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Health Careers

Health Care is one of the fastest growing sectors of our economy. Many health care jobs put you on a ladder to increased responsibility and increased wages. You'll find computer classes listed here; these equip you with skills expected in many health care fields.


Business Communication and Career Preparation
A rare oportunity for international students to interact with native English speakers.  Build your vocabulary, professional, and interpersonal skills while expanding your knowledge about American social customs and conventions.  Discover your personality style, and learn about the other eight styles and how to communicate more effectively with all of them.

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06505181
Berkeley Adult School
Room 111
Cordero 1/30 - 3/29 Tu Th 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM $40.00 View
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06505182
Berkeley Adult School
Room 111
Cordero 4/10 - 6/14 Tu Th 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM $40.00 View

CPR/AED/First Aid (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation)
This course will provide you with the life saving skills in a emergency for adults, children and infants.  You will learn CPR, AED use, first aid and medical emergency skills.  This course will give you the confidence to handle most emergency situations as a first responder.  All participants will receive a two-year CPR/AED/FA card.  Limit: 12 students.

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06710165
Berkeley Adult School
Room 114
Haynes 3/3 - 3/3 Sa 08:30 AM - 02:30 PM $55.00 View
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06710266
Berkeley Adult School
Room 114
Haynes 4/14 - 4/14 Sa 08:30 AM - 02:30 PM $55.00 View
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06710366
Berkeley Adult School
Room 114
Haynes 5/5 - 5/5 Sa 08:30 AM - 02:30 PM $55.00 View
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06710466
Berkeley Adult School
Room 114
Haynes 6/2 - 6/2 Sa 08:30 AM - 02:30 PM $55.00 View

EMT (Emergency Medical Technician)

Upon successful completion of this challenging course, participants will be able to render basic emergency care to the sick and injured with confidence and compassion.  Graduates will be well prepared for the national board examination process, a necessary requirement for EMT certification and career.  This is a 180-hour course, with an additional 24 hours of clinical observation on an ambulance.

The fee covers registration, tuition, books and uniform shirts.  Students are required to buy work pants and boots.

Payment by credit card or money order only.

Background Check and Prerequisites:

Students must pass a State background check in order to be certified and must possess a current CPR certificate before course registration.  Students must complete vaccinations by midterm of the EMT program.  Internet access is required during the course.

This course runs September through June. meets every Tuesday, and one Saturday each month.

Mandatory Orientation, Thursday, August 17, 2017 at 3;15 PM in Room 21.



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06911001
Berkeley Adult School
Room 21
Hanley 9/5 - 6/12 Tu Sa 08:00 AM - 04:00 PM $1,250.00 View

Healthcare System

BAS is partnering with Diversity in Health Training Institute (DHTI) to offer this 9-week course (*See notes below for enrollment process with DHTI.  BAS does not enroll students for this class).  The course provides an introduction to the U.S. healthcare system, including an overview of allied healthcare careers and settings, HIPAA, infection control and standard precautions, medical ethics, patient-centered care and more.  Dedicated time to work with DHTI's healthcare career coaches is included to develop career plans and action steps to take towards achieving career goals.  By the end of the course, participants will have expanded their knowledge about the U.S. healthcare system and identified opportunities to progress in their healthcare careers.  This course was created for immigrants who are interested in entering or re-entering the healthcare workforce.  Pre-requisite:  DHTI's Healthcare Awareness Workshop (HCAW).

 *Enrollment Process:

(1) Meet with a DHTI Healthcare Career Coach.  Contact DHTI's office to schedule an appointment: (510)  838-1110 or email info@dhti.org www.dhti.org

(2) Complete DHTI's online application

(3) Attend DHTI's Healthcare Career Awareness Workshop (HCAW)

(4) Complete English assessment

(5) Pay course fees to DHTI

 



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06700001
Berkeley Adult School
Room 112
Najem 1/30 - 3/29 Tu Th 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM $0.00 View

Keyboarding
Improve your keyboarding skills using the popular Mavis Beacon program and a variety od drills provided by the instructor.  The course is individualized to accommodate various levels.  Students will also learn basic computer functions and formatting features and will receive a Proficiency Rating Letter.  Typing test fee is included in the class fee.

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06001171
Berkeley Adult School
Room 111
Cordero 1/30 - 3/29 Mo Tu We Th 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM $40.00 View
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06001172
Berkeley Adult School
Room 111
Cordero 4/9 - 6/14 Mo Tu We Th 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM $40.00 View

Medical Terminology
This course may be taken separately from the Medical Office Assistant class.  Students learn the languge that is used in most medical jobs.  This course covers word parts, body structure and function, diseases, and treatments used in many medical specialties.  All students are required to obtain the textbook and complete homework assignments.  After 18 weeks (two training cycles), students may earn a certificate.

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06720101
Berkeley Adult School
Room 212
Green 1/31 - 3/30 Mo We Fr 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM $45.00 View
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06720102
Berkeley Adult School
Room 212
Green 4/9 - 6/15 Mo We Fr 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM $45.00 View