Continuing Education

Salina Area Technical College offers continuing education programs for persons interested in the evening, short-term, or specialized classes.  Depending on the course, it may be offered for continuing education credit and/or for college credit.

To take a course for continuing education credit, complete the online Concurrent Education application (link) for admission as they are scheduled. A course taken as continuing education credit are not for college credit and cannot be used toward a certificate or degree for a SATC technical program.

For current or recent students of SATC who want college credit for courses, please contact your advisor.


 

Upcoming Courses

Supragingival Scaling (4 cr) Course Description:

This is a course approved by the Kansas Dental Board, designed for experienced dental assistants to expand their skills in preventive dentistry with didactic, laboratory, and clinical instruction in supragingival scaling and polishing. Includes review of dental anatomy and terminology, radiography and infection control, as well as didactic instruction in nutrition, periodontal disease, dental caries, oral hygiene instruction, topical fluoride, principles of instrumentation communication skills, and risk management.

Prerequisites:  Graduate of an accredited dental assistant program OR CDA (Certified Dental Assistant) OR three years employment as a dental assistant within the last three years OR departmental consent.

Course Date: Thursday and Friday – May 13, 2021 to July 2, 2021  8:00 am to 3:00 pm

Price Range: $900-1445 (breakdown)

If you are interested in taking the course for continuing education credit, complete the Continuing Education application using this link.

For more information please contact Brooke, at brooke.horner@salinatech.edu.

Phlebotomy Technician (3 cr) Course Description:

Phlebotomy Technician is designed to teach the knowledge in technical and procedural aspects of basic phlebotomy, including the collection of blood specimens and venipuncture required to become a Certified Phlebotomy Technician. The course includes theory and hands-on instruction. The program will teach students the concepts of Introduction to Phlebotomy & Infection Control, Legal Issues in Healthcare, Introduction to Human Anatomy & Physiology, Phlebotomy Equipment & Supplies, Phlebotomy Procedures, and Phlebotomy Fundamental Essentials. This program is designed for learners who want to advance their career, or interested in starting a career in the medical field to become a Certified Phlebotomy Technician. This is a comprehensive 80-hour course.

Students who successfully complete the course will be awarded a Certificate of Completion from SATC and will be eligible to sit for certification testing through National Healthcareer Association (NHA).

Course Dates: Thursday and Fridays — July 8, 2021, to August 6, 2021, 8:00 am – 2:30 pm

Price Range: $867-984 (breakdown)

If you are interested in taking the course for continuing education credit, complete the Continuing Education application using this link.

For more information please contact Brooke, at brooke.horner@salinatech.edu.