Certification Agencies and Exam Information

Certification provides proof of the demonstration of basic knowledge and skills involved for each of the specific areas below.  Certification can be a source of recognition nationwide, an aid for career advancement, and a condition of employment.
 
American Heart Association
                                     The American Heart Association (AHA) provides
                                     certification for students in Basic Life Support.
                                     The course, with examination, is offered every week 
                                     at either the Courtyard Center or the McKinney
                                     Campus.
 
 
 
Allied Health    NHA provides certification for
    Clinical Medical Assistants, Phlebotomy Technicians,
    EKG Technicians, Patient Care Technicians and
    Medical Administrative Assistant.
    Exams are offered at the Courtyard Campus once a
                                                         month. Click here to learn more. 
 
 
 
Dental Assistant
                             TSBDE provides certification for
                             Dental Assistants.
                             Exams are offered at the McKinney Campus once per
                             semester.
 
 
 
 
Health Unit Coordinator                           
                            NAHUC provides certification for
                            Health Unit Coordinators.
 
 
 
 
 
Medical Coding       AAPC provides certification for
       Medical Coders.
       Exams are offered at the Courtyard Campus once a
       quarter.
 
 
 
 
Nurse Aide      NCSBN provides certification for
      Nurse Aides.
 
 
 
 
Nursing Refresher     The Texas Board of Nursing provides certification for students   
     wishing to refresh their nursing skills or renew an inactive license. 
     Nursing Refresher course offered through CE fills the requirement.
                                                         No exam is needed.
 
 
 
   
Pharmacy Technician
                 PTCB provides certification for
                  Pharmacy Technicians.
 
 
 
 
                                                        TMB provides certification for
Radiology     NCT Radiological Technicians.
     Course offered through CE fills the requirement.
                                                         No exam is needed.
 
 
 
 
Veterinary Assistant          TVMA provides certification for
          Veterinary Assistants.
          Exams are offered at the Courtyard Campus once a
          month.
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