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2 Healthcare Careers About 50% of the fastest growing jobs of 2013 are in healthcare. Many of those jobs do not require a four year degree. But if you decide to go for a higher degree, you can make a good living and do more than just pay your bills. There are lots of different opportunities in healthcare something for everyone. You can work in physician offices, labs, nursing homes or directly with patients in hospitals, homes, or clinics. Think of the job opportunities that are out there. Those opportunities can start right here. Certified Pharmacy Technician Do you have good customer service skills? Do you enjoy working as part of a team? If you answered yes, then a career as a Pharmacy Technician could be right for you. In this job, you will interact with patients, coworkers, and health care professionals. As a Pharmacy Technician, you will assist the pharmacist in packaging or mixing prescriptions, maintain client records, refer clients for counseling, assist with inventory control and purchasing, as well as collect payment and coordinate billing. Employment of pharmacy technicians is expected to increase by 32 percent over the next decade, which is much faster than the average for all occupations. Pharmacy technicians can find work in many areas from retail or mail-order pharmacies, to hospitals, clinics, and rehabilitation sites. This 312-hour program combines 192 hours of classroom instruction with a 120-hour pharmacy externship to provide you with a complete learning experience. Applicants must apply to this program and a limited number of students will be selected. Eligible applicants will have a high school diploma or equivalent, pass a basic skills math and reading test and complete a background check. To apply to the program, please contact the Registrar at (856) ext to request a complete admissions packet. Upon successful completion of this program you will receive a certificate of completion and prepare to take the national Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) exam. The course fees include: application fee, externship placement, national certification exam, CPR for healthcare workers and a certificate of completion. Students are responsible for purchasing the books for this program; call for book titles and ISBN information. Clinical Medical Assistant (CMA) Clinical Medical Assistants work in a physician s office or clinic and help the doctor carry out procedures, care for patients, perform basic lab tests and administer medications. This course combines 22 weeks of classroom instruction, including electrocardiography (EKG), phlebotomy and medical coding, with a 160-hour externship to provide a complete learning experience. Increasing utilization of clinical medical assistants in the rapidly-growing health care industry will result in fast employment growth for this occupation.

3 Prospective students must apply to this program, and a limited number of students will be selected. Eligible applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent, pass a basic skills math and reading test, and complete a background check. Course fee includes application fee, supplies, placement in externship, NHA Exam fee, CPR for healthcare workers and a certificate of completion. Books must be purchased by the student; call for book titles and ISBN information. Upon successful completion of this course, students will receive a certificate of completion as having met the training requirements of the Clinical Medical Assistant. Graduates will take the NHA national certification examination. This program was designed to provide thorough didactic and practical instruction and a basic systems overview of the role of the medical assistant in a practical setting. Practical instruction provides hands-on training, in the listed procedures, verified through a skills check-off system. Certified Phlebotomy Technician The Phlebotomy Technician program is designed for those interested in employment in a clinical laboratory or public health department. The course combines 60 hours of classroom instruction with 100 hours of off-site clinical externship to provide a comprehensive learning experience. Lectures include, but are not limited to, theory, anatomy and physiology pertaining to the circulatory system, specimen collection, risk factors and complications, and quality assurance in specimen collection. Practical instruction provides hands-on training in venipuncture techniques with procedures verified through a skills check-off system. The externship includes 100 successful venipuncture and skin punctures. Upon completion of the program, students will sit for the national certification exam. Prospective students must apply to this program, and a limited number of students will be selected. Eligible applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent, pass a basic skills math and reading test, and clear both a background check and drug screen. Books must be purchased by the student. Please call for book titles and ISBN information. To apply to this program, call the Registrar at (856) ext and request an application packet. Course fee includes application fee, supplies, placement in externship, ASCP Exam fee, CPR for healthcare workers and a certificate of completion. Books must be purchased by the student; call for book titles and ISBN information. Certified Massage Therapist

4 Do you have a nurturing personality and a passion for natural medicine? Consider a career in massage therapy. This short-term career certificate program is recognized by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork and the state of New Jersey. Licensed massage therapists are in demand. They work in a variety of settings including salons and spas, offices of physicians and chiropractors, fitness and recreational sports centers, and hotels and resorts. At the completion of this training program, you will be certified in therapeutic massage and bodywork and can begin a rewarding career in the healing arts. The curriculum consists of 520 hours of training, including lecture and clinical experience. All clinical work is conducted in our state-of-the-art classroom. Following completion of the initial training program, graduates are expected to take the national certification exam for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork. Students will have an opportunity to build their clientele through our massage clinic which is conducted in the security of the classroom. Prospective students must apply to this program, and a limited number of students will be selected. Eligible applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent, pass a basic skills math and reading test, and clear a background check. Books must be purchased by the student. Please call for book titles and ISBN information. To apply to this program, call the Registrar at (856) ext and request an application packet. Course fee includes application fee, national certification exam fee, CPR for healthcare workers and a certificate of completion. Modules are independent and students can enter the program at the beginning of any module. The next module begins September 25, 2013 SPECIAL FUNDING FOR QUALIFIED STUDENTS! If you are currently unemployed or underemployed and are interested in CMA, Phlebotomy, Medical Coding or Pharmacy Technician, you may be eligible for special funding through the state of New Jersey. You MUST attend one of our Information Sessions for more information and a referral. Medical Terminology This introductory course covers every day words of anatomy, physiology, and pathology used in various fields of medicine. Abbreviations, prefixes, suffixes, and word-building exercises will be presented to provide you with the entry-level knowledge needed to advance into the medical field. Terms relating to diseases, disorders, diagnostic and surgical procedures of the organ systems of the body will also be covered. This is a valuable class for anyone who would like to work in physicians offices, hospitals, clinics, insurance and pharmaceutical firms. A medical background is not required prior to enrolling. This class is a pre- requisite for Medical Coding, especially for those with no medical or healthcare background.

5 Certified Medical Coding Physician Practice CPC Certification Preparation Are you looking for a career in the healthcare industry? With the expanding healthcare system, medical coders are in high demand. Professionals with medical coding training find jobs working in medical offices assisting doctors, nurses and other providers by clarifying patient data. This course covers diagnostic and procedural coding according to the ICD-9 with an overview of ICD-10 and CPT so you may become a Certified Medical Coder. This 20-week course will prepare you to take the Certified Professional Medical Coding Exam which will be given onsite at Cumberland County College. Exam price is included in tuition. Students are responsible for purchasing all of the required books. Estimated cost of books is $400; call for book titles and ISBN information. Electronic Health Records Systems Technologists (Online) In this instructor-led, online course from Boston Reed College, you will prepare to enter one of the hottest new healthcare careers. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the need for Electronic Health Records Professionals is expected to grow 20 percent by By 2014, all medical facilities will be using electronic health records. You can be the bridge that helps to make that transition. As an Electronic Health Records (EHR) System Technologist, you will assist healthcare providers to choose, implement and maintain an electronic health records system, as well as train users. You will learn the essential components of the electronic health record and health information exchange essentials, system selection and implementation, fundamentals of change/project management, and human factors. This program is 216 hours in length. Cost is $3,599. To register, go to and click on the link for EHR. PAY AS YOU GO WITH FACTS We are pleased to announce that we offer convenient and affordable financing through FACTS Management Services for our students at a nominal fee. Only classes which cost at least $ are eligible for this program. This service enables you to make monthly installment payments while in school. Terms vary by course. Call to learn more about how this program can help you get the education you want: (856) ext Healthcare Program Refund Policy

6 Students will receive a 100% refund up to the first day of class. From Day 1 up to 25% of the total number of classes held, students will receive a 50% refund of the entire course amount of the class. No refunds will be issued beyond this period.

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