ID: CEMED-601This four-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 0.4 CEUs upon successful completion.
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.
ID: CEMED-616Students 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.Prerequisite: high school diploma/GED.
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, GED, and WorkKeys assessment tests (reading for information, applied math, locating information - First attempt is free - Retakes are $18.90 per test) all with a minimum score of 3 or above. WorkKeys 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-638This 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. 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).
ID: CEMED-637This 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.
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-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.