For nurse aide, pharmacy technician, phlebotomy technician and medical assistant
CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. (Jan. 19, 2016) — Campbellsville University’s Virginia Ponser Flanagan Technology Training Center is offering allied health certificates for state registered nurse aide, pharmacy technician, phlebotomy technician and medical assistant during the spring semester.
Nurse aid classes are offered through March 11 on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9 a.m. to noon, March 14 to May 20 on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 1 to 4 p.m., and May 16 to June 2 on Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Nurse aides care for hospital and nursing home patients by getting them dressed, serving meals and keeping an eye on their overall health. Nurse aids also may be required to transport patients between beds and wheelchairs.
Pharmacy technician online classes are offered from Feb. 8 through Oct. 28. Pharmacy technicians distribute medication, measure, mix, count and label correct dosages. In as little as four months, Campbellsville’s Pharmacy Technician training prepares students with the critical skills needed to find full-time employment at a local pharmacy.
Phlebotomy technician classes are offered through April 15 on Tuesday and Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m. and March 1 to May 27 on Tuesday and Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m. Phlebotomy technicians can find work in hospitals, blood donation centers, doctor’s offices and various laboratories. Phlebotomists draw blood, ensure that the patient’s sample is correctly labeled, enter patient’s information into a database and prepare medical instruments.
Medical assistant classes are offered from March 14 through Oct. 12 on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9 a.m. to noon and June 7 to Dec. 22 on Tuesday from 9 a.m. to noon and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Medical assistants can find work in healthcare offices such as physicians, chiropractors or podiatrists. Medical assistants may record patient information, take vital signs, give injections, prepare blood for laboratory testing, or schedule future appointments.
Courses are available at the Campbellsville Professional Center located on Nancy Cox Drive in Campbellsville and the Brockman Center located in Hodgenville.
For more information call (270) 789-5400 or contact Christie Minor at (270) 789-5393 or [email protected].