Clearfield Campus Opportunities




Course Name: SAT Prep Course ID: C136 Cost: $99.00
Start Date: 01/26/2016 Location: FOUN136 & FOUN100 Time: 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

This course will help high school students prepare for the redesigned Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT). It will provide an opportunity to review important verbal and math skills assessed in the SAT as well as become familiar with the test format and learn valuable test-taking strategies. This course will help to improve test-taking effectiveness, efficiency, and how to do an appropriate analysis of questions by using real SAT exam questions. On-line resources available through the Khan Academy will also be utilized. The course fee includes the latest version of the book “The Official SAT Study Guide” from the College Board.  

Alice Brady, Verbal Skills – librarian at Clearfield Area Junior Senior High School with 37 years of experience, a Bachelor’s Degree from Clarion University and a Masters of Education from Mansfield University and a passion for learning.

Judi Bookhamer, Math Skills – Secondary Mathematics teacher at the Clearfield Area Junior Senior High School with 20 years of experience, a Bachelor of Arts degree from the King's College, attended St. Francis University for secondary certification, and a Master's degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Gannon University. She loves teaching the language of Mathematics and has a passion for learning.

Tuesdays and Thursdays
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
*Fee includes boo - "The Official SAT Study Guide"


Course Name: How to Prepare for the Algebra I Keystone Exam Course ID: C137  Cost: $ TBD
Date: TBD Location: FOUN Time: TBD
This course is offered to Parents/Guardians as well as high school/middle school students. In this day and age, many parents struggle with helping their children in preparing for the Algebra I Keystone exams (graduation requirement). This course is designed to help the parents educate themselves on the material in order to help their children when taking the Algebra I class. This course also can serve as a review or as a re-teaching piece for the students to help them understand the material tested. Students currently taking a Pre-Algebra class could also benefit from being introduced to the material in advance of taking the Algebra I class. Parents could also
prepare themselves in advance of their students taking the Algebra I class in order to offer their children help when the time comes at home.



Course Name: Conflict Resolution Strategies Course ID: C128 Cost: $249.00
Date: 2/12/2016  Location: Academic Building, Room A213 Time: 9:00 AM- 4:00 PM

Description While it is true that conflict in the workplace is inevitable, this program examines the power for individuals and the organization in successful conflict resolution. Participants will challenge the notion that all conflict is destructive, identify their own preferred style and options, and apply a conflict resolution model. Lunch 12pm-1pm. 



Course Name: Clinical Medical Assistant Program Course ID: C118  Cost: $2,599.00 
Start Date: 3/1/2016 Location: Founders Time: 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM

This program is intended for students who want to prepare for an exciting, challenging and rewarding career in healthcare. This program will train students to assist physicians by performing functions related to the clinical responsibilities of a medical office. Instruction includes among other things preparing patients for examination and treatment, routine laboratory procedures, diagnostic testing, technical aspects of phlebotomy and the cardiac life cycle. Students will review important topics including phlebotomy, pharmacology, the proper use and administration of medications, taking and documenting vital signs, cardiology including proper lead placements, a professional workplace behavior, ethics and the legal aspects of healthcare. This program includes 140 hours of
classroom lecture and hands on labs and a clinical externship opportunity at a local healthcare provider. To be eligible for the clinical rotation, students must successfully complete the 140 hour program, submit to a thorough background check, drug screening and meet other requirements. Note: Upon successful completion of this program, students would be eligible to sit for the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) national examination.

Course Contact Hours: 140 hours + Clinical Externship
Student Tuition: $2,599 (Textbooks included)
Clinical Externship Hours: 160 hours

Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays
March 1st – May 31st 2016
6:00pm – 9:30pm


Course Name: Phlebotomy Technician Program Course ID: C119 Cost: $1,799.00
Start Date: 3/7/2016 Location: Founders  Time: 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM

This 90 hour Phlebotomy Technician Program prepares professionals to collect blood specimens from clients for the purpose of laboratory analysis. Students will become familiar with all aspects related to blood collection and develop comprehensive skills to perform venipunctures completely and safely. Classroom and lab work includes terminology, anatomy and physiology; blood collection procedures; specimen hands-on practice; and training in skills and techniques to perform puncture methods. Note: There is no outside externship rotation included with this program.

Course Contact Hours: 90 hrs.
Student Tuition: $1,799 (Textbooks included)

Mondays and Wednesdays
March 7th – June 8th 2016
6:00pm – 9:30pm


Course Name: Leadership Development for Healthcare Professionals Course ID: C123 Cost: $249.00
Date: 3/25/2016 Location: Academic Building, Room A213 Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

This program will inspire participants to consider their organizational role and skills as a workplace leader. Ideal for preparing employees for future supervisory roles, those relatively new to a supervisory role, or for those who may have been in the role for some time but would benefit from refreshing and enhancing their leadership presence. Appropriate for both clinical and non-clinical roles; including related sectors such as behavioral health, long-term care, home care, dental, and many others.


Course Name: Critical Thinking : Decisions and Problems Solving Course ID: C130 Cost: $129.00
Date: 5/20/2016 Location: Academic Building, Room A213 Time: 9:00 AM- 12:00 PM
Critical thinking skills, not luck, are often responsible for effective decision making and problem solving in the workplace. This highly interactive workshop utilizes lecture, experiential learning activities, and video to provide a deeper understanding of critical thinking, decision making, problem solving, and the group dynamics associated with decisions and change.