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The Continuing Education Division of Carolinas College of Health Sciences offers programs and workshops that will allow you to gain valuable hands-on experience. The continuing education hours can help you maintain your certification and licensure or just get you started on your new career path in healthcare.

Carolinas College of Health Sciences has long been a provider of quality non-credit/continuing education programs and workshops. However, effective April 1, 2018, Carolinas College will no longer offer Nurse Aide 1 or Nurse Aide 2 classes.

Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) has Nurse Aide offerings. For more information, go to their webpage at www.cpcc.edu and search “Health Careers” or contact Marcus L. Caldwell, Program Assistant for Nurse Aide and Corporate & Continuing Education Healthcare at Marcus.Caldwell@cpcc.edu.

The 10-week NAACLS-approved Phlebotomy Program will remain at CCHS and will be offered three times a year with starts in January, May, and September.

Phlebotomy Program: Information Sessions for 2018 Courses

We will also continue to offer the Introduction to IV Therapy and Basic Phlebotomy Skills Workshops several times a year.

Introduction to IV Therapy Workshop (February 28, May 11, August 8, October 17)

Basic Phlebotomy Skills Workshop (Next one March 15)

The Integrative Therapies workshops including Clinical Aromatherapy, Healing Touch, and Introduction to Integrative Practices are now being offered through Charlotte AHEC’s division of Allied Health. If you want more information about these workshops, contact Kelly Blasky at Kelly.Blasky@CarolinasHealthCare.org.

For information on any of the Continuing Education offerings, contact Susan.Thomasson@CarolinasHealthCare.org.

Phlebotomy

The phlebotomist is an integral part of laboratory medicine. Phlebotomists draw blood for tests, transfusions, donations or research and collect other fluid or tissue samples. Learn more about the Phlebotomy Program.

Specialist in Blood Bank Technology/Transfusion Medicine

Specialists in blood banking are knowledgeable in all aspects of blood banking, transfusion medicine, hematopoietic, cellular and gene therapies, and tissue transplantation. This is a 12-month, non-credit online program for individuals currently employed in the blood bank field. Learn more about the Blood Bank Technology/Transfusion Medicine Program.

Workshops

Carolinas College of Health Sciences offers a variety of workshops to take your career to the next level. We specialize in "hands-on" skills that will enhance patient care. Check out the different classes and add these tools to your toolkit!

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