Health Science Career Training

Careers that promote health, wellness, and diagnosis as well as treat injuries and diseases.

Full-time Career Majors

Career Major Titlesort descending Who can enroll Tuition Days Clock Hours Site
1+1 Practical Nurse Adult $3,360 M-F 1344 HCC
Advanced Unlicensed Assistant High School $0 M-F 765 HCC
Dental Assistant Adult $2,875 M-F 1150 MSA
Health Science Technology High School $0 M-F 525 HCC
Medical Assistant Adult $2,788 M-F 1115 MSA
Nurse Aide High School $0 M-F 525 HCC
Pharmacy Clerk High School $0 M-F 525 HCC
Practical Nurse Adult $3,360 M-F 1344 HCC
Radiologic Technologist Adult $6,520 M-F 2608 HCC
Surgical Technologist Adult $3,075 M-F 1230 HCC

Short-term Courses

Anatomy & Physiology for Medical Coding/Billing

This online course is necessary for employees performing medical coding, health information or medical records. Study the anatomy of the human body in-depth to understand the body systems and functions. Examples include systems, planes, cavities and regions. Learn anatomical terms essential for understanding medical records. THERE WILL BE FIVE EVENING LABS HELD IN THE CLASSROOM. Dates and times of evening labs are discussed in orientation. This course is a prerequisite for Coding ICD-10.

Requirements: Attend orientation the first night in the Health Careers Center building at 6 pm. Must also attend evening labs at the designated dates and times discussed in orientation.
Book: $ 60
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 300
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
TTh
7/11 to 9/26
6:00pm to 9:00pm
66.0 HCC 24932
TTh
10/03 to 1/04
6:00pm to 9:00pm
66.0 HCC 24939

Anatomy and Physiology for Providers

Requirements: This class is a prerequisite option for Practical Nursing, Surgical Technology and Medical Assisting programs. Must attend orientation the first day. ALL TESTING WILL BE HELD IN THE HCC LIBRARY AT METRO TECHNOLOGY CENTERS.
Book: $ 138
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 335
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
MTWThF
4/17 to 7/20
6:00pm to 9:00pm
120.0 OC 23987
MTWThF
9/14 to 12/14
6:00pm to 8:00pm
120.0 HCC 24945

AUA (Advanced Unlicensed Assistant)

Learn advanced patient care including sterile asepsis, nasogastric tube feeding, blood glucose monitoring, catheterization and more. This course includes a clinical component. Clinical days are a full 8 hours from 7 am to 3 pm. Book and testing fees are not included in tuition.

Requirements: Attend orientation. Bring required documents listed under AUA orientation.All permanent residents must submit evidence of their permanent resident card.
Pre-requisite(s): CNA or equivalent is highly recommended but not required.
Book: $ 85
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 1 170
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
MTWTh
7/31 to 9/25
8:00am to 2:30pm
206.0 HCC 24934
MTWTh
10/09 to 12/14
8:00am to 2:30pm
206.0 HCC 24941

AUA (Advanced Unlicensed Assistant) Orientation

Learn all the requirements needed to enroll in the Advanced Unlicensed Assistant (AUA) course.

Requirements: Bring to orientation: government ID, proof of Social Security number, negative TB skin test, OSBI with name, sexual and violent offender and proof of immunization. You may enroll in the AUA course once all required documents are submitted.
Book: $ 0
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 0
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
M 7/24
4:00pm to 5:30pm
1.5 HCC 24933
M 10/02
4:00pm to 5:30pm
1.5 HCC 24940

CMA (Certified Medication Aide)

The state of Oklahoma requires persons administering medications in nursing facilities to be certified. Learn to administer medications and how medications affect systems of the body. Become eligible to take the CMA exam. Book and testing fees are NOT included in tuition.

Requirements: Attend orientation. Bring required documents listed under orientation.
Book: $ 30
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 385
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
MTTh
8/07 to 9/11
5:00pm to 9:00pm
60.0 HCC 24847
MTWTh
8/28 to 9/13
8:00am to 2:30pm
60.0 HCC 24843
MTTh
10/23 to 11/30
5:00pm to 9:00pm
60.0 HCC 24848
MTWTh
11/27 to 12/12
8:00am to 2:30pm
60.0 HCC 24844

CMA (Certified Medication Aide) Orientation

Every student must attend the CMA Orientation before attending the CMA (Certified Medication Aide) course.

Requirements: Bring government ID, proof of social security number and current CNA card. All permanent residents must submit evidence of their permanent resident card.
Pre-requisite(s): High school diploma or equivalent. A valid Oklahoma CNA certification with 6 months work experience. Listed on the Nurse Aide registry.
Book: $ 0
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 0
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
M 7/31
3:00pm to 4:30pm
1.5 HCC 24845
M 8/21
10:00am to 11:30am
1.5 HCC 24841
M 10/16
3:00pm to 4:30pm
1.5 HCC 24846
M 11/20
10:00am to 11:30am
1.5 HCC 24842

CMA Update

CMA's must update their CMA card annually. This course fulfills requirements of the Oklahoma State Department of Health. Lunch is no longer provided. Doors open at 7:30 am. Nobody will be admitted after 8 am.

Requirements: Bring a valid government issued ID. All permanent residents must submit evidence of their permanent resident card.
Pre-requisite(s): Current CNA and CMA in Oklahoma.
Book: $ 5
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 45
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
Th 7/20
7:45am to 4:30pm
8.0 HCC 24802
Th 7/27
7:45am to 4:30pm
8.0 HCC 24803
Th 8/03
7:45am to 4:30pm
8.0 HCC 24817
Th 8/10
7:45am to 4:30pm
8.0 HCC 24818
Th 8/17
7:45am to 4:30pm
8.0 HCC 24819
Th 8/24
7:45am to 4:30pm
8.0 HCC 24820
Th 8/31
7:45am to 4:30pm
8.0 HCC 24821
Th 9/07
7:45am to 4:30pm
8.0 HCC 24822
Th 9/14
7:45am to 4:30pm
8.0 HCC 24823
Th 9/21
7:45am to 4:30pm
8.0 HCC 24824
Th 9/28
7:45am to 4:30pm
8.0 HCC 24825
Th 10/05
7:45am to 4:30pm
8.0 HCC 24826
Th 10/12
7:45am to 4:30pm
8.0 HCC 24827
Th 10/26
7:45am to 4:30pm
8.0 HCC 24828
Th 11/02
7:45am to 4:30pm
8.0 HCC 24829
Th 11/09
7:45am to 4:30pm
8.0 HCC 24830
Th 11/16
7:45am to 4:30pm
8.0 HCC 24831
Th 11/30
7:45am to 4:30pm
8.0 HCC 24832
Th 12/07
7:45am to 4:30pm
8.0 HCC 24833
Th 12/14
7:45am to 4:30pm
8.0 HCC 24834

CMA-Advanced: Nasogastric/Gastrostomy/Respiratory

Receive a combination of advanced training in the administration of medications and nutrition via nasogastric and gastrostomy tubes, along with administration of oral inhalers and nebulizers. Studies consist of class time and skills lab. All skill demonstrations require 100% proficiency.

Requirements: Bring photo ID, proof of social security number, and current CNA and CMA cards. All permanent residents must submit evidence of their permanent resident card.
Pre-requisite(s): Current CNA and CMA in Oklahoma. Listed on the state Nurse Aide Registry with no abuse notations.
Book: $ 10
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 125
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
MT
8/14 to 8/15
8:00am to 4:30pm
16.0 HCC 24873
MT
10/02 to 10/03
8:00am to 4:30pm
16.0 HCC 24874
WTh
11/15 to 11/16
8:00am to 4:30pm
16.0 HCC 24875

CNA (Certified Nurse Aide) Orientation

Enter the health care field as a Nurse Aide in nursing care centers. Prepare for the LTC Nurse Aide state certification exam. Course consists of lecture, lab and clinical hours. Book and testing fees are NOT included in tuition. A minimum attendance of 108 hours is required in order to complete the class. Early enrollment is encouraged as classes fill quickly.

Requirements: Government issued photo ID, proof of Social Security number, OSBI background check with name base, sexual and violent offender within the last three months, negative TB skin test (last six months), flu shot (in season) and physical exam. All permanent residents must submit evidence of their permanent resident card.
Pre-requisite(s): Current CPR/BLS card.
Book: $ 0
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 0
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
M 9/18
3:00pm to 4:30pm
1.5 HCC 24835
M 10/02
10:00am to 11:30am
1.5 HCC 24836

CNA (Certified Nurse Aide)-LTC (Long Term Care)

Enter the health care field as a Nurse Aide in nursing care centers. Prepare for the LTC Nurse Aide state certification exam. Course consists of lecture, lab and clinical hours. Book and testing fees are NOT included in tuition. Early enrollment is encouraged as classes fill quickly.

Requirements: Attend orientation. Bring required documents listed under orientation.
Pre-requisite(s): CPR/BLS.
Book: $ 20
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 505
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
MTWTh
7/10 to 8/09
8:00am to 2:30pm
108.0 HCC 24837
MTWTh
7/10 to 8/28
5:00pm to 9:00pm
108.0 HCC 24839
MTWTh
9/25 to 11/20
5:00pm to 9:00pm
108.0 HCC 24840
MTWTh
10/09 to 11/15
8:00am to 2:30pm
108.0 HCC 24838

CNA-Home Health Deeming

Prepare to take the home health state certification exam. The exam fee is not included in the tuition. Those that were CNA's prior to March 1, 2012 will have a separate testing fee for the State clinical skills portion.

Requirements: Students must bring to the first class a valid Oklahoma LTCNA card, a government issued photo ID and proof of a Social Security number. All permanent residents must submit evidence of their permanent resident card.
Pre-requisite(s): CNA Certification.
Book: $ 0
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 125
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
TW
9/19 to 9/20
8:00am to 4:30pm
16.0 HCC 24849
MT
11/13 to 11/14
8:00am to 4:30pm
16.0 HCC 24850

Coding ICD-10-CM & ICD-10-PCS: Intro to New Coding System

Review ICD-10-CM guidelines to include hands-on coding practices from each section of the code sets. ICD-10-PCS covers root operations and documentation required for code assignments.

Pre-requisite(s): Medical Terminology and Anatomy & Physiology.
Book: $ 316
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 550
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
MTh
8/24 to 12/07
6:00pm to 9:00pm
78.0 HCC 24931

Coding-The Certification Step

Focus on applications of coding principles learned in CPT and ICD-10 Coding. You will analyze and synthesize documents and apply ICD-10, CPT and HCPC codes based on documentation. This course will help prepare you for the certification exam. Bring your ICD-10 and CPT Coding manuals to class.

Pre-requisite(s): CPT and ICD-10 or 2-years experience in coding (Letter from employer required.)
Book: $ 114
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 300
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
MTh
8/28 to 11/06
6:00pm to 9:00pm
48.0 HCC 24930

CPR/BLS

American Heart Association standard training in Basic Life Support (BLS) includes adult, child and infant CPR and obstructed airway modules. In addition, automatic external defibrillation (AED) and bag-valve-mask ventilation are taught. This course meets requirements for most health courses.

Book: $ 0
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 45
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
T 7/25
5:00pm to 9:30pm
4.5 HCC 24807
T 8/08
5:00pm to 9:30pm
4.5 HCC 24805
T 8/22
5:00pm to 9:30pm
4.5 HCC 24808
T 8/29
5:00pm to 9:30pm
4.5 HCC 24809
T 9/12
5:00pm to 9:30pm
4.5 HCC 24810
F 9/22
8:00am to 12:30pm
4.5 HCC 25126
T 9/26
5:00pm to 9:30pm
4.5 HCC 24811
T 10/10
5:00pm to 9:30pm
4.5 HCC 24812
T 10/24
5:00pm to 9:30pm
4.5 HCC 24813
T 11/07
5:00pm to 9:30pm
4.5 HCC 24814
T 11/28
5:00pm to 9:30pm
4.5 HCC 24815
T 12/12
5:00pm to 9:30pm
4.5 HCC 24816

EKG Monitor Technician

Learn basic interpretation skills for patients on telemetry monitors. Review basic, normal and abnormal heart rhythms. Complete training for 12 lead interpretation. Must maintain a grade of 80%. Positions may be available in hospitals and clinics near you. An ideal course for paramedics, RN's, PA's, NP's and others involved in emergency or critical care.

Book: $ 65
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 322
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
MW
8/21 to 10/16
6:00pm to 9:00pm
48.0 HCC 25046

Heart Saver CPR-First Aide

Child care workers will benefit from this first aid emergency training to meet regulatory requirements. Training applies to teachers, foster care workers, camp counselors, youth organizations and coaches of children’s sports. This course is also ideal for parents, grandparents, babysitters and guardians.

Book: $ 0
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 65
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
S 9/30
8:00am to 4:30pm
8.0 HCC 25127
S 12/02
8:00am to 4:30pm
8.0 HCC 25128

MAT (Medication Administration Technician)

To administer medications in a residential care facility or group home, you must have medication administration training. Includes administration of medications, measuring and charting, vital signs and legal aspects.

Book: $ 10
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 100
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
MT
8/07 to 8/08
8:00am to 4:30pm
16.0 HCC 24943
MT
10/09 to 10/10
8:00am to 4:30pm
16.0 HCC 24954
MT
12/04 to 12/05
8:00am to 4:30pm
16.0 HCC 24955

MAT Update

Every year Medication Administration Technicians must renew their skills with an eight-hour update. In this session, review legal and ethical issues, medication administration and how to avoid medication errors.

Requirements: Proof of current MAT certificate of completion.
Book: $ 10
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 55
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
F 9/15
8:00am to 4:30pm
8.0 HCC 24956
F 11/10
8:00am to 4:30pm
8.0 HCC 24957
F 12/01
8:00am to 4:30pm
8.0 HCC 24958

MEDIC First Aid BasicPlus

Train your employees for medical emergencies at work. This course combines adult CPR, AED and first aid training. This program meets OSHA and other federal and state regulatory requirements. Also conforms to the 2015 AHA Guidelines for CPR and ECC and the 2015 AHA and ARC Guidelines for First Aid.

Requirements: Be able to perform required skills completely without assistance.
Book: $ 0
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 59
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
W 9/20
8:00am to 3:00pm
6.0 EDC 25236
TW
10/17 to 10/18
5:00pm to 9:00pm
6.0 EDC 25239
S 10/21
8:00am to 3:00pm
6.0 EDC 25235
W 11/01
8:00am to 3:00pm
6.0 EDC 25237

MEDIC First Aid CarePlus

For employees interested in emergency care at work. This program combines Adult, Child, and Infant CPR and AED. The program is based upon the 2015 international consensus on cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and emergency cardiovascular care (ECC) science with treatment recommendations (COSTR) and other evidence based treatment recommendations.

Requirements: Be able to perform required skills completely without assistance.
Book: $ 0
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 49
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
W 9/06
5:00pm to 9:00pm
4.0 EDC 25244
S 9/16
8:00am to 12:00pm
4.0 EDC 25240
W 10/18
8:00am to 12:00pm
4.0 EDC 25243
S 11/04
8:00am to 12:00pm
4.0 EDC 25241
W 11/08
5:00pm to 9:00pm
4.0 EDC 25245

Medical Terminology-ONLINE

Work on-line at home or at Metro Tech. Learn how the words used in the medical language fit together. Chapters covered include the systems of skeletal, muscular, cardiovascular, lymphatic and immune, respiratory, digestive, urinary, nervous, integumentary, endocrine and reproductive. Also covers special senses including the eyes and ears, diagnostic procedures and pharmacology. This is a good preparatory course for those planning a career in coding or any health career major at Metro Tech. REQUIREMENT: Please call (405) 595-4678 to enroll and include your email address with your enrollment. MUST ATTEND ORIENTATION THE FIRST NIGHT AT 6:00 PM.

Requirements: Attending orientation the first night.
Book: $ 90
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 335
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
M
7/10 to 9/25
5:00pm to 7:00pm
45.0 HCC 24946
MTh
10/09 to 1/04
5:00pm to 7:00pm
45.0 HCC 24959

Pharmacy Technician

Discover the role of pharmacy technicians, the environments in which they work, and the skills necessary to perform their required professional responsibilities. Topics covered include inventory management, drug regulation and control, pharmaceutical terminology, HIPAA, prescriptions, pharmaceutical calculations, compounding sterile formulations, hospital and community pharmacy, financial issues and more.

Requirements: 8th-grade math level.
Pre-requisite(s): High school diploma or GED.
Book: $ 115
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 576
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
TTh
8/01 to 10/26
5:00pm to 8:00pm
60.0 HCC 24967

Phlebotomy

This course consists of lecture and clinical lab that provides knowledge of equipment, OSHA's bloodborne pathogens and mechanics involved in the collection of specimens. Practice and learn how to do all areas of venipuncture safely and properly. Study complications in phlebotomy and special collection procedures. After successfully completing all aspects of the phlebotomy course, you are eligible to apply for the internship program.

Requirements: TDAP
Pre-requisite(s): CPR/BLS
Book: $ 67
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 430
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
MTh
7/31 to 10/30
6:00pm to 9:00pm
72.0 HCC 24947
MTh
11/06 to 3/01
6:00pm to 9:00pm
72.0 HCC 24960

Veterinary Aide

Review common veterinary office etiquette, procedures and techniques. Then learn more about the veterinary office such as client interaction, medical terminology, vaccinations and common diseases including endoparasites, ectoparasites and zoonosis. Practice general functions of the front office, receptionist, kennel, barn/stalls and examination techniques for both large and small animals.

 

Book: $ 0
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 160
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
TTh
8/08 to 9/07
7:00pm to 9:00pm
20.0 HCC 24883
TTh
10/03 to 11/09
7:00pm to 9:00pm
20.0 HCC 24884