CLASSES START THE WEEK OF JANUARY 21st UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED. Please check the course description below:
Biology with Lab $250
Class starts Monday, January 27, 2014, 6-9 p.m. – 11 weeks
This pre-college course will cover topics including cell structure and function and the general characteristics of the plant and animal kingdoms, with emphasis on human physiology and genetics.
Chemistry Pre-Nursing with Lab $250
Instructor: John Deveney
Tuesday, 6-9 p.m. - 11 weeks
Chemistry studies matter, what it is made of, and how it can be changed. Students will investigate topics such as elements, mixtures and compounds. The periodic table will be explained so that the students can use it as a scientist would. Chemical reactions will be explored so that the students can write formulas and equations from them. The proper way of making solutions and measuring their strength will also be examined by experimentation. Laboratory investigations stressing equipment and techniques also will be conducted.
EKG (Electrocardiograph) Training $250
Tuesday or Thursday, 6-9 p.m. - 8 weeks
This EKG (Electrocardiograph) course provides the student with proper usage and terminology of an EKG machine including basic heart anatomy, physiology, correct electrodes placement, printout analysis, vital signs, and safety. This is a hands-on course and includes bookwork and testing. Students must pass the written exam and show the proper usage of the EKG machine in order to receive their certificate of completion. A High School diploma or GED is required. (12 students maximum.)
Medical Terminology $250
Instructor: Barbara Brigante
Wednesday, 6-9 p.m. - 10 weeks
Medical Terminology is designed to introduce the prefixes, suffixes and word roots using the anatomical system approach. Word building skills are incorporated in the course, and terms used in the diagnostic, pathological, therapeutic and pharmaceutical aspects of medical care are defined and discussed.
Phlebotomy Training $250
Instructor: Debra Roper (Wednesday) / Nathalie Dorsainvil (Monday, Tuesday & Thursday)
Classes start the week of January 27, 2014
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, OR Thursday, 6-9 p.m. - 8 weeks
This one-night a week course provides practical training and the necessary skills on how to draw blood. The individual will become familiar with all the equipment used and develop a comfort level for drawing blood. This is a hands-on course but also includes bookwork and testing. Students must pass the written exam and show the draw in order to receive their certificate of completion. This course is for the beginner which requires no previous specialized background. Class night selection can not be changed. A High School diploma or GED is required. (15 student maximum per class.)