Community and Professional Education
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Winter/Spring 2014 Offerings: Programs for Professionals

EMT Refresher
This course is designed to cover the updates to the EMT curriculum as well as the most recent EMS Educational Standards and the American Heart Association 2010 Guidelines. You will be required to show proof of completion of the ICS-100 and FEMA-IS-700 course to be eligible to sit for the NYS certifying exam. This course runs in conjunction with an original EMT course and students are allowed to take additional sessions as needed. In order to participate in the EMT recertification course, you must produce a copy of your current certification card or a letter from the NYS Bureau of EMS permitting entry at the first class meeting. This course begins on Jan. 21. For a complete course schedule, call our office at (518) 629-7339.
60212
$275
Bob Elling, MPA, EMT-P, Instructor

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Infection Control
Hudson Valley Community College is certified by the New York State Education Department to provide training in infection control and barrier precautions. Infection control is an essential component of any health care delivery. Infection control measures can be as simple as hand washing and as sophisticated as high-level disinfection of surgical instruments. Implementing these measures can prevent transmission of disease in health care settings and the community. Infection control is a key concept in achieving the New York State Department of Health mission to protect and promote the health of New Yorkers through prevention, science and the assurance of quality health care delivery. The groups who are required to receive this training include: dentists, registered professional nurses, podiatrists, optometrists, licensed practical nurses, dental hygienists, physicians and physician assistants.
60213
$31
1 Session, 400 Jordan Road, Room 215 in the Rensselaer Technology Park
Tues., 4/8, 6 - 9 p.m.
Deborah Kufs, Instructor

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Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers
Part 1 - Course
This BLS Part 1 course is to be paid for and completed online at www.onlineaha.org. You will learn single-rescuer and team basic life support for adults, children and infants through five interactive exercises, scenarios and a written test. Navigation controls allow you to move easily through content as you learn how to recognize life-threatening emergencies, provide high-quality chest compressions, deliver appropriate ventilation and provide early use of an AED. The course also teaches relief of choking.

This self-paced course is accessible anytime from any computer with )nternet access. Students can access the “BLS for Healthcare Providers Student Manual,” BLS Pocket Reference Card and more for 24 months. This course may be used for initial or renewal BLS for Healthcare Providers Course completion.

Parts 2 and 3 - Skills Sessions
Once you complete the online course you will be able to print a certificate of completion. After you complete Part 1, contact Community and Professional Education to enroll in a skills session that must take place no more than 60 days following successful completion of Part 1 of the course. Be sure you have completed the BLS for Healthcare Providers Online Part 1!

The skills session is the hands-on portion of the American Heart Association eLearning course and includes Parts 2 and 3 – skills practice and testing. It is conducted in-person after a student completes Part 1 online. Skills sessions are not included with the purchase of an online (Part 1) course key. For admission into a skills session, students must present their Part 1 certificate of completion to the instructor. Students who arrive at the skills session without the certificate of completion will not be allowed to stay and will need to re-register and pay for another session. Students must come prepared to the skills session. Please review the online course materials before attending.

Underprepared students who do not complete the skills session in the one hour of allotted time will need to re-register and pay for another skills session.
60105
$30
1 Session, 400 Jordan Road, Room 215 in the Rensselaer Technology Park
Mon., 3/17, 6 - 7:30 p.m.

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60106
$30
1 Session, 400 Jordan Road, Room 215 in the Rensselaer Technology Park
Sat., 4/5, 9 - 10:30 a.m.

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60107
$30
1 Session, 400 Jordan Road, Room 215 in the Rensselaer Technology Park
Mon., 5/19, 4 - 5:30 p.m.

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Identification and Reporting of Child Abuse and Maltreatment
In just two hours, you can fulfill your New York State license requirements. Hudson Valley Community College is certified by the New York State Education Department to provide child abuse recognition and reporting training for professionals: physicians, chiropractors, dentists, registered nurses, podiatrists, optometrists, psychologists, dental hygienists, classroom teachers, school service personnel, administrators and supervisors. Gain critical information about child abuse/maltreatment identification and reporting, behavioral indicators, as well as social service law and other mandates. All necessary forms which are evidence of completion are provided for you at the end of the class.
60166
$25
1 Session, HGB 201
Tues., 3/25, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Nancy Cupolo, Instructor

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Setting the Stage for Safer Schools: A Two-Hour Prevent Violence Training for Persons Seeking Certification in New York State
This training responds to the requirement for a two-hour certification course for teaching assistants, teachers, pupil personnel service professionals and administrators in New York State as part of the Safe Schools Against Violence in Education Act (SAVE). You will receive an approved New York State Education Department certificate upon completion of the training. It also can be used to fulfill the professional development plan requirement to provide a two-hour course for all currently certified educators and staff.

The seminar will highlight information regarding statutes, regulations and policies relative to a safe and non-violent school climate; the warning signs for violent behavior exhibited by a student within a developmental and social context that relate to violence and the troubling behaviors in children; how to participate in an effective school community referral process for students exhibiting violent behavior; and classroom management techniques when responding to potentially violent situations or behavior.
60072
$25
1 Session, HGB 206
Thurs., 3/27, 6 - 8 p.m.
Diane Teutschman, Instructor

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Local Infiltration Anesthesia and Nitrous Oxide Analgesia Web-enhanced Course
This course is offered in response to recent changes in New York State’s Dental Hygiene Law and Regulations. The Board of Regents established requirements for licensed dental hygienists to obtain a restricted certificate to administer and monitor local infiltration anesthesia and nitrous oxide analgesia in the practice of dental hygiene under the personal supervision of a licensed dentist. Upon the successful completion of this course, the dental hygienist will be able to apply for certification through the New York State Education Department. Thirty-five CEUs will be awarded for this course.

Prerequisites: In order to attend this course, participants are required to show proof of current CPR/BLS certification for health care professionals and proof of current dental hygiene licensure and registration at the initial class meeting.

Two textbooks are required for the course and are not included in the course fee. The list of required books will be mailed out with the registration confirmation. Additional books and materials will be provided. Registrations must be received by Feb. 15.
60013
$925 + Books
4 Sessions, FTZ 151
Sat., 3/1 and 3/8, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Sun., 3/2 and 3/9, 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

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