Health Professions Courses

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HH 008 | Central Sterile Processing Technician (previously HY 008)


Course: Central Sterile Processing Technician (previously HY 008)

Start Date End Date Fee
March 7th, 2023 May 9th, 2023 $2400
Course Content
Central Sterile Processing Technician (previously HY 008) - HH-008 003
Start Date End Date Class Schedule Time Instructor Location Credits/CEU's
Mar 7th, 2023 May 9th, 2023 Tuesday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM MIchelle Dembin Online Synchronous 6

Course: Central Sterile Processing Technician (previously HY 008)

Start Date End Date Fee
June 6th, 2023 August 8th, 2023 $2400
Course Content
Central Sterile Processing Technician (previously HY 008) - HH-008 004
Start Date End Date Class Schedule Time Instructor Location Credits/CEU's
Jun 6th, 2023 Aug 8th, 2023 Tuesday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM TBD Online Synchronous 8

HH-133 | Pharmacy Technician Certification Program


This 300-hour comprehensive course will provide instruction for entry-level employment as a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) within the healthcare industry. This course focuses on jobs in Health Care facilities (hospitals or long-term care), direct order pharmacies, and pharmaceutical companies. Retail pharmacy employment is also an option for graduates of this program.

Bergen Community College is approved as a PTCB-Recognized Education/Training Program. Students who complete the program (or are within 60 days of completing) are eligible to apply to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE) to earn their PTCB CPhT credential.

HH 133 | Pharmacy Technician Certification Program


Course: Pharmacy Technician Certification Program RTI 8

Start Date End Date Fee
February 27th, 2023 May 3rd, 2023 $3800
Course Content
Pharmacy Technician Certification Program RTI 8 - HH-133 008
Start Date End Date Class Schedule Time Instructor Location Credits/CEU's
Feb 27th, 2023 May 3rd, 2023 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Mouna Rassam Paramus 18

HH-177 | CADC Domain I

Domain I – Assessment

  • C101- Initial Interviewing 6 hours
  • C102 – Biopsychosocial Assessment 12 hours
  • C103 – Diagnostic Summaries 12 hours
  • C104 – Differential Diagnosis (DSM) 12 hours
  • C1O5 – Pharmacology and Physiology 6 hours
  • C107 – Compulsive Gambling 6 hours

Total Program Hours: 18 sessions, 54 hours

CADC Domain I


Course: CADC Domain I

Start Date End Date Fee
June 20th, 2023 August 22nd, 2023 $625
Course Content
CADC Domain I - HH-177 002
Start Date End Date Class Schedule Time Instructor Location Credits/CEU's
Jun 20th, 2023 Aug 22nd, 2023 Tuesday, Thursday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Pascale Augustin Online Synchronous 5

HH-178 | CADC Domain II

Domain II – Counseling

  • C201- Intro to Counseling (6 hours)
  • C202 – Intro to technique and Approaches (6 hours)
  • C203 – Crisis intervention (6 hours)
  • C204 – Individual addiction counseling (18 hours)
  • C205 – Group Counseling (6 hours)
  • C206 – Family Counseling (12 hours)

Total Program Hours: 18 sessions, 54 hours

CADC Domain II


Course: CADC Domain II

Start Date End Date Fee
April 3rd, 2023 May 31st, 2023 $625
Course Content
CADC Domain II - HH-178 002
Start Date End Date Class Schedule Time Instructor Location Credits/CEU's
Apr 5th, 2023 Jun 1st, 2023 Monday, Wednesday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Margareth Alwart Online Synchronous 5

Course: CADC Domain II

Start Date End Date Fee
September 25th, 2023 November 22nd, 2023 $625
Course Content
CADC Domain II - HH-178 002
Start Date End Date Class Schedule Time Instructor Location Credits/CEU's
Sep 25th, 2023 Nov 22nd, 2023 Monday, Wednesday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Margareth Alwart Online Synchronous 5

HH-179 | CADC Domain III

Domain III – Case Management

  • C301 – Community Resources (18 hours)
  • C302 – Consultation (18 hours)
  • C303 – Documentation (12 hours)
  • C304 – HIV & Resources (6 hours)

Total Program Hours: 18 sessions, 54 hours

CADC Domain III


Course: CADC Domain III

Start Date End Date Fee
January 17th, 2023 March 9th, 2023 $625
Course Content
CADC Domain III - HH-179 001
Start Date End Date Class Schedule Time Instructor Location Credits/CEU's
Jan 17th, 2023 Mar 9th, 2023 Tuesday, Thursday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Pascale Augustin Online Synchronous 5

Course: CADC Domain III

Start Date End Date Fee
September 26th, 2023 November 28th, 2023 $625
Course Content
CADC Domain III - HH-179 002
Start Date End Date Class Schedule Time Instructor Location Credits/CEU's
Sep 26th, 2023 Nov 28th, 2023 Tuesday, Thursday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Pascale Augustin Online Synchronous 5

HH-180 | CADC Domain IV

Domain IV – Education

  • C401 – Addiction Recovery(6 hours)
  • C402 – Psychological Client Education (6 hours)
  • C403 – Biochemical/Medical Client Education (18 hours)
  • C404 – Sociocultural Client Education (6 hours)
  • C405 – Addiction Recovery and Family Psychological Education (6 hours)
  • C406 – Biochemical and Sociocultural Family Education (6 hours)
  • C407 – Community and Professional Education (6 hours)

Total Program Hours: 18 sessions, 54 hours

CADC Domain IV


Course: CADC Domain IV

Start Date End Date Fee
January 16th, 2023 March 8th, 2023 $625
Course Content
CADC Domain IV - HH-180 001
Start Date End Date Class Schedule Time Instructor Location Credits/CEU's
Jan 16th, 2023 Mar 8th, 2023 Monday, Wednesday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Margareth Alwart Online Synchronous 5

Course: CADC Domain IV

Start Date End Date Fee
June 19th, 2023 August 16th, 2023 $625
Course Content
CADC Domain IV - HH-180 1
Start Date End Date Class Schedule Time Instructor Location Credits/CEU's
Jun 19th, 2023 Aug 16th, 2023 Monday, Wednesday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Margareth Alwart Online Synchronous 5

HH-181 | CADC Domain V

Domain V – Professional Responsibility

  • C501 – Ethical Standards (6 hours)
  • C502 – Legal Aspects (6 hours)
  • C503 – Cultural Competency (6 hours)
  • C504 – Professional Growth (6 hours)
  • C505 – Personal Growth (6 hours)
  • C506 – Dimensions of Recovery (6 hours)
  • C507 – Supervision (6 hours)
  • C508 – Community Involvement (6 hours)
  • C509 – Consultation (6 hours)

Total Program Hours: 18 sessions, 54 hours

CADC Domain V


Course: CADC Domain V

Start Date End Date Fee
April 4th, 2023 June 1st, 2023 $625
Course Content
CADC Domain V - HH-181 003
Start Date End Date Class Schedule Time Instructor Location Credits/CEU's
Apr 4th, 2023 May 31st, 2023 Tuesday, Thursday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Pascale Augustin Online Synchronous 5

HH-190 | Advanced Patient Care Skills

In today’s health care environment, nursing assistants are responsible for caring for clients who are receiving advanced care in hospitals, rehabilitation facilities, sub-acute care facilities, assisted living facilities, and private residences. This 90-hour course will combine theory and laboratory skills to provide proficiency and confidence when caring for clients who have complex care needs. Students will practice advanced skills in the laboratory and use simulation/skills manikins to obtain competence and confidence in providing acute care. American Heart Association, Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (BLS/CPR) certification is included in this program. The use of a scrub uniform is highly recommended for this course and can be purchased in any color for this class. Participants in the BCC HH 772 Certified Nursing Assistant program are encouraged to utilize the BCC scrub set uniform issued for this course. Due to the number and nature of skills presented in this program, attendance is required at all sessions.
Prerequisites: High School Diploma/GED

HH-193 | Phlebotomy Technician Skills Certification

This 80-hour course introduces the methods and techniques of phlebotomy by providing skills necessary to perform venipuncture, and capillary (finger) sticks for drawing and processing blood samples within a health care facility or laboratory setting. The course includes a review of anatomy and physiology of the hematopoietic system and common blood diseases, associated medical terminology; bloodborne pathogen education; laboratory clinical practice skills.

HH 193 | Phlebotomy Technician Skills Certification


Evening courses will be on two days, Wednesday and Thursday, from 5 pm to 10 pm. Wednesday online using Moodle and WebEx and Thursday Onsite in the Health Professions building.

Day courses will be four days a week, Monday -Thursday, from 10 am to 3 pm,  Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday will be onsite, Health Professions Building and Thursday will be online using Moodle.

Course: Phlebotomy Technician Skills Certification

Start Date End Date Fee
December 5th, 2022 January 10th, 2023 $1250
Course Content
Phlebotomy Technician Skills Certification - HH-193 004am
Start Date End Date Class Schedule Time Instructor Location Credits/CEU's
Dec 5th, 2022 Jan 10th, 2023 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Denise Johnson Paramus 8

Course: Phlebotomy Technician Skills Certification

Start Date End Date Fee
January 18th, 2023 March 9th, 2023 $1250
Course Content
Phlebotomy Technician Skills Certification - HH-193 003p
Start Date End Date Class Schedule Time Instructor Location Credits/CEU's
Jan 18th, 2023 Mar 9th, 2023 Wednesday 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM Shkelzen Badivuku Hybrid Paramus 8

Course: Phlebotomy Technician Skills Certification

Start Date End Date Fee
March 20th, 2023 April 13th, 2023 $1250
Course Content
Phlebotomy Technician Skills Certification - HH-193 06am
Start Date End Date Class Schedule Time Instructor Location Credits/CEU's
Mar 20th, 2023 Apr 13th, 2023 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Denise Johnson Paramus 8

Course: Phlebotomy Technician Skills Certification

Start Date End Date Fee
March 29th, 2023 May 18th, 2023 $1250
Course Content
Phlebotomy Technician Skills Certification - HH-193 004p
Start Date End Date Class Schedule Time Instructor Location Credits/CEU's
Mar 29th, 2023 May 18th, 2023 Wednesday 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM Shkelzen Badivuku Hybrid Paramus 8

Course: Phlebotomy Technician Skills Certification

Start Date End Date Fee
June 7th, 2023 July 27th, 2023 $625
Course Content
Phlebotomy Technician Skills Certification - HH-193 005pm
Start Date End Date Class Schedule Time Instructor Location Credits/CEU's
Jun 7th, 2023 Jul 27th, 2023 Wednesday 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM Shkelzen Badivuku Hybrid Paramus 8

HH-194 | Cardiac Rhythm Interpretation Course

This 20-hour comprehensive course will assist healthcare workers in acquiring essential skills for the identification of primary cardiac arrhythmia’s. This program promotes a step-by-step method of rhythm strip analysis and incorporates “hands-on” skills practice sessions. The instructor will assess competency by written examination and with the use of simulation.

HH-211 | EKG Certified Technician

This course prepares students to enhance job skills and performance in hospitals, cardiology offices, cardiac rehabilitation centers, nursing homes, and continued care facilities. Proper 12 lead ECG electrode placements, performance, troubleshooting technical problems, and application of a 24-hour Holter Monitor will be practiced. Recognition of normal and abnormal tracings, medical terminology, and medical abbreviations applicable to ECGs will be discussed. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be eligible to take the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certified EKG/MonitorTechnician (CET) examination.

HH 211 | EKG Skills Certification


Course: EKG Skills Certification

Start Date End Date Fee
January 23rd, 2023 February 14th, 2023 $550
Course Content
EKG Skills Certification - HH-211 002pm
Start Date End Date Class Schedule Time Instructor Location Credits/CEU's
Jan 23rd, 2023 Feb 14th, 2023 Monday 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM TBD Hybrid Paramus 4

Course: EKG Skills Certification

Start Date End Date Fee
March 6th, 2023 March 16th, 2023 $550
Course Content
EKG Skills Certification - HH-211 007am
Start Date End Date Class Schedule Time Instructor Location Credits/CEU's
Mar 6th, 2023 Mar 16th, 2023 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Denise Johnson Paramus 4

Course: EKG Skills Certification

Start Date End Date Fee
March 13th, 2023 April 4th, 2023 $550
Course Content
EKG Skills Certification - HH-211 006pm
Start Date End Date Class Schedule Time Instructor Location Credits/CEU's
Mar 13th, 2023 Apr 4th, 2023 Monday 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM TBD Hybrid Paramus 4

Course: EKG Skills Certification

Start Date End Date Fee
May 1st, 2023 May 23rd, 2023 $
Course Content
EKG Skills Certification - HH-211 007pm
Start Date End Date Class Schedule Time Instructor Location Credits/CEU's
May 1st, 2023 May 23rd, 2023 Monday 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM TBD Paramus 4

HH-266 | Medical Terminology

This 40-hour course is designed to provide a foundation for all health professional programs. Students will learn the universal language of medicine by identifying root words, prefixes, and suffixes commonly used in the healthcare industry. Proper use of medical terms provides effective communication related to client care in the workplace. Terms, abbreviations, anatomy and physiology, therapeutic procedures, and pharmacology terms will be presented in detail during this course.

HH 266 | Medical Terminology


Course: Medical Terminology

Start Date End Date Fee
February 20th, 2023 May 1st, 2023 $275
Course Content
Medical Terminology - HH-266 002
Start Date End Date Class Schedule Time Instructor Location Credits/CEU's
Feb 20th, 2023 May 1st, 2023 Monday 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Jaime Lijo Paramus -

HH-337 | Medical Billing Certification Course

This 200-hour program introduces the student to health insurance and reimbursement. In this course, the student will become familiar with standard medical billing practices, the health insurance industry, legal and regulatory issues, and differences in reimbursement methodologies. The student will learn principles of medical billing related to proper claim form preparation, submission, and payment processing, and the follow-up process.

HH 337 | Medical Billing Certification Course


Course: Medical Billing Certification Course

Start Date End Date Fee
February 20th, 2023 July 6th, 2023 $3800
Course Content
Medical Billing Certification Course - HH-337 002
Start Date End Date Class Schedule Time Instructor Location Credits/CEU's
Feb 20th, 2023 Jul 6th, 2023 Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Jaime Lijo Paramus 20

HH-339 | Patient Care Technician Skills, Fast Track

This 210-hour program provides them with the skills necessary to work in acute care facilities (hospitals), urgent care centers, dialysis units, and ambulatory care settings. Coursework includes Medical Terminology, HIPAA regulations EKG and Phlebotomy skills, advanced patient care skills with laboratory, the emergency response including American Heart Association Adult First Aid, and Basic Life Support (BLS/CPR) certification. All participants will be eligible to sit for the National Healthcare Association (NHA) examination for Patient Care Technician/Associate after completion of BOTH required modules for the Patient Care Technician program.

Fast Track Patient Care Technician Skills


Course: Fast Track Patient Care Technician Skills

Start Date End Date Fee
March 6th, 2023 May 25th, 2023 $2250
Course Content
Fast Track Patient Care Technician Skills - HH-339 002
Start Date End Date Class Schedule Time Instructor Location Credits/CEU's
Mar 6th, 2023 May 25th, 2023 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Denise Johnson Paramus 21

HH-350 | Dietary Aide for Health Professionals

The dietary aide works with multiple healthcare team members to provide quality food and nutrition services to their clients. Job duties include delivering food to residents or patient rooms, preparing and serving snacks, and taking inventory of food and kitchen supplies. The dietary aide in a healthcare environment has the added responsibility of being mindful of the unique needs of the clients they serve. Education in safe food preparation through the SafeServ certification course is a mandatory requirement in this program. Additional certifications include American Heart Association Blood Borne Pathogens and Adult Heartsaver CPR.
Total Program Hours: 60 hours

HH-352 | Blood Borne Pathogens Certificate

This classroom course, led by an American Heart Association certified Instructor or Facilitator, teaches employees how to protect themselves and others from being exposed to blood or blood-containing materials.

This course is designed to meet Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requirements for bloodborne pathogens training when paired with site-specific instruction. It is intended for anyone with a reasonable chance of coming into contact with bloodborne pathogens, which would include all practicing health care providers.

HH-354 | Pharmacy Technician Compounding

This 80-hour course provides technician-focused instruction and training for the successful production of non-sterile and sterile preparations, a significant responsibility of the pharmacy technician in hospitals, long-term care, and other healthcare facilities. This course includes the study of sterile products, hand washing techniques, pharmaceutical calculations, references, safety techniques, aseptic techniques in parenteral compounding, proper use of equipment, preparation of sanitary products, and safe handling of antineoplastic drugs. This critical work requires the mastery of aseptic technique: the procedures that avoid introducing pathogens into sterile products, ensure patient safety, and maintain product consistency.

HH-356 | ESL For Health Professions

This ESL course is designed for students interested in pursuing a career in the healthcare industry, and whose first language is other than English. ESL for Healthcare provides foundational healthcare concepts as students learn the critical vocabulary to use when in the healthcare setting with patients, physicians, and fellow workers. Language skills will be practiced in realistic ways to simulate English as used in the workplace. Prerequisite: Placement Test, ESL III, or Advanced II

HH 356 | ESL for Health Professions


Course: ESL for Health Professions

Start Date End Date Fee
February 27th, 2023 March 30th, 2023 $585
Course Content
ESL for Health Professions - HH-356 002C
Start Date End Date Class Schedule Time Instructor Location Credits/CEU's
Feb 27th, 2023 Mar 30th, 2023 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Luciana Lew Hackensack 6

Course: ESL for Health Professions

Start Date End Date Fee
May 29th, 2023 June 29th, 2023 $585
Course Content
ESL for Health Professions - HH-356 003C
Start Date End Date Class Schedule Time Instructor Location Credits/CEU's
May 29th, 2023 Jun 29th, 2023 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Luciana Lew Hackensack 6

HH-404 | Adult IV Therapy & Phlebotomy Skills for Nurses

This program is a hybrid course requiring a valid or pending nursing license (LPN or RN) and the use of a personal computer (PC). The online theory portion is a required 6-hour session, which must be completed by all students before attendance at the scheduled live clinical skills session. Nurses will learn the skills required to perform peripheral IV therapy and Phlebotomy skills according to the Infusion Nurses Society (INS) guidelines.
Prerequisite: Pending or Current RN or LPN License

HH-703 | BLS for Healthcare Providers

This five-hour course follows the guidelines of the American Heart Association (AHA) for healthcare providers, professional rescuer level certification in Basic Life Support (BLS). The course includes Adult, Infant, and Child CPR skills and use of Automated External Defibrillator (AED); Foreign Body Airway Obstruction (FBAO) clearance skills competencies.

HH-703 | BLS for Healthcare Providers


Course: HH 703 | BLS for Healthcare Providers

Start Date End Date Fee
December 15th, 2022 December 15th, 2022 $99
Course Content
HH 703 | BLS for Healthcare Providers - HH-703 003am
Start Date End Date Class Schedule Time Instructor Location Credits/CEU's
Dec 15th, 2022 Dec 15th, 2022 Thursday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Robert Ehlers Paramus 5

Course: HH 703 | BLS for Healthcare Providers

Start Date End Date Fee
December 15th, 2022 December 15th, 2022 $99
Course Content
HH 703 | BLS for Healthcare Providers - HH-703 004p
Start Date End Date Class Schedule Time Instructor Location Credits/CEU's
Dec 15th, 2022 Dec 15th, 2022 Thursday 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM Robert Ehlers Paramus 5

HH-772 | Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Program

This 90-hour lecture, laboratory, and the clinical program prepares the student to care for residents in long term care, sub-acute rehabilitation facilities, and some hospitals. This course is approved by the NJ Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) and complies with regulations and standards of the Nurse Aide Training and Competency Evaluation Program (NATCEP). The program requires 50 hours of lecture/laboratory and 40 hours of clinical rotation in a long term care facility (Clinical Rotations will start in the facility at 7:30 am). After successful completion of this course, the student is eligible to take the NJ Certified Nursing Assistant Examinations (skills test and computer written examination). Tuition includes textbooks, uniform vouchers, and all certification/testing fees.

HH 772 | Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Program


Students must register by phone for this course.  Please call  201-447-7488.

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