Atlantic Cape Offers Health Care Training for Career Changers

The Health Professions Institute at Atlantic Cape Community College offers a variety of programs to train individuals interested in starting or advancing their health care career. Several training programs begin this spring at the college’s Atlantic City Campus.

Patient Care Technician teaches you basic patient care skills and behaviors you need to gain an entry-level position as a patient care technician, phlebotomist or EKG technician. The 440-hour program begins March 2.

Emergency Medical Technician Certification is a 200-hour preparation to perform basic life support as an EMT and leads to national certifications. Classes begin March 3.

Inpatient Coding prepares you to work as a coder for hospital inpatient facility services and includes 420 hours of in-person and online work, Tuesday-Thursday, beginning March 17.

Medical Assistant trains you to perform a variety of administrative and clinical duties in the offices of physicians and other health care facilities and leads to certifications including Certified Clinical Medical Assistant, Phlebotomy Technician and EKG Technician. The 620-hour program meets Monday-Friday, beginning April 6.

Certified Home Health Aide for CNAs is designed for the Certified Nurse Aide who wants to advance in the field. Two sections are available, March 17-18 or April 14-15.

Clinical workshops including CPR/AED/BLS for Health Care Professionals and Heartsaver CPR/AED/First Aid are offered monthly.

Lecture and lab modules will take place at the Health Professions Institute at Atlantic Cape’s Worthington Atlantic City Campus, 1535 Bacharach Blvd. Clinical expertise will come from various hospital settings.

For more information or to register, contact (609) 343-5655 or visit

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