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BUILDING BEDSIDE NURSING SKILL SEMINARS IV VENIPUNCTURE CERTIFICATION COURSES ZHEC-700-101 - Wednesday, October 5, 2011 ZHEC-700-300 - Tuesday, November 8, 2011 Time: 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM RACC, Schuylkill Hall, Room 210 This course offers a basic comprehensive program review of the anatomy and physiology of the venous system, vein identification, criteria for vein and device selection, equipment, complications, documentation, legal aspects and guidelines for infection control. Goal:

Provide the professional nurse with current knowledge in obtaining and maintaining peripheral venous access. Classroom competency will be obtained by completion of a test with a score of at least 80% and performance of a simulated peripheral IV insertion. Your employer is responsible for validating your bedside competency in performing a peripheral IV insertion in accordance with the institution/agency policies and procedures.

Learning At the conclusion of the course, the student will Objectives: be able to: • Identify the three venous layers of venous anatomy • Identify the superficial veins used for a peripheral venipuncture • List the factors considered in vein selection

Contact Hours:

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Certificates will be distributed at the completion of the program. Note:

Due to the 1992 OSHA Occupational Exposure and Blood Borne Standards, the practicum for this course will be performed on a model.

Presenter: Diane Price, RN, BSN, CRNI Diane received her diploma from the Reading Hospital School of Nursing and her BSN from Pennsylvania State University. She received her intravenous certification over 5 years ago. Diane lectures to graduate nurses and experienced nurses on a continuing basis. Currently, she is employed as an intravenous nurse with 25 years experience. IV VENIPUNCTURE CERTIFICATION PROGRAM 8:30 AM Registration 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM Anatomy and Physiology of the Venous System 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Techniques of IV Therapy 10:30 AM - 10:45 AM Break 10:45 AM - 11:15 AM IV Complications 11:15 AM - 11:45 AM Legal Aspects 11:45 AM - 12:30 PM Lunch

• Describe preventative and treatment measures for peripheral IV complications

12:30 PM - 1:00 PM Infection Control Guidelines

• Demonstrate the peripheral IV insertion procedure

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Venipuncture Practicum

Target Registered Nurses and Licensed Practical Nurses Audience: Tuition:

RACC is an approved provider (May 2010) of continuing nursing education by the PA State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Commission on Accreditation.

$150, includes program materials Lunch is not included. All participants will receive a certificate for 6 contact hours from Reading Area Community College.

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM Test 2:45 PM - 3:00 PM Test Review 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM Supervised Venipuncture Practicum

SPANISH LANGUAGE TRAINING SPANISH FOR NURSING ZHEC-200-103 - Saturdays, October 8 & 15, 2011 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM ZHEC-200-306 - Wednesdays, November 9 & 16, 2011 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM RACC, Schuylkill Hall, Room 210 This course is a comprehensive treatment of the language used by all nurses working in either a hospital or a doctor’s office setting. This course is intended for use by non-Spanish-speaking medical staff whether CNA, LPN, or RN, who wish to communicate directly with their Spanish-speaking patients. The goal of Spanish for Nursing is to prepare non-Spanish speaking nurses to use functional Spanish language skills to communicate professionally with Spanish-speaking patients and their families. This program was based on the Minimum Spanish for Maximum Communication™ principle developed and perfected by Command Spanish®, Inc. No prior knowledge of Spanish is required. Learning At the conclusion of the course, the student will Objectives: be able to: • Obtain medical history • Determine a patient’s chief complaint • Obtain vital signs • Explain routine procedures • Give discharge information and follow-up instructions Targeted Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses Audience: and Doctors’ Office Nurses. Tuition:

$195 - Tuition includes student manual with CD-roms.

Contact Hours:

All participants will receive a certificate for 6 contact hours from Reading Area Community College. Credits will be distributed at the completion of the program.

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WITH COMMAND SPANISH® E-TRAINING PROGRAMS, YOU CAN: • Promote better communication in the work environment. • Increase safety in the workplace. • Enhance workers’ job performance. • Decrease or remove communication barriers. • Receive cost-effective instruction without leaving your house. • Provide better service to persons in the Hispanic community. THE FOLLOWING COMMAND SPANISH® E-TRAINING COURSES ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE NOW: • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •

Command Spanish for Dental Hygienists ($99) Command Spanish for Dentists ($99) Command Spanish for Respiratory Therapists ($99) Spanish for Financial Institutions ($99) Spanish for Law Enforcement Officers ($99) Spanish for Construction Supervisors ($99) Spanish for the Community ($99) Spanish for Pharmacy Personnel ($99) Spanish for the Workplace ($99) Spanish for Hospital Nurses ($99) EARN CE’s* Spanish for Medical Office Nursing ($99) EARN CE’s* Spanish for Physicians ($99) Spanish for Library Personnel ($99) Spanish for Real Estate Sales ($99) Spanish for School Teachers ($99) Spanish for Emergency Medical Services ($99)

* Command Spanish®, Inc. and ALLEGRA Learning Solutions are co-providing these online courses. ALLEGRA Learning Solutions is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nursing Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. ALLEGRA Learning Solutions courses are acceptable for CE contact hours in all states.

To find out more information visit: www.racc.edu/CommunityEd/HCPS/Command Spanish.aspx and then register for any of the courses listed above!

Please contact Michele Furdyna: Phone: 610.607.6220 Email: mfurdyna@racc.edu

TABLE OF CONTENTS Building Bedside Nursing Skill Seminars . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 & 4 Spanish Language Training . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Prehospital Trauma Life Support Courses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 American Heart Association Training Center . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 - 8 Evening and Sessions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 - 13 Online Healthcare Professional Courses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 - 16 Registration Form . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 - 18 Campus Map and Directions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Register Online . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20

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BUILDING BEDSIDE NURSING SKILL SEMINARS PICC CERTIFICATION COURSE ZHEC-701-304 - Thursday, November 17, 2011 Time: 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM RACC, Schuylkill Hall, Room 210 There have been many advances and new technology in venous access. To keep pace with our demands for more sophisticated, long-term peripheral venous access devices, the peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) was developed. Special nursing skills and knowledge are required for the safe insertion and management of patients with this type of device. This course is an educational basis with performance for those professionals who are very adept at peripheral access. Learning At the completion of the program, the learner Objectives: will be able to: • Describe the difference between central circulation, mid-clavicular and peripheral circulation in relationship to proper PICC tip location • Identify the three veins used for PICC insertion • Explain the appropriate site care and flushing technique in the management of PICC’s • Demonstrate the proper technique for PICC insertion Tuition:

$150, includes program materials Lunch is not included.

Contact Hours:

All participants will receive a certificate for 4.5 contact hours from Reading Area Community College. RACC is an approved provider (May 2010) of continuing nursing education by the PA State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Commission on Accreditation. Certificates will be distributed at the completion of the program.

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Due to the 1992 OSHA Occupational Exposure and Blood Borne Standards, the practicum for this course will be performed on a model.

Presenter: Diane Price, RN, BSN, CRNI Diane received her diploma from the Reading Hospital School of Nursing and her BSN from Pennsylvania State University. She received her intravenous certification over 5 years ago. Diane lectures to graduate nurses and experienced nurses on a continuing basis. Currently, she is employed as an intravenous nurse with 25 years experience. PICC CERTIFICATION PROGRAM 9:00 AM - 9:15 AM PICC Introduction 9:15 AM - 10:30 AM Anatomy & Physiology 10:30 AM - 10:45 AM Break 10:45 AM - 11:00 AM Catheter Design 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM PICC Management 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM Lunch 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Complications 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM Legal Aspects 2:45 PM - 3:30 PM Catheter Insertion Technique with Practicum 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM Post Test & Review 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM Summary & Evaluation

PREHOSPITAL TRAUMA LIFE SUPPORT COURSES This course is designed to be an intensive 16-hour experience with scenario-based skills. It is designed to provide the EMT, EMT-P, or the PHRN with a specific body of knowledge related to the prehospital assessment and care of the trauma patient. Topics included are kinematics of trauma, assessment and management, shock, head, spine, abdominal and thermal trauma, advanced airway management and special considerations in geriatrics and pediatrics. Successful completion will be based on written and practical skills.

ZEMS-131-100 - Thursday, October 6 & Friday, October 7, 2011 ZEMS-131-300 - Saturday, November 12 & Sunday, November 13, 2011 Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM RACC, Schuylkill Hall, Room 210

Tuition:

$275, includes textbook Lunch is not included.

EMS Approval:

This course has been approved for 16 continuing education hours from the Pennsylvania EMS Council.

Prerequisites: EMT, EMT-P or PHRN or RN working in a trauma setting such as an emergency department Textbook and pretest must be picked up prior to the start of class.

PHTLS RECERTIFICATION COURSE ZEMS-145-101 - Saturday, September 24, 2011 ZEMS-145-301 - Friday, December 9, 2011 Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM RACC, Schuylkill Hall, Room 210

Textbook and pretest must be picked up prior to the start of class.

The PHTLS Refresher course is designed to be a highintensity learning and affirmation experience. The best dynamics for this are achieved in a single day focusing on trauma care. Must have current or recently expired certification. Tuition:

$200, includes textbook Lunch is not included.

EMS Approval:

This course has been approved for 8 continuing education hours from the Pennsylvania EMS Council.

Prerequisites: EMT, EMT-P or PHRN or RN working in a trauma setting such as an emergency department

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AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION TRAINING CENTER American Heart Association Training is available in the comfort of your home provided by Reading Area Community College.

COMPUTER SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: • 550 MHz CPU or higher • 64 MB RAM or higher

HEARTCODE BASIC LIFE SUPPORT (BLS) FOR HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS

• Hard Disk 50MB free

This course is for any healthcare provider who needs to learn adult/child/infant CPR and AED. Part 1 cognitive learning is completed online using interactive training at your pace and time. Part 2 is completed at RACC by practicing/testing of skills. Combination package with card is $110.

• 16 bit sound or more

HEARTCODE ADVANCED CARDIOVASCULAR LIFE SUPPORT (ACLS) Enhance skills in the treatment of adult cardiac arrest patients or other cardiopulmonary emergency patients. For emergency, intensive care or critical care healthcare providers such as physicians, nurses, paramedics, respiratory therapists and other professionals who may need to respond to a cardiovascular emergency. Part 1 is interactive online cognitive learning, followed by Part 2 skills test with an AHA ACLS instructor at RACC. Students are allowed up to 32 hours to complete Part 1, at their own pace and time, and additional time required for skills test (Part 2). CME/CE/CEH credit provided by the American Heart Association. Combination package with card is $225.

HEARTSAVER FIRST AID This course is designed for employee training at companies, corporations, businesses or other entities. It is also for employees and/or designated first responders who have a duty to respond to a first aid emergency because of job responsibilities or regulatory requirements. The content covers adult general principles of first aid, medical, injury and environmental emergencies. Part 1 is cognitive learning that is completed using an interactive online course at your own pace and time. Part 2 is a short skills practice with an AHA instructor at RACC. Combination package with card is $75.

HEARTSAVER FIRST AID WITH CPR AND AED This course is designed for employee training at companies, corporations, businesses or other entities. It is also for employees and/or designated first responders who have a duty to respond to a first aid emergency because of job responsibilities or regulatory requirements. The content covers adult general principles of first aid, medical, injury and environmental emergencies, adult CPR and AED. Part 1 is cognitive learning that is completed using an interactive online course at your own pace and time. Part 2 is a short skills practice with an AHA instructor at RACC. Combination package with card is $115. To register and pay for any of these courses, please call Michele Furdyna at 610.607.6220 or email mfurdyna@racc.edu. 6

• 256 color graphics or more • Mouse or other pointing device • Network Interface (TCP/IP) • Macromedia Flash 8 • Supported Operating Systems • Windows™ 98, ME, 2000, XP, 200 Supported Web Browsers • Internet Explorer 5 or higher • Firefox 1.5 or higher Other traditional classroom courses (AHA and others) are held at RACC on a routine basis. If you have any questions please call: Michele Furdyna, RN, BSN, MS Reading Area Community College Community Education Department 610.607.6220 The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in BLS, ACLS, and PALS and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the American Heart Association, and any fees charged for such a course do not represent income to the Association.

ACLS PROVIDER COURSE ZCPR-204-100 - Thursday, September 22 & Friday, September 23, 2011 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM ZCPR-204-300 - Tuesday, December 13 & Wednesday, December 14, 2011 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM RACC, Schuylkill Hall, Room 113 This course is designed to enhance skills in the treatment of adult cardiac arrest patients or other cardiopulmonary emergency patients. For emergency, intensive care or critical care healthcare providers such as physicians, nurses, paramedics, respiratory therapists and other professionals who may need to respond to a cardiovascular emergency. Tuition:

$250, includes textbook & pocket guide Lunch is not included.

Prerequisites: Must have current BLS for Healthcare Provider Certification and experience with interpretation and treatment of arrhythmias.

AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION TRAINING CENTER ACLS RECERTIFICATION COURSE ZCPR-205-100 - Wednesday, September 14, 2011 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM RACC, Schuylkill Hall, Room 113 This recertification course is designed to enhance skills in the treatment of adult cardiac arrest patients or other cardiopulmonary emergency patients. For emergency, intensive care or critical care healthcare providers such as physicians, nurses, paramedics, respiratory therapists and other professionals who may need to respond to a cardiovascular emergency. Tuition:

$175, includes textbook & pocket guide Lunch is not included.

Prerequisites: Must have current BLS for Healthcare Provider Certification, experience with interpretation and treatment of arrhythmias and ACLS card cannot be expired for longer than 30 days.

PALS PROVIDER COURSE ZCPR-208-300 - Thursday, November 3 & Friday, November 4, 2011 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM RACC, Schuylkill Hall, Room 113 This course is designed to provide the skills and knowledge to reduce the risk of the most common causes of cardiac arrest in infants and children. For emergency, intensive care or critical care healthcare providers such as physicians, nurses, paramedics, respiratory therapists and other professionals who may need to respond to a cardiovascular emergency. Tuition:

$250, includes textbook & pocket guide Lunch is not included.

Prerequisites: Must have current BLS for Healthcare Provider Certification and experience with interpretation and treatment of arrhythmias.

AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION CORE INSTRUCTOR COURSE Available by a self-paced online format. Textbook is required. Cost is $35 The objective of the American Heart Association Core Instructor Course is to provide the opportunity for instructors to improve their instructional skills. Instructors play a critical role in training people to save lives. For students to save lives they must thoroughly learn the skills that instructors teach. The better the instructor, the better chance that more lives will be saved.

AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION BLS & DISCIPLINE INSTRUCTOR COURSE ZCPR-302-100 - Tuesday, October 18, 2011 Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM RACC, Schuylkill Hall, Room 113 At the conclusion of this course, instructor candidates will be able to teach a BLS course using the video and lesson maps that are part of the American Heart Association curriculum. Course Completed the AHA Core Instructor Heart Prerequisites: Course, be associated with an AHA Training Center, have a current AHA BLS Healthcare Provider card. Student must demonstrate proficiency in BLS skills during class. Practical skill check and written exam will be given during class. Student must be able to complete all BLS skills without prompting and achieve 90% or better on written exam to pass the course. Tuition will NOT be refunded if course is failed. Tuition:

$275, includes all instructor and student manuals needed to teach BLS and Heartsaver courses (course DVDs not included). Lunch is not included.

AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION ACLS INSTRUCTOR COURSE ZCPR-317-300 - Tuesday, November 1, 2011 Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM RACC, Schuylkill Hall, Room 113 At the conclusion of this course, instructor candidates will be able to teach an ACLS course using the video and lesson maps that are part of the American Heart Association curriculum. Course Completed the AHA Core Instructor Course, Prerequisites: be associated with an AHA Training Center, have current AHA BLS Healthcare Provider and ACLS Provider cards. Student must demonstrate proficiency in ACLS skills during class. Practical skill check and written exam will be given during class. Student must be able to complete all ACLS skills without prompting and achieve 90% or better on written exam to pass the course. Tuition will NOT be refunded if course is failed. Tuition:

$350, includes complete ACLS Instructor Package (90-1041) and 2010 ECC Handbook (90-1000). Lunch is not included.

Targeted Anyone who wants to become an American Audience: Heart Association Instructor. The ideal candidate will be motivated to teach and facilitate learning. Please call 610.607.6220 to make arrangements to pay for and pick up the textbook.

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AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION TRAINING CENTER AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION PALS INSTRUCTOR COURSE ZCPR-316-300 - Tuesday, December 6, 2011 Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM RACC, Schuylkill Hall, Room 113 At the conclusion of this course, instructor candidates will be able to teach a PALS course using the video and lesson maps that are part of the American Heart Association curriculum. Course Completed the AHA Core Instructor Course, Prerequisites: be associated with an AHA Training Center, have current AHA BLS Healthcare Provider and PALS Provider cards. Student must demonstrate proficiency in PALS skills during class. Practical skill check and written exam will be given during class. Student must be able to complete all PALS skills without prompting and achieve 90% or better on written exam to pass the course. Tuition will NOT be refunded if course is failed.

Tuition: $350, includes complete PALS Instructor Package and 2010 ECC Handbook (90-1000). Lunch is not included. Please call 610.607.6231 to register and pay for course.

EVENING SESSIONS CHRONIC PAIN CLIENTS ZHEC-771-106 - Thursday, September 29, 2011 Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM RACC, Schuylkill Hall, Room 210 Chronic pain, CNP (Chronic Nonmalignant Pain), encompasses many types of diverse pain that can occur anywhere in the body. It exacts a high price from the client and his/her family or other caregivers. It represents a yearly cost of greater than $150 billion. You will learn about the most prevalent types of pain and current treatment modalities. You will learn the role of caregivers in managing these conditions. Learning At the conclusion of this course, the student will Objectives: be able to: • Differentiate acute versus chronic pain assessment tools • Identify the goals and types of treatment in managing headache syndromes, low back pain, sickle cell and osteoarthritis pain Tuition:

Contact Hours:

All participants will receive a certificate for 2 contact hours from Reading Area Community College. RACC is an approved provider (May 2010) of continuing nursing education by the PA State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Commission on Accreditation. Certificates will be distributed at the completion of the program.

Presenter: Kathleen S. Holm, MSN, RN Recently retired from a full-time appointment at RACC, Kathleen brings over 40 years of experience in caring for neuroscience clients and graduate education that spanned acute, malignant and chronic pain. She has taught in a variety of settings addressing pain management. Working with neurosurgeons demonstrated the need for an advanced practice nurse to manage the non-surgical clients with pain issues.

$25, includes program materials

Co-sponsored by Pennsylvania State Nurses Association District 2 and Xi Omega Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau 8

EVENING SESSIONS TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY ZHEC-768-100 - Tuesday, October 4, 2011 Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM RACC, Schuylkill Hall, Room 210 Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is a form of acquired brain injury that occurs when there is a sudden traumatic episode to the head that disrupts normal function of the brain. This can lead to death or disability. This course will discuss the diagnosis and management, long-term outcomes and prevention of traumatic brain injury. Learning Upon completion of the course, the participant Objectives: should be able to: • Describe the Glascow Coma Scale and how it is used as an assessment tool for TBI patients.

ELECTROCONVULSIVE THERAPY (ECT): SEPARATING FACT FROM FICTION ZHEC-770-102 - Wednesday, October 5, 2011 Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM RACC, Schuylkill Hall, Room 210 Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is a highly effective treatment for certain mental health disorders. Unfortunately, it may be under-utilized in the psychiatric care setting. This is in part due to fear and misunderstanding about the ECT procedure. This course will provide the facts about ECT, including history, ECT medications, how ECT is performed and the potential benefits and adverse effects. Learning At the conclusion of this course, the student will Objectives: be able to: • List two medications used in ECT

• List 3 treatment options for TBI patients

• Name two psychiatric disorders that may be treated with ECT

Tuition:

$25, includes program materials

• Discuss potential risks of ECT

Contact Hours:

All participants will receive a certificate for 2 contact hours from Reading Area Community College. RACC is an approved provider (May 2010) of continuing nursing education by the PA State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Commission on Accreditation. Certificates will be distributed at the completion of the program.

Presenters: Abby Eddinger, PA-C Abby works with the Trauma Services at The Reading Hospital and Medical Center. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Biology from University of Deleware and earned a Master of Medical Science in Physician Assistant Studies from Arcadia University. She also has experience as an EMT along with working in a variety of emergency room settings. Amanda R. McNicholas, MSN–CRNP Amanda is the Lead Advanced Practioner with the Trauma Services at The Reading Hospital and Medical Center. She obtained her BSN and MSN–CRNP from Temple University. Amanda has past experience in the emergency room, school nursing and teaching experience as well as her trauma experience. She was given an Excellence in Advanced Practice Nursing Award at The Reading Hospital and Medical Center.

Tuition:

$25, includes program materials

Contact Hours:

All participants will receive a certificate for 2 contact hours from Reading Area Community College. RACC is an approved provider (May 2010) of continuing nursing education by the PA State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Commission on Accreditation. Certificates will be distributed at the completion of the program.

Presenter: Robert A. Rice Jr., BS, RN-BC Robert has been involved in mental health care since 2001, working with all age groups. He graduated from Penn State with a psychology degree and ADN. He is currently pursuing a BSN from Alvernia University. He is also a Clinical Practice Educator at The Reading Hospital and Medical Center.

Co-sponsored by Pennsylvania State Nurses Association District 2 and Xi Omega Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau 9

EVENING SESSIONS UNDERSTANDING THE SIGNIFICANCE OF MEDICAL LABORATORY TEST RESULTS This course is designed for health care employees who wish to increase their understanding of clinical laboratory tests. The course will cover the rationale for tests that are ordered, the interpretation of lab results and the clinical significance in providing better patient care. Case studies will be used to correlate laboratory data with disease states. The content for this course is split into two-hour modules with specific focus to a given topic area. Come to one or both. Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of the course series, the student will be able to: • Describe the clinical implications of proper interpretation of the most commonly ordered laboratory tests • Apply knowledge of laboratory testing to case studies involving collection procedures and correlation of lab results with disease states

MODULE I - UNDERSTANDING THE SIGNIFICANCE OF MEDICAL LABORATORY TEST RESULTS: HEMATOLOGY ZHEC-749-104 - Wednesday, October 12, 2011 Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM RACC, Schuylkill Hall, Room 210 Topic Areas:

Lab overview, specimen collection, D-Dimer, CBC, PT, PTT, and coagulation studies

Tuition:

Contact Hours:

$25, includes program materials All participants will receive a certificate for 2 contact hours from Reading Area Community College. RACC is an approved provider (May 2010) of continuing nursing education by the PA State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Commission on Accreditation. Credits will be distributed at the completion of the program.

MODULE II - UNDERSTANDING THE SIGNIFICANCE OF MEDICAL LABORATORY TEST RESULTS: CHEMISTRY ZHEC-750-302 - Tuesday, November 15, 2011 Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM RACC, Schuylkill Hall, Room 210 Topic Areas:

Cardiac, liver, and renal studies, electrolytes, glucose, thyroid tests, urinalysis and lipid profiles

Tuition:

$25, includes program materials

Contact Hours:

All participants will receive a certificate for 2 contact hours from Reading Area Community College. RACC is an approved provider (May 2010) of continuing nursing education by the PA State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Commission on Accreditation. Credits will be distributed at the completion of the program.

Presenter: Alayne Fessler, MEd, MT (ASCP) Alayne received her bachelor’s degree in biology from Susquehanna University, her certificate in medical technology from Saint Joseph School of Medical Technology and her master’s degree in education from Penn State. She is currently the program director of the Medical Laboratory Technician Program at Reading Area Community College.

Co-sponsored by Pennsylvania State Nurses Association District 2 and Xi Omega Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau 10

EVENING SESSIONS CHEST X-RAY 101 ZHEC-766-105 - Wednesday, October 19, 2011 Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM RACC, Schuylkill Hall, Room 210 This two-hour course offers a review of basic chest x-ray (CXR) interpretation for healthcare providers. Fundamentals of radiography, standard positions for CXR and evaluation of the technical quality of the CXR will be reviewed. Radiographs will be utilized in class for demonstration purposes and for participants to practice inspection of a CXR. Learning Upon completion of Objectives: the course, the participant should be able to: • Demonstrate systematic interpretation of a basic x-ray, identifying key landmarks, major organs and structures of a normal CXR • Identify abnormalities on CXR to include hyperinflation, pneumo- or hemothorax, pleural effusions, infiltrates, atelectasis, endotracheal tube positioning, presence of invasive lines and chest tubes and chest deformities and others Tuition:

$25, includes program materials

Contact Hours:

All participants will receive a certificate for 2 contact hours from Reading Area Community College. RACC is an approved provider (May 2010) of continuing nursing education by the PA State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Commission on Accreditation. Certificates will be distributed at the completion of the program.

Presenter: Wendy J. Dunlop, BS, RRT Wendy is a Registered Respiratory Therapist with 22 years of experience in various clinical settings. She is currently the Director of Clinical Education for the Respiratory Care Program at RACC and has a total of 13 years of experience teaching nursing and respiratory students throughout her career. She obtained her BS degree in Psychobiology and Behavioral Health Medicine from Albright College before entering the profession of Respiratory Care.

ACUTE PAIN MANAGEMENT ZHEC-772-107 - Thursday, October 13, 2011 Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM RACC, Schuylkill Hall, Room 210 Acute Pain Management has come a long way from painful IM injections, untreated side effects and pain not being addressed in acute care facilities. You will be able to fine tune your pain assessment with the prescribed treatment regimen and discuss with the prescribing healthcare professional concerns you have about a client’s pain report. You will be able to identify who is at risk for undesirable side effects and how to recognize the “difficult” client. Discussion will include the WHO ladder of analgesia, principles of pharmacology, complications of pain management and steps to manage the continued problems with clients and their regimens. Learning At the conclusion of this course, the student will Objectives: be able to: • Apply the assessment findings to “fine tune” the pain treatment • Demonstrate mastery of an equianalgesic chart in changing treatment modalities Tuition:

$25, includes program materials

Contact Hours:

All participants will receive a certificate for 2 contact hours from Reading Area Community College. RACC is an approved provider (May 2010) of continuing nursing education by the PA State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Commission on Accreditation. Certificates will be distributed at the completion of the program.

Presenter: Kathleen S. Holm, MSN, RN Recently retired from a full-time appointment at RACC, Kathleen brings over 40 years of experience in caring for neuroscience clients and graduate education that spanned acute, malignant and chronic pain. She has taught in a variety of settings addressing pain management. Working with neurosurgeons demonstrated the need for an advanced practice nurse to manage the non-surgical clients with pain issues.

Co-sponsored by Pennsylvania State Nurses Association District 2 and Xi Omega Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau 11

EVENING SESSIONS DIAGNOSIS & TREATMENT OF EPILEPSY ZHEC-765-301 - Thursday, November 10, 2011 Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM RACC, Schuylkill Hall, Room 210

NEW MEDICATIONS FOR DIABETES ZHEC-726-303- Thursday, December 1, 2011 Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM RACC, Schuylkill Hall, Room 210 This course is for the nurse who cares for patients with Type I or Type II diabetes in any practice setting. Learn what’s new in pathophysiology and medication trends. Learning • Identify current Objectives: medications used to treat diabetes • Describe how pathophysiology drives treatment devices

Epilepsy is a chronic disorder characterized by recurrent, unprovoked seizure activity. This session will discuss types of seizures, nursing assessment and interventions such as drug therapy, nonsurgical and surgical management. Learning At the conclusion of this course, the student will Objectives: be able to: • Describe the various classifications of seizures • List several best practice patient care strategies for status epilepticus Tuition:

$25, includes program materials

Contact Hours:

All participants will receive a certificate for 2 contact hours from Reading Area Community College. RACC is an approved provider (May 2010) of continuing nursing education by the PA State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Commission on Accreditation. Certificates will be distributed at the completion of the program.

Tuition:

$25, includes program materials

Contact Hours:

All participants will receive a certificate for 2 contact hours from Reading Area Community College. RACC is an approved provider (May 2010) of continuing nursing education by the PA State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Commission on Accreditation. Certificates will be distributed at the completion of the program.

Presenter: Lois Wade, RN, MSN, CDE Lois is a Diabetes Clinical Nurse Specialist. She earned her BSN from Widener University and her MSN from DeSales University. She is certified in diabetes education. Lois has over 25 years of nursing experience including critical care, acute hemodialysis and patient education. Currently, she is a clinical nurse specialist at The Reading Hospital Diabetes Center.

Presenter: Michele Furdyna, RN, BSN, MS Michele obtained her Diploma RN from The Reading Hospital School of Nursing, her BSN from Alvernia College and her MS from Saint Joseph’s University. She has over 20 years of nursing experience in critical care and emergency nursing. Also, she has worked in the education field for over 10 years. Co-sponsored by Pennsylvania State Nurses Association District 2 and Xi Omega Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau 12

EVENING SESSIONS TIME IS BRAIN . . . LEARN HOW TO SAVE IT! ZHEC-769-305 - Wednesday, December 7, 2011 Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM RACC, Schuylkill Hall, Room 210 Stroke remains the #1 cause of disability in the United States. This course will provide a general overview of the pathophysiology of this devastating insult. New research on the advances in prevention, education and treatments will be presented. Learning Upon completion of the course, the participant Objectives: should be able to: • Describe the pathophysiology of a stroke • List 2 latest research theories in the treatment of strokes Tuition:

$25, includes program materials

Contact Hours:

All participants will receive a certificate for 2 contact hours from Reading Area Community College.

Presenter: Joy J. Sweeney, RN, BSN Joy is the Community Stroke Educator at St. Joseph Medical Center. She is a graduate of Methodist Hospital School of Nursing in Philadelphia and received her BSN from Alvernia University, where she is enrolled in the MSN program.

RACC is an approved provider (May 2010) of continuing nursing education by the PA State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Commission on Accreditation. Certificates will be distributed at the completion of the program.

Wanted: Healthcare Professional Instructors Do you like teaching other healthcare professionals? Do you have experience in a particular field? Contact us if you are interested in making extra money doing something you love . . . teaching others! Send us your letter of intent along with a rèsumè. The letter should include topic(s) you can teach or can be an expert facilitator of and also include your ideas for future healthcare conferences. Your rèsumè needs to include qualifications and experience. Send to: mfurdyna@racc.edu

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ONLINE SHORT TERM HEALTHCARE COURSES Certificate in Gerontology - (44 contact hours) Earn a certificate proving you have the skills required to meet the health needs of a rapidly aging population. $205 Certificate in End-of-Life Care - (26 contact hours) Earn a certificate proving you understand the needs of individuals living with debilitating, chronic or terminal issues. $190 Certificate in Bioenergy and Spiritual Healing - (26 contact hours) This certificate program meets the continuing education needs of medical professionals who work with or want to work with energy healing. $190 Certificate in Spirituality, Health and Healing - (25 contact hours) Enhance your professional marketability by recognizing the impact spiritual values and beliefs have on health and healing.

ONLINE SHORT TERM HEALTHCARE COURSES WITH RACC & ED2GO PARTNERSHIP Online short-term courses provide a wide variety of knowledge and skills for professional and personal development. Experience top quality courses developed by nationally recognized instructors and college professors. Lessons are provided online and can be completed at your own pace, usually in one to six weeks with two lessons per week. The start dates for the summer/fall 2011 courses are: August 17, September 21, October 19, November 9 and December 14. For more information or to register for an online short-term course, please visit www.ed2go.com/readingacc. Students can contact RACC with any questions at 610.607.6232 or 610.607.6231. Courses are approved for Act 48 credits through RACC. Contact mfurdyna@racc.edu for more information. Nursing contact hours are available through ALLEGRA provided by Ed2Go for some courses. ALLEGRA Learning Solutions, LLC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Here are a few courses that are offered. Please visit www.ed2go.com/readingacc for more details and other courses that are offered. Legal Nurse Consulting - (24 contact hours) Begin a career by helping attorneys understand and resolve medical cases and claims. $99 Certificate in Legal and Ethical Issues in Nursing (23 contact hours) Examine key legal and ethical issues to improve your practice and provide better patient care. $170 14

Certificate in Pain Assessment and Management (24 contact hours) This certificate provides an overview of the mechanisms of pain, the multidisciplinary methods of assessment, management and treatment of pain, which include adults, children and the elderly with cancer related and non-cancer related pain. $170 Certificate in Complementary and Alternative Medicine (28 contact hours) Enhance your professional marketability by gaining a broad understanding of alternative health care options. $210 Certificate in Perinatal Issues - (14 contact hours) Stay current with emerging trends affecting chidbearing women, newborns and families. $110 Certificate in Integrative Health - (67 contact hours) In this 12-lesson Certificate in Integrative Health program, designed for both health care professionals and consumers, you’ll learn the fundamentals of the person-centered and person empowered approach to health care. You’ll cover topics including holistic stress management, health and the human spirit, energy healing, elements of meditation, healing environments, Chinese medicine, Ayurvedic medicine, humor and health, music therapy and sound healing, integrative nutrition, therapeutic massage and bodywork, and healing effects of physical activity. $475 Please note that once the course is accessed either by requesting materials or viewing lessons, there are no refunds.

ONLINE HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONAL COURSES ONLINE HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONAL CONTACT HOURS/CEUs http://healthceu.racc.edu Over 650 courses! RACC offers online flexible, affordable and interactive training in a variety of healthcare subjects to support your annual CE requirements and certifications. Benefits:

Corporate Compliance Series Library Every employee plays a role in corporate compliance. Corporate Compliance Series explains these roles, including false claims and whistleblower policies, Stark Law, EMTALA, the Anti-Kickback Statute and HIPAA as they pertain to clinical, non-clinical and administrative staff members. Regulatory Library The Core Regulatory Library is a collection designed to train on the most current regulations and standards of practice. The Core Regulatory Library gives you the flexibility to train employees whenever hiring needs dictate and simplifies tracking training compliance. Core Regulatory Library provides the foundation for clinical and non-clinical staff and will help organizations reduce risk, increase employee competency and remain compliant.

• Affordability • Training available in many areas such as disease states, clinical practice and patient care • Flexibility • Easily accessible quality continuing education

Features:

• Quality interactive training using audio and video media

Supports:

• Annual CE Requirements

Clinical Practice Series The Clinical Practice Series offers a comprehensive library of courses with CE credit covering crucial areas for practice. The Series is designed to strengthen clinical competency for nurses and other hospital staff, increase adoption of evidence-based practices in crucial areas, and enhance recruitment and retention of nurses and staff. Categories such as Disease States, specific nursing areas such as Critical Care, Emergency, Newborns and Oncology, Pharmacotherapy, Pain Management and Patient Care Basics are available in this series.

• Clinical Competency Initiatives • RN, SW Certifications (CNOR, CEN, CCRN, etc.) Continuing Education Credit: Contact hours are provided by HealthStream which is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Behavioral Health Library (Example subjects: ADHD, Bipolar Disorders, Substance Abuse in Older Adults, and many more). This library provides course information on behavioral health, substance abuse, developmental disability and child welfare service. Target audience includes any healthcare professional such as nurses, therapists, psychologists, case managers and social workers.

Coding and Billing Library This library is designed to help optimize reimbursement and ensure coding compliance in the inpatient and outpatient settings. It is recommended for all coding staff members. This library of 40 coding courses provides training on inpatient ICD-9-CM coding and outpatient CPT coding for new coders as well as experienced veterans. The Coding Library is a convenient way for organizations to help their coders get the ongoing education they need. Target audience includes Coding Specialists, Coding Managers, Reimbursement Specialists, Compliance Auditors and Analysts, Hospital-Based Clinic Managers, Directors of Patient Accounts and Outpatient Billing Personnel. EMS Course Library Over 50 courses approved by PA Department of Health for First Responders, EMT, EMT-P and PHRN for both medical/trauma and other categories. Topics range from airway to trauma. For more information, please contact: Michele Furdyna RN BSN MS 610.607.6220 email at healthceu@racc.edu

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ONLINE HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONAL COURSES Are you a healthcare professional who likes to learn independently and is comfortable with a computer? Do you need contact hours/CE/CEU’s for professional development or to renew certifications and licenses? If so, RACC’s new online Healthcare courses might be an option for you. Here is a short list from our over 650 Course Library of popular topics: Target Audience Any healthcare professionals such as nurses, therapists, psychologists, case managers and social workers

Subject

Credit Information

Cost

American Psychological Association: 4.0 contact hours Alzheimer's Disease

National Board of Certified Counselors: 4.0 contact hours

$12

National Association of Social Workers: 4.0 CE American Nurses Credentialing Center: 4.0 Contact hours American Psychological Association: 4.0 contact hours Association of Social Work Boards: 4.0 contact hours

Any healthcare professionals such as nurses, therapists, psychologists, counselors, case managers and social workers

National Social Work: 4.0 contact hours Bipolar Disorder

National Board of Certified Counselors: 4.0 contact hours

$12

This program is approved by the National Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC) CE Provider #0484 for 4.0 contact hours American Nurses Credentialing Center: 4.0 contact hours American Psychological Association: 2.0 contact hours Association of Social Work Boards: 2.0 contact hours

Any healthcare professionals such as nurses, therapists, psychologists, counselors, case managers and social workers

Confidentiality of Substance Abuse Treatment

Breining Institute for Registered Addiction Specialists: 2.0 contact hours National Board of Certified Counselors: 2.0 contact hours

$12

This program is approved by the National Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC) CE Provider #0484 for 2.0 contact hours American Nurses Credentialing Center: 2.0 contact hours

Nurses

Gastrointestinal Cancers

American Nurses Credentialing Center: 2.8 Contact hours

$10

Nurses

Management of Patients With Pneumonia

American Nurses Credentialing Center: 1.5 Contact hours

$10

Nurses

Neurological System Assessment

American Nurses Credentialing Center: 2.1 Contact hours

$10

Nurses

Assessment and Diagnosis of Hypertension

American Nurses Credentialing Center: 2.1 Contact hours

$10

Nurses, social workers

End-of-Life Issues and Palliative Care

American Nurses Credentialing Center: 1.7 Contact hours

$10

To learn more about our affordable and quality Healthcare Professional Courses, please visit our website at http://healthceu.racc.edu or contact Michele Furdyna at 610.607.6220 or mfurdyna@racc.edu

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Workforce and Economic Development/Community Education READING AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE www.racc.edu Please print legibly in blue or black ink.

Full legal name: __________________________________________ ____________________________ __________________________ Last name

First name

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Previous name(s) used (if applicable): ________________________________________________________________________________ Social Security Number: ___________ - ___________ - ___________ The federal Privacy Act of 1974 requires that you be notified that disclosure of your Social Security Number is not mandated by law; however, failure to do so may delay or prevent your enrollment. The College uses your Social Security Number to maintain accurate academic and financial records. In addition, the financial aid application and tax credit information require the Social Security Number. The College will not disclose your Social Security Number for any purpose not required by law without your consent. Additional paperwork will be required if you choose not to provide your Social Security number.

Date of birth: _______ _______ ________ Month

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EMERGENCY CONTACT INFORMATION In case of an emergency, contact: _______________________ Phone: ________________________ ________________________ Name

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REGISTRATION FORM CONTINUED Who is responsible for payment? (check one)

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If sponsored by a company or other organization, please provide the following contact information: Company/Organization Name: ___________________________________________ Contact Person: _________________________ Phone Number: ___________________________________________ email address: _________________________________________ Mailing address: ___________________________________________________________________________________________________ Street address

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Authorized Signature of Company/Organization: _____________________________________________________________________ Note: If a prerequisite exists for a course, documentation must accompany this registration form. For all Public Safety Training: A completed signed liability form must accompany this registration form. I authorize Reading Area Community College (RACC) to release a copy of my competencies, evaluation and attendance records to my employer and prospective employers who request training information. Additionally, I authorize RACC to release any and all information necessary to secure payment on my behalf to any funding source. REQUIRED!

Signature of registrant: ________________________________________________________________ Date: ____________________

Credits needed:

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q RN

q LPN

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If the College withdraws a course, your tuition will be refunded in full. Instructor substitutions may be made in emergencies and at the discretion of RACC. Written refund requests must be received one week before classes begin. No refunds will be issued after this date. Please allow 2 - 3 weeks for a refund.

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Tuition payment must be paid at the time of registration. Mail to: Office of Community Education, Reading Area Community College, P.O. Box 1706, Reading, PA 19603 Amount Enclosed: $ _____________ Type of card:

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Register in person: 3rd floor reception desk, Schuylkill Hall Reading Area Community College, 111 Riverfront Drive, Reading, Pa Register by phone: VISA, MasterCard or Discover 610.607.6231 or 610.607.6232 Monday & Thursday – 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM Tuesday & Wednesday – 8:00 AM - 6:30 PM Friday – 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM 18

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READING AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE CAMPUS MAP Free parking in the parking garage!

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Penn Street Bridge Second Street Franklin Street Front Street Faculty & Staff Parking Student Lot B 2nd St. Entrance to Lot B

Directions to RACC Traveling West - PA Turnpike Take the Morgantown Interchange exit, 176 North, for approximately 14 miles. Take the 422 West exit. Follow until you get to the exit marked Penn Street, Reading. Take the exit and you will immediately cross a bridge. Stay in the right lane, and the College is on the right. Turn right onto Second Street (you'll pass the front of the Berks Hall), go one block and turn right onto Franklin Street. You can park in the parking lot on the left or make a right onto Front Street, pass under the bridge and park in the lot on the left or in the parking garage to the right. Traveling via 422 West from King of Prussia Take 422 West. Take exit marked Penn Street, Reading. Immediately cross a bridge and the College is on the right. Turn right onto Second Street after crossing the bridge (you'll pass the front of the College), go one block and turn right onto Franklin Street. Go to the first stop sign. Either park in the parking lot on the left or make a right onto Front Street, go under the bridge and park in the lot on the left opposite the parking garage.

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Student Lot E Parking Garage Berks Hall Competition Tire Schuylkill Hall The Yocum Library Penn Hall

15. Gust Zogas Student Union Building 16. Schmidt Training & Technology Center 17. Miller Center for the Arts

Traveling via Route 61 Follow Route 61 South. Take 222 South Lancaster/Lebanon exit. Take exit 422 East. Take exit marked Penn Street, Reading. Immediately cross a bridge and the College is on the right. Turn right onto Second Street, after crossing the bridge (you'll pass the front of the College), go one block and turn right onto Franklin Street. Go to the first stop sign. Park in the parking lot on the left or make a right onto Front Street. Go under the bridge and park in the lot on the left opposite the parking garage. Traveling via Route 222 From 222 South take the exit marked 222 South Lancaster /176 /422. Continue on this bypass. Take exit 422 East. Take Penn Street, Reading exit. Immediately cross a bridge and the College is on the right. Turn right onto Second Street after crossing the bridge (you'll pass the front of the College), go one block and turn right onto Franklin Street. Go to the first stop sign and either park in the parking lot on the left or make a right onto Front Street. Go under the bridge and park in the lot on the left opposite the parking garage.

Reading Area Community College, an equal opportunity college, does not discriminate against persons in employment, educational programs or activities, vocational programs or awarding of contracts based on race, gender, religion, national origin, age, color, sexual orientation, veteran status or disability. This Board of Trustees policy #840 on nondiscrimination extends to all other legally protected classifications and is published in accordance with state and federal laws including Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Affirmative Action inquiries should be directed to the Affirmative Action Officer, RACC, P.O. Box 1706, Reading, PA 19603 (610.372.4721).

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Reading Area Community College Community Education Schuylkill Hall - Room 309 10 South Second Street Reading, Pennsylvania 19603-1706 www.racc.edu

REGISTER ONLINE

Register Online Enroll immediately in the classes you want! The online registration system saves you time and postage costs, and is available at your convenience. • Go to www.racc.edu. • Select WebAdvisor from the Quick Links menu at top right of homepage. • Select Community Education. • Previous Users will use the LOG IN tab at the top of page. • First-Time Users: click on “I’m New to WebAdvisor” link. • Enter Course Code Number exactly as printed in the brochure.

• Click SUBMIT. • Proceed through the next several registration screens entering the required information and submitting at end of each screen. • Verify your class and payment, then select REGISTER NOW and complete credit card information. • You will receive a printable confirmation when the transaction is complete. For questions and assistance, call 610.607.6231 or 6232.


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