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.

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CPR & First Aid
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Course Date
Heartsaver First Aid and CPR/AED 10/11/2017
Heartsaver First Aid & CPR?AED 12/5/2017
Professional Health Care
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Course Date
Basic Life Support for HCP 8/28/2017
Basic Life Support for HCP 9/12/2017
Basic Life Support for HCP 9/18/2017
Basic Life Support for HCP 10/16/2017
Basic Life Support for HCP 11/15/2017
Basic Life Support for HCP 11/20/2017
Basic Life Support for HCP 12/18/2017
Medication Aide 11/7/2017
Medication Manager 9/5/2017
Medication Manager 10/3/2017
Medication Manager 11/27/2017
Nurse Aide Review  8/25/2017
Nurse Aide Review 9/22/2017
Nurse Aide Review 10/27/2017
Nurse Aide Review 11/17/2017
Nurse Aide Review 12/15/2017
Phlebotomy 9/12/2017

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.

#60417              5 Hours, 1 Session         $85
                          SCC Keokuk                   John Williams
                          Wednesday, Oct 11         9 AM - 2 PM

#60416             5 Hours, 1 Session          $85
                         SCC WB, 111                  John Williams
                         Tuesday, Dec 5               8 AM - 1 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. 

#60112              4 Hours, 1 Session            $60
                          SCC WB, HP 125              Josh Kramer
                          Monday, Aug 28                 5 - 9 PM

#60113              4 Hours, 1 Session             $60
                          SCC Keokuk, 414               Vicki Gallagher
                           Tuesday, Sep 12                5 - 9 PM

#60114              4 Hours, 1 Session              $60
                          SCC WB, HP 125                Josh Kramer
                          Monday, Sep 18                   5 - 9 PM

#60116              4 Hours, 1 Session               $60
                          SCC WB, HP 125                 Josh Kramer
                           Monday, Oct 16                    5 - 9 PM

#60115              4 Hours, 1 Session               $60
                          SCC Keokuk, 414                 Vicki Gallagher
                          Wednesday, Nov 15              5 - 9 PM

#60117              4 Hours, 1 Session                $60
                          SCC WB, HP 125                   Josh Kramer
                          Monday, Nov 20                       5 - 9 PM

#60125              4 Hours, 1 Session                  $60
                          SCC WB, HP 125                    Josh Kramer
                           Monday, Dec 18                     5 - 9 PM

Medication Aide
This is a 46-hour class and 10-hour clinical for a total of 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 module will be provided on Nov. 1
from 8:30 AM - 3 PM and must be completed in order to start the Medication Aide class. 

#60126        56 Hours, 12 Sessions               $425
                    SCC WB, HP 125                       Wanda Carden
                   Tue & Thu, Nov 7 - Dec 19          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 2017 Drug Reference. 

#60139          15 Hours, 5 Sessions                $83
                      SCC WB, HP 125                      Cecillie Vinson
                      Mon & Tue, Sep 5 - 19               4 - 7 PM

#60146          15 Hours, 5 Sessions                 $83
                       SCC WB, HP 125                      Cheryl Sime
                       Mon & Tue, Oct 3 - 17                4 - 7 PM

#60128          15 Hours, 5 Sessions                 $83
                      SCC WB, HP 125                       Cecillie Vinson
                      Mon & Tue, Nov 27 - Dec 11       4 - 7 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. 

#60154             8 Hours, 1 Session                    $89
                         SCC WB, HP 119                     Wanda Carden
                         Friday, Aug 25                           8:30 AM - 5 PM

#60155              8 Hours, 1 Session                  $89
                          SCC WB, HP 119                    Wanda Carden
                          Friday, Sep 22                          8:30 AM - 5 PM

#60156             8 Hours, 1 Session                     $89
                         SCC WB, HP 119                           
                         Friday, Oct 27                             8:30 AM - 5 PM

#60157              8 Hours, 1 Session                   $89
                          SCC WB, HP 119                     Wanda Carden
                           Friday, Nov 17                          8:30 AM - 5 PM

#60158             8 Hours, 1 Session                     $89
                          SCC WB, HP 119                           
                         Friday, Dec 15                            8:30 AM - 5 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. 

#60159     180 Hours, 20 Sessions                      $595
                 SCC WB, HP 205                          
                 Tue & Thu, Sep 12 - Nov 16                 5 - 8:15 PM

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