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    Caregiver 101 and the Psychological Effect of the Caregiver: Don’t Neglect Yourself!

    $60.00
    Tuesday and Wednesday
    4:00pm-7:00pm Neptune Annex (2 sessions)
    September 28th and September 29th

    This class will assist those who are caring for someone at home such as an elderly parent or a medically fragile family member. You will learn how to care for their physical and emotional needs as well as learn about dementia, the impact of diseases and traumatic injuries, communication techniques, and behavior management. A simulation geriatric mannequin will be used to provide instruction on basic bedside care such as bed baths. The physical and emotional demands of caring for a loved one with a serious illness can be exhausting and even lead to burnout. It's important to maintain your own health and well-being so you can provide the best possible care. This class will ...read more

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    Certified Home Health Aide (CHHA) FREE Hackensack Meridian Health Sponsored

    $0.00
    Tuesdays and Thursdays
    4:00 to 8:00pm Neptune Annex
    October 5, 2021 - December 16, 2021

    Mandatory Orientation September 16, 2021 at 11:00am

    Hackensack Meridian Health at Home Sponsored with Job Placement!

    Become a Certified Home Health Aide providing personal (hands-on) care to patients in their homes. Personal care consists of bathing, showering, exercises, transfers, etc. Upon successful completion of the 76-Hour course (60 hours classroom and 16 hours clinical), you will be eligible to take the New Jersey Home-Maker Home Health Aide Competency Exam.

    Admission requirements: Successful completion of criminal background check, drug screen, complete physical examination and flu vaccination all provided by Hackensack Meridian Health at Home is required for class enrollment. ...read more

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    Certified Nurse Aide (CNA)

    $800.00
    Mondays and Tuesdays (Occasional Thursdays)
    8:00am-2:30pm Neptune Annex
    September 13, 2021-December 2, 2021

    Orientation Date: September 8, 2021 at 10:00am

    Become a Certified Nurse Aide in a Long Term Care Facility (CNA). Develop the skills necessary to care competently for the geriatric client. Upon successful completion of the 90-hour course (50 hours classroom and 40 hours clinical), you will be eligible to take the New Jersey State Nurse Aide in Long Term Care Facility Exam. You will be required to purchase a textbook, complete a physical and attend each session. There will be a per hour fee for any make-up time and students can be absent no more than two classes. According to the New Jersey Department of Health, CNA candidates do not need a high school diploma to become licensed.

    Prerequisites: Criminal backg ...read more

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    Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) FREE CLASS! Hackensack Meridian Sponsored

    $0.00
    Mondays and Wednesdays
    5:00 pm to 9:40pm Neptune Annex
    September 20, 2022- February 7, 2022
    Mandatory Orientation September 10 at 10:00am

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    Mondays-Fridays
    (days vary, schedule will be mailed to students)
    8:00am-2:30pm Neptune Annex
    December 7, 2021-February 28, 2022
    Mandatory Orientation November 22 at 10:00am

    Hackensack Meridian Sponsored FREE CLASS

    Become a Certified Nurse Aide in a Long Term Care Facility (CNA). Develop the skills necessary to care competently for the predominately geriatric client. Upon successful completion of the 90-hour course (50 hours classroom and 40 hours clinical), you will be eligible to take the New Jersey State Nurse Aide in Long Term Care Facility Exam. Meridian will provide you with your textbook and physical. You will be required to pay for your, uniform, and certification. According to the New Jersey Department of Health, CNA candidates do not need a high school diploma to become licensed.

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    CNA to CHHA Conversion Class

    $200.00
    Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
    4:00pm-8:00pm Neptune Annex
    September 27th, 28th, and 29th

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    Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
    4:00pm-8:00pm Neptune Annex
    November 1st, 2nd, and 3rd

    If you are certified CNA with an active license from New Jersey and want to become a CHHA, then take the conversion class. The conversion course focuses on personal care services in the home setting, cultural diversity, and foundations for a safe client environment, nutrition, housekeeping, concepts of home care and caring for the aged ill client. In addition, the CNA will learn how to administer care to hospice clients and their families in their home. As a result of successfully passing this class, you will be licensed as a CHHA by the New Jersey Board of Nursing.

    Prerequisite Students should have an Active Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) licensur ...read more

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    CPR: American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers

    $100.00
    Tuesday
    September 28, 2021
    5pm-9pm Hazlet

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    Tuesday
    October 19, 2021
    5pm-9pm Neptune Annex
    This 4-hour course includes Adult, Child, and Infant basic life support for single and 2-person professional rescue. The BLS Provider course covers core material such as adult and pediatric CPR (including two-rescuer scenarios and use of the bag mask), foreign-body airway obstruction and automated external defibrillation. This course is for healthcare providers such as EMS personnel, physician assistants, doctors, dental professionals, nurses, respiratory therapists, and lifeguards who must have a credential (card) documenting successful completion of a Healthcare Provider CPR course. The AHA’s new BLS Course has been updated to include science and education from the 2020 Guidelines. 4-hou ...read more
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    Dental Assistant (Clinical)

    $250.00
    Mondays
    6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Hazlet (10 sessions)
    September 27, 2021-December 6, 2021
    The primary goal of this course is to provide students with the basic skills and knowledge needed to become a Dental Assistant. By enrolling in this program, you will learn dental anatomy, dental charting, instruments, operatory setup and breakdown, infection control, and general chairside assisting. Textbook information will be provided to students upon registration. ...read more
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    Expanded Functions- RDA

    $250.00
    Wednesdays
    6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Hazlet (10 sessions)
    September 29, 2021-December 8, 2021
    The focus of this course is preparation for the Dental Assisting National Board’s exam on expanded functions. Subjects to be covered are impressions, temporary crowns, cementation and removal, matrix placement, rubber dams, gingival retraction cords, and pit and fissure sealants. This course will include both didactic and laboratory sessions to achieve basic competency for commonly practiced expanded functions in a clinical setting. ...read more
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    Hospital Patient Care Technician (PCT)

    $1,600.00
    Part One: PCT
    September 21, 2021-December 21, 2021 (92 Hours)
    Tuesdays and Thursdays
    4pm-8pm Tinton Falls

    Mandatory Part Two: Phlebotomy Training
    January 4, 2022-January 13, 2022 (12 hours)
    Tuesdays and Thursdays
    5pm-8pm Neptune Annex

    This course offers the basic knowledge and skills necessary to function safely and properly as a Nursing Assistant. The course is open to students who are at least 18 years of age. Upon completion you will be eligible to apply for employment at a hospital. Hours cover nursing assistant, EKG and phlebotomy. Textbooks, uniforms and physical are required and attendance at all sessions, including orientation, is mandatory to attain required hours for hospital employment (no exceptions). Tuition is collected prior to the first class. Background check and uniform not included.

    Prerequisite: high school diploma or GED, physical exam, 2-step PPD, Flu vaccine, clear crim ...read more

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    Medical Terminology (Introduction)

    $200.00
    Tuesdays
    7:00 pm to 9:00 pm Tinton Falls (10 sessions)
    October 5, 2021-December 1, 2021
    This introductory course will help prepare those students contemplating a career in the medical field. Prefixes, suffixes, and root words will be studied as well as common abbreviations used in health care. Get a head start on your career as a nurse, medical or dental assistant, EKG technician, medical transcriptionist or just become a better informed patient. ...read more
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