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
Heartsaver CPR/AED and First Aid 2/4/2019
Heartsaver CPR/AED and First Aid 5/8/2019
Heartsaver Pediatrics First Aid and CPR 4/9/2019

Professional Health Care

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Course Date
Basic Life Support for HCP 1/28/2019
Basic Life Support for HCP 2/25/2019
Basic Life Support for HCP 3/25/2019
Basic Life Support for HCP 4/22/2019
Basic Life Support for HCP 5/20/2019
Healthcare Registration Specialist 1/17/2019
Individualized Music for Dementia Patient Care 4/18/2019
Medication Aide 1/15/2019
Medication Aide 3/21/2019
Medication Manager 1/15/2019
Medication Manager 2/19/2019
Medication Manager 3/26/2019
Medication Manager 4/23/2019
Nurse Aide Review 2/1/2019
Nurse Aide Review 3/1/2019
Nurse Aide Review 4/5/2019
Nurse Aide Review 5/3/2019
Phlebotomy TBD

CPR & First Aid

Heartsaver CPR/AED and First Aid
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.

#67451 6 Hours, 1 Session $109.00
  SCC Keokuk,IT114 Amanda Shockency
  Monday, Feb 4 8 AM - 3 PM

 

 

 

#67452 6 Hours, 1 Session $109.00
  SCC WB,607 Amanda Shockency
  Wednesday, May 8 8 AM - 3 PM

 

 

 

Heartsaver Pediatrics First Aid and CPR
This American Heart Association course is a 7-hour class teaching critical skills and knowledge needed to respond to and manage illnesses and injuries in a child or infant in the first few minutes until emergency medical services arrives. This content is inclusive for Child CPR state-required training for child care providers, and is also recommended for teachers, foster care providers, camp counselors, coaches, and the general public.

#67453 7 Hours, 1 Session $129.00
  SCC CBIZ,111 Amanda Shockency
  Tuesday, Apr 9 8 AM - 4 PM

 

 

 

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.

#66860 4 Hours, 1 Session $69.00
  SCC WB,HP 125 Josh Kramer
  Monday, Jan 28 5 - 9 PM

 

 

 

#66861 4 Hours, 1 Session $69.00
  SCC WB,HP 125 Josh Kramer
  Monday, Feb 25 5 - 9 PM

 

 

 

#66862 4 Hours, 1 Session $69.00
  SCC WB,HP 125 Josh Kramer
  Monday, Mar 25 5 - 9 PM

 

 

 

#66863 4 Hours, 1 Session $69.00
  SCC WB,HP 125 Josh Kramer
  Monday, Apr 22 5 - 9 PM

 

 

 

#66864 4 Hours, 1 Session $69.00
  SCC WB,HP 125 Josh Kramer
  Monday, May 20 5 - 9 PM

 

 

 

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. 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.

#67415 64 Hours, 16 Sessions $1,200.00
  SCC WB,HP 117 Anne Abel
  Thu & Fri, Jan 17 - May 10 8 - 10 AM

 

 

 

Individualized Music for Dementia Patient Care
Learn about the power of individualized music in the care of persons with dementia. Are you a professional or family caregiver for someone with dementia (such as Alzheimer's disease)? Does the person become anxious or agitated easily? Are these behaviors negatively effecting quality-of-life, daily cares, and your relationship with the person? Empower yourself! Anxiety / agitation are expressions of an unmet need that the person may not be able to express verbally. Learn how to use music as a non-pharmacological intervention to alleviate the disruptive behaviors. Class content will be further applied and discussed through an illustrated book designed for older children and their family members. The book is intended as a valuable resource to professional health care providers and can be purchased separately. Dr. Gerdner has a PhD in Nursing & Aging and recently served as an ethno geriatric specialist at Stanford University.

#67534 2 Hours, 1 Session $25.00
  SCC WB,351 Linda Gerdner
  Thursday, Apr 18 5:30 - 7:30 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. To register for this class, call 319-208-5391.

#66866 56 Hours, 12 Sessions $425.00
  SCC WB,PH 125 Wanda Carden
  Tue & Thu, Jan 15 - Feb 21 3:30 - 8 PM

 

 

 

#66890 56 Hours, 12 Sessions $425.00
  SCC WB,HP 125 Wanda Carden
  Tue & Thu, Mar 21 - Apr 30 3:30 - 8 PM

 

 

 

Medication Manager
This 20-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.

#66919 20 Hours, 5 Sessions $160.00
  SCC WB,HP 125 Darla Boeding
  Tue & Thu, Jan 15 - 29 11:30 AM - 4 PM

 

 

 

#67465 20 Hours, 5 Sessions $160.00
  SCC WB,HP 125 Darla Boeding
  Tue & Thu, Feb 19 - Mar 5 11:30 AM - 4 PM

 

 

 

#67466 20 Hours, 5 Sessions $160.00
  SCC WB,HP 125 Darla Boeding
  Tue & Thu, Mar 26 - Apr 9 11:30 AM - 4 PM

 

 

 

#67467 20 Hours, 5 Sessions $160.00
  SCC WB,HP 125 Darla Boeding
  Tue & Thu, Apr 23 - May 7 11:30 AM - 4 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.

#66891 8 Hours, 1 Session $99.00
  SCC WB,HP 119 Cheryl Sime
  Friday, Feb 1 8:30 AM - 5 PM

 

 

 

#66892 8 Hours, 1 Session $99.00
  SCC WB,HP 119 Cheryl Sime
  Friday, Mar 1 8:30 AM - 5 PM

 

 

 

#66893 8 Hours, 1 Session $99.00
  SCC WB,HP 119 Darla Boeding
  Friday, Apr 5 8:30 AM - 5 PM

 

 

 

#66894 8 Hours, 1 Session $99.00
  SCC WB,HP 119 Darla Boeding
  Friday, May 3 8:30 AM - 5 PM

 

 

 


 

 

 

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