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Our online health care courses are engaging, interactive and available anytime, anywhere. They can generally be completed in less than six months and include:
<li>24 x 7 instructor support through both email and live phone coaching and mentoring</li>
<li>Labs and animated simulations</li>
<li>All books, lessons, quizzes, and assignments</li>
<li>Pre- and post-assessments and online performance tracking</li>
<li>Career guidance and related support through the new career services site</li>
<li>Certification review sessions to prepare you for national or state certification</li>
These courses are <a href="/Pages/Engine.aspx?id=555">MyCAA</a> and <a href="/Pages/Engine.aspx?id=550">Workforce Partnership</a> approved.<br /><br />
Online courses offered year-round: <a href="/Client/docs/pdfs/pd/infopackets/EKGTechnicianOnline.pdf" title="EKG Technician Online Information Packet PDF" target="_blank">EKG Technician</a> and <a href="/Client/docs/pdfs/pd/infopackets/DialysisTechnician.pdf" title="Dialysis Technician Online Information Packet PDF" target="_blank">Dialysis Technician</a>. These are open enrollment courses, with no set schedule you are required to follow. Once logged in, you are given six months to complete all the required course work. If additional time is needed, you may request a three-month extension through the course online portal.<br /><br />
<strong>Certificate Requirements</strong><br />
Students must successfully pass the course and the graded final exam, earning a final score of 70 percent or higher.<br /><br />
<strong>For more information, call (619) 594-3297 or email <a href="mailto:email@example.com" target="_blank">firstname.lastname@example.org</a>.</strong>
This 350-hour comprehensive program prepares students to perform EKG’s and function as an EKG Technician. The course will include information on anatomy and physiology of the heart, medical disease processes, medical terminology, medical ethics, the legal aspects of patient contact, electrocardiography, and stress testing. A highly interactive course that helps you prepare for the national certification exams offered through the NHA and the ASPT.<br /><br />
<a href="/Client/docs/pdfs/pd/infopackets/EKGTechnicianOnline.pdf" target="_blank">EKG Technician Online Information Packet</a>
This 350-hour dialysis technician program provides students with the knowledge needed to perform the responsibilities of a dialysis technician. It reviews normal kidney physiology, the basic principles of hemodialysis, kidney dialysis machines, dialyzer preparation and reprocessing as well as how to assist dialysis patients in managing their disease and treatment. There are two certification exams available for this career path: the CCHT exam given by the Nephrology Nursing Certification Commission (NNCC) and the CHT exam given by the Board of Nephrology Examiners Nursing and Technology (BONENT).<br /><br />
<a href="/Client/docs/pdfs/pd/infopackets/DialysisTechnician.pdf" target="_blank">Dialysis Technician Online Information Packet</a>
The College of Extended Studies is a State-approved provider for the Federal Workforce Investment Act for this program.
Interest form - http://www.ces.sdsu.edu/client/iw/forms/site/hc.html