Fauquier Campus Announces Spring 2012 Courses for Healthcare Professionals

For Immediate Release:
November 17, 2011

Primary Media Contact:
Sally Voth
Public Relations Specialist
svoth@lfcc.edu
Phone: 540-868-7134

Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) is offering two new courses at the Fauquier Campus for future and current healthcare professionals in the Spring 2012 semester: Spanish 163- Spanish for Health Professionals, and CST 193- Healthcare Relational Communication.  Both courses were created to meet changing needs for nurses and other healthcare professionals in the area.  Spanish for Health Professionals emphasizes oral communication and practical medical vocabulary in this beginning course in Spanish.  Healthcare Relational Communication highlights the overall communication competency in health care situations and stresses both verbal and nonverbal skills. 

      In addition to offering associate degrees and certificate programs, LFCC also serves the business community by offering workforce preparation programs for employees and employers.  Applicants do not need to enroll in degree programs to take these new courses. Register now while there is still room in these new classes!

      For further information on the Spanish for Healthcare Professionals course, contact Prof. Lyn Bement at lbement@lfcc.edu; for information on the Healthcare Communication course, contact Prof. Mary Anne Keefer at mkeefer@lfcc.edu  or call LFCC (540) 351-1545. For information about LFCC Fauquier call (540) 351-1505

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Founded in 1970, Lord Fairfax Community College is a multi-campus public institution of higher education. With four locations — Middletown, Warrenton, Luray-Page County and most recently, Vint Hill— the College serves eight localities in the Shenandoah Valley and northern Piedmont regions. The localities are the counties of Clarke, Fauquier, Frederick, Page, Rappahannock, Shenandoah and Warren and the city of Winchester. LFCC offers more than 75 associate degree and certificate programs in a wide variety of disciplines, in addition to providing access to bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs offered on site by a four-year institution. LFCC also serves the business community by offering workforce preparation programs for employees and employers. LFCC serves more than 9,000 unduplicated credit students and more than 11,000 individuals in professional development and business and industry courses annually.

Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Lord Fairfax Community College. Lord Fairfax Community College is an equal opportunity institution providing educational and employment opportunities, programs, services, and activities and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion, disability, national origin, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or other non-merit factors. LFCC also prohibits sexual misconduct including sexual violence or harassment.

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