Health Occupations Schedule and Course Descriptions

Some Health Occupations courses require a high school diploma/GED, proof of prerequisite licensure/certification, criminal background check, Family Care Safety Registry, health screenings and/or drug testing for admission and/or clinical participation. Please reference the individual course pages for additional information and specific requirements.

Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers Skills Evaluation (NRS 414)

This course is intended for the healthcare provider who has not previously taken a CPR course and who must verify successful completion of a CPR course. The cognitive portion of this course is completed online through the American Heart Association at www.onlineaha.org (additional fee applies). Students must present a certificate of successful completion of the online course to participate in the skills practice and evaluation. Early registration is STRONGLY encouraged. Fees are NON-REFUNDABLE.

Section 11 Wednesday, June 25 10 a.m.-noon Tuition: $65
Section 12 Wednesday, June 25 Noon-2 p.m. Tuition: $65
Section 13 Tuesday, July 15 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuition: $65
Section 14 Tuesday, July 15 1-3 p.m. Tuition: $65
Section 15 Thursday, July 31 2-4 p.m. Tuition: $65
Section 16 Thursday, July 31 4-6 p.m. Tuition: $65
Section 17 Thursday, July 31 6-8 p.m. Tuition: $65
Section 18 Saturday, Aug. 2 10 a.m.-noon Tuition: $65
Section 19 Saturday, Aug. 2 Noon-2 p.m. Tuition: $65
Section 20 Monday, Aug. 4 4-6 p.m. Tuition: $65
Section 21 Monday, Aug. 4 6-8 p.m. Tuition: $65

CMT Pre-Test (CMT 300)

Basic math and English test required for admission into CMT course. Test is given by appointment only and may be taken up to three times/semester. Fees are non-refundable. 

  • Section 75: Wednesdays, April 9-June 18, by appointment only
  • Fee: $35 per test

Certified Medication Technician (CMT) (CMT 200)

Provides the 65 hours of classroom instruction required for certification as a Missouri CMT. Additional 24 hours of clinical practice are required. Students must have at least six months of CNA experience and be currently employed in a Skilled LTC facility to complete the clinical hours. Textbook is provided. Tuition is non-refundable. 

  • Section 40B: Tuesdays & Thursdays, July 15-Aug. 21, 4-9:30 p.m.
  • Tuition: $40*

*Tuition for the CMT course is being partially funded by a grant from MoHealthWINS. All students who qualify to take the course will benefit from this funding.

CMT Final Exam (CMT 100-75)

Exam administered to SCC students who have successfully completed the classroom and clinical aspects of the CMT Program. Includes both written and practical proficiencies. Successful completion will lead to certification in the State of Missouri. Fee is non-refundable.

  • Section 75: By appointment only
  • Fee: $15*

*Tuition for the CMT course is being partially funded by a grant from MoHealthWINS. All students who qualify to take the course will benefit from this funding.

CMT Challenge Exam (CMT 101)

Certification exam for students given approval by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. Includes written and practical proficiencies. Successful completion will lead to certification in the State of Missouri. Fees are non-refundable.

  • Section 75: By appointment only.
  • Fee: $165

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) (CNA 100)

This course provides the classroom instruction necessary for employment as a Certified Nurse Assistant in Missouri. An additional 100 hours of clinical experience is required and can be completed through the college (CNA 102) or through employment. Upon completion, students must take and pass a written and practical final examination (CNA 100-75) to apply for certification. Classes begin each week. Open entry. Textbook included. Tuition is non-refundable.

  • Tuition: $50* (through May 2, 2014 – students must start class no later than May 22, 2014)
  • Tuition: $365 (beginning May 5, 2014)
Section 40B Wednesdays 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
Section 41B Tuesdays 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
Section 42B Thursdays 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
Section 44B Mondays 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
Section 45B Tuesdays & Thursdays

4:30-9:30 p.m. (through May 30, 2014)

4-9 p.m. (beginning June 2, 2014)

*Tuition for the CNA course is being partially funded by a grant from MoHealthWINS. All students who qualify to take the course will benefit from this funding. Reduced price is applicable through May 2, 2014.

CNA Clinical Internship (CNA 102-40)

Provides the required 100 hours of clinical preparation for SCC students who need to complete their coursework and are not employed in a state approved Long Term Care Facility. Students are eligible to apply for their internship after completing the required pre-requisites. Tuition is non-refundable.

  • Tuition: $95* (for eligible students registering through June 27, 2014 – eligible students must have been registered in a classroom section by May 2, 2014)
  • Tuition: $305 (beginning June 30, 2014)
Section 42 Monday/Wednesday 12-hour day shifts**
Section 43 Tuesday/Thursday 12-hour day shifts**
Section 44 Monday/Wednesday/Friday 12-hour day shifts**
Section 45 Tuesday/Thursday 8-hour day shifts**
Section 46 Monday/Wednesday/Friday 8-hour evening shifts**
Section 47 Monday-Friday 8-hour day shifts**
Section 48 Monday-Friday 8-hour evening shifts**
Section 49 Tuesday/Thursday 8-hour evening shifts**
Section 50 Monday/Wednesday/Friday 8-hour day shifts**

*Tuition for the CNA course is being partially funded by a grant from MoHealthWINS. All students who qualify to take the course will benefit from this funding. Reduced price applicable to eligible grant participants who register for their Clinical Internship by June 27, 2014.

**Beginning and ending times of shifts will vary based on clinical site. A typical day shift starts around 7 a.m.; a typical evening shift starts around 3 p.m.**

CNA Final Exam (CNA 100-75)

Exam administered to SCC students who have successfully completed the classroom and clinical aspects of the CNA Program. Includes both written and practical proficiencies. Successful completion will lead to certification in the State of Missouri. Fee is non-refundable.

  • Section 75: By appointment.
  • Fee: $15* for first exam, $115 for any re-takes. (for eligible students TESTING BEFORE Sept. 30, 2014 – eligible students must have been registered for classroom section by May 2, 2014)
  • Fee: $115 (for students testing after Sept. 30, 2014 or those who are not grant participants)

*Tuition for the CNA course is being partially funded by a grant from MoHealthWINS. All students who qualify to take the course will benefit from this funding. Reduced price applicable to eligible grant participants who complete the exam BEFORE Sept. 30, 2014.

CNA-Accelerated (CNA 100-46)

Provides the classroom instruction, clinical hours, and state exam necessary for employment as a Certified Nurse Assistant in Missouri. This specific section is presented in a closed-entry, accelerated format. Textbook provided in class. Tuition is non-refundable.

  • Section 46B: June 3-July 31
  • Class: June 3-July 10, Tuesdays & Thursdays, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Clinical Internship: June 9-July 21, Mondays & Wednesdays, 7 a.m.-3 p.m. OR 3-11 p.m.
  • Final Exam: June 22-31, scheduled by instructor (students will only test one day during this time frame)
  • Tuition: $160* (additional fee will be assessed if final exam re-tests are necessary)

*Tuition for the CNA course is being partially funded by a grant from MoHealthWINS. All students who qualify to take the course will benefit from this funding. 

CNA Challenge Exam (CNA 101)

Certification exam for students given approval by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. Includes both written and practical proficiencies. Successful completion will lead to certification in the State of Missouri. Fees are non-refundable.

  • Section 75: By appointment
  • Fee: $140

Clinical Supervisor (NRS 339)

This online self-paced course is designed to prepare the Registered and Licensed nurse to supervise Nurse Assistant students during their 100 hours of on-the-job training experience in a licensed Long Term Care Facility. Upon successful completion of the program, the student will be placed on the Missouri Registry and will receive a certificate of completion from SCC. Course is open entry.

  • Section HN1: Online 24 hours/day
  • Tuition: Free to Clinical Partner employees, $100 for all others
  • Contact the Health Occupations Office at 636-922-8215 for additional information and an application.

Dosage Calculation (CDV 600)

This math course prepares students for the Dosage Calculations test required for admission to SCC nursing programs. Basic math skills are required. Enroll early. Bring a basic function calculator to class. Tuition is non-refundable.

  • Tuition: $90
Section 11B Tuesdays & Thursdays June 10-19 10 a.m.-noon
Section HN1 Online June 9-July 3 24 hours/day
Section HN2 Online July 14-Aug. 8 24 hours/day

Online Gerontological Nursing (NRS 300)

This course is designed to enhance the nurse's training in assessment, evaluation and intervention of the long term care resident, as well as teaching skills in critical thinking and supervision of other caregivers. Upon successful completion of the course, students may apply to sit for the MO State certification though the Missouri League for Nursing. Textbook required. Tuition is non-refundable.

  • Check back for available dates.

Online IV Therapy (NRS 101-HN1)

This 44-contact-hour course teaches the skills necessary to provide IV therapy. An excellent review for RN or LPN wishing to update skills, or an LPN who desires Missouri IV Certification. An additional eight hours of clinical and one eight-hour lab day (7/26/14) are required to complete the course. Textbook and lab kit are required. Tuition is non-refundable.

  • Section HN1: Online, June 16-Aug. 8
  • Tuition: $480

IV Therapy Certification Challenge Exam (NRS 100)

Allows the LPN who is IV certified in another state to obtain IV certification in Missouri. Textbook is strongly suggested as a review, but not required. Fees are non-refundable.

  • Section 40B: By appointment only.
  • Fee: $175

Patient Care Technician (PCT 100-40)

Prepares student to work in a hospital or long term care environment under the direct supervision of a licensed nurse. Students are trained in monitoring and recording vital signs, assisting with mobility, bathing, dressing, grooming and other tasks related to direct patient care. Students meet three days/week for class, lab and clinical as scheduled. Textbook required. Tuition includes final exam fee and is non-refundable.

  • Class not offered in Summer 2014. Check back for available dates!
  • Tuition: TBD

Pharmacy Technician Program (PMT 100)

Students will be trained to effectively assist in pharmaceutical preparation and complete daily required tasks in the pharmacy environment. Covers drug classifications, basic physiology, drug interactions and daily pharmacy operations. Textbook and drug cards required. Copy of HS Diploma or GED Certificate is required at time of registration. Tuition is non-refundable.

  • Check back in July for Fall 2014 dates!
  • Tuition: $750

Phlebotomy (NRS 125-40, 125-41)

Prepares students for entry-level positions as phlebotomists. Class consists of coursework, lab days, and 120 clinical hours done at an off-site facility. Students are required to successfully complete all of these components to receive a certificate of completion from SCC. Copy of HS Diploma or GED Certificate, 2-step TB Test and background screening from the Family Care Safety Registry are due at time of registration. Textbook and lab kit required. Tuition is non-refundable.

  • Check back in July for fall 2014 dates!
  • Tuition: TBD

Practical Nursing Review Course (NRS 130-40)

Review the core curriculum of Practical Nursing Program – medical, surgical, psychiatric, OB/GYN and pediatric nursing. Students will be required to attend one of the required WorkKeys evaluation sessions before attending class.

  • Check back in November for spring 2015 dates!
  • Tuition: TBD

Registered Nurse First Assistant (NUR 200/220)

This AORN approved class follows the core curriculum for the RN First Assistant. Six credit hours are awarded upon completion of the course. Three credits are earned through classroom/theory presentation and an additional three credits through an approved internship program. Contact the Health Occupations office at kthompson@stchas.edu or 636-922-8295 for an application packet.

  • Check back in August for fall 2014 dates!

Restorative Nurse Assistant (RNA 100-40)

This course provides the instruction necessary for employment as a Certified Restorative Nurse Assistant. It includes 36 hours of classroom instruction as well as 30 hours of clinical experience in a skilled nursing facility. Upon completion, the student must pass a written and practical exam to qualify for certification.

  • Check back for available dates.
  • Tuition: TBD

Medical Administrative Assistant (MAST 100)

A 200-hour comprehensive online curriculum designed to prepare students for the Certified Medical Administrative Assistant Exam through NHA. Train on Microsoft Office Suite and gain the knowledge and skills necessary to move successfully into the workforce. Work must be completed within six months. Tuition is non-refundable.

  • Section 40: Online 24 hours/day.
  • Tuition: $1,325

Medical Billing, MBLG 100

This flexible online 145-hour curriculum prepares student to follow claims, work with industry specific forms, and understand healthcare reimbursement. Work must be completed within six months. Tuition is non-refundable.

  • Section 40: Online 24 hours/day.
  • Tuition: $1,190

Medical Coding, MCDG 100

Innovative, comprehensive, self-paced, online medical coding and billing program designed to prepare individuals for certification and employment as a professional inpatient/outpatient medical coders. Coursework must be completed within 12 months. Enroll in each semester individually or register for the entire program and receive a discount. Tuition is non-refundable.

Section 31: S1 Online 24 hours/day Tuition: $670
Section 32: S2 Online 24 hours/day Tuition: $630
Section 33: S3 Online 24 hours/day Tuition: $715
Section 40: All Online 24 hours/day Tuition: $1,940

Medical Transcription, MTRN 100

An online fully integrated, comprehensive, stand-alone study course in medical transcription. Learn basic skills the career requires. Coursework must be completed within 12 months. Enroll in each semester individually or register for the entire program and receive a discount. Tuition is non-refundable.

Section 31: S1 Online 24 hours/day Tuition: $800
Section 32: S2 Online 24 hours/day Tuition: $575
Section 33: S3 Online 24 hours/day Tuition: $575
Section 40: All Online 24 hours/day Tuition: $1,875

This schedule is subject to change without notice. All tuition and fees are due at time of registration and are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Office Info

Office Hours

8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Monday-Friday

Hours may vary. Please call to confirm.

Office Location

St. Charles Community College 
Center for Nursing and Allied Health Sciences
1 Academy Place, Suite 102
Dardenne Prairie, MO 63368

Office Coordinator

Kerry I. Thompson
636-922-8295
kthompson@stchas.edu