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Course Schedule - Office of Continuing Education

Register here for non-credit classes and workshops, Health Center Activity Director Course, test preparation classes, community health forums, and other professional development opportunities.
Adult-Adolescent SAFE Clinical Skills Lab
( available)

WHO?

Licensed nurses who have completed the SAFE 40 hour didactic training prior to the start of the course (completion certificates will be requested at registration). This course may be of particular interest to nurses pursuing certification, but who practice in rural and/or low-volume patient settings.

 CE CREDITS

 This offering has been approved for 16.0 nursing continuing education contact hours. The International Association of Forensic Nursing is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

REGISTRATION

The cost of attendance is $150. Registration includes training materials and meals.

 ABOUT THE TRAINING

 The 2 Day Clinical Skills Training is offered for nurses interested in opportunities to gain hands-on experience in conducting adult/adolescent sexual assault medical-forensic examinations. Trainees are given the opportunity to apply information and skills obtained in the classroom in a realistic setting and through the use of live patient models. This course may help to meet the IAFN's requirement of demonstrating competency through clinical preceptorship experiences.

 LEARNING OUTCOMES

 1. SAFE trained RNs will successfully demonstrate completion of the speculum/pelvic examination on a variety of living simulation patients.

 2. SAFE trained RNs will successfully demonstrate proper identification, collection, packaging and release of forensic evidence from a variety of simulated sexual assault patients. For more information, please contact: WCI-AHEC 812-237-9688 Jackie.Mathis@indstate.edu

Careers In Action Camp
( available)
Careers in Action is a camp for high school students (14 yrs old and finished 8th grade) wishing to explore health professions. Through this experience participants will be invited into the hospital to gain a better understanding of the variety of health disciplines that exist in that setting. Over the course of seven visits, areas such as the cardiac cath lab, cardiovascular testing (CVT), respiratory therapy, nursing, surgery, imaging services, pharmacy, medical social services, the emergency department, and outpatient therapy will be explored in a fun and interactive way.

MANDATORY REGISTRATION & ORIENTATION SEPTEMBER 14, 2017 5:30 – 6:30 PM UNION HOSPITAL EAST, ATRIUM CONFERENCE ROOM. IF UNDER AGE 18 PARENTAL ATTENDANCE REQUIRED.

CAMP DATES 6 – 8 PM OCT 19, 2017, NOV 16, 2017, DEC 14, 2017, JAN 18, 2018, FEB 15, 2018, MAR 15, 2018, AND APRIL 19, 2018.
Health Center Activity Director Course
( available)

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.

TheCourse Project Management PMP
( available)

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).

For more information about TheCourse For Project Managment Professional (PMP)course go to http://www.thecourse.us/.



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