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-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, GED, and WorkKeys assessment tests (Workplace Documents, Applied Math, Graphic Literacy - First attempt is free - Retakes are $25.00 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 (Workplace Documents, Applied Math, Graphic Literacy - $75.00 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-652The EMT refresher course is a 40 hour in length that satisfies the National Core criteria, local core criteria, and individual core criteria. There is not a clinical component in this course. Students may use books from their initial EMT course or loners will be provided in class based on availability of resources.
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.