Continuing Education & Workforce Development 

The Continuing Education Division offers short-term courses and training programs on a CEU credit basis in the areas of foundational employment skills, adult literacy, professional development, job skill enhancement, and personal growth and enjoyment. Curriculum is designed to contribute to a highly skilled workforce by providing educational opportunities that are visionary, diverse, comprehensive, and responsive to the needs of the public, private, and corporate community.

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 CIP 51.1009
PLAB 1023
60 hrs
6.0 CEU's
Total Tuition and Fees: $565.00

Textbook(s): THE COMPLETE TEXTBOOK OF PHLEBOTOMY 4TH EDITION

The student will discuss theoretical and practical aspects of specimen collection (including professionalism, ethics, terminology, quality control, and safety); use basic laboratory terminology; identify name and function of laboratory equipment; and explain issues of quality control and safety. This course is designed to prepare students to take NHA Certification Test included in this program. The National Certification requires you have a High School Diploma or GED. On-site registrations will not be accepted for this course. You must pre-register and provide proof of immunizations which includes Hepatitis B Series, 2-MMR’s, Tetanus no older than 10 years, Varicella (Chicken pox) shot or proof of illness, and have a current negative TB test no older than 6 months prior to the first day of class. A flu shot will be required of all students enrolled between October 1st and March 31st.

All clinical time will be scheduled during the day. A minimum of ten (10) participants is required for this class to be held and a maximum of twelve (12)

students will be accepted.

IMPORTANT: You will not be allowed to register or pay for this class without all requirements being met. Criminal background checks will be performed for all students. NO REFUND will be given for criminal background checks. Optional: In order to take the Certification test you must have a diploma or GED.

Lubbock Center PLAB 1023 800 172C

1/22/18 - 3/28/18

MW

6:00-9:00 LC

116

ACENCION GARCIA, JR.

PLAB 1023 800 173C

 04/16/18- 06/25/18  MW 6:00-9:00 LC 116 

ACENCION GARCIA, JR.

 CIP 51.1614
NURA 1001
60 hrs
6.0 CEU's
Total Tuition and Fees: $300.00

Textbook(s): NURSING ASSISTANTS A BASIC STUDY GUIDE 10TH EDITION

Students learn the necessary skills to work in long-term care, home health, or hospital environments. A method of instruction providing detailed education, training and work-based experience, and direct patient/client care, generally at a clinical site. Specific detailed learning objectives are developed for each course by the faculty. On-site clinical instruction, supervision, evaluation, and placement is the responsibility of the college

faculty. Clinical experiences are unpaid external learning experiences. Upon completion of the 60 hours of classroom and 40 hours of clinicals. Each student will be required to take the State of Texas Certified Nurse Aide Competency Examination with NACES. Students will now submit their own applications and testing fees directly to NACES after completion of the class. On-site registrations will not be accepted for this course. You must

pre-register and provide proof of immunizations which includes Hepatitis B Series, 2-MMR's since 1981, Tetanus no older than 8 years, Varicella shot or proof of illness, and have a current negative TB test no older than 6 months prior to the first day of class. A flu shot will be required of all students enrolled between October 1st and March 31st. valid state issued photo identification, and social security card prior to enrollment (Names must match on both documents and not expire before the end of class). On-site registrations will not be accepted for this course. A maximum of ten(10) participants will be accepted for this class.

IMPORTANT: You will not be allowed to register or pay for this class without all requirements being met. Criminal background checks will be performed for all students. CPR certification is required and not included in tuition fees. Other supplies not included in the tuition and fees are a Blood Pressure Cuff and Stethoscope. Criminal Background checks will be performed on all students. NO REFUND will be given for criminal background checks.

Lubbock Center

NURA 1001 800 172C

01/16/18 - 03/08/18

TRSa

4:45-9:20 LC

116 LC

JANET COPELAND

NURA 1001 800 174C

 
06/11/18 - 07/14/18  MTWRF 8:00 AM-1200 PM 116 LC  

D. COMPTON

CIP 51.1614
NURA 1060
40 hrs 4.0
CEU's Total Tuition and Fees: $200.00

Textbook(s):

A health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional. This course is required for all students taking the Certified Nurse Aide class.

Lubbock County Business,Government or

NURA 1060 830 172C

02/10/18 - 03/06/18

Sa

6:30 AM-2:30 PM

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 COPELAND

NURA 1060 831 174C

06/23/18-07/19/18

ARR

 
 6:45 AM-11:45 PM  OFF   COPELAND

CIP 51.0902
ECRD 1011
60 hrs 6.0 
CEU's Total Tuition and Fees: $500.00

Textbook(s): TBD

This introductory course is designed for those who want to work in the health care industry in a more advanced position. A basic knowledge of hospital protocol and medical terminology is recommended but not required. This course includes fundamentals of the anatomy and physiology of the cardiac system, basic EKG procedures, interpretation of basic dysrhythmias and a brief look at treatment. This is a demanding course that requires an intense commitment to learning and understanding the complex concepts associated with the cardiac system. This course is designed to prepare students to take the NHA CET Certification Test included in this program. HOMEWORK on a daily basis will be necessary. The practicum will be the last three days of class. A maximum of twenty (20) students will be accepted. Study guide materials written by the instructor will be available for purchase the first class night for $65.00. Instruction includes 36 hours of classroom time and 24 hours of green scrubs, and a white lab coat.

Preregistration is required and students must provide a high school diploma or certified GED letter and proof of immunizations which include Hepatitis B Series, 2-MMR, Tetanus no older than 10 years, Varicella shot (Chicken pox) or proof of illness and a negative TB test no older than six months. A flu shot will be required of all students enrolled between October 1st and March 31st. IMPORTANT: You will not be allowed to register or pay for this class without all requirements being met. Criminal Background checks will be performed on all students. NO REFUND will be given for criminal background checks.

ECRD 1011 800 171C

 

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CIP 51.2603
NURA 1013
140 hrs
14.0 CEU's Total
Tuition and Fees: $495.00

Textbook(s): ADMINISTERING MEDICATIONS: PHARMACOLOGY FOR HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS 8TH EDITION

ALL APPLICANTS WILL NOW BE REQUIRED TO SUBMIT A CURRENT CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK PRINTOUT FROM

https://records.txdps.state.tx.us/DpsWebsite/CriminalHistory/ ATTHE TIME OF REGISTRATION.

The student will receive instruction in the responsibilities and procedures associated with preparation and administration of designated medications by non-licensed nursing personnel employed in health care facilities licensed by the Texas Department of Health.
This intensive course is required for certification as a Medication Aide.

You must pre-register and provide proof of immunizations which include Tetanus in the last 10 years, TB test showing a negative reading no older than 6 months prior to the first day of class, 2- MMR's, Hepatitis B Series. You will also need to bring your driver's license, social security card, certified nurse aide license, names must match on these two documents, original diploma, transcript or certified GED letter. A minimum of ten (10) participants is required for this class to be held. Deadline for registration is when class is full. Participants who satisfactorily complete the course will be awarded a Continuing Education Certificate for 14.0 hours.

IMPORTANT: You will not be allowed to register or pay for this class without all requirements being met.

Special requirements for enrollment: You MUST:

* Have a high school diploma or GED. Foreign transcripts or diplomas must be accompanied by a certified translation letter.

* Be currently employed in a facility as a nurse aide or non-licensed direct care staff person on the first official day of the training program.

* Have been employed in a facility for 90 days as a non-licensed direct care staff person within the 12-month period preceding the first official day of training.

* An applicant who worked as a nurse aide in a Medicare skilled nursing facility or a Medicaid nursing facility (Nursing Home) is exempt from the

90-day requirement.

* If you work for a MHMR house, Assisted Living, Home Health, Hospital or Correctional facility, you will not meet state requirements to qualify.

* A CURRENT CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK PRINTOUT FROM

https://records.txdps.state.tx.us/DpsWebsite/CriminalHistory/ AT THE TIME OF REGISTRATION

These registration requirements are set by state law and several require notarized documentation. Students are responsible for ensuring that they meet the enrollment requirements. No refunds will be given for students failing to meet enrollment requirements. Class dates are listed for lecture only. Students must complete both lecture and clinicals. Clinical schedules will follow and may require different times and days of the week. A maximum of twenty-one (21) students will be accepted.

NURA 1013 800 172C

01/22/18 - 04/19/18

MTR

4:30-8:30 

LBC  127

M. BERRY

NURA 1013 800 173C

 
05/07/18 - 07/26/18 MTR 4:30 PM-8:30 PM LBC  127 M. BERRY

CIP 51.2603
NURA 1041
7 hrs
0.7 CEU's
Total Tuition and Fees: $60.00

Textbook(s):

Fulfillment of the annual education renewal requirements for the Certified Medication Aide. Topics include review and update of medication aide training rules, medication administration, and related responsibilities. The student will identify current state guidelines regarding the roles and responsibilities associated with medication administration for non-licensed nursing personnel employed in licensed health care agencies; and recognize current practices in medication administration, including side effects, implications, and contraindications of commonly used drugs. Please bring your license number with you at the time you register and the day of the class. Pre-registration is recommended with a max of 24 students being accepted.

NURA 1041 801 172C

01/06/18 - 01/06/18

Sa

9:00-5:00

LBC 129

M. THOMAS

NURA 1041 802 172C

02/03/18 - 02/03/18

Sa

9:00-5:00

LBC 129

M. THOMAS

NURA 1041 800 173C

03/03/18 - 03/03/18

Sa

9:00-5:00

LBC 129

M. THOMAS

NURA 1041 801 173C

04/07/18 - 04/07/18

Sa

9:00-5:00

LBC 129

M. THOMAS

NURA 1041 800 174C

06/02/18 - 06/02/18

Sa

9:00-5:00 

LBC 129

M. THOMAS

NURA 1041 801 174C

07/07/18 - 07/07/18 Sa  9:00-5:00  

LBC 129

M. THOMAS

NURA 1041 802 174C

08/04/18 - 08/04/18

 
Sa 9:00-5:00 LBC 129 M. THOMAS

CIP 51.0805 PHRA 1043
48 hrs
4.8 CEU's
Total Tuition and Fees: $361.00

Textbook(s): THE PHARMACY TECH CERTIFICATION REVIEW AND WORKBOOK 4TH ED.

This is a test preparation review course for pharmacy technicians who will be taking the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam. The course is designed to augment your on-the-job training or provide an individual who has extensive knowledge with the tools to successfully complete the national exam. This is an introductory course where highly motivated individuals willing to spend a significant amount of outside class time in memorization and other study techniques can also benefit. Subjects covered include pharmacology, safety, terminology, packing, dispensing, distribution, inventory management, pharmacy law, reading prescriptions, pharmacy math including aliquots, ratios and proportions, calculating percentages, ratio strengths, business math, calculating IV flow rates, and any other related topics. The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board Exam is available all year. There are further costs that are not included in the price of this course if you choose to do the Walgreens 100 hour externship which is $23 to SPC. There is a fee of $62 to receive a Pharmacy Technician in Training License which the student will be responsible for paying www.tsbp.tx.state.us directly. There is a fee of $50 for finger printing which the student will be responsible for paying www.identogo.com directly. Students must have their trainee license before the last class. PTCB requires that examinees have a high school diploma or GED and have never been convicted of a felony. The meeting dates for this class are subject to change by the instructor. The $140 exam fee, which is paid directly by the student to www.ptcb.org .

PHRA 1043 800 172C

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TR

6:00-9:00

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LBC 116

STAFF

                

PHRA 1043 800 173C

 

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TR 

6:00-9:00 

LC 

LBC 116 

STAFF

 

CIP 48.0501 MCHN 1038
96 hrs
9.6 CEU's
Total Tuition and Fees: $504.00 Textbook(s):

Course Level: Introductory (Equivalent Course: MCHN 1338)

Course Description: A course that introduces the student to machining fundamentals. The student begins by using basic machine tools including the lathe, milling machine, drill press, power saw, and bench grinder. Machine terminology, theory, math, part layout, and bench work using common measuring tools is included. Emphasis is placed on shop safety, housekeeping, and preventative maintenance.

End-of-Course Outcomes: Demonstrate set-up and use of the lathe, milling machine, drill press, power saw, and bench grinder applying good housekeeping, proper safety, and preventative maintenance. Use precision instruments to perform bench work including part layout, drilling, reaming, taping, press fitting, location of hole centers and surfaces; set up power saws for cutoff operation; demonstrate tooling maintenance, and hazardous material handling. Perform preventative maintenance. Interpret blueprints.

Lubbock Center

MCHN 1038 800 172C

01/16/18- 05/10/18

MW 6:30PM-9:10PM

RC4

452

R. ELIZONDO

 

 CIP 48.0501 INMT 1043
96 hrs
9.6 CEU's
Total Tuition and Fees: $555.00 Textbook(s):

Course Level: Intermediate (Equivalent Course: MCHN 1343)

Course Description: Computer –assisted applications in integrating engineering graphics and manufacturing. Emphasis on the conversion of a working drawing using computer aided manufacturing (Cad/Cam) software and related input and output devices translating into machine codes.

ITCC 1001 851 172C

01/17/18-05/09/18

TR

6:00 PM-8:30 PM

LBC

139

R. BUSBY

 

CIP 48.0501 MCHN 1032
96 hrs
9.6 CEU's
Total Tuition and Fees: $504.00 Textbook(s):

Course Level: Introductory

Course Description:

This course covers networking architecture, structure, and functions; introduces the principles and structure of IP addressing and the fundamentals of Ethernet concepts, media, and operations to provide a foundation for the curriculum.

       End-of-Course Outcomes: Build simple LANs; perform basic configuration on routers and switches; implement IP addressing schemes.

End-of-Course Outcomes: Identify layout and hand tools; describe the proper use of layout and hand tools; list the safety procedures in operating a pedestal grinder; demonstrate proper use of layout tools using precision and semi-precision procedures; adjust clearances on the tool rest and the spark arrestor on the pedestal grinder; perform grinding procedures on twist drills and tool blanks; and perform grinding wheel replacement.

ITCC 1004 851 172C

01/16/18- 05/10/18

TR

6:30PM-9:10PM

LBC

139

R. BUSBY

 

INTRODUCTION TO NETWORKS

CIP 11.1002 ITCC 1014 96 hrs 9.6 CEU's Total Tuition and Fees: $583.00

Textbook(s): ROUTING PROTOCOLS AND CONCEPTS, CCNA EXPLORATION LABS AND STUDY GUIDE (2ND EDITION)

Course Level: Intermediate

Course Description: Describes the architecture, components, and basic operation of routers and explains the basic principles of routing and routing protocols. It also provides an in-depth understanding of how switches operate and are implemented in the LAN environment for small and large networks.

End-of-Course Outcomes: Configure and maintain routers and switches; resolve common issues with routing protocols, virtual LANs, and inter-VLAN

routing in both IPv4 and IPv6 networks.

ITCC 1001 851 172C

01/16/18- 05/10/18

TR

6:00 PM-8:30 PM

RC4

452

R. ELIZONDO

 

CIP 11.1002 ITCC 1040 96 hrs 9.6 CEU's Total Tuition and Fees: $583.00

NETWORK FUNDAMENTALS, CCNA EXPLORATION LABS AND STUDY GUIDE (2ND EDITION)

A course introducing the architecture, structure, functions, components, and models of the internet. Describes the use of OSI and TCP layered models to examine the nature and roles of protocols and services at the applications, network, data link, and physical layers. Covers the principles and structure of IP addressing and the fundamentals of Ethernet concepts, media, and operations. Build simple LAN topologies by applying basic principles of cabling; perform basic configurations of network devices, including routers and switches; and implementing IP addressing schemes. Equivalent to ITCC 1401.

Reese Center

ITCC 1001 851 164C

08/29/17 - 12/14/17

TR 6:00PM-8:30PM

RC4 452

RAYMUND ELIZONDO

CIP 11.1002 ITCC 2012 96 hrs 9.6 CEU's Total Tuition and Fees: $583.00 Textbook(s):

Course Level: Intermediate

Course Description: CCNA R&S: Scaling Networks (Scan) covers the architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in larger and more complex networks. Students learn how to configure routers and switches using advanced protocols.

End-of-Course Outcomes: Configure advanced routing and switching; Resolve common issues with OSPF, EIGRP, and STP in IP networks; Implement a WLAN in a small-to-medium network.

Reese Center

ITCC 2008 851 172C 01/16/18- 05/10/18 TR 6:00 PM-8:30 PM RC4 452 R. ELIZONDO

CIP 11.1002 ITCC 2013 96 hrs 9.6 CEU's Total Tuition and Fees: $583.00 Textbook(s):

Course Level: Advanced

Course Description: WAN technologies and network services required by converged applications in a complex network; enables students to understand the selection criteria of network devices and WAN technologies to meet network requirements.

End-of-Course Outcomes: Configure and troubleshoot network devices Resolve common issues with data link protocols; resolve common issues with OSPF, EIGRP, and STP in both IPv4 and IPv6 networks; implement virtual private network (VPN) operations in a complex network; implement security best practices.

Reese Center

12820  ITCC 2013 851 172C 01/16/18- 05/10/18 TR 6:00 PM-8:30 PM RC4 452 R. ELIZONDO

CIP 52.1901 AUCT 1091 7 hrs 0.7 CEU's Total Tuition and Fees: $75.00 Textbook(s):

 

To meet the requirements for Texas Auctioneer Licensing requirements for mandated continuing education. Under current statutory

Requirements an auctioneer or associate auctioneer must complete six hours of continuing education in Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation approved courses to renew an auctioneer license. A licensee holder must participate in the program(s) to the extent required by the Commission to keep the person's license. This course will meet the statutory requirements for auctioneer continuing education contained in 16 Texas Administrative Code, Chapter 5. Provider No. 1239, Course Approval No.16363.

Lubbock Center: TBD