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Fall 2021 Course Offerings

Medical Terminology Online Program (WHN114-62)

$129

with Mary Bruni

Calendar Sep 13, 2021 at 7 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Date:  9/13-10/21/2021
Format: This is an online program with instructor led Zoom sessions on Monday 9/13, Tuesday 10/12 and Thursday 10/21 from 7-8pm.

Course Description:

Medical terminology is an essential course for anyone interested in pursuing a career in the ever-expanding medical profession. Medical terminology has a base in Latin and Greek prefixes, suffixes and word roots. Learning these words and these languages makes it easier to understand the material and focus on the course work to be successful in your pursuit of your dream position.

The course provides a framework for students interested in the allied health profession. An emphasis is put on examining medical word parts and learning basic prefixes, suffixes, and word roots. The course highlights words while analyzing the human body systems, and basic anatomy and physiology including terms used in the disease process and the medical procedures that may be done for these disease processes.

This is an online program with scheduled launch, mid-point, and wrap up sessions with the instructor via Zoom on 9/13, 10/12 and 10/21 from 7-8pm. Zoom guidance and instructions will be provided in advance of the first session. 

The texbook required from this class can be found HERE. The cost of the textbook is not included in the registration fee; please purchase your book separately before your first class meeting on 9/13. 

Who Should Attend?

This is an excellent program for anyone currently working in the medical field or anyone who may be looking to enter this profession. Communicating clearly about patients and their conditions improves patients experience and leads to more efficient care. 

About the Instructor:

Mary Bruni earned a Master's of Science in Nursing Education as well as a Master's in Education; she has been teaching at the community college level for more than 25 years. In addition to teaching and designing curriculum and lectures, Bruni has also led and supervised a clinical group of students at a regional hospital. 

Accounting Fundamentals (WPG211-62)

$359

with Juanita Sweet

Calendar Sep 14, 2021 at 6:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Date: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9/14-10/21, 12 sessions
Time: 6:30-8:30pm
Format: Virtual Live Streaming via Zoom

Course Description:

Whether you're a sole proprietor looking to manage your business finances or you simply want to gain an understanding of accounting basics for career advancement or for personal use, this course will give you a solid foundation in financial matters.

This program will cover general ledger entries and the balance sheet, payroll and other deductions, end of year financial reports, and more! 

Who Should Attend? 

This is an ideal program for the small business owner or for anyone who is interested in learning more about the basics of performing accounting functions. 

About the Instructor:

Juanita Sweet is a firm believer in the value of a Community College and public education having received her associate degree from Leeward Community College in Hawaii and her Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Hawaii. She continued to Boston University for her Master of Business Administration in Accounting and Finance. Juanita has been teaching in community colleges since 1983 in Hawaii and at Cape Cod Community College. She also was an instructor for H & R Block as well as a tax preparer. 

Juanita retired as a full professor from CCCC and now teaches online courses. For the past 5 years she has been the accountant/bookkeeper for a nonprofit, Hawaiian Islands Ministries, Inc., in Honolulu. She has spent her adult life moving back and forth between Cape Cod and Hawaii, living in one and vacationing in the other. In September Juanita is moving back to Cape Cod and will spend her vacations in Hawaii. 

 

Essential Skills for the New and Emerging Manager (WGB155-62)

$299

with Rich Weissman

Calendar Sep 16, 2021 at 9 am, runs for 3 weeks

Date: Thursdays, 9/16/21-9/30/21
Time: 9am-12pm
Format: This class is offered in a hybrid format. The sessions on 9/16 and 9/30 will be held in person in Hyannis while the 9/23 session will take place LIVE via Zoom with the instructor from 9a-12p. The Hyannis Center is located at 540 Main Street, Hyannis. 

Course Description:

In the New and Emerging Manager Program, students will analyze the traditional and leading-edge fundamentals of management and develop and hone a personal management style that best suits them and their company. Students will explore the differences and similarities of managing and leading, identify issues around employee motivation and employee development, improve the use of teams and teamwork, enhance communication, and explore diversity, cultural, and generational issues in the workplace. By the end of this session students will not only be better managers, but a more valuable employee that will be appreciated by their own management team.

Who Should Attend?

This is a great program for someone looking to become a manager or for someone who just received a promotion to a management level position. This course is also ideal for employers who may be looking to promote a new manager on their team. 

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.

Local Anesthesia Refresher (WHD007-62)

$249

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)

$59

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)

$299

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)

$229

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)

$99

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.

 





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