Adult Health Occupations




PRACTICAL NURSING

The West Virginia State Board of Examiners for Licensed Practical Nurses has granted full accreditation for this 12-month (Aug – Aug) adult program. Program provides professional curriculum per classroom and clinical instruction. The Licensed Practical Nurse performs direct nursing care to clients, administers medications and therapeutic treatments under the direct supervision of registered nurses or physicians. Passing the NCLEX national exam is required to work as a licensed practical nurse. Pass rate for MTEC is 95% to 100% annually.


SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY/MATERIALS MANAGEMENT

This 9-month (Aug – May) adult program prepares a beginning technologist in the skills which are necessary to assist medical and nursing personnel in operating rooms, surgery clinics and sterile processing facilities/areas. Upon completion of this program, students are eligible to sit for the National Certification Examination for Surgical Technologists (CST) and the second certification (CRCST) for Certified Registered Central Service Technicians.


PRE-PRACTICAL NURSING/ MEDICAL ASSISTANT

This 9-month (Aug – May) adult program is designed to train individuals to become multi-skilled allied health professionals. Practitioners work in physician offices or clinics and perform both administrative and clinical duties. Program consists of classroom/lab instruction as well as a clinical internship in a medical office. Upon completion of this program, students will be eligible to sit for the (AMT) American Medical Technologists exam and become Registered Medical Assistants. In addition, students will attain advance standing applied to the PN program.


PHARMACY TECHNICIAN

The Certified Pharmacy Technician Preparation program is a 9-month (August – May) program. Professional curriculum is delivered per classroom instruction, web-based CD modules, WVU School of Pharmacy laboratory, and clinical experience. This course includes certification requirements, pharmacy law, medical/pharmacy terminology, pharmacology, pharmacy math, pharmacy operations, medication distribution and inventory. Graduates will be eligible to sit for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) national exam. The Pharmacy Technician Program is open to adults and high school students.


DENTAL ASSISTANT

Dental Assisting is a 9-month (Aug – May) program consisting of classroom/lab instruction and a clinical internship. Students acquire satisfactory skills and demonstrate competence in a variety of dental office procedures/laboratory techniques, which include: preliminary examinations, assisting chair-side dentistry, charting, appointment scheduling, maintaining patient records, radiation and health safety, and infection control. Upon completion of the program, students will be eligible to take the RDA (Registered Dental Assistant) exam. The Dental Assistant Program is open to adults and high school students.


MEDICAL OFFICE/HEALTH INFORMATICS

Medical Office/Health Informatics is a 9-month (August – May) program. This program consists of classroom/lab instruction in medical office terminology, business communication, medical office management, and Microsoft Office computer skills plus a clinical internship. Upon successful completion, graduates will be eligible to sit for the Medical Administrative Assistant Certification (CMAA) exam. The Medical Office/Health Informatics Program is open to adults and high school students.

  

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