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Northeast offering lots of mid-March Classes at area campuses

Northeast offering lots of mid-March Classes at area campuses

SOUTH SIOUX CITY – Northeast Community College in South Sioux City will offer a non-credit class to prepare 14-17-year-olds with the basic skills to operate a motor vehicle in March.

The Provisional Operator’s Permit (P.O.P.) Driver’s Education course (TRAN 5110/20S &
CRN #70098/70099) will be held Saturdays and Sundays from March 15-28, at the Northeast Community College Extended Campus, 1001 College Way, Room 134. Classes will meet from 8 a.m.-
1 p.m. each day. Daniel Loofe is the instructor.

The class includes classroom lecture and a driving lab which is to be arranged between the instructor and the student. Students who live in Nebraska and successfully complete the course will have the driving test waived at the courthouse. This does not apply to students from Iowa or South Dakota. In addition, some companies offer a discount on auto insurance policies of student drivers who complete the course.

Cost of the class is $295.

Students must pre-register for both the lecture class and the driving sessions prior to the first class. A book will be provided.

To register, call (402) 241-6400 or stop by the Northeast Extended Campus at the College Center.

NORFOLK – The Applied Technology Division at Northeast Community College in Norfolk will offer a two-credit hour course in Small Engine, Motorcycle, All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) Maintenance and Repair beginning in March.

The course (DESL 1990/20S & CRN #21336) will be held Mondays, March 16-May 11, from 5:30 – 8:45 p.m., in the Diesel Technology building, Room 103.

In this course, students will develop the skills necessary to inspect, test, repair, and maintain nearly anything with a small engine. Whether a beginner or advanced student, they learn how to save money by making their own repairs. Class includes lab time to work on hands-on projects.

Cost of the course, with James Jones the instructor, is $244.

To register, call Northeast Community College at (402) 844-7265.

NORFOLK – The Allied Health Department at Northeast Community College has scheduled another Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) class to be held in March.

The course (HLTH 5500/20S & CRN #70296) will be held Tuesday and Wednesday, March 17 and 18, from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., in the Nebraska Room at Faith Regional Health Services, 2700 W. Norfolk Ave. in Norfolk.

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 include review of manual and completion of ACLS pre-course online self-assessment test. Participants are asked to print their test score and bring it to class, along with their current Basic Life Support CPR card.

Cost of the class is $160. A book is available in the Hawks Shop in the Northeast Library/Resource Center, (402) 844-7140.

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

NORFOLK – A class will be held at Northeast Community College in Norfolk that will teach the 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.

Nurse Aide (NURA 1110/20S & CRN #24980) will be offered Tuesdays, March 17-May 2, from 4:30-9:30 p.m., in the in the Arlo Wirth Building, Room 115. Genny Blackburn is the instructor.

This three credit course is designed to meet the Nebraska Health and Human Services System training requirements for nurse aide certification and employment in long-term care facilities. It 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, students are eligible to take the state written and practical skills exam. After successfully passing the examination and completing the application procedure, their names will be placed on the basic nurse aide registry at the Nebraska Health and Human Services Regulation and Licensure, Credentialing Division.

Cost of each course is $366. An additional $45 fee will be required if a student chooses to register to take the Certified Nursing Assistant exam at the end of the course. The $45 fee will be required at the time of the non-credit exam registration. A book is also available in the Hawks Shops, in the Northeast Library/Resource Center on the Norfolk campus, (402) 844-7140.

Registration for either class is not available online. To register, call Northeast Community College in Norfolk at (402) 844-7245.

WEST POINT – Northeast Community College in West Point will offer an upcoming course on social media for businesses.

Social Media for Businesses (INFO 5155/20S & CRN #70116) will meet Tuesday, March 17, from 6-9 p.m., in the Northeast Community College Extended Campus, 202 Anna Stalp Ave., Room 212.

As a business professional, it is important to understand how social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn can help build relationships, increase awareness, network, turn cold leads into warm leads and improve brand recognition. In this class, participants will learn how to apply strategy to their business’s social media efforts in order to maximize its reach.

Participants are asked to have some familiarity with social media before enrolling in the course.

Cost of the class, with Laci Fitch the instructor, is $30.

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

NORFOLK – The Allied Health Department at Northeast Community College has scheduled a Heartcode – Advanced Cardiac Life Support class in March.

The class (HLTH 5505/20S & CRN #70342) will be held twice – Wednesday, March 18, from 3:30-6:30 p.m., and (HLTH 5505/20S & CRN #70343) Thursday, March 26, from 3-6 p.m. Both classes will be held in the Nebraska Room at Faith Regional Health Services, 2700 W. Norfolk Ave., in Norfolk.

This course encompasses knowledge and techniques which are utilized in the definitive management of a cardiac arrest or similar life-threatening emergency. It 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 American Heart Association (AHA) instructor. When Part 1 is completed, students should register for the Skills Sessions and bring their online completion certificate (Part 1 is to be completed within the last 60 days) to the Skills Session for which they have registered.

The Online key code for Part 1 is SKU #10147313 and is available at the Northeast Hawks Shop (college store) in the Library/Resource Center or call (402) 844-7140. NOTE: Students need to bring their AHA Part 1 Advanced Cardiac Life Support Online Course Completion Certificate to be admitted to the Skills Session. No textbook is required for this class.

Cost is $30.

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

NORFOLK – Northeast Community College will offer a class in March in South Sioux City for those individuals who may need a review of the background and purpose of the privacy rule, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, better known as HIPAA.

HIPPA Refresher (BSAD 5102/20S & CRN #70255) will be offered on Wednesday, March 18, from 6-9 p.m., in the Maclay Building, Room 121 on the Norfolk campus.

Instructor Tina Mazuch will help participants identify ways in which HIPAA applies to healthcare providers, review basic HIPAA definitions, and apply HIPAA basics in a practice setting. Discussion will also be held on how to safeguard protected health information in any format, identification of who protected information may be shared with and differentiating between internal and external disclosers.

There will be plenty of time for questions and answers. This class is applicable to anyone who comes into contact with protected health information. Certificates of completion will be provided.

Cost of the class is $60.

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

WEST POINT – Northeast Community College will offer a class in March in West Point for those individuals who may need a review of the background and purpose of the privacy rule, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, better known as HIPAA.

HIPPA Refresher (BSAD 5102/20S & CRN #70255) will be offered on Wednesday, March 18, from 6-9 p.m., via distance education from the Norfolk campus to the Northeast Community College Extended Campus, 202 Anna Stalp Ave., Room 222.

Instructor Tina Mazuch will help participants identify ways in which HIPAA applies to healthcare providers, review basic HIPAA definitions, and apply HIPAA basics in a practice setting. Discussion will also be held on how to safeguard protected health information in any format, identification of who protected information may be shared with and differentiating between internal and external disclosers.

There will be plenty of time for questions and answers. This class is applicable to anyone who comes into contact with protected health information. Certificates of completion will be provided.

Cost of the class is $60.

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

NORFOLK – Northeast Community College in Norfolk will offer two, two-credit welding courses this month.

Advanced Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) TIG (WELD 1994/20S & CRN #23761) will meet Wednesdays, March 18-May 13, from 6-9 p.m. in the Weller Building, Room 101.

This lecture/lab course is designed to teach students about arc welding safety and Gas Tungsten Arc (GTAW-TIG) welding processes and power techniques for welding. Upon completion of the course, students will be able to perform general entry level production and maintenance welding on mild steel, stainless steel and aluminum thin gage material. The course does not include thick plate, pipe or other structural shapes.

Supplies needed include a helmet, welding cap, clear safety glasses, pliers, diagonal cutting pliers, welding coat, TIG gloves and a stainless steel wire brush.

Vern Hood is the instructor. Cost of the class is $244.

Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) Stick (WELD 1994/19F & CRN #24181) will meet on the same dates and times in the same location.

This course provides a technical understanding of GMAW safety, equipment adjustments, metal transfer and shielding gases. Welding will be done in all positions on mild steel carbon material, single and multiple pass using short circuit transfer. Groove welds may also be performed as time permits. The course also provides understanding of oxyacetylene cutting as well as safety practices in cutting.

Supplies needed are a helmet, welding cap, clear safety glasses, pliers, needle nose pliers, carbon steel wire brush, welding coat or leathers, cutting goggles, and GMAW gloves.

Cost of the class, with John Knapp the instructor, is $244.

Pre-registration is required. To register for either class, call Northeast Community College at (402) 844-7265.

NORFOLK – Northeast Community College will offer a class in March in South Sioux City for those individuals who may need a review of the background and purpose of the privacy rule, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, better known as HIPAA.

HIPPA Refresher (BSAD 5102/20S & CRN #70255) will be offered on Wednesday, March 18, from 6-9 p.m., in the Maclay Building, Room 121 on the Norfolk campus.

Instructor Tina Mazuch will help participants identify ways in which HIPAA applies to healthcare providers, review basic HIPAA definitions, and apply HIPAA basics in a practice setting. Discussion will also be held on how to safeguard protected health information in any format, identification of who protected information may be shared with and differentiating between internal and external disclosers.

There will be plenty of time for questions and answers. This class is applicable to anyone who comes into contact with protected health information. Certificates of completion will be provided.

Cost of the class is $60.

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

NORFOLK – Northeast Community College in Norfolk will offer two business technology-related courses in March.

QuickBooks 2018 – Level I (ACCT 5100/20S & CRN #70276) will meet two consecutive Wednesdays, March 18 and 25, from 6-9 p.m., in the Maclay building, Room 126.

This introductory course covers the basics of setting up a company, creating customers, receiving payments and making deposits into bank accounts. Students will work with and create vendors and paying bills. They will also create and edit a chart of accounts for a company, run reports and reconcile bank accounts.

Cost of the class, with K. Osborne the instructor, is $60.

Microsoft Office Suite – Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook (INFO 5102/19F & CRN #60351) will be held two consecutive Tuesdays, March 24 and 31, from 6-9 p.m., in the Lifelong Learning Center.

Whether one is new to Office suite, desire to take their skills to the next level or just need a refresher course for a current or potential job, look no further than this class. Instructor Stacy Anderson will cover the essential skills in the powerhouse trio Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

Cost of the class is $60.

To register for either class, call Northeast Community College in (402) 844-7000.

WEST POINT – Northeast Community College in West Point will offer a series of classes on digital photography during March and April.

In the beginning-level class, Digital Photography I (ARTS 5105/20S & CRN #70117), to be held Thursday, March 19, participants will learn the basics of their digital camera such as the different controls and modes it has to offer as well as how to compose a good image. In addition, a discussion will focus on the different brands of cameras and various lens options. The class is the beginning of taking an individual from auto mode to full manual.

In Digital Photography II on Thursday, March 26, students will build on what they learned in week one by becoming familiar with other photography gear like memory cards and batteries. They will also learn about additional items, such as umbrellas, flashes, soft boxes and other gear.

In the final part of the series, Digital Photography III, on Thursday, April 2, participants will take what they’ve learned about ISO, aperture and shutter speed and move into full manual mode. They will practice what they have learned during a real photo shoot as the instructor guides them as they learn how to compose a good shot, work with lighting and take great photos in full manual mode.

All three classes will meet from 6-9 p.m., in the Northeast Community College Extended Campus, 202 Anna Stalp Ave., Room 212. Cost of each class, with Erin Beutler the instructor, is $30.

Pre-registration is required. To register for any or all of the courses, call Northeast Community College in West Point at (402) 372-2269.

NORFOLK – Northeast Community College will offer a beginning digital photography course in mid-March.

Digital Photography – Shooting in Manual (ARTS 5105/20S & CRN #70293) will be held Thursday, March 19, from 6-9 p.m., in the Lifelong Learning Center in Norfolk.

In this course, participants will learn to operate their digital single lens reflex (DSLR) cameras like a professional and move off auto mode. This class will assist beginners with the basic terminology and processes involved in manual mode. They will learn how to control shutter speed and f-stop and learn to control color, flash and other advanced settings.

The goal is to get students comfortable with the ideas of shooting in manual, so they are asked to bring their own DSLR cameras to class.

Cost of the course, with Elley Coffin the instructor, is $45.

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

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 5300/20S & CRN #70165) is web-based and is available on-line 24 hours a day. The skills session meets Saturday, March 21, from 8 a.m.-12 p.m., in Room 101 of the Arlo Wirth Building 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 Library/Resource 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 Ethan Larson the instructor, is $40.

Pre-registration is required. 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 5130/20S & CRN #70164); Heartsaver CPR/AED – Adult, Infant and Child (HLTH 5150/20S & CRN #70166); and Heartsaver First Aid (HLTH 5105/20S & CRN #70173) will be held Saturday, March 21, from 8 a.m.-12 p.m., in the Arlo Wirth building, Room 101, 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 Library/Resource Center on the Norfolk campus, (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 Ethan Larson, is $54.50.

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

NORFOLK – The Business and Technology Division at Northeast Community College in Norfolk will offer two, one credit computer related and web development classes in March.

Microsoft Access 2019 Online (OFFT1530/20S & CRN #23517) will allow students to learn to effectively operate the database portion of the Microsoft Office suite.

Cost of the class, with Kris Coan the instructor, is $122.

Web Page Development Online (INFO1710/20S & CRN #20201) focuses on the basics of Hyper-Text Markup Languages (HTML) as students will plan, design, and create an Internet web page.

Cost of the class, with Kirk Christian the instructor, is $120.

To register for either class, call Northeast Community College at (402) 844-7265.

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