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.

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Questions? Call (319) 208-5391.

Professional Health Care

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Course Date
Heartsaver First Aid and CPR/AED 10/16/2021
Basic Life Support for HCP 9/13/2021
Basic Life Support for HCP 10/11/2021
Basic Life Support for HCP 11/15/2021
Basic Life Support for HCP 12/13/2021
Medication Aide 8/23/2021
Medication Aide 10/25/2021
Medication Manager 9/2/2021
Medication Manager 10/11/2021
Medication Manager 11/5/2021
Nurse Aide Review 8/6/2021
Nurse Aide Review 9/17/2021
Nurse Aide Review 10/22/2021
Nurse Aide Review 12/10/2021
Phlebotomy 8/24/2021
IV Therapy for the LPN 8/24/2021
Nurse Aide 8/18/2021
Nurse Aide 8/18/2021
Nurse Aide 8/19/2021
Nurse Aide 10/18/2021
Nurse Aide 10/19/2021
Nurse Aide - hybrid 10/19/2021
Nurse Aide - hybrid 8/18/2021

Professional Health Care

Heartsaver First Aid and CPR/AED
This course combines information for both basic first aid procedures including the first aid skills recommended by OSHA and CPR skills training with instruction and practice using an AED. For Coaching Authorization ONLY.

#1213 5 Hours, 1 Session $85.00
  SCC WB,351 Alicia Anderson
  Saturday, Oct 16 12:30 - 5:30 PM

 

 

 


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.

#80839 4 Hours, 1 Session $69.00
  SCC WB,HP118 Gail Weeks
  Monday, Sep 13 5 - 9 PM

 

 



#80840 4 Hours, 1 Session $69.00
  SCC WB,HP118 Gail Weeks
  Monday, Oct 11 5 - 9 PM

 

 



#80841 4 Hours, 1 Session $69.00
  SCC WB,HP118 Gail Weeks
  Monday, Nov 15 5 - 9 PM

 

 



#80842 4 Hours, 1 Session $69.00
  SCC WB,HP118 Gail Weeks
  Monday, Dec 13 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.

#80843 56 Hours, 14 Sessions $500.00
  SCC WB,HP124 Wanda Carden
  Mon & Wed, Aug 23 - Oct 11 5 - 9 PM

 

 



#80844 56 Hours, 14 Sessions $500.00
  SCC WB,HP119 Wanda Carden
  Mon & Wed, Oct 25 - Dec 13 5 - 9 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.

#80888 20 Hours, 5 Sessions $125.00
  SCC WB,HP124 Cheryl Sime
  Thursday, Sep 2 - 30 8 AM - Noon

 

 



#80889 20 Hours, 5 Sessions $125.00
  SCC WB,HP125 Cheryl Sime
  Mon & Wed, Oct 11 - 25 4 - 8 PM

 

 



#80890 20 Hours, 5 Sessions $125.00
  SCC WB,HP117 Darla Boeding
  Fridays, Nov 5 - 19 8 AM - 3 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.

#79861 8 Hours, 1 Session $99.00
  SCC WB,HP119 Darla Boeding
  Friday, Aug 6 8 AM - 4:30 PM

 

 



#80891 8 Hours, 1 Session $99.00
  SCC WB,HP119 Darla Boeding
  Friday, Sep 17 8 AM - 4:30 PM

 

 



#80892 8 Hours, 1 Session $99.00
  SCC WB,HP119 Darla Boeding
  Friday, Oct 22 8 AM - 4:30 PM

 

 



#80893 8 Hours, 1 Session $99.00
  SCC WB,HP119 Darla Boeding
  Friday, Dec 10 8 AM - 4:30 PM

 

 

 


Phlebotomy
This class of 60-classroom hours and 40-externship hours will prepare students to function as a phlebotomist in a medical laboratory setting. Background check is required and will be explained at the first class meeting. Textbook available in SCC bookstore. To register for this class, call 319-208-5391.

#80894 60 Hours, 15 Sessions $595.00
  SCC WB,HP205 Kennedy
  Tue & Thu, Aug 24 - Oct 14 5 PM - 9 AM

 

 

 


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.

#80895 43 Hours, 12 Sessions $500.00
  SCC WB,HP218 Jenna Vorwerk
  Tue & Thu, Aug 24 - Sep 30 5 - 9 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

  88 Hours, Sessions $907.50
  SCC Keokuk Grant
  Mon & Wed, Aug 18 4:30 - 9 PM

 

 



  88 Hours, Sessions $907.50
  SCC WB Cheryl Sime
  Mon & Wed, Aug 18 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM

 

 



  88 Hours, Sessions $907.50
  SCC WB Wanda Carden
  Tue & Thu, Aug 19 4:30 - 9 PM

 

 



  88 Hours, Sessions $907.50
  SCC Keokuk Grant
  Mon & Wed, Oct 18 4:30 - 9 PM

 

 



  88 Hours, Sessions $907.50
  SCC WB Cheryl Sime
  Tue & Thu, Oct 19 4:30 - 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

  88 Hours, Sessions $907.50
  SCC WB Augsburger
  Tuesdays, Oct 19 8 AM - Noon

 

 



  88 Hours, Sessions $907.50
  SCC WB Augsburger
  Wednesdays, Aug 18 8 AM - Noon

 

 

 

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