Future Students

Various Other Training

A+ Essentials Part 1
CTC 423

Learn the essential skills used every day by computer support technicians.  This vendor-neutral course will prepare students through lectures from certified professionals and hands-on lab work.  Students will learn the basics of personal computer components, network connections, preventative maintenance, hardware and peripherals, operating system technologies, and laptop and portable computing device components. The lab work will give students the real-world experience that companies crave from new applicants and a confidence in the knowledge they have learned from the lectures.  It will also prepare students to take the second half of this course, which will dive further into the details of troubleshooting, computer maintenance, networking and more. 

 Cost  Course Hours  Start Date  Days of Week  Times  Location
$2,550 per participant  32 hours  12/18/12  T, Th
5:30-8:30 p.m.  TBD


A+ Essentials Part 2
CTC 420

Separate yourself from the rest of the Information Technology crowd with this certification course. Students will learn the practical applications of the knowledge they gained in the A+ Part 1 course, delving deeper into the hardware and peripheral components that are essential to the day-to-day operations of a computer technician. Students who are familiar with troubleshooting computer issues will find that this course provides more detail and depth of knowledge. Finally, this course will cover the System Architecture of a computer system, and you’ll be ready to become an integral part of any company.

Cost Course Hours Start Date Days of Week Times Location
$2,550 per participant 30 hours 1/31/13 Tu,Th
5:30-8:30 p.m. Off Campus


Installation and Design of Solar Panel Systems
OPT-465

A class designed for those who are interested in converting their home into a solar home.  By working with our certified instructors, students will go through a mix of hands on training and lecture to learn what is required to create a Photovoltaic Grid-Tied system. Topics will include design, troubleshooting, concept, theory, and installation to ensure participants gain the required experience. Students will work with a scaled down mock roof to get a feel for what it is like to install and secure solar panels in a real world scenario.  Those who complete this course will learn the most current skills and techniques needed for installing and maintaining a residential Photovoltaic System.

 Cost  Course Hours
 Start Date
 Days of Week
 Time  Location
 $3180 per participant
 40 hours
 9/18/12  Tu, W
 3:30-7:30 p.m.
 TBD


CPT Medical Coding
HTH 469

This course will prepare you to become an integral part of the healthcare industry. Students will learn the current language of the medical field, helping beginners understand the concepts of coding or help the experienced coder brush up on new additions and practice their coding speed. Instruction from experts will help students through various coding scenarios to fully prepare them for job advancement or placement. By the end of the course, students will be able to find work as a medical biller, coder, collector, or office administrator.

Cost Course Hours Start Date Days of Week Times Location
$1,575 per participant 45 hours 6/26/12 M,W TBD Silver Springs, MD
$1,575 per participant 45 hours 7/31/12 T,TH 6-9 p.m. TBD
$1,575 per participant 45 hours 8/13/12 M,W 6-9 p.m. TBD
$1,575 per participant 45 hours 8/14/12 T,TH 6-9 p.m.

TBD


ICD-9-CM Coding Essentials

HTH-471

This course is for students interested in finding a job in the medical field, or for those looking to stay on top of the most current coding system.  Topics covered include an overview of the ICD-9-CM codes and their use in medical coding, guidelines for coding and reporting, steps to diagnose coding, and ICD-9-CM conventions and formats.  Our instructors will also discuss the use and purpose of the ICD-9-CM manual and identify key characteristics of each volume of the manual. Using a number of real world scenarios, participants will gain the required experience to prepare them for work in doctor’s offices, clinics, or hospitals.

 Cost  Course Hours
 Start Date
 Days of Week
 Time  Location
 $1575 per participant
 45 hours
 9/11/12  Tu, Th
 6-9 p.m.  TBD



Pharmacology as a Profession
HTH-472


This class is for students with an interest in learning the essentials of Pharmacology. We offer participants the opportunity to learn the language and skills of the field in a career-building environment.  Students will cover a variety of medications, looking at both their product and generic names.  Students will also go over the many classifications of pharmacology drugs and how they react with each system of the body.  In this 45 hour course, students will also learn about the needs of the customer through interactive examples.  Taught by our expert instructors and accompanied by a CD and study guide, the course will help students acquire the necessary skills to work in a professional environment

 Cost  Course Hours
 Start Date
 Days of Week
 Time  Location
 $1,610 per participant
 45 hours
 11/13/12  Tu, Th
 5:30-8:30 p.m.  TBD



Medical Legal Issues

HTH-473

This course is designed to provide participants with an introduction to legal issues arising from within the healthcare workplace.  Students will learn about issues of confidentiality, using medical records as a legal document, aspects of parties’ authorization, and rules governing informed consent.  This 45-hour interactive course is taught by a skilled healthcare professional and uses real life situations and current health care news to support the concepts taught.  Upon completing the course, students will have acquired the skills and knowledge to help them prepare for roles in medical billing and coding.

 Cost  Course Hours
 Start Date
 Days of Week
 Time  Location
 $1,600 per participant
 45 hours
 1/29/2013  Tu, Th
 5:30-8:30 p.m.  TBD