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Atlantic Cape Offers Short-Term Health Career Training

February 7, 2011

Those who wish to pursue careers in the expanding health care field have many training options at the Health Professions Institute at Atlantic Cape Community College. Some short-term health career training programs with ongoing enrollment include:

Emergency Medical Technician prepares students to perform basic life support as an emergency medical technician. The training program consists of lecture and skills modules, CPR certification, practical experience during a clinical rotation, and field experience.

Administrative Healthcare Specialist equips students with the training necessary to perform a variety of administrative duties in the offices of physicians, podiatrists, chiropractors, dentists and other health care facilities.

Certified Nurse Aide gives students the tools to launch their health care career. This program is a mix of classroom lecture and clinical experience that readies participants for employment at long-term care facilities, medical day cares and other health facilities.

Certified Home Health Aide prepares students to work at home health care agencies, providing basic personal care for patients in their homes. This new program teaches a wide range of skills to prepare participants for certification.

Other courses include: Phlebotomy, CPR Recertification and Certified Nurse Aide-Recertification. The HPI also offers the following online courses: Medical Transcription, Pharmacy Technician and Administrative Veterinary Assistant.

The HPI offers comprehensive health care training in a modern, state-of-the-art facility located at Atlantic Cape’s Charles D. Worthington Atlantic City Campus, 1535 Bacharach Blvd.

For more information, call (609) 343-4814 or visit