Hawkeye Community College - Van G. Miller Adult Learning Center, a renowned vocational institution, distinguishes itself with its exceptional Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN/LPN) license program, combining academic theory and hands-on clinical experience. This prepares students thoroughly for the challenging nursing profession while nurturing essential skills. Communication and teamwork are central, guided by seasoned instructors. Flexible scheduling suits diverse needs, from accelerated options to traditional routes. State-of-the-art medical labs replicate real-world scenarios, instilling confidence. An on-site vaccine administration course adds a crucial skill. The school's unwavering commitment to student success includes financial aid, academic counseling, and job placement assistance. In sum, this program offers excellence, flexibility, and comprehensive learning, preparing students for successful careers in healthcare.
This intensive, short-term Certified Professional Medical Coder program will help you prepare to enter one of the fastest growing fields in healthcare. You'll gain the knowledge and experience to work as a medical coder in a healthcare setting. In this medical coding course you will learn:
After completion of the online modules and coding instruction you will participate in a practicum. The practicum gives you experience coding 600 actual medical records and is the equivalent to one year of professional coding experience. Successful completion of the practicum allows you to enter the workforce as a certified professional coder without having to complete an apprenticeship.
The Emergency Medical Services (EMS) program prepares you for entry-level emergency medical technician (EMT) and paramedic positions. You will gain the knowledge and skills necessary to recognize, assess, and manage medical emergencies and patients with acute traumatic and medical conditions in a pre-hospital setting. You'll be prepared to provide optimal response and care to victims of any emergency, disaster, or mass casualty event. Skills include but are not limited to:
The Cybersecurity program prepares students to plan, implement, and defend networks of all sizes. Cybersecurity professionals specialize in protecting networks for threats that can cause loss of money or time due to systems being unavailable. Hawkeye's dedicated data center for students provides all of the tools and equipment needed to learn security best practices in a hands-on environment.
Pursue a high-demand career in the medical field as a medical assistant helping patients navigate the healthcare system and assisting healthcare providers.
As a Medical Assistant program student you will gain the skills necessary to care for patients and assist healthcare providers, including:
You will also learn administrative clinic duties such as:
Competency areas have been identified to lend focus and direction to the professional development of nursing assistants. The apprentice will attain a basic level of mastery across all competency areas before receiving certification. Basic mastery will be represented by the apprentices being able to articulate their learning with each competency area and demonstrate that they have successfully integrated all the competencies in their work. The order in which the apprentices learn will be determined by the flow of work on-the-job and will not necessarily be in the order listed in each program level. Times allotted to these various processes are estimated for the average apprentice to learn each phase of the occupation and demonstrate competency. They are intended only as a guide to indicate the quality of training being provided and the ability of an apprentice to absorb this training in an average amount of time.
The Dental Assisting program prepares you to assist a dentist at chair side, perform receptionist and clinical functions, and carry out selected dental laboratory work as a dental assistant. You will gain knowledge and skills in:
Hawkeye offers four levels of HVAC apprenticeship curriculum approved by the Department of Labor for individuals who are sponsored by an employer or local business.
The apprenticeship classes fulfill the 144 classroom training hours required by an approved apprenticeship program.
The HVAC apprenticeship curriculum is offered in face-to-face and online class formats. Online HVAC Apprenticeship are available for individuals who live or work more than 45 miles from the Cedar Falls Center.
The Medical Office Specialist program prepares you for an entry-level career in a medical office. You will gain the knowledge and skills necessary to coordinate and facilitate a medical office, including:
The Class B Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Certificate program is a competency-based program tailored to your needs. You progress through the program as you master the content. This program will teach you how to operate trucks that require a Class B CDL license, which include vehicles such as concrete mixer trucks, snow plows, delivery trucks, moving vans, garbage trucks, tow trucks, buses, and emergency vehicles. You will develop skills in backing, turning, and safe driving on both rural and suburban roads and become proficient in vehicle inspections. Your training will include individual and classroom instruction and hands-on driving using simulators and full-size dump trucks.
Looking to start a career in truck driving? Hawkeye's Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Certificate program is a competency-based program designed for individuals to train for a career that offers freedom, stability, and competitive pay. You progress through the program as you master the content.
The Certified Nursing Assistant certification program at Hawkeye Community College - Van G. Miller Adult Learning Center provides students with the education, skills, and certification needed to work as a CNA. The program is designed to prepare students for entry-level healthcare careers in a healthcare setting. Students learn essential skills such as patient care, communication, and health and safety.
Hawkeye Community College - Van G. Miller Adult Learning Center, located in Iowa, offers a variety of programs to meet the needs of adult learners, including Certified Nursing Assistant. Melissa Smith is the director of the center and is dedicated to helping students reach their educational and career goals. The center provides a supportive and encouraging environment for adult learners to achieve success.
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