We can assist you in achieving the training needed to reach your career goals. TVCC's Continuing Education department offers a variety of entry level medical classes on all of our campuses. Listed below are just some of the medical classes offered.
Medical/Nursing Assistant Certificate - The program courses are offered in Athens, Kaufman, and Palestine. Students will be eligible to earn credit Certificate in Medical/Nursing Assistant. Students may be eligible for Pell funding to assist in paying for these courses. For more information contact the Community Services office at 903-675-6212.
Nurse Aide for Healthcare - Train to work as a Certified Nurse Aide.
Medication Aide - Department of Aging & Disability approved training for Medication Aide. Student must be a C.N.A. working in a long-term care facility and have a high school diploma or GED. Tuition is $625.00
Medication Aide Update - Fulfills the annual education renewal requirements for the Department of Aging & Disability Services.
Pharmacy Tech Certification - a review of major topics covered on the National Pharmacy Technician certification examination.
Phlebotomy Practicum Taking the Basic Phlebotomy Technician training listed is only the first step to certification. Students seeking certification may enroll in a Phlebotomy Practicum to obtain certification through National Healthcareers Association. Students choosing to pursue certification through other avenues, must have prior approval from the Dean of Community Services.
RN Re-entry Nursing Update - This course is designed for 1) the currently licensed nurse who has been away from the clinical setting for a period of time; 2) the nurse who is applying for reinstatement of licensure; or 3) the nurse who is applying for Texas licensure coming from another state. Call 903-675-6314 for more information and class start dates.
LVN Refresher Theory - This course is designed for inactive nurses (LVN) returning to active practice. The focus of the course is to expand the nurse's knowledge, skills and attitudes by applying information related to new technology, equipment, current nursing trends, and legalities to previously acquired formal education and skills competency. Call 903-675-6314 for more information and class start dates.