MCC REGISTRATION UNDERWAY FOR SPRING 2014 CLASSES
Registration for the spring 2014 semester at Madisonville Community College (MCC)
is underway. Area students have over sixty course options from which to choose at
the Muhlenberg County Campus, as well as in-person classes at the North Campus in
Madisonville and a variety of online classes. The Muhlenberg County Campus schedule
features classes designed to prepare students for an associate transfer degree and/or
to complete general education requirements for one of 26 career programs offered at
MCC. Chief Academic Affairs Officer Dr. Deborah Cox shares, We have developed an
outstanding set of opportunities for students in the Muhlenberg County area that can
assist them in preparing for a two-year or four-year degree program designed so that
they realize their career dreams quickly. She encourages potential students to explore
the many career options available through MCC. Visit the college website at madisonville.kctcs.edu.
Two courses are offered in the spring semester that will give students the opportunity
to complete a certificate credential and enter the workforce for immediate employment.
NAA 100 Nursing Skills Assistant I - provides knowledge and skills for nurse aides
to assume the role and responsibility required in a long term care setting. The focus
is communication, infection control, safety, resident/patient rights, and basic nursing
skills. Three sections of NAA 100 will be offered in the spring semester. This course
is also a pre-requisite for the college s Integrated Nursing program.
For students interested in a career as a first responder, FRS 2061 - Emergency Medical
Technician (EMT) - covers all knowledge aspects of trauma care as outlined by national
standards considered to be the responsibilities of ambulance operations. It involves
typical anatomy and physiology, patient assessment, care for respiratory and cardiac
emergencies, control of bleeding, application of dressing and bandages, treatment
for traumatic shock, care for fractures/dislocation/sprains and strains, medical emergencies,
emergency childbirth, burns/heat emergencies, environmental emergencies, principles
of vehicle rescue, transportation of patients, and general operations of ambulance
systems. The course will be taught by Terry Dossett on Tuesdays and Thursdays from
5-9 p.m. FRS 2061 prepares students for national testing required for EMTs and for
entry into the college s Emergency Medical Services - Paramedic program.
Students interested in any health career field may also benefit from taking AHS 115
Medical Terminology. Taught by Jennifer Finley on Mondays and Wednesdays from 11 a.m.
to 12:15 p.m., the course offers a study of anatomical, physiological and pathological
terminology with emphasis on work structures and definition of root words, suffixes,
and prefixes from Greek and Latin. Additional emphasis is placed on spelling and pronunciation.
No previous knowledge of Greek or Latin is required.
According to Penny Jessup, student affairs specialist at the Muhlenberg County Campus,
Today s students have so many more options to consider with the variety of online
courses and programs offered by MCC. Online career programs offered MCC are Paralegal
Technology, Human Services, Health Care Informatics, and Energy Management.
For more information about the upcoming spring semester, call the Muhlenberg County
Campus at (270) 757-9881. Classes begin January 13; students should not delay in
getting registered for classes.