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The mission of Broward College Workforce Education and Economic Development is to provide exceptional continuing educational programs that contribute to lifelong learning for our students, community and healthcare professionals.

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Phlebotomy

Call 954-201-6732 for more information and registration.


February 20 - February 25, 2020

Nurse Refresher Course          
Fee:  $1,883.00

Call 954-201-6732 for more information and registration.
January 17 - March 16, 2020
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)           
Fee:  $175.00

Call 954-201-6732 for more information and registration.

December 10 - December 11, 2019

Introduction to Cardiac Monitoring 
Fee: $450.00

Call 954-201-6905 for more information and registration.

January 6 - January 14, 2020

 


American Heart Association
Basic Life Support (BLS)
Course ID: CAE0062
All classes are held on BC Central Campus, Building 8, Room 223.
Fee: $100.00
BLS Textbooks are available at BC Central Campus Bookstore. Must bring latest edition textbook to class. Students showing up without a book or arrive late will be asked to leave. No refund will be given. Students will then need to re-register and pay again to take another class at a later date. 


DateTimeReference Number
12/7/2019
8:30a - 1:00p
656751
​12/11/2019
5:30p - 10:00p
​656760
1/11/2020
8:30a - 1:00p
659171
1/22/2020
5:30p - 10:00p
659172
2/8/2020
8:30a - 1:00p
659173
2/19/2020
5:30p - 10:00p
659174
​3/21/2020
8:30a - 1:00p
​659175
​3/25/2020
5:30p - 10:00p
​659176
​4/11/2020
8:30a - 1:00p
​659177
​4/18/2020
8:30a - 1:00p
​659178
​4/22/2020
5:30p - 10:00p
​659179
​4/25/2020
8:30a - 1:00p
​659182
​5/2/2020
8:30a - 1:00p
659183
​5/16/2020
8:30a - 1:00p
​659184


Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
All classes are held on BC Central Campus, Building 8.
Fee: $175.00
Time: 8:00a - 5:00p both days
ACLS Textbooks are available at BC Central Campus Bookstore. Must bring latest edition textbook, completed pre-test with a score of 70% or higher to class. Students showing up without a book, proof of pre-test or arrive late will be asked to leave. No refund will be given. Students will then need to re-register and pay again to take another class at a later date. Call 954-201-6732 for registration.

DateRoom
12/10 & 12/11
203
​1/7 & 1/8
​202
​2/4 & 2/5
​203
​3/17 & 3/18
203​
​4/14 & 4/15
​203
5/12 & 5/13​
203


Advanced Cardiac Life Support Retraining
All classes are held on BC Central Campus, Building 8.
Fee: $126.00
Time: 8:00a - 5:00p
ACLS Textbooks are available at BC Central Campus Bookstore. Must bring latest edition textbook, unexpired ACLS card, and completed pre-test with a score of 70% or higher to class. Students showing up without the following; latest edition textbook, proof of unexpired ACLS card, proof of pre-test or arrive late will be asked to leave. No refund will be given. Students will then need to re-register and pay again to take another class at a later date. Call 954-201-6732 for registration.

Date
Room
​2/18/2020
203​
​4/28/2020
​203

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
All classes are held on BC Central Campus, Building 8.
Fee: $175.00
Time: 9:00a - 5:30p both days
PALS Textbooks are available at BC Central Campus Bookstore. Must bring latest edition textbook, completed pre-test with a score of 70% or higher to class. Students showing up without a book, proof of pre-test or arrive late will be asked to leave. No refund will be given. Students will then need to re-register and pay again to take another class at a later date. Call 954-201-6732 for registration.

DateRoom
​2/6 & 2/7
203​
​4/16 & 4/17
203​
















Non-Credit Courses for Admitted Health Science Students

Please Note: You should have received a list of required pre-admission courses at orientation. If you do not have the list, please contact your program.


Basic Life Support (BLS)
Course ID: CAE0062
All classes are held on BC Central Campus, Building 8, Room 223.
Fee: $100.00
BLS Textbooks are available at BC Central Campus Bookstore. Must bring latest edition textbook to class. Students showing up without a book or arrive late will be asked to leave. No refund will be given. Students will then need to re-register and pay again to take another class at a later date. 


DateTimeReference Number
12/7/20198:30a - 1:00p
656751
​12/11/2019
5:30p - 10:00p
​656760
​1/11/2020
8:30a - 1:00p
659171​
​1/22/2020
5:30p - 10:00p
659172​
​2/8/2020
8:30a - 1:00p
659173​
​2/19/2020
5:30p - 10:00p
​659174
​3/21/2020
8:30a - 1:00p
659175​
​3/25/2020
5:30p - 10:00p
​659176
​4/11/2020
8:30a - 1:00p
​659177
​4/18/2020
8:30a - 1:00p
​659178
​4/22/2020
5:30p - 10:00p
​659179
​4/25/2020
8:30a - 1:00p
​659182
​5/2/2020
8:30a - 1:00p​659183
​5/16/2020
8:30a - 1:00p659184​




Online Courses

To register, select Fall Term 20201

Students must sign-in to Desire to Learn (D2L) to complete the class.
This course is currently available for registration.The START and END dates listed reflects the LAST WEEK the course is open.Once payment is processed the course will open in D2L. To preview the course, go to http://mgiovann.blogspot.com.
Please contact for further assistance at (954) 201-6732.

Course Number
​Reference Number
​Course Title
​Hours
​Fee
​CAE0615
​657161
​Domestic Violence
​2.0 hrs
​$27.00
​CAE0616
​657162
​HIV/AIDS
​4.0 hrs
​$40.00
​CAE0617
​657163
Prev. Medical Errors
​2.0 hrs
​$27.00
​CAE0663
657166
TB/OSHA/HEP
​6.0 hrs
​$60.00
​CAE0656
​657164
​FL Laws-Resp.
​2.0 hrs
​$27.00
​CAE0657
657165​FL Laws-Nurses
​2.0 hrs
​$27.00
​CAE0671
657167
Recognizing Impairment- Workplace
2.0​ hrs
​$27.00










Online
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Fall Term  
 
Online Courses (To register, select Fall Term 20201) 
  
Students must sign-in to Desire to Learn (D2L) to complete the class.
This course is currently available for registration.The START and END dates listed reflects the LAST WEEK the course is open.Once payment is processed the course will open in D2L. To preview the course, go to http://mgiovann.blogspot.com.

Please contact for further assistance at (954) 201-6732.

Course Number
​Reference Number
​Course Title
​Hours
Fee​
​CAE0615
​657161
​Domestic Violence
​2.0 hrs
​$27.00
​CAE0616
​657162
​HIV/AIDS
​4.0 hrs
​$40.00
​CAE0617
​657163
Prev. Medical Errors
​2.0 hrs
​$27.00
​CAE0663
657166
TB/OSHA/HEP
​6.0 hrs
​$60.00
​CAE0656
​657164
​FL Laws-Resp.
​2.0 hrs
​$27.00
​CAE0657
657165​FL Laws-Nurses
​2.0 hrs
​$27.00
​CAE0671
657167
Recognizing Impairment- Workplace
2.0​ hrs
​$27.00











Nurse Refresher Course - Theory, Lab, and Clinical

Course Description

This Nurse Refresher Course is designed for nurses returning to the clinical setting. Students will explore current nursing practices and issues and learn about the most up to date standards of practice. A review of body systems, intravenous therapy, fluids and electrolytes, and management of common disorders will provide a level of comfort when returning to patient care.


Pre-requisites:Current FL RN License, Current Basic Life Support card from American Heart Association, and must be able to pass security check and drug testing
Course Coordinator:Brenda Roffi
Course Number:CAE0623
Course Date:

January 17 – March 16, 2020

Time:TBA
Hours:85.0
Total Cost:$700.00
Location:TBA

________________________________________________________________________    

Co-requisites:Clinical Nursing Skills Refresher
Course Coordinator:Brenda Roffi
Course Number:CAE0676
Course Date:

January 22 – 24, 2020

Time:8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Hours:18.0
Total Cost:$218.00
Location:A. HUGH ADAMS CENTRAL CENTER, Bldg. 8, RM. 223

________________________________________________________________________

Co-requisites:Nurse Refresher Clinical
Course Coordinator:Roseann Fibbio
Course Number:CAE0624
Course Date:

February 1 – March 14, 2020

Time:7 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Hours:72.0
Total Cost:$964.25
Location:Broward Health Coral Springs Medical Center

Required Textbooks

  • TBA

Attendance Policy

Late arrival or early departure from any scheduled class/clinical lab may result in the loss of all college credit and Continuing Education contact hours. No refund will be possible.

  

Provider Approval

Florida Board of Nursing-CE Broker Provider 50-266




 

​Specialty Courses


12 Lead ECG

​ 

Course Description
This course is designed to enhance the clinical decision making and assessment skills of the critical care and emergency department specialty nurse who works with all types of adult critically-ill patients through analysis of a variety of challenging 12-Lead ECGs and case studies. With the numerous advances in the diagnosis and management of patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) and other related cardiac disorders. The specialty nurse must be able to quickly recognize abnormalities on the 12-Lead ECG and notify the physician for appropriate intervention.
 
 
Pre-requisites:
Florida RN License and Basic Arrhythmia. For more information, please 954-201-6905.
Instructor:
Nargita Arora
Course Number: CAE0066
Course Date:
April 13 - April 16, 2020
Time:
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.     
Hours:                                    
16 hours
Total Cost:
$180.00
Location:
A. Hugh Adams Central Campus, Bldg. 8, Room 216
                        
 
___________________________________________________________________________________________
 
Attendance Policy
 
Late arrival or early departure from any scheduled class/clinical lab may result in the loss of all college
credit and Continuing Education contact hours. No refund will be possible.


Basic Arrhythmia

Course Description
Classes are designed to enhance learning for licensed healthcare professionals using this nontraditional teaching format. Designed to provide the learner with skills necessary to analyze a specific number of basic ECG rhythms at a basic introductory level. It is vital for members of the healthcare profession caring for patients with abnormal heart rhythms to be able to recognize the common arrhythmias. The American Heart Association's ACLS guidelines are referenced throughout the course content. 
 
 
Pre-requisites:
Current active Florida License, RN, LPN, EMT, Paramedics, Respiratory Therapist, Exercise Physiologist, Radiology Tech.  
Please call for any questions, 954-201-6905.
Course Requirements:
N/A
Course Number:
CAE0518
Course Date:
December 3 - December 12, 2019 (Tuesdays and Thursdays)
Time:
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.  
Hours:
32 hours
Total Cost:
$315.00
Location:
A. Hugh Adams Central Campus, Bldg. 8, Room 241

 
___________________________________________________________________________________________
 
Attendance Policy
 
Late arrival or early departure from any scheduled class/clinical lab may result in the loss of all college
credit and Continuing Education contact hours. No refund will be possible.


Introduction to Ventilation

Course Description

This course reviews the concept and skills needed to care for patients requiring mechanical ventilation and/or hemodynamic monitoring. Current practices and concepts will be discussed and incorporated with practical clinical applications. For registration information, please call 954-201-6905.
 
Pre-requisites:

Active RN or LPN license

Course Requirements:
None
Course Number:
CAE0557
Course Date: 
February 6, 2020
Time:
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.  
Hours:
7.5 hours
Total Cost:
$130.00
Location:
A. Hugh Adams Central Campus, Bldg. 8, Room 223

Attendance Policy
 
Late arrival or early departure from any scheduled class/clinical lab may result in the loss of all college
credit and Continuing Education contact hours. No refund will be possible.
 





Sterility & Patient Safety
Course Description
The intent of this course is to provide the student with the fundamentals and a basic skill set on how to provide safe care to the patient that will be experiencing a minor or invasive sterile procedure. For more information, please call 954-201-6905.
 
Pre-requisites:
Please call for registration inquiries.
Course Number:
CAE0653
Co-requisite:
None
Course Date:
December 6, 2019
Time:
8am  - 4:30pm
Hours:
8
Total Cost:
$ 230.00
Location:
A. Hugh Adams Central Campus, Bldg. 8, Room 223
 
Attendance Policy
 
Late arrival or early departure from any scheduled class/clinical lab may result in the loss of all college credit and Continuing Education contact hours. No refund will be possible.



Advanced Heart Failure
Course Description
This course will discuss a brief history of electrocardiography (EKG), the role of the technician, how to care and use the machine, positioning the patient, electrical hazards, identifying and reporting normal/abnormal EKG patterns, mounting the EKG.
 
Pre-requisites:
RN who cares for acutely ill heart failure patients, BLS
Faculty:
Nargita Arora, RN, MSN/ED
Course Number:
CAE0659
Co-requisite:
None
Course Date:
TBA
Time:
8:00am  - 4:30pm
Hours:
24
Total Cost:
$ 300.00
Location:
A. Hugh Adams Central Campus, Bldg. 8
 
Attendance Policy
 
Late arrival or early departure from any scheduled class/clinical lab may result in the loss of all college credit and Continuing Education contact hours. No refund will be possible.


Introduction to Cardiac Monitoring
Course Description
This course will discuss a brief history of electrocardiography (EKG), the role of the technician, how to care and use the machine, positioning the patient, electrical hazards, identifying and reporting normal/abnormal EKG patterns, mounting the EKG. For more information, please call 954-201-6613.
 
Pre-requisites:
Licensed: CNA, CMA, LPN, or Health Career Core Certificate
Faculty:
Andrea Beckerman
Course Number:
CAE0449
Co-requisite:
None
Course Date:
January 6 - 14, 2020. (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Monday, Tuesday)
Time:
8:00am  - 4:30pm
Hours:
40
Total Cost:
$ 450.00
Location:
A. Hugh Adams Central Campus, Bldg. 8
 
Attendance Policy
 
Late arrival or early departure from any scheduled class/clinical lab may result in the loss of all college credit and Continuing Education contact hours. No refund will be possible.


Computed Tomography (CT) Theory & Clinical
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Course Description:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Pre-requisites:
This course prepares students with the knowledge and skills in Computerized Tomography Imaging. It is designed to allow an accurate assessment of the knowledge, abilities, and skills of the students. 
 
 
Must be a current Florida Licensed Technologist and have a current Basic Life Support (BLS) card.
Please call 954-201-6732 for registration
Instructor:
Stacy Myers
Course Number:
CAE0541 & CAE0651
Co-requisite:
None
Course Date:
January 7 - April 28, 2020 (Tuesdays)
Time:
7:00pm - 10:00pm (Theory only)
7:00a - 11:00p (Clinical)
Hours:
48.0 Theory/ Clinical 120.0
Total Cost:
$400.00 Theory/ $1,364.25 Clinical
Location:
A. Hugh Adams Central Campus Building 8, Room 241

 

Attendance Policy
 
Late arrival or early departure from any scheduled class/clinical lab may result in the loss of all college
credit and Continuing Education contact hours. No refund will be possible.


Critical Care Nursing
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Course Description

 

Critical Care Nursing is designed to target entry level critical care nurses incorporating the principles of anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, assessment and management. The course provides instruction on how to care for high acuity patients.
The focus is on caring for patients with cardiovascular, pulmonary, hemodynamic, neurologic, renal, gastrointestinal, endocrine, hematologic and multisystem disorders. Content includes the on-line Essentials of Critical Care Orientation modules from the American Association of Critical-Care Nursing. Lecturers present case studies, facilitate group discussions, and critical thinking exercises. Additional on-line activities are available through Desire 2 Learn.
The Nursing Simulation Lab course is conducted in a simulation lab where the nurse is expected to demonstrate assessment skills and patient management on a Human Patient Simulator. Students are required to demonstrate that they can evaluate signs and symptoms, intervene and evaluate if the selected treatments have been effective.


Attendance Policy
 
Late arrival or early departure from any scheduled class/clinical lab may result in the loss of all college
credit and Continuing Education contact hours. No refund will be possible.

 

Pre-requisites:
Florida RN License (active); BLS Health Care Provider Course; Basic Arrhythmia Course. For registration, please call 954-201-6905.
Highly Recommended:
AHA Advanced Life Support Course
Course Coordinator:
TBA
Course Number:
CAE 0601
Co-requisite:
CAE 0587
Course Date:       
January 6 - February 3, 2020 (Monday - Friday)
Time:
8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Hours:
124.0
Total Cost:
$1,475.00
Location:
A. Hugh Adams Central Campus, Building 8, Room 216
________________________________________________________________________
Co-requisites:
Nursing Simulation Lab
Faculty:
TBA
Course Number:
CAE0587
Course Date:
Please call 954-201-6905 for registration
Time:
8 a.m.- 4:30p.m.
Hours:
25.0
Total Cost:
$375.00
Location:
A. Hugh Adams Central Campus



Emergency Nursing
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Course Description
The Introduction to Emergency Nursing's 95 hour theory course provides the basic didactic content for those interested in entering the field of emergency nursing. This blended course is based on the core curriculum for ED nurses from the Emergency Nurses Association, and includes the ENAs on-line learning modules combined with studied cases, critical thinking exercises and a review of skills necessary for patient stabilization and management. Special modules include cardiac care, respiratory care, stroke car, triage, psychiatric emergencies and non-violent crisis intervention.
The Nursing Simulation Lab course is conducted in a simulation lab where the nurse is expected to demonstrate assessment skills, communication and patient management utilizing a Human Patient Simulator. Students are required to demonstrate that they can evaluate signs and symptoms, intervene and evaluate if the selected treatments have been effective. 
 
 
Attendance Policy
 
Late arrival or early departure from any scheduled class/clinical lab may result in the loss of all college
credit and Continuing Education contact hours. No refund will be possible.

 
Pre-requisites:
Florida RN License (active); BLS Health Care Provider Course; Basic Arrhythmia Course (Please call for registration
 954-201-6905)
Highly Recommended:
AHA Advanced Cardiac Life Support Course (ACLS)


Course Number:
CAE 0645
Co-requisite:
CAE 0587
Course Date:
February 3 - February 24, 2020
Time:
8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.; First day arrive at 7:30 a.m. for orientation
Hours:
95.0
Total Cost:
$1,508.00
Location:
A. Hugh Adams Central Campus, Building 8, Room 202
________________________________________________________________________
Co-requisites:
Nursing Simulation Lab


Course Number:
CAE0587


Time:
8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Hours:
25.0
Total Cost:
$375.00
Location:
A. Hugh Adams Central Campus, Building 8, Room 202



Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Theory & Clinical
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Course Description
This course is a study of clinical applications and principles of magnetic resonance imaging. Basic MR physics, history, hardware, safety, and important MR exams are among the topics covered to introduce the students to the MR imaging technology profession.
 
Pre-requisites:
Must be a current Florida Licensed Technologist and have a current Basic Life Support (BLS) card.
Please call 954-201-6732 for registration

Faculty:

Course Number:
CAE0622 Theory & CAE0669 Clinical
Co-requisite:
None
Course Date:
January 7 - April 28, 2020 (Tuesdays)
Time:
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Hours:
48.0 Theory/ Clinical 240.0
Total Cost:
$400.00 Theory/ $1,514.25 Clinical
Location:
Central Campus, Bldg. 8, Room 203
 
Attendance Policy
 
Late arrival or early departure from any scheduled class/clinical lab may result in the loss of all college
credit and Continuing Education contact hours. No refund will be possible.
 

Required Text:
TBA
Introduction to Hemodynamic Monitoring
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Hemodynamic Day is incorporated into the Critical Care Nursing course. Participants who wish to join the group should have previous clinical experience in at least Tele or Progressive Care areas. Concepts discussed are about blood motion and equilibrium.
The day’s activities include a three-hour lecture/presentation on cardiac and pulmonary anatomy & physiology as they relate to central lines. Then participants rotate to hands-on skills stations for arterial lines, pulmonary artery catheters, central venous lines and cardiac output. Nursing care, assessments, interventions and outcomes are correlated with what is observed on the monitors.
This is not a beginning nursing course. In order to optimize learning we ask participants to have reviewed tutorials or articles on Hemodynamic Monitoring. To receive the certificate, the participant must attend the full day’s activities.

 

Pre-requisites:
 
RN's working with Hemodynamic Monitoring. (Please call for registration 954-201-6905)
Highly Recommended:
 
Course Instructor:
Nargita Arora
Course Number:
CAE 0558
Co-requisite:
None
Course Date:
January 16, 2020
Time:
8am - 4:30pm
Hours:
7.5
Total Cost:
$130.00
Location:
A. Hugh Adams Central Campus, Building 8, Room 223

 

Attendance Policy
 
Late arrival or early departure from any scheduled class/clinical lab may result in the loss of all college
credit and Continuing Education contact hours. No refund will be possible.


Phlebotomy
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Pre-requisites:

Healthcare background:
Certified Nursing Assistant, LPN, Medical Assistant, EMS (Paramedic), EMT, RN or 
and have a current Basic Life Support (BLS) card. This class requires four days of lecture and lab on Central Campus. Once you have passed the lecture and lab you will be scheduled for clinical to complete 25 sticks.
Please call 954-201-6732 for more information & registration.
Faculty:

Andrea Beckerman

Course Number:
CAE0550
Co-requisite:
None
Course Date:
February 20 - 25, 2020
Time:
8:00am - 4:30pm
Hours:
Lecture: 32 hours  Clinical: 25 sticks
Total Cost:
$ 765.00 (Does not include uniform or admissions package)
Location:
A. Hugh Adams Central Campus, Bldg. 8, Room 223
Attendance Policy
 
Late arrival or early departure from any scheduled class/clinical lab may result in the loss of all college
credit and Continuing Education contact hours. No refund will be possible. Call 954-201-6732 for more information.





Progressive Care

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Pre-requisites:                            For information on course requisite, please call 954-201-6905.
Course Coordinator:
Nargita Arora, RN, MSN/ED
Course Description:







The Progressive Care course is designed for the Registered Nurse working in progressive care, telemetry, or step-down areas. The course includes essentials for progressive care nursing and associated pathological conditions for the progressive care population. Topics include assessment of progressive care patients as well as treatment and nursing care for patients with disorders of the cardiovascular, pulmonary, neurologic, hematologic, gastrointestinal, renal, and endocrine systems; associated pharmacology and communication considerations are included.
Course Number:
CAE0664
Course Date:
December 9 - 13, 2019
Time:
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.  
Hours:
40 hours
Total Cost:
$450.00
Location:
A. Hugh Adams Central Campus, bldg. 8, Room 202

 
___________________________________________________________________________________________
 
Attendance Policy
 
Late arrival or early departure from any scheduled class/clinical lab may result in the loss of all college
credit and Continuing Education contact hours. No refund will be possible.






Perioperative Nursing Course

Course Description
Perioperative Nursing is a comprehensive course which provides instruction on how to become a perioperative nurse.
The focus is on caring for patients that will be experiencing invasive procedures. Perioperative Nursing is designed
as a blended program using multiple modalities, AORN Periop 101's online modules being the core curriculum in
conjunction with a robust clinical preceptorship. This course will provide the necessary knowledge and clinical
skills to work as a Perioperative Nurse. 
 
 
Pre-requisites:
Current BLS/CPR card, Current Florida RN License; 6 months-1 year experience (preferred); Surgical Technologist experience taken into consideration. ACLS (preferred) and must be able to pass security check and drug testing
Please email 954-201-6905 for more information.
Course Coordinator:

Course Number:
CAE0647 (Theory), CAE0648 (Clinical), CAE0587 (SIM)
Course Date:
January 27 - April 10, 2020
Time:
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.       Monday - Friday
Hours:
423 hours
Total Cost:
$5,710.25
Location:
A. Hugh Adams Central Campus
Co-requisites:                            Clinical & Simulation
 
________________________________________________________________________________________________________
 
Attendance Policy
 
Late arrival or early departure from any scheduled class/clinical lab may result in the loss of all college
credit and Continuing Education contact hours. No refund will be possible.
 
Registration Information
 
Registration must be completed in person at any campus registration site.  
 
 


 

​Certification Programs


Medical Administrative Assistant Certificate Program w/Clinical Externship

​Course Description
This course covers information on the medical assisting profession, interpersonal skills, medical ethics and law, medical terminology, basics of insurance billing and coding, telephone techniques, scheduling appointments, medical records management t and management of practice finances.  A great course for physicians medical office professionals!  

Pre-Requisite: High School Diploma or GED High School Diploma or GED and a current Basic Life Support card from American Heart Association.
A background check, drug screening, and other requirements maybe required.
​Course Fee
$1,649.00 (textbooks included)

Course Length
90 hours (50 hours online, 40 hours of externship)
​National Certification
National Health career Association (NHA) - Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) exam ($117.00)
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification Exam ($100.00)

These national certification exams are not offered at Broward College. More information can be provided upon completion of this course.
​Employment Sites
Physician offices, clinics, outpatient settings, hospitals,  and other healthcare settings
​Registration
Call 954-201-6732


Medical Billing and Coding Certificate Program w/ Clinical Externship

Course Description
This combined billing and coding course offers the skills needed to perform complex coding and billing procedures. The course covers CPT (Introduction, Guidelines, Evaluation, and Management), specialty fields (such as surgery, radiology, and laboratory), ICD-10 (Implementation and Guidelines), and basic claims processes for insurance reimbursements.  Students will learn how to find the service and codes using manuals (CPT, ICD-10 and HCPCS)

Pre-Requisite: High School Diploma or GED and a current Basic Life Support card from American Heart Association.
A background check, drug screening, and other requirements maybe required.
​Course Fee
$2,199.00 (textbooks included)

Course Length
120 hours (80 hours online, 40 hours of externship)
​National Certification
After obtaining the practical work experience (6 months to 2 years), students who complete this course would be qualified to sit for the following exams:
American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) ($300.00) 
Certified Professional Coder Exam (CPC) or Certified Outpatient Coder Exam (COC)
The American Health Information Association (AHIMA) ($299.00)
Certified Coding Associate (CCA) exam
Microsoft  Office Specialists  (MOS) Certification Exam ($100.00)

These national certification exams are not offered at Broward College. More information can be provided upon completion of this course.
​Employment Sites
Physician practices, hospitals, pharmacies, long-term care facilities, chiropractic practices, physical therapy practices and other healthcare providers
​Registration
Call 954-201-6732


Medical Terminology Certificate Program

Course Description
The medical terminology course prepares students to function effectively in many of the administrative, medical, technical, and clerical positions in the health care industry. This program covers important background information on anatomy and physiology, medical testing and analysis, and basic word structure. Students will gain the necessary knowledge and abilities to confidently tackle the most complicated of medical terms and use this ability throughout their careers. This program is intended to provide students with a well-rounded introduction to medical terminology enabling a student to better comprehend medical terms.


Pre-Requisite: High School Diploma or GED and a current Basic Life Support card from American Heart Association.
A background check, drug screening, and other requirements maybe required.
Course Fee
$769.00 (textbooks included)

Course Length
20 hours (online)
​National Certification
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification Exam ($100.00)

This national certification exam is not offered at Broward College. More information can be provided upon completion of this course.
Employment Sites
TBA
Registration
Call 954-201-6732

Assisted Living Technician Certificate Program w/ Clinical Externship

​Course Description
This program prepares students for a position as an Assisted Living Technician whose role is to help adults who desire to live independently and do not need full-time nursing care.  Duties may include dressing, bathing, eating, toileting or ambulation/transportation to other areas. Students will gain understanding of the assisted living environment.

Pre-Requisite: High School Diploma or GED and a current Basic Life Support card from American Heart Association.
A background check, drug screening, and other requirements maybe required.
Course Fee
$1,649.00 (textbooks included)

​Course Length
90 hours (50 hours online, 40 hours of externship)
National Certification
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification Exam ($100.00)

This national certification exam is not offered at Broward College. More information can be provided upon completion of this course.
Employment Sites
Retirement Communities; Senior Housing Complexes
​Registration
Call 954-201-6732


Clinical Medical Assistant Certificate Program w/Clinical Externship

​Course Description
This course is designed to prepare students to function as professionals in multiple healthcare settings. Clinical Medical Assistants perform various tasks including assisting with the administration of medications and with minor procedures, performing an EKG electrocardiogram, obtaining laboratory specimens for testing, educating patients and other related tasks. Students will review important topics including phlebotomy, pharmacology, the proper use and administration of medications, taking and documenting vital signs, cardiology including proper lead placements, a professional workplace behavior, ethics and the legal aspects of healthcare.

Pre-Requisite: High School Diploma or GED and a current Basic Life Support card from American Heart Association.
A background check, drug screening, and other requirements maybe required.
​Course Fee
$2,969.00 (textbooks included)

Course Length
300 hours (140 online, 160 hours of externship)
4 National Certifications
Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) ($155.00)
Phlebotomy Technician Exam (CPT) ($117.00/ $90.00)
Certified EKG Technician (CET) Exam ($117.00)
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification Exam ($100.00)

These national certification exams are not offered at Broward College. More information can be provided upon completion of this course.
​Employment Sites
Hospitals, Physician Offices, Clinics, Chiropractor's offices, Outpatient Facilities
​Registration
Call 954-201-6732


Pharmacy Technician Certificate Program w/ Clinical Externship

​Course Description
This comprehensive course will prepare students to enter the pharmacy field and take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board’s PTCB exam.  Course content includes pharmacy medical terminology, pharmacy calculations, reading and interpreting prescriptions, defining generic and brand names drugs and much, much more! Program also includes an optional clinical externship at a local healthcare provider! 

Pre-Requisite: High School Diploma or GED and a current Basic Life Support card from American Heart Association.
A background check, drug screening, and other requirements maybe required.
​Course Fee
$1,649.00 (textbooks included)

Course Length
150 hours ( 70 hours online, 80 hours of externship)
Certifications​
Certified Pharmacy Technician (PTCB) exam ($129.00)
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification Exam ($100.00)

These national certification exams are not offered at Broward College. More information can be provided upon completion of this course.
​Employment Sites
Retail, hospitals, home infusion pharmacies, community pharmacies and other healthcare settings
​Registration
Call 954-201-6732 


EKG Technician Certificate Program w/ Clinical Externship

​Course Description
This program prepares students to perform EKG's and  includes information on anatomy and physiology of the heart, medical disease processes, medical terminology, medical ethics, legal aspects of patient contact, electrocardiography and stress testing.  This comprehensive 50 hour EKG Technician Certification Program prepares students to function as EKG Technicians and to take the ASPT – Electrocardiograph (EKG) Technician exam and other National Certification Exams.   Additionally, students will practice with EKG equipment and perform hands on labs including introduction to the function and proper use of the EKG machine, the normal anatomy of the chest wall for proper lead placement, 12-lead placement and other clinical practices.

Pre-Requisite: High School Diploma or GED and a current Basic Life Support card from American Heart Association.
A background check, drug screening, and other requirements maybe required.
​Course Fee
$1,649.00 (textbooks included)

Course Length
90 hours (50 hours online, 40 hours of externship)
​National Certification
American Society of Phlebotomy Technicians (ASPT)($Electrocardiograph (EKG) Technician Exam ($90.00)
NHA - Certified EKG Technician (CET) Exam  ($117.00) 
MOS - Microsoft Office Specialist Certification Exam ($100.00)

These national certification exams are not offered at Broward College. More information can be provided upon completion of this course.
​Employment Sites
Physician's Office, Clinics, hospital's other healthcare facilities,  insurance companies
​Registration
Call 954-201-6732


Phlebotomy Technician Certificate Program w/ Clinical Externship

​Course Description

This 90-hour program prepares students to collect blood specimens from clients for the purpose of laboratory analysis.  Students will review blood collection, the skills needed to perform venipunctures and other collection techniques.  This course also includes terminology, blood collection procedures, order of draw and other topics.  Program also includes an optional clinical externship at a local healthcare provider!  

Pre-Requisite: High School Diploma or GED and a current Basic Life Support card from American Heart Association.
A background check, drug screening, and other requirements maybe required.
​Course Fee
$1,649.00 (textbooks included)

Course Length
130 hours (90 hours online, 40 hours of externship)
​National Certifications
ASPT, ASCP, NHA Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) Exam ($90.00)        
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification Exam ($100.00)

These national certification exams are not offered at Broward College. More information can be provided upon completion of this course.
​Employment Sites
Hospitals, , neighborhood health centers, medical group practices, HMO's, public health facilities, veteran hospitals, insurance carriers, and other healthcare settings.
​Registration
Call 954-201-6732


Dialysis Technician Certificate Program

​Course Description
This 50-hour Dialysis Technician Program provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to perform the duties required of Dialysis Technicians. Under the supervision of physicians and registered nurses, Dialysis Technicians operate kidney dialysis machines, prepare dialyzer reprocessing and delivery systems as well as maintain and repair equipment. Furthermore, technicians work with patients during dialysis procedures and monitor and record vital signs as well as administer local anesthetics and drugs as needed.  Additionally, they may also be involved in the training of patients for at-home dialysis treatment.  Note: This program does not include a national or state certification as part of its overall objectives.  Additionally there is no student internship or clinical rotation offered as part of this program  

Pre-Requisite: High School Diploma or GED
​Course Fee
$1,649.00 (textbooks included)

Course Length
50 hours (online)
​National Certification
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification Exam ($100.00)

This national certification exam is not offered at Broward College. More information can be provided upon completion of this course.
​Employment Sites
Hospitals, Outpatient Clinicals

​Registration
Call 954-201-6732


Veterinary Assistant Specialist Certificate Program w/ Clinical Externship

​Course Description
This 100 hour Veterinary Assistant program introduces students to the exciting and growing field of veterinary medicine. Students will learn about the care of animals as well as how to recognize signs of illness and disease. This program also covers interpersonal communication, interaction with clients and their animals, as well as how to assist the veterinarian during examinations. Administrative duties, such as fee collection, banking, and accounts payable are also emphasized to provide the student with the skills necessary to maintain an efficient front office.  Students will enjoy learning through classroom lecture as well as hands on labs.

Pre-Requisite: High School Diploma or GED and a current Basic Life Support card from American Heart Association.
A background check, drug screening, and other requirements maybe required.
​Course Fee
$2,309.00 (textbooks included)

Course Length
140 hours (100 hours online, 40 hours of externship)
​National Certification
MedCA, NCCB;
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification Exam ($100.00)

This national certification exam is not offered at Broward College. More information can be provided upon completion of this course.
Employment Sites
​Clinics, Animal Hospitals, Grooming Facilities, Pet Day Care and Boarding
Registration
​Call 954-201-6732


Basic Life Support

​Course Description
This onsite class teaches how to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), use of automated external defibrillators (AED) and how to relieve airway obstruction following American Heart Association (AHA) Guidelines. Basic rescuer training is intended to provide the student with information about prudent heart living, prevention of unnecessart death from heart attack, signals and actions for survival as well as mastery of the skills involved in cpr 1 & 2 person, obstructed airway and infant cpr. The student should be prepared to take both written and manikin performance tests. This course is acceptable for retraining for basic rescuer levels only.

​Course Fee
$100 (does not include textbook)

Course Length
4.5 hours
​Registration
Call 954-201-6732


 

​Registration Information

Online Registration

Refund Policy
 
Cancellation requests must be made by email or calling The Workforce Education and Economic Development  department two full business days (or as specified for an individual program) prior to the scheduled educational activity. No refunds will occur after the cancellation deadline or after the class has started. No shows do not constitute a cancellation. Students who register and pay in full for an educational activity, but do not attend, forfeit the entire registration fee. Online classes are not refundable once the student’s registration has been processed.

Extenuating Circumstances

The Workforce Education and Economic Development department may accept a petition for refund of tuition after a class cancellation date for extreme exceptional circumstances that prohibited a student’s ability to officially withdraw. The student must be able to provide clear documentation of the extenuating circumstances. These circumstances may include, but not limited to, serious illness of self or an immediate family (father, mother, spouse, sibling or child), call to or enlistment in active military duty, death and other emergency circumstances or extraordinary situations. Acceptance of petition will be at the discretion of The Workforce Education and Economic Development.
 
Cancellation Policy

The Workforce Education and Economic Development department reserves the right to cancel or reschedule any educational activity due to an insufficient number of registrants or for any reason deemed necessary. If a program is cancelled by The Workforce Education and Economic Development Departments, a full refund will be provided.
For all requests please contact:

The Workforce Education and Economic Development, Health Sciences: 954-201-6768 .

Certificates
A certificate will be given to all participants who have completed the course and registration requirements. The certificates will be given out by the faculty member at the end of the last class session. Be sure to get your certificate at the conclusion of the course. Participants must attend the entire offering. Partial hours/credit can not be given. Late arrival or early departure will result in the loss of all hours/credit.
Note: There is a $5 charge for duplicate certificates.
 
Attendance
Attendance is mandatory on all scheduled course dates. Late arrival or early departure may result in a loss of money paid for the course; student will receive a non satisfactory grade for the course.
 
Fees
Fees may vary according to the type of offering and contact hours of the class. Florida State Legislation mandates that those students who have not been a resident in the State of Florida for at least one (1) year, may have to pay out-of-state fees for certain courses. Residency is verified at the time of registration.

Schedule/Room Changes
In the event a class is canceled or rescheduled, changes in room assignment, as well as those marked "TBA," will be posted at the class location.

Miscellaneous Information
When attending courses, you will be expected to provided your professional license number, along with a #2 pencil and a pen for signing the attendance sheet. A sweater may be needed for your comfort. If textbooks are required, they will be available at the bookstore located on the central campus in building 19. Offerings listed online are subject to change.
 
 

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Health Sciences
3501 S.W. Davie Road
Davie, Florida  33314​
Fax: 954-201-6397

Maria Borgstrom
Director
954-201-6783
 
Jessica McCloud
Executive Assistant
954-201-6613
jmccloud@broward.edu

Angie Benavides
Administrative Specialist III
954-201-6905
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