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 6/12/2019

Professional Health Care

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Course Date
Basic Life Support for HCP 6/17/2019
Basic Life Support for HCP 6/19/2019
Basic Life Support for HCP 7/3/2019
Basic Life Support for HCP 7/22/2019
Basic Life Support for HCP 8/7/2019
Basic Life Support for HCP 8/19/2019
Individualized Music for Dementia Patient Care 7/18/2019
IV Therapy for the LPN 6/3/2019
Medication Aide 5/29/2019
Medication Manager 5/29/2019
Medication Manager 7/15/2019
Phlebotomy 6/5/2019
Nurse Aide Review 6/14/2019
Nurse Aide Review 7/19/2019

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.

#69160 6 Hours, 1 Session $109.00
  SCC CBIZ,111 Amanda Shockency
  Wednesday, Jun 12 8 AM - 3 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.

#69134 4 Hours, 1 Session $69.00
  SCC WB,HP 125 Josh Kramer
  Monday, Jun 17 5 - 9 PM

 

 

 

#69137 4 Hours, 1 Session $69.00
  SCC WB,HP 125 Kali Watson
  Wednesday, Jun 19 9 AM - 1:30 PM

 

 

 

#69138 4 Hours, 1 Session $69.00
  SCC WB,HP 125 Kali Watson
  Wednesday, Jul 3 9 AM - 1:30 PM

 

 

 

#69135 4 Hours, 1 Session $69.00
  SCC WB,HP 125 Josh Kramer
  Monday, Jul 22 5 - 9 PM

 

 

 

#69139 4 Hours, 1 Session $69.00
  SCC WB,HP 125 Kali Watson
  Wednesday, Aug 7 9 AM - 1:30 PM

 

 

 

#69136 4 Hours, 1 Session $69.00
  SCC WB,HP 125 Josh Kramer
  Monday, Aug 19 5 - 9 PM

 

 

 

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.

#69199 2 Hours, 1 Session $25.00
  SCC WB,WB 603 Linda Gerdner
  Thursday, Jul 18 5:30 - 7:30 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. The sponsoring facility is responsible for the clinical experiences.

#68029 50 Hours, 10 Sessions $450.00
  SCC WB,HP 217 Michelle Wright
  Mon & Tue, Jun 3 - Jul 2 4 - 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.

#69125 56 Hours, 12 Sessions $425.00
  SCC WB,HP 125 Wanda Carden
  Mon & Wed, May 29 - Jul 8 4 - 8:30 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.

#68030 15 Hours, 5 Sessions $125.00
  SCC WB,HP 118 Marcia Hutson, RN, BSN
  Mon & Wed, May 29 - Jun 12 4 - 7 PM

 

 

 

#68031 15 Hours, 5 Sessions $125.00
  SCC WB,HP 118 Marcia Hutson, RN, BSN
  Mon & Wed, Jul 15 - 29 4 - 7 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.

#69140 180 Hours, 20 Sessions $595.00
  SCC WB,HP 205 Kara Schreiner
  Wed & Fri, Jun 5 - Aug 2 -

 

 

 

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.

#68027 8 Hours, 1 Session $99.00
  SCC WB,HP 119 Cheryl Sime
  Friday, Jun 14 8:30 AM - 5 PM

 

 

 

#68028 8 Hours, 1 Session $99.00
  SCC WB,HP 119 Cheryl Sime
  Friday, Jul 19 8:30 AM - 5 PM

 

 

 

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Jodi Cook  | English instructor

Before I started taking classes at SCC, I spent years working in retail. I knew I didn’t want to do that anymore and so I kept reaching for something to do.  I decided to enroll at SCC, and when my...More ›

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