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Continuing Education | Non-Credit Courses

Non-Credit Courses

The Office of Continuing Education offers non-credit training for all students.  Participants can learn life-saving skills through our health trainings or prepare for their future education with our Praxis Core Test preparation courses.  Please click the links below for more information about our non-credit course offerings.

 

Health Training Courses

Spring 2015 Schedule

CE 105 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Training for Heath Care Providers
Saturday, January 10, 2015
Trinity; 9:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

CE 106 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation: Adult, Child, and AED
Saturday: April 11, 2015
Trinity; 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

CE 107 First Aid
Saturday: February 28, 2015
Trinity; 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Course Descriptions & Cost

CE 105 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation for Healthcare Providers This training includes hands-on experience to master one and two-rescuer adult and pediatric Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Automated External Defibrillator (AED) training, steps to relieve a severely blocked airway, as well as using barrier devices.  Upon successful completion of the course, students receive a certification card valid for two years.  This course is appropriate for nursing and health profession students. $75

CE 106 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation: Adult, Child, and AED  This course is designed to teach members of the general public correct CPR techniques for use on adults and children. The course also covers use of an AED (automated external defibrillator) as an important part of the CPR sequence for adults and children. Students learn how to relieve choking in a responsive or unresponsive adult or child and how to use a barrier device to prevent contamination during rescue breathing. Upon successful completion of the course, students receive a certification card valid for two years. $70

CE 107 First Aid  This course is designed to teach members of the general public how to assess and treat injuries and medical or environmental emergencies until professional help arrives. Skills focus on keeping the rescuer safe, while providing life-saving assistance to the patient in a variety of scenarios. Students learn proper techniques to use when treating internal or external bleeding; dealing with anaphylactic shock; managing bone and joint injuries; burn care; recognizing symptoms of heart attack, stroke, diabetic emergencies and more. Additional pediatric topics covered include injury and accident prevention, vehicle safety, suspected abuse or neglect, “finding the problem” and more. Upon successful course completion, students receive a certification card valid for two years. $60

Praxis Core Test Preparation Courses

Trinity offers two courses through the Professional Development for Educators to help teachers prepare for the Praxis Core exam.  Students take online practice tests to become more comfortable with the computer-based exams and their content.  Praxis Core preparation courses are offered in Mathematics and Reading/Writing.

 

Spring 2015 Schedule

EDU 700A  -Praxis Preparation: Reading/Writing
4 Saturdays: Feb. 28, Mar. 7, 14, 21, 2015*
At Trinity; 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. (Session 3)
*Snow Make-up: 3/25/15 4:45-10pm

EDU 700C – Praxis Preparation: Mathematics
4 Saturdays: Jan. 24, 31, Feb. 7, 21, 2015*
At Trinity; 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. (Session 1)
*Snow Make-up: 2/25/15 4:45-10pm

Course Descriptions & Cost

EDU 700A  Praxis Reading/Writing  Reading: This course reviews the basic skills of reading comprehension. The course will provide participants with an understanding of critical reading skills and the mechanics of reading through diverse written materials. Classroom learning experiences include the practice of skimming, previewing, locating answers, and summarizing and evaluating written material.
Writing: This course introduces participants to the basic skills of writing. Participants will benefit from the ability to express their thoughts on paper. This course will provide participants with classroom writing support, including immediate feedback on their common misuses of grammar and sentence structure. They will produce a writing sample including the topic sentence, body of the paper, and the conclusion. $300

EDU 700C  Praxis Mathematics  This course provides participants with a comprehensive review of the fundamental concepts of arithmetic, algebra, and geometry. It is specifically designed to reduce test anxiety and to help participants to overcome their fear of mathematics. This course will provide participants with classroom support, including feedback about their common mathematical errors. $300

Registration

Non-Credit Class Fees

    • CE 105 – CPR for Health Professionals $75
    • CE 106 – CPR: Adults, Children and AED $70
    • CE 107 – First Aid $60
    • Praxis Prep Courses (EDU 700C or EDU 700A) $300

Late Registration Fee: $50
Registration form & payment need to be received 7 days prior to the start of the course to avoid a $50 late registration fee.

Drop Fee: $50
No drops will be accepted after the training begins to ensure trainer contract obligations have been met.

How to Register

Participants who wish to register for a non-credit course must complete our one-page Non-Credit Registration Form. Registration form & payment need to be received 7 days prior to the start of the course to avoid a $50 late registration fee.  Complete registrations should be submitted to the Office of Continuing Education.

Please see our Policies page for more information about non-credit courses and registration policies.


Connect with Trinity:

Contact the Office of Continuing Education by email at ContinuingEd@trinitydc.edu, or by phone at (202) 884-9300. Fax registration materials to us 24 hours a day, 7 days a week on our secure fax line: (202) 884-9084.

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