Tompkins Cortland Community College (TC3) is offering a number of healthcare opportunities for this upcoming semester.
Phlebotomy Technician Program
Prepare to collect blood specimens from clients for the purpose of laboratory analysis. You will become familiar with all aspects related to blood collection and develop comprehensive skills to perform venipuncture completely and safely.
T TH 5:30 – 9 p.m. Mar 28 – Jun 27 Cortland $1999 | Early bird $1,799
Medical Billing and Coding Program
Learn needed skills to solve insurance billing problems, how to manually file claims (using the CPT and ICD-10 manual), complete common insurance forms, trace delinquent claims, appeal denied claims, and use generic forms to streamline billing procedures.
M W 5:30 – 9 p.m. Mar 27 – Jun 18 Ithaca $2,099 | Early bird $1,899
Clinical Medical Assistant Program
Do you want to prepare for an exciting, challenging, and rewarding career in healthcare? Learn to assist physicians by performing functions related to the clinical responsibilities of a medical office. Instruction includes preparation of patients for examination and treatment, routine laboratory procedures, diagnostic testing, technical aspects of phlebotomy, and the cardiac life cycle. You will review important topics including phlebotomy, pharmacology, the proper use and administration of medications, taking and documenting vital signs, cardiology including proper lead placements, professional workplace behavior, ethics, and the legal aspects of healthcare.
Program includes 140 hours of classroom lecture, hands-on labs and a clinical externship (up to 160 hours) opportunity at a local healthcare provider. To be eligible for the clinical rotation, students must successfully complete the 140-hour program, and submit to a thorough background check, drug screening, and other requirements.
T W TH 5:30 – 9 p.m. Mar 21 – Jun 20 Cortland $2,899 | Early bird $2,599
Pharmacy Technician Program
This comprehensive 50-hour program will prepare you to work as a pharmacy technician in a retail or other pharmacy setting and to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board’s PTCB exam. Course content includes: pharmacy medical terminology, the history of pharmacy, the pharmacy practice in multiple environments, pharmacy calculations and measurements, reading and interpreting prescriptions, and defining drugs by generic and brand names.
Clinical Externship: As part of this Pharmacy Technician program, you will be eligible to participate in an 80-hour clinical externship with a local retail pharmacy. You may be asked to submit to a thorough background check, drug screening, and other requirements.
M W 5:30 – 9 p.m. Apr 10 – May 31 Ithaca $1,499 | Early bird $1,299
Register online! www3.tc3.edu/biz