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 Continuing 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

Nitrous Oxide Administration Course Description: 

This is a 16-hour course on the introduction, historical perspective, physiological and pharmacological aspects of inhalation anesthesia, side effects, and adverse reactions.  Including definitions and stages of anesthesia, indications, and contraindications.  Hands-on experience with armamentarium used in administration, techniques of the administration. Theory of pain control, emergencies, and complications of administering nitrous oxide to dental patients will be discussed. The successful completion of this course grants a Kansas Dental Board Certificate for Nitrous Oxide Administration.

Course Dates: May 15-22.  All lecture portions will be online.  You will be required to attend an on-campus session for nitrous administration on May 22nd from 8 am to 3 pm.

Price: $226.

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.

8 hour ICC Journeyman and Master Level Mechanical Test Prep/ 4 hour Code Based Continuing Education

Salina Area Technical College is offering an 8 hour ICC Journeyman and Master Level Mechanical Test Prep Course, taught by Darrell Borger, based on the new State of Kansas approved International Code Council Codes Based Test.

Course information can be found here.

Please Note: Books needed for testing are the 2015 IMC, 2015 IFGC, and 2014 NEC Code. Please bring these with you to class.

Course Date: May 15, 2021 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Price Range:

  • 8 Hour Class – $220.00 – 8:00 am – 5:00 pm. (lunch on your own)

  • 4 Hour Class – $110.00 – 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm. (Code Based Continuing Education credits)

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

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.