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To register for any of these short-term training courses, fill out the Registration Form.

Short Term Training Preparation Course Pharmacy Technician Training - Retail
Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) Phlebotomy Technician Training
Patient Registrar Program
Pharmacy Technician Training - Hospital

 

 

 

Short Term Training Preparation Course - Register Online
The Short Term Training Preparation Course is designed to help the student obtain all pertinent paperwork prior to entry into the Energy Industries Fundamentals, Certified Nurse Aide, Hospitality Training, Retail Customer Service, Supervisory Skills, Pharmacy Technician Certification Preparation, Electronic Health Records, and Patient Registrar programs. Students will complete an online assessment of their skill inventory, complete and obtain at least a BRONZE level in the WorkKeys assessment (SILVER in Math for Pharm Tech), prepare cover letters and resumes for gainful employment, and complete an online Patient/Customer Satisfaction course. This course is designed to be completed prior to your specific training start date. This class is self-paced; it is up to the student to decide how long it will take he/she to get through it, please plan accordingly.

Registration Deadline: Open Entry - Register Online
Date: Self-Paced – Start Anytime
Place: Labs available at LMC campuses
Cost: Free

Pharmacy Technician Training- Retail
This 30-hour class will prepare you to test for the national certification in a growth industry. The course outline includes duties of a retail pharmacy technician, HIPAA and privacy laws, the top 200 prescribed drugs, insurances and billing, customer service, hands-on training in pharmacy math, dosages, conversions, and measurement. A brief job shadowing experience in a retail pharmacy is included. A strong background in math and some knowledge of chemistry is recommended. Both Retail and Hospital Pharm Tech classes are needed for completion of the program and ability to sit for certification exam.

In order to be eligible to register for this class, students must complete the following prerequisites:

  • Short Term Training Course (Silver WorkKeys scores needed)
  • Clear criminal background check
  • Negative drug screen

Registration Deadline: Thursday, January 22, 2015
Date: Mondays and Wednesdays, January 26 to February 25, 2015
Time: 6 – 9 pm
Place: Bertrand Crossing Campus
Cost: $550
Instructor: Keelin Johnson
CRN: 60866

 
 Certified Nurse Aide (CNA)
To learn more about the program, and to access additional forms, read more.
Acquire the knowledge, skills and confidence to assist patients with health and daily living activities in healthcare facilities under the direction of a registered nurse. The Certified Nursing Aide program is a 98-hour program with a state approved curriculum which qualifies you to take the Michigan CNA Exam (exam not included). There is a maximum of 8 students per class.
On-time, daily attendance is mandatory for the entire program.

In order to be eligible to register for this class, students must complete the following prerequisites:

  • Successful completion of the Short Term Training Preparation Course (Bronze WorkKeys needed)
  • Be at least 17 years of age
  • Provide documentation of a clear criminal background and a negative drug screen
  • Provide proof of immunizations (Form provided)

Books, scrub top, name badge, lab time, clinical time, and classroom time are included in the fee for the class. Calendars for class times will be distributed at time of registration.

Registration Deadline: Monday, October 27, 2014
Date: Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays; November 3 - December 19, 2014
Time: 5:30 - 9:30 pm, Clinicals TBD
Place: Room D-109 - Napier Avenue Campus
Cost: $795
Instructor: TBA
CRN: 50525

Phlebotomy Technician Training
To learn more about the program, and to access additional forms, read more.
Phlebotomists are an integral part of the medical laboratory team. This short-term program will train students on the proper phlebotomy techniques.

Students will master venous and capillary blood collection techniques, specimen integrity, transport and processing, and proper universal precautions of infection control and safety. These procedures are performed on patients of all ages at medical offices, hospital labs, clinics, blood donation facilities, and nursing homes.

Students will also become familiar with medical terminology, anatomy, and physiology as they relate to the position. Training includes 76 hours in the classroom and hands-on practice in the lab. The student will also experience an internship at a local medical facility. The Short Term Training Preparation is the prerequisite for this program. Upon completion of the Phlebotomy Technician training the student may sit for the certification exam through the National Health Institute. Earning a certification improves the students’ chances of employment.

Students will need to purchase a uniform prior to class. Uniforms consist of royal blue scrub pants, a royal blue scrub top, white shoes, and a black lab coat.

In order to be eligible to register for this class, students must complete the following prerequisites:

  • Short Term Training Course
  • Clear criminal background check
  • Negative drug screen

Registration Deadline: Thursday, January 21, 2015
Date: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, January 27 to March 5, 2015
Time: 6 – 10 pm
Place: Napier Avenue Campus
Cost: $850
Instructor: Jessica Laylin
CRN: 60851

Registration Deadline: Thursday, January 29, 2015
Date: Mondays and Thursdays, February 2 to April 1, 2015
Time: 9 am – 1 pm
Place: Bertrand Crossing Campus
Cost: $850
Instructor: Petra Woods
CRN: 60865

Patient Registrar Program
This career requires confidentiality, accuracy, flexibility, and adaptability. The course outline includes duties of a patient registrar, data entry and keyboarding, medical terminology, stress management, communications, and interpersonal skills. You will also earn a nationally recognized healthcare credential through the NHA. Please note that employability typically requires a successful background check, negative drug screen, fingerprinting, and the ability to type 40 WPM with a 97% accuracy rate.

This course will prepare you to work as a Patient Registrar in any type of clinic or hospital department. If you crave excitement, the ER might be for you. If you want something more low-key, you can work in pediatrics or general medicine.

Prerequisites for this course include:

  • Keyboarding skills at 35 WPM with 95% accuracy
  • Short Term Training Preparation Course (Must meet required score)
    *Typing test available at Lake Michigan College; call (269) 926-6832 to schedule your appointment. No fee to the student for this test.

Registration Deadline: Monday, March 30, 2015
Date: Monday and Wednesday, April 6 –June 1, 2015
Time: 6 – 10 pm
Place: Lake Michigan College, Napier Avenue Campus
Cost: $1180
Instructor: Deb Williamsen
CRN: 60748

Pharmacy Technician Training- Hospital
This 30-hour class will prepare you to test for the national certification in a growth industry. The course outline includes duties of a hospital pharmacy technician, hands-on training in pharmacy calculations, conversions and measurement, dosages, reconstitution, and compounding. Introduction to the Pyxis automated delivery system and a brief job shadowing experience at Lakeland Hospital is included. A strong background in math and some knowledge of chemistry is recommended. Both Retail and Hospital Pharmacy Tech classes are needed for completion of the program and ability to sit for certification exam.

 In order to be eligible to register for this class, students must complete the following prerequisites:

  • Short Term Training Course (Silver WorkKeys scores needed)
  • Clear criminal background check
  • Negative drug screen

Registration Deadline: Thursday, February 26, 2015
Date: Mondays and Wednesdays, March 2 to April 1, 2015
Time: 6 – 9 pm
Place: Bertrand Crossing Campus
Cost: $550
Instructor: Keelin Johnson
CRN: 60867

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