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Classes to be held late this month at Northeast Campuses in West Point and Norfolk | KTIC Radio

Classes to be held late this month at Northeast Campuses in West Point and Norfolk

Classes to be held late this month at Northeast Campuses in West Point and Norfolk

NORFOLK – The Allied Health Division at Northeast Community College will offer another Heart Code – BLS for Healthcare Provider Online & Skills Session course later this month.

The first portion of this course (HLTH 5300/20S & CRN #70165) is web-based and is available on-line
24 hours a day. The skills session meets Saturday, March 21, 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 Library/Resource 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 Ethan Larson the instructor, is $40.

Pre-registration is required. To register, call Northeast Community College at (402) 844-7000.

NORFOLK – The Allied Health Division at Northeast Community College will offer additional Heart Code – Heartsaver CPR/AED and First Aid On-line Skills Sessions.

Three testing sessions – Heartsaver CPR/AED/First Aid (HLTH 5130/20S & CRN #70164); Heartsaver CPR/AED – Adult, Infant and Child (HLTH 5150/20S & CRN #70166); Heartsaver First Aid (HLTH 5105/20S & CRN #70163) will be held Saturday, March 21, from 8 a.m.-12 p.m., in the Arlo Wirth building, Room 101, on the Norfolk campus.

The Heartsaver CPR/AED and First Aid course CPR/AED (testing sessions will cover any of the combinations as listed above) – teaching rescuers to recognize and treat cardiac arrest and choking for adults, children and infant victims, use an AED and First Aid – teaching management of certain environmental reactions; allergic reactions, cuts, wounds, bites, and various situations requiring treatments.

The on-line course is designed for the first time or renewal certification. This course is accessible 24 hours a day and provides a flexible alternative to classroom training for the course itself. After completing this course, students are eligible to register for the testing session. Online key codes for Part 1 (online course) are available at the Hawks Shop in the Library/Resource Center on the Norfolk campus, (402)-844-7140. Students will need to bring their AHA Online Course Completion Certificate (within 60 days) to be admitted to the Skills Testing Session. No textbook is required for this class.

Cost of the testing session, with Ethan Larson, is $54.50.

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 three credit Medication Aide class beginning this month.

The course (HLTH 1120/20S & CRN #24838) will be held Mondays and Thursdays, March 23-May 4 (No class on Monday, April 13), from 5-9 p.m., in the Northeast Community College Extended Campus, 202 Anna Stalp Ave., Room 207. Mary Dickson is the instructor.

This course is designed to prepare students to assume the role and responsibilities of a Medication Aide working in a nursing facility. The course includes information regarding medication administration, pharmacology rules and regulations, classification of drugs, orders, storage abbreviations and an overview of commonly used drugs and documentation.

Cost of each class is $366. Textbooks are available for purchase for $56.18.

Pre-registration is required. To register, call Northeast Community College in West Point at (402) 372-2269.

NORFOLK – The Allied Health Department at Northeast Community College has announced two free, one-session workshops for emergency medical service technicians.

A workshop on documentation will be held on Thursday, March 12, in the Pierce Fire Hall while a workshop on gunshot wounds will be held on Monday, March 23, in the Petersburg Fire Hall. Both workshops will be held from 7-10 p.m.

There is no need to pre-register.

The workshops are 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 in Norfolk, at (402) 844-7702.

WEST POINT – The Center for Enterprise at Northeast Community College will offer a course on estate planning later this month in West Point.

Estate Planning & The Probate Process – What, Why, How (FNPL 5110/20S & CRN #70118) will meet two consecutive Tuesdays, March 24 and 31, from 6:30-8 p.m., in the Donald E. Nielsen Career and Technical Education Center, 200 W. Washington St.

Death is a hard reality to confront, but planning for the future can be very beneficial for those loved ones left behind. Preparing documents like wills, trusts and powers of attorney in advance may alleviate stress and bring comfort and clarity to the grieving process. This class will teach participants what to consider before having these documents prepared; how to protect assets and minimize tax consequences; how to designate someone else to make important decisions for you and how to ensure those wishes are carried out.

Cost of the course, with Benjamin Borgmann the instructor, is $30.

To register, call Northeast Community College in West Point at (402) 372-2269. Pre-registration is required.

NORFOLK – Northeast Community College in Norfolk will offer additional course options later this month and in early October for those interested in learning the basics of motorcycle riding.

Motorcycle Rider Course (TRAN 5105/20S & CRN #70045/70046) will be offered Friday through Sunday, March 27-29 or again (TRAN 5105/20S & CRN #70043/70044 April 3-5. Hours on Friday will be 6:30-10 p.m.; Saturday, 7:50 a.m.-5:30 p.m., and Sunday 7:50 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Classes will be held in the Northeast Community College Utility Line building, Room 102, just east of the main campus on Benjamin Avenue.

The class includes five hours of classroom instruction and ten hours of riding instruction. It begins with the basics, such as turning, shifting, and braking. Then it moves on to more advance street riding strategies. Professionally trained instructors teach in the classroom and then coach riders in a controlled riding area.

Within 30 days of the completing the course, students are required to take the MSF Basic eCourse. Details regarding this course will be sent to students after they register for the Motorcycle Rider Course. There is no additional cost for the mandatory eCourse.

Cost of the course, with Tom Broekemeier, James Jones and Michael Holcomb the instructors, is $250.

Pre-registration is required. To register, call Northeast Community College at (402) 844-7000.

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