Healthcare Technology, Short-Term Technical Certificate

Curriculum Code #2119

Effective May 2022

Division of Health and Wellness Sciences

The Healthcare Technology short term technical certificate recognizes the student who has completed a core group of healthcare courses.  This certificate provides the most basic training needed to employ the student in most entry level healthcare roles.  This certificate program is also in alignment with a ladder pathway towards most Associate degree programs in Allied Health, in which it meets most prerequisite requirements to apply and matriculate into currently approved applied associate degrees.  In addition, the Health Technology certificate program aligns Ohio Department of Education Industry Recognized Credentials: Patient Care Technician and Electronic Health Records certification examinations.  Lorain County Community College has articulation agreements with colleges and universities including programs offered by Lorain County Community College's University Partnership. 

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
Semester IHours
ALHN 110 MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY 1 3
ALHN 113 INTRODUCTION TO PATIENT CARE 1 1
ALHN 127 INTRODUCTION TO MEDICAL RECORDS 1 3
SDEV 101 INTRODUCTION TO THE LCCC COMMUNITY 2 1
HLED 153 FIRST AID AND SAFETY 2
CISS 121 MICROCOMPUTER APPLICATIONS I 3
CMMC 165 INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION 3
 Hours16
 Total Hours16
1

Indicates that a grade of C (2.0) or better must be earned in order to continue in the sequence.

2

A student must register for the orientation course when enrolling for more than six credit hours per semester or any course that would result in an accumulation of 13 or more credit hours.

Program Contact(s):

Michelle Yuhasz
440-366-7176
myuhasz@lorainccc.edu

For information about admissions, enrollment, transfer, graduation and other general questions, please contact your advising team.

More program information can be found on our website.

  1. Official high school or GED and college/program transcripts (if applicable) on file in the LCCC Records office. 
  2. Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills.
  3. Satisfactory placement assessment score in college level reading.

Program Learning Outcomes

1 Adhere to professional behaviors of caring, accountability, responsibility, and respect for the quality of patient care and patient safety.

2 Utilize critical thinking for clinical judgment, decision making, communication and customer service with an understanding of HIPAA regulations while utilizing appropriate medical terminology.

3 Perform technical skills of computer applications involving Electronic Medical Records and data entry as well as various other healthcare related computer programs.