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Northeast to hold classes at Norfolk Campus in early to mid December

Northeast to hold classes at Norfolk Campus in early to mid December

NORFOLK – The Allied Health Division at Northeast Community College in Norfolk will offer two Basic Life Support (BLS) courses for healthcare providers in December.

BLS for Healthcare Provider Course (HLTH 5300/17F & CRN #60122) will be held Saturday, December 9, from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. in Room 105 of the Arlo Worth Building on the Norfolk campus.

This course is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals the ability to recognize a number of life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner. A BLS for Healthcare Providers course certification card will be issued upon successful completion.

Cost of this class, with Trever O’Brien the instructor, is $60. The textbook for the course is available in the Hawks Shop in the Northeast Student Center, (402) 844-7140.

BLS for Healthcare Provider Renewal (HLTH 5305/17F & CRN #60098) will be held Wednesday, December 13, from 6-10 p.m. in Room 101 of the Arlo Worth Building.

Designed for a wide variety of healthcare professionals, this course is designed to refresh skills related to recognizing several life-threatening emergencies, providing CPR, using an AED and relieving choking in a safe, timely and effective manner. Participants are asked to bring their current certification card to the class.
The required textbook is available at the Hawks Shop at the Northeast Student Center, (402) 844-7140.

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

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

NORFOLK – The Allied Health Department at Northeast Community College in Norfolk has announced that one of its Emergency Medical Services continuing education workshops has been cancelled.

The 12 Lead workshop, originally scheduled for Tuesday, December 5, has been cancelled. All other workshops will be held as scheduled.

For additional information, call the Allied Health Department, Northeast Community College, at (402) 844-7702.

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 #60123) is web-based and is available on-line.

24 hours a day. The skills session meets Wednesday, December 13, 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.

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 #60124); Heartsaver CPR/AED – Adult, Infant and Child (HLTH 5150/17F & CRN #60132); Heartsaver First Aid (HLTH 5105/17F & CRN #60125) will be held Wednesday, December 13, 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.

NORFOLK – Two upcoming courses on lockout/tagout training are coming to Northeast Community College next month.

Lockout/Tagout Training (SAFT 5195/17F & CRN #60413) will be held Thursday, December 14, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., in the Lifelong Learning Center on the Norfolk campus.

This course is based on the OSHA regulations as outlined in 29 CF, Part 1910.147. OSHA requires that anyone who is involved in working around energy systems such as electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic and others receive training. This four-contact-hour course will help satisfy the requirements for training as detailed in the OSHA regulation for those who are working in areas where Lockout programs are in place, or whose job requires them to perform the lockout and isolate the energy sources.

Cost of the course is $125.

Lockout/Tagout Train the Trainer (SAFT 5200/17F & CRN #60414) will meet on the same day from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the same location.

Lockout/Tagout is one of OSHA’s Top 10 “Most Serious Violations” and Top 10 “Most Often Cited Violations.” This course’s facilitators are safety experts who will break down the regulation and answer site-specific questions as they prepare participants to teach this complicated topic to their employees. The 6-contact-hour course will discuss key elements of the Lockout/Tagout regulation (29CFR 1910.147 Subpart J) issued by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and make it easy to put these elements into simple terms for employees. This course is intended for team leaders, middle managers, human resources personnel, safety and health committee members and other employees who have recently been appointed to safety and health responsibilities or are seeking knowledge about the lockout/tagout OSHA regulation and need more information and confidence to present it to their employees.
Cost of the course, which includes the trainer kit, is $675.

To register or for more information, call Northeast Community College at (402) 844-7000.

NORFOLK –An introductory course on Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) general industry standards will be offered next month at Northeast Community College.
OSHA10-Hour General Industry (SAFT 5115/17F & CRN #60352) will be held Tuesday, December 12, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Wednesday, December 13, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Lifelong Learning Center on the Norfolk campus.

This course introduces attendees to the OSHA standards that govern general industry, explaining how to read and use the Code of Federal Regulations (CFRs) and providing an overview of compliance programs and procedure that are required for the workplace. Topics covered are intended for all private sector personnel and those public sector employers who utilize federal OSHA standards as directed by state requirement.

Topics to be discussed: introduction to OSH Act/OSHA standards; walking/working surfaces; machine guarding; means of egress/fire protection; material handling and storage; introduction to industrial hygiene; hazard communication standard; hazardous materials; PPE and electrical.

Cost of the course, which is worth 12 contact hours, is $250. Cost of certification card and workbook are included in the cost of the class.

To register or for more information, call Northeast Community College at (402) 844-7000.

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