The Durham Tech satellite at the Northgate Mall is located at 1058 West Club Boulevard, near Ruby Tuesday, Lower Level, Office Area #6. The main phone number for the Northern Durham Center is 919-536-7239, ext. 4313.
Nursing Assistant I, Nursing Assistant I Refresher, and Nursing Assistant II, TEAS V Preparation
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This course prepares unlicensed medical personnel in adult care homes, assisted living facilities, and group homes to take the NC Division of Facility Services’ Medication Administration Exam. Students receive instruction in the correct policies and procedures for administering medications, specifically drug interactions, side effects, and the administration of liquids, pills, subcutaneous injections, and topical treatments. Other topics such as controlled substances and their documentation, dosage calculations, unit dose administration, and the proper disposal of unused medications and sharps are also covered. 27 hours. $129. More information is provided in frequently asked questions.
Participants are introduced to legal issues that arise from the interface of medicine and law. Discussions include the rights and responsibilities of health care providers, including HIPAA: involvement of local, state and federal governments; involvement of the insurance industry; and changes in the health care delivery system. Recommended prerequisites include sound keyboarding skills, a basic understanding of and access to word processing software, and basic file management skills. Textbook required. 24 hours. $74.
Through coursework and clinical experiences, students learn how to collect blood and other specimens used for diagnostic testing. Emphasis is on ethics, legalities, medical terminology, safety and universal precautions, health care delivery systems, patient relations, anatomy and physiology, and specimen collection. Upon completion, students should be able to safely perform procedures necessary for venipuncture and specimen collections and are eligible to sit for the National Healthcareer Association certification exam for phlebotomy. Students, at their expense, are required to undergo a criminal background check at studentscreener.com and show proof of specific immunizations prior to beginning the clinical portion of the training. Certain findings on the criminal background check may prohibit students from completing the program. 200 hours. $300. More information is provided in frequently asked questions. This course qualifies for the ConnectFunds Grant.
Evening class students please note: If there is any offsite clinical training, it will only be offered during the day.