HSE/TASC Preparation for Adults: High School Equivalency Diploma

Minerva Ryan-Tidd, HSE Coordinator and instructor, MA, general & special education.

TESTING & PLACEMENT for ALL HSE STUDENTS:

Tuesday, February 14 @ 6pm sharp

Registrants must take this Placement Test to determine their readiness for the HSE course. Students will be placed into the appropriate class level based on the results of this test.

You will receive notification of your class assignment. BEX-198 PRE-T

The Pre-HSE course prepares students with the basic skills needed to qualify for the HSE course. The HSE course prepares adults to take the High School Equivalency Exam. Our highly qualified instructors will review and focus on the major subject areas of the test encompassing Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Reading and Writing. This course requires strict adherence to attendance and commitment to daily homework.

Free Math tutoring available at selected times: Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays

Prerequisite for the HSE course: Minimum score on the placement test. Students with below the minimum score will be placed into a Pre-HSE section. To qualify to take the HSE exam, students must be at least 16 years of age and meet all the necessary requirements as stated on the N.Y.S. website regarding HSE testing eligibility.

A college Orientation Program will be held for registrants; schedule to be announced.

Please purchase the required textbook(s) and calculator (TI-30XS model) listed below depending on your placement, available at the QCC Bookstore, and bring to first class meeting.

  • Pre-HSE: Common Core Basics by McGraw-Hill (series of 5 separate books)
  • HSE: HSE Common Core Achieve by McGraw-Hill (series of 4 separate books)

    BEX-198 Various levels scheduling options / 30 sessions (120 hours) / $475

    Pre-HSE: 30 sessions (120 hours)

  • MWFA-P: MORNINGS:  @ 8am-noon / Mon., Wed., Fri., (starts Wed.) March 1-(ends Wed.) May 17 (skip 4/10, 12, 14, 17)
  • MTW-P: EVENINGS: @ 5-9pm / Mon., Tues., Wed., (starts Tues.) Feb. 28-May 17 (skip 4/10, 11, 12, 17, 18)

    HSE: 30 sessions (120 hours)

  • MWFA: MORNINGS:  @ 8am-noon / Mon., Wed., Fri., (starts Wed.) March 1-(ends Wed.) May 17 (skip 4/10, 12, 14, 17)
  • MTW: EVENINGS: @ 5-9pm / Mon., Tues., Wed., (starts Tues.) Feb. 28-May 17 (skip 4/10, 11, 12, 17, 18)

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ESL: English As A Second Language

Leila Boodhoo, ESL Coordinator, MA, (TESOL) Teachers College / Columbia University

Learn the basic English you need to speak with friends, neighbors, and co-workers; continue with emphasis on vocabulary, grammar, listening comprehension and conversation, and; progress to reading and writing.

TESTING & PLACEMENT FOR ALL ESL STUDENTS (BEX-010 PRE-T)

Tuesday, February 7 at 6-10pm

Registrants  must  take  a Placement  Test  to determine the appropriate ESL level.

Please arrive promptly at 6pm!

Schedule for all classes:

20 sessions (40 hours) @ 7-9pm / $285

Tues. & Thurs., Feb. 28-May 18 (skip 4/11, 13, 18, 20)

Possible Levels Available:

Beginning • Intermediate • Advanced

For language assistance in

Spanish or Chinese, please call 718-281-5460

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ESL Bridge to HSE (High School Equivalency)

Designed to prepare English Language learners to take the HSE course. Emphasis on the preparation for the Humanities component (History, Science, English Literature, Grammar, Writing) of the HSE Test, with extra instruction on English language skills.

Also recommended for ESL students who already have an HS diploma/HSE but need to develop academic English language skills.

For language assistance in Spanish or Chinese, please call 718-281-5460

BEX-193  20 sessions (60 hours) / $235

Tues. & Thurs., 8-11am, Feb. 28-May 18 (skip 4/11, 13, 18, 20)

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Port of Entry: Intensive ESL/ibt TOEFL

Florence Tse, Director

For adult international students and new immi- grants to improve language skills/enhance English proficiency in speaking, listening, reading, writing.

I-20 & TOEFL waiver

available for eligible college admissions

Non-Refundable Registration Fee / Tuition

  • Morning  @ 9am-1:30pm / $25  / $1400
  • Afternoon @ 2-6:30pm / $25  / $1400

    $1600 for I-20 student

    Mon.-Thurs. 1/30-4/18

  • Weekend @ 9am-1pm / $10 / $300

    Sat. 2/4-4/15

    Registration Locations & Testing Schedule:

  • QCC Bayside: 222-05 56 Avenue, S-108

    718.281.5410

    Wed. 1/11 & Thurs. 1/12 @ 10am-1pm

  • Flushing Center: 39-07 Prince Street, #2A 718.640.9200

Mon. 1/9, Tues. 1/10 & Sat 1/14 @ 10am-1pm

For more information, visit: http://www.qcc.cuny.edu/poe/

Free ESL (All Levels) QCC Academic Literacy Program

Kitty Bateman, QCC Literacy Program Director

718-631-6363 • 222-05 56th Ave, Bayside

Website: www.qcc.cuny.edu/FreeESL

These free daytime, evening and weekend classes are designed to assist adult

ESL learners improve their English language skills while learning about American government and culture. Enrollment limited.

OPEN HOUS:

Queensborough Community College (Bayside Campus-see address above)

Saturday, January 28 @ 10am Humanities Building, 3rd floor–Room 339

Enrolled Agent (EA)

Preparation for the Enrolled Agent Exam Course

These course(s) will be taught by Enrolled Agents

An Enrolled Agent (EA) is a federally licensed tax practitioner who has technical expertise in the field of taxation and is empowered by the U.S. Department of the Treasury to represent taxpayers before all administrative levels of the IRS. This program will prepare the registrant to become an Enrolled Agent.

Part 2: Business & Partnership

Level II is a comprehensive course on businesses. Topics include Partnerships, Corporations, both "C" and "S", Estates, Trusts, Exempt Organizations, Retirement Plans, as well as basis, depreciation, and dissolutions.

Required Material:  The Gleim EA Review System.  This  comprehensive  system  pro- vides you with a Book, Online Course, Exam Rehearsal, Test Prep, Audio Reviews, Access Until You Pass, and a Professor-led platform to interact with your instructor  and classmates outside of class. To gain access to the system and take  advantage  of these  benefits and course materials, please use the following link: https://www.gleim.com/?promoID=PLED-QCC7- FALL(16)-EA-Review-BUS

BUX-446  10 sessions (60 hours) / $485 plus Required Material listed above

Sat., 10am-4pm, Jan. 7-March 11

Part 1: Individual  Taxation

(offered Fall semester)

Part 3: Ethics & IRS

(offered Summer semester)


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Accounting & Computer Assisted Business Certificate

Designed for new business owners, bookkeepers, and those individuals prospectively working to support the business function in any field/industry, and students contemplating business careers and further study of accounting at the college level. This curriculum focuses on basic accounting theory, combined with practical manual and computerized accounting technologies.

For more information, visit: Accounting & Computer Assisted Business Certificate

Accounting

Ronald Williams, MAEd

Designed for those who seek to apply the tools of bookkeeping (BUX-194 or relevant life experience) to an in-depth study of accounting principles and accounting cycle.

Attain an introduction to fundamental financial accounting principles concentrating on analyzing, recording and communicating the economic events of business organizations. Required Textbook: Accounting Principles by Weygandt, Keiso & Kimmel is available at the QCC Bookstore.

Registrants will:

  • differentiate service-based businesses and merchandising firms
  • develop competency in preparing and understanding financial statements
  • gain insight into how owners, managers and stakeholders use/interpret financial results
  • explore the impact of business and regulatory environment and the crucial role accountants serve in the overall economic system

encounter internal control systems implemented to monitor and safeguard assets

BUX-197  12 sessions (30 hours) / $425

Tues. & Thurs., 6:30—9pm, Tues., Feb. 28—March 14 and; Thurs., March 2—May 11 (skip 4/13, 20)

For more information, visit: Accounting

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Bookkeeping

Ken Williams, BBA, MS, CUNY College Accountant – QCC

Designed for those with little or no previous experience in Bookkeeping but aspire to career entry and growth.

This course covers basic bookkeeping information and practices. Emphasis will be placed on manual bookkeeping. Registrants will be encouraged to discuss job situations and also share personal experiences in this field. Classrooms with Computer Lab component.

Registrants will learn bookkeeping terms and their applications, including:

  • revenues and expenses
  • journal entries
  • general ledger
  • the accounting cycle
  • financial statements
  • special journals
  • merchandising accounts
  • depreciation
  • checking account
  • interest
  • payroll records
  • partnerships
  • corporations
  • bank reconciliations
  • preparing reports with computer

Required Textbook: Bookkeeping Made Simple by David A. Flannery, The Philip Lief Group is available at the QCC Bookstore.

BUX-194  12 sessions (36 hours) / $435

Mon. & Wed., 6:15—9:15pm, Feb. 27—April 26 (skip 3/6, 8, 13; 4/10, 12, 17)

includes 1 session Computer Lab: Wednesday, April 19

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QuickBooks Pro for Windows

Ron Williams, MAEd

Our Computer Labs utilize Windows 7 & Office 2010 applications. Limited enrollment.

Required: All classes require knowledge in using a computer keyboard and mouse.

QuickBooks™ is a popular and user-friendly business/management technology tool, chosen by myriad companies, given its fundamental platform to integrate accounting and business principles, and perform the vast array of trans- actions pertinent to all organizations.

Registrants will develop competencies in setting up and customizing the QuickBooks™ software for easy access to essential measures of the firm's financial performance.

In this class, you will create a QuickBooks™ company to learn, practice, and apply how QuickBooks™ facilitates your firm's transactions and interactions with customer, vendors, and employees.

Required Textbook: QuickBooks Fundamentals Learning Guide 2014/2015 by Bonnie Biafore is available at the QCC Bookstore.

Recommended: knowledge of Microsoft Windows and a background in bookkeeping or accounting. Up to 30 CPA-CPE credits available through NYS Department of Education Sponsor License #001711.

CPX-300  7 sessions (21 hours) / $415
Tues., 6:15-9:15pm, March 21-May 16 (skip 4/11, 18)

This course is also part of Accounting & Computer Assisted Business Certificate

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Microsoft Excel

Anthony Jordan, BFA, Microsoft certified training consultant/specialist

Our Computer Labs utilize Windows 7 & Office 2010 applications. Limited enrollment.

Required: All classes require knowledge in using a computer keyboard and mouse.

For Advanced Beginners

Create, edit, save, print worksheets; construct formulas, columns, rows; format text and cells; learn copying; introduction to charts.

CPX-230  3 sessions (9 hours) / $165

Mon., 6:15-9:15 pm, April 24-May 8

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Microsoft Project Pro

Anthony Jordan, BFA, Microsoft certified training consultant/specialist

Our Computer Labs utilize Windows 7 & Office 2010 applications. Limited enrollment.

Required: All classes require knowledge in using a computer keyboard and mouse.

For Beginners

This is the ideal course for the Project Manager or a project team to track and manage a project! Learn to balance the project’s scope, cost, time and resources efficiently. Create schedules, using Gantt Charts, Calendar Views, Resource Sheets, creating and customizing reports, work break- down structures and milestones.

CPX-213  4 sessions (12 hours) / $135

Wed., 6:15-9:15pm, April 26-May 17

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Notary Public Seminar: Prepare for the NYS Test

Juan Carlos Fajardo, JD

Learn the laws, concepts, and procedures for the NYS test. Highlights situations the officer may encounter, i.e., avoiding conflict of interest, professional ethics, proper fees, handling special situations, and minimizing legal liability.

BUX-101  1 session (3 hours) / $65

Thurs., 6:30-9:30pm, March 16

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Protect Your Assets 2017

Ann Margaret Carrozza, JD, Esq., Trust & Elder Law Section of the NYS Bar Association

Learn about long term care and Medicaid eligibility rules. Review of the current estate tax laws and discussion of strategies to transfer assets to the next generation while maintaining control.

NOTE: CPAs are eligible to receive 1 CEU credit by teacher who is NYS certified to provide. Register as follows: FIX-152 / 1 session (2 hours) / Wed., 6-8pm, March 15

  • For CPAs seeking 1 CEU Credit FIX-152 W-PD: $35 plus $20 registration fee
  • For All Others FIX-152 W: FREE plus $20 registration fee

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Computer Skills: Microsoft Word for Windows

Anthony Jordan, BFA, Microsoft certified training consultant/specialist

Our Computer Labs utilize Windows 7 & Office 2010 applications. Limited enrollment.

Required: All classes require knowledge in using a computer keyboard and mouse.

For Beginners

Learn menu commands; edit and copy; for- matting, fonts and attributes, paragraph alignment, bullets, numbering.

CPX-260  3 sessions (9 hours) / $105

Mon., 6:15-9:15pm, March 20-April 3

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Microsoft Project Pro

Anthony Jordan, BFA, Microsoft certified training consultant/specialist

Our Computer Labs utilize Windows 7 & Office 2010 applications. Limited enrollment.

Required: All classes require knowledge in using a computer keyboard and mouse.

For Beginners

This is the ideal course for the Project Manager or a project team to track and manage a project! Learn to balance the project’s scope, cost, time and resources efficiently. Create schedules, using Gantt Charts, Calendar Views, Resource Sheets, creating and customizing reports, work break- down structures and milestones.

CPX-213  4 sessions (12 hours) / $135

Wed., 6:15-9:15pm, April 26-May 17

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Microsoft PowerPoint

Anthony Jordan, BFA, Microsoft certified training consultant/specialist

Our Computer Labs utilize Windows 7 & Office 2010 applications. Limited enrollment.

Required: All classes require knowledge in using a computer keyboard and mouse.

For Advanced Beginners

Need to make an impressive presentation in front of a group? Step-by-step instructions to create, edit, print and file slides, outlines, speaker’s notes, and handouts.

CPX-240  3 sessions (9 hours) / $125

Wed., 6:15-9:15pm, March 22-April 5

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Microsoft Excel

Anthony Jordan, BFA, Microsoft certified training consultant/specialist

Our Computer Labs utilize Windows 7 & Office 2010 applications. Limited enrollment.

Required: All classes require knowledge in using a computer keyboard and mouse.

For Advanced Beginners

Create, edit, save, print worksheets; construct formulas, columns, rows; format text and cells; learn copying; introduction to charts.

CPX-230  3 sessions (9 hours) / $165

Mon., 6:15-9:15pm, April 24-May 8

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MAC: Introduction Workshop

Stacey Estrada, BS, instructor - Adult Education Glen Cove School District

Acquire the basic skills needed to take advantage of the features the Mac has to offer. Topics include: the basics of navigating, getting organized, keeping your software up to date, customization, keyboard shortcuts, gestures, hiding application windows and more.

CPX-455  ZA / 1 session (3 hours) / $35 / Sun., 10am-1pm, March 26

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Cybersecurity Preparation for Certification (with review of CompTIA Security+)

Juan Rodriguez, MS (pending) - Cybersecurity; COMPTIA A+ Certified, Network+ Certified, Security+ Certified

As hacking and other online intrusions become increasingly prevalent, cybersecurity is important for companies to hire personnel in securing networks and managing risk. Learn through lectures and hands-on labs to attain CompTIA Security+ objectives. Queensborough is a CompTIA Academy Partner. See page 5 for topics & textbook details.

CPX-128 SA / 7 sessions (21 hours) / $400

Sat, 9:30am-12:30pm, Oct. 22-Dec. 10 (skip 11/26)

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The I’s Have It: iPad • iPhone • iPod touch

Stacey Estrada, BS, instructor - Adult Education Glen Cove School District

Demonstration Lecture – How to Buy & Use Apple Products

Attain information on how to decide which device to buy among the various iPads, iPhones and iPod touches on the market. Topics include: the basics of navigating, getting organized, keeping your device up to date, customization, personalize your settings, learn awesome apps that are available and more. You do not need to bring your own device.

CPX-451  ZA / 1 session (3 hours) / $35 / Sun., 10am-1pm, March 19

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Social Media: 1-Day Workshops on Sundays

Stacey Estrada, BS, instructor - Adult Education Glen Cove School District

Recommended: Knowledge of the Mac or Windows Operating System

Acquire the basic skills on these free online social media sites.

Register for all three (3) classes below at the initial time of registration for $125.

• Facebook®: Personal Use

Topics include: news feed, networks, friends, inbox, poking, commenting, likes, tagging, photo albums, online chat, notifications, following, trending and more.

CPX-510 Z1 / 1 session (6 hours) / $55 / Sun., 10am-4pm, Feb. 26

• LinkedIn®, Pinterest®, Twitter®: Networking

Topics include: connections, news feed, inbox, commenting, notifications, following, followers, trending, tweets, twitter stream, hashtags, quotes and more.

CPX-510 Z2 / 1 session (6 hours) / $55 / Sun., 10am-4pm, March 5

• Instagram®, Pinterest®, Shutterfly®: Photo Storage, Sharing & Blogging
Topics include: upload, boards, pins, likes, search, following, photo albums, sharing and more.
CPX-510 Z3 / 1 session (6 hours) / $55 / Sun., 10am-4pm, March 12

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Auctioning, Selling, Buying Online: Amazon®, Craigslist®, eBay®

Juan Hinojosa, Instructional Design Certificate (SUNY), Technologist-Distance Education (Nassau CC)

Acquire the basic skills needed to auction, sell, and buy, including how to list postings and more. Topics include: the resolution center, profiles, reviews, ratings, and searches.

CPX-515  Z / 1 session (6 hours) / $55 / Sun., 10am-4pm, April 9

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Creating Smart Phone Apps

Robert Kueper, Assistant Professor, Engineering Technology Dept.-QCC, Microsoft Certified System Engineer (MCSE), Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP), Master Accredited System, Engineer (MASE-HP), CompTIA A+ and Certified Internet Webmaster (CIW) Associate certified

This course introduces the use and features of smartphones in modern life and how to create working smart phone applications. Registrants will create “apps” using the Intel XDK developer software. After this initial experience, basics of HTML 5 programming language will be introduced with a minimum of JavaScript programming to introduce the student to the needs of more advanced application development. Students will run their apps in the Emulator, and distribute apps into their smart phone environment. No programming knowledge necessary. Registrants can enroll for entire courses or per module sessions below.

CPX-444 T:  3 sessions (7.5 hours) / Tues., 6-8:30pm

Register for Each (2.5 hours) @ $45 • Register for All Three @ $105

T1:  Feb. 28 Intro to Intel XDK Cross Developer Application Software

T2:  March 7 Make Simple Smart Phone Applications

T3:  March 14 Make More Advanced Smart Phone Applications

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Cardiac Life Support Training & Certification

Daniel R. Armstrong, MS, DPT (Doctorate of Physical Therapy), Coordinator, Assistant Professor, HPE&D Dept., QCC

This Certification course provides all of the requirements for health care provider & professional rescuer, which includes adult, child, infant CPR, rescue breathing, and use of AED (Automatic External Defibrillator). AHA requires "pass" grade on skills exam & minimum of 85 score on written exam to qualify for certification. Dress comfortably. Required Textbook to be read prior to class: American Heart Association: BLS for Healthcare Providers (latest edition with new 2010 protocols), available at the QCC Bookstore.

NOTE: Students should take Basic (AHX-100) if more than one year since certification.

Basic Cardiac Life Support

Basic techniques for CPR certification.

AHX-100 $115* / 9am-6pm (8 hours) with 1 hr. lunch break

* Includes material fee of $8.50 for pocket face mask (AHA

protocols) and $7 CPR certification card

Saturday

S1 Jan. 7

S2 Jan. 21

S3 Feb. 18


Sunday

Z1 Jan. 29

Z2 Feb. 19


Additional dates may be available.

EMT Certification: Basic Course

This course covers all techniques and operational aspects of an EMT. Demonstration, practice, and clinical observation are integrated with free online FEMA classes. To take the NYS exam and become certified, registrants must be 18, fluent in English, and not physically disabled. Bring current CPR certification and standard First Aid or CFR credentials to first class.

For more information, visit: EMT Certification

EMT Refresher Challenge Recertification

Provides testing, evaluation, and necessary retraining for EMTs needing recertification. Test cognition of emergency medical care and performance. Challenge-based format with multiple mandatory sessions to meet updated NYS curriculum.

Enrollment based on successful outcomes of pre-test given at first class.

AHX-111 MWS / $575

Same schedule for Queensborough ONLY as above right column (AHX-110)

Health Technology Certification

Daniel R. Armstrong, MS, DPT (Doctorate of Physical Therapy), Coordinator, Assistant Professor, HPE&D Dept., QCC; Candy Zambrano, EMT-B, PTCB, CNA, CPR/BLS instructor, and; other teachers TBA

Required textbooks available at the QCC Bookstore. Certificate of attendance awarded upon satisfying required course attendance, written exam, and skills demonstrations.

Prerequisites:

CPR (AHX-100) (with AHA CPR Certification)

Medical Terminology for Allied Health (AHX-179)

Standard First Aid (AHX-183)

No refunds issued for lateness. Timeliness and attendance is enforced; this will impact on eligibility for meeting program and exam requirements. High School Diploma or equivalent required.

NHA-Certification Test for EKG & Phlebotomy:

$105 exam fee paid directly to testing agency when registering for exam.

EKG Technician (NHA Certified)

Introduction to cardiac anatomy and terminology, recognition of cardiac emergencies, obtaining a 12-lead ECG or EKG tracing and basic rhythm interpretation. Includes additional 4 hours offsite Clinical TBA.

For more information, visit: EKG Technician

IV Technician

Attain training in IV administration via lectures, demonstrations and hands on skills practice sessions. Topics: Venous/Vascular Anatomy and Physiology, Complications of IV Therapy, Fluids and Electrolytes, Calculations, Drug Interactions, Adverse Reactions and IV Therapies.

Prerequisite: Phlebotomy Technician (AHX-171)

NOTE: Only offered FALL semester

Phlebotomy Technician (NHA Certified)

Obtain the introductory skills to secure an entry level phlebotomy position. Learn various methods of blood collection through venipuncture, capillary puncture, and existing intravascular devices. Emphasizes use of anti- coagulants, the order of draw, and procedures for obtaining and processing specimens. Safety considerations for all health care professionals and patients discussed. Registrants should purchase stethoscope, B/P cuff, lab coats and non-latex gloves. Includes additional 4 hours offsite Clinical TBA.

For more information, visit: Phlebotomy Technician (NHA Certified)

Medical Terminology for Allied Health Programs

Learn to identify medical words and terminology by their component parts, and also receive an introduction to basic anatomy and physiology (with a focus on the cardiovascular and hematic systems) and understand the importance of medical terminology in the healthcare professions, with online component. Participants required to pass an exam at the end of class. Required Textbook is available at the QCC Bookstore.

AHX-179 S / 1 session (8 hours) / $165

Sat., 9am-6pm (1 hour lunch), Feb. 18

Standard First Aid Certification

Daniel R. Armstrong, MS, DPT (Doctorate of Physical Therapy), Coordinator, Assistant Professor, HPE&D Dept., QCC

Attain employee training on external bleeding control, injuries, wound care, asthma and allergic reactions, (weather-related) shocks, burns, poisons and sudden illness in the workplace. Learn to recognize everyday emergency situations and take appropriate action until professional help arrives. The American Heart Heartsavers guidelines mandate the required workbook manual be read prior to class (available at the QCC Bookstore @ less than $10).

AHX-183 1 session (8 hours) / $110 includes material fee of $8.50 for pocket face mask (AHA protocol) and $7 for certification card

Saturday, 9am-6pm (with 1 hour lunch): S1: Jan. 14; S2: Jan. 21; S3: Jan. 28

Sunday, 9am-6pm (with 1 hour lunch): Z: Feb. 26


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Infection-Control Techniques Licensing Certification

Madhu Bhaskaran, MD

Required in health-care practice for RN’s, LPN’s, MD’s and PA’s

NYS-mandated training for renewing healthcare licenses. Approved by the NYS Dept. of Education, this course covers Dept. of Health policy on H.I.V. and Hepatitis B, and Board of Regents and Dept. of Health regulations on professional conduct.

AHX-150 M / 1 session (4 hours) / $85

Mon, 6-10pm, April 24

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Child Abuse ID & Reporting Certification

Michele Singer-Berkowitz, Professional Diploma in School Administration, MS in School Counseling, NYS Certified Prevention Professional. Presently the School Based Services Administrator for the NYC Department of Education – Region 3 Student Placement, Youth and Family Support Services

For teachers, MD’s, RN’s, podiatrists, DDS’s, dental hygienists, optometrists, and psychologists.

Approved by the NYS Dept. of Education, this course covers legal definitions of child abuse, neglect, and maltreatment; physical and behavioral signs of abuse; procedures for reporting; and legal implications of reporting and failing to report. Bring license & SSN to class.

PDX-121 TP / 1 session (3 hours) / $65

Wed., 5-8pm, March 1

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School Violence Prevention & Intervention Seminar

Michele Singer-Berkowitz, Professional Diploma in School Administration, MS in School Counseling,

NYS Certified Prevention Professional. Presently the School Based Services Administrator for the NYC Department of Education – Region 3 Student Placement, Youth and Family Support Services

NYS Law states that a person applying on or after February 1, 2001, initially, or for the renewal of a license, registration, certificate, or limited permit must provide documentation that he/ she has completed the required training in School Violence Prevention and Intervention. This seminar has been approved by the NYS Education Department.

Topics include: Identification of warning signs within a developmental and social context including the statutes, regulations, and policies relating to a safe, non-violent school cli- mate; effective classroom management techniques that promote a nonviolent school climate and enhance learning; the integration of social and problem-solving skill development for students within the regular curriculum; intervention techniques and how to participate in an effective school/community process for students exhibiting violent behavior. Participants will receive the required certificate of completion.

PDX-120 MP / 1 session (3 hours) / $65

Mon, 5-8pm, March 6

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Hemodialysis Certification Prep

Armani Rashad, Coordinator

Approved by the Board of Nephrology Examiners Nursing & Technology (BONENT) Hemodialysis Education

Designed to prepare for employment in the Hemodialysis industry as Certified Hemodialysis:

Technician (CHT) • Biomedical Technician (CHBT) • Nurse (CHN)

Hemodialysis cleans the blood of waste products and excess fluids by passing the blood through an artificial kidney, or dialyzer, for patients with end-stage renal disease.

For more information, visit: Hemodialysis Certification Prep

Certified Hemodialysis Technician (CHT)

Responsible for providing direct patient care, monitoring the patient and hemodialysis machine, and perform safety checks on the equipment and systems.

For more information, visit: Hemodialysis Certification Prep

Certified Hemodialysis Biomedical Technician (CHBT)

Responsible for maintaining and repairing the hemodialysis machines and water treatment system, inventory management, maintaining facility OSHA and fire safety regulations. Perform technical in-service of the hemodialysis team.

For more information, visit: Hemodialysis Certification Prep

Certified Hemodialysis Nurse (CHN)

Responsible for overall patient care. Provide assessment of the patients and their laboratory results, administration of medications and IV solutions. LPNS/LVNS are eligible for the CHN examination upon completion of this BONENT Approved Program.

For more information, visit: Hemodialysis Certification Prep

Nursing Pre-Admission (NLN PAX) Exam Prep

Charlotte Muller, RN

Prepares the student for the National League for Nursing Pre-Admission Examination (NLN PAX), a standardized entrance exam for potential nursing students who seek admittance into nursing schools. The following three main areas of the PAX exam are covered: Verbal skills, which consists of both word knowledge and reading comprehension; Mathematics, which includes basic calculations and word problems, and; Science, which reviews general biology, chemistry, physics, and earth science.

Aligned with the Spring 2017 PAX exam dates (on April 6 and May 6) offered by the Queensborough Community College Nursing Department

Required Textbook: National League for Nursing, Preview Guide for RN Pre-Entrance Exam 3rd Edition

by Jones and Bartlett

NUX-195 (20 hours) / $299

MW1 8 sessions / Mon. & Wed., 7-9:30pm, (starts Wed) March 1-(ends Mon) March 27

MW2 8 sessions / Mon. & Wed., 7-9:30pm, (starts Wed) March 29-(ends Mon) May 3 (skip 4/10, 12, 17)

SA 5 sessions / Sat., 10am-2pm, March 25-April 29 (skip 4/15)


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Patient Care Technician Certification: NHA Certified

Complete Certificate with Seven (7) Course components:

  • CPR (AHX-100) + Standard First Aid (AHX-183)
  • EKG (AHX-170), Phlebotomy (AHX-171), Medical Terminology (AHX-179)
  • Cultural Competency (MBX-006)
  • Certified Nursing Assistant (NUX-200)

Existing CNA eligible for waiver with price reduction per test assessment.

AHX-176 7 classes / $4295 Bundle Pricing only available at initial time of registration.

Plus $20 registration fee each semester & $149 additional fee for NHA Exam.

Review & Exam scheduled as needed.

Partial Payment Schedule available for Bundle Pricing Program Package.

50% due at initial time of registration & 50% due at end of semester.

Refund Policy: Requests calculated by subtracting individual course costs from bundle rate prior to second class meeting.

For more information please contact Jeff Chen @ (718) 281-5546 or jchen@qcc.cuny.edu

Discounts not available for this program.

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Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Gladys Maingrette, MSA, RN, Coordinator

Certified Nursing Assistants are in high demand in the bilingual community; those who can converse in a second language and assist in a multi-ethnic environment will be highly marketable. Prepare and function effectively in long-term and/or acute-care facilities and in the community. Instruction includes lectures, lab, and clinical practice under the supervision of a licensed registered nurse. This program is fully accredited by the New York State Education Department.

For more information, visit: Certified Nursing Assistant

Emergency Room Technician Certificate Program

Daniel R. Armstrong, MS, DPT (Doctorate of Physical Therapy), Coordinator

An ER Tech provides technical support to MDs and RNs to optimize patient care. The ER Tech assists the MDs and RNs by performing Phlebotomy and IV starts, performing 12-lead EKGs, transporting patients to other departments, performs wound care, obtains lab specimens, documents all care / procedures provided, and performs other responsibilities as assigned. Requirements: Registrants must have AHA / BLS certification current before beginning program and upon completion of program. Students will be required to meet with Program Coordinator once per semester to assess progress towards completion of program. HS Diploma or equivalent required.

For more information, visit: Emergency Room Technician Certificate Program

Medical Office Assistant Certificate Program

The demand for Medical Office Assistants in hospitals, long term care facilities and doctor’s offices continues to increase in NYC. Assistants are now being asked to manage administrative functions of the practice, including electronic health records billing and coding procedures, clinical, technical and diverse cultural skills. Earn industry certifications from the American Heart Association and National Healthcareer Association.

The Certificate Program consists of:

  • Medical Office Biller Certificate (6 courses)
  • Clinical Competency Track (4 courses): CPR, EKG, Phlebotomy, Standard First Aid
  • Electronic Health Records (E.H.R.) & Cultural Competency in Healthcare (1 course each)

Program Highlights

  • Training & preparation for employment demands of this growing healthcare sector:
    • Receive four industry-recognized certifications
    • Courses designed to maximize learning potential
    • Cutting edge curriculum across multiple disciplines, including clinical and cultural
  • Benefit from QCC ‘s existing infrastructure in professional and workforce development:
    • Established workforce partners to assist with career development
    • Relevant, industry-based internships to enhance experience and marketability
    • Job search services: industry-specific resume writing, interview skills, referrals

Complete Certificate within Two Consecutive Semesters per below schedules

Please note additional costs and prerequisites under each individual course description. Registrants must pay $20 registration fee each semester and exam fees.

  • CPR
  • Medical Billing Intro & Cmptr. Mgt.
  • Standard First Aid
  • Medical Claims Problem Solving
  • EKG &
  • Medical Terminology and Systems I & II
  • Phlebotomy
  • Intro to Pharmacology
  • CPT Coding
  • Electronic Health Records
  • ICD10 Coding
  • Cultural Competency

QCC Medical Office Assistant Certificate Training Package: MBX-001

  • Pay for individual courses as listed on designated pages OR
  • BUNDLE PRICING for Certificate Program ONLY AVAILABLE at initial time of registration: $4,995

REFUND POLICY: Requests calculated by subtracting individual course costs from bundle rate prior to second class meeting.

Partial Payment Schedule available for Bundle Pricing Program Package:

50% due at initial time of registration & 50% balance due at end of 1st semester

For more information please contact Jeff Chen at (718) 281-5546 or jchen@qcc.cuny.edu

Discounts not applicable for this program.

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Medical Billing & Coding Certificate

Program Coordinator: Azam Rahman, MD

In the era of technology, there is a rapid change in the Health Care Industry, especially Electronic Health Records, and the Billing & Coding industry. After the implementation of ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS there will be a huge new job market for new students and will also create new job opportunities to the workers who are already in the Billing & Coding business. This new program will prepare new personnel for industry and also focus the current industry workers to prepare the students for the prestigious coding certification exam.

A program certificate is awarded for satisfying all program requirements: Complete 4 required & 2 elective courses (of the 6 classes listed).

REQUIRED COURSES

Medical Billing Introduction & Computer Practice Management with Job Search Preparation

Azam Rahman, MD

Learn the fundamentals of Medical Office Billing with the hands-on management of a medical practice using the Medisoft Advanced Patient Accounting software. Simulate an on-the-job setting with an in-depth look into the business practices of a successful medical practice. Topics include: setting up and managing a medical practice, using the universal coding system to prepare medical claims to third party payers, government and insurance regulations, maintaining good patient medical and financial records.

To fully prepare the student for successful and professional marketing objectives, this course continues with additional focus on the challenges of the job interview and establishing a top-notch resume and effective cover letter, along with follow-up procedures for job interviews and salary negotiation. Required Textbook: Computers in the Medical Office (9th edition) by Susan M. Sanderson, available at the QCC Bookstore.

Recommended for class: Basic computer skills, USB 2.0 “thumb drive” device.

MBX-125 10 sessions (35 hours) / $795

Thurs., 6-9:30pm,

March 2-May 18 (skip 4/13, 20)

4 classroom sessions: March 2-23

4 computer lab sessions:

March 30-May 4 (skip 4/13, 20)

2 Job Search sessions

(Computer Lab): May 11 & 18


Medical Terminology and Systems I & II

Sergeo Guilbaud, MHA, Education Director, L.I. College Hospital

Attain a thorough knowledge in basic medical terminology through a study of root words, prefixes, and suffixes to explain and describe the human body. Learn common abbreviations used in labs and for diseases, with a focus on correct pronunciation, spelling and use of medical terms. This is the backbone of all allied health courses. Required Textbook: Medical Terminology for Health Professions (8th edition) by Ann Ehrlich, available at the QCC Bookstore.

MBX-126 8 sessions (16 hours) / $275 plus $10 payable at first class meeting

Wed., 7-9pm, March 1-April 26 (skip 4/12)


ICD Coding 10

Azam Rahman, MD

Focus on diagnostic coding through use of the International Classification of Diseases, Clinical Modification (CMS) Procedure Coding (PCS) systems. Course completion in conjunction with the CPT coding course (MBX-103 below) enables obtaining maximum reimbursements on claims. Required Manuals: ICD-10 CM 2017 & ICD-10 PCS 2017, available at the QCC Bookstore.

MBX-104 8 sessions (24 hours) / $345

Fri., 6:15-9:15pm, March 3-April 28 (skip 4/14)


CPT Coding

Warren J. Goodman, DPM

Learn the universal medical coding system to select the correct procedural code(s) for bill submission to maximize reimbursement. Required Manual: CPT Manual 2016 AMA, available at the QCC Bookstore.

MBX-103 8 sessions (24 hours) / $345

Wed., 6-9pm, March 1-April 26 (skip 4/12)


ELECTIVE COURSES

Medical Claims Problem Solving

Diane T. Oteri-Harkins, RN, BSN

A “must” for healthcare facilities as the link between the medical provider and the insurance carrier. Learn to prevent common reasons claim payment is delayed, reduced, or denied, and proper strategies to resolve disputes. No Textbook Required.

MBX-120 6 sessions (18 hours) / $265

Wed., 6:30-9:30pm, April 5-May 17 (skip 4/12)


Anatomy and Physiology

Azam Rahman, MD

Understand the location and functions of the organs of the human body organ. Learn about the body system, including how the cardiovascular, nervous, and digestive systems work together, and some common conditions of the human body. Topics covered include the body cavities, body planes and directions, respiratory, urinary, endocrine, lymphatic, and reproductive systems. This course is helpful to understand ICD-10 (MBX-104: Required course previous page). Required Textbook: Fundamentals of Anatomy & Physiology (4th edition) by Donald C. Rizzo, available at the QCC Bookstore.

MBX-101 6 Sessions (24 hours) / $345

Tues., 5:30-9:30pm, March 7-April 25 (skip 4/11, 18)


Introduction to Pharmacology

Roya Songhorian, Pharm-D.RPH

Learn definition of key pharmacology terms; classification of drugs based on preparation; types and uses of drugs; system of measurement of medication; federal laws concerning the 5 levels of controlled substances and OSHA regulations; and; reaction of drugs. No Textbook Required.

MBX-108 4 sessions (16 hours) / $265

Sat., 1-5pm, March 4-25

Electronic Health Records (EHR) & Health Information Data Management

Natalya Margolina, MA

Students will explore the new technology in Electronic Health Records, and they will benefit from hands-on software in industry, including standard electronic health records, medical office management, billing, and coding. Class will be held in computer lab: please bring your own Flash Drive to class to save your in-class work. Required Textbook: Electronic Health Records with software (3rd edition) by Byron Hamilton, available at the QCC Bookstore

MBX-005 6 sessions (18 hours) / $345

Sat., 9:30am-12:30pm, March 4-April 8


Cultural Competency in Health Care

Azam Rahman, MD

In order to meet the needs of an increasingly diverse patient population, healthcare providers must understand how cultural forces influence health perceptions. Learn how to produce healthcare providers who understand the role of culture in health care practice, and are equipped with the skills necessary to assess and navigate their profession with cultural awareness and responsiveness. No Textbook Required.

MBX-006 4 sessions (12 hours) / $205

Mon., 6-9pm, March 6-27


REVIEW SESSIONS FOR CERTIFICATION EXAMS

Conducted by certified instructors, who are very experienced in their respective fields. Students will be prepared for high yield topics and drilled with questions, and case abstraction form coding.

For CBCS Exam (NHA): Certified Billing & Coding Specialist

National Healthcareer Association

MBX-007 SA Review Session: 1 session (5 hours) / $75 / Sat., 9am-2pm, May 6

MBX-007 W-NHA Exam: 1 session (2 hours) / $25 / Wed., 6-8pm, May 31 plus $105 additional Exam Fee

payable directly to NHA when registering on date of exam

For CPC Exam: Certified Professional Coder

AAPC-American Academy of Professional Coders

MBX-009 SA Review Session: 2 sessions (10 hours) / $150 / Sat., 9am-2pm, May 6 & 13

NOTE: Exam is held off-campus @ $325 additional fee to AAPC when register directly on their website. AAPC administers this exam.


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Personal Trainer National Certification

ONLINE WEBINARS

Please register to Live Your Passion, Become a Personal Trainer!

Want to learn more about the Personal Trainer Certification Course?

Come join our live webinar and talk with a veteran instructor  about the course and industry. Webinars are offered monthly, register for any of the below. Can’t make the date and time?

Register anyway and we will send you a recording once it is complete.

June 1, 4 pm EST   http://tinyurl.com/fitnessorientation617

Come join this fun profession and be a part of what Fortune Magazine & ABC NEWS.com states as the 4th hottest job in the U.S. at a national average of $34  an hour! Employers seeking our graduates include “24 Hour Fitness”, “LA Fitness”, and “Gold’s Gyms”.

This challenging course is taught over a 6-week period for better retention and skill compe- tency (18 hours of lecture + 18 hours of practical training). The National Certification Exam is held on the sixth week. Registrants who pass both exam components are eligible for the 30-hour internship required for certification that will provide graduates the network into their first job.

Learning Outcomes: After successfully completing this course, registrants will be able to:

  • Understand and describe basic anatomy, kinesiology and exercise physiology.
  • Assess an individual's level of fitness using ACSM guidelines.
  • Design and customize exercise programs.
  • Demonstrate proper execution of resistance, cardio-respiratory and flexibility exercises.
  • Identify and demonstrate at least one strength exercise for every major muscle group.
  • Explain ACSM and AHA recommendations for cardiovascular exercise.

The course prepares you for success with coverage of key topics including biomechanics, exercise physiology, fitness testing, equipment usage, and health assessment. World Instructor  Training Schools (W.I.T.S.) is the only major certifying  body in the country providing comprehensive practical training and internship components. W.I.T.S. is an approved CEU provider for the following organizations: the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), National Certification  Board for Therapeutic  Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB), the International Association of Continuing Education and Training (IACET) and the certification test for the GI Bill. The American Council on Education (ACE) has recommended three (3) undergraduate academic credits for this course.

Pre- or Co-Requisite:  CPR (AHX-100)

Required Textbook: Read the first 3 chapters before the class start date (June 3)

Fitness Professional's Handbook-7th Edition by Edward Howley, Dixie Thompson. Order from Amazon directly or from W.I.T.S. at  http://www.witseducation.com/store/Store.htm#Textbooks

or call 1-888-330-9487.

PEX-258    6 sessions (36 hours) / $735 payable directly to W.I.T.S. includes $20 QCC Registration Fee

Sat., 9am-4pm (with 1 hour lunch break), June 3 - July 15 (skip 7/1)

Practicum @ 9am-noon + Lecture @ 1-4pm; Certification Exam July 15

NOTE: A 3-part payment plan available through PayPal®financing @ WITS website.

NO REFUNDS ONCE COURSE STARTS.

Students register directly through the Continuing Education website at www.qcc.cuny.edu/ContEd and go to the  W.I.T.S. portal for PAYPAL® processing @ http://www.witseducation.com/certifications/ptcert-qbcc.htm

DISCOUNTS NOT APPLICABLE FOR THIS PROGRAM

Driving Instructor Licensing

Kye Weaver, MS. Ed.

 

Driver Training & Traffic Safety Seminar

Meets the technical  requirements  of the DMV for future or present  driving school instructors  (also known as  the “30-Hour Basic Instructor’s Course” or “Methods and Content Course for In-car Instruction” which satisfies the Commissioner’s Regulations, Part  76.15,  of the NYS DMV requirements for certifying driving instructors).

Emphasizes the principles of defensive driving and behind-the-wheel instructional techniques. Reviews traffic rules and regulations. Recommended for fleet safety supervisors. Required Textbook:  Responsible Driving is available at the QCC Bookstore.

BUX-185      10 sessions (30 hours) / $240

Tues & Thurs, 6:30-9:30pm, Feb. 28-March 30

Classroom Teaching Techniques

Guidelines,   instructional techniques,   and actual demonstrations of effective teaching procedures designed to help driving instructors attain a higher level of professional skill in presenting the DMV’s Pre-licensing Course. Also known   as the “Teaching Techniques and Methodology”   course, which satisfies the Commissioner’s Regulation, Part 7.3, of the NYS DMV requirements for certifying driving instructors to teach the Pre-licensing Course.

BUX-186      10 sessions (30 hours) / $240

Tues & Thurs, 6:30-9:30pm, April 4-May 18 (skip 4/11-20)

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Campus Cultural Centers

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Using the lessons of the Holocaust to educate current and future generations about the ramifications of unbridled prejudice, racism and stereotyping.

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QPAC is an invaluable entertainment company in this region with a growing national reputation. The arts at QPAC continues to play a vital role in transforming lives and building stronger communities.

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The QCC Art Gallery of the City University of New York is a vital educational and cultural resource for Queensborough Community College, the Borough of Queens and the surrounding communities.