Health & Professional Classes

Workshops and classes for providers and the public

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.

Course # Call # Date Time Day Location Instructor Cost
NURA 1110 30542 05/05/2014 - 06/03/2014 5:00 PM- 10:00 PM MON TUE FRI SAT Sat. class meets from 8 am-4:30 pm & Fri. (May 30th) meets from 8 am-4:30 pm. College of Nursing 231 - Norfolk L. Moeller $291.00
NURA 1110 30510 05/20/2014 - 06/05/2014 5:00 PM- 10:10 PM TUE WED THU Education Center 201 - West Point J. Hassler $291.00
NURA 1110 30504 05/27/2014 - 06/19/2014 4:00 PM- 8:00 PM MON TUE WED THU SAT Class meets on Mon. & Sat. from 8 am-4:30 pm. Edcuation Center 301 - O'Neill K. Hoffman $291
NURA 1110 30503 06/02/2014 - 06/27/2014 7:00 AM- 12:00 PM MON TUE THU FRI College Center SSC 214B - South Sioux City C. Windeshausen $291.00
NURA 1110 30538 06/02/2014 - 06/26/2014 4:00 PM- 10:00 PM MON TUE THU SAT Class meets on Sat., June 14 from 9 am-1 pm.Golden Living Center - Hartington S. Morten $291.00
NURA 1110 40270 07/02/2014 - 09/17/2014 4:00 PM- 8:00 PM WED Fri. meets from 4-7 pm. College of Nursing 231 - Norfolk T. Wiese $291.00
NURA 1110 40260 07/07/2014 - 08/01/2014 7:00 AM- 12:00 PM MON TUE THU FRI College Center SSC 214B - South Sioux City C. Windeshausen $291.00
NURA 1110 40261 07/07/2014 - 07/25/2014 4:00 PM- 8:00 PM MON TUE WED THU SAT Class meets Mon. & Sat. from 8 am- 6 pm. Education Center 301 - O'Neill K. Hoffman $291.00

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.

Course # Call # Date Time Day Location Instructor Cost
HLTH 0300 70343 04/22/2014 - 04/22/2014 6:00 PM- 10:00 PM TUE Education Center 105 - O'Neill T. Wragge $40.00

Emergency Vehicle Operators Course (EVOC)

6-Hour continuing education workshop for emergency medical technicians dealing specifically with EVOC. No Costs. *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.

Course # Call # Date Time Day Location Instructor Cost
05/03/2014 - 05/03/2014 9:00 AM- 4:00 PM SAT Fire Hall - Wynot B. Korth/R. Lutz

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 30485 06/02/2014 - 06/20/2014 9:00 AM- 4:00 PM MON TUE WED THU FRI Ag/Allied Health 232 - Norfolk Grothe, Anderson & Zeman $436.50

EMT Part II

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-1840 the student will be eligible to apply to test for the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technician cognitive examination. Once the student has passed both the cognitive and practical skills examinations of the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (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 CPR certification, American Heart Association-Healthcare Provider Level or equivalent.

Course # Call # Date Time Day Location Instructor Cost
EMTL 1845 40255 06/23/2014 - 08/01/2014 9:00 AM- 4:00 PM MON TUE WED THU FRI Ag/Allied Health 232 - Norfolk Grothe, Anderson & Zeman $436.50

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.

Course # Call # Date Time Day Location Instructor Cost
HLTH 0200 70185 05/10/2014 - 05/10/2014 9:00 AM- 3:00 PM SAT AAH 237 - Norfolk B. Korth $40
HLTH 0200 70186 06/07/2014 - 06/07/2014 9:00 AM- 3:00 PM SAT AAH 237 - Norfolk B. Korth $40

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 bookstore, 402-844-7140. The ISBN is 9781616690397. PLEASE BRING CURRENT CERTIFICATION CARD THE NIGHT OF CLASS. You MUST pre-register.

Course # Call # Date Time Day Location Instructor Cost
HLTH 0205 70192 05/05/2014 - 05/05/2014 6:00 PM- 10:00 PM MON AAH 216 - Norfolk M. Montgomery $25
HLTH 0205 70105 05/08/2014 - 05/08/2014 6:00 PM- 10:00 PM THU College Center SSC 214A - South Sioux City K. Garvin $25
HLTH 0205 70193 06/02/2014 - 06/02/2014 6:00 PM- 10:00 PM MON AAH 216 - Norfolk T. O'Brien $25
HLTH 0205 70106 06/12/2014 - 06/12/2014 6:00 PM- 10:00 PM THU College Center SSC 214A - South Sioux City K. Garvin $25

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.

Course # Call # Date Time Day Location Instructor Cost
HLTH 0200 70414 04/30/2014 - 04/30/2014 6:00 PM- 10:00 PM WED Maclay 134 - Norfolk T. O'Brien $40.00
HLTH 0200 70439 05/21/2014 - 05/21/2014 6:00 PM- 10:00 PM WED Maclay 134 - Norfolk T. O'Brien $40.00

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.

Course # Call # Date Time Day Location Instructor Cost
HLTH 0115 70436 05/07/2014 - 05/07/2014 6:00 PM- 10:00 PM WED Ag/Allied Health 216 - Norfolk T. O'Brien $40.00

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.

Course # Call # Date Time Day Location Instructor Cost
HLTH 0113 70435 05/07/2014 - 05/07/2014 6:00 PM- 10:00 PM WED Ag/Allied Health 216 - Norfolk T. O'Brien $40.00

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.

Course # Call # Date Time Day Location Instructor Cost
HLTH 0120 70437 05/07/2014 - 05/07/2014 6:00 PM- 10:00 PM WED Ag/Allied Health 216 - Norfolk T. O'Brien $40.00

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 is available at the bookstore, 402-844-7140. The ISBN is 9781616690175. You MUST pre-register.

Course # Call # Date Time Day Location Instructor Cost
HLTH 0115 70176 05/17/2014 - 05/17/2014 9:00 AM- 1:00 PM SAT Maclay 134 - Norfolk M. Dekker $40
HLTH 0115 70177 06/21/2014 - 06/21/2014 9:00 AM- 1:00 PM SAT Maclay 134 - Norfolk M. Dekker $40

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.

Course # Call # Date Time Day Location Instructor Cost
HLTH 0115 70103 04/26/2014 - 04/26/2014 9:00 AM- 3:30 PM SAT College Center SSC 214A - South Sioux City K. Garvin $40
HLTH 0115 70104 06/14/2014 - 06/14/2014 9:00 AM- 3:30 PM SAT College Center SSC 214A - South Sioux City K. Garvin $40

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.

Course # Call # Date Time Day Location Instructor Cost
HLTH 0120 70107 04/24/2014 - 04/24/2014 6:00 PM- 10:00 PM THU College Center SSC 214A - South Sioux City K. Garvin $25
HLTH 0120 70181 05/12/2014 - 05/12/2014 6:00 PM- 10:00 PM MON AAH 216 - Norfolk M. Montgomery $25
HLTH 0120 70108 05/29/2014 - 05/29/2014 6:00 PM- 10:00 PM THU College Center SSC 214A - South Sioux City K. Garvin $25
HLTH 0120 70182 06/09/2014 - 06/09/2014 6:00 PM- 10:00 PM MON AAH 216 - Norfolk T. O'Brien $25
HLTH 0120 70109 06/26/2014 - 06/26/2014 6:00 PM- 10:00 PM THU College Center SSC 214A - South Sioux City K. Garvin $25

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 bookstore, 402-844-7140. The ISBN 9781616692605. You MUST pre-register.

Course # Call # Date Time Day Location Instructor Cost
HLTH 0112 70166 05/06/2014 - 05/07/2014 6:00 PM- 10:00 PM TUE WED Maclay 134 - Norfolk M. Dekker $55
HLTH 0112 70170 06/07/2014 - 06/07/2014 9:00 AM- 5:00 PM SAT Maclay 134 - Norfolk M. Dekker $55

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.

Course # Call # Date Time Day Location Instructor Cost
HLTH 1120 22241 04/22/2014 - 05/09/2014 4:00 PM- 8:00 PM TUE WED THU FRI Fri., May 9th only, meets from 8 am-6:30 pm. Education Center 301. - O'Neill K. Hoffman $291.00
HLTH 1120 30500 05/07/2014 - 06/12/2014 3:30 PM- 10:00 PM WED THU Only meets Thurs., June 12th. College of Nursing TBD - Norfolk L. Wilcox $291.00
HLTH 1120 30528 05/07/2014 - 05/23/2014 8:00 AM- 3:30 PM WED FRI College of Nursing 231 - Norfolk T. Wiese $291.00
HLTH 1120 30509 05/19/2014 - 06/25/2014 6:00 PM- 9:45 PM MON TUE WED Providence Medical Center - Wayne D. Frahm $291.00

Splinting and Extrication

3-hr Continuing Education Workshops for Emergency Medical Technicians. No Costs. *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.

Course # Call # Date Time Day Location Instructor Cost
04/26/2014 - 04/26/2014 1:00 PM- 4:00 PM SAT Fire Hall - Ewing J. Kneifl

START Triage

3-Hour continuing education workshop for emergency medical technicians dealing specifically with START Triage. No Costs. *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.

Course # Call # Date Time Day Location Instructor Cost
05/06/2014 - 05/06/2014 7:00 PM- 10:00 PM TUE Public Safety Building - Madison J. Mertens

Transporting Kids & Pediatric Assessment

3-Hour continuing education workshop for emergency medical technicians dealing specifically with Transporting Kids Safely in Ambulances and Pediatric Assessment. No Costs. *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.

Course # Call # Date Time Day Location Instructor Cost
04/21/2014 - 04/21/2014 7:00 PM- 10:00 PM MON Fire Hall - Elgin B. Korth/R. Lutz

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