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Anatomy and Physiology

$140

with Marti Dayton

Calendar Jan 31, 2019 at 5 pm, runs for 11 weeks

This course provides students with an opportunity to develop an understanding of the relationships between the structures and functions of the body. Students will be introduced to mechanisms for maintaining homeostasis within the human body and the problems that can ensue when the mechanisms do not function properly. This course will involves participating in lectures, lab activities, projects, dissections, making of models and diagrams, journal writing and evaluating clinical studies. Upon successful completion of this course, students will earn high school diploma credit. No class 02/21/19 or 04/18/19. Makeup class (if needed) 05/02/19.

 

Career Exploration Workshop

$10

with Ann Sargent

Calendar Oct 4, 2018 at 10:30 am, runs for 5 weeks

If you’re trying to find the right fit of a job or interested in exploring career options, join this workshop. You’ll explore career interests, identify tools and resources for training and continuing education, complete paper and online applications, prepare a resume and go into an interview with confidence. Whether you’re thinking about landing a job this month or considering a career change, this workshop is for you! Priority and fee waiver for learning center students - learn more about becoming one! Makeup class (if needed) 11/08/18.

 

Heartsaver Adult and Pediatric First Aid CPR AED (Session 1)

$70

with Ernest West

Calendar Nov 2, 2018 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

A classroom, video-based, instructor-led course that teaches students critical skills needed to respond to and manage a first aid, choking or sudden cardiac arrest emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services (EMS) arrive. Students learn skills such as how to treat bleeding, sprains, broken bones, shock and other first aid emergencies. This course also teaches adult CPR and AED use. This course is for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card in first aid, CPR and AED use to meet job, regulatory or other requirements. Makeup class (if needed) 11/09/18.

 

Heartsaver Adult and Pediatric First Aid CPR AED (Session 2)

$70

with Ernest West

Calendar Dec 7, 2018 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

A classroom, video-based, instructor-led course that teaches students critical skills needed to respond to and manage a first aid, choking or sudden cardiac arrest emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services (EMS) arrive. Students learn skills such as how to treat bleeding, sprains, broken bones, shock and other first aid emergencies. This course also teaches adult CPR and AED use. This course is for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card in first aid, CPR and AED use to meet job, regulatory or other requirements. Makeup class (if needed) 12/14/18.

 

Introduction to Computers

$74

with Marti Dayton

Calendar Oct 2, 2018 at 4 pm, runs for 6 weeks

This course is intended for those that want a gentle yet thorough introduction on how to use their computers to meet their professional and/or personal needs. Students will learn about the inner workings of their computer.  They will learn how to choose a computer that is best for meeting their needs; how to customize the setup, install virus protection, use a variety of free software, create files; and, how to organize their system so that information saved can be easily be retrieved.  Students will learn to “safely” surf the net. Lastly, they will learn the various ways they can share pictures and files on a professional or personal level.  Students will be able to confidently personalize their computer settings, navigate through their files, and successfully communicate with others. Absolutely no previous computer experience or knowledge is required. Makeup class (if needed) 11/13/18.

 

Medical Terminology

$125

with Marti Dayton

Calendar Oct 4, 2018 at 5 pm, runs for 10 weeks

This course is geared to introduce students to the principles of medical word building so that they can develop an understanding of the extensive vocabulary that is used in health care occupations. Students will receive comprehensive instruction through a study of root words, prefixes, and suffixes so that what they learn will also be applicable in other courses and/or fields of study. We will emphasize correct pronunciation, spelling and use of the medical terms discussed. Although anatomy, physiology and pathology of diseases are discussed, extensive knowledge in this area is not required. Upon successful completion of this course, students will earn high school diploma credit. No class 11/22/18. Makeup class (if needed) 12/20/18.

 

Microsoft Office 2013 Excel

$74

with Marti Dayton

Calendar Nov 9, 2018 at 12 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Students will be provided with the tools and skills needed to create, format, and use basic spreadsheets, learn the various methods of entering data, editing data, using formulas for everyday calculations, creating charts and graphics, filter and sort table data, and work with pivot tables. By the end of this course, students will be able to use Excel with confidence to meet the expectations of most employers. No class 11/23/18. Makeup class (if needed) 12/14/18.

Prerequisite: MS Word or equivalent knowledge (see description for MS Word).

Microsoft Office 2013 Word

$74

with Marti Dayton

Calendar Oct 5, 2018 at 12 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Students will be given an overview of the different features of Microsoft Word and be provided an opportunity to use the skills to produce real-life professional looking documents. Documents include developing resumes and CVs, creating merge documents, making invitations and all-occasion cards, designing flyers, printing envelopes, etc. Other skills covered are typing with efficiency, formatting, editing, document spacing, altering margins, page numbering and saving/organizing documents. By the end of this course, students will have attained the knowledge that is expected by most employers. Makeup class (if needed) 11/02/18.

 





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