Certified Personal Trainer
Do you have a passion for personal fitness? Would you like to possess the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to design safe and effective fitness programs and make a career out of it? This Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) program aligns both clinical exercise and practical health fitness coursework, ultimately allowing you to earn nationally recognized certification from the International Sports Sciences Association after completing the certification requirements. Students will also receive CPR training, The cost of both certifications is included in the tuition. Course topics include: anatomy, kinesiology, injury prevention, supplementation and nutrition, as well as weight and strength training.
22FA: 09/28 – 01/06 T/Th 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
22SB: 03/15 – 06/14 T/Th 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Location: BTC Tuition: $1,832
Dental Chairside Assistant
Did you know dental assisting jobs are projected to grow over the next ten years? Would you like to become a member of a dental team as a professional dental assistant? During this course, you’ll learn about multiple aspects of professional dental assisting, including valuable real-world perspectives from an experienced dental hygienist/instructor. The curriculum includes: anatomy and physiology, preventive dentistry, patient care and communication, radiology, surgery assistance, anesthesia, assisting in specialty practices, employment strategies, and much more. CPR training is included in the tuition.All students are required to participate in a 25-hour clinical experience. Details will be provided during the first class.
22FA: 09/13 – 12/22 M/W 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
22FB: 09/14 – 01/04 T/Th 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
22WC: 03/07 – 06/13 M/W 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
22WD: 03/08 – 06/14 T/Th 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Location: BTC Tuition: $1,733
The EKG Tech is an important member of the patient care team working primarily with patients who experience cardio-related symptoms. This course combines theory and practice, covering important background on the anatomy and physiology of the heart and chest, heart disease and disease processes, medical terminology, and the legal and ethical aspects of patient contact. You will learn all electrocardiograph techniques including the operation of EKG equipment, techniques of tracing, basic interpretations, specialized procedures related to EKG and proper mounting. Completers are eligible to take a certification exam at an additional cost payable to the testing agency.
22FA: 09/20 – 12/06 M/W 6:30 PM – 10:00 PM Location: MTC Tuition: $1,294
22FB: 09/21 – 12/09 T/Th 6:30 PM – 10:00 PM Location: AEC Tuition: $1,294
22SC: 03/14 – 05/25 M/W 6:30 PM – 10:00 PM Location: MTC Tuition: $1,294
22SD: 03/15 – 05/31 T/Th 6:30 PM – 10:00 PM Location: AEC Tuition: $1,294
Clinical Medical Assistant
Medical assistants play a critical role in the daily operations of doctor’s offices, clinics and health care facilities. The program prepares students through hands-on training, education in medical procedures, patient care, clinical assisting, administrative practices, and fundamentals of health sciences, giving students the qualifications they need to fill a wide-range of health care services. Course content includes: medical terminology, basic clinical skills and procedures of medical asepsis, vital signs, sterilization, assisting with physical examinations, routine office testing, phlebotomy, EKG testing and CPR training. Completers are eligible to take certification exams in Clinical Medical Assistant, Phlebotomy and EKG at an additional cost payable to the testing agency. Students are required to participate in a 160-hour externship during the course.
22FA: 09/13 – 01/19 M/T/W/Th/F 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
22FB: 09/20 – 06/22 M/W/Th 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM Location: AEC Tuition: $4,065
22FC: 09/13 – 01/20 M/T/W/Th/F 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM Location: WTC Tuition: $4,065
22WD: 01/31 – 06/07 M/T/W/Th/F 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM Location: AEC Tuition: $4,065
Train for an in-demand career as a certified nurse assistant. This course will provide you with the theory and skills necessary to deliver quality care to clients in health care institutions and agencies. Learn how to provide personal care to clients, care for their nutritional needs, perform blood pressures, obtain temperatures, pulse and respirations, and maintain aseptic techniques. This course consists of both classroom and clinical training. Completers are eligible for the NYS Nurse Assistant Certification Examination at an additional cost payable to the testing agency. Day classes meet four days per week and evening classes meet two days per week for classroom and four evenings per week for clinical practice.
22FA: 09/20 – 11/22 M/T/W/Th/F 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
22FB: 09/20 – 03/09 M/W 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM Location: AEC Tuition: $1,724
22FC: 10/05 – 03/29 T/Th 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM Location: WTC Tuition: $1,724
22FD: 11/29 – 02/04 M/T/W/Th/F 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
22WE: 02/07 – 04/13 M/T/W/Th/F 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
22SF: 04/25 – 06/24 M/T/W/Th/F 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Location: AEC Tuition: $1,724
Medical Office Biller/Coder ICD-10
Earn your medical biller and coder certificate in less than three months! The health care industry depends on skilled, qualified medical insurance billers and coders to accurately record, register and track patient accounts. The course work covers medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, health insurance coverage and the fundamental operations of a medical office. Diagnosis and procedure coding will also be covered. You will learn how proper reimbursement can be obtained from various insurance companies such as employer-provided insurance, disability insurance, Medicare, Medicaid, and Workers Compensation. Alternative medical treatments as they relate to coding and billing will also be reviewed. Throughout the course, students will work independently to learn how to use the Medical Manager software. Completers are eligible to take a certification exam at an additional cost payable to the testing agency.
Additional requirement: basic computer skills are required.
22FA: 09/21 – 12/15 T/W/Th 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
22FB: 10/04 – 05/23 M/W 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
22SC: 03/15 – 06/08 T/W/Th 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Location: AEC Tuition: $2,779
Our phlebotomy training program will prepare you to become a skilled technician and will enhance the skills of the individual currently employed in the health care field, i.e., CNA, LPN, or RN. You will learn various techniques of phlebotomy such as: vacuum method for venous blood withdrawal, autolet blood withdrawal for glucose level, the proper use of a microhematocrit centrifuge, proper use of a hemogloginometer, and obtain a hemoglobin level. Students are required to draw blood on each other. Students on anticoagulant medications must call for information before registering. Completers are eligible to take a certification exam at an additional cost payable to the testing agency.
Additional information: it is recommended that all students have the Hepatitis B vaccine.
22FA: 09/14 – 12/16 T/Th 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM Location: AEC Tuition: $1,933
22FB: 10/19 – 01/27 T/Th 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM Location: BTC Tuition: $1,933
22WC: 01/10 – 04/11 M/W 6:30 PM – 10:00 PM Location: AEC Tuition: $1,933
22WD: 02/08 – 05/17 T/Th 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM Location: BTC Tuition: $1,933
Practical Nursing Program
Additional prerequisites for the Practical Nursing Program:
The Licensed Practical Nurse serves as an integral part of the nursing and health care team who, under the supervision of the Registered Professional Nurse, Physician or Dentist, shares in the responsibility, accountability and performance of health care services. The Practical Nursing Program at ESBOCES serves as a forum for bringing transcultural nursing students with diverse interests together to learn about and provide culturally congruent nursing care to society.
The mission of the program is to provide a safe environment to promote clinical competence, self-confidence, reflective practice, teamwork and inter-professional collaboration for students and faculty. Practical nurses are central to our health care system, advocating and delivering transformational care in community health care clinics, home care, and acute care settings. The Eastern Suffolk School of Practical Nursing program includes a simulation lab which provides students with interactive, practice-based instruction.
The cost of the tuition includes the NYS Licensure Exam (NCLEX®), NYS Licensing fee and the ATI Learning System Package which offers a wide variety of NCLEX® preparation assessments. At the completion of the program, an ATI Review Week will be offered at an additional cost. All costs are subject to change.
The Eastern Suffolk School of Practical Nursing is located at the Adult Education Center in Brentwood. Upon acceptance, students are required to complete a background check and random drug screening. For more information related to Federal Student Aid or Gainful Employment, please visit our Adult Education site at www.esboces.org/nursing
Upon completion, students receive a diploma issued by the Eastern Suffolk School of Practical Nursing and are eligible to take the NYS Practical Nursing Licensing examination.
Practical Nursing 1
09/2022 - 06/2023 M/T/W/Th 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM
and Practical Nursing 2
09/2023 - 04/2024 M/T/W/Th/F 8:00 AM – 2:30 PM
– OR – Practical Nursing, Full-Time
09/2022 - 08/2023 M/T/W/Th/F 8:00 AM – 2:30 PM
Preparation for Practical Nursing Entrance Exam
A career in nursing is both challenging and rewarding. The first step in the process for entry into the Eastern Suffolk School of Practical Nursing is a successful score on the entrance exam which assesses vocabulary, reading comprehension, English, and math skills. Prospective candidates seeking admission to the Practical Nursing Program who want to improve their reading comprehension, English, and math skills are encouraged to take this course. Students will be pre-tested and post-tested to assist in identifying strengths and weaknesses in reading comprehension, English and math. Students enrolled in the prep course will be eligible to take the Nurse Entrance Exam immediately following completion of the course. The completion of this course does not guarantee admission into the Practical Nursing Program.
22FA: 10/18 – 12/20 M/W 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
22WB: 01/10 – 03/21 M/W 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
22SC: 04/04 – 06/13 M/W 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Location: BTC Tuition: $689
Nurse Entrance Exam
Candidates must take and pass the Nurse Entrance Exam to be considered for enrollment in the Practical Nursing Program. The exam assesses vocabulary, math, English and reading comprehension. A successful exam score grants the candidate an interview with faculty and does not guarantee admission to the Practical Nursing Program. You MUST arrive ½ hour prior to your scheduled exam time. LATE ARRIVALS will NOT be permitted to take the exam and will have to reschedule at a cost of $35.
Register for exam at www.esboces.org/AEV. Testing is ongoing; several dates are available. Please note: the fee for the Nurse Entrance Exam is non-refundable.
Location: AEC Tuition: $179