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Local Anesthesia Refresher (WHD007-62)


with Denise Bridges

Calendar Sep 19, 2021 at 1 pm

Date: Sunday, 9/19/21, 1 session
Time: 1-4pm
Format: In person
Location: CCCC Main Campus, 2240 Iyannough Road, West Barnstable

Course Description:

This hands-on local anesthesia course will focus on updating skills in delivering injections.  Time will be spent on the Inferior Alvelor Injection, Posterior Superior Alveolar injection and helpful injection technique tips for infiltration and nerve blocks.  In order to register for this course, participants must hold current Massachusetts Permit Licensure. Participants must be able to serve as patients and receive as well as administer local anesthesia. 3 CEU's will be awarded upon completion.

You will learn to:

  • Demonstrate and perform injection anesthesia techniques commonly used by dental hygienists.
  • Practice nerve block injections such as inferior alveolar/lingual, mental, greater palatine, nasopalatine
  • Learn about new anesthetic products 

All participants must bring to class:

  • Current Dental Hygiene and Permit L licenses
  • Clinical attire (scrub tops and pants, clinical shoes, gloves and safety glasses)

Who Should Attend?

Registered Dental Hygienists in need of continuing education credits (CEU's). Participants must hold current Massachusetts Permit Licensure.

About the Instructor:

Coming soon!

10 Tips to Master Adobe InDesign Workshop (WIT348-62)


with Keith Conforti

Calendar Sep 20, 2021 at 4 pm

Date: Monday 9/20/21, 1 session
Time: 4-5:30pm
Format: Remote/Live Streaming via Zoom

Course Description:

Adobe InDesign is the industry-leading layout and page design software for print and digital media. Create beautiful graphic designs with typography from the world’s top foundries and imagery from Adobe Stock. Quickly share content and feedback in PDF. InDesign has everything you need to create and publish books, digital magazines, eBooks, posters, interactive PDFs, and more.

Instructor Keith Conforti shows you how to get started with Adobe InDesign CC and covers the 10 things that basic users want to know how to do. If you're new to InDesign, or looking to improve your skills, or to simply learn a few new tools, this single session class is for you. After covering ten important things, we will follow up with a question and answer session to address specific techniques you may want to learn more about executing.

Important: Students should have a working knowledge of Zoom and some prior exposure to Adobe InDesign. While this class is targeted for novice to intermediate users, strict beginners looking for an introduction to the software will most likely not be suited to the pace of the class.

This class is offered in a remote learning capacity. Zoom link will be provided in advance of the session. 

Who Should Attend?

This program is for anyone interested in graphics or graphic design fundamentals. InDesign will help you create a wide range of digital and printed collateral, including letterhead, annual reports, posters, flyers, and more! 

About the Instructor:

Keith Conforti has been working as a visual designer for over 25 years. He currently owns and operates a creative studio specializing in outsource support in branding, communications, photography, print advertising, direct mail, collateral, web design, trade shows, public events and retail packaging.


Blueprint Reading for the Trades (WPG394-62)


with Frank Sesto

Calendar Sep 21, 2021 at 5 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Date: Tuesdays, 9/21/21-10/12/21, 4 sessions
Time: 5-8pm
Format: In Person
Location: Hyannis Center, 540 Main Street, Hyannis

Course Description:

This course will provide an overview of the construction sequence and the design, construction, and jurisdictional professionals involved. Students will learn to identify and understand design and construction drawings and how they are created. Students will also learn about drawing scale and how to use an Architects/Engineering scale as well as the drawing standards and conventions used in construction documents.

Text book required and to be purchased seperately by students.

Who Should Attend:

If you work in manufacturing or one of the skilled trades, you could benefit from a baseline knowledge of reading blueprints. Our course will help you learn the skills you need to explore new career paths or improve your job performance in this field.

About the Instructor:

Frank Sesto is a subject matter expert in manufacturing and machining with nearly 30 years of teaching experience, including a decade at the community college level. Prior to his teaching career, Sesto worked as a tool and die maker for a variety of organizations in New England. He has been teaching manufacturing programs at 4Cs for several years. 

Introduction to Podcasting (WIT335-62)


with Stephanie Viva

Calendar Sep 21, 2021 at 7 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Date: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9/21/21-10/14/21, 8 sessions
Time: 7-8:30pm
Format: Remote via Zoom

Course Description:

Join us for Introduction to Podcasting with Stephanie Viva! Beginning a podcast isn’t hard if you have the steps to guide you. Get started on the right path to success and find your voice as a podcaster with Stephanie Viva, voted Cape Cod's Best Radio Personality in 2020! 

This class focuses on the basic skills needed to produce podcasts or any audio pieces, including choosing a topic and name, show and episode format, cover art creation, intro and outro music, equipment selection and basic use, audio recording and editing, and submission to various podcasting outlets, including tips for promoting your podcast! 

You need no prior experience.  All you need is curiosity about the podcasting process and a willingness to have fun while you’re learning.

This course is offered in a remote learning capacity. Zoom link will be provided in advance of the first session. 

Who Should Attend?

This is a great program for anyone looking to start their own podcast, including business owners interested in learning a new marketing platform. Podcasts are an excellent way to engage with your audience and promote your message. 

Build Creativity and Innovation for Competitive Advantage (WPG569-62)


with Rich Weissman

Calendar Sep 22, 2021 at 9 am

Date: Wednesday and Friday, 9/22/21-9/24/21, 2 sessions
Time: 9-10:30am
Format: Remote/Live streaming via Zoom

Course Description:

This program gives a broad overview of innovation and the managerial decisions that influence innovative performance. Often, success hinges on the ability to solve problems that don’t have straightforward answers. The goal is to drive home concepts, models, frameworks, and tools that we need in a world where creativity and innovation is fast becoming a pre-condition for competitive advantage. These sessions will explore some of the best practices of some of the world’s most creative and innovative firms.

Who Should Attend:

This program is for participants who recognize that creativity and innovation are key to longevity and success, and want learn new skills and best practices to gain the competitive advantage.

About the Instructor:

Rich Weissman is an experienced supply chain management practitioner and educator. He works with businesses to build scalable and sustainable supply chain strategies. His focus includes strategic sourcing, sales and operations planning, process improvement, and sales and customer service management. Weissman teaches operations and supply chain management, strategy and policy, entrepreneurship, and managerial economics at the graduate and undergraduate levels, and writes and speaks extensively on issues impacting the global supply chain. He has more than twenty-five years of hands-on experience in procurement and supply chain management for Boston area manufacturing and service companies. He is past president of the Purchasing Management Association of Boston (ISM-GB) and the recipient of the Harry J. Graham Memorial Award, the highest honor bestowed by the Association. Weissman earned an MS in Management from Lesley University and a BA in Economics from Rutgers University.


Digital Marketing: Planning is Everything (WPG565-62)


with Deb Goeschel

Calendar Sep 23, 2021 at 10 am

Date: Thursday 9/23/21, 1 session
Time: 10-11:30am
Format: Remote/Live Stream via Zoom

Course Description:

Learn how to create and use an Editorial/Content Calendar to move from chaos to strategy … and save time and reduce stress while successfully executing your digital marketing plan. This class will cover the basics of how to create and schedule compelling creative content using a variety of digital marketing platforms. 

Who Should Attend?

This is an ideal class for anyone working in marketing or sales, and/or those who want to promote themself or their business online. 

About the Instructor:

With 20 years of marketing and communication experience behind her and an extensive creative background — writing, editing, acting, photography, yoga, and graphic and web design — Deb Goeschel brings a unique and intuitive perspective to brand messaging, marketing strategy, and content creation. As Owner & Creative Director of Message Artist, a branding and marketing communications agency, Deb serves small and mid-sized businesses, nonprofits, and business and self-help authors to provide stellar branding, compelling content, and effective marketing solutions.

Introduction to Medical Spanish (WHN194-62)


with Caryl Delaney

Calendar Sep 28, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Date: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9/28/21-10/28/21, 10 sessions
Time: 6-8pm
Format: This class is offered in a hybrid format. The first session on 9/28 and the last session on 10/28 will take place in person at the Hyannis Center. The remaining sessions will be instructor led live streaming Zoom sessions. 

Course Description

This is an introductory class which will focus on the following topics: Spanish medical terminology, pronunciation issues with medical terminology, English to Spanish pronunciation issues, basic communication with Spanish-speaking patients and families, awareness of cultural differences between Spanish-speaking countries and American medical settings, broad guidelines when interacting with patients and families from a culture different than one’s own, and commonly used words or phrases that may be helpful in a variety of medical settings.

Who Should Attend? 

This is an ideal program for anyone working in the medical profession who is interested in learning to deliver more culturally appropriate patient-centered care. 

About the Instructor

Caryl Delaney has been teaching off-and-on at 4C’s for several decades, working in various capacities: Literacy Program Coordinator, as well as professor of Spanish and English. Her career has branched off into many different directions, from Computer Aided ESL/Bilingual Education to college administration. She holds an M.A in Bilingual (Spanish)/ESL Studies from the University of Massachusetts and a certificate in medical interpreting from LLC Language Connections of Boston.

She has worked as a medical interpreter and a professor both in the United States and Mexico. Now, she looks forward to working with The Center for Corporate and Professional Education (CCAPE) at Cape Cod Community College. 

Understanding the New Facebook Pages Experience (WPG570-62)


with Jen Vondenbrink

Calendar Sep 29, 2021 at 4:30 pm

Date: Wednesday, 9/29/21, 1 session
Time: 4:30-6pm
Format: Remote/Virtual streaming via Zoom

Course Description:

In January 2021, Facebook announced their new Facebook Pages Experience coming to all business pages in 2021.  There are dramatic changes to how you will use and access your Facebook Business Page moving forward.  

In this course you will learn:

  • The changes to expect from the Facebook Pages Experience
  • How you will access your Facebook Business Page
  • The different roles in the Facebook Pages Experience
  • What you can do to prepare for your page conversion

Who Should Attend?

This course is essential for anyone using Facebook for their business.

About the Instructor:

After receiving her Marketing degree from Babson College and working for large organizations such as Starbucks Coffee Company and Toyota, Jen Vondenbrink learned two keys to a healthy organization are how they communicate internally and the ability to navigate change.  

Today she blends her Fortune 500 experience with her entrepreneurial knowledge to foster leader, manager, and employee growth through innovative training programs focused on the critical behavioral change needed for organizations to grow.  Jen has been integrating these concepts into her work as a Corporate Instructor for the Center for Corporate and Professional Education at Cape Cod Community College since 2014. 

For her efforts, she was recognized by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for her ongoing commitment to educating the business community.  In addition to corporate training, Jen speaks to local and national audiences on the importance of communication in today’s workplace and social media marketing.  Jen is also the co-author of In Search of Customers.

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