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The Merle S. Elliott Continuing Education and Conference Center

Phlebotomy Skills for Medical Professionals

Phlebotomy Skills
March 23, 2013 - 7:30am - 4:30pm

Agenda:

  • Blood Collection and Venipuncture Procedures
  • Break
  • Documentation
  • Special Handling Procedures
  • Lunch
  • Preanalytical Complications
  • Break
  • Practice Component
  • Evaluations and Certificates

This activity has been submitted to the Maryland Nurses Association for approval to award contact hours.  The Maryland Nurses Association is accredited as an approver of continuing education nursing education by the American Nurses Credential Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Beyond the Peripheral: Advanced IV Therapy and Disease Management

Advanced IV Therapy
March 23, 2013 - 8:00am - 12:15pm

Check-in and Continental breakfast at 7:30 a.m.

Speaker: Candace Maddalena, BSN, RN, Chemo-Certified Charge Nurse, Infusion Center, Winchester Medical Center

Topics to be covered:

  • Methods of line management (PICC lines, Mediports, Hickman and Groshong catheters
  • Treatmeat options for: Lyme Disease, Crohn's Disease, Rheumatoid Arthritis, and Osteoporosis
  • Methods of infusion/titration for: Remicade, Rituxan, Reclast, and Boniva

4 contact hours

Green Networking Event

Green Networking Event
December 5, 2012 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

The HCC Alternative Energy Club will be hosting a Green Networking Event on Wed., Dec. 5, from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Elliott Center (upper level, Career Programs Building). Several regional employers in alternative energy and industrial technology will be on site to meet with students and  alumni and discuss employment and internship opportunities.

Representatives from the following companies will be available:

PTK Math Workshop

PTK Math Workshop
November 30, 2012 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) is offering a math workshop for Math 098-, 099-, and 100-level students on Fri., Nov. 30, from 3 to 5 p.m., in the Career Programs Building, rooms 211 and 213.

The workshop will help students develop their skills with adding and subtracting fractions to become proficient in math, while participating in a single-blind study. Participants will be entered to win a drawing for a $50 gas card.

Chamber "Business After Hours" Mixer

Chamber Mixer
November 15, 2012 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Beyond the Peripheral: Advanced IV Therapy and Disease Management

Advanced IV Therapy
December 1, 2012 - 8:00am - 12:15pm

Check-in and Continental breakfast at 7:30 a.m.

Speaker: Candace Maddalena, BSN, RN, Chemo-Certified Charge Nurse, Infusion Center, Winchester Medical Center

Topics to be covered:

  • Methods of line management (PICC lines, Mediports, Hickman and Groshong catheters)
  • Treatmeat options for: Lyme Disease, Crohn's Disease, Rheumatoid Arthritis, and Osteoporosis
  • Methods of infusion/titration for: Remicade, Rituxan, Reclast, and Boniva

4 contact hours

Genetic Genealogy and Your Ancestry

Genetic Genealogy Seminar
September 15, 2012 - 8:30am - 4:00pm

Seminar Presenters and Lecture titles:

  • Dr. Tom Shawker, National Institutes of Health
    - Genetic Genealogy: The Very Basics
    - Race, Ethnicity, Ancestry: DNA Testing
  • William Hurst, Project Administrator, Family Tree DNA
    - Genetic Genealogy Starts Here
  • Sabrina Petersen, Director, Global Imaging - Ancestry.com
    - Tips and Tricks, Beyond the Basics of Ancestry.com

Moderated by Dorothy Reed, HCC Continuing Education Genealogy Instructor

Women In Business: Making time to focus on what's important

Women in Business
June 8, 2012 - 8:15am - 11:30am

As women first, and as business leaders second, we juggle a tremendous amount of responsibility.  Often, we take on more than our fair share.  This program was developed to give women the opportunity to come together, be inspired, and provide a little insight to help address topics that may seem a bit tricky.

The morning will feature a keynote by Ana Harvey, Director of the U.S. Small Business Administration's Office of Women's Business Ownership, and we'll close with a panel discussion that may help you think through solving that nagging issue at work.

2012 Quest for Excellence

2012 Quest for Excellence
June 5, 2012 - 8:00am - June 6, 2012 - 4:00pm

MCCSUN (Maryland Community College Simulation Users Network) proudly presents the 3rd Annual Quest for Excellence Nursing Simulation conference on June 5th and 6th, 2012 at Hagerstown Community College.

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