Lamar State College-Orange
Lamar State College-Orange

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Lamar State College - Orange
410 Front Street
Orange, TX. 77630
409.882.3321 - Phone
409.882.3383 - Fax
continuinged@lsco.edu

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About Our Courses

These courses are highly interactive and provide students with an enriched learning experience.  Each course was developed to ensure that students gain the necessary skills to excel in a professional healthcare environment. Additionally, these programs include access to an online community with interactive content and robust student services.  Each course includes:

Note  : The student tuition amount below includes all textbooks, workbooks and related course material.

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Online Course Offering

Dialysis Technician Program

This Dialysis Technician Program provides students with the knowledge needed to perform as a dialysis technician. This program will review kidney dialysis machines, preparing dialyzer reprocessing and delivery systems, and review equipment maintainance.

Phlebotomy Technician Program

The Phlebotomy Technician Program prepares students to collect blood specimens from clients for the purpose of laboratory analysis. Students will become familiar with all aspects of blood collection and will review the skills needed to perform venipunctures safely. Includes terminology, blood collection procedures, order of draw and other engaging topics.

EKG Technician Program

This EKG Technician Program prepares students to perform EKG’s. This course will include information on anatomy and physiology of the heart, medical disease processes, medical terminology, medical ethics, legal aspects of patient contact, electrocardiography and stress testing. A highly interactive course! .

Medical Billing & Coding

This billing and coding course offers the skills needed to perform complex coding and billing procedures. The course covers: CPT (Introduction, Guidelines, Evaluation and Management), specialty fields (such as surgery, radiology and laboratory), ICD-9 (Introduction and Guidelines) and basic claims processes for insurance reimbursements.

Medical Terminology

This program is a guide to identifying and understanding the basic word structure, root words, suffixes, and prefixes. Provides instruction in the organization of the human body and the associated systems, medical abbreviations and symbols and common medical terms. A great introductory course for aspiring healthcare professionals! 

Medical Coding ICD-10

Effective October 2014, the US healthcare system must move from ICD-9 to ICD-10 for service coding purposes. Program includes a detailed review of both ICD-10 (diagnostic coding) and ICD-10-PCS (inpatient procedural coding); differences between ICD-9 and ICD-10; federal regulation; hands on exercises and case studies; and much more!

ECG/EKG Course for Nurses

This course is a valuable resource for learning the fundamentals of reading and interpreting ECGs. Course information includes: Cardiac Anatomy and Physiology; Electrical Basis of ECGs; Sinus Dysrhythmias; and much more.