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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

 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
21185 560 ONLNE ------- - 01/04/16-12/23/16 Online Vierthaler B 20 of 20

XNH 1110 - Patient Compliance: A New Look

This self-paced course identifies reasons that patients/clients do not comply with treatment recommendations, lists factors that influence compliance and discusses strategies to prevent and/or manage non-compliant behavior. RNs, LPNs and social workers will earn 5.4 contact hours for completing this course.

CEU Hours: .5

Contact Hours: 5.4

 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
20496 200 ------- - 01/04/16-12/23/16 Faculty 98 of 100

XNH 1150 - The Time of Your Life: A Guide for Managing Time

Effectively This self-paced course identifies common ways that health professionals lose time as well as methods to assist them to use time more wisely. RNs, LPNs and social workers will earn 2.6 contact hours for completing this course.

CEU Hours: .3

Contact Hours: 2.6

 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
20497 200 ------- - 01/04/16-12/23/16 Faculty 99 of 100

XNH 1155 - Superachievers and Coping Strategies

This self-paced course defines the terms "excellence anxiety" and "role confusion," explores some of the expectations superachievers place upon themselves and explains eight techniques to enable health professionals to manage stress more effectively. RNs, LPNs and social workers will earn 2.4 contact hours

CEU Hours: .2

Contact Hours: 2.4

 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
20498 200 ------- - 01/04/16-12/23/16 Faculty 98 of 100

XNH 1180 - Assertiveness: New Perspectives

This self-paced course identifies the benefits of assertive behavior, discusses fears that prevent assertive communication, describes characteristics of non-assertive behavior and provides seven strategies to enhance assertiveness skills. RNs, LPNs and social workers will earn 3.3 contact hours for completing this course.

CEU Hours: .3

Contact Hours: 3.3

 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
20499 200 ------- - 01/04/16-12/23/16 Faculty 98 of 100

XNH 1190 - Conflict Management: Skills for Uncertain Times

This self-paced course discusses potential benefits of conflict, styles commonly used to manage conflict and three steps of win-win negotiations. RNs, LPNs LMHTs and social workers will earn 5 contact hours for completing this course. ACHAs will earn 5 (A) hours.

CEU Hours: .5

Contact Hours: 5

 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
20500 200 ------- - 01/04/16-12/23/16 Faculty 93 of 100

XNH 1200 - Beyond Sadness: Major Depressive Disorder

This self-paced course, available in booklet format, provides a comprehensive overview of the detection and treatment of major depressive disorder. RNs, LPNs, counselors and social workers will earn 4 contact hours for completing this course. ACHAs will earn 4 (RC) hours.

CEU Hours: .4

Contact Hours: 4

 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
20501 200 ------- - 01/04/16-12/23/16 Faculty 91 of 100

XNH 1203 - Current and Innovative Treatments for Depression

This self-paced course will start with a very brief overview of the depressive disorders contained within the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (5th ed.; DSM?5; American Psychiatric Association, 2013). Most of the focus of this course, however, will be devoted to discussing several cutting edge treatment approaches that have been developed to treat depression. RNs and LPNs will earn 3 contact hours. ACHAs will earn 3 (RC) hours.

CEU Hours: .3

Contact Hours: 3

1. Understand the key principles of Positive Psychology and how they can be applied to depression.
2. Apply tenets of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) to working effectively with long term depression.
3. Utilize Behavioral Activation Therapy to help promote action and positive change for clients struggling with depressive symptoms.
4. Learn Richard O’Connor’s broad based approach to treating depression.
5. Understand how our modern lifestyle often fosters depression and learn practical strategies to buffer clients from depression.
 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
22427 200 ------- - 01/04/16-12/23/16 Wade J 96 of 100

XNH 1300 - Upset Workbook

This self-paced course discusses possible events when the health care professional is confronted by an upset individual and discusses strategies. RNs, LPNs, counselors and social workers will earn 8 contact hours for completing this course. ACHAs will earn 8 (A) hours.

CEU Hours: .8

Contact Hours: 8

 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
20503 200 ------- - 01/04/16-12/23/16 Faculty 97 of 100

XNH 1305 - Making the Connection: Keys to Quality Customer Service

This self-paced course discusses customer service approaches that make staff-patient interactions more meaningful, more enjoyable and less conflicted. RNs, LPNs, and social workers will earn 5 contact hours for completing this course 5(A) for ACHAs. NOTE: This course may not be taken with Taking Care of Residents.

CEU Hours: .5

Contact Hours: 5

 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
20504 200 ------- - 01/04/16-12/23/16 Faculty 95 of 100

XNH 1310 - Tactful Toughness: A Home Study Course for

Helping Professionals This self-paced course, available in booklet format, provides information about handling numerous "tough" situations--correcting or criticizing, setting expectations, stating a position, etc. RNs, LPNs, counselors and social workers will earn 3 contact hours for completing this course. ACHAs will earn 3 (A) hours.

CEU Hours: .3

Contact Hours: 3

 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
20505 200 ------- - 01/04/16-12/23/16 Faculty 96 of 100

XNH 1315 - Taking Care of Residents: A Customer Service

This self-paced course examines customer service skills necessary for providing residents with dignity and respect. RNs, LPNs, counselors and social workers will earn 5 contact hours for completing this course. ACHAs will earn 5 (RC) hours. Note: This course may not be taken with Making the Connection: Keys to Quality Customer Service in Health Care.

CEU Hours: .5

Contact Hours: 5

 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
20506 200 ------- - 01/04/16-12/23/16 Faculty 94 of 100

XNH 1415 - Bouncing Back: Increasing Personal and Professional Resiliency

This self-paced course, available in booklet format, focuses on the capacity of individuals to "bounce back," adapt and grow after reversals. RNs, LPNs, counselors and social workers will earn 6 contact hours for completing this course. ACHAs will earn 6 (A) hours. NOTE: This course may not be taken with Surviving: The Impact of the Stress, Anxiety, Tension Triangle, XNH 1416; Striving: Four Components of Resiliency, XNH 1417, or with Thriving: 10 Behaviors for Maximizing Resiliency, XNH 1418.

CEU Hours: .6

Contact Hours: 6

 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
20507 200 ------- - 01/04/16-12/23/16 Faculty 85 of 100

XNH 1416 - Surviving: Impact of the Stress, Anxiety, Tension

This self-paced course, available in booklet format, will acquaint you with the concept of resiliency and enable you to self-assess your capabilities for bouncing back. RNs, LPNs, counselors and social workers will earn 2 contact hours for completing this course. ACHAs will earn 2 (A) hours. Note: This course may not be taken with Bouncing Back.

CEU Hours: .2

Contact Hours: 2

 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
20508 200 ------- - 01/04/16-12/23/16 Faculty 95 of 100

XNH 1417 - Striving: Four Components of Resiliency

This self-paced course, available in booklet format, will discuss the roles of control, ownership, impact and longevity on resiliency. RNs, LPNs, counselors and social workers will earn 2 contact hours for completing this course. ACHAs will earn 2 (A) hours. This course may not be taken with Bouncing Back.

CEU Hours: .2

Contact Hours: 2

 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
20509 200 ------- - 01/04/16-12/23/16 Faculty 97 of 100

XNH 1418 - Thriving: Ten Behaviors for Maximizing Resiliency

This self-paced course, available in booklet format, will introduce you to behaviors involved in increasing one's capacity to bounce back from adversity. RNs, LPNs, counselors and social workers will earn 2 contact hours for completing this course. ACHAs will earn 2 (A) hours. NOTE: This course may not be taken with Bouncing Back.

CEU Hours: .2

Contact Hours: 2

 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
20510 200 ------- - 01/04/16-12/23/16 Faculty 99 of 100

XNH 1420 - Difficult Decisions: Ethical Decision Making in Nursing Practice

This self-paced course, available in booklet format, explores ethical theories and principles that provide a basis for bioethics as well as ethics as it applies to nursing practice. RNs, LPNs and LMHTs will earn 3 contact hours for completing this course. ACHAs will earn 3 (RC) hours.

CEU Hours: .3

Contact Hours: 3

 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
20511 200 ------- - 01/04/16-12/23/16 Faculty 94 of 100

XNH 1425 - Difficult Decisions: Ethical Decision Making in Social

This self-paced course, available in booklet format, explores ethical theories and principles that provide a basis for bioethics as it applies to social work practice. Counselors and social workers will earn 3 contact hours for completing this course.

CEU Hours: .3

Contact Hours: 3

 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
20513 200 ------- - 01/04/16-12/23/16 Faculty 94 of 100

XNH 1431 - Tick Borne Diseases

This self-paced course, offered in booklet format, identifies the different types of tick-borne diseases, including symptoms, routes of transmission and epidemiology of tick borne disease, It also describes disease prevention and management and discusses the future prospect for control and prevention. RNs and LPNs will earn 3 contact hours.

CEU Hours: .3

Contact Hours: 3

 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
20514 200 ------- - 01/04/16-12/23/16 Faculty 99 of 100

XNH 1432 - Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)

This self-paced course, offered in booklet format, identifies the different types of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), describes the symptoms and routes of transmission and epidemiology for STDs. Prevention and management and the future prospects for control and prevention will be discussed. RNs, LPNs, counselors and social workers will earn 3 contact hours.

CEU Hours: .3

Contact Hours: 3

 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
20516 200 ------- - 01/04/16-12/23/16 Faculty 98 of 100

XNH 1433 - Influenza: A Virus to Cause Future Pandemics?

This self-paced course, offered in booklet format, identifies the distribution of the Influenza virus in the global community and describes how new strains of Influenza arise through viral mutation. It will also cover how Influenza and Avian Influenza impact the healthcare community and investigates past, present and potential future outbreaks of Influenza. RNs and LPNs will earn 3 contact hours. ACHAs will earn 3 (RC) hours.

CEU Hours: .3

Contact Hours: 3

 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
20518 200 ------- - 01/04/16-12/23/16 Faculty 100 of 100

XNH 1434 - HIV/AIDS

This self-paced course, offered in booklet format, identifies the emergence of HIV/AIDS as a national and international healthcare crisis. It investigates the complex nature of treating HIV/AIDS and designing drugs and vaccines for HIV. It examines HIV/AIDS in the healthcare environment including universal precautions and preventions and describes current and future trends of HIV/AIDS distribution in the population including the changing patient demographics. RNs, LPNs, social workers and counselors will earn 2 contact hours. ACHAs will earn 2 (RC) hours.

CEU Hours: .2

Contact Hours: 2

 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
20519 200 ------- - 01/04/16-12/23/16 Faculty 99 of 100

XNH 1436 - Cultural Competency

This self-paced course, offered in booklet format, discusses the key principles of cultural care including cultural competence, sensitivity and appropriateness. National standards for culturally and linguistically appropriate services will be identified. Health and illness panoramas of the manor and minor ethnic groups in Kansas will be discussed with a focus on strategies for the culturally diverse healthcare environment. RNs, LPNs, counselors and social workers will earn 3 contact hours. ACHAs will earn 3 (RC) hours.

CEU Hours: .3

Contact Hours: 3

 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
20521 200 ------- - 01/04/16-12/23/16 Faculty 96 of 100

XNH 1437 - Food-Borne Illnesses: A Serious Disease Going Unnoticed and Under-reported

This self-paced course, offered in booklet format, discusses the different types of foodborne illness, symptoms, routes of transmission and epidemiology of these illnesses. It also identifies the prevention and management of foodborne illness and discusses the future prospects for control and prevention of foodborne illness. RNs and LPNs will earn 3 contact hours. ACHAs will earn 3 (RC) hours.

CEU Hours: .3

Contact Hours: 3

 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
20522 200 ------- - 01/04/16-12/23/16 Faculty 94 of 100

XNH 1438 - Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus and Other Types of Antibiotic Resistance

This self-paced course, offered in booklet format, discusses transmission, infectivity and control of Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). In addition to covering the emergence of community acquired MRSA (CA-MRSA), the epidemiology, treatment and prevention of nonsocomial infections will be described. The current and future risks of antibiotic resistance in the healthcare environment are also covered. RNs, LPNs, social workers and counselors will earn 2 contact hours. ACHAs will earn 2 (RC) hours.

CEU Hours: .2

Contact Hours: 2

 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
20524 200 ------- - 01/04/16-12/23/16 Faculty 96 of 100

XNH 1439 - Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases: A Review

This self-paced course, offered in booklet format, discusses the types of infectious pathogens and their modes of transmission. It also describes the risk of emerging pathogens in the healthcare environment, conducts epidemiological analysis and employs proper use of data analysis to describe the prevalence/incidence of a disease and explains the complexities of issues when making recommendations for disease control/prevention measures. RNs, LPNs and counselors will earn 3 contact hours. ACHAs will earn 3 (RC) hours.

CEU Hours: .3

Contact Hours: 3

 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
20526 200 ------- - 01/04/16-12/23/16 Faculty 98 of 100

XNH 1440 - Three Score Years and Ten: Families and Elder Care

This self-paced course focuses on understanding the aging process within the context of family life and will address the importance of families in eldercare. RNs, LPNs, counselors and social workers will earn 6 contact hours for completing this course. ACHAs will receive 6 (RC) hours.

CEU Hours: .6

Contact Hours: 6

 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
20528 200 ------- - 01/04/16-12/23/16 Faculty 90 of 100

XNH 1442 - Childhood Illnesses and Immunizations

Vaccination or immunization is the prevention of infectious disease through the use of antigens to stimulate long term memory in the form of antibody production. This program will help update your knowledge and familiarize you with the common childhood diseases that are currently preventable by vaccination. Discussions will focus on the common childhood pathogens, their epidemiology and current national and global distributions. In addition, the re-emergence of childhood pathogens will be discussed. Participants will learn about the different types of vaccines, possible side-effects and how vaccines are produced and the future outlook for global vaccination success. RNs and LPNs will earn 3 contact hours. Self-paced course.

CEU Hours: .3

Contact Hours: 3

Describe the types of childhood pathogens and their epidemiology.
Understand the role of vaccination in disease prevention.
Evaluate the risk of not vaccinating against childhood diseases.
Understand the different types of vaccines and their appropriate usage
Understand the issues when measuring vaccination success nationally and globally.

 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
20529 200 ------- - 01/04/16-12/23/16 Faculty 95 of 100

XNH 1443 - Zoonotic Diseases: Diseases That Cross Between Humans and Animals

Zoonotic diseases or zoonoses are diseases that are transmitted between humans and non-human animals. They can be caused by a variety of organisms including bacteria, fungi parasites, prions and viruses. This session will update your knowledge on the major causes of zoonoses. Discussion will focus on transmission, epidemiology, disease, prevention and treatment. Outbreaks of Zoonotic diseases at fairs and petting zoos will also be discussed. RNs and LPNs will earn 4 contact hours. Self-paced course.

CEU Hours: .4

Contact Hours: 4

1.	Discuss the different types of Zoonotic diseases.
2.	Describe the symptoms, routes of transmission and epidemiology of Zoonotic diseases.
3.	Describe the prevention and management of Zoonotic diseases.
4.	Discuss the future prospects for control and prevention of Zoonotic diseases.
5.	Discuss outbreaks of Zoonotic diseases associated with fairs and petting zoos.
 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
20531 200 ------- - 01/04/16-12/23/16 Faculty 98 of 100

XNH 1444 - Mosquito Borne Illnesses

Mosquito borne diseases are diseases that are transmitted to humans from a mosquito vector. 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. Discussion will focus on transmission, epidemiology, disease, prevention and treatment. The disease burden and public health burden of mosquito borne disease on Africa, South America and Asia will also be discussed. RNs, LPNs, will earn 4 contact hours. ACHAs will earn 4 (RC). Self-paced course.

CEU Hours: .4

Contact Hours: 4

Discuss the different types of Mosquito borne diseases.
Describe the symptoms, routes of transmission and epidemiology of Mosquito borne diseases.
Describe the prevention and management of Mosquito borne diseases.
Discuss the future prospects for control and prevention of Mosquito borne diseases.
Discuss the global aspects of Mosquito borne diseases.
 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
20532 200 ------- - 01/04/16-12/23/16 Faculty 95 of 100

XNH 1445 - The Immune System Deficiencies and Disorders

The immune system is a balance between susceptibility, which is a lack of resistance to a disease, and immunity which is the ability to ward off disease. Innate immunity involves defenses against any pathogen, and adaptive immunity involves resistance to a specific pathogen. This course will examine the body's exquisite ability to fight infection, the role of inflammation in disease, autoimmune diseases and hypersensitivity to toxins that play a role in disease processes. RNs, LPNs and social workers will earn 4 contact hours.

CEU Hours: .4

Contact Hours: 4

1. Describe the role of the immune system.
2. Describe the types of hypersensitivity.
3. Discuss the different types of autoimmune diseases.
4. Discuss the potential causes of autoimmune diseases.
5. Discuss other agents as causes of hypersensitivity and autoimmunity.
6. Understand the treatment, prevention and control of hypersensitivity and autoimmunity.
 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
20533 200 ------- - 01/04/16-12/23/16 Faculty 95 of 100

XNH 1511 - Brief Solution Focused Therapy

Brief Solution Focused Therapy can be a very effective and powerful tool to prompt client change and facilitate getting unstuck. However, it should be noted that most of the literature on Solution Focused Therapy describes it as ?coaching,? not as psychotherapy. This is important to keep in mind. Although the approach is frequently used by mental health professionals, it is not meant to replace the training you have received or the protocols of good practice you are expected to follow. As a mental health professional, you would be remiss only to focus on the solutions and not to thoroughly understand the client?s history, symptoms, and diagnosis. However, this being said, Solution Focused Therapy can be a valuable tool to integrate into your repertoire. RNs, LPNs, social workers, LPCs and LCPCs will earn 2 contact hours.

CEU Hours: .2

Contact Hours: 2

1. Understand how Solution Focused Therapy can be used to speed up the therapy process.
2. Apply “change talk” to the therapy process.
3. Describe the core concepts and assumptions of Brief Solution Focused Therapy.
4. Apply four types of solution focused questions.
5. Identify applications of Brief Solution Focused Therapy to use in a variety of clinical situations.
6. Describe the characteristics of useful questions.
7. Identify how to use Brief Solution Focused Therapy concepts to work effectively with reluctance and resistance.
 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
20535 200 ------- - 01/04/16-12/23/16 Wade J 98 of 100

XNH 1525 - Hypertension: The Silent Killer

This self-paced course, available in booklet format, presents a comprehensive overview of the new guidelines for managing essential hypertension. It includes lifestyle modifications and antihypertensive drugs. RNs and LPNs will earn 4 contact hours for completing this course. ACHAs will earn 4 (RC) hours.

CEU Hours: .4

Contact Hours: 4

 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
20536 200 ------- - 01/04/16-12/23/16 Faculty 99 of 100

XNH 1550 - Medical Terminology: A Word Association Approach

This online course teaches medical terminology according to each body system. Multiple graphics, study tips and unusual facts make for a most enjoyable course. 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
20490 508 CEONL ------- - 08/17/16-10/07/16 Online Faculty 96 of 100
20491 509 CEONL ------- - 09/14/16-11/04/16 Online Faculty 99 of 100
20492 510 CEONL ------- - 10/12/16-12/02/16 Online Faculty 100 of 100
20493 511 CEONL ------- - 11/09/16-12/30/16 Online Faculty 100 of 100
20494 512 CEONL ------- - 12/14/16-02/03/17 Online Faculty 100 of 100

XNH 1556 - Dementia from Infectious Diseases

Infectious agents that cause dementia include the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), prions, Treponema pallidum (syphilis) and others. Dementia may also be caused by a number of other infectious viruses, bacteria, disease-carrying parasites and fungi. Infectious diseases can cause neurological damage with symptoms such as confusion, delirium, memory loss and other dementia-related symptoms. RNs and LPNs will earn 4 contact hours. ACHAs will earn 4 (RC). Self-paced course.

CEU Hours: .4

Contact Hours: 4

Learning Objectives

1.	Describe the causative agents of infectious dementias.
2.	Describe the epidemiology of infectious dementias.
3.	Discuss the different types of prion diseases.
4.	Discuss HIV and Treponema pallidum as causes of dementia.
5.	Discuss other aetiological agents as causes of dementia.
6.	Understand the treatment, prevention and control of infectious dementias. 
 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
20538 200 ------- - 01/04/16-12/23/16 Faculty 96 of 100

XNH 1560 - Certificate in Gerontology

With the population aging at a rapid rate, the number of individuals over the age of 65 will more than double by 2020. The demand for knowledgeable providers to meet the needs of this population is dramatically increasing. Offered completely online, the Certificate in Gerontology represents a specialization in the field of gerontology. Divided into individual courses, the program provides instruction designed to enhance the knowledge and skills of individuals who work with older adults by providing an educational experience that is multidisciplinary in nature. It will allow nurses and other health care professionals to gain a broad understanding of the field of gerontology and stay current with emerging trends. This program also meets the qualifications for the stated hours of continuing education credit for MFTs and/or LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. 25 contact hours, RNs, LPNs and social workers. 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: 2.5

Contact Hours: 25

 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
24047 508 CEONL ------- - 08/17/16-10/07/16 Online Faculty 14 of 15

XNH 1575 - Protect Your Nursing Practice: Know the Law

This self-paced course, available in booklet format, provides a comprehensive overview of laws that significantly impact nursing practice. RNs and LPNs will earn 4 contact hours for completing this course. ACHAs will earn 4 (A) hours.

CEU Hours: .4

Contact Hours: 4

 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
20540 200 ------- - 01/04/16-12/23/16 Faculty 92 of 100

XNH 1586 - Certificate in Integrative Mental Health

This groundbreaking online certificate program addresses the dramatic shift taking place in the healthcare field as alternative, holistic, and integrative therapies are increasingly being used to treat mental health conditions. Integrative mental health emphasizes treating the mind, body, and spirit. In this program, you'll learn how this new model of medical care combines scientifically proven alternative and complementary methods with medications and psychotherapy to address the physical, psychological, and spiritual needs of individuals with anxiety disorders, sleep disorders, and mental conditions associated with aging, depression, chronic pain, and Alzheimer's disease. In addition, this program explores the treatment of bipolar disorders in children and adolescents. Medications and conventional psychotherapy have their place in the treatment of individuals with mental health disorders. However, as you'll learn in this program, there is growing evidence of the effectiveness of other treatment approaches such as nutritional supplements, exercise, light therapy, pet therapy, guided imagery, massage and other manual therapies, music and art therapy, dance therapy, stress management techniques, healing touch, biofeedback, sleep hygiene, acupuncture, and spiritual counseling. This program is ideal for professionals in nursing and other healthcare fields, as well as individuals interested in integrative mental health. RNs, LPNs, social workers, counselors and massage therapists will earn 19 contact hours. 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

Contact Hours: 20

 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
24044 508 CEONL ------- - 08/17/16-10/07/16 Online Faculty 15 of 15

XNH 1596 - Positive Psychology 101

Positive psychology is the scientific study of human strengths and virtues and the study of optimal human functioning. This self-paced course will familiarize the student with basic understanding of this emerging standard of psychology and organizational development. RNs, LPNs, social workers, and counselors will earn 3 contact hours.

CEU Hours: .3

Contact Hours: 3

1.  Understand the basic historical roots of Positive Psychology.
2.  Describe the core concepts and principles of Positive Psychology.
3.  Differentiate Eastern and Western perspectives of well-being and the good life.
4.  Identify applications of Positive Psychology to the workplace.
5.  Describe the characteristics of enabling institutions.
6.  Identify contributions of Positive Psychology to both social work practice and clinical supervision.

 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
20542 200 ------- - 01/04/16-12/23/16 Faculty 93 of 100

XNH 1621 - Cancer in the 21st Century

Cancer Projections for 2012 include 1,638,910 new cancer cases and 577,190 deaths from cancer. Between 2004 and 2008 overall cancer incidence rates declined slightly in men (by 0.6% per year), were stable in women, and cancer death rates decreased by 1.8% per year in men and by 1.6% per year in women. In this self paced course, students will learn the newest updates on cancer etilogies, treatments and cures. RNs, APRNs, LPNs will earn 4 contact hours.

CEU Hours: .4

Contact Hours: 4

 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
20544 200 ------- - 01/04/16-12/23/16 Faculty 97 of 100

XNH 1636 - Successfully Bridging Cultural Differences

Counseling and supervising individuals with cultural differences is challenging. This self-paced course will familiarize the student with many of the pertinent cultural differences and provide important tenants for working with individuals from minority groups. RNs, LPNs, social workers, counselors and psychologists will earn 3 contact hours for completing this course.

CEU Hours: .3

Contact Hours: 3

 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
20546 200 ------- - 01/04/16-12/23/16 Faculty 95 of 100

XNH 1680 - Certificate in Pain Assessment and Management

Pain assessment and management is a crucial part of compassionate and effective patient care. Scientific advancements in the understanding of the mechanisms of pain, multidisciplinary methods of assessment and management, and the improvement of medications to treat pain have contributed to the wealth of knowledge in this area. This program is offered completely online. If you work with patients who are in pain, this certificate program will help you increase the accuracy of your pain assessment skills and become more effective in your pain management strategies. Approved for 24 ACHA (RC) hours RNs & LPNs. 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: 1.2

Contact Hours: 12

 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
23940 508 CEONL ------- - 08/17/16-10/07/16 Online Faculty 13 of 15

XNH 1770 - Certificate in End of Life Care

The U.S. population is aging at a rapid rate, and the number of individuals, young and old, who are living with debilitating, chronic or terminal illnesses is also increasing. The demand for knowledgeable providers to meet the needs of this population is dramatically increasing, new jobs are being developed, and new services created. If you are a health professional who works with this population, this program will provide you with continuing professional education to help you gain a broad understanding of this special area of care and stay current with emerging trends. 18 contact hours RNs, LPNs and social workers.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: 1.9

Contact Hours: 19

 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
24058 510 CEONL ------- - 10/12/16-12/02/16 Online Faculty 15 of 15

XNH 2033 - ABCs of Viral Hepatitis

This self-paced course, available in booklet format, examines symptoms, transmission and treatment of Hepatitis A, B and C. RNs and LPNs will earn 3 contact hours for completing this course. ACHAs will earn 3 (RC) hours. NOTE: This course may not be taken with Hepatitis C, course XNH 4000.

CEU Hours: .3

Contact Hours: 3

 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
20548 200 ------- - 01/04/16-12/23/16 Faculty 97 of 100

XNH 2036 - Genetics and Nucleic Acids: Inheritance and Therapy of the Future

RNs, LPNs, and social workers will earn 3 contact hours.

CEU Hours: .3

Contact Hours: 3

 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
20550 200 ------- - 01/04/16-12/23/16 Faculty 97 of 100

XNH 2037 - Sepsis: Silent and Deadly

Severe Sepsis is defined as severe with signs of organ dysfunction, such as hypoxemia, oliguria, lactic acidosis, elevated liver enzymes and altered cerebral function. 40% of patients diagnosed with severe sepsis do not survive. RNs, LPNs, social workers and APRNs will earn 2 contact hours. 2 (RC) for ACHAs.

CEU Hours: .2

Contact Hours: 2

1. Describe the mechanisms of systemic inflammatory response syndrome.
2. Describe the mechanisms of inflammation and shock.
3. Discuss the role of the immune system in sepsis, shock and inflammation.
4. Discuss common infectious agents and their contribution to sepsis, shock and inflammation.
5. Discuss medicare and medicaid guidelines for nosocomial disease.
6. Understand the implications of medicare and medicaid guidelines for hospitals and other healthcare facilities. 
 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
20551 200 ------- - 01/04/16-12/23/16 Faculty 94 of 100

XNH 2038 - Infections and Illnesses During Pregnancy

During pregnancy, both infectious and non-infectious diseases require special treatment to protect both mother and baby. Infectious agents, which may not be life-threatening to the mother, can be of serious consequence to the baby. In addition, health conditions such as high blood pressure and diabetes should be carefully monitored. RNs, LPNs and social workers will earn 4 contact hours.

CEU Hours: .4

Contact Hours: 4

1. Describe pregnancy related illnesses.
2. Describe the epidemiology of infectious diseases during pregnancy.
3. Discuss the different types of non-infectious diseases during pregnancy.
4. Discuss vaccination and other preventive medicine during pregnancy.
5. Understand the treatment, prevention and control of pregnancy related illnesses. 
 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
20553 200 ------- - 01/04/16-12/23/16 Faculty 100 of 100

XNH 4000 - Hepatitis C: The Silent Epidemic

This self-paced course describes the transmission, symptoms, complications, treatment options and management strategies for Hepatitis C. RNs and LPNs will earn 1 contact hour for completing this course. ACHAs will earn 1 (RC) hour. NOTE: This course may not be taken with ABC's of Viral Hepatitis.

CEU Hours: .1

Contact Hours: 1

 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
20554 200 ------- - 01/04/16-12/23/16 Faculty 99 of 100

XNH 4001 - Art of Positive Conflict: Effective Conflict

Management Skills This self-paced course, available in booklet format, defines conflict, describes the stages of its development and explores factors that interfere with effective conflict resolution. RNs, LPNs, counselors, and social workers will earn 1 contact hour for completing this course. ACHAs will earn 1 (A) hour.

CEU Hours: .1

Contact Hours: 1

 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
20555 200 ------- - 01/04/16-12/23/16 Faculty 90 of 100

XNH 4002 - Toxins in Our Environment: What You Can't See Could Hurt You

Toxic agents that cause, contribute to and are associated with morbidity and mortality include common ingredients in plastics, household and industrial cleaners, foods, cosmetics and many other items we come into contact with in our daily lives. This program will help update your knowledge and familiarize you with these toxins. Discussions will focus on current research data that demonstrates toxicity, and methods you can use to recognize and reduce these toxins in your home and workplace. In addition, molecular mechanisms of these toxins will be examined. RNs and LPNs will earn 4 contact hours. Self-paced course.

CEU Hours: .4

Contact Hours: 4

Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:

1.	Describe the toxins that are commonly found in our environment.
2.	Describe the epidemiological evidence of the lethal effects of environmental toxins.
3.	Discuss the concentrations of environmental toxins in our food supply and other household items.
4.	Discuss the specific effects of toxins during pregnancy and childhood.
5.	Discuss the links between toxins, cancers and other diseases, and the mechanisms of toxins at a molecular level.
6.	Understand the mechanisms that can be used to reduce and eliminate toxins from the environment. 
 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
20557 200 ------- - 01/04/16-12/23/16 Faculty 97 of 100

XNH 5011 - Certificate in Violence Prevention and Awareness

Every year across the globe, millions of individuals are affected by violence. In addition to the tremendous physical and emotional toll, violence has substantial medical, societal, and environmental costs, and particularly impacts some of the most vulnerable members of society?young people, elders, and women. Healthcare professionals are a first line of defense in recognizing the signs of violence and supporting violence prevention. In this certificate program, you'll examine the various instances of violence that you may encounter in your work as a medical professional. The program begins by examining workplace violence, which is a major source of inequality, discrimination, stigmatization, and workplace conflict. Then it goes on to explore other types of violence including domestic violence, elder abuse, child abuse, and the various forms of sexual assault. In addition, the program takes a close look at one form of violence that is a an important public health concern, pediatric abusive head trauma, also known as "shaken baby syndrome." Designed for medical professionals, this certificate program offers important insights into the signs of violence that may be presented by patients in a healthcare setting. By the end of this program, you'll have the information you need to respond to and help prevent these forms of violence. 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: 1.3

Contact Hours: 13

 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
24045 508 CEONL ------- - 08/17/16-10/07/16 Online Faculty 15 of 15

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
23710 560 ONLNE MTWRFS- - 08/21/16-12/31/16 Online Mulcahy E 99 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
23711 560 ONLNE MTWRFS- - 08/21/16-12/31/16 Online Mulcahy E 99 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
23712 560 ONLNE MTWRFS- - 08/21/16-12/31/16 Online Mulcahy E 99 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
23716 560 ONLNE MTWRFS- - 08/21/16-12/31/16 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
23718 560 ONLNE MTWRFS- - 08/21/16-12/31/16 Online Faculty 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
23720 560 ONLNE MTWRFS- - 08/21/16-12/31/16 Online Mulcahy E 100 of 100

XNH 7012 - Activating Willpower for Behavioral Change

Oscar Wilde famously stated, "I can resist everything except temptation." Probably most of us can relate. Willpower has been identified as one of the two characteristics most associated with success in life, however, studies also indicate that most people rate themselves as low in will power and self-control. Recent research has shed much light on this mysterious (and often failing) resource. This interactive workshop will focus on applying scientific findings to everyday life situations and provide practical, research based steps for strengthening will power and self-control for both for ourselves and our patients. RNs, LPNs, social workers, LPCs, LCPCs and registered dieticians will earn 6 contact hours.

CEU Hours: .3

Contact Hours: 3

1. Understand the limits and the exhaustibility of willpower.
2. Become familiar with the inherent difficulties of creating lasting change.
3. Learn how to lower barriers to change and engineer early successes.
4. Apply "implementation intentions" to change efforts.
5. Create realistic and sustainable habits to support self-control.
 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
24008 001 MTWRFSU - 07/07/16-12/31/16 Wade J 100 of 100
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.
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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
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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.