Healthcare

202KAR 7:301 mandates that students have to be at least 16 years of age to be eligible to enroll in an EMT education program and hold a valid driver’s license.  Most of KCTCS partner providers require the student be at least 18 years old before they can participate in the clinical experience.

  1. CIT 105: Introduction to Computers
  2. AHS 115: Medical Terminology
    OR
    CLA 131: Medical Terminology from Greek & Latin
  3. PSY 110: General Psychology
  4. BIO 135: Basic Anatomy & Physiology with Lab
  5. FRS 2061*: Emergency Medical Technician
    OR
    EMS 105*: Emergency Medical Technician

* Students are required to hold current unrestricted registration with the National Registry EMT as an EMT to be eligible for the program.  Individuals desiring initial certification as an EMT, have to be 18 years of age and hold a high school diploma or GED.

Medical Assisting is a selective admissions program and acceptance into the program is required.  The courses below will count towards that program upon admission, but it will also count for other healtcare programs.

Progression is contingent upon achievement of a grade of “C” or better in each required course & maintenance of a 2.0 grade point average or better.

Note: this pathways has more than two general education courses.

  1. AHS 115: Medical Terminology OR
    CLA 131: Medical Terminology from Greek & Latin OR
    MIT 103: Medical Office Terminology
  2. CIT 105: Introduction to Computers OR
    OST 105: Introduction to Information Systems
  3. MAT 105: Applied Mathematics OR Higher
  4. BIO 135: Basic Anatomy & Physiology with Lab
  5. PSY 110: General Psychology
  6. ENG 101: Writing I
  7. HER/HUM: Any Heritage or Humanities Course
  8. CPR 100: CPR For Healthcare Professionals OR
    KHP 190: First Aid & Emergency Care

Progression in the program is contingent upon achievement of a grade of “C” or better in each course and maintenance of a 2.0 cumulative grade point average

This pathway leads to 4 tracks; however, not all tracks are available at all intuitions teaching Medical Information Technology Courses.

  • Medical Administrative
  • Medical Coding
  • Medical Office Management
  • Medical Transcription
  1. CIT 105: Introduction to Computers
    OR
    OST 105: Introduction to Information Systems
  2. OST 110: Document Formatting & Word Processing
  3. MIT 103: Medical Office Terminology
    OR
    AHS 115: Medical Terminology
    OR
    CLA 131: Medical Terminology from Greek & Latin
  4. MIT 230: Medical Information Management
  5. MIT 217: Medical Office Procedures
    Certificate: Medical Receptionist
  6. BIO 135: Basic Anatomy & Physiology with Lab
  7. MIT 104: Medical Insurance
  8. ENG 101: Writing I
    OR
    OST 108: Editing Skills for Office Professionals
  9. MIT 224: Medical Practice Management
  10. MIT 228: Electronic Medical Records
    Certificate: Medical Unit Coordinator

Progression in the Pharmacy Technician program is contingent upon achievement of a grade of “C” or above in each required course and maintenance of a 2.0 grade-point average.

  1. CIT 105: Introduction to Computers
  2. MIT 103: Medical Office Terminology
    OR
    AHS 115: Medical Terminology
    OR
    CLA 131: Medical Terminology from Greek & Latin
  3. PHA 110: Pharmacy Procedures & Skills
  4. PHA 145: Pharmaceutical Calculations
  5. COM 181 OR 252: Basic Public Speaking
    OR
    Intro to Interpersonal Communication
  6. PHA 136: Pharmacology
  7. BIO 135: Basic Anatomy & Physiology with Lab
  8. PHA 250*: Pharmacy Experience

* Students have to be 18 years old to be able to attend the Pharmacy Experience