Davidson County Community College will offer the following continuing education classes beginning July 8, 9, 10, 11 and 13.
Unless otherwise indicated, the classes will meet at the college. A registration fee will be collected at the first class meeting. People 65 or older may enroll for free.To preregister or obtain additional information, call the Continuing Education Office at (704) 249-8186 or (919) 475-7181.
Classes beginning July 8\ Emergency Medical Technician is designed to train adults to deal properly with life-threatening emergencies and to provide appropriate life-support measures. More than a first aid course, the class will provide in-depth instruction in evaluating diagnostic signs and determining the extent of injuries. Skills and techniques will be taught in the classroom and through clinical experience in area hospitals. Class meets from 7 to 10 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays at the Silver Valley Fire Department, Silver Valley Road, Lexington. Fee for 35 sessions (through Oct. 24) is $25, plus $29 for texts.
Sports Medicine is designed for coaches, teachers, students, trainers and others interested in the prevention and treatment of athletic injuries. Emphasis will be placed on the immediate care and rehabilitation of many sports injuries. Preventive taping and other skills will also be taught by current and former professional athletic trainers. Teacher renewal 2 continuing education units. Class meets from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 8-12. Fee for five sessions is $25.
Class beginning July 9\ Discovering Davidson County's Historical Resources is designed to give participants an overview of the various resources in Davidson County. While the class will not cover the history of the county from A to Z, it will focus on some notable developments and local architecture and will include a visit to two historic sites. The seminar will end with a picnic lunch. Teacher renewal 1 CEU. Class meets from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 9-10 at the Davidson County Historical Museum, Old Courthouse, Main Street, Lexington. Fee for two sessions is $25.
Class beginning July 10\ Small Gasoline Engine Repair will feature instruction in minor repairs and maintenance, as well as major overhaul. The course will include care and upkeep, safety precautions, tune-up, troubleshooting, and mechanical, electrical, magnetic and carburetion systems for small gasoline engines such as those found in lawn mowers and garden tillers. Preregistration is required. Class meets from 7 to 10 p.m. weekly at Lexington Middle School, West Hemstead Street, Lexington. Fee for 11 sessions is $30.
Class beginning July 11\ Advertising Your Small Business On a Budget You Can Afford is a seminar which will take a hands-on approach for small-business owners to learn to advertise their business. Participants will learn advertising design and marketing techniques and how to apply these to their own businesses. Seminar meets from 6 to 9 p.m. One session. No fee.
Class beginning July 13\ Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation is designed to teach emergency techniques used to restore the breathing and heartbeat of a victim of heart attack, suffocation, choking, drowning, electrocution, poisoning, allergic reaction or other sudden emergencies. Open to all adults, the course should be especially valuable to families of heart patients, to people who work in hazardous work sites or individuals who work in places where they come into contact with the general public. Class meets from 1 to 4 p.m. Fee for two sessions is $25.
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