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 Medical Reimbursement Specialist – Train and prepare for the CMRS through the American Medical Billing Association
  • 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 through the American Association of Professional Coders.
  • Laboratory Assistant - Train in phlebotomy and related clinical procedures to assist medical lab professionals in processing blood, urine and other medical specimens.
  • 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:

  • 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.

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

For more information, contact healthcareers@macomb.edu or call 586.226.4807.

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