Healthcare

Healthcare Training

According to the Occupational Outlook Handbook, a government document, "many of the occupations projected to grow the fastest in the economy are concentrated in the healthcare industry." The Center for Workforce Development, as well as the Community Enrichment Center, offers healthcare courses that permit students to maintain their license, obtain certification, or brush up on skills.

Healthcare Job Training Programs

Certification Exams

Course Information Cr Hrs
CNA State Exam

This exam is for students who have either completed the CNA course within the last 6 months or are challenging the exam per DHSS guidelines.  Registration required at least 10 days prior to desired testing date.

Refund/Cancellation Policy: This course is non-refundable from time of registration.  A $45 change fee will be assessed for moving from one date to another.  If a test is cancelled by the college, you will receive a full refund. Failure to complete the test or inability to successfully complete the test does not constitute a reason for full or partial refund.

For more information, call 417-447-8888.

Course Dates Times Location Cost
WDH 558 Oct 06; M 9-3pm Off Site $200
WDH 558 Nov 10; M 9-3pm Off Site $200

 

Spring 2015 dates will be posted later in Fall of 2015.

CMT State Exam

This exam is for students who have either completed the CMT course within the last 6 months or are challenging the exam per DHSS guidelines.  

Refund & Cancellation Policy: This course is non-refundable from time of registration.  If a test is cancelled by the college, you will receive a full refund. A $45 change fee will be assessed for moving from one date to another. Failure to complete the test or inability to successfully pass the test does not constitute a reason for any refund.

 Course  Dates & Times  Location  Cost
 WDH 559  Call 417-447-8888 to schedule  TBD  $200

Personal Trainer

Course Information Cr Hrs
Certified Personal Trainer

This program blends the best of academic and hands-on training, offering online instructor-facilitated education, four days of live practical training, and a required 30-hour internship that will give you real-life experience you can put on your résumé. When you successfully complete all course requirements and the necessary CPR/AED first aid training, you'll receive your nationally-recognized World Instructor Training School (W.I.T.S.) Personal Trainer Certification -- a certification that can open the door to a great career in the fitness field.

Classes are ongoing and you can start at anytime.

Click here for more for more information or go to http://www.gatlineducation.com/otc/ for other classes and Financial Assistance.
Advanced Personal Fitness Trainer

The Advanced Personal Fitness Trainer Online Certificate Program will help you further your personal training education and incorporate specialized resistance training and functional movements. Learn a variety of advanced training skills and how to form effective partnerships with registered dietitians so you can develop nutritional programs for your clients. This course includes the entire basic Personal Fitness Trainer Program, along with additional material on nutritional management, resistance biomechanics, and functional flexibility. The Advanced Personal Fitness Trainer Program offers a more in-depth education for aspiring personal fitness trainers.

Classes are ongoing and you can start at anytime.

Click here for more for more information or go to http://www.gatlineducation.com/otc/ for other classes and Financial Assistance. 

Veterinary Medicine

Course Information Cr Hrs
Become a Veterinary Assistant I

Do you love animals? Have you ever thought about a career as a veterinary assistant? This course, taught by a practicing veterinarian and college instructor, will give you the information you need to prepare for work in veterinary hospitals. This is an online class.

Classes begin the middle of every month; go to www.ed2go.com/otc for more information!

 

Become a Veterinary Assistant II: Canine Reproduction Breeders

If you're a veterinary assistant or preparing to become one, this course will help you understand the essential facts so you can knowledgeably converse with clients on the complexities of canine reproduction. This is an online course.

Classes begin the middle of every month; go to www.ed2go.com/otc for more information!

Become a Veterinary Assistant III: Practical Skills

Learn the practical skills you'll need to be a valuable veterinary assistant or educated pet owner. Taught by a practicing veterinarian, this course is the third installment in our "Become a Veterinary Assistant" series. This is an online class.

 

Classes begin the middle of every month; go to www.ed2go.com/otc for more information!