Healthcare Certificates

Owens provides certification training in various healthcare areas. These short term, non-credit courses focus on earning industry recognized certificates for healthcare practitioners in such areas nursing assistants, pharmacy technicians, phlebotomy and others. Our qualified and experienced instructors are ready to serve your training needs anytime.  Let us build your career skills and improve your productivity in the field of healthcare.

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Heartsaver First Aid, CPR & AED

Spend a day and learn to save a life. The American Heart First Aid, CPR & Automated External Defibrillator training course is a friendly program designed to teach people of all ages the skills necessary to provide lifesaving care.

56071 Sat 10/4 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. CEP $60

56072 Sat 12/13 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. CEP $60

CPR for Healthcare Providers

The American Heart Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider course is designed to meet the requirements of a wide variety of healthcare professionals, day care providers and others seeking CPR training. This course teaches the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an automated external defibrillator and relieve choking. This course covers infant, child and adult age groups.

56050 Sat 9/6 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. CEP $50

56051 Mon 9/8 5:30 - 9:30 p.m. CEP $50

56052 Thu 9/18 5:30 - 9:30 p.m. CEP $50

56053 Sat 9/27 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. CEP $50

56054 Wed 10/8 5:30 - 9:30 p.m. CEP $50

56055 Sat 10/18 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. CEP $50

56056 Wed 10/22 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. CEP $50

56057 Sat 10/25 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. CEP $50

56058 Wed 11/5 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. CEP $50

56059 Tue 11/18 5:30 - 9:30 p.m. CEP $50

56061 Sat 11/22 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. CEP $50

56062 Mon 11/24 5:30 - 9:30 p.m. CEP $50

56063 Sat 12/6 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. CEP $50

56064 Thu 12/11 5:30 - 9:30 p.m. CEP $50

56065 Mon 12/15 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. CEP $50

56066 Fri 12/19 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. CEP $50

CPR Healthcare Provider Refresher

This course is for healthcare professionals who need to renew a current BLS Healthcare Provider certification.

56067 Tue 9/16 6 - 8:30 p.m. CEP $30

56068 Mon 10/27 6 - 8:30 p.m. CEP $30

56069 Wed 11/12 6 - 8:30 p.m. CEP $30

56070 Mon 12/8 6 - 8:30 p.m. CEP $30

American Heart Association BLS Instructor Course

Learn the skills to effectively teach BLS CPR, Heartsaver First Aid and CPR. All registrants must have approval before registering. Please

call Yvonne Thoma-Patton at

(567) 661-7268.

56073 Wed/Thu 9/10 & 9/11 5:30 - 9:30 p.m. CEP $164

Pharmacy Technician

This comprehensive 50-hour program will prepare you to work as a pharmacy technician in a pharmacy setting and to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board's PTCB exam.

Course content includes: pharmacy medical terminology, the history of pharmacy, the pharmacy practice in multiple environments, pharmacy calculations and measurements, reading and interpreting prescriptions and defining drugs by generic and brand names. Through classroom lecture and hands-on labs, you will review dosage calculations, drug classifications, the "top 200 drugs", I.V. flow rates, sterile compounding, dose conversions, aseptic technique, the handling of sterile products, total parental nutrition (TPN), dispensing of prescriptions, inventory control and billing and reimbursement.

56169 Tue/Thu 9/30-11/25 6 - 9:30 p.m. Maumee $ 1,199

No class 10/21 & 11/11

Phlebotomy Technician Certification Program with a Clinical Rotation!

This 90-hour Phlebotomy Technician Program prepares professionals to collect blood specimens from clients for the purpose of laboratory analysis. Students will become familiar with all aspects related to blood collection and develop comprehensive skills to perform venipuncture completely and safely. Classroom and lab work includes terminology, anatomy and physiology; blood collection procedures; specimen hands-on practice; and training in skills and techniques to perform puncture methods.

Clinical Externships Available

This Owens Community College Phlebotomy Technician program includes a 100-hour clinical externship rotation for all students. To be eligible for the 100-hour clinical externship, students must successfully complete the 90-hour program, submit to a thorough background check, drug screen and meet other requirements.

Students who complete this program may pursue the American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP) - Phlebotomy Technician (PBT) Exam. The cost of this ASCP exam is $125 and is a separate cost. Please visit for more information.

Note: Enrollment in this program is limited. Course Contact Hours: 90 hrs. +100-hour Clinical Externship.

56171 Tue/Thu 9/30-12/18 6 - 9:30 p.m. Maumee $1,899

Sat 10/18, 11/8, 11/22 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

No class 10/21, 11/11, 11/27

Cancer Massage Therapy Certificate

This certificate course will present comfort oriented massages that can be performed on people with cancer regardless of the severity of their condition. This class will prepare you in the basics of oncology massage and show you how to adjust for common side effects of cancer treatments. Participants must be a current licensed massage therapist or a current massage therapy student to attend this class. Instructor: Michelle Radar.

56266 Sat/Sun 10/11-10/12 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. with a 1-hour lunch break Maumee $195

NEW! Pregnancy Massage for Licensed Massage Therapists

Expectant mothers go through many changes to bring a new life into this world. Body changes lead to muscle pain and discomfort, swollen ankles, and sciatica as only a few examples. This class will prepare you in the basics of pregnancy massage and how to make the expecting mom as comfortable as possible. Course will include hands-on practical experience. You will receive a certificate of completion. Participants will need to bring with them a set of pillows; either 3 regular pillows or a body pillow with 1 regular pillow. Instructor Tanya Johnson, a licensed massage therapist, is from Owens Massage Therapy Department.

56128 Sat 11/15 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.Maumee $120 for each LMT

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