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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 Child Development Associate Certification Prep

 

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, prepare cover letters and resumes for gainful employment, practice interviewing techniques, 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 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:

  • Successful completion of the Short Term Training Preparation Course (Silver WorkKeys scores needed)
  • Provide a clear criminal background Check
  • Provide a negative drug screen

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Date: Wednesdays, September 10 – November 12, 2014
Time: 6 – 9 pm
Place: Napier Avenue Campus, Room C323 
Cost: $550
Instructor: Candice Martell
CRN: 50759

 
 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, September 8, 2014
Date: Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays; September 15 – November 7, 2014
Time: 8 am - 12 pm, Clinicals TBD
Place: Napier Avenue Campus, Room D-109 
Cost: $795
Instructor: Petra Woods 
CRN: 50715

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

Phlebotomy Technician Training
To learn more about the program, and to access additional forms, read more.
Phlebotomy technicians are an integral part of the laboratory team. This short term program will train students on the proper collection and processing techniques for blood samples. Students will master venous and capillary blood collection techniques and proper universal precautions. Students will become familiar with medical terminology and anatomy and physiology as they relate to the profession. Training involves hands-on practice to become proficient in the skills and techniques desired to be successful in the profession. The program will consist of 96 hours in the classroom/lab/online, plus an internship- required to sit for the national certification. Cost includes book, instructional materials and name badge. Students must provide their own red scrub top and white closed toe and back shoes - no mesh. Fee for access code for online modules not included. Students will need to have Internet access outside of the classroom. 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 (Silver WorkKeys needed)
  • Be at least 17 years of age
  • Provide documentation of a clear criminal background (list of locations provided)
  • Provide proof of a negative drug screen (list of locations provided)
  • Provide proof of immunizations (Form provided)

Books, name badge, classroom time, lab time and internship are included in the fee for the class. Fee for access code for online modules not included. Students must provide their own red scrub top and white closed toed shoes- no mesh. Calendars for class times will be distributed at time of registration.

Registration Deadline: Monday, September 8, 2014
Date: Tuesdays, Thursdays; September 15 – November 18, 2014
Time: 6 - 10 pm
Place: Napier Avenue Campus, Room C-109/111 
Cost: $850
Instructor: John Zelvis 
CRN: 50785

Patient Registrar Program
This career requires confidentiality, accuracy, flexibility and adaptability. You will also earn a nationally recognized healthcare credential through the NHA. The course outline includes duties of a patient registrar, data entry and keyboarding, medical terminology, stress management, communications and interpersonal skills. 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. Prerequisites for this course include:

  • Keyboarding skills at 35 WPM with 95% accuracy
  • Short Term Training Preparation Course

*Typing Test available at Lake Michigan College, call (269) 926-6832 to schedule your appointment.

Registration Deadline: Monday, September 29, 2014
Date: Mondays and Wednesdays, October 6 – November 17, 2014
Time: 6-10 pm
Place: B310- Napier Avenue Campus
Cost: $985
Instructor: Deb Williamsen
CRN: 50709

Child Development Associate Certification Prep 
The goal of the CDA certification preparation class is to provide students with training in fundamental CDA concepts through instruction, online and hands-on activities in preparation for sitting for the credentialing examination. The instructor will evaluate portfolios, resource files, and competences for each student and assist in registering them for the certification exam when ready. This class is for Head Start, Early Head Start caregivers and similar positions.

Registration Deadline: Friday, September 26, 2014
Date: Fridays, October 3 – December 12, 2014
Time: 9 am – Noon
Place: South Haven Campus
Cost: $585
Instructor: Sueann Petersen
CRN: 50796

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