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Comprehensive Health Care Technician

Earn training that leads to direct employment and gain skills to advance your career in the medical field: Phlebotomy (the technical and procedural aspects of drawing blood samples), Electrocardiography (EKG-the knowledge and techniques to use electrocardiographic devices to monitor and record electrical impulses from the heart), and Electronic Health Record (EHR-the ethical and legal aspects of managing digital patient records or charts).

This course satisfies the prerequisite of Health Care Foundations when taken during the junior year for those who wish to take Licensed Nursing Assistant, Medical Assistant, or Pharmacy Technician.

Certifications

  • Certified Phlebotomy Technician
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG) Technician

Things to Consider About this Program

  • Students will collect blood specimens.
  • Curriculum includes medical tasks like using needles and syringes.
  • Students must demonstrate the ability to keep confidential patient information. 
  • Attention to detail is essential.

Direct Employment

  • Phlebotomist
  • EKG Technician

Jobs Available After Additional or Advanced Training

  • Patient Care or Cardiac Technician
  • Medical Transcriptionist
  • Exercise Physiologist
  • Registered Nurse
  • Physician

Eligibility

Grades 11, 12

Students must complete the following:

  • Accuplacer Reading/Math assessment 
  • Provide a Social Security number for clinicals, externships, certifications and licenses 
Enrollment Page

Holland Codes:

Comprehensive Health Care Technician Classroom/Lab
JTED @ the Bridges Campus

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Comprehensive Health Care Technician

Location

JTED @ The Bridges:

Monday through Friday Block Periods 1,2 8:05 to 10:15 a.m. or Periods 3,4 10:18 a.m. to 12:28 p.m.

Program Completion/Sequence

  • Semester 1: Phlebotomy 
  • Semester 2: EKG

Credits

2/year

(Earn dual PCC credits: 3 for HIT 105, 1 for HIT 108, and 2 for HIT 150)

Locations offering Comprehensive Health Care Technician:

  • JTED @ The Bridges
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