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Northeast to hold more classes at West Point, Norfolk, and Hartington Campuses | Rural Radio Network

Northeast to hold more classes at West Point, Norfolk, and Hartington Campuses

Northeast to hold more classes at West Point, Norfolk, and Hartington Campuses

WEST POINT – Northeast Community College in West Point will offer a course for iPhone and iPad users later this month.

iPhone, iPad – Beyond The Basics (INFO 5360/17F & CRN #60188) will meet Wednesday, October 25, from 6:30-9:30 pm. in Room 212 of the West Point extended campus, 202 Anna Stalp Avenue.

This course is for iPhone and iPad users who want to learn how to use their devices more efficiently. They will learn how to download and manage apps, configure email accounts, create presentations, utilize iCloud and iTunes as well as use Facetime. Participants are asked to bring their own devices to class.

Cost of the course, with Patty Schinstock the instructor, is $30.

To register, call Northeast Community College in West Point at (402) 372-2269.

 

WEST POINT – Northeast Community College in West Point has scheduled a class that will introduce women to vital self-defense skills.

Self Defense For Women (HPER 5129/17F & CRN #60186) meets Wednesday, October 25, from 6-9 p.m., in the wrestling room at West Point-Beemer High School, 1200 E. Washington St., in West Point.

This class is designed to teach women to deter and defend themselves from attackers and to ensure the ability to get away from an attack safely. Participants will perform hands-on techniques to develop simple, effective and retainable methods of self-defense.

Participants are asked to wear comfortable, loose-fitting clothing and proper foot attire. No jewelry is allowed. Cost of the class, with Cory Krause the instructor, is $30.

To register, call Northeast Community College in West Point at (402) 372-2269.

 

NORFOLK – The Allied Health Division at Northeast Community College will offer another Heart Code – BLS for Healthcare Provider Online & Skills Session course, beginning soon.

The first portion of this course (HLTH 5300/17F & CRN #60103) is web-based and is available on-line
24 hours a day. The skills session meets Wednesday, October 25, from 6-10 p.m., in the Ag/Allied Health building, Room 135, on the Norfolk campus.

The Basic Life Support 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. This course is designed for the first time or renewal certification and has two parts for completion.

Part 1 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, students will register for the Skills Sessions. Participants are to bring their online completion certificate (Part 1 completed within the last 60 days) to the Skills Session for which they have registered.

Online key codes for Part 1 are available at the Hawks Shop in the Student Center on the Norfolk campus, (402) 844-7140. NOTE: Participants need to bring their AHA Part 1 Health Care Provider Online Course Completion Certificate to be admitted to the Skills Session. No textbook is required for this class.

Cost of the class, with Trever O’Brien the instructor, is $40.

To register, call Northeast Community College at (402) 844-7000.

October 6, 2017
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Sharon Hart (402) 844-7335

Northeast Community College to offer online and skills heartsaver course

NORFOLK – The Allied Health Division at Northeast Community College will offer additional Heart Code – Heartsaver CPR/AED and First Aid On-line Skills Sessions.

Three testing sessions – Heartsaver CPR/AED/First Aid (HLTH 5130/17F & CRN #60084); Heartsaver CPR/AED – Adult, Infant and Child (HLTH 5150/17F & CRN #60082); Heartsaver First Aid (HLTH 5105/17F & CRN #60038) will be held Wednesday, October 25, from 6-10 p.m. in the Ag/Allied Health building, Room 135, on the Norfolk campus.

The Heartsaver CPR/AED and First Aid course CPR/AED (testing sessions will cover any of the combinations as listed above) – 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.

The on-line course is designed for the first time or renewal certification. This course is accessible 24 hours a day and provides a flexible alternative to classroom training for the course itself. After completing this course, students are eligible to register for the testing session. Online key codes for Part 1 (online course) are available at the Hawks Shop in the Norfolk campus Student Center, (402)-844-7140. Students will need to bring their AHA Online Course Completion Certificate (within 60 days) to be admitted to the Skills Testing Session. No textbook is required for this class.

Cost of the testing session, with Trever O’Brien the instructor, is $40.

To register, call Northeast Community College at (402) 844-7000.

 

Heartsaver Adult CPR/AED (HLTH 5140/17F & #60101) will meet Saturday, October 21, 8 a.m.-12 p.m. in the Arlo Wirth Building, Room 101, on the Norfolk campus.

The 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.

Cost of the course, with instructor Landon Grothe, is $40.

Hearsaver CPR/AED Adult/Child/Infant (HLTH 5150/17F & CRN #60102) will meet Saturday, October 21, from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. in the same location.

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 and infants. The general public is the target audience for this course. The application and use of the automated, electronic defibrillator (AED) is also included.

A book is available at the Hawks Shop in the Northeast Student Center, 402-844-7140. Cost of the course, with instructor Bradley Korth, is $60.

Heartsaver First Aid (HLTH 5105/17F & CRN #60099) will be held Saturday, October 21, from 1-4 p.m., in the Arlo Wirth Building, Room 101.

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 lifesaving 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. A book is available at the Hawks Shop in the Northeast Student Center, 402-844-7140.

Cost of the course, with Bradley Korth the instructor, is $40.

Heartsaver First Aid/CPR/AED Adult/Child/Infant (HLTH 5130 & CRN #60094) will meet Saturday, October 21, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m., in the same location.

The Heartsaver First Aid and CPR and AED Adult, Child and Infant course combines techniques in First Aid and CPR/AED situations. It teaches rescuers to recognize and treat cardiac arrest and choking for adult, child and infant victims as well as use an AED and first aid. The course teaches management of certain environmental reactions, allergic reactions, cuts, wounds, bites and various situations requiring treatment.

Upon completion, the student will have an understanding of first aid care and basic CPR/AED procedures for an adult, child and infant.

Cost of the course, with Bradley Korth the instructor, is $80.

Heartsaver CPR/AED Child/Infant (HLTH 5155/17F & CRN #60100) will meet Saturday, October 21, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the same location.

This is a CPR and AED 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. A book is available at the Hawks Shop in the Northeast Student Center, 402-844-7140.

Cost of the course, with Bradley Korth, is $40.

Pre-registration is required for all Heartsaver classes. To register, call Northeast Community College at (402) 844-7000.

 

NORFOLK – Northeast Community College in Norfolk will offer a class on healthy meal preparation beginning soon.

Meal Prep for a Healthy Lifestyle (HOEC 5175/17F & CRN #60199) meets on Saturday, October 21, from 9-11 a.m. in the Lifelong Learning Center on the Norfolk campus.

In this course, participants will learn how to design a weekly meal plan, write a grocery shopping list and prep meals for up to one week. Instructor Tina Collison will offer tips and guidance to make healthy eating fun, flexible and rewarding. Handouts, recipes and samples will be offered in the class.

Cost of the class is $25.

To register, call Northeast Community College at (402) 844-7000.

NORFOLK – The Allied Health Division at Northeast Community College in Norfolk will offer an additional session of a medication aide course beginning later this month.

Medication Aide (HLTH 1120/17F & CRN #14868) will be held Wednesdays, October 25-December 13, from 3:30-10 p.m. in Room 103 of the Arlo Wirth Building on the Norfolk campus. Linda Wilcox is the instructor.

This course is designed to prepare the student to assume the role and responsibilities of a Medication Aide working in a nursing facility. It will include information regarding medication administration, pharmacology rules and regulations, classification of drugs, orders, storage, abbreviations, and an overview of commonly used drugs and documentation.

Cost for the course is $328.50. Cost does not include a book, which is available in the Hawks Shop in the Northeast Student Center, (402) 844-7140.

To register, call Northeast Community College at (402) 844-7265. The class cannot be registered for online.

 

NORFOLK – Northeast Community College in Norfolk will offer an additional non-credit class to equip 14-17-year-olds with the basic skills to operate a motor vehicle.

The Provisional Operator’s Permit (P.O.P.) Driver’s Education Course (TRAN 5110/17F & CRN # 60031/60032) will be held October 26-December 6. Class will be held Thursday, October 26, 5-9:15 p.m. as well as Wednesdays, November 1, 8, 15, 29 and December 6, from 5:30-8:45 p.m. The class meets at Norfolk High School, 801 Riverside Boulevard.

The class includes 20 hours of classroom lecture. The required six hours of driving lab will be arranged between the instructor and the student.

Students are asked to bring their learner’s or school driving permit to the first class. A book will be provided. Students must sign up for both the lecture class and the driving sessions.

Cost of the class, with Lorie Summers the instructor, is $295.

To register, call Northeast Community College at (402) 844-7000.

 

October 6, 2017
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Russell Flamig (402) 854-6884

Northeast to offer sewing class in Creighton

HARTINGTON – Northeast Community College’s Hartington regional office will offer an interactive sewing class beginning later this month in Creighton.

Basic Sewing II (HOEC 5300/17F & CRN #60409) will be held Monday, October 23, from 6-9 p.m. and Saturday, October 28, from 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Creighton Public Library, 701 State Street.

This class takes sewing to the next level with instruction on various sewing techniques. Participants will learn various skills, such as reading and understanding a pattern as well as sewing pockets, zippers, buttonholes and a number of other techniques.

Participants are asked to bring their own sewing machines.

Cost of the class is $60.

To register for the class, call Northeast Community College at (402) 844-7000 or (800) 348-9033, ext. 7000.

HARTINGTON – Northeast Community College’s Hartington regional office will offer a class in Creighton that teaches intermediate computer skills later this month.

Intermediate Computers I (INFO 5210/17F & CRN #60410) will be held Tuesday, October 24, from 6-9 p.m., at Creighton Public Library, 701 State Street.

Participants will learn intermediate computer skills using the Windows operating system. Concepts covered include starting programs; working with files and folders; tool bars; keyboard shortcuts; and word processing tools such as cut, copy and paste. Inserting pictures and text into documents will also be covered.

This class is for the person who has some computer knowledge and can use the mouse and keyboard.

Cost of the class is $30.

To register, call Northeast Community College at (402) 844-7000, or (800) 348-9033, ext. 7000.

HARTINGTON – Northeast Community College’s Hartington regional office will offer two classes on smartphone applications in October, one in Hartington and one in Wausa.

Smartphone Applications will be held twice. The first option (INFO 5200/17F & CRN #60354) will meet Wednesday, October 18, from 6-9 p.m. at Lincoln Township Library in Wausa, 105 Hampton St. The second option (INFO 5200/17F & CRN #60340) will meet Wednesday, October 25, from 6-9 p.m. at US Cellular in Hartington, which is located inside Pearson Motor Company at 104 Industrial Park Street.

This course will cover the basic usage and applications of using an Android smartphone and IPhone. Anyone who is struggling to use their smartphone and all of its applications is encouraged to enroll.

Cost of the class, with Angela Jenkins the instructor, is $30.

To register, call Northeast Community College at (402) 844-7000, or (800) 348-9033, ext. 7000.

 

HARTINGTON – Northeast Community College in Hartington will offer a class later this month in Wausa on making holiday-themed wood pallet decorations.

Wood Pallet Holiday Decorations (HOEC 5135/17F& CRN #60356) will meet Monday, October 23, from 6-9 p.m. at Lincoln Township Library, 105 Hampton Street, in Wausa.

In this class, students will get into the holiday spirit by making a simple and attractive fall/winter decoration for the home. Using wood pallets, paint and a little creativity, participants will create a reversible pilgrim/snowman decoration. In this fun an interactive class, Instructor Russell Flamig will walk participants through the planning and construction stages. They will assemble and paint their holiday projects in class.

All materials are included in the class’s cost, which is $40.

To register, call Northeast Community College at (402) 844-7000 or (800) 348-9033, ext. 7000.

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