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Columbia Gorge Community College

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Phlebotomy Lab


with Mimi Pentz

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 2, 2023 at 6 pm, runs for 11 weeks

Co-requisite: Phlebotomy Lecture. This class will be primarily a hands-on lab in which the student will learn various blood- drawing techniques. The latest blood borne pathogen information and specimen preparation will also be covered. This class in conjunction with the Phlebotomy Lecture class will begin the process toward national certification.

Phlebotomy Lecture


with Mimi Pentz

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 2, 2023 at 6 pm, runs for 11 weeks

Co-requisite: Phlebotomy Lab. This course in conjunction with the Phlebotomy Skills Course Lab, along with meeting the requirements of the certification agency that the student chooses to use, will qualify the student to pursue certification. Upon successful completion of this class, the student will understand the concepts related to phlebotomy and the laboratory, including non-analytical factors affecting test results, knowledge about basic anatomical systems related to venipuncture and micro collection, and many of the special tests that phlebotomists are required to perform.

NRA Basic Pistol Safety Course


with Kevin MacIntyre

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 3, 2023 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Please note that this there is only one session for this course. It begins on 10/3 and runs on Tuesdays and Thursdays until 10/12.

The NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting Course is for beginning and intermediate students to learn the basics of pistol safety and handling from local qualified instructors.• Classroom is located in the basement of the Mid Columbia Senior Center, 1112 W 9th St, The Dalles, OR.• All shooting for the class is conducted at the Indoor Range of The Dalles Rifle & Pistol Club.• Students will be required to certify to their legal eligibility and sign a Firearm Release Form.• Must attend all four sessions to complete the course. Emergency situations considered. Successful participants will receive a certificate of completion, which is required to apply for an Oregon Concealed Handgun License. No discounts or waivers.

Property Manager License Exam Prep


with David Stribling

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 3, 2023 at 6 pm, runs for 7 weeks

Prepare for the Oregon Property Manager License Exam in just 7 weeks. This course combines weekly interactive Zoom sessions with online home study to meet the Oregon Real Estate Agency (OREA) requirement. You must complete a total of 60 hours of study between weekly Zoom classes and online studies. Plan to spend 4-6 hours each week completing the online home study in addition to attending Tuesday evening classes. The course is approved by the OREA. For more information, call Stacey at (503)551-4467 or should have:reliable internet access,laptop or desktop computer,webcam and microphone for Zoom,ability to scan and send pdf’s to instructor after the final exam

Regreso a cuidarnos: Visitando de nuevo el autocuidado y el bienestar para los profesionales de la primera infancia


with Kiki Omoto

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 3, 2023 at 6 pm

Los profesionales de la primera infancia son héroes y primeros respondedores que brindan atención constante y de apoyo a los niños y las familias. Venga a celebrar sus éxitos, reconocer los desafíos para acceder al autocuidado en el campo y discutir estrategias para administrar el bienestar desde una perspectiva equitativa y antirracista y antisesgos. Agregaremos a nuestras cajas de herramientas de autocuidado actividades interactivas y conversaciones que nos recuerden que no estamos solos. Nivel Dos en PPLD. Ningun Contenido de Edad.

Resilient Futures: Navigating AI Disruption with Emotional and Mood Management


with Marcos Miranda

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 4, 2023 at 6 pm

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has significantly impacted the job market, leading to concerns about worker displacement. This course delves into the multifaceted relationship between AI and workforce dynamics, while also exploring the crucial aspect of emotion and mood management to foster resilience in the face of these changes. Through a holistic approach, participants will gain insights into understanding AI's effects on employment, developing emotional intelligence, and cultivating a resilient state of mind to navigate the challenges of the modern workforce.

10/04/2023 Online

10/11/2023 Online

10/17/2023 In-person

Diferentes tipos de necesidades especiales y como incluirlos en el salón de clase


with Roxanna Hoyle

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 5, 2023 at 6 pm

Este entrenamiento estará enfocado en diferentes discapacidades en niños de edad prescolar (3-5), incluyendo ADD, Síndrome de Down y Autismo. También se cubrirán diferentes técnicas de cómo incluir a estos niños en el salón de clase y como apoyar a sus familiares. Finalizaremos con algunas actividades divertidas para niños preescolares con discapacidades. Este entrenamiento es de dos partes. Tiene que asistir parte uno y parte dos para recibir crédito para este entrenamiento. Nivel Dos en SN. Preescolar.

American Heart Association New Instructor


with Amanda Butler

Calendar Next session starts Oct 7, 2023 at 9 am

Completion of this course will grant initial certification as a BLS Instructor through the American Heart Association (AHA). Fee includes CGCC TC affiliation fee. This course is completed in classroom sessions with other instructor candidates to become familiar with the AHA course options, materials, equipment, outlines, and teaching methodology. You will also go over current science and changes, paperwork, demonstrate your ability to perform CPR and use the AED correctly and effectively. Each instructor will be monitored in the second half of the class teaching part of an actual CPR class. The American Heart Association BLS Instructor is authorized to teach both the Heartsaver community level provider classes and the BLS for Healthcare Providers CPR courses. It is preferred that you have a current AHA BLS Provider card before the class. You will recieve further instructions once registered via email or registration receipt. Please be aware there are other cost outside the fees for this class.

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