Health & Professional Classes

Workshops and classes for providers and the public

American Red Cross Babysitters Training

The purpose of the American Red Cross Babysitter's Training course is to provide individuals ages 11 to 15 with the information and skills necessary to provide safe and responsible care for children in the absence of parents or adult guardians. This training will help participants develop skills in leadership and professionalism; safety and safe play; and first aid. You get the knowledge, skills and confidence to care for infants and school-age children. Babysitter's Training shows you how to respond to emergencies and illnesses with first aid, rescue breathing and other appropriate care, make decisions under pressure, communicate with parents to learn household rules, recognize safety and hygiene issues, manage young children and feed, diaper and care for infants. Book is available at the bookstore, 402-844-7140. The ISBN is 9781584804406. You MUST pre-register.

Course # Call # Date Time Day Location Instructor Cost
ECED 5100 60108 07/07/2015 - 07/09/2015 1:30 PM- 5:00 PM TUE THU Community Activity Center - Wayne B. Korth $80.00

Assisting Aging Parents

Be prepared to handle the challenges you and your parents will face in the coming years, while learning to cherish the transition. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Course # Call # Date Time Day Location Instructor Cost
07/15/2015 - 08/21/2015 - - Online Marsiea Warren $99
08/12/2015 - 09/18/2015 - - Online Marsiea Warren $99
09/16/2015 - 10/23/2015 - - Online Marsiea Warren $99
10/14/2015 - 11/20/2015 - - Online Marsiea Warren $99

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 $40 fee will be required if student choose to register to take the Certified Nursing Assistant exam at the end of the course. This $40 fee will be required at the time of the non-credit exam registration.

Course # Call # Date Time Day Location Instructor Cost
NURA 1110 40329 07/06/2015 - 07/24/2015 4:00 PM- 8:15 PM MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT Class will meet from 8 am-5:45 pm on Fri. Sat. Education Center 301 - O'Neill K. Hoffman $303
NURA 1110 40333 07/06/2015 - 07/31/2015 7:00 AM- 12:00 PM MON TUE THU FRI College Center SSC 214B - South Sioux City C. Windeshausen $303
NURA 1110 40354 07/06/2015 - 08/06/2015 9:00 AM- 11:30 AM MON WED FRI Class meets Wed. from 9 am-5 pn & Fri. from 9 am-4 pm. College of Nursing 231 - Norfolk T. Wiese $303
NURA 1110 13640 08/24/2015 - 10/13/2015 6:00 PM- 10:00 PM MON TUE SAT Class meets Sat., Sept. 12th & 26th from 8 am-4:30 pm. Providence Medical Center - Wayne D. Frahm $316.50
NURA 1110 13665 08/24/2015 - 10/14/2015 5:00 PM- 9:00 PM MON WED SAT Class will meet Sat., Sept. 12th, 19th, 26th, & Oct. 3rd from 8 am-12 pm. College Center SSC 214B. - South Sioux City T. Johnson $316.50
NURA 1110 13480 08/25/2015 - 10/15/2015 5:00 PM- 9:00 PM TUE THU Education Center 201 - West Point M. Dickson $316.50
NURA 1110 13641 10/19/2015 - 12/08/2015 6:00 PM- 10:00 PM MON TUE SAT Class will meet Sat., Nov. 7th & 21st from 8 am-2 pm. ProvidenceMedical Center - Wayne D. Frahm $316.50
NURA 1110 13481 10/20/2015 - 12/15/2015 5:00 PM- 9:00 PM TUE THU Education Center 201 - West Point M. Dickson $316.50

Become an Optical Assistant

Learn what it takes to become an optical assistant and discover why it's one of today's most popular and fascinating career opportunities. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Course # Call # Date Time Day Location Instructor Cost
07/15/2015 - 08/21/2015 - - Online Beverly Smith $99
08/12/2015 - 09/18/2015 - - Online Beverly Smith $99
09/16/2015 - 10/23/2015 - - Online Beverly Smith $99
10/14/2015 - 11/20/2015 - - Online Beverly Smith $99

Certificate in Brain Health

The brain is an amazing organ. It receives information through the five senses of sight, smell, touch, taste, and hearing. It's affected by virtually every aspect of our lives, including our moods, our activities, how well we sleep, our stress levels, and the foods we eat. In this innovative certificate program, you'll gain insights into the amazing brain and explore how to support health and happiness through lifestyle choices that impact this remarkable organ. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Course # Call # Date Time Day Location Instructor Cost
07/15/2015 - 08/21/2015 - - Online Cyndie Koopsen $66
08/12/2015 - 09/18/2015 - - Online Cyndie Koopsen $66
09/16/2015 - 10/23/2015 - - Online Cyndie Koopsen $66
10/14/2015 - 11/20/2015 - - Online Cyndie Koopsen $66

Certificate in Complementary and Alternative Medicine

(22 contact hours) Enhance your professional marketability by gaining a broad understanding of alternative health care options. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Course # Call # Date Time Day Location Instructor Cost
07/15/2015 - 08/21/2015 - - Online Cyndie Koopsen and Caroline Young $210
08/12/2015 - 09/18/2015 - - Online Cyndie Koopsen and Caroline Young $210
09/16/2015 - 10/23/2015 - - Online Cyndie Koopsen and Caroline Young $210
10/14/2015 - 11/20/2015 - - Online Cyndie Koopsen and Caroline Young $210

Certificate in End of Life Care

(18 contact hours) The Certificate in End-of-Life Care will enhance the knowledge and skills of health care professionals and individuals who work with or care for those experiencing a terminal illness. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Course # Call # Date Time Day Location Instructor Cost
07/15/2015 - 08/21/2015 - - Online Cyndie Koopsen and Caroline Young $108
08/12/2015 - 09/18/2015 - - Online Cyndie Koopsen and Caroline Young $108
09/16/2015 - 10/23/2015 - - Online Cyndie Koopsen and Caroline Young $108
10/14/2015 - 11/20/2015 - - Online Cyndie Koopsen and Caroline Young $108

Certificate in Gerontology

(44 contact hours) Earn a certificate proving you have the skills required to meet the health care needs of a rapidly aging population. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Course # Call # Date Time Day Location Instructor Cost
07/15/2015 - 08/21/2015 - - Online Cyndie Koopsen and Caroline Young $205
08/12/2015 - 09/18/2015 - - Online Cyndie Koopsen and Caroline Young $205
09/16/2015 - 10/23/2015 - - Online Cyndie Koopsen and Caroline Young $205
10/14/2015 - 11/20/2015 - - Online Cyndie Koopsen and Caroline Young $205

Certificate in Healing Environments

In this innovative certificate program, you'll examine how Optimal Healing Environments (OHEs) impact the health of individuals and communities on a physical, social, psychological, and spiritual level. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Course # Call # Date Time Day Location Instructor Cost
07/15/2015 - 08/21/2015 - - Online Cyndie Koopsen and Caroline Young $96
08/12/2015 - 09/18/2015 - - Online Cyndie Koopsen and Caroline Young $96
09/16/2015 - 10/23/2015 - - Online Cyndie Koopsen and Caroline Young $96
10/14/2015 - 11/20/2015 - - Online Cyndie Koopsen and Caroline Young $96

Certificate in Healthy Aging

(10 contact hours) Gain an overview of aging, including the impact of nutrition and physical activity, changes in the healthy aging brain, and the role of sexuality in healthy aging. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Course # Call # Date Time Day Location Instructor Cost
07/15/2015 - 08/21/2015 - - Online Cyndie Koopsen and Caroline Young $65
08/12/2015 - 09/18/2015 - - Online Cyndie Koopsen and Caroline Young $65
09/16/2015 - 10/23/2015 - - Online Cyndie Koopsen and Caroline Young $65
10/14/2015 - 11/20/2015 - - Online Cyndie Koopsen and Caroline Young $65

Certificate in Holistic and Integrative Health

(50 contact hours) Explore the exciting, growing field of holistic and integrative health in this comprehensive certificate program designed for medical providers and consumers. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Course # Call # Date Time Day Location Instructor Cost
07/15/2015 - 08/21/2015 - - Online Cyndie Koopsen and Caroline Young $350
08/12/2015 - 09/18/2015 - - Online Cyndie Koopsen and Caroline Young $350
09/16/2015 - 10/23/2015 - - Online Cyndie Koopsen and Caroline Young $350
10/14/2015 - 11/20/2015 - - Online Cyndie Koopsen and Caroline Young $350

Certificate in Holistic and Integrative Health: Foundations 1

(20 contact hours) This certificate program focuses on foundational concepts in holistic and integrative health, including stress management, physical activity and movement, nutrition, and healing environments. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Course # Call # Date Time Day Location Instructor Cost
07/15/2015 - 08/21/2015 - - Online Cyndie Koopsen and Caroline Young $120
08/12/2015 - 09/18/2015 - - Online Cyndie Koopsen and Caroline Young $120
09/16/2015 - 10/23/2015 - - Online Cyndie Koopsen and Caroline Young $120
10/14/2015 - 11/20/2015 - - Online Cyndie Koopsen and Caroline Young $120

Certificate in Holistic and Integrative Health: Foundations 2

(19 contact hours) In this four-lesson certificate program, you'll examine the healing systems of Ayurvedic and traditional Chinese medicine, explore the connection between health and the human spirit, and learn about ancient and diverse practices of meditation. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Course # Call # Date Time Day Location Instructor Cost
07/15/2015 - 08/21/2015 - - Online Cyndie Koopsen and Caroline Young $115
08/12/2015 - 09/18/2015 - - Online Cyndie Koopsen and Caroline Young $115
09/16/2015 - 10/23/2015 - - Online Cyndie Koopsen and Caroline Young $115
10/14/2015 - 11/20/2015 - - Online Cyndie Koopsen and Caroline Young $115

Certificate in Holistic and Integrative Health: Foundations 3

(11 contact hours) In this certificate program, you'll explore the concepts of four holistic therapeutic modalities as you focus on the use of humor, music and sound, energy healing, and massage and bodywork in healing. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Course # Call # Date Time Day Location Instructor Cost
07/15/2015 - 08/21/2015 - - Online Cyndie Koopsen and Caroline Young $66
08/12/2015 - 09/18/2015 - - Online Cyndie Koopsen and Caroline Young $66
09/16/2015 - 10/23/2015 - - Online Cyndie Koopsen and Caroline Young $66
10/14/2015 - 11/20/2015 - - Online Cyndie Koopsen and Caroline Young $66

Certificate in Integrative Mental Health

(22 contact hours) This groundbreaking certificate program offers a holistic, integrative approach to treating mental health problems. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Course # Call # Date Time Day Location Instructor Cost
07/15/2015 - 08/21/2015 - - Online Cyndie Koopsen and Caroline Young $135
08/12/2015 - 09/18/2015 - - Online Cyndie Koopsen and Caroline Young $135
09/16/2015 - 10/23/2015 - - Online Cyndie Koopsen and Caroline Young $135
10/14/2015 - 11/20/2015 - - Online Cyndie Koopsen and Caroline Young $135

Certificate in Meditation

(8 contact hours) In this certificate program, you'll explore the many meditation techniques that can be used to support the mind-body connection and promote healing, health, and wellness. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Course # Call # Date Time Day Location Instructor Cost
07/15/2015 - 08/21/2015 - - Online Cyndie Koopsen and Caroline Young $68
08/12/2015 - 09/18/2015 - - Online Cyndie Koopsen and Caroline Young $68
09/16/2015 - 10/23/2015 - - Online Cyndie Koopsen and Caroline Young $68
10/14/2015 - 11/20/2015 - - Online Cyndie Koopsen and Caroline Young $68

Certificate in Pain Assessment and Management

(12 contact hours) This certificate provides an overview of the mechanisms of pain, the multidisciplinary methods of assessment, management, and treatment of pain, which include adults, children, and the elderly with cancer related and non-cancer related pain. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Course # Call # Date Time Day Location Instructor Cost
07/15/2015 - 08/21/2015 - - Online Cyndie Koopsen and Caroline Young $72
08/12/2015 - 09/18/2015 - - Online Cyndie Koopsen and Caroline Young $72
09/16/2015 - 10/23/2015 - - Online Cyndie Koopsen and Caroline Young $72
10/14/2015 - 11/20/2015 - - Online Cyndie Koopsen and Caroline Young $72

Certificate in Perinatal Issues

(20 contact hours) The Certificate in Perinatal Issues is a multidisciplinary educational experience designed to enhance the knowledge and skills of individuals who provide care and support for childbearing women, newborns, and families. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Course # Call # Date Time Day Location Instructor Cost
07/15/2015 - 08/21/2015 - - Online Cyndie Koopsen and Caroline Young $120
08/12/2015 - 09/18/2015 - - Online Cyndie Koopsen and Caroline Young $120
09/16/2015 - 10/23/2015 - - Online Cyndie Koopsen and Caroline Young $120
10/14/2015 - 11/20/2015 - - Online Cyndie Koopsen and Caroline Young $120

Certificate in Spirituality, Health, and Healing

(25 contact hours) Enhance your professional marketability by recognizing the impact spiritual values and beliefs have on health and healing. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Course # Call # Date Time Day Location Instructor Cost
07/15/2015 - 08/21/2015 - - Online Cyndie Koopsen and Caroline Young $210
08/12/2015 - 09/18/2015 - - Online Cyndie Koopsen and Caroline Young $210
09/16/2015 - 10/23/2015 - - Online Cyndie Koopsen and Caroline Young $210
10/14/2015 - 11/20/2015 - - Online Cyndie Koopsen and Caroline Young $210

Certificate in Starting Your Own Business in Health and Healing

Have you dreamed of creating your own business in health and wellness? Becoming an entrepreneur in this growing field can provide you with independence, flexibility, personal fulfillment, control over your own life, and incredible financial rewards. In this innovative program, you'll learn how to make your dreams of building a health-related business a reality. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Course # Call # Date Time Day Location Instructor Cost
07/15/2015 - 08/21/2015 - - Online Cyndie Koopsen $69
08/12/2015 - 09/18/2015 - - Online Cyndie Koopsen $69
09/16/2015 - 10/23/2015 - - Online Cyndie Koopsen $69
10/14/2015 - 11/20/2015 - - Online Cyndie Koopsen $69

Certificate in Stress Management

(14 contact hours) Explore the physiological, social, and psychological impacts of stress and study modalities to get stress under control. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Course # Call # Date Time Day Location Instructor Cost
07/15/2015 - 08/21/2015 - - Online Cyndie Koopsen and Caroline Young $84
08/12/2015 - 09/18/2015 - - Online Cyndie Koopsen and Caroline Young $84
09/16/2015 - 10/23/2015 - - Online Cyndie Koopsen and Caroline Young $84
10/14/2015 - 11/20/2015 - - Online Cyndie Koopsen and Caroline Young $84

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.

Course # Call # Date Time Day Location Instructor Cost
HLTH 1720 13663 09/10/2015 - 09/17/2015 6:00 PM- 10:00 PM WED THU FRI Class meets on Sept. 10th, 11th, 16th, & 17th. Ag/Allied Health 216 - Norfolk T. O'Brien $105.50
HLTH 1720 13664 10/31/2015 - 11/01/2015 8:00 AM- 5:00 PM SUN SAT Maclay 134 - Norfolk T. O'Brien $105.50

EMT Part I

This course is dedicated to the study and application of the knowledge and skills necessary for an individual to become an Emergency Medical Technician and provide emergency medical care at a basic life support level with an ambulance service or other specialized service. The course will include the first half of the applications/skills needed to apply for licensure as an EMT in the State of Nebraska. After successful completion of this course and EMTL-1845 the student will be eligible to apply to test for the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technician (NREMT) cognitive examination. Once the student has passed both the cognitive and practical skills examinations of the NREMT he/she can apply to obtain an EMT license in the State of Nebraska. This class contains the current information found in the National EMS Education Standards as outlined by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Student must have current CPR certification, American Heart Association-Healthcare Provider Level or equivalent.

Course # Call # Date Time Day Location Instructor Cost
EMTL 1840 12631 08/24/2015 - 12/16/2015 6:00 PM- 8:30 PM TUE WED Class meets Wed. from 6-8:15 pm. Ag/Allied Health 232 - Norfolk L. Grothe $474.75
EMTL 1840 12831 08/24/2015 - 12/16/2015 6:30 PM- 9:00 PM TUE THU Class meets Thurs. from 6:30-8:45 pm. College Center SSC 214A - South Sioux City Watkins/Kentner/Kneifl $474.75

Explore a Career as a Pharmacy Technician

Master the skills that will prepare you for an entry-level position as a pharmacy tech or clerk, and discover the steps you can take to become a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT). This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Course # Call # Date Time Day Location Instructor Cost
07/15/2015 - 08/21/2015 - - Online Lorraine Zentz $99
08/12/2015 - 09/18/2015 - - Online Lorraine Zentz $99
09/16/2015 - 10/23/2015 - - Online Lorraine Zentz $99
10/14/2015 - 11/20/2015 - - Online Lorraine Zentz $99

Explore a Career as an Administrative Medical Assistant

Learn all about the in-demand career of medical information management as you explore the job of an administrative medical assistant (AMA) in a doctor's office - from appointment scheduling and chart creation to medical billing and coding. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Course # Call # Date Time Day Location Instructor Cost
07/15/2015 - 08/21/2015 - - Online Carline Dalgleish $99
08/12/2015 - 09/18/2015 - - Online Carline Dalgleish $99
09/16/2015 - 10/23/2015 - - Online Carline Dalgleish $99
10/14/2015 - 11/20/2015 - - Online Carline Dalgleish $99

Explore a Career in Medical Coding

Learn how to use the CPT manual and the ICD-9-CM to find medical codes for any disease, condition, treatment, or surgical procedure. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Course # Call # Date Time Day Location Instructor Cost
07/15/2015 - 08/21/2015 - - Online Jennifer DellaZanna $99
08/12/2015 - 09/18/2015 - - Online Jennifer DellaZanna $99
09/16/2015 - 10/23/2015 - - Online Jennifer DellaZanna $99
10/14/2015 - 11/20/2015 - - Online Jennifer DellaZanna $99

Explore a Career in Medical Transcription

Learn how to transcribe the medical reports most often used in healthcare today, and discover how to get started and advance as a medical transcriptionist. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Course # Call # Date Time Day Location Instructor Cost
07/15/2015 - 08/21/2015 - - Online Jennifer DellaZanna $99
08/12/2015 - 09/18/2015 - - Online Jennifer DellaZanna $99
09/16/2015 - 10/23/2015 - - Online Jennifer DellaZanna $99
10/14/2015 - 11/20/2015 - - Online Jennifer DellaZanna $99

Explore a Career in Medical Writing

Take your first step toward a lucrative and rewarding career as a medical writer. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Course # Call # Date Time Day Location Instructor Cost
07/15/2015 - 08/21/2015 - - Online Christina Loguidice $99
08/12/2015 - 09/18/2015 - - Online Christina Loguidice $99
09/16/2015 - 10/23/2015 - - Online Christina Loguidice $99
10/14/2015 - 11/20/2015 - - Online Christina Loguidice $99

Explore a Career in Nursing

Learn what it takes to become an LPN or RN, and discover all of the exciting and rewarding opportunities awaiting you in the field of nursing. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Course # Call # Date Time Day Location Instructor Cost
07/15/2015 - 08/21/2015 - - Online Paula Suhr $99
08/12/2015 - 09/18/2015 - - Online Paula Suhr $99
09/16/2015 - 10/23/2015 - - Online Paula Suhr $99
10/14/2015 - 11/20/2015 - - Online Paula Suhr $99

HIPAA Compliance

Learn how to comply with the duties, rights, and responsibilities of HIPAA, ARRA and HITECH. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Course # Call # Date Time Day Location Instructor Cost
07/15/2015 - 08/21/2015 - - Online Carline Dalgleish $99
08/12/2015 - 09/18/2015 - - Online Carline Dalgleish $99
09/16/2015 - 10/23/2015 - - Online Carline Dalgleish $99
10/14/2015 - 11/20/2015 - - Online Carline Dalgleish $99

Introduction to Natural Health and Healing

Learn how to promote wellness, balance, and health in all aspects of your daily life. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Course # Call # Date Time Day Location Instructor Cost
07/15/2015 - 08/21/2015 - - Online Theresa Snyder $99
08/12/2015 - 09/18/2015 - - Online Theresa Snyder $99
09/16/2015 - 10/23/2015 - - Online Theresa Snyder $99
10/14/2015 - 11/20/2015 - - Online Theresa Snyder $99

Legal Nurse Consulting

Begin a new career by helping attorneys understand and resolve medical cases and claims. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Course # Call # Date Time Day Location Instructor Cost
07/15/2015 - 08/21/2015 - - Online Neal Bevans $99
08/12/2015 - 09/18/2015 - - Online Neal Bevans $99
09/16/2015 - 10/23/2015 - - Online Neal Bevans $99
10/14/2015 - 11/20/2015 - - Online Neal Bevans $99

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 Norfolk campus bookstore, 402-844-7140. CLASS CANNOT BE REGISTERED ONLINE.

Course # Call # Date Time Day Location Instructor Cost
HLTH 1120 13556 09/02/2015 - 10/14/2015 3:30 PM- 10:00 PM WED Maclay 134 - Norfolk L. Wilcox $316.50
HLTH 1120 13557 10/28/2015 - 12/16/2015 3:30 PM- 10:00 PM WED Maclay 134 - Norfolk L. Wilcox $316.50

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