Find courses to support your physical, mental, and emotional well-being or equip yourself with the skills and training needed to support others facing a crisis.

Health professionals can explore career pathways in Healthcare Interpreting and Dietary Manager Training, while dental professionals can earn CEUs required to maintain their state licensure.

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Upcoming Courses and Training

Mind and Body Courses

Strength for Life | $65

A strong body is beneficial for all ages, but especially as we age. This class will include a variety of strength based exercises designed to build muscle tone, bone density, core strength and balance.
#63584, Online, 3/26-4/23, Tuesday, Students will receive a video every week.

Happy Dance | $65

Are you looking for ways to make fitness fun in the convenience of your home? Each week you'll have access to a 45 min video that includes fun fitness routines to music that will keep you physically fit and core strong. Plus you can use the video as often as you like throughout the week! You'll also have the opportunity to connect with your instructor regarding questions you might have or modifications you might need along the way.
#62360, Online, 3/20-4/17, Wednesday, Students will receive a video every week.

Yoga - Eight Limbs | $85

This combination classroom and movement class will introduce the 8 limbs of yoga. Students will participate in yoga poses, breathing techniques and guided meditation practices used in the 8 limbs. This class will help students understand the yoga tradition and history and help them move, breathe, relax and focus to improve their own quality of life.
#63644, Truax-Early Learning Center, 2/22-3/14, Thursday, 6:30-8:30 PM

Chakra Yoga | $85

In this 4 week course, participants will learn major characteristics of each of the 7 main chakras as well as practice asanas (yoga poses) on the mat to align with each one. Learn how to use other elements in daily life to balance each chakra as well.
#63582, Truax-Early Learning Center, 3/18-4/8, Monday, 6-8 PM

Getting Oriented: Your Child's Autism Diagnosis | $45

Your school-age child was recently diagnosed with autism, what comes next? It can be overwhelming to work with all the different terms, definitions, services, providers, and groups involved in providing care for your child. This class aims to help! It is an orientation by a parent for other parents to help you make informed choices as you start on this journey. We will discuss terminology, what services public schools can provide, medical / behavioral service providers, advocating for your child, summer programs, and your role as coordinator of care for your awesome kid.
#63827, Online Live, 3/21, Thursday, 6-9 PM

Mental Health First Aid Training

Mental Health First Aid - Youth | $99

This course is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or is in crisis. Youth Mental Health First Aid is primarily designed for adults who regularly interact with young people. The course introduces common mental health challenges for youth, reviews typical adolescent development, and teaches a 5-step action plan for how to help young people in both crisis and non-crisis situations. Topics covered include anxiety, depression, substance use, disorders in which psychosis may occur, disruptive behavior disorders (including AD/HD), and eating disorders.
New dates coming soon

Mental Health First Aid - Adult | $99

This Mental Health First Aid course is appropriate for anyone 18 years and older who wants to learn how to help an adult who may be experiencing a mental health related crisis or problem. Topics covered include anxiety, depression, psychosis, and addictions. Course participants come from a variety of backgrounds and play various roles in the community.
#62980, Online Live, 4/2-4/4, Tuesday and Thursday, 6-9 PM

Health and Dental Professional Development Courses

Basic Life Support Provider CPR | $59

Basic Life Support Provider CPR is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner.
#63737, Truax-Protective Services, 2/26, Monday, 5-10 PM
#63740, Truax-Protective Services, 3/23, Saturday, 9 AM-2 PM - In Spanish Only
#63739, Truax-Protective Services, 4/8, Monday, 5-10 PM - In Spanish Only
#63738, Truax-Protective Services, 5/4, Saturday, 9 AM-2 PM 

Heartsaver First Aid CPR & AED | $129

This course covers the American Heart Association course content for Adult First Aid; Adult/Child CPR With Mask; Adult/Child AED Optional: Environmental Emergencies; and Infant CPR With Mask.
#63907, Truax-Protective Services, 4/20, Saturday, 8 AM-5 PM

Heartsaver First Aid  | $69

The Heartsaver First Aid course trains you in first aid basics for the most common first aid emergencies, including how to recognize them, how to call for help, and how to perform lifesaving skills. 
#63906, Truax-Protective Services, 3/11, Monday, 6-9 PM

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)  | $199

Teaches advanced life support skills for treating children and infants, including CPR, AED use, and management of respiratory emergencies, shock emergencies, and arrhythmias. Intended for healthcare providers who respond to emergencies in infants and children and for personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care and critical care units. Students are required to complete the following pre-course assessments.
#63908, Truax-Protective Services, 4/24, Wednesday, 8 AM-5 PM

Advanced Cardiac Life Support Provider (ACLS)  | $199

ACLS Provider teaches the importance of preventing cardiac arrest, high-performance teams, early and continuous high-quality CPR, systems of care, recognition and intervention of cardiopulmonary arrest, post-cardiac arrest care, acute dysrhythmias, stroke, and acute coronary syndromes (ACS). It is geared towards healthcare professionals who either direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest or other cardiovascular emergencies. Students are required to complete the following pre-course assessments.
#63909, Truax-Protective Services, 3/27, Wednesday, 8 AM-5 PM

Dental Hygiene Clinical Refresher | $199

This six hour course is designed to provide an opportunity for dental hygienists to renew both hard and soft tissue landmarks and injection techniques.
#63579, Truax-Health Building, 4/6, Saturday, 8 AM-2 PM

Lasers in Dental Hygiene | $129

This course prepares the dental hygienist to use diode lasers safely and effectively to treat periodontal disease in dental patients with Laser Bacterial Reduction and Laser Assisted Non-Surgical Periodontal Therapy.  Course will cover laser history, basic laser safety, physics, clinical applications and procedures in the dental office.  Students will apply dental laser soft tissue procedures on a porcine jaw in a lab setting, and learn safety guidelines for performing the role of Laser Safety Officer in a dental office setting.
#62989, Truax-Health Building, 5/4, Saturday, 8 AM-12 PM

Medical Terminology | $895

Success in the healthcare field requires a solid comprehension of medical terminology. This online course will teach you the language used to describe the human body. (This course is separate from the Healthcare Interpreting Medical Terminology in Spanish class) 
Online - Self-paced - Start Anytime!

Healthcare Interpreting Program

The Healthcare Interpreting (HCI) program focuses on preparing bilingual speakers of Spanish and English to become professional healthcare interpreters. The program develops high-level interpreting skills and fulfills the 40 hours of training necessary to be eligible to take the Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters (CCHI) exam for national certification. View HCI Course and Program Details

Medical Terminology in Spanish | $220

This course is intended for healthcare professionals or interpreters working with Spanish-speaking patients but is open to anyone. It focuses on medical technical language in both English and Spanish. Students gain increased familiarity with medical terminology will be presented according to body systems, clinical specialties, and sub specialties. The student will master both vocabulary and knowledge for a wide number of medical settings.
#62969, Goodman South, 3/18-5/6, Monday, 6-8:30 PM
#11434, Goodman South, 7/1-8/19, Monday, 6-8:30 PM

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