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DCB 2000

A one year online subscription that provides online access to ICD-10 and CPT codes. Class should be taken on a PC.

Pet Certificate Program

DCB 2004

This course will help you explore the field of animal-related careers. It offers a variety of resources to help begin or enhance your career working with animals and will further your animal knowledge. This includes hands-on internships that can be a good source for networking and employment. Required: Completion of a Pet First Aid/CPR course and at least 54 hours of internships arranged by instructor. Certificate received upon completion. 7.2 CEUs

Pet CPR & First Aid

DCB 2005

Some of the material covered in this class includes, equipment and supplies for putting together your own Pet First Aid Kit, understanding basic pet owner responsibilities, rescue breathing, restraint, muzzle, elevation, direct pressure points, administering medicine and treating wounds, bleeding, immobilization, shock management and transporting wounded animals, assessing vital signs. Certificate received upon completion. Required: The purchase of at least one textbook (cats, dogs, or both) depending on your interest and needs. (estimated $20 per book) 0.6 CEUs Instructor Mary Lynn Gagnon is the owner of Pet Estates Inc., and Merry Lynn Kennels. She has been a successful pet business owner and leader in the pet business field locally and regionally for more than 25 years.

Starting a Pet Business

DCB 2007

In order to stand out in the pet industry you need to think outside the box and do your research. This course will save you time and money by giving you the tools to do it right the first time and how to avoid the pitfalls. Topics include business planning, acquiring permits, creating a unique business, tips to increase revenue, marketing, where to go for free assistance and much more. Course includes a 30-minute phone consultation with the instructor.

Financial Management

DCB 2014

Research has shown that the vast majority of millionaires are fastidious planners, budgeters, and investors. They set a goal, make a plan to reach that goal, then work hard to make it happen. Presentation demonstrates ways to develop a sound financial strategy one that covers all the financial bases, from insurance to investing to estate conservation. This educational presentation will include directions on the: Ways to help money work smarter and harder, How to estimate the amount of insurance protection one may need, The true cost of credit-card debt, Three critical components of a sound investment plan, Steps to take to help manage taxes and potentially increase net worth, How to calculate how much money one may need to retire, and Important estate conservation strategies. Everyone who attends will receive a full-color, 20-page workbook on financial management. This resource contains a wealth of information — including exercises and questions that could help you assess the current situation and make sound financial decisions.

ICD 10 Using SpeedECoder

DCB 2035

This course prepares students for entry-level jobs in a doctor’s office or other medical facility. CPT Coding is covered including Medicare Fraud and Abuse, and Evaluation and Management. STUDENTS MUST REGISTER FOR DCB 2000-03, SpeedECoder unless they already have a subscription. Class should be taken on a PC.

SolidWorks - Essentials

DCB 2036

SOLIDWORKS Essentials teaches you how to use SOLIDWORKS mechanical design automation software to build parametric models of parts and assemblies and how to make drawings of those parts and assemblies. Class will be held in a computer classroom with SOLIDWORKS software available for each student to use during class hours. Course is limited to 12 students. Your course will be instructed by staff from CADimensions. Prerequisite: Mechanical design experience and experience with the Windows operating system

Retirement Investing

DCB 2037

This course expands on topics covered in the first course. Additional topics covered are sections and conventions, and isometric drawings. Special emphasis is placed on using the software to complete the assignments. Prerequisite: Drafting Fundamentals I.

Money & Finance Package

DCB 2038

Take all three classes and receive a discount! Financial Management, Social Security and Retirement Investing Instructor: B. Ginty is the owner of Independent Financial Services, specializing in comprehensive financial planning.

Mathematics for Manufacturing

DCB 2064

Strengthen mathematic skills needed for the set-up and operation of machine tools and computer numerical control (CNC) programming. Mathematical operations including fractions, exponents, basic algebra and trigonometry will be reviewed. Prerequisite: Basic Mathematics

Mechatronics Fundamentals

DCB 2073

This four-course program is intended for students with some manufacturing skills or applicable military skills and prepares graduates for entry-level positions in local manufacturing companies that utilize automated, computer controlled production systems.

Pharmacy Technician

DCB 2077

This certification course provides the basic math skills and the knowledge and practical skills for a career in hospital, home healthcare, mail-order and retail pharmacy environments. The course prepares students for the National Pharmacy Technician Certification Examination. Dosage forms, inventory management, drug regulation and control, and metric conversions are covered. This course is ideal for anyone looking to enter the pharmacy field as well as those already in the industry looking to enhance their skills. Instructors: K. Horton, PharmD. Approved by New York State Bureau of Veterans Education for payment of VA Education Benefits. Required textbook: The Pharmacy Technician. Prerequisite high school diploma

Art as a Business

DCB 2086

Are you a talented artist struggling to survive in the business world? Do you feel that the business side of your trade escapes you? Or are you a serious craftsman who has considered turning your creative hobby into a business? This seminar will provide you with valuable information on how to build a business from a passion and turn your art into a successful business endeavor. Topics such as taxes, insurance, sales and marketing strategies, financial controls, craft fairs and self-promotion will be covered by an experienced artist and business person.

Successful Farmers Mkt Booth

DCB 2087

Farmers Markets and other open air retail venues have become increasingly popular in our area producing an important amount of economic activity for retailers. This seminar examines the issues that make a successful market booth such as product presentation, signage, marketing, internet presence, use of social media, customer analytics, costs controls and analysis, location, handling payment, permits, etc. The seminar is presented by a seasoned business counselor with an extensive amount of experience managing local open air markets who is willing to share the secrets of successful participation in this type of venues.

BPI Bldg Science Certificate

DCB 2097

Are you considering a career in green buildings, sustainability or energy efficiency? Do you already work in the residential building trades? If so, basic building science knowledge is critical to your success. Earning the Building Science Principles certificate is your first step into the world of energy efficient home performance. Building science demonstrates how various components of the home interact to affect the home’s overall performance. Understand the relationship between the building envelope, heating, A/C, insulation, mechanical ventilation, lighting, appliances and other systems of the home. Learn how all of these systems affect the comfort, health and safety of occupants and durability of the home. Discover why improving the energy efficiency of the home is the first step toward solar, geothermal or other renewable energy improvements. Fee includes an online exam and textbook.

Patient Care Technician

DCB 2100

Patient Care Technicians work in hospitals, clinics, rehabilitation centers, long term care facilities, physician offices and assisted living facilities. These professionals must possess the technical skills necessary to service complex patient care issues including: rehabilitation services, diagnostic tests, basic bedside care, collection of laboratory specimens, Phlebotomy and EKG’s. In addition to labs requiring a student to practice and demonstrate EKG, Phlebotomy and base line nursing skills, lecture topics of this program include: medical terminology, anatomy and physiology and additional patient care concepts. Other topics include: HIPAA; vital signs; patient care; personal hygiene and grooming and aseptic technique among others. Note: This program meets the necessary requirements to take the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) - Certified Patient Care Technician (CPCT); Certified Nurse Technician (CNT); and/or Certified Patient Care Associate (CPCA) national certification exams. Course Contact Hours: 120. Textbook included in price.

Personal Trainer - Hybrid

DCB 2126

Get all the information needed to start an exciting fitness career and become a Certified Personal Trainer. We have over 5,000 internship employers waiting to hire our graduates. We do what a written test alone cannot do for you to become a successful Certified Personal Trainer. Our unique employer internship walks many of our graduates into better paying jobs! This challenging course is for candidates wanting CONVENIENT ONLINE information with in-depth instruction and hands-on practical labs on video to understand how it all comes together. Your key bonus option is to experience & master the essential career hands on skills at a local fitness center near you as part of this collegiate program. This is a special feature that only W.I.T.S. offers.

Electrical Theory II

DCB 2135

This course continues on where Electrical I leaves off and is geared towards those in an advanced manufacturing career pathway. This course includes a lab component. Prerequisite: Electrical Theory I Basics or equivalent. Instructor: K. Crawford

Drafting Fundamentals I

DCB 2136

The topics covered in this course are geometric construction and orthographic projection. The topics covered are taught using AutoCAD 2017. Special emphasis is placed on using the software to complete the assignments. Instructor: S. Ligotino

Drafting Fundamentals II

DCB 2137

This course expands on topics covered in the first course. Additional topics covered are sections and conventions, and isometric drawings. Special emphasis is placed on using the software to complete the assignments. Prerequisite: Drafting Fundamentals I. Instructor: S. Ligotino DCB 2136 and DCB 2137 are non-credit course options for the 3-credit IND course. Students will be expected to do all homework assignments and quizzes but no grade will be awarded.

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