Chicago Community Learning Center
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Welcome to cclctraining.org
More than ever, we are dedicated to those who have a calling to serve their communities.
With the evolving public health situation, we have implemented all necessary enhanced measures in place for your family’s health and wellbeing
Mayor Lori Lightfoot and Chicago Department of Public Health Commissioner Allison Arwady, M.D. have issued an immediate call for healthcare workers to help the City of Chicago in its response efforts to the ongoing COVID-19 public health emergency.
· Chicago is currently hiring Medical Assistants and Nurses to work in the City's COVID-19 efforts. Please apply for these critically important positions through the job postings linked above; contact information for any questions about the positions or the application process can be found in the job postings.
Chicago Community Learning Center is (not) accredited by the US Department of Education recognized accrediting body.
The vision of the Chicago Community Learning Center is to assist individuals to become self-sufficient through career-focused vocational training with a spirit of excellence.
The Chicago Community Learning Center cares for our students and create an educational environment that facilitates strong educational outcomes. Indeed we claim your dreams, goals, and challenges as our own. Regardless of your personal education and career goals, you can count on the caring faculty and staff at CCLC. The Chicago Community Learning Center strives to offer career-oriented and certified training in a variety of areas with a focus on healthcare disciplines.
The Chicago Community Learning Center goals and objectives are to empower graduates with superior skills and utmost training to be the best allied healthcare professionals they can be:
Program Length: Total Clock Hours: 1200 | Weeks: 60 | Externship Hours: 165
Books & Supplies: $2,100
Medical Equip & Supplies: $2,800
License Certification: $139
Two Uniform $50
Total Tuition: $13,089
The curriculum provides training in a variety of administrative and clinical tasks to facilitate the work of the physician. Administrative duties include patient communication, computer skills and record keeping. Clinical duties include assisting with examinations, treatments, diagnostic testing, patient education, and preparation and administration of medications.
Learners who complete the Certified Medical Assistant certificate program will:
• Coordinate and facilitate patient care throughout the ambulatory care setting.
• Communicate effectively with patients, supervisors, support personnel, and other healthcare team members using suitable verbal, nonverbal, and written skills
• Perform clerical functions necessary to maintain medical office appointments, transcription and health care records.
• Maintain patient confidentiality.
• Apply basic billing and collection, insurance, coding and managed care guidelines to maintain medical office management.
• Apply knowledge of basic sciences and medical theory to the application and appropriate knowledge of administrative and clinical medical assisting procedures
• Performing laboratory procedures and electrocardiograms
• Perform within legal and ethical boundaries.
• Apply critical and creative thinking and analytical skills to make sound administrative and clinical judgments to enhance patient care.
• Assisting with examinations and treatments.
• The student will be prepared to take and pass the national Certified Medical Assistant (CCMA) exam within one year of completion of the program.
Externship for Certified Medical Assistant Certificate program this course the student will spend time in a clinical setting where they will apply the knowledge, skills, and competencies acquired in the classroom.
Pre-requisites: 18 years or older, GED or High School Diploma, No Criminal background, Physical health screening with TB skin test and CPR Certification is required.
144.5 Hours 8 Weeks
100 Hours Theory + 40 Hours Clinical
The Nurse Assistant Certificate Program prepares students for employment in long -term care facilities, home health agencies, and hospitals where basic bed side nursing care is needed. Classroom instruction includes an introduction to healthcare, infection control, basic nursing skills, body structure and function, and the job seeking process, within an introduction to computer skills, as it relates to the health care industry. Students participate in clinical activities under the supervision of the instructor. All OBRA (Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act) Skill Standards are included into this competency-based curriculum.
Students are required to pass the Illinois State Certification Exam for Certified Nursing Aide to work as such in the State of Illinois. For more information, please visit Illinois Nurse Aide Registry website(http://www.nurseaidetesting.com)
Program Length: Total Clock Hours: 900 | Weeks: 40 | Externship Hours: 165
Books & Supplies: $960
Testing Fees: $550
Other Expenses: $490
Total Tuition: $6,900
The objective of the program is to prepare students for a variety of job opportunities in the health occupations areas and is designed to meet the need for cross training of employees in health care facilities. The student is trained for entry-level positions in a variety of medical settings including hospitals, medical centers, nursing homes, home health agencies, and other medical facilities. Employment opportunities include performing duties as nursing assistants, home health aide, patient care assistants, electrocardiograph aides, phlebotomist, allied health assistants, and dialysis patient care technicians.
Learners who complete the Patient Care Technician certificate will:
• Differentiate the role and responsibilities of the patient care technician in each health care setting.
• Demonstrate principles and techniques of Standard Precautions, Infection Control, and other related OSHA Standards.
• This course will provide health career students with knowledge of the complex legal/ethical issues raised by contemporary medical practice. It will offer a sound foundation in ethical theory and medical law, with emphasis on practical importance and application. It will further explore relationships between health professionals and their clients, colleagues, and societal institutions.
• Identify various safety and emergency principles as they relate to a health care facility.
• Communicate effectively with patients, their families and other health care professions.
• Properly access and document patient information.
• Demonstrate proper body mechanics when lifting, moving and positioning patients.
• Demonstrate proper techniques for obtaining vital signs, height and weight.
• Students will acquire an understanding of medical terminology and meanings applicable to the structure, function, and diseases of the human body.
• Demonstrate proper techniques when performing various diagnostic procedures such as EKG, Spirometry and Venipuncture as it relates to physician offices, hospitals, and laboratory will be discussed.
• Demonstrate entry-level office skills in the areas of reception, scheduling and word processing.
• Students who have very little experience with computers can learn the basics in this class. The goal of this course is to illustrate how important computers are in modern society and their value in solving problems. Fundamental operations and functions of the computer will be covered. Specific topics include the use of software applications, the Internet, basic computer functions and the proper identification of computer hardware components. Knowledge of Microsoft Office is extremely important when searching for a new job. Many employers expect job seekers to have a basic understanding of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. This class typically covers the basics of how to set up a document, use a spreadsheet and create a presentation.
• Students are required to pass the Illinois State Certification Exam for Certified Nursing Aide to work as such in the State of Illinois. For more information, please visit Illinois Nurse Aide Registry website (http://www.nurseaidetesting.com)
• Students are required to pass the American Medical Certification Association(AMCA) National Exam for Patient Care Technician with EKG & Phlebotomy to be qualified as a Patient Care Technician.
• Externship for Patient Care Technician During this course the student will spend time in a clinical setting where they will apply the knowledge, skills, and competencies acquired in the classroom.
Pre-requisites: 18 years or older, GED or High School Diploma , No Criminal background and Physical health screening with TB skin test is required.
104.5 Hours 6-8 Weeks
This course is an introductory course designed to teach students basic phlebotomy skills and the proper preparation, labeling, and transportation of specimens to the laboratory. It will also discuss the different tubes used for collecting blood specimens and the order that these specimens are collected. The collection of non-blood specimens will also be discussed. The student will be taught manual skills in doing Venipuncture and dermal punctures.
This course prepares you for the following license certification exam:
* CPT: Certified Phlebotomy Technician from NHA(National Health-Careers Association) or AMCA(American Medical Certification Association)
104.5 Hours 6-8 Weeks
EKG Technician involves the study of the principles of basic and advanced electrocardiography to prepare the technician to perform non-invasive cardiac testing procedures in a healthcare setting under the supervision of a nurse or physician. It includes basic anatomy and physiology with emphasis on the cardiovascular and respiratory systems, interpretation of basic electrocardiograms, the different types of Arrhythmias, as well as interpretation of the EKG tracings of life-threatening Arrhythmias . It will also teach the student to perform basic electrocardiographic procedures, and perform non-invasive cardiac testing procedures under the supervision of physician or a nurse
This course prepares you for the following certification exam: * CET: Certified EKG/ECG Technician from NHA(National Health-Careers Association) or AMCA(American Medical Certification Association)
104.5 Hours 6-8 Weeks
Medical Terminology is offered to compliment or enhance the skills of the medical professional. Students learn the correct pronunciation, spelling and definition of medical terms used for describing anatomy and physiology, diagnostic and treatment modalities, and current pharmacological therapies. This enables them to work with doctors, diagnostic clinics, hospitals, surgical teams, emergency personnel, insurance companies, and forensic labs.
Certificate of completion is awarded from CCLC at the end of the program
104.5 Hours 6-8 Weeks
This program will provide the student with knowledge in processing electronic insurance claims and patient billing services for medical doctors, chiropractors, dentists, physical therapists, and other health care providers. It also includes the use of a medical billing software that would assist them in preparing the claims and billing documents electronically.
This course prepares you for the following certification exam:
* CBCS Certified Billing and Coding Specialist from NHA(National Health-Careers Association) or AMCA(American Medical Certification Association)
104.5 Hours 6-8 Weeks
This program provides education and training for an entry level employment in community pharmacies, hospital pharmacies or other healthcare facilities that employ pharmacy technicians. The course will include lectures on preparing, packaging, and labeling medications; filling prescriptions and dispensing orders from doctors and other healthcare professionals who are allowed to prescribe. Basic pharmaceutical calculations are also included in the course. Legal considerations in the field of Pharmacy will also be discussed, as well as ethical and moral standards, customer relations, and how to refer to pharmacists regarding patients’ questions on their medications.
This course prepares you for the following National exam:
* CPHT: Certified Pharmacy Technician from NHA(National Health-Careers Association) or AMCA(American Medical Certification Association)
Pharmacy Technicians & CPR Tuition cost $1,900
4.5 hours $90
The goal of Chicago Community learning Center’s CPR/AED/BLS courses is to help you gain, or maintain, the core knowledge, skills, and confidence necessary to provide effective emergency care until professional emergency medical care is available.
This course prepares you to achieve Health Care Provider CPR certification from American Heart Association
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