Carbondale / Roaring Fork Continuing Education Calendar

Mar
28
Sat
Community First Aid and CPR @ CMC in Carbondale
Mar 28 @ 8:00 am – 5:20 pm
Class Description

Prepares the student for certification in CPR and basic first aid. Skills will include basic life support, airway obstruction, control of bleeding, shock, and patient care for the unconscious.

American Heart Association. Text required and must be purchased.

Faculty: Ronald J. Kroesen
Meets: S • March 28, 2015 – March 28, 2015
Refund Date: March 26, 2015
Credit Hours: 0.5
Syn# 88393

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Mar
31
Tue
Healthy Home @ CMC in Carbondale
Mar 31 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
photo of Dr. Jody PowellClass Description:

Toxins lurk in your carpets, furniture, garage, and even your kitchen cupboards. Learn what type of types of chemicals are in everyday items from pillows to air fresheners, which can cause major health problems. Dr. Powell will share why our bodies hold these chemicals, what their health effects are, and how to avoid them, reducing your risk for disease.

Faculty: Jody Powell
Meets: T • March 31, 2015 – March 31, 2015
Refund Date: March 27, 2015
Cost: $25
Syn# 87745

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You might also be interested in Dr. Powell’s other workshops which are included in her Healthy Living Series. Click on the workshop title to read descriptions of each:

Healthy Baby (March 24)
Healthy Body (Apr. 7)
Healthy Diet 1 (Apr. 14)
Healthy Diet 2 (Apr. 21)

Apr
1
Wed
Pastels @ CMC in Glenwood Springs
Apr 1 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Get Your Own Business (YOB): The 10 Biggest Franchising Mistakes @ CMC in Carbondale
Apr 1 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Class Description:

M. Stacy Swift, local franchising expert from FranNet, will be in our region to help interested parties explore the possibilities of owning a franchise. This informative workshop will explore how to Get a Y.O.B. – Your Own Business!” It will compare the pros and cons of the three main ways to get into business for yourself: starting from scratch

Faculty: Stacy Swift
Meets: W, W • April 1, 2015 – April 1, 2015
Refund Date: March 30, 2015
Cost: $25
Syn# 88590

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Basic PC Applications @ CMC in Carbondale
Apr 1 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Class Description:

This workshop will cover the basics of MS Office 2010. We will focus on Word and PowerPoint-making a presentation.(Explicacion en espanol tambien-Spanish explanation by request).Questions can be directed to ricotorres7@gmail.com

Faculty: Ricardo Torres
Meets: W • April 1, 2015 – April 15, 2015
Refund Date: March 30, 2015
Cost: $75
Syn# 87655

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Zumba @ CMC in Carbondale
Apr 1 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Class Description:

Join the fitness craze and get in your cardio exercise by moving to an upbeat Latin sound. Fun for all levels.

Faculty: Kristina C. Bingaman
Meets: W • April 1, 2015 – April 29, 2015
Refund Date: March 30, 2015
Cost: $55
Syn# 87260

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Apr
2
Thu
iPad Beginners @ CMC in Glenwood Springs
Apr 2 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Class Description:

Learn to use your iPad to its full potential. This class will teach you how to use your device to meet your own unique needs. If you are unsure of even the questions to ask in how to maximize your use of an iPad, this class is for you! An emphasis will be on teaching the use of apps that promote independence and self-sufficiency, especially for those with disabilities and individuals wishing to ‘age’ in place. Bring your devices to class. Alice Brouhard, RN and Trainer researches applications and devices and teaches others to use technology to support their independence and self-management. That support comes in the form of iPpad, iPpod Touch, smartphones and apps.

Faculty: Alice M. Brouhard
Meets: TH • April 2, 2015 – April 2, 2015
Refund Date: March 31, 2015
Cost: $40
Syn# 88046

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Cuisine Around the World @ CMC in Glenwood Springs
Apr 2 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description:

Learn how to create simple, healthy, mouth-watering dishes from appetizers to entrees. Cherie Pape is a natural foods gourmet chef, caterer and food columnist who worked as a Chef De Cuisine for a five-star San Diego resort and owned Appetit Cherie Gourmet Foods for Life. She will lead you on a fun food experience through Thailand, India, Japan, Mexico, and Greece as you learn the secrets behind their exotic and flavorful dishes. Learn how to WOW your friends and family with culinary delights that are healthy and wholesome.

Faculty: Cherie Pape
Meets: TH • April 2, 2015 – April 30, 2015
Refund Date: March 31, 2015
Cost: $112
Syn# 88998

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Long Term Care Planning @ CMC in Glenwood Springs
Apr 2 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
photo of older coupleClass Description:

Come learn from an expert who has specialized in long term care planning for over 25 years – Eliza Fulton is Certified in Long Term Care (CLTC). Long Term Care planning options have changed over the years and there are now many types of programs to choose from.

In this workshop, gain an understanding of:

  • How traditional long term care insurance works
  • How to review an existing policy to see if it is still appropriate
  • What a Federal Tax-Qualified LTC Plan is and why it is important.
  • How the Colorado Partnership Program works regarding long term care expenses
  • When Medicare and Medicaid can help with long term care needs
  • New options that integrate life insurance, annuities and long term care
  • Non-traditional options like term life insurance and critical illness plans

Come with your questions and concerns. Protect your family from the devastating impact of an unexpected long term care need. Be prepared to make good choices and to be an informed consumer.

This is one of the most important and also one of the least understood parts of pre-retirement planning. Spouse/partner can attend for free.

Faculty: Eliza Fulton
Meets: TH • April 2, 2015 – April 2, 2015
Refund Date: March 31, 2015
Cost: $25
Syn# 88224

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Apr
4
Sat
Social Media I: Engagement @ CMC in Glenwood Springs
Apr 4 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Class Description:

Emphasis: basics and beyond for Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, & HootSuite. Learn how to use social media to build the presence of your own brand on the web, and how to engage and extend your community via social media in a way that’s essential to your business and/or personal interests. Students must bring their own devices. Laptops are required; tablets may be used, but are not recommended. Smartphones (in addition to laptops or tablets) are helpful but not required.

Faculty: Stefanie K. Kilts
Meets: S • April 4, 2015 – April 4, 2015
Refund Date: April 2, 2015
Cost: $75
Syn# 87977

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