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INDIAN RIVER COUNTY - An unarmed security officer D class will run Sept. 24-Oct. 5. Students will attend class 6 to 10 p.m., Monday through Friday for two weeks.
An evening medical assistant program will cover anatomy, universal precaution, patient care skills, insurance billing, patient charting, phlebotomy, ECG and more. Those interested should prepare for a rigorous program that will require much commitment and hard work.
Students will be expected to complete reading and homework assignments outside of the classroom. This class is scheduled from 4:30-9:30 p.m. on Monday and Wednesday. Students will also be required to attend one Saturday per month from 8 a.m.-4p.m. The program will begin on Sept. 24 and end May 8. Cost is $1,447.
After successful completion of the program students may choose to sit for the national certified clinical medical assistant exam through National Healthcareer Association for an additional cost.
An evening certified nursing assistant course will meet from 3:30-9:30 p.m. Monday to Thursday. Class will begin on Oct. 15 and run through Dec. 20 and is held at the Gifford Medical Academy site. Cost is $894.
Learn more about Windows 7, during a 16-hour class running from Oct. 2-25. Students will attend class on Tuesday and Thursday from 3-5 p.m. Cost is $68.
GED preparation classes and the GED test are offered to students. The classes are designed so students can work at their own pace in a small, comfortable and quiet setting. GED classes are available at the Adult Education School in Vero and Sebastian River High School. Cost is $30 per term ($90 per year).
Consult a full course schedule for times, dates and course fees. The course schedule is available at the office, at area libraries and on the web at indianriverschools.org. Gift certificates are available. Adult Education, a division of the Indian River County School District, is located at 1426 19th St., Vero Beach. For more information, call (772) 564-4970.