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Healthcare Continuing Education Courses

GCSC is an approved provider of continuing education for the following professions (50-833)
Healthcare Approval Codes:

Dental Hygienist (DH)
Dentist (DN)
EMT & Paramedic (EMS)
Nursing Home Administrator (NHA)
CNA, LPN, RN, ARNP (NU)


LCSW, LMFT, LMHC  (PS)
OT, COTA (OT)
PT, PTA (PT)
RRT, CRT (RC)    
FL Department of Health Bureau of Radiation Control Provider # 3200457 (RAD)                                            

Instructor-Led CE Courses

Phlebotomy Fundamentals  Register!
Are you looking for a different path within the healthcare industry? Consider phlebotomy training! This one-day course provides what you need to know to perform routine blood collection: dedicated tubes, processes and procedures, infection control, and professional patient interaction. If pursuing a career as a phlebotomy technician, this course will provide a great introduction for the Phlebotomy Technician Program. Approved 6 hours | NU.

Sat, June 9 | 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Student Union East, Rm 244
CRN: 95032 | XHE0107 | Fee: $75

Sat, Sept 29 | 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Student Union East, Rm 244
CRN: 98123 | XHE0107 | Fee: $75

Sat, Nov 3 | 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Student Union East, Rm 244
CRN: 98124 | 8:00 am - 2:30 pm


FL Approved CE - Instructor-Led & Blended Learning Courses

The following five courses are scheduled for all new Health Sciences students and each are CEU approved for multiple healthcare professions regulated by Florida Department of Health.  Material is updated each term and the passion for the subject matter is shared by each instructor.

Prevention of Medical Errors  Register!
Thurs, Aug 16 | 8:30 am - 10:30 pm
Student Union East, Rm 232 Conference Center
CRN: 98098 | XHE0005 | Fee: $16 

Infection Control   Register!
Thurs, Aug 16 | 10:40 am - 11:40 pm
Student Union East, Rm 232 Conference Center
CRN: 98099 | XHE0004 | Fee: $8 

HIPAA   Register!
Thurs, Aug 16 | 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Student Union East, Rm 232 Conference Center
CRN: 98100 | XHE0003 | Fee: $8 

TB Mask Fit   Register!
Thurs, Aug 16 | 2:40 pm - 4:40 pm
Student Union East, Rm 232 Conference Center
CRN: 98116 | XHE0111 | Fee: $16

Domestic Violence   Register!
Fri, Aug 17 | 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Student Union East, Rm 232 Conference Center
CRN: 98103 | XHE0007 | Fee: $16

HIV AIDS - 2 hour   Register!
Fri, Aug 17 | 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Student Union East, Rm 232 Conference Center
CRN: 98104 | XHE0008 | Fee: $16


Menopause, Bone Density Changes, and Risk for Osteoporosis  Register!
Why do menopausal women have a higher risk for bone fracture and osteoporosis? This course is an interactive presentation designed to increase the participant's knowledge about changes in bone density after menopause that can increase the risk for osteoporosis. The content is a step-by-step progression designed to inform about hormonal loss, fracture risk assessment, proactive lifestyle modifications aimed at improving bone health, and diagnostic testing needed for women screening high risk for a fracture. Approved 1 hour | NHA, NU, OT, PT.

Wed, Sept 26 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Student Union East, Rm 10
CRN: 98097 | Course: XHE0108 | Fee $29


HYBRID CE courses

IV Therapy | Online & Lab   Register!
This course meets standards established by the FL Board of Nursing for LPN’s to administer IV Therapy. Participate in 6-hour lab (see scheduled below) after successful completion of the 24-hour online training. Topics include infusion therapy using peripheral veins and central venous access, infusion of fluids and medications, blood product transfusions, antineoplastic and biologic therapies, parenteral nutrition, and infusion therapy in pediatric and older adults. Prerequisite: PN or RN graduate. Textbook required (ISBN-13: 978-1496355010) 30 hours | NU (LPN post-graduate level course, RN general).

LAB DATES

Sat, June 23 | 8:00 am - 2:30 pm - FULL
Health Sciences Building, Rm 208
CRN: 95202 | Course: XHE 0105 | Fee: $275

Sat, July 14 | 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Student Union East, Rm 244
CRN: 95242 | Course: XHE 0105 | Fee: $275

Sat, July 28 | 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Health Sciences Building, Rm 211
CRN: 95229 | Course: XHE 0105 | Fee: $275


Local Anesthesia for Dental Hygienists | Online, Didactic, Lab & Clinical Externship  Register!
This course is specifically designed for Dental Hygienists to obtain certification to administer local anesthesia in the State of Florida. Satisfies Florida Statute 466.017 (SB 1040). Common oral local anesthesia injection techniques and are addressed. 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. (60 hours includes 15 hours online, 15 hours didactic, 15 hours lab and 15 hours clinical externship). Approved 30 hours | DH.

For additional information, including prerequisites and registration packet, email slock@gulfcoast.edu or call (850) 872-3819.

Fri & Sat, Sept 21 - 22 , & Oct 5 - 6 | 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Health Sciences Building, Rm 142
CRN: 98122 | Course: XHE 0036 | Fee: $995

Required Prerequisites at this link: 
Local Anesthesia DH Applicant Packet


TB with Mask Fit | Online & Lab  Register!
Complete the training online, and then schedule individual appointment for your mask fitting. Approved 2 hours | NU, RC
 
Interested in taking the online/lab TB with Mask Fit class? Contact Sherrie Lock below.


FL Approved CE - 100% Online Courses

Recent updates and new statutes related to state mandated courses. You can register anytime within the CRN date range. Make sure to access the course within one to three business days after you enroll. Certificates and CE Broker reporting will be completed the same month training is completed.

HIPAA – 1 HR | Online  Register!
Enroll Summer:  May 9 - Aug 2
Approved 1 hour | DN, DH, EMS, NU, PS, PT, RC
CRN: 95212 | Course: XHE 0015 | Fee: $12

Infection Control – 1 HR | Online  Register!
Enroll Summer:  May 9 - Aug 2
Approved 1 hour | DH, DN, EMS, NU, PS, PT, RC
CRN: 95213 | Course: XHE 0020 | Fee: $12

Prevention of Medical Errors – 2 HR | Online  Register!
Enroll Summer:  May 9 - Aug 2
Approved 2 hours | DH, DN, EMS, NU, PS, PT, RC
 CRN: 95214 | Course: XHE 0025 | Fee: $24

Domestic Violence – 2 HR | Online  Register!
Enroll Summer:  May 9 - Aug 2
Approved 2 hours | DH, DN, EMS, NU, PT, RC
CRN: 95215 | Course: XHE 0013 | Fee: $24

HIV/AIDS – 2 HR | Online  Register!
Enroll Summer:  May 9 - Aug 2
Approved 2 hours | DH, DN, EMS, NU, PS, PT, RC
CRN: 95216 | Course: XHE 0016 | Fee: $24


GCSC + CAREER STEP = ACADEMIC PARTNERS

Career Step is an online school offering career-focused education designed to help you quickly enter the workforce. The school is committed to providing the best online education experience, incorporating interactive learning tools such as hands-on practice, videos, games, forums, and chat rooms into its curriculum. You will also have one-on-one access to instructors who have years of experience actually working in the positions you seek to acquire. Please call Sherrie Lock, program coordinator, at 850-872-3819 or the Corporate College at 850-872-3823.

Additional information, videos and demos

For assistance, contact:
Sherrie Lock, Program Developer, Health & Environmental CE
Email: slock@gulfcoast.edu Phone: (850) 872-3819

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