Healthcare Career Training

Scholarships or funding through the CareerLink may be available.  Call number listed for each class for more information.

The LCCC Tamaqua Campus is located at 234 High Street, Tamaqua, PA 18252.  Call 570-668-6880 for more information.
 

Community Health Worker Course Description
Students learn how to promote health within the community; provide guidance and social assistance, health education, advocacy, referral and follow-up services, and identify/assist individuals eligible for federal, state, and local health and human services programs.  CPR/first aid/AED certification included. 

Orientations are mandatory; registration through coordinator email jleach1@lccc.edu.  

See list below of free Zoom Information Sessions.
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HEA 401-12A
9/15/21 (see more classes in Spring)
6 - 7 pm
Wednesday
Remote (Link emailed to registrants)
Free
Course Number:
HEA 401-12A
CRN:
Dates:
9/15/21 (see more classes in Spring)
Time:
6 - 7 pm
Days:
Wednesday
Location:
Remote (Link emailed to registrants)
Cost:
Free
EKG Technician & CPR Training Course Description
Learn anatomy/physiology of the heart, medical disease processes, medical terminology, medical ethics, and legal aspects of patient contact.  Students will practice hands-on electrocardiography, and lectured on echocardiography, ambulatory monitoring and exercise stress testing.  All students will take CPR certification training. Text is included. 

Email jleach1@lccc.edu for more information or to register call 610-799-1197 and when prompted press 3 for Noncredit.
Course Number:
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Location:
Cost:
HEA 571-11
57410
8/30 - 11/1/21 (see more classes in Spring)
6 - 9 pm (*class not held 9/6/21)
Mon. & Wed.
Allentown
$1,193 (text included)
Course Number:
HEA 571-11
CRN:
57410
Dates:
8/30 - 11/1/21 (see more classes in Spring)
Time:
6 - 9 pm (*class not held 9/6/21)
Days:
Mon. & Wed.
Location:
Allentown
Cost:
$1,193 (text included)
Free Health Care Information Sessions Course Description
Join our free sessions remotely by Zoom to explore programs in :  Nurse Aide, EKG, Phlebotomy, Pharmacy Technician, Community Health Worker or Medical Office Administrator.  Sessions are free, but pre-registration is required by emailing jleach1@lcc.edu

Health Care Information Session dates and times are set up by most frequently requested dates.
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n/a
n/a
By appointment only
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Free
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Dates:
By appointment only
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Free
Medical Office Administrator Program Course Description
This course prepares students with no previous medical office or insurance claims processing training.  Learn medical terminology, data entry, medical office procedures, electronic billing,  professional communications, and acquire Microsoft Office skills, as well as soft skills including:  accountability, respect, self-control and problem-solving skills, along with job readiness and the importance of accurate data entry.  Text is included.

Email jleach1@lccc.edu for more information; to register call 610-799-1197 and when prompted, press 3 for Noncredit.
Course Number:
CRN:
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Location:
Cost:
HEA 405 - 11
56988
8/17 - 12/9/21* (see more classes in Spring)
6 - 9 pm (*class not held 11/25/21)
Tues. & Thurs.
Allentown
$1,300
Course Number:
HEA 405 - 11
CRN:
56988
Dates:
8/17 - 12/9/21* (see more classes in Spring)
Time:
6 - 9 pm (*class not held 11/25/21)
Days:
Tues. & Thurs.
Location:
Allentown
Cost:
$1,300
Nurse Aide Training Course Description
Prepare for the PA Competency exam to be placed on the Pennsylvania State Nurse Aide registry. Know the role/function of a nurse aide, communication, personal care of clients, their rights/independence; infection control, functions of human body systems, also developed using supervised clinical experience/hands-on care skills, with emphasis on career awareness/job performance.  Background clearance, health screening and TB testing are required before registration, screening/testing paperwork must be submitted before enrollment permitted.  Orientation is mandatory. Text is included at registration.   Email jleach1@lccc.edu.

Mandatory Orientation - Email Jennifer Leach at  jleach1@lccc.edu to set up an orientation date, time and place.  Due to Covid19 restrictions, there will ONLY be social-distanced, mask-wearing appointments at mutually available dates and times.  

After submitting the required paperwork, you will be advised of the next scheduled class and can register.  Tuition is $1,359.00 (includes text).  Senior Citizen discount does not apply.
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Cost:
After orientation and all paperwork submitted
n/a
varied
varied
varied
Allentown
$1,359.
Course Number:
After orientation and all paperwork submitted
CRN:
n/a
Dates:
varied
Time:
varied
Days:
varied
Location:
Allentown
Cost:
$1,359.
Pharmacy Technician Comprehensive Course Description
Learn background/general knowledge of skills with pharmacy terms, prescription reading, drug delivery systems, iv therapy/compounding and aseptic preparation, chemotherapy awareness, dose calculations, dosage forms pharmacy law, inventory control, purchasing, hospital structure and reimbursement, as well as clean room protocols (gowning/personal hygiene), operational theory (laminar air flow hoods/HEPA filtration) and regulatory compliance with practice compounding IV solutions in a clean room environment.  This class prepares students for PTCB exam and certification. 

Email jleach1@lccc.edu for more information.  Seats are limited to 20 students.  To register, call 610-799-1197 and when prompted, press 3 for Noncredit.  Text is included.
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Location:
Cost:
HEA 541 - 11
56324
8/17 - 12/9/21* (see more classes in Spring)
8:30 - 11:30 am (*class not held on 11/25/21)
Tues. & Thurs.
Allentown
$1,899.
Course Number:
HEA 541 - 11
CRN:
56324
Dates:
8/17 - 12/9/21* (see more classes in Spring)
Time:
8:30 - 11:30 am (*class not held on 11/25/21)
Days:
Tues. & Thurs.
Location:
Allentown
Cost:
$1,899.
Phlebotomy Comprehensive Course Description
Learn theory/practice of basic and advanced phlebotomy, including the healthcare setting, overview of the human body, blood collection procedures and special procedures.  Minimum 20 hours-Medical Terminology and 80 hours-Phlebotomy classroom/lab instruction.  

Email jleach1@lccc.edu for additional information or to register call 610-799-1197 and when prompted, press 3 for Noncredit.  
Course Number:
CRN:
Dates:
Time:
Days:
Location:
Cost:
HEA 525-11
57411
8/16 - 12/13/21
6 pm - 9 pm (*class not held 9/6 or 11/24/21)
Mon. and Wed.
Schnecksville
$1,460
Course Number:
HEA 525-11
CRN:
57411
Dates:
8/16 - 12/13/21
Time:
6 pm - 9 pm (*class not held 9/6 or 11/24/21)
Days:
Mon. and Wed.
Location:
Schnecksville
Cost:
$1,460
HEA 525-11A
57412
8/18 - 12/15/21 (also more classes in Spring)
6 pm - 9 pm (*class not held 9/6 or 11/24/21)
Mon. & Wed.
Tamaqua
$1460
Course Number:
HEA 525-11A
CRN:
57412
Dates:
8/18 - 12/15/21 (also more classes in Spring)
Time:
6 pm - 9 pm (*class not held 9/6 or 11/24/21)
Days:
Mon. & Wed.
Location:
Tamaqua
Cost:
$1460