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.

CPR & First Aid

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Course Date
Basic Life Support for HCP 9/9/2019
Basic Life Support for HCP 10/14/2019
Basic Life Support for HCP 11/18/2019
Basic Life Support for HCP 12/16/2019

Professional Health Care

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Course Date
Healthcare Registration Specialist 8/23/2019
IV Therapy for the LPN 10/22/2019
Medication Aide 8/13/2019
Medication Aide 10/16/2019
Medication Manager 8/27/2019
Medication Manager 10/7/2019
Medication Manager 11/8/2019
Nurse Aide Review 8/23/2019
Nurse Aide Review 9/27/2019
Nurse Aide Review 10/25/2019
Nurse Aide Review 12/6/2019
Phlebotomy 8/27/2019

CPR & First Aid

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.

#69587 4 Hours, 1 Session $69.00
  SCC WB,HP118 Gail Weeks
  Monday, Sep 9 5 - 9 PM

 

 

 

#69588 4 Hours, 1 Session $69.00
  SCC WB,HP118 Gail Weeks
  Monday, Oct 14 5 - 9 PM

 

 

 

#69589 4 Hours, 1 Session $69.00
  SCC WB,HP118 Gail Weeks
  Monday, Nov 18 5 - 9 PM

 

 

 

#69590 4 Hours, 1 Session $69.00
  SCC WB,HP118 Gail Weeks
  Monday, Dec 16 5 - 9 PM

 

 

 

Professional Health Care

Healthcare Registration Specialist
This course prepares individuals to work as a Registration Specialist in health care. This position represents the front line of healthcare services for patients entering a hospital or clinic. In this class students learn: terminology associated with the revenue cycle, customer service, computer skills, basic Microsoft Office functions, HIPAA training, different types of insurance offerings and terminology associated, as well as communication skills. In addition to 64 hours of lecture, there is a 20 hour externship that must be completed in order to receive the course certificate.

#69670 64 Hours, 16 Sessions $1,200.00
  SCC WB,HP118 Megan Massner
  Fridays, Aug 23 - Dec 13 8 AM - 1 PM

 

 

 

IV Therapy for the LPN
This course is designed to prepare the LPN to perform procedures related to the expanded scope of IV therapy in a licensed hospital, licensed skilled nursing facility and a certified end-stage renal dialysis unit, as identified in 655 IAC 6.5 (3). Major emphasis is placed on the specialized skills needed to provide IV Therapy related to the expanded scope of the LPN for clients who are age 12 or older and weighing 80 pounds or more. Text is available in the SCC bookstore, and is not included in the cost of the tuition. Students must register through Health Professions and provide required documentation of hours before enrollment. Please contact (319) 208-5391 for more information.

#69680 50 Hours, 10 Sessions $500.00
  SCC WB,HP217 Michelle Wright
  Tue & Thu, Oct 22 - Dec 5 5 - 9:30 PM

 

 

 

Medication Aide
This is a 46-hour class and 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 medications according to regulatory standards. Applicant must be employed at least six months in the sponsoring facility, be recommended by their facility, and if CNA 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.

#69678 62 Hours, 16 Sessions $500.00
  SCC WB,HP117 Michelle Wright
  Tue & Thu, Aug 13 - Oct 8 5 - 9 PM

 

 

 

#69679 62 Hours, 16 Sessions $500.00
  SCC WB,HP118 Wanda Carden
  Mon & Thu, Oct 16 - Dec 12 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 or less bed 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.

#69637 15 Hours, 5 Sessions $125.00
  SCC WB,HP118 Cheryl Sime
  Tue & Thu, Aug 27 - Sep 5 4 - 8 PM

 

 

 

#69640 15 Hours, 5 Sessions $125.00
  SCC WB,HP118 Cheryl Sime
  Mon & Tue, Oct 7 - 15 4 - 8 PM

 

 

 

#69632 15 Hours, 5 Sessions $125.00
  SCC WB,HP118 Darla Boeding
  Friday, Nov 8 - 22 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 info and info on contacting the Direct Care Worker Registry in the future. To register for this class, call (319) 208-5391.

#69625 8 Hours, 1 Session $89.00
  SCC WB,HP119 Darla Boeding
  Friday, Aug 23 8 AM - 4:30 PM

 

 

 

#69626 8 Hours, 1 Session $89.00
  SCC WB,HP119 Darla Boeding
  Friday, Sep 27 8 AM - 4:30 PM

 

 

 

#69627 8 Hours, 1 Session $89.00
  SCC WB,HP119 Darla Boeding
  Friday, Oct 25 8 AM - 4:30 PM

 

 

 

#69628 8 Hours, 1 Session $89.00
  SCC WB,HP119 Darla Boeding
  Friday, Dec 6 8 AM - 4:30 PM

 

 

 

Phlebotomy
This class of 60 hours of classroom and 120 hours of externship will prepare students to function as a phlebotomist in a medical laboratory setting. Background check is required and will be explained the first class meeting. Textbook available in SCC bookstore. To register for this class, call (319) 208-5391.

#69725 180 Hours, 20 Sessions $595.00
  SCC WB,HP205 Shane Eberhardt
  Mon & Wed, Aug 27 - Oct 31 5 - 8 PM

 

 

 

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