The Hill College continuing education department will be offering nurse aide and phlebotomy courses at the Johnson County Campus’ Marti Building in October.
The nurse aide classes will be held from 5:15-9:15 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays from Oct. 7 through Dec. 10. The program is a 112-hour program, 72 hours of lecture and 40 hours of clinical rotation, which counts for 11.2 CEUs.
The cost for the program is $666. This training program provides the skills, knowledge and abilities essential to provide basic care to residents of long-term care facilities. Students are also prepared for the state certification exam for certified nurse aide offered by Texas Health and Human Services Department.
Qualifying students may be eligible for up to $266.40 in Texas Public Educational Grant for the nurse aide class.
The phlebotomy classes will also be held from 6-10 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from Oct. 7 through Nov. 13. The program is an in-depth study of phlebotomy and the related skills required by the phlebotomist to function in the healthcare setting.
tudents complete 120 hours, 72 hours of lecture and 48 hours of clinical rotation, which counts for 12 CEUs. The clinical activities are conducted in a hospital and lab environment.
The clinical hours are included in the cost of the program which is $698. The course and clinical experience prepares students for the certification exam through the National Healthcareer Association or American Medical Certification Association in which the student will be certified as a Certified Phlebotomy Technician.
Students are responsible for textbook(s) and supplies which are available at the Hill College bookstore. Registration requirements are located at hillcollege.edu/ce. Qualifying students may be eligible for up to $279 in Texas Public Education Grant funding for the phlebotomy classes.