Abuse & Neglect Course
This course meets the requirements of the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services regarding the standards and procedures for identifying and reporting abuse in Nebraska.
Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers Course
In this classroom-based course, health care professionals learn to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR to victims of all ages, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner. This course replaces both the BLS initial and BLS renewal courses.
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Course
This classroom-based course is for health care providers who either direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest or other cardiovascular emergencies.
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Course
The purpose of this classroom-based course is to educate health care professionals who respond to emergencies in children and infants.
Fundamentals of ECG Rhythm Interpretation Course
This continuing education course provides an updated and comprehensive review of ECG rhythm interpretation.
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Continuing Education Events
Throughout the year, the Professional Development office hosts learning opportunities for Clarkson College students and employees, local health care providers and the community at large.
Infection Prevention Courses
Learn the most up-to-date strategies and skills necessary to develop and implement an effective infection prevention program in a variety of health care related settings.
IV Therapy Essentials Online Course
This eight hour course provides an overview of IV therapy and meets the Nebraska Board of Nursing licensure requirement for LPN's. In 2017 the Nebraska legislature signed into law a regulation eliminating the LPN-C statute immediately, and requiring that all LPN’s who have graduated from an approved program of practical nursing before May 1, 2016 complete an 8- hour didactic course in IV therapy.
Medication Aide Online + Lab Course
This course provides instruction for individuals to be able to safely administer routine medications under the supervision of licensed health care providers.
Medication Aide Reactivation
If you are an individual who has let their placement on the Nebraska Medication Aide Registry lapse or become inactive and you want to return to a medication aide position, Clarkson College Professional Development offers the ability to complete the required Medication Aide Competency Assessment.
Restorative Aide Online Course
Add to your nurse aide skills and learn how to provide efficient restorative care to residents. In this course, you will learn how to assist a resident in achieving and maintaining optimal physical, mental and psychosocial function.
Nurse Aide (CNA) Course
Successful completion of this course qualifies you for placement on the Nebraska Nurse Aide Registry. Your status as a certified nursing assistant (CNA) will allow you to work under the direction of a registered nurse or licensed practical nurse.
Nurse Aide (CNA) Reactivation
If you are an individual who has let their placement on the Nebraska Nurse Aide Registry lapse or become inactive and you want to return to a nurse aide position, Clarkson College Professional Development offers the ability to complete the required Nebraska Written and Skills Competency Examinations.
Nurse Refresher Course
This course helps inactive registered nurses (those who have not practiced as a nurse for 500 hours within the past five years or who have not graduated within the past five years) review and update their nursing knowledge and skills in order to meet the continued competence requirements for Nebraska state licensure.
Nurse Aide & Medication Aide Skills Review Sessions
Do you plan on taking the Nurse Aide written and skills competency examinations or the Medication Aide Competency Assessment and feel you need to brush up on the important steps? The Skills Review Session will provide you with a hands-on opportunity to review and practice skills prior to testing.
Heartsaver® CPR AED Course
This classroom, video-based, instructor-led course teaches adult CPR and AED use, as well as how to relieve choking on an adult. This course is also available in the blended learning format with online learning followed by an instructor led skills session. An American Heart Association Heartsaver® CPR AED certification course card, valid for two years, is presented with successful course completion.
Heartsaver® Pediatric First Aid CPR AED Course
This course is offered as a blended learning format including online learning followed by an instructor led skills session. This course teaches critical skills needed to respond to and manage a first aid, choking or sudden cardiac arrest emergency in children during the first few minutes until emergency medical services (EMS) arrives. It is designed to meet the regulatory requirements for child care workers in all 50 United States. Upon completion of this course, students receive an American Heart Association Heartsaver® Pediatric First Aid CPR AED certification course card that is valid for two years.