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Licensure, Credentialing & Intensive Training Programs


Dental Radiation Safety Certification (Hybrid Class)

This course meets the requirements of the Virginia State Board of Dentistry for certification in radiography safety.

Are you currently working as a Dental Assistant?

Do you want to earn your Radiation Safety Certification?

This hybrid class (Online Lecture and Live Hands-on lab) will include x-ray production, radiation biology, radiation safety and hygiene, dental radiography techniques, film placement and proper positioning of the cone.

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Energy Medicine: The Art of Healing and Current Trends

Lin Shaner, LPC, EEM-CP, Barbara Ford Latty, MA, RN, CHTP

"The next big frontier in medicine is energy medicine." Mehmet Oz, MD

If someone told you that you could have a therapy that has no side effects, is non-invasive and can improve the quality of your life, reduce pain and other stress-related symptoms – what would you say? Journey with Lin and Barbara as they take you through the science, history and benefits of ancient and current energy medicine practices. You will learn what these modalities can do for you to improve your vitality and overall well- being. You will learn how to use energy medicine for yourself and your loved ones and you will learn ways to more actively participate in the complimentary or energy practices you are currently receiving.

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Ophthalmic Assistant

An Ophthalmic Assistant is a person who works with an Ophthalmologist or Optometrist to provide patient care by performing many different eye related clinical functions. Their work provides the ophthalmologist/optometrist with important information to help diagnose and treat patients. This training will provide the technical information in the classroom to secure a job as an Ophthalmic Assistant. Some basic "hands on" skills with equipment will also be covered.

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Pharmacy Technician

As a Pharmacy Technician you will help the pharmacist package or mix prescriptions, maintain client records, refer clients to the pharmacist for counseling, assist with inventory control and purchasing, as well as collect payment and coordinate billing. This course consists of 96 hours of classroom instruction. Upon successful completion graduates will be eligible to apply for registration as a Pharmacy Technician in Virginia and be prepared to take the national Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) exam.

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Nursing Courses

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