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INFO SESSION /
ORIENTATION

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INTRODUCTORY COURSES

Introductory Courses

Intro to Careers in Health Occupations - 3 Units (Currently not offered)

Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers - 0.50 Units  (Currently not offered)

Provider & Medical Terminology - 3 Units (Currently Not Offered)

Average Time to Complete: 5 weeks


DENTAL HYGIENE

Dental

Dental Hygiene

Advanced Program | Full-time

Average Time to Complete Program: 4 Semesters

Required Units: 60

 

Registered Dental Hygienist in Alternative Practice (RDHAP)

Advanced Program | Part-time

Average Time to Complete Program: 3 months

Available Continuing Education Hours: 150

 


EMT & PARAMEDIC

EMT

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

Entry-Level Program  |  Part-time or Full-time

Average Time to Complete Program: 3, 8 or 11 Weeks

Required Units: 7

 

Paramedic

Advanced Program  |  Full-time

Average Time to Complete Program:  7 Months

Required Units: 36


NURSING

Nursing

In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS)

Entry-Level Program | Part-time

Average Time to Complete Program: 3 Months

Required for Certificate: 108 Hours, Noncredit Program

 

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Entry-Level Program | Part-time

Average Time to Complete Program: 1 Semester (CNA + HHA Combined)

Required Units: 5

 

Home Health Aide (HHA)

Entry-Level Program | Part-time

Average Time to Complete Program: 1 Semester (CNA + HHA Combined)

Required Units: 2

 

Geriatric Care Technician

Advanced Program | Part-time

Average Time to Complete Program: 1 Semester

Required Units: 4  Available CNA Continuing Education Units: 48

 

Medical Assistant

 


PHARMACY TECHNICIAN
 

WLAC Pharmacy Technician Certificate Program

Pharmacy Technician

Entry-Level Program | Part-time

Average Time to Complete Program: 7-8 Months

Required for Certificate: Approx. 410 Hours, not-for-credit program,

offered through Westside Extension.

Advanced Pharmacy Technician

Advanced Program | Part-time

Average Time to Complete Program: 6 Months

Required for Certificate: Approx. 295 Hours, not-for-credit program,

offered through Westside Extension.