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Southwestern offers Community Education courses fall term

Anne Matthews News

Coos Bay, OR – Southwestern Oregon Community College is offering noncredit Community Education classes online and face-to-face during fall term 2020. For remote learning, instructors will be utilizing our online learning platform through myLakerLink, as well as Zoom. Fall term begins on September 14, 2020 and runs through November 25, 2020. Some classes may be short-term with specific dates. Registration is now open and can be done online through myLakerLink or through our Student First Stop Centers. The centers can be reached by email or phone. Coos Campus First Stop is at [email protected] or 541-888-7352; Curry Campus First Stop is at [email protected] or 541-813-1667.

FACE-TO-FACE COURSES

COOS CAMPUS

RE 0100 65 REAL ESTATE BROKER LICENSE COURSE
This course prepares you for the Oregon Real Estate Broker’s License Exam. It’s a hybrid course, live lecture and 150 hours of online study. Call Stacey Harrison for more info at 503-551-4467 or email [email protected]
Instructor: Debra Roth
Location: Newmark 201
Cost: $600
Day: Tue 9/15-11/17
Time: 6:00pm-9:00pm
A study session will be held Saturday 11/21 from 9:00am-5:00pm in Newmark 201.

HE 0509 65 STANDARD FIRST AID & CPR/AED
This course follows the American Heart Association requirements to prepare the student with knowledge and skills to provide care in first aid, and adult, child, and infant CPR.
Instructor: Tamara Beardsley
ocation: Newmark 201
Cost: $60
Day: Saturday 12/5
Time: 8:00am-3:00pm

CURRY CAMPUS

HE 0509 95 STANDARD FIRST AID & CPR/AED
This course follows the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR) standards and OSHA requirements to prepare the student with knowledge, skills, and techniques necessary to recognize and provide care in first aid, respiratory and cardiac emergencies. American Heart Association cards will be issued upon successful completion of the course.
Instructor: Amber Espinoza
Location: Curry Campus 137A/B
Cost: $60
Day: Friday 11/13
Time: 8:30am-12:30pm

HE 0533 95 AHA BLS HEALTHCARE PROVIDER
This basic life support course teaches healthcare professionals how to perform CPR on victims of all ages, as well as other lifesaving skills, in a wide variety of in-hospital and out-of-hospital settings. American Heart Association cards will be issued upon successful completion of the course.
Instructor: Amber Espinoza
Location: Curry Campus 137A/B
Cost: $75
Day: Friday 11/13
Time: 1:00pm-5:00pm

ONLINE COURSES

WORKFORCE TRAININGS

IND 4100 65 TRAFFIC CONTROL FLAGGER CERTIFICATION
This training is an ODOT approved, safety training course covering the requirements for flaggers and approved techniques for moving traffic cautiously and consistently through work zones. For ages over 18. The class book is included in the cost; this book is needed to complete the training and is mailed to you. You will receive necessary credentials for employment upon successful completion.
Instructor: Michelle Holifield
Location: Online
Cost: $129

CHILD CARE PROVIDER TRAININGS
Southwestern childcare provider classes are offered through CARE Connections Child Care Resource & Referral. Classes are now being offered online. Please call to inquire and/or to register 541-888-7957.
The following classes are currently being offered:
● Department of Human Services (DHS) Child Care
Provider Orientation
● Family Child Care Provider Overview
● Recognizing & Reporting Child Abuse & Neglect (RRCAN)
● Introduction to Child Care Health and Safety (ICCHS)

SPECIAL INTEREST

HST 0212 65 AMERICAN CIVIL WAR STUDIES
This course examines specific incidents and personalities in the context of social change during the Civil War. Topics this term will include: Myths and Facts about Ulysses S. Grant, An Evening With General Grant via Zoom, the Battle of Bristoe Station, Gen. Gouverneur K. Warren, Montreal and the Confederate Secret Service, Germ Warfare, Ge. Albert Sidney Johnston, Life as a Bugler, The 37th Iowa Infantry, Edmund Ruffin, The USS Comanche Fiasco.
Instructor: John Hartman
Location: Live Online Zoom
Cost: $55
Day: Monday
Time: 6:30pm-7:50pm

CE 0201 65 CANNABIS 101
Recreational cannabis is legal in Oregon, and with this wide availability of products and legalization, more people are now interested in learning about the effects of cannabis for health. This class will provide information to help you understand the basics of cannabis and how it interacts with the body. We will discuss the history of cannabis, cannabis receptors, and various cannabinoids (CBD, THC).
Instructor: Heather Shelton & Carma Erickson-Hurt
Location: Live Online Zoom
Cost: $39
Day: Thursday 9/24
Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm

FITNESS

PE 0506 65 YOGA FOR HEALTH
A more challenging Yoga practice with benefits of restorative and therapeutic results for improved posture, balance, strength, flexibility and stress reduction, while calming and quieting the mind.
Instructor: Linda Laverty
Location: Online
Cost: $65

PE 0502 95 BETTER BONES AND BALANCE®
An introduction to Better Bones & Balance®, an exercise program designed to reduce the risk of osteoporosis and falling. Based on research of the Bone Research Laboratory at Oregon State University, this exercise program utilizes a simple weighted-vest exercise program to protect bones, by slowing bone loss and reduce fall risk by improving balance, muscle strength and power.
Instructor: Cheryl Seaton
Location: Live Online Zoom
Cost: $63
Day: Mon, Wed
Time: 10:00am-11:30am