Health Professions Institute 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.

Certified Home Health Aide trains you to care for patients in a home setting. The 60-hour program begins April 1.

Patient Care Technician teaches the 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 April 11.

EKG/Monitor Technician educates you on the concepts behind electrocardiography, including the physiological steps of the cardiac cycle and its electrocardiograph readings. The 154-hour program begins May 3.

Recently displaced casino employees from Revel, Showboat, Trump Plaza and the Atlantic Club, as well as displaced employees of businesses within these casinos, are eligible for AtlantiCare scholarships. A limited number of scholarships are also available to current AtlantiCare employees. If you are a displaced casino worker or AtlantiCare employee, visit www.atlanticare.org/scholars to apply for the scholarship.

The State of NJ One Stop Career Center provides funding for qualified unemployed and underemployed individuals, also. Call One Stop at (609) 813-3900 to learn more about this funding opportunity. Act now, as it can take several weeks to be reviewed and approved for funding.

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 http://www.atlantic.edu/hpi.

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