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Okefenokee Technical College 2013-2014 Catalog

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Health Care Assistant

Technical Certificate of Credit

Program Description

The Health Care Assistant Certificate of Credit is a program that provides academic foundations at the diploma level in communications, mathematics, and human relations, as well as technical fundamentals. Program graduates are trained in the underlying fundamentals of health care delivery and are well prepared for employment and subsequent upward mobility.

Admission Requirements

Minimum Required Age

17

High School Diploma or GED Required

Yes

Placement Scores for Regular Admission (COMPASS)

English

Reading

Math

Algebra

32

70

26

28

 

Other Conditions for Admission

Criminal background checks and drug screens may be required based on the requirements for participation on clinical experiences.

Program Courses

Credits

Basic Skills & Occupational Courses

 

ENGL 1010 - Fundamentals of English I

3

PSYC 1010 - Basic Psychology

3

COMP 1000 - Introduction to Computers

3

ALHS 1011 - Anatomy and Physiology

5

ALHS 1090 - Medical Terminology for Allied Health Sciences

2

ALHS 1040 - Introduction to Health Care

3

Math Option: Choose one of the following

 

MATH 1012 - Foundations of Mathematics

3

MATH 1013 - Algebraic Concepts

3

 

 

Specializations: Choose one of the following Specializations

 

Nursing Specialty

 

ALHS 1060 - Diet and Nutrition for Allied Health Services

2

NAST 1100 - Nurse Aide Fundamentals

6

 

 

Phlebotomy

 

PHLT 1030 - Introduction to Venipunture

3

PHLT 1050 - Clinical Practice

5

 

 

Minimum credit hours for Graduation

30