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.

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Questions? Call (319) 208-5391.

Professional Health Care

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Course Date
Basic Life Support for HCP 6/14/2021
Basic Life Support for HCP 7/19/2021
Basic Life Support for HCP 8/9/2021
Basic Life Support for HCP 6/16/2021
Basic Life Support for HCP 7/14/2021
Basic Life Support for HCP 8/4/2021
Medication Aide 5/24/2021
Medication Manager 5/25/2021
Medication Manager 7/27/2021
Phlebotomy 6/8/2021
IV Therapy for the LPN 6/7/2021
Nurse Aide Review 6/4/2021
Nurse Aide Review 8/6/2021

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.

#79789 4 Hours, 1 Session $69.00
  SCC WB,HP118 Gail Weeks
  Monday, Jun 14 5 - 9 PM

 

 

 

#79790 4 Hours, 1 Session $69.00
  SCC WB,HP118 Gail Weeks
  Monday, Jul 19 5 - 9 PM

 

 

 

#79799 4 Hours, 1 Session $69.00
  SCC WB,HP118 Gail Weeks
  Monday, Aug 9 5 - 9 PM

 

 

 

#79800 4 Hours, 1 Session $69.00
  SCC WB,HP118 Alicia Anderson
  Wednesday, Jun 16 9 AM - 1:30 PM

 

 

 

#79801 4 Hours, 1 Session $69.00
  SCC CBIZ,HP118 Alicia Anderson
  Wednesday, Jul 14 9 AM - 1:30 PM

 

 

 

#79802 4 Hours, 1 Session $69.00
  SCC WB,HP118 Alicia Anderson
  Wednesday, Aug 4 9 AM - 1:30 PM

 

 

 


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, if CAN, 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.

#79839 62 Hours, 12 Sessions $500.00
  SCC WB,HP125 Wanda Carden
  Mon & Wed, May 24 - Jul 7 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-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. 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.

#79852 15 Hours, 5 Sessions $125.00
  SCC WB,HP119 Cheryl Sime
  Tue & Thu, May 25 - Jun 8 4 - 8 PM

 

 

 

#79853 15 Hours, 5 Sessions $125.00
  SCC WB,HP119 Cheryl Sime
  Tue & Thu, Jul 27 - Aug 10 4 - 8 PM

 

 

 


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 in SCC bookstore. To register for this class, call 319-208-5391.

#79855 180 Hours, 20 Sessions $595.00
  SCC WB,HP205 Kennedy
  Tue & Thu, Jun 8 - Aug 12 5 - 9 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. Text is available in the SCC bookstore, and is not included in the cost of the tuition. Students must register through Health Professions and provide required documentation of hours before enrollment. Please contact 319-208-5391 for more information.

#79881 50 Hours, 6 Sessions $500.00
  SCC Keokuk Cecillie Vinson
  Monday, Jun 7 - Jul 19 8 AM - 4:30 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 instruction and information on contacting the Direct Care Worker Registry in the future. To register for this class, call 319-208-5391.

#79858 8 Hours, 1 Session $99.00
  SCC WB,HP119 Darla Boeding
  Friday, Jun 4 8 AM - 4:30 PM

 

 

 

#79861 8 Hours, 1 Session $99.00
  SCC WB,HP119 Darla Boeding
  Friday, Aug 6 8 AM - 4:30 PM

 

 

 

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