The Pine Technical College Healthcare Pre-Professional Certificate program prepares students to enter several different career programs. Students completing this certificate work in a residential, healthcare capacity for the elderly and chronically ill. As the population ages, the need for quality long-term care increases, and employment opportunities are expected to grow much faster than many other areas within the healthcare field. Working in nursing homes, assisted living facilities, retirement communities and hospice organizations require professionals who possess a sound understanding of healthcare and the practical aspects of managed care.
Healthcare Pre-Professional Certificate (21 credits)
HCCC 1215 Introduction to Healthcare Careers I (2)
HCCC 1220 Introduction to Healthcare Careers II (2)
HCCC 1210 Healthcare Core Curriculum Nursing Assistant Skill Set (2)
MEDA 1001 Advanced Medical Terminology (1)
MEDA 1501 Pharmacology (3)
HPPC 1000 Medical Dosages (1)
HPPC 1010 Trained Medication Aide (3)
MEDA 1101 Administrative Procedures I (4)
Elective Credits (3)
For more specific information about this program's required courses, visit the Course Outlines page.
Cost of Program
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