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AHCE:701 Caregiving and Dementia: Understanding Difficult Behavior10/19-10/19  

Behavior is a powerful form of communication and is one of the primary ways for people with dementia to communicate their needs and feelings as their ability to use language is lost. However, some behaviors can present real challenges for caregivers to manage. Join us to learn how to decode behavioral messages, identify common behavior triggers and learn strategies to help intervene with some of the most common behavioral challenges of Alzheimerís disease. Presenter: Theresa James BSW, Community Educator, Alzheimer's Association St. Louis Chapter. Cost for adults 60 and over $8.00.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70356
  • Meeting Dates= 10/19-10/19
  • Meeting Days= M
  • Meeting Times= 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Continuing Educ Bld CE
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 15.00
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AHCE:789 Computed Tomography Registry Review Course - Tier 109/14-11/18  

This review course is held from September 14 - November 18. It is designed for the Technologist currently working in Computed Tomography who does not need clinical placement in order to complete clinical requirements for ARRT CT certification eligibility. Register in person only in Continuing Education at Forest Park, G 322. Class meets twice a week, Monday and Wednesday (September 14 - November 18), each session 2 hours in length. This class provides instruction addressing CT history, instrumentation, applications, physics, patient care, anatomy and contrast media. It prepares successful students to take the ARRT CT Registry Exam. Prerequisite required at registration: ARRT RT(R). Textbooks required and will be available at the Forest Park Bookstore. Refund/withdrawal deadline: 9/8. No refunds after that date. Cost for adults 60 and over $152.00.

  • Registration Code= 201525 71050
  • Meeting Dates= 09/14-11/18
  • Meeting Days= MW
  • Meeting Times= 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Forest Park - A Tower 413
  • Instructor= STLCC Staff
  • Fees= $ 299.00
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  Computed Tomography Registry Review Course - Tier 209/14-11/18  

This review course is held from September 14, 2015 - May 8, 2016. This section is designed for the Technologist entering the field of Computed Tomography who needs the classroom instruction and clinical placement to complete clinical requirements for ARRT CT certification eligibility. Register in person only in Continuing Education at Forest Park, G 322. Class meets twice a week Monday and Wednesday (September 14 - November 18), each session 2 hours in length. This class provides instruction addressing CT history, instrumentation, applications, physics, patient care, anatomy and contrast media. The clinical component begins November 30, 2015 and ends May 8, 2016. Students will be placed at a STLCC clinical site. This review course prepares successful students to take the ARRT CT Registry Exam. Prerequisites required at registration: ARRT RT(R) and Family Care Safety Registry-Worker registration letter: Register online at www.dhss.mo.gov. Only the original letter will be accepted. Letter cannot be older than six months. No class 12/23/2015 - 1/3/2016, 1/18, 2/15, 3/18. Textbooks required and will be available at the Forest Park Bookstore. Refund/withdrawal deadline: 9/8. No refunds after that date. Cost for adults 60 and over $217.00.

  • Registration Code= 201525 71051
  • Meeting Dates= 09/14-11/18
  • Meeting Days= MW
  • Meeting Times= 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Forest Park - A Tower 413
  • Instructor= STLCC Staff
  • Fees= $ 429.00
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AHCE:756 Creating a Better Day by Managing Conflict11/04-11/04  

Whether you work in a hospital, long term care or other healthcare setting, stress is a part of your day, and conflict is inevitable. It takes leadership and teamwork to manage conflict. Together we will explore techniques that will help you in leading your team through conflict and creating a more positive environment in which to work and provide care. Cost for adults 60 and over $18.00.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70882
  • Meeting Dates= 11/04-11/04
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 6 p.m. - 8:15 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Science South Bldg 108
  • Instructor= STLCC Staff
  • Fees= $ 29.00
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EMSS:700 EMT Core Curriculum08/24-12/20  

This course is held 8/24 - 12/20. 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. Initial EMT-Basic training is offered for college credit (EMT 121). Registration deadline before class begins on 8/24. No class 9/7 and 11/25. Cost for adults 60 and over $145.00.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70739
  • Meeting Dates= 08/24-12/20
  • 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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AHCE:787 ICD-10 Coding for Physicians' Offices10/03-10/03  

Time is running out! The October 2015 implementation of ICD-10 will be here before you know it. This workshop is designed specifically for physician's office diagnosis coding using ICD-10-CM. The focus of this workshop will be teaching office staff coders to appropriately apply coding guidelines and conventions for the new classification system. Documentation strategies and coding technologies will also be discussed. This is a must-have workshop for the physician office coder, office biller and office manager. Students should bring ICD-10-CM code book. Patricia Sherman, M. Ed. RHIA, is ICD-10-CM AHIMA-Trained. Lunch will be provided. Refund/withdrawal deadline date: 9/25. No refunds after that date. Cost for adults 60 and over $37.00.

  • Registration Code= 201525 71048
  • Meeting Dates= 10/03-10/03
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
  • Location= Forest Park - E Tower 311
  • Instructor= Patricia Sherman
  • Fees= $ 49.00
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AHCE:774 Intro to Lumbar Joint Mobilization for the PTA: Techniques for Immediate Use in the Clinic10/03-10/03  

Looking to improve your manual therapy knowledge and skill set? Do you want to become more independent with the total treatment of your lumbar spine patients? Lumbar joint mobilization is an essential tool for the PTA working in the outpatient setting. Mobilization can have a tremendous positive impact on the patientís pain, joint mobility and overall level of spinal function. This course will teach the participant lumbar joint mobilization techniques and the science behind the use of joint mobilization. After taking this course, the participant will have a much greater understanding of when to use mobilization and knowledge of basic lumbar joint mobilization techniques. Instructor: Michael Gorman PhD, PT, DMT, FAAOMPT. Cost for adults 60 and over $26.00.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70738
  • Meeting Dates= 10/03-10/03
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Applied Science Bldg 104A
  • Instructor= STLCC Staff
  • Fees= $ 45.00
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NURS:708 Medical Terminology for Nursing and Allied Health Occupations09/23-11/11  

This course will be offered 9/23 - 11/11. 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: 9/16. Cost for adults 60 and over $42.00.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70740
  • Meeting Dates= 09/23-11/11
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
  • Location= Forest Park - G Tower 117
  • Instructor= Alverta Smith
  • Fees= $ 79.00
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NURS:723 Nurse Assistant Certification Exam11/17-11/17  

State certification exam for students enrolled in the fall 2015 STLCC Nurse Assistant Training Program. Cost for adults 60 and over $65.00.

  • Registration Code= 201525 71106
  • Meeting Dates= 11/17-11/17
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 4:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • Location= Forest Park - G Tower 121
  • Instructor= STLCC Staff
  • Fees= $ 125.00
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  Nurse Assistant for Nursing Home Training09/15-11/17  

Register in person only in Continuing Education at Forest Park G 322/324 BEGINNING MONDAY, JULY,27, 8:30AM. 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. Any missed class or on-the-job training time will be made up at an additional expense to the student. 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, 9/19, 8 am - 4:30 pm. Registration/Refund/Withdrawal deadline: 9/8. No refunds after that date. No class 10/20. Cost for adults 60 and over $550.50.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70742
  • Meeting Dates= 09/15-11/17
  • Meeting Days= TTh
  • Meeting Times= 4:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • Location= Forest Park - G Tower 121
  • Instructor= Alverta Smith
  • Fees= $ 1099.00
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NRSG:704 Nursing Math Class10/19-11/02  

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= 201525 71105
  • Meeting Dates= 10/19-11/02
  • Meeting Days= M
  • Meeting Times= 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Communications North 224
  • Instructor= Janet Walsh
  • Fees= $ 35.00
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  Nursing Math Class10/10-10/10  

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= 201525 71102
  • Meeting Dates= 10/10-10/10
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Location= Forest Park - C Tower 415
  • Instructor= Gwen Breed
  • Fees= $ 35.00
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  Nursing Math Class11/02-11/23  

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= 201525 71119
  • Meeting Dates= 11/02-11/23
  • Meeting Days= M
  • Meeting Times= 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • Location= Flo Valley - Training Center 207
  • Instructor= Ellen Stillwell
  • Fees= $ 35.00
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NURS:706 Pharmacology: Drug Interactions in the Elderly10/07-10/07  

This course addresses drug-related issues common in the elderly population with specific emphasis on adverse drug effects, over-dosage, under-dosage, drug-disease interactions, drug-drug interactions, drug-food interactions and potential drug interactions associated with over-the-counter medications including herbal products. Cost for adults 60 and over $18.00.

  • Registration Code= 201525 71049
  • Meeting Dates= 10/07-10/07
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 6 p.m. - 8:15 p.m.
  • Location= Flo Valley - Business Bldg 212
  • Instructor= Catherine Kush
  • Fees= $ 29.00
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AHCE:786 Pharmacy Technician Certification Training09/10-09/10  

This training is held from September 14, 2015 through January 25, 2016. Required orientation: Thursday, September 10, 6 - 8 p.m. Register in person only in Continuing Education at Forest Park, G 322 BEGINNING MONDAY, JULY,27, 8:30AM. This training prepares the student for entry level employment as a pharmacy technician. The course provides 105 hours of class room instruction and 60 hours of externship experience. Class meets twice a week, Monday and Thursday (September 14 - December 17), for 28 sessions. The 60 hours of externship experience (December 21, 2015 through January 15, 2016) follows the classroom experience. Class review: January 21, 2016. Final exam: January 25, 2016. Students will learn about the top medications dispensed in the United States and be introduced to the basic concepts of pharmacy calculations for proper medication dispensing. A strict attendance policy is enforced throughout this training. Upon successful completion of the course the student is eligible to take a certification exam. Prerequisites: Student must be 18 years of age; High school diploma or a High School Equivalency Certificate; Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) Test - Letter stating a minimum score of 8.9 on both Vocabulary and Comprehension tests and a minimum score of 7.0 Mathematics Concepts and Application. Family Care Safety Registry-Worker registration letter: Register online at www.dhss.mo.gov. Only the original letter will be accepted. Letter cannot be older than six months. No class 11/26. Refund/withdrawal deadline: 9/3. No refunds after that date. Cost for adults 60 and over $1,950.00.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70347
  • Meeting Dates= 09/10-09/10
  • Meeting Days= Th
  • Meeting Times= 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Location= Corporate College 276
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 2100.00
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  Pharmacy Technician Certification Training PP09/10-09/10  

Section for students using payment plan. Must have approval of MK Education to register. This training is held from September 14, 2015 through January 25, 2016. Required orientation: Thursday, September 10, 6 - 8 p.m. Register in person only in Continuing Education at Forest Park, G 322 BEGINNING MONDAY, JULY,27, 8:30AM. This training prepares the student for entry level employment as a pharmacy technician. The course provides 105 hours of class room instruction and 60 hours of externship experience. Class meets twice a week, Monday and Thursday (September 14 - December 17), for 28 sessions. The 60 hours of externship experience (December 21, 2015 through January 15, 2016) follows the classroom experience. Class review: January 21, 2016. Final exam: January 25, 2016. Students will learn about the top medications dispensed in the United States and be introduced to the basic concepts of pharmacy calculations for proper medication dispensing. A strict attendance policy is enforced throughout this training. Upon successful completion of the course the student is eligible to take a certification exam. Prerequisites: Student must be 18 years of age; High school diploma or a High School Equivalency Certificate; Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) Test Letter stating a minimum score of 8.9 on both Vocabulary and Comprehension tests and a minimum score of 7.0 Mathematics Concepts and Application. Family Care Safety Registry-Worker registration letter: Register online at www.dhss.mo.gov. Only the original letter will be accepted. Letter cannot be older than six months. No class 11/26. Refund/withdrawal deadline: 9/3. No refunds after that date.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70348
  • Meeting Dates= 09/10-09/10
  • Meeting Days= Th
  • Meeting Times= 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Location= Corporate College 276
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
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  Pharmacy Technician Information Session10/28-10/28  

This free session is designed to provide information to individuals interested in the Pharmacy Technician Training. The presentation will include an explanation of the pre-requisites, an overview of the training and requirements needed for certification. The information session is free but registration is required.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70349
  • Meeting Dates= 10/28-10/28
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 6 p.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Location= Corporate College 209
  • Instructor= STLCC Staff
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AHCE:785 Phlebotomy09/01-11/17  

CLASS WITHDRAWN. This training program is held from 9/1 - 11/17. Register in person only in Continuing Education at Forest Park, G 322/324 BEGINNING MONDAY, JULY,27, 8:30AM. This training prepares the student for entry level employment as a phlebotomist. The course provides classroom, lab instruction and clinical experience. 120 hours of clinical experience is in addition to scheduled class time. Course content includes basic anatomy pertinent to blood collection, as well as communication skills, specimen processing, related interdisciplinary tasks, lab experience of blood drawing techniques and practical experience of blood drawing techniques in the clinical setting. A strict attendance policy is enforced throughout this training. Prerequisites: Student must be 18 years of age; High school diploma or a High School Equivalency Certificate; Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) Test Letter stating a minimum score of 8.9 on both Vocabulary and Comprehension tests and a minimum score of 7.0 Mathematics Concepts and Application; Family Care Safety Registry-Worker registration letter. Only original letter will be accepted. Letter cannot be older than six months. Register online at www.dhss.mo.gov to obtain letter. No class date 10/20. Refund/withdrawal deadline: 8/25. No refunds after that date. Cost for adults 60 and over $1,000.00.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70346
  • Meeting Dates= 09/01-11/17
  • Meeting Days= TTh
  • Meeting Times= 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Location= Continuing Ed Cancelled 
  • Instructor= Joann Devine
  • Fees= $ 1400.00
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AHCE:734 Respiratory Care Update on COPD10/26-10/26  

This course will provide an overview of the pathophysiology, etiology, clinical presentation, diagnosis and management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) with focus on the 2015 GOLD guidelines. There will be discussion on strategies to educate and empower patients to manage their disease in a way that will lead to improvement in their quality of life and avoidance of readmissions. Cost for adults 60 and over $23.00.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70772
  • Meeting Dates= 10/26-10/26
  • Meeting Days= M
  • Meeting Times= 6 p.m. - 9:15 p.m.
  • Location= Forest Park - D Tower 413
  • Instructor= Lindsay Fox
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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NSNG:716 Update on Cardiac Procedures and Surgeries10/13-10/13  

This educational activity is designed to provide the registered nurse with a comprehensive update of traditional and current procedures/surgeries for cardiac conditions. Abnormal cardiac anatomy and physiology will be reviewed in addition to current procedures used to treat such conditions. Appropriate nursing assessments and nursing care will be discussed in relation to the procedures and surgeries. Additionally, potential complications of procedures and surgeries will be reviewed concurrently with nursing and medical interventions. Cost for adults 60 and over $18.00.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70767
  • Meeting Dates= 10/13-10/13
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 6 p.m. - 8:15 p.m.
  • Location= Forest Park - G Tower 119
  • Instructor= STLCC Staff
  • Fees= $ 29.00
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AHCE:701 Which is Best...Care in the Home or in a Facility?09/28-09/28  

This session will explore and compare home and facility-based care options when individuals need increased assistance with everyday tasks. We will discuss the range of services provided through home care agencies, including non-medical support such as housekeeping, shopping, errands, bathing, personal care and medical services such as physical therapy, speech therapy, occupational therapy, and wound care. We will also explore other community services, such as adult day care and respite care that may be beneficial to caregivers who wish to continue providing care for their loved one in the community. We will discuss the different levels of facility-based care, including skilled nursing, assisted living and residential care. Also discussed will be cost and payment sources, including Medicare and Medicaid. Presenter: Katelyn Eichorst MSW. Cost for adults 60 and over $8.00.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70355
  • Meeting Dates= 09/28-09/28
  • Meeting Days= M
  • Meeting Times= 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Continuing Educ Bld CE
  • Instructor= STLCC Staff
  • Fees= $ 15.00
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