CPR/1st Aid/BLS/BBP

Through the American Heart Association we offer both adult and pediatric CPR and 1st Aid. Basic Life Support (BLS) and Blood Borne Pathogens (BBP) are also offered through the American Heart Association Training Center.

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The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in BLS, ACLS and PALS, and has developed instructional materials for this purpose.  Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the American Heart Association, and any fees charged for such a course do not represent income to the Association.

 Indian Hills hosts an American Heart Association recognized AHA Training Center. For further information or to schedule a class for your business/facility contact the IHCC representative below:

American HAshley Koll Headshoteart Association:

Ashley Koll, Program Assistant/Instructor, Health & Safety Programs
Indian Hills Community College

525 Grandview Avenue Ottumwa, Iowa 52501

Phone: (641) 683-5177 or (800) 726-2585, ext. 5177
Email: Ashley.Koll@indianhills.edu 

 

Through the American Heart Association we offer a large variety of classes that are listed below.

Note: In order to receive your AHA eCard please have your email address on the registration form.

  • Combination Heartsaver Adult/Pediatric First Aid with Adult, Child & Infant CPR/AED
  • Heartsaver First Aid: Adult - Child - Infant
  • Heartsaver CPR/AED: Adult - Child - Infant
  • BLS Healthcare Provider      
  • BLS Healthcare Provider Instructor 
  • Heartsaver Instructor
  • Heartsaver/BLS for Healthcare CPR Instructor Renewal Opportunity


AHA HeartCode Skills Check-Offs

Individuals who complete the HeartCode BLS, HeartCode Heartsaver, HeartCode ACLS or HeartCode PALS programs on-line may contact IHCC to complete the required skills check-off to receive their card. (Students may access and pay for the HeartCode classes on-line directly with the AHA on their website.) The check-off will be scheduled one-on-one with an AHA Instructor. Students need to come prepared; remediation time is NOT included. Students who do not pass without remediation will need to take the entire course over or find remediation on their own and pay again to complete the skill check-off at a later date. Check offs need to be scheduled a minimum of 2 weeks in advance. Call 641-683-5177 for BLS/Heartsaver or 641-683-5337 for ACLS or PALS.

Students must bring a copy of their certificate to the check-off.

Required skills:

BLS - $50 (includes card)

Adult CPR/AED
Infant 1 & 2 person CPR

Heartsaver - $63 (includes card)

Adult CPR/AED and/or First Aid

ACLS - $75 (includes card)

Adult CPR/AED
Airway Management
1- Mega Code

PALS - $100 (includes card)

Child CPR/AED
Infant 1 & 2 person BLS
1- Cardiac Case Scenario
1- Shock or Respiratory Case Scenario


Combination Heartsaver Adult/Pediatric First Aid with Adult, Child & Infant CPR/AED

Heartsaver First Aid class teaches participants to respond to and manage illnesses and injuries in the first few minutes until professional help arrives. Students learn skills such as how to treat bleeding, sprains, broken bones, shock and other first aid emergencies. This course is for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card in first aid to meet job, regulatory or other requirements.  This class will also include adult, child, and infant CPR/AED and teaches lay rescuers how to recognize and treat life-threatening emergencies, including cardiac arrest and choking for adult, child and infant victims plus actions for pediatric first aid emergencies until emergency medical services arrive.  AHA course completion card issued on successful completion of skills evaluations.  Pre-registration is REQUIRED for all American Heart CPR and/or First Aid classes.

For all combination classes:
Tuition:  $75.00 
Book: $5.00
Card: $20.00
Mask: $10.00

October 05 - October 05
19/YR*HEA*4514*403
IHCC Ottumwa Campus
Fri, 8:00AM - 4:00PM
Rosenman Center
Room:  125

December 14 - December 14
19/YR*HEA*4514*409
IHCC Ottumwa Campus
Fri, 8:00AM - 4:00PM
Rosenman Center
Room:  125


Heartsaver First Aid: Adult – Child - Infant

Heartsaver First Aid teaches students critical skills to respond to and manage an emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services (EMS) arrives. Students learn skills such as how to treat bleeding, sprains, broken bones, shock, asthma, choking and other first aid emergencies. This course is for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card in first aid to meet job, regulatory or other requirements. Pre-registration is REQUIRED for all American Heart CPR and/or First Aid classes

For all Heartsaver First Aid Classes:
Tuition: $40.00  
Card: $20.00
Book: $5.00

September 24 - September 24 
19/YR*HEA*4514*402
IHCC Ottumwa Campus
Mon, 05:00PM - 09:00PM
Rosenman Center
Room: 125

October 22 - October 22
19/YR*HEA*4514*405
IHCC Ottumwa Campus
Mon, 05:00PM - 09:00PM
Rosenman Center
Room: 125

November 19 - November 19
19/YR*HEA*4514*407
IHCC Ottumwa Campus
Mon, 05:00PM - 09:00PM
Rosenman Center
Room: 125

 December 17 - December 17
19/YR*HEA*4514*410
IHCC Ottumwa Campus
Mon, 05:00PM - 09:00PM
Rosenman Center
Room: 125


Heartsaver CPR/AED: Adult - Child - Infant

Heartsaver adult, child, and infant CPR/AED teaches lay rescuers how to recognize and treat life-threatening emergencies, including cardiac arrest and choking for adult, child and infant victims.  This course teaches rescue breathing with and without the use of barrier devices.  AHA course completion card issued on successful completion of skills evaluation. 

Pre-registration is REQUIRED for all American Heart CPR and/or First Aid classes.

For all Heartsaver CPR/AED for Adult-Child-Infant:
Tuition:  $40.00
Mask: $10.00
Card: $20.00     
Book: $5.00

October 08 - October 08
19/YR*HEA*4514*404
Ottumwa Campus
Mon, 05:00PM – 09:00PM
Rosenman Center 
Room: 125

November 05 - November 05
19/YR*HEA*4514*406
Ottumwa Campus  
Mon, 05:00PM – 09:00PM
Rosenman Center 
Room: 125

December 03 - December 03
19/YR*HEA*4514*408
Ottumwa Campus  
Mon, 05:00PM – 09:00PM
Rosenman Center 
Room: 125


BLS Healthcare Provider

This course is designed to teach healthcare providers the skills of CPR, AED, and FBAO for victims of all ages.  It is intended for participants who provide care to patients in a wide variety of healthcare settings both in and out of hospital.  There is no longer a separate BLS Healthcare provider renewal class for individuals with current BLS Healthcare provider card status, they should take this course as well. AHA course completion card issued on successful completion of written and skills evaluation.  Pre-registration is REQUIRED for all American Heart CPR and/or First Aid classes.

For all BLS Healthcare Provider courses:
Tuition: $60.00
Card: $7.00
Book: $15.00
Mask: $10.00

September 13 - September 13
19/YR*REL*2000*401
Ottumwa Campus
Thurs, 05:00PM – 10:00PM
Rosenman Center
Room: 125

September 27 - September 27
19/YR*REL*2000*402
Ottumwa Campus
Thurs, 05:00PM – 10:00PM
Rosenman Center
Room: 125

October 18 - October 18
19/YR*REL*2000*403
Ottumwa Campus
Thurs, 05:00PM – 10:00PM
Rosenman Center
Room: 125

November 15 - November 15
19/YR*REL*2000*404
Ottumwa Campus
Thurs, 05:00PM – 10:00PM
Rosenman Center
Room: 125

November 29 - November 29
19/YR*REL*2000*405
Ottumwa Campus
Thurs, 05:00PM – 10:00PM
Rosenman Center
Room: 125

December 06 - December 06
19/YR*REL*2000*406
Ottumwa Campus
Thurs, 05:00PM – 10:00PM
Rosenman Center
Room: 125


BLS Healthcare Provider Instructor

This course is designed to certify participants to teach Healthcare Provider BLS according to standards set by the American Heart Association. Pre-requisite: current BLS Healthcare Provider card

Prospective students must also:
    1) Submit a completed instructor application/with recommendation of instructor potential
    2) Have completed the AHA online Essentials course ($35.00 @ ahaonline.org) PRIOR to taking the              class. Bring certificate of completion to class or send to TC coordinator.
    3) Provide a copy of provider card and photo ID for instructor file.

An AHA instructor card will be issued upon successful completion of this course and successful course monitoring. Pre-registration is REQUIRED for all American Heart CPR and/or First Aid classes.

For all BLS Healthcare Provider Instructor courses:
$150.00 Tuition
$130.00 BLS Manual 
$75.00 Instructor Monitoring Fee
$20.00 AHA Instructor Card (issued on successful completion of monitoring)
$10.00 Mask

October 12 - October 12
19/YR*HEA*3500*406
IHCC Ottumwa Campus
Fri, 08:00AM – 05:00PM
Rosenman Center
(1/2 hour for lunch on your own)
Room: 125

December 14 - December 14
19/YR*HEA*3500*408
IHCC Ottumwa Campus
Fri, 08:00AM – 05:00PM
Rosenman Center
(1/2 hour for lunch on your own)
Room: 125


Heartsaver Instructor - Initial

This course is designed to certify participants to teach Healthcare Provider BLS according to standards set by the American Heart Association. Pre-requisite: current Heartsaver CPR/AED provider card

 Prospective students must also:

     1) Submit a completed instructor application/with recommendation of instructor potential
    2) Have completed the AHA online Essentials course ($35.00 @ ahaonline.org) PRIOR to taking the              class. Bring certificate of completion to class or send to TC coordinator.
    3) Provide a copy of provider card and photo ID for instructor file. 

 An AHA instructor card will be issued upon successful completion of this course and successful course monitoring.  Pre-registration is REQUIRED for all American Heart CPR and/or First Aid classes.

$150.00 Tuition $250.00 Heartsaver Instructor Manual$75.00 Instructor Monitoring Fee$20.00 AHA Instructor Card (issued on successful completion of monitoring)$10.00 Mask

October 12 - October 12
19/YR*HEA*3500*407
IHCC Ottumwa Campus
Fri, 08:00AM – 05:00PM
Rosenman Center
(1/2 hour for lunch on your own)
Room: 125

December 14 - December 14
19/YR*HEA*3500*409
IHCC Ottumwa Campus
Fri, 08:00AM – 05:00PM
Rosenman Center
(1/2 hour for lunch on your own)
Room: 125


Heartsaver/BLS for Healthcare CPR Instructor Renewal Opportunity

This class is designed to provide both Heartsaver and Healthcare Provider instructors an opportunity to complete requirements for instructor renewal. These CPR instructors may complete check offs and the written exam to renew their provider status (if needed) as well as be monitored by Training Center Faculty to renew their instructor status both at this class. Pre-registration is REQUIRED for all American Heart CPR and/or First Aid classes.

October 10 - October 10
19/YR*HEA*3500*401
IHCC Ottumwa Campus
Wed, 10:00Am - Noon
Rosenman Center
Room: 125

December 12 - December 12
19/YR*HEA*3500*403
IHCC Ottumwa Campus
Wed, 10:00Am - Noon
Rosenman Center
Room: 125

Continuing Education Course Refund Policy:

In order to qualify for a refund, you must cancel your registration at least 3 business days prior to course start.  If you have not prepaid for the class, charges will be assessed to your account if you do not cancel within the required timeframe or if you do not show up for the class you will be charged.  Exceptions will be made only in extreme circumstances.  To cancel a registration, call us at 1-800-346-4413.