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Specialty Certificate Courses

General Information About Specialty Certificate Courses
Note - On July 1, 2016 an administrative decision was made to discontinue specialty courses, and the mailing of certificates of completion, log books, and stickers upon successful completion of a course, As time allows, each specialty course is being updated, revised, and developed into a regular continuing education course. The price of the available specialty courses has been decreased to reflect these changes.

What are Specialty Certificate Courses? - These mini courses are designed to enhance your training in various medical specialties. Many of today’s allied health professionals are employed by physicians in specialized areas of practice. NCCT now offers specialty certificate courses for the following areas: OB/GYN, pediatrics, geriatrics, substance abuse, general practice, and rehabilitation. Each specialty course is worth 5 contact/clock hours of recertification credit.

Why should I take a Specialty Certificate Course? - Lifelong learning is the hallmark of all true professionals. Your new knowledge not only improves your competence and importance to your team, but will also increase your own self-assurance.

Why do only Medical Assistants and Phlebotomists have courses? - Any certified allied health professional may take any specialty certificate course. Courses that have medical assistant in their title are more general in nature and are applicable to all allied health professionals. Courses that have phlebotomist in their title primarily deal with some aspect of drawing blood.

How many courses can I take? - Many people will only take a single course. They’ll take the specialty certificate course covering the area where they are currently working. Others will take a course of a topic that they find particularly interesting. But many others will end up taking all the courses available.
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Specialty Certificate Course List
NOTE: Each course is available for download after completing purchase. To download a course, login above and then click on the download icon under Download Now.
DISCLAIMER: Previously purchased Recertification/CE fees or credits can NOT be used for Specialty Courses.
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Specialty Courses for Medical Assistants
Specialty Course Name -
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PDF FormatPDF + CD By MailDownload Now
Addictions for Medical Assistants (37 pages) $27.50 $32.50 + Ship
Geriatrics for Medical Assistants (45 pages) $27.50 $32.50 + Ship
Grief Awareness for Medical Assistants (32 pages) $27.50 $32.50 + Ship
Insomnia for Medical Assistants (32 pages) $27.50 $32.50 + Ship
Laboratory Methods for Medical Assistants (56 pages) $27.50 $32.50 + Ship
Military Trauma for Medical Assistants (52 pages) $27.50 $32.50 + Ship
Minor Surgery for Medical Assistants (64 pages) $27.50 $32.50 + Ship
Nutrition for Medical Assistants (34 pages) $27.50 $32.50 + Ship
Obstetrics and Gynecology for Medical Assistants (39 pages) $27.50 $32.50 + Ship
Ophthalmology for Medical Assistants (26 pages) $27.50 $32.50 + Ship
Pediatrics for Medical Assistants (31 pages) $27.50 $32.50 + Ship
Podiatry for Medical Assistants (49 pages) $27.50 $32.50 + Ship
Substance Abuse for Medical Assistants (32 pages) $27.50 $32.50 + Ship

Specialty Courses for Phlebotomists
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Instructions For Completing Specialty Certificate Courses
How do I take the course? - Simply select and pay for the specialty certificate course that you want. The course can then be downloaded from the NCCT website and/or sent to you on a CD disc. The course is divided into chapters. There is an open-book quiz at the end of every chapter to help you assess your understanding of that chapter’s material. Upon completing all the chapters, you can access the course’s final examination online. Login above and then click on the Take a Specialty Certificate Course Test above. Choose the Final Exam for your course. Seventy percent or better is considered a passing grade for these courses.

Can I get the courses in a paper format? - We’re sorry, but we have to say, “No.” There are two important reasons for this no answer. The first is cost. We can keep the price of each of our courses at a minimum, by making it exclusive to an electronic format. We know how hard you work for your money and these courses’ in a downloadable format are truly an exceptional value. The second reason is green. We are working hard to make NCCT greener. Every company needs to consider the impact their products have on the environment. That will help save hundreds of trees each and every year.

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