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Kinesiology & Allied Health   

Please request applicable Promo Code from ce@plu.edu before registering for a workshop.

Some offerings have OSPI approved clock hours attached, which are provided in coordination with the Office of Partnership and Professional Development at PLU -- a provider of in-service education clock hours by the Professional Educator Standards Board (PESB) of the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI), Olympia, WA.

 
  • Medical Terminology for Allied Health Professionals - Online
  • Fee: $175.00
    Dates: 1/22/2024 - 5/19/2024
    Completion Deadline: 5 weeks after starting
    CEUs: 1.5 or Undergraduate-level credit: 1.00
    Instructor(s): Harry Papadopoulos

    Register for this course at any time during the term and study at your own pace.
    First day course is available to begin study: January 22, 2024. PLU students, please email ce@plu.edu before registration for discount code.

    Self-paced, fully online course.  Once you begin the program, you will have five weeks to complete the course. No assignments accepted after 5pm, May 19, 2024.

    Last day of registration this term is April 20.

    self-study, asynchronous course with instructor support
    1.5 CEUs or 1 undergrad credit available

    Please review our Deadlines & Refunds policy, as well as our Withdrawal process.

    Self-paced course, participants may register at any time
 

  • Mental Health Wellness: Creating a Mental Health Toolkit for Coaches & Mentors
  • Fee: $175.00
    Dates: 5 week self-study
    OSPI Clock Hours: 15
    Time: On your own
    Instructor: Lynn Tucker, MS, NSCA-CPT
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    Creating a Mental Health Toolkit for Coaches and Mentors

    Course Objectives:

    • Understand the 7-Dimensions of Wellness and how they impact health and performance
    • Understand the importance of social emotional learning (SEL) on healthy human growth and development
    • Understand the main types of stress - acute stress, chronic stress and eustress
    • Explain how stress impacts health and performance
    • Understand the importance of self-care on stress, health and performance
    • Teach athletes how to use a Wellness Log to:
      • record practices that impact stress (sleep, food/energy intake, etc)
      • reflect upon actions / patterns that increase or decrease stress
    • Guide athletes in developing healthy stress management techniques using the Self-Care Table as a resource
      • Coaches will practice these techniques in order to better understand how they work
      • The goal is that coaches will develop a complete toolbox of options to meet the diverse needs of athletes

    Register for this course at any time during the term and study at your own pace.

    First day course is available to begin study: Feb 6, 2024.
    No assignments accepted after 5pm, May 17, 2024.

    Self-study, asynchronous course with instructor support 15 OSPI Clock Hours available.

    You can register at any time during the term and take the class at your own pace.

    Please review our Deadlines & Refunds policy, as well as our Withdrawal process.

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  • Medical Interpreter I (Spanish)
  • Fee: $0.00
    Item Number: MI202348
    Dates: 3/4/2024 - 4/14/2024
    Times: Arr
    Days: Arr
    Sessions: 0
    Building:
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    Instructor: Giovanna Urdangarain, PhD

    REGISTRATION FOR THIS CLASS IS CLOSED. This class is already in session.

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    Learning Outcomes: Skills and Abilities

    Successful participants will:

    • learn medical terminology in Spanish

    • learn Spanish common phrases to be used in the context of discussing medical  issues with healthcare professionals

    • be prepared to take the Washington State certified medical interpreter test in order to pursue a DSHS interpreter credential.

    Learning Outcome: Knowledge

    Successful Participants will have an initial understanding and awareness of:

    • cultural issues in medicine in the context of Latinx cultures (included in Cultural and Linguistic Appropriate Service CLAS)

    • Washington State requirements for certificate upkeep

    • Interpreter standards of practice

    • healthcare interpreter ethical standards

    Training will last 6 weeks and be completely online. Participant must commit to the entire process, be 18 or older, and be fluent in English and Spanish (a speaking/writing test will be administered). A new cohort will begin every few months. Email ce@plu.edu with any questions.

    Applications for this course will run through Workforce Central: at worksource-pierce.org/medical-interpreter.

    Please review our Deadlines & Refunds policy, as well as our Withdrawal process.

 

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