Allied Health Programs | Community Education | Brazosport College

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. This course is online with scheduled live interaction with an Instructor/Program Coordinator. Students enrolled will receive a link to access the scheduled meeting and must log-in at their designated class time.

 
Location: Online, Instructor-Led
Instructor: Lisa Baker

2664 CMED1000 (01211T)            1 hrs.
9/9                         R                             1-2pm

2665 CMED1000 (02211T)            1 hrs.
10/14                     R                             6-7pm

2666 CMED1000 (03211T)            1 hrs.
11/11                     R                             1-2pm

4623 CMED1000 (04212T)            1 hrs.
12/9                       R                             6-7pm


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 Building 
Instructor: Travis Vandaveer

2659 CMED9040 (01211T)            4.5 hrs.
9/18                       S                              8am-12:30pm
$69

2660 CMED9040 (02211T)            4.5 hrs.
10/9                       S                              8am-12:30pm
$69

2661 CMED9040 (03211T)            4.5 hrs.
10/23                     S                              8am-12:30pm
$69

2662 CMED9040 (04211T)            4.5 hrs.
11/6                       S                              8am-12:30pm
$69

2663 CMED9040 (05211T)            4.5 hrs.
11/20                     S                              8am-12:30pm
$69

4622 CMED9040 (06212T)            4.5 hrs.
12/11                     S                              8am-12:30pm
$69


Dental Assistant Online Program

When you train with Brazosport College, you can be prepared for a successful career as a dental assistant in as early as 4 months. Our partnership with Career Step provides a Dental Assistant program that will prepare you to get certified and working in the dental industry. The online program provides instructional videos, images, and quizzes to test your knowledge and retention throughout the course. This course also includes simulations, allowing you to enhance your learning experience with “hands-on” practice. Enrollment is continuously open. This is an online course without scheduled live interaction with instructor.

Location: Online plus Externships
Open enrollment at any time.
$3999

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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: $1,869 + textbooks
Location: Sadler Building
Instructor: TBD

Class 1 of 4
2672 NUPC1020 (01211T)             48 hrs.
10/27-11/17        M/W                     9am-12pm

Class 2 of 4
4626 PLAB1023A (01212T)            48 hrs.
1/5-3/2               M/W                  9am-12pm
(Class will not meet 1/17)

Class 3 of 4
2673 ECRD1011 (01211T)              18 hrs.
11/29-12/15        M/W                     9am-12pm 

Class 4 of 4
6623 NUPC1060 (01213T)             48 hrs.
3/22-4/28            tba         tba


NEW! 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.

Total Cost: $2,015 + textbooks
Location: Sadler Building
Instructor: TBD

Class 1 of 4
2674 MDCA1021A (01211T)         48 hrs.
10/19-12/16        T/R                  9am-12pm
(Class will not meet 11/23 or 11/25)

Class 2 of 4
4627 MDCA1017A (01212T)         66 hrs.
1/6-3/29               T/R                 9am-12pm
(Class will not meet 3/15 or 3/17)

Class 3 of 4
2675 BUSG1012 (01211T)             12 hrs.
10/1-10/22          Fri                           9am-12pm

Class 4 of 4
6624 MDCA1060A (01213T)         64 hrs.
4/11-5/20            tba         tba


NEW! 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. 

Total Cost: $1,569 + textbooks
Location: Sadler Building
Instructor: TBD

Class 1 of 5
2676 SCIT1000 (01211T)                24 hrs.
10/4-10/12          M/T/W/R            8am-12pm

Class 2 of 5
2677 HITT1006 (01211T)                32 hrs.
10/13-10/26        M/T/W/R            8am-12pm

Class 3 of 5
2678 HITT1009 (01211T)                16 hrs.
10/27-11/2          M/T/W/R            8am-12pm

Class 4 of 5
2679 HITT1013 (01211T)                72 hrs.
11/3-12/9            M/T/W/R            8am-12pm
(Class will not meet 11/22-11/26)

Class 5 of 5
4628 HITT1019 (01212T)                16 hrs.
12/13-12/16        M/T/W/R            8am-12pm


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.

Total Lecture/Lab Cost:  $1,819 + textbooks
Location: Sadler Building, Blended

Medical Assistant 1 of 4
Instructor: Amanda Mertes
6477HPRS1001A (04203T)        30 hrs.
4/1-5/4            T/R                  9am-12pm

Medical Assistant 2 of 4
Instructor: Amanda Mertes
6478 MDCA1009 (043203T)      48 hrs.
5/9-6/29            T/R                9am-12pm
(Class will not meet 3/9 or 3/11)

Medical Assistant 3 of 4
Instructor: TBA
8660 MDCA1021 (04204T)        48 hrs.
7/1-8/5               T/W/R           6-9pm

Medical Assistant 4 of 4
Instructor: TBA
8660 MDCA1017 (04204T)        72 hrs.
8/10-9/30             T/W/R         6-9pm

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 workforce, 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 required as a prerequisite before enrolling into this course. 

Location: Sadler Building
Instructor: TBD

2670 MDCA1017B (01211T)         64 hrs.
9/13-11/3            M/W                     5:30-9:30pm
$851


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 is essential. 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. Your course will be accessible on your first class day and can be found at online.brazosport.edu.

Location: Online, Instructor-Led
Instructor: TBD

2671 MDCA1054 (01211T)            24 hrs.
9/17-11/5            F                     6-9pm
(Class will not meet 11/22 or 11/24)
$287


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 by a certified Phlebotomy Instructor in an online and face-to-face format. Upon successful completion of this course, students will enroll in the Phlebotomy 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. The online portion of your course will be accessible on your first class day, and can be found at online.brazosport.edu.

Not available at this time.

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 regain confidence in practicing phlebotomy to either prepare for re-entering the work force or to simply enhance the individual’s skill level.  This class is perfect for nurses, new phlebotomists, medical assistants, practicing phlebotomists, and physicians.  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 into the Phlebotomy Refresher program.

Location: Sadler
Instructor: Timothy Abbott

2667 PLAB2000A (01211T)            18 hrs.
9/14-9/30            T/R                         6-9pm
$389


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.

Location: Sadler
Instructor: TBD

2668 PLAB2000 (01211T)              12 hrs.
10/12-10/21        T/R                         9am-12pm
$144


NEW! 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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