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Start training today for your health care career at NSCC.

Consider a career in allied health. NSCC’s short-term health care training programs provide a starting point to become a valued member of a health care team. Learn how to provide direct care and treatment to patients, operate high-tech equipment, or manage medical offices.

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Nurse Assistant/Home Health Aide
Start: Multiple start dates throughout the semester
Time: Multiple start dates
Campus: LYNN, DANVERS, Field Placement

Training includes preparation for the State Board exam, along with certifications in Home Health Aide, CPR, and CMS Hand-in-Hand Dementia Training. Fulfill your classroom hours on campus and your clinical experience in a local nursing facility with Registered Nurse instructors. The skills taught in our state-licensed certificate program include vital signs; moving and turning patients; personal care basics; bed making; bed, bath and feeding; record keeping and responding to emergencies.
Course detail.
Cost: $1,279


Phlebotomy Technician
Start: Multiple start dates throughout the semester
Time: Multiple start dates
Learn to collect blood specimens from clients for the purpose of laboratory analysis, and learn all aspects related to blood collection and develop comprehensive skills to perform venipunctures completely and safely. Classroom and lab work includes terminology, anatomy and physiology; blood collection procedures; specimen hands-on practice; and training in skills and techniques to perform puncture methods.
Course detail.
Cost: $1,899


Recovery Coach Training
Start: January 7
Days: Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday
Time: 9:00am - 5:30pm
The gold standard for Recovery Coach Training fulfills 30 of the 60 educational hours required to become a Massachusetts Certified Addiction Recovery Coach. Recovery Coaches play a vital role in the community; they serve as guides and mentors to individuals with drug and alcohol problems, and empower people on their personal journey by providing many options and 'paths' to recovery. Training participants will receive tools and resources designed to help people heal from the devastating effects of addiction, whether they are just entering recovery or looking to deepen and sustain their recovery. For individuals considering a career as a recovery coach or peer mentor, or individuals who simply want to learn more effective methods for supporting people through their recovery process.
Course detail.
Cost: $499


EKG Technician
Start: January 28
Days: Monday/Wednesday
Time: 6:00pm – 9:30pm
Prepare to take the ASPT, Electrocardiograph (EKG) Technician Exam. Learn anatomy and physiology of the heart, medical disease processes, medical terminology, medical ethics and legal aspects of patient contact, electrocardiography and stress testing. Practice with EKG equipment and perform hands-on labs including the function and proper useof the EKG machine, the normal anatomy of the chest wall for proper lead placement, 12-lead placement, and other clinical practices.
Course detail.
Cost: $999


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