Friday, January 18, 2013
York College's Office of Community Education will offer several courses with a health-care focus, as well as a slate of courses on other topics, throughout the spring semester. Additional information, including fees, is available at 717.815.1451 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The schedule includes:
Pharmacy Technician – Designed to prepare students for an entry-level position in pharmacies, retail outlets, long-term care facilities, mail order outlets, and hospitals. Begins March 26.
Medical Billing and Coding – Medical billing and coding professionals keep records, calculate patient charges, review files and procedures, submit claims and much more. Begins March 11 at 6 p.m.
Clinical Medical Assistant – Duties of a clinical medical assistant can include admissions, office manager, clinical and administrative duties. This 140-hour program has a 160-hour clinical portion. Begins March 5 at 6 p.m.
Nursing Home Administration – This course prepares students for the state/federal exam to become a Long-Term Care Administrator. Begins Feb. 15 at 8 a.m.
Government Contracting – This course deals with CCR, changes, FAR and contract closeout. Learn about the uniqueness of working with the government. Begins April 2.
The Law and You – Course covers forensic research, anatomy of a crime, what happens after a crime is committed. Begins on March 11 at 6 p.m.
Forensic Science – Six-hour course is for all persons interested in the science of pulling evidence from a body or object to determine what happened to create the results. Begins March 12 at 6:30 p.m.
Self-Defense – An eight-hour course for anyone wishing to feel more comfortable in the knowledge that they can defend themselves should the situation warrant it. Begins April 4 at 6:30 p.m.
SAT Prep Course - Designed to build upon students’ knowledge and expand their academic skills on this important test. Concepts and review included in this 15-hour course. Session I begins on Feb. 4 at 6 p.m.; Session II begins on April 29 at 6 p.m.
Digital Photography – Designed for those who want to learn both about the camera and how to capture the very best shots, and then reduce them to print or slide show. Three levels of instruction available. Begins March 6 at 7 p.m.
How to Write/Publish a Novel - Ever want to write the story of a loved one or your own story? Here is your chance to learn the means/methods and time involved. Begins March 18 at 6:30 p.m.
Chinese – Learn the basics of this unusual, romantic language. Begins March 7 at 6:30 p.m.
Spanish III – Expand on the basics of the language and culture. Ideal for those who want to learn Spanish for work or travel. Begins March 6 at 6:30 p.m.