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Staff Development & Training
Welcome to learning something new!  Some of these opportunities are on the UT Health Science Center Campuses and others are community based.  If you know of a training/learning opportunity we missed, please let us know at sac@uthscsa.edu

Please note: Links provided from Health Science Center pages to other web sites do not constitute or imply an endorsement of those sites, their content, or products and services associated with those sites.

  1. San Antonio – on campus
    1. CTRC - Wellness Center Activities http://www.ctrc.net/ctrc1p.cfm?mid=1001
    2. CTRC - Information Series http://www.ctrc.net/ctrc2.cfm?mid=2029&pid=1003
    3. Knowledge Center - People Soft, travel, university systems https://kc.uthscsa.edu/kc/login.asp
    4. Human Resources http://www.uthscsa.edu/hr/inside/
    5. Library Classes on research tools and literature (also special training by request) http://library.uthscsa.edu/2011/11/attend-a-library-class/
    6. Employee Assistance Program - counseling/legal/financial http://www.uthouston.edu/uteap/
    7. Office of the Vice President for Research - clinical/research/safety http://research.uthscsa.edu/
    8. Safety Office - fire safety http://research.uthscsa.edu/safety/
    9. UTPD Bike Rodeo - http://utpolice.uthscsa.edu/
    10. Weight Watchers at Work (FEE based) http://www.uthscsa.edu/HR/inside/HSCweightwatchers.asp
    11. Dave Ramsey Financial Peace University (FEE Based) http://www.uthscsa.edu/hr/inside/
    12. Continuing Nursing Education (fee based) www.nursing.uthscsa.edu/ce/index.aspx
    13. Continuing Dental Education (fee based) http://smile.uthscsa.edu/
    14. Office of Continuing Medical Education (fee based) http://cme.uthscsa.edu/ 
  2. San Antonio Community opportunities – off campus (some may be free/others fee)
    1. CancerCare teleconferences http://www.cancercare.org/
    2. Witte Museum http://www.wittemuseum.org
    3. San Antonio Zoo http://www.sazoo-aq.org
    4. San Antonio Botanical Gardens http://www.sabot.org/
    5. San Antonio Public Library – computer training, e-books http://www.mysapl.org/
    6. Cancer Survival Toolbox – http://www.canceradvocacy.org/toolbox/
    7. Bass Pro Shop – classes/events http://www.basspro.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/CFPageC?storeId=10151&appID=94&storeID=46
    8. Methodist Women’s Plus – education events / Methodist Healthcare Memberships http://www.sahealth.com/about/memberships/
    9. New Horizons – technical/computer/professional development (FEE) http://www.newhorizons.com/LocalWeb/default.aspx?groupid=438
    10. Oasis for over 50 – taxes, learning, exercise  http://www.oasisnet.org/Cities/Central/SanAntonioTX.aspx
    11. Solar Fest http://www.solarsanantonio.org/events/solar-fest/
    12. Cooking classes – Williams & Sonoma http://www.williams-sonoma.com/customer-service/store-events.html
    13. Cooking school – Central Market http://www.centralmarket.com/cooking-school.aspx
  3. Harlingen
    1. Library Classes on research tools http://library.uthscsa.edu/2011/10/ramirez-library/
    2. UTPD Bike Rodeo http://utpolice.uthscsa.edu/
  4. Laredo
    1. Library Classes on research tools http://library.uthscsa.edu/2011/11/laredo-library/
  5. Edinburg – off campus
    1. Edinburg – ice skating classes (FEE)
    2. Banks – community resource presentation
  6. Online
    1. Survey monkey – tutorials and 10 question surveys are free http://www.surveymonkey.com/
    2. Cancer and Careers – teleconferences http://www.cancerandcareers.org/en
    3. Microsoft Office Help & How To - videos and step by step directions http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/support
    4. Lynda.com – online software training (FEE) http://www.lynda.com
    5. Apple tutorials http://www.apple.com/support
    6. Safari Tech Books - San Antonio Public Library – search the catalog http://sapl.sat.lib.tx.us/search/Y
  7. Community Development & Volunteering
    1. Center for Medical Humanities & Ethics – http://www.texashumanities.org/
    2. Haven for Hope http://www.havenforhope.org/new/
    3. Habitat for Humanity  http://www.habitat.org/intl/maps/na.aspx
    4. Ronald McDonald – collect tabs for your local house http://rmhc.org/how-you-can-help/pop-tab-collections/
    5. AHEC – Laredo – http://www.uthscsa.edu/cstp/stahec.aspx
    6. Volunteer Match – search for local opportunities  http://www.volunteermatch.org/
    7. Other volunteer opportunities include your local hospitals, the humane society and other animal shelters
  8. Fee based – find classes like these in your local newspaper or online
    1. CPR training (FEE) http://www.redcross.org/takeaclass/
    2. School district education programs (FEE), two San Antonio examples
      1. http://www.nisd.net/ace/
      2. http://www.neisd.net/ComEd/Commed/NorthEastCommunityEducation.html
    3. Home & Garden Shows – classes (FEE)
    4. Apple Store – packages/classes (FEE/FREE)
    5. Bicycle Maintenance classes (try local shops) (FEE)
    6. YMCA (likely FEEs)
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