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Basic Clinical Skills for Pre-Health

The purpose of this Continuing Education course is to provide students with basic clinical skills that will ensure meaningful medical experiences (through shadowing or volunteering) prior to entering a health-related graduate program (medical, dental, pharmacy, physician assistant, veterinary, physical therapy, podiatry, and optometry).

Course Information

Students will have the opportunity to complete CPR certification. Learn Blood Pressure skills, patient care and history, Vital signs, Blood Borne Pathogens, HIPAA training, and common medical errors, and recognize how the 12 lead ECG relates to the areas of the heart.

Course Schedule:

Session 1 : 2/8 - 3/12

Session 2 : 3/ 22 - 4/23

Students will be required to attend one mandatory in-person session. The dates for the in-person sessions are May 11, 18, or 20 (choose one)

Registration

Basic Clinical Skills is only open to FAU students at a cost of $125
The course  is being offered online via Canvas.

Refund Policy for Continuing education Courses.
Once the class starts we are not able to provide a refund. However, prior to the start of the class, a 20% fee will be charged for processing and university fees.

Certified Nursing Assistant Test Prep Course (CNA)

This continuing education course is a test preparation course intended for students to “challenge” the CNA exam.  This exam preparation course is not affiliated with any certifying boards. 

Is the FAU CNA course board certified?

The FAU CNA course is a test preparation course intended for students to “challenge” the CNA exam.  The exam preparation course is not affiliated with any certifying boards.  The instructors are Nurses and are approved through the Florida Board of Nursing to teach a variety of certification courses.

Does the tuition include the cost of the state license exam?

No. Students must sign up through Prometric Testing Centers and pay them directly before, during or after the prep course.  Prometric Centers are located nearby and you will go to their facility to test. 

Background check: is that something I have to pay before I take the course or is it needed prior to taking the State exam?

The background check will have to be done prior to signing up for the Prometric exam.

Will there be any requirements for outside work out-side the classroom?

No. All lectures and skills will be performed during the designated days and times of the course.   

Registration and Course Fees

FAU students pay $275.00

Non-FAU students pay $325.00.

Parking fees are not included in the cost of the course.

All students registered for the course will need to purchase the CNA textbook and kit for $50.  

The course meets in-person Saturday and Sunday 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. on the Davie campus and Monday through Friday from 5:00-7:00 p.m. via Zoom.

Session 1 Spring 2021

Session 2 Spring 2021 

Saturday, January 30

Sunday, January 31  

Monday, February 1

Tuesday, February 2

Wednesday, February 3

Thursday, February 4

Friday, February 5

Saturday, February 6

Saturday, March 27

Sunday, March 28

Monday, March 29

Tuesday, March 30

Wednesday, March 31

Thursday, April 1

Friday, April 2

Saturday, April 3

  

Once the class starts we are not able to provide a refund. However, prior to the start of class a 20% fee will be charged for processing and university fees.

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Refund Policy for Continuing education Course.
Once the class starts we are not able to provide a refund. However, prior to the start of the class a 20% fee will be charged for processing and university fee.

For more information please email ekg@fau.edu