Our Health & Emergency Services certificates allow you to master a specific and valuable set of skills that make you attractive to employers, while laying a foundation for your future. If you are looking to change careers, advance your career, or give yourself an edge in the workforce, a certificate is the right choice.
Are you a Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer or Registered Vascular Technologist working in Sonography and ready to take the next step? CVTC's affordable new one-year Cardiac Sonography Certificate will grow your skills in adult echocardiography and help you obtain your Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) credential.
Choose from fall or spring semester starts, and keep working while earning your certificate with flexible online courses and clinical rotations. Increase your earning potential and further your echocardiography knowledge and scanning skills with this certificate!
The Critical Care Transport 3-credit certificate is designed to prepare licensed healthcare professionals to function as critical care transport team members. Critically ill or injured patients requiring transport between facilities need a different level of care from hospital or emergency field patients. This certificate provides students with knowledge of the special assessment techniques and needs of the critical care patient, the ability to operate and troubleshoot critical care transport equipment, and develops the skills necessary to maintain the stability of the critical care patient during transport.
Learners explore healthcare delivery systems and regulatory environment, compliance, healthcare data collection principles, data structure and standardization and interoperability. Further focus involves use of technology in healthcare, including common business software applications, patient portals, healthcare databases, administrative and clinical information systems, and a variety of electronic health record (EHR) simulation.
The courses provide in-depth study of specific tools and hands-on activities including Dia, relational-database, SQL, MySQL, data normalization, information system design, Entity-Relationship Diagrams, and relational data modeling and testing.