Health Related Programs
September 6-20, SAT, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Curwen Building, #5554, $179
This 'didactic and classroom lab practice only' course, approved by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing, is designed for LPNs and others who are licensed to administer IV therapy. Upon completion of this course, students will be able to identify site selection and preparation for venipuncture, calculate IV fluid rates, learn equipment uses, describe infection control techniques, and more. Clinical hours and techniques related to this training must be performed in-house at place of employment. Class is limited to 20 students. ½ hour lunch on own. Sept. 20 class ends at 12 p.m.
Animal Health Care Assistant
September 22-December 15, M/W/SAT as indicated
Curwen Building, $1,899
Enjoy the rewards of working with animals! The essential skills students will learn will help them keep animals healthy, care for them when they are ill, and assist veterinarians or other animal care professionals. Topics include the review of preparing patients, instruments, and equipment for surgery; how to collect samples and perform certain lab procedures; dressing wounds; assisting in diagnostic and medical procedures; pharmacology; preventative medicine; microbiology, cytology, parasitology and serology; breed identification; communicating with animal owners; and feeding and caring for animals. To learn more, call the JCC Warren Center and RSVP to attend the information session, where you will meet the instructor and hear details on the curriculum.
Clinical Medical Assisting
October 7-January 27, T/TH/SAT as indicated
Curwen Building, $2,399
The Clinical Medical Assisting program is designed to prepare students to function as professionals in multiple healthcare settings. Medical assistants with a
clinical background perform various clinical tasks including assisting the administration of medications, and with minor procedures, performing electrocardiogram (EKG),
obtaining laboratory specimens for testing, educating patients, and other related tasks. Job opportunities are prevalent with physician’s offices, clinics, chiropractor’s offices, hospitals and outpatient facilities. Students who complete this comprehensive course would be prepared to sit for the National Health Career Association (NHA) Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) national certification examination. *See full schedule for more details on dates and times.
The New, Flexible Workforce
September 16 and 23, T, 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Curwen Building, #5555, $39
As the workforce culture changes, more employees are requesting flexible work arrangements. Is your business ready? In this workshop, participants will learn the ins and outs of letting their employees work from home or from remote locations. Participants will also learn what technology is available to them that will help ensure that employees who are permitted flexible work privileges stay productive.
Instructional Design and Technology
September 30 and October 7, T, 9:30-11 a.m.
Curwen Building, #5556, $39
Are you an instructor or trainer who's looking for a way to improve the quality of learning that your students or staff receives? Learning instructional design systems will help you do just that! In this class, participants will learn about assessing instruction and training needs and how to use respected instructional design systems, such as ADDIE, the Dick and Carey Model, and Rapid Instructional Design. Participants will also learn about various design considerations and available software tools.
Financing Manufacturing Projects
October 1, W, 8-9 a.m.
WCCBI, #5560, $25
Are you and your bank burning money? Tax Advantaged Financing is a powerful tool that offers manufacturers a 35% reduction in interest rates. Only manufacturers are eligible. A lender can give a manufacturer a tax exempt loan. That means a lender does not have to pay any federal or state income tax on the interest income the lender receives from the manufacturer. Since most lenders today are in a 35% tax bracket, the lender saves $35,000 for every $100,000 in interest the manufacturer pays to the lender. The savings can be passed on to the manufacturer as a lower rate. 35% lower: this makes a huge difference to the manufacturer’s bottom line.
Talent Grab Series
October 21-23, T/TH, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
WCCBI, #5557, $299
Workforce Planning: If organizations look at supply and demand when purchasing raw materials, fuel, utilities, and other vital goods necessary to run our organizations, why would they not give the same energy to planning and managing the supply and demand of our most valuable assets - our people? Workforce planning allows organizations to "see around corners" and avoid business interruptions often caused by a lack of a skills pipeline.
Workforce Acquisition and Onboarding: Has employee onboarding in your organization been reduced to an administrative series of events followed by a handoff to the new employee's supervisor? If so, you could be missing a valuable opportunity to ensure engagement for the long term. Understanding how employee acquisition and onboarding play a vital role in employee retention can save organizations a fortune in time, money, and effort.
Employee Engagement: Many leaders don't recognize the difference between employee satisfaction and employee engagement - or how to identify either. Once this distinction is made and leaders have the right tools to identify the engagement levels within their workforce, the door opens to many more possibilities for increased productivity, cost savings, and customer satisfaction.
Recruitment and Retention of Veteran Employees
November 11, T, 9-10:30 a.m.
Curwen Building, #5561, $19
Attention employers and HR professionals - your company wants to support employing veterans, but are you fully aware of some of the resources, best
practices, and programs available to help you hire and retain this workforce? Your instructor will share his extensive experience working with employer hiring and retention strategies and programs specifically with veterans in mind.
Creating Compelling Testimonies
November 12, W, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Curwen Building, #5558, $29
Client testimonials are a powerful tool to showcase your clients, generate new sales and additional sales from current clients, and provide an opportunity to get to know current clients even more. This session will explore how to highlight your clients with the testimonials, integrate client testimonials as part of your sales and marketing, strategies to ask clients for testimonials, types of testimonials (written, audio, and video), and the implementation of a client testimonial program.