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

Click on a link below to view more information about additional classes.

Heartsaver Combo Heartsaver First Aid Heartsaver CPR BLS
BLS Instructor Initial Heartsaver Instructor Initial BLS/HS Instructor Renewal  

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

The following classes are held on Fridays 8:00AM - 4:00PM on the Ottumwa Campus in the Rosenman Bldg, room 125.

Jan 25 - Jan 25
19/YR*HEA*4514*412

Mar 01 - Mar 01
19/YR*HEA*4514*414

May 10 - May 10
19/YR*HEA*4514*418

Jul 19 - Jul 19
19/YR*HEA*4514*421

Ready to register? Click here to go to the Registration button

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

The following classes are held on Mondays 12:00PM - 4:00PM and Mondays 5:00PM - 9:00PM on the Ottumwa Campus in the Rosenman Bldg, room 125.  Correlating course dates and times can be found by selecting the "Register for a Continuing Education Class" button at the top of this page.

Dec 17 - Dec 17
19/YR*HEA*4514*410

Feb 11 - Feb 11
19/YR*HEA*4514*413

Apr 29 - Apr 29
19/YR*HEA*4514*416

Apr 29 - Apr 29
19/YR*HEA*4514*427

Jun 17 - Jun 17
19/YR*HEA*4514*419

Jun 17 - Jun 17
19/YR*HEA*4514*428

Aug 05 - Aug 05
19/YR*HEA*4514*422

Aug 12 - Aug 12
19/YR*HEA*4514*429

Ready to register? Click here to go to the Registration button

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

The following classes are held on Mondays 12:00PM - 4:00PM and Mondays 5:00PM - 9:00PM on the Ottumwa Campus in the Rosenman Bldg, room 125. Correlating course dates and times can be found by selecting the "Register for a Continuing Education Class" button at the top of this page.

Jan 21 - Jan 21
19/YR*HEA*4514*411

Jan 28 - Jan 28
19/YR*HEA*4514*423

Mar 11 - Mar 11
19/YR*HEA*4514*415

Mar 25 - Mar 25
19/YR*HEA*4514*424

May 06 - May 06
19/YR*HEA*4514*417

May 13 - May 13
19/YR*HEA*4514*425

Jul 15 - Jul 15
19/YR*HEA*4514*420

Jul 29 - Jul 29
19/YR*HEA*4514*426

Ready to register? Click here to go to the Registration button

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

The following classes are held on Mondays 11:00AM - 4:00PM and Thursdays 5:00PM - 10:00PM  on the Ottumwa Campus in the Rosenman Bldg, room 125.  Correlating course dates and times can be found by selecting the "Register for a Continuing Education Class" button at the top of this page.

Jan 17 - Jan 17
19/YR*REL*2000*407

Jan 21 - Jan 21
19/YR*REL*2000*421

Jan 31 - Jan 31
19/YR*REL*2000*408

Feb 21 - Feb 21
19/YR*REL*2000*409

Feb 25 - Feb 25
19/YR*REL*2000*425

Mar 07 - Mar 07
19/YR*REL*2000*410

Mar 11 - Mar 11
19/YR*REL*2000*423

Mar 21 - Mar 21
19/YR*REL*2000*411

Apr 15 - Apr 15
19/YR*REL*2000*424

Apr 18 - Apr 18
19/YR*REL*2000*412

May 02 - May 02
19/YR*REL*2000*413

May 06 - May 06
19/YR*REL*2000*425

May 16 - May 16
19/YR*REL*2000*414

Jun 03 - Jun 03
19/YR*REL*2000*426

Jun 13 - Jun 13
19/YR*REL*2000*415

Jul 11 - Jul 11
19/YR*REL*2000*416

Jul 15 - Jul 15
19/YR*REL*2000*427

Jul 25 - Jul 25
19/YR*REL*2000*417

Aug 05 - Aug 05
19/YR*REL*2000*428

Aug 08 - Aug 08
19/YR*REL*2000*418

Ready to register? Click here to go to the Registration button

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

The following classes are held on Fridays 8:00AM - 5:00PM on the Ottumwa Campus in the Rosenman Bldg, room 125. 1/2 hour for lunch on your own.

Dec 14 - Dec 14
19/YR*HEA*3500*408

Feb 22 - Feb 22
19/YR*HEA*3500*414

Apr 26 - Apr 26
19/YR*HEA*3500*416

Ready to register? Click here to go to the Registration button

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.

For all Heartsaver Instructor courses:
$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

The following classes are held on Fridays 8:00AM - 5:00PM on the Ottumwa Campus in the Rosenman Bldg, room 125. 1/2 hour for lunch on your own.

Dec 14 - Dec 14
19/YR*HEA*3500*409

Feb 22 - Feb 22
19/YR*HEA*3500*415

Apr 26 - Apr 26
19/YR*HEA*3500*417

Ready to register? Click here to go to the Registration button

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.

The following classes are held on Wednesdays 10:00AM - 12:00PM on the Ottumwa Campus in the Rosenman Bldg, room 125. 

Dec 12 - Dec 12
19/YR*HEA*3500*403

Feb 6 - Feb 6
19/YR*HEA*3500*410

Apr 24 - Apr 24
19/YR*HEA*3500*411

Jun 26 - Jun 26
19/YR*HEA*3500*412

Aug 14 - Aug 14
19/YR*HEA*3500*413

Ready to register? Click here to go to the Registration button

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.