Healthcare

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.

Browse our courses below and register today!

Basic Life Support for HCP
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. 

#91348
M, Jan 22
5 - 9 PM
$80
 SCC WB, HP 118
C Overhulser
 
#91349
M, Feb 19
5 - 9 PM
$80
 SCC WB, HP 118

#91350
M, Mar 25
5 - 9 PM
$80
 SCC WB, HP 118
C Overhulser
 
#91351
M, Apr 22
5- 9 PM
$80
 SCC WB, HP 118
C Overhulser
 
#91352
M, May 20
5 - 9 PM
$80
 SCC WB, HP 118
C Overhulser
 
#92133
M, Jul 15
5 - 9 PM
$80
 SCC WB, HP 118
C Overhulser

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Community Health Worker
Community Health Worker

The community Health Worker (CHW) course prepares the student to understand the emerging role of the CHW and equips participants with tools and resources to help navigate health access leading the community to better outcomes. Community Health Workers use their lived and learned experience to service diverse populations in a variety of settings. Participants will learn how to bridge the gap between client needs and local resources. This 80-hour course provides 64 hours of lecture time and 16 hours of clinical time. This course is free of charge and funded by the Lee County Health Department through grant number 22-117 with Health Resources and service Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The textbook is provided. Students who pass the course will receive a $300 mileage stipend. Background check required. NOTE: This is a hybrid course with lecture portion on-line and the clinical experience in person.

#97113
Jun 10 - Aug 10
4 - 8 PM
$0
Online
S Schwerin

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Medication Aide and Medication Manager
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 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.

#91353
M & W, Jan 22 - Mar 4
4 - 8 PM
$690
 SCC WB, HP 124
W Carden
 
#91354
M & W, Mar 25 - May 6
4 - 8 PM
$690
 SCC WB, HP124

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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-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. Suggested texts are Davis Drug Guide for Nurses or Nursing 2019 Drug Reference. 

#91355
M & W, Jan 15 - 30
12:30 - 4:30 PM
$300
 SCC WB, HP 125
C Sime
 
#91356
T & Th, Apr 11 - 25
12:30 - 4:30 PM
$300
 SCC WB, HP 124
D Boeding

#9999
M & W, Jul 29 - Aug 12
4 - 8 PM
$300
 SCC WB, HP125
C Sime

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Nursing Assistant (CNA)
Nursing Assitant (CNA) 

Emphasis of this 88-hour course is on students gaining a basic level of knowledge and demonstrating skills to provide safe, effective resident care. This course meets the requirement of the Department of Inspection and Appeals for nursing assistants/direct care givers working in long term care and skilled facilities. Upon completion, a student is eligible to take the written and skills performance competency tests to become a Certified Nursing Assistant in the State of Iowa. NOTE: This course will not cover BLS and Mandatory Reporter Requirements. 

#91372
M & W, Jan 8 - Feb 26
4 - 8:15 PM
$980
 SCC KEO, 416
S Grant
 
#91366
T, Jan 9 - Feb 27
8 AM - 12:30 PM
 SCC WB, HP119
D Boeding, A Shipley
 
#91365
T & Th, Jan 9 - Feb 27
4 - 8:15 PM
$980
SCC WB HP120
W Carden
 
#91378
M & W, Mar 18 - May 6
4 - 8:15 PM
$980
 SCC KEO, HP 118
S Grant

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Nurse Aide Review
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 skill test. The student receives an updated copy of the skills book with step-by-step instructions and information on contacting the Direct Care Worker Registry in the future.

#91358
F, Jan 26
8 AM - 4:30 PM
$160
 SCC WB, HP 119
C Sime
 
#91359
F, Feb 23
8 AM - 4:30 PM
$160
SCC WB, HP 119
C Sime
 
#91360
F, Mar 29
8 AM - 4:30 PM
$160
SCC WB, HP 119
C Sime

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Phlebotomy
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 at the SCC bookstore. 

#91364
T & Th, Jan 16 - Mar 7
5 - 7:30 PM
$1200
 SCC WB, HP 205
M Kennedy

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Contact Us

Center for Business (CBIZ)
610 North Fourth Street
River Park Place, Suite 220
Burlington, Iowa 52601
Phone: (319) 208-5375
Email: cbiz@scciowa.edu