Center for Health Careers

Health Care Careers: Right Here, Right Now

There have never been as many careers in health care as there are right now. Whether you are interested in short-term training (9 months or less) to obtain a high demand, entry-level job or are already employed in health information technology and need to continue your education, Macomb’s Center for Health Careers has what you are looking for.

Programs Offered:

  • Basic Health Care Training - First Aid, CPR/AED and Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers.
  • Certified Nursing Assistant - Train and prepare for the Michigan Nurse Aide Competency Evaluation Test to become a certified nurse assistant.
  • Certified Professional Coder - Train and prepare for the Certified Professional Coder exam and a career in electronic health care records.
  • Eldercare Specialist - Train to be a caregiver to older adults in adult day care, assisted living centers, independent housing communities or private residences.
  • Health Information Technology - Train to be a health information technician involved in the recording and maintenance of health care records.
  • Laboratory Assistant - Train in phlebotomy and related clinical procedures to assist medical lab professionals in processing blood, urine and other medical specimens.
  • Patient Access & Accounting - Train and prepare for three national exams to become a Certified Professional Coder, Certified Healthcare Access Associate or Certified Patient Accounting Technician.
  • Personal Fitness Trainer - Earn Your National Certification in Fitness Training from World Instructor Training School.
  • Pharmacy Technician - Train to become a pharmacy technician, including learning drug names, doses, math calculations abbreviations and laws.
  • Phlebotomy - Train to work as a phlebotomy technician, involved in the collection and disposal of blood samples.

Continuing Education for those in the field:

  • IT for Health Care Employees – Training that gets employees up-to-speed quickly in all facets of IT systems related to electronic recordkeeping in the health care industry.
  • Professional Coders: ICD-10 Medical Coding – Instruction focuses on the newly adopted ICD-10 codes that medical coders and billers use to report health care diagnoses and procedures, approved for continuing education units by the AAPC and AHIMA.

Please note: Not all health care programs are offered every term.

For more information, contact continuinged@macomb.edu or call 586.445.7999.

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