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Pharmacy Technician Certificate
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Pharmacy Technician Certificate

$2,850

with Academy of Medical Professions, York Adult Education

Calendar Jul 1, 2023

All Inclusive 14-week program. This program has two options: entirely online, or our new live via Zoom class that meets weekly.  Pharmacy Technician is one of the fastest growing jobs in health care today.  In this course, you will learn everything from the role of the technician in the pharmacy setting, to the basic sciences at the core of pharmacy practice, to preparing for the PTCB exam. You will learn complete drug information that includes proper name, spelling and pronunciation, drug class, generic and trade name, route of administration, dosage and more of hundreds of drugs.  You will be able to identify pills on sight with pill photos, gain a better understanding of how certain drugs work within the body with a concise review of relevant anatomy and physiology, and stay up to date with cutting-edge pharmacy practice with the latest information on new drugs, regulations, HIPAA guidelines and safety procedures.  $2,850. All materials included including PTCB National Certification (CPhT) Exam fee.  Payment plans available. Live Classes Meet Thursdays, 7-9 PM OR Online Anytime

Live Classes Meet Thursdays, 7-9pm Start Dates 8/24/23, 1/25/24, 5/30/24 or Available online anytime!

Call 866-516-8274 or 207-721-0714 or Click Here to Register

Phlebotomy
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Phlebotomy

$3,200

with Academy of Medical Professions, York Adult Education

Calendar Jul 1, 2023

Become Nationally Certified in 10 weeks as a Phlebotomy Technician. Our course is all-inclusive and prepares you for national certification with live classes via Zoom and in-person skills labs. You will be able to perform basic phlebotomy procedures, evaluate patients for ability to withstand venipuncture procedure, explain the procedure and answer patient questions, perform basic point of care testing, such as blood glucose levels on patients, prepare blood, urine, and other body fluid specimens for testing according to established standards.  $3,200 includes Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) national certification through NHA, books, resume and job assistance.  Payment plans available. Live Classes meet TU/TH 5:30-8:30 PM.

Tue/Thur 5:30-8:30 PM - Beginning Dates: 10/17/23, 3/5/24, 6/18/24

Call 866-516-8274 or 207-721-0714 or Click Here to Register

Photographing Nature with Your Digital Camera
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Photographing Nature with Your Digital Camera

$115

with Curt Simmons, York Adult Education

Calendar Jul 1, 2023

Nature photography can be a fun, relaxing, and exciting hobby! In this course, you'll learn about the many aspects of outdoor photography as well as how to master your digital camera's controls and features. With the knowledge you gain in this course, you'll be taking exceptional nature photos in no time. You'll explore composition and lighting issues and find out how to take beautiful photos of landscapes, flowers, trees, and water. Along the way, you'll delve into your camera's shutter speed and aperture controls so that you'll be able to capture the photos you really want. You will discover how to use your computer to process your photos and digitally correct the most common problems. You'll see how your photos can become works of art rather than just snapshots of nature. By the end of this course, you'll have become the nature photographer you always wanted to be!

Session Start Dates:

Aug 16 | Sep 13 | Oct 18 | Nov 15

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Secrets of the Caterer
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Secrets of the Caterer

$125

with ed2go.com/yace ., York Adult Education

Calendar Jul 1, 2023

Catering is a business that has become very popular, especially for those who love to cook and plan parties. From weddings, to showers, to business parties, catering is a home-based business that gives the caterer an exciting and creative career.

In this introductory course, you will learn how to put your cooking and party planning skills to work. Learn the fundamentals of the catering business, how to cook for large crowds, organize your kitchen, manage your time, and work with clients. The course focuses on cooking skills every caterer needs, with an introduction to the business side of catering. You'll also receive many unique and tested recipes that you can use to jump-start your business. Build your catering skills and begin a new and exciting career today.

Session Start Dates: Aug 16 | Sep 13 | Oct 18 | Nov 15

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Spanish for Medical Professionals
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Spanish for Medical Professionals

$135

with Tara Bradley Williams, York Adult Education

Calendar Jul 1, 2023

What do you do if a patient needs your help, but you can't understand them? What if you encounter worried family members, but aren't able to reassure them that everything will be fine? Those in the medical field can easily find themselves in such situations, and you want to be prepared. Medical Spanish courses are the perfect solution. This simple and enjoyable Spanish for Medical Professionals course will give you the basic tools you need to bridge the communication gap.

With increasing numbers of Spanish-speaking patients entering the healthcare system every year, it's more crucial than ever for health professionals to learn medical Spanish. What's more, adding Spanish skills to your resume can broaden your career horizons and give you an advantage over other healthcare workers. This course skips the "touristy" topics and focuses on the basic medical Spanish phrases you really need to know in a medical setting. Whether you're new to the language or just want a refresher, this medical Spanish class can help you. ¡Vamos! (Let's go!)

Session Start Dates: Aug 16 | Sep 13 | Oct 18 | Nov 15

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Spanish for Medical Professionals II
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Spanish for Medical Professionals II

$135

with Tara Bradley Williams, York Adult Education

Calendar Jul 1, 2023

Do you feel like you have a pretty good sense of intro Spanish, but are ready to take it to the next level? This course picks up where the first course, Spanish for Medical Professionals, left off. If you didn't take the first course, no problem! This course is also for healthcare providers who already have a pretty good sense of Spanish, but just need more medical vocabulary to sharpen their skills.

You'll review the basic body parts and organs and also explore vocabulary and phrases related to insurance and expressions for patient assessments, exams, and communicating pain. You'll learn terminology found in tons of specialties, including pediatrics, geriatrics, mental health, OB/GYN, radiology, orthopedics, cardiovascular, oncology, physical and occupational therapies, dermatology, dentistry, and ophthalmology. The course will even talk about terms related to diet and discharge. It's a great Spanish foundation for healthcare workers!

Session Start Dates: Aug 16 | Sep 13 | Oct 18 | Nov 15

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Start a Pet Sitting Business
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Start a Pet Sitting Business

$129

with Jeff Grognet, York Adult Education

Calendar Jul 1, 2023

If you're an animal lover, find out how you can start your own pet sitting business to translate your passion into a profitable career! In this course, you will master the essentials of running a cat and dog sitting business. You'll begin with pet care, including nutrition, exercise, first aid, and the identification of common diseases. You will learn the basics of first aid and find out how to administer pills, liquid medications, and injections to an uncooperative cat or dog. You will discover how to handle home visits and impress your potential clients. You'll also explore sticky situations that can arise, such as lost pets, pets that die unexpectedly, and pets that need immediate veterinary care.

In addition, you will delve into finances and explore start-up costs, accounting, fee setting, business plans, and low-cost marketing. You will discover how to obtain required insurance, hire employees as your business expands, and entice financial institutions to loan you money. Then, you will look at opportunities for expanding your pet sitting services. Is a dog-walking service right for you? Can you train puppies? Do you want to look after other animals, including horses? By the end of this course, you will have all the knowledge you need to become a professional pet sitter. In addition, you will discover how your pet sitting business can grow to continually challenge and satisfy you.

Session Start Dates: Aug 16 | Sep 13 | Oct 18 | Nov 15

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Start Your Own Arts and Crafts Business
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Start Your Own Arts and Crafts Business

$129

with Shirley George Frazier, York Adult Education

Calendar Jul 1, 2023

If you have an art or a craft and you dream about starting your own home-based or small business, this is the course for you! You will learn to start your own arts and crafts business from a professional artist. You will learn to create your own unique business identity, and discover what makes marketing in the arts and crafts business different from marketing in most other enterprises and find a sales approach the fits your personality. You will learn how to find and get into the best craft shows, as well as design booths that really draw customers in. You will discover how to price your work effectively so you can set yourself up for success whether you are selling through craft shows, in galleries, online, or even in your own retail store.

Session Start Dates:

Aug 16 | Sep 13 | Oct 18 | Nov 15

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