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Health Occupations

These various programs provide training, and other educational exposures designed to provide health occupations students at each level with the common knowledge, skills, and values necessary to perform effectively in the evolving health care workplace.

Community Health Workers help individuals to enhance their health, access services, and to improve their current conditions. They are uniquely prepared to work with diverse and often disadvantaged communities by accessing available resources in their immediate area.
Cost & Requirements
Cost: $180
Requirements: High School Diploma or Equivalent
Schedule

Dates:2/10/20 – 6/29/20

Career Benefits
This course is designed to provide individuals with the required knowledge, tools, and resources to become recognized as a certified Community Health Worker in NC working in a variety of healthcare and community settings including Health Departments, Hospitals, Clinics, and Faith-based Organizations.
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LOCKLEAR, KENNY

EMS Coordinator | Building – 17
Email: kelocklear@robeson.edu
Phone: (910) 272-3404

This course is designed to prepare individuals with the theoretical, technical, and clinical skills needed to maintain equipment and provide patient care to those being treated for chronic renal diseases. Class format includes lectures, labs, and clinical activities. Successful completion of this course will prepare the individual for employment as a dialysis technician in hospitals, renal dialysis facilities, and clinics.

Cost & Requirements

Cost: $182.00

Requirements: You must show proof of a 12th-grade reading level by providing a copy of your high school diploma/transcript or GED or you may take advantage of a free comprehension exam given on campus.

Schedule

Days: Tuesday & Thursdays

Dates: 02/18/20 – 06/09/20

Career Benefits

After one year of work experience, individuals may be eligible to sit for national certification as a Clinical Hemodialysis Technician.

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BROADWELL, LORETTA

Administrative Assistant | Building – 17
Email: lbroadwell@robeson.edu
Phone: (910) 272-3407

This program prepares students to become certified EKG technicians/monitor techs. The course will cover anatomy and physiology of the heart, principles of EKG, and recognition of multiple cardiac dysrhythmias which affect heart function. Students will learn cardiac terminology and medical disease processes. The medical and legal aspects of patient contact will be covered.

Skills include operating EKG equipment, running EKG’s, mounting strips, and the reading and interpretation of cardiac tracings. Students will practice with equipment and perform hands-on labs. An eight hour CPR class will be offered on a Saturday as a part of the course hours.

Cost & Requirements

Cost: 182.00

Requirements: You must show proof of a 12th-grade reading level by providing a copy of your high school diploma/transcript or GED or you may take advantage of a free comprehension exam given on campus.

Schedule

Days: Tuesday &  Thursdays

Dates: 02/18/20 – 06/11/20

Career Benefits

EKG technicians are employed in physician offices, hospitals, clinics and other healthcare facilities. Monitor technicians are employed in hospitals.

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BROADWELL, LORETTA

Administrative Assistant | Building – 17
Email: lbroadwell@robeson.edu
Phone: (910) 272-3407

Successful completion of this course will allow you to take the licensure exam offered by the NC Board of Massage & Bodywork Therapy. High school diploma or GED required for entry into the program. There are only 16 seats available for this class.

Cost & Requirements

Cost: $182

Requirements: High school diploma or GED

Schedule

Dates: 7/30/20 – 6/28/21

Career Benefits

Access to licensure exam for NC Board of Massage and Bodywork Therapy

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BROADWELL, LORETTA

Administrative Assistant | Building – 17
Email: lbroadwell@robeson.edu
Phone: (910) 272-3407

This course will meet the NCOEMS standard for current EMT/EMT-I providers to transition to National Registry Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (NRAEMT). This course will enhance the student’s competency on pre-hospital skills and serve as a transition, continuing education, and preparatory course allowing them to test at the National Registry level.

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FREEMAN, ERIC

Director of Emergency Services Education | Building – 17
Email: efreeman@robeson.edu
Phone: (910) 272-3316

This is the basic Emergency Medical Technician course which is required to work with most rescue squads and EMS agencies. Upon successful completion, students will be eligible to sit for the North Carolina Office of EMS or National Registry EMT certification exam. 

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Cost & Requirements

Cost

  • Registration: $197.50    
  • Book: $130.00
    • Estimate
  • Uniform: $35.00
  • FISDAP: $15.75

Requirements: Students must score a 12th-grade reading level on a reading comprehension exam given on campus. The test is free. Students must show a picture ID before being allowed to test. The test is located in Building 14 Room 1427A and is offered M,T,W @ 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Schedule

 

EMT Day Class 7-15-19 through 12-11-19 on Monday/Wednesday 8:30am to 3:30pm

Building 17 room 1729-A   

EMT Night Class 7-9-19 through 12-19-19 on Tuesday / Thursday 6:00pm to 10:00pm

Building 17 room 1752-B    

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PARKS, ERICA

EMS Coordinator / Instructor | Building – 17
Email: eparks@robeson.edu
Phone: (910) 272-3406

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FREEMAN, ERIC

Director of Emergency Services Education | Building – 17
Email: efreeman@robeson.edu
Phone: (910) 272-3316

Our six-month program in both fall and spring that will train you to be a phlebotomist. You will receive intense individualized phlebotomy training in theory and skills in the first three months of the course. During the second three months, you will actually practice phlebotomy at hospital and clinic settings supervised by highly skilled professionals.

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Schedule

Days: Monday & Wednesday

Dates: 03/16/20 – 09/16/20

Time: 6:00pm to 10:00pm

Location: Robeson Community College Main Campus, 1749-B

 

NOW OFFERING A BRAND NEW COURSE! Phlebotomy/Nurse Aid Academy Monday through Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. beginning January 13, 2020.  Located at the Comtech Campus in Pembroke  

NOW OFFERING A HYBRID COURSE!  Phlebotomy Hybrid Hybrid format will be taught online with MANDATORY class meetings one weekend per month to include: 01/18-01/19/20, 02/15-02/16/20, 03/14-03/15/20 and 04/04-04/05/20

Career Benefits

A phlebotomist plays a vital part in healthcare by collecting blood specimens from patients for laboratory tests used in the diagnosis and treatment of disease. Phlebotomists perform venipunctures, finger sticks to obtain specimens.

In addition, phlebotomists also work with laboratory personnel to manage, process and transport specimens collected from patients. In some settings, phlebotomists may perform bedside testing. Phlebotomists work in dynamic, fast-paced environments and are challenged each day with situations requiring specialized knowledge and skill. Hospitals, clinics, doctors’ offices, nursing homes, research settings, and reference labs all employ phlebotomists. Skilled phlebotomists are in great demand now and many more are projected to be needed in the future.

Upon successful completion of the program, you will be eligible to take the Phlebotomy examination given by the ASCP Board of Certification.

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BROADWELL, LORETTA

Administrative Assistant | Building – 17
Email: lbroadwell@robeson.edu
Phone: (910) 272-3407

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FREEMAN, ERIC

Director of Emergency Services Education | Building – 17
Email: efreeman@robeson.edu
Phone: (910) 272-3316

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Cost & Requirements

Cost

  • Tuition & Fees: $207.75
    • Doesn’t include the cost for the certification exam
  • $95: Textbook

Requirements: High School diploma or GED

Schedule

Days: Tuesday & Thursday

Dates: 01/07/20 through 06/30/20.

Time: 6:00pm to 10:00pm

Location: Building 17, Room 1729-A

Career Benefits

Pharmacy technicians are used in a variety of ways to support the work of a supervising pharmacist. They will assist licensed pharmacists as they provide medication and other health care products to patients. They may assemble prescriptions in a pharmacist’s absence, but the pharmacist must check the medication before it is dispensed to a patient. Pharmacy technicians in North Carolina are considered a valuable part of a pharmacy’s team. The State Board of Pharmacy and the North Carolina Association of Pharmacists are looking for more ways to expand the pharmacy technician’s role. From measuring medications to maintaining patient records, your administrative and clinical knowledge will open doors in:

  • Hospitals       
  • Community pharmacies                                                                                                     
  • Assisted living facilities
  • Outpatient clinics                                                                                
  • Pharmaceutical companies                                                                                                                      
  • Subject matter for this class includes pharmacy laws and regulations, pharmacy calculations, pharmacy terminology, proper handling and storage of medications, dispensing systems, labeling requirements, record-keeping, and documentation.
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BROADWELL, LORETTA

Administrative Assistant | Building – 17
Email: lbroadwell@robeson.edu
Phone: (910) 272-3407

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FREEMAN, ERIC

Director of Emergency Services Education | Building – 17
Email: efreeman@robeson.edu
Phone: (910) 272-3316

This course meets the requirements for Child Care, Nursing Assistant, Nursing and other agencies that require the American Heart Association Healthcare Provider CPR card. Written and performance testing is required. This class is offered as requested by groups of six or more and can be offered during the day, evening, or weekends. This class may also be offered off-campus at your place of business if adequate space is available. We also host classes on or off-site for groups and businesses.

Cost & Requirements

CPR: 

  • Cost: $40

FIRST AID & CPR

  • Cost: $50
    • CPR Card Included for First AID card additional $19 required
Schedule

CPR Dates:

  • 1/11/19
  • 2/8/19
  • 3/8/19
  • 4/12/19
  • 5/10/19 

CPR & First Aid Dates:

  • 1/18/19
  • 2/15/19
  • 3/15/19
  • 4/19/19
  • 5/17/19     
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SAMPSON, BARBARA

EMS Compliance Officer | Building – 17
Email: bsampson@robeson.edu
Phone: (910) 272-3371

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FREEMAN, ERIC

Director of Emergency Services Education | Building – 17
Email: efreeman@robeson.edu
Phone: (910) 272-3316

This course will meet the requirements for daycares, schools, industries, lifeguards, construction, and other agencies that require the American Heart Association Healthcare provider CPR and First Aid. Written and performance testing is required. This class is offered as requested by groups of six or more and can be offered during the day, evening, or on the weekend. This class may also be offered at your place of business if space is available.

Price

FIRST AID & CPR

  • Cost: $50
    • CPR Card Included for First AID card additional $19 required
Schedule

CPR & First Aid Dates:

  • 5/17/19
  • 6/20/19
  • 7/18/19   
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SAMPSON, BARBARA

EMS Compliance Officer | Building – 17
Email: bsampson@robeson.edu
Phone: (910) 272-3371

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FREEMAN, ERIC

Director of Emergency Services Education | Building – 17
Email: efreeman@robeson.edu
Phone: (910) 272-3316