Allied Health Certification Courses

Electrocardiography & Cardiac Monitoring Technician
September 5-October 27, Tuesday/Thursday from 12:30-4:30 pm

This course prepares students to perform electrocardiography and other cardiac monitoring. It also trains them to interpret normal and abnormal cardiac rhythms. It enables them to work in healthcare as ECG, telemetry, or ambulatory cardiac monitoring technicians.

Phlebotomy and Specimen Collection Technician
October 30-December 22, Tuesday/Thursday from 12:30-4:30 pm

This course prepares students to perform various techniques venipuncture and capillary puncture (finger-stick) techniques for obtaining human blood specimens and other methods of collecting body specimens within a health care facility or laboratory setting while complying with OSHA Standards. It qualifies them to work in healthcare as lab or phlebotomy technicians.

Additional Course Information:

  • Upon successful course completion, students will be eligible to sit for the National Certificated Phlebotomy Technician Exam or National EKG Certification exam.
  • Students will also be trained to acquire the American Heart Association's Healthcare Provider CPR/AED card for Health Care professionals.
  • The applicant must present education documentation such as a valid high school diploma or higher earned degree, transcript, or other acceptable official documentation that confirms that the applicant meets or exceeds the minimum level of academic achievement.
  • In place of a diploma, the applicant may submit a letter from their immediate supervisor on a business letterhead documenting their experience working in the medical field.

Additional Allied Health programs include an accredited Medical Assistant Certificate program, Medical Administrative Assistant Certificate of Achievement and an Associate Degree in Health Sciences.

Contact Suzan Melik, Allied Health Program Supervisor, at smelik@sussex.edu to learn more about these course offerings.