• Medical Courses - FALL 2021 

    EFFECTIVE MONDAY, AUG 2. 2021: All employees and students are required to wear a face mask. This will include Community Education.

    Registration Procedure:

    You must register online using a credit/debit card (VISA, MasterCard, Discover). Click on the class you want to register for. Our new online system is more user friendly & easier to navigate. Just follow these simple steps:
     
    Click on "Create Account"

    You will then fill out the requested information on our secure servers. If you get stuck or have any questions, give us a call at 228.896.7622 and we'll be happy to walk you through it.
     

    *Remember you must pre-register for classes! No registrations will be taken the first night of class. Seating is limited in most classes so register early & don't miss out!   

     ¤ Classes are non-refundable. However, if your class is canceled by Community Ed, then a full refund will be issued.

     Date has been changed to 9/18 for the CPR class. Still have a few openings.

    CPR/AED/FIRST AID-  If a family member, friend, or infant in your care had a cardiac or first aid emergency in your presence, could you recognize the signs and respond quickly and appropriately? American Heart Association certified instructors will train you in these lifesaving skills. CPR certification is mandatory in the healthcare industry. Fee= 35.00  (Must be paid in advance in order to hold your seat) Certification fee= 60.00 (Paid to instructor day of class, cash only) LIMITED SEATING! Additional classes may be added as needed. (BLS) CLOSED!

    Saturday 9/18/21 9am-1pm CE Bldg. (at GHS) 1 day
     


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    *Community Education is excited to announce our new online medical programs. All classes will be done online at your convenience and must be completed within the specified time period. In addition to the regular course lessons, each course now offers interactive modules.  Most courses will have a mandatory hands-on lab workshop which will be held from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm. The national certification exam will be done via ZOOM. Dates for testing and lab workshops will be provided at the beginning of your course and cannot be changed. Once you complete your registration, you will then be notified via email on how to proceed to start your course.

    Coming Spring 2022: Med. Office Specialist

     

    *Online medical classes will be offered year-round. We look forward to meeting you!

    * Effective Nov. 1st, prices will return to regular customary fees. 


     
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    Just added!
     
    newCERTIFIED PATIENT CARE TECHNICIAN: The Patient Care Technician course is an accelerated four week online course with a (1) day seminar for hands-on training after you have completed your online study. You will be required to be in a Zoom classroom only 30 minutes each week.  There are no mandatory check in times for being online. The fee also includes your (1) day hands-on training MANDATORY seminar. Students will learn the fundamentals of good patient care including communication skills, data collection, how to draw blood, take an EKG, measuring vital signs, safety procedures and much more. The fee also includes your national certification exam and help with job placement. This is an excellent opportunity to a fast tract career! Must be 18 years of age or older. Fee= 795.00 Payment plan available.  (Must pay 155.00 (non-refundable) deposit online. This course starts 11/15/21
     
    Program Requirements:
    A High School Diploma or G.E.D. or equivalent 
    All students must provide a valid picture ID to take the course and the national certification exam.
    Must be 18 yrs of age or older. 
     
     
     
     
    newONLINE DENTAL ASSISTANT: The Dental Assistant Course is a six week accelerated online course with optional shadowing/clinicals. Your Instructor is an expert in the field with 20 plus years’ of chair-side and Dental Assistant Instruction. This includes your national certification exam, your optional shadowing/clinicals form and help with job placement. There are no mandatory check in times and there is a Zoom classroom on Mondays at noon and again in the evening at 6pm central time which is totally optional. This course has been extremely helpful in training students in the field to obtain a job! Open to participants 16 years of age and older.  Fee= 895.00 Payment plan available.  (Must pay 155.00 (non-refundable) deposit online. This course starts 11/08/21

    Program Requirements:
    A High School Diploma or G.E.D. or equivalent 
    All students must provide a valid picture ID to take the course and the national certification exam.
    Must be 16 yrs of age or older. A parent or guardian must sign a written consent form if under 18.
     
    Additional Info:
    If a Dental Assistant will be required to take dental x-rays, then they may need to take the dental radiology exam to obtain a license, depending on the state requirements. We teach exactly how to take the required x-rays needed for the exam and provide students with all locations that provide the testing.
    The national median wages are $19.27 hourly or $40,080 annually – with the best benefits.

     
    newONLINE EKG TECHNICIAN: The EKG Technician course is an accelerated three week online course with a (1) day seminar for hands-on training after you have completed your online study. You will be required to be in a Zoom classroom only 30 minutes each week. That’s just two (2) times! There are no mandatory check in times for being online. The fee also includes your (1) day hands-on training MANDATORY seminar. Your instructors are experts in the field and are certified with 5 plus years’ experience. You will be training from 9am to 4pm.  The fee also includes your national certification exam and help with job placement. This is an excellent opportunity to a fast tract career! Must be 18 years of age or older. Registration fee = 155.00 Class fee = 695.00 Payment plan available.This course starts 11/15/21

    Program Requirements:
    A High School Diploma or G.E.D. or equivalent 
    All students must provide a valid picture ID to take the course and the national certification exam.
    Must be 18 yrs of age or older 
    Need to be up to date on hepatitis vaccination and TB test before doing clinicals.
     
    Additional Info:
    EKG Technicians are in high demand with a bright outlook, where the job growth rate is forecasted to be upwards of 5 to 7% throughout the next decade! The average salary can range from $25,000 to $39,000 a year, and generally come with great benefits.
     

    newONLINE MEDICAL ASSISTANT: This fourteen week online course, open to students 18 and above, will prepare you for immediate employment as a Medical Assistant with 40 hours clinicals for hands-on training after you have completed your online study. Topics covered will include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing and coding information for insurance purposes, recording patients’ medical history, vital statistics, and information such as test results in medical records. Along with preparing patients and treatment rooms for patient examinations, drawing blood, and administering medications as directed by physician. Upon course completion, students will take their national certification exam via Zoom. Registration fee = 155.00 Course fee = 1790.00 Payment plan available.  This course starts 11/08/21

    Program Requirements:
    A High School Diploma or G.E.D. or equivalent 
    All students must provide a valid picture ID to take the course and the national certification exam.
    Must be 18 yrs of age or older

    Additional Info:
    There is a huge demand and job outlook for Medical Assistants, as the projected job growth rate exceeds 8 percent throughout the next decade. The national median wage is $16.73 hourly or $34.800 annually, along with excellent benefits. CMA certification

    newONLINE PHLEBOTOMY TECHNICIAN: This is an accelerated three week online course, open to students 18 and above. You will be required to be in a Zoom classroom only 30 minutes each week. That’s just two (2) times! There are no mandatory check in times for being online. The fee also includes a MANDATORY (1) day hands-on training seminar. Training will be done from 9 am to 4 pm. Your instructors are experts in the field and are certified with 5 plus years’ experience. Please note state requirements may be different in your state. These states require additional training: LOUISIANA, CALIFORNIA, WASHINGTON & NEVADA. Registration fee = 155.00 Course fee = 695.00. Payment plan available. This course starts 1/03/21

    Program Requirements:
    A High School Diploma or G.E.D. or equivalent 
    All students must provide a valid picture ID to take the course and the national certification exam.
    Must be 18 yrs of age or older 
    Need to be up to date on hepatitis vaccination and TB test before doing clinicals.
     
    Additional Info:
    There is a significant high demand for Phlebotomy Technicians, with an over-average job growth rate of 8 percent or higher throughout the next decade! The national median wages are $17.07 per hour or $35,510 yearly, combined with superb benefits. We will empower you with hourly or salary negotiation skills. Be sure to increase your income by attaining your Phlebotomy Certification.
     


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    Register now for Community Education classes. Classes start the week of Sept. 13, 2021.  

    • Registration will open the first week of August
    • Non-accredited courses
    • Seating is limited so register now