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.

Agency Teambuilding II

Students will identify different ethical situations and the consequences. When an ethical situation arises, students will look at the factors involved to solve the situation. Part 1 is not a prerequisite. Nebraska Department of Insurance Course ID #SA13017. 3 Continuing Education Hours in Ethics.

Art of Photography

Here's the opportunity to enjoy the art of photography. Learn how to use your camera to produce a work of art using some of the artistic principles used by the old masters. Move beyond snapshots and become a serious photographer with Instructor Tom Prouty. Bring your camera, know all its features and use your camera like an artist uses his paintbrush.

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 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.

Digital Darkroom (Photo Editing)

Discover techniques to improve photos taken with a digital camera or photos scanned into a computer. Understand how to use various photography editing programs to enhance your digital masterpieces. Topics to be covered include removing red eye, cropping, creating collages, changing color pictures to black and white, coloring isolated areas, tinting pictures, and adding text. Join Brandie Carlson and learn about the FREE and not so free photo editing software programs and websites available. Bring your photos with you for hands-on learning.

Evernote for Everyday

Increase productivity with Evernote software and app. It's an easy and efficient way to organize your home and work life. Regardless of the computer or portable device you use, Evernote enables you to turn text, pictures, audio messages, checklists, scanned documents, and just about anything else you can imagine into stored notes. In this course you'll learn to create notes, store information and sync so you can access your information on all devices. In this class you'll learn how to make and format a note; create, modify, and stack notebooks; use tags and atlas interfacts; and EverNote Premium.

Facebook for Business

This class will focus on utilizing the social media site FaceBook for your business. Whether you have a local market or a national or international market, FaceBook, can help you advertise to your targeted customer. Participants will learn how to create posts that will draw attention, interact with your audience, track page insights and demographics, and discover applications that will save you time marketing your business on FaceBook.

Fun, Fabulous, Fantastic Fairy Gardens

The wonder of nature! The enchantment of make-believe! Come create a whimsical fun miniature garden that is uniquely you. The only limit on these gardens is your own imagination. Ideal for all ages! (Cost includes $30.00 materials fee).

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.

Introduction to Digital Photography

Do you have a digital camera and you don't know how to operate it? Are you ready to enter the world of digital photography? Instructor Tom Prouty will take you through the basics of digital photography and teach you some camera fundamentals. Whether you are a first time digital camera owner or if you are looking for tips on digital photography skills and transferring photos to your computer. This is the class for you! Helpful tips on sports action photography will also be included. Bring your camera and your camera manual to the class.

iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch

Discover how to use an iPhone, iPad and iPod touch for emailing, browsing the web, managing time, getting directions, taking notes, taking photos, and listening to music. Explore free applications that can be downloaded to your device. Participants should know their Apple, iTunes, or iCloud ID and password.

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.

No Partner, No Rhythm, No Problem!

Have you always wanted to glide gracefully across the dance floor, but feel like you have two left feet - or do you just love to dance? Either way, this energetic introduction to Line Dancing is perfect for beginners and dance enthusiasts alike. In addition, line dancing has shown to be beneficial in areas of memory, balance, cardiovascular and vertigo. Come and join the fun and learn some fun dances! Enroll today to gain the multiple benefits of dance - and have some fun too! This class meets for three consecutive weeks!

No Partner, No Rhythm, No Problem! (TRIAL CLASS)

Have you always wanted to glide gracefully across the dance floor, but feel like you have two left feet - or do you just love to dance? Either way, this energetic introduction to Line Dancing is perfect for beginners and dance enthusiasts alike. In addition, line dancing has shown to be beneficial in areas of memory, balance, cardiovascular and vertigo. Come and join the fun and learn some fun dances! Enroll today to gain the multiple benefits of dance - and have some fun too! This class will meet for one session, so you can decide if line dancing is for you!

Personal Inland Marine

A discussion of the history of the Inland Marine Policy. The class will discuss the loss conditions of an ISO Personal Inland Marine Policy and some general questions asked about an Inland Marine Policy. Nebraska Department of Insurance ID #SA15098. 3 Continuing Education Hours in Property & Casuality.

Quickbooks for Agriculture

This course is an introduction to Quickbooks. Its main objectives are to introduce you to the basic features in Quickbooks and to give you an opportunity for hands on practice. You will learn about the types of information you need to track in your farm and ranch business, how to modify reports to fit your operation, build a cash flow and you will see how to enter that information and track it in Quickbooks. By the time you complete this course, you will be familiar with the most common tasks, and you will know where to find information about more advanced features.

Quickbooks I

This course is an in Introduction to Quickbooks. Its main objectives are to introduce you to the basic features in Quickbooks and to give you an opportunity for hands-on-practice. You'll learn about the types of information you need to track in your business or on the job, how to modify reports to fit your business, and you'll see how to enter that informaton and track it in Quickbooks. By the time you complete this course, you'll be familiar with the most common tasks, and you'll know where to find information about more advanced features.

Quickbooks II

This course will cover discussion including the basics of dealing with collecting and paying sales tax, payroll, customization of forms, and year-end documents. This class is recommended for students with a basic understanding of Quickbooks, and/or those who have attended Quickbooks I.

Tablet Applications for Personal Productivity

Whether you have an iPad, iPhone, iPod -- or perhaps thinking about getting one -- you've probably considered the various ways the device can make your life a little more fun. Sure, you can read books, play games or watch movies, but what about using your tablet to organize your life? Discover and discuss the newest, most popular productivity apps for tablets, and be sure to bring your device, Apple ID, and password!

Wildlife Photography Made Simple

Have you ever wished that you could take a photograph of that friendly little squirrel in your yard, or that beautiful bird that flies by the windows of your house? Has your dream been to photograph a deer up close? This class will give you tips on how to capture God's wonderful creation in a photograph. Instructor Tom Prouty will give you tips on how to get close to your subject and photograph wildlife in its natural environment.



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