Shelton State Workforce Development offers free patient care assistant course

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By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Kyrsten Eller

Shelton State Community College Workforce Development will offer a patient care assistant course Sept. 20 through Dec. 9 on the college’s Martin Campus. The course is free to qualifying participants, but seating is limited.

Participants in the course will learn basic skills including implementing specific care plans, providing rehabilitation services, offering basic bedside care, collecting lab specimens and learning fundamentals of phlebotomy and EKGs.

“We are very excited to offer this course this fall,” said Shelton State’s Corporate Training and Community Education Manager Margie Falls. “Courses like this tend to fill very quickly, so we encourage interested students to register soon.”

To register for the course, interested students should contact Shelton State Workforce Development at 205-391-2434 or workforce@sheltonstate.edu.

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