Workforce Development

Allied Health Services

NCCC offers a variety of short and long-term non-credit training programs in the areas of allied health. The term allied health refers to a group of diverse health care professionals who perform essential work in collaboration with those in medicine, nursing, and dentistry. Our students work in a wide range of health-related careers including Medical Billing, Medical Coding, Pharmacy Technician, and Sterile Processing Technician.

  • Medical Billing Complete Program – March 1 – July 16, 2021; Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays from 5:00 pm- to 9:00 pm or take individual classes (does not include Medical Billing Certification Review and Exam). 
    • Medical Terminology – Tuesdays, March 2 to May 4, 2021; 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Universal language used by healthcare professionals. $450
    • Understanding Health InsuranceWednesdays, March 3 to June 16, 2021; 5:00 p.m. – 9:00p.m.  Highlights the concepts and procedures required to prepare and submit accurate health insurance claims. $750
    • MEDENT – Tuesdays and Wednesdays, June 22 to July 7, 2021; 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Medical billing software used by health care professionals (Understanding Health Insurance is prerequisite). $550
    • Microsoft Office – Thursdays, March 1, 2021, to July 12, 2021;  5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Beginning through intermediate commands, Word, and Excel applications. $700
  • Medical Billing Certification Preparation and Exam July 12 – 16,  2021; Monday to Friday 5:00 – 9:00 p.m.; Exam: $625, includes Medical Billing Certification Preparation Classes, Power Weekend Study Guide Review Book, and Certification Exam.  Please note this is not included with the Medical Billing Complete Program
  • Medical Coding CCA Certification Prep – Available only online. https://niagaracc.theknowledgebase.org/connect-anytime-online/catalog/healthcare-and-allied-health
  • Pharmacy Technician Program – 
    • January 11 – April 5, 2021, Monday and Wednesday, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.  63 Hours Cost: $800
      Location: NCCC Sanborn Campus Room TBA
    • PTCE Certification Exam, $129

              Required Textbook and Workbook:

    Morty-Pak “The Pharmacy Technician” – 7th edition, and “The Pharmacy Technician Workbook & Certification Review” – 7th edition ($143.90)   ISBN# 9781640432208

    (Books can be purchased at the NCCC Bookstore)

  • Sterile Processing Technician ~ January 11, 2021 – March 4, 2021
    • Classes meet twice per week: Classroom portion (NCCC Room C-163) is Monday and Clinical on Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center in Niagara Falls, NY (choose ONE), 6:00-9:00 p.m.

Cost: $875, plus books – To purchase textbook and workbook, “The Basics of Sterile Processing” 7th edition go to https://www.cbspd.net/product-category/bundle-deals/ ($10.00 off with online purchase)

This course prepares students for the CBSPD exam for SPD Technician Certification, visit www.sterileprocessing.org.

HS Diploma or GED required for registration

Contact

Elzbieta Orlowski
Phone: 716-614-6236 or 716-614-6213
Email: workforce@niagaracc.suny.edu or eorlowski@niagaracc.suny.edu
Location: A-232