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 month of December.
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.
There is no need to pre-register. The workshops, dates and locations include:
Burn Emergencies Wednesday, December 6 Wausa
Tourniquet Monday, December 11 Randolph
Farm Emergencies Monday, December 11 Orchard
This program is funded in whole or in part with public funds provided through the Preventive Health and Health Services Block Grant administered by the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services System Emergency Medical Services Program.
For additional information, call the Allied Health Department, Northeast Community College, at (402) 844-7702.
NORFOLK – Northeast Community College in Norfolk will offer a beginning Microsoft PowerPoint class beginning soon.
Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 Level I (INFO 5125/17F & CRN #60204) will be held Tuesday, December 5, and Thursday, December 7, from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. in the Lifelong Learning Center (LLC). Stacy Anderson is the instructor.
Participants will discover how to create impressive and professional presentations in this introductory level class focused on the basics of Microsoft PowerPoint 2016. They will learn to format text, use drawing objects, work with graphics and insert tables and charts. Working with templates and themes, slide masters and transition effects will also be covered.
Cost is $60.
To register, call Northeast Community College at (402) 844-7000.
NORFOLK –An Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) course for construction workers, supervisors, and other personnel responsible for construction activities will be offered next month at Northeast Community College.
OSHA10-Hour For Construction (SAFT 5145/17F & CRN #60349) will meet Thursday, December 7, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Friday, December 8, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Lifelong Learning Center on the Norfolk campus.
This course, worth 12 contact hours, covers all that OSHA requires in its Construction Industries Standard 29CFR1926. The program was developed by the U.S. Department of Labor to provide an awareness of safety and health concerns in the construction industry. Participants will become familiar with the OSHA requirements for a number of construction activities. The focus of the class is to provide participants with available options to control hazards associated with construction. They will receive a course completion card issued through the Department of Labor-OSHA.
Topics include: introduction; overview of the OSH Act and its General Safety, Health Provisions and safety requirements; PPE; fire protection and prevention; materials handling, storage, use and disposal; hand and power tools; electrical; scaffolding; fall protection; excavations; concrete and masonry; and stairways and ladders.
Cost of the course, which includes certification card and workbook, is $285.
To register or for more information, call Northeast Community College at (402) 844-7000.
HARTINGTON – The Hartington regional office of Northeast Community College will offer a holiday-themed baking class for kids in Wausa next month.
Holiday Baking (HOEC 5100/17F & CRN #60369) will be held Tuesday, December 5, from 4-6 p.m. at Lincoln Township Library, 603 E. Norris St, in Wausa.
In this course, kids will learn how to make special Christmas treats. They will learn the basics of measuring and the steps to make a special treat for the holidays. The course is suitable for those in grades third through eighth.
Cost of the class, with Jamie Kimmons the instructor, is $20.
To register, call Northeast Community College at (800) 348-9033 ext. 7000, or (402) 844-7000.
HARTINGTON – Northeast Community College’s Hartington regional office will offer a class on smartphone applications in December.
Smartphone Applications (INFO 5200/17F & CRN #60548) will meet Wednesday, December 6, from 6-9 p.m. at US Cellular in Hartington, which is located inside Pearson Motor Company at 104 Industrial Park Street.
This course will cover the basic usage and applications of using an Android smartphone and IPhone. Anyone who is struggling to use their smartphone and all of its applications is encouraged to enroll.
Cost of the class, with Angela Jenkins the instructor, is $30.
To register, call Northeast Community College at (402) 844-7000, or (800) 348-9033, ext. 7000.