Durham Technical Community College at Northgate Mall

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

View the schedule for traditional, fast track and hybrid options.

Certified Medical Administrative Assistant

This course provides training for the skills required to work as a medical administrative assistant. Course topics include electronic medical records, health insurance, basic medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, customer service, financial records of patients, and preparation of medical reports. Course work also covers medical laws and ethics, effective oral and written communications, front-office operations, and providing clerical support to physicians and medical staff. Graduates of the course are eligible to sit for the National Healthcareer Association’s Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) exam. Students must have working knowledge of computer skills. View the frequently asked questions. 105 hours. $184. This course qualifies for the ConnectFunds Grant and SECU Scholarship.

Required Textbooks:
Medical Office Administration A Worktext, 3rd Ed., by Brenda Potter. Publisher: Elsevier. ISBN# 9781437727395
Computerized Medical Office Procedures 4th Edition, by William D. Larsen. Publisher: Saunders. ISBN# 9781455726202

44916 MW 1/26–6/1 6–9 p.m. NGM 101B January 19 registration deadline
44918 TTh 1/27–5/26 9 a.m.–noon NGM 101B January 20 registration deadline


NEW! EKG Technician

This course prepares students to become EKG technicians. Students become familiar with EKG terminology, cardiac cycles, electrical conduction system and how it affects the heart function, anatomy and physiology of the heart, operating EKG equipment, and properly placing EKG leads. Upon completion, students are eligible to sit for the National Healthcare Association exam to become a certified EKG technician. 48 hours. $180.35.

Required Textbooks:
EKG Textbook: Theory & Practical Approach, 2nd Ed., by Kahn. Publisher: McGill Education. ISBN# 9781495107900
Phlebotomy Textbook: Theory & Clinical, by Kahn. Publisher: McGill Education. ISBN# 9781495107931

44919 TTh 2/10–4/2 9 a.m.–noon NGM 103J February 3 registration deadline


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 and SECU Scholarship.

Required Textbooks:
Phlebotomy Worktext & Procedures Manual 3rd Edition, by Robin S. Warekois and Richard Robinson. Publisher: Saunders. ISBN# 9781437709919
Complete Phlebotomy Exam Review, 1st Edition, by Pamela Primrose. Publisher: Saunders. ISBN# 9781416053316

Evening class students please note: If there is any offsite clinical training, it will only be offered during the day.

44931 TTh 2/3–7/23 5:30–9:30 p.m. NGM 103J January 27 registration deadline


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1637 East Lawson Street
Durham, NC 27703

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