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Office Skills Certificate
with Tina Monreal
This certificate is perfect for the individual who wants a better understanding of Microsoft. This cerficate includes Microsoft Windows 10, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft PowerPoint. 13 Sessions.
with Dan Belhassen
Get the keys to making online advertising work for you and your organization. See how pay-per-click advertising with Google AdWords works. Find out how to test low budget Adword campaigns. Learn how you can target local audiences. Then discover Facebook advertising and how you can determine the demographics and even numbers of people you want to reach.
No experience necessary, but if you are at an advanced level, your instructor is an online ad expert and can answer your toughest questions as well.
Pediatric First Aid
with Sonia Groesbeck
This course teaches you to respond to and manage illnesses and injuries in children and infants in the first few minutes until professionals arrive. Topics include bleeding and bandaging, allergic reactions, asthma, drowning,bites and stings, burns, CPR, and choking protocals. 1 Session.
with Condensed Curriculum
This comprehensive program will prepare students to work as a pharmacy technician in a retail or other 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, students will review dosage calculations, drug classifications, the "top 200 drugs," I.V. flow rates, sterile products, total parental nutrition (TPN), dispensing of prescriptions, inventory control and billing and reimbursement. Students must attend Healthcare Orientation, Math course, technology course, and receive a score of 241 on the Reading CASAS assessment as a pre-requisite to this course.
Phlebotomy Technician IET (Integrated Education and Training Program)
with ACE Staff
This course prepares students 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 venipunctures 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. This program includes a clinical externship rotation for all students. To be eligible for the clinical rotation, students must successfully complete the program, submit to a through background check, drug screening and meet other requirements. Classroom lectures and hands-on labs are integrated with contextualized, concurrent English, Math, technology, and employability externship. Pre-requisite: Healthcare Orientation and Healthcare Academy.
Photoshop for Presentations
with Andy Helmi
Acquire the skills to navigate an extensive list of Photoshop features. You will gain both a foundational and advanced understanding of the popular software, and practice the most commonly used methods, such as managing text, working with layers, and image file properties. You will find out the purpose of each photo-editing tool and walk away with the skills to use them. You will even learn what the pros know.
Social Media and Online Tools for K12 Teachers
with Dan Torrez
Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, it seems everyone, including your students, talk about ways the Internet let's them stay in touch and see what others are doing. Since many of your students are already there, have you been curious if any of these tools might keep them engaged in your class? Do you ever wonder if there might be some time effective ways to communicate with their parents? GoogleDocs, Adobe ConnectNow, iGoogle, Flicker, animoto, earth album, Teacher Tube, blogs, virtual labs and yes, even Facebook and Twitter can help you add dimension and interest to your class. Discover tips to use a variety of social media and online tools to help your students. You will also spend some time discussing ways to overcome resistance you might encounter in using these programs. For any teacher interested in social media, from beginners to advanced social networkers.
Students with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder)
with Julia Coates
Today, every school in America has students who have been diagnosed with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder)- a neurological disorder on the autism spectrum. The effects of this disorder vary widely, but it is important for every teacher to understand how to recognize behaviors that may indicate ASD. In this course, you take away strategies for working effectively with ASD students. And you will find out how to work effectively with parents to create the most positive learning environments for children and teens with this disorder.
The course is geared for K-12 teachers, but it is also relevant for counselors, faculty in higher education, parents and anyone else interested in understanding this important issue.