Non-credit short courses, seminars, and workshops offer a broad range of activities intended to provide information to individuals of all ages. Continuing Community Education programs at Howard College have been designed to give students an opportunity to explore new activities for personal growth and enjoyment as well as lifelong learning opportunities and professional development.
During the year, Howard College will plan additional credit-free courses, seminars and workshops in cooperation with businesses, industry, individuals, and organizations in the community. The college will constantly strive to meet educational needs and will develop special programs in response to demand. We invite you to contact Howard College concerning an educational interest. Community Education classes are offered on a non-credit basis. Community Education Units (CEU’s) are awarded for successful completion of some courses. Generally, there are no entrance requirements or examinations.
Upcoming Classes (Lamesa Campus):
|Certified Nurse Aide
(NURA 1001, 90 hours, 9 CEU’s)
|Designed to provide basic nursing skills, emphasizing long-term elderly care facilities. Includes physical and psychological needs, safety, infection control, and resident rights. Applicants must read, write, speak, and understand English to be successful in this course. Tuition includes $10.00 malpractice insurance, $93.00 state certification exam fee, and textbook fee. Scrubs are required for clinicals.
Prior to enrollment in this program, a background check must be completed through the following website: www.howardcollegecx.com Employment status will also be verified through the DADS’ Nurse Aide Registry and the Employee Misconduct Registry. Upon registration, students must bring their social security card, driver’s license, and shot records showing they have had at least the first 2 hepatitis B vaccines.
|Medication Aide Re-Certification|
|This 7 hour course fulfills the annual education renewal requirements for the certified medication aide. Topics include review and update of medication aide training rules, medication administration, and related responsibilities.
|Fall Wreath Making Class|
|Students will have a completed Fall Wreath by the end of class. For more information and to register, contact Donna Coulter at (806) 872-2223.