NEISD - Community Education

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Pharmacy Technician

This comprehensive 50 hour program will prepare students to work as a pharmacy technician in a retail or other pharmacy setting and to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board’s PTCB exam. Course content includes: pharmacy medical terminology, the history of pharmacy, the pharmacy practice in multiple environments, pharmacy calculations and measurements, reading and interpreting prescriptions and defining drugs by generic and brand names. Through classroom lecture and hands on labs, students will review dosage calculations, drug classifications, the “top 200 drugs”, I.V. flow rates, sterile compounding, dose conversions, aseptic technique, the handling of sterile products, total parenteral nutrition (TPN), dispensing of prescriptions, inventory control and billing and reimbursement. No discounts. Instruction provided by Condensed Curriculum International.

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Spring Detox - Feel Better, Look Better, Be Better

Why spring detoxification? Why choose foods according to the season? Learn how to restore and rejuvenate your health. Learn how to cleanse your body of accumulated toxins and get ready for the new season. Andrea Meyer, Chopra Center Certified Ayurvedic Lifestyle Educator will guide you through Ayurvedic cleansing practices that will help bring clarity and renewed energy into your life. This workshop includes a seven day detox plan and detox tea. A $5 supply fee is payable to the instructor at the beginning of class.

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Kayaking 101

Get outside and enjoy the waterways of San Antonio! Learn kayak terminology, river terminology, proper paddling techniques, how to self-rescue, river signals, how to plan a trip and how to select the appropriate kayaking gear for your needs. This class is taught at Acequia Recreation Area and concludes with a scenic paddle. A $10 supply fee, which covers all rental gear, is payable to the instructor at the beginning of class. Your instructor is Sarah Neal with Mission Adventure Tours. She is an American Canoe Association Certified Level 2 kayak instructor. No discount.

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Elements of Effective Web Design

If you are thinking about building a website or you already build websites, this class is for you. There are numerous critical elements that go into designing an effective site. This course takes you through the best practices of search engine, lightweight landing page, effective information layout (content and display), easy to navigate and the importance of a site with no errors. Join web designer Bill Kanyusik as he guides you through the process of creating your dream website.

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King William District Social Paddle

Are you looking for a fun date idea or a new activity to do with friends? Join Mission Adventure Tours on a social kayaking paddle trip. During this trip, you will paddle around the King William District section of the San Antonio River. This is an up and back trip. Extend the fun and stay after to join the group at a local restaurant for food and beverages of your choice. You must be 21+ to attend this class. Food and beverage is not included. No discount.

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Family Fairy Gardening (Ages 5-12)

Grownups grab your little ones (ages 5-12) and bring them to an afternoon of fairy gardening! Adults and kids alike will have fun choosing their container, picking their plants and fairies and customizing their fairy gardens by using their imagination. Bring your own container (10x10x4 is best) or purchase one from the instructor and come prepared to get a little dirty! A $30 supply fee, payable to the instructor at the beginning of class, covers all materials for your fairy garden. Registration and supply fee are for one fairy garden. Marianne Rodriguez owns Whimsical Fairy Gardens and has been gardening for over 20 years.

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Medication Aide Certification

Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) can complete this additional training to become certified to dispense medication to patients while working under the supervision of a Registered nurse. This class is approved by the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services and meets the required 140 hours. The state exam is scheduled at the end of the class. Eligibility requirements include: employment in a nursing home as a certified nurse aide with 90 days experience during the past year and a high school diploma or GED. Tuition includes text. No discounts. Instructor Mary L. Piker, RN, BSN, BBA.

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Tai Chi Chuan for Beginners

Tai Chi has been described as meditation in motion. Have fun, relax and experience various QiGong exercises and the Yang 24-movement short form. You will also learn how the movements of the form can be applied to self-defense, although that will not be a major focus of the course. Dr. James Clark, instructor.

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