ID: CEMED-556Take your healthcare provider training to the next level by building on the foundation you acquired in Basic Life Support (BLS) skills. You will learn the importance of continuous, high-quality CPR, high-performance team dynamics and communication, systems of care, recognition and intervention of cardiopulmonary arrest, immediate post-cardiac arrest acute dysrhythmia, stroke, and acute coronary syndromes care. Prerquisite: BLS Certification
ID: CEMED-601This four hour course teaches healthcare professionals the knowledge and skills necessary to insert and maintain peripherally inserted catheters. The student will gain hands-on experience and will earn 0.4 CEUs upon successful completion.
ID: CEMED-918Students are exposed to health care careers, learn medical terminology and basic patient care skills in this introductory course.
ID: CEMED-522BLS 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.
ID: CEMED-500The 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. Prerequisite: Medical Terminology with a grade of "C" or better and AHA CPR Certified.
ID: CEMED-617This DHHS approved course prepares students to sit for the Nurse Aide Competency Exam. Students recieve training in basic nursing care through classroom lecture, simulated lab care, and hands-on clinical experience in a long-term care facility.
ID: CEMED-629This self paced, independent, online offering is designed for the student that has completed a formal Certified Nursing Assistant program and wishes to review prior to sitting for the Nurse Aide Competency Exam.
ID: CEMED-605Topics 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. Prerequisite: Medical Terminology and Cardiac Care with a grade of "C" or better.
ID: CEMED-635Students who successfully complete this course will be eligible to take the National Registry exam sponsored by SC DHEC. Prerequisite: high school diploma or GED, and WIN assessment tests (Applied Mathematics, Reading for Information, and Locating Information) all with a minimum score of 3 or above. Test Scores must be submitted prior to registration (CCE Registration, Continuing Education, PO Box 2408, Columbia, SC 29202). Mandatory uniform policy: black khaki pants, black polo shirt, black shoes, and black belt.
ID: CEMED-638Students who successfully complete this course will be eligible to take the National Registry exam sponsored by SC DHEC. Prerequisite: high school diploma or GED, and WIN assessment tests (Applied Mathematics, Reading for Information, and Locating Information) all with a minimum score of 3 or above. Test Scores must be submitted prior to registration (CCE Registration, Continuing Education, PO Box 2408, Columbia, SC 29202). Mandatory uniform policy: black khaki pants, black polo shirt, black shoes, and black belt.
ID: CEMED-521General principles of first aid covering medical emergencies, injury emergencies, and environmental emergencies according to American Heart Association and National Safety Council guidelines.
ID: CEMED-557The PALS course simulates pediatric emergencies to help train and better prepare participants for real life scenarios. This advanced course focuses on a systematic approach to pediatric assessment, Basic Life Support (BLS), PALS treatment algorithms, effective resuscitation, and team dynamics to improve the quality of care provided to seriously ill or injured children. Treating a child is quite different from treating an adult. Learn how to how to react appropriately during pediatric emergencies.
ID: CEMED-550Students 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. No clinicals included.
ID: CEMED-558PHTLS is for first responders including but not limited to Emergency Medical Responders (EMR), firefighters, rescue personnel and law enforcement officers. This program is based on a philosophy stressing the treatment of the multi-system trauma patient as a unique entity with specific needs. PHTLS promotes critical thinking as the practitioners are capable of making reasoned decisions regarding patient care.