FREE Healthcare Programs Information Session

This general Information Session will provide details and answer questions about the CE Allied Health programs offered at Brazosport College and address the requirements for enrollment and completion. After registration, students enrolled will receive a link to access the scheduled meeting at their designated class time.

Location: Live Online
Instructor: Lisa Baker

8458 CMED1000 (10214T)1 hrs.6/9R11am-12pm
 
8459 CMED1000 (11214T)1 hrs.7/14R1-2pm
 
8460 CMED1000 (12214T)1 hrs.8/11R1-2pm

Basic Life Support (CPR)

This course is a two-year certification in Basic Life Support (CPR) and does not include First Aid. The American Heart Association (AHA) strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all its courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA. Refunds can only be provided if you cancel enrollment by calling 979-230-3600 and speaking to a registration specialist. 

Location: Sadler/Face-to-Face
Instructor: Travis Vandaveer

8438 CMED9040 (19214T)4.5 hrs.6/11S8am-12:30pm$69
 
8439 CMED9040 (20214T)4.5 hrs.7/9S8am-12:30pm$69
 
8440 CMED9040 (21214T)4.5 hrs.7/16S8am-12:30pm$69
 
8441 CMED9040 (22214T)4.5 hrs.8/6S8am-12:30pm$69

NEW! Allied Health Track: Certified Nurse Aide to Patient Care Assistant/Technician

This program provides an opportunity for Certified Nurse Aides to earn a stacked credential. CNA license must be current, in good standing, and license holder must have at least 1 year of working CNA experience during the last 3 years (before start date of the program). Under the supervision of medical and nursing staff, Patient Care Assistants/Technicians (PCA/PCT) provide basic care in hospitals, nursing homes, urgent care centers, wound care centers, home care agencies and long term care facilities. They assist patients with activities of daily living, check vital signs, perform EKGs, collection and testing of specimens and phlebotomy.

Total Cost: $1,639+ textbooks
Program Dates: 6/14-12/15
Location: Sadler/Face-to-Face
Instructor: TBD

8467 NUPC1020 (02214T)48 hrs.6/14-8/4T/R6-9pm
8468 PLAB1023A (02214T)48 hrs.8/9-9/29T/R6-9pm
2432 ECRD1011 (02221T)18 hrs.10/4-10/20T/R6-9pm
2433 NUPC1060 (02221T)48 hrs.10/31-12/15TBATBA

(Class will not meet 1/21-11/25.)


Allied Health Track: Certified Nurse Aide to Medical Assistant

This program provides an opportunity for Certified Nurse Aides to earn a stacked credential. CNA license must be current, in good standing, and license holder must have at least 1 year of working CNA experience during the last 3 years (before start date of the program). Medical Assistants work in medical clinics and similar settings assisting physicians by performing administrative duties and handling basic clinical tasks.  Often, they are the first person a patient may encounter during a medical appointment.  Medical Assistants are trained in front office duties, charting, billing procedures, EKG, phlebotomy, vital signs, and other important clinical tasks. This is a blended course with both on-campus and online instruction.

Total Cost: $2,015 + textbooks
Program Dates: 6/6-12/15
Location: Sadler/Face-to-Face
Instructor: TBA

8465 MDCA1021A (03214T)48 hrs.6/6-8/1M/W6-9pm
8466 MDCA1017A (03214T)66 hrs.8/3-10/19M/W6-9pm
2430 BUSG1012 (03221T)12 hrs.10/24-11/2M/W6-9pm
2431 MDCA060A (03221T)64 hrs.11/7-12/15TBATBA

(Class will not meet 7/4, 9/5 or 11/21-11/25.)


Dental Assisting Program

The Dental Assisting Program prepares students for entry level positions in one of the fastest growing health care positions. The program will cover key areas and topics introducing the student to classroom lecture and hands-on skills instruction. Dedicated time will also be spent training in a dental office. The state exam will be taken during the program and the cost is included in tuition.

Total Cost: $2,290 + textbooks
Program Dates: 6/14-11/17
Location: Sadler/Face-to-Face
Instructor: TBA

8469 DNTA1037 (01214T)30 hrs.6/14-7/14T/R6-9pm
*8470 DNTA1015 (01214T) 72 hrs.7/19-11/17 T/R 6-9pm
2434 DNTA1060 (01221T)48 hrs.10/3-11/10TBA TBA 

 (*This section of training overlaps with externship 10/3-11/10 and doesn’t meet in class on T/R during these dates)


Medical Billing & Coding Program

The Medical Billing and Coding Program is designed to teach students the basic concepts of medical office skills, including billing for physician offices and processing medical insurance claims. The course is designed for healthcare professionals, office managers and those interested in the business aspects of healthcare. The cost of a national certification exam is included in this program. 

Currently unavailable.

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Medical Assistant

Medical Assistants work in doctors’ offices, hospitals and medical clinics, assisting physicians by performing administrative duties and handling basic clinical tasks. The Medical Assistant program is completed in two parts. The first part includes lecture and hands-on training that will be taught in an online and face-to-face format. Please note that classes meet up to three times per week in scheduled afternoon and evening times. Upon successful completion of this first part of the program, students will enroll in the Medical Assistant Clinical Practicum (separate enrollment fee). During the practicum, students will be assigned to work in a clinical facility and receive hands-on training in the field.

Prerequisites for Clinical Practicum: At least 18 years of age with a High School Diploma or High School Equivalency (HSE), acceptable criminal background and completion of all state-required immunizations and CPR training. This is a blended course with both on-campus and online instruction. You will meet in person on-campus the first class day.

Currently Unavailable.

For more information contact 979-230-3600.


Medical Assistant Refresher

This refresher course is intended for Medical Assistants who are interested in enhancing their current clinical skills, preparing for re-entry into the work force, or preparing to renew an expired Medical Assistant certification (expired within the last 2 years).  Proof of successful completion of a prior Medical Assistant training program or expired MA certification is a required prerequisite before students can enroll into this course.

Location: Sadler/Face-to-Face
Instructor: TBA

8463 MDCA1017B (02214T)66 hrs.7/12-9/22T/R6-9pm$981

Certification Exam Prep: Medical Assistant

This exam preparation course will help students plan and prepare to take one of the national certification exams for Medical Assistant. Whether planning to retake an exam or taking the exam for the first-time, this course will be essential as it teaches time-management skills, how to apply study techniques and offers strategies for taking a national certification exam. Clinical Skills lab practices will be minimal in this course. This is an online course with scheduled live interaction with an instructor. Students must log-in at their designated class time. You may access your course at online.brazosport.edu when the course begins.

Currently unavailable.

For more information contact 979-230-3600.


Phlebotomy

Phlebotomists draw blood from a patient for clinical or medical testing, transfusions or blood donations. Anyone who chooses this field should be comfortable with blood, needles, and blood vials. Students are trained to perform a variety of blood collection methods with an emphasis on safety, quality assurance, patient identification and specimen handling. This course is taught in an online and face-to-face format. The cost of a national certification exam is included in this program. Prerequisites for Clinical Practicum: At least 18 years of age with a High School Diploma or High School Equivalency (HSE), acceptable criminal background and completion of all state-required immunizations and CPR training.

Total Lecture/Lab Cost: $1,755+ textbooks

Program Dates: 6/10-12/8
Location: Sadler/Live Online and Face-to-Face
Instructors: Amanda Mertes, Timothy Abbott, Shirley Little

8461 HPRS1001C (03214T)30 hrs.6/10-8/12Fri9am-12pm
8462 PLAB1023 (03214T)72 hrs.7/12-9/29T/R6-9pm
2429 PLAB1060 (03221T)72 hrs.10/11-12/8TBATBA

(Class will not meet 11/21-11/25.)

For more information contact 979-230-3600.


Certification Exam Prep: Phlebotomy Tech

This Instructor-led exam preparation course will help students plan and prepare to take one of the national certification exams for Phlebotomy Technician. Whether planning to retake an exam or taking the exam for the first-time, this short course will be essential as it provides a review/update to the requirements associated with certification and offers strategies for taking a national certification exam. Clinical skills lab practices will be minimal in this course.

Currently unavailable.

For more information contact 979-230-3600.


Phlebotomy REFRESHER Course

For medical professionals that would like to be re-trained or re-fresh their phlebotomy skills, this is the course for you! The course provides training on current phlebotomy skills and standards that will help individuals to gain confidence in practicing phlebotomy to either prepare for re-entering the work force or to simply enhance the individual’s skill level. This class will meet the needs for nurses, medical assistants, new and currently practicing phlebotomists. Proof of successful completion of a Phlebotomy or Medical Assistant training program, or professional license or certification is required as prerequisite before students can enroll. Course includes sitting for the Phlebotomy national certification exam through the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT). The exam fee is included in the tuition.

Location: Sadler/Face-to-Face
Instructor: Shirley Little

8464 PLAB2000A (02214T) 24 hrs.7/25-8/17 M/W 9am-12pm$519

Pharmacy Technician Program

This isn't your standard, run-of-the-mill pharm tech program. It's designed to meet all Objectives of the Accreditation Standards for Pharmacy Technician Education and Training Programs, and includes unparalleled content, career support, and a clinical externship opportunity. This program explores terminology, calculation techniques, record keeping, and pharmaceutical ethics—while immersive virtual activities provide hands-on practice. Don’t worry, though. We’ll start with the basics before diving deep into all the advanced skills you’ll need to be successful. This is an online course without scheduled live interaction with instructor.

Location: Online plus Externships
Open enrollment at any time.
$3899

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