Short Term Classes

Customized training on dozens of topics

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 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.

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.

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.

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 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 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 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.

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 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.

Sponsored by Culvers in Norfolk and Sioux City - 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.



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