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WFD&CE Online Courses

Summer 2020 Community Education Courses

 

Online Courses

PET CPR AND FIRST AID

CRN# 60993
CFP 213-71
June 1 – July 1
Online Course

Fee: $85

Instructor: Mary Lynn Gagnon, Pet Estate Inc.

This course is for students who wish to work in the pet industry or acquire knowledge on how to respond in an emergency situation for pets. Learning to respond quickly and properly in the first few minutes in a pet emergency is critical and can save a pet’s life. Topics covered include: equipment and supplies for putting together a pet First Aid kit, assessing vital signs, understanding basic pet owner responsibilities, bleeding and shock management, restraint, muzzle elevation, direct pressure, pressure points, immobilization and shock management, transportation, rescue breathing, treating wounds, and administering medicine. Click here to register.

PET CERTIFICATE

CRN# 60994
CFP 220-71
June 15 – August 15
Online Course

Fee: $400

Instructor: Mary Lynn Gagnon, Pet Estate Inc.

Are you interested in starting a career working with animals? This course will help students explore the field of animal-related careers through education and internships. The Pet Education certificate course offers resources to help begin or enhance your career working with animals including pet-sitting, kennel work, day care, training, working for a veterinarian, and other animal-related fields. Topics include: pet health and illness, communication, behavior management, safety, basic hygiene, writing a résumé, and more. The instructor will assist students in securing the necessary internships to complete the certificate. Students must successfully complete the online course, complete a pet First Aid/CPR course, and have 100 hours of internships at approved animal care facilities within six months of the final meeting in order to successfully complete this program. Click here to register.

Ed2Go

SUNY Schenectady County Community College has partnered with Ed2go to offer a multitude of personal and professional development online courses in a variety of topics as well as Career Training online programs that will assist students in preparing professional level positions. Ed2Go offers high-quality online courses no matter where you are! Learn more.

MindEdge

SUNY Schenectady has partnered with MindEdge Learning to deliver effective and high-quality online Professional Development educational opportunities to our students. Whether you are looking to expand your skill set, earn professional credits (CEUs, PDUs, HRCI), or learn something new, our professional development courses and certificates pair perfectly with a busy schedule. Courses are self-paced and online, accessible from anywhere and available on mobile devices. Learn more about MindEdge.