Kareem Jenkins: Pandemic hiatus leads to new career direction

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Having his work hours drastically reduced due to the pandemic led Kareem Jenkins to take a serious look at what he wanted to do with his life.

The Manassas resident had been working two part-time jobs before the pandemic struck – as a pizza delivery driver and as a school janitor. When the pandemic closed down schools, Jenkins was out of the janitorial job for months. His delivery job racked up miles on his car. Continue reading Kareem Jenkins: Pandemic hiatus leads to new career direction

Fauquier County Resident Finds Purpose, Career With LFCC’s New Dental Assisting Course

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Fauquier County High School 2014 graduate Mackenzie Rollins has finally found a career she can really sink her teeth into, thanks to a brand-new dental assisting program being offered by LFCC Workforce Solutions.

This was Rollins’s second time enrolling at LFCC – she had previously studied business, but realized that wasn’t the field for her. She had also spent more than a year at James Madison University, where she switched majors several times.

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Phlebotomy Technician Course Opens Doors For Single Mother

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Keisha Smith and son

At her new job, Keisha Smith’s benefits include good insurance for herself and her young son.

Certified phlebotomist/nurse assistant Keisha Smith is proof of what can be accomplished through hard work and sheer determination.

The Culpeper resident overcame homelessness while raising a young child to attain two health care certifications and start a fulfilling career.

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LFCCWS Launches New Healthcare Career Training Programs for Fall 2018

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New fall 2018 Lord Fairfax Community College Workforce Solutions and Continuing Education (LFCCWS) launches several new career training programs to fill the job demand of local healthcare providers. Dental Assisting, Personal Fitness Trainer, Medical Scribe and Medication Aide programs add to a robust lineup of entry-level in-demand jobs.

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Medication Aide Fast-Track Career Training Program

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medication aide providing assistance to older man

This Medication Aide Program prepares students to safely administer medications in specific settings or to assist in client self-administration. This class includes lecture, skills lab, and clinical experiences. Students will be able to facilitate or assist the client with the administration of insulin, prepare for safe administration of medications to clients in assisted-living facilities, maintain aseptic conditions, understand basic pharmacology, follow appropriate procedures for documentation and much more!

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Start or Enhance Your Career with Medical Assistant/Scribe Career Training Program

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Medical Scribe Program Overview

As the use of electronic health records (EHR) becomes more widespread in the healthcare industry, the need for Medical Scribes continues to grow. This quickly-emerging profession allows the scribe to work directly with physicians to accurately document all aspects of the patient visit.

Nurse Aide Program Update

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Nurse Aide ProgramStudents enrolled in the Nurse Aide course will be eligible to take the National Nurse Aide Assessment Program (NNAAP) Examination upon successful completion of the course to earn their certification as a Nurse Aide.

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