Health services and safety courses range from a few weeks in length to over one year. In many instances the courses listed are prerequisites to employment and/or certification or licensure in the field of choice. Students can choose training for Emergency Medical Responder, Emergency Medical Technician, Advanced Emergency Medical Technician, Paramedic, Nursing Assistant, Medication Aide, Medical Interpreter, and continuing education where required for continued licensure in Nebraska. Short-term training on such topics as Hazardous Materials, Confined Spaces, Forklift Operations, and Electrical Safety are also available. All available courses can be located in the Course Description section of this catalog.
Employment may be found with governmental agencies, health care facilities, or a private business. Career and employment services are provided by the college.
Admission to some specific health services and safety courses is selective and based on prior credentials and/or employment in the area. Some courses may require the student to purchase student-in-practicum insurance and pay for a background investigation.