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MVCC College Offers Non-Credit Healthcare Career Classes

ICD10 CM and PCS Coding is designed to get the ICD-9 certified coder prepared for the transition to ICD-10 in 2015. Together with the course text and online modules this course provides: 16 CEUs from NCCT, learning activities with immediate feedback, assessment and exams for every module, three end-of-course examinations (including a 75-question mock ICD-10 exam), certificate of completion to prove to employers and colleagues that you are ICD-10-CM ready! Text book and ICD 10 book is required and can be purchased at MVCC’s Book Store. Instructor: Kathleen Fuscio. This 4 week class runs every Tuesday 5-9 p.m. from June 3 to 24. Program cost is $399.

Personal Care Aide (PCA) this entry level program will provide you with 40 hours of combined classroom and laboratory training needed to become a certified Personal Care Assistant. Classroom and lab instruction will enable the student to learn the skills necessary to work in a home care setting. Upon successful completion of the PCA program, students will be eligible to continue their training, if desired, in a certified Home Health Aide training program.
Class starts on July 28. Program cost is $400.

Home Health Aide (HHA) Attend MVCC’s Personal Care Aide program or provide PCA certification from another institution and attend 35 additional hours in the Home Health Aide program to attain Home Health Aide certification and become even more marketable in the growing health care field. This program provides the skills training necessary to care for patients ranging from infants to seniors in a home setting. Sixteen (16) hours of clinical experience is included. Class starts on August 11. Program cost is $600.

Take both (PCA & HHA) classes for $900.

Barrier Precautions / Infection Control: The New York State Education Department requires this class for licensed professionals, including physicians, physicians’ assistants, specialist assistants, dentists, dental hygienists, registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, optometrists, and podiatrists. (0.3 CEUs). Instructor: Tammy Burdick Utica class is on July 16 at 5:30 – 8:30 PM, and Rome class is on August 20 at 5:30 – 8:30 PM. Program cost is $40.

Enrollment is limited and will be taken on a first come basis.  For information or to register, call 792-5300 or visit www.mvcc.edu/cced. Office hours are 8:30 a.m. – 7 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. on Friday. All MVCC non-credit instruction is completely self-supporting, including indirect costs, and requires no public funding.


For more information:
Center for Corporate & Community Education
Academic Building Room 154
315-792-5300