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Certificate Programs

Community Health Worker

The Community Health Worker (CHW) Certificate program prepares students to work as a member of the healthcare team providing services as part of the patient-entered medical home (PCMH). The program includes lecture, laboratory and clinical components designed to prepare students for entry into professional practice as Community Health Workers in the state of Ohio. Graduates will be able to apply to the Ohio Board of Nursing for their certificate to practice as Community Health Workers.

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Emergency Medical Technician

Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT) represent the first responders in the emergency medical system. This level of training prepares students to care for patients at the scene of an accident and while transporting patients by ambulance to the hospital under the direction of more highly trained medical personnel.

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Opthalmic Technology

If you want a short-term program that will allow you to work directly with patients in a challenging, high-tech and in-demand career, Mercy College’s Ophthalmic Assistant Technology Certificate program might be the perfect program for you. Ophthalmic Assistants are specialists in eye health care that assist the Ophthalmologist in caring for the patient. Our program will prepare students to work as part of the healthcare team in the growing fields of ophthalmology and optometry.

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Medical Coding

The Medical Coding certificate program will prepare students to work as part of the healthcare team as integral members of the health information industry. Medical coders are responsible for selecting the appropriate diagnostic and procedural codes of various medical services for data analysis and reimbursement.

Approved for distance education

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Paramedic

The Paramedic Certificate program prepares students for the State of Ohio Paramedic Certification, eligibility to take National Registry (NREMT) exam, the ability to apply for licensure in other states, and the option of applying college credit earned in certificate program toward advanced degrees in related healthcare fields.

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Phlebotomy

The Certificate Program in Phlebotomy is a comprehensive program, as it includes 53 hours of quality classroom instruction and hands-on practice in Phlebotomy and at least 100 hours of clinical externship. The goal is to prepare students for entry level employment and to share knowledge that will be available when taking a national credentialing exam.

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Polysomnographic Technology

If you want a short-term program that will allow you to work directly with patients in a challenging, high-tech and in-demand career, Mercy College’s Polysomnographic Technology Certificate program might be the perfect program for you. Polysomnographic Technologists are the health care practitioners who perform and help interpret sleep studies, which gather extensive data concerning an individual’s physiologic activity while sleeping. Our program will prepare students to work as part of the healthcare team in the growing fields of sleep medicine and polysomnography.

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