Healthcare Certification Courses
Common oral local anesthesia injection techniques and related background information
are addressed in this course. This course also covers neurophysiology, armamentarium,
basic injection techniques, complications, contraindications, and legal considerations
of administering local anesthetics to dental patients. A dentist contributes to both
course content and delivery. This course is designed explicitly for Dental Hygienists
to obtain certification to administer local anesthesia in the State of Florida. Satisfies
Florida Statute 466.017 (SB 1040). For additional information, including prerequisites
and registration packet, email email@example.com or call (850) 872-3819. (60 hours
includes 15 hours online, 15 hours didactic, 15 hours lab and 15 hours clinical externship)
Approved for DH. When scheduling course, ask about prerequisites.
Required Prerequisites at this link: Local Anesthesia Prerequisites
Fri. & Sat., Oct. 2, 3, 16, & 17, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Health Sciences Building, Room 142
Prepare for a career as a Phlebotomist in this 90-hour course. You will prepare for a national certification exam and learn how to collect blood specimens from patients and blood donors for laboratory analysis. Also, participants will study infection control techniques and how to interact with others. The 25% growth rate for the employment of phlebotomists is greater than other healthcare supported occupations (bls.gov). Important qualities: compassion, detail-oriented, dexterity, hand-eye coordination, and physical stamina. (bls.gov). Textbooks and supplies included.
Tues. & Thur., Sept. 29 - Dec. 10, 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
And Sat., Oct. 10, 24, & Nov. 7, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Student Union West Room 302
Gulf Coast State College Continuing Education offers career-focused education designed to help students quickly enter the workforce. Through an academic partnership, we are able to offer the following online training that incorporates interactive learning tools such as hands-on practice, videos, games, forums, and chat rooms into its curriculum. Click on the title of the following courses for job description, career outlook, course objectives, outline, fees, payment options, videos and more!
Sherrie Lock, Program Coordinator
Phone: (850) 872-3819