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ACLS:701 Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support11/22-11/23  

Class will be held on 11/22 and 11/23. This American Heart Association course is designed to review, organize and prioritize the skills and didactic information needed to handle a cardiac arrest, events leading to a cardiac arrest and events that follow a cardiac arrest. Please note that written and practical skills (hands-on manikin simulation) evaluation and testing are required for course completion. Upon successful completion each participant will receive an ACLS course completion card in approximately two weeks. Intended audience: Personnel staffing emergency, intensive care or critical care departments, emergency medical providers such as physicians, nurses, emergency medical technicians, paramedics, respiratory therapists, and other professionals who may have a need to respond to a cardiovascular emergency. Materials will be mailed prior to the program for extensive self-paced pre-course preparation. Access to a computer will be necessary for pre-course work. Registration three weeks prior to course start date is required to ensure arrival of precourse material. Due to the nature of the program, you must arrive on time. No admittance after stated start time. Cost for adults 60 and over $175.00.

  • Registration Code= 201425 70151
  • Meeting Dates= 11/22-11/23
  • Meeting Days= SaSu
  • Meeting Times= 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Location= Forest Park - G Tower 121
  • Instructor=  STAFF
  • Fees= $ 270.00
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AHCE:774 An Update on Electrical Modalities Across the Treatment Spectrum10/11-10/11  

This education activity is designed for the Physical Therapist and Physical Therapist Assistant. This course is designed to be a refresher for the use of modalities in different clinical settings, from outpatient to SNF and acute care. Review and rationale regarding indications and contraindications will be presented. Modalities discussed will include: NMES/FES, IFC, Russian, high volt, TENS/PENS. Various forms of biofeedback will also be discussed if time allows. Refresh your memory for the best methods with which to use these modalities to facilitate your treatment. Lab time will be available to practice techniques. Cost for adults 60 and over $23.00.

  • Registration Code= 201425 70816
  • Meeting Dates= 10/11-10/11
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Applied Science Bldg 104A
  • Instructor= Christina Cohoon
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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AHCE:701 Caregiving at Home - Basic Care: Hygiene, Nutrition and Fluid Intake10/16-10/16  

***CLASS WITHDRAWN***This evening's class will turn our attention to the hygiene, nutrition needs and fluid intake of the senior. This class can be taken individually, or as part of the 8 week Caregiving at Home Workshop. While this course is primarily for the nonprofessional caregiver, portions of the course may be very useful to professionals providing care for family or friends. This evening's class will be held in the Nursing Lab, SW 111. Instructor: Cathy Flaser MSN, APRN. Cost for adults 60 and over $17.00.

  • Registration Code= 201425 70803
  • Meeting Dates= 10/16-10/16
  • Meeting Days= Th
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Continuing Ed Cancelled CE-WD
  • Instructor= STLCC Staff
  • Fees= $ 29.00
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  Caregiving at Home - Conditions, Events and Emotional Experiences09/18-09/18  

***CLASS WITHDRAWN***This evening's class will look at conditions and events requiring care in the home and the related stress and emotion experienced by the senior as well as the caregiver. This class can be taken individually, or as part of the 8 week Caregiving at Home Workshop. While this course is primarily for the nonprofessional caregiver, portions of the course may be very useful to professionals providing care for family or friends. Instructor: Janice Palmer PhD, RN, CNE. Cost for adults 60 and over $17.00.

  • Registration Code= 201425 70789
  • Meeting Dates= 09/18-09/18
  • Meeting Days= Th
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Continuing Ed Cancelled CE-WD
  • Instructor= STLCC Staff
  • Fees= $ 29.00
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  Caregiving at Home - Do No Harm: Proper Body Mechanics10/09-10/09  

How do you safely move a senior in bed, transfer, and assist with walking? Learn the proper body mechanics that will assure the safety of the person being assisted and the caregiver. Please wear flat shoes and slacks for this session. This class can be taken individually, or as part of the 8 week Caregiving at Home Workshop. While this course is primarily for the nonprofessional caregiver, portions of the course may be very useful to professionals providing care for family or friends. This evening's class will be held in AS 104 A. Instructor: Mary Christman P.T. Cost for adults 60 and over $17.00.

  • Registration Code= 201425 70801
  • Meeting Dates= 10/09-10/09
  • Meeting Days= Th
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Applied Science Bldg 104A
  • Instructor= STLCC Staff
  • Fees= $ 29.00
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  Caregiving at Home - Getting Started09/11-09/11  

The need for caregiving in the home may occur suddenly with an illness or injury or, as with chronic illness or frailty due to aging; it may develop over a period of time. There are a variety of factors to be considered when the need for caregiving arises. Join us for the first evening of the workshop to discuss the beginning of caregiving in the home. This class can be taken individually, or as part of the 8 week Caregiving at Home Workshop. While this course is primarily for the nonprofessional caregiver, portions of the course may be very useful to professionals providing care for family or friends. Instructor: Cathy Flasar MSN, APRN. Cost for adults 60 and over $17.00.

  • Registration Code= 201425 70634
  • Meeting Dates= 09/11-09/11
  • Meeting Days= Th
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Science South Bldg 108
  • Instructor= STLCC Staff
  • Fees= $ 29.00
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  Caregiving at Home - Medications and Pain Management10/23-10/23  

***CLASS WITHDRAWN***This week we will discuss medications and current trends in pain management for the senior. This class can be taken individually, or as part of the 8 week Caregiving at Home Workshop. While this course is primarily for the nonprofessional caregiver, portions of the course may be very useful to professionals providing care for family or friends. Instructor: Cathy Flaser MSN, APRN. Cost for adults 60 and over $17.00.

  • Registration Code= 201425 70807
  • Meeting Dates= 10/23-10/23
  • Meeting Days= Th
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Continuing Ed Cancelled CE-WD
  • Instructor= STLCC Staff
  • Fees= $ 29.00
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  Caregiving at Home Workshop09/11-10/30  

***CLASS WITHDRAWN***This workshop will be offered 9/11 through 10/30. Whether you are a family member, a concerned friend, or a community volunteer helping a senior with household tasks, personal and/or health care in the home setting or transportation, this 8 week workshop will provide you with helpful information. Come to the entire workshop or select individual classes that will enable you to ensure the senior continues to thrive during life's most difficult times of aging. Throughout this workshop resources and support for the caregiver will be addressed. While this course is primarily for the nonprofessional caregiver, portions of the course may be very useful to professionals providing care for family or close friends. Lead Instructor and Series Facilitator: Cathy Flasar MSN, APRN. Cost for adults 60 and over $67.00.

  • Registration Code= 201425 70621
  • Meeting Dates= 09/11-10/30
  • Meeting Days= Th
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Continuing Ed Cancelled CE-WD
  • Instructor= STLCC Staff
  • Fees= $ 129.00
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  Caregiving at Home-Eldercare Law and Order09/25-09/25  

***CLASS WITHDRAWN***Join us for an interactive presentation on eldercare law. Some of the topics to be presented include Advanced Directives, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, and Trust Funds. This class can be taken individually, or as part of the 8 week Caregiving at Home Workshop. While this course is primarily for the nonprofessional caregiver, portions of the course may be very useful to professionals providing care for family or friends. Instructor: Christine Alsop. Cost for adults 60 and over $17.00.

  • Registration Code= 201425 70790
  • Meeting Dates= 09/25-09/25
  • Meeting Days= Th
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Continuing Ed Cancelled CE-WD
  • Instructor= STLCC Staff
  • Fees= $ 29.00
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  Caregiving at Home-Medicare: The Basics10/02-10/02  

This evening's class will focus on Medicare, the federal health care program for those 65 years and older. Join us for a discussion on Medicare Part A and B, Medicare Part D (Prescription Drugs), Medicare Supplements and Medicare Advantage Plans. This class can be taken individually, or as part of the 8 week Caregiving at Home Workshop. While this course is primarily for the nonprofessional caregiver, portions of the course may be very useful to professionals providing care for family or friends. Instructor: Beverly White-Williams MBA, RN Cost for adults 60 and over $17.00.

  • Registration Code= 201425 70799
  • Meeting Dates= 10/02-10/02
  • Meeting Days= Th
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Science South Bldg 108
  • Instructor= STLCC Staff
  • Fees= $ 29.00
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  Caregiving at Home-Putting It All Together10/30-10/30  

***CLASS WITHDRAWN***During this final evening of the Caregiving at Home Workshop we will discuss arrangement of household needs such as shopping, cooking, housekeeping, medical supplies and transportation. This class can be taken individually, or as part of the 8 week Caregiving at Home Workshop. While this course is primarily for the nonprofessional caregiver, portions of the course may be very useful to professionals providing care for family or friends. Instructor: Cathy Flaser MSN, APRN. Cost for adults 60 and over $17.00.

  • Registration Code= 201425 70810
  • Meeting Dates= 10/30-10/30
  • Meeting Days= Th
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Continuing Ed Cancelled CE-WD
  • Instructor= STLCC Staff
  • Fees= $ 29.00
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EMSS:700 EMT Core Curriculum08/18-12/14  

This course is held 8/18-12/14. It meets all the current requirements for Missouri EMT-B license renewal. It includes the assessment and care of the sick and injured, pediatric and geriatric emergencies, childbirth, defibrillation, hazardous material situations and the use of adjunctive EMS equipment. Does not include CPR. Attendance at first class is required. A strict attendance policy is enforced. Course is not for initial EMT-Basic training. Registration deadline before class begins on 8/18. No class 9/1. Cost for adults 60 and over $145.00.

  • Registration Code= 201425 70892
  • Meeting Dates= 08/18-12/14
  • Meeting Days= MW
  • Meeting Times= 6 p.m. - 10 p.m.
  • Location= Harrison North Side Educ Ctr 200
  • Instructor= Steven Newcomb
  • Fees= $ 270.00
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NURS:708 Medical Terminology for Nursing and Allied Health Occupations08/23-09/06  

***CLASS WITHDRAWN*** This course is held 8/23 and 9/6. Medical terms and language are complex and not often easily understood. Nursing and allied health textbooks are filled with many words that have been derived from the combination of word forms from Latin suffixes and prefixes. Attend this course for a "jumpstart" to learn the meaning of these complex words and to gain the "extra edge" when reading textbooks filled with medical language. Refund/withdrawal deadline date: 8/15. No refunds after that date. No class 8/30. Cost for adults 60 and over $42.00.

  • Registration Code= 201425 70917
  • Meeting Dates= 08/23-09/06
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Location= Continuing Ed Cancelled CE-WD
  • Instructor= Alverta Smith
  • Fees= $ 79.00
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NSNG:786 Mental Health First Aid Certification10/07-10/28  

This certification course is held 10/7 through 10/28. Mental Health First Aid is a certification course designed to assist participants in giving first aid to individuals experiencing a mental health crisis and/or who are in the early stages of a mental health disorder. The course teaches an appropriate response plan and the signs and symptoms of common health problems: anxiety, depression, psychosis, eating disorders and substance use disorders. Textbook is required and available in the Florissant Valley Bookstore. Cost for adults 60 and over $50.50.

  • Registration Code= 201425 71045
  • Meeting Dates= 10/07-10/28
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 5:30 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
  • Location= Flo Valley - Instructional Res 112
  • Instructor= Ellen Nickrent
  • Fees= $ 101.00
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NURS:723 Nurse Assistant Certification Exam11/20-11/20  

State certification exam for students enrolled in the fall 2014 STLCC nurse assistant training program. Cost for adults 60 and over $52.50.

  • Registration Code= 201425 71171
  • Meeting Dates= 11/20-11/20
  • Meeting Days= Th
  • Meeting Times= 4:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • Location= Forest Park - G Tower 121
  • Instructor= STLCC Staff
  • Fees= $ 100.00
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  Nurse Assistant for Nursing Homes09/16-11/20  

This training is held from 9/16 - 11/20. Registration begins 7/28. Register in person only in Continuing Education at Forest Park G 322/324. The training meets requirements of the Missouri Omnibus Nursing Act. The course exceeds the required 75 hours classroom instruction and 100 hours of supervised on-the-job training. Class meets twice a week for 20 sessions; each four hours in length. The 104 hours of on-the-job training are in addition to the scheduled class time. Course content includes training in basic nursing skills, fire safety, disaster training, nursing home resident safety and rights, the social and psychological problems of nursing home residents, methods of caring for mentally confused residents such as those with Alzheimer's disease and related disorders, food service, personal care, elimination, restorative nursing, infection control and special procedures. Upon successful completion of the course the student is eligible to take the final examination. A strict attendance policy is enforced throughout this training. Prerequisite: Family Care Safety Registry Worker Registration letter is required at time of registration. Only original letter will be accepted. Letter cannot be older than six months. Register online at www.dhss.mo.gov/FCSR/ to obtain letter. To enroll in this state approved training program the student must be employable in a skilled nursing facility or intermediate care facility in direct resident care. This will be assured by verification with the criminal background check, 5 Panel drug screen, Family Care Safety Registry Worker Registration, state registry for nurse assistants and the EDL. Intermediate or higher proficiency in English is recommended. Required Nursing Skills Lab: Saturday, 9/20, 8 am - 4:30 pm. Refund/withdrawal deadline: 9/9. No refunds after that date. No class 10/23 and 11/6. Cost for adults 60 and over $351.50.

  • Registration Code= 201425 70919
  • Meeting Dates= 09/16-11/20
  • Meeting Days= TTh
  • Meeting Times= 4:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • Location= Forest Park - G Tower 121
  • Instructor= Alverta Smith
  • Fees= $ 699.00
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NRSG:704 Nursing Math Class09/19-10/03  

This class is designed for students entering the Nursing Program. The accurate calculation of medication dosages is an essential responsibility of nurses. Serious harm can occur to a patient from a mathematical error when calculating a medication dosage. This course will assist you in learning how to accurately calculate medications and will give you a head start on critical content that will be covered in more detail during the Fundamentals of Nursing course. Textbook optional.

  • Registration Code= 201425 71194
  • Meeting Dates= 09/19-10/03
  • Meeting Days= F
  • Meeting Times= 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Location= Flo Valley - Training Center 207
  • Instructor= Faith Caster
  • Fees= $ 35.00
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  Nursing Math Class09/20-09/20  

This class is designed for students entering the Nursing Program. The accurate calculation of medication dosages is an essential responsibility of nurses. Serious harm can occur to a patient from a mathematical error when calculating a medication dosage. This course will assist you in learning how to accurately calculate medications and will give you a head start on critical content that will be covered in more detail during the Fundamentals of Nursing course. Textbook optional.

  • Registration Code= 201425 71198
  • Meeting Dates= 09/20-09/20
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Location= Forest Park - B Tower 415
  • Instructor= Gwen Breed
  • Fees= $ 35.00
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  Nursing Math Class10/16-11/06  

This class is designed for students entering the Nursing Program. The accurate calculation of medication dosages is an essential responsibility of nurses. Serious harm can occur to a patient from a mathematical error when calculating a medication dosage. This course will assist you in learning how to accurately calculate medications and will give you a head start on critical content that will be covered in more detail during the Fundamentals of Nursing course. Textbook optional. Cost for adults 60 and over $18.50.

  • Registration Code= 201425 71168
  • Meeting Dates= 10/16-11/06
  • Meeting Days= Th
  • Meeting Times= 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Science West Bldg 207
  • Instructor= Janet Walsh
  • Fees= $ 35.00
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NURS:706 Pharmacology: A Review of Top Drugs for Chronic Conditions10/01-10/01  

This course for registered nurses reviews the top prescribed medications for ambulatory chronic diseases. We will review mechanism, common and severe side effects, dosing and administration. Classes of medications to be reviewed include anti-hypertensive and cholesterol medications, anti-diabetic medications, asthma medications, osteoporosis medications and others from the top 200 list. Participants will gain pearls on therapeutic interchange, counseling points and patient-related concerns with these medications. Cost for adults 60 and over $21.00.

  • Registration Code= 201425 70996
  • Meeting Dates= 10/01-10/01
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 6 p.m. - 9:15 p.m.
  • Location= Flo Valley - Business Bldg 211
  • Instructor= STLCC Staff
  • Fees= $ 35.00
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NSNG:716 Practical Applications of Evidence Based Nursing10/15-10/15  

Patients expect that the care they receive will be based on the most-up-to-date scientific findings. Evidence Based Practice (EBP) is recognized as the gold standard framework for implementing clinical decision making and delivering high quality patient care. The purpose of this class will be to examine ways EBP is infused into clinical experience. Cost for adults 60 and over $28.00.

  • Registration Code= 201425 71035
  • Meeting Dates= 10/15-10/15
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 6 p.m. - 8:15 p.m.
  • Location= Forest Park - G Tower 117
  • Instructor= Georgia Urban
  • Fees= $ 49.00
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AHCE:734 The Affordable Care Act: Where are we today?10/08-10/08  

Join Thomas McAuliffe, Health Policy Director with the Missouri Foundation for Health for an informative presentation discussing the Affordable Care Act. The key points in the Affordable Care Act will be summarized and their implementation explained. For the first time, uninsured Missourians have access to affordable health insurance. Detailed information about the Health Insurance Marketplace in Missouri and the opportunities it affords the uninsured will be discussed. Current Medicaid requirements and Medicaid expansion as outlined in the Affordable Care Act will be explained. Do not miss this opportunity to expand your knowledge and understanding about this health care law. Cost for adults 60 and over $18.50.

  • Registration Code= 201425 70814
  • Meeting Dates= 10/08-10/08
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 6 p.m. - 8:15 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Continuing Educ Bld 
  • Instructor= STLCC Staff
  • Fees= $ 30.00
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AHCE:773 Treatment Considerations for the Neurological Population10/02-10/02  

This education activity is designed for the Occupational Therapist and Occupational Therapy Assistant. The class will address an occupational therapy approach to treatment strategies for medical issues encountered by people with neurological impairments that impact the ability to perform functional tasks optimally. The class will focus on an overview of functional and medical considerations when treating people with traumatic brain injury, multiple sclerosis, CVA, spinal cord injury and spinal surgeries and treatment strategies to improve performance outcomes. Cost for adults 60 and over $16.00.

  • Registration Code= 201425 71131
  • Meeting Dates= 10/02-10/02
  • Meeting Days= Th
  • Meeting Times= 6 p.m. - 8:15 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Applied Science Bldg 104B
  • Instructor=  STAFF
  • Fees= $ 25.00
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