlebotomist may also conduct patient interviews and screen donors at a blood bank.
The courses will be offered through Temple College’s Business and Continuing Education Division. Those who are selected for the program receive additional training in adult basic education contextualized to fit their core field, soft skills and workforce preparation training.