Openings in WCC Health Professional Courses

August 07, 2020

There are openings for students in some short-term health professional training courses about to begin at Wayne Community College.

These courses run one semester – August through December – and equip students for entry-level positions in fields that are constantly seeking employees. They lead to credentials or prepare students to take certification exams.

The available courses are:
Medical Coding and Billing – An online program that covers fundamentals of medical coding, billing, and insurance processing for health care agencies.
Health Unit Coordinator – An online program to train students how to work in the medical field as a Unit Coordinator.
EKG – A traditional course that teaches how to conduct and interpret EKG testing.

Some courses are for those who already attained Nurse Aide I or Nurse Aide II certification. They include:
Medication Aide – A traditional course for current nurse aides that teaches how to prepare and administer medications for patients in a skilled facility, and
Nurse Aide 1 Refresher and Nurse Aide 2 Competency – Short courses for individuals who hold nurse aide 1 certification who have not renewed for two years and need to obtain certification again.

For more details on these and other courses and the fall schedule, go to the WCC Workforce Continuing Education webpages.

Potential students should contact Allied Health staff members Elizabeth Curry or 919-739-6929 or Terrie Wynn at 919-739-6935 for information on registration.

Wayne Community College is a public, learning-centered institution with an open-door admission policy located in Goldsboro, N.C. As it works to develop a highly skilled and competitive workforce, the college serves 11,000 individuals annually as well as businesses, industry, and community organizations with high quality, affordable, accessible learning opportunities, including more than 140 college credit programs. WCC’s mission is to meet the educational, training, and cultural needs of the communities it serves.

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