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HEALTH CARE

Requirements for ALL Health Classes:

Students must pass a basic Reading/Math assessment prior to attending orientations and must provide a copy of their High School Diploma or GED/ HiSET prior to registering. Certificates of Completion will be handed on Graduation Day May 27, 2021. Letter of Completion available upon request.

RegisterCertified Nurse Assistant I Program  Section 4700

This program trains students to work as certified nurse assistant for a skilled nursing facility. 
Prerequisite: Must attend MANDATORY ORIENTATION on MON AUG 17, 2020 at 1:30 p.m.
     
(students should contact Connie_Williams@pvusd.net for a zoom invitation)

Theory Instruction:   
Location: Online (Students will receive their instructors contact information,  and how to get started)
Aug 31 - Sept 22   Williams $1,600
Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri.     8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Clinical Instruction:
Location TBD
Sept 24th - Oct 26th
Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri.     6:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.  Williams

RegisterHealthcare-Personal Care Assistant (CareGiver Training)    Section 99720

Students will learn the skills and vocabulary necessary to work as a personal care assistant. Class modules will include infection control, patient care, nutrition, safety, transfers and communication. Students who complete this class are prepared to provide non-medical care for clients in their home and will receive a certificate of completion. This class is designed for intermediate high and advanced English language students.
(NO CLASS:Nov 26)

Location: Online (Students will receive their instructors contact information,  and how to get started)
Aug 20 - Dec 17
Thu 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Williams 

RegisterContinuing Education Units for Certified Nurse Assistant

Sections 4501,4502, 4503, 4504, 4505
Upon completion of this 4 hour class the nursing assistant will receive a certificate for 4 CEUs. Each class will cover 4 different topics. Classes are offered once a month.
Prerequisite: Current State certified CNA.
Online (Students will receive their instructors contact information,  and how to get started)
Thurs  5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Cantero

1Falls and Their Prevention, Survey Preparedness, Effective Range of Motion: AROM and PROM, Dementia: Types and Their Systems, Dementia: Nutritional and Hydration Needs.
Aug 27    $20
Section 4501

2. Understanding Bloodborne Pathogens - YImplementing Bowel and Bladder Training, Handwashing 101, TLC of Skin, Upholding Confidentiality.
Sep 24   $20
Section 4502

3. Problems and Needs of the Elderly, Resident Rights and Violations, Practice Safety and Accident Prevention, Know and Practice Cultural Diversity, Delivering 5 Star Customer Service.
Oct 29   $20
Section 4503

4. What is Sensory Deprivation, Developing Interpersonal Relationships and Communication, What You Should Know About End of Life, Performing Oral Hygiene, Providing Adequate Nutrition and Preventing Dehydration.
Nov 19 .  $20
Section 4504

5. Know the S/S of Cardiopulmonary Distress, The Importance of Proper Body Mechanics, How to Prevent Elopement, Documentation: How To’s, Do’s and Dont’s, Utilization of Time Managemet.
Dec 17 .  $20
Section 4505

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Register    Home Health Aide-  Section 4510

Home Health Aide is a 44 hour course for licensed CNAs to learn the skills needed to care for people in their homes. Students must have a California CNA certification, recent Physical and TB test within 90 days, and live scan. MMR immunization or blood titer test is recommended. (Books not included)
Prerequisite: Must attend MANDATORY ORIENTATION on Mon Oct 19th, 2020 at 1:30 p.m. 
Online
(Students will receive their instructors contact information,  and how to get started)

Theory Instruction:
Location: Online
(Students will receive their instructors contact information,  and how to get started)
Mon - Fri 1:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Williams
October 26-30   $550
Clinical Instruction:
Location: 
Pacific Coast Manor, 1935 Wharf Rd, Capitola, CA 95010
Mon - Wed  6:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
November 2 - 4
Section 4510

RegisterMedical Terminology -50 Classroom Hours  Section 4560

Upon successful completion of 50 hours of Medical Terminology students earn a Certificate of Competency. The student will learn basic word structure, abbreviations, body systems, basic anatomy and physiology. (Textbook included).
Prerequisite: Must attend MANDATORY ORIENTATION on Wed. Aug 26, 2020 at 6:00 p.m.
(students should contact Connie_Williams@pvusd.net for a zoom invitation)

Location: Online
Wed  6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Williams
Sep 2 - Dec 9  $100
Section 4560

RegisterHealth Career Pathways  Section 4100, 4101

This is a great opportunity while you are enrolled in your HSE/diploma program to get your foot in the door at Cabrillo College. Cabrillo College offers courses for careers in the Health Fields that have lucrative pay and are meaningful fields for the community. These include Medical Assistant, (a 3 semester course), Radiologic Technology, Dental Assistant, Nursing, and a free certificated class that includes an internship for working as an administrative assistant in a dental office. There will be guest speakers and a tour of the Cabrillo College state of the art health facilities where you will be taking your health career classes. When you obtain your diploma or HSE from Watsonville/Aptos/Santa Cruz Adult Education at graduation you will also receive a certificate of completion for Health Career Pathways.

Location: Online (Students will receive their instructors contact information,  and how to get started)
Thu 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Kaskey
Sep 20 - Dec 17 (Labs at Cabrillo TBD) FREE
Section 4100

Location: TBD
Mon - Wed 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Kaskey
Sep 17 - Dec 16  (Labs at Cabrillo TBD) FREE
Section 4101

RegisterEnglish for Healthcare Aid-  Section 99725

An introduction to skills necessary for an entry level personal care attendant position. The class will prepare students with communicative language, expressions and basic directives on how to assist patients and their families in the home or assisted living environment. Class topics include: care attendant skill building, preventing incidents, nutrition, elder patient challenges and interfacing with family members.

Location: Online (Students will receive their instructors contact information,  and how to get started)
Tue/Mar 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Allen
Sep 17-December 15 
Section 99725

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