Health and Medical-Related

Community Education and Lifelong Learning

The Science and Health Sciences division is located in the Canterbury Engineering Science Building, 800 Ross Avenue, Room 207, on the Kilgore campus. Registrations are accepted by the following methods:

By mail:  Mail your registration form to:

Kilgore College
Health Sciences CE
1100 Broadway
Kilgore, TX 75662

In Person:  KC Canterbury Engineering Science Building, Room 207 (Kilgore campus)


Dietetic Food Service Supervisor

120 hours, 16 weeks, $675

(IFWA 1043 – Food Service Supervisor for Nursing Homes, Hospitals and State Hospitals)

This course is designed to fulfill the requirements of the Texas State Department of Health for Food Service Supervisors in healthcare institutions.  It includes a study of the organization of food service departments, personal hygiene, sanitation, nutrition and diet therapy, menu planning, purchasing and storage of foods, food preparation and service, as well as housekeeping safety. No textbook required. Supplies: You will build your own textbook. Instructor will give you information on first class day.

Aug. 24 to Dec. 8, 2022
Registration deadline: Aug. 1, 2022

For more information, contact Jennifer Halton at (903) 988-3787 or jhalton@kilgore.edu.


Medication Administration

140 hours, 11 weeks, $765

(NURA 1013 – Medication Administration for the Nurse Aide/Home Health Aide)

Summer Class: June 14, 2022- Aug. 25, 2022
Fall Class: Sept. 13, 2022 to Dec. 1, 2022

Registration deadline: May 23, 2022 for the Summer Class & Aug. 15, 2022 for the Fall Class.

This course is designed to prepare nurse aides who are currently employed in health care institutions with skills needed to administer certain medications. Students completing the Medication Administration course may sit for the State of Texas exam. Other expenses include cost for any requirements, the required textbook, and a combined state application and exam fee of $25. A background check is required. Eligibility Requirements are listed online at www.kilgore.edu/wdce.

For more information, contact Jennifer Halton at (903) 988-3787 or jhalton@kilgore.edu.


Medication Administration Face-to-Face Update

7 hours, 1 day for on-site class, $70 for on-site & online

(NURA 1041 – Professional Development: Medication Aide)

Required for medication aides to retain their medication administration certification. KC offers a class each month either on-site or online. Registration & payment should be made no later than Wednesday at noon the week of the class and Tuesday if the class is on Friday. Each class limited to 24 students.

Eligibility Requirements online at www.kilgore.edu/wdce.

On-site (face-to-face) classes: Woodruff Adult Education Center, 220 N. Hwy 259, Room 207

May 20, 2022 (Friday) 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
July 29, 2022 (Friday) 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sept. 30, 2022 (Friday) 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Nov. 18, 2022 (Friday) 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Medication Administration Update (Online)

Required for medication aides to retain their medication administration certification. KC offers a class each month either on-site or online. Registration & payment should be made no later than Wednesday at noon the week of the class and Tuesday if the class is on Friday. Each class limited to 24 students.

Eligibility Requirements online at www.kilgore.edu/wdce.

There is always a class available to enroll in.

Complete at your own pace up until the end date of the course. The course material of the online class is the same as the on-site course.

For more information, contact Jennifer Halton at (903) 988-3787 or jhalton@kilgore.edu.


Pharmacy Technician

308 hours, 16 weeks, $1,832
(Includes insurance & initial exam fee)

(PHRA 1001: 64 hours; PHRA 1013: 64 hours; PHRA 1005: 80 hours; PHRA 1061: 100 hours)
Hybrid Course: Face-to-face Mon-Thurs (5:30-9:30 p.m.) and Zoom class on Wednesdays from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Aug. 22 to Dec. 8, 2022
Registration deadline: Aug. 1, 2022
Classroom: Mon/Wed/Thurs, 5:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Eligibility Requirements online at www.kilgore.edu/wdce.

NOTE: There is a selection process to be allowed admission into the program.

For more information, contact Jennifer Halton at (903) 988-3787 or jhalton@kilgore.edu.


Phlebotomy

200 hours, 13 weeks, $875\

(PLAB 1023 – Phlebotomy; PLAB 1060 – Clinical Phlebotomy)

Eligibility Requirements: www.kilgore.edu/phlebotomy

NOTE: There is a selection process for admission into this program.

July 5 to Sept. 29, 2022
Registration deadline: JMonday, June 13, 2022

The phlebotomy program is selecting applicants to enter the next KC course. Students will learn proper venipuncture techniques. Completers will test for the American Society of Phlebotomy Technicians national certification. There is a selection process for admission.  Additional expenses: Required textbook ($165), national exam fee ($90), drug screen and background check ($46), Scantrons, clinical attire ($80), vaccinations, documentation and CPR certification ($40), the cost of a drug screen/background check.

For more information, contact Jennifer Halton at (903) 988-3787 or jhalton@kilgore.edu.


Certified Nurse Assistant (Aide)

112 hours, 5 weeks, $720

(NURA 1001 – Nurse Aide for Health Care; NURA 1060 – Clinical Nurse Aide for Health Care)

This course provides the knowledge, skills and abilities essential to provide basic care to residents of long-term care facilities. Topics include resident’s rights, communication, safety, observation, reporting and assisting residents in maintaining basic comfort and safety. Emphasis on effective interaction with members of the health care team, restorative services, mental health and social service’s needs. 

Additional Expenses: Required textbook $64.50, uniform, cost of required immunizations and physical, criminal history background check and drug test.

Morning Classes (7:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Mon-Thurs):
Afternoon Classes (4 to 8:45 p.m., Mon-Thurs):

April 21 to June 2, 2022
June 23 to Aug. 4, 2022

For more information, contact Jennifer Halton at (903) 988-3787 or jhalton@kilgore.edu.


Certified EKG Technician (CET):

60 hours, 4 weeks, $600
(ECRD 1011)

This course provides the knowledge, skills and abilities essential to use an electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG) that records the electrical signal from your heart to check for different heart conditions.

Feb. 14 to March 7, 2022 (15 classroom hours per week)

Registration deadline: Jan. 14, 2022

For more information, contact Jennifer Halton at (903) 988-3787 or jhalton@kilgore.edu.


Certified Patient Care Technician (CPCT):

96 hours, 6 weeks, $805
(NUPC 1020: 48 hours; NUPC 1060: 48 hours)

This course provides the training, skills, and knowledge needed to gain employment as a Patient Care Technician in a hospital setting. Upon successful completing of the course the student will be able to assist patients in the acute care setting with activities of daily living, measure vital signs, communicate effectively with patients, family members and staff. Students will also be prepared to take the credentialing exam.  Prerequisite: Successfully competed and received credential from Kilgore College for Phlebotomy, Certified Nurse Aide and EKG or provide documentation for equivalent courses/credentials. 

Dates: April 11, to May 16, 2022
Days: TBD, 16 classroom/clinical hours per week
Registration deadline: March 11, 2022

For more information, contact Jennifer Halton at (903) 988-3787 or jhalton@kilgore.edu.


Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC)

Test Prep Workshop: 7 hours, $75 (DAAC 1001)

This test-prep workshop is designed to prepare you to take the Texas Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC) exam. This one-day course is designed to provide information on the format and structure of the LCDC Exam. As a result, participants will develop successful test-taking strategies for correctly answering exam questions. This workshop will also go over sample test questions, will teach test-taking techniques which are unique to this specific test.

Date: Friday, May 6, 2022
Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Registration deadline: April 22, 2022 

Location: Kilgore Campus
More information: (903) 983-8645 or email shsce@kilgore.edu.


Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC)

CE Conference:
7 hours, $85; Lunch provided (DAAC 2000)

The conference will offer 7 hours of continuing education for LCDC, Social Workers, and Licensed Professionals and will have four breakout sessions on addiction topics.

Date: Friday, April 22, 2022
Time: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Registration Deadline: April 18, 2022

Location: Devall Ballroom, Kilgore College, 1100
Broadway, Kilgore, Texas 75662

More information: Contact Tina Rushing at (903) 983-8227 or trushing@kilgore.edu.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

For information about Community Education:

Community Education Courses in Kilgore
Phone:
(903) 983-8661
Community Education Courses in Longview
Phone:
(903) 236-2021