Health Programs

Browse through a large variety of courses that are designed to meet the re-licensure requirements for various health professions. Please look at individual course descriptions to see which professions' requirements are satisfied be each course.

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General Health OT-PT Massage Therapy AHA Blended Learning 
ACLS/PALS Dental Continuing Education  Trauma Nurse Core Course
     

Health 

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Acute Care and Emergency Certification Courses

PALS Instructor

This course is designed for individuals wishing to become PALS instructors. Students must have current AHA PALS provider status, have superior knowledge of PALS guidelines and care, must become aligned with an AHA Training Center, must have an instructor recommendation from a Regional Faculty, Training Center Faculty, or the course coordinator/lead instructor from their last PALS provider class. Preregistration deadline is March 1, 2021. Pre-course paperwork will be sent to registered participants.

Students are required to have their own Instructor Package (Instructor Manual, Provider Manual & Course Video) for individual use. Students are responsible for obtaining their own corresponding Instructor Package prior to class. This can be purchased from a third party of choice.

The following will be awarded with 100% attendance:

  • 7 Contact Hours approved by Iowa Board of Nursing, Provider #12
  • 3 CEH’s for all levels of EMS by Provider # 1500, EMS Sponsor # 20-1500-300 (3 Cardiac)

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ACLS Instructor

This course is designed for individuals wishing to become ACLS instructors. Students must have current AHA ACLS provider status,must become aligned with an AHA Training Center, must have an instructor recommendation from a Regional Faculty, Training Center Faculty, or the course coordinator/lead instructor from their last ACLS provider class. Preregistration deadline is April 12, 2021. Pre-course paperwork will be sent to registered participants.

Students are required to have their own Instructor Package (Instructor Manual, Provider Manual & Course Video) for individual use. Students are responsible for obtaining their own corresponding Instructor Package prior to class. This can be purchased from a third party of choice.

The following will be awarded with 100% attendance:

  • 7 Contact Hours approved by Iowa Board of Nursing, Provider #12
  • 3 CEH’s for all levels of EMS by Provider # 1500, EMS Sponsor # 20-1500-300 (3 Cardiac)

Tuition-$150
Card-$20
Monitoring Fee-$100
(The ACLS Instructor Essentials class is available from the AHA at an additional cost)

ACLS/PALS Instructor Renewal

This time is designed to provide both ACLS and/or PALS instructors an opportunity to complete monitoring requirements for instructor renewal. Although it is encouraged that instructors contact a Training Center Faculty to be monitored teaching an actual class, instructors who have been unable to do so may come and be monitored teaching a mock class at this session. (Course tuition does not include applicable card fees.)

The following will be awarded with 100% attendance:

  • 3 Contact Hours approved by Iowa Board of Nursing, Provider #12
  • 3.5 CEH’s for all levels of EMS Sponsor # 20-1500-302 FE (3 Respiratory Therapists)

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AHA Blended Learning Courses & Hands on Assessments

The American Heart Association offers various courses in a Blended Learning format. These blended learning courses require completion of AHA’s online curriculum followed by successful completion of a hands on assessment with a certified AHA Instructor. Students are expected to come to their hands on assessment prepared; remediation time is not included. Students who are not able to successfully pass the skills assessment will be required to retake their course or find remediation on their own and pay a second appointment fee to complete another hands on assessment at a later date. Hands on assessments are scheduled in a one-on-one format and must be scheduled a minimum of 2 weeks in advance. Please contact Ashley Koll at Ashley.Koll@indianhills.edu for additional details about our Blended Learning options.

Required skills:

PALS Blended Learning Online Course & Hands On Assessment
$242.00
ACLS  Blended Learning Online Course & Hands On Assessment
$217.00

PALS Hands On Assessment Only
$110.00

ACLS Hands On Assessment Only
$85.00

All above prices include:
- Prepaid link to AHA’s corresponding online course
- Hands on assessment
- Certification eCard
- Mask set (if applicable – not included in First Aid option)

Students must bring a copy of their online course completion certificate to their skills assessment appointment.


OT - PT Massage Therapy

The “Topics in Rehab” series of classes will focus on continuing education topics specifically of interest for professionals in the rehab professions. Each month will bring a new topic and a new speaker. Classes will be held on the Ottumwa Campus in the Rural Health Education Center, Room 108. Credit: 3 contact hours for PT, PTA, OT, OTA.

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Lori ReevesCourt Mandated, Professional Re-Licensure, & Short Term Health Certificates:

Lori Reeves, Coordinator
Indian Hills Community College

525 Grandview Avenue Ottumwa, Iowa 52501

Phone: (641) 683-5337 or (800) 726-2585, ext. 5337
Email: Lori.Reeves@indianhills.edu 


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.