Area Communities Classes

A look at upcoming classes in your area

Advanced Cardiac Life Support

This course encompasses knowledge and techniques which are utilized in the definitive management of a cardiac arrest or similar life-threatening emergency. Participation in this course enables the registrant to review didactic material as well as practice lifesaving techniques and skills under the direction of an instructor in a simulated situation. Completion of this program is based on criteria established by the American Heart Association. Pre-course Requirements: Review of Manual, review of information on student CD, completion of ACLS Pre-course Self-Assessment test. Print test score and bring to class. Bring current BLS CPR card. Book is available at the Norfolk bookstore, 402-844-7140. The ISBN is 9781616690106. You MUST preregister.

Advanced Cardiac Life Support Renewal

The ACLS Renewal course is open to those healthcare professionals who have completed the ACLS Provider Course within the last two years and have a current Basic Life Support card. Pre-course Requirements: Review of Manual, review of information on student CD, completion of ACLS Pre-course Self-Assessment test. Print test score and bring to class. Bring current BLS CPR card. Book is available at the bookstore, 402-844-7140. The ISBN is 9781616690106. You MUST pre-register.

Apps for iPhones

There is an application (app) for almost anything these days. This course will cover a number of iPhone applications, how to find them, and more importanly, how to use them. Demonstrations and class participation will assist student learning. Remember to bring your Apple ID and password as well as your iPhone.

Basic Computer II

This class is for the person who has very limited computer knowledge. The student will be taught beginning level computer skills. This class will review and build upon skills learned in Basic Computers I. Concepts including using a word processor and working with tool bars and the task bar. This class is taught at a very relaxed pace for those persons apprehensive about operating a computer. There will be significant hands-on practice of each concept.

Basic Computers I

This class is for the person who has very limited computer knowledge or none at all. The student will be taught beginning computer skills including powering the computer on and off, using a mouse and keyboard, utilizing the desktop, and launching programs. This class will be taught at a very relaxed pace for those apprehensive about operating a computer. There will be significant hands-on practice of each concept.

Basic Computers III

This class is for the person who has very limited computer knowledge. The student will be taught beginning level computer skills. This class will review and build upon skills learned in Basic Computers I and II. Concepts including using the copy, cut and paste options in the Microsoft Office operating system, and browsing the internet using Internet Explorer. This class is taught at a very relaxed pace for those persons apprehensive about operating a computer. There will be significant hands-on practice of each concept.

Basic Nurse Aide

This course is designed to meet the Nebraska Health & Human Services System training requirements for nurse aide certification and employment in long-term care facilities. This course 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 students name will be placed on the basic nurse aide registry at the Nebraska Health and Human Services Regulation and Licensure, Credentialing Division. The book is located in the campus bookstore, 402-844-7140. CLASS CANNOT BE REGISTERED ONLINE. An additional $30 fee will be required if student choose to register to take the Certified Nursing Assistant exam at the end of the course. This $30 fee will be required at the time of the non-credit exam registration.

Cpr Instructor Course

CPR instructor training for those currently qualified in basic life support. Includes background materials, teaching techniques and aids to enable individuals to instruct others in the knowledge of local emergency care systems, understanding of risk factors, signals and actions for survival and recognition of indications for life support and accurate performance of same. Must have current AHA BLS CPR card. The required textbook is available at the bookstore, 402-844-7140. You MUST pre-register.

CPR Instructor Renewal

This American Heart Association course is a recertification for current CPR Instructors. Any new materials and new procedures will be included in this 4-hour class. Students must bring their current instructor card. You MUST pre-register.

EMS Instructor Continuing Education Course

This workshop is intended to deliver continuing education to Emergency Medical Service instructors to maintain their instructor license. The instructor will receive a certificate of completion at the end of the course for the amount of hours attended. Topics in this class may include a combination of some or all of the following: EMS Course Curriculum Updates; EMS Legislation and Regulations; EMS Evaluation Methods; and Fundamentals of Teaching Adults. If you have questions, please call Doug at 402-844-7720.

Emt Instructor Course

This course will cover content required by the State of Nebraska Emergency Medical Service regulations and protocols. It's designed to provide the student with skills necessary to become an effective instructor. This course involves the student in learning instructional methods that establish an open learning environment where the goals and objectives of training may be taught most effectively. You will be taught the three domains of learning and use the most effective methods of communications. Successful completion will include a written test and proficiency in teaching and evaluation skills. If you have any questions, please call Doug at 402-844-7720.

Fear of Public Speaking

It's been shown that people fear public speaking more than death, yet few have learned practical ways to overcome this phobia. If the fear of public speaking has kept you from seeking a promotion, speaking up in meetings, speaking at church, or just enjoying daily activities, this workshop is for you. Students will learn the physiology and psychology behind their fears and how they can retrain their brains by facing their fears in a warm, safe, and supportive environment. Taught by someone who's walked the walk, students will come away with a new approach to facing their fears in this 4 session course.

Healthcare Provider CPR

The Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers Course is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner. This course is for healthcare professionals who need to know how to perform CPR, as well as other lifesaving skills, in a wide variety of in-hospital and out-of-hospital settings. A BLS for Healthcare Providers course certification card will be issued upon successful completion. Book is available at the bookstore, 402-844-7140. The ISBN is 9781616690397. You MUST pre-register.

Healthcare Provider Renewal

Healthcare Provider CPR Renewal is a course that is specifically designed to provide in-depth training including 2-man and use of the AED. This program is for those of you who hold a professional license, work in a healthcare facility, or volunteer with a fire department or EMS Service and have a current card that needs renewing. Book is available at the Norfolk bookstore, 402-844-7140. The ISBN is 9781616690397. PLEASE BRING CURRENT CERTIFICATION CARD THE NIGHT OF CLASS. You MUST pre-register.

Heart Code - Healthcare Provider CPR/AED Online and Skills Session

The Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers 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 in a safe and timely manner. This course is designed for the first time or renewal certification and has two parts for completion. Part 1 is Web-based and accessible 24 hours a day, 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, register for the Skills Sessions below and bring your online completion certificate (part 1 completed within the last 60 days) to the Skills Session for which you have registered. Online key codes for Part 1 are available at the Northeast College Store 402-844-7140. NOTE: You need to bring your AHA Part 1 Health Care Provider Online Course Completion Certificate to be admitted to the Skills Session. No textbook is required for this class.

Heart Code - Heartsaver CPR and AED Online and Skills Session

The Heartsaver CPR/AED course - teaching rescuers to recognize and treat cardiac arrest and choking for adults, children and infant victims, use an AED. This course is designed for the first time or renewal certification and has two parts for completion. Part 1 is Web-based and accessible 24 hours a day, 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, register for the Skills Sessions below and bring your online completion certificate (part 1 completed within the last 60 days) to the Skills Session for which you have registered. Online key codes for Part 1 are available at the Northeast College Store 402-844-7140. NOTE: You need to bring your AHA Part 1 Health Care Provider Online Course Completion Certificate to be admitted to the Skills Session. No textbook is required for this class.

Heart Code - Heartsaver CPR, AED and First Aid Online and Skills Session

The Heartsaver CPR/AED and First Aid course combines CPR/AED - 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. This course is designed for the first time or renewal certification and has two parts for completion. Part 1 is Web-based and accessible 24 hours a day, 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, register for the Skills Sessions below and bring your online completion certificate (part 1 completed within the last 60 days) to the Skills Session for which you have registered. Online key codes for Part 1 are available at the Northeast College Store 402-844-7140. NOTE: You need to bring your AHA Part 1 Health Care Provider Online Course Completion Certificate to be admitted to the Skills Session. No textbook is required for this class.

Heart Code - Heartsaver First Aid Online and Skills Session

The Heartsaver First Aid course teaches management of certain environmental reactions; allergic reactions, cuts, wounds, bites, and various situations requiring treatments. This course is designed for the first time or renewal certification and has two parts for completion. Part 1 is Web-based and accessible 24 hours a day, 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, register for the Skills Sessions below and bring your online completion certificate (part 1 completed within the last 60 days) to the Skills Session for which you have registered. Online key codes for Part 1 are available at the Northeast College Store 402-844-7140. NOTE: You need to bring your AHA Part 1 Health Care Provider Online Course Completion Certificate to be admitted to the Skills Session. No textbook is required for this class.

Heartsaver Adult CPR and AED

The Heartsaver CPR course is a modular CPR course that teaches how to recognize and treat life-threatening emergencies including cardiac arrest and choking for responsive and non-responsive adults. The general public is the target audience for this course. the application and use of the automated, electronic defibrillator (AED) is also included. Book will be provided at the time of class. The ISBN is 9781616690175. You MUST pre-register.

Heartsaver Adult/Child/Infant CPR/AED

The Heartsaver CPR course is a modular CPR course that teaches how to recognize and treat life-threatening emergencies including cardiac arrest and choking for responsive and non-responsive adults, children & infants. The general public is the target audience for this course. the application and use of the automated, electronic defibrillator (AED) is also included. Book is available at the bookstore, 402-844-7140. The ISBN is 9781616690175. You MUST pre-register.

Heartsaver Bloodborne Pathogens

This course is designed to meet Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requirements for bloodborne pathogens (BBP) training when paired with site-specific instruction. The American Heart Association's course uses the PACT acronym (Protect, Act, Clean, Tell) and slogan, "Make a PACT, Know How to Act," to help students learn and easily recall bloodborne pathogens training. Students will learn how to: Protect themselves from exposure to bloodborne pathogens, Act when exposed to blood or blood-containing materials in the workplace, Clean themselves and the area when exposed to blood or blood-containing materials in the workplace. Tell or report any exposure to blood or blood-containing materials in the workplace. Book is available at the bookstore, 402-844-7140. The ISBN is 9780874938524. You MUST pre-register.

Heartsaver First Aid

The Heartsaver First Aid course teaches how to manage illness and injuries in the first few minutes until professional help arrives. Course content includes: general principles, medical emergencies, and injury emergencies. First Aid course topics may include: rescuer duties, victim and rescuer safety, phoning for help, finding the problem, after the emergency, breathing problems, choking, bad allergic reactions, heart attack, fainting, diabetes and low blood sugar, stroke, seizures, shock, wounds, head, neck, and spine injury, broken bones and sprains, burns and electrocution, bites and stings, temperature-related emergencies, and poison emergencies. This course is designed for any person who wants to learn these important life saving skills, and for those who have a duty to respond to a first aid or cardiac emergency because of job responsibilities or regulatory requirements. A Heartsaver First Aid course certification card will be issued upon successful completion. Book is available at the bookstore, 402-844-7140. The ISBN is 9781616690175. You MUST pre-register.

Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid and CPR/AED

The Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR AED course is designed to meet the regulatory requirements for child care workers. It teaches child care providers and others to respond to and manage illnesses and injuries in a child or infant in the first few minutes until professional help arrives. It covers the four steps of first aid and first aid skills such as finding the problem, stopping bleeding, bandaging and using an Epinephrine pen, as well as child CPR AED, infant CPR and optional modules in adult CPR AED, child mask, infant mask and Asthma Care Training for Child Care Providers. Book is available at the Norfolk bookstore, 402-844-7140. The ISBN 9781616692605. You MUST pre-register.

Medication Aide

This course is designed to prepare the student to meet the requirements of the Medication Aide Act and the responsibilities of the medication aide in an assisted living facility and/or nursing facility. This 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. Upon completion of this course, the student is eligible to take the state administered written exam. After successfully passing this examination and completing the application procedure, the student\'s name will be placed on the medication aide registry at the Nebraska Health and Human Services Regulation and Licensure, Credentialing Division. The book is located in the campus bookstore, 402-844-7140. CLASS CANNOT BE REGISTERED ONLINE.

Microsoft Excel 2013 - Level 2

This course is designed for the experienced Excel user covering topics such as: working with large worksheets; adding graphics to worksheets; using templates; protecting workbooks; linking cells and worksheets; and creating tables and outlines.

Motorcycle Rider Course

The Motorcycle Rider Course includes five(5) hours of classroom instruction and ten (10) hours of riding instruction. It begins with the basics, such as turning, shifting, and braking. Then it moves on to more advanced street riding strategies. We provide the motorcycles. Professionally trained instructors teach in the classroom and then coach riders in a controlled riding area. If you are under 18, a parent or legal guardian must sign the required waiver form. In order to pass, you must attend all classroom and riding sessions and pass the knowledge and skills test. Fri. 6:30 pm -10:00 pm, Sat. 7:50 am -5:30 pm, Sun. 7:50 am -4:30 pm. For additional information contact donnaa@northeast.edu or call 402.844.7216.

Paramedic Refresher

24-hr refresher training fulfilling one-half of the mandatory and flexible core content required for recertification as a Nationally Registered Paramedic.

Pediatric Advanced Life Support

The purpose of Pediatric Advanced Life Support is to provide healthcare professionals with the knowledge of prevention and recognition of cardiopulmonary arrest in infants and children. The participant will perform cognitive and psychomotor skills needed to resuscitate and stabilize infants and children in cardiopulmonary arrest. PRE-COURSE REQUIREMENTS: Review of Manual, review of information on student CD, completion of PALS Pre-course Self-Assessment test. Print test score and bring to class. Bring current BLS CPR card. Book is available at the bookstore, 402-844-7140. The ISBN is 9781616691127. YOU MUST PREREGISTER.

Pediatric Advanced Life Support Renewal

The PALS Renewal course is open to those who have completed the PALS Provider Course within the last two (2) years and hold a current Basic Life Support card. PRE-COURSE REQUIREMENTS: Review of Manual, review of information on student CD, completion of PALS Pre-course Self-Assessment test. Print test score and bring to class. Bring current BLS CPR card. Book is available at the bookstore, 402-844-7140. The ISBN is 9781616691127. YOU MUST PREREGISTER.

Pediatric Basic Life Support and First Aid

Designed to prepare students to perform Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation on infants and children, relieve a foreign body airway obstruction from infants and children as well as basic first aid. The training meets the requirements of the American Heart Association for Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation.

Photoshop Elements Editor

Photoshop Elements has capabilities that rival its big brother Photoshop, and has an interface that's designed for quick and easy photo enhancements. It can also be used for creating digital scrapbook pages or any custom project that the student can dream of for print or other outputs. This course will take students through guided activities that will demonstrate the capabilities of Photoshop Elements, including touching up and correcting photos, changing photo size and composition, building photo composites, adding text and special effects, and printing and sharing photos.

Photoshop Elements Organizer

Photoshop Elements was created for the everyday photographer and enthusiast looking for software to organize and edit photographs. It has capabilities that rival its big brother Photoshop, and has an interface that's designed for quick and easy photo enhancements. In this course, students will be guided through using the organizational power of Photoshop Elements to sort and quickly find their photographs, use instant photo fixing in the organizer, and print and share their photos.

Smartphone Applications for Android Phones

This course will focus on the many applications (apps) available to the Android smartphone. Learn how to search for and install many applications that allow you to get the most use from your smartphone. Discover how to use your phone as a music player, a GPS navigator, an exercise tracker and more using apps that are free to download.



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