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Certified Nursing Assistant Level 2 -  Registration for Fall 2014 Class Now Open 
CNA2 is an 80-hour noncredit course which includes lecture, skills lab and clinical practicum. You must hold a current unencumbered Oregon CNA1 license and meet all prerequisites by the registration deadline to take this course. No class 11/11 and 11/27. Registration/refund deadline 10/10, call (541) 383-7270 or email The following documents provide registration information and course prerequisites.

CNA2 Course Information Fall 2014 (pdf)
CNA2 Student Agreement Letter Fall 2014 (pdf)

Community Health Worker Online+Classroom
A Community Health Worker (CHW) is an outreach person who coordinates access and care to help bridge the gaps and eliminate barriers between health care, social services, and the needs of at-risk members of our community. This 80-hour course consists of 30 hours of classroom instruction combined with online learning (approx. 15 hours per week throughout the six week course). Classroom sessions: 10/8 (9am-noon); 10/15, 10/22, 10/29, 11/5 (9am-4pm) and 11/12 (9am-noon). Required books: Foundations for Community Health Workers (Berthold, Miller,& Avila-Esparza) and Motivational Interviewing in Health Care: Helping Patients Change Behavior (Rollnick, Miller & Butler). CCWD grant funds are available to assist with course fee and required books. More information: or call 541-383-7270. 
Terry Chianello                     Bend BEC 154       48566    
Online coursework begins 10/08
Classroom: 10/8 & 11/12                        9:00am-noon W
                  10/15, 10/22, 10/29 & 11/5    9:00am-4:00 W          
Cost $595                             

EMT I Refresher & Transition
This EMT refresher course covers 24 hours of Oregon state and national requirements and covers the required topics for EMT Basic to EMT transition.Course meets Dec. 5, 6, and 7. Registration/refund deadline 11/20/14.
Sinead James          Bend PON 102           48561    
12/5                        1:00pm-7:30 F 
12/6 & 12/7              8:00am-6:00 SaSu      Cost $275                      

Healthcare IT Technician
IT use is essential in the healthcare field. The CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician certification covers the knowledge and skills required to implement, deploy, and support healthcare IT systems in U.S. clinical settings. Earn a certification that puts you ahead of the rest. This class prepares you to take and pass the CompTIA HIT-001 Certification exam. IT staff can learn how to stay in compliance with all the changing rules and regulations and the computer operations that make this possible. Computer repair experience and/or helpdesk experience highly recommended. Cost does not include text or exam fee. No class on 11/11. Required text: Authorized Cert Guide, Healthcare IT Technician, ISBN 978-0-7897-4929-1.
Paul Stennett        5:30pm-8:30 Tu                   48587
10/7 to 11/18         Bend CHLAB MOBLAB       Cost $449

BLS for Health Care Providers Recertification
This Basic Life Support course is ONLY for participants who currently provide health care in a variety of settings, both in and out of the hospital and those who have taken a BLS for Health Care Providers course within the past 2 years. You will review CPR skills and relief of foreign-body airway obstruction for victims of all ages. This course is not a substitute for Heartsaver CPR. 
Kathleen Alexander         6:00pm-9:00 W          48651
10/1                               Bend PON 101          Cost $29

Spanish Health Care Interpreter Training
COCC offers Spanish Health Care Interpreter training to prepare bilingual individuals to serve as Health Care Interpreters in medical settings. If you are fluent in both the Spanish and English languages (written and spoken) and are interested in training to become a Health Care Interpreter, add your name to our interest list: 541-383-7270 or For more information, visit:

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