Galveston College to offer Certified Nurse Aide, EKG Tech and Phlebotomy Tech courses this summer

Galveston College will be offering a Certified Nurse Aide course, an EKG Technician course and a Certified Phlebotomy Technician course this summer.

The Certified Nurse Aide course, which explores the key components set by the Texas Department of Health and Human Services, starts on June 4 and runs through Aug. 1. Classes meet on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 6 p.m. to 9:45 p.m. CNA clinicals are completed at area nursing homes. Cost of the course is $899.

The Certified EKG Technician course, which focuses on the heart’s anatomy, function, how it produces electricity and how to record the electricity with the EKG and telemetry monitor, will be offered from June 5 to Aug. 5. Classes meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Cost of the course is $899.

The Certified Phlebotomy Technician program, which focuses on a variety of blood collection methods, will be offered June 4 to Aug. 8. Classes meet on Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Clinicals are completed at UTMB Health. Cost of the course is $999.

To register, visit www.gc.edu/CEregister.

The programs are eligible for a payment plan. For more information call (409) 944-1344 or email CE@gc.edu.