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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.  Card does not satisfy requirements for Health Care related industries.  Limit: 12 students.

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06710266
Berkeley Adult School
Room 114
Haynes 11/2 - 11/2 Sa 08:30 AM - 02:30 PM $55.00 View
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06710366
Berkeley Adult School
Room 114
Haynes 12/7 - 12/7 Sa 08:30 AM - 02:30 PM $55.00 View
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06710466
Berkeley Adult School
Room 114
Haynes 1/11 - 1/11 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 cash.

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 August through December.  Meets every Tuesday & Thursday, contact:  [email protected] for information.

Mandatory Orientation, Thursday, August 27, 2019 at 4:30 PM in Room 21.



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06911001
Berkeley Adult School
Room 21
Hanley 8/27 - 12/19 Tu Th 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM $1,250.00 View

Healthcare System

In partnership with Diversity in Health Training Institute (DHTI), BAS is excited to offer this course designed for immigrants interested in healthcare careers.  The course provides an introduction to the U.S. healthcare system, including an overview of allied healthcare careers and settings.  Dedicated time to work with DHTI's healthcare career coaches is included.  For more information about enrollment, please contact DHTI at (510)  838-1110.  

 



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06700001
Berkeley Adult School
Room 112
Najem 9/10 - 12/12 Tu Th 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM $0.00 View

Medical Office Assistant (MOA)

Note:  No online registration.  Students will be prepared for positions as an administrative professional in a medical office.  The MOA course includes training on multiple electronic medical record systems, front desk responsibilities, appointment scheduling, insurance billing and more. Students may begin with either Cycle A or Cycle B.  Students who successfully complete both cycles will be awarded a certificate of completion.

All students wishing to enroll in the MOA course for the first time MUST attend an orientation and pass an assessment before registering for the class.  The assessment is for typing, Microsoft Word, writing, and human relations skills.  Some candidates may be accepted on condition that they take other courses along with this course, to develop the above skills. Continuing students do not need to attend a second assessment to enroll.

Orientation & Assessment Dates:   (arrive by 5:15 pm)

Tuesday, 8/20/19, 5:30-9:30 PM, Room 111

Tuesday, 10/29/19, 5:30-9:30 PM, Room 111



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06750101
Berkeley Adult School
Room 111
Haynes 8/26 - 10/31 Mo We Th 06:30 PM - 09:30 PM $125.00 View
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06750102
Berkeley Adult School
Room 111
Haynes 11/4 - 1/23 Mo We Th 06:30 PM - 09:30 PM $125.00 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:  body structure and function, diseases and treatments.  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 8/26 - 11/1 Mo We Fr 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM $45.00 View
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06720102
Berkeley Adult School
Room 212
Green 11/4 - 1/24 Mo We Fr 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM $45.00 View