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NCMI122M Heartsaver First Aid

$60

with Carol Phillips

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 10, 2020 at 5:30 pm
1 additional session on Apr 6, 2020

The American Heart Association (AHA) Heartsaver® First Aid classroom course teaches students how to respond to and manage a medical emergency until emergency medical services (EMS) arrives. Students learn skills such as how to treat bleeding, sprains, broken bones, shock and other first aid emergencies. 3-hour class; 2-year certification. Certification e-card included.

PLEASE READ ALL THE FOLLOWING IMPORTANT DETAILS:

The required student workbook for this class must be purchased separately and brought to class. Please choose from the following:

__Bring your previously purchased 2015 American Heart Association Heartsaver First Aid Student Workbook (ISBN #978-1-61669-422-7) to class,

OR

__Purchase and download the e-book version, which can be found at the following link: https://ebooks.heart.org/product/heartsaver-first-aid-student-ebook50046012

OR

__Purchase a physical copy (if shipping time allows), which can be found at the following link: https://shopcpr.heart.org/heartsaver-first-aid-student-workbook.html

 

Please read book prior to class and bring book to class.

* The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.

NCTD159M Veterinary Assistant

$1,070

with Jamie DeKraai, CVT

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 10, 2020 at 5:30 pm, runs for 7 weeks

A Veterinary Assistant helps the Veterinarian or the Veterinarian Technician in their daily tasks. They may feed, water, and examine pets for signs of illness, disease, or injury; clean and disinfect cages and work areas, as well as sterilize laboratory and surgical equipment in laboratories, animal hospitals and clinics. This course combines 42 hours of classroom instruction with a 24-hour volunteer experience to provide a complete learning experience. Students must be at least 18 years of age and have completed high school or equivalent. Students must be proficient in keyboarding, have a basic understanding of a word processing program (Microsoft Word recommended) and have a command of English grammar and punctuation. The volunteer experience component requires students to volunteer their time (24 hours). Students will be responsible for coordinating their own volunteer experience.

Veterinary Assistant training can help you make a difference in the lives of animals and the people who love them, Our course will prepare you for a rewarding career working as a veterinary assistant in a veterinary hospital, animal shelter, or other environment that requires a background in animal sciences.

This course is WIOA Certified.

Required Text: Tasks for the Veterinary Assistant, Third Edition by Paula Pattengale (ISBN-10: 1118440781 / ISBN-13: 978-1118440780)

NCHC32M - BLS Provider (Basic Life Support) CPR/AED

$75

with Carol Phillips

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 13, 2020 at 5:30 pm
3 additional sessions through May 7, 2020

The American Heart Association (AHA) BLS Provider CPR/AED classroom course is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner. Care for adults, children, and infants is covered. 3-hour class; 2-year certification. Certification e-card included.

PLEASE READ ALL THE FOLLOWING IMPORTANT DETAILS:

The required manual for this class must be purchased separately and brought to class. Please choose from the following:

__Bring your previously purchased 2015 American Heart Association BLS Provider Student Manual (ISBN #978-1-61669-407-4) to class,

OR

__Purchase and download the e-book version, which can be found at the following link: https://ebooks.heart.org/product/bls-provider-manual-ebook50025959

OR

__Purchase a physical copy (if shipping time allows), which can be found at the following link:https://shopcpr.heart.org/courses/bls

 

Please read book prior to class and bring book to class.

* The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.

NCHC052M Pharmacy Technician Certification Program

$1,175

with Elizabeth Boucher

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 5, 2020 at 5 pm, runs for 14 weeks

This comprehensive course will prepare students to enter the pharmacy field and to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board’s PTCB exam. Technicians work in hospitals, home infusion pharmacies, community pharmacies and other healthcare settings - working under the supervision of a registered pharmacist. Course content includes medical terminology specific to the pharmacy, reading and interpreting prescriptions and defining drugs by generic and brand names. Students will learn dosage calculations, I.V. flow rates, drug compounding, dose conversions, dispensing of prescriptions, inventory control and billing and reimbursement.

This course combines 84 hours of classroom instruction. Students must be at least 18 years of age and have completed high school or equivalent. To participate in the externship, a criminal background check and drug screening is required.

Employment of pharmacy technicians and aides is expected to increase by 25 percent from 2008 to 2018, which is much faster than the average for all occupations. (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics) Students have the potential to earn $13 – 20 per hour according to the U.S. Department of Labor.

This course is WIOA Certified.

Required Text: Morton's The Pharmacy Technician, 6th Edition (ISBN-13: 978-1617314872) Morton's The Pharmacy Technician Workbook and Certification Review, 6th Edition (ISBN-13: 978-1617314889

 





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