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Certified Nursing Assistant Level 2 – Registration Now Open for Spring
CNA2 is an 88-hour noncredit course that includes lecture, skills lab and clinical practicum, meeting the 2015 OSBN revised requirements. You must hold a current unencumbered Oregon CNA1 license to register for the CNA2 course. Potential students must not have a criminal history that may prevent them from entering a nursing profession: More Information.

Please read this course information (pdf) with registration instructions.

Add your name to our CNA2 Interest List to be notified of future CNA2 courses. Information will be sent to you as it becomes available.

EMT Refresher Course
This EMT refresher course covers 24 hours of Oregon state requirements and some national requirements over three days. View a sample of the EMT Refresher Course Topic Schedule (pdf). Actual topic schedule will be emailed to students after registration, prior to the first class. To review complete NREMT requirements, go to NREMT Recertification. For questions about whether this class is acceptable for your specific NREMT or EMT license renewal, please contact the NREMT or the Oregon Health Authority. For any questions about your Oregon EMT license, please visit the Oregon Health Authority EMS website.
Sinead James           Bend PON 101            $295
3/23 F                        1:00PM-7:30PM
3/24 & 3/25 Sa, Su    8:00AM-6:00PM          Registration deadline is 3/14

To receive information on future course dates, add your name to our EMT Interest List.

Motivational Interviewing
COCC offers workshops throughout the year for practitioners to learn and build motivational interviewing skills. Visit our Motivational Interviewing webpage for upcoming courses and continuing education approval.


Focusing for Clinicians - Now Open for RegistrationFocusing for Clinicians
This experiential workshop provides specific knowledge for clinicians to help clients who are stuck in repetitive stories, not effectively progressing in therapy, or dealing with trauma, anxiety or shame. Going beyond mindfulness, Focusing increases the effectiveness of therapy by guiding clients' awareness into the body. The process allows individuals to be better equipped to withstand and accept discomfort during, and between, sessions. Focusing can be used by healing arts practitioners across a range of therapeutic modalities to increase the effectiveness of their practice. Learn how to apply Focusing whether you are practicing psychotherapy, massage therapy, medical interventions, yoga, or other complimentary health specialty. Six Continuing Education Units (CEUs).
Tara Breitenbucher              Bend BEC 154           $189
4/15 Su                                 9:00AM-5:00PM

CEU Information:

California Board of Nursing: The Focusing Therapy for Clinicians course though COCC Continuing Education is approved for 6 contact hours by the California Board of Nursing. This approval may meet continuing education requirements for other licensed professionals. Please check with your licensing board.

Oregon National Association of Social Workers (NASW): Focusing Therapy for Clinicians with COCC Continuing Education has been approved by the Oregon Chapter of NASW for 6 clinical CE’s Social Workers.

To be notified of workshop details, add your name to our Counselor and Therapist Continuing Education Interest List.


Spanish Health Care Interpreter Training - Next Course Begins Fall 2018
The Spanish Health Care Interpreter training prepares bilingual individuals to serve as Health Care Interpreters in medical settings and meets the Oregon Health Care interpreter law standards for entry-level training and education. Attend this free meeting to learn about this course and becoming a Spanish Health Care Interpreter. For more information, visit our Spanish Health Care Interpreter webpage. Registration for information session is recommended.

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CPR Classes - COCC offers American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR, Healthcare Professional/Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) classes.

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Professional Development Spring 18

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