Walters State Community College
Walters State Community College

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Walters State Community College
Linda Nelms, Ph.D., MPH, CHES
Coordinator of Community Education
1720 Old Newport Hwy
Sevierville, TN. 37876
865.774.5852
linda.nelms@ws.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

Clinical Medical Assistant

This program prepares students to assist physicians by performing functions related to the clinical aspects of a medical office. Instruction includes preparing patients for examination and treatment, routine laboratory procedures, pharmacology, taking and documenting vital signs, technical aspects of phlebotomy, the 12-lead EKG and the cardiac life cycle.  Program also includes an optional clinical externship at a local healthcare provider!

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 Administrative Assistant Program

This program covers information on the medical assisting profession, interpersonal skills, medical ethics and law, medical terminology, basics of insurance billing and coding, telephone techniques, scheduling appointments, medical records management and management of practice finances. A great course for physicians medical office professionals! Program also includes an optional clinical externship at a local healthcare provider!

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.

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.