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Nurse Aide Course 11/27/2017

posted May 1, 2017, 1:47 PM by Judith McGinty   [ updated Oct 5, 2017, 11:50 AM by Derrick Berrios ]

This course prepares you for entry-level work in the field of nursing. You will gain the knowledge and skills to safely care for patients in all health care settings. The class provides special focus on safety, the rights of all residents/patients/clients, and the ability to function within a CNA's Scope of Practice. This tri-level course includes: 1) theory, 2) skills lab, and 3) clinical rotation in a Long-term Care Facility. After successful completion, you are eligible to take the State of Texas nurse aide certification exam. This program is comprised of 60 hours of classroom and skills lab and 40 hours of clinicals (externship) at a long-term care facility. Course Cost: $1045.00. Course Schedule: 11/27/2017- 12/21/2017.   Monday-Thurs, 9:00am-4:00pm  Call 512-556-8226 for more details or to register.

LCHEC College for Kids will return in Summer 2018

posted Apr 17, 2017, 11:42 AM by Judith McGinty   [ updated Aug 31, 2017, 9:09 AM by Derrick Berrios ]






Yoga Comes to LCHEC

posted Apr 5, 2017, 10:30 AM by Judith McGinty   [ updated Aug 8, 2017, 11:58 AM by Derrick Berrios ]

For more information please contact Cheryl Ann Hall with Oo Yoga. You can find her on Facebook or call (254) 317-8527.

New Nurse Aid Course

posted Jan 17, 2017, 11:37 AM by Judith McGinty   [ updated May 1, 2017, 6:40 AM by Derrick Berrios ]

Nurse Aid Course, an Allied Health Program, has opened Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday from 5:15PM-9:30PM.  New times for the Nurse Aid Course will start June 19th, 2017 and run through July 27th, 2017.
 
This course prepares you for entry-level work in the field of nursing. You will gain the knowledge and skills to safely care for patients in all health care settings. The class provides special focus on safety, the rights of all residents/patients/clients, and the ability to function within a CNA's Scope of Practice. This tri-level course includes: 1) theory, 2) skills lab, and 3) clinical rotation in a Long-term Care Facility. After successful completion, you are eligible to take the State of Texas nurse aide certification exam.

For more information, visit: Nurse Aide

2017 Course Catalog Now Available

posted Jan 13, 2017, 12:12 PM by Judith McGinty

You may now view the 2017 Course Catalog on the LCHEC website.  To view full catalog go here: 2017 Course Catalog

2016 Sip and Stroll - Tickets Available

posted Nov 18, 2016, 10:46 AM by Judith McGinty   [ updated Aug 31, 2017, 9:10 AM by Derrick Berrios ]

Tickets are now available for purchase for the 2016 Sip and Stroll happening in downtown Lampasas during the Carol of Lights event.  Funds raised during the Sip and Stroll directly benefit the Lampasas County Higher Education center, 501(c)3.

Pharmacy Tech Class to start April 18, 2017

posted Oct 5, 2016, 12:28 PM by Judith McGinty   [ updated Mar 29, 2017, 10:14 AM by Derrick Berrios ]

Lampasas, TX – Lampasas County Higher Education Center is now registering for Pharmacy Tech Class to start April 18, 2017. 

 

Enrolled Students in the Pharmacy Tech Class will review laws affecting pharmacies, how to recognize and process drug orders in both retail and hospital settings, special rules required for controlled medications, administrative duties of a pharmacy technician, and a basic understanding of pharmacology and pharmacological classes for the ultimate purpose of taking and passing the PTCB national pharmacy technician exam.

 

"Going to school and work isn't always easy but I went to The Lampasas County Higher Education Center for help to pass my Pharmacy Tech exam and I received great instruction. It was condensed information made easy to understand, and affordable. Of course one has to put determination and hard work into it, but it is a great place where people care about helping people."

                                                                                          - Eleno Sigarroa Silva 

 

Pharmacy Tech at LCHEC starts April 18,2017 and runs through April 29th, 2017. For more information, please contact LCHEC at 512-556-8226. 

Open Registration for Phlebotomy Classes

posted Sep 16, 2016, 11:40 AM by Judith McGinty   [ updated Jan 2, 2017, 7:45 AM by Derrick Berrios ]

The Lampasas County Higher Education Center (LCHEC) has announced open registration for Phlebotomy classes at LCHEC.

A phlebotomist is a health care worker who is responsible for performing venipuncture on patients in a medical environment such as a hospital, lab, or doctor’s office. A phlebotomist assists other medical workers by focusing entirely on the collection of blood, tissue, and fluid samples. The duties of a phlebotomist can be divided into four general functions: Prepares and maintains necessary equipment and supplies; Performs venipuncture, arterial puncture, capillary puncture, and other fluid collection, procedures on patients, and ensures specimens are appropriately labeled and identified; assists the patient before, during, and after collection of the specimen; must maintain patient confidentiality, keep necessary records, and document results. Jobs include: hospitals, labs, clinics, doctor’s offices, and institutional facilities.

The next class will meet Monday, Wednesday and Friday5 pm to 9 pm, from Jan. 18 through Mar. 3.  Course cost is $1200. Payment plans are available.

New Nurse Aide Training Class

posted Aug 30, 2016, 12:20 PM by Judith McGinty   [ updated Apr 17, 2017, 12:05 PM by Derrick Berrios ]

Lampasas, TX – The Lampasas County Higher Education Center (LCHEC) is offering a new Nurse Aide training class starting in June. Class will meet Monday through Thursday, 5:15pm – 9:30pm, from June 19th through July 27th, 2017. Registration is open now and runs up to one week prior to the start of class. Course cost is $1045 and includes tuition, textbook, and workbook. Payment plans are available. Students must purchase their own scrubs and will need to pay for the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services certification exam (approximately $85).

 

Certified Nurse Aides work closely with patients and residents, assisting with bathing, grooming, and feeding. Working closely with patients, CNAs are responsible for basic care services such as checking patient vital signs, ambulation, and activities of daily living (ADLs).

 

The Certified Nurse Aide position is one of the fastest growing jobs in Texas, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and jobs are plentiful throughout the Central Texas area. According to the Bureau, the median annual salary for a CNA in Texas is $24,510 and for a CNA in Killeen, the medial annual salary is $25,062. Jobs may be found in nursing homes, hospitals, clinics, rehabilitation centers, long-term care facilities, doctors’ offices, home health agencies, and independent living facilities.

 

Malinda Galley, LVN  is the instructor for this course. She is a Certified Medical Administrative Assistant, a Certified Phlebotomy Technician, and a Certified Medical Billing and Coding Specialist, and Crystal Webb, RN is the Nurse Aide Training Program Director for LCHEC.

Evening Clinical Medical Assistant training program starts in August

posted Jul 22, 2016, 3:11 PM by Unknown user   [ updated Jun 15, 2017, 7:39 AM by Derrick Berrios ]

We are now registering for our clinical medical assistant (CMA) training program starting in August.

The CMA program prepares students for employment in any modern medical facility. Students will become proficient in a variety of clinical and laboratory procedures and many administrative roles. Students will study medical terminology, phlebotomy, basic EKG, pharmacology, phlebotomy, and medical billing.

The next class runs June 29th through January 18th, 2017. The class includes a mandatory externship at an area Scott and White Clinic to be completed in early 2018.

The course cost is $2,950 which covers tuition, textbooks, BLS certification, and the national certification exam. The class meets in the evening from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. with an alternating schedule (shown below). 

To learn more about the CMA program, click here.

Payment plans and scholarships may be available for those who qualify. Learn more.



Program

Instructor

Dates

Days

Times

Cost

Clinical Medical Assistant

K,Schreiber, LVN

6/29 - 1/18


T & Th

5:00-9:00 pm

$2,950


 




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