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Spanish for Medical Professionals: February

$290

with Cristina Sempe

Calendar Feb 1, 2021 , runs for 8 weeks

Are you frustrated by the communication gap that can occur between you and your Spanish-speaking patients? If you answered yes, this Spanish class - designed specifically for healthcare professionals - will help you bridge that gap. You will practice the basic, practical language skills needed to effectively communicate with your Spanish-speaking patients and their families. You will learn the basics of the language, gain an understanding of the culture, and know how to ask the questions crucial to quality healthcare.Whether you speak some Spanish and need a refresher, or speak no Spanish, you will complete the course with the skills you will need to effectively communicate with your Spanish-speaking patients. NOTE: Students will also need to order an eBook for under $15, or the paperback book version; Students will purchase (on their own) McGraw-Hill Education Complete Medical Spanish, 3rd Edition: ISBN-13: 978-0071841887. The eBook version is available at Barnesandnoble.com. You can also purchase the paperback book version if you wish, available from numerous sources including Amazon. CEUs/ILUs: 3.2 Length (in hours): 32

SQL Certificate: 3 Bundle Course Feb-April

$595

with Cecelia Allison

Calendar Feb 1, 2021 , runs for 12 weeks

Structured Query Language (SQL) is the industry standard database programming language. It is one of the most in demand skills in occupations that require interaction with data and analyzing data. Learning SQL can also lead to a job that is specific to analyzing data such as a data analyst, a quality assurance analyst, or a business analyst. You will quickly progress from creating simple SQL queries that query a single table to querying multiple tables simultaneously. You’ll also learn how to alter data in a database and how to gather significant statistics from data stored in a database. Finally, you'll learn techniques that will enable you to write powerful queries that perform complicated searches and sorts on your data.  CEUs/ILUs 4.8

Wordpress Certificate: February

$495

with Andy Helmi

Calendar Feb 1, 2021 , runs for 12 weeks

WordPress is the most popular content management system (CMS) for website and blog design. During the first week, you will learn or refresh your knowledge of all the initial steps and the required elements for having a website. Then find out how to build a simple WordPress website or blog. Topics include an introduction to CMS, WordPress installation and setup, page and content creation, administration, themes (selection, purchase, installation, and setup), working with widgets and plugins, and more. Finally, acquire advanced knowledge about WordPress options and features. You will learn how to modify WordPress web pages by hand-coding, learn about simple yet effective search engine optimization (SEO) techniques that improve your website ranking, and much more. After successfully completing the WordPress Certificate you will know how to build a WordPress website or blog, customize your WordPress site by hand-coding HTML, CSS, and PHP, know necessary regular WordPress maintenance, create WordPress website backup, and know how to apply SEO techniques in WordPress. CEUs/ILUs: 4.8 Length (in hours): 48 Feb 1- Apr 19

Session III: The ABCs & 1-2-3s of American Sign Language

Free

with Martin Samelson

Calendar Feb 2, 2021 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

Learn the basics of American Sign Language with Martin in two free classes. Then you will be ready to dig into Levels I & II. No sign language experience necessary! The class will meet on Zoom.

Students must have an audio and video-enabled computer, tablet, or smartphone to participate.

Session IIIa: The ABCs & 1-2-3s of American Sign Language

Free

with Martin Samelson

Calendar Feb 2, 2021 at 10 am, runs for 1 week

Learn the basics of American Sign Language with Martin in two free classes. Then you will be ready to dig into Levels I & II. No sign language experience necessary! The class will meet on Zoom.

Students must have an audio and video-enabled computer, tablet, or smartphone to participate.

Session I - Painting with Acrylics for Beginners

$100

with Pat Casey, MA, MFA

Calendar Feb 2, 2021 at 1 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Acrylics are a great medium for beginners. Pat will provide videos that focus on various aspects of painting including color-mixing, composition, and a variety of acrylic mediums, tools, and techniques. Access several videos each week at your convenience to learn about topics like color-mixing, using contrast, and creating interesting still life and landscape compositions. Then join our online group workshops so we can discuss the video topics, answer questions, and share your work for critique. (Sharing is optional, of course.) All skill levels welcome! Class meets on Zoom.

Students must have an audio and video-enabled computer, tablet, or smartphone to participate. Merrymeeting will send you information about accessing the class prior to its start date.

Continuing Drawing, B/W and Colored Pencil, PM Class

$130

with Kathie Boldt

Calendar Feb 2, 2021 at 2:30 pm, runs for 10 weeks

Join esteemed instructor Kathy Boldt as you further develop your drawing skills, working in black and white and color media. Learning the perception of color relationships demands a depth of experience in seeing tones and you will soon find yourself becoming more and more skilled in thumbnails. You will develop your knowledge of color theory and advance the building of your fine color perception. Materials discussed at first class - approximately $40-$45. This class will be offered through Zoom or Webex.  Merrymeeting will send you information about accessing the class prior to its start date.

Students must have an audio and video-enabled computer, tablet, or smartphone to participate. 

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Session I Coast Guard Captain License Information Night

Free

with John Coffin

Calendar Feb 2, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

The Captain School Key West, through a local instructor, is offering the Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vessel (OUPV), commonly called 6-Pack course. The information sessions will answer questions you may have about obtaining the license and will provide the various methods available to complete the course requirements. To attend the free information session, please select a date and time, pre-register and a meeting invitation will then be emailed to you prior to the start of the session. Class meets on Zoom.

Students must have an audio and video-enabled computer, tablet, or smartphone to participate. Merrymeeting will send you information about accessing the class prior to its start date.

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