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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 Health and Human Services Commission and meets the 140 hour requirement. 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. All students must come in for an initial appointment before the course begins to complete the application paperwork. No discounts. Instructor Mary L. Piker, RN, BSN, BBA.

Line Dancing, Scoot Your Boots

Have fun burning calories while you learn line dance steps such as the Grapevine, Cha-Cha, Jazz Box and Kick-Ball Change. You'll also learn the Waltz Across Texas, Tush Push, Boot Scootin Boogie and many more. Join us for great exercise, good company and lots of fun. Please wear leather soled shoes. Registration fee is per person. No partner required. Instructors are Lynn and Jack Francis.

Work at Home as a Medical Transcriptionist

Medical transcription is a $12 billion annual industry in the U.S. and the demand for medical transcriptionists is soaring. If you want to choose your own hours, have a business at home, find clients easily and make great money, come discover a simple and cost-effective, step-by-step guide to the medical transcription business. Topics covered will include avoiding expensive and common mistakes, marketing your business easily, pricing, collections, equipment, software, professional organizations, networking and much more. A $20 optional workbook fee is payable to the instructor, Deborah Burns, an experienced medical transcriptionist who teaches across the country.

Spanish, Beginning 1

The very first step in learning Spanish is to learn the basics including the alphabet, articles, pronouns, nouns, simple prepositions, "to be" (present tense) and verb conjugations in past tense. You will also be able to convert English words into their Spanish equivalents. Begin to build your vocabulary with some common Spanish words. Chapters 1-9 will be covered in "Madrigal's Magic Key to Spanish." This is a distance learning class held through Zoom. Instructions for logging into Zoom will be emailed by the instructor prior to the first class meeting.

Dog Obedience

Do not be taken for a walk anymore! Come learn all the proper techniques for training your dog using positive reinforcement. A basic skill will be taught each week such as the heel, sit, stay, come and down commands. Learn the tricks to solving behavior problems. Dogs DO attend all sessions. Trainer Linda Weniger has over 40 years experience in all-breed training. Please bring proof of current vaccinations to first class. The registration fee is for one dog and adult.

Drawing Basics

At some point, all painters figure out that they need to know how to draw. This is your chance. You will learn how to properly sharpen and hold the pencil. Find new ways of shading, as well as understanding perspective and values. Learn how to draw anything by learning the basic structures in all objects; everything from line to composition. This is necessary information for all artists regardless of how long they have been drawing. Maren Phillips, MFA, is the instructor.

iPad® and iPhone® Beyond the Basics

Discover even more things your iPad® and iPhone® can do and some of the must-have apps for your devices. We will take an in-depth look at settings for your device that will help your usage as well as some apps that you should definitely download and begin using right away. Bring your iPad® and/or iPhone® to class fully charged and up to date. Prerequisite: iPad®/iPhone® Basics for Beginners or have equivalent knowledge. Instructor, Pamela Stephens.

Getting Started with Facebook

Does it seem like everyone but you is on Facebook? Do you want to keep up with grandchildren, children or classmates and friends? Learn how to navigate through Facebook; post a status update, photos or videos; send private messages and much more in this basic class for the very beginner. An already established Facebook account is required for this class. Don't forget to bring your login credentials to class so you can get started right away! Instructor, Pamela Stephens.

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