Classes will be offered in October at Northeast Community College’s Norfolk and West Point Campuses. Class information can be found below:
NORFOLK – Northeast Community College in Norfolk will hold another Nurse Aide course beginning next month.
The course (NURA 1110/18F & CRN #15614) will meet Sundays, 12:30-6 p.m.; Thursdays, October 4-November 17, from 3:30-10 p.m. in Room 103 of the Arlo Wirth Building on the Norfolk campus. Additional classes will meet Saturday, October 27, and Saturday, November 17, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Xanat Naranjo and Loretta Praeuner are the instructors.
This course is designed to meet the Nebraska Health and Human Services System training requirements for nurse aide certification and employment in long-term care facilities. The class combines classroom lecture and laboratory application for the development of 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 placed on the basic nurse aide registry at the Nebraska Health and Human Services Regulation and Licensure, Credentialing Division.
Cost of the course is $348. An additional $45 fee will be required is a student chooses to register to take the Certified Nursing Assistant exam at the end of the course. A book is also available at the Hawks Shop, which is located in the Student Center on the Norfolk campus, (402) 844-7140.
Financial assistance is available through the Community College GAP Assistance Program for students meeting income guidelines. For more information, call (402) 844-7245.
The class cannot be registered for online. To register for the course, call (402) 844-7265.
NORFOLK – The Allied Health Division at Northeast Community College will offer another Heart Code – BLS for Healthcare Provider Online & Skills Session course, beginning soon.
The first portion of this course (HLTH 5300/18F & CRN #60079) is web-based and is available on-line 24 hours a day. The skills session meets Saturday, October 6, from 8 a.m.-12 p.m., in Room 101 of the Arlo Wirth Building on the Norfolk campus.
The Basic Life Support course is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals the ability to recognize life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED, and relieve choking. This course is designed for the first time or renewal certification and has two parts for completion.
Part 1 provides a flexible alternative to classroom training. Part 2 is a skills session where hands on practice and competency testing are completed with a Certified AHA Instructor. When online Part 1 is completed, students will register for the Skills Sessions. Participants are to bring their online completion certificate (Part 1 completed within the last 60 days) to the Skills Session for which they have registered.
Online key codes for Part 1 are available at the Hawks Shop in the Student Center on the Norfolk campus, (402) 844-7140. NOTE: Participants need to bring their AHA Part 1 Health Care Provider Online Course Completion Certificate to be admitted to the Skills Session. No textbook is required for this class.
Cost of the class, with Brock Soderberg the instructor, is $40.
To register, call Northeast Community College at (402) 844-7000.
NORFOLK – The Allied Health Department at Northeast Community College in Norfolk has announced several free, one-session workshops for emergency medical service technicians during the months of September and October.
The workshops are offered for three continuing education credits. They will be held from 7-10 p.m. All workshops will be conducted in local fire halls, except for the workshop in Bartlett, which will be held at Wheeler Central Public School, and the workshop in Madison, which will be held in the Public Safety building.
There is no need to pre-register. The workshops, dates and locations include:
School Shooting Wednesday, September 26 Bartlett
ATV & Emergencies Monday, October 8 Madison
School Shooting Wednesday, October 10 Newman Grove
Do’s & Don’ts in the ER Thursday, October 11 Pierce
Narcan Monday, October 15 Battle Creek
Infection Control Thursday, October 18 Pilger
This program is funded in whole or in part with funds provided through the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services Office of Emergency Health System.
For additional information, call the Allied Health Department, Northeast Community College, at (402) 844-7702.
NORFOLK – The Allied Health Division at Northeast Community College in Norfolk will offer a Basic Life Support (BLS) renewal course for healthcare providers in October.
BLS for Healthcare Provider Renewal (HLTH 5305/18F & CRN #60125) will be held Wednesday, October 10, 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. To register, call Northeast Community College at (402) 844-7000.
WEST POINT – Northeast Community College in West Point will offer a class for women next month that will invite participants to discover their own personal styles.
Discover Your Personal Style! (HOEC 5185/18F & CRN #60196) will be held Thursday, October 11, from 5:30-7 p.m. at Lana A Boutique, 111 N. Main Street, in West Point.
In this fun evening, participants will learn more about their own personal styles through a number of hands-on activities. They will learn tips to dress for individual body shape, with example of each body type provided. Participants will learn to look and feel their best while being empowered with quality clothing so their real, beautiful personalities shine through.
Cost of the course, with Lana Minton the instructor, is $15.
To register, call Northeast Community College in West Point at (402) 372-2269.