Future Students

Health Careers

Career Accelerator Days

Learn about these noncredit and credit trainings.

Tuesday, Jan. 10
CCPT, Room 304
12-3 p.m.
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Wednesday, Jan. 11
CCPT, Room 304
4-7 p.m.
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From caring for patients to helping run a medical office, you can enjoy a rewarding career in healthcare with training from AACC. Discover the healthcare certificate programs that will be offered this spring at AACC's Center for Cyber and Professional Training Center and enroll today!

Central Sterile Processing Technician
Central sterile processing technicians are a vital support to patient care services. They are responsible for decontaminating, cleaning, assembling, sterilizing, storing, and distributing the medical devices and supplies needed in patient care, especially during surgery. Our noncredit training consists of 5 courses with 400 hours of hands-on experience at Anne Arundel Medical Center or Baltimore Washington Medical Center. After completing the training, you’ll be prepared to take the certification exam through the International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materiel Management (IAHCSMM).
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Certified Nursing Assistant

Certified Nursing Assistants work under the supervision of an RN or LPN. They assist with daily living functions which include helping patients with eating, dressing, bathing and personal grooming  among other things. They are responsible for taking a patient’s temperature, pulse rate, respiration rate, and blood pressure. Students are required to take 100 hours of lecture/lab and 40 hours of clinical experience in order to successfully complete the course and be able to sit for the State exam.
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Medical Assisting
Serve as a central point of contact for patients. Administrative medical assistants spend the day greeting patients, answering phones, filing health insurance forms and entering electronic medical records. AACC’s eight-credit program will prepare you to sit for the National Healthcareer Association for Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA). Many students go on to complete the Health Operations Certificate at AACC.
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Mental Health First Aid
No matter what career you are pursuing, there is a good chance you will be required to deal with individuals who may be experiencing mental health issues. Are you prepared to assist them in a way that supports them and safely de-escalates the situation? The Mental Health First Aid certificate can do just that. This eight hour program will teach you the signs and symptoms of the most common mental health problems, where and when to get help, and what type of help has been shown to be effective.
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