Healthcare

Award: Certificate of Completion
Additional Program Info: 
https://www.brcc.edu/continuinged/healthcare/ 

BRCC offers the following Healthcare courses/programs as preparation for rewarding careers in several fast-growing healthcare areas.  See additional program information link above for upcoming course offerings.  If you do not see the course you are looking for, call 540-453-2215.

  • Certified Clinical Medical AssistantMedical assistants complete administrative and clinical tasks in the offices of  physicians, hospitals, and other healthcare facilities. This program prepares students for the Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) certification through the National Healthcareer Association (NHA). For more details regarding this program and potential career information
  • Certified Professional CoderMedical coding is the transformation of healthcare diagnosis, procedures, medical services, and equipment into universal medical alphanumeric codes. This program prepares students for the Certified Professional Coder certification (CPC) facilitated through AAPC. For more details regarding this program and potential career information
  • Medical Office AssistantMedical Office Assistants provide clerical support to medical offices and may work as receptionists, schedulers, etc. Graduates are prepared to take the National Certified Medical Office Assistant (NCMOA) examination administered by the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT). For more details regarding this program and potential career information
  • Medication AideReceive instruction and training on the procedures for preparation and administration of medications including specific training on diabetic medication administration.  Prerequisite: Approved Nurse Aide program or Direct Care Staff training required by the Department of Social Services for employment in an assisted-living facility.  See Courses
  • Nurse AideNurse Aides provide high quality, compassionate care for residents in nursing homes, assisted living facilities, private homes, and hospitals. Graduates are eligible to take the National Nurse Aide Assessment Program (NNAAP) exam required by the Virginia Board of Nursing.  For more details regarding this program and potential career information
  • Pharmacy TechnicianThis program teaches the basics of pharmacology, laws and regulations, medication safety, quality assurance, compounding, medication order entry and fill process, inventory management and pharmacy billing and reimbursement.  Pharmacy Technicians assist pharmacists dispensing prescription medication and find ways to save costs by maintaining best inventory practices. Course includes preparation for the Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) exam through the National Healthcareer Association (NHA). For more details regarding this program and potential career information.   
  • Phlebotomy TechnicianPhlebotomists draw blood for tests, transfusions, research and donations. Graduates qualify for the Phlebotomy Technician (NCPT) exam given by the National Center for Competency Training (NCCT). For more details regarding this program and potential career information.    
  • Registered Medical AssistantMedical Assistants are trained to work in medical offices assisting with both administrative and clinical work. Graduates are prepared to take the Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) exam offered by the American Medical Technologists (AMT).  Prerequisites: Certified Clinical Medical Assistant certification and Medical Office Assistant certification. For more details regarding this program and potential career information

View upcoming courses.   If you do not see the course you are looking for, call 540-453-2215.