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The purpose of Allied Health and Safety Education (AHSE) is to create a learning environment to support a variety of educational, personal enrichment, and career development goals in the field of health and safety. The clientele served by AHSE comprise a wide age group at a variety of educational levels and differing learning outcomes that range from obtaining and maintaining job skills, training for new careers, and personal growth.
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The Allied Health and Safety Education department provides a wide variety of public and health education programs which include: Medic First Aid, First Responder, Emergency Medical Technician (EMT-B and ILS), CPR for Healthcare Providers, Nursing Assistant, Fundamentals of Caregiving, Phlebotomy, Medical Assisting, Chemical Dependency Counseling, Fire Science and distance learning program partnerships in Medical Laboratory Technology (Wenatchee Valley College) and Physical Therapy Assistant (Whatcom Community College).The Nursing Assistant program provides training in basic nursing care under state and federal guidelines. The Phlebotomy Technician course is offered on an annual basis during spring quarter. The following is a list of courses offered to help students obtain necessary state requirements and/or provide enrichment for increased information: Nursing Assistant Training Program, Fundamentals of Caregiving-Basic, Fundamentals of Caregiving-Modified, Nurse Delegation, Introduction to Health Services, Phlebotomy, AIDS Education, AIDS/Blood Borne Pathogens Training, Chemical Dependency Counseling Education, OTEP Training, Medic First Aid, Medic First Aid Recertification, and CPR (Heartsaver, Healthcare Provider, Pediatric-Basic), CPR Instructor Certification and Recertification. The Allied Health and Safety Education Department also offer a variety of Healthcare Education training opportunities for professional to include: Pharmacology, Basic Arrhythmias, 12 Lead ECG, Physical Assessment, and continuing education conferences.