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:

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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/BLS for Healthcare CPR Instructor Renewal Opportunity

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.

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

April 13 – April 13 
18/YR*HEA*4514*4029
IHCC Ottumwa Campus
Fri, 8:00AM - 4:00PM
Video Conf Training Ctr
Room:  125

May 04 – May 04 
18/YR*HEA*4514*4030
IHCC Ottumwa Campus
Fri, 8:00AM - 4:00PM
Video Conf Training Ctr
Room:  125

June 01 – June 01
18/YR*HEA*4514*4031
IHCC Ottumwa Campus
Fri, 8:00AM - 4:00PM
Video Conf Training Ctr
Room:  125

July 06 – July 06
18/YR*HEA*4514*4032
IHCC Ottumwa Campus
Fri, 8:00AM - 4:00PM
Video Conf Training Ctr
Room:  125

August 03 – August 03 
18/YR*HEA*4514*4033
IHCC Ottumwa Campus
Fri, 8:00AM - 4:00PM
Video Conf Training Ctr
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

April 09 – April 09 
18/YR*HEA*4514*4034
IHCC Ottumwa Campus
Mon, 05:00PM - 08:30PM
Video Conf Training Ctr
Room: 125

May 14 – May 14
18/YR*HEA*4514*4035
IHCC Ottumwa Campus
Mon, 05:00PM - 08:30PM
Video Conf Training Ctr
Room: 125

June 18 – June 18
18/YR*HEA*4514*4036
IHCC Ottumwa Campus
Mon, 05:00PM - 08:30PM
Video Conf Training Ctr
Room: 125

July 16 – July 16 
18/YR*HEA*4514*4037
IHCC Ottumwa Campus
Mon, 05:00PM - 08:30PM
Video Conf Training Ctr
Room: 125

August 27 – August 27 
19/YR*HEA*4514*400   
IHCC Ottumwa Campus
Mon, 05:00PM - 08:30PM
Video Conf Training Ctr
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

May 07 – May 07
18/YR*HEA*4514*4025
Ottumwa Campus
Mon, 05:00PM – 8:30PM
Video Conf Training Ctr 
Room: 125

June 04 – June 04
18/YR*HEA*4514*4026
Ottumwa Campus
Mon, 05:00PM – 8:30PM
Video Conf Training Ctr 
Room: 125

July 02 – July 02 
18/YR*HEA*4514*4027
Ottumwa Campus  
Mon, 05:00PM – 8:30PM
Video Conf Training Ctr 
Room: 125

August 06 – August 06
18/YR*HEA*4514*4028
Ottumwa Campus  
Mon, 05:00PM – 8:30PM
Video Conf Training Ctr 
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

April 19 – April 19
18/YR*REL*2000*4035
Ottumwa Campus
Thurs, 05:00PM – 10:00PM
Video Conf Training Ctr
Room: 125

April 26 – April 26
18/YR*REL*2000*4036
Ottumwa Campus
Thurs, 05:00PM – 10:00PM
Video Conf Training Ctr
Room: 125

May 10 – May 10
18/YR*REL*2000*4037
Ottumwa Campus
Thurs, 05:00PM – 10:00PM
Video Conf Training Ctr
Room: 125

May 17 – May 17
18/YR*REL*2000*4038
Ottumwa Campus
Thurs, 05:00PM – 10:00PM
Video Conf Training Ctr
Room: 125

May 31 – May 31
18/YR*REL*2000*4039
Ottumwa Campus
Thurs, 05:00PM – 10:00PM
Video Conf Training Ctr
Room: 125

June 14 – June 14
18/YR*REL*2000*4040
Ottumwa Campus
Thurs, 05:00PM – 10:00PM
Video Conf Training Ctr
Room: 125

June 21 – June 21 
18/YR*REL*2000*4041
Ottumwa Campus
Thurs, 05:00PM – 10:00PM
Video Conf Training Ctr
Room: 125

June 28 – June 28 
18/YR*REL*2000*4042
Ottumwa Campus
Thurs, 05:00PM – 10:00PM
Video Conf Training Ctr
Room: 125

July 12 – July 12 
18/YR*REL*2000*4043
Ottumwa Campus
Thurs, 05:00PM – 10:00PM
Video Conf Training Ctr
Room: 125

July 19 – July 19 
18/YR*REL*2000*4045
Ottumwa Campus
Thurs, 05:00PM – 10:00PM
Video Conf Training Ctr
Room: 125

July 26 – July 26
18/YR*REL*2000*4046
Ottumwa Campus
Thurs, 05:00PM – 10:00PM
Video Conf Training Ctr
Room: 125

August 09 – August 09
18/YR*REL*2000*4047
Ottumwa Campus
Thurs, 05:00PM – 10:00PM
Video Conf Training Ctr
Room: 125

August 16 – August 16
18/YR*REL*2000*4048
Ottumwa Campus
Thurs, 05:00PM – 10:00PM
Video Conf Training Ctr
Room: 125

August 30 – August 30
19/YR*REL*2000*400
Ottumwa Campus
Thurs, 05:00PM – 10:00PM
Video Conf Training Ctr
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. Contact IHCC AHA Training Center Coordinator prior to registering for this class at (641) 683-5177.  Prerequisite:  Current BLS HC Provider card. Pre-registration is REQUIRED for all American Heart CPR and/or First Aid classes.

For all BLS Healthcare Provider Instructor courses:
$150.00 Tuition
$120.00 BLS Manual 
$75.00 Instructor Monitoring Fee
$20.00 AHA Instructor Card (issued on successful completion of monitoring)
$10.00 Mask

June 22 – June 22
18/YR*HEA*3500*4018
IHCC Ottumwa Campus
Fri, 08:00AM – 05:00PM
Video Conf Training Ctr
(1/2 hour for lunch on your own)
Room: 125

July 20 – July 20 
18/YR*HEA*3500*4019
IHCC Ottumwa Campus
Fri, 08:00AM – 05:00PM
Video Conf Training Ctr
(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.

August 01 – August 01
18/YR*HEA*3500*4020
IHCC Ottumwa Campus
Wed, 10:00Am - Noon
Video Conf Training Ctr
Room: 125

 

AHA HeartCode Skills Check-Offs

Individuals who complete the HeartCode BLS, 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 641-683-5211 for BLS or 641-683-5337 to schedule a check-off 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

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

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.