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Professional Growth & Technology Workshops

Continuing Education at SUNY Jefferson is here to provide you with the tools and training you need to advance your career! Professional development and technology workshops and trainings are built with you in mind. Trainings and workshops are held on campus, online and offsite. On campus workshops are located on our Jefferson Community College campus, in Watertown, New York. Offisite workshops are held at partner locations throughout Jefferson and Lewis County.

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Registration information for any of the listed workshops is available online or by calling the Continuing Education Division @ 315-786-2233.

On Campus Workshops
Microsoft Excel 2013 - The BasicsOctober 23, 2018 - October 25, 2018

By the end of this workshop, you will feel confident in your knowledge of Excel and be able to use this application to create effective documents. Topics covered include: office button and toolbars, creating worksheets, simple formulas and function formulas, powerful shortcuts, conditional formatting, page setup/print range/headers/footers/printing, saving & retrieving files, inserting clipart, creating graphs/charts in a worksheet.

Schedule
CED 007 702

Workshop Dates:
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - Thursday, October 25, 2018
9:00am- 1:00pm

Instructor: Kathy Doe Johnson
Location: Extended Learning Center, E-129
Cost: $150

Additional Information:
This workshop will meet on Tuesday & Thursday, October 23 & 25, 2018, from 9:00a-1:00p.
MS Excel 2013 - Intermediate and Advanced ApplicationsNovember 06, 2018 - November 08, 2018

Take your Excel skills to a new level in this workshop! Master advanced applications like: Multiple worksheets, naming worksheets, linking worksheets, freezing headings, creating a database, filtering data and sorting and alphabetizing, Protecting Cells/Worksheets, Use of SmartArt and Screenshots, Absolute referencing cells, Creating macros, Moving Excel worksheets to Word and Word documents to Excel, If Statements, Lookup Tables, Sub totals and Pivot Tables.

Schedule
CED 020 702

Workshop Dates:
Tuesday, November 06, 2018 - Thursday, November 08, 2018
9:30am- 12:30pm

Instructor: Kathy Doe Johnson
Location: Extended Learning Center, E-129
Cost: $150

Additional Information:
This workshop will meet on Tuesday & Wednesday, November 6 & 8, 2018, from 9:30a-12:30p.
Prepare to be a NotaryOctober 09, 2018

This workshop prepares you for the New York State Notary Public test and will provide you with a comprehensive view of the Notary Public Office. Confusing laws, concepts, and procedures will be clearly explained and clarified. Examples will be provided to illuminate situations that a Notary Public Officer is likely to encounter. Topics include avoiding conflicts of interest, maintaining professional ethics, charging proper fees, handling special situations, when to defer to an attorney, and minimizing legal liability. This workshop is a must for Notary Public candidates to become fully aware of the authority, duties and responsibilities involved in this office. All materials will be provided including website links to NYS Department of State licensing information, booklets and forms. Also featured is an 80 question Practice Exam which attempts to emulate the actual New York State mandatory exam.

Schedule
CED 453 701
Date/Time: Tuesday, October 09, 2018 (8:00am-12:00pm)
Instructor: Victor Bujanow
Location: Extended Learning Center, E-129
Cost: $55
SBDC's Entrepreneurial Training CourseOctober 04, 2018 - November 15, 2018

Business owners will receive valuable tools and tips to help them develop sound business practices and a more profitable and successful venture. Each week, participants have the opportunity to interact with local professionals offering instruction on business related topics.

Schedule
SBC 214 701

Workshop Dates:
Thursday, October 04, 2018 - Thursday, November 15, 2018
6:00pm- 9:00pm

Instructor: SBDC Advisor
Location: Extended Learning Center, E-130
Cost: $195

Additional Information:
This workshop will meet on Thursdays, October 4 - November 15, 2018, from 6:00-9:00p.
ServSafe CertificationOctober 22, 2018

This training will prepare your restaurant operation to meet the new state mandated training requirements for foodservice personnel. This workshop will empower employees with the knowledge and skills they need to prepare and serve foods safely. The tuition covers the cost of the ServSafe Essentials textbook, exam, and proctoring of the exam. Choose one day that works best for your schedule. The test is taken during the final 90-minutes of the course. Those who need to retake the exam should register for the “exam only” portion of the workshop.

Schedule
CED 296 701
Date/Time: Monday, October 22, 2018 (8:00am-4:00pm)
Instructor: Pope Vickers
Location: Extended Learning Center, E-129
Cost: $275
ServSafe CertificationDecember 10, 2018

This training will prepare your restaurant operation to meet the new state mandated training requirements for foodservice personnel. This workshop will empower employees with the knowledge and skills they need to prepare and serve foods safely. The tuition covers the cost of the ServSafe Essentials textbook, exam, and proctoring of the exam. Choose one day that works best for your schedule. The test is taken during the final 90-minutes of the course. Those who need to retake the exam should register for the “exam only” portion of the workshop.

Schedule
CED 296 702
Date/Time: Monday, December 10, 2018 (8:00am-4:00pm)
Instructor: Pope Vickers
Location: Extended Learning Center, E-129
Cost: $275
Teacher Toolkit Training - Developing Self Assessment Tools for StudentsSeptember 17, 2018

The Workforce Development and Business Division of JCC are proud to collaborate with the Jefferson Lewis BOCES Teacher Center to bring a unique series of FREE workshops to teachers and teacher candidates. The Toolkit Training is a series of 5 workshops designed to provide teachers with cutting edge skills.

Schedule
Teacher Toolkit Training - Infusing Technology Into Literacy LessonsSeptember 24, 2018

The Workforce Development and Business Division of JCC are proud to collaborate with the Jefferson Lewis BOCES Teacher Center to bring a unique series of FREE workshops to teachers and teacher candidates. The Toolkit Training is a series of 5 workshops designed to provide teachers with cutting edge skills.

Schedule
Teacher Toolkit Training - Problem Solving in a Challenging WorldNovember 05, 2018

The Workforce Development and Business Division of JCC are proud to collaborate with the Jefferson Lewis BOCES Teacher Center to bring a unique series of FREE workshops to teachers and teacher candidates. The Toolkit Training is a series of 5 workshops designed to provide teachers with cutting edge skills.

Schedule
Teacher Toolkit Training - Understanding and Implementing UDLOctober 29, 2018

The Workforce Development and Business Division of JCC are proud to collaborate with the Jefferson Lewis BOCES Teacher Center to bring a unique series of FREE workshops to teachers and teacher candidates. The Toolkit Training is a series of 5 workshops designed to provide teachers with cutting edge skills.

Schedule
UB Dental Teleconference - "Pearls" in DentotherapeuticsNovember 14, 2018

A number of questions arise relative to various medications taken by dental patients or prescribed by dentists.
Learn about recent developments in nasal spray anesthesia (Kovanaze), prescribing NSAID's, antibiotic therapy, oral bisphosphonates and bone osteonecrosis, food/herb drug interactions, erosion and remineralization, management of peri-implant mucositis, and oral-systemic health interactions.
The overall goal of this presentation is to provide an understanding of current medication related problems and how they can be best managed for your patients
Learning objectives
• Understand the usage and mechanisms of action of a variety of dental therapeutic agents, including Kovanaze
• Learn about recent developments in the Oral-Systemic Health Interaction
• Review management of Peri-implant mucosi
• Judge the potential dental drug inactions/interactions of herbal agents
• Understand dental erosion and remineralization

Schedule
DEN 061 701
Date/Time: Wednesday, November 14, 2018 (6:00pm-9:00pm)
Instructor: Sebastian G. Ciancio, DDS
Location: Extended Learning Center, E-120
Cost: $100
UB Dental Teleconference - A Radiology Portfolio: Techniques for SuccessOctober 17, 2018

Advances in technology have made a significant impact on the field of dental radiography. For dental practices to make a smooth transition to new technology, an understanding of the basic principles of intraoral radiography and the modifications to these principles required by new technology is beneficial. This course provides the you with techniques to utilize with your current technology, analog or digital, to produce quality, diagnostic images on the first exposure.

Schedule
DEN 059 701
Date/Time: Wednesday, October 17, 2018 (6:00pm-9:00pm)
Instructor: Caryn Tierney, RDH, BSDH, MA
Location: Extended Learning Center, E-120
Cost: $100
UB Dental Teleconference - Cracking the Code: Managing Dental Insurance and the ACANovember 28, 2018

Dental insurance is changing quickly. This seminar will give you some of the basics regarding dental insurances as well as introducing you to new plans being offered to our patients today. You will learn how the ACA plans fit into your practice along with systems to help you manage insurance for your patients. All while keeping your office productive!

Course Objectives:

What kinds of insurance are out there today-from PPO to DMO and everything in between!
How to talk to the insurance companies.
Technology is your friend- ways to integrate automated systems into your office.
Codes-translating your work to proper coding.
Changes to traditional insurances and what to watch for.
How to avoid denials- get your claims paid with the 1st submission.
ACA-Yes it is still around. What you need to know to utilize these plans
So you want to participate? Before you sign a contract know what to watch for.
What is on the horizon?!

During this course Colleen will take you through the types of plans being offered & will walk you step by step through a call to the insurance companies. This will give you a better understanding of the complex world of insurance breakdowns. You will learn the many ways technology can be integrated into your office to streamline eligibilities and breakdowns. Colleen will teach you about the Affordable Care Act and how these plans can be integrated into your practice. She will review what you need to know before you sign on as a participating provider. She will also review what is on the horizon and trends in the dental industry.

This course will have references to dental websites along with other dental industry consultants.

Schedule
DEN 062 701
Date/Time: Wednesday, November 28, 2018 (6:00pm-9:00pm)
Instructor: Colleen Huff, FAADOM
Location: Extended Learning Center, E-120
Cost: $100
UB Dental Teleconference - Nutrition in DentistryOctober 10, 2018

In this course, we will review the role of nutrients in the maintenance of overall health with a focus on how nutrition is related to oral health.

The first half will review the macronutrients (foods ingested in gram quantities) such as, protein, lipid, and carbohydrate.

The second half will review, vitamins and minerals, the micronutrients (nutrients ingested in milligram and microgram amounts). Oral conditions associated with either a deficiency and/or excess of specific nutrients will be discussed.

At the conclusion of the course you should have a better understanding of the role of nutrition on dental health.

This course is appropriate for dentists and dental hygienists.

Schedule
DEN 058 701
Date/Time: Wednesday, October 10, 2018 (6:00pm-9:00pm)
Instructor: Robert E. Schifferle, DDS, MMSc, PhD
Location: Extended Learning Center, E-120
Cost: $100
UB Dental Teleconference - NYS Dental Law...Real World ApplicationsOctober 24, 2018

We will discuss two subjects: NYS Dental insurance laws, in particular the laws governing accidental injury to teeth and congenital defects of the teeth; and malpractice expert witness experience (how to avoid being sued, how to best protect against it and how to handle it if/when you are sued for malpractice.)

Schedule
DEN 060 701
Date/Time: Wednesday, October 24, 2018 (6:00pm-9:00pm)
Instructor: David Weinman DDS
Location: Extended Learning Center, E-120
Cost: $100
UB Dental Teleconference - Periodontal Diagnosis & Treatment Planning: Laying the Foundation for Sound Restorative DecisionsDecember 05, 2018

Learn about the latest Periodontal Disease Classification (2018). The new classification is complicated and this course will simplify it for you.
Additionally, case based learning will be utilized for discussing diagnosis of periodontal disease which affects 40% of the adult population in the United States.
Periodontal treatment approaches and their importance for oral and general health will be discussed. Periodontal and restorative patient cases will be presented to discuss comprehensive step by step treatment planning. Surgical approaches to implant supported restorative treatment will be discussed with cases. Diagnosis and treatment of peri-implantitis will also be discussed briefly.
The seminar will include evidence supported by current scientific literature.
At the completion of the program participants will be able to:
1. Discuss the latest classification of periodontal disease
2. Diagnose a periodontal case
3. Introduced to periodontal treatment planning
4. Discuss the positive effect of periodontal treatment on successful restorative outcomes
5. Diagnose peri-implant disease
Intended Audience: General dentists, postgraduate residents, dental assistants and hygienists.

Schedule
DEN 063 701
Date/Time: Wednesday, December 05, 2018 (6:00pm-9:00pm)
Instructor: Dr. Abhiram Maddi
Location: Extended Learning Center, E-120
Cost: $100
Off Campus Workshops
Prepare to be a NotaryOctober 09, 2018

Prepare for the New York State Notary Public test and gain a comprehensive view of the Notary Public Office. Topics include avoiding conflicts of interest, maintaining professional ethics, charging proper fees, handling special situations, when to defer to an attorney, and minimizing legal liability. This workshop is a must for Notary Public candidates to become fully aware of the authority, duties and responsibilities of the office. Provided materials include links to licensing information, booklets and forms, and an 80 question practice exam.

Schedule
CED 453 702
Date/Time: Tuesday, October 09, 2018 (1:30pm-4:30pm)
Instructor: Victor Bujanow
Location: Maple Ridge, Lowville
Cost: $55