Health Care Professions

NURSING ASSISTANT
Become a Certified Nursing Assistant

This program is designed to prepare students for the State of Delaware Certification Examination to become a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA). You will be scheduled for a required minimum of 180 hours of training. Seventy-five hours of classroom & lab training will be conducted at Sussex Tech. There will be an additional 75 hours of clinical training performed at a local healthcare facility.

  • This program prepares students for the Delaware State Certification Exam
  • Must be 18 or older
  • Tuition includes books, uniforms, certification exam, CPR, drug screening and TB test
  • Employment opportunity information provided
  • Click Register Today to sign up or call 302-856-9035, option 3
MEDICAL BILLING & CODING
Become a Medical Billing & Coding Specialist

Medical billing and coding is one of the fastest-growing careers in the healthcare industry today! This billing and coding program will train students to analyze health records in detail, to assign accurate ICD-10 and CTP codes, and to code healthcare services and file insurance claims for third-party insurance reimbursement.

  • Anyone interested in beginning a career in the medical professions
  • Must be 18 or older
  • Can provide documentation of work eligibility (driver’s license, Social Security card, and/or working papers)
  • Click Register Today to sign up or call 302-856-9035, option 5
CLINICAL MEDICAL ASSISTANT
Become a Certified Clinical Medical Assistant

The Clinical Medical Assistant program will prepare students to assist physicians by performing functions related to all aspects of the medical facility. This course covers the following key areas and topics:

  • Administrative office duties, updating/maintaining electronic patient
    records
  • Patient care skills including taking patient vital signs and prepping patients for routine procedures and diagnostic testing
  • Basic EKG and phlebotomy skills & much more.
  • Click Register Today to sign up or call 302-856-9035, option 5
Phlebotomy Technician
Become a Phlebotomy Technician

The phlebotomist is a vital member of the clinical laboratory team, whose main function is to obtain patient’s blood specimens by venipuncture and micro-collection for testing purposes. The Phlebotomy Technician Program prepares professionals to collect blood and other specimens from clients for the purpose of laboratory analysis.

  • Anyone interested in beginning a career in the medical professions
  • Must be 18 or older
  • Can provide documentation of work eligibility (driver’s license, Social Security card, and/or working papers)
  • Click Register Today to sign up or call 302-856-9035, option 5

Who is eligible?

  • Anyone interested in beginning a career in the medical professions.
  • Must be 18 or older.
  • Can provide documentation of work eligibility (driver’s license, Social Security card, and/or working papers).

When are classes offered?

  • Classes are starting soon and are currently being held in person and/or Hybrid.
  • Classes offered Monday through Friday, day and evening offerings.
  • Tuition can be paid in full, in 4 equal installments, or students can apply to Department of Labor for funding.

Why is this for me?

  • 40 hours of externship in a medical setting for health profession classes.
  • These are certificate programs leading to a national certification.
  • Can lead to entry-level employment at $13/hour in the medical field.

How do I sign up?

  • Click Register Today to sign up, or call(302) 856-9035 – option 3 or 5
  • Call and schedule at time to bring your documentation into the Career Training Center. (Turn into Sussex Technical High School campus at the traffic light, go straight back, last building ‘CTC’ on the left.).

Health Care Professions

Start a new career or enhance your existing one by enrolling in one of Sussex Tech Adult Division’s highly acclaimed Health Professions programs. Sussex Tech Adult Education offers a variety of courses in the Health Professions. Among those offered are:

  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Clinical Medical Assistant
  • Medical Billing & Coding Specialist
  • Medical Insurance Billing
  • Phlebotomy Technician
  • Electronic Health Records
  • First Aid
  • Medical Terminology
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • EKG
  • CPR
  • Direct Care Worker

Enroll today and learn the skills and obtain the necessary certification to join these growing fields. For more information, check out our current program brochure, register today, or call (302) 856-9035 for more information.