Home Health Aide
Home health aides are a valuable part of any health care team. This course will prepare you to assist the disabled, chronically ill, cognitively impaired, and elderly individuals with daily personal tasks such as bathing and dressing, organizing the client’s schedule and planning appointments. The home health aide provides basic health-related services such as checking vital signs or administering prescribed medication at scheduled times. Light housekeeping, shopping and preparation of meals are also part of the home health aide’s responsibilities. The home health aide’s role is to act as an emotional support and companion to their client.
22FA: 01/10 – 4/6 M/W/Th 6:00PM – 9:00PM Location: AEC Tuition: $495
22FB: 01/11 – 05/19 T/Th 6:00PM – 9:00PM Location: WTC Tuition: $495
22SC: 04/11 – 07/13 M/W/Th 6:00PM – 9:00PM Location: AEC Tuition: $495
Physical Therapy Aide
Be part of an emerging trend in health care! Physical Therapy Aides are in demand and are employed in private physical therapy practices, chiropractic offices, long-term care facilities, rehabilitation centers, fitness centers and hospitals. Learn how to assist the physical therapist deliver quality care to their patients. The responsibilities of the Physical Therapy Aide include: moving patients from one therapy area to another, preparing and organizing the location for the patient’s session, setting up any needed equipment, assisting with the patient’s treatment session, fulfilling office and clerical duties such as ordering supplies, calling patients to set up and or confirm appointments. Course of study includes theoretical concepts, practical skills and hands-on experience working in a clinical setting.
30-hour internship is required.
22FA: 09/14 - 01/04 T/Th 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
22SB: 03/15 - 06/21 T/Th 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Location: BTC Tuition: $715
Reiki 1 Practitioner
Learn how to reduce stress! Reiki is a beautiful Japanese technique used for stress reduction and deep relaxation. It is one of the modalities that the health care field is recognizing for its ability to assist patients in the healing process. Hospitals (such as New York-Presbyterian) and health care facilities around the world now offer Reiki to their patients. This ancient art offers an opportunity to embrace body, mind, and spirit connection. Based on an understanding that life force energy flows through all livings things, Reiki enables an individual to address imbalances in their energy body. A practitioner (through the use of either light touch or by floating hand above the recipient) assists to restore balance. Reiki aids a person in taking an active role in resolving issues that they are experiencing in their lives. Participants will learn how to use Reiki on themselves and others. This program includes extensive practical experience. Upon completion of the course, each student will receive a certification as a Reiki 1 practitioner.
22FA: 10/18 – 11/29 M 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM Location: MTC Tuition: $262
22SB: 04/04 – 05/23 M 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM Location: WTC Tuition: $262