WEST POINT – Northeast Community College in West Point will offer a three credit Nurse Aide class in West Point beginning next month.
The class (NURA 1110/17F & CRN #14824) will be held Mondays and Thursdays, October 9-December 7, from 5-9 p.m. Class will not meet on Thanksgiving Day, November 23. An additional class will be held on Saturday, October 28, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Class meets at St. Francis Memorial Hospital, 430 N. Monitor Street, in West Point, although the first class will meet at the Northeast Community College Extended Campus, 202 Anna Stalp Avenue. Mary Dickson is the instructor.
Students will learn the basic skills needed to provide safe, effective, and caring services to the elderly or chronically ill patient of any age, in a long-term care facility. Upon completion of this course, the student is eligible to take the state written and practical skills exam. After successfully passing this examination and completing the application procedure, the student’s name will be place on the basic nurse aide registry at the Nebraska Health and Human Services Regulation and Licensure Credential Division.
Cost of the class is $340.50 for Nebraska resident. The textbook, workbook and skills packet are available for purchase for $56.18, $16.05 and $5.35 at the Northeast Community College extended Campus office, West Point.
To register, call Northeast Community College in West Point at (402) 372-2269.
WEST POINT – Northeast Community College in West Point will offer a class in October that demystifies the newest Windows operating system.
Windows 10 (INFO 5190/17F & CRN #60211) will be held Wednesday, October 11, from 6-9 p.m., in the Northeast Community College Extended Campus, 202 Anna Stalp Avenue, Room 212.
Participants will explore a variety of new features found in Windows 10, including but not limited to: task view and virtual desktops; Cortana; the start menu; action center; Edge browser and more as time allows. Attendees will gain hands-on experience while taking advantage of new tips and tricks to take the mystery out of Windows 10.
Cost of the class, with Trevor Bailey the instructor, is $30.
To register, call Northeast Community College in West Point at (402) 372-2262.
NORFOLK – A new course on cake decorating will be offered by Northeast Community College next month.
Basic Cake Decorating I (HOEC 5180/17F & CRN #60423) will be held Wednesday, October 11, from 6:30-8 p.m. in Room 105A of the Weller Building on the Norfolk campus.
In this course, participants will use buttercream frosting and a little expertise to turn a basic cake or cupcake into a gorgeous dessert. Participants will receive instruction on how to prepare several different types of buttercream as well as how to prepare all types of cake edging, cupcake swirls, flowers and borders. They will learn key elements to complementing buttercream, including icing cakes, pressure control piping and food color application.
A cake, cupcake and decorating kit (includes tips, spatula, cake scrapers and a flower nail) are included in the cost of the class.
Cost of the class, with Jessica Dvorak the instructor, is $49.
To register, call Northeast Community College at (402) 844-7000.
NORFOLK – The Allied Health Division at Northeast Community College in Norfolk will offer two Basic Life Support (BLS) courses for healthcare providers in October.
BLS for Healthcare Provider Course (HLTH 5300/17S & CRN #70123) will be held Saturday, October 7, from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. in Room 105 of the Arlo Worth Building on the Norfolk campus.
This course is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals the ability to recognize a number of life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner. A BLS for Healthcare Providers course certification card will be issued upon successful completion.
Cost of this class, with Trever O’Brien the instructor, is $60. The textbook for the course is available in the Hawks Shop in the Northeast Student Center, (402) 844-7140.
BLS for Healthcare Provider Renewal (HLTH 5305/17F & CRN #60093) will be held Wednesday, October 11, from 6-10 p.m. in Room 101 of the Arlo Worth Building.
Designed for a wide variety of healthcare professionals, this course is designed to refresh skills related to recognizing several life-threatening emergencies, providing CPR, using an AED and relieving choking in a safe, timely and effective manner. Participants are asked to bring their current certification card to the class.
The required textbook is available at the Hawks Shop at the Northeast Student Center, (402) 844-7140.
Cost of the class, with Bradley Korth the instructor, is $40.
Pre-registration is required for both classes. To register, call Northeast Community College at (402) 844-7000.
Northeast adds smartphone photos class to schedule
NORFOLK – Northeast Community College has added a course on smartphone photos to its October schedule.
Smartphone Photos (INFO 5200/17F & CRN #60195) will be held Thursday, October 12, from 6:30-9:30 p.m. in the Lifelong Learning Center on the Norfolk campus.
Join Instructor Patty Schinstock in discovering how to maximize photos on a smartphone. Topics covered will include photo storage and sharing as well as some fun apps that can be used to enhance photos, make picture collages or add text to photos.
Cost of the class is $30. To register, call Northeast Community College at (402) 844-7000.
HARTINGTON – The Hartington Regional Office of Northeast Community College will offer a digital photography class in Laurel next month.
Digital Photography I (ARTS 5105/17F & CRN #60311) will be held Wednesday, October 11, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. in Hartington at the Laurel Community Learning Center at 5th and Wakefield streets in Laurel.
Students will learn basic camera function and improve their photography by gaining an understanding of composition and exposure. Students at all levels are encouraged to participate and must bring their own digital cameras.
Cost of the class, with Cassandra Kvols the instructor, is $30.
To register, call Northeast Community College in Hartington at (402) 254-6224