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Healthcare job training has been a part of Delta since we opened our doors in 1961. Taking one of our short-term classes is a great way to jump in to this growing industry. 

Phlebotomy student in lab


Short-term Job Training

Are you ready for a new career? We have a rich history of offering short-term healthcare job training programs. Classes are taught by local professionals, contain practical, hands-on experience and several contain clinical experiences with local community partners.

Dementia Care Certificate Series

Learn fundamental care principles and practices to assist those living with dementia. To earn a Dementia Care Certificate, this money-saving series consists of the five required classes and two elective classes. Classes are interactive and provide practical skills, which can be applied in the workplace or home setting immediately. Classes are designed for personal caregivers and professionals who frequently interact with people with dementia including nurses, CNAs, social workers, home health aides, assisted living staff and caregivers.

Save with the series!

Learn fundamental care principles and practices to assist those living with dementia. This money-saving series includes the 5 required and 2 elective courses taken in the same semester. The series of classes is approved for 16 CE. Daytime classes have an hour break for lunch (not included in CE total).

Schedule & Cost
Winter

Overall Dates: March 2 – 30
Times: Fridays; see individual courses for date/time
Cost: $299
Course Number: CHG-2130


Fundamentals of Dementia Care

Get the information professionals need to understand the basics of dementia. Distinguish the common forms of dementia including Alzheimer’s disease. Develop strategies to improve communication and understand the root cause of challenging behavior. The class will conclude with a question and answer opportunity with a person living with dementia and/or his/her care partner. This class is required to complete the certificate. Approved for 4 CE.

Schedule & Cost
Winter

Overall Dates: March 2
Times: Friday; 10am - 3pm
Cost: $89
Course Number: CHG-2131


Making Meaningful Connections

Explore the social needs of people living with dementia. As a professional who interacts with persons who have dementia, learn tools and creative techniques for fostering meaningful interactions and connections at all stages of the illness. Recommendation: take Fundamentals of Dementia Care first. This class is required to complete the certificate. Approved for 2 CE.

Schedule & Cost
Fall

Date: November 11
Time: Saturday; 10am – Noon
Cost: $45
Course Number: CHG-2132

Winter

Date: March 9
Time: Friday; 10am – Noon
Cost: $45
Course Number: CHG-2132


Understanding Safe & Unsafe Wandering

Wandering is one of the greatest challenges faced by professionals working with persons living with dementia. Discover important information regarding what role wandering plays in dementia care. Learn strategies to promote safe wandering and how to respond to wandering incidents using the REACT method. This class is required to complete the certificate. Approved for 2 CE.

Schedule & Cost
Fall

Date: November 11
Time: Saturday; 1 – 3pm
Cost: $45
Course Number: CHG-2133

Winter

Date: March 9
Time: Friday; 1 – 3pm
Cost: $45
Course Number: CHG-2133


Combating Caregiver Stress

Increase your awareness of potential effects of stress on physical and mental health in order to preserve your well-being. Learn to recognize the signs of caregiver stress, reduce and manage this stress when it appears and prevent a decline in the quality of compassionate care. Recommendation: take Fundamentals of Dementia Care first. This class is required to complete the certificate. Approved for 2 CE.

Schedule & Cost
Fall

Date: November 18
Time: Saturday; 10am – 12pm
Cost: $45
Course Number: CHG-2134

Winter

Date: March 16
Time: Friday; 10am – 12pm
Cost: $45
Course Number: CHG-2134


Care at the End of Life

Gain insight into the final stage of life, how to prepare for it, how to recognize it and how to provide support to those experiencing it as well as their caregivers. Learn how to apply person-centered strategies to minimize distress, maximize well-being and ensure meaningful communication with the person, family and care team. Class participants will role play using the Delta College Simulation Lab. Recommendation: take Fundamentals of Dementia Care first. This class is required to complete the certificate. Approved for 2 CE.

Schedule & Cost
Fall

Date: November 18
Time: Saturday; 1 – 3pm
Cost: $75
Course Number: CHG-2135

Winter

Date: March 16
Time: Friday; 1 – 3pm
Cost: $75
Course Number: CHG-2135


Alzheimer's Disease & Intimacy

Gain a full understanding of issues surrounding sexuality and intimacy that affect persons with dementia. Topics include: ethical considerations, influence of dementia on sexual behavior, age and disease-related changes in sexual function and caregiver biases and beliefs. Recommendation: take Fundamentals of Dementia Care first. This class is an elective to complete the certificate. Approved for 2 CE.

Schedule & Cost
Fall

Date: December 2
Time: Saturday; 10am – Noon
Cost: $45
Course Number: CHG-2136

Winter

Date: March 23
Time: Friday; 10am – Noon
Cost: $45
Course Number: CHG-2136


Making the Most of Mealtime

Understand the importance of proper nutrition for persons living with dementia, while learning approaches for handling challenging mealtime situations. Gain person-centered skills that will help professionals encourage independence and make mealtime a more pleasant experience. Recommendation: take Fundamentals of Dementia Care first. This class is an elective to complete the certificate. Approved for 2 CE.

Schedule & Cost
Fall

Date: December 2
Time: Saturday; 1 – 3pm
Cost: $45
Course Number: CHG-2137

Winter

Date: March 23
Time: Friday; 1 – 3pm
Cost: $45
Course Number: CHG-2137


When the Diagnosis is FTD: Frontotemporal Dementia

Did you know that Alzheimer’s disease is not the only form of dementia? Through research and clinical testing, Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD) has been identified as a degenerative brain disorder that creates undeniable personality changes and deteriorates language and motor skills along with cognitive functions. Learn more about the “other” dementia known as FTD, its specific markers and gain greater insight through actual video testimonies into the challenges families and affected individuals face daily. Recommendation: take Fundamentals of Dementia Care first. This class is an elective to complete the certificate. Approved for 2 CE.

Schedule & Cost
Fall

Date: December 9
Time: Saturday; 10am – Noon
Cost: $45
Course Number: CHG-2138

Winter

Date: March 30
Time: Friday; 10am – Noon
Cost: $45
Course Number: CHG-2138


Driving & Dementia

Driving is deeply connected to our independence, our enjoyment of life and our identity as productive, responsible members of society. As dementia progresses, driving can become impaired and tough conversations and decisions must happen. Learn the common warning signs of driving impairment, a professional’s obligations to the patient and the community, how to help patients transition from driver to passenger and common family dynamic issues. Recommendation: take Fundamentals of Dementia Care first. This class is an elective to complete the certificate. Approved for 2 CE.

Schedule & Cost
Fall

Date: December 9
Time: Saturday; 1 – 3pm
Cost: $45
Course Number: CHG-2139

Winter

Date: March 30
Time: Friday; 1 – 3pm
Cost: $45
Course Number: CHG-2139

EKG Technician

As a trained EKG Technician, you’ll have the skills healthcare employers require to perform the critical tasks of administering EKGs as well as Holter monitoring. During our inclusive 14 week program, you’ll learn EKG technology, anatomy and physiology of the cardiovascular system and appropriate patient care as well as the legal and medical aspects of patient care. You’ll receive comprehensive instruction in EKG placement and interpretation along with information regarding the role of the EKG in diagnosing and managing cardiovascular problems. The opportunities in this profession are flexible and in high demand and can help you make a difference in countless lives. Michigan Talent Connect approved training program.

Prerequisites
  1. High School Diploma (not a high school certificate of completion) or GED® Test Credential 
  2. Apply online for admission to Delta College
  3. Program Readiness
      1. Potential LifeLong Learning students are exempt from placement testing with an associates degree or higher. If exempt, you must present transcripts to LifeLong Learning prior to registration.
      2. You must demonstrate program readiness with the following placement levels prior to registration. Writing – Level 4, Reading – Level 4, Math – Level 2
      3. You may also reach required placement levels by completing academic course work in combination with placement, SAT® or ACT® test scores.
Schedule & Cost

Dates: January 22 – March 26
Times: Mondays & Wednesdays, 6pm – 9pm
Cost: $1,199
Course Number: CHG-2115

Health Unit Coordinator/Medical Administrative Assistant

Play a key role ensuring the efficient operation of a hospital unit or medical office by performing administrative and clerical tasks such as maintaining medical records, scheduling appointments and medical tests, keeping supplies stocked and communicating with other healthcare professionals, patients and visitors. You’ll help maintain a healthcare facility’s service and performance and you may also perform other duties such as routine and regulatory checks, patient placement and transfers and specimen labeling. Learn the fundamentals and apply what you’ve learned in a clinical/internship experience for potential employers in the Great Lakes Bay Region! Michigan Talent Connect approved training program.

Prerequisites
  1. High School Diploma (not a high school certificate of completion) or GED® Test Credential 
  2. Apply online for admission to Delta College
  3. Program Readiness
      1. Potential LifeLong Learning students are exempt from placement testing with an associates degree or higher. If exempt, you must present transcripts to LifeLong Learning prior to registration.
      2. You must demonstrate program readiness with the following placement levels prior to registration. Writing – Level 4, Reading – Level 4, Math – Level 2
      3. You may also reach required placement levels by completing academic course work in combination with placement, SAT® or ACT® test scores.
Schedule & Cost

Overall Dates: February 13 – April 26
Lecture: February 13 – March 8; Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays, 8am – 4pm
Site Orientation and Clinical Experience: March 12 – April 26, 3 days a week, 6 – 8 hour shifts depending on clinical site. Assignments will be determined the 1st week of class.
Cost: $1,895
Course Number: CHH-3302

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Medical Insurance Billing & ICD – 10 Coding 

There has never been a better time to enter the field of Medical Insurance Billing and Coding! Our course is uniquely designed to allow you to reach your fullest potential by learning in a hands-on, computer lab where you’ll work with and navigate the insurance billing software. You’ll learn the most current medical insurance billing and coding concepts including ICD-10 basic diagnostic and CPT procedure coding, as well as basic insurance concepts and the terminology used by health insurance carriers. Michigan Talent Connect approved training program.

Prerequisites
  1. Ability to type at least 40 wpm accurately.
  2. High School Diploma or GED® Test Credential.
  3. Computer access for the duration of the course.
  4. Students must demonstrate proficiency in HSC-105 Medical Terminology
      1. Students must complete HSC-105 Medical Terminology with a grade C or above prior to registration.
      2. Students may also complete the HSC-105 Medical Terminology Course through Credit-By-Exam.
Schedule & Cost
Fall

Dates: December 5 - January 18 (skip 12/26 & 12/28)
Times: Tuesday & Thursday, 6pm – 9:45pm
Cost: $825
Course Number: CHA-2010

Winter

Dates: April 19 –May 31 (skip 5/28)
Times: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6pm – 9:45pm
Cost: $825
Course Number: CHA-2010

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Medication Technician

Train to become a Medication Technician in just three short weeks during this State of Michigan approved program. Learn all required modules to work in an Adult Foster Care (AFC), Home for the Aged (HFA), Assisted Living or in-home care facility as a Medication Technician, Residential Care Aide and/or Home Care Aide. You’ll learn how to administer medication using the seven rights including; use of glucometer, insulin education and use, EMR (electronic medical record) training and vital signs. Eighty (80) hours of the course will be spent in an “on-the-job” placement with a preceptor/trainer. You’ll also practice hands on activities of daily living (ADL) care such as bathing, dressing, hair/nail care, denture/oral care, repositioning, assistance with eating and much more. Regulatory mandates will be covered and tested and certificates will be presented at the end of this three-week program. Blood Borne Pathogens; Infection Control and Handwashing; Calling 9-1-1; Disaster Training; Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Workplace Safety; Food Safety in Residential Care; Hospice Care; Monitoring Resident Changes and Incident Reports; Intro to Dementia Care with coverage of Aggressive Behaviors and Assisting with ADLs in the Confused Resident are included. As an added benefit you’ll learn how to customize your resume with regard to completion of this program, job placement assistance, interview techniques, and more! Michigan Talent Connect approved training program.

Prerequisites
  1. Must be 18 years of age or older.
  2. Must possess a High School Diploma (not a high school certificate of completion) or GED® Test Credential.
  3. Clinical requirements are mandatory for the Medication Technician and must be reviewed and completed prior to the class start date.
  4. Personal Health Records. Students must maintain current health records while in a health care program. For participation in simulated lab experiences and admission to all clinical agencies, students must have a copy of all required documents on file in the LifeLong Learning Office prior to the class start date. Students who do not have the required documentation will not be allowed to participate in labs in addition to the clinical site and will be dismissed from the program.
  5. Current Criminal History. In accordance with Public Act 303 of 2002, section 20173; if a student's criminal history includes an instance that will prohibit him/her from participating as a student in the clinical experience, he/she will be dropped from the program and no refund will be given. If his/her background includes criminal history which would prohibit him/her from working in a health care facility, he/she are advised to drop the program prior to the first day of class. 
  6. Delta College ID card. 
Schedule & Cost
Option 1

Overall Dates: February 5 – March 2
Lecture: February 5 – 16; Monday – Friday, 5pm – 9pm
Clinical Experience: February 19 – March 2
Monday – Friday; all shifts possible.
Cost: $1,199
Course Number: CHG-1721

Option 2

Overall Dates: April 9 – May 4
Lecture: April 9 – 20; Monday – Friday, 5pm – 9pm
Clinical Experience: April 23 – May 4
Monday – Friday; all shifts possible.
Cost: $1,199
Course Number: CHG-1721

Nursing Home Administrator

Those looking to grow into a rewarding new career in the field of health care may consider becoming a nursing home administrator. As a nursing home administrator, one is responsible for supervising clinical and administrative affairs of nursing homes and related facilities. This course meets the National Board of Nursing Home Administration and the State of MI requirements  to  sit  for  the  NHA  core  exam, NHA line of service exam, and the State of MI exam. The 144-hour requirement is broken into online and in-class sessions over a three-month period. The primary focus is the five  domains of care that will be tested over and licensure rules  and  regulations.  Students  who  complete all in-classroom and online assignments on time and attend all classes will receive a certificate of completion.

Prerequisites
The following prerequisites are recommended for employment but not required prior to taking the program:
  1. Associates degree or higher
  2. Healthcare professional license
  3. OR one year of management experience where you participated in the five domains of care
Schedule & Cost
Winter Option 1

Dates: January 20 – April 21
Lecture: 1/20, 2/3, 2/17, and 3/3; Saturdays 8am - 4 pm
Cost: $2,499
Course Number: CHG-2195

Winter Option 2

Dates: April 28 – July 28
Lecture: 4/28, 5/26, 6/16 and 7/14; Saturdays 8am - 4 pm
Cost: $2,499
Course Number: CHG-2195

Patient Care Professional 

Are you a (certified) CNA who would like to expand your earning potential? You can...by adding the Phlebotomy Technician Training and EKG Technician Training to your experience and become a well-rounded Patient Care Professional. Upon successful completion of your LifeLong Learning Phlebotomy Technician* and EKG Technician* training, contact LifeLong Learning at (989) 686-9444 and provide us with a copy of your CNA certificate to obtain your Patient Care Professional Certificate.

*All program prerequisites apply. 

Phlebotomy Technician  

Gain invaluable experience and join the medical field as a phlebotomist in just 9 weeks! As a phlebotomist you’ll draw blood from patients and take blood specimens to the laboratory to prepare for testing. You must be attentive to detail, work well under pressure, have excellent manual dexterity, great communication skills and really enjoy working with people. Become an important member of the clinical laboratory team and enjoy a great career as a Phlebotomy Technician! Upon successful completion of this program you’ll be eligible to test for the American Society of Clinical Pathology exam to become a certified Phlebotomist (PBT). Michigan Talent Connect approved training program.

Prerequisites
  1. High School Diploma (not a high school certificate of completion) or GED® Test Credential 
  2. Apply online for admission to Delta College
  3. Program Readiness
      1. Potential LifeLong Learning students are exempt from placement testing with an associates degree or higher. If exempt, you must present transcripts to LifeLong Learning prior to registration.
      2. You must demonstrate program readiness with the following placement levels prior to registration. Writing – Level 4, Reading – Level 4, Math – Level 3
      3. You may also reach required placement levels by completing academic course work in combination with placement, SAT® or ACT® test scores.
Schedule & Cost
Winter Option 1

Overall Dates: January 19 – March 15
Lecture: January 19 – February 18; Fridays, 5 – 9pm, Saturdays, 8am – 4pm, Sundays, 12 – 6pm
Clinical Experience: February 19 – March 15
4 days a week, 8 hour shifts, Mondays – Fridays between 5am – 5pm. Assignments will be determined the first week of class.
Cost: $1,999
Course Number: CHG-1730

Winter Option 2

Overall Dates: March 30 – May 24
Lecture: March 30 – April 29; Fridays, 5 – 9pm, Saturdays, 8am – 4pm, Sundays, 12 – 6pm
Clinical Experience: April 30 – May 24
4 days a week, 8 hour shifts, Mondays – Fridays between 5am – 5pm. Assignments will be determined the first week of class.
Cost: $1,999
Course Number: CHG-1730

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Pharmacy Technician 

As a Pharmacy Technician student you’ll get both the education and practical, hands-on training you’ll need to function as a competent, entry-level pharmacy technician in a variety of healthcare settings. You’ll develop relevant job skills, learn from an industry experienced instructor and prepare to earn your required Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) credential. Blending medicine, math, and chemistry, this course will prepare you to: provide medication and other health products to patients; count tablets and label bottles; receive electronic prescriptions from medical offices; handle computer order entry of prescriptions; receive written prescriptions and requests for patient refills; verify complete and accurate prescriptions and stock and inventory prescription and over-the-counter medications. This accelerated program was designed with you in mind. Michigan Talent Connect approved training program.

Prerequisites
  1. High School Diploma (not a high school certificate of completion) or GED® Test Credential
  2. Apply online for admission to Delta College
  3. Program Readiness
      1. Potential LifeLong Learning students are exempt from placement testing with an associates degree or higher. If exempt, you must present transcripts to LifeLong Learning prior to registration.
      2. You must demonstrate program readiness with the following placement levels prior to registration. Writing - Level 4, Reading - Level 4, Math - Level 3
      3. You may also reach required placement levels by completing academic course work in combination with placement, SAT® or ACT® test scores.
Schedule & Cost
Winter Option  1

Dates: January 29 – April 30 
Times: Mondays & Wednesdays, 6 – 9:15pm
Cost: $1,199
Course Number: CHG-3001

Winter Option 2

Dates: May 7 – August 8 (skip 5/28, 7/2, & 7/4) 
Times: Mondays & Wednesdays, 6 – 9:15pm
Cost: $1,199
Course Number: CHG-3001

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Professional Development
& Continuing Education

Are you looking to increase your potential? We offer a wide variety of professional development, state-approved continuing education and exam preparation courses to meet your needs.

CPR/Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers

The Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers classroom course is designed to provide you with the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner. Take this course if you’re a healthcare professional who needs to know how to perform CPR and other lifesaving skills in a wide variety of in- and out-of-hospital settings or a student preparing for your clinical experience. Upon successful completion of this four hour course and mandatory written exam, you’ll receive certification for two years and be able to respond to cardiac and respiratory emergencies.

Schedule & Cost
Fall Option 1

Date: December 4
Time: Monday; 9am – 1:30pm
Cost: $79
Course Number: CHG-2113

Fall Option 2

Date: December 7
Time: Thursday; 8:30am – 1pm
Cost: $79
Course Number: CHG-2113

Fall Option 3

Date: December 12
Time: Tuesday; 9am – 1:30pm
Cost: $79
Course Number: CHG-2113

Fall Option 4

Date: December 15
Time: Friday; 12pm – 4:30pm
Cost: $79
Course Number: CHG-2113

Fall Option 5

Date: December 18
Time: Monday; 3:30pm – 8pm
Cost: $79
Course Number: CHG-2113

Fall Option 6

Date: December 19
Time: Tuesday; 3:30pm – 8pm
Cost: $79
Course Number: CHG-2113

Fall Option 7

Date: December 21
Time: Thursday; 8:30am – 1pm
Cost: $79
Course Number: CHG-2113

Fall Option 8

Date: December 21
Time: Thursday; 2pm - 6:30pm
Cost: $79
Course Number: CHG-2113

Winter Option 1

Date: January 12
Time: Friday; 9am – 1:30pm
Cost: $79
Course Number: CHG-2113

Winter Option 2

Date: February 10
Time: Saturday; 9am – 1:30pm
Cost: $79
Course Number: CHG-2113

Winter Option 3

Date: April 27
Time: Friday; 11:30am – 4pm
Cost: $79
Course Number: CHG-2113

Functional Training and Corrective Exercise Therapy 

The success of your personal training business depends largely on how well you meet and exceed the needs and wants of every one of your clients. Training and exercises are only functional when they relate directly to your clients goals. They are capable of doing them and will happily repeat them often enough for results to happen. The aim of this course is to provide you with the knowledge to properly perform Functional Movement Screens for client evaluations, learn how to dissect an exercise, identify flawed movement patterns, and advocate principles on tension and how it improves strength. Our instructor Bryon is an Exercise Physiologist specializing in Functional Movement and Injury Rehabilitation. 

Schedule & Cost

Dates: March 1 - April 12
Time: Thursdays; 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Cost: $299
Course Number: CUP-2055

Local Anesthesia

Local Anesthesia for the Dental Professional

This course provides you with a comprehensive background in order
for you to administer local anesthetics in a safe and effective manner for pain control. You will complete the 15 didactic hours and 14 hours of laboratory/clinical experience mandated by Michigan Law. Laboratory/clinical experience includes demonstrations, practice and evaluation of local anesthesia techniques including field infiltration and nerve block anesthesia. Michigan Talent Connect approved training program.

30 Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
All CEUs are approved by the American Dental Association Commission on Dental Accreditation.

Schedule & Cost

Dates: January 13, 27 and February 17, 24
Times:
Saturdays; 8:30am - 5pm
Cost: $699
Course Number: CUD-2057


Local Anesthesia Refresher

This hands – on refresher will provide you with a review of critical anatomy and injection techniques including application of those techniques. You’ll be able to administer local anesthetics in a safe and effective manner for pain control. You will complete 4 total hours including: didactic and laboratory/clinical experience with demonstrations, practice and evaluation of local anesthesia techniques including field infiltration, and nerve block anesthesia.

4 Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
Approved by the American Dental Association Commission on Dental Accreditation.

A refresher course is available on each of the 4 days of the Local Anesthesia class. Your clinical date is dependent upon your subject matter need. Contact us to determine which date your objective will be covered.

Schedule & Cost

Time: Saturdays; 12:30 - 5pm
Cost: $199
Course Number: CUD-2056

Online Learning

Online, anytime with YOU in mind! Whether you want to build your résumé or take a class for fun, our online courses will fit your schedule. With over 400 classes from which to choose, were sure you'll find a perfect fit with our online career training and instructor-led professional and personal development courses!

Activity Director

This course enables Activity Directors to excel by emphasizing the diverse nature of long term care residents and by providing a variety of activity ideas: creative, spiritual, physical, social, educational and sensory. The course focuses on developing caring and passionate professionals that are able to create, implement and evaluate resident centered activities that are part of the individualized care plan. In addition this program will provide opportunities to work in Long Term Care facilities, assisting residents with activities and social needs. 

Course Format: Career Training

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Electronic Health Records Specialist

In this program, you'll learn the ins and outs of electronic health records (EHR) systems, along with the many benefits they offer medical practices. You'll get hands-on practice using real EHR software as you prepare to take the National Health career Association's (NHA) CEHRS certification exam. In combining your healthcare experience and knowledge of medical terms with completion of this program, you’ll be ready to take the Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist (CEHRS) national certification exams offered by NHA and will receive the study guide materials, access to practice exams and exam registration fees.

Course Format: Career Training

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Handling Medical Emergencies

This course will identify common medical emergencies affecting children and adults, help you recognize signs and symptoms and teach you how to render appropriate emergency care. For adults, you’ll learn how to recognize and manage chest pain, heart attack, stroke, diabetic problems, seizures, breathing difficulty, burns and allergic reactions. For children, you’ll also learn about poisoning, fever, childhood illnesses, injuries from accidents and the signs of abuse. 

Course Format: Instructor-led

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HIPAA Compliance

In this course, we'll demystify the compliance process. We'll focus specifically on the Administrative Simplification portion of HIPAA, starting by defining the lingo of HIPAA, ARRA/HITECH, ASCA, ACA and the OMNIBUS rules. While we're at it, we'll identify all the important players. By the time you finish this course, you'll be confident and capable of implementing HIPAA's Administrative Simplification rules and the laws impacting it in your own organization. If you're just starting your career in the healthcare field, you'll have a priceless addition to your resume.

Course Format: Instructor-led

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Infectious Diseases and Infection Control

This certificate program offers insights into infectious diseases that are essential for medical professionals. The program begins by examining basic techniques and procedures for preventing the transmission of infectious disease. The Infectious Diseases and Infection Control certificate program offers a multidisciplinary educational experience. Your certificate in Infectious Diseases and Infection Control will distinguish you as a knowledgeable, skilled and committed professional. 

Course Format: Instructor-led

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Medical Office Manager CPPM

This in-depth program combines several programs, Microsoft Word 2016, Microsoft Excel 2016, Medical Terminology, Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA), Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist (CEHRS) and Certified Physician Practice Manager (CPPM) to give you the foundation and training needed to be a Medical Office Manager. Upon completion of this program, you’ll be ready to take the Certified Physician Practice Manager (CPPM) exam, offered by the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC), the Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) and the Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist (CEHRS) national certification exams offered by National Healthcareer Association (NHA). You’ll receive the study guide materials, access to practice exams, AAPC membership and a voucher for each exam. 

Course Format: Career Training

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Medical Transcription

Start a new career as a medical transcriptionist with this online training program. You'll gain the skills to transcribe recordings and create medical reports. Your transcription equipment and all materials are included. This online career training program is offered in partnership with major colleges, universities and other accredited education providers. 

Course Format: Career Training

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Pharmaceutical Representative

The Certified National Pharmaceutical Representative Online Training Program will help you become an entry-level, certified pharmaceutical sales representative, even if you don't have pharmacology or medical education. The program covers pharmacology, medical terminology, physiology and regulations for selling pharmaceuticals. As a registered student of the CNPR program, you'll automatically become a member of NAPSRx and you'll be eligible to sit for the CNPR national certification exam at no additional cost.  

Course Format: Career Training

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"I chose Delta College because I heard this was the best program in the State. The teaching was so in depth."

Jonathon Corkins
Phlebotomy Technician Student