Health

Get training to start a career in health care or advance your skills to be able to provide better care.

Continuing education and mandatory programming is essential to keeping knowledge levels current. Courses are designed to fit your needs and offered at convenient times and locations in the area.

Available classes for both the individual and providers help maintain a healthier community.

Check out our Health classes listed below.  Register online or call (319) 208-5391.

Professional Health Care

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Course Date
Basic Life Support for HCP 9/14/2020
Basic Life Support for HCP 10/12/2020
Basic Life Support for HCP 11/9/2020
Basic Life Support for HCP 12/14/2020
Medication Aide 10/19/2020
Medication Manager 10/5/2020
Medication Manager 11/6/2020
Nurse Aide Review 9/25/2020
Nurse Aide Review 10/23/2020
Nurse Aide Review 12/4/2020
Nurse Aide 10/27/2020
Nurse Aide 10/26/2020
Nurse Aide - hybrid 10/19/2020

Professional Health Care

Basic Life Support for HCP
The BLS for Healthcare Provider class is designed to teach the skills of CPR and relief of foreign airway obstruction appropriate for use with victims of all ages. This course follows the American Heart Association guidelines for those required to be trained in Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider CPR including nursing students and various health care providers. Includes AHA workbook. To register for this class, call 319-208-5391.

#76125 4 Hours, 1 Session $69.00
  SCC WB,HP118 Gail Weeks
  Monday, Sep 14 5 - 9 PM

 

 

 

#76126 4 Hours, 1 Session $69.00
  SCC WB,HP118 Gail Weeks
  Monday, Oct 12 5 - 9 PM

 

 

 

#76127 4 Hours, 1 Session $69.00
  SCC WB,HP118 Gail Weeks
  Monday, Nov 9 5 - 9 PM

 

 

 

#76128 4 Hours, 1 Session $69.00
  SCC CBIZ,HP118 Gail Weeks
  Monday, Dec 14 5 - 9 PM

 

 

 


Medication Aide
This is a 46-hour class with a 10-hour clinical, totaling 56 hours, to prepare individuals to safely administer medications in long-term care and residential care facilities. Successful completion qualifies the participants to pass medication according to regulatory standards. Applicant must be employed at least six months in the sponsoring facility, be recommended by their facility, and, if CAN, must be eligible on the DCW Registry if employed in a certified nursing facility. All other applicants must provide recommendation from their administrator at the facility where they are employed. Text is available in SCC bookstore and is not included in cost of tuition. The CORE Training Certificate MUST be completed prior to the first day of class. It can be accessed at https://directcare.training-source.org/. To register for this class, call 319-208-5391.

#76130 56 Hours, 14 Sessions $500.00
  SCC WB,HP118 Wanda Carden
  Mon & Wed, Oct 19 - Dec 7 9 AM - 1:30 PM

 

 

 


Medication Manager
This 15-hour class is designed to certify persons to administer medications or supervise the client who self-administers non-parenteral medications in 15-bed or fewer residential care facilities, supervised apartment living, and community-supported living arrangements. The course content, approved by the Iowa Department of Inspections & Appeals, covers rules/regulations for all three types of facilities. Required: Drug reference text less than 4 years old. Suggested texts are Davis Drug Guide for Nurses or Nursing 2019 Drug Reference. To register for this class, call 319-208-5391.

#76134 15 Hours, 5 Sessions $125.00
  SCC WB,HP118 Cheryl Sime
  Mon & Wed, Oct 5 - 19 4 - 7 PM

 

 

 

#76135 15 Hours, 3 Sessions $125.00
  SCC WB,HP118 Darla Boeding
  Friday, Nov 6 - 20 8 AM - 1:30 PM

 

 

 


Nurse Aide Review
This 8-hour class is for students who have completed the Nursing Assistant course, have been on the registry in the past, or simply want a refresher prior to taking the state test. Includes a practice written test and discussion with the rest of the day devoted to practicing skills in preparation for the skills test. The student receives an updated copy of the skills book with step-by-step instruction and information on contacting the Direct Care Worker Registry in the future. To register for this class, call 319-208-5391.

#76137 8 Hours, 1 Session $99.00
  SCC WB,HP119 Darla Boeding
  Friday, Sep 25 8 AM - 4:30 PM

 

 

 

#76138 8 Hours, 1 Session $99.00
  SCC WB,HP119 Darla Boeding
  Friday, Oct 23 8 AM - 4:30 PM

 

 

 

#76144 8 Hours, 1 Session $99.00
  SCC WB,HP119 Darla Boeding
  Friday, Dec 4 8 AM - 4:30 PM

 

 

 


Nurse Aide
This course is comprised of the state approved curriculum and labatory module with the skills component. The class includes 32 hours of clinical training in a long term facility, 20 lab hours, and 36 hours of lecture. Students must attend a minimum of 30 clinical hours and 15 lab hours in order to pass the class. The course also includes a module on confidentiality, professionalism, and communications. Clinical schedule will be arranged by the instructor and dates given the students on the first day of class and may include weekend hours. To register for this class please call 319.208.5391

#73786 88 Hours $907.50
  SCC WB Cheryl Sime
  Tue & Thu, Oct 27 - Dec 15 4 - 8:30 PM

 

 

 

#73488 88 Hours $907.50
  SCC Keokuk  
  Mon & Wed, Oct 26 - Dec 14 430 - 9 PM

 

 

 


Nurse Aide - hybrid
This course is comprised of the state approved curriculum and labatory module with the skills component. The class includes 32 hours of clinical training in a long term facility, 20 lab hours, and 36 hours of lecture. Students must attend a minimum of 30 clinical hours and 15 lab hours in order to pass the class. The course also includes a module on confidentiality, professionalism, and communications. Clinical schedule will be arranged by the instructor and dates given the students on the first day of class and may include weekend hours. To register for this class please call 319.208.5391

#73718 88 Hours $907.50
Hybrid SCC WB Darla Boeding
  Oct 19 - Nov 30 8 AM - Noon

 

 

 

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