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Business and Leadership

XBL 105 - Leading Virtually

To effectively compete in a global economy, your organization must be able to conduct business from anywhere at any time using the most qualified people, regardless of where they live. Leading a team is challenging enough, but when people work remotely, perhaps across time zones and cultures, those challenges can be magnified. This online course teaches leaders how to overcome the challenges of time and distance to work as a cohesive team focused on achieving results.

CEU Hours: .4

Contact Hours: 4

Help Leaders:

• Build community among virtual team members.
• Communicate more effectively in a virtual environment.
• Enhance trust among members separated by time and/or distance.
• Focus their team by keeping team members and their goals visible and in sight.
 
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52291 001 ONLNE --W---- 05:00-08:59 PM 09/20/17-09/20/17 Summers L 16 of 16

Continuous Improvement

XLS 1477 - Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Online

You will complete this intensive 80 hour online program in 17-weeks. It includes: a) one three-hour online coursework session per week (16 lessons total); b) two one-hour long live chat room discussions per week at times shown below; c) online module quizzes; and d) a practicum project. Completion of the course requires passing the final exam with a minimum 80% score, and completion of practicum project, coursework and quizzes. Course and materials are aligned with American Society of Quality standard body of knowledge, and based on ASQ provisos will prepare you to sit for the ASQ Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification Exam (not included with the course). For answers to FAQs, click on this link: http://www.jccc.edu/lssonline Course materials are included in the cost of the course and will be mailed to participants prior to the start of the course. This intense online format moves at an accelerated pace. To find out about online participant expectations, click on this link: http://tinyurl.com/Is-Distance-Learning-Best . Note: This course is not eligible for the Take 3 discount. Registration closes four business days prior to class start date and materials are not returnable.

CEU Hours: 8

Contact Hours: 80

Week	Description
1	Six Sigma Goals & The Case For Six Sigma
	
2	Lean Tools  & Uses Part 1
	
3	FMEA
	
4	Define - Teams & Customers
	
5	Define - Project Tools Part 1
 	 
6	Define - Project Tools Part 2
	
7	Measure - Data & Process Analysis
 	 
8	Measure-Probability & Statistics
	
9	Measure - Capability & MSA's
 	 
10	Analyze - Data & Correlation
	
11	Analyze - Hypothesis Testing
 	 
12	Improvement DOE
	
13	Project Review Practicum & Specific Projects
 	 
14	Control Concepts
 	
15	DFSS
 	
16	Review of Material
 	
 17	Sit For Final Exam Student's Choice of Time To Take Exam
 
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50717 001 ONLNE M-W---- - 01/30/17-05/24/17 Online Webster S 7 of 12

XLS 1479 - Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Online

Unlike any Lean Six Sigma online course, this intensive 175.5 hour program will result in a real world project mentored by our certified Master Black Belt instructors, which makes the R.O.I. for this course peerless! The structure of the 21-week course includes: a) three 3-hour online coursework sessions per week (48 lessons total); b) two live chatroom discussions per week at times shown below; c) online module quizzes; and d) up to three hours of private coaching for the real-world project students bring to the course. This intense online format moves at an accelerated pace, and to find out about participant expectations click on this link: http://tinyurl.com/Is-Distance-Learning-Best Completion of the course requires passing the final comprehensive exam with a minimum 80% score and completion of a real-world project using the techniques and methodology learned (must be completed within 6 months of the start date of the course). Course and materials are aligned with American Society of Quality standard body of knowledge, and based on ASQ provisos will prepare you to sit for the ASQ Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification Exam (not included with the course). For answers to FAQs, click on this link: http://www.jccc.edu/lssonline All course materials, except any needed for the real-world project, are included in the course fee and will be shipped to participants prior to the start of the course (not returnable). Note: This course is not eligible for the Take 3 discount. Registration closes four business days prior to class start date.

CEU Hours: 17.55

Contact Hours: 175.5

Week	       Description
Week 1	       Enterprise Wide Deployment
Week 2	       Project Development
Week 3	       Process Management
Week 4	       Team Management
Week 4	       Project Charter Due to Drop Box
Week 5-6	       Define Part 1 Plus Work on Project
Week 7-8	       Define Part 2 Plus Work on Project
Week 9	       Measure Data Part 1 Plus Project Update
Week 9	       Project Update Due to Drop Box
Week 10-11   Measure Data Part 2 Plus Work on Project
Week 12-13   Measure Statistics Part 1 Plus Work on Project
Week 14-15   Measure Statistics Part 2 Plus Work on Project
Week 16-17   Analyze Part 1 Plus Project Update
Week 17	       Project Update Due to Drop Box
Week 18	       Analyze Part 2 Plus Work on Project
Week 19	       Improve Part 1 DOE and Lean
Week 20	       Control 
Week 21	       Design For Six Sigma
Week 22	       Final Exam
Week 23	       Submit Final Project Draft & Schedule Video Presentation
Week 26	       Completed Signed Final Project Due to Drop Box
 
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50714 003 ONLNE -T-R--- - 05/02/17-11/02/17 Online Webster S 8 of 12

Entrepreneurial Studies

XBG 0003 - Opportunity Analysis

Upon successful completion of this course, you should be able to assess the current economic, social and political climate for small businesses. In addition, you should be able to explain how demographic, technological and social changes create opportunities for small business ventures. This eight week course is offered in conjunction with the Credit Entrepreneurship Program. Textbook available at JCCC Bookstore. Fees for this course are based on residency. Out of state $440; Kansas resident $220; Johnson County resident $186; Metro Rate $270. Note: Not eligible for Take 3 discount.

CEU Hours: 2.8

Contact Hours: 28

ENTR 180 (XBG 0003)
•	Title: Opportunity Analysis
•	Number: ENTR 180
•	Effective Term: Spring 2015
•	Credit Hours: 2
•	Contact Hours: 2
•	Lecture Hours: 2
Description:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to assess the current economic, social and political climate for small businesses. In addition, the student should be able to explain how demographic, technological and social changes create opportunities for small business ventures. This course is required for the associate of applied science degree in business entrepreneurship. 2 hrs. lecture/wk.
Course Fees:
None 
Textbooks:
http://bookstore.jccc.edu/ 
Supplies:
Refer to the instructor's course syllabus for details about any supplies that may be required. 
Objectives
1.	Identify opportunities for small business start-up and/or growth.
2.	Identify and discuss significant changes which impact small business.
3.	Analyze the current environment and make recommendations as to how small business can best maximize beneficial and minimize negative changes.
4.	Conduct an environmental analysis and develop a strategic plan for a specific small business (idea).
5.	Discuss how developments in the local community impact the small business climate. 
Content Outline and Competencies:
I. Opportunities for Small Business Start-up and/or Growth
   A. Keep a written log of opportunities presented within the current
environment.
   B. Accurately evaluate and justify which business opportunities
identified have the greatest possibility of economic success.

II. Significant Changes Which Impact Small Business
   A. Identify and list the types of external information available to
assist small businesses in conducting an environmental analysis.
   B. Identify significant consumer trends affecting business today and in
the near future.

III. Analysis of Current Business Environment and Recommendations for
Small Business
   A. Differentiate between the environmental factors which should be
monitored carefully and those which may be only casually assessed.
   B. Project how positive environmental factors may be capitalized upon
by small businesses.
   C. Identify the unique qualities of small businesses which may enable
them to respond rapidly to business opportunities.
   D. Explain how factors having a negative impact on business may, given
the right environment, be minimized or turned into a business
opportunity.

IV. Environmental Analysis and Strategic Plan for a Specific Small
Business (Idea)
   A. List the four major categories of macro environmental variables.
   B. Conduct an analysis of the macro environment for small business.
   C. Identify which factors in the macro environment have the greatest
impact on small business.
   D. Evaluate how well the proposed business (idea) is supported by
consumer trends.
   E. Conduct a strategic analysis of environmental threats and
opportunities for the proposed business (idea).

V. Developments in the Local Community and Their Impact on Small Business
   A. Conduct an environmental analysis for small business in the local
community.
   B. Evaluate the  climate” for small business within the local
economy.
Method of Evaluation and Competencies:
Case Studies                                      20%
Opportunity Evaluation                            20%
Macro Environmental Analysis                      20%
Micro Environmental Analysis                      20%
Strategic Plan (SWOT Analysis) and Presentation   20%
                                                 100%
 
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50888 002 ONLNE ------- - 03/20/17-05/14/17 Online Faculty 2 of 2

XBG 0004 - Legal Issues for Small Business

Upon successful completion of this course, you should be able to identify the forms of business ownership and the legal and tax implications for each. In addition, you should be able to explain laws covering issues such as personnel, contracts and protection of intellectual property. You should also be able to explain the reporting requirements for local, state and federal agencies. This eight week course is offered in conjunction with the Credit Entrepreneurship Program. Textbook available at the JCCC Bookstore. Fees for this course are based on residency. Out of state $440; Kansas resident $220; Johnson County resident $186, Metro Rate $270. Note: Not eligible for Take 3 discount.

CEU Hours: 2.8

Contact Hours: 28

ENTR 160 (XBG 0004)
•	Title: Legal Issues for Small Business
•	Number: ENTR 160
•	Effective Term: Spring 2015
•	Credit Hours: 2
•	Contact Hours: 2
•	Lecture Hours: 2
Description:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to identify the forms of business ownership and the legal and tax implications for each. In addition, the student should be able to explain laws covering issues such as personnel, contracts and protection of intellectual property. The student should also be able to explain the reporting requirements for local, state and federal agencies. This course is required for the associate of applied science degree and the vocational certificate in business. 2 hrs. lecture/wk.
Course Fees:
None 
Textbooks:
http://bookstore.jccc.edu/ 
Supplies:
Refer to the instructor's course syllabus for details about any supplies that may be required. 
Objectives
1.	Explain the essentials of a contract.
2.	Evaluate the legal forms of organization.
3.	Describe the nature of a business owner’s liability.
4.	Explain the duties and responsibilities of an agency relationship.
5.	Describe the legal ways to protect the proprietary aspects of a business.
6.	Identify resources for zoning, licensing and regulatory information.
7.	Explain the law as it relates to human resource management in a small business.
8.	Explain the different types of bankruptcies.
9.	Identify political issues affecting business ownership. 

Content Outline and Competencies:
I. Essential of a Contract
   A. Identify the requirements of an enforceable contract.
   B. Distinguish between the workings of contract law and tort law.
II. Legal Forms of Ownership
   A. Identify the various forms of legal ownership.
   B. Explain the advantages and disadvantages of each form of business
ownership.
   C. Discuss the tax implications of the various forms of business
ownership.

III. Business Owner’s Liability
   A. Identify areas in which a business may have legal liability
exposure.
   B. Explain methods for addressing the liability aspects of business.
   C. Explain the need for, and process of, finding the right attorney.

IV. Duties and Responsibilities of an Agency Relationship
   A. Explain the nature of an agency relationship.
   B. Identify the risks associated with an agency relationship.

V. Ways to Protect the Proprietary Aspects of a Business
   A. Explain the importance of protecting the proprietary rights of a
business.
   B. Identify how to legally protect the proprietary aspects of a
business.
   C. List the criteria for the patentability of a product.
   D. Explain the patent process.
   E. Describe the process of obtaining trademark and copyright
protection.

VI. Resources for Zoning, Licensing and Regulatory Information
   A. Identify the licensing requirements for a new business.
   B. Investigate the zoning and regulatory requirements for a business.

VII. The Law and Human Resource Management
   A. Identify laws which impact human resource management in small
business.
   B. Describe the role of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
   C. Prepare guidelines to ensure adherence to laws impacting human
resource management.

VIII. Bankruptcy
   A. Explain the different types of bankruptcy.
   B. Describe how state law impacts bankruptcies.

IX. Political Issues Involving Entrepreneurship
   A. Describe recent or pending legislation having significant impact on
small businesses.
   B. Identify political avenues to support small business legislation and
action.
Method of Evaluation and Competencies:
   Examinations (2)                60%
   Research Project                30%
   Class Activities/Discussions    10%
                                  100%
 
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50886 001 ONLNE ------- - 03/20/17-05/14/17 Online Magnant J 2 of 2

XBG 0005 - Introduction to Entrepreneurship

You will understand the role of entrepreneurial businesses in the United States and the impact on our national and global economy. You will evaluate the skills and commitment necessary to successfully operate an entrepreneurial venture. Additionally, you will review the challenges and rewards of entrepreneurship as a career choice as well as entrance strategies to accomplish such a choice. This eight week course is offered in conjunction with the Credit Entrepreneurship Program. Textbooks available at JCCC Bookstore. Fees for this course are based on residency. Out of state $440; Kansas resident $220; Johnson County resident $186, Metro Rate $270. Note: Not eligible for Take 3 discount.

CEU Hours: 2.8

Contact Hours: 28

ENTR 120 (XBG 0005)
•	Title: Introduction to Entrepreneurship
•	Number: ENTR 120
•	Effective Term: Spring 2015
•	Credit Hours: 2
•	Contact Hours: 2
•	Lecture Hours: 2
Description:
The student will understand the role of entrepreneurial businesses in the United States and the impact on our national and global economy. The student will evaluate the skills and commitment necessary to successfully operate an entrepreneurial venture. Additionally, the student will review the challenges and rewards of entrepreneurship as a career choice as well as entrance strategies to accomplish such a choice. 2 hrs. lecture/wk.
Course Fees:
None 
Textbooks:
http://bookstore.jccc.edu/ 
Supplies:
Refer to the instructor's course syllabus for details about any supplies that may be required. 
Objectives
1.	Explain the nature of entrepreneurship as a method of business ownership.
2.	Explore the characteristics of an entrepreneur.
3.	Evaluate one’s own motivation for becoming an entrepreneur.
4.	Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of entrepreneurship as a career choice.
5.	Identify the structure of entrepreneurial businesses.
6.	Analyze the opportunity and impact of technology on entrepreneurial businesses.
7.	Recognize the management, financial, marketing and legal skills necessary to successfully operate and grow an entrepreneurial business venture.
8.	Recognize the challenge to the entrepreneur of continually analyzing and adapting the products, services and operation of their entrepreneurial business venture.
9.	Identify and evaluate the methods of entering an entrepreneurial venture to include starting a new business, buying an existing business, and becoming a franchisee.
10.	Identify global aspects of an entrepreneurial business.
11.	Review current trends and issues in entrepreneurship. 
Content Outline and Competencies:
I. Entrepreneurship Today
   A. Define the role of the entrepreneur in business
   B. Describe the important role small businesses play in the nation’s
economy
   C. Describe the entrepreneurial profile and evaluate your potential as
an entrepreneur
   D. Identify and explain the issues that are driving the growth of
entrepreneurship

II. How Entrepreneurs Move Ideas to Reality
   A. Describe why creativity and innovation are such an integral part of
entrepreneurship
   B. Understand how entrepreneurs enhance their own creativity and that
of their employees.
   C. Discuss the importance of continually analyzing, adapting, and
improving the entrepreneurial business
   D. Identify methods entrepreneurs utilize to continually improve their
product or service and the strategies of operating their entrepreneurial
business

III. Strategic Marketing and Management for the Entrepreneur
   A. Understand the importance of strategic marketing and management to a
small entrepreneurial business
   B. Explain why and how a small business must create a competitive
advantage in the market
  C. Explain the importance of effective financial management in
developing, growing, and sustaining an entrepreneurial business venture
   D. Recognize and understand the importance of legal skills in the
successful operation of an entrepreneurial business
   E. Identify the opportunity and impact of technology to entrepreneurial
business ventures
   F. Analyze global issues and opportunities for entrepreneurial
businesses

IV. Forms of Business Ownership
   A. Define a sole proprietorship, a partnership, a corporation, and a
franchise
   B. Identify advantages and disadvantages of each form of business
ownership
   C. Analyze the advantages and disadvantages of buying an existing
business

Method of Evaluation and Competencies:
Exams 25-30%
Individual and Group Case Studies 35-40%
Presentation of Potential Entrepreneurial Venture 10-15%
Entrepreneurship Trends and Issues Project 5-10%
Homework Discussion Questions 10-15%
  Total: 100%
 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
50880 002 ONLNE ------- - 01/17/17-03/12/17 Online Faculty 2 of 2
50881 003 ONLNE ------- - 03/20/17-05/14/17 Online Faculty 2 of 2

XBG 0010 - Entrepreneurial Mindset

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be introduced to the entrepreneurial mindset in its true economic and social context by studying the unlimited opportunities that an entrepreneurial mindset can provide. You will study the skills, attitudes and behaviors that successful entrepreneurs have historically possessed, as well as the issues, circumstances and obstacles that shaped their time. Additionally, you will analyze modern-day successful entrepreneurs who faced hardship and adversity by embracing an entrepreneurial mindset. The characteristics of the entrepreneurial mindset will be dissected and applied to your own mindset and entrepreneurial potential. This course is offered in conjunction with the Credit Entrepreneurship Program. It is required that the book for this class is bought in the JCCC Bookstore as it has access codes that are needed for assignments related to course completion. Fees for this course are based on residency. Out of state $660; Kansas resident $330; Johnson County resident $279; Metro Rate $405. Note: Not eligible for Take 3 discount.

CEU Hours: 4.2

Contact Hours: 42

ENTR 130 (XBG 0010)
•	Title: Entrepreneurial Mindset
•	Number: ENTR 130
•	Effective Term: Spring 2015
•	Credit Hours: 3
•	Contact Hours: 3
•	Lecture Hours: 3
Description:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be introduced to the entrepreneurial mindset in its true economic and social context by studying the unlimited opportunities that an entrepreneurial mindset can provide. The student will study the skills, attitudes and behaviors that successful entrepreneurs have historically possessed, as well as the issues, circumstances and obstacles that shaped their time. Additionally, the student will analyze modern-day successful entrepreneurs who faced hardship and adversity by embracing an entrepreneurial mindset. The characteristics of the entrepreneurial mindset will be dissected and applied to the student's own mindset and entrepreneurial potential. 3 hrs. lecture/wk.
Course Fees:
None 
Textbooks:
http://bookstore.jccc.edu/ 
Supplies:
Refer to the instructor's course syllabus for details about any supplies that may be required. 
Objectives
1.	Ascertain the economic, political, social and technological climate that supports and hinders the spirit of entrepreneurship.
2.	Trace the origins of entrepreneurial ideas focusing on the economic, political, social and technological conditions of the time.
3.	Evaluate the impact and benefits of applying the lessons learned in dissecting the entrepreneurial mindset.
4.	Translate the historical applications of implementing the characteristics of an entrepreneurial mindset to current applications.
5.	Consider the potential for current implementation of the characteristics of an entrepreneurial mindset considering modern day issues, opportunities and obstacles.
6.	Discuss the application of the entrepreneurial mindset to problem solving.
7.	Affirm the value of the entrepreneurial mindset and its applications on the future of our society.
8.	Utilize ones' personal perspectives, histories, experiences, and viewpoints to identify similarities and differences to the characteristics of an entrepreneurial mindset.
9.	Compare and contrast the entrepreneurial mindset tools utilized historically and in modern times; identify similarities and differences. 
Content Outline and Competencies:
I. Empowering Entrepreneurs
   A. Examine beliefs and assumptions that empower entrepreneurs.
   B. Analyze circumstances surrounding entrepreneurial successes and
failures.

II. Transforming Entrepreneurial Concepts
   A. Identify requirements of implementing an entrepreneurial concept.
   B. Identify actions necessary to move from implements the concept to
achieving sustainable success.

III. Entrepreneurial Opportunities
   A. Identify opportunities that ignite ambition and foster self-reliance
and resourcefulness, perseverance, and determination.
   B. Analyze circumstances, skills and strategies which yield
entrepreneurial success.

IV. Goal Setting
   A. Review goals set by other entrepreneurs and the impact of goal
setting on entrepreneurial success.
   B. Applying the course content, establish individual goals to develop
personal entrepreneurial skills.

V. Learning Strategies
   A. Identify the impact of knowledge applied to effort.
   B. Analyze the power of self-directed life-long learning.

VI. Creating Sustainable Wealth
   A. Demonstrate an understanding of basic financial literacy.
   B. Illustrate how entrepreneurs create sustainable wealth regardless of
circumstances.

VII. Building a Sustainable Brand
   A. Recognize the importance of reliability as a key to building a
successful and sustainable brand.
   B. Discuss the impact responsibility plays in building a successful and
sustainable brand.

VII. Networking
   A. Understand the value a community of success by learning how to
connect and collaborate with innovators, entrepreneurs, mentors and
trusted advisors who can assist in transforming entrepreneurial ideas into
sustainable successes.
   B. Discuss strategies for implementing a personal community of
success.
Method of Evaluation and Competencies:
15-25% Quizzes
40-50% Activities, Discussions and Reflections
30-40% Case Study Analysis
Caveats:
1.	Students will need basic computer skills, word processing skills and Internet search skills for the completion of some assignments. 
 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
50883 002 ONLNE ------- - 02/27/17-05/14/17 Online Magnant J 1 of 1

Health Care Independent Study

XNH 1004 - AIT Preceptor Training Course

Preceptors have the difficult task of training AITs to the wide spectrum of roles the nursing home administrator experiences. This course is designed to help you organize and assist you in your role of training and role modeling the next generation of nursing home administrators. You will be coached in the five domains of practice and provided helpful tools and tips to engage the adult learner. This course is fully online. ACHAs will earn 4 (A) hours.

CEU Hours: .4

Contact Hours: 4

1. Define the three roles of the successful preceptor.
2. Identify ways to assess the needs of the AIT.
3. State five principals of the adult learner.
4. Define four roles of administrator within the five domains of practice.
5. Learn to assist AITs to organize their practicum.
 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
50377 560 ONLNE ------- - 01/03/17-12/22/17 Online Vierthaler B 20 of 20

XNH 2050 - Online ICD-10-CM Proficiency Assessment Preparation

This online self-paced course will introduce certified coders to the ICD-10-CM code set. Coders will learn the format, conventions, and guidelines of the new code set and analyze differences between ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM. Online lecture will be supplemented with coding exercises for students to practice applying guidelines in code assignment. After successful completion of the course and passing the online exam, students will be prepared with skills needed to sit for the ICD-10 proficiency assessment required for all AAPC-certified coders.

CEU Hours: 2

Contact Hours: 20

1. Review and compare changes in code sets between ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM. 
2. Successfully complete coding exercises to apply guidelines. 
3. Demonstrate proficiency with new code sets in practice environment.
 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
50451 560 ONLNE ------- - 01/03/17-12/22/17 Online Beckman R 50 of 50

XNH 7001 - The Truth About the Role of Alcohol in Disease

According to the CDC, excessive alcohol use led to approximately 88,000 deaths and 2.5 million years of potential life lost (YPLL) each year in the United States from 2006-2010. Further, excessive drinking was responsible for 1 in 10 deaths among working-age adults aged 20-64 years. This program will enlighten you to how excessive alcohol consumption is a biological and chemical disorder and survey the current research into the possible mechanisms of addiction. Discussion will focus on the role that alcohol plays in different disease states such as the development of chronic diseases, accident and injury, cancer, mental health decline, high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke, liver disease, and digestive problems. The difference between moderate alcohol usage and benefits from excessive alcohol consumption and risks will be evaluated. Genetic links to alcohol sensitivity will also be examined. RNs, LPNs, registered dieticians, respiratory therapists, social workers, LPCs and LCPCs will earn 4 contact hours. ACHAs will earn 4 (RC)

CEU Hours: .4

Contact Hours: 4

1. Describe the important biological and biochemical aspects of alcohol consumption.
2. Describe the addiction of alcohol.
3. Discuss the role of alcohol in chronic disease progression.
4. Discuss and examine the genetic susceptibility to alcohol-linked diseases.
5. Describe the positive effects of alcohol on disease states.
 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
50423 560 ONLNE ------- - 01/03/17-12/22/17 Online Mulcahy E 100 of 100

XNH 7002 - Epigenetics: The Exciting New Science of Aging

Epigenetics is the study of external or environmental factors that turn genes on and off and affect how cells read genes. Recently, the differences between biological age and chronological age, has indicated that biological and genetic factors may accelerate the aging process. Telomere shortening is involved in the aging process and telomere length represents our biological age as opposed to our chronological age. Come join this exciting discussion that will update your knowledge on the current and future of genetic based technologies and methods that explore aging. Discussions will focus on telomeres, gene expression, potential genetic based therapies and where these technologies may change the face of aging and healthcare. RNs, LPNs, social workers, LPCs, LCPCs, and registered dieticians will earn 4 contact hours. ACHAs will earn 4 (E).

CEU Hours: .4

Contact Hours: 4

1. Describe the principles of genetics and aging.
2. Discuss the function of telomeres in genetics and aging.
3. Discuss the genetic basis of biological age.
4. Understand the future of aging and genetics, and the ethical and moral implications for DNA manipulation.
 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
50424 560 ONLNE ------- - 01/03/17-12/22/17 Online Mulcahy E 100 of 100

XNH 7003 - The U.S. Healthcare System - Less Bang For Big Bucks

Did you know that U.S. healthcare spends twice as much, but is ranked dead last compared to 11 of the top advanced industrialized countries? Three issues emerged as top contributing factors: cost of new technologies and prescription drugs, rise of chronic diseases, and high administrative costs. The U.S. leads all other industrialized countries in the share of national healthcare expenditures devoted to insurance administration and yet, we have the poorest health indicator outcomes such as life expectancy, morbidity and disability. Come learn how other systems really work and the outcomes for these countries' citizens from someone who knows from a personal and professional perspective. RNs, LPNs, social workers, LPCs, LCPCs and registered dieticians will earn 4 contact hours. ACHAs will earn 4 (A)

CEU Hours: .4

Contact Hours: 4

1. Describe the process of comparing healthcare spending and outcomes.
2. Compare the US to other countries in terms healthcare costs and health outcomes.
3. Discuss the health indicators that are used to determine effectiveness of healthcare.
4. Understand the future of healthcare and discuss models of costs.
 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
50425 560 ONLNE ------- - 01/03/17-12/22/17 Online Mulcahy E 98 of 100

XNH 7004 - You Mean to Tell Me I Still Have to Have Shots at My Age?: Adult Vaccinations

Vaccinations we receive as adults include shingles, pneumonia, influenza and the tetanus booster. We may also be vaccinated against Hepatitis B and other diseases. In pregnancy, women are recommended to receive boosters against measles, mumps and rubella (MMR). Will these vaccinations last a life time? Will we, as adults, continue to be protected by the vaccines that we had as children? This program will explore vaccinations, immunological memory and how our immune system protects us both during our adult lives. The risks of non-vaccination during adulthood to other susceptible populations will be also examined. RNs, LPNs, social workers, registered dieticians, respiratory therapists, and counselors will earn 4 contact hours. ACHAs will earn 4 (RC).

CEU Hours: .4

Contact Hours: 4

1. Understand the role of vaccination in disease prevention in adulthood.
2. Describe the role of the immune system in vaccination.
3. Understand the different types of vaccines and their appropriate usage in adulthood.
4. Examine immunological memory and the data to support how long vaccines are protective.
 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
50426 560 ONLNE ------- - 01/03/17-12/22/17 Online Mulcahy E 100 of 100

XNH 7005 - Neurobiology of Addiction

Addiction is defined as 'the state of being enslaved to a habit or practice or to something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming, as narcotics, to such an extent that its cessation causes severe trauma.' Individuals don't purposefully set goals to destroy their lives through addictions. Addiction has biological and chemical origins. Decreases in dopaminergic function have been identifies as important in addiction as well as the role of deficits in frontal cortex functioning and the changes in neurocircuitry. This program will introduce addiction as a biological and chemical disorder and survey the current research into the possible mechanisms of addiction that take so many down roads they never truly 'chose' to take. RNs, LPNs, APRNs, social workers, LPCs, LCPCs, and psychologists will earn 4 contact hours.

CEU Hours: .4

Contact Hours: 4

1. Describe three important biological and biochemical aspects of addiction.
2. Describe three dopaminergic and non-dopaminergic functions involved in addiction.
3. Discuss the role of neurocircuitry in substance dependence.
4. Discuss and examine the molecular mechanisms of addiction.
 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
50427 560 ONLNE ------- - 01/03/17-12/22/17 Online Mulcahy E 100 of 100

XNH 7006 - Cancer in the 21st Century

Cancers are malignant neoplasms that are caused by infectious and non-infectious mechanisms. Infectious agents that cause, contribute to and are associated with cancers include bacteria and viruses such as Herpes viruses, Hepatitis viruses B and C (HBV, HCV), Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) and others. This program will help update your knowledge and familiarize you with micro-organisms and non-infectious mechanisms that cause cancer in addition to the genetic basis of some cancers. Discussions will focus on etiologies, epidemiology, environmental influences, prevention and treatment of cancer. In addition, molecular mechanisms and pathways of cancer will be examined. RNs, LPNs, social workers, registered dieticians, and counselors will earn 4 contact hours. ACHAs will earn 4 (RC).

CEU Hours: .4

Contact Hours: 4

1. Describe the infectious and non-infectious mechanisms that cause cancer.
2. Describe the epidemiology of cancer, including the role of the environment.
3. Discuss the genetic and molecular basis of cancer.
4. Discuss the current and future treatment and prevention of cancer.
 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
50428 560 ONLNE ------- - 01/03/17-12/22/17 Online Mulcahy E 100 of 100

XNH 7007 - GMO Foods: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly!

Currently in the US, there is no absolute requirement to label foods that contain GMOs, and GMO-free foods that are labeled "non-GMO" may contain up to 5% of GMO sourced ingredients. Proponents of GMOs argue they can be used to feed more people for lower cost, and decrease the impact of disease and pestilence in agriculture. Opponents argue that GMO technology is introducing unwanted genetic material into the human and animal food chains. learn the risks and benefits of using GMOs, and the current pervasiveness of GMOs in our global food chain. RNs, LPNs, registered dieticians, social workers, and counselors will earn 4 contact hours.

CEU Hours: .4

Contact Hours: 4

1. Describe the technology used to produce GMO food products.
2. Describe the historical and legal implications for the use of GMO products.
3. Discuss the risks and benefits of GMO products in the human and animal food chains.
4. Discuss and examine the global usage of GMO products and the implications for global agriculture.
 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
50429 560 ONLNE ------- - 01/03/17-12/22/17 Online Mulcahy E 98 of 100

XNH 7008 - Ebola Virus and Other Hemorragic Diseases: Are We Prepared?

The Ebola Virus has emerged as one of the most frightening and infectious pathogens in recent years, and has become an important global discussion topic in terms of quarantine, disease containment, emergency preparedness, and international co-operation. The ebola virus and other infectious biosafety level four (BSL-4) level micro-organisms require highly skilled research and medical personnel to study, treat, and effectively manage an epidemic or pandemic. This program will help update your knowledge and familiarize you with these deadly pathogens. Discussions will focus on current research data that examines viral mutation and looks at effective treatment, prevention and containment. RNs, LPNs, APRNs, social workers, counselors and registered dieticians will earn 4 contact hours. ACHAs will earn 4 (RC).

CEU Hours: .4

Contact Hours: 4

1. Describe the diseases caused by BSL-4 micro-organisms.
2. Describe the epidemiological data provided by past outbreaks of Ebola Virus and other BSL-4 micro-organisms.
3. Discuss the treatment and prevention of Ebola Virus and other BSL-4 micro-organisms.
4. Discuss and examine the global preparedness and responses to BSL-4 epidemics.
 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
50431 560 ONLNE ------- - 01/03/17-12/22/17 Online Mulcahy E 100 of 100

XNH 7009 - DNA: How Genes Are Expressed and What Can Be Done to Keep Them Quiet When They're Bad Ones!

Nucleic acid technologies are making technical improvements at a rapid pace. In addition, genetic testing, genetic based therapy, and DNA based methods are becoming more and more common. This program will help update your knowledge and familiarize you with the current and future genetic and nucleic acid based technologies and methods that will impact many disease treatments in the future. Come join this lively course that will focus on the basics of genetics, gene expression, genetic based therapies and vaccinations, nucleic acid and genetic based testing and where these technologies are headed. Possible and potential manipulations of nucleic acids in order to silence, alter or upregulate gene expression will be discussed. RNs, LPNs, social workers, LPCs and LCPCs will earn 4 contact hours. ACHAs will earn 4 (RC).

CEU Hours: .4

Contact Hours: 4

1. Describe the principles of gene expression.
2. Discuss the different types of genetic based testing, genetic based therapies and vaccinations.
3. Discuss the genetic links and genetic causes of disease.
4. Understand the future of DNA testing and treatments, and the ethical and moral implications for DNA manipulation.
 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
50430 560 ONLNE ------- - 01/03/17-12/22/17 Online Mulcahy E 100 of 100

XNH 7010 - Mosquito Borne Illnesses : More Than an Annoying Buzz

Mosquitoes are estimated to transmit disease to more than 700 million people annually with millions of resulting deaths. They can be caused by a variety of infectious agents including protozoa, viruses and helminthes resulting in major public health concerns including malaria, West Nile encephalitis, dengue fever and yellow fever. This session will update your knowledge on the major causes of mosquito borne disease. In this workshop you will learn about the transmission, epidemiology, diseases, prevention and treatment of these illnesses. RNs, LPNs APRNs, social workers and counselors will earn 4 contact hours. ACHAs will earn 4 (RC).

CEU Hours: .4

Contact Hours: 4

1. Discuss the different types of Mosquito borne diseases.
2. Describe the symptoms, routes of transmission and epidemiology of Mosquito borne diseases.
3. Describe the prevention and management of Mosquito borne diseases.
4. Discuss the future prospects for control and prevention of Mosquito borne diseases.
 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
50432 560 ONLNE ------- - 01/03/17-12/22/17 Online Mulcahy E 100 of 100

XNH 7011 - Auto Immune Diseases: Faulty Homeland Security

Autoimmunity is the loss of self-tolerance. Clonal deletion during fetal development ensures self-tolerance and should be maintained life-long. However, many people suffer from autoimmune diseases that develop during their adulthood, or are inherited as genetic diseases. This program will update your knowledge on the immune system, how immunity is supposed to protect us, and what happens when our immune system fails to do so. Discussion will include disorders such as reactions related to the Human Leukocyte Antigen (HLA) Complex, Celiac disease, diabetes mellitus type 1, systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), Hashimoto's thyroiditis, Graves' disease, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, Addison's Disease, rheumatoid arthritis (RA), and others. RNs, LPNs, APRNs, social workers, registered dieticians, LPCs and LCPCs will earn 4 contact hours. ACHAs will earn 4 (RC).

CEU Hours: .4

Contact Hours: 4

1. Describe the role of the immune system.
2. Discuss the different types of autoimmune diseases.
3. Discuss the potential causes of autoimmune diseases.
4. Understand the treatment, prevention and control of autoimmunity.
 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
50433 560 ONLNE ------- - 01/03/17-12/22/17 Online Mulcahy E 97 of 100

Programming

XCLP 5000 - Web-Based: Introduction to ASP.NET

Learn how to create exciting, interactive, and professional Web sites with ASP.NET. In this hands-on course, you'll begin by adding the power of interactive controls to your Web pages, and you'll discover how you can use style sheets to give every Web page you create the same clean and consistent look and feel. You'll find out how to connect to a database and put the information it contains on public display. Then, you'll develop a true community-based Web site that allows users to register, log in, create and update profiles, and post messages to a forum. You'll also explore the issue of Web security, and learn some simple things you can do to secure your site against some common attacks. To enroll or for more information about this online class and/or additional start dates, visit http://www.jccc.edu/continuing-education/ways-to-register/ed2go-registration-instructions.html

CEU Hours: 2.4

Contact Hours: 24

 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
51938 501 ONLNE ------- - 01/18/17-03/10/17 Online Faculty 14 of 15
52208 503 ONLNE ------- - 03/15/17-05/05/17 Online Faculty 14 of 15
Clinic Courses (CLI) provide practical application and are offered on or off campus. Instructors supervise/direct student in a simulated or on-site setting.
Face-to-Face Courses (F2F) take place in a classroom. Based on JCCC's Statement of General Education. Students in all classes, including face-to-face classes, are expected to use technology appropriate to the course content and as needed to access web-based course materials. Face-to-face classes typically require access to computer equipment (either at home or in college labs provided for student use) and computing skills utilizing standard office, business and web browsing applications.
Hybrid Courses (HYB) combine face-to-face classroom instruction and the convenience of online web-based learning, resulting in a reduction of the amount of time spent in the face-to-face classroom and a significant increase of time spent studying online materials. Students registered in hybrid courses must attend class meetings as listed in the JCCC Schedule of Classes.
Internships (INT) provide experience to students for on-the-job training with cooperating businesses, agencies, and organizations. The number of hours for each internship varies.
Lab Courses (LAB) are face-to-face classes where students perform tasks as directed by faculty. Faculty members monitor the activity and provide individual and/or group instruction/assistance
Media Courses (MED) deliver all or a portion of instruction through either cable broadcast or pre-recorded video lessons. The videos are available in DVD format from the Billington Library.
Online Courses (ONLNE) use the Internet and a Learning Management System (D2L) to deliver course materials and to facilitate student-instructor, student-content, and student to student interaction. To participate in online courses, the student should have a good understanding of computer hardware and software applications and the Internet.
Continuing Education Online Courses (CEONL) and materials are delivered via the Internet. To participate in online courses, the student should have a good understanding of computer applications and Internet navigation. For more information about this course and other online learning options visit CE Online.
Private (PLV) lessons for credit are available from beginning to advanced in voice, piano, guitar, brass, woodwind and percussion. Lessons are scheduled by arrangement with private music instructors.
Self-Paced Courses (SEL) and Self-Paced Online (SPO) are offered on a schedule of study that allows students more flexible scheduling options. Course interaction is based upon a contract between student - instructor and in some cases can take up to one calendar year to complete. Some courses may use online delivery to facilitate the learning experience.
Self-Paced Courses (SEL) and Self-Paced Online (SPO) are offered on a schedule of study that allows students more flexible scheduling options. Course interaction is based upon a contract between student - instructor and in some cases can take up to one calendar year to complete. Some courses may use online delivery to facilitate the learning experience.
Travel Courses (TRV) may require in-class activities as well as traveling to a destination. Students will be responsible for the cost of the travel as well as the course costs.
Seats Open is an approximation of the number of seats available and may not represent the actual number of seats open at the time of registration.
This course is approved by the Kansas Board of Regents for guaranteed transfer among all Kansas public postsecondary institutions. Additional courses may also be eligible for transfer. Please visit the JCCC Registrar to learn more.