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This 4-hour course teaches health care professionals the knowledge and skills necessary to insert and maintain peripherally inserted catheters. The student will gain hands-on experience and will earn .4 CEUs upon successful completion.
Designed for Certified Nursing Assistants whose SC certificates have expired or for Nurse Aide candidates who completed a SC state approved training program over two years ago, this 40-hour class that will prepare you to take the SC nurse aide state board exam.
BLS Healthcare Provider CPR/AED for adult, child and infant is taught using the most current guidelines for healthcare providers and emergency response personnel. Qualification is good for two years.
Instructor course for AHA CPR HealthCare Providers. Must be AHA BLS CPR certified to register. Students will receive instruction on how to teach the class in week one and then demonstrate proficiency in teaching a class during week two.
The ability to read and recognize heart rhythms is the main function of the cardiac care technician. Students will receive hands-on experience in interpreting heart rhythms and arrhythmias. White scrubs and white closed-toe shoes must be worn to all classes/clinicals. Clinical hours will vary.
Students receive 107 hours of training in basic nursing care through a combination of classroom lecture, simulated laboratory care, and hands-on clinical experience in a local long-term-care facility. This DHHS-approved course prepares students to sit for the Nurse Aide Competency Evaluation Services Exam (800-475-8290).
Topics include anatomy and physiology of the heart, mechanics of the EKG machine, stress testing and Holter monitoring. The course consists of 32 hours of classroom training and 24 hours of clinical training. Clinical hours will vary.
Students who successfully complete this course will be eligible to take the National Registry exam sponsored by SC DHEC. Prerequisite: High school diploma, GED, and WorkKeys assessment tests (reading for information, applied math, locating information - $52.50 total) all with a minimum score of 3 or above. WorkKeys must be submitted PRIOR to registration (EMT Program Manager, Continuing Education, PO Box 2408, Columbia, SC 29202).
This course will prepare the EMS Instructor Candidate to deliver quality EMS related training. Topics will include instructional methods, theories of adult learning, time management skills, lesson plan development, and principles of student evaluation. In addition to didactic portion of class, students will have the opportunity for discussions and practical applications.
The EMT Refresher Course is 24 hours in length and covers a condensed review of topics outlined in the SC EMT initial program. There is not a clinical component.
Students enrolling in this course must have completed an EMT Basic course within the past 2 years. Students must provide their own face shields and penlights for classroom use.
This course provides students a review of the Basic EMT curriculum and fulfills the requirement for those not passing the written exam. Black khaki or cargo pants, black polo shirt, black leather belt and shoes are required. Textbook required.
This course requires students to complete online course work every week and attend one night of practical work per week. Students who successfully complete this course will be eligible to take the National Registry exam sponsored by SC DHEC. Prerequisites: high school diploma/GED, and WorkKeys assessments tests (reading for information, applied math, locating information , min score 3). This information must be submitted prior to registration - mail to: EMT Program Manager, Cont. Ed., PO Box 2408, Columbia, SC 29202. Mandatory uniform policy: black khaki pants, black polo shirt, black shoes, black belt.
General principles of first aid covering medical emergencies, injury emergencies and environmental emergencies according to American Heart Association and National Safety Council guidelines.
This course provides medical assistants with training for performing successful injections. Students must have completed or be enrolled in a medical assisting curriculum.
Students will learn to follow universal precautions, tie tourniquets, identify veins, and demonstrate knowledge and use of equipment necessary for drawing blood. Students will be able to identify appropriate tubes and labels for tests, prep the site, perform venipunctures and finger sticks, and administer bedside glucose.
This one-week program allows students who have completed the Phlebotomy course at MTC within one year, the opportunity to perform the needed venipunctures and fingersticks necessary to sit for the ASCP exam. Upon registration, a link will be provided to fill out necessary paperwork for the clinical site. The paperwork must be returned to Program Director, Mehlk@midlandstech.edu, no later than June 12 for the July 2013 class and by July 11th for the August 2013 class. There will be a Mandatory orientation at the clinical site June 27, 2013 for the July class and July 23rd for the August class.
This course is designed to present airway and breathing mechanics; breathing impairment during sleep; PAP and titration procedures, appliance selection, and a hands-on practicum. A certificate of completion will be awarded after a post-course exam and program evaluation is completed. This course meets PAP training required by the South Carolina State Respiratory Care License. Approved by South Carolina Society for Respiratory Care (SCSRC) for 8.0 CEUs.
This course is designed to present patient/family education; airway and breathing mechanics; breathing impairment during sleep; PAP and titration procedures, appliance selection, and a hands-on practicum. A certificate of completion will be awarded after a post-course exam and program evaluation is completed. This course meets PAP training required by the South Carolina State Respiratory Care License. Approved by South Carolina Society for Respiratory Care (SCSRC) for 5.0 CEUs.
This Course will provide the current EMS Educator with the core concepts of instructor methodology. 8 CEU's will be awarded for you to apply toward your instructor re-authorization.