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Health Center Activity Director Course

Health Center Activity Director Course (Online Course)

This course discusses the philosophy and development of therapeutic recreation programs for nursing home residents and the regulations effecting the activity profession. The physical, social, and emotional needs of the elderly and the relationship of the individual and leisure interests will be explored. A 90-hour supervised practicum experience is required. Students successfully completing the course will meet the requirements to be employed as an activity director in the State of Indiana. This course is approved by the Indiana Department of Health. The course follows the guidelines of the new National Certification Council of Activity Professionals (NCCAP) Modular Education Program for Activity Professionals (MEPAP) Part 1, 2nd Edition Course Standards. A certificate recognized by the Indiana State Department of Health will be issued upon successful completion of the course and may be used by the student wishing to pursue nationally recognized certification through the National Certification Council of Activity Professionals. NOTE: This course will be taught on-line. Students must have access to a computer with Microsoft Office to participate and complete assignments. Registrants will be given an identification number and password to begin accessing their on-line class. A high school diploma or GED equivalent is the academic requirement for this course. This class will be asynchronous; a new session begins the first Monday of every month.

OSHA 30-Hr Training For General Industry

Purpose and Course Content:

The OSHA 30-Hour training course for General Industry provides training for workers and employers on the recognition, avoidance, abatement, and prevention of safety and health hazards in workplaces in general industry. The program also provides information regarding workers' rights and employer responsibilities. The 30-hour class is intended for workers, supervisors and safety students and Human Resource personnel with some safety-related responsibilities. Through this training, OSHA helps ensure that workers are more knowledgeable about workplace hazards and their rights, and contribute to our nation's productivity.

The Course covers topics such as, but not limited to, Introduction to OSHA, Electrical Safety, Personal Protective Equipment, Hazard Communication, Walking and Working Surfaces and Fall Protection, Exit Routes and Emergency Plans and Fire Protection, Machine Guarding, Hand and Power Tools and etc. The applicants will receive an OSHA-30 hour card after successfully finishing the training course.

About the Instructor:

Dr. Farman A. Moayed, PE is an assistant professor in the department of Built Environment at Indiana State University. He is an authorized OSHA trainer and a registered Professional Engineer. He teaches several safety courses such as industrial hygiene, human factors and ergonomics, fire protection systems at undergraduate and graduate levels in occupational safety management program.


Students: $339.00 per applicant.

Non-Students: $439.00 per applicant.

Late Registration after May 5th, 2017: $480.00 per applicant.

Class size is limited to 30 applicants.

Class with less than 10 students will be canceled.

                        The fee "does not" cover lunch or refreshments.

The 27th Annual NADEF

The 27th Annual North American Dendroecological Fieldweek (NADEF) will be held at the A.L. Mickelson Field Station outside of Cody, Wyoming. The fieldweek will run from July 22th through July 31, 2017 and registration fees will be $1300 USD for students and $1500 USD for professionals. Students should send a photocopy of their student ID with their registration. Your registration fee includes registration, room, and board for the entire week. Registration fees are due by May 31st, 2017. If you have any questions about the fieldweek please contact:

Jim Speer
Professor of Geography and Geology
Indiana State University
Terre Haute, IN 47809

TheCourse Project Management PMP

This course (TheCourse™) was developed, maintained and is conducted by a Registered Education Provider of the Project Management Institute (PMI®). It is registered with PMI as a 56-hour course, surpassing their 35-hour requirement, and pre-approved by PMI to prepare students for certification as Project Management Professionals (PMP®). Course materials include PMI's Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge Current Edition (PMBOK®, currently 5th edition), workbooks tailored for TheCourse, and TheTest™, a Test Engine containing several hundred exam-like questions, to download and use on your own computer. TheCourse teaches the core competencies of project management. It covers the five process groups and ten knowledge areas of PMBOK, the PMI code of ethics and professional conduct, and a review of general management topics known to be in the PMP examination.

Project management is an evolving profession, and employers are increasingly requiring that their project managers be certified. Norris Goff, developer of TheCourse curriculum and materials, is the principal instructor for online students. Norris has been a project manager since about 1965, at which time he was employed by Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC). Projects he managed include the New York City Off-Track Betting System and the US Department of Agriculture nationwide integrated system, each costing some $500 million in current dollars. He developed Guidelines for Project Management for CSC, circa 1970. He has published numerous articles in professional journals, and in 1975 wrote the US Government Guidelines for benchmarking computers, FIPS PUB 42. In recent years, prior to developing TheCourse in 2001, he was a contract project manager. Norris has an MBA from Southeastern University and an undergraduate degree in Data Processing Management. He is certified by Project Management Institute as a Project Management Professional (PMP).

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