Professional Development & Careers

Pharmacy Technician Program with Clinical Externship

This comprehensive 50-hour classroom program will prepare students 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. Through classroom lecture and hands on labs, students will review dosage calculations, drug classifications, the “top 200 drugs”, I.V. flow rates, sterile compounding, dose conversions, aseptic technique, the handling of sterile products, total parenteral nutrition (TPN), dispensing of prescriptions, inventory control and billing and reimbursement. Your class fee includes all textbooks and materials. This program meets the necessary requirements to take the Pharmacy Technician Certified Board (PTCB) – Certified Pharmacy Technician exam.

         

Clinical Externship: As part of this Pharmacy Technician program, you will be eligible to participate in an 80-hour clinical externship, information on the externship process will be provided by your instructor. Please call Lifelong Learning for details, or visit our website for details.

Tuesdays & Thursdays * 5:50-9:30 PM * March 19-May 7 * $1399 * Classroom Building, Room 205

 

Community Health Worker

The Michigan Community Health Worker Alliance, in collaboration with Kellogg Community College and the Battle Creek Community Foundation is launching Community Health Worker training.

The curriculum is designed to train front-line health workers to provide culturally responsive services in Michigan communities. Each of the 8 core competencies are presented in modules that promote the
development of skills needed to become gainfully employed as a community health worker and enhance the knowledge base of those already employed. The internship consists of field experiences in local
agencies where the focus is for the student to apply and integrate their course work into practice. Students currently employed as CHWs will complete internship at their place of work.

Individuals who successfully complete the program will receive a certificate of completion signed by MiCHWA. Successful completion of the program does not guarantee employment but does enhance your employability in the community health worker profession.

Commitment: 126 Training Hours (in-class sessions, homework, exams, independent study) + 40 Internship Hours (if not employed as a CHW)

Cost: $1220 per student
*Fee includes training materials and access to MiCHWA CHW Certification for one year, upon successful completion of the MiCHWA CHW Training Program.

General Inquiries: Priscilla Hohmann, Albion Health Care Alliance 734.998.6042 or phohmann@umich.edu

Wednesdays * March 6-May 22 * 8:00 AM-5:00 PM * $1220 * KCC Eastern Academic Center

 

Online Offerings

COMMUNICATION

Effective Business Writing

Keys to Effective Communication

Mastering Public Speaking

 

MARKETING

Introduction to Google Analytics

Using Social Media in Business

Marketing Your Business on the Internet

Business Marketing Writing

Small Business Marketing on a Shoestring

 

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Project Management Applications

Project Management Fundamentals

High Speed Project Management

 

LEADERSHIP/MANAGEMENT

Fundamentals of Supervision and Management

Building Teams that Work

Leadership

 

FINANCE

Introduction to Business Analysis 

Business Finance for Non-Finance Personnel

Purchasing Fundamentals

 

TECHNOLOGY

Computer Skills for the Workplace

Designing Effective Websites

Introduction to Creating WordPress Web Sites

 

MISC

Managing Customer Service

Six Sigma: Total Quality Applications

Mastery of Business Fundamentals

Effective Selling

Total Quality Fundamentals

Professional Sales Skills

Soft Skills Suite

Supply Chain Management Fundamentals

Distribution and Logistics Management

 

HUMAN RESOURCES

Employment Law Fundamentals

Understanding the Human Resources Function

Worker’s Compensation

 

START YOUR OWN BUSINESS

Creating a Successful Business Plan

Start Your Own Small Business

Start Your Own Online Business

Start and Operate Your Own Home-Based Business

Small Business Suite

Start Your Own Consulting Practice

Entrepreneurship Suite

 

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Explore a Career as an Administrative Medical Assistant

Explore a Career in Medical Coding

Explore a Career in Medical Transcription

Become a Physical Therapy Aide

Explore a Career as a Pharmacy Technician

Become an Optical Assistant

Become a Veterinary Assistant

Explore a Career as a Paralegal

Start Your Own Arts & Crafts Business