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.

Found the class you want to take? Great! Click on the register button below the course to sign up! Or just go to www.indianhills.edu/cewsregister and browse through this term's available courses to find more classes you may be interested in taking! 

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

Please visit our website to see a complete listing of the AHA classes. www.indianhills.edu/cewsamericanheart

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

*Pediatric Heartsaver First Aid

*Heartsaver First Aid (Adult & Peds)

*Heartsaver CPR/AED: Adult - Child - Infant

*BLS Healthcare Provider- Initial/Renewal     

*BLS Healthcare Provider Instructor - Initial

*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.

January 12 – January 12
IHCC Ottumwa Campus      
Friday, 8:00AM - 4:00PM
Video Conf. Training Ctr
Room: 125

Tuition: $75.00                  
Book: $5.00
Card: $20.00                      
Mask: $10.00

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March 23 – March 23
IHCC Ottumwa Campus      
Friday, 8:00AM - 4:00PM
Video Conf. Training Ctr
Room: 125

Tuition: $75.00                   
Book: $5.00
Card: $20.00                      
Mask: $10.00

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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.

Cost for all Heartsaver First Aid: Adult - Child - Infant Classes:

Tuition: $40.00
Card: $20.00    
Book: $5.00                            

January 19 – January 19
IHCC Ottumwa Campus           
Friday, 05:00PM - 08:30PM
Video Conf.Training Ctr.           
Room: 125

Register Now           

March 16 – March 16
IHCC Ottumwa Campus           
Friday, 05:00PM - 08:30PM
Video Conf.Training Ctr.           
Room: 125

Register Now

 

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    

February 22 – February 22
Ottumwa Campus               
Thursday, 05:30PM – 9:00PM
Video Conf Training Ctr       
Room: 125

Register Now

April 16 – April 16
Ottumwa Campus               
Monday, 05:30PM – 9:00PM
Video Conf Training Ctr       
Room: 125

Register Now

 

BLS Healthcare Provider- Initial and Renewal

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 (initial)               
Mask: $10.00 (initial)

Initial Total- $92.00
Renewal Total- $67.00 (book and mask are optional for additional fee)

Initial Students are required to purchase a Book and CPR masks at class for $15 and $10, Renewals can bring their previous book and mask set and if you need to purchase you can at class with check or cash.  

January 11 – January 11
Ottumwa Campus                                 
Thursday, 05:00PM – 10:00PM
Video Conf Training Ctr                        
Room: 125

Register for Initial

Register for Renewal

February 12 – February 12
Ottumwa Campus                                 
Monday, 05:00PM – 10:00PM
Video Conf Training Ctr                        
Room: 125

Register for Initial

Register for Renewal

March 14 – March 14
Ottumwa Campus                                 
Wednesday, 05:00PM – 10:00PM
Video Conf Training Ctr                        
Room: 125

Register for Initial

Register for Renewal

April 12 – April 12
Ottumwa Campus                                 
Thursday, 05:00PM – 10:00PM
Video Conf Training Ctr                        
Room: 125

Register for Initial

Register for Renewal

 

BLS Healthcare Provider 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 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.

$150.00 Tuition
$120.00 Heartsaver Instructor Manual
$75.00 Instructor Monitoring Fee
$20.00 AHA Instructor Card (issued on successful completion)
$10.00 Mask

January 26 – January 26
IHCC Ottumwa Campus                
Friday, 08:00AM – 05:00PM
Video Conf Training Ctr                 
(1/2 hour for lunch on your own)
Room: 125

 Register Now

March 09 – March 09
IHCC Ottumwa Campus                
Friday, 08:00AM – 05:00PM
Video Conf Training Ctr                 
(1/2 hour for lunch on your own)
Room: 125

Register Now

 

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.

February 15 – February 15
IHCC Ottumwa Campus                
Thursday, 10:00AM – 12:00PM
Video Conf Training Ctr                 
Rm: 125

Tuition: $20.00
Card: $20.00

Register                         

March 22 – March 22
IHCC Ottumwa Campus                
Thursday, 10:00AM – 12:00PM
Video Conf Training Ctr                 
Rm: 125

Tuition: $20.00
Card: $20.00

Register Now

April 19 – April 19
IHCC Ottumwa Campus                
Thursday, 10:00AM – 12:00PM
Video Conf Training Ctr                 
Rm: 125

Tuition: $20.00
Card: $20.00

Register Now

 

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