Health care impacts nearly every person in the United States. From having a prescription filled to choosing a long-term care facility for an aging parent, we all experience a need for health care frequently throughout our daily lives. ACC Continuing Education/Workforce Development opens the door to allow you the opportunity to enter this dynamic and growing career field.
Current Health Training Offerings
Clinical Medical Assistant
The Clinical Medical Assistant Program is a comprehensive course that will teach students the knowledge and skills to assist a physician in various aspects of health care. CMAs assist with medical procedures, perform basic lab tests, administer medications, implement treatments, and explain basic care to patients. Learn More >
Certified Nursing Assistant
Becoming a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) prepares you for a fulfilling career
as a health care provider and serves as a great entry-point into many careers in medicine
including licensed vocational nurse or a registered nurse. Many people who complete
the ACC CNA program, continue their medical training in one of the many allied health
care training programs offered at ACC CNA work with nursing personnel to provide care
and tend to the needs of people of all ages. Learn More >
Through the ACC Continuing Education CPR Program, you can learn to give “the breath
of life” in one of our one-day training courses. This class, which meets the American
Heart Association requirements for CPR programs, provides the prospective or actual
health care professional with the knowledge and skills needed to perform CPR with
the use of an automated external defibrillator and bag mask for infant, child and
adult patients. Learn More >
Under the direct supervision of dentists, the Dental Assistant is responsible for assisting with patient care, performing minor lab functions and providing administrative support for the office. ACC’s Dental Assistant program is helping meet growing demand by training students in the field of dental health and preparing them to work in all areas of a dental office. Learn More >
Medical Office Billing and Coding
The Medical Office Billing and Coding program provides online and face-to-face instruction.
The program prepares students to work in a medical office setting and provides the
skills and knowledge necessary for a more advanced medical records career. This program
consist of four courses and will prepare one for the CPC Certification. Learn More >
Working under the direct supervision of a certified medical technician, phlebotomy technicians (PBT) are integral members of any medical laboratory department. Phlebotomy technicians collect blood samples, from both skin punctures and from veins, and transport specimens to the laboratory to ensure the stability of the sample. Learn More >
Veterinary Assistants are a vital part of the veterinary team, working closely with Veterinarians, Veterinary Technicians, pets and owners. Veterinary Assistants work in veterinary hospitals, research facilities, and many other locations. This program is intended to provide students all the necessary skills to sit for the Texas Veterinary Medical Association’s Certified Veterinary Assistant exam. Learn More >
Activity Directors work with individuals receiving long-term care. They are trained in geriatrics, therapeutic interventions and diversion activities to provide the Activity Professional with a strong base of knowledge, as well as the necessary skills and techniques to provide therapeutic activity services to clients and residents in a long-term care setting Learn More >
How to Apply
Alvin Community College has partnered with Viewpoint Screening to provide your background check and immunization management, which are required for the following programs. Failure to submit an order will delay the entrance into an experiential rotation and/or school setting.
Click here to view instructions for the screening process. There is a $50 fee for this service, and is non-refundable even if you do not enroll into a Healthcare Program.
Here you will find a helpful document to assist in the application process.
Important: As of July 28, 2016 per the amended Texas Administrative Code, Rule 97.64 Documentation of immunizations are required at the time of application and/or completed by the start of all clinical class enrollments and clinical visits to affiliate sites.
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CEWD also offers career and instructional opportunities in Industrial Training and Healthcare as well as Special Interest classes.