Workforce Health and Medical Courses

In order to enroll in any of these courses, you must first apply to the college by clicking the button below.

CNA

The Nurse Assistant Program prepares students to perform basic care services to patients including checking vital signs, grooming, and nutrition. The program includes an introduction to health care, basic nursing skills, body structure and function, and infection control.

Students participate in clinical activities at:

  • local hospitals
  • nursing homes
  • long term care facilities under the supervision of the instructor

Classes are scheduled to begin January 23, 2023, April 17, 2023, July 10, 2023, and October 2, 2023 (subject to change).  Tuition cost is $900

Learn more information about the Nurse Assistant Program.

ECG

The Electrocardiograph Technician program prepares individuals, under the supervision of physicians and nurses, to administer ECG diagnostic examinations and report results to the treatment team. You will learn about basic anatomy and physiology, the cardiovascular system, medical terminology, cardiovascular medications and effects, patient care, ECG administration, equipment operation and maintenance, interpretation of cardiac rhythm, patient record management, and professional standards and ethics. The class is scheduled to start January 17, 2023 and August 22, 2023 (subject to change).  

Learn more information about the Electrocardiograph Technician program.

MEDICAL ASSISTANT

The Workforce Medical Assistant Program provides students with the knowledge and skills to prepare them to work in physician’s offices and clinics performing both administrative and clinical skills.  The program includes instruction in reviewing and recording patient histories and clinical data, patient care, investigative and examination procedures, diagnostic procedures, data analysis and documentation, physician consultation, equipment operation and monitoring, and professional standards and ethics. The next class is scheduled to begin in the spring of 2023 (date to be determined)

Learn more information about the Medical Assistant program.

LPN Refresher (Online)

The LPN Refresher curriculum is approved by the Louisiana State Board of Practical Nurse Examiners (LSBPNE) for LPNs requiring completion of the theory component of a refresher course. To determine eligibility status for licensure reinstatement/renewal, nurses must contact LSBPNE prior to enrolling into the course. The course is self-paced, online and covers all topics of the LPN in Louisiana including law, nursing process, documentation, infection control, pharmacology, basic and advanced skills, geriatrics, medical surgical, obstetrics, and pediatric nursing. The course consists of twelve modules with an exam for each and must be completed within a 6 month period. Successful completion of the theory portion of the course must occur with an 80% or better before the LPN can be considered for issuance of a temporary permit. LSBPNE requires the successful completion of a didactic (theory) portion and a clinical portion of the refresher course. The nurse is responsible for finding a clinical site and RN Preceptor in an adult medical surgical setting. Upon successful completion of the didactic portion the nurse should follow the guidelines per LSBPNE to apply for a temporary permit, required PRIOR to providing patient care during the clinical component. Visit www.lsbpne.com or contact at 504-838-5791 for more information regarding temporary permit application/requirements for nurses enrolled in a refresher course. Individuals interested in enrolling in this program can apply to begin on January 17, 2023,  June 1, 2023, or Aug 22, 2023.  Tuition cost is $600.

BOOK NEEDED: Rosdahl’s Textbook of Basic Nursing (12th ed). Lippincott and a current Nursing Drug Guide. This course will require the use of a webcam when taking exams. Learn more information about the course requirements.

If you are interested in applying to this program, please complete the following steps:

  1. Complete an admissions application to Fletcher Technical Community College (current/continuing Fletcher students do not need to submit another application) online at www.fletcher.edu
  2. Be fully or unconditionally accepted to Fletcher Technical Community College by completing all Admissions requirements. Admissions will notify you of your status via email.
  3. Complete and submit the “Application for Admission to Workforce Nursing and Allied Health programs” located here: Workforce Nursing & Allied Health Application

IV Therapy Hybrid Course

Pursuant to the Louisiana State Board of Practical Nurse Examiners (LSBPNE), this is a required education for LPNs in the State of Louisiana. This curriculum, approved by the state board, is designed as a hybrid course for Licensed Practical Nurses desiring education in IV therapy. The course is mainly online with a face to face check off on campus. It is a self-paced course that begins when the student is registered and must be completed within 8 weeks. The implications for intravenous therapy (IV Therapy) including equipment/devices used, anatomy/ physiology, methods and techniques, infection control measures, safety, complications, and related issues are discussed. The role of the practical nurse related to legal and ethical considerations of intravenous therapy and supervised lab performance are integral parts of this course. Individuals interested in enrolling in this program can apply to begin on January 17, 2023, March 20th, 2023, June 1, 2023, August 22, 2023 or Oct 16, 2023. Tuition cost is $600.

If you are interested in applying to this program, please complete the following steps:

  1. Complete an admissions application to Fletcher Technical Community College (current/continuing Fletcher students do not need to submit another application) online at www.fletcher.edu
  2. Be fully or unconditionally accepted to Fletcher Technical Community College by completing all Admissions requirements. Admissions will notify you of your status via email.
  3. Complete and submit the “Application for Admission to Workforce Nursing and Allied Health programs” located here: Workforce Nursing & Allied Health Application

AHA Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider (IN PERSON)

CPR BLS course is for the Healthcare Career Professional that needs to know how to perform adult, child and infant CPR, Foreign Body Object (FBO) and other lifesaving skills. This course is taught in person over 6 hrs. Students will be given dates to choose from once the application is received. The cost of the course is $58.

If you are interested in applying to this program, please complete the following steps:

  1. Complete an admissions application to Fletcher Technical Community College (current/continuing Fletcher students do not need to submit another application) online at www.fletcher.edu
  2. Be fully or unconditionally accepted to Fletcher Technical Community College by completing all Admissions requirements. Admissions will notify you of your status via email.
  3. Complete and submit the “Application for Admission to Workforce Nursing and Allied Health programs” located here: Workforce Nursing & Allied Health Application

Train the Trainer

Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) approved program to instruct individuals on LDH regulations, nurse aide training, and the knowledge needed to prepare a nurse aide or MAC training class. Students will be given dates to choose from once the application is received. The cost of the course is $200.

If you are interested in applying to this program, please complete the following steps:

  1. Complete an admissions application to Fletcher Technical Community College (current/continuing Fletcher students do not need to submit another application) online at www.fletcher.edu
  2. Be fully or unconditionally accepted to Fletcher Technical Community College by completing all Admissions requirements. Admissions will notify you of your status via email.
  3. Complete and submit the “Application for Admission to Workforce Nursing and Allied Health programs” located here: Workforce Nursing & Allied Health Application

 

*All non-credit course tuition and fees are assessed by each class. Tuition, fees, and other charges relating to non-credit classes or any training through Workforce Solutions are not refundable unless the training course is canceled by the College. If the College cancels a class, then 100% of all College-assessed tuition and fees paid will be refunded for the canceled class.

CONTACT

Admissions Office
Phone: (985) 448-7900
Email: admissions@fletcher.edu

Roye Matherne
Phone: 985-448-5944
Email: roye.matherne@fletcher.edu
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