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    Advanced Private Security Academy

    This two week, 80 hour course is a comparative examination of the technical and hands on aspects of physical activity, as well as the relationship of the criminal justice system and physical security. It provides overviews of the administrative, personnel, and physical asepcts of the security field. Additionally, the course provides hands on training with lethal and non-lethal weapons. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to apply for BSIS CA licensure as an Armed and Unarmed Security Officer with SB 1626 School Security Certification. Each student will receive training in the following:
    • Roles & Responsibility of Security Officers • Weapons of Mass Destruction • Observation and Documentation • Communication and Its Significance • Radio Procedures • Active Shooter • Workplace Violence • Handling Difficult People • Public Relations • Officer Safety • Post Orders and Assignments
    • Traffic and Crowd Control • O.C. Pepper Spray/Use of Force • Baton Training • Firearms Training • SB1626 School Security Training • Handcuffing • Unarmed Self Defense • CPR/First Aid • Taser • Patrol Procedures • Advanced Report Writing

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    425500.06 1/14/2019-1/26/2019 M-F/Sat 9:00am-5:30pm N-8 Staff $1,499 More Info
    425500.07 2/4/2019-2/16/2019 M-F/Sat 9:00am-5:30pm N-8 Staff $1,499 More Info
    425500.08 3/4/2019-3/15/2019 M-F 9:00am-5:30pm N-8 Staff $1,499 More Info
    425500.09 4/8/2019-4/19/2019 M-F9:00am-5:30pm N-8 Staff $1,499 More Info
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    Advanced Private Security Academy - Orientation

    Please register online for a Security Academy Orientation

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    425101.06 1/8/2019 M1:30pm-3:30pm N-8 Staff $0 Register
    425101.07 2/26/2019 M1:30pm-3:30pm N-8 Staff $0 Register
    425101.08 3/26/2019 M1:30pm-3:30pm N-8 Staff $0 Register
    425101.09 4/2/2019 M1:30pm-3:30pm N-8 Staff $0 Register
    425101.09 4/2/2019 M1:30pm-3:30pm N-8 Staff $0 Register
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    Basic Officer Security Training - Guard Card

    This one day, 8 hour class is for individuals seeking to apply for their BSIS CA Security
    Guard Card. Each student will receive training in the following:
    • Roles & Responsibility of Security Officers • Weapons of Mass Destruction

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    425100.07 1/14/2019 M9:00am-5:30pm N-8 Staff $229 More Info
    425100.08 2/4/2019 M9:00am-5:30pm N-8 Staff $229 More Info
    425100.09 3/4/2019 M9:00am-5:30pm N-8 Staff $229 More Info
    425100.10 4/8/2019 M9:00am-5:30pm N-8 Staff $229 More Info
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    Court Reporting

    The Court Reporting Program prepares students to become a licensed Certified Shorthand Court Reporter in the State of California. The skill of writing on a stenograph machine is unique and in high demand. Court Reporters can choose to work in the legal community as a deposition reporter or in the courthouse, provide CART services for the hard of hearing, TV captioning and much, much more. The average court reporter earns over $55,000 per year.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    460001.06 8/13/2018-6/28/2019 M/Tue/W/Thu/F7:00am-5:00pm C-10 Jocelyn Epperson $2,999 More Info
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    Court Reporting - Orientation

    Please register online for a Court Reporting orientation.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    460101.21 11/30/2019 F11:00am-12:00pm E-30 Staff $0 Register
    460101.22 2/8/2019 F11:00am-12:00pm E-30 Staff $0 Register
    460101.23 3/1/2019 F11:00am-12:00pm E-30 Staff $0 Register
    460101.24 5/10/2019 F11:00am-12:00pm E-30 Staff $0 Register
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    Court Reporting-Speed - Online

    Court Reporting Speed Classes. New Students start every January, April, and August. DAS has a free practice lab with computers, wireless printing, and Internet access.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    460001.04 8/13/2018-6/28/2019 OnlineOnline Online Jocelyn Epperson $3,299 More Info
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    CSR Court Procedures

    This course is designed to instruct students in legal terminology which will be applicable to them as court reporters and to introduce them to certain Federal codes and statutes, all in preperation for the California State Certified Shorthand Reporters examination. Instructors will further promote students’ understanding of the California State civil and criminal legal system.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    460400.02 1/14/2019-4/13/2019 OnlineOnline Online Melinda Nelson $249 Register
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    CSR Criminal Law & Procedures

    This course provides students with an introduction to the skills and instruction they will be aquiriing in their pursuit of a place in the legal world as a professional court reporter. It will extensively cover civil law and procedures in the legal field.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    460380.08 1/14/2019-4/13/2019 OnlineOnline Online Melinda Nelson $249 Register
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    CSR Deposition Procedures

    This is an online course and is desgined to instruct students in those functions that must be performed on a daily basis to successfully assume the duties of a deposition reporter. Course content will cover the following areas: the “situational” nature of reporting, the importance of reporting the testimony and producing a transcript, the difference between what an “official” reporter does versus a “freelance” or “deposition” reporter, the side of court reporting having to do with professional ethics, and the extraneous functions necessary for a reporter to “take care of business”.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    460410.04 1/14/2019-4/13/2019 OnlineOnline Online Melinda Nelson $249 Register
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    CSR Lab

    Court Reporting Lab. New Students start every January, April, and August. DAS has a free practice lab with computers, wireless printing, and Internet access.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    460005.02 8/13/2018-6/28/2019 M/Tue/W/Thu7:00am-7:00pm C-12 Staff $0 More Info
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    CSR Legal Terminology

    The primary goal of this course is to acquaint students with the history and development of the American legal system, the structure and fuctions of the state and federal court systems, the basics of civil and criminal law and procedure, the concepts of various areas of substantive law, and to familiarize them with the legal terminology in each substantive law area, and the uniform method of case citation.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    460390.07 1/14/2019-4/13/2019 OnlineOnline Online Melinda Nelson $249 Register
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    CSR Preparation

    This course prepares students to take the Certified Shorthand Reporters written examination.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    460420.06 1/14/2019-4/13/2019 OnlineOnline Online Melinda Nelson $249 Register
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    Dental Assistant

    The Dental Assistant Program will prepare students in acquiring entry-level employment as a Clinical Dental Assistant, Dental Front Office Coordinator or Dental Biller. Students will learn the basic skills and knowledge in the field, such as infection control standards, exposing and developing dental radio-graphs, dental instrumentation, four-handed dentistry, chair-side dental assisting and operating dental practice management software.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    419250.01 Every 5 weeks M/Tue/W/Thu8:30am - 1:30pm M-104 Staff $5,999 More Info
    419200.02 Every 5 weeks M/Tue/W/Thu 4:00pm - 9:00pm M-104 Staff $5,999 More Info
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    Dental Assistant - Orientation

    Please register for a mandatory Dental Assistant orientation.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    419101.31 12/4/2018 Tue3:00pm - 4:30pm E-34 Staff $0 Register
    419101.32 1/8/2019 Tue3:00pm - 4:30pm E-34 Staff $0 Register
    419101.33 2/12/2019 Tue3:00pm - 4:30pm E-34 Staff $0 Register
    419101.34 3/12/2019 Tue3:00pm - 4:30pm E-34 Staff $0 Register
    419101.35 4/9/2019 Tue3:00pm - 4:30pm E-34 Staff $0 Register
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    EKG/ECG

    This is a 50 hour ECG Certificate Program designed for ECG Monitor Technician and other allied health personnel. The program prepares the students to take the National Certification exam by the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT) and the National Health Career Association (NHA). This course will include practice and background information on anatomy and physiology of the heart, rhythm interpretation, stress testing, Holter monitoring, electrocardiography, medical terminology, medical ethic and legal aspects of patient contact.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    416100.14 1/27/2018-3/28/2019 Tue/Thu 6:00pm - 9:00pm M-102 Jones $899 More Info
    416100.15 2/1/2019-4/15/2019 Fri 9:00am - 2:00pm L-71 Markos $899 More Info
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    EMT Course - Emergency Medical Technician

    An Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) is an entry level patient care provider in emergency medical services. EMTs care for the sick or injured in emergency settings. The course prepares students to provide pre-hospital assessment and care for patients of all ages. Course emphasis is on patient assessment, communication, ambulance operations, and patient care in accordance with the Los Angeles County Emergency Medical Services Agency and the State of California regulations. (194 hours)

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    418140.07 1/5/2019-4/11/2019 M/Tue/W/Thu/F/Sat 6:00pm - 9:00pm J-92 Shawn Youngblood $1,199 More Info
    418140.10 2/20/2019-4/12/2019 W/Thu/F/Sat 8:00am - 5:00pm J-92 Shawn Youngblood $1,199 More Info
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    EMT Refresher Course - Emergency Medical Technician

    This EMT re-certification course meets the state required hours to recertify your EMT license.
    • 24 hours of Continuing Education Units
    • BLS CPR Card (American Heart Association)
    • Course Modules
    • Preparatory
    – Airway
    – Trauma
    – Patient Assessment
    – Medical/ Behavioral
    – Patient Assessment
    – OB GYN
    • CA EMSA State Skills Testing
    • OCEMS Accreditation Training
    care provider in emergency medical services. This is a refresher course for people who have taken the course already and need to refresh their knowledge.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    TBD TBD Sat/Sun8:00am - 4:30pm J-93 Mario Guerra $299 More Info
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    EMT-Orientation

    Emergency Medical Technician Orientation 

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    418101.33 12/7/2018 F11:00am - 12:00pm J-92 Staff $0 Register
    418101.34 1/11/2019 F11:00am - 12:00pm J-92 Staff $0 Register
    418101.35 2/8/2019 F11:00am - 12:00pm J-92 Staff $0 Register
    418101.36 3/8/2019 F11:00am - 12:00pm J-92 Staff $0 Register
    418101.37 4/12/2019 F11:00am - 12:00pm J-92 Staff $0 Register
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    Massage Therapy

    Downey Adult School presents a 600-hour massage therapy program designed to teach students through an in-depth 25 or 32 week curriculum. Upon completion, our students will have learned the necessary skills to work and succeed in an ever changing field with possible career opportunities in chiropractic offices, spas, hospitals, physical/sports therapy offices, health and wellness clinics, cruise ships, and self employed private practices.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    413250.03 7/2/2018-6/29/2019 M/Tue/W/Thu 8:30am - 1:30pm H-60 Richard Monte $3,499 More Info
    413320.03 7/2/2018-6/29/2019 M/Tue/W/Thu 5:00pm - 9:00pm H-60 Richard Monte $3,499 More Info
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    Massage Therapy Orientation

    Massage Therapy Orientation 

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    413101.98 12/6/2018 Thu1:45pm - 2:45pm H-60 Staff $0 Register
    413101.99 12/6/2018 Thu 4:00pm - 5:00pm H-60 Staff $0 Register
    413101.70 1/10/2019 Thu 1:45pm - 2:45pm H-60 Staff $0 Register
    413101.71 1/10/2019 Thu 4:00pm - 5:00pm H-60 Staff $0 Register
    413101.72 1/24/2019 Thu 1:45pm - 2:45pm H-60 Staff $0 Register
    413101.73 1/24/2019 Thu 4:00pm - 5:00pm H-60 Staff $0 Register
    413101.74 2/7/2019 Thu 1:45pm - 2:45pm H-60 Staff $0 Register
    413101.75 2/7/2019 Thu 4:00pm - 5:00pm H-60 Staff $0 Register
    413101.76 2/21/2019 Thu 1:45pm - 2:45pm H-60 Staff $0 Register
    413101.77 2/21/2019 Thu 4:00pm - 5:00pm H-60 Staff $0 Register
    413101.78 3/7/2019 Thu 1:45pm - 2:45pm H-60 Staff $0 Register
    413101.79 3/7/2019 Thu 4:00pm - 5:00pm H-60 Staff $0 Register
    413101.80 3/21/2019 Thu 1:45pm - 2:45pm H-60 Staff $0 Register
    413101.81 3/21/2019 Thu 4:00pm - 5:00pm H-60 Staff $0 Register
    413101.82 4/11/2019 Thu 1:45pm - 2:45pm H-60 Staff $0 Register
    413101.83 4/11/2019 Thu 4:00pm - 5:00pm H-60 Staff $0 Register
    413101.83 4/11/2019 Thu 1:45pm - 2:45pm H-60 Staff $0 Register
    413101.83 4/11/2019 Thu 4:00pm - 5:00pm H-60 Staff $0 Register
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    Medical Assistant

    Clinical medical assistants manage phone calls, schedule appointments and greet patients. They take pulse, respiration, temperature, blood pressure, administer injections, apply bandages and dressings and record electrocardiograms (EKG). They sterilize surgical instruments and learn the steps for suture removal. The cost of the course includes Word, medical terminology, keyboarding, electronic health records, and externship. (660 hours).

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    411120.03 7/2/2018-6/29/2018 M/Tue/W/Thu/F8:30am - 5:00pm M-106 Staff $3,499 More Info
    411250.15 7/2/2018-6/29/2018 M/Tue/W/Thu/F 1:00pm - 5:00pm M-106 Staff $3,499 More Info
    411250.14 7/2/2018-6/29/2018 M/Tue/W/Thu/F 8:00am - 12:30pm M-106 Staff $3,499 More Info
    411250.16 7/2/2018-6/29/2019 M/Tue/W/Thu/F 1:00pm - 5:00pm M-106 Staff $3,499 More Info
    411270.03 7/2/2018-6/29/2019 M/Tue/W/Thu/F 5:00pm - 9:30pm M-106 Staff $3,499 More Info
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    Medical Assistant - Hybrid

    The Medical Assistant Hybrid program includes both on campus and online teaching modalities. Clinical medical assistants manage phone calls, schedule appointments and greet patients. They take pulse, respiration, temperature, blood pressure, administer injections, apply bandages and dressings and record electrocardiograms (EKG). They sterilize surgical instruments and learn the steps for suture removal. The cost of the course includes Word, medical terminology, keyboarding, electronic health records, and externship. (660 hours).

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    411150.01 8/13/2018-12/2/2018 7:00am-5:30pm J-93 Staff $3,499 More Info
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    Medical Assistant - Hybrid Orientation

    Please register for a mandatory Medical Assistant-Hybrid orientation. Your instructor will email you details of the orientation after registration.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    411151.05 12/4/2018 Online6:00pm-7:30pm Online Melinda Nelson $0 Register
    411151.10 1/8/2019 Online6:00pm-7:30pm Online Melinda Nelson $0 Register
    411151.11 2/5/2019 Online6:00pm-7:30pm Online Melinda Nelson $0 Register
    411151.12 3/12/2019 Online6:00pm-7:30pm Online Melinda Nelson $0 Register
    411151.13 4/2/2019 Online6:00pm-7:30pm Online Melinda Nelson $0 Register
    411151.14 4/30/2019 Online6:00pm-7:30pm Online Melinda Nelson $0 Register
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    Medical Assistant & Phlebotomy

    Clinical medical assistants manage phone calls, schedule appointments and greet patients. They take pulse, respiration, temperature, blood pressure, administer injections, apply bandages and dressings and record electrocardiograms (EKG). They sterilize surgical instruments and learn the steps for suture removal. The cost of the course includes Word, medical terminology, keyboarding, electronic health records, and externship. (660 hours). This combination course adds the 80 hour Phlebotomy training.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    411130.02 7/2/2018 - 6/29/2018 M/Tue/W/Thu/F8:30am - 12:30pm M-106 Leonor Gonzalez $4,499 More Info
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    Medical Assistant Orientation

    Please register for a mandatory Medical Assistant orientation.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    411101.38 12/7/2018 F1:00pm - 2:30pm HPEC_Cafe Staff $0 Register
    411101.39 1/11/2019 F1:00pm - 2:30pm HPEC_Cafe Staff $0 Register
    411101.40 1/25/2019 F1:00pm - 2:30pm HPEC_Cafe Staff $0 Register
    411101.41 2/8/2019 F1:00pm - 2:30pm HPEC_Cafe Staff $0 Register
    411101.42 2/22/2019 F1:00pm - 2:30pm HPEC_Cafe Staff $0 Register
    411101.43 3/8/2019 F1:00pm - 2:30pm HPEC_Cafe Staff $0 Register
    411101.44 3/22/2019 F1:00pm - 2:30pm HPEC_Cafe Staff $0 Register
    411101.45 4/12/2019 F1:00pm - 2:30pm HPEC_Cafe Staff $0 Register
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    Medical Biller/Coder Online Program - Orientation

    Orientation is mandatory and will be held online. This orientation is ONLY for students who will receive instruction online. Upon registration, the instructor will email you a link to join the orientation at a specified time and date.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    412601.25 12/6/2018 Online6:00pm-7:30pm Online Melinda Nelson $0 Register
    412601.26 1/10/2019 Online6:00pm-7:30pm Online Melinda Nelson $0 Register
    412601.27 2/7/2019 Online6:00pm-7:30pm Online Melinda Nelson $0 Register
    412601.28 3/14/2019 Online6:00pm-7:30pm Online Melinda Nelson $0 Register
    412601.29 4/4/2019 Online6:00pm-7:30pm Online Melinda Nelson $0 Register
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    Medical Biller/Coder Program

    The Medical Biller & Coder program prepares students for a career in the medical billing industry. Students completing the program can test to receive national certification. Medical Billers and Coders are employed by clinics, physicians’ offices, health maintenance organizations (HMOs), mental health care facilities, nursing homes, insurance companies, consulting firms, health data organizations and information system vendors. (660 hours). This course includes: • Medical Terminology/Anatomy • Medical Coding ICD 10 • Medical Coding I • Medical Coding II • CPT Chapters 8-16 • CPT Chapters 17-26 • Insurance in the Medical Office • Computers in Medical Offices • Electronic Medical Records.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    412180.03 7/2/2018-6/28/2019 M/Tue/W/Thu9:00am - 5:00pm M-107 Ciatti $3,499 More Info
    412300.03 7/2/2018-6/28/2019 M/Tue/W/Thu 5:30pm - 9:30pm M-107 Staff $3,499 More Info
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    Medical Biller/Coder Program - Online

    The Online Medical Biller & Coder program prepares students for a career in the medical billing industry. Students completing the program can test to receive national certification. Medical billers and coders are employed by hospitals, clinics, physicians’ offices, health maintenance organizations (HMOs), mental health care facilities, nursing homes, insurance companies, consulting firms, health data organizations and information system vendors. The course includes Medical Terminology/Anatomy, Medical Billing, Medical Coding and Microsoft Word.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    412650.06 8/20/2018-6/29/2019 OnlineOnline Online Randy Leaf $3,499 More Info
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    Medical Biller/Coder Program -Orientation

    Please register for a mandatory online orientation. The instructor will email you details.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    412101.29 12/3/2018 M4:00pm - 5:30pm HPEC_Cafe Staff $0 Register
    412101.30 1/7/2019 M4:00pm - 5:30pm HPEC_Cafe Staff $0 Register
    412101.31 2/4/2019 M4:00pm - 5:30pm HPEC_Cafe Staff $0 Register
    412101.32 3/4/2019 M4:00pm - 5:30pm HPEC_Cafe Staff $0 Register
    412101.33 4/8/2019 M4:00pm - 5:30pm HPEC_Cafe Staff $0 Register
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    Orthodontic Assistant CEU - Coronal Polishing

    This 12 hour stand alone course will train students to work on patients and practice on Fletcher Manikins to safely and professionally polish teeth. Skills include removal of stain and plaque. Pre-requisites: CPR Certificate, Hep-B and TB clearance documents (must be turned in before the first day of class). Student must bring their own scrubs, isolation gowns/lab coat, gloves, mask, and goggles (must be work at all time during lab). Students must be knowledgeable of dental anatomy.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    419500.04 1/19/2019-1/20/2019 Sat & Sun 9:00am-5:00pm (Sat) & 9:00am - 1:00pm (Sun) K-83 Staff $400 More Info
    419500.05 2/16/2019-2/17/2019 Sat & Sun 9:00am-5:00pm (Sat) & 9:00am - 1:00pm (Sun) K-83 Staff $400 More Info
    419500.06 3/16/2019-3/17/209 Sat & Sun9:00am-5:00pm (Sat) & 9:00am - 1:00pm (Sun) K-83 Staff $400 More Info
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    Orthodontic Assistant CEU - Infection Control & CDPA

    Upon completion of this 10 hour stand alone course, the program shall establish written clinical and laboratory protocols to ensure adequate asepsis, infection and hazard control, and disposal of hazardous wastes, which shall comply with the Dental Board regulations. Pre-requisites: CPR Certificate, Hep-B and TB clearance documents (must be turned in before the first day of class). Student must bring their own scrubs, isolation gowns/lab coat, gloves, mask, and goggles goggles (must be work at all time during lab). Students must be knowledgeable of dental anatomy.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    419700.01 1/12/2019-1/13/2019 Sat & Sun 9:00am-5:00pm (Sat) & 9:00am-11:00am (Sun) K-83 Staff $250 More Info
    419700.02 2/9/2019-2/10/2019 Sat & Sun 9:00am-5:00pm (Sat) & 9:00am-11:00am (Sun) K-83 Staff $250 More Info
    419700.03 3/9/2019-3/10/2019 Sat & Sun9:00am-5:00pm (Sat) & 9:00am-11:00am (Sun) K-83 Staff $250 More Info
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    Orthodontic Assistant CEU - Radiation Safety

    This 32 hour stand alone course provides students with radiation safety and radiography instruction including techniques approved by the State Dental Board. Radiation Safety Course encompass 32 hours of hands-on training, practice manikins, and patient care. Pre-requisites: CPR Certificate, Hep-B and TB clearance documents (must be turned in before the first day of class). Student must bring their own scrubs, isolation gowns/lab coat, gloves, mask, and goggles (must be work at all time during lab). Students must be knowledgeable of dental anatomy. Students must also bring a bos of single and double films.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    419600.04 1/26/2019, 1/27/2019, 2/16/2019 & 2/17/2019 Sat & Sun 9:00am-5:00pm K-83 Staff $450 More Info
    419600.05 3/23/2019, 3/24/2019, 3/30/2019 & 3/31/2019 Sat & Sun 9:00-5:00pm K-83 Staff $450 More Info
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    Orthodontic Assisting - Orientation

    Please register for a mandatory Orthodontic orientation.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    419150.14 12/4/2018 Tue4:00pm - 5:30pm M-104 Staff $0 Register
    419150.15 1/8/2018 Tue4:00pm - 5:30pm M-104 Staff $0 Register
    419150.16 2/12/2019 Tue4:00pm - 5:30pm M-104 Staff $0 Register
    419150.17 3/12/2019 Tue4:00pm - 5:30pm M-104 Staff $0 Register
    419150.18 4/9/2019 Tue4:00pm - 5:30pm M-104 Staff $0 Register
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    Orthodontic Assisting Permit Course

    All students wishing to enroll in the Orthodontic Assisting Course must have at least six (6) months experience in the dental field, must have an employment certification from a licensed dentist or dental office coor n RDA program (RDA Diploma or RDA/RDAEF License required). This state dental board-approved Orthodontic Assisting Permit Course provides students with the essential knowledge, skills and practical experience to successfully acquire a position as an Orthodontic Assistant. Upon completion of this course, students may qualify to take the State-Board Orthodontic Assistant Permit examination for licensure after completing all the Dental Board of California requirements for the OAP state exam.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    419180.03 8/17/2018 - 6/29/2019 F8:00am - 12:00pm M-104 Staff $1,999 More Info
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    Paralegal / Legal Assistant Online Program

    This intensive, nationally acclaimed program is designed for beginning as well as advanced legal workers. All classes are online. Students will be trained to assist trial attorneys, interview witnesses, investigate complex fact patterns, research the law, and assist in preparing cases for courtroom litigation. The instruction is practice-oriented and relates to those areas of the law in which legal assistants are most in demand. Students will be expected to complete a significant amount of homework for each weekly session. This program will help students increase their office’s efficiency, productivity, and billable hours as well as learn new marketable job skills. Successful graduates of the eight (8) core courses will be awarded Certificates of Completion. These certificates provide an individual with the recognition that he or she has achieved the level of professional knowledge and competency necessary to work within the legal field, and it is designed to satisfy the requirements of California Business & Professions Code §6450. 

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    412100.03 8/20/2018-6/29/2019 OnlineOnline Online Melinda Nelson $3,499 More Info
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    Paralegal Orientation - Online

    Please register for mandatory online orientation. Instructor will email you details.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    421900.24 12/5/2018 W6:00pm-7:30pm Online Staff $0 Register
    421900.25 1/9/2019 W6:00pm-7:30pm Online Staff $0 Register
    421900.26 2/6/2019 W6:00pm-7:30pm Online Staff $0 Register
    421900.27 3/13/2019 W6:00pm-7:30pm Online Staff $0 Register
    421900.28 4/3/2019 W6:00pm-7:30pm Online Staff $0 Register
    421900.29 5/1/2019 W6:00pm-7:30pm Online Staff $0 Register
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    Pharmacy Technician Orientation

    Please register for a mandatory Pharmacy Tech orientation.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    414101.34 12/3/2018 M2:00pm - 3:30pm M-108 Staff $0 Register
    414101.35 1/14/2019 M2:00pm - 3:30pm M-108 Staff $0 Register
    414101.36 2/4/2019 M2:00pm - 3:30pm M-108 Staff $0 Register
    414101.37 2/25/2019 M2:00pm - 3:30pm M-108 Staff $0 Register
    414101.38 3/25/2019 M2:00pm - 3:30pm M-108 Staff $0 Register
    414101.39 4/15/2019 M2:00pm - 3:30pm M-108 Staff $0 Register
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    Pharmacy Technician w/Externship

    Students will learn the basic concepts of Pharmacology, knowledge of practice settings, standards and ethics, federal and state pharmacy laws and regulations, basic pharmacy calculations, drug dosages, route and forms, conversion tables, recordkeeping, drug manufacturing, packaging and labeling of drug products. Students will be given hands-on experience to perform in a pharmacy setting through their 120-hour externship requirement to successfully complete the course and receive their certificate.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    414250.12 8/13/2018-6/29/2019 M/Tue/W/Thu8:30am - 12:30pm M-108 Dan Legaspi $3,499 More Info
    414300.03 8/13/2018-6/29/2019 M/Tue/W/Thu 5:00pm - 9:00pm M-108 Allison Iglesia $3,499 More Info
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    Phlebotomy Orientation

    Students must register online and attend an orientation prior to enrolling in the Phlebotomy course. If you have any questions about the Phlebotomy program, the orientation is the best place to get your answers.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    420101.09 12/4/2018 Thu 5:00pm - 6:30pm HPEC_Caf Staff $0 Register
    420101.10 1/16/2019 Thu 1:00pm - 2:30pm HPEC_Caf Staff $0 Register
    420101.11 2/13/2019 Fri 5:00pm - 6:30pm HPEC_Caf Staff $0 Register
    420101.12 3/13/2019 Tue 1:00pm - 2:30pm HPEC_Caf Staff $0 Register
    420101.13 4/17/2019 Tue 5:00pm - 6:30pm HPEC_Caf Staff $0 Register
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    Phlebotomy Technician Course w/Externship

    This program meets all California requirements for students to become a California licensed phlebotomist (CPT1). The program will introduce students to the field of phlebotomy and provide them with basic and advanced skills in both theory and clinical practice and prepare the students for the National Certification Exam. You must attend an orientation before you can register for this program.

    All questions answered at mandatory orientation.
    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    420200.08 TBA M/Tue/W/Th/F 8:00am - 1:00pm J-92 Staff $1,499 More Info
    420200.09 TBA Sat/Sun 8:00am - 4:30pm J-92 Staff $1,499 More Info
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    VN Day Program

    This full-time, 12 month program offers both theory and practical hands-on training necessary to become a Licensed Vocational Nurse. The program will cover medical/ surgical, gynecology, pediatrics, pharmacology, psychology, geriatric nursing, and rehabilitation along with other fundamentals. Upon completion, you will be eligible to take the state examination with the Board of Vocational Nursing (NCLEX-PN).

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    415300.04 1/3/2019-6/28/2019 M/Tue/W/Tu/F6:30am - 5:00pm J-92/HPEC Staff $12,999 More Info
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    VN Entrance Exam Prep Course

    This, optional, preparatory course will provide students with a review in the areas of English, math, and reading comprehension.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    415001.11 1/10/2019-1/11/2019 Thu/Fri 9:00am-12:00pm TBD Staff $59 Register
    415001.12 1/10/2019-1/11/2019 Thu/Fri 1:00-4:00pm TBD Staff $59 Register
    415001.13 1/9/2019-1/10/2019 W/Thu 5:00pm-8:00pm TBD Staff $59 Register
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    VN Orientation/Exam

    Pre-registration required for orientations. Due to limited seating not all applicants will be accepted and same-day registration may not be available. TABE (Test of Adult Basic Education) will be administered. TABE exam includes math reading and aptitude testing with competitve results. All students wishing to enroll in the VN program must attend orientation and take the TABE exam. Registration fee is non-refundable.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    415101.42 1/8/2019 Tue8:00am-12:00pm TBD Staff $25 Register
    415101.43 1/8/2019 Tue 1:00pm-5:00pm TBD Staff $25 Register
    415101.44 1/15/2019 Tue 8:00am-12:00pm TBD Staff $25 Register
    415101.45 1/15/2019 Tue 1:00pm-5:00pm TBD Staff $25 Register
    415101.46 1/22/2019 Tue8:00am-12:00pm TBD Staff $25 Register
    415101.47 1/22/2019 Tue 1:00pm-5:00pm TBD Staff $25 Register
    415101.48 1/29/2019 Tue8:00am-12:00pm TBD Staff $25 Register
    415101.49 1/29/2019 Tue 1:00pm-5:00pm TBD Staff $25 Register

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