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Certified Clinical Medical Assistant with CCMA Certification
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Certified Clinical Medical Assistant with CCMA Certification

$3,200

with Academy of Medical Professions

Calendar Mar 2, 2021 at 5:30 pm, runs for 16 weeks

Call us for more information and to register. 

Medical Assistants are responsible for a variety of medical office tasks from administrative to technical and scientific duties and must have quality human relations skills.   Some of the job duties include cleaning and dressing wounds, taking blood samples, administering medications, taking vitals, preparing a patient for EKGs, obtaining a patient’s history, and assisting physicians during examinations.  Our program provides virtual reality style classroom work as well as traditional style teaching for a blended learning experience.  Practicals are performed during the program to ensure that the student has proper techniques and will be ready to pass the National Certification.  Upon completion of the program, you will sit for your CCMA (Clinical Certified Medical Assistant) national certification exams through NHA. Tuition includes national certification, 6 practice exams, online study guide materials, books, resume assistance, and all other associated fees.  Externships may be available in your area. Payment plans are available for all medical certificate programs.

Call our Adult Education office for more information.

Medical Coding with CPC-A Certification
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Medical Coding with CPC-A Certification

$3,750

with Academy of Medical Professions

Calendar Mar 4, 2021 at 5:30 pm, runs for 20 weeks

In-depth medical coding for CPC certification. This program is designed to teach all aspects of medical coding and provide you the skills needed to become nationally certified and get into the job market as a Certified Coder. This certificate program is taught by a Certified Medical Coder and includes Medical Terminology/Anatomy & Physiology for ICD-10 coding, CPC exam, AAPC membership, 3 practice CPC tests, and all books. Basic computer skills are required.

Payment plans are available. Call our Adult Education office for more information.

Everything Microsoft Word - for Personal and Office Use

$55

with Michael Wilson

Calendar Jul 17, 2021 at 12 pm, runs for 3 weeks

For PC users only (not Mac users) . . . Instructor Mike Wilson will break down the unknown Microsoft Word stuff and present them to you in a clear, sensible, and enjoyable way! Learn how to navigate basic functions in Word and go on to explore alignments, bullets, hard/soft returns, indents, and the sort feature. You will see simple keyboard shortcuts and how to edit documents. Also, see a demonstration on paragraphs, margins, and how to fix unwanted vertical spacing. You will learn how to use tabs and tables properly and easily. Finally, gain knowledge of text boxes, page numbering, creating basic labels, and helpful page views. You will come away from this user-friendly class with a working knowledge of Microsoft Word! (Not for Apple/Mac users.)

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Captain License Information Night July

Free

with John Coffin

Calendar Jul 20, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Are you interested in obtaining a USCG Captain's License? Do you want to learn the difference between an Operator Uninspected Passenge Vessel (OUPV) license and a Master 100GT license, and what experience the Coast Guard requires for each? This informational session will help answer these questions and other questions you may have about the two licenses.  Also discussed will be the different methods of completing the course requirements. This information session is free, but please register in advance so the instructor knows how many individuals will be attending. Both courses will be offered in fall 2021. Students must have reliable internet and audio and video-enabled computer, tablet, or smartphone to participate.

Will run

Captain License Information Night August

Free

with John Coffin

Calendar Aug 10, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Are you interested in obtaining a USCG Captain's License? Do you want to learn the difference between an Operator Uninspected Passenge Vessel (OUPV) license and a Master 100GT license, and what experience the Coast Guard requires for each? This informational session will help answer these questions and other questions you may have about the two licenses.  Also discussed will be the different methods of completing the course requirements. This information session is free, but please register in advance so the instructor knows how many individuals will be attending. Both courses will be offered in fall 2021. Students must have reliable internet and audio and video-enabled computer, tablet, or smartphone to participate.

Everything Microsoft Word - for Personal and Office Use

$55

with Michael Wilson

Calendar Aug 24, 2021 at 3 pm, runs for 3 weeks

For PC users only (not Mac users) . . . Instructor Mike Wilson will break down the unknown Microsoft Word stuff and present them to you in a clear, sensible, and enjoyable way! Learn how to navigate basic functions in Word and go on to explore alignments, bullets, hard/soft returns, indents, and the sort feature. You will see simple keyboard shortcuts and how to edit documents. Also, see a demonstration on paragraphs, margins, and how to fix unwanted vertical spacing. You will learn how to use tabs and tables properly and easily. Finally, gain knowledge of text boxes, page numbering, creating basic labels, and helpful page views. You will come away from this user-friendly class with a working knowledge of Microsoft Word! (Not for Apple/Mac users.)

Writing Winning Grant Proposals

$75

with Frank Burtnett

Calendar Sep 13, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

This course will present strategies that nonprofit organizations can utilize to develop proposals for external funding by foundations, agencies, organizations, and corporations. Emphasis will be placed on the identification of the various types of grantmakers and the process that must be followed to secure support for new or expanded initiatives. The first two classes will cover the “nuts and bolts” of writing a grant – basic grant development and writing process, followed by the anatomy of a proposal and guidance on how to write your proposal and what to include. There will then be a one-week break during which participants will work on a draft of their proposal, the instructor will be available for consultation via email for this week. For the final class, students will bring their draft proposals for review and evaluation by peers and the instructor and learn the next steps for submission. The class will also address submission and follow-up strategies. Class meets for 2 hours/night for the first two classes, 3 hours for the third class. The class does not meet on 9/27. Topics covered include: • Grantmakers and funding sources • Learning about grants, contracts, and gifts • Terminology and definitions • Grantmaking in the current economic climate • Resources for grant seekers including national, state, and local • Dissecting grant guidelines and request for proposals • Varied methods of grant acquisition – Targeting the right source • Types of projects • Program/project development model • Anatomy of a proposal • Importance of accountability, evaluation and dissemination • Developing a budget • Writing strategies and tips for separating your grant proposal from the competition • Submitting the proposal • Grant proposal as seen by reviewer/evaluator

Accounting Fundamentals Series
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Accounting Fundamentals Series

$175

with Charlene Messier

Whether you're a sole proprietor looking to manage your business finances or you simply want to gain an understanding of accounting basics for career advancement or for personal use, the courses in this bundle will give you a solid foundation in financial matters. If you're interested in increasing your financial awareness while also gaining a marketable skill, this series of courses is perfect for you.

Accounting Fundamentals

In this course, you'll learn the basics of double-entry bookkeeping, as well as how to analyze and record financial transactions. You'll get hands-on experience with handling accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll procedures, sales taxes, and various common banking activities. We'll cover all the bases, from writing checks to preparing an income statement and closing out accounts at the end of each fiscal period.

Accounting Fundamentals II

This course will build on the knowledge you gained in Accounting Fundamentals, to provide you with a solid understanding of corporate accounting practices. You'll explore such topics as special journals, uncollectible accounts receivable, plant assets, depreciation, notes and interest, accrued revenue and expenses, dividends, retained earnings, and various financial reports for corporations.

Series bundles are not eligible for partial drops or refunds. Please complete the courses in the series two months apart to avoid overlapping. Transfers to other open sessions of the same class are available. Please refer to your school for additional details regarding drops, transfers, and refunds on Series bundles.

This course has rolling start dates.  Click here to view dates, read the syllabus and instructor information, and register.





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