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 Pediatrics First Aid and CPR 1/23/2018
Heartsaver Pediatrics First Aid and CPR 3/8/2018
Heartsaver Pediatrics First Aid and CPR 6/6/2018
Heartsaver CPR/AED and First Aid 2/13/2018
Heartsaver CPR/AED and First Aid 3/6/2018
Heartsaver CPR/AED and First Aid 4/17/2018
Heartsaver CPR/AED and First Aid 5/1/2018

Professional Health Care

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Course Date
Basic Life Support for HCP 1/15/2018
Basic Life Support for HCP 2/5/2018
Basic Life Support for HCP 2/13/2018
Basic Life Support for HCP 3/19/2018
Basic Life Support for HCP 4/17/2018
Basic Life Support for HCP 4/23/2018
IV Therapy for the LPN 4/9/2018
Medication Aide 1/16/2018
Medication Manager 1/15/2018
Medication Manager 2/19/2018
Medication Manager 4/16/2018
Nurse Aide Review 1/12/2018
Nurse Aide Review 2/16/2018
Nurse Aide Review 3/23/2018
Nurse Aide Review 4/20/2018
Phlebotomy 1/16/2018
Rehabilitation/Restorative Aide 2/27/2018

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.

#62194 7 Hours, 1 Session $129.00
  SCC CBIZ,111 Amanda Shockency
  Tuesday, Jan 23 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

 

 

 

#62195 7 Hours, 1 Session $129.00
  SCC Keokuk,414 Amanda Shockency
  Thursday, Mar 8 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

 

 

 

#62196 7 Hours, 1 Session $129.00
  SCC CBIZ,111 Amanda Shockency
  Wednesday, Jun 6 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

 

 

 

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.

#62199 6 Hours, 1 Session $109.00
  SCC CBIZ,111 Amanda Shockency
  Tuesday, Feb 13 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

 

 

 

#62193 6 Hours, 1 Session $109.00
  SCC Keokuk,414 Amanda Shockency
  Tuesday, Mar 6 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

 

 

 

#62200 6 Hours, 1 Session $109.00
  SCC CBIZ,111 Amanda Shockency
  Tuesday, Apr 17 3:30 - 9:30 PM

 

 

 

#62201 6 Hours, 1 Session $109.00
  SCC Keokuk,414 Amanda Shockency
  Tuesday, May 1 3:30 - 9:30 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.

#61815 4 Hours, 1 Session $60.00
  SCC WB,HP 125 Josh Kramer
  Monday, Jan 15 5:00 - 9:00 PM

 

 

 

#61816 4 Hours, 1 Session $60.00
  SCC WB,HP 125 Josh Kramer
  Monday, Feb 5 5:00 - 9:00 PM

 

 

 

#61819 4 Hours, 1 Session $60.00
  SCC Keokuk,414 Vicki Gallagher
  Tuesday, Feb 13 5:00 - 9:00 PM

 

 

 

#61817 4 Hours, 1 Session $60.00
  SCC WB,HP 125 Josh Kramer
  Monday, Mar 19 5:00 - 9:00 PM

 

 

 

#61820 4 Hours, 1 Session $60.00
  SCC Keokuk,414 Vicki Gallagher
  Tuesday, Apr 17 5:00 - 9:00 PM

 

 

 

#61818 4 Hours, 1 Session $60.00
  SCC WB,HP 125 Josh Kramer
  Monday, Apr 23 5:00 - 9:00 PM

 

 

 

New 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.

#61821 50 Hours, 10 Sessions $450.00
  SCC WB,HP 125 Michelle Wright
  Mon & Wed, Apr 9 - May 9 4:00 - 9:30 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 a CNA, applicant 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. 1st from 8:30 AM - 3 PM and must be completed in order to start the Medication Aide class. To register for this class, call 319-208-5391.

#61800 56 Hours, 12 Sessions $425.00
  SCC WB,HP 125 Michelle Wright
  Tue & Thu, Jan 16 - Feb 22 3:00 - 7:30 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. To register for this class, call 319-208-5391.

#61812 15 Hours, 5 Sessions $83.00
  SCC WB,HP 125 Michelle Wright
  Mon & Wed, Jan 15 - 29 4:00 - 7:00 PM

 

 

 

#61813 15 Hours, 5 Sessions $83.00
  SCC WB,HP 125 Carden Wanda
  Tue & Thu, Feb 20 - Mar 6 4:00 - 7:00 PM

 

 

 

#61814 15 Hours, 5 Sessions $83.00
  SCC WB,HP 125 Margaret Wilcox
  Mon & Wed, Apr 16 - 30 4:00 - 7:00 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.

#61782 8 Hours, 1 Session $89.00
  SCC WB,HP 119 Wanda Carden
  Friday, Jan 12 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

 

 

 

#61795 8 Hours, 1 Session $89.00
  SCC WB,HP 119 Wanda Carden
  Friday, Feb 16 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

 

 

 

#61797 8 Hours, 1 Session $89.00
  SCC WB,HP 119 Wanda Carden
  Friday, Mar 23 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

 

 

 

#61798 8 Hours, 1 Session $89.00
  SCC WB,HP 119 Wanda Carden
  Friday, Apr 20 8:30 AM - 5:00 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.

#61804 180 Hours, 10 Sessions $595.00
  SCC WB,HP 205 Kara Plath
  Tue & Thu, Jan 16 - Mar 29 6:00 - 9:15 PM

 

 

 

New Rehabilitation/Restorative Aide
This 65 hour course is designed to prepare persons who are working as nurse aides with the knowledge and skills to safely and effectively provide rehabilitative/restorative therapies under the direction of a physical therapist, occupational therapist and/or a speech therapist. The nurse aide course is a prerequisite to the course because the information and skills being taught are based on the basic skills acquired when providing nurse aide services.

#61856 65 Hours, 13 Sessions $400.00
  SCC WB,HP 125  
  Tue & Thu, Feb 27 - Apr 17 4:00 - 9:30 PM

 

 

 

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