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Open registration begins on Monday, May 30th, 2017 for select programs.

Classes for select programs begin Monday, June 12th, 2017. For more information call 754-321-5100 or click here to request information.

Open registration begins on Monday, May 30th, 2017 for select programs.

Classes for select programs begin Monday, June 12th, 2017. For more information call 754-321-5100 or click here to request information.

Open registration begins on Monday, May 30th, 2017 for select programs.

Classes for select programs begin Monday, June 12th, 2017. For more information call 754-321-5100 or click here to request information.

Open registration begins on Monday, May 30th, 2017 for select programs.

Classes for select programs begin Monday, June 12th, 2017. For more information call 754-321-5100 or click here to request information.

Open registration begins on Monday, May 30th, 2017 for select programs.

Classes for select programs begin Monday, June 12th, 2017. For more information call 754-321-5100 or click here to request information.

Open registration begins on Monday, May 30th, 2017 for select programs.

Classes for select programs begin Monday, June 12th, 2017. For more information call 754-321-5100 or click here to request information.

Open registration begins on Monday, May 30th, 2017 for select programs.

Classes for select programs begin Monday, June 12th, 2017. For more information call 754-321-5100 or click here to request information.

Open registration begins on Monday, May 30th, 2017 for select programs.

Classes for select programs begin Monday, June 12th, 2017. For more information call 754-321-5100 or click here to request information.

Atlantic Technical College

Job Outlook in the Ft. Lauderdale area:

  • Demand for Health Technologists is expected to grow about 15%* between 2015 and 2023.
  • Entry level wages for are about $13/hour**. Actual wages vary according to education, experience and certifications.
    * Bureau of Labor Statistics
    **The FL Dept. of Economic Opportunity

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Health Unit Coordinator/Monitor Technician


Program Length:
630 hours/approx. 6 months – full time

Schedule:
M-F        7:05 a.m. – 1:50 p.m.

Course Content:
The program prepares the student for employment as a Health Unit Coordinator/Monitor Technician in hospitals, nursing homes, rehabilitation centers or medical offices. The Health Unit Coordinator is a key clerical person on the medical team, coordinating patient care, facilitating doctor’s orders, and communicating with the public. Emphasis is placed on excellent communication and interpersonal skills, computer literacy, and organized and efficient work practices. Students will also be taught how to perform a 12 – Lead EKG and interpret normal and abnormal heart rhythms. A clinical experience is offered along with classroom instruction and hands on practice.

Additional Skills Covered:

  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Blood Borne Diseases HIV/AIDS, HBV
  • Cardiovascular Diagnostic Modalities
  • Communication & Interpersonal Skills
  • Computer Literacy
  • CPR, BLS Healthcare Provider
  • Documentation
  • EKG Testing & Interpretation
  • Infection Control Procedures
  • Legal and Ethical Responsibilities
  • Math & Science Skills
  • Medical Instrumentation Modalities
  • Medical Terminology
  • Patient Care Techniques
  • Pharmacology
  • Safety and Security Procedures
  • Vital Signs

IMPORTANT NOTES REGARDING REGISTRATION:

  • Registration processes for Health Science classes vary by program. For information specific to Electrocardiograph Technology, please e-mail the counselor at Nancy.Bussell@browardschools.com
  • Students enrolling in any Health Science Education program must attend a Health Science program orientation on campus.  At that time, information about the required Level II criminal background check and drug screening, per The Joint Commission, will be fully explained. Students who do not have a valid social security number may encounter difficulty with certain state licensing agencies and registries. Contact the program counselor for specific information.

Industry Certification & State Credential Exams:
Students will be prepared to take an approved state and/or nationally recognized industry certification or licensure exam in their field of study.

College Credit Transfer Opportunity and / or Advanced Credit:
Upon completion of the program and meeting eligibility requirements, students may articulate into another Health Science program at one of Broward’s Technical Colleges with advanced standing.

To get started in the Health Unit Coordinator / Monitor Technician program, sign up today for a program orientation!

 

Get Started on your Career Plan Today!

Step 1 Attend a Program Orientation

Step 2  Take the Tests of Adult Basic Education or meet exemption criteria

  • See your counselor/advisor for details on test exemption criteria.
  • Accommodations for testing are available to qualified individuals.
  • Visit the Office of Disability Services for details before testing.

Step 3  Meet with your counselor/advisor 

  • Receive test results
  • Discuss technical or academic program placement
  • Special needs
  • Financial aid
  • Registration procedures

Step 4  Registration and Enrollment

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