Fall 2013 Continuing Education Catalog
Educational, career, and personal development opportunities designed to address the needs of the South Bronx, Bronx, and Upper Manhattan communities.
Medical & Health Emergency Medical Technician Certificate Program Become an Emergency Medical Technician and be a part of the most exciting division in healthcare services. Learn life-saving techniques and be a true hero in emergency situations. The EMT-Basic program will provide you with the necessary skills to administer emergency prehospital care in common situations such as heart attacks, strokes and automobile accidents. Emphasis is placed on recognizing the symptoms of illness and injury and the application of proper procedures for emergency care. The curriculum follows the guidelines established by the New York State Department of Health, Bureau of Emergency Medical Services, and includes Basic Life Saving (BLS) trauma care, medical/environmental operations and 7 practical exercises: patient assessment, airway management and oxygen administration, bleeding control and fracture management, traction splinting, spinal immobilization, shock management and defibrillation. Students will take the NYS Emergency Medical Services written examination on Thursday, January 16, 2014. Course fee includes textbooks and EMT Equipment Package. Emergency Medical Technician Certificate Program T,W,Th 6:00pm to 9:30pm 10/1/13-1/16/14 CE2071-F01 161 hrs. 43 sessions $1,199 Prerequisite: GED速 or High School Diploma EMT Refresher T,W,Th 6:00pm to 9:30pm 10/1/13-1/16/14 CE2072-SP01 161 hrs. 43 sessions $395 First Aid Certification Learn how to prevent injuries and provide emergency care for infants, children and adults with this American Red Cross certification program. Covers sudden illness and injuries including burns, bleeding, and poisoning and muscle and bone/joint injuries. Certification is valid for up to two years. Course price includes certification fees. Sat. Fri. Sat. 9:30am to 12:30pm 2:00pm to 5:00pm 9:30am to 12:30pm 10/26/13 11/15/13 12/14/13 CE2009-F01 CE2009-F02 CE2009-F03 3 hrs. 1 session 3 hrs. 1 session 3 hrs. 1 session $35 $35 $35 Additional classes will be added based on demand CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers CPR/AED Course will include the basic techniques of adult and pediatrics CPR and use of an Automated External Defibrillator. Upon completion of this course, students receive an American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR/AED Course Completion Card that is valid for two years. Audience: Responders such as security personnel, health care professionals, teachers, parents, lifeguards, airline personnel, corporate employees, family members of patients at high risk for sudden cardiac death, other rescuers, and those who need or want to learn CPR and how to operate an AED. Fri Fri Fri 10:00am to 3:00pm 10:00am to 3:00pm 10:00am to 3:00pm 10/18/13 11/8/13 12/20/13 CE2006-F01 5 hrs. 1 session $99 CE2006-F02 5 hrs. 1 session $99 CE2006-F03 5 hrs. 1 session $99 Additional classes will be added based on demand 718-518-6656 c e d u @ h o s t o s . c u n y. e d u w w w. h o s t o s . c u n y. e d u / c o n t e d u 25